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Forum: Commuting
08-18-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 154
Posted By msalvetti

Driving by a school during drop off and pickup...

Driving by a school during drop off and pickup times is frightening enough, can't imagine trying to bike it.

Mark
08-17-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,419
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 250 miles 8/6: 17.5 8/8: 17.5 8/9:...

Goal: 250 miles
8/6: 17.5
8/8: 17.5
8/9: 17.5
8/10: 17.5
8/12: 17.5
8/14: 17.5
8/15: 17.5
8/16: 17.6
08-15-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,419
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 250 miles 8/6: 17.5 8/8: 17.5 8/9:...

Goal: 250 miles
8/6: 17.5
8/8: 17.5
8/9: 17.5
8/10: 17.5
8/12: 17.5
8/14: 17.5
8/15: 17.5

MTD: 122.5
08-14-22, 08:44 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,419
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 250 miles 8/6: 17.5 8/8: 17.5 8/9:...

Goal: 250 miles
8/6: 17.5
8/8: 17.5
8/9: 17.5
8/10: 17.5
8/12: 17.5
8/14: 17.5

MTD: 105.0
YTD: 1540.5
08-12-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,419
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 250 miles 8/6: 17.5 8/8: 17.5 8/9:...

Goal: 250 miles
8/6: 17.5
8/8: 17.5
8/9: 17.5
8/10: 17.5
8/12: 17.5

MTD: 87.5
YTD: 1523.0
08-10-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,419
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 250 miles 8/6: 17.5 8/8: 17.5 8/9:...

Goal: 250 miles
8/6: 17.5
8/8: 17.5
8/9: 17.5
8/10: 17.5

MTD: 70.0
YTD: 1505.5

Mark
08-09-22, 07:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,419
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 250 miles 8/6: 17.5 8/8: 17.5 8/9:...

Goal: 250 miles
8/6: 17.5
8/8: 17.5
8/9: 17.5

MTD: 52.5
YTD: 1488.0

What a difference a day makes. Heat index in the 90's last night, tonight it was 71F. Bit windier than I like though. ...
08-08-22, 10:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,419
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 250 miles 8/6: 17.5 8/8: 17.5 MTD:...

Goal: 250 miles
8/6: 17.5
8/8: 17.5

MTD: 35.0
YTD: 1470.5

Not a fun ride tonight. Hot and humid, heat index in the 90's. When I got to the 9 mile mark (where I usually turn around) I...
08-07-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,746
Posted By msalvetti

On my old hybrid I had a bar-end Mirrycle mirror....

On my old hybrid I had a bar-end Mirrycle mirror. It wasn't the greatest idea because it was so low. On my new Trek I have this Mirrycle mirror on a stalk, and I like this much better. They even...
08-06-22, 10:01 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,419
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 250 miles 8/6: 17.5 YTD: 1453.0 ...

Goal: 250 miles
8/6: 17.5

YTD: 1453.0

I will join the parade of excuses we started out with this month. :) Work had me in Springfield, MO last week, so got off to a slow start this month. ...
Forum: Foo
08-06-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 608
Posted By msalvetti

Here is a non-paywall link to the article. Easier...

Here is a non-paywall link to the article. Easier than watching these videos: https://www.chron.com/entertainment/article/How-a-Phoenix-record-store-owner-set-the-17354220.php

I haven't bought any...
07-31-22, 07:36 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,541
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 300 miles. 7/1: 17.5 7/3: 17.6 7/7:...

Goal: 300 miles.
7/1: 17.5
7/3: 17.6
7/7: 17.6
7/8: 14.2
7/10: 17.5
7/11: 17.5
7/13: 17.5
7/15: 17.5
7/16: 17.1
07-29-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,541
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 300 miles. 7/1: 17.5 7/3: 17.6 7/7:...

Goal: 300 miles.
7/1: 17.5
7/3: 17.6
7/7: 17.6
7/8: 14.2
7/10: 17.5
7/11: 17.5
7/13: 17.5
7/15: 17.5
7/16: 17.1
07-27-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,541
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 300 miles. 7/1: 17.5 7/3: 17.6 7/7:...

Goal: 300 miles.
7/1: 17.5
7/3: 17.6
7/7: 17.6
7/8: 14.2
7/10: 17.5
7/11: 17.5
7/13: 17.5
7/15: 17.5
7/16: 17.1
07-27-22, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By msalvetti

On the cages, check your clearances. I bought...

On the cages, check your clearances. I bought two straight style nylon cages for my Trek. One worked fine on the down tube, but this style didn't work well on the seat tube. Pulling the bottle...
07-24-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,541
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 300 miles. 7/1: 17.5 7/3: 17.6 7/7:...

Goal: 300 miles.
7/1: 17.5
7/3: 17.6
7/7: 17.6
7/8: 14.2
7/10: 17.5
7/11: 17.5
7/13: 17.5
7/15: 17.5
7/16: 17.1
07-23-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,541
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 300 miles. 7/1: 17.5 7/3: 17.6 7/7:...

