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12-02-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By rumrunn6

I bike commuted on 28s for several years. It's a...

I bike commuted on 28s for several years. It's a good road bike tire size. That said, my current road bike has 25mm tires & I like them very much.

The family has several hybrids w/ 32mm tires & we...
12-02-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 108
Posted By rumrunn6

there we go! I knew I cold count on you guys for...

there we go! I knew I cold count on you guys for a Friday type thread. thank you
12-02-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 108
Posted By rumrunn6

forgot to mention, Wifey has a date w/ a...

forgot to mention, Wifey has a date w/ a girlfriend tonight
12-02-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 832
Posted By rumrunn6

forgive my ignorance how do you bail what is...

forgive my ignorance
how do you bail
what is dabbing?
12-02-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 832
Posted By rumrunn6

are you really gonna wait that long to ride it?

are you really gonna wait that long to ride it?
12-02-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 832
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - if I'm climbing a steep hill, w/ tree...

fwiw - if I'm climbing a steep hill, w/ tree roots & stall & stop, the top tube is significantly higher than when the bike is on level ground
12-02-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By rumrunn6

let us know! looks gorgeous! go get it dirty :D ...

let us know! looks gorgeous! go get it dirty :D

Wifey & I rented electric hybrids for tooling around Martha's Vineyard. OMG we loved them, as auto replacements. we love "the button". got me...
12-02-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 108
Posted By rumrunn6

should I ride tonight or tomorrow?

tonight
have to mount some tires, then ride in the dark w/ lights
can sleep late Saturday morning

tomorrow, rain expected
I would have to get up & motivated early, then out & back before the...
12-02-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 44
Posted By rumrunn6

rad, what size are those tires? what, no...

rad, what size are those tires?

what, no gloves? :D
12-02-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 528
Posted By rumrunn6

astonishing. may God bless. looks like a lot of...

astonishing. may God bless. looks like a lot of work, did they say how long the surgery would take?
Forum: Commuting
12-01-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By rumrunn6

I have one I made from a Walmart mousepad & it's...

I have one I made from a Walmart mousepad & it's held on w/ binder clips
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I...
12-01-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 617
Posted By rumrunn6

nice Sycamore trees. where is that?

nice Sycamore trees. where is that?
12-01-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 247
Posted By rumrunn6

hang in there :thumb: can you vary that...

hang in there :thumb:

can you vary that angle? at least for part of the evening? how do you keep it at that angle all night? pillow?
12-01-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 617
Posted By rumrunn6

FWIW I had 1 pump mount that I liked very much so...

FWIW I had 1 pump mount that I liked very much so I bought 2 more for my other bikes. I just have to remember to move the pump to whatever bike I'm riding. the bracket I like sits under my water...
Forum: Commuting
12-01-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By rumrunn6

I asked because I have 2 bikes that get studded...

I asked because I have 2 bikes that get studded tires in the winter. 1 gets wider tires than the other

aside from width, I consider tread depth & width, I guess. I had a cpl falls last winter,...
Forum: Commuting
12-01-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By rumrunn6

recently bought a battery, but it's coming on...

recently bought a battery, but it's coming on slow boat from China ...
12-01-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,680
Posted By rumrunn6

saw a frozen puddle at Walmart this morning....

saw a frozen puddle at Walmart this morning. walked around it. started me thinking about getting the studded tires on
Forum: Commuting
12-01-22, 05:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By rumrunn6

was poking around there the other day. it's...

was poking around there the other day. it's fairly convenient. what kinda bike commuting stuff were you hunting for?
Forum: Northeast
12-01-22, 05:50 AM
Replies: 10,365
Views: 1,274,701
Posted By rumrunn6

most entertaining! enjoy the new heat pump!...

most entertaining!
enjoy the new heat pump! looks like a nice clean job by professionals! :thumb:
11-30-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 427
Posted By rumrunn6

yeah me neither. if it comes to that, the battery...

yeah me neither. if it comes to that, the battery will be in my feed bag on the bars right next to the camera...
Forum: Northeast
11-30-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10,365
Views: 1,274,701
Posted By rumrunn6

thank you. this is all intriguing & I look...

thank you. this is all intriguing & I look forward to reading more, when I have more time off
Forum: Northeast
11-29-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10,365
Views: 1,274,701
Posted By rumrunn6

That looks rideable as-is

That looks rideable as-is
Forum: Northeast
11-29-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10,365
Views: 1,274,701
Posted By rumrunn6

with some creative composition, there's gotta be...

with some creative composition, there's gotta be a Christmas card in there somewhere, if you're into that sort of thing ...
Forum: Commuting
11-29-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,758
Posted By rumrunn6

circling back because I started using them. a cpl...

