Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: Jim from Boston
Showing results 1 to 50 of 54
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Forum: Commuting
10-15-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By Jim from Boston

Small town commuter to City, winter specific. I’m...

Small town commuter to City, winter specific. I’m a decades-long, year-round commuter in Boston. Besides advice about picking routes as above, specifically for winter riding I have studded tires on...
10-08-19, 04:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By Jim from Boston

Winter is right around the...

Winter is right around the corner[/QUOTE][COLOR=black]On several threads, I have posted my slogan for winter riding, “Gear and Gumption,” obviously mostly clothing. For me, it takes a while to make...
Forum: Northeast
10-07-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8,436
Views: 936,031
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote][/quote][/quote]When my visitor and I...

[/quote][/quote][/quote]When my visitor and I arrived at the Farragut statue, I pointed out Castle Island and Fort Independence, and mentioned jppe’s destination. Turns out he too had read jp’s trip...
Forum: Northeast
10-07-19, 05:00 AM
Replies: 8,436
Views: 936,031
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote]I have a routine walking tour of Boston,...

[/quote]I have a routine walking tour of Boston, especially for first time visitors:[color=#333333] This Saturday I had the pleasure of taking a first time visitor on a cycling tour of the Olde...
10-01-19, 04:03 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 10,718
Posted By Jim from Boston

I almost got doored - yet most drivers blame me....

I almost got doored - yet most drivers blame me. How do we improve car culture?

A few days ago, I replied to this thread “Cheering on New Bike Lanes...”.
Forum: Commuting
09-28-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By Jim from Boston

Cheering on New Bike Lanes.... I know this...

Cheering on New Bike Lanes....

I know this doesn't affect most of you, but I thought I'd share my excitement. What a difference!

There is a current thread on the A&S forum, “I almost got...
09-25-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,340
Posted By Jim from Boston

I too have lost those rear blinkies. [/QUOTE]

I too have lost those rear blinkies. [/QUOTE]
09-23-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 640
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE] Here’s a link to a well-known procedure...

[/QUOTE] Here’s a link to a well-known procedure for chain cleaning.

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/chainclean.html
09-16-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,786
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE][/quote]"Studies?..We don’t need no...

[/QUOTE][/quote]"Studies?..We don’t need no stinking studies…"

When it comes to safety issues of bicycling, I consider the Aphorisms of Hippocrates, Greek, so-called Father of Medicine:Many...
09-16-19, 04:55 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,786
Posted By Jim from Boston

Daytime Running Lights - Get Them! Video...

Daytime Running Lights - Get Them! Video [/quote][/quote]I have frequently posted:[/quote][/quote]Apropos of the advice cited above in this thread my aphorisms include:In particular,...
09-09-19, 05:06 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 26,934
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote][/quote]Thanks for the affirmation...

[/quote][/quote]Thanks for the affirmation AlmostTrick.

BTW, the only social media I read are Bike Forums, and a dry Listserv for my deskbound profession. :rolleyes:[/quote]
09-08-19, 04:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By Jim from Boston

For...

For JimfromBoston!https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/d9d06e77_21e5_4a43_90b7_f73d46c18d8d_c2814419162dea2fcfb3daaa48fc4b1b9899ff40.jpeg

Back at’cha :thumb:
09-07-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,525
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote]Thanks for the reply. The picture I used...

[/quote]Thanks for the reply. The picture I used was from the article I cited, The human cost of Amazon's fast, free shipping...
09-06-19, 06:19 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 17,458
Posted By Jim from Boston

Cyclist Rear Ended at 55mph Thanks to JW Fas for...

Cyclist Rear Ended at 55mph Thanks to JW Fas for posting this video. I have posted about learning safety either by experience or vicariously, and this is the best training video I have seen about...
Forum: Great Lakes
09-04-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By Jim from Boston

There was, as noted...

There was, as noted above.[/quote][/quote][/quote][/quote]
[/LIST]
08-25-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,551
Posted By Jim from Boston

+10 I posted earlier to this thread, and...

+10

I posted earlier to this thread, and elsewhere: Also has disc brakes.[/quote]
08-22-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,551
Posted By Jim from Boston

Why Expensive Commuter bikes? [/QUOTE][/quote] I...