Goal: 300 miles.
7/1: 17.5
7/3: 17.6
7/7: 17.6
7/8: 14.2
7/10: 17.5
7/11: 17.5
7/13: 17.5
7/15: 17.5
7/16: 17.1
07-22-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,541
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 300 miles. 7/1: 17.5 7/3: 17.6 7/7:...

Goal: 300 miles.
7/1: 17.5
7/3: 17.6
7/7: 17.6
7/8: 14.2
7/10: 17.5
7/11: 17.5
7/13: 17.5
7/15: 17.5
7/16: 17.1
07-21-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,541
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 300 miles. 7/1: 17.5 7/3: 17.6 7/7:...

Goal: 300 miles.
7/1: 17.5
7/3: 17.6
7/7: 17.6
7/8: 14.2
7/10: 17.5
7/11: 17.5
7/13: 17.5
7/15: 17.5
7/16: 17.1
Forum: Foo
07-19-22, 05:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 878
Posted By msalvetti

I stopped filling the bird feeders with sunflower...

I stopped filling the bird feeders with sunflower seeds years ago. Switched to safflower seeds, squirrels won’t eat them.

Won’t find it at Home Depot, try Wild Birds Unlimited. More expensive,...
07-16-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,541
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 300 miles. 7/1: 17.5 7/3: 17.6 7/7:...

Goal: 300 miles.
7/1: 17.5
7/3: 17.6
7/7: 17.6
7/8: 14.2
7/10: 17.5
7/11: 17.5
7/13: 17.5
7/15: 17.5
7/16: 17.1
07-15-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,541
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 300 miles. 7/1: 17.5 7/3: 17.6 7/7:...

Goal: 300 miles.
7/1: 17.5
7/3: 17.6
7/7: 17.6
7/8: 14.2
7/10: 17.5
7/11: 17.5
7/13: 17.5
7/15: 17.5
Forum: Foo
07-14-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,593
Posted By msalvetti

That is awesome! We had something similar years...

That is awesome! We had something similar years ago when the kids were little. I've had nesting box set up for the last 2 or 3 years, but no owls. This year it looked like we might have some, this...
07-13-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,541
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 300 miles. 7/1: 17.5 7/3: 17.6 7/7:...

Goal: 300 miles.
7/1: 17.5
7/3: 17.6
7/7: 17.6
7/8: 14.2
7/10: 17.5
7/11: 17.5
7/13: 17.5

MTD: 119.4
07-13-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 862
Posted By msalvetti

I was wondering the same tonight, but I quickly...

I was wondering the same tonight, but I quickly figured out the answer - it depends.

So far I have about 1,000 miles on my Shimano hydraulic disk brake pads that came on my Trek. I only ride a...
07-11-22, 10:46 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,541
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 300 miles. 7/1: 17.5 7/3: 17.6 7/7:...

Goal: 300 miles.
7/1: 17.5
7/3: 17.6
7/7: 17.6
7/8: 14.2
7/10: 17.5
7/11: 17.5

MTD: 101.9
YTD: 1244.9
07-10-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,541
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 300 miles. 7/1: 17.5 7/3: 17.6 7/7:...

Goal: 300 miles.
7/1: 17.5
7/3: 17.6
7/7: 17.6
7/8: 14.2
7/10: 17.5

MTD: 84.4
YTD: 1227.4
07-09-22, 09:29 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,541
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 300 miles. 7/1: 17.5 7/3: 17.6 7/7:...

Goal: 300 miles.
7/1: 17.5
7/3: 17.6
7/7: 17.6
7/8: 14.2

MTD: 66.9
YTD: 1209.9

I stupidly didn't fully charge my headlamp so last night I had to cut the ride a bit short. Had the light on...
07-07-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,541
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 300 miles. 7/1: 17.5 7/3: 17.6 7/7:...

Goal: 300 miles.
7/1: 17.5
7/3: 17.6
7/7: 17.6

MTD: 52.7
YTD: 1195.7

Not happy with my slow start this month. Need to pick things up if I'm going to make my goal.
07-05-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 900
Posted By msalvetti

You probably don't want to hear this, but...

You probably don't want to hear this, but sometimes I think you just have to decide the risk is too great and not do the ride. That lake ride sounds like a disaster waiting to happen, and the stress...
07-03-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,541
Posted By msalvetti

I think I'm going to try for 300 miles. 7/1:...

I think I'm going to try for 300 miles.
7/1: 17.5
7/3: 17.6

MTD: 35.1
YTD: 1178.1

Nicked a rat tonight. Caught it with my left toe, then felt it tumble under my BB. Barely saw it out of...
07-03-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,165
Posted By msalvetti

Was this one of those single steel posts set in...

Was this one of those single steel posts set in the middle of the MUP? I hate those things, and I ride alone. Between pedestrians, watching for traffic at the road crossing where they are invariably...
Forum: Foo
07-03-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,593
Posted By msalvetti

The little ones are cute. Adults not so much...

The little ones are cute. Adults not so much (IMO).

Took this photo in 2020, but haven't had any visit the oriole feeder visit since then. Other than rabbits, critter numbers seem to be down. ...
Forum: Foo
07-02-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,593
Posted By msalvetti

A couple of years ago I thought it was strange...

