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Forum: Techniques November 15th 18, 04:19 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 8
Views: 47
Posted By Joy Beeson
a simple technical solution

On Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:43:26 -0600, AMuzi wrote:


...
Forum: Techniques November 15th 18, 04:18 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 48
Views: 176
Posted By Joy Beeson
Chain wear and cassette question

On Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:08:05 -0800, Joerg
wrote:

Above there isn't enough space for a
decent size bottle, 28oz and such.

?? Twenty-ounce bottles do me fine. Of...
Forum: General November 15th 18, 01:56 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 873
Views: 166,815
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Common Sense

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

I frequently use the Byer Farm Trail recreationway to get to Lincoln
Street. The Trail looks like a continuation of Lindenberg Drive, so
the builders put a gate across it,...
Forum: General November 13th 18, 04:00 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 873
Views: 166,815
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Changing Seasons

Had an early-morning follow-up exam today. Yesterday, knowing that
I'd leave the office a bit earlier than I usually get off when I go on
a ride, I packed the bike for a dump tour. Forgot to fill...
Forum: Techniques November 12th 18, 04:03 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 23
Views: 204
Posted By Joy Beeson
Cold weather, sore throat

On Sun, 11 Nov 2018 10:04:56 -0800, Jeff Liebermann
wrote:

Maybe a mask that also charges your smartphone?
...
Forum: General November 11th 18, 08:07 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 873
Views: 166,815
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Changing Seasons

On Sat, 10 Nov 2018 22:58:00 -0500, Joy Beeson
wrote:


hair

Where did that "h" come from?
Forum: General November 11th 18, 04:58 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 873
Views: 166,815
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Changing Seasons

While walking to a charity pancake breakfast at the church this
morning, I remembered that one skill one must re-acquire every fall is
the art of blowing one's nose without allowing any of the warm,...
Forum: Techniques November 2nd 18, 03:27 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 43
Views: 386
Posted By Joy Beeson
Nashbar P-Handle Wrenches -- and thank you Royal Mail

On Thu, 1 Nov 2018 12:15:14 -0400, Duane
wrote:

DT shifters belong in museums IMO. Or on bikes ridden by
intrepid daredevils that find that niche where nothing else...
Forum: Techniques November 1st 18, 04:44 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 20
Views: 310
Posted By Joy Beeson
Bicycle Accident

I used to frighten the cows when I walked around on Maui, because they
had never seen a pedestrian before. But they just walked away from
the fence; they weren't spooked.

I did play a dirty trick...
Forum: General October 30th 18, 01:55 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 873
Views: 166,815
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: I met him again today

On Mon, 29 Oct 2018 08:05:48 +0700, John B. Slocomb
wrote:

Second follow-up is tomorrow; all they told me is that I *will* be
dilated.

Dilated? Or Delighted?

As in...
Forum: Techniques October 30th 18, 12:32 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 17
Views: 241
Posted By Joy Beeson
bicycle lane in Melbourne

On Mon, 29 Oct 2018 17:27:00 -0500, AMuzi wrote:

...
Forum: General October 29th 18, 01:35 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 873
Views: 166,815
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: I met him again today

On Sun, 28 Oct 2018 10:24:02 +0700, John B. Slocomb
wrote:

Cataracts?

They were. I never thought to ask what they do with the old lenses.

Second follow-up is tomorrow;...
Forum: General October 28th 18, 03:27 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 873
Views: 166,815
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: I met him again today

Last Thursday I was on my way from KCH to Goodwill, just turning right
off Arthur onto Park, when I saw a flashing green light at the end of
Arthur, near the Do Not Enter signs.

It's illegal for...
Forum: Techniques October 23rd 18, 01:48 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 48
Views: 481
Posted By Joy Beeson
those darned NYC cyclists again

On Mon, 22 Oct 2018 11:59:31 +0700, John B. Slocomb
wrote:

Don't you have to be barefooted to get the full benefit?

At that time and place, barefoot was the default...
Forum: Techniques October 22nd 18, 04:14 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 48
Views: 481
Posted By Joy Beeson
those darned NYC cyclists again

On Sun, 21 Oct 2018 17:33:25 -0500, AMuzi wrote:

One might rate cars on aesthetics, pure speed, maintenance
(blood and treasure, as they say) and so on, but for pure
...
Forum: General October 21st 18, 03:14 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 873
Views: 166,815
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: First Aid

I haven't used Halt since moving to an area where people love their
dogs, but gutting jalapeños last Friday put me in mind of it.

If you should absent-mindedly push your Halt into your pocket...
Forum: General October 21st 18, 12:11 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By Joy Beeson
Changing of the season

A premature season change: I washed clothes on Monday, rode to the
hospital on Tuesday, and rode to Goodwill on Thursday. On Saturday I
discovered that I have only two pairs of thick wool socks. I...
Forum: General October 15th 18, 10:04 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1
Views: 288
Posted By Joy Beeson
Changing of the season

Today is washday, and my weight-lifting gloves are in the second load.
From last week until April or May I'll wear the plastic bicycle gloves
that fit under fuzzy gloves, and I like things to be...
Forum: General October 14th 18, 03:38 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 873
Views: 166,815
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Two farmers' markets and a craft show

At last! Today's ride gave me not one, but *two* ideas! I'll
extravagantly use up both in one post.

The main street in town is lined with parked cars, but between the
Cerulean and the post office,...
Forum: Techniques October 10th 18, 12:45 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 28
Views: 363
Posted By Joy Beeson
road bike questions

On Tue, 09 Oct 2018 11:55:54 -0700, Joerg
wrote:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OrKLGEOVRA

OMC! That guy isn't wearing a helmet!

--
Joy Beeson, U.S.A., mostly...
Forum: General October 7th 18, 03:31 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 873
Views: 166,815
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: No post this week

No ideas harvested on today's ride.

Lousy day for a ride, but I was eager to buy onions -- and desperate
to buy a pair of sunglasses.

The weather started looking a little better when I packed away...
Forum: Techniques October 6th 18, 03:12 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 31
Views: 404
Posted By Joy Beeson
Chicago: Minus one cyclist

On Thu, 04 Oct 2018 14:48:37 -0400, Radey Shouman
wrote:

I can imagine that new technology
will be used as a justification for allowing physical signs to fall into
...
Forum: General October 4th 18, 03:45 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By Joy Beeson
Fall

On Tue, 02 Oct 2018 22:32:22 -0400, Joy Beeson
wrote:

Getting out
of long-sleeved undershirts may not be as easy.

Turned out that I needed out of that shirt before...
Forum: General October 3rd 18, 03:32 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By Joy Beeson
Fall

Remarkable: fit riding weather tomorrow, and nothing I have to do
instead.

I washed my do-rag and put it away for the winter the washday before
last. While preparing my bike for tomorrow, I dug...
Forum: General September 29th 18, 04:10 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1
Views: 252
Posted By Joy Beeson
Bike traffic

It says in my notes, which I'm transcribing to clean up my notebook
for tomorrow's ride, that on Saturday, the fifteenth of September of
2018, I arrived at the library to find my preferred parking...
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