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12-03-19, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 187
Posted By Digger Goreman

https://www.burley.com/fr/product/travoy/ or...

https://www.burley.com/fr/product/travoy/

or make your own?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,346
Posted By Digger Goreman

If I am not lusting after my wife (7 married...

If I am not lusting after my wife (7 married years this Winter Solstice), then I'm lusting after this old cougar:
...
11-30-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 625
Posted By Digger Goreman

Every close pass (especially on blind hills),...

Every close pass (especially on blind hills), ignored crosswalk/bike crossing, distracted ego riding/"driving" 1+ tons of irresponsible, 4-wheeled death machine(s)... i.e., every day on a bicycle in...
11-29-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 199,285
Posted By Digger Goreman

My short odyssey started, sight unseen, with...

My short odyssey started, sight unseen, with "could you help me buy some tires." After ordering tires, was invited to see bike. One side rear nut not well tightened, and had wallowed out the hub...
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Digger Goreman

So, I've found a possible bike to base it on. ...

So, I've found a possible bike to base it on. What are rhe challenges in mating a seat post to the steering tube?
Forum: Foo
11-27-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 21,490
Posted By Digger Goreman

Solstice Bells Jethro Tull The original,...

Solstice Bells
Jethro Tull

The original, and real, reason for the season :thumb:
11-27-19, 08:18 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,843
Posted By Digger Goreman

After selling us out to the pharm companies?! ...

After selling us out to the pharm companies?! You couldn't PAY ME to join!!!
11-27-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2,548
Views: 199,285
Posted By Digger Goreman

Coming to a co-worker's aid: combined two boxmart...

Coming to a co-worker's aid: combined two boxmart bikes into one functional Hyper mtb. Got paid in a pair of new tires. While exceedingly happy with the exchange, after working on her bike, got...
Forum: Foo
11-27-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 658
Posted By Digger Goreman

Eating veggie/vegan, wishing the turkeys free...

Eating veggie/vegan, wishing the turkeys free flight, and wishing hypocrisy hadn't won the day....
11-26-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,979
Posted By Digger Goreman

The biggest trash stayed in the car. :notamused:

The biggest trash stayed in the car. :notamused:
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Digger Goreman

Yes, expensive, even used.... The positioning of...

Yes, expensive, even used.... The positioning of rider, in my mind, would be similar to a drag bike racer.
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Digger Goreman

Help me design hand cycle?

I have a former student (10 yrs old, still at my school) that would love to cycle. His legs barely function (can sorta walk several meters). Due to "the system" he is stuck in a chair with no...
11-16-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 943
Posted By Digger Goreman

My airzound is refillable and 115db, and I don't...

My airzound is refillable and 115db, and I don't have to take my hands off the handlebar....

Good to know an airhorn is useful for this... thanks!
11-10-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 39,459
Posted By Digger Goreman

Rarely drink. With a French wife, often...

Rarely drink. With a French wife, often red/white/rose wine.... Rum anytime wanting something different....
11-10-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 973
Posted By Digger Goreman

:thumb::thumb:

:thumb::thumb:
Forum: Foo
11-10-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,141
Posted By Digger Goreman

And do remember the greatest Marine of all: Major...

And do remember the greatest Marine of all: Major General Smedly Butler

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=26O-2SVcrw0
11-09-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By Digger Goreman

WD, cleaning and lubing worked! Thanks :)

WD, cleaning and lubing worked!

Thanks :)
11-05-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By Digger Goreman

Thanks, Bill Kapaun, you are correct.... Swear,...

Thanks, Bill Kapaun, you are correct.... Swear, sometimes, that I was born a breach baby....

Clean and lubed at the cable housing, last night, and got better... gonna wd40 the spring tonight....
11-04-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By Digger Goreman

That I can do! If no go... use dry lube on the...

That I can do! If no go... use dry lube on the cables (per previous post)?
11-04-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By Digger Goreman

Sorry, "downshift" meaning going from large...

Sorry, "downshift" meaning going from large cassette ring to small....
11-04-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By Digger Goreman

Altus 9 speed derailleur downshift problem

Upshifting relatively fine, but downshifting balky/delayed.... Der is maybe 3 yrs old. Adjusted a number of times from set screws to barrels... no joy....

Suggestions?
11-03-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,304
Posted By Digger Goreman

(Totally kidding): ummm, shave her legs.... ...

(Totally kidding): ummm, shave her legs....

(dives into the foxhole anyway) :injured:
11-03-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 593
Posted By Digger Goreman

Spent a wet Samhain, sans bike, in professionnal...

Spent a wet Samhain, sans bike, in professionnal de-escalation training.... First Day of the Dead/New Year/start of winter, commuted in 0 C/-3 C....

I'm already ready for spring....
11-02-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,965
Posted By Digger Goreman

Nah, I'm with the muppets... not the puppets......

Nah, I'm with the muppets... not the puppets... try hare krishna!

Did have a pair of dudes ask me, looking at my legs, if I was a bike courier?
10-27-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 924
Posted By Digger Goreman

Given that a truck driver, using a cell phone,...

Given that a truck driver, using a cell phone, serves the 1% so much more (and the precedent a realistic sentence will set and mean to their holy profits) than a "cyclist"....

