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Forum: Techniques Yesterday, 04:54 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 46
Views: 157
Posted By Joy Beeson
Replacing a lost toolkit

On Sat, 17 Aug 2019 18:22:20 -0400, Radey Shouman
wrote:

In my case: pocket knife, mosquito repellent sachets, small pliers (4"
channel lock), folding money ($5 wrapped...
Forum: General August 18th 19, 05:03 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,011
Views: 199,745
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Croissant Combo

I rarely eat all of my lunch, so every wallet and notebook contains a
few fold-top sandwich bags in a "pill pouch" ziplock bag. And I have
some gallon bags and twist-ties in a ziplock snack bag in a...
Forum: Techniques August 17th 19, 04:06 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 46
Views: 157
Posted By Joy Beeson
Replacing a lost toolkit

On Fri, 16 Aug 2019 18:12:27 -0700, "Mark J."
wrote:

* One pair superlight (flimsy) reading glasses, so I can see those d**n
Michelin wires and pull 'em out of my...
Forum: Techniques August 17th 19, 01:39 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 45
Views: 211
Posted By Joy Beeson
Professional use of proper size wrench

On Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:20:12 -0400, Joy Beeson
wrote:

On Thu, 15 Aug 2019 19:51:53 -0700 (PDT), Sir Ridesalot
wrote:

And had I...
Forum: Techniques August 16th 19, 05:21 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 120
Views: 388
Posted By Joy Beeson
Recovery and Diet

On Thu, 15 Aug 2019 13:25:24 +0700, John B.
wrote:

Whatever did people do before Google Maps?

I measured my route with a knotted string.

That would be quicker than...
Forum: Techniques August 16th 19, 05:20 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 45
Views: 211
Posted By Joy Beeson
Professional use of proper size wrench

On Thu, 15 Aug 2019 19:51:53 -0700 (PDT), Sir Ridesalot
wrote:

And had I not fired that rifle there would have been two dead friends. At least I and my friends would...
Forum: General August 15th 19, 04:58 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,011
Views: 199,745
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Croissant Combo

On Tue, 13 Aug 2019 13:30:49 -0400, Frank Krygowski
wrote:

However, I did learn a new trick on the last trip to the grocery on my
Bike Friday. I have only small bags on...
Forum: Techniques August 15th 19, 04:58 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 120
Views: 388
Posted By Joy Beeson
Recovery and Diet

On Wed, 14 Aug 2019 05:34:51 +0700, John B.
wrote:

A power meter is a vital accessory for the elderly bicycle enthusiast
as how else can he brag about his...
Forum: General August 11th 19, 04:33 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,011
Views: 199,745
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Croissant Combo

Monday, 5 August 2019


Today was the third time in a week I rode to Kilainey's to buy our
supper.

On Tuesday, I used the flatfoot and went dressed in shorts and shirt.
On previouse trips I'd...
Forum: General August 10th 19, 02:37 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By Joy Beeson
Latest trove of road-found items. - pH

On Mon, 5 Aug 2019 14:07:17 -0700 (PDT), pH wrote:

What have you guys found lately?

On my way out of town yesterday morning I saw a usable-looking nut
and, a few feet farther...
Forum: General August 8th 19, 04:04 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By Joy Beeson
Latest trove of road-found items. - pH

On Mon, 5 Aug 2019 14:07:17 -0700 (PDT), pH wrote:

What have you guys found lately?

Not much.

When we lived in upstate New York, I found interesting things all the
time. ...
Forum: General August 5th 19, 05:24 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,011
Views: 199,745
Posted By Joy Beeson
AG: Pierceton Days

Apologies for posting late. I didn't feel like writing when I got
back from Pierceton yesterday.

