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Forum: Recumbent
09-18-15, 03:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,615
Posted By atom bomb

Funny. I bought that exact trike! It just takes a...

Funny. I bought that exact trike! It just takes a little practice.
Forum: Recumbent
09-17-15, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,615
Posted By atom bomb

Steintrikes Wild Wave

Hers my video of a short ride on a Steintrikes Wild Wave.
https://youtu.be/zFv9jWgSOOc
Forum: Northeast
07-11-15, 03:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 734
Posted By atom bomb

New link: https://youtu.be/KASlw0atPiQ

New link:
https://youtu.be/KASlw0atPiQ
Forum: Northeast
05-27-15, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 734
Posted By atom bomb

Charles River Path - unsafe crossings

I recently put together a video about unsafe crossings on the Charles River Path in Boston. If you ride on it, you know these intersections.

https://youtu.be/pJbHRUEIFZw
08-16-12, 02:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,563
Posted By atom bomb

Has anyone taken delivery on one of these yet? If...

Has anyone taken delivery on one of these yet? If so.. can you report on it?
Forum: Recumbent
06-03-12, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,985
Posted By atom bomb

It's not the bike. My first performance high...

It's not the bike. My first performance high racer was a Saber. It was a fast bike. Easily + 3 mph averages over my road bike once I got fit to ride it.
Forum: Recumbent
04-29-12, 07:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,913
Posted By atom bomb

I'm 6'4", 180 lbs. 700C Corsa is a great fit and...

I'm 6'4", 180 lbs. 700C Corsa is a great fit and a fast bike with great handling and a solid road feel.
Forum: Northeast
04-14-12, 05:08 AM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,315
Posted By atom bomb

From the ride orgnizers: "Correct, baa.org...

From the ride orgnizers:

"Correct, baa.org wants all cyclist to depart from Hopkington/Ashland line by 715am. We just learned about it this week. We will work with their request, our start remains...
Forum: Northeast
04-13-12, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,315
Posted By atom bomb

News from MassBike is that Marathon start line...

News from MassBike is that Marathon start line area will be cleared out at 7:15 instead of the customary 8:15. Not sure how reliable this info is. Road closure schedule seems to be the same as last...
Forum: Northeast
02-09-12, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,315
Posted By atom bomb

Careful what you wish for! McLean Monocycle...

Careful what you wish for!

McLean Monocycle (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4YmVP6i4qw)
10-06-11, 12:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 451
Posted By atom bomb

Boston area cargo bikers

I am using my cargo bike this weekend to deliver donations to the Occupy Boston protest in the the financial district. If you have a cargo bike and the time and energy to do it, contact people where...
Forum: Northeast
09-20-11, 06:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By atom bomb

These incidents - and especially the video -...

These incidents - and especially the video - confirm a policy for me: do not engage. My feeling is, if there is no severe contact, fall or vehicle damage.... ride on..... do not engage. Although I...
Forum: Northeast
08-02-11, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,315
Posted By atom bomb

'bents are fantastic if you have a bad back....

'bents are fantastic if you have a bad back. They're fantastic even if you have a good back.
Forum: Northeast
06-11-11, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 820
Posted By atom bomb

Sounds great. Is there a podcast version...

Sounds great. Is there a podcast version available?
Forum: Northeast
05-30-11, 06:10 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,315
Posted By atom bomb

Me too. South Street, Needham has that rumbly...

Me too. South Street, Needham has that rumbly chip seal on the last bit - not so glassy a road no more. It also seems to be a car/bike battle ground. Usually going out via Central these days. But...
Forum: Recumbent
05-20-11, 07:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,951
Posted By atom bomb

I thought this wasn't supposed to happen until...

I thought this wasn't supposed to happen until tomorrow... May 21....
Forum: Recumbent
05-06-11, 05:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,110
Posted By atom bomb

I ride on MUPs a lot. I find it much safer to...

I ride on MUPs a lot. I find it much safer to pass where there's space, without a verbal or bell warning. My experience has been that most of the time, "on your left" or my ringing bell cause...
Forum: Northeast
04-18-11, 07:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,719
Posted By atom bomb

Just got back from doing this solo on the 'bent....

