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Forum: General March 17th 19, 04:48 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 968
Views: 183,486
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Mother, dear mother, pray make my bed soon

I'm weary wi' cycling, and I fain would lie doon.

Last Tuesday's ride was fourteen miles, more or less. A fifteen-mile
round trip to Pierceton seemed just right for a gentle increase in
miles, and...
Forum: General March 17th 19, 02:45 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 9
Views: 107
Posted By Joy Beeson
Bike projects while the weather's gross

On Sat, 16 Mar 2019 15:48:03 -0400, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

(I'd welcome tips on how to paint thin lines, maybe 1/8" wide, precisely
located, all over a ceiling. I've...
Forum: General March 16th 19, 02:28 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 9
Views: 107
Posted By Joy Beeson
Bike projects while the weather's gross

On Fri, 15 Mar 2019 15:28:14 -0000 (UTC), Mike Coddington
wrote:

Who else is attempting something relatively pointless to while away the
time until the weather gets better?...
Forum: Techniques March 12th 19, 04:40 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 171
Views: 664
Posted By Joy Beeson
The death of rim brakes?

On Mon, 11 Mar 2019 09:10:17 +0700, John B. Slocomb
wrote:

Phuket, Thailand has several extremely steep hills on the western side
of the island, steep enough that it is...
Forum: Techniques March 12th 19, 04:38 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 135
Views: 687
Posted By Joy Beeson
Wheel weight

On Mon, 11 Mar 2019 17:24:28 +0100, Rolf Mantel
wrote:

When we reached our minimal distance at lunchtime, my son agreed to go
on, but following some trail signs through...
Forum: General March 10th 19, 05:33 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By Joy Beeson
New Year's Resolution

On Fri, 8 Mar 2019 11:02:13 -0500, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

What do you know about dyeing shoes?

Very little. There used to be a shoe polish called "Skuff-Kote" or
some...
Forum: General March 8th 19, 06:29 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By Joy Beeson
New Year's Resolution

On Thu, 07 Mar 2019 13:58:50 +0700, John B. Slocomb
wrote:

What kind of cleats are you using? I use the Shimano SPD cleats and
you can walk in those shoes. Granted that the...
Forum: Techniques March 8th 19, 05:23 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 135
Views: 687
Posted By Joy Beeson
Wheel weight

On Thu, 07 Mar 2019 19:49:35 -0800, Jeff Liebermann
wrote:

If you don't want to wait for technology to catch up with your
expectations, I suggest you purchase a tablet...
Forum: General March 7th 19, 05:38 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By Joy Beeson
New Year's Resolution

On Sun, 13 Jan 2019 23:11:26 -0500, Joy Beeson
wrote:


Thursday, 3 January 2019


My resolution for this year is to wear my cleats before the first of
...
Forum: General March 3rd 19, 05:36 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 968
Views: 183,486
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Traffic law

I've often commented that properly-written law and properly-designed
roads try very hard to make it take two mistakes to cause a collision.

That was illustrated this week. I'm sure that the driver...
Forum: General February 25th 19, 07:28 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 968
Views: 183,486
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Not nohow, not no way

On Mon, 25 Feb 2019 11:45:34 -0500, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

So I used the bike, got suitably impressed by the power of nature, and
froze anyway - but for a shorter...
Forum: General February 25th 19, 02:55 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 968
Views: 183,486
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Not nohow, not no way

As predicted, it looks beautiful out there, but the geese are huddled
together and the wind sock is standing straight out.

--
joy beeson at comcast dot net
http://wlweather.net/PAGEJOY/
The above...
Forum: General February 25th 19, 01:37 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 968
Views: 183,486
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Not nohow, not no way

Last time I checked, our highest gust of wind was 44 mph, about six
minutes before I started walking home from church.

Wasn't snowing much, but it hit my face pretty hard. I didn't get
chilled (I...
Forum: Techniques February 20th 19, 11:32 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 28
Views: 184
Posted By Joy Beeson
MIPS helmet

On Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:54:14 -0600, AMuzi wrote:

just received this link

https://www.bellhelmets.com/cycling/helmets/dirt/full-9-fusion-mips-19

I tried to find out...
Forum: Techniques February 19th 19, 04:40 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 103
Views: 485
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 February 18th 19, 03:23 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 103
Views: 485
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: 968
Views: 183,486
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: 100
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: 968
Views: 183,486
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: 493
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: 627
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: 134
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: 627
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: 627
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: 968
Views: 183,486
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,
...
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