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11-25-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 479
Posted By rumrunn6

sometimes, w/ stuff like this, shops don't...

sometimes, w/ stuff like this, shops don't charge. I make sure to have a respectable cash tip ready in hand for such occasions
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-22, 11:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 334
Posted By rumrunn6

big fan of zip ties ...

big fan of zip ties
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Forum: Commuting
11-24-22, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By rumrunn6

saw a cpl guys riding in brisk traffic yesterday....

saw a cpl guys riding in brisk traffic yesterday. looked tricky
11-24-22, 11:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 479
Posted By rumrunn6

I use old, silver, anti-seize, that I bought 2...

I use old, silver, anti-seize, that I bought 2 decades ago (& an old French pedal wrench I found on Craigslist, or an Allen wrench for the pedals that require it)

if I remember correctly, I...
Forum: Commuting
11-24-22, 11:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By rumrunn6

how interesting

how interesting
11-24-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By rumrunn6

friend of mine could play that on his guitar &...

friend of mine could play that on his guitar & sing the song, in his car. that was the 1st time I heard it
11-24-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By rumrunn6

Happy Thanksgiving

dunno if there was already a thread for today. wishing you all a good day. I know some of us have lost loved ones this year, (ppl & pets) & they will be missed. my Dad always liked to take the family...
11-24-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 970
Posted By rumrunn6

not actually what I was asking but good for you...

not actually what I was asking but good for you :thumb:
11-23-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 63
Posted By rumrunn6

I bought a "Basecamp" brand helmet with a tinted...

I bought a "Basecamp" brand helmet with a tinted visor 9/14/18 & a clear visor 2/21/19.

I remember some issue with the visor not fitting correctly, I think the magnets were reversed, I don't...
Forum: Commuting
11-23-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 223
Posted By rumrunn6

love it! do you keep a brush as work, or in your...

love it! do you keep a brush as work, or in your pack? something like a bench brush or wisk broom?...
Forum: Commuting
11-23-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By rumrunn6

to quote my previous Russian / American...

to quote my previous Russian / American neighbors, who have since moved, who commented on my returning home from work on my bike, one wintery/snowy day: "you are Hero" :thumb:

curious spot for a...
11-23-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 479
Posted By rumrunn6

wear gloves

wear gloves
11-22-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 254
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - I use the machine, in the gym circuit,...

fwiw - I use the machine, in the gym circuit, that I use. I use a weight that I can do 15 reps with. how many sets I do, depends on how much time I have that day
11-22-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7,769
Views: 2,718,766
Posted By rumrunn6

nice. looks like you have a Trek specific kick...

nice. looks like you have a Trek specific kick stand?
11-22-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,622
Posted By rumrunn6

haha definitely! I've seen some of that. very...

haha definitely! I've seen some of that. very entertaining! I took pics of myself cycling with a camera attached to a kite one time. it was tricky, especially since I was laughing so much

the...
11-22-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 238
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - when Iím climbing I try not to move...

fwiw - when Iím climbing I try not to move anything but my legs. & since a bike is a machine that accomplishes work, Iím guessing itís more efficient to ride than to walk
11-22-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,622
Posted By rumrunn6

nice sunny day! youíve done some new things w the...

nice sunny day! youíve done some new things w the video! Nice clean edit moves right along! thanks for sharing hope to get out this weekend
Forum: Commuting
11-22-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 169
Posted By rumrunn6

yup, good days & others, not-so-much. same with...

yup, good days & others, not-so-much. same with weight training, running & swimming. often remind myself to "just get my reps in". then every once in a while, I'm on fire & I don't even know whose...
11-22-22, 05:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By rumrunn6

I wear a hat or balaclava under a regular helmet....

I wear a hat or balaclava under a regular helmet. but I do use a helmet that fits a hat better. as opposed to a smaller lighter summer helmet
11-22-22, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By rumrunn6

good luck w/ your choice. fwiw & as a reminder to...

good luck w/ your choice. fwiw & as a reminder to myself, what always gets me, is fresh powder over ice. it compacts my tread, lifting the tire over the winter studs, rendering them useless. we don't...
Forum: Commuting
11-22-22, 05:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 172
Posted By rumrunn6

not for everyone but I always convert mine back...

not for everyone but I always convert mine back to schrader. was glad that the last bike I bought a cpl weeks ago didn't need a conversion
11-22-22, 05:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 456
Posted By rumrunn6

whatever floats your boat

whatever floats your boat
11-21-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 456
Posted By rumrunn6

yikes, good luck, straight bar bikes are cool

yikes, good luck, straight bar bikes are cool
11-21-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By rumrunn6

Wifey & I have a deal for those, get the early...

Wifey & I have a deal for those, get the early appointment, then let's go out for breakfast. well done, don't forget to tell the kiddos why you missed your commute. that might impress them, just as...
Forum: Northeast
11-21-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By rumrunn6

Lol

Lol
11-21-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 756
Posted By rumrunn6

95 yr old mother in law had a fall at her...