Just got back from doing this solo on the 'bent. Thanks y'all for posting about this ride! The trip out was...meh..... a bit of climbing and head wind. But the ride BACK! SO much fun. If you time it...
Forum: Northeast
04-15-11, 07:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,719
Posted By atom bomb

From the timing of this, I would think that the...

From the timing of this, I would think that the ride out to Hopkington is not closed to traffic quite yet, but then the ride back probably is. Does that sound right?
04-02-11, 01:40 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 406,924
Posted By atom bomb

Video field production vehicle: ...

Video field production vehicle:

http://www.geoffadams.com/bikes/vidbike1.jpg
04-02-11, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By atom bomb

Finally got my long-tail up and running and used...

Finally got my long-tail up and running and used it on a job today:

http://www.geoffadams.com/bikes/vidbike1.jpg
03-17-11, 01:54 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 406,924
Posted By atom bomb

Put this together today. Can't wait to load it...

Put this together today. Can't wait to load it up:

http://www.geoffadams.com/bikes/xtracycle.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-31-11, 04:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,478
Posted By atom bomb

Dave rules!

Dave rules!
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-26-11, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,478
Posted By atom bomb

After the laughter subsided, did they allow you...

After the laughter subsided, did they allow you to take the Swift on the train? Or was the laughter the kind that just says no?
Forum: Northeast
01-14-11, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,315
Posted By atom bomb

Admission: I don't ride the trike in wet stuff,...

Admission: I don't ride the trike in wet stuff, or snow ... suited as it is to those conditions. Ergo - sans-fenders. But it's a fantastic cold weather rig... although maybe a degree or two colder...
Forum: Northeast
01-13-11, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,315
Posted By atom bomb

Handy plow attachment. Removed before photo was...

Handy plow attachment. Removed before photo was taken.
Forum: Northeast
01-12-11, 08:47 AM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,315
Posted By atom bomb

Winter gear. That funny triangle thing? That's my...

Winter gear. That funny triangle thing? That's my nose....

http://www.geoffadams.com/bikes/snowtrike.jpg
01-07-11, 07:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,635
Posted By atom bomb

It's funny to me that we use pseudonyms and...

It's funny to me that we use pseudonyms and avatars to represent ourselves in this forum, but delight in calling the photo a "fake". Of course it's not real. It's an image.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-07-11, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By atom bomb

Gorgeous. I've got to start saving for a Brompton...

Gorgeous. I've got to start saving for a Brompton ..... brochure.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-05-11, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By atom bomb

BSNYC on FLDRS

Bike Snob hitting on folders today. Funny, as always...

http://bikesnobnyc.blogspot.com/2011/01/unhinged-knowing-when-to-fold-em.html
01-03-11, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 650
Posted By atom bomb

Hauling video gear

Is anybody hauling video gear to field shoots by cargo bike? Any tips would be appreciated. I just ordered a Free Radical and accessories for my Fisher MTB. Planning to haul tripod, Lowell light kit,...
Forum: Northeast
11-14-10, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,315
Posted By atom bomb

Wow, fantastic pix! And a wonderful ride report....

Wow, fantastic pix! And a wonderful ride report. Thanks for posting that. You guys are amazing. Gotta' see that cow tunnel one of these days.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-13-10, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,267
Posted By atom bomb

Brommie on "How It's Made"

Sorry if this is old news - I saw an episode of HOW IT'S MADE on the Science Channel featuring the Brompton. Good stuff. They repeat those a lot so check your listings to see if it comes up again.
Forum: Northeast
10-21-10, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By atom bomb

Broadway Bicycle School in Cambridge: ...

Broadway Bicycle School in Cambridge:

http://broadwaybicycleschool.com/
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-15-10, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3,885
Views: 685,015
Posted By atom bomb

I had similar troubles on a Dahon. Plastic...

I had similar troubles on a Dahon. Plastic chainring guard kept breaking ... went through two of them, then I built up my own solution.... working fine. But Paul makes the real thing. So you could...
Forum: Northeast
09-26-10, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,508
Posted By atom bomb

Here's a place in WAREHAM: ...

