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Forum: Techniques Today, 04:40 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 103
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Posted By Joy Beeson
Front cracking noise

On Mon, 18 Feb 2019 10:10:12 +0700, John B. Slocomb
wrote:

This could, of course, have been corrected by simply putting a penny
in the fuse :-)

I had an interesting...
Forum: Techniques Yesterday, 03:23 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 103
Views: 262
Posted By Joy Beeson
Front cracking noise

On Sun, 17 Feb 2019 12:00:24 -0500, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

Well, I guess it might work if she runs no more than one at a time...

Reminds me of church camp a little over...
Forum: General February 17th 19, 01:48 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 962
Views: 181,081
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: E-oil again

I'm afraid to read what I wrote just before bedtime last Saturday, but
I don't think that I mentioned that one day I realized that the square
patches on the backs of my hands are also scars, and...
Forum: Techniques February 13th 19, 06:22 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 4
Views: 76
Posted By Joy Beeson
Staying Warm according to New York Times

On Tue, 12 Feb 2019 07:32:55 -0800 (PST), Frank Krygowski
wrote:

Staying warm, according to the New York Times:

...
Forum: General February 10th 19, 05:13 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 962
Views: 181,081
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: E oil

When I paused to get the crock pot out of the fridge and turn it on, I
had been dressing for forty-nine minutes, I hadn't combed my hair, and
still had a pair of sweat pants, oversocks, and three...
Forum: Techniques February 6th 19, 05:08 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 67
Views: 386
Posted By Joy Beeson
Disk brakes might be useful

On Tue, 05 Feb 2019 14:09:26 -0500, Radey Shouman
wrote:

What causes you to eventually discard rims? Do they just last forever?

I don't recall ever discarding a rim.

But I...
Forum: Techniques February 5th 19, 05:36 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 87
Views: 572
Posted By Joy Beeson
Grocery Bike

On Mon, 4 Feb 2019 15:41:04 -0500, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

For unfamiliar places and longer stops, I do use a cable lock, but even
that is lightweight and home...
Forum: Techniques February 4th 19, 04:56 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By Joy Beeson
Google Groups Postings

On Mon, 04 Feb 2019 05:58:49 +0700, John B. Slocomb
wrote:

Eternal September seems to have periodic failures. This may be a due
to their servers or some other cause but it...
Forum: Techniques February 4th 19, 01:11 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 87
Views: 572
Posted By Joy Beeson
Grocery Bike

On Sun, 03 Feb 2019 11:02:50 +0700, John B. Slocomb
wrote:

As shown in your reference the seat post/seat junction doesn't look
remarkable far back, it appears to be located...
Forum: Techniques February 4th 19, 01:07 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 87
Views: 572
Posted By Joy Beeson
Grocery Bike

On Sun, 3 Feb 2019 18:36:47 -0000 (UTC), Duane wrote:

But I use my road bike with a backpack.

I rode with a backpack exactly once. Panniers rule!

--
Joy Beeson
joy beeson at...
Forum: General February 3rd 19, 09:11 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 962
Views: 181,081
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Hernando's Plea

Hernando's Plea

Please trim, please trim, oh won't you trim?
Your posts would look much nicer slim!
Searching, searching is so grim!
Please trim, please trim, oh won't you trim,
...
Forum: Techniques February 3rd 19, 03:35 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 87
Views: 572
Posted By Joy Beeson
Grocery Bike

On Sat, 02 Feb 2019 10:38:23 +0700, John B. Slocomb
wrote:

What is a "comfort bike"? I goggled it and found something like this
...
Forum: Techniques February 2nd 19, 04:14 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 87
Views: 572
Posted By Joy Beeson
Grocery Bike

On Fri, 1 Feb 2019 12:54:05 -0800 (PST), patrick
wrote:

Since I've been contemplating a fetch bike, I thought that perhaps an electra townie type so called flat...
Forum: Techniques January 31st 19, 05:49 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By Joy Beeson
Engine Insulation

On Tue, 29 Jan 2019 10:46:51 -0800 (PST), wrote:

Joy, be absolutely certain to wear a watch cap under your helmet. Pulled down over your ears. Those sorts of temperatures can...
Forum: General January 29th 19, 07:48 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 962
Views: 181,081
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Lit Crit wanted

On Mon, 28 Jan 2019 08:25:51 +0700, John B. Slocomb
wrote:

As for making it shorter... I suggest that it takes a certain number
of words to clearly explain any act and...
Forum: Techniques January 29th 19, 05:09 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By Joy Beeson
Engine Insulation

I've always said that mere low temperature doesn't constitute bad
weather, but tomorrow the *high* is going to be eleven below, and the
wind is going to be eighteen miles per hour.

I might be able...
Forum: General January 28th 19, 01:54 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 962
Views: 181,081
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Lit Crit wanted

On Mon, 28 Jan 2019 06:16:36 +0700, John B. Slocomb
wrote:

Signaling before you move into a lane(s) where all the traffic is
traveling at speeds of 60+mph is a good...
Forum: Techniques January 28th 19, 01:34 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 136
Views: 1,218
Posted By Joy Beeson
Wider tires, All-road bikes

On Sun, 27 Jan 2019 11:04:21 -0500, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

https://www.efficientvelo.com/safe-zone-helmet-mirror/

Wow! "Huge 2 & 1/4" mirror provides safest view of...
Forum: General January 28th 19, 12:58 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 2
Views: 188
Posted By Joy Beeson
New Year's Resolution

On Mon, 14 Jan 2019 19:06:45 -0800 (PST), wrote:

I always enjoy reading your posts, even if I seldom post replies.

About four years ago I made a New Year's resolution to not...
Forum: General January 27th 19, 02:54 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 962
Views: 181,081
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Lit Crit wanted

I'm particularly interested in words that I can leave out without
impairing clarity. This essay is way too long.

It also needs a definite exit line.

Any ideas for change-of-topic marks with a...
Forum: Techniques January 26th 19, 03:47 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 136
Views: 1,218
Posted By Joy Beeson
Wider tires, All-road bikes

On Thu, 24 Jan 2019 00:50:28 -0000 (UTC), Duane
wrote:

I tried a couple of helmet mirrors and while they work for seeing behind I
found that they presented a blind spot when...
Forum: Techniques January 24th 19, 08:03 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 30
Views: 250
Posted By Joy Beeson
Nice bit of American bicycling history

On Thu, 24 Jan 2019 06:06:15 +0700, John B. Slocomb
wrote:

There is a photo of the present mayor... who appears in the photo to
be somewhat over weight... probably not a...
Forum: Techniques January 23rd 19, 04:33 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 136
Views: 1,218
Posted By Joy Beeson
Wider tires, All-road bikes

On Tue, 22 Jan 2019 13:19:29 -0800 (PST), Frank Krygowski
wrote:

And in his blog posts, he's
indicated a fair amount of helmet skepticism. But one sits on his
head in...
Forum: Techniques January 23rd 19, 04:23 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 209
Views: 1,202
Posted By Joy Beeson
Another nasty holiday season on RBT

On Mon, 21 Jan 2019 22:57:47 -0500, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

On 1/21/2019 7:32 PM, John B. Slocomb wrote:
On Mon, 21 Jan 2019 19:25:14 -0500, Frank Krygowski
...
Forum: General January 22nd 19, 05:36 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 2
Views: 94
Posted By Joy Beeson
Tomorrow's ride cancelled because I didn't give a darn

Just as well. Aside from needing to re-stock the freezer, I'd have
had to walk clear downtown before it was safe to mount my bike -- and
there was no place to walk but in the roadway.

The tire...
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