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Forum: Techniques July 4th 20, 05:03 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 40
Views: 142
Posted By Joy Beeson
Don't hassle me - I'm riding my bike

On Sat, 04 Jul 2020 05:50:56 +0700, John B.
wrote:

Well you obviously can't use that one. After all it says "easily
carried in watch pocket" and who has a "watch pocket"...
Forum: Techniques July 3rd 20, 05:42 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 54
Views: 230
Posted By Joy Beeson
Remembering how to tie my shoes, going back for a do-rag

On Wed, 1 Jul 2020 13:39:41 -0700 (PDT), jbeattie
wrote:

I can see wanting to avoid special shoes, but you're buying special shoes.

I don't like to change my pedals when I...
Forum: General July 3rd 20, 05:20 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By Joy Beeson
Remembering how to tie my shoes, going back for a do-rag

On Wed, 1 Jul 2020 11:36:28 -0400, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

I seldom even consider buying clothes online, but then I thought about
Kohl's online. Turned out they had a...
Forum: General July 1st 20, 05:18 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By Joy Beeson
Remembering how to tie my shoes, going back for a do-rag

On Sat, 20 Jun 2020 21:43:48 -0400, Joy Beeson
wrote:

I'd overlooked canned cat food and a poop scoop that I'll someday drop
off at the Animal Welfare league....
Forum: Techniques June 25th 20, 03:44 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 30
Views: 234
Posted By Joy Beeson
Concerning commuting by bike

On Wed, 24 Jun 2020 21:30:27 -0400, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

It's my understanding that Idaho's law (bikes need only yield at stop
signs) actually adds safety. It's a bit...
Forum: General June 21st 20, 02:43 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 5
Views: 239
Posted By Joy Beeson
Remembering how to tie my shoes, going back for a do-rag

Ordinarily, riding to the farmers' market on Saturday isn't much news,
but my last such trip was on the second of May, a few days before a
masked man sliced up my nose. (And two days after that, he...
Forum: Techniques June 16th 20, 04:40 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 32
Views: 296
Posted By Joy Beeson
Disk brakes

On Mon, 15 Jun 2020 14:53:55 -0700 (PDT), Mark Cleary
wrote:

no idea how much you have to descend until brakes get hot.

West of Albany, New York, you could get bored...
Forum: Techniques June 16th 20, 04:38 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 133
Views: 1,275
Posted By Joy Beeson
Your gearing is obsolete

On Fri, 12 Jun 2020 15:02:03 -0700 (PDT), jbeattie
wrote:

I was on my fashion Synapse -- deductions for discs and UDi2, fancy shoe covers, Showers Pass jacket, tights and...
Forum: Techniques June 16th 20, 04:37 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 270
Views: 1,501
Posted By Joy Beeson
Groupsets

On Sun, 14 Jun 2020 05:59:33 +0700, John B.
wrote:

There you go. It is obvious that bicycle clubs cause bicycle deaths.
Ban bicycle clubs!

Banning bikes to prevent...
Forum: Techniques June 15th 20, 10:55 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 58
Views: 319
Posted By Joy Beeson
What a waste

On Sun, 14 Jun 2020 19:37:43 -0400, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

Our Mazda's color is Soul Red, a three layer paint job that's quite
beautiful. (I pick the cars, my wife...
Forum: Techniques June 12th 20, 04:24 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 270
Views: 1,501
Posted By Joy Beeson
Groupsets

On Wed, 10 Jun 2020 10:39:59 -0400, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/74/38/6e/74386effd6b9d7f58abee865c47c6e33.jpg


I always paused at a spot on...
Forum: General June 10th 20, 02:51 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By Joy Beeson
I rode a BSO yesterday

On Tue, 09 Jun 2020 13:27:58 -0400, Joy Beeson
wrote:

(One ad and a sheet of coupons from Martin's,
one for the flat buns we have not been getting for umpty orders...
Forum: General June 9th 20, 06:27 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By Joy Beeson
I rode a BSO yesterday

I was standing around in the garage when I snapped, pulled my
"pedal-powered wheelchair" out of its corner, and mounted up barefoot,
intending to ride to the end of the driveway and back.

