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Forum: Northeast
07-25-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By rumrunn6

lol. to answer my own question, I recently read...

lol. to answer my own question, I recently read someone circumnavigating the island & getting up to 73 miles. heading out there today, to stay w/ extended family 2 nites. Wifey says to bring the bike...
07-25-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 459
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - past several years, I've been running my...

fwiw - past several years, I've been running my fronts approx. 10 psi lower (less diff. w/ the MTB). for example at my last pumping of the road bike I went to 100 rear 90 front. but since they burp...
07-25-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 586
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - biggest difference I ever felt was after...

fwiw - biggest difference I ever felt was after changing rear wheel & hub. nearest I can tell, comparing ride notes, I've picked up 1mph on my arg speed
07-25-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 182
Posted By rumrunn6

I drill all my wheels to fit Schrader valves....

I drill all my wheels to fit Schrader valves. can't stand presta. after drilling I debar them w/ a cpl diff. small files until they feel good to my touch, then coat the hole w/ some black paint. not...
Forum: Northeast
07-25-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9,393
Views: 1,115,060
Posted By rumrunn6

hehe, had a similar red light stop on a speedy...

hehe, had a similar red light stop on a speedy downgrade. it all timed well enough for me but I was alert to the yellow & applied both brakes. when I finally stopped I saw a police car was 2nd in...
07-24-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 79
Posted By rumrunn6

1st thought was tight laces. but you've tried...

1st thought was tight laces. but you've tried various footwear, so I'm guessing your footwear isn't too tight?
07-24-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 529
Posted By rumrunn6

reminds when when my Son first ran passed me....

reminds when when my Son first ran passed me. used to take him & Daughter to the HS track, since they were quite young, as part of "Daddy summer camp". the track was one of several outdoor sports we...
07-24-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 320
Posted By rumrunn6

in that case remove the front wheels, as well as...

in that case remove the front wheels, as well as the pedals. the front wheels can ride inside if necessary. use padding if nec. at contact points such as derailers & shifters
07-24-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 320
Posted By rumrunn6

I've done that, just remove the pedals & use some...

I've done that, just remove the pedals & use some padding that won't fly off to protect your roof / sunroof. tie them down well w/ thin rope, not bungee cords
Forum: Northeast
07-24-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9,393
Views: 1,115,060
Posted By rumrunn6

quiet afternoon Friday on the Assabet Rail Trail...

quiet afternoon Friday on the Assabet Rail Trail North to the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail to Chelmsford, except for the ~3 miles on Route 27 which has a disappearing bike lane...
07-23-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 95,036
Posted By rumrunn6

got out for 26 miles, straight from the house, no...

got out for 26 miles, straight from the house, no car
some road, 2 bike trails, 1 snakeskin underwater
low humidity, temps in the 70s?
26.57 miles
32.6 mph max, nice downgrade on route 27 in...
07-23-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 95,036
Posted By rumrunn6

thank you. welcome to the forum!

thank you. welcome to the forum!
Forum: Northeast
07-23-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9,393
Views: 1,115,060
Posted By rumrunn6

truly. hang in there. wishing you best

truly. hang in there. wishing you best
07-23-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,141
Views: 122,299
Posted By rumrunn6

fun! a section of Quebec City has those. it's a...

fun! a section of Quebec City has those. it's a really fun display to walk under
07-23-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,141
Views: 122,299
Posted By rumrunn6

one of my uncles actually had one of those, in...

one of my uncles actually had one of those, in red. I remember him parking it in front of our house. don't think any of us took a photo. I think I was quite young, 5ish maybe? I should ask my Mom or...
07-23-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1,141
Views: 122,299
Posted By rumrunn6

maybe they don't want the paint to wear off from...

maybe they don't want the paint to wear off from vehicular traffic?
Forum: Northeast
07-23-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9,393
Views: 1,115,060
Posted By rumrunn6

holy cow! what a gorgeous day!

holy cow! what a gorgeous day!
Forum: Northeast
07-22-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,049
Posted By rumrunn6

wound up getting 2 rides in, w/ the family for a...

wound up getting 2 rides in, w/ the family for a whopping total of 23 miles.
we drove to this beach Crosby Landing Beach, approx address for a GPS is 10 Crosby Lane, Brewster MA. cpl things ...:...
07-22-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By rumrunn6

excellent! I'm trying to take all the vacation...

excellent! I'm trying to take all the vacation time I have coming to me!
07-10-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,362
Posted By rumrunn6

taking 2 cars this year (side benefit of adult...

taking 2 cars this year (side benefit of adult children) but the Jeep & it's class II hitch will take all 4 bikes. don't need the roof basket but thought I'd chuck the bike bag on the roof. 4...
Forum: Northeast
07-10-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 10,049
Posted By rumrunn6

renting the same house as 2 years ago. have to...

renting the same house as 2 years ago. have to remember that ride
Forum: Northeast
07-10-21, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9,393
Views: 1,115,060
Posted By rumrunn6

stuck seat post? but seriously, I missed the...

stuck seat post? but seriously, I missed the cause for the surgery & wish you well
Forum: Commuting
07-10-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,027
Posted By rumrunn6

wasn't my idea. that's what the manufacturer...

wasn't my idea. that's what the manufacturer calls it
Timbuk2 Hunchback Rack Trunk (https://www.rei.com/product/847603/timbuk2-hunchback-rack-trunk)
Forum: Northeast
07-09-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9,393
Views: 1,115,060
Posted By rumrunn6

anyone out in this? our sump pump is cycling...

