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Forum: Recumbent
07-13-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By JanMM

That should work. Removing the seat would reduce...

That should work. Removing the seat would reduce effect of wind on bike and might make it a bit easier to secure to rack. Good idea to have extra straps/bungees/velcro on hand in case what's on your...
07-12-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 396
Posted By JanMM

Probably correct disc only. Too bad the product...

Probably correct disc only. Too bad the product info somewhat lacking and photo mediocre.

But, back to OP’s first post, disc compatible doesn’t mean disc only.
07-12-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 396
Posted By JanMM

There is no indication that those wheels are...

There is no indication that those wheels are disc-only. The wheels are disc-compatible - they can be used with disc brakes because rotors can be added to the hubs. But, unless the rims are described...
07-11-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By JanMM

Good to hear there is at least one available on...

Good to hear there is at least one available on your side of the pond!
07-10-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By JanMM

We were having a problem with our rear wheel...

We were having a problem with our rear wheel moving in the dropouts on starts from a stop. (Because of our immense power - not!) Found some opinions online that B.O.B. trailer skewers close very...
07-09-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,699
Posted By JanMM

I generally stop for red lights and more often...

I generally stop for red lights and more often than not stop for stop signs. As appropriate.
07-09-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 661
Posted By JanMM

Not familiar with California law, but fairly...

Not familiar with California law, but fairly recent Indiana bike-related laws allow for vehicles to pass bikes even in a no-passing zone as long as it is safe to do so.

Related question: Why do we...
07-09-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 599
Posted By JanMM

One of our car tires was having a similar issue...

One of our car tires was having a similar issue until I had a 'd'oh!' moment and tried tightening the valve stem core, which fixed the issue.
07-09-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By JanMM

Agree that rat traps and quills are two different...

Agree that rat traps and quills are two different pedal styles.
My spouse uses MKS rat traps and generic plastic half clips on her Trek e-assist bike.
07-09-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,627
Posted By JanMM

Did a cow die for that saddle? On the plus...

Did a cow die for that saddle?
On the plus side, the pedals and bottle are close to being color-coordinated.
07-07-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 855
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Views: 141,700
Posted By JanMM

No problem maintaining social distancing in the...

No problem maintaining social distancing in the Bar today.
New public library being built not far from home. Probably won't change my preference for e-books from the library, but I will check it out...
07-06-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 407
Posted By JanMM

I've used red Veloplugs on Velocity rims for more...

I've used red Veloplugs on Velocity rims for more than a few years. Great product.
More info: https://www.velocityusa.com/product/accessories/veloplugs
07-06-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,074
Posted By JanMM

It's been about a year since my last on-road...

It's been about a year since my last on-road flat, caused by a sharp bit of rock embedded in the tire > punctured tube. No trouble replacing the tube and getting back to the ride. A picnic table...
07-06-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By JanMM

I read on the internet that there are too many...

I read on the internet that there are too many Treks.
07-05-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 725
Posted By JanMM

Yep, drinking hand sanitizer can be good for a...

Yep, drinking hand sanitizer can be good for a buzz. Margaritas probably tastier than straight.
Drinking or using hand sanitizer with methanol can be good for toxic side effects or even The Final...
07-02-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,430
Posted By JanMM

Hearing test a good idea. Or, maybe it was an...

Hearing test a good idea. Or, maybe it was an electric Harley? https://www.harley-davidson.com/us/en/motorcycles/livewire.html
07-02-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,232
Posted By JanMM

On a couple of segments I use for high intensity...

On a couple of segments I use for high intensity intervals, I purposely aimed for personal records on days with tailwinds guaranteed - and succeeded, of course. Those PRs are more of a challenge now....
06-29-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By JanMM

If you go to the registration link on the event...

If you go to the registration link on the event site, you’ll find that it is cancelled for this year.
06-28-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,430
Posted By JanMM

Its legal and ok by me on a bike to be passed by...

Its legal and ok by me on a bike to be passed by a motor vehicle as long as it is safe to pass and that they keep at least 3 feet of clearance.
Have been passed many times by motorcycles in the same...
06-25-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,808
Posted By JanMM

Rat traps are a style of pedals that are...

Rat traps are a style of pedals that are commonly, but not always, used with toe clips. My wife uses a set of MKS rat traps with min-clips/half-clips on her hybrid e-assist bike. They seem to work...
06-24-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 615
Posted By JanMM

Can’t tell from your posts if your only pump is...

Can’t tell from your posts if your only pump is the frame pump. If you don’t have another pump with a gauge or a separate gauge, then you are just guessing at tire pressure.
06-23-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By JanMM

Just don't let the tires go completely flat if...

Just don't let the tires go completely flat if the bike is sitting on the floor. That looks bad but don't know about actual damage.
06-22-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 815
Posted By JanMM

Aptly named thread, indeed!

Aptly named thread, indeed!
06-21-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,426
Posted By JanMM

Our 2010 RANS Screamer in 2019 near the Cardinal...

Our 2010 RANS Screamer in 2019 near the Cardinal Greenway in Muncie, IN.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48277043486_662fc3d270_b.jpg

Our first tandem ride was on a rental in Cades Cove,...
06-21-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,630
Posted By JanMM

I passed an e-scooter on the way home from work a...

