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09-15-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
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: 11
Views: 318
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: 803
Views: 79,164
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: 803
Views: 79,164
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: this one

:thumb: this one
09-15-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 79,164
Posted By rumrunn6

that is moving

that is moving
09-15-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 555
Posted By rumrunn6

ok, I'll bite ...

ok, I'll bite
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09-15-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By rumrunn6

that sounds fun! got a pic?

that sounds fun! got a pic?
09-15-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,534
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: 42
Views: 616
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: 25
Views: 1,834
Posted By rumrunn6

nice. those look like eyewear for skydiving

nice. those look like eyewear for skydiving
09-15-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 459
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: 25
Views: 530
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: 636
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: 6
Views: 234
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: 6
Views: 234
Posted By rumrunn6

got a photo?

got a photo?
09-14-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 620
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: 25
Views: 530
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: 25
Views: 530
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: 196
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: 290
Posted By rumrunn6

that was my worst day of fishing

that was my worst day of fishing
09-13-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 620
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: 858
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: 77
Views: 25,723
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: 663
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: 275
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: 210
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: 422
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: 539
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: 539
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...
09-09-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 843
Posted By rumrunn6

when I used to chop firewood, if a short log...

when I used to chop firewood, if a short log didn't split after 2 tries I put it aside. sometimes I listen to my intuition
Forum: Commuting
09-09-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,408
Posted By rumrunn6

black stays :thumb:

black stays :thumb:
Forum: Northeast
09-08-21, 03:30 AM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,900
Posted By rumrunn6

hehe I had no idea it was there. I only saw the...

hehe I had no idea it was there. I only saw the seals on the sand bar from the shore. the wind was blowing away from the water, so I was in the water (a little, you can see my shadow in the 1st crop)...
Forum: Northeast
09-07-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By rumrunn6

excellent work!

excellent work!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 03:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 953
Posted By rumrunn6

[QUOTE=Seattle Forrest;22217989]I went over the...

[QUOTE=Seattle Forrest;22217989]I went over the bars once as a kid, and landed on my feet. Literally hit the ground running/QUOTE]hehe nice! now that I'm older & riding MTB, I find myself on my back,...
Forum: Northeast
09-06-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 9,473
Views: 1,135,900
Posted By rumrunn6

kite cam probably got it's 1st white shark photo ...

kite cam probably got it's 1st white shark photo

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 953
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: haven't been that fast but of all my...

:thumb: haven't been that fast but of all my post-ride regrets, speed is the most common. why is it so darn fun?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 953
Posted By rumrunn6

great story! but yeah it's weird, but I've dumped...

great story! but yeah it's weird, but I've dumped bikes & landed on my feet my whole life
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 953
Posted By rumrunn6

wow, good for you! your experience level &...

wow, good for you! your experience level & cat-like reflexes saved yer butt! when preparation meets opportunity (hate the word luck) noticed you didn't mention considering riding up to an object like...
09-05-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 736,619
Posted By rumrunn6

always loved those chain guards

always loved those chain guards
09-03-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,111
Posted By rumrunn6

if you do, please come back & share!

if you do, please come back & share!
09-03-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,943
Posted By rumrunn6

1 time cuz I didn't turn around when I was...

1 time cuz I didn't turn around when I was supposed to. wound up twice as far from my car as I had planned. hottest day of the year, so I called a taxi. 2 other times for broken spokes that made my...
09-03-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 580
Posted By rumrunn6

+1 for donation over trashing them. granted, they...

+1 for donation over trashing them. granted, they are like underwear & they may not get sold, but at least give them a chance
09-03-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By rumrunn6

everyone's knee injury is different. even...

everyone's knee injury is different. even meniscus tears are different. my surgeon told me that there may have been a single event, that was the final straw, but ultimately, it was a very active...
09-03-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By rumrunn6

always bring the bike ... ;-) btw what kind?...

always bring the bike ... ;-) btw what kind? mountain? hybrid? road? where were you planning to ride? lots of places to explore, on all 3 kinds of bikes! got more than 1? bring them all!
09-03-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 655
Posted By rumrunn6

not often but it has happened. but you touched on...

not often but it has happened. but you touched on the key ... bought a used bike w/ cheap plastic rim tape. while changing the flat realized the tape moved & was exposing a spoke nipple which poked a...
09-03-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,474
Posted By rumrunn6

approx. 44 yrs ago, 1st time I brought a bike on...

approx. 44 yrs ago, 1st time I brought a bike on a vacation (& perhaps the most consequential) was the summer after HS. I strapped it to the ski rack on our Chevy Impala. forget how I convinced my...
09-03-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,111
Posted By rumrunn6

it appears the diameter of the mirror is not the...

it appears the diameter of the mirror is not the same as the diameter of the bar end. it is much larger
09-03-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 655
Posted By rumrunn6

just occurred to me, if one buys new wheels, one...

just occurred to me, if one buys new wheels, one might consider the rim tape for tubed tires. the last time I bought new rim tape I had to measure wheels & the tape I had in stock at home. I've had...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,594
Posted By rumrunn6

not sure I got it right, but would be interesting...

not sure I got it right, but would be interesting to start a thread of "when did you ever bail on a ride". I'm sure I can think of 2 myself
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,594
Posted By rumrunn6

turning into ever forget anything thread ... the...

turning into ever forget anything thread ... the OP must be feeling pretty good by now

once forgot my favorite jacket & I really needed an outer shell. no way I was gonna ride that chilly day w/...
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