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Forum: Northeast
07-07-22, 04:26 AM
Replies: 10,088
Views: 1,234,603
Posted By rumrunn6

Rod's trailside chain problem reminded me: ...

Rod's trailside chain problem reminded me:

was able to escape family matters, meaning driving to NY every weekend to help elderly parents, long enough to get a nuclear family vacation (+ Daughter...
Forum: Northeast
07-07-22, 03:57 AM
Replies: 10,088
Views: 1,234,603
Posted By rumrunn6

w/ the shadow, are you referring to meeting...

w/ the shadow, are you referring to meeting yourself? as-in the faster one goes, the more one realizes, they themselves are going to fast? I've done that & embarrassed myself
07-06-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,455
Posted By rumrunn6

meanwhile got the same tooth on the other side...

meanwhile got the same tooth on the other side done just now. the photo angle is deceptive & it shows the installer thing attached
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2,787
Views: 456,480
Posted By rumrunn6

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

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can't see much of the water but this is the basic beach setup. flip-flops...
07-06-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 125,733
Posted By rumrunn6

biked to Bad Martha's Brewery & had a brew, then...

biked to Bad Martha's Brewery & had a brew, then to Nancy's for "dirty banana" cocktails
...
07-04-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 125,733
Posted By rumrunn6

last week, biked to "Jaws Bridge" on a cloudy day...

last week, biked to "Jaws Bridge" on a cloudy day & brought kite-cam along to see if I could capture ppl jumping. kind of a challenge but did have a lot of fun. even got a wave (I think) from a cpl...
Forum: Northeast
06-24-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 12,805
Posted By rumrunn6

Manuel F. Correllus State Forest. explored the...

Manuel F. Correllus State Forest. explored the NorthEast corner w/ about a 3-5 mile loop on mixed trails, on top of the 10 miles, round trip, getting there & back. used Barnes Rd, County Rd,...
Forum: Commuting
06-24-22, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By rumrunn6

must have been a different line. yeah they had...

must have been a different line. yeah they had magazine stands, cigarettes & popcorn. I often thought film drop off kiosks would do well
06-23-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 125,733
Posted By rumrunn6

a fun day with 12ish miles w/ the family. Beach...

a fun day with 12ish miles w/ the family. Beach Rd heading to Edgartown
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Forum: Northeast
06-23-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 12,805
Posted By rumrunn6

yes, my judgement was impaired by the dirty...

yes, my judgement was impaired by the dirty banana
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Forum: Northeast
06-23-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 12,805
Posted By rumrunn6

a cpl more Nancy's in OB for "dirty bananas"...

a cpl more

Nancy's in OB for "dirty bananas"
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...
Forum: Northeast
06-23-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 12,805
Posted By rumrunn6

heading back to the house after a day out on the...

heading back to the house after a day out on the bikes
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great weather, windy but...
Forum: Northeast
06-21-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 12,805
Posted By rumrunn6

yes! we have 2 cars! but you'll have to get a...

yes! we have 2 cars! but you'll have to get a ticket before we board the ferry
Forum: Northeast
06-21-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 12,805
Posted By rumrunn6

Vineyard bound. 2 cars, 4 bikes, 6 ppl, 2 coming...

Vineyard bound. 2 cars, 4 bikes, 6 ppl, 2 coming on their own, 1 by plane
06-20-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 816
Posted By rumrunn6

been very happy w/ my Giro Chamber cycling shoe....

been very happy w/ my Giro Chamber cycling shoe. got them on clearance when they were phasing them out. I use them w. cleats but you don't have to. they have a nice wide toe box reducing hot spots...
06-19-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,610
Posted By rumrunn6

Joe B got his foot caught in a toe cage, wearing...

Joe B got his foot caught in a toe cage, wearing sneakers? someone's got to address that. he doesn't need those
06-18-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By rumrunn6

I've had bad luck w/ "wet" lube. a bit too gooey,...

I've had bad luck w/ "wet" lube. a bit too gooey, for my taste
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By rumrunn6

weather Monday 6/20 Tuesday 6/21 look good, not...

weather Monday 6/20 Tuesday 6/21 look good, not so great after that. but at least it won't be scorching sun
06-18-22, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3,069
Views: 342,013
Posted By rumrunn6

impressive! rabbits are fast!

impressive! rabbits are fast!
Forum: Commuting
06-18-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,882
Posted By rumrunn6

careful your tires don't burst into flames

careful your tires don't burst into flames
06-17-22, 05:17 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,638
Posted By rumrunn6

nice snapper!

nice snapper!
06-17-22, 04:56 AM
Replies: 3,069
Views: 342,013
Posted By rumrunn6

what a handsome cat. so interesting the things we...

what a handsome cat. so interesting the things we remember for each cat. you have my sympathies. we lost 2 during the past 12 months. each one had their special place in our hearts. wishing you...
06-15-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,967
Posted By rumrunn6

yeah it's dumb. I call them cleated shoes &...

yeah it's dumb. I call them cleated shoes & pedals
06-13-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By rumrunn6

get a massage? if you can get a lightweight...

get a massage? if you can get a lightweight masseuse kneel on your back, that's pretty amazing
Forum: Introductions
06-13-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By rumrunn6

you are Hero :thumb:

you are Hero :thumb:
Forum: Touring
06-12-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,414
Posted By rumrunn6

what is that front rack thing? that might be fun...

