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08-04-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 169
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - I'm happy with these Giro Chambre shoes. I...

fwiw - I'm happy with these Giro Chambre shoes. I got them because I wanted a wide toe box & my former shoes were too narrow up front. I bought them on clearance so you may not be able to find them...
08-04-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 301
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - this one is on my wish-list if my decades...

fwiw - this one is on my wish-list if my decades old Planet Bike Supper Flash(s) ever die ... Portland Design Works Radbot 1000 Tail Light...
08-04-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 2,124
Posted By rumrunn6

here's a hand signal, technically on a MUP but it...

here's a hand signal, technically on a MUP but it is diverted onto a roadway then back off the roadway. kinda tricky
https://youtu.be/SMNVq64sTok
08-04-21, 04:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 639
Posted By rumrunn6

something else that goes in our bodies & then...

something else that goes in our bodies & then comes out are supplements & vitamins. I stopped taking a B complex vitamin mix due to how it makes me smell. I still occasionally take small amounts B6 &...
08-03-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 294
Posted By rumrunn6

sounds like a shoe cover over your favorite shoe...

sounds like a shoe cover over your favorite shoe tucked under rain pants would be the easiest solution. I've experimented with these options & can share specifics but not sure if that is necessary....
08-03-21, 03:36 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 2,124
Posted By rumrunn6

ha, yeah basically, but also thank you for...

ha, yeah basically, but also thank you for stopping
08-02-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 2,124
Posted By rumrunn6

on "MUPs" I mostly just wave ...

on "MUPs" I mostly just wave

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Forum: Touring
08-02-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 230
Posted By rumrunn6

here ya go! Burlington VT - Island Line Trail...

here ya go! Burlington VT - Island Line Trail (https://www.bikeforums.net/northeast/1083007-burlington-vt-island-line-trail.html)
08-02-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 2,124
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, 04:58 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 2,124
Posted By rumrunn6

I like to point at trees. just kidding I did this...

I like to point at trees. just kidding I did this cuz I like this tree & wanted to make note of it in my video, but then I was also turning right, so after a cpl seconds moved my arm further right to...
Forum: Northeast
08-02-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By rumrunn6

you two are my hero. I see good cyclists out...

you two are my hero. I see good cyclists out there & think to myself wow, wouldn't it be nice to ride so much, so easily! :thumb:
Forum: Northeast
08-02-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By rumrunn6

nice to know! someone would have to do all that...

nice to know! someone would have to do all that twice to get a century in. I'll just take that one off my bucket list, thank you very much ;-)
Forum: Northeast
08-02-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By rumrunn6

got out on State Rd & North Rd last week. on...

got out on State Rd & North Rd last week. on State Rd you get a little pavement to the right of the fog line. on North Rd there's nothing right of the fog line except sand & grass. this was on State...
08-02-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 656
Posted By rumrunn6

lol mine too, a real head scratcher & a bit...

lol mine too, a real head scratcher & a bit annoying
08-02-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 2,124
Posted By rumrunn6

might be related to what controls are on which...

might be related to what controls are on which bars. I don't ride but do they have rear brake & clutch on right bar?
08-02-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 639
Posted By rumrunn6

hmmm, interesting observation. wonder if it's...

hmmm, interesting observation. wonder if it's related to the hormones we release
08-02-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 2,124
Posted By rumrunn6

this is a good point, but insulting me to make a...

this is a good point, but insulting me to make a point is not
08-02-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By rumrunn6

cool but, yeah, the angle of the photo looks like...

cool but, yeah, the angle of the photo looks like the driver's side is hanging way out. got a photo straight on? I wonder if removing the seat posts would lesson the wind drag as well. can you put...
08-02-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By rumrunn6

wonder what happens when they try to make a sharp...

wonder what happens when they try to make a sharp left hand turn
08-02-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By rumrunn6

I think motivation is personal, meaning what...

I think motivation is personal, meaning what works for me doesn't necessarily work for others. if the subforum title works for you, ok great. for me, looking in the mirror, at my white round belly,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 393
Posted By rumrunn6

recently did 2 extended rides in seaside areas....

recently did 2 extended rides in seaside areas. took a close look at my chain the other day thinking I might give it a quick wipe but saw many small particles of sand sticking to it. I think I will...
08-02-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 2,124
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
08-02-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 2,124
Posted By rumrunn6

I agree with you & since I'm not in a car, when I...

