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Forum: General Today, 05:01 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 889
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Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: I hung my bike up for the winter

On Sat, 01 Dec 2018 22:36:57 -0500, Joy Beeson
wrote:

I've decided to
write December off,

Well, hardly ever.

I checked out a seven-day book last Saturday. ...
Forum: Techniques December 2nd 18, 04:55 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 179
Views: 751
Posted By Joy Beeson
Noise from new Sunrace cassette

On Sat, 01 Dec 2018 06:00:01 +0700, John B. slocomb
wrote:

But, by definition a "Bi Cycle" has two wheels while the original
poster referred to using it as a wheelchair....
Forum: General December 2nd 18, 04:36 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 889
Views: 170,671
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: I hung my bike up for the winter

I sort of *have* put my bike away for the winter. I've decided to
write December off, and drive the car to buy groceries. We need
seltzer anyway -- now that we both drink it, a 12-pack doesn't last...
Forum: Techniques November 30th 18, 03:30 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 179
Views: 751
Posted By Joy Beeson
Noise from new Sunrace cassette

On Thu, 29 Nov 2018 06:34:46 +0700, John B. slocomb
wrote:

I can't remember exactly, but I certainly have never had much, if any,
problems with using any sort of shifter....
Forum: General November 28th 18, 03:57 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 889
Views: 170,671
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: I hung my bike up for the winter

27 November 2018

Yesterday we made room in the garage for the car. One of the things
in its space was my Trek Pure bicycle-shaped object, which I use as a
pedal-powered wheelchair.

Spouse had...
Forum: Techniques November 28th 18, 03:53 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 179
Views: 751
Posted By Joy Beeson
Noise from new Sunrace cassette

On Tue, 27 Nov 2018 22:17:07 -0000 (UTC), news18
wrote:

Me = bicycles, her = sewing machines. Nuff said.

Me, two bikes, two sewing machines. Two *functioning*...
Forum: Techniques November 26th 18, 04:47 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 179
Views: 751
Posted By Joy Beeson
Noise from new Sunrace cassette

On Sat, 24 Nov 2018 06:09:49 +0700, John B Slocomb
wrote:

Back in the day, some bikes had a plastic plate mounted between the
cassette and the wheel to protect the spokes....
Forum: General November 26th 18, 02:44 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 889
Views: 170,671
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. So was the day before yesterday.

On Sat, 24 Nov 2018 19:14:59 -0500, Joy Beeson
wrote:

Today's column is four dozen devilled eggs.

Turned out to be five dozen. I brought nine home. Five curry,...
Forum: General November 25th 18, 01:14 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 889
Views: 170,671
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. So was the day before yesterday.

Today's column is four dozen devilled eggs.

--
Joy Beeson
joy beeson at comcast dot net
http://wlweather.net/PAGEJOY/
Forum: General November 21st 18, 06:29 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 889
Views: 170,671
Posted By Joy Beeson
Still breathing, but no column

On Tue, 20 Nov 2018 08:40:41 +0700, John B. slocomb
wrote:

Of course, back in those days I never heard of a "working mother"
either. Married women were at home to take care...
Forum: General November 20th 18, 01:13 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 889
Views: 170,671
Posted By Joy Beeson
Still breathing, but no column

On Mon, 19 Nov 2018 07:41:32 +0700, John B. slocomb
wrote:

Sure they did. Just like they grew their own meat and vegetables and
salted, dried or "canned" them for the...
Forum: Techniques November 20th 18, 01:03 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 109
Views: 858
Posted By Joy Beeson
Chain Lube?

On Sun, 18 Nov 2018 19:09:35 -0600, AMuzi wrote:

chicken feed you can make yourself:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/7/6235/6329896063_73855a357c_b.jpg

I remember Dad...
Forum: General November 19th 18, 12:30 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 889
Views: 170,671
Posted By Joy Beeson
Still breathing, but no column

On Sun, 18 Nov 2018 11:59:14 +0700, John B. slocomb
wrote:


Frozen Cider? Back in the day that was the poor man's method of (would
one say "enlivening") Cider. Leave it...
Forum: General November 18th 18, 04:18 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 889
Views: 170,671
Posted By Joy Beeson
Still breathing, but no column

Chickened out and drove to the Winter Market today. Well, I drove to
the library and walked to The Pavilion in Central Park, which wasn't
far. Bluebird Bakery didn't show, so I didn't buy...
Forum: Techniques November 15th 18, 04:19 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 9
Views: 145
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: 91
Views: 788
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: 889
Views: 170,671
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: 889
Views: 170,671
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: 304
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: 889
Views: 170,671
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: 889
Views: 170,671
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: 571
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: 397
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: 889
Views: 170,671
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: 303
Posted By Joy Beeson
bicycle lane in Melbourne

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

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