I passed an e-scooter on the way home from work a couple of years ago, when I still worked. I was much more aero than he was.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50030438481_cb838a16cb_b.jpg
06-13-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,661
Posted By JanMM

Sorry to hear of the fall and resulting injury...

Sorry to hear of the fall and resulting injury but good to hear stoker is on the road back to riding. Fitness can be very helpful in recovering from injury/surgery. We've only had one fall in our 20...
06-13-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By JanMM

I used them from about 95 to 98 as a transition...

I used them from about 95 to 98 as a transition from toe clips to two bolt SPD, which I've used since then. Used them on a road bike and a hybrid.
06-13-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By JanMM

Images needed for visualizing what you are...

Images needed for visualizing what you are describing.
06-10-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,437
Posted By JanMM

Yes.

Yes.
06-10-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 799
Posted By JanMM

Yes, I'd imagine that strap could be helpful for...

Yes, I'd imagine that strap could be helpful for a powerful upstroke with a fixed gear.
06-10-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 855
Posted By JanMM

You could regale them with tales of how you got...

You could regale them with tales of how you got banned and then took on the challenge of becoming a successful sock puppet. (Kids! Don't try this at home!)
06-09-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,403
Posted By JanMM

Coffee helps keep me good-looking. Psyllium...

Coffee helps keep me good-looking.
Psyllium helps me go fast. Or go, anyway.
06-09-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 695
Posted By JanMM

Seldom ride on sidewalks. Generally 1.4" tires...

Seldom ride on sidewalks. Generally 1.4" tires can't be ridden over bumps, curbs, etc fast, compared to fatter tires, whether they are knobby or smooth. What size tires have you been riding? I don't...
06-09-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 695
Posted By JanMM

I used Wild Run'r 26x1.4 for a year on my...

I used Wild Run'r 26x1.4 for a year on my commuter bike. (suburban/urban/suburban, spring - fall). Performed well - don't remember any flats but the surfaces did end up with quite a few cuts over...
05-25-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,069
Posted By JanMM

Yep, thread dead for more than a decade but...

Yep, thread dead for more than a decade but Daspydyr still posts on BF.
Forum: Recumbent
05-19-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,387
Posted By JanMM

Welcome to the V-Rex Owners Club! Mine is a 2008...

Welcome to the V-Rex Owners Club! Mine is a 2008 model with about 16,000 miles. No longer my main ride but still get much pleasure out of it.
05-17-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 976
Posted By JanMM

Except that 27 inch tires, although seemingly...

Except that 27 inch tires, although seemingly obsolete, are still available for purchase.
05-16-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 976
Posted By JanMM

27” wheels and Arai drag brake are useful...

27” wheels and Arai drag brake are useful information about the bike.
05-14-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 976
Posted By JanMM

Does it have the infamous 700D wheels?

Does it have the infamous 700D wheels?
05-10-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By JanMM

I ordered a set of Planet Bike fenders through...

I ordered a set of Planet Bike fenders through amazon recently. Package arrived when expected but, lo and behold, there were 4 sets of fenders in the box - one the size that I ordered and the other...
05-10-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,886
Posted By JanMM

Prickly pear is the only cactus that grows in...

Prickly pear is the only cactus that grows in Indiana. Got rid of a small patch of it in our yard last year. That was fun. Nasty spiky spines. At the time, was thinking of future grand kids running...
05-08-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By JanMM

We run about 80psi front and rear in 1.5"/40mm...

We run about 80psi front and rear in 1.5"/40mm Marathon Racers with about 300 lbs of people on 47 lbs of tandem.
05-07-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 31,613
Posted By JanMM

Yes, this Zombie Thread had been sound asleep...

Yes, this Zombie Thread had been
sound asleep for 17+ years.
05-06-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 27,938
Posted By JanMM

Laughter-inducing Zombie Thread!

Laughter-inducing Zombie Thread!
05-06-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,566
Posted By JanMM

Free shipping!

Free shipping!
05-05-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,566
Posted By JanMM

I just got a JoeBlow Sport III from REI. On sale...

I just got a JoeBlow Sport III from REI. On sale and with free shipping was only $5 with use of dividend from buying a hitch mount Yakima rack last year. Very nice so far.
Forum: Recumbent
05-03-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,906
Posted By JanMM

Oh, and welcome to BF, Not-A-Newbie!

Oh, and welcome to BF, Not-A-Newbie!
Forum: Recumbent
05-03-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,906
Posted By JanMM

Lazyboyryder in 2015 and silverexpress yesterday...

Lazyboyryder in 2015 and silverexpress yesterday were the resurrectionists. Zombie Threads are not inherently evil but can lead to unexpected places when they are brought to life by the unaware. :)
Forum: Recumbent
05-02-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,590
Posted By JanMM

That's right, it's time for a Zombie Thread...

That's right, it's time for a Zombie Thread Alert! Time machine needed to purchase a new one.
Forum: Recumbent
05-02-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,906
Posted By JanMM

Yes, there was a time when Burley made more than...

Yes, there was a time when Burley made more than just bike trailers. :)
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