Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: jimmuller
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 5.79 seconds.
11-21-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,148
Posted By jimmuller

Just a quick observation here. Prior to...

Just a quick observation here. Prior to JMarino's note the last note posted in this thread was in 2013.
11-20-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 533
Posted By jimmuller

I found some pics from the ride up Cadillac Mt. ...

I found some pics from the ride up Cadillac Mt. Here is one that my sweetie snapped after meeting me at the top. This was September 2016.
https://theworld.com/~muller/pics/PeugeotOnCadillac.jpg
...
11-14-22, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 533
Posted By jimmuller

And I spy the blue Gran Sport at the far end. ...

And I spy the blue Gran Sport at the far end.
That was fun ride. As I recall, we ran off and dropped nlerner without realizing it. (Sorry. We should have been paying more attention.) Fortunately he...
11-14-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 533
Posted By jimmuller

I was able to dig up some pics from the run up...

I was able to dig up some pics from the run up the Great North Rail Trail (I think it is called). Pastor Bob led Prowler and myself on a cool adventure....
11-13-22, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 533
Posted By jimmuller

Hmm. If that was your Hills And Rails (? - I...

Hmm. If that was your Hills And Rails (? - I forget the exact name you used) ride, I was on the Raleigh Gran Sport. I rode the UO8 on your ride up the Great North Rail Trail.

How you doin' these...
11-13-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 533
Posted By jimmuller

Thank you, Lattz. For the record, I was 22...

Thank you, Lattz.

For the record, I was 22 when I bought that bike. (In two days I will gain yet another year.) I too am at least partly an Italian bike guy. but a French bike guy too, have three...
11-13-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 533
Posted By jimmuller

Clean-up to a milestone

Or maybe that should be clean-up to a kilometerstone. I spent part of the afternoon organizing my tools which were scattered across the chaotic wilderness of my garage, basement, several toolboxes...
10-11-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 19,828
Views: 2,483,862
Posted By jimmuller

On Sunday a bunch of us did our usual autumn Cape...

On Sunday a bunch of us did our usual autumn Cape Cod Rail Trail ride. 45 miles round trip. 10 people at the start (on 9 bikes), and another rider joined us at Orleans. Th classicest and vintagest...
10-11-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By jimmuller

We rode! It was great! Pics over in: ...

We rode! It was great! Pics over in:
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1258543-cape-cod-rail-trail-autumn-ride-12-a.html
10-11-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By jimmuller

Of course it was a social occasion, not just a...

Of course it was a social occasion, not just a bike ride.
When bikes get together they probably swap tales about their riders.
https://theworld.com/~muller/pics/CCRT10.09.2022/Collection1.jpg...
10-11-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By jimmuller

We did ride the CCRT on Sunday! It was awesome!...

We did ride the CCRT on Sunday! It was awesome! Great weather, cool and dry, plenty of sun when required, not too windy. Traffic on the trail was light and drivers at the road crossings were...
10-04-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By jimmuller

FWIW, Sharon and I are currently camping and...

FWIW, Sharon and I are currently camping and hiking in Maine. We return home on Friday so that our band can play a show Saturday afternoon. Then on Sunday we will (attempt to) ride the CCRT. It's a...
09-23-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By jimmuller

Sharon and I plan to be there with the tandem!

Sharon and I plan to be there with the tandem!
09-23-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By jimmuller

Sorry, Top. I searched for CCRT, didn't see...

Sorry, Top. I searched for CCRT, didn't see anything.
09-22-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 354
Posted By jimmuller

CCRT anyone?

A bunch of us have been riding the Cape Cod Rail Trail every spring and fall for quite a few years. The fall ride is usually held over Columbus Day weekend. I don't see a thread on it so I'm making...
09-22-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19,828
Views: 2,483,862
Posted By jimmuller

I've been a bit of riding, and a bit less posting...

I've been a bit of riding, and a bit less posting and reading. We've been out on the tandem several times too.

From last weekend, or was it the weekend before, I fergit?...
09-12-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,492
Posted By jimmuller

I agree about the Chrolux rims. They are nice on...

I agree about the Chrolux rims. They are nice on a knockabout utility bike like the UO8 (I still have my UO8 and the rims but the rims are just hanging on a wall) but not good when wet or for serious...
09-12-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,492
Posted By jimmuller

Yeah. As you become more comfortable you will...

