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08-02-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 1,841
Posted By rumrunn6

heck, we're lucky if car drivers use ANY signal,...

heck, we're lucky if car drivers use ANY signal, right?
08-02-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 1,841
Posted By rumrunn6

the reason is both arms are free. we're not...

the reason is both arms are free. we're not sitting in a car with our right arm invisible
07-29-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,694
Posted By rumrunn6

I don't know, I think MA must be a breeding...

I don't know, I think MA must be a breeding ground for them. they're all over the freakin' place eek
Forum: Northeast
07-29-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9,409
Views: 1,118,029
Posted By rumrunn6

oh thank you for all the detailed product info,...

oh thank you for all the detailed product info, but I meant keep an eye out for them on the MM so I could say hello, if I ever saw you, haha
07-29-21, 04:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 415
Posted By rumrunn6

my technique is probably not ideal for the helmet...

my technique is probably not ideal for the helmet materials, that's why I rinse it immediately after. I also don't use a lot of whatever spray I have. mostly I just use water. I like the idea of a...
07-29-21, 04:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 928
Posted By rumrunn6

hehe me too, just went the other way. a drill bit...

hehe me too, just went the other way. a drill bit was designed for that ;-)
Forum: Northeast
07-29-21, 04:26 AM
Replies: 9,409
Views: 1,118,029
Posted By rumrunn6

nice shoes! gotta keep an eye out for those!

nice shoes! gotta keep an eye out for those!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 5,253
Posted By rumrunn6

nice! they look pretty deep! what brand/model? I...

nice! they look pretty deep! what brand/model? I make my own & been using them for years. I have the same opinion, tho I am experimenting w/ other options right now. but if/when I go back to them I...
Forum: Northeast
07-28-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9,409
Views: 1,118,029
Posted By rumrunn6

gee that's too bad. never like seeing that

gee that's too bad. never like seeing that
07-28-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,613
Posted By rumrunn6

:roflmao:

:roflmao:
Forum: Northeast
07-28-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9,409
Views: 1,118,029
Posted By rumrunn6

haha apparently not! :thumb:

haha apparently not! :thumb:
Forum: Northeast
07-25-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9,409
Views: 1,118,029
Posted By rumrunn6

hehe, had a similar red light stop on a speedy...

hehe, had a similar red light stop on a speedy downgrade. it all timed well enough for me but I was alert to the yellow & applied both brakes. when I finally stopped I saw a police car was 2nd in...
Forum: Northeast
07-24-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9,409
Views: 1,118,029
Posted By rumrunn6

quiet afternoon Friday on the Assabet Rail Trail...

quiet afternoon Friday on the Assabet Rail Trail North to the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail to Chelmsford, except for the ~3 miles on Route 27 which has a disappearing bike lane...
Forum: Northeast
07-23-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9,409
Views: 1,118,029
Posted By rumrunn6

truly. hang in there. wishing you best

truly. hang in there. wishing you best
07-23-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,156
Views: 124,350
Posted By rumrunn6

fun! a section of Quebec City has those. it's a...

fun! a section of Quebec City has those. it's a really fun display to walk under
Forum: Northeast
07-23-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9,409
Views: 1,118,029
Posted By rumrunn6

holy cow! what a gorgeous day!

holy cow! what a gorgeous day!
Forum: Northeast
07-22-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,158
Posted By rumrunn6

wound up getting 2 rides in, w/ the family for a...

wound up getting 2 rides in, w/ the family for a whopping total of 23 miles.
we drove to this beach Crosby Landing Beach, approx address for a GPS is 10 Crosby Lane, Brewster MA. cpl things ...:...
07-22-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 861
Posted By rumrunn6

excellent! I'm trying to take all the vacation...

excellent! I'm trying to take all the vacation time I have coming to me!
Forum: Northeast
07-10-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,158
Posted By rumrunn6

renting the same house as 2 years ago. have to...

renting the same house as 2 years ago. have to remember that ride
Forum: Northeast
07-09-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9,409
Views: 1,118,029
Posted By rumrunn6

anyone out in this? our sump pump is cycling...

anyone out in this? our sump pump is cycling every 15 seconds. today is the day I was supposed to get 4 bikes ready for vacation next week ... ugh
...
07-07-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 861
Posted By rumrunn6

how's the new bike working out?

how's the new bike working out?
07-07-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,419
Posted By rumrunn6

oh thank you! it wound up going to day 3 for a...

oh thank you! it wound up going to day 3 for a total of 43 hours. Friday afternoon - Sunday morning. last & only other time with a duration like that was February 2020, you might recall it!...
07-07-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,269
Posted By rumrunn6

sad evolution, but they aren't alone. meaning, we...

sad evolution, but they aren't alone. meaning, we all go thru this. just helped my parents (in their 90s) celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary. it was all we could do to get them to a restaurant...
Forum: Northeast
07-06-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9,409
Views: 1,118,029
Posted By rumrunn6

depends on the weather. if it's storming outside,...

depends on the weather. if it's storming outside, I'm outside! :-) only kidding, I only bike inside at the gym if I'm super tired at lunchtime but need to make an appearance
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,964
Posted By rumrunn6

they are but they do it telepathically. try to...

they are but they do it telepathically. try to open yourself up to the connected universe. when you see them, you think of them. when they see you, they think of you. even if only momentarily. this...
07-05-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2,442
Views: 255,377
Posted By rumrunn6

so sorry for your loss. here's wishing you & your...

so sorry for your loss. here's wishing you & your family strength right now & nothing but the best memories
Forum: Fatbikes
07-01-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,260
Posted By rumrunn6

congratulations! you're a beast!

