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09-19-20, 07:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 816
Posted By rydabent

The thing of it was with the robot and such small...

The thing of it was with the robot and such small incisions, there was very little pain in the first place. They sent me home after surgery with two high powered pain pills. After 2 day they caused...
09-19-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,093
Posted By rydabent

Driving in a manner that breaks the law and kills...

Driving in a manner that breaks the law and kills some one as in this case should call for VERY long jail sentences.
Forum: Recumbent
09-17-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 266
Posted By rydabent

I too really urge anyone riding a tadpole trike...

I too really urge anyone riding a tadpole trike to use clipless pedals. You can get a really bad case of foot and leg suck if your foot falls off the pedal at speed.
09-17-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 2,563
Posted By rydabent

The answer to the title...

The answer to the title question----------------marketing.
09-16-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,738
Posted By rydabent

Actually for cyclist that ride steep long down...

Actually for cyclist that ride steep long down hill roads in the mountains, disc brakes wont over heat your rims and blow out a tire at speed. Can you say road rash.
09-16-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 920
Posted By rydabent

Air temp is not the important thing to consider...

Air temp is not the important thing to consider in summer weather. I you start out in the morning and inflate your tires to the max at that time, when the air temp get to 100 think what the temp is...
09-16-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,140
Posted By rydabent

There are a lot of good condition parked 747s. ...

There are a lot of good condition parked 747s. It looks to me like the western states should form a corporation and buy up a fleet of them, and convert them to water bombers. We see on the news of...
09-16-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 744
Posted By rydabent

How ever more often than not the expensive helmet...

How ever more often than not the expensive helmet mfg tout their increased number of holes.
09-16-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,548
Posted By rydabent

I understand gravel riding. From the 3rd grade...

I understand gravel riding. From the 3rd grade to the 10th grade I had to ride on gravel to school. I have had enough for a life time. I know it is all the rage right now, and if you like it, go...
09-13-20, 05:34 PM
09-13-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,734
Posted By rydabent

Last bike??? I doubt it. In the late 80s I bought...

Last bike??? I doubt it. In the late 80s I bought what I thot would be my last bike. But here I am 5 bikes later. Im 82 and still ride about 25 miles every other day with no problems at all.
09-13-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,490
Posted By rydabent

Lack of experience??? I am 82 and for probably...

Lack of experience??? I am 82 and for probably 60+ years I rode DF bikes. I know all of their short comings.
09-13-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,490
Posted By rydabent

No it does NOT. I consider them modern...

No it does NOT. I consider them modern replacement for the 1890 DF bicycles. Except for racing, due to the antique UCI and mountain biking, 90% of cyclist would be better served on bents or trikes.
09-11-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,311
Posted By rydabent

Some indicate that if you use loose balls you may...

Some indicate that if you use loose balls you may drop one or some how get them in the frame. I use very heavy grease in the BB and headset. The heavy grease keeps them in place, and can with stand...
09-11-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 374
Posted By rydabent

If you only have a scratch or a small chip, the...

If you only have a scratch or a small chip, the best place to go is a hobby store that sell small bottles of paint for model cars and planes. Very inexpensive.
09-11-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,093
Posted By rydabent

Oh yes lets be sure to give the killer all his...

Oh yes lets be sure to give the killer all his rights. The person killed had ALL his rights removed. Im sure that a phone call to see what Aunt Martha is cooking for supper is FAR more important...
09-11-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By rydabent

A news paper report would be welcomed here.

A news paper report would be welcomed here.
09-11-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,490
Posted By rydabent

Except they dont work as well when wet, and scab...

Except they dont work as well when wet, and scab up expensive rims and wear them out. They are now simply out of date as wooden rims.
09-11-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,490
Posted By rydabent

Both my recumbent bike and trike have disc...

Both my recumbent bike and trike have disc brakes, and even if I over brake, I wont "go over the handle bars".

A further safety feature of a trike is that it in a right hand cross wind that would...
09-10-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,140
Posted By rydabent

When the wind is right, some days here in Nebr,...

When the wind is right, some days here in Nebr, we have a very red sun in the morning, and you can actually smell the smoke.
09-10-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,086
Posted By rydabent

No---------unlike so many I am not impressed by...

No---------unlike so many I am not impressed by carbon fiber.
09-09-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,035
Posted By rydabent

Since when is fast the holy grail. There are...

Since when is fast the holy grail. There are other facets to cycling.
09-09-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 744
Posted By rydabent

Adjunct to this is tooth paste for cyclist. The...

Adjunct to this is tooth paste for cyclist. The best brand is Bugout!!!!!! :)
09-08-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,676
Posted By rydabent

You never know what the situation of the other...

You never know what the situation of the other person on a bike or walking is. They might be quite down, and a friendly wave might just cheer them up. Be kind to everyone.
09-08-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,490
Posted By rydabent

So many people are against anything new. It...

