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Forum: Fatbikes
09-28-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By rumrunn6

early spring was going good. but family matters...

early spring was going good. but family matters this summer took over my free time. thank you for asking
09-28-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 605
Posted By rumrunn6

well, turns out, we do have a neighbor w/ a...

well, turns out, we do have a neighbor w/ a flashlight. 12:15am nite before garbage day, innocent enough, taking their can out
...
09-28-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 420
Posted By rumrunn6

learned it here from another BFer about a decade...

learned it here from another BFer about a decade ago. the MTB doesn't need all that but the summer MTB tires are kinda soft & floppy so a strap helps. the hybrid's winter tires are tough, so all...
09-27-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 381
Posted By rumrunn6

yes, it helps to have a highly visible camera....

yes, it helps to have a highly visible camera. for a while I was wearing mine on my helmet pointing back & toward the lane, basically right at the approaching driver(s). totally helped prevent...
09-27-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 420
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - I like toe clip strap(s) or velcro straps...

fwiw - I like toe clip strap(s) or velcro straps as an extra hand(s) to keep the tire squeezed into the channel, while I work my way around the wheel...
09-27-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By rumrunn6

was gonna say, wheel alignment takes priority,...

was gonna say, wheel alignment takes priority, then adjust fenders to suit. but you got this, of course
Forum: Fatbikes
09-27-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By rumrunn6

always enjoy the ride-bys!

always enjoy the ride-bys!
09-26-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By rumrunn6

maybe ride somewhere else? I wonder if the...

maybe ride somewhere else? I wonder if the clothing we wear, makes us any more antagonizing to stinging insects. 1 person accused me of looking like a bee, to explain why a dog bit me. just thinking...
09-26-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,152
Posted By rumrunn6

thank you, no ...

thank you, no
https://www.bikeforums.net/pills-ills/1246957-ac-joint-sprain.html
09-26-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By rumrunn6

oh interesting! nice auto on feature

oh interesting! nice auto on feature
09-24-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 316
Posted By rumrunn6

well that's the point hehe. but I get it. I too...

well that's the point hehe. but I get it. I too use glove liners w a 2nd pair over top. until it gets freezing out. I won't even begin to list all my gloves. I have a problem ... hehe :innocent:
09-23-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 967
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: I remember having a lot of fun w/ 26"...

:thumb: I remember having a lot of fun w/ 26" Maxxis Holy Rollers
not my bikes, but this is the tire...
09-23-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By rumrunn6

past cpl of years been using a vest w/o the...

past cpl of years been using a vest w/o the sleeves as a wind break over other vented layers...
09-23-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By rumrunn6

you're not alone ...

you're not alone
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...
09-23-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 967
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - I tried hard to adapt my hybrids for...

fwiw - I tried hard to adapt my hybrids for forest roads & gravel but wound up really liking an entry level 29er style MTB instead...
09-23-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By rumrunn6

is it to see after dark, or just for...

is it to see after dark, or just for "to-be-seen"?
where do you want to mount it? got a photo?
09-23-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By rumrunn6

looks like you've got a battery pack on the bars?

looks like you've got a battery pack on the bars?
09-23-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By rumrunn6

I like winter too. hoping to stay upright on...

I like winter too. hoping to stay upright on every ride this year. the view is much better that way...
09-23-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 316
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - big fan of bar mitts ...

fwiw - big fan of bar mitts
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...
09-23-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 353,515
Posted By rumrunn6

been keeping Reggie in the past 6 months or so. I...

been keeping Reggie in the past 6 months or so. I suspect a neighbor has been using a rodent poison so we want to protect him for the rest of his natural life. he's been fine with that, at 16 he...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2,844
Views: 465,829
Posted By rumrunn6

is that a volcano caldera?

is that a volcano caldera?
09-23-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By rumrunn6

I'd love to video tape all the bike lights I see...

I'd love to video tape all the bike lights I see ppl using, then decide which brightness & flash pattern I like best, then try to figure out which ones they are. of course I'll never do all that!
Forum: Northeast
09-23-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,791
Posted By rumrunn6

I've since switched bikes for these kinds of...

I've since switched bikes for these kinds of trail, from my hybrid to a low end 29er style MTB w. 2.25" Riddler tires & just play w/ the pressure depending on conditions. much more enjoyable
09-23-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By rumrunn6

pit zips rule!

pit zips rule!
09-23-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By rumrunn6

got a GP8 refurbed off Amazon for little money &...

got a GP8 refurbed off Amazon for little money & been having fun w/ it
09-22-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By rumrunn6

haha thatís great

haha thatís great
09-22-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: cool, I guess itís forward enough of any...

