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07-02-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,196
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: 18
Views: 720
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: 682
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: 41
Views: 1,196
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: 1,575
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: 577
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: 251
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: 801
Posted By JanMM

Aptly named thread, indeed!

Aptly named thread, indeed!
06-21-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,711
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: 98
Views: 4,898
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.

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06-13-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,475
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: 324
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: 448
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: 4,294
Posted By JanMM

Yes.

Yes.
06-10-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 760
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: 831
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: 2,318
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: 662
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: 662
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: 2,050
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: 1,215
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: 943
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: 943
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: 943
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: 683
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: 1,820
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: 491
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: 31,382
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: 27,757
Posted By JanMM

Laughter-inducing Zombie Thread!

Laughter-inducing Zombie Thread!
05-06-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,523
Posted By JanMM

Free shipping!

Free shipping!
05-05-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,523
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: 5,703
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: 5,703
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: 8,378
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: 5,703
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. :)
05-02-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By JanMM

You mean a shim of some sort?

You mean a shim of some sort?
05-01-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 277
Posted By JanMM

Veins are good. Don't worry, be happy. If you...

Veins are good. Don't worry, be happy. If you were having pain or leg/ankle swelling, then an evaluation by a healthcare provider
would be in order.
04-29-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 344
Posted By JanMM

Good advice for hydraulic brakes.

Good advice for hydraulic brakes.
04-28-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 344
Posted By JanMM

Never a problem with the one bike I own with a...

Never a problem with the one bike I own with a front disc brake and which must have the front wheel removed to carry the bike on a roof rack.
04-25-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,112
Posted By JanMM

I used a Girvin Flextem for several years on a...

I used a Girvin Flextem for several years on a flatbar '94 Cannondale hybrid. Those stems were probably relics of the days when MTB's were unsuspended? Seemed to smooth things out a bit but don't...
04-24-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,875
Posted By JanMM

And e-scooters, of course.

And e-scooters, of course.
04-24-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,875
Posted By JanMM

Cat 6 racing is not too dangerous.

Cat 6 racing is not too dangerous.
04-23-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 910
Posted By JanMM

Gosh, I can't even remember 50. Said the 70 year...

Gosh, I can't even remember 50. Said the 70 year old fella.
Welcome and ride the bike.
04-22-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,048
Posted By JanMM

Have ridden tandems since 2000. We are on our...

Have ridden tandems since 2000. We are on our second tandem - the first one was donated to a good cause not long after we got the second/current one.
I've had at least two single bikes for several...
04-19-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,350
Posted By JanMM

You are now prepared, when the opportunity...

You are now prepared, when the opportunity arises, to say "It's just like riding a bike."
04-17-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,212
Posted By JanMM

Cheap Zefal floor pump from Walmart I've used for...

Cheap Zefal floor pump from Walmart I've used for several years works pretty well on both presta and Schrader. Well - I don't trust the gauge but I have an Accu-gage for that for Presta. And a...
04-17-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 797
Posted By JanMM

Not proud to say I waited about a decade/14,000...

Not proud to say I waited about a decade/14,000 miles before first taking apart the Ritchey Logic headset on one of my RANS recumbents. Got a new Logic set and was pleased to find everything looked...
04-15-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Bmx
Views: 256
Posted By JanMM

There is a BMX subforum here on BikeForums:...

There is a BMX subforum here on BikeForums: https://www.bikeforums.net/bmx/

I've never had one - no such thing when I was a kid.
04-14-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3,192
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 442,226
Posted By JanMM

I've been using an Edge 200 for several years...

I've been using an Edge 200 for several years shared between 3 bikes. Very basic GPS but does the job.
04-14-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3,578
Views: 500,693
Posted By JanMM

I swear I didn't turn around - I kept going. ...

I swear I didn't turn around - I kept going.

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