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Forum: General April 19th 19, 04:21 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 975
Views: 185,634
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Spring is here

On Mon, 15 Apr 2019 21:35:35 -0400, Joy Beeson
wrote:

Stacy's Sports Bar won't be open until next week, if then, but I had a
nice ham-in-cheese sauce "pizza pod" or...
Forum: General April 16th 19, 02:35 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 975
Views: 185,634
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Spring is here

On Sat, 06 Apr 2019 20:37:30 -0400, Joy Beeson
wrote:

If we ever have another dry Friday.

Friday was wet again, so I went on Saturday -- and not until I tried
to...
Forum: Techniques April 15th 19, 04:49 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 65
Views: 274
Posted By Joy Beeson
Cyclists triggering red light cameras

On Sat, 13 Apr 2019 04:02:20 -0700 (PDT), Sir Ridesalot
wrote:

My buddy bicycling buddy whilst bicycling one night
slowed way down at a red light, looked and saw no...
Forum: Techniques April 13th 19, 04:15 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 21
Views: 161
Posted By Joy Beeson
A hole in the stem

I don't recall whether my handlebars came with the Raleigh Carleton or
the Fugi Grand Tourer -- we swapped components rather suddenly when a
mechanic overhauling the Raleigh found a defect in the...
Forum: General April 7th 19, 01:37 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 975
Views: 185,634
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Spring is here

Woo hoo!

I felt great through the whole ride, sprinted through the parked cars
on Park Avenue, and Google Maps says it was 23.3 miles!

Leesburg here I come!

If we ever have another dry Friday. ...
Forum: General April 6th 19, 04:08 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 975
Views: 185,634
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Spring is here

I'm going out in only two shirts and two pairs of tights, and this is
the second time I've put ice in my insulated pannier and carried my
warm tea wrapped in newspaper in the other one.

The ice...
Forum: Techniques March 31st 19, 05:31 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 7
Views: 190
Posted By Joy Beeson
Easier on the joints?

On Sat, 30 Mar 2019 21:16:31 -0400, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

See
http://www.vehicularcyclist.com/comparat.html for example.


Pixel Ruler was a great help in reading...
Forum: Techniques March 29th 19, 01:53 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 114
Views: 810
Posted By Joy Beeson
Damned Central Heating!

On Thu, 28 Mar 2019 16:14:23 -0700, wrote:

That isn't just your imagination. It seems that some dairy farmers
pipe music into the barns as they said that it increased...
Forum: Techniques March 28th 19, 11:41 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 55
Views: 318
Posted By Joy Beeson
Replace shifter cable

On Thu, 28 Mar 2019 15:38:10 -0700, wrote:

Well, in California the minimum salary is, I believe, $12/hour so $10
is nearly an hour's wages for a job that probably...
Forum: Techniques March 27th 19, 03:14 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 114
Views: 810
Posted By Joy Beeson
Damned Central Heating!

On Tue, 26 Mar 2019 11:20:05 +0700, John B. Slocomb
wrote:

I once commented to a bloke on the Internet who was complaining about
having to drive his kids to school that why...
Forum: General March 26th 19, 12:35 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 975
Views: 185,634
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Lit Crit wanted

I'm back! While I was reading Usenet yesterday, agent.exe
mysteriously vanished from drive C *and* from the back-up folder on
drive E. Long story short, this morning I took a long shot and it...
Forum: General March 24th 19, 12:43 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 975
Views: 185,634
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Lit Crit wanted

Revised version:


Letter one:





Rules of the Road for Bicycles
Forum: General March 17th 19, 03:48 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 975
Views: 185,634
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: Techniques March 12th 19, 03:40 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 171
Views: 881
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, 03:38 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 135
Views: 783
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, 04:33 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 9
Views: 510
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, 05:29 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 9
Views: 510
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, 04:23 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 135
Views: 783
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, 04:38 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 9
Views: 510
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, 04:36 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 975
Views: 185,634
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, 06:28 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 975
Views: 185,634
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, 01:55 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 975
Views: 185,634
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, 12:37 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 975
Views: 185,634
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, 10:32 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 28
Views: 207
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, 03:40 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 103
Views: 539
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...
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