Why Expensive Commuter bikes? [/QUOTE][/quote] I have an $8K Specialized S-Works (bought half off) that I use for a one-way 14 mile commute on the mean streets of Boston, with secure parking @ work....
Forum: Foo
08-16-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,368
Posted By Jim from Boston

Interesting comment. In the past I have posted a...

Interesting comment. In the past I have posted a training schedule[/quote] using Courier font (I don’t think it was “New"). I couldn’t print it out but that is a screen shot.
Forum: Commuting
08-14-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,649
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/quote][/quote]PS to ...

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/quote][/quote]PS to chas58: I note you post from Michigan. I grew up on the East Side of Detroit, and I remember wide, long, straight residential streets in the City...
07-29-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,535
Posted By Jim from Boston

Can a better bike improve results? [/QUOTE]So,...

Can a better bike improve results? [/QUOTE]So, here’s one way to think about the price you pay; you get a discount the more you ride: I posted earlier on this thread about my $8K MSRP (bought half...
Forum: Northeast
07-27-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,693
Posted By Jim from Boston

What to do in/around Boston? So I hope you’ll let...

What to do in/around Boston? So I hope you’ll let us know, e.g. where did you stay, where did you go, what did you eat? At least to validate and enhance our...
Forum: Commuting
07-27-19, 03:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,050
Posted By Jim from Boston

Safety gear for your commute [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]...

Safety gear for your commute [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]On these perennial threads about cycle-commuting safety, as well as cycling safety in general I have frequently posted as a decades-long...
07-22-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,535
Posted By Jim from Boston

Can a better bike improve results? Back in 2012 I...

Can a better bike improve results? Back in 2012 I was a year-round commuter, and modest road cyclist, about 3K miles per year.. I was forced to buy a new bike after an accident, and I had entertained...
Forum: Foo
07-21-19, 04:49 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,240
Posted By Jim from Boston

I once posted:

I once posted:
07-14-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,826
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]A candid reply, but probably...

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]A candid reply, but probably repressed by many, to the OP.”cycling event - what makes or breaks your participation?”

Nonetheless this post from 2008 is IMO one of the funniest I...
07-12-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,837
Posted By Jim from Boston

Live to 100 or more? [/quote]I have posted on...

Live to 100 or more? [/quote]I have posted on several such threads: [/QUOTE]
07-06-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,075
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/quote]I have frequently posted...

[/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/quote]I have frequently posted about goggles for Winter cycling: [/quote]In the summer I have simply rested the earpieces on my ears as any eyeglasses, even over my prescription...
07-06-19, 06:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,154
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote]I have posted to this thread, Liking...

[/quote]I have posted to this thread, Liking posts:[/quote] :lol: [/QUOTE]
Forum: Commuting
07-06-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,450
Posted By Jim from Boston

Another New Route!I[/URL][/COLOR][/U] have...

Another New Route!I[/URL][/COLOR][/U] have previously posted: [/quote][/COLOR]
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,679
Posted By Jim from Boston

“I don't think I like physically separated bike...

“I don't think I like physically separated bike lanes.”

As a decades-long urban commuter and road cyclist, on a societal policy basis, I was impressed by this opinion by B....
07-05-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,415
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]I have previously...

[/QUOTE] [/QUOTE] [/QUOTE]I have previously posted about such a heated discussion on this Living Car Free Forum, maybe the same one:...
Forum: Commuting
07-02-19, 05:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,698
Posted By Jim from Boston

Apropos of your first item on the list, ...

Apropos of your first item on the list, rumrunn6, I have previously proposed:In fact, considering the totality of your list, I have stated on a few threads:[/I]
Forum: Northeast
06-28-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,940
Posted By Jim from Boston

Thanks for that “travelogue’” rummrunn6. So true...

Thanks for that “travelogue’” rummrunn6. So true about what you find on a bike.

Of a similar contemporaneous and historical significance to the Middlesex Canal, in a diametrically opposite sector...
06-22-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,640
Posted By Jim from Boston

Don't let newbies attach to dead threads...

Don't let newbies attach to dead threads [/quote]Apropos of this post by Rollfast, there was this dust-up about deleting...
06-19-19, 03:43 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 60,271
Posted By Jim from Boston

Hi Machka, Immediately before this post to...

