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Forum: Northeast
11-27-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10,354
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Posted By rumrunn6

if you mean the older we get. yeah today I guy...

if you mean the older we get. yeah today I guy was looking for his father in the home improvement store: "he's 88 & I can't slow him down" I said "haha good luck & enjoy these days, they are the good...
Forum: Northeast
11-27-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10,354
Views: 1,273,986
Posted By rumrunn6

oh, the narratives in our minds ...

oh, the narratives in our minds ...
11-27-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 77
Posted By rumrunn6

winter means shorter days, so more nite rides?

or do you compress your riding into the fewer daylight hours?
Forum: Northeast
11-26-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10,354
Views: 1,273,986
Posted By rumrunn6

easy 9 mile safety ride, to brush off the cobwebs...

easy 9 mile safety ride, to brush off the cobwebs

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...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-22, 11:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 362
Posted By rumrunn6

big fan of zip ties ...

big fan of zip ties
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11-24-22, 11:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 515
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...
11-24-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
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: 142
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...
11-23-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 515
Posted By rumrunn6

wear gloves

wear gloves
Forum: Northeast
11-19-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10,354
Views: 1,273,986
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: 38
Views: 948
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: 10,354
Views: 1,273,986
Posted By rumrunn6

hmmm wouldn’t mind some kind of dirt improvement...

hmmm wouldn’t mind some kind of dirt improvement alternative
Forum: Northeast
11-18-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 10,354
Views: 1,273,986
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...
Forum: Northeast
11-18-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10,354
Views: 1,273,986
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
11-17-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 531
Posted By rumrunn6

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

just a few short weeks before days start getting longer again
Forum: Northeast
11-16-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10,354
Views: 1,273,986
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, 09:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,503
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)
11-15-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,503
Posted By rumrunn6

hope it happens to cars, our family needs (2)

hope it happens to cars, our family needs (2)
11-15-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 566
Posted By rumrunn6

no shame using the cross walk once you get to the...

no shame using the cross walk once you get to the intersection
there's no apparent cycling infrastructure on the roadways (aka we don't matter)...
11-15-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,503
Posted By rumrunn6

well I know there are other bike shop owners,...

well I know there are other bike shop owners, here, so I thought I'd ask
11-15-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By rumrunn6

well don't use these. they are road paver shoes....

well don't use these. they are road paver shoes. we had some work done yesterday & one of the workers left them ......
11-14-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 566
Posted By rumrunn6

I'd like to see a helmet cam view of this ride...

I'd like to see a helmet cam view of this ride segment

I have found, that some videos I take are boring &/or not worth sharing, but they often help me retrace my steps & I can ponder what I did &...
11-14-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 584
Posted By rumrunn6

sometimes the bar diameter is too different than...

sometimes the bar diameter is too different than the clamp & all the extra rubber or rubber-like junk I can squeeze in there isn't good enough. I think the best thing is to get a clamp designed for...
11-14-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 566
Posted By rumrunn6

that close to an intersection, if I'm one of...

that close to an intersection, if I'm one of those cars, I just lay back & stay out of the equation
if I was on the bike, I'd pull over & let the traffic pass, or not even get on the road until the...
Forum: Northeast
11-14-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10,354
Views: 1,273,986
Posted By rumrunn6

stay tuned ...

stay tuned ...
11-13-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By rumrunn6

I like $100 for a bike. it's worth the trouble of...

I like $100 for a bike. it's worth the trouble of advertising & meeting & answering questions. if you're gonna get less, you might as well chuck it or donate it
11-13-22, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By rumrunn6

a bike is worth what someone will pay, right?...

a bike is worth what someone will pay, right? sounds like you like the deal. you gonna keep that saddle & bars?
11-13-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By rumrunn6

absolutely & love the color

absolutely & love the color
11-13-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 267
Posted By rumrunn6

weather resistant, insulated, roomy shoes ...

weather resistant, insulated, roomy shoes
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sock liners
winter sock
I have bad...
11-13-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 273
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw bar mitts are great coverup for wet weather ...

fwiw bar mitts are great coverup for wet weather
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11-13-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,483
Posted By rumrunn6

January last year, eh? heard we might get a light...