Someone in church today, when told that I'd been to Pierceton Days,
said "On your bike? That's a...
Forum: Techniques August 5th 19, 12:38 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 214
Views: 799
Posted By Joy Beeson
Trek/Bontrager Wavecell Technology Helmets

On Sun, 4 Aug 2019 15:15:11 -0700 (PDT), Frank Krygowski
wrote:

Wear what you like. But the ride I described was on our drop bar tandem. I find
it perfectly easy to adjust...
Forum: Techniques August 4th 19, 06:44 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 180
Views: 869
Posted By Joy Beeson
Off Topic

On Sun, 04 Aug 2019 12:19:20 +0700, John B.
wrote:

Atheists - I have no idea. I never met anyone who didn't believe in
anything and tried to convert others to his...
Forum: Techniques August 3rd 19, 04:49 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 214
Views: 799
Posted By Joy Beeson
Trek/Bontrager Wavecell Technology Helmets

On Fri, 02 Aug 2019 21:03:30 -0500, AMuzi wrote:

Visors returned 10 years later with a softer
material and breakaway mounting)

But they blind you when you get down on the...
Forum: Techniques August 2nd 19, 03:08 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 36
Views: 214
Posted By Joy Beeson
Boogaali Frames

On Thu, 1 Aug 2019 12:49:33 -0700 (PDT), Tom Kunich
wrote:

Joy, why do I get the feeling you're a lot older than you seem?

I don't know that I seem less old than I am. I had...
Forum: Techniques August 1st 19, 03:24 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 12
Views: 155
Posted By Joy Beeson
Keeping a kickstand on tight

On Wed, 31 Jul 2019 04:05:28 -0700 (PDT), Sir Ridesalot
wrote:

I love a kickstand on my bikes. Far too many times I've stopped where there was nothing to lean the bike...
Forum: Techniques August 1st 19, 03:18 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 36
Views: 214
Posted By Joy Beeson
Boogaali Frames

On Tue, 30 Jul 2019 19:42:28 -0700 (PDT), pH wrote:

I always romanticized it but my Aunt told me that cleaning the lantern globes was an awful chore considering there was a...
Forum: Techniques July 31st 19, 02:57 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 36
Views: 214
Posted By Joy Beeson
Boogaali Frames

On Tue, 30 Jul 2019 11:15:12 +0700, John B.
wrote:

But of course, some folks will want to be "modern" and "trendy" but
given that the "swift walker" a two wheel ...
Forum: Techniques July 30th 19, 06:30 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 34
Views: 219
Posted By Joy Beeson
What do you find worse - dry heat or heat & humidity?

On Tue, 30 Jul 2019 03:52:02 +0700, John B.
wrote:

I'm, perhaps, being petty but you didn't "come down" with heat
exhaustion in the sense that you came down with the...
Forum: Techniques July 30th 19, 08:08 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 34
Views: 219
Posted By Joy Beeson
What do you find worse - dry heat or heat & humidity?

On Tue, 30 Jul 2019 10:45:41 +0700, John B.
wrote:

Heat exhaustion, by whatever name can be deadly. When I was at Edwards
AFB, in the Mojave Desert a couple of rock...
Forum: Techniques July 30th 19, 04:22 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 34
Views: 219
Posted By Joy Beeson
What do you find worse - dry heat or heat & humidity?

On Tue, 30 Jul 2019 03:52:02 +0700, John B.
wrote:

I'm, perhaps, being petty but you didn't "come down" with heat
exhaustion in the sense that you came down with the...
Forum: Techniques July 29th 19, 07:16 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 34
Views: 219
Posted By Joy Beeson
What do you find worse - dry heat or heat & humidity?

On Fri, 19 Jul 2019 21:04:23 -0700 (PDT), pH wrote:

We will be hoping for a full report at rec.bicycles.rides or here.
Hope all goes well and that you don't get too irritated...
Forum: General July 28th 19, 03:30 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 1,011
Views: 199,745
Posted By Joy Beeson
Unexpected side effect

One unexpected result of coming down with heat exhaustion last week is
that I have brown rectangles on the backs of my hands.

I always renew the sunscreen on my hands before I put my gloves back
on...
Forum: Techniques July 25th 19, 04:34 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 57
Views: 361
Posted By Joy Beeson
Electronic Shifting Replay

On Sun, 21 Jul 2019 19:57:36 -0700 (PDT), Frank Krygowski
wrote:

I don't recall any pain. But I do remember telling the guy, when the procedure
was over, "I bet almost...
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