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One up, one down by Joy Beeson
One up: On Saturday, I unshipped my chain. I not only remembered that when the chain falls completely outside the chainwheels, one must get off the bike at...
June 5th 21 04:14 AM
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Pickle switchel by Joy Beeson
Tuesday, 11 May 2021 I preserve my bread-and-butter pickles in a syrup made of equal parts by volume of 5% cider vinegar and white sugar. When I ate...
May 20th 21 04:07 AM
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Today's ride by Joy Beeson
Today I learned that unless it's actully below the freezing point, it is *not* too early in the spring to start carrying ice. First I bought a jar of...
May 10th 21 12:06 AM
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Saturday by Joy Beeson
Sunday, 21 March 2021 Every time I dress for the bike, I think that I'll miss those five extra pockets when it's warm enough to wear only one jersey. But what...
May 2nd 21 03:54 AM
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Spring sproings by Joy Beeson
Thursday, 8 April 2021 Yesterday I dashed out for chicken makhani, dug my yellow do-rag out of winter storage, wondered where my summer cycling gloves were...
May 2nd 21 02:46 AM
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What do wet clothes weigh? by [email protected]
On Friday, February 16, 1996 at 3:00:00 AM UTC-5, Alan Bloom wrote: I commuted home in the rain last night. On a whim, I weighed my wet clothes (not...
May 1st 21 05:38 PM
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A small miracle by Joy Beeson
https://www.timesunioneedition.com/Warsaw-Times-Union-04202021-e-Edition/7A/# Today's Times-Union has a filler ad on page 7A that gives safety rules for bike...
April 24th 21 01:50 AM
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What to do about pit bulls belonging to homeless people along the Folsom-Sacramento, CA bike trail? by James Kalb
"j" == John B writes: j On Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:38:22 -0400, Frank Krygowski j wrote: On...
April 5th 21 02:31 AM
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Friday by Joy Beeson
Yesterday, I rode to Sprawlmart to renew my driver's license. I couldn't see anything in the eye test, but she passed me anyway. But I find "BF" on my...
March 28th 21 03:19 AM
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Trek Domaine Frame Size by Kenneth Litwak
I've been riding Trek road bikes for about thirty years. The right size for me is 52 CM. I am looking for a 7 or 8 speed road bike to put on a trainer in my...
March 27th 21 04:26 PM
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Spring has sprung by Joy Beeson
Three pairs of tights and NO sweatpants! On my previous ride, I got a marvelous idea: if I wear my mask over my chin instead of letting it dangle on my...
March 7th 21 05:40 AM
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Internet BOB by Joel Stern
I deleted the internet-bob group in google groups by mistake and can no longer find it. Any suggestions? Thank you On Wednesday, August 29, 2001 at 6:31:44...
February 13th 21 05:53 PM
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All is done in reverend care of her by Joy Beeson
The Saturday before last, I found myself on Market Street on my way from Paws 'n Claws to the Old Jail, and stopped to measure the mayor's beloved "buffered...
February 2nd 21 08:49 PM
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Department of "well, duh!" by Joy Beeson
The last two times I went out, I came back without the safety pin in the ankle of the right leg of my sweat pants. That is, of course, the important pin --...
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January 24th 21 03:58 AM
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It's been going on for a long time by Joy Beeson
While sorting a broken box of papers, I came across some old diaries: quote 22 January 1991 I've been needing exercise, so I thought I'd ride my bike...
January 22nd 21 07:35 PM
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When I saw that it was snowing, I changed to thinner socks. by Joy Beeson
Subject: When I saw that it was snowing, I changed to thinner socks. OB bicycles: they were Pearl Izumi socks. The thick socks that I'd put on with my...
January 18th 21 06:44 AM
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High BPM music for indoor cycling by Kenneth Litwak
I used to have a cassette tape, "Music 'N Sync," that had a loud "beat" at 90 bmp. I used this for indoor cycling and more or less memorized it to use on the...
January 18th 21 01:22 AM
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AG: Aunt Granny's Advice, or How to become an elderly cyclist: by Joy Beeson
This post is the first of a weekly series of grandmotherly aphorisms. Each subject line will begin "AG:" for your killfiling convenience. It seems obvious...
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January 16th 21 07:31 PM
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Ride Report by Joy Beeson
I spent more time dressing than I spent on the bike yesterday. It's so BORING to just ride around in circles that I dropped off some stuff that doesn't fit at...
December 19th 20 04:33 AM
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Too soon oldt, by Joy Beeson
Many years ago, a shoe salesman showed my sister that stretch socks are much more comfortable if you pinch the fabric at the end of the big toe, stretch it way...
November 18th 20 03:31 PM
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