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10-27-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 905
Posted By rydabent

The mental health outlook when you first start...

The mental health outlook when you first start out knowing you can ride anywhere you want, is of great value.
10-24-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,530
Posted By rydabent

I have a dog tag chained to my Trunk pack. It...

I have a dog tag chained to my Trunk pack. It has my name, phone number and blood type. That is all the ID I carry.
10-24-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,530
Posted By rydabent

Fining a cyclist $300 seem to violate the cruel...

Fining a cyclist $300 seem to violate the cruel and unusual clause.
10-22-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 777
Posted By rydabent

And riding a trike may be a safe alternative for...

And riding a trike may be a safe alternative for you.
10-22-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 449
Posted By rydabent

Disc brake pads are sensitive to the angle they...

Disc brake pads are sensitive to the angle they work at, just like rim brakes. A slightly wider clearance where the disc turns into the pad will stop the squeak.
10-22-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,973
Posted By rydabent

That is the biggest feature of a delta trike.

That is the biggest feature of a delta trike.
10-20-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,164
Posted By rydabent

Sorry it has been proven that a wider tire up to...

Sorry it has been proven that a wider tire up to a point is faster. A wider tire absorbs bumps and does not lift the bike and rider. When a bike is forced to rise, there is a drop in speed. It...
10-19-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By rydabent

Be sure to get shoes wide enough. For some...

Be sure to get shoes wide enough. For some insane reason cycling shoes run narrow. When they are too narrow you get hot foot and pain. At the very least look for shoes that are described as wide.
10-17-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
Posted By rydabent

Be careful this time of year

This is the time of the year to be careful of the seasonal hazard-------------leaves. Wet leaves will put you on the ground in an instant, just like sand or gravel in a corner.
10-17-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,859
Posted By rydabent

Bright colors, the reason lawyers!!!!!!!!!!! If...

Bright colors, the reason lawyers!!!!!!!!!!! If a car hits you, the drivers lawyer will try to find any way he can to make you partly at fault. Bright colors are part of the big three to keep...
10-15-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,973
Posted By rydabent

In my case it is a trike. It would be the Azub...

In my case it is a trike. It would be the Azub TiFly 26. It has titanium spring front suspension, and suspension in the rear. At the present time anyway to my mind it is the Cadillac of trikes. ...
10-13-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,195
Posted By rydabent

Metal bikes dont delaminate. One hundred twenty...

Metal bikes dont delaminate. One hundred twenty year old Wright brothers steel bikes in the Museum of Science and Industry could be ridden with new tires. What condition will all of todays CF...
Forum: Recumbent
10-11-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,185
Posted By rydabent

Some people will try to say trikes are not safe. ...

Some people will try to say trikes are not safe. I find that to be not true. Almost all trike riders including me notice that cars almost always give trike riders a wide berth when passing. Many...
10-11-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,805
Posted By rydabent

My recumbent is 12 years old, and my trike is 8...

My recumbent is 12 years old, and my trike is 8 years old. I have maintained them to almost like new condition altho they have about 25,000 miles on them. If I were to have to replace them, it would...
10-04-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,012
Posted By rydabent

Just a thot. Maybe the reason that there are so...

Just a thot. Maybe the reason that there are so many older replies is the fact us older people can still read. :)
10-04-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,012
Posted By rydabent

That would be wrong too. I am 82 and love disc...

That would be wrong too. I am 82 and love disc brakes. They are a true improvement. Oh and they are NOT dangerous.
10-04-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 655
Posted By rydabent

That would be your slow boat FROM China.

That would be your slow boat FROM China.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,235
Posted By rydabent

The biggest thing that makes me faster or slower...

The biggest thing that makes me faster or slower are hills.
10-01-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,012
Posted By rydabent

Your poll is rather bogus since it didnt have a...

Your poll is rather bogus since it didnt have a place for 80+. Im 82 and ride approx 25 miles every other day.
09-24-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,462
Posted By rydabent

Personally I prefer to see everyone's input. ...

Personally I prefer to see everyone's input. There is no law that says you have to like it.
09-22-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,442
Posted By rydabent

Why are so many people so worried about people...

Why are so many people so worried about people that ride e-bikes??? You have absolutely no idea what their reasons are.
09-20-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,163
Posted By rydabent

Granted they are just bikes, but in a good way...

