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Forum: General January 22nd 21, 07:35 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 0
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Posted By Joy Beeson
It's been going on for a long time

While sorting a broken box of papers, I came across some old diaries:

quote

22 January 1991

I've been needing exercise, so I thought I'd ride my bike to
Guilderland today. I darned my alpaca...
Forum: General January 22nd 21, 07:34 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 18
Views: 137
Posted By Joy Beeson
Department of "well, duh!"

On Tue, 19 Jan 2021 09:13:13 +0700, John B.
wrote:

I wonder, is the 4H still alive and well? At the time it seemed like a
good idea, teach the girls how to cook and sew and...
Forum: Techniques January 22nd 21, 07:23 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 70
Views: 208
Posted By Joy Beeson
Bike shops, rules, principles and law

On Thu, 21 Jan 2021 10:09:17 +0100, Rolf Mantel
wrote:

Only in the midwest USA,
farmers are defined to be "someone who grows corn or soybeans on
hundreds/thousands of...
Forum: General January 19th 21, 02:59 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 18
Views: 137
Posted By Joy Beeson
Department of "well, duh!"

On Sun, 17 Jan 2021 13:12:55 +0700, John B.
wrote:

Don't they use "quilting frames" any more. I vaguely remember at a
State Fair once seeing some ladies demonstrating how...
Forum: General January 18th 21, 06:04 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 3
Views: 37
Posted By Joy Beeson
When I saw that it was snowing, I changed to thinner socks.

On Mon, 18 Jan 2021 07:38:25 +0700, John B.
wrote:

I don't have corns but I believe that there is a treatment for them. I
read that there "patches" that can be applied to...
Forum: General January 18th 21, 01:08 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 3
Views: 37
Posted By Joy Beeson
When I saw that it was snowing, I changed to thinner socks.

Subject: When I saw that it was snowing, I changed to thinner socks.

OB bicycles: they were Pearl Izumi socks.

The thick socks that I'd put on with my sandals won't fit into my
shoes.

When I...
Forum: General January 17th 21, 05:21 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 18
Views: 137
Posted By Joy Beeson
Department of "well, duh!"

On Sat, 16 Jan 2021 11:27:26 +0700, John B.
wrote:

Why not
https://www.amazon.com/bicycle-pant-clips/s?k=bicycle+pant+clips

Clips don't work.

I think that they were...
Forum: General January 17th 21, 05:20 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 18
Views: 137
Posted By Joy Beeson
Department of "well, duh!"

On Sun, 17 Jan 2021 05:43:12 +0700, John B.
wrote:

You are probably just wearing the wrong type of pants. Try "plus-4's".
or "Knickers" I think they are called in the U.S.,...
Forum: General January 17th 21, 05:18 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 18
Views: 137
Posted By Joy Beeson
Department of "well, duh!"

On Sat, 16 Jan 2021 13:30:27 -0500, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

The alternative I've considered is adding snaps to the cuff of the
pants,

That was my first thought, but I...
Forum: Techniques January 16th 21, 05:06 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 128
Views: 1,052
Posted By Joy Beeson
Does Slow Johnny still pull the wings off flies

On Thu, 14 Jan 2021 20:34:41 -0800, Jeff Liebermann
wrote:

On Thu, 14 Jan 2021 18:58:23 -0500, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

On 1/14/2021 6:04 PM, Jeff...
Forum: Techniques January 16th 21, 05:01 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 58
Views: 526
Posted By Joy Beeson
Winter gear

On Thu, 14 Jan 2021 22:27:23 -0800 (PST), "
wrote:

Farm states, where crops are grown and farms are reasonable sized.
Couple hundred acres...
Forum: General January 16th 21, 04:55 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,065
Views: 227,434
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Narrow Bike Lanes

On Sun, 28 Sep 2014 23:56:23 -0300, Joy Beeson
wrote:


When you are riding in a narrow bike lane and hear a car behind you,
watch until you see it in your...
Forum: General January 16th 21, 04:53 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 18
Views: 137
Posted By Joy Beeson
Department of "well, duh!"

