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09-22-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 585
Posted By rumrunn6

maybe it's posture? I try to keep my back...

maybe it's posture?

I try to keep my back straight, which I can never actually achieve. but I try. the sensation feels like I'm arching my back & sticking my butt out, but while riding past a big...
09-22-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 528
Posted By rumrunn6

one might double check their tire pressure. a...

one might double check their tire pressure. a lower front pressure will make the bike less "twitchy". I used to ride w/ both tires at max pressure listed on the sidewall, but don't anymore & always...
09-22-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,637
Posted By rumrunn6

one can also play with tire pressure. meaning,...

one can also play with tire pressure. meaning, let a pound or two out. it can soften the ride & the front tire will be less twitchy around any loose objects
09-22-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 367
Posted By rumrunn6

totally. I can review how I handle situations...

totally. I can review how I handle situations (intersections, rotaries, fast hills, etc) & have the time to think about, if it was the best way to handle it ... as boring as mine can be, they are...
Forum: Northeast
09-22-21, 03:55 AM
Replies: 9,481
Views: 1,140,234
Posted By rumrunn6

umbrella on that boat, too funny

umbrella on that boat, too funny
09-21-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 373
Posted By rumrunn6

yeah I gave up high speed descents in the dark....

yeah I gave up high speed descents in the dark. hope you didn't crash
09-21-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,752
Posted By rumrunn6

free cleaning!

free cleaning!
09-21-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,752
Posted By rumrunn6

then yer gonna have to find some steep hills to...

then yer gonna have to find some steep hills to go down, right? :thumb:
09-21-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,752
Posted By rumrunn6

cleaned & lubed the fork's stanchions & wipers....

cleaned & lubed the fork's stanchions & wipers. it's been a while

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09-21-21, 04:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,202
Posted By rumrunn6

couldn't resist a sale & ordered a light from...

couldn't resist a sale & ordered a light from Magicshine.com (not the same as magicshine.us?) found out it's coming from China. found out Action Led is not the same company. where have I been? the...
09-21-21, 03:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - if you have a MAC & a .MOV file, Quicktime...

fwiw - if you have a MAC & a .MOV file, Quicktime player has the best frame by frame advancement. also excellent at slo-mo forward using the right arrow key. very useful for single frame grabs
09-20-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By rumrunn6

wow intimidatingly clean! :thumb:

wow intimidatingly clean! :thumb:
09-20-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 453
Posted By rumrunn6

lol omg too funny. we have 3 cats & they all...

lol omg too funny. we have 3 cats & they all indeed have diff. wacko traits
09-20-21, 03:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 467
Posted By rumrunn6

yes layer tops, there are no rules, wear what you...

yes layer tops, there are no rules, wear what you have. so long as it's not too tight & too difficult to be removed. I like sleeves that roll up & 1/4 or 1/2 zip necks that can be opened up

I have...
Forum: Fatbikes
09-19-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,214
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - not a fat biker, but I get out year...

fwiw - not a fat biker, but I get out year 'round. while it gets lower near me I usually only ride in the teensF. but I did sit still for a football playoff game for 3 hrs at 10 degreesF (the reason...
Forum: Introductions
09-19-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By rumrunn6

good! welcome!

good! welcome!
09-19-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 714
Posted By rumrunn6

was it exhibiting any symptoms, doc?

was it exhibiting any symptoms, doc?
09-18-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,149
Posted By rumrunn6

learned the hard way not to drop a small...

learned the hard way not to drop a small overboard's anchor on the beach w/ an outgoing tide & strong wind. got blown up on a beach, a good distance from the rental pier, & couldn't get it off...
09-18-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 493
Posted By rumrunn6

I've used rubbing alcohol. dunno if it's safe for...

I've used rubbing alcohol. dunno if it's safe for paint, but I think so. I've also used hand sanitizer to remove tree sap. seems safe for car paint
09-17-21, 04:02 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,437
Posted By rumrunn6

thats cool, how do you hold it? old coffee pot?

thats cool, how do you hold it? old coffee pot?
09-16-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 525
Posted By rumrunn6

wow. replace it

wow. replace it
09-15-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
Posted By rumrunn6

the intoxicating reality of our humanity. thanks...

the intoxicating reality of our humanity. thanks for sharing!

grew up 15 minutes North of Ground Zero & visited from up here 14 days after. did a walking tour all around & as close as they would...
Forum: Touring
09-15-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 680
Posted By rumrunn6

if I came to Wyoming I would be glad to...

if I came to Wyoming I would be glad to contribute to their economy & I would not begrudge the discount for the locals who already do a lot to support it

here's hoping you change your mind & come...
09-15-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 80,207
Posted By rumrunn6

too bad it didn't land on the bars

too bad it didn't land on the bars
09-15-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 80,207
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: this one

