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10-21-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 514
Posted By rumrunn6

I'm a schrader user related: when I check my...

I'm a schrader user

related: when I check my tire pressure with a hand held gauge, a little air escapes. so when I'm deflating the tires on my Jeep, when I get close to the pressure I want, I use...
Forum: Commuting
10-20-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 557
Posted By rumrunn6

tempted to say yes, he needs some coaching. with...

tempted to say yes, he needs some coaching. with all the desperate hiring these days, who knows what his background is & if they did a background check. assuming your lane position was legal &...
10-19-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 274
Posted By rumrunn6

sounds great! good problems to have! :thumb:

sounds great! good problems to have! :thumb:
10-19-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By rumrunn6

my last bike ride was in August. I'm doomed. come...

my last bike ride was in August. I'm doomed. come on, it's a bicycle ... maybe I'm just not so tied to performance stats. don't want riding to add to my stress
10-19-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 888
Posted By rumrunn6

I'm usually fussing w/ cameras, so I stop for...

I'm usually fussing w/ cameras, so I stop for that
I often stop to photo some highlight like an old pencil factory
if I'm exploring, I may stop to navigate
on my MTB I sometimes stop due to a...
10-19-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 474
Posted By rumrunn6

wow, impressive. I recently started going back to...

wow, impressive. I recently started going back to a gym at lunchtime. I stopped February 2020. there was enough hand writing on the wall to foresee where this was going. I'm fully vaxxed, go at...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 721
Posted By rumrunn6

I use these but I don't wear eyeglasses. this...

I use these but I don't wear eyeglasses. this works for me, but when I stop I have to flip up the visor or it will fog...
10-19-21, 03:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 474
Posted By rumrunn6

very cool. do any weight training?

very cool. do any weight training?
10-18-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 462
Posted By rumrunn6

twigs & dirt? brushes made for the purpose like...

twigs & dirt? brushes made for the purpose like this one

Muc Off Claw Brush...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 721
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw air flow fights fogging a wet face...

fwiw
air flow fights fogging
a wet face increases fogging
10-18-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 104,150
Posted By rumrunn6

what color is your bike?

what color is your bike?
Forum: Northeast
10-18-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By rumrunn6

impressive ride you have planned! fwiw - proposed...

impressive ride you have planned! fwiw - proposed to my Wife on top of Loon
10-18-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 437
Posted By rumrunn6

was going to suggest a dropper post, but someone...

was going to suggest a dropper post, but someone already has. I don't have a "cyclocross" bike. don't know how you guys do this kind of stuff w/ drop bars. kudos to you :thumb:
10-15-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By rumrunn6

so rotating them front to rear each would be...

so rotating them front to rear each would be helpful. I don't ride as much as you but I should at least keep track & try to rotate mine, or at least visually inspect those center studs before...
Forum: Commuting
10-15-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 446
Posted By rumrunn6

related? I bought my first new car, on my own. a...

related? I bought my first new car, on my own. a 1986 4Runner which my buddy & I installed a soft-top on. 30 days after, I drove to NY to show it to my Dad. the next morning, he woke me up & asked me...
Forum: Commuting
10-15-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 446
Posted By rumrunn6

awww, well sometimes a bike's worth isn't...

awww, well sometimes a bike's worth isn't measured in dollars. good luck & you're a great guy for helping him :thumb:
10-15-21, 03:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,753
Posted By rumrunn6

cool! how do you mount it?

cool! how do you mount it?
10-14-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By rumrunn6

wow, posting live from the trails! what is this...

wow, posting live from the trails! what is this Instagram?! :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
10-14-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 446
Posted By rumrunn6

wonder if he can file a claim & recoup some of...

wonder if he can file a claim & recoup some of the cost of another bike?
10-14-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,753
Posted By rumrunn6

haven't had them fall apart, fall off, yes, & in...

haven't had them fall apart, fall off, yes, & in downpours when commuting I would cover the seam w/ tape to help keep water out. fwiw, good to have something on you, to pry them open, like a coin....
10-14-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2,580
Views: 274,609
Posted By rumrunn6

cat's like: "what's wrong with you people?" just...

cat's like: "what's wrong with you people?" just kidding, cute pic!
10-14-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 682
Posted By rumrunn6

anyone else remember swimming with an auto inner...

anyone else remember swimming with an auto inner tube? & how annoying that valve stem was? I must have been quite young because cars don't use inner tubes anymore :foo:
10-14-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,039
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw - not 26" but I used regular Proteks for a...

fwiw - not 26" but I used regular Proteks for a while. they were not difficult to mount. the larger sizes run wider than advertised the 700x40mm measure 43mm at 90 psi
see post #16 here...
10-14-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By rumrunn6

man I wanted a mini bike when I was a kid, but...

man I wanted a mini bike when I was a kid, but Dad said nope
10-14-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1,350
Views: 479,413
Posted By rumrunn6

wondeful photo! might be depending on where you...

wondeful photo! might be depending on where you are & the temperature? doesn't have to snow for it to be winter!
10-13-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,753
Posted By rumrunn6

fwiw I use an elastic as insurance to keep them...

fwiw I use an elastic as insurance to keep them from falling off. I position it between the upper & lower bulbs. when I was commuting I used AAA rechargeables. kept a charger at home & another at...
10-13-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,753
Posted By rumrunn6

haha yes a coincidence. here is another clip from...