circling back because I started using them. a cpl walks w/ Wifey & 2 bike rides. gotta say I'm liking them! nice to have 1 layer instead of 2. flex at the knee is not bad. the drive train side needs...
11-29-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,025
Posted By rumrunn6

:foo: fun old thread :innocent:

:foo: fun old thread :innocent:
11-29-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 221
Posted By rumrunn6

what is your solution? (to batteries in the cold)...

what is your solution? (to batteries in the cold) I'm, still thinking about what happened w/ 1 battery last night

I eventually switched to an external battery. I then wrapped it in bubble wrap &...
11-29-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 427
Posted By rumrunn6

for my own record - last night I brought 1...

for my own record - last night I brought 1 external battery for the camera, the short red wire & the door w/ the hole in it. I had misplaced one of my 3 camera batteries, so I figured it would be a...
11-29-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 221
Posted By rumrunn6

to thine own self be true

to thine own self be true
11-29-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 221
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - when I was running AA lights (when I was...

fwiw - when I was running AA lights (when I was commuting) I used rechargeables like these Panasonic eneloop...
11-29-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 221
Posted By rumrunn6

batteries, batteries, more batteries ... hahaha ...

batteries, batteries, more batteries ... hahaha

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wouldn't it be nice if their...
Forum: Northeast
11-29-22, 05:21 AM
Replies: 10,365
Views: 1,274,701
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - Bedford Depot restrooms still open. sign...

fwiw - Bedford Depot restrooms still open. sign says 'till 9pm

disappointed Express Pizza, 65 Loomis St, was closed. there was a sign on the door, but I didn't go over to read it. maybe they have...
Forum: Northeast
11-28-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10,365
Views: 1,274,701
Posted By rumrunn6

quiet on the trails tonight. 39 degrees ...

quiet on the trails tonight. 39 degrees

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...
11-28-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,653
Posted By rumrunn6

oh man, tough luck, eh? sympathies, sounds like...

oh man, tough luck, eh? sympathies, sounds like you are dealing with it. don't feel too bad, I once broke my leg peeing ... but shhh don't tell anyone

get well soon.
11-27-22, 08:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,381
Posted By rumrunn6

drats. It is what it is hmmm gotta wrap your head...

drats. It is what it is hmmm gotta wrap your head around it. You’ll get thru it. Might want to start your own separate thread for torn labrum?
11-27-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By rumrunn6

I would hav settled for just them adding image...

I would hav settled for just them adding image stabilization
Forum: Northeast
11-27-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10,365
Views: 1,274,701
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: Touring
11-27-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 961
Posted By rumrunn6

country road? https://youtu.be/IUmnTfsY3hI

country road?
https://youtu.be/IUmnTfsY3hI
Forum: Northeast
11-27-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10,365
Views: 1,274,701
Posted By rumrunn6

oh, the narratives in our minds ...

oh, the narratives in our minds ...
11-27-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 221
Posted By rumrunn6

winter means shorter days, so more nite rides?

or do you compress your riding into the fewer daylight hours?
11-27-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,820
Posted By rumrunn6

lite check ...

lite check

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11-27-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,680
Posted By rumrunn6

w/o studs? no good. I've played & paid

w/o studs? no good. I've played & paid
Forum: Commuting
11-26-22, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 183
Posted By rumrunn6

that's great, I love DIY mudflaps!

that's great, I love DIY mudflaps!
Forum: Recumbent
11-26-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 986
Posted By rumrunn6

dogs don't have to be aggressive to be a...

dogs don't have to be aggressive to be a nuisance. if they are unleashed & wildly jumping about, they can wind up like a squirrel in the spokes
...
Forum: Northeast
11-26-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10,365
Views: 1,274,701
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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...
11-26-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 522
Posted By rumrunn6

good luck tuning the shifting. reminds me when I...

good luck tuning the shifting. reminds me when I brought a bike to a shop one time for a while-you-wait tuneup & new chain. watching a pro go thru the paces with front & rear derailers was...
11-25-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 540
Posted By rumrunn6

sometimes, w/ stuff like this, shops don't...

sometimes, w/ stuff like this, shops don't charge. I make sure to have a respectable cash tip ready in hand for such occasions
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-22, 11:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 459
Posted By rumrunn6

big fan of zip ties ...

big fan of zip ties
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Forum: Commuting
11-24-22, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By rumrunn6

saw a cpl guys riding in brisk traffic yesterday....

saw a cpl guys riding in brisk traffic yesterday. looked tricky
11-24-22, 11:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 540
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...
Forum: Commuting
11-24-22, 11:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By rumrunn6

how interesting

how interesting
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