January last year, eh? heard we might get a light taste this week
11-13-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By rumrunn6

haha great car enthusiast! sweet wheels! keep...

haha great car enthusiast! sweet wheels! keep them clean
Forum: Northeast
11-13-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10,354
Views: 1,273,986
Posted By rumrunn6

hope to see you there. have an open mind &...

hope to see you there. have an open mind & patience w/ the wait staff, they've been open all thru covid, it's an interesting setup w/ traditional indoor seating, patio seating & the fire pit area....
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-13-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By rumrunn6

new bike day! enjoy!

new bike day! enjoy!
11-13-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 426
Posted By rumrunn6

good meme except for the "fat girl" part

good meme except for the "fat girl" part
11-13-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,270
Posted By rumrunn6

life-long questions. enjoy the debate ;-)

life-long questions. enjoy the debate ;-)
Forum: Northeast
11-13-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10,354
Views: 1,273,986
Posted By rumrunn6

that's great

that's great
Forum: Northeast
11-13-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10,354
Views: 1,273,986
Posted By rumrunn6

of that building needs some love we used to...

of that building needs some love
we used to visit a RR hobby shop in Acton
sorry about your late pet dog. nice remembrance *hugs*
Forum: Northeast
11-13-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 10,354
Views: 1,273,986
Posted By rumrunn6

wow, gorgeous! would have loved to have shown...

wow, gorgeous! would have loved to have shown this to my late Dad. when I was a young man I helped him find & document the 250 yr old sandstone mile markers of the old Boston Post Road in NY & CT...
Forum: Northeast
11-13-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 10,354
Views: 1,273,986
Posted By rumrunn6

yeah really. that borders on obnoxious. Wifey & I...

yeah really. that borders on obnoxious. Wifey & I are very fond of Rapscallion. always meet good ppl around the fire pit over drinks & food
Forum: Northeast
11-13-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10,354
Views: 1,273,986
Posted By rumrunn6

got in a 1st ride on my new pre-owned bike. warm...

got in a 1st ride on my new pre-owned bike. warm humid day out on the Assabet

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11-13-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 350
Posted By rumrunn6

genius! even tho it seems like common sense :foo:

genius! even tho it seems like common sense :foo:
11-11-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,897
Posted By rumrunn6

I just pulled a N+1 & I expect to get rid of the...

I just pulled a N+1 & I expect to get rid of the bike it is replacing, but it's not exactly bike selling season ...
11-11-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,897
Posted By rumrunn6

barefoot in the bike basement. love it. I've done...

barefoot in the bike basement. love it. I've done it, but learned my lesson. now I wear footwear to protect me from the miscellaneous shards of who-knows-what
11-11-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 975
Posted By rumrunn6

security cameras catch the funny things too ...

security cameras catch the funny things too
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11-11-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 661
Posted By rumrunn6

drinking straw brush, for between chain links &...

drinking straw brush, for between chain links & inside tight derailer spaces. more rigid than pipe cleaners
Forum: Commuting
11-11-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By rumrunn6

nice. a few years ago I went thru my bag & found...

nice. a few years ago I went thru my bag & found 3 chain tools! argh!
11-11-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,996
Posted By rumrunn6

thank you, she's actually 15 minutes North of...

thank you, she's actually 15 minutes North of NYC, where I grew up
Forum: Northeast
11-11-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10,354
Views: 1,273,986
Posted By rumrunn6

oh, very cool. looks like a real blast & perfect...

oh, very cool. looks like a real blast & perfect for dirt
re: new bike, thank you. didn't "need" it, but then do we ever "need" a new bike? hahaha
11-11-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,996
Posted By rumrunn6

yes exactly right. hehe thank you. been thinking...

yes exactly right. hehe thank you. been thinking about all sorts of things to give her some joy. like a bike taxi ride in NYC...
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