I agree with you & since I'm not in a car, when I turn right I stick my right arm out straight, left turn left arm out straight. sounds like that one person had good intentions ...
08-02-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 639
Posted By rumrunn6

yeah me too & that's what I do. I also have a...

yeah me too & that's what I do. I also have a spray bottle that I put liquid detergent in & I will sometimes spray the hotspots like shirt underarms, etc. for work clothes I always try to wear a...
08-01-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 551
Posted By rumrunn6

thank you very much again, I tried 1 out. got it...

thank you very much again, I tried 1 out. got it surprisingly quickly. you must be very slender? I got the XXL but it barely went on. not sure how they got to calling it XXL. it's exactly what I...
Forum: Northeast
08-01-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,792
Posted By rumrunn6

everything came together for another ride....

everything came together for another ride. decided to try from S. Yarmouth to the Northern Wellfleet extension (beyond Lecount Hollow Rd) which ends in the dirt / sand trails parallel to the power...
07-30-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 936
Posted By rumrunn6

bought a new Milton patented pencil style gauge...

bought a new Milton patented pencil style gauge 20-120 psi. pumped the road bike rear tire to 100psi, pencil gauge reads 98, not bad at all! pumped the front to 90psi pencil gauge reads 86, again not...
07-30-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 551
Posted By rumrunn6

I wonder if the new version is longer. I see the...

I wonder if the new version is longer. I see the "fit" says form fitting, so I ordered 1 off Amazon in XXL. it's worth a try, thank you!
07-30-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 551
Posted By rumrunn6

product link? I have a 2nd job at a big box home...

product link? I have a 2nd job at a big box home improvement store, working w/ lumber & building materials. it is a hot sweaty job, year 'round. I try to wear shirts that don't change color when...
07-29-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 831
Posted By rumrunn6

Fiji?

Fiji?
07-29-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,733
Posted By rumrunn6

in similar situations I'll go into it with chain...

in similar situations I'll go into it with chain in the middle front & middle rear gears, then I can drop the rear (into progressively higher gears) quickly & easily during acceleration
07-29-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,628
Posted By rumrunn6

ah, OK, probably adrenaline kicking in too. but...

ah, OK, probably adrenaline kicking in too. but reminds me of that Monty Python skit where the guy keeps getting limbs cut off but still keeps threatening his opponent (the Black Knight?)
07-29-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 618
Posted By rumrunn6

when do you get it? if you've tried using it how...

when do you get it? if you've tried using it how do you like it? I like feed bags even tho I use a rear rack trunk. it's nice having an empty pocket right up front where I can chuck stuff as...
07-29-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 323
Posted By rumrunn6

you might try lacing them differently

you might try lacing them differently
07-29-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 551
Posted By rumrunn6

I've thought about treating my hyperhydrosis for...

I've thought about treating my hyperhydrosis for decades, but never took the plunge. I've just concentrated on mitigating the symptoms & side effects socially
...
07-29-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,628
Posted By rumrunn6

lol omg :foo:

lol omg :foo:
07-29-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,628
Posted By rumrunn6

dang! you couldn't call for transport?

dang! you couldn't call for transport?
07-29-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,733
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
07-29-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,733
Posted By rumrunn6

rotaries are tough, for sure. each one is...

rotaries are tough, for sure. each one is different. each community of drivers are different. each cyclist has different techniques & abilities

got a link to google sat view?
take any vids while...
Forum: Northeast
07-29-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9,409
Views: 1,118,228
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: 418
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 04:29 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 5,473
Posted By rumrunn6

haha OK but when you get them please share the...

haha OK but when you get them please share the product info
07-29-21, 04:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 936
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: 1,118,228
Posted By rumrunn6

nice shoes! gotta keep an eye out for those!

nice shoes! gotta keep an eye out for those!
07-28-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 418
Posted By rumrunn6

since the pandemic, I've had various disinfecting...

since the pandemic, I've had various disinfecting sprays everywhere, incl. my car. when I finish a hot ride no, I spray the inside of the helmet, the straps too, but haven't focused on those. maybe...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 5,473
Posted By rumrunn6

I was hesitant to try cleated pedals & shoes for...

I was hesitant to try cleated pedals & shoes for a long time. but when I tried them, I liked them. road bike has them. the hybrid & MTB do not. I have no plans to remove them from the road bike until...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 5,473
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: 1,118,228
Posted By rumrunn6

gee that's too bad. never like seeing that

gee that's too bad. never like seeing that
07-28-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 936
Posted By rumrunn6

those are not my words. in fact I was accepting...

those are not my words. in fact I was accepting your answer, but still curious. I will run a test when I find my high pressure gauge. just realized my bike bag had a low pressure gauge cuz I've been...
07-28-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 331
Posted By rumrunn6

got a photo of the intersection taken from your...

got a photo of the intersection taken from your point of view approaching the intersection?

here's hoping you weren't on a sidewalk or going the opposite direction of the road traffic. too may...
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