The last two times I went out, I came back without the safety pin in
the ankle of the right leg of my sweat pants. That is, of course, the
important pin -- the left leg isn't going to get caught in...
Forum: Techniques January 14th 21, 06:25 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 58
Views: 526
Posted By Joy Beeson
Winter gear

On Wed, 13 Jan 2021 11:13:02 -0500, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

You have tourists? Wow! We don't have tourists.

We've got nothing else. At one time, the village consisted...
Forum: Techniques January 13th 21, 06:23 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 58
Views: 526
Posted By Joy Beeson
Winter gear

On Mon, 11 Jan 2021 18:17:36 -0800 (PST), jbeattie
wrote:

-- and like Tom mentioned, its hard getting going after a serious meal.

Which is one reason that I carry baggies...
Forum: Techniques January 12th 21, 04:46 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 128
Views: 1,052
Posted By Joy Beeson
Does Slow Johnny still pull the wings off flies

On Mon, 11 Jan 2021 06:04:12 -0800 (PST), Sir Ridesalot
wrote:

"U.S. Air Force personnel shall not cohabitant with indigenous
females", and the guy standing...
Forum: Techniques January 9th 21, 06:20 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 99
Views: 867
Posted By Joy Beeson
Bicycling gifts

On Fri, 08 Jan 2021 19:54:09 -0600, AMuzi wrote:

I painted a fat line on my gauge because I can't really see
the numbers that far away.

My gauge has a movable red arrow...
Forum: Techniques January 6th 21, 06:03 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 95
Views: 906
Posted By Joy Beeson
bicycle tech

On Sun, 3 Jan 2021 18:54:54 -0500, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

I investigated that scheme soon after we moved here, but the bus route
was so convoluted and slow that it was...
Forum: Techniques January 5th 21, 07:32 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 140
Views: 890
Posted By Joy Beeson
Bike Weight and Climbing Speed.

On Tue, 05 Jan 2021 08:22:35 +0700, John B.
wrote:

Thus simply looking at the inside of the tubes with a "bore scope"
really is not really a conclusive check as defects can...
Forum: Techniques January 5th 21, 07:03 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 95
Views: 906
Posted By Joy Beeson
bicycle tech

On Mon, 04 Jan 2021 08:00:38 +0700, John B.
wrote:

Here, more and more you see pedestrian bridges to cross streets and
roads. Primarily in the city but they are also being...
Forum: Techniques January 3rd 21, 05:26 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 8
Views: 89
Posted By Joy Beeson
Rollers never tried

On Fri, 1 Jan 2021 14:10:05 -0800, "Mark J."
wrote:

The problem for me with all trainers is boredom.

I tried putting a book in the map holder while riding rollers. ...
Forum: Techniques December 29th 20, 07:42 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 471
Views: 4,189
Posted By Joy Beeson
{OT:Toms stupidity.} Fourth year cycle anomalies

On Tue, 29 Dec 2020 12:07:05 +0700, John B.
wrote:

And Al Capone violently opposed Bugs Moran.

Yes, although I doubt it was a matter of morals or politics. More a
...
Forum: Techniques December 29th 20, 05:45 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 471
Views: 4,189
Posted By Joy Beeson
{OT:Toms stupidity.} Fourth year cycle anomalies

On Tue, 29 Dec 2020 07:39:08 +0700, John B.
wrote:

Nope, the NAZI (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei) or, in
English "the National Socialist German Workers'...
Forum: Techniques December 24th 20, 02:54 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 29
Views: 154
Posted By Joy Beeson
December cycling in New York

On Tue, 22 Dec 2020 17:49:24 -0500, Bertrand
wrote:

I've tried lobster mitts but find them to be the worst of both worlds: they're
not as warm as mittens, but still make...
Forum: Techniques December 24th 20, 02:52 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 29
Views: 154
Posted By Joy Beeson
December cycling in New York

On Tue, 22 Dec 2020 15:54:23 -0800 (PST), jbeattie
wrote:

particularly if you're sweaty from the climb

Never charge a hill in winter!!!

Work hard until you thaw, then shift...
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