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Forum: General September 15th 19, 03:57 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,019
Views: 202,271
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Eight Days of Gibson

Friday 13 September 2019


It takes a while to reverse the direction of every hair on my head, so
when I noticed that I'd want to pin my hair up again on Wednesday, I
didn't take it down Sunday...
Forum: Techniques September 14th 19, 03:41 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 44
Views: 185
Posted By Joy Beeson
Sirect Mount Brakes?

On Fri, 13 Sep 2019 08:40:21 +0700, John B.
wrote:

On very steep slopes where rim heating might be a problem I use an all
on and all off braking scheme. Brake as...
Forum: Techniques September 12th 19, 03:53 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 120
Views: 267
Posted By Joy Beeson
Yet another cyclist killed. pH (Several, actually)

On Wed, 11 Sep 2019 16:07:23 -0700 (PDT), Sir Ridesalot
wrote:

Oh, I also find it interesting and amusing that you so dislike bicyclists who say to ride to the right...
Forum: General September 12th 19, 03:09 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,019
Views: 202,271
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Special clothing for the bike

On Wed, 11 Sep 2019 21:15:40 -0400, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

I keep a couple of large (2.5"?) safety pins on each bike. On most bikes
they're pinned under the lid of the...
Forum: General September 12th 19, 01:19 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,019
Views: 202,271
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Special clothing for the bike

Yesterday (Tuesday, 10 September 2019) I had a couple of hours to
spare, I was already dressed for leaving the house, and I'd been
wanting to buy some whole coriander at the Spice Merchant in...
Forum: General September 8th 19, 04:47 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,019
Views: 202,271
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Checking in

The bad news: I came down with a virus on the nineteenth of
September, and I'm still coughing.

Just when I thought I was ready for the hilly thirty-mile Spring Creek
tour, too.

The good news: ...
Forum: Techniques September 5th 19, 03:16 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 36
Views: 210
Posted By Joy Beeson
Ketone Esters

On Wed, 4 Sep 2019 18:00:25 -0700 (PDT), jbeattie
wrote:

You could break your teeth on field corn.

*Ripe* field corn is hard. At the milk stage it's quite edible...
Forum: General August 29th 19, 05:49 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,019
Views: 202,271
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Goshen Man Injured While Riding Bicycle

From News Now on Monday, 12 August 2019:
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A Goshen man is in critical condition after he was struck by a vehicle
while riding his...
Forum: Recumbent Biking August 28th 19, 12:48 AM Posted to alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By Joy Beeson
Seattle's Final Solution To The Bicycle Problem

On Mon, 26 Aug 2019 14:39:32 -0700 (PDT),
wrote:

[Unread monolith snipped.]

Pro tip: Divide your post into paragraphs.

--
Joy Beeson
joy beeson at comcast dot net
Forum: Techniques August 27th 19, 07:25 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 5
Views: 82
Posted By Joy Beeson
Unpacking Groceries

These bungees made for hooking
Hooking's what they gonna do.
These bungees made for hooking
Gonna tangle up on you.

--
Joy Beeson
joy beeson at comcast dot net
http://wlweather.net/PAGEJOY/
Forum: General August 25th 19, 04:34 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,019
Views: 202,271
Posted By Joy Beeson
The Uncanny Valley: was: AG: Hoe Lee Cow!

On Sat, 01 Jun 2019 23:36:54 -0400, Joy Beeson
wrote:

[snip]

. . . -- on Pierceton
Road, I get tired of being alert, so I cut over on 250 E to Wooster or
go...
Forum: Techniques August 25th 19, 03:43 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 119
Views: 327
Posted By Joy Beeson
Chinese Carbon Wheelset

On Sun, 25 Aug 2019 05:15:46 +0700, John B.
wrote:

After all one doesn't want to be just part of the herd. One wants to
Stand Out!

