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Forum: Foo
12-21-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 794
Posted By Doohickie

I buy pre-made eggnog and pour it over rum. I...

I buy pre-made eggnog and pour it over rum. I like seasonal treats (pumpkin spice being the exception) but I'm too lazy to put a lot of effort into them.
12-20-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,080
Posted By Doohickie

I have an old 1983 Raleigh Marathon that suffered...

I have an old 1983 Raleigh Marathon that suffered a derailleur hanger injury. It sat in the garage for a while; eventually I acquired a wheel with a two-speed kickback hub and used that with on the...
12-16-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,741
Posted By Doohickie

Interesting question. I've used Strava for a...

Interesting question. I've used Strava for a little over 5 years, so for the last 5 full years,
2016: 5,201.1 miles
2017: 4,060.9 miles
2018: 1,721.9 miles
2019: 946.4 miles
2020: 2,579.2...
Forum: Commuting
12-16-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,010
Posted By Doohickie

As long as you have lights, you're good. A...

As long as you have lights, you're good.

A bunch of my miles over the years (though not so much during the pandemic) have come with the Night Riders, a group that does Sunday and Wednesday night...
12-16-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,281
Posted By Doohickie

I'm in Texas so my "winter" riding is more like...

I'm in Texas so my "winter" riding is more like "autumn" riding for many.

Still... to motivate myself to ride this month I decided to do Twelve Days of Christmas Lights. So on the first ride I...
12-16-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 986
Posted By Doohickie

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/400x224/tenor_ce5db072a51b95a799277ce8b94aeb38108abcaa.gif
12-16-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,813
Posted By Doohickie

Feel free to start your own thread. My bike...

Feel free to start your own thread.

My bike in front of Fort Worth's Christmas Tree
...
12-16-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 958
Posted By Doohickie

Hush.

Hush.
12-15-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 958
Posted By Doohickie

You could lighten the whole system by about 5...

You could lighten the whole system by about 5 pounds in a couple weeks with a low-carb diet.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,562
Posted By Doohickie

"What is something that only wimps do,...

"What is something that only wimps do, Alex?"
12-14-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 50,902
Posted By Doohickie

From some recent rides.... 2009 Schwinn...

From some recent rides....

2009 Schwinn Cutter fixed gear. 36 miles on Saturday...
12-13-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2,867
Views: 190,824
Posted By Doohickie

Today? Zero. ...

Today? Zero.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x1315/131420205_3478079418907590_6173668533419876104_o_a25c14ae37053f2ee2c24962ed5d07de3e39d6de.jpg
But yesterday I managed...
12-13-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 25,976
Views: 2,661,367
Posted By Doohickie

No. To be honest I got the wheel from a friend...

No. To be honest I got the wheel from a friend and left the existing cog on there and it lowered the gearing of my bike a tooth or two. I need to put my other cog on there so I don't spin out so...
Forum: Foo
12-13-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 17,002
Views: 942,625
Posted By Doohickie

Has perfected the practice of drawing a vacuum on...

Has perfected the practice of drawing a vacuum on his thought bubbles. (Actually, it came naturally for him.)
12-12-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 25,976
Views: 2,661,367
Posted By Doohickie

36 miles on the fixed gear...

36 miles on the fixed gear (https://www.strava.com/activities/4464469225) today
...
12-12-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 15,914
Posted By Doohickie

By the way, I did just about 65 miles on it in...

By the way, I did just about 65 miles on it in October (https://www.strava.com/activities/4178155881) to commemorate turning 58.

...
12-12-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 15,914
Posted By Doohickie

36 miles today on my 2009 Schwinn Cutter ...

36 miles today on my 2009 Schwinn Cutter

...
Forum: Foo
12-12-20, 12:28 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 15,696
Posted By Doohickie

Same. I think we're all more conscious of...

Same. I think we're all more conscious of sniffles than usual. Not sure it's worse than most years but we're thinking about it more.
12-10-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,102
Posted By Doohickie

In many jurisdictions the law *does* give...

In many jurisdictions the law *does* give cyclists the right to use the whole lane.
Lots of cars can safely overtake a bike the same lane (if the lane is wide enough). On yesterday's ride one...
Forum: Foo
12-10-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 15,696
Posted By Doohickie

I know canklecat in real life. Haven't ridden...

I know canklecat in real life. Haven't ridden with him in a while because I am not doing group rides right now but I see him around FB frequently.
12-10-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,372
Posted By Doohickie

Little thing? I was was happy that I was able to...

Little thing? I was was happy that I was able to reach the crest of the hill before the dog caught up to me. Once I did I was able to pull away from him.
12-10-20, 12:34 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,330
Posted By Doohickie

My loaded bicycle weight has been reduced by 40...

My loaded bicycle weight has been reduced by 40 pounds since July. Yes, I've lost that much weight. :)
12-09-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,330
Posted By Doohickie

So you're going to hop on the bike weighing.......

So you're going to hop on the bike weighing.... what 200 pounds or whatever, ride the bikes over pavement, curbs, rocks, ditches, if it's a mountain bike, all that and more, and you're worried about...
12-09-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 720,684
Posted By Doohickie

I really like what you've done with it.