what is that front rack thing? that might be fun to experiment with
this internet photo has it too
...
06-12-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By rumrunn6

only time will tell. a bike is worth, what...

only time will tell. a bike is worth, what someone will pay for it
06-12-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By rumrunn6

at about 60, Wifey broke her wrist on her 1st...

at about 60, Wifey broke her wrist on her 1st ride of the year on July 4th, a cpl years ago. that was her last ride of the year. she did ride again the next year. good luck. be patient. think of...
Forum: Northeast
06-12-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10,088
Views: 1,234,603
Posted By rumrunn6

ha! that's great! I used to ride between cars in...

ha! that's great! I used to ride between cars in Manhattan & always wanted to ride the front car
06-12-22, 06:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By rumrunn6

yes, I have a regular ride. do it w/ 3 diff....

yes, I have a regular ride. do it w/ 3 diff. bikes, all year long, in varying conditions. the distance never changes. the times vary only slightly
06-11-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,610
Posted By rumrunn6

glad you lived to tell the story! I don't like...

glad you lived to tell the story! I don't like guard rails. guard rails & the human body don't mix. saw the aftermath of a motorcycle accident where the biker was thrown up & then down onto one....
06-09-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,610
Posted By rumrunn6

broke a leg peeing once. honest to God. passed...

broke a leg peeing once. honest to God. passed out during & twisted it. woke up, on the ground, all zipped up & dry, but in pain. heck might as well ride a bike! (& no more grappa!)
06-09-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,610
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: I have to work on my "judgement" as-in,...

:thumb: I have to work on my "judgement" as-in, riding over ice thinking to myself, this may end badly, & yet I continue ... WTH man, did you not just hear that conversation you just had w/ yourself?
06-09-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,444
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: I've had my share of close passes. never...

:thumb: I've had my share of close passes. never got thrown into a death wobble because of it...
06-09-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,610
Posted By rumrunn6

that's a great video. glad he was OK. bikes do...

that's a great video. glad he was OK. bikes do weird things during a crash. I was just trying to move it frame by frame, which is tuff w/youtube, but you can isolate several frames as he goes down....
06-09-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,610
Posted By rumrunn6

good if you can do it, but all the times I've...

good if you can do it, but all the times I've done a rollout, during/after a crash, was due to my body being thrown that way, so I just went with it. once you land hard & stop, a rollout won't do...
Forum: Northeast
06-09-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3,034
Views: 268,588
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: I hear ya. I have 2 elderly parents in...

:thumb: I hear ya. I have 2 elderly parents in NY. 92 yr old Mom has been tending to 95 yr old Dad. visiting the last 2-3 years, has been interesting, to say the least. Pops is in rehab now w/...
06-09-22, 08:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,282
Posted By rumrunn6

reminds me of a time I was getting ready for a...

reminds me of a time I was getting ready for a day-long ride & was changing rear rack trunks. as I transferred items, I did some editing. was surprised to find 3 chain tools agh!
06-09-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 634
Posted By rumrunn6

I didn't start crashing until I got a mountain...

I didn't start crashing until I got a mountain bike. in my early 60s, so I think I can keep going a cpl more years. less crashing would be nice
06-09-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,195
Posted By rumrunn6

from Ready.gov ...

from Ready.gov

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06-09-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,610
Posted By rumrunn6

I've often read, go down w/ the bike. w/ hands on...

I've often read, go down w/ the bike. w/ hands on the bars, as opposed to sticking an arm or leg out to break the fall. I feel like that is good advice. however, thinking about the times I've...
Forum: Northeast
06-09-22, 04:11 AM
Replies: 3,034
Views: 268,588
Posted By rumrunn6

that beach looks good. glad you're rebounding....

that beach looks good. glad you're rebounding. when Wifey tested positive we danced around ea. other in the house. the tent is brilliant. wonder if anyone ever hooked up an a/c to a backyard tent
06-08-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By rumrunn6

do it ...

do it
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Forum: Introductions
06-08-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By rumrunn6

welcome! what state?

welcome! what state?
06-08-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By rumrunn6

thank you. yeah I hear ya. I'm hanging on. my 2...

thank you. yeah I hear ya. I'm hanging on. my 2 kids have invited their "significants" to join us for part of our summer vacation. apart from having to share a beach w/ my own kids, now I have to...
06-08-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 695
Posted By rumrunn6

not really. you need to take care of yourself, or...

not really. you need to take care of yourself, or you won't be able to care for others. hang in there, you sound like a very good Son :thumb: but take care of you, too. Mom will want you healthy &...
06-08-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By rumrunn6

Swim Trunks w/ compression short liner

anyone try this new style of swim suit? thinking it might be useful for biking to the beach, with the family. always hated mesh liners that don't ever seem to fit quite right. figured I'd ask here...
Forum: Commuting
06-08-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,882
Posted By rumrunn6

yikes. I had a hot 17 mile commute home one day,...

yikes. I had a hot 17 mile commute home one day, where I remember stopping 1/2 wayish to nap in the shade. did actually pass out. luckily there was a convenience store right there, so I drank some...
06-08-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 5,010
Posted By rumrunn6

https://youtu.be/BABM3EUo990

https://youtu.be/BABM3EUo990
06-07-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 8,182
Posted By rumrunn6

yeah good braking is def. more important on the...

yeah good braking is def. more important on the MTBs. not sure how much I even use my brakes on the other bikes
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