Here's a place in WAREHAM:

http://www.prismpowderusa.com/about_us.htm

Like S&D.... don't know if they are still in business.
Forum: Recumbent
09-17-10, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,385
Posted By atom bomb

Challenge offers USS on many SWB models: ...

Challenge offers USS on many SWB models:
http://www.challengebikes.com/index.php?language=en&selection=models-en
For example:...
Forum: Northeast
11-23-09, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,315
Posted By atom bomb

50 miles - Newton to Dover and all around there...

50 miles - Newton to Dover and all around there and back. 30 of those miles w/ "sherbornpeddlar"! That faired/socked Gold Rush is one slippery banana! Let me tell you that during one blast of...
Forum: Northeast
11-19-09, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,315
Posted By atom bomb

It's worth it... trust me. It's a nice...

It's worth it... trust me.

It's a nice trail, no? It'll be swell when it goes all the way to Framingham
Forum: Recumbent
11-19-09, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 752
Posted By atom bomb

New England ride - video

Over the River and Through the Woods:
QuickTime:

http://www.bufflehead.tv/scott_rich_tots.mov

mp4:

http://www.bufflehead.tv/scott.rich.tots.mp4
Forum: Northeast
11-19-09, 06:29 AM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,315
Posted By atom bomb

Over the River and Through the Woods

Rode Tuesday with some lunatics around Dover/Sherborn/Medfield/Holliston. Around 40 miles. Here's the movie:

QuickTime:

http://www.bufflehead.tv/scott_rich_tots.mov

mp4:
...
Forum: Recumbent
11-15-09, 01:18 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,741
Posted By atom bomb

UCI sez....

There's one thing that cannot be disputed. The UCI banned the recumbent riding position in bicycle races under their jurisdiction because it offered an aerodynamic advantage over the conventional...
Forum: Recumbent
11-12-09, 03:43 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,741
Posted By atom bomb

No. Do not be insulted. I did not dismiss the...

No. Do not be insulted. I did not dismiss the riding of DF bikes as conforming to a fashion. "uprightbent" questioned why "racer boys" who seek speed and spend lots of $$$ on aero and light weight...
Forum: Recumbent
11-12-09, 07:39 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,741
Posted By atom bomb

It's like political spin doctoring. You repeat...

It's like political spin doctoring. You repeat something enough, people believe it - fervently.
"It's not a real bike". That's spin.
Thank the UCI. What do you think bicycle racing would look...
Forum: Recumbent
11-12-09, 06:38 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,741
Posted By atom bomb

I can't explain why pro racers aren't choosing...

I can't explain why pro racers aren't choosing 'bents to race and set speed records. I can only guess that it's tied up in marketing, racing rules and sponsorship money. But as far as recreational...
Forum: Recumbent
11-11-09, 06:36 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,741
Posted By atom bomb

I am equally fit on both uprights and recumbents....

I am equally fit on both uprights and recumbents. On my almost daily 28 mile rolling route, at the same average heart rate, here are my typical average speeds - and I mean GPS calculated averages for...
Forum: Recumbent
10-28-09, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,108
Posted By atom bomb

Cycling sandals are great for winter! Because you...

Cycling sandals are great for winter! Because you can loosen the straps and wear four layers of socks. My usual arrangement is silk, wool, fleece, goretex. I also use toe warmers.
Forum: Northeast
10-19-09, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8,481
Views: 945,315
Posted By atom bomb

bruce freeman rail trail

Newton to Lowell and back today on the trike. 60 mi. Via Watertown, Belmont, Arlington, Minuteman, Bedford, Carlisle, Westford. I wanted to check out the first phase of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail....
Forum: Northeast
10-09-09, 06:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By atom bomb

Saturday, if weather is good.... expect a crowd....

Saturday, if weather is good.... expect a crowd. In my experience, on a weekday, the path is not busy very early - before rush hour commute, and then just after.... between 9:30 and noon. Best to...
Forum: Recumbent
09-17-09, 05:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,911
Posted By atom bomb

"fairly level", "cruise", "extended periods"...

"fairly level", "cruise", "extended periods" ...... since you are not looking for hard science here....

I can tell you that on a Catrike Road (tadpole trike, aluminum frame, 406 wheels, 35 degree...
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