I really like what you've done with it.
12-07-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 720,684
Posted By Doohickie

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

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12-06-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7,145
Views: 2,813,122
Posted By Doohickie

45 miles today on my conversion. 35mm tires give...

45 miles today on my conversion. 35mm tires give it a smooth ride....
12-06-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 993
Posted By Doohickie

I'm hoping to join you soon. If you look...

I'm hoping to join you soon.

If you look back through BikeForums posts you can see I've been a Clyde on and off for years.

With the onset of the pandemic and the word that obesity is a...
12-06-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,261
Posted By Doohickie

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuFCaIAnETk&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LuFCaIAnETk&feature=youtu.be&t=57
12-06-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,261
Posted By Doohickie

I can relate. I try to pay attention to wind...

I can relate. I try to pay attention to wind direction. I usually need it behind me at the end.
12-06-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,261
Posted By Doohickie

Other. I may be old, but I'm slow.

Other. I may be old, but I'm slow.
Forum: Foo
12-06-20, 12:19 AM
Replies: 17,002
Views: 942,625
Posted By Doohickie

Used to invent intricate lies with evidence to...

Used to invent intricate lies with evidence to corroborate them. Now he just makes them up on the fly.
12-05-20, 11:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,645
Posted By Doohickie

1966 Raleigh Roadster ...

1966 Raleigh Roadster
...
Forum: Foo
12-05-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 15,696
Posted By Doohickie

I know your mind. You're not missing much.

I know your mind. You're not missing much.
12-05-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 810
Posted By Doohickie

Yesh. I've had to put the wrench attached to the...

Yesh. I've had to put the wrench attached to the wheel in a Workmate and brace against that and spin the wheel with all my might.
12-05-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,396
Posted By Doohickie

Try a Buff or one of the loose masks. Works for...

Try a Buff or one of the loose masks. Works for me.
12-05-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,396
Posted By Doohickie

Try riding with your mouth covered, use a Buff...

Try riding with your mouth covered, use a Buff (https://buffusa.com/) or even a mask like people are wearing because of Covid. It traps enough of your exhaled breath that what you breath back in is...
Forum: Foo
12-04-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17,002
Views: 942,625
Posted By Doohickie

Remembers when the lie repairman would come by...

Remembers when the lie repairman would come by the house and fix a lie by changing out various vacuum tubes.
Forum: Foo
12-03-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 17,002
Views: 942,625
Posted By Doohickie

Can remember the last post I made on BikeForums...

Can remember the last post I made on BikeForums before tonight.
12-03-20, 11:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,745
Posted By Doohickie

There's also more sidewall to absorb vibration.

There's also more sidewall to absorb vibration.
12-03-20, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7,145
Views: 2,813,122
Posted By Doohickie

Seems unreal that I did this conversion over 8...

Seems unreal that I did this conversion over 8 years ago. Pretty much the same, just different bar tape and fenders.
...
01-30-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,168
Posted By Doohickie

Does this...

Does this (http://www.kurtkaminer.com/TH_raleigh_cat_can54.html) help? EDIT: Just noticed, lack of rod brakes.

...
Forum: Foo
01-30-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 17,002
Views: 942,625
Posted By Doohickie

Thinks people who have a certain tick-borne...

Thinks people who have a certain tick-borne disease are immune to the flu going around so is recommending Corona with Lyme to everyone.
Forum: Foo
01-30-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 15,696
Posted By Doohickie

I've got new one. It's quite good.

I've got new one. It's quite good.
03-30-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,769
Posted By Doohickie

I've taken thousands of pictures while moving,...

I've taken thousands of pictures while moving, either with my phone or with my little Canon.

I've only broken arm doing so twice.
03-23-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17,584
Views: 1,927,722
Posted By Doohickie

Another couple of rides yesterday and today. I...

Another couple of rides yesterday and today. I did another 26 miles on my two-speed townie
...
Forum: Foo
03-19-19, 11:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Posted By Doohickie

Hey, me too! I haven't been around much...

Hey, me too!

I haven't been around much because I haven't been riding much. I typically average 4000 miles a year on the bike but last year didn't even get 2000. We sold our old house and bought a...
Forum: Foo
03-19-19, 11:17 PM
Replies: 17,002
Views: 942,625
Posted By Doohickie

Brief to a fault.

Brief to a fault.
Forum: Touring
03-19-19, 11:14 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 12,805
Posted By Doohickie

I saw a coyote on my ride tonight. It was a...

I saw a coyote on my ride tonight. It was a pretty big size, like a German Shepherd. Thankfully it was more scared of me than I was of it. I yelled and he ran off.

This was, incidentally, in...
03-19-19, 11:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,581
Posted By Doohickie

I don't.

I don't.
03-19-19, 11:03 PM
Replies: 17,584
Views: 1,927,722
Posted By Doohickie

Hi, remember me? If not, no worries, I haven't...

Hi, remember me? If not, no worries, I haven't been riding much. We bought a house last year and that was only one of several things that distracted me from riding.

I got a quick 15 mile ride in...
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