Yeah. As you become more comfortable you will discover that a tandem can go very fast downhill, reasonably fast on the flat, and slow grinding up hills. You have not much more wind resistance than...
09-12-22, 06:06 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,492
Posted By jimmuller

ehcoplex , nice tandem. Sorry. I've been remiss...

ehcoplex , nice tandem. Sorry. I've been remiss about responding.

That bike is much like the one my sweetie and I have been riding for quite a few years now, '82 TH8. I equipped it with as many...
08-27-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19,828
Views: 2,483,862
Posted By jimmuller

I managed to get out to the northwestern suburbs...

I managed to get out to the northwestern suburbs last Saturday and again today. Last Saturday I did about 30 miles on the Peugeot PF10, which has become one of my favorites for a good road run. While...
08-10-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,492
Posted By jimmuller

Awesome TH8!! It looks very much like ours...

Awesome TH8!! It looks very much like ours (except that ours has been painted).
08-10-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,492
Posted By jimmuller

Yo, Top! I have been paged! What's up? Or...

Yo, Top! I have been paged!

What's up? Or rather, whazzup?
Forum: Northeast
07-10-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 10,348
Views: 1,273,583
Posted By jimmuller

Mike, great pics! Here's the pic Sharon...

Mike, great pics!

Here's the pic Sharon took. It was great visiting with you! Our last contact was the ride we did with Bill in the rain April, 2017, I believe.
...
07-10-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 19,828
Views: 2,483,862
Posted By jimmuller

My sweetie and I took the tandem out today, 29...

My sweetie and I took the tandem out today, 29 miles, almost exactly what I did yesterday even though it was a different route. As we were zipping along on some back road in Concord we heard a voice...
Forum: Northeast
07-09-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10,348
Views: 1,273,583
Posted By jimmuller

This reminds me of the guy who when his doctor...

This reminds me of the guy who when his doctor told him they had cured his schizophrenia got so excited he was beside himself.

It's been a while since I last posted here. Have been riding mostly...
07-09-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2,504
Views: 299,920
Posted By jimmuller

It's been a while since I had fuss with my tires....

It's been a while since I had fuss with my tires. These days I just ride 'em. From today:

https://theworld.com/~muller/pics/Ride7.09.2022/IceCream.jpg

The tires are Veloflex Criteriums,...
07-09-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 19,828
Views: 2,483,862
Posted By jimmuller

This is a tough crowd to keep up with. Nicely...

This is a tough crowd to keep up with. Nicely done, all of you.

I took the PF10 out for bit this morning, ended up with 29 miles. They were good miles.
...
06-29-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 838
Views: 94,145
Posted By jimmuller

At least you were out on a worthy errand.

At least you were out on a worthy errand.
06-29-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 19,828
Views: 2,483,862
Posted By jimmuller

I haven't been visiting BF much these days...

I haven't been visiting BF much these days because I haven't been biking much except indoors. (I will shortly watch the last video of all seven seasons of the original Mission Impossible.) However...
05-15-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,846
Posted By jimmuller

This one gave me some road rash earlier this...

This one gave me some road rash earlier this week, at 0 mph yet. Tried to pull my foot out after coming to a stop but the toe clip had other ideas....
05-15-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 19,828
Views: 2,483,862
Posted By jimmuller

More awesome ride reports here! We took the...

More awesome ride reports here!

We took the tandem out for 28.5 miles today on roads we've ridden many times, When we've ridden as much as we have it's hard to find roads we haven't experienced...
05-10-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 19,828
Views: 2,483,862
Posted By jimmuller

Wow, lots of interesting ridin' goin' on here! ...

Wow, lots of interesting ridin' goin' on here!

I took some time away from work again today, easy to do when one is working from home. Got in 17.9 windy miles through the usual northwestern...
05-06-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 19,828
Views: 2,483,862
Posted By jimmuller

It's good to see that some of you are getting...

It's good to see that some of you are getting out. DQRider I hope you get back to your full self real soon.

My riding has been sharply curtailed since I'm not commuting to work regularly. But I...
04-21-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,062
Posted By jimmuller

Hi, Scott. Good to see your name pop here! ...

Hi, Scott. Good to see your name pop here!

