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Forum: Techniques Yesterday, 05:50 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 85
Views: 377
Posted By Joy Beeson
Basso Loto [OT]

On Tue, 12 Nov 2019 11:29:46 +0700, John B.
wrote:

But I would winder about why a chimney fire occurred twice within a
reasonable length of time.
Not setting...
Forum: General November 11th 19, 12:19 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,056
Views: 205,916
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Th Th Th That's All Folks

This thread began in August of 2014, at

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/rec.bicycles.misc/AZKXI6-nUwU%5B1-25%5D

with

This post is the first of a weekly series of grandmotherly...
Forum: General November 9th 19, 04:05 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By Joy Beeson
Fall is falling

Fall continues: today I got my silk scarf out of storage. If it gets
cold enough to require a balaclava, I'll have to dig out my old
rear-view-mirror holder. The new helmet adjusts by just turning...
Forum: Techniques November 9th 19, 05:48 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 85
Views: 377
Posted By Joy Beeson
Basso Loto [OT]

On Fri, 08 Nov 2019 10:48:07 +0700, John B.
wrote:

The technique used to be to put the stove across the room from the
chimney.Then run the stove pipe across the room,...
Forum: Techniques November 8th 19, 03:55 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 85
Views: 377
Posted By Joy Beeson
Basso Loto [OT]

On Thu, 07 Nov 2019 07:04:13 -0800, Joerg
wrote:

That will result in an impressive plume of smoke and probably a stench
in the neighborhood. Seems you never...
Forum: General November 7th 19, 05:02 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 0
Views: 88
Posted By Joy Beeson
Cold, wet, stoopid

As I was tying the the waste paper into bundles this morning, and it
really is this morning, I swear I'll send this post today, Thursday 6
November 2019.

As I was tying up the waste paper, I noticed...
Forum: Techniques November 7th 19, 03:50 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 190
Views: 776
Posted By Joy Beeson
Will e-bikes expand cycling?

On Tue, 5 Nov 2019 22:51:38 -0500, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

But I should make allowances. I still recall one of the longest rides I
did with friends when I was a young...
Forum: General November 6th 19, 08:54 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By Joy Beeson
Fall is falling

On Sun, 03 Nov 2019 23:01:57 -0500, Joy Beeson
wrote:

After carefully observing the situation, I think I can get the
Flatfoot out by the same route as the road...
Forum: Techniques November 6th 19, 03:53 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 190
Views: 776
Posted By Joy Beeson
Will e-bikes expand cycling?

On Wed, 06 Nov 2019 09:23:21 +0700, John B.
wrote:

Although there is or was a publication that evaluates different
things and rated them. Consumer Digest? Report?...
Forum: General November 4th 19, 05:01 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By Joy Beeson
Fall is falling

When I came in sight of the house on my way home from church today, I
thought "Oh! Dave's gone somewhere!" Then I remembered that not too
long before our first snowfall, we re-arranged the garage...
Forum: General November 3rd 19, 04:24 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By Joy Beeson
Fall is falling

Saturday, 2 November 2019

We had a snowstorm the day before yesterday. I woke up to clear roads
on Friday, but I saw some snow caught in dry leaves on lawns on 250 S.

Speaking of leaves, I also...
Forum: Techniques November 1st 19, 10:02 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By Joy Beeson
Cycling, beer and physics

On Thu, 31 Oct 2019 16:51:54 -0500, AMuzi wrote:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7634305/Cyclist-flies-handlebars-tries-open-beer-bottle-against-bikes-wheel.html

"A...
Forum: General November 1st 19, 09:37 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 0
Views: 87
Posted By Joy Beeson
Cough drop inhibits water ingestion

This morning, for the first time this year, I left my do-rag at home
and wrapped my head in a scarf. The high today was 47 F, and it was
closer to freezing than to fifteen fahrenheit degrees above...
Forum: Techniques October 29th 19, 04:01 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 39
Views: 179
Posted By Joy Beeson
Ebikes on performance rides?

On Tue, 29 Oct 2019 06:30:56 -0700 (PDT), Frank Krygowski
wrote:

I think
those runners would think it weird if someone joined their daily training runs
using roller...
Forum: General October 29th 19, 03:57 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 5
Views: 123
Posted By Joy Beeson
Being Seen

I've gotten to page 35 in _Cyclecraft: North American Edition_, which
contains a quite-sensible discussion of the difference between being
noticed and being recognized.

This hits home with me: ...
Forum: General October 29th 19, 01:32 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By Joy Beeson
Ping AG!

On Wed, 23 Oct 2019 13:34:15 -0700, NFN Smith
wrote:

Joy --

I enjoy reading your stuff (and even will de-lurk to post a reply, when
there's something that piques...
Forum: Techniques October 28th 19, 12:59 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 49
Views: 445
Posted By Joy Beeson
Replacing a lost toolkit

On Fri, 16 Aug 2019 23:12:55 -0000 (UTC), bob prohaska
wrote:

The seat bag toolkit went missing on my bike after 30-odd years.

So did the tookit lovingly documented in...
Forum: General October 23rd 19, 02:23 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,056
Views: 205,916
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Refueling

On Tue, 22 Oct 2019 13:10:18 +0700, John B.
wrote:

Re rust in tank? I thought that now days all hot water heaters had
either glass lined or stainless tanks?

Re...
Forum: General October 22nd 19, 04:49 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,056
Views: 205,916
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Refueling

On Mon, 21 Oct 2019 12:21:16 +0700, John B.
wrote:

Why does one change ice trays on Sunday?

Cuz that's the day that I'm in the church.

I empty them into the ice bin,...
Forum: General October 22nd 19, 04:46 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 0
Views: 65
Posted By Joy Beeson
Fall Cleaning

Monday, 21 October 2019

Washday, and once again my weight-lifting gloves are staying in the
laundry hamper because a good red shirt is in the black wash. The
cotton parts of the gloves are faded to...
Forum: General October 21st 19, 04:51 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,056
Views: 205,916
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Refueling

On Sun, 20 Oct 2019 10:11:12 +0700, John B.
wrote:

What in the world is a "walking taco".

If anybody bought one while I was there, I was looking the other way.

I...
Forum: General October 21st 19, 04:48 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,056
Views: 205,916
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Eight Days of Gibson

On Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:45:23 +0700, John B.
wrote:

I try not to have to cross six or eight lanes of traffic and my
"Bangkok Rides" were all mapped out to avoid it....
Forum: General October 20th 19, 03:35 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,056
Views: 205,916
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Refueling

I went to a church craft sale on my way back from the farmers' markets
today. The crafts were all jewlery, which I though odd in a place
named "Pathway Church", but it proved to be a good place to...
Forum: General October 19th 19, 05:27 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,056
Views: 205,916
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Eight Days of Gibson

On Fri, 18 Oct 2019 11:41:43 +0700, John B.
wrote:

I didn't know what a "french knot" is so I looked it up on the Web.
and found a site labeled "How to Make French...
Forum: General October 18th 19, 04:52 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,056
Views: 205,916
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Eight Days of Gibson

On Fri, 20 Sep 2019 18:48:52 -0700 (PDT), pH wrote:

Even though I was born just after dirt had been invented,
I had to look up a Gibson.
Lovely.
I don't think guys...
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