Whereupon...
Forum: Techniques June 6th 20, 04:14 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 125
Views: 604
Posted By Joy Beeson
So much fr a growth in bicycle riding from the pandemic.

On Fri, 5 Jun 2020 11:44:56 -0400, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

Among them is one heavy wool Bellwether woman's long sleeve jersey.
Yellow (or yellow-orange) with black sides...
Forum: Techniques June 5th 20, 02:40 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 125
Views: 604
Posted By Joy Beeson
So much fr a growth in bicycle riding from the pandemic.

On Tue, 2 Jun 2020 21:38:38 -0400, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

Bonus points if they wear wool.

Where do they get the wool?

--
Joy Beeson
joy beeson at comcast dot net
Forum: Techniques May 30th 20, 03:18 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 54
Views: 381
Posted By Joy Beeson
Bonking + Bicycles

On Tue, 26 May 2020 21:43:17 -0700 (PDT), "
wrote:

Its called getting tired. Your muscles get tired from use. And when you stop you get rest. ...
Forum: Techniques May 30th 20, 03:17 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 369
Views: 2,600
Posted By Joy Beeson
Fun with exponents

On Thu, 28 May 2020 13:07:14 -0700, Jeff Liebermann
wrote:

I get a pop-up for creating an account. After removing the
related cookies, when I hit refresh, the pop-up appears...
Forum: Techniques May 27th 20, 04:00 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 57
Views: 427
Posted By Joy Beeson
Favorite biking snacks?

On Tue, 26 May 2020 13:58:38 -0400, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

What are people's preferences for on-bike snacks?

When we lived in New York, and all my rides were mostly...
Forum: Techniques May 26th 20, 04:07 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 54
Views: 381
Posted By Joy Beeson
Bonking + Bicycles

On Sat, 23 May 2020 16:07:50 -0700 (PDT), Sir Ridesalot
wrote:

Have any of you been on a ride where you've bonked to the point that every single pedal stroke no matter...
Forum: General May 24th 20, 03:39 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By Joy Beeson
Safety lies in infrastructure and nobody ever needs to learn anything.

I was looking at a magnified view of a tricky intersection on my route
home from Fort Wayen next Tuesday, and noticed that the median of the
crossing was labeled "Dupont Road Trail".

So I opened the...
Forum: Techniques May 6th 20, 11:05 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 18
Views: 205
Posted By Joy Beeson
THE CASE FOR A MANDATORY CYCLE HELMET LAW IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

On Tue, 05 May 2020 15:01:23 -0400, Radey Shouman
wrote:

Economic depression is known to have some health downsides.

I'm really, really fond of wearing clothes and sleeping...
Forum: General May 6th 20, 09:23 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 0
Views: 371
Posted By Joy Beeson
I can ride to Leesburg again!

I just got an e-mail from Duck, Down, and Above saying that I can
phone in my order, then make an appointment to have it brought out to
my vehicle.

I think I'll tell them to just set it outside the...
Forum: Techniques May 4th 20, 04:21 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 89
Views: 712
Posted By Joy Beeson
RIP John Forester

On Fri, 01 May 2020 23:26:25 -0400, Joy Beeson
wrote:

I get to make the Animal-Welfare-League run again on the next dry day:
When I got home, I realized that I'd...
Forum: Techniques May 2nd 20, 04:26 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 89
Views: 712
Posted By Joy Beeson
RIP John Forester

On Wed, 29 Apr 2020 12:46:40 -0400, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

Wow. Mine's 4.5 ounces.

The wallet I'm carrying today is about five ounces.

It's my walking wallet because...
Forum: Techniques April 29th 20, 04:21 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 89
Views: 712
Posted By Joy Beeson
RIP John Forester

On Tue, 28 Apr 2020 12:01:57 -0400, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

Is your
wallet really so heavy?

Mine weights one pound, ten ounces at the moment.

I have a special pocket...
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