Granted they are just bikes, but in a good way you do get somewhat attached to them.
09-20-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,852
Posted By rydabent

Three guys either golfed or cycled on Sat...

Three guys either golfed or cycled on Sat morning. Two of the were grumbling what they had to do for their wives to make up for it. The third one said no problems at my house, I just slap my wife...
09-20-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 929
Posted By rydabent

The true and simple answer is that rusty chains...

The true and simple answer is that rusty chains and cassettes need to be changed. Oil and rust is a great cutting compound.
09-09-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,266
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.
09-08-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,111
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.
09-06-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,295
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.
09-05-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 769
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, 10:15 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,295
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, 09:05 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,308
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????
09-03-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 15,078
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: 97
Views: 4,308
Posted By rydabent

Define a "real" bicycle.

Define a "real" bicycle.
09-01-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3,755
Views: 529,821
Posted By rydabent

The guy that designed that building must have...

The guy that designed that building must have been on drugs at the time.
09-01-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 824
Posted By rydabent

Like so many ideas, I would bet that if you were...

Like so many ideas, I would bet that if you were given two bikes, and the sprockets and gears were covered up you couldnt tell the difference.
09-01-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,022
Posted By rydabent

Sorry it had to happen. But you cant let one...

Sorry it had to happen. But you cant let one random accident control your life. If that was the case everyone would be hiding in their basement.
08-27-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 548
Views: 31,882
Posted By rydabent

Again more money for better quality usually ends...

Again more money for better quality usually ends in the mid point of a product. Beyond that you are mostly buying a name. The extremely rich did not get rich by squandering their money. While...
08-27-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 19,227
Posted By rydabent

Pondering this further, I would suggest the...

Pondering this further, I would suggest the person that set up the robot welder set in wrong numbers. It could have been a new person, it could have been just a mistake in the setting, or it could...
08-27-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,250
Posted By rydabent

Apparently humor goes right over the top of some...

Apparently humor goes right over the top of some people.
08-25-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,419
Posted By rydabent

We get too soon old and too late smart.

We get too soon old and too late smart.
08-25-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,250
Posted By rydabent

Just asking

Do you ride a steel or plastic bike, that is either DF or recumbent, with rim brakes or disc brakes, that has the chain oiled or waxed, while wearing a helmet or not? :)
08-25-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,099
Posted By rydabent

Just posting timely threads. Then there are some...

Just posting timely threads. Then there are some people that only like to post snotty replies.
08-25-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,287
Posted By rydabent

I have a magic drawer that clean cycling clothes...

I have a magic drawer that clean cycling clothes magically appear. After a ride I throw them in a hamper, and like magic they reappear in my magic drawer. :)
08-24-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,995
Posted By rydabent

Now that is funny no matter who you are. OTOH ...

Now that is funny no matter who you are. OTOH it is really close to my point.
08-23-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,099
Posted By rydabent

People are really buying bikes

The other day on the local news the biggest bike shop in town was on the evening news saying that bikes were in short supply. Yesterday I went to Walmart to get oil for an oil change. I walked by...
08-23-20, 05:13 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,111
Posted By rydabent

Since I mainly ride my trike here in town, it...

Since I mainly ride my trike here in town, it make it very easy to wave, as I usually do. I wave at cyclist and walkers alike.
08-22-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,976
Posted By rydabent

Logic and science dictates it is insane to wear a...

Logic and science dictates it is insane to wear a mask out in the fresh air and sunshine that kills bacteria and viruses.
08-20-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,995
Posted By rydabent

Not just copiers, but probably 350 machine types...

Not just copiers, but probably 350 machine types from typewriters to small main frame computers and most everything in between.

As far as being "trapped" in Nebr, we have clean air, clean water...
08-20-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,995
Posted By rydabent

But see that is where you are dead wrong. Im 81...

But see that is where you are dead wrong. Im 81 in fantastic health, have a fantastic family, and have lived the American dream. I am very happy in retirement, and ride about 25 miles every other...
08-20-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,995
Posted By rydabent

I was going to. I looked up who recycled, and...

I was going to. I looked up who recycled, and drove it there. They wanted $50. You can imagine what I told them. I brought it back home and tore it apart and threw it in the trash.
08-20-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,016
Posted By rydabent

BTW In NEVER put anyone on ignore. If you dont...

BTW In NEVER put anyone on ignore. If you dont listen to all voices, you may fail to learn a vital piece of information that makes you that much more informed.
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