"Just them" trumps...
10-27-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,964
Posted By Digger Goreman

Frank, I want to be you when I grow up! ...

Frank, I want to be you when I grow up!

Never say "enough"....
10-25-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,718
Posted By Digger Goreman

A polluted and warming Mother Earth would like to...

A polluted and warming Mother Earth would like to disagree....
10-25-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 165,954
Posted By Digger Goreman

"Lies My Teacher Told Me", James W....

"Lies My Teacher Told Me", James W. Loewen.
10-25-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By Digger Goreman

If an e-bike, even faster... if using a cell...

If an e-bike, even faster... if using a cell phone at the time, he could've gotten away with murder too.... :foo:
10-25-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 14,006
Posted By Digger Goreman

I'm nearly 59, vegetarian since 2010 (iirc), eat...

I'm nearly 59, vegetarian since 2010 (iirc), eat organic when possible and bike 40+ miles most weeks... pushing the hills for what I'm worth!

Got a bike late 2013 as a hyper tensive clyde... no...
Forum: Commuting
10-19-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,255
Posted By Digger Goreman

My hack is terribly simple: I used to put my...

My hack is terribly simple: I used to put my water bottle necks between fingers to transport inside (double walled metal with hidden mouth, ftw). Noticed that 4 liter bottle carry straps could...
10-19-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,648
Posted By Digger Goreman

"The only difference between a weed and a flower,...

"The only difference between a weed and a flower, is a judgement." Anon.

And, yes, I include myself.... So, outside the parliamentery procedures responses (and responses to responses), the...
10-19-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,209
Posted By Digger Goreman

No pic, but the Stone Mountain Trail (and other...

No pic, but the Stone Mountain Trail (and other metro Atlanta MUPs) all have signs forbidding (by state law#) any motorized vehicles except wheelchairs.... Channel 46, Stone Mountain City employees,...
Forum: Commuting
10-19-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,166
Posted By Digger Goreman

Pre-stage necessities in the same places the...

Pre-stage necessities in the same places the night before. Panniers packed the same way so I don't forget something. Location and repeated motions keep my wonderfully wandering mind on the...
10-19-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,648
Posted By Digger Goreman

Ever just need to get it off your chest in a...

Ever just need to get it off your chest in a forum of supportive friendlies...? Namaste....
Forum: Touring
10-18-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,459
Posted By Digger Goreman

+1 :thumb:

+1 :thumb:
10-18-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,648
Posted By Digger Goreman

I Blame the State DMV's...

... for giving licenses to gasholes.... Today's dumb basses included a truck driver, in the morning, that blew through the MUP crossing light then wanted to curse at my sounding the airzound at...
10-18-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 23,213
Posted By Digger Goreman

I've been running a pair of cygolites (360 lumen...

I've been running a pair of cygolites (360 lumen front/2w/30 lumen hotshot) for over 5 years and they are still charging (Atlanta all seasons).
10-12-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,262
Posted By Digger Goreman

That's electric motor anything for me.......

That's electric motor anything for me.... :backpedal:
10-11-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 874
Posted By Digger Goreman

Nothing political. And I have been a professional...

Nothing political. And I have been a professional historian. Had the opportunity to interview a delightful man, here in Atlanta, that would like to bicycle back to the home he left in Palestine (he...
Forum: Foo
10-11-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 371
Posted By Digger Goreman

Stationed at Vandenburg in the mid-late 80's.... ...

Stationed at Vandenburg in the mid-late 80's.... Winds strong enough to make you get off your bike!
10-11-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 874
Posted By Digger Goreman

You mean occupied Palestine....

You mean occupied Palestine....
10-10-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By Digger Goreman

Went from 7 to 9 when ebaying a pair of rims....

Went from 7 to 9 when ebaying a pair of rims. Changed chain and shifters.... Rder mostly worked but often phantom shifted in the middle.... Finally reached sanity with a 9 speed derailleur. Still...
10-10-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,517
Posted By Digger Goreman

In the land of the free (if you can afford it),...

In the land of the free (if you can afford it), and home of the brave (from 20,000 ft/behind a steering wheel), money and space are defining factors.... At the same time, Lao Tzu (some 2600 years...
10-06-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,334
Posted By Digger Goreman

Interesting stuff if you know what you have.... ...

Interesting stuff if you know what you have.... My cassette came on an ebay rim and I have no recollection of make and # of teeth... just that it has 9 rings.... The hubs are shimano on a rhyno sun...
10-03-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,423
Posted By Digger Goreman

:wtf::wtf::wtf::twitchy:

:wtf::wtf::wtf::twitchy:
10-02-19, 03:59 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,060
Posted By Digger Goreman

Fortunately 70 lbs over the last five years.... ...

Fortunately 70 lbs over the last five years.... Hopefully they are not trying to find me....:innocent:
09-29-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By Digger Goreman

I recently went to a smaller front ring (triple)....

I recently went to a smaller front ring (triple). My bike is easier to pedal in all gears.... If I understand the mechanics right, I am trading upper potential power for overall increase in average...
09-29-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,682
Posted By Digger Goreman

A couple decades ago, I was working for humane...

A couple decades ago, I was working for humane society and got bit hard in the bicep. Short story, spent almost five hours between bite and ER treatment. They just washed out the wound and bound...
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