:thumb: cool, I guess itís forward enough of any rooster tail coming off the back tire
09-22-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By rumrunn6

that's right in line to get stuff flung up at it...

that's right in line to get stuff flung up at it from the rear tire. don't ride over any manure! :D
09-22-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By rumrunn6

I do like bike specific lights

I do like bike specific lights
09-22-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 245
Posted By rumrunn6

I'm a big fan of layers ...

I'm a big fan of layers
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but -40F on a bike? :foo:
09-22-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,773
Posted By rumrunn6

riding no hands, squeezing between moving cars &...

riding no hands, squeezing between moving cars & running red lights, one handed, while reading a cue sheet, in the dark, w/o bike lights, in NYC. what could possibly go wrong?
09-22-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,152
Posted By rumrunn6

what always seems to get me is: fresh powder over...

what always seems to get me is: fresh powder over ice. the powder compacts into the treads, so much so, that it renders the studs non-existent & BAM! I go down!

I took this photo shortly before a...
Forum: Commuting
09-14-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 571
Posted By rumrunn6

better than warming the couch!

better than warming the couch!
Forum: Commuting
09-14-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 585
Posted By rumrunn6

why does the thickness of the sole matter? don't...

why does the thickness of the sole matter? don't want to assume you want a stiffer sole. but a stiffer sole doesn't have to be thicker

thicker is a feature
stuffer is a benefit
it might help if...
09-14-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,201
Posted By rumrunn6

in whose mind? yours? sure, why not!

in whose mind? yours? sure, why not!
Forum: Northeast
09-13-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 97
Posted By rumrunn6

Norwalk River Valley Trail

https://www.nrvt-trail.com/norwalk

https://www.traillink.com/trail/norwalk-river-valley-trail/

anyone ride this? saw it on the TV show Chronicle on WCVB Channel 5. looks like one could spend a...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-22, 04:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,226
Posted By rumrunn6

13-14.5 mph over 22 miles

13-14.5 mph over 22 miles
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 03:54 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,279
Posted By rumrunn6

looks like a popular thread TLDR everyone's...

looks like a popular thread TLDR everyone's response. may I suggest you might like 1/2 clips, aka mini clips? they provide a little foot retention but are easy in / easy out. basically they are like...
09-11-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By rumrunn6

BRAVO! well done! Thank you all!

BRAVO! well done! Thank you all!
09-11-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - since about February? been experimenting...

fwiw - since about February? been experimenting w/ a GoPro 8 primarily for it's image stabilization & I've been very happy with it. changing batteries during a ride is a nuisance that I'm working...
09-11-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,296
Posted By rumrunn6

yesterday saw a middle aged guy riding an...

yesterday saw a middle aged guy riding an electric bike on a sidewalk, moving at a pretty good clip. not pedaling at all. no lights of course. no helmet. what could possibly go wrong?
09-10-22, 05:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 931
Posted By rumrunn6

the two can co-exist :D ...

the two can co-exist :D
https://youtu.be/IX3FP26egq0

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...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 04:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,266
Posted By rumrunn6

used to work w/ an older guy like myself & we had...

used to work w/ an older guy like myself & we had a kind of private joke, but not a joke, where if one of us tweaked something, the other would say: "give it 6 months". meaning don't push it, let it...
09-10-22, 04:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 618
Posted By rumrunn6

maybe it was just a lemon. maybe just chuck it &...

maybe it was just a lemon. maybe just chuck it & get another? I know other BF members here have them & like them
09-10-22, 04:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,901
Posted By rumrunn6

we should have had a "how hot is it" thread, this...

we should have had a "how hot is it" thread, this summer
09-10-22, 04:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 605
Posted By rumrunn6

right, right. but I think I'll keep the new...

right, right. but I think I'll keep the new camera for now cuz, it's a new toy. thinking about setting up the 2nd cam focused on my cat's chair
09-09-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 618
Posted By rumrunn6

excellent rant! :thumb:

excellent rant! :thumb:
09-09-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 605
Posted By rumrunn6

Well I have some partial good news. I can't...

Well I have some partial good news. I can't explain the light my neighbor saw but I found out our Son stopped by the house & he moved the tarp to put a small fridge in our basement. We thought we was...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-22, 04:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,266
Posted By rumrunn6

just wishing you luck, as someone who has been...

just wishing you luck, as someone who has been injured myself
09-08-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 543
Posted By rumrunn6

raisins or Mike & Ike's? ...

raisins or Mike & Ike's?
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