haha yes a coincidence. here is another clip from a cpl years ago
https://youtu.be/Tqc1yGx4l2g
10-13-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By rumrunn6

love this, thank you for sharing. I had a whole...

love this, thank you for sharing. I had a whole bagel this morning & I've felt it all day ;-(
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 03:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,561
Posted By rumrunn6

big fan of clear lenses. only wear shades when I...

big fan of clear lenses. only wear shades when I know I will be in full sun for the whole ride. polarized vs no polarized less of an issue, but if I have a choice I'll go w/ polarized due to the...
10-13-21, 03:38 AM
Replies: 3,254
Views: 227,286
Posted By rumrunn6

hehe no that would putting the bike on the rack....

hehe no that would putting the bike on the rack. they are steam cleaning our condo patios so I had to move the rack. figured on the car was better than in the basement. with hopes of putting the bike...
10-12-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3,254
Views: 227,286
Posted By rumrunn6

oh jealous! I tend to keep mine on my patio or in...

oh jealous! I tend to keep mine on my patio or in my basement. we're getting our condo patios steam cleaned this week, so I figured back on the car it goes!
10-12-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3,254
Views: 227,286
Posted By rumrunn6

zero miles but I put my bike rack back on my car,...

zero miles but I put my bike rack back on my car, so ...
10-12-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,073
Posted By rumrunn6

I can see that as a yard sign "happy rider...

I can see that as a yard sign "happy rider inside"
10-12-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,073
Posted By rumrunn6

wow some of those are really lit up!

wow some of those are really lit up!
10-12-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,073
Posted By rumrunn6

wow, you guys are loaded up pretty good, wutz the...

wow, you guys are loaded up pretty good, wutz the story?
10-12-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,112
Posted By rumrunn6

at 62 I ride on the road less, on paved trails...

at 62 I ride on the road less, on paved trails more. a cpl years ago, near me, a 70yr old was killed in a head on collision on a paved trail w/ another cyclist. go figure ... past few years I've been...
10-12-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By rumrunn6

those look good! I use Novara Headwind Bike...

those look good!

I use Novara Headwind Bike Pants (https://www.rei.com/product/102060/novara-headwind-bike-pants-mens) I have 2 pair. misplaced the 1st pair that I bought new, bought a 2nd pair...
10-12-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 240
Posted By rumrunn6

I've had good luck buying pre-owned premium...

I've had good luck buying pre-owned premium products on ebay, poshmark & outdoor consignment shops. if you're anywhere near Burlington, VT you have to check out the basement shop at The Outdoor Gear...
10-12-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By rumrunn6

I like long sleeve base layers with zip up necks....

I like long sleeve base layers with zip up necks. sized not so tight. don't care for "compression" clothing. the long sleeves can be rolled up if necessary. no boil-in-bag jackets for me thank you...
Forum: Northeast
10-12-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By rumrunn6

nice water feature, trail near river, but those...

nice water feature, trail near river, but those trails look rough. maybe I'm getting soft riding sandy trails covered w/ pine needles? funny ride by w/ the family walking by ... nice gloves!
10-12-21, 03:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By rumrunn6

I think the other thing that triggers metabolism...

I think the other thing that triggers metabolism is eating. not necessarily a "meal" (or junk) but like a small mid-day snack of a hard boiled egg & apple, for example. whereas fasting slows the...
10-11-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By rumrunn6

I remember now. increased muscle mass increases...

I remember now. increased muscle mass increases metabolism. all that muscle burns calories even while you sleep. so the objective is to increase muscle mass. weight training is a good way to build...
10-11-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By rumrunn6

oh excellent, so you bought it! :thumb: are there...

oh excellent, so you bought it! :thumb: are there any logos or model #s you can look up to answer your initial questions? if any of the batteries aren't up to snuff you can probably buy replacements
10-11-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By rumrunn6

for off road I prefer a light with a wide beam...

for off road I prefer a light with a wide beam pattern. I bought a new light last year, which is much brighter than what I had & it has a better beam pattern, but it's kinda narrow for off road. I...
10-11-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 382
Posted By rumrunn6

fun bridge but scary w/ kids ...

fun bridge but scary w/ kids
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/480x600/80-ross_on_golden_gate_small_a92908a4bdc4bd96bfe713f1b87bb58889abb992.jpg
10-11-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 381
Posted By rumrunn6

nice job. did the paint crack at the bend?

nice job. did the paint crack at the bend?
10-11-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 453
Posted By rumrunn6

lol, I listened to the end of the game, in my...

lol, I listened to the end of the game, in my car, on the way home from work yesterday. that was fun. but watching the last 1/2 of the extended Red Sox game on TV was more fun
10-11-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By rumrunn6

yes, that sounds familiar (from 2009-2010),...

yes, that sounds familiar (from 2009-2010), increasing your metabolism, will burn calories & reduce weight, even during non-exercise time periods. I'm afraid I don't remember how one can elevate...
10-11-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 573
Posted By rumrunn6

one of mine is like this. I must have lost the...

one of mine is like this. I must have lost the o-ring that came with it. the rest of our helmets don't have this problem. I hesitate to suggest anything permanent because the adjustment changes...
10-11-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By rumrunn6

I don't think drag & drop works looks like...

I don't think drag & drop works

looks like the forum has a tip sheet here
https://www.bikeforums.net/forum-suggestions-user-assistance/608398-posting-your-pictures-how.html

other useful tips...
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