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Forum: Commuting
03-04-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,573
Posted By Digger Goreman

My mtb commuter (camel) has front rack + low...

My mtb commuter (camel) has front rack + low riders in front and a Topeak rack in the rear. The Topeak uses a dove-tailed system that works with their bags (though you can velcro/bungy anything). I...
11-28-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By Digger Goreman

Still riding the Stone Mountain Trail from the...

Still riding the Stone Mountain Trail from the just west of Clarkston, GA. to Crazy Ron's BBQ (parking lot) in Stone Mountain Village. Usually 6 days a week of dodging cagers....
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By Digger Goreman

Delta AirZound... Oh, Wow!

I just wanted to know if they had a replacement cap for sale. No complaints. Also made clear that it was an old, still functioning unit that I broke the tab on through my fault....

Next thing I...
11-26-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,713
Posted By Digger Goreman

I view bikes, and mine especially, as...

I view bikes, and mine especially, as contra-nationalism and contra-car culture. Just like my favorite jersey which reads: "Think globally, bike locally" and, "One Less Car"
11-16-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,055
Posted By Digger Goreman

Soak it in vinegar, which kills mold at the...

Soak it in vinegar, which kills mold at the roots. Should dry w/o staining.
Forum: Touring
11-15-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,483
Posted By Digger Goreman

Thank you many times for this. I run the same...

Thank you many times for this. I run the same triple and 11-34 rear. Always wondered, when the day comes, if it would tour well. Your post gives me confidence.
Forum: Commuting
11-14-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,108
Posted By Digger Goreman

My wife has the step through version and loves it.

My wife has the step through version and loves it.
11-11-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 219
Posted By Digger Goreman

Member Appreciation Thread

A thread to thank those two-wheeled giving spirits of our Bike Forums world who help from the heart!

Let me start with Unworthy1 and Francophile:

Unworthy1 started me on the road to furthering...
11-06-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,905
Posted By Digger Goreman

Pure Gasholery.... and selfish disregard for life.

Pure Gasholery.... and selfish disregard for life.
11-02-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,007
Posted By Digger Goreman

Our society creates and encourages bullies like...

Our society creates and encourages bullies like watering garbage creates mushrooms....
Forum: Commuting
11-01-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,297
Posted By Digger Goreman

Since you are xporting laptop and clothing, I...

Since you are xporting laptop and clothing, I would think two waterproof would be prudent. Especially if you ride on cooler mornings and warmer afternoons. You'll need more room to stow the jacket,...
10-30-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,298
Posted By Digger Goreman

And, yet, cagers are able to avoid black cars at...

And, yet, cagers are able to avoid black cars at night.... :foo:
10-26-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,213
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: 71
Views: 2,956
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...
10-24-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,394
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, 08:07 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,349
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...
10-18-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14,279
Views: 3,168,929
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...
10-16-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,642
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: 2,308
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...
Forum: Touring
09-23-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,099
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
09-13-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 12,324
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...
09-11-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
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: 843
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:
08-27-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,784
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....
08-26-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,372
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,...
08-19-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,198
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: 1,684
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: 3,485
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...
08-18-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,106
Posted By Digger Goreman

​​​​​Fify....

​​​​​Fify....
Forum: Commuting
08-11-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By Digger Goreman

I used to do 40-50 miles a week commuting......

I used to do 40-50 miles a week commuting... pandemic came and I actually had excuse to voluntarily increase to 100 miles. There is a LOT of freedom in NOT being forced to go....

If we finally...
08-10-20, 03:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,364
Posted By Digger Goreman

Collect call for you.... It's Herman Cain.... ;)

Collect call for you.... It's Herman Cain.... ;)
Forum: Commuting
08-09-20, 05:26 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 32,992
Posted By Digger Goreman

Then you should take a look at Wayne L. Wang's...

Then you should take a look at Wayne L. Wang's books on Manifestation, Logic, and Interpretation of Tao! His approach, through field theory, is genius!
08-08-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,440
Posted By Digger Goreman

Unfortunately, by nature or nurture, there are...