A couple of years ago I thought it was strange that the oranges in the oriole feeder were often scraped completely clean, leaving just the rinds. Finally figured out why:

...
07-01-22, 09:49 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 2,541
Posted By msalvetti

I think I'm going to try for 300 miles. 7/1:...

I think I'm going to try for 300 miles.
7/1: 17.5

YTD: 1160.5

Mark
07-01-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,406
Posted By msalvetti

There is a LBS close to me that I value for...

There is a LBS close to me that I value for nostalgia - it's where my parents bought me my first new bike around 1973, and they have serviced my old hybrid. But they are pretty small, and when I went...
07-01-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,393
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 250 miles 6/3: 17.6 6/4: 17.5 6/6:...

Goal: 250 miles
6/3: 17.6
6/4: 17.5
6/6: 17.5
6/7: 17.1
6/8: 17.5
6/11: 17.5
6/12: 12.9
6/14: 17.7
6/15: 17.5
06-28-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,393
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 250 miles 6/3: 17.6 6/4: 17.5 6/6:...

Goal: 250 miles
6/3: 17.6
6/4: 17.5
6/6: 17.5
6/7: 17.1
6/8: 17.5
6/11: 17.5
6/12: 12.9
6/14: 17.7
6/15: 17.5
06-27-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,393
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 250 miles 6/3: 17.6 6/4: 17.5 6/6:...

Goal: 250 miles
6/3: 17.6
6/4: 17.5
6/6: 17.5
6/7: 17.1
6/8: 17.5
6/11: 17.5
6/12: 12.9
6/14: 17.7
6/15: 17.5
06-27-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,105
Posted By msalvetti

Those brakes sound awful. Maybe because they...

Those brakes sound awful. Maybe because they were new and not properly bedded in?

The hydraulic Shimano's on my Trek FX Sport 4 can easily fully lock both wheels from 15 mph and put me into a...
06-19-22, 09:39 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,393
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 250 miles 6/3: 17.6 6/4: 17.5 6/6:...

Goal: 250 miles
6/3: 17.6
6/4: 17.5
6/6: 17.5
6/7: 17.1
6/8: 17.5
6/11: 17.5
6/12: 12.9
6/14: 17.7
6/15: 17.5
06-17-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,393
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 250 miles 6/3: 17.6 6/4: 17.5 6/6:...

Goal: 250 miles
6/3: 17.6
6/4: 17.5
6/6: 17.5
6/7: 17.1
6/8: 17.5
6/11: 17.5
6/12: 12.9
6/14: 17.7
6/15: 17.5
06-14-22, 10:18 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,393
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 250 miles 6/3: 17.6 6/4: 17.5 6/6:...

Goal: 250 miles
6/3: 17.6
6/4: 17.5
6/6: 17.5
6/7: 17.1
6/8: 17.5
6/11: 17.5
6/12: 12.9
6/14: 17.7
06-14-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,171
Posted By msalvetti

I don't come anywhere close to you. Here in...

I don't come anywhere close to you. Here in Boston it doesn't often get above 95F. I'll ride in that, but in the evening after the sun goes down. In the winter, I usually won't go out if the temp is...
06-12-22, 10:59 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,393
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 250 miles 6/3: 17.6 6/4: 17.5 6/6:...

Goal: 250 miles
6/3: 17.6
6/4: 17.5
6/6: 17.5
6/7: 17.1
6/8: 17.5
6/11: 17.5
6/12: 12.9

MTD: 117.6
06-11-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,393
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 250 miles 6/3: 17.6 6/4: 17.5 6/6:...

Goal: 250 miles
6/3: 17.6
6/4: 17.5
6/6: 17.5
6/7: 17.1
6/8: 17.5
6/11: 17.5

MTD: 104.7
YTD: 989.7
06-08-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,393
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 250 miles 6/3: 17.6 6/4: 17.5 6/6:...

Goal: 250 miles
6/3: 17.6
6/4: 17.5
6/6: 17.5
6/7: 17.1
6/8: 17.5

MTD: 87.2
YTD: 972.2
06-07-22, 11:09 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,393
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 250 miles 6/3: 17.6 6/4: 17.5 6/6:...

Goal: 250 miles
6/3: 17.6
6/4: 17.5
6/6: 17.5
6/7: 17.1

MTD: 69.7
YTD: 954.7

Just barely got in a ride tonight before it started to rain. Looks like it's going to be wet now until Friday,...
06-07-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,415
Posted By msalvetti

I'm 6'-2" and weigh about 250 lbs with a 40 inch...

I'm 6'-2" and weigh about 250 lbs with a 40 inch waist. Been wearing The Black Shorts from The Black Bibs in size XXL. I like them and plan on buying a couple more pairs, but never having worn...
06-06-22, 10:31 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,393
Posted By msalvetti

Goal: 250 miles 6/3: 17.6 6/4: 17.5 6/6:...

Goal: 250 miles
6/3: 17.6
6/4: 17.5
6/6: 17.5

MTD: 52.6
YTD: 937.6
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