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10-26-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,592
Posted By Digger Goreman

For a moment I thought you were referencing the...

For a moment I thought you were referencing the upcoming usa elections.... ;)
10-25-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,040
Posted By Digger Goreman

Didn't ride on my normal off day, but daydreaming...

Didn't ride on my normal off day, but daydreaming about how simple and efficiently all my relatively low-tech works to enrich my life and give me endorphin highs! Helps me forget the complications...
10-25-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By Digger Goreman

Maybe it's because I'm a more casual...

Maybe it's because I'm a more casual commuter/exerciser, but I am intent on wearing tires till they reach threads or become flat catchers.... When I see good used on the side of the road, I will...
10-25-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,678
Posted By Digger Goreman

Empirically I understand the left arm crook...

Empirically I understand the left arm crook reasoning: Going downhill at 20+ mph, signalling with right arm extended and braking with left hand only is a bit shaky as you are only using your front...
Forum: Foo
10-24-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,566
Posted By Digger Goreman

:rolleyes: YOU choose nothing.... :rolleyes:...

:rolleyes: YOU choose nothing.... :rolleyes: :roflmao2:
Learn to. sing along:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=AK0DUTiObdI
10-24-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 425
Posted By Digger Goreman

And, yet, reversed, they would kill us and claim...

And, yet, reversed, they would kill us and claim we were "weaving"....

AirZound ftw!
10-24-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 4,105
Posted By Digger Goreman

Not a lot of flats, but half from overnight twits...

Not a lot of flats, but half from overnight twits breaking bottles on the MUP, combined with early morning commutes. A little late beats way late.... Flats happen....

I started 8 years ago paying...
10-24-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,160
Posted By Digger Goreman

Tricked myself into 9 speed (lightly used rim set...

Tricked myself into 9 speed (lightly used rim set at good price with attached cassette). Mostly good times, especially after installing slightly smaller triple....

Electronics happily limited to...
10-24-20, 07:47 AM
Forum: Touring
10-21-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,498
Posted By Digger Goreman

Could you provide a link to your touring pack...

Could you provide a link to your touring pack list, and travel style, please. :)
10-18-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14,070
Views: 3,038,922
Posted By Digger Goreman

Loaded the camel-trek for a recycle run. Wife...

Loaded the camel-trek for a recycle run. Wife insisted on coming so modified route to slightly less difficult. As we cross a neighborhood near ours she calls me back to view about 10 wheels beside a...
10-18-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Digger Goreman

One of my only two semi-remarkable crashes was in...

One of my only two semi-remarkable crashes was in wet leaves. 7 years back Would gutter run around speed bumps and bunny hop at speed. Slid and caught lip on the hop. Panic gripped (had just started...
10-16-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,032
Posted By Digger Goreman

Another long-time vegetarian here in the peak of...

Another long-time vegetarian here in the peak of health.

Eat lentils and bread: your body has every thing it needs to produce its own proteins. Eat fruits and green leaf veggies. No probs, no...
10-11-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,554
Posted By Digger Goreman

What is your intent and vision for your bike? ...

What is your intent and vision for your bike?

In Dec. 2013, I found a bike in GW with intent of general use and exercise. Not much interest in accessirizing. By next summer I was ready to commute...
10-03-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By Digger Goreman

I'm having a good multi-year run with a basic...

I'm having a good multi-year run with a basic Shimano Altus (9 spd) rear derailleur :)
10-03-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Digger Goreman

Thanks, Tom. It seems to trigger off MPH/KPH.

Thanks, Tom. It seems to trigger off MPH/KPH.
10-03-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Digger Goreman

Pacer? (Bontrager Trip 4W)

Picked up a used model, complete with "instruction pamphlet".

Despite being extremely thin on explanations, I have understood it all except "pace". The arrow goes up... the arrow goes down. What...
10-03-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By Digger Goreman

Shifting to larger cogs is increasing tension; to...

Shifting to larger cogs is increasing tension; to lower cogs is releasing tension. So something is likely binding. I had similar issues, solved by a drop of lubricant in each end cap. As mentioned in...
10-02-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,776
Posted By Digger Goreman

First addition to the commuter Trek 800 Sport was...

First addition to the commuter Trek 800 Sport was an Explorer rack + Topeak MTX trunk bag (sans fold down panniers). Still use it regularly after 6+ years. Before finding a bargain on full-sized...
Forum: Touring
09-28-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,434
Posted By Digger Goreman

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1066322...

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1066322-small-leather-bag-rear-triangle.html#post21640470
Post 22 has my bag. Common bandages in the outer compartment, pads and triangular wrap within and...
Forum: Foo
09-28-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,363
Posted By Digger Goreman

Totally unnecessary....

Totally unnecessary....
Forum: Touring
09-23-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,510
Posted By Digger Goreman

I like this for quick rain exits: ...

I like this for quick rain exits:
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=FAwB9VGCfKc
Forum: Commuting
09-22-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,251
Posted By Digger Goreman

As equally important as any other reason, for me....

As equally important as any other reason, for me.

Wish cagers could appreciate and respect the contributions....
09-21-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,391
Posted By Digger Goreman

Mtb commuter, level cruising in 56 or 73 most of...

Mtb commuter, level cruising in 56 or 73 most of the time.
09-18-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 291,185
Posted By Digger Goreman

Topeak rack accessories

If you have a destroyed/nonfunctioning Topeak bag/back basket, I would like the plastic dovetail fitting ("fixer") that slides into the rack, screws included if possible.

Also iso one or two good...
09-17-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,308
Posted By Digger Goreman

Until there exist the will to fix the part that...

Until there exist the will to fix the part that semi-conciously operates 98+% of road traffic, there will continue to be very sad events....
09-13-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,432
Posted By Digger Goreman

No pic, but at the end of the Stone Mountain MUP...

