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Forum: General Today, 05:27 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,044
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Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Eight Days of Gibson

On Fri, 18 Oct 2019 11:41:43 +0700, John B.
wrote:

I didn't know what a "french knot" is so I looked it up on the Web.
and found a site labeled "How to Make French...
Forum: General Yesterday, 04:52 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,044
Views: 204,838
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Eight Days of Gibson

On Fri, 20 Sep 2019 18:48:52 -0700 (PDT), pH wrote:

Even though I was born just after dirt had been invented,
I had to look up a Gibson.
Lovely.
I don't think guys...
Forum: Techniques October 13th 19, 01:08 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 18
Views: 77
Posted By Joy Beeson
Beginner question

On Sat, 12 Oct 2019 03:09:17 -0700 (PDT), Andre Jute
wrote:

Joy, depending on how hilly your countryside is, if you're forced to buy a complete new bicycle because your...
Forum: Techniques October 13th 19, 01:06 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 18
Views: 77
Posted By Joy Beeson
Beginner question

On Sat, 12 Oct 2019 08:28:07 -0500, AMuzi wrote:

2. I assume you're looking at upright handlebars rather than
road (drop) bars. The large offroad market means you can
...
Forum: Techniques October 12th 19, 04:31 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 18
Views: 77
Posted By Joy Beeson
Beginner question

On Sat, 12 Oct 2019 06:22:13 +0700, John B.
wrote:


Most of the formula use height and in-seam measurements use . Try
...
Forum: Techniques October 11th 19, 11:46 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 18
Views: 77
Posted By Joy Beeson
Beginner question

It's been half a century since I needed the information, so I'm not
sure. Is a nineteen-inch bicycle frame nineteen inches from the
center of the bottom bracket to the center of the seat...
Forum: General October 11th 19, 04:54 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,044
Views: 204,838
Posted By Joy Beeson
Vocabulary: was: AG: Living the dream

On Thu, 10 Oct 2019 23:32:12 -0400, Joy Beeson
wrote:

I'm reasonably sure the strip on McElroy Hill belongs to the gravel
pit or whatever that one can glimpse...
Forum: General October 11th 19, 04:32 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,044
Views: 204,838
Posted By Joy Beeson
Vocabulary: was: AG: Living the dream

On Fri, 11 Oct 2019 05:48:28 +0700, John B.
wrote:

On Thu, 10 Oct 2019 13:36:51 -0400, Joy Beeson
wrote:

On Wed, 09 Oct 2019...
Forum: General October 10th 19, 06:36 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,044
Views: 204,838
Posted By Joy Beeson
Vocabulary: was: AG: Living the dream

On Wed, 09 Oct 2019 11:12:44 -0400, Joy Beeson
wrote:

I got off at the beginning of the mowed
beyond-the-ditch.

Is there a name for a clear strip to the right of...
Forum: Techniques October 10th 19, 06:25 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 156
Views: 257
Posted By Joy Beeson
Where "Safety Inflation" leads

On Thu, 10 Oct 2019 07:51:45 -0700 (PDT), Sir Ridesalot
wrote:

Can't find any bad designs in the good old U.S.A.?

I can just look out my window. What we don't have...
Forum: General October 9th 19, 04:12 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,044
Views: 204,838
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Living the dream

Dream come true -- and cancelled. For weeks, the only fit day in the
week has been Tuesday, which is too soon after wash day to look
forward to.

Last week, I read the ten-day forecast and yea rah! ...
Forum: Techniques October 9th 19, 02:35 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 156
Views: 257
Posted By Joy Beeson
Where "Safety Inflation" leads

On Tue, 8 Oct 2019 10:58:18 -0700 (PDT), jbeattie
wrote:

https://www.cnn.com/travel/article/oktoberfest-police-report-scli-intl-grm/index.html

"The researchers concluded...
Forum: General October 6th 19, 04:39 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,044
Views: 204,838
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Living the dream

Ever since I noticed that Chinatown Express is a short walk from
Arthur Street, I've been wanting to buy hot and sour soup "to go" and
eat it in the park.

I was finally in the right place at the...
Forum: Techniques October 3rd 19, 06:02 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 76
Views: 291
Posted By Joy Beeson
John Forester Speaks

On Thu, 03 Oct 2019 08:00:37 -0700, Joerg
wrote:

All others prefer, like myself, good quality bike paths.

I saw one in London once.

--
Joy Beeson
joy beeson at...
Forum: General September 30th 19, 06:15 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,044
Views: 204,838
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Goofing off

Today I'm getting the September Banner ready to mail. Every time I
come across "I saw a couple of neat tricycles at the Trail House.", I
read it as "I saw a couple of meat tricycles."

I've been...
Forum: General September 29th 19, 04:20 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,044
Views: 204,838
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Goofing off

I forgot all about writing a post this week.

It was sprinkling when I left the house this morning, and by the time
I got to the bridge, I'd decided to come straight back from the
fairgrounds market,...
Forum: General September 28th 19, 12:23 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By Joy Beeson
Yay!

An officer has just been dispatched to deal with too-bright lights. I
doubt that they will catch the driver, because the witness couldn't
see anything.

Unless the offender is stupid enough to blind...
Forum: General September 22nd 19, 01:21 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,044
Views: 204,838
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Eight Days of Gibson

On Fri, 20 Sep 2019 18:48:52 -0700 (PDT), pH wrote:

As far as recipes...do you have a simple/foolproof way of making saeurkraut that you like?

I don't think any way of making...
Forum: Techniques September 22nd 19, 01:18 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 17
Views: 143
Posted By Joy Beeson
How to stiffen too soft toe-straps?

On Sat, 21 Sep 2019 10:57:56 -0400, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

I like the versatility of clips and straps. They work with every pair of
shoes I own, except for my heaviest...
Forum: General September 20th 19, 03:45 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,044
Views: 204,838
Posted By Joy Beeson
Top-Not Come Down: was: AG: Eight Days of Gibson

On Mon, 16 Sep 2019 22:56:52 -0400, Joy Beeson
wrote:

I'll probably be tired on Thursday.

Ayup.

--
Joy Beeson
joy beeson at comcast dot net
Forum: General September 17th 19, 03:56 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,044
Views: 204,838
Posted By Joy Beeson
Top-Not Come Down: was: AG: Eight Days of Gibson

The subject line refers to a joke that's older than I am -- the
preacher didn't approve of his congregation's hair styles, so he
preached on the passage "Top knot come down."

When they looked up the...
Forum: General September 15th 19, 03:57 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,044
Views: 204,838
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: 285
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: 394
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: 1,044
Views: 204,838
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...
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