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09-24-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,135
Posted By rumrunn6

congrats! I know what feels right & I wish I knew...

congrats! I know what feels right & I wish I knew what that was numerically
09-24-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 259
Posted By rumrunn6

can't answer those exact questions but are they...

can't answer those exact questions but are they still doing those? Wifey had arthroscopic? very fast recovery. she's had another hand surgery & also broke a wrist. all recoveries were fast, I...
Forum: Northeast
09-24-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9,484
Views: 1,140,617
Posted By rumrunn6

wow, congrats! fun gifs!

wow, congrats! fun gifs!
09-24-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 647
Posted By rumrunn6

built in

built in
09-24-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 647
Posted By rumrunn6

I've experimented w/ rear facing cameras. on my...

I've experimented w/ rear facing cameras. on my helmet. I tilted in down & toward the cars. can't miss seeing that!

https://youtu.be/CDKlczCAHwU

at the 40 sec mark would have been good to have...
09-24-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 283
Posted By rumrunn6

had my own apt, 10 yrs ago, for 4 months, carried...

had my own apt, 10 yrs ago, for 4 months, carried my bike to my kitchen, thru the exterior 2nd entrance. guess I was lucky to have sep. door. kept the bike near that door
09-24-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By rumrunn6

we have them here too. don't remember what paved...

we have them here too. don't remember what paved trail it was or the exact date, but it was a couple, agressively exceeding the trail's speed limit & disregarding the trail's norms of behavior. at...
09-24-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 392
Posted By rumrunn6

I ride to escape the electronic grid of today...

I ride to escape the electronic grid of today (yeah I don't buy it either)

a good way to carry your phone
cameras (yes plural)
lights (yes plural)
bike computer
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 827
Posted By rumrunn6

those are intriguing. which do you have? how is...

those are intriguing. which do you have? how is it powered? how do you like it?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 827
Posted By rumrunn6

to who? you? cars? other bikers on a paved trail?...

to who? you? cars? other bikers on a paved trail? in my area, I've found that road riding bike strobes (flashers) can be brighter than on MUPs. some say no strobes on MUPs but I've seen very weak...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By rumrunn6

how old are the cables & housings? maybe it's...

how old are the cables & housings? maybe it's time for replacements?
have you cleaned the shifters & derailers, as-in, flooding them w/ WD40 while actualing them?
09-23-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 133
Posted By rumrunn6

I bought a cheap entry level MTB used for $200 &...

I bought a cheap entry level MTB used for $200 & I've been having a ball w/ it. but then I ride like an old man. no offense meant to the old men who ride like young men ;-) do more research, if I...
09-22-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 630
Posted By rumrunn6

maybe it's posture? I try to keep my back...

maybe it's posture?

I try to keep my back straight, which I can never actually achieve. but I try. the sensation feels like I'm arching my back & sticking my butt out, but while riding past a big...
09-22-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 555
Posted By rumrunn6

one might double check their tire pressure. a...

one might double check their tire pressure. a lower front pressure will make the bike less "twitchy". I used to ride w/ both tires at max pressure listed on the sidewall, but don't anymore & always...
09-22-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,769
Posted By rumrunn6

one can also play with tire pressure. meaning,...

one can also play with tire pressure. meaning, let a pound or two out. it can soften the ride & the front tire will be less twitchy around any loose objects
09-22-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 647
Posted By rumrunn6

totally. I can review how I handle situations...

totally. I can review how I handle situations (intersections, rotaries, fast hills, etc) & have the time to think about, if it was the best way to handle it ... as boring as mine can be, they are...
Forum: Northeast
09-22-21, 03:55 AM
Replies: 9,484
Views: 1,140,617
Posted By rumrunn6

umbrella on that boat, too funny

umbrella on that boat, too funny
09-21-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 440
Posted By rumrunn6

yeah I gave up high speed descents in the dark....

yeah I gave up high speed descents in the dark. hope you didn't crash
09-21-21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,845
Posted By rumrunn6

free cleaning!