Sharon and I have ridden the Nashua River RT quite a few times. It isn't too far from us. We have always started in Ayer but I expect that you start...
04-18-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,062
Posted By jimmuller

T.W.O., prowler, great pics. Thank you all for...

T.W.O., prowler, great pics. Thank you all for participating.
Todd, I used to ride part of the Blackstone River RT every day when I was commuting to Rhode Island. Also Sharon and I once did it with...
04-17-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19,828
Views: 2,483,862
Posted By jimmuller

Happy birthday, nlerner! A bunch of us rode...

Happy birthday, nlerner!

A bunch of us rode the CCRT yesterday, 22 miles each way, Dennis to Wellfleet. It was great, but windy!

Check out the CCRT thread for more pics. Here's a sample.
...
04-17-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,062
Posted By jimmuller

We did it all yesterday! All 22 miles Dennis to...

We did it all yesterday! All 22 miles Dennis to Wellfleet, then all 22 back again! it was a great trip

Just to to prove that it actually happened, here are some pics.

At the start. L to R: Jim...
04-15-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,062
Posted By jimmuller

Scott, sorry you can't make it. We plan to be...

Scott, sorry you can't make it. We plan to be there unless something untoward occurs, heaven forbid. ADguy, T.W.O., we don't know you yet but we are looking forward to meeting you! We heard from...
04-11-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,062
Posted By jimmuller

Ayup. I once asked a park ranger at the...

Ayup.

I once asked a park ranger at the Buttrick House (the site of the Colonial commanders that day back in 1775, it is up there on the hill on the other side of the river) about Emerson's poem....
04-10-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,062
Posted By jimmuller

We took the tandem out for our first ride of the...

We took the tandem out for our first ride of the year! Did about 30 miles, so we are ready for the CCRT! Sharon is already gathering ingredients for the oatmeal cookies, all natural, gluten-free,...
03-31-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,855
Views: 397,878
Posted By jimmuller

I always ride my bike in the kitchen. And...

I always ride my bike in the kitchen. And backwards.
03-19-22, 05:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,062
Posted By jimmuller

Saturday April 16. Sharon and I are planning to...

Saturday April 16. Sharon and I are planning to be there with the tandem. We haven't ridden in a while, and I've just been riding indoors. So we won't be going fast.

I assume we intend to start...
01-17-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,959
Posted By jimmuller

Hmm. If you believe Jobst Brandt's The Bicycle...

Hmm. If you believe Jobst Brandt's The Bicycle Wheel that make no sense. But don't listen to me. I'm just an old-time rider who has built almost all the wheels on my current fleet, even the...
Forum: Northeast
11-27-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10,348
Views: 1,273,583
Posted By jimmuller

Thank you for the kind words, gentlemen. Mike,...

Thank you for the kind words, gentlemen.
Mike, we recall that ride fondly, despite the weather that day!
11-26-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 19,828
Views: 2,483,862
Posted By jimmuller

We took the tandem tandem out for 25 miles on...

We took the tandem tandem out for 25 miles on Thanksgiving Day.
https://theworld.com/~muller/pics/TDayRide.jpg

All the leaves are brown [all the leaves are brown] and the sky is gray [and the sky...
Forum: Northeast
11-26-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10,348
Views: 1,273,583
Posted By jimmuller

25 miles on Thanksgiving Day. ...

25 miles on Thanksgiving Day.
https://theworld.com/~muller/pics/TDayRide.jpg
11-22-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 19,828
Views: 2,483,862
Posted By jimmuller

Good story, good ending. I had a quick link give...

Good story, good ending. I had a quick link give out on a ride once. I was 30 miles from the car on my way out for an intended 75 mile ride. I never did find the missing half of the quick link. No...
11-22-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 19,828
Views: 2,483,862
Posted By jimmuller

I wish it were that simple. When covid hit I...

I wish it were that simple. When covid hit I stopped going to my office. Before that my daily commute had been 35 miles round trip. So I set up a trainer indoors. That make it too easy. But...
11-20-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 56,912
Posted By jimmuller

Ooh, you've been busy. Nice work there! You...

Ooh, you've been busy. Nice work there!

You have plans for the derailleurs and crank that were on it before?
11-17-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 19,828
Views: 2,483,862
Posted By jimmuller

Don't be ashamed. I've been riding indoors...

Don't be ashamed. I've been riding indoors (mostly).
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2022 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.