No pic, but at the end of the Stone Mountain MUP (where cyclists must rejoin traffic) a yellow sign reads, "Obey all traffic laws."

Wish they would clone that post and sign, ad infinitum, and put...
09-12-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,634
Posted By Digger Goreman

Every GA system that has even partially opened...

Every GA system that has even partially opened has been a corona FUBAR. :notamused:
09-12-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 741
Posted By Digger Goreman

I have a hotshot and had the same problem. Solved...

I have a hotshot and had the same problem. Solved by taking one of those curly wire wrist thingies, attaching light, then coming under and into clip first, then twist and wrap, going outside of clip...
09-11-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By Digger Goreman

True, I've been using off the shelf chains for...

True, I've been using off the shelf chains for years on mine. Just be good about measuring the length.
09-10-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By Digger Goreman

If it had been two motorist-vehicles, the...

If it had been two motorist-vehicles, the rear-ending vehicle would have an insta-ticket! At the least....:mad:
09-02-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,047
Posted By Digger Goreman

Site to report dangerous drivers

While it seems that CloseCalls website may be down, there is a site that is a "Find by Plate Number" type that does have a section to report dangerous drivers. At least there can be some record and...
09-01-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,035
Posted By Digger Goreman

Today, if local ATL could be called "indicative"...

Today, if local ATL could be called "indicative" of humanity, not a snowball's chance in Hades kitchen.... 5 near misses in 15 miles. :eek: Felt darned near hunted!
08-29-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 916
Posted By Digger Goreman

50-60 F I have full finger cycling gloves, but...

50-60 F I have full finger cycling gloves, but when it's too cold, I wear loose knit synthetic gloves inside lightly padded mittens. Toasty enough to 32F, and slightly below. That's good for Atlanta.
08-28-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,035
Posted By Digger Goreman

Son, quit popping off that ignorant FOX-speak! I...

Son, quit popping off that ignorant FOX-speak! I just had another B.S. meter over heat and meltdown.... :notamused:
08-27-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,035
Posted By Digger Goreman

Knowledge is in objects (reductionism); wisdom is...

Knowledge is in objects (reductionism); wisdom is in processes (synergies). If leaders use knowledge in support of wisdom, we have a chance. Right now, chances are slimmer than a gnat's razor....
08-27-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 661
Posted By Digger Goreman

Bike, no. Was on a motorcycle, Northside Dr, ATL,...

Bike, no. Was on a motorcycle, Northside Dr, ATL, (1990-ish) and had a ped cross behind me while I waited on a light. Felt a tug on my bike. Holmes had tried to nick my backpack, but it was locked...
08-26-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By Digger Goreman

Very basic, works: ...

Very basic, works:
https://chattanooga.craigslist.org/bop/d/collegedale-bontrager-bike-computer/7168483191.html

(Admit I don't know what Ant+ is)...
08-26-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,399
Posted By Digger Goreman

98% of traffic is responsible for over 30,000...

98% of traffic is responsible for over 30,000 traffic DEATHS each year, not to mention injuries, pollution, greenhouse emissions, massive carbon footprint to boot, traffic violations OUT THE WAZOO,...
08-25-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 16,518
Posted By Digger Goreman

Mine was the "Bad Witch" in the White BMW...

Mine was the "Bad Witch" in the White BMW yesterday.... Despite my taking the lane, pos squeezed down the yellow line, against oncoming traffic, to advance 50 FEET, to WAIT IN LINE, all the while...
Forum: Southeast
08-25-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Digger Goreman

Taking Fellowship/Idlewood south to the end, puts...

Taking Fellowship/Idlewood south to the end, puts you a block from the Stone Mountain Trail. This runs from the Mountain to Centennial Park and beyond....
Some ride the trail, and some do parallel...
Forum: Commuting
08-23-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,757
Posted By Digger Goreman

For the last few years (59+ aged now) 10 miles...

For the last few years (59+ aged now) 10 miles round trip. Covidpocalyps, subbed for 15 mile RT exer-fun-ride. Tomorrow, and Wednesday, get to do both. So, 25 miles and I get to dodge death twice!...
08-22-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 819
Posted By Digger Goreman

Running/walking (over time) aggravates my heel...

Running/walking (over time) aggravates my heel spurs, while cycling alleviates the condition.
08-22-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,842
Posted By Digger Goreman

I do to a certain extent. The reason I haven't...

I do to a certain extent. The reason I haven't reported in the last week is similar to your thoughts, but from the opposite side: nothing seems to change. Last week was like so many others.

So,...
08-22-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 291,185
Posted By Digger Goreman

True, but my CFO is not releasing full...

True, but my CFO is not releasing full funding.... :p
08-22-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,140
Posted By Digger Goreman

I would love it to be more universal, but in the...

I would love it to be more universal, but in the A T L, nearly everyone is ensconced in a virtual world that commands and dulls their senses/sensibilities.... :lurker:
08-20-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3,304
Views: 291,185
Posted By Digger Goreman

Still hoping to find a pair. Will consider good...

Still hoping to find a pair. Will consider good condition, used.
08-19-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 838
Posted By Digger Goreman

Do what you like to ride that bike... and sell...

Do what you like to ride that bike... and sell the E-crutch :thumb:
08-19-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,379
Posted By Digger Goreman

12/2013 to present. Still riding my '95 800...

12/2013 to present.
Still riding my '95 800 Sport daily.
Nearly every penny I put into it increased the value of "worthless" another fold....
I love the bike and will continue to do so into the...
08-19-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,014
Posted By Digger Goreman

Met the engineers as they were inspecting a new...

Met the engineers as they were inspecting a new crossing light they installed. "It's broken," I observed. They objected that they had just tested the on street unit. Pointing to the cars careening...
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