congratulations! you're a beast!
Forum: Northeast
06-29-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9,409
Views: 1,118,029
Posted By rumrunn6

well that is key. we try to hit certain...

well that is key. we try to hit certain corners/sections in a day, meaning restrict our activities to a smaller geographic area, but a different one each day. it's more manageable than trying to...
Forum: Northeast
06-29-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9,409
Views: 1,118,029
Posted By rumrunn6

true that! Larsen's Fish Market is in Menemsha....

true that! Larsen's Fish Market is in Menemsha. the beach I mentioned is at 37 Brickyard Rd, Chilmark (http://mvlandbank.com/34great.shtml), MA 02535, but shhh don't tell anyone .. ;-)...
06-29-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,435
Posted By rumrunn6

sounds like you have a lot to offer & share, in...

sounds like you have a lot to offer & share, in the realm of real bike stuff! we're interested! I would love to hear about bikes from the 1890s. this is my Grandfather. I don't know too much about...
Forum: Northeast
06-29-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9,409
Views: 1,118,029
Posted By rumrunn6

fantastic! Wifey & I were out there for 3 nites a...

fantastic! Wifey & I were out there for 3 nites a cpl weeks ago. could hardly believe I was in the water, at Lambert's Cove Beach, on a gorgeous hot sunny day & we parked legally in the parking lot,...
Forum: Northeast
06-29-21, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9,409
Views: 1,118,029
Posted By rumrunn6

brave man. sounds like you have the appropriate...

brave man. sounds like you have the appropriate prior training tho! been in the new Lexington Visitors' Center yet? I imagine it would be a cool & safe place if one had a heat emergency
06-28-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,499
Posted By rumrunn6

oops, missed one! ...

oops, missed one!
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re: "What else is there...
06-26-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,581
Posted By rumrunn6

that stinks. btw, w/ a tube, I learned, w/ that...

that stinks. btw, w/ a tube, I learned, w/ that kind of thing, there's no need to remove the wheel. just deflate, slip one tire bead of the rim, in just that section, sneak the tube out & patch. then...
06-26-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,581
Posted By rumrunn6

here's another vote for both I acquired...

here's another vote for both

I acquired several pumps over the years but the one I carry has proven to be dependable, effective & easy to use Blackburn AirStik...
06-25-21, 04:33 PM
Forum: Touring
06-25-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,389
Posted By rumrunn6

I have no compelling reason fwiw I like...

I have no compelling reason

fwiw I like making notes on paper maps, especially for return trips to the same place. as I locate myself at an intersection I can make a circle. I can draw arrows...
Forum: Northeast
06-25-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9,409
Views: 1,118,029
Posted By rumrunn6

intriguing! sounds like a great excursion! & fun...

intriguing! sounds like a great excursion! & fun use of gifs to look around!
06-24-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,529
Views: 294,304
Posted By rumrunn6

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/992x674/snake_on_gravel_ride_74b2bffd1479c4c647f52a67d9b2636ab5d8a8db.jpg

https://youtu.be/4sZsNAWxeT8
06-24-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By rumrunn6

for me, yes. often my 1st ride is on a paved but...

for me, yes. often my 1st ride is on a paved but protected trail. thought about a 1st commute of the year today (22 miles ea. way) but didn't get my act together
06-24-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,000
Posted By rumrunn6

I have a B17 on my road bike. it was good right...

I have a B17 on my road bike. it was good right out of the box. I love how slippery they are. getting the angle correct is key to taking advantage of it's features & benefits. maintenance is minimal ...
06-23-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,499
Posted By rumrunn6

for hot drinks, I will stop & sip ...

for hot drinks, I will stop & sip
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Forum: Northeast
06-22-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9,409
Views: 1,118,029
Posted By rumrunn6

duly noted, as it sounds any number of things...

duly noted, as it sounds any number of things could have happened. I can identify. in December I passed an EMT truck. I didn't get a look at the patient only an EMT & pedestrian but I heard them on...
Forum: Northeast
06-22-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9,409
Views: 1,118,029
Posted By rumrunn6

hehe oh wow! can only imagine what the drivers...

hehe oh wow! can only imagine what the drivers behind them, at the light, were thinking before it turned green
06-22-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By rumrunn6

N+1 strikes again! enjoy!

N+1 strikes again! enjoy!
06-22-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 346
Posted By rumrunn6

I think ... loosen the cap bolt loosen the...

I think ...
loosen the cap bolt
loosen the side bolts
lift the front of the bike w/ your hand under the fork, near the tire
push everything together snugly
tighten the cap bolt (not crazy tight,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,338
Posted By rumrunn6

after seeing a pro squirt water thru his helmet...

after seeing a pro squirt water thru his helmet vent holes, I tried it & it really works. like when it is super hot & you're on the verge of heat exhaustion

on another cpl rides, an old commute,...
Forum: Touring
06-22-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,389
Posted By rumrunn6

is it ridiculous to suggest a paper map &...

is it ridiculous to suggest a paper map & compass? I use them when I'm on my MTB. when I feel off-track I use "find my phone" to help orient myself on the map again
06-21-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,920
Posted By rumrunn6

maybe where there are lots of bikes? China? pr...

maybe where there are lots of bikes? China? pr giggle - The Netherlands holds the record as the nation with the most bicycles per capita. Cyclists also abound in Norway, Sweden, Germany, and Denmark?
Forum: Northeast
06-21-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9,409
Views: 1,118,029
Posted By rumrunn6

but had a helmet! :thumb:

but had a helmet! :thumb:
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