free cleaning!
09-21-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,845
Posted By rumrunn6

then yer gonna have to find some steep hills to...

then yer gonna have to find some steep hills to go down, right? :thumb:
09-21-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,845
Posted By rumrunn6

cleaned & lubed the fork's stanchions & wipers....

cleaned & lubed the fork's stanchions & wipers. it's been a while

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/819x900/fork_stanchion_wipers_14fd6dd679aa1f989317c2da0c80429b2eea57b8.jpg
...
09-21-21, 04:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,210
Posted By rumrunn6

couldn't resist a sale & ordered a light from...

couldn't resist a sale & ordered a light from Magicshine.com (not the same as magicshine.us?) found out it's coming from China. found out Action Led is not the same company. where have I been? the...
09-21-21, 03:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - if you have a MAC & a .MOV file, Quicktime...

fwiw - if you have a MAC & a .MOV file, Quicktime player has the best frame by frame advancement. also excellent at slo-mo forward using the right arrow key. very useful for single frame grabs
09-20-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 331
Posted By rumrunn6

wow intimidatingly clean! :thumb:

wow intimidatingly clean! :thumb:
09-20-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By rumrunn6

lol omg too funny. we have 3 cats & they all...

lol omg too funny. we have 3 cats & they all indeed have diff. wacko traits
09-20-21, 03:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 480
Posted By rumrunn6

yes layer tops, there are no rules, wear what you...

yes layer tops, there are no rules, wear what you have. so long as it's not too tight & too difficult to be removed. I like sleeves that roll up & 1/4 or 1/2 zip necks that can be opened up

I have...
Forum: Fatbikes
09-19-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,234
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - not a fat biker, but I get out year...

fwiw - not a fat biker, but I get out year 'round. while it gets lower near me I usually only ride in the teensF. but I did sit still for a football playoff game for 3 hrs at 10 degreesF (the reason...
Forum: Introductions
09-19-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By rumrunn6

good! welcome!

good! welcome!
09-19-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 729
Posted By rumrunn6

was it exhibiting any symptoms, doc?

was it exhibiting any symptoms, doc?
09-18-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,174
Posted By rumrunn6

learned the hard way not to drop a small...

learned the hard way not to drop a small overboard's anchor on the beach w/ an outgoing tide & strong wind. got blown up on a beach, a good distance from the rental pier, & couldn't get it off...
09-18-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 499
Posted By rumrunn6

I've used rubbing alcohol. dunno if it's safe for...

I've used rubbing alcohol. dunno if it's safe for paint, but I think so. I've also used hand sanitizer to remove tree sap. seems safe for car paint
09-17-21, 04:02 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,496
Posted By rumrunn6

thats cool, how do you hold it? old coffee pot?

thats cool, how do you hold it? old coffee pot?
09-16-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 537
Posted By rumrunn6

wow. replace it

wow. replace it
09-15-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
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: 19
Views: 722
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: 806
Views: 80,489
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: 806
Views: 80,489
Posted By rumrunn6

:thumb: this one

:thumb: this one
09-15-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 80,489
Posted By rumrunn6

that is moving

that is moving
09-15-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,346
Posted By rumrunn6

ok, I'll bite ...

ok, I'll bite
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/900x645/80-lunch_c6eda7c972ca3f7c6f9f8c7e709988dec93114e5.jpg
09-15-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By rumrunn6

that sounds fun! got a pic?

that sounds fun! got a pic?
09-15-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,704
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: 96
Views: 2,496
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: 23
Views: 1,943
Posted By rumrunn6

nice. those look like eyewear for skydiving

nice. those look like eyewear for skydiving
09-15-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 943
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: 29
Views: 1,043
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: 754
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: 23
Views: 537
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: 23
Views: 537
Posted By rumrunn6

got a photo?

got a photo?
09-14-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,051
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: 29
Views: 1,043
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
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