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Forum: General December 5th 19, 03:36 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1
Views: 74
Posted By Joy Beeson
Mitten dryers

One week I'd been doing a lot of riding and found three pairs of socks
in the wash, and I had only two mitten dryers.

Well, they are easy to make, and I have a vast surplus of dress
hangers.

A...
Forum: General November 30th 19, 05:02 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 0
Views: 53
Posted By Joy Beeson
Route-marking basics

From:

http://roadpainter.com/good-bicycle-route-marking/

quote

This may seem simple enough but it’s an important detail that very
often gets neglected. I go on about this subject for a while...
Forum: General November 29th 19, 01:53 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By Joy Beeson
Fall is falling

On Wed, 27 Nov 2019 22:13:29 -0500, Joy Beeson
wrote:

Tomorrow we are going to drive two hours, probably arriving at noon,
visit until four o'clock, then drive...
Forum: General November 28th 19, 04:13 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By Joy Beeson
Fall is falling

A winter tip: put tights on before putting calf-high socks on. The
tights give socks something to cling to so they don't settle down
around your ankes.

Less cheerfully, I've now remembered that...
Forum: Techniques November 27th 19, 04:57 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 202
Views: 414
Posted By Joy Beeson
Creeping brake pad drag

On Wed, 27 Nov 2019 05:56:02 +0700, John B.
wrote:

I don't believe that this Honda has key holes in the doors but I'll
look closely the next time I go out. But as...
Forum: Techniques November 26th 19, 05:08 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 8
Views: 78
Posted By Joy Beeson
Hitting Goals

On Sun, 24 Nov 2019 22:14:59 -0500, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

We need a much better publicity and advocacy agency.

We need *a* publicity and advocacy agency.

Adventure...
Forum: Techniques November 26th 19, 05:06 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 96
Views: 517
Posted By Joy Beeson
Your Bike is Obsolete

On Mon, 25 Nov 2019 17:14:28 -0600, AMuzi wrote:

[raises hand] You want an attorney who's a trust and probate
specialist and who does these all day long. Your riding pal...
Forum: General November 25th 19, 05:13 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By Joy Beeson
Fall is falling

Sunday, 24 November 2019

On Friday, I turned around at the bridge and came back for my
windbreaker.

I found a map to Leesburg in the notebook pocket. I haven't been
there in months -- mainly...
Forum: Techniques November 24th 19, 01:11 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 202
Views: 414
Posted By Joy Beeson
Creeping brake pad drag

On Sat, 23 Nov 2019 13:27:21 +0700, John B.
wrote:

Well, unless, of course, the computerized equipment made the bike
lighter. Or faster. Or climbed hills quicker ...
Forum: Techniques November 20th 19, 02:54 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By Joy Beeson
Cycling in Brasil

On Tue, 19 Nov 2019 11:38:41 -0600, AMuzi wrote:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/video/news/video-2052094/Video-Red-macaw-Brazil-hitches-ride-cyclists-back.html

My neighbor's...
Forum: Techniques November 12th 19, 05:50 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 109
Views: 689
Posted By Joy Beeson
Basso Loto [OT]

On Tue, 12 Nov 2019 11:29:46 +0700, John B.
wrote:

But I would winder about why a chimney fire occurred twice within a
reasonable length of time.
Not setting...
Forum: General November 11th 19, 12:19 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,056
Views: 206,854
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Th Th Th That's All Folks

This thread began in August of 2014, at

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/rec.bicycles.misc/AZKXI6-nUwU%5B1-25%5D

with

This post is the first of a weekly series of grandmotherly...
Forum: General November 9th 19, 04:05 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By Joy Beeson
Fall is falling

Fall continues: today I got my silk scarf out of storage. If it gets
cold enough to require a balaclava, I'll have to dig out my old
rear-view-mirror holder. The new helmet adjusts by just turning...
Forum: Techniques November 9th 19, 05:48 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 109
Views: 689
Posted By Joy Beeson
Basso Loto [OT]

On Fri, 08 Nov 2019 10:48:07 +0700, John B.
wrote:

The technique used to be to put the stove across the room from the
chimney.Then run the stove pipe across the room,...
Forum: Techniques November 8th 19, 03:55 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 109
Views: 689
Posted By Joy Beeson
Basso Loto [OT]

On Thu, 07 Nov 2019 07:04:13 -0800, Joerg
wrote:

That will result in an impressive plume of smoke and probably a stench
in the neighborhood. Seems you never...
Forum: General November 7th 19, 05:02 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 0
Views: 126
Posted By Joy Beeson
Cold, wet, stoopid

As I was tying the the waste paper into bundles this morning, and it
really is this morning, I swear I'll send this post today, Thursday 6
November 2019.

As I was tying up the waste paper, I noticed...
Forum: Techniques November 7th 19, 03:50 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 192
Views: 1,082
Posted By Joy Beeson
Will e-bikes expand cycling?

On Tue, 5 Nov 2019 22:51:38 -0500, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

But I should make allowances. I still recall one of the longest rides I
did with friends when I was a young...
Forum: General November 6th 19, 08:54 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By Joy Beeson
Fall is falling

On Sun, 03 Nov 2019 23:01:57 -0500, Joy Beeson
wrote:

After carefully observing the situation, I think I can get the
Flatfoot out by the same route as the road...
Forum: Techniques November 6th 19, 03:53 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 192
Views: 1,082
Posted By Joy Beeson
Will e-bikes expand cycling?

On Wed, 06 Nov 2019 09:23:21 +0700, John B.
wrote:

Although there is or was a publication that evaluates different
things and rated them. Consumer Digest? Report?...
Forum: General November 4th 19, 05:01 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By Joy Beeson
Fall is falling

When I came in sight of the house on my way home from church today, I
thought "Oh! Dave's gone somewhere!" Then I remembered that not too
long before our first snowfall, we re-arranged the garage...
Forum: General November 3rd 19, 04:24 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 17
Views: 346
Posted By Joy Beeson
Fall is falling

Saturday, 2 November 2019

We had a snowstorm the day before yesterday. I woke up to clear roads
on Friday, but I saw some snow caught in dry leaves on lawns on 250 S.

Speaking of leaves, I also...
Forum: Techniques November 1st 19, 10:02 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By Joy Beeson
Cycling, beer and physics

On Thu, 31 Oct 2019 16:51:54 -0500, AMuzi wrote:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7634305/Cyclist-flies-handlebars-tries-open-beer-bottle-against-bikes-wheel.html

"A...
Forum: General November 1st 19, 09:37 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 0
Views: 140
Posted By Joy Beeson
Cough drop inhibits water ingestion

This morning, for the first time this year, I left my do-rag at home
and wrapped my head in a scarf. The high today was 47 F, and it was
closer to freezing than to fifteen fahrenheit degrees above...
Forum: Techniques October 29th 19, 04:01 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 39
Views: 219
Posted By Joy Beeson
Ebikes on performance rides?

On Tue, 29 Oct 2019 06:30:56 -0700 (PDT), Frank Krygowski
wrote:

I think
those runners would think it weird if someone joined their daily training runs
using roller...
Forum: General October 29th 19, 03:57 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By Joy Beeson
Being Seen

I've gotten to page 35 in _Cyclecraft: North American Edition_, which
contains a quite-sensible discussion of the difference between being
noticed and being recognized.

This hits home with me: ...
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