:thumb: this one
09-15-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 80,207
Posted By rumrunn6

that is moving

that is moving
09-15-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,201
Posted By rumrunn6

ok, I'll bite ...

ok, I'll bite
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09-15-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By rumrunn6

that sounds fun! got a pic?

that sounds fun! got a pic?
09-15-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,692
Posted By rumrunn6

used to be tap water w/ a few grains of table...

used to be tap water w/ a few grains of table salt & a squeeze of lemon. ice where appropriate. but since starting Invisalign on my teeth, it's just water now. in the winter it's hot water w/ honey...
09-15-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,437
Posted By rumrunn6

been using mineral spirits for about a year after...

been using mineral spirits for about a year after reading about it here. I've rigged 3 chains, 1 at a time, hanging from a wire hanger, hanging at the end of a cord, from the basement ceiling, into a...
09-15-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,931
Posted By rumrunn6

nice. those look like eyewear for skydiving

nice. those look like eyewear for skydiving
09-15-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 909
Posted By rumrunn6

& you can't ride a road bike on dirt trails...

& you can't ride a road bike on dirt trails :innocent: . if any rules were meant to be broken, they are bike rules
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 994
Posted By rumrunn6

omg that's hysterical. what could possibly go...

omg that's hysterical. what could possibly go wrong?
09-14-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 735
Posted By rumrunn6

wow you guys are good! fwiw - I've used a skinny...

wow you guys are good! fwiw - I've used a skinny soldering iron on heat shrink tubing in some tight spaces. just rubbing the soldering iron along the length of the tubing enough to shrink it tight....
09-14-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 525
Posted By rumrunn6

Schwalbe ... lot's of defective tire threads for...

Schwalbe ... lot's of defective tire threads for that brand on the forum. I've had my issues as well

this is how it arrived in the mail. they said try it out & if it doesn't get straight we'll...
09-14-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 525
Posted By rumrunn6

got a photo?

got a photo?
09-14-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 963
Posted By rumrunn6

was gonna suggest you ride thru the winter, then...

was gonna suggest you ride thru the winter, then checked your location ... ;-)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 994
Posted By rumrunn6

hehe which he probably has. or maybe rides w/ a...

hehe which he probably has. or maybe rides w/ a lit cigar. I saw that one time
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 04:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 994
Posted By rumrunn6

how do you light them as you ride?

how do you light them as you ride?
09-14-21, 03:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By rumrunn6

I used to go night diving, even during storms....

I used to go night diving, even during storms. that was fun. but I wouldn't use a SCUBA light on a bike. too heavy
09-13-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By rumrunn6

that was my worst day of fishing

that was my worst day of fishing
09-13-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 963
Posted By rumrunn6

dunno but on my way home saw a young boy, maybe...

dunno but on my way home saw a young boy, maybe 8-10 yrs old. climbing a long grade standing. he was going gang busters the whole way. I know if I tried for as long as he was doing it, I would have...
09-13-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,104
Posted By rumrunn6

well at least you weren't dumb enough to...

well at least you weren't dumb enough to miscalculate the mileage like some ppl ... :innocent: (meaning me, I thought a section of rail trail was 25 miles so I rode it 4 times but it was only 22...
09-13-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 26,130
Posted By rumrunn6

you reminded me of these that get quite a lot of...

you reminded me of these that get quite a lot of use around my house, car & also some bike rides Vgo 3-Pairs 32℉ or above 3M Thinsulate C40 Lined Pigskin Leather Warm Winter Cold Storage Frozen...
09-13-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 713
Posted By rumrunn6

I've settled on 3 bikes, road, hybrid & mountain...

I've settled on 3 bikes, road, hybrid & mountain with tires to match their respective riding surfaces. seems to be working OK. but yes, I do buy too much stuff. at least according to Wifey
09-13-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By rumrunn6

one might use some padding around the frame part...

one might use some padding around the frame part so that the p-clamp will be snug

this is a home made clamp, on the right...
09-13-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By rumrunn6

I have one, where 1 bolt adjusts the angle & the...

I have one, where 1 bolt adjusts the angle & the other sets the tension. maybe it's like that?
09-13-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 484
Posted By rumrunn6

maybe the OP just needs to wipe down the chain...

maybe the OP just needs to wipe down the chain with a dry cloth & knock out any debris from inside the links? fwiw - I've started using straw brushes to occasionally clean chains. they are nice & thin
09-13-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 606
Posted By rumrunn6

ah nice. I've fantasized about extra wheels for 2...

ah nice. I've fantasized about extra wheels for 2 of my bikes, for studded winter tires to same me swapping out the 4 tires each year
09-13-21, 04:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 606
Posted By rumrunn6

sorry to hear about these woes. why did you...

sorry to hear about these woes. why did you originally want a cheap second hand pair of wheels? I only ask cuz when I had an issue w/ my rear wheel, I asked a shop about it & they determined the...
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