95 yr old mother in law had a fall at her assisted living quarters. took 5 staples. no pain when Wifey & I met her at the hospital she was pretty jovial, talking politics, etc. got an MRI & they...
Forum: Northeast
11-19-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10,348
Views: 1,273,540
Posted By rumrunn6

that's for feet, not wheels. covered w/ snow,...

that's for feet, not wheels. covered w/ snow, that would make a mean trap
11-19-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 894
Posted By rumrunn6

is the pitting more at the top? take it for a...

is the pitting more at the top? take it for a ride with a zip tie at the bottom of the stanchion & see how far up it gets pushed. it may not even reach the pitted part. how do the wipers look? I've...
Forum: Northeast
11-19-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10,348
Views: 1,273,540
Posted By rumrunn6

hmmm wouldnít mind some kind of dirt improvement...

hmmm wouldnít mind some kind of dirt improvement alternative
11-19-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 693
Posted By rumrunn6

10 lbs is nothing to sneeze at. Recently got a...

10 lbs is nothing to sneeze at. Recently got a luggage scale the small kind you hold in your hand. Weighed all my bikes. Discovered unsurprisingly that my mtb is 10 lbs heavier than my new hybrid/...
11-19-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 456
Posted By rumrunn6

care to share a link?

care to share a link?
11-19-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 502,530
Posted By rumrunn6

What a great post to wake up to.

What a great post to wake up to.
Forum: Northeast
11-18-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10,348
Views: 1,273,540
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - gave my notice to my 2nd job which...

fwiw - gave my notice to my 2nd job which includes 1 weekend day & 2 week nites, that I'm cutting the week nites, for the winter. still driving to NY every other week to check on Mom & I need a...
11-18-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 894
Posted By rumrunn6

that's where the "TLC" comes in, eh?

that's where the "TLC" comes in, eh?
11-18-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 894
Posted By rumrunn6

sweet! those shock stanchions look pristine

sweet! those shock stanchions look pristine
11-18-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 970
Posted By rumrunn6

did you get caught off-guard? I've had a single...

did you get caught off-guard? I've had a single light die as I was riding in pitch darkness. less than fun
11-18-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 813
Posted By rumrunn6

& you know, with lights like that, one can buy 2....

& you know, with lights like that, one can buy 2. when the 1st dies, turn the 2nd on
11-18-22, 01:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 693
Posted By rumrunn6

especially if it's as involved & expensive as...

especially if it's as involved & expensive as just replacing a fork, with the same thing, never mind switching something around. I swapped my 29er fork a cpl years ago & spent as much on tools as the...
Forum: Northeast
11-18-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10,348
Views: 1,273,540
Posted By rumrunn6

thank you. we'll just have to keep piecing...

thank you. we'll just have to keep piecing together our rides. some day, maybe our grandchildren (which I don't have yet) will ride it all paved
11-18-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,205
Posted By rumrunn6

thank you. I've got 45mm WTB Riddlers that might...

thank you. I've got 45mm WTB Riddlers that might be fun to play with, which look like those
11-17-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 510
Posted By rumrunn6

just a few short weeks before days start getting...

just a few short weeks before days start getting longer again
11-17-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 840
Posted By rumrunn6

who is the model? don't really need to know, just...

who is the model? don't really need to know, just acknowledging her, because she's so pretty & now I don't care about the tubes zip tied to the bike ;-)
11-17-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 813
Posted By rumrunn6

I'm tempted to fall back on "buy the best you can...

I'm tempted to fall back on "buy the best you can afford". meaning if the form factor isn't much different & if the price difference isn't a factor for you, then get the more powerful unit. but if I...
11-17-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By rumrunn6

thank you, they are all over the place just...

thank you, they are all over the place
just scoured another pharmacy & grocery store at all the products for itch relief. found a huge assortment of recipes. can't find any with the original recipe...
11-17-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By rumrunn6

yeah, I know, the new stuff is. but what the heck...

yeah, I know, the new stuff is. but what the heck was this original recipe? & where can I get it?

grindelia robusta
plantago major
calendula officinalis
11-17-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By rumrunn6

sorry if I wasn't clear. I'm looking for the...

sorry if I wasn't clear. I'm looking for the original formula

grindelia robusta
plantago major
calendula officinalis

I don't have poison ivy, I'm using it on another "rash", I guess I can...
Forum: Northeast
11-16-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10,348
Views: 1,273,540
Posted By rumrunn6

my strategy over the years, is to keep riding, as...

my strategy over the years, is to keep riding, as it gets colder, modifying my kit as temps lower. this way I'm not caught off guard trying to figure out what to wear, as in if I went from warmer...
11-16-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By rumrunn6

metrowest last night around 10-10:30pm was a fun...

metrowest last night around 10-10:30pm was a fun drive home from Natick
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11-16-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,470
Posted By rumrunn6

see post #5 (well I know there are other bike...

see post #5 (well I know there are other bike shop owners (in this mechanics section) so I thought I'd ask)
11-16-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By rumrunn6

technu rash relief spray tecnu spray changed ingredients from grindelia robusta plant

wondering if anyone has experience with this

the previous listed active ingredients on the container has worked for me

grindelia robusta
plantago major
calendula officinalis


I got a...
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