I've been wishing, my entire...
Forum: Techniques August 19th 19, 04:54 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 47
Views: 340
Posted By Joy Beeson
Replacing a lost toolkit

On Sat, 17 Aug 2019 18:22:20 -0400, Radey Shouman
wrote:

In my case: pocket knife, mosquito repellent sachets, small pliers (4"
channel lock), folding money ($5 wrapped...
Forum: General August 18th 19, 05:03 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,019
Views: 202,271
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Croissant Combo

I rarely eat all of my lunch, so every wallet and notebook contains a
few fold-top sandwich bags in a "pill pouch" ziplock bag. And I have
some gallon bags and twist-ties in a ziplock snack bag in a...
Forum: Techniques August 17th 19, 04:06 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 47
Views: 340
Posted By Joy Beeson
Replacing a lost toolkit

On Fri, 16 Aug 2019 18:12:27 -0700, "Mark J."
wrote:

* One pair superlight (flimsy) reading glasses, so I can see those d**n
Michelin wires and pull 'em out of my...
Forum: Techniques August 17th 19, 01:39 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 45
Views: 258
Posted By Joy Beeson
Professional use of proper size wrench

On Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:20:12 -0400, Joy Beeson
wrote:

On Thu, 15 Aug 2019 19:51:53 -0700 (PDT), Sir Ridesalot
wrote:

And had I...
Forum: Techniques August 16th 19, 05:21 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 120
Views: 552
Posted By Joy Beeson
Recovery and Diet

On Thu, 15 Aug 2019 13:25:24 +0700, John B.
wrote:

Whatever did people do before Google Maps?

I measured my route with a knotted string.

That would be quicker than...
Forum: Techniques August 16th 19, 05:20 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 45
Views: 258
Posted By Joy Beeson
Professional use of proper size wrench

On Thu, 15 Aug 2019 19:51:53 -0700 (PDT), Sir Ridesalot
wrote:

And had I not fired that rifle there would have been two dead friends. At least I and my friends would...
Forum: General August 15th 19, 04:58 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,019
Views: 202,271
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Croissant Combo

On Tue, 13 Aug 2019 13:30:49 -0400, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

However, I did learn a new trick on the last trip to the grocery on my
Bike Friday. I have only small bags on...
Forum: Techniques August 15th 19, 04:58 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 120
Views: 552
Posted By Joy Beeson
Recovery and Diet

On Wed, 14 Aug 2019 05:34:51 +0700, John B.
wrote:

A power meter is a vital accessory for the elderly bicycle enthusiast
as how else can he brag about his...
Forum: General August 11th 19, 04:33 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,019
Views: 202,271
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Croissant Combo

Monday, 5 August 2019


Today was the third time in a week I rode to Kilainey's to buy our
supper.

On Tuesday, I used the flatfoot and went dressed in shorts and shirt.
On previouse trips I'd...
Forum: General August 10th 19, 02:37 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By Joy Beeson
Latest trove of road-found items. - pH

On Mon, 5 Aug 2019 14:07:17 -0700 (PDT), pH wrote:

What have you guys found lately?

On my way out of town yesterday morning I saw a usable-looking nut
and, a few feet farther...
Forum: General August 8th 19, 04:04 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By Joy Beeson
Latest trove of road-found items. - pH

On Mon, 5 Aug 2019 14:07:17 -0700 (PDT), pH wrote:

What have you guys found lately?

Not much.

When we lived in upstate New York, I found interesting things all the
time. ...
Forum: General August 5th 19, 05:24 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,019
Views: 202,271
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Pierceton Days

Apologies for posting late. I didn't feel like writing when I got
back from Pierceton yesterday.

Someone in church today, when told that I'd been to Pierceton Days,
said "On your bike? That's a...
Forum: Techniques August 5th 19, 12:38 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 214
Views: 981
Posted By Joy Beeson
Trek/Bontrager Wavecell Technology Helmets

On Sun, 4 Aug 2019 15:15:11 -0700 (PDT), Frank Krygowski
wrote:

Wear what you like. But the ride I described was on our drop bar tandem. I find
it perfectly easy to adjust...
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