Hi Machka,

Immediately before this post to your thread, I noted that you had just responded to a current thread on Fifty-Plus in which Rowan has been put forward as a standard bearer of head...
Forum: Foo
06-15-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,799
Posted By Jim from Boston

What do you think about workspace importance? ...

What do you think about workspace importance? [/QUOTE] When I read the title of this thread, I thought it would be about office space architecture, e.g. the open office design.[/quote]I like my job,...
Forum: Foo
06-06-19, 04:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,001
Posted By Jim from Boston

Wow. That was my first adult bike that launched...

Wow. That was my first adult bike that launched my lifelong cycling lifestyle. Same color, with wire baskets.May she follow the Road :thumb:

PS: FYA, we exchanged some pleasantries on your...
06-01-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,512
Posted By Jim from Boston

What water bottle do you use? [/QUOTE]I have...

What water bottle do you use? [/QUOTE]I have previously posted: [/quote]These bottles IMO are quite lightweight, made of rather thin guage thickness, pliable plastic, and the screw top caps nicely...
05-27-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,504
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/QUOTE][/quote]Hey Dr.Lou , Thanks for the...

[/QUOTE][/quote]Hey Dr.Lou , Thanks for the clearance...I have an Sworks with an Arkel Bikepack. :D
...
05-25-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,788
Posted By Jim from Boston

Someone actaully [sic] stopped! [/QUOTE]I replied...

Someone actaully [sic] stopped! [/QUOTE]I replied to this thread about the reciprocal situation:[/color] Call it “thread drift.” :rolleyes:
05-24-19, 10:53 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,175
Posted By Jim from Boston

Just, wow. [/COLOR]...

Just, wow. [/COLOR] [/QUOTE][/quote][/quote][/quote]I have previously posted to a now-closed thread:[/COLOR]
05-23-19, 03:58 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,493
Posted By Jim from Boston

Whatever happened to the laid-back days of old?...

Whatever happened to the laid-back days of old? [/QUOTE]From the thread, “Is Bicycling the New "Golf" and Then Some?”: [/quote][/quote]Many posts to several threads about expensive bicycles claim...
Forum: Commuting
05-22-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,566
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote][/quote]+1 wphamilton. Particularly in...

[/quote][/quote]+1 wphamilton. Particularly in the urban environment you are squeezed in between a rock and a hard place.

I posted to the Metro Boston thread in the Regional Discussion Forum:...
05-22-19, 04:33 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 12,036
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote]FWIW, for me, the LIKES link is a handy...

[/quote]FWIW, for me, the LIKES link is a handy index of posts that I might like to quote later, even though,:rolleyes:[/QUOTE][/QUOTE][/quote]
05-16-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,050
Posted By Jim from Boston

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/564x423/wayland_2_ccb8b7809fed2b3aa62076e2a0ea8db3122cd71e.jpg

...
05-16-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,050
Posted By Jim from Boston

Winding Country Road or 50 mph Highway with...

Winding Country Road or 50 mph Highway with Shoulder? [/quote]For the amusement of my fellow Metro Bostonians:[/quote][/quote]I had asked jppe if he wanted to continue his journey all the way down...
05-13-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,741
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote]+10 dittoes. While my health problem is a...

[/quote]+10 dittoes. While my health problem is a fractured sacrum from a bike accident, I too am satisfied with my purchase and I posted earlier: [/QUOTE][/quote][/COLOR]
Forum: Commuting
05-10-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,559
Posted By Jim from Boston

[/quote]Well acidfast7, while you did not...

[/quote]Well acidfast7, while you did not actively discourage use of a mirror I accept your particular choice, but I actively tout using rearview mirrors.
05-05-19, 04:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,494
Posted By Jim from Boston

I've LIKED about four posts since the feature was...

I've LIKED about four posts since the feature was introduced. Sometimes I follow with a reply explaining my commendation.

Is there a way to see how many LIKES have been given and received by a...
05-05-19, 03:55 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,417
Posted By Jim from Boston

Anyone hear from STAPFAM these...

Anyone hear from STAPFAM these days??[/QUOTE]Dittoes. My post #3 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) on this thread:[/quote]For those Fifty-Plus and older, I'm...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 54
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.