So many people are against anything new. It reminds me in 1967 I paid extra to get disc brakes on my new Chevelle. Friends told me I would ram my nose into the windshield with them. The first...
09-08-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,093
Posted By rydabent

If a cell phone was in use at the time of the...

If a cell phone was in use at the time of the accident, in court it is called a "contributing factor". That would make it very relevant.

BTW I have found thru personal experience that you can...
09-08-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,093
Posted By rydabent

Call it "diatribes" if you want, but it seems...

Call it "diatribes" if you want, but it seems that half the drivers you see these days have a damned cell phone in their face.

Is a phone call more important than a persons life? FYI I remember...
09-08-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,086
Posted By rydabent

I dont buy them in the first place. Too...

I dont buy them in the first place. Too expensive for what you get.
09-08-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 388
Posted By rydabent

The western states need to buy up a FLEET of 747s...

The western states need to buy up a FLEET of 747s that are out of service and make them into water tanker. Fly 10 or 15 over the fires when first discovered. Just the single plane or copter...
09-08-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,227
Posted By rydabent

What is the hate for cotton. My cotton whitey...

What is the hate for cotton. My cotton whitey tighties give me no problems at all. But then I ride bents and trikes.

Bike shorts with dead sheep skins that have greasy kids stuff on them is yuck.
09-08-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,227
Posted By rydabent

You seem to be stuck in the past. Quit clinging...

You seem to be stuck in the past. Quit clinging to a bike type that was invented in the 19th century.
09-07-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,093
Posted By rydabent

Do the police know who the person is, or was it a...

Do the police know who the person is, or was it a hit and run. If they know who it is why isnt the driver in jail?
09-06-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,093
Posted By rydabent

You need to pray none of your family or friend...

You need to pray none of your family or friend are never killed by a fool on their smart phone. Cell phones should be mfg to shut down if moving faster than 10 mph.
09-06-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,093
Posted By rydabent

Im fine with all the states enacting the law I...

Im fine with all the states enacting the law I suggested. In fact I totally agree with you.
09-06-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 744
Posted By rydabent

What is kind of funny is the fact that people...

What is kind of funny is the fact that people that are sold on really expensive helmets with more holes in them suffer this problem the most. Simply put, pay more for more bugs.
09-05-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 5,738
Posted By rydabent

One additional thot on bikes with disc brakes. ...

One additional thot on bikes with disc brakes. The drop outs are wider, and therefore there is less dish in the spokes, and that makes the wheel stronger.
09-05-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By rydabent

It is not how old you are, it is how you are old....

It is not how old you are, it is how you are old.

Also if you set you rust!!!!
09-05-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 872
Posted By rydabent

I do on occasion order things on line when I cant...

I do on occasion order things on line when I cant find then locally. What is infuriating is the unfriendly order forms. They force you to jump all around and search for what you want.
09-05-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 683
Posted By rydabent

I have a wide foot--EE. I wear Shimano wide...

I have a wide foot--EE. I wear Shimano wide shoes, but even then I get a pair a half size larger, and they are barely wide enough. I have to lace them very loose so they will be as wide as they can...
09-04-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 378
Posted By rydabent

A man can never have too many tools.

A man can never have too many tools.
09-04-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By rydabent

You do know that you loosen spoke across from the...

You do know that you loosen spoke across from the ones you are tightening dont you?
09-04-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,093
Posted By rydabent

There should be a Fed law that states the police...

There should be a Fed law that states the police will check phone logs to see anyone involved in an accident where a person was killed, will have their sentence DOUBLED, if they were on the phone at...
09-04-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,093
Posted By rydabent

Is the person that killed him under arrest?

Is the person that killed him under arrest?
09-04-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 505
Posted By rydabent

Kinda makes you wonder just where on that cow the...

Kinda makes you wonder just where on that cow the leather came from!!!! :)
09-04-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,227
Posted By rydabent

How about octogenarians that rides ...

How about octogenarians that rides a------------pedal driven single track vehicle having two wheels attached to a frame one behind the other, as in a recumbent bicycle. Is it a "real" bicycle????
09-04-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 505
Posted By rydabent

Uh dont sniff bicycle seats!!!!! :)

Uh dont sniff bicycle seats!!!!! :)
09-04-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,490
Posted By rydabent

I grew up riding 50 pound reverse the pedals for...

I grew up riding 50 pound reverse the pedals for brakes bikes. When I got my first rim brake bike I never even came close to throwing myself over the handle bars.

Not a worry now on my bent and...
09-03-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 13,207
Posted By rydabent

The simple fact is altho some bikes and trikes...

The simple fact is altho some bikes and trikes can be fairly expensive, they last for years, so the cost per year is quite reasonable.
09-03-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,227
Posted By rydabent

Define a "real" bicycle.

Define a "real" bicycle.
09-02-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,980
Posted By rydabent

Actually there are a lot of $50 helmets or less...

Actually there are a lot of $50 helmets or less that are just fine. They all meet Gov standards.
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