Unfortunately, by nature or nurture, there are those who serve the motor paradigm.... It is their job to deflect criticism and shift blame....:fred:
08-01-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,789
Posted By Digger Goreman

I'm still waiting for the killing cages with...

I'm still waiting for the killing cages with motors to comply.... :innocent:
07-30-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,176
Posted By Digger Goreman

I run a Cygolight 360/Hotshot combo that is still...

I run a Cygolight 360/Hotshot combo that is still recharging fine after more than five years....
07-30-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,301
Posted By Digger Goreman

Sad, is the grandfather dying because his...

Sad, is the grandfather dying because his grand-daughter had to party.... Sad is a child being run down and killed by a company's decision to hire and push hard unqualified "drivers" so the company...
07-28-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,537
Posted By Digger Goreman

No, they just drive on the sidewalks and MUPs....

No, they just drive on the sidewalks and MUPs....
07-27-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 8,911
Posted By Digger Goreman

And it looks like the Florida Marlins get the...

And it looks like the Florida Marlins get the first Darwin Award for an MLB team: https://sports.yahoo.com/the-marlins-covid-19-outbreak-is-really-bad-and-exactly-what-mlb-signed-up-for-160751017.html
07-27-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,545
Posted By Digger Goreman

First real high school job was salad bar at a...

First real high school job was salad bar at a chain restaurant. People would "just get a salad" :thumb: then drench it in a river of dressing :eek: :twitchy:
Forum: Commuting
07-25-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 32,992
Posted By Digger Goreman

For a living... study living (philosophy). To pay...

For a living... study living (philosophy). To pay the bills, edumacayshun!
07-24-20, 06:27 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 8,911
Posted By Digger Goreman

Yesterday, I was grocery shopping in Loganville,...

Yesterday, I was grocery shopping in Loganville, GA. Sign said NO ONE allowed in without mask. In approximately 30 mins, I counted 8 people w/o mask. The demographics are telling: all Caucasian, 7/8...
07-19-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,283
Posted By Digger Goreman

When I adjust my brakes, I turn the caliper...

When I adjust my brakes, I turn the caliper adjustment screws so that the arms are furthest from the rims, then adjust the cable to bring the pads within a millimeter, and then use the adjustment...
07-19-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1,972
Views: 216,729
Posted By Digger Goreman

Depends.... If you can handle science and...

Depends....

If you can handle science and logic, Wayne L. Wang's books are amazing. If you need a softer, more intuitive introduction then Benjamin Hoffman's Tao of Pooh and Te of Piglet are...
Forum: Southeast
07-18-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By Digger Goreman

Atlanta Beltline...

Atlanta Beltline...
07-18-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,792
Posted By Digger Goreman

Kickbacks make big stacks!

Kickbacks make big stacks!
07-15-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,535
Posted By Digger Goreman

No snacking at work, no restaurants, and no...

No snacking at work, no restaurants, and no excuse not to ride, I'm down two more inches on my waist and healthier than anytime in my life! Pushîng 60 with a ROAR!!!
07-12-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,036
Posted By Digger Goreman

Cagers really are that "Stoopide"

What are the totally inaccurate and stupid things "drivers" have told you AND YOU KNOW THEY ARE WRONG! :rolleyes:

Just had a twenty-something tell me that he had the right of way to my lane (head...
Forum: Foo
07-05-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,755
Posted By Digger Goreman

But, what about the economy?!

PowerNap is an excellent webcomic out of Mexico. Workers are kept at their jobs by ingesting megacorp's pills. What could possibly go wrong?!
http://www.powernapcomic.com
Ch. 10, p. 16
07-05-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 44,504
Posted By Digger Goreman

CliffordK, you had me till...

CliffordK, you had me till "accident"....
Forum: Commuting
07-05-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,662
Posted By Digger Goreman

'95 Trek 800 Sport: started with 1.95, 2.1 just...

'95 Trek 800 Sport: started with 1.95, 2.1 just barely fits with rubbing if mildly deflated. Happily running 1.75, now, and going 1.5 on the next go round. Currently riding smooth and steady :) on...
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