anyone out in this? our sump pump is cycling every 15 seconds. today is the day I was supposed to get 4 bikes ready for vacation next week ... ugh
...
Forum: Commuting
07-09-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,027
Posted By rumrunn6

same reasons you use a basket

same reasons you use a basket
07-08-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By rumrunn6

wow, glad you are OK & still riding! cameras...

wow, glad you are OK & still riding! cameras won't protect you from that but I see their value, after the fact! impressive setup!
Forum: Commuting
07-08-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,027
Posted By rumrunn6

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x734/80-7puw8akh_e007b17351bba88c0412fe1ee78acad67cd6f07d.jpg
Forum: Touring
07-08-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,850
Posted By rumrunn6

:beer:

:beer:
Forum: Commuting
07-08-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,027
Posted By rumrunn6

cool! thanks! I use a large rack trunk myself,...

cool! thanks! I use a large rack trunk myself, but have often thought a basket like that would be useful! :thumb:

10 yr old thread btw ... ;-)
Forum: Commuting
07-08-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,027
Posted By rumrunn6

those aren't his words. that's not what he wrote

those aren't his words. that's not what he wrote
Forum: Touring
07-08-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,850
Posted By rumrunn6

sorry my reply was rushed, I was goofing off at...

sorry my reply was rushed, I was goofing off at work, then my boss walked in & handed me some work. you have valid counterpoints to my positions. surprised no one else latched on to them. only took...
Forum: Touring
07-08-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,850
Posted By rumrunn6

thank you for your kind insult! ;-)

thank you for your kind insult! ;-)
07-08-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By rumrunn6

love your dedication to the features & benefits...

love your dedication to the features & benefits that you value! got any pics?
Forum: Commuting
07-08-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,027
Posted By rumrunn6

nice basket, what is it?

nice basket, what is it?
Forum: Touring
07-08-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,850
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - (before getting a modern smart phone) I've...

fwiw - (before getting a modern smart phone) I've tried an old style battery operated auto GPS strapped to the bars. it works of course but not ideal. I later just kept it strapped to my rear trunk &...
07-08-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 626
Posted By rumrunn6

yes, worth a try, I use that stuff all the time,...

yes, worth a try, I use that stuff all the time, including on small scab type tears on car tires. the little scabs stay closed & sealed. my wife's car tire has a repair that's been almost a year w/...
07-08-21, 04:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,143
Posted By rumrunn6

thoroughly checked my Daughter's tires (&showed...

thoroughly checked my Daughter's tires (&showed her how to) before her solo 1,500 mile round tripper last week. she even checked her own oil before heading back from her destination. her girlfriend...
Forum: Touring
07-08-21, 04:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,049
Posted By rumrunn6

I think I'll stay East, dodging the great white...

I think I'll stay East, dodging the great white sharks ...
07-07-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By rumrunn6

lol, I know! I have to rework that attachment!...

lol, I know! I have to rework that attachment! I'll probably just use more of that gel super glue. it's strong enough to hold it on & weak enough to break off in a crash
Forum: Touring
07-07-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,049
Posted By rumrunn6

oh I missed that part. was too busy scanning for...

oh I missed that part. was too busy scanning for hiking with a bell, which I didn't see
07-07-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 820
Posted By rumrunn6

how's the new bike working out?

how's the new bike working out?
07-07-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 373
Posted By rumrunn6

unrelated, but these are cool ...

unrelated, but these are cool
https://youtu.be/ZYDzJcYwZMc
Forum: Touring
07-07-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,049
Posted By rumrunn6

this was interesting ...

this was interesting
https://bebearaware.org/deploying-bear-spray
07-07-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,240
Posted By rumrunn6

oh thank you! it wound up going to day 3 for a...

oh thank you! it wound up going to day 3 for a total of 43 hours. Friday afternoon - Sunday morning. last & only other time with a duration like that was February 2020, you might recall it!...
07-07-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By rumrunn6

what did you wind up with? I've been enjoying...

what did you wind up with? I've been enjoying these ROCKBROS Mountain Bike Pedals Nylon Composite Bearing 9/16" MTB Bicycle Pedals with Wide Flat Platform...
07-07-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,121
Posted By rumrunn6

sad evolution, but they aren't alone. meaning, we...

sad evolution, but they aren't alone. meaning, we all go thru this. just helped my parents (in their 90s) celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary. it was all we could do to get them to a restaurant...
Forum: Touring
07-07-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,049
Posted By rumrunn6

wow & she was with a group of other ppl how...

wow & she was with a group of other ppl

how would someone legally defend themselves from Grizzly bears which are federally protected as a threatened species in the lower 48 states?
Forum: Introductions
07-07-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By rumrunn6

welcome! wonder if some of these would be helpful...

welcome! wonder if some of these would be helpful

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals/994158-90-s-schwinn-passage.html
...
07-06-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 527
Posted By rumrunn6

only a bad strain once. good luck! report back!...

only a bad strain once. good luck! report back! bring photos! :-)
Forum: Northeast
07-06-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9,393
Views: 1,115,060
Posted By rumrunn6

depends on the weather. if it's storming outside,...

depends on the weather. if it's storming outside, I'm outside! :-) only kidding, I only bike inside at the gym if I'm super tired at lunchtime but need to make an appearance
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