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08-09-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,140
Posted By rydabent

How about the trike being on at least the...

How about the trike being on at least the honorable mention list. It lets many old people and people with infirmaties cycle.

I would also add twist shift gear changing. Light reliable and always...
08-09-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,140
Posted By rydabent

This guy goes overboard on things that the...

This guy goes overboard on things that the average cyclist would never use, such as a power meter.
08-09-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 352
Posted By rydabent

I live in the snow belt, and I do a good cleaning...

I live in the snow belt, and I do a good cleaning and recon job on my bikes then. It pretty much precluded any problems during the riding season. The only time I spend during riding season is...
08-09-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 20,461
Posted By rydabent

Im in the snow belt and do not ride in the...

Im in the snow belt and do not ride in the winter. Therefore I gain weight over the winter months. Three or four years ago, cycling allowed me to lose 15 pounds. But the older I get the harder it...
08-09-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,801
Posted By rydabent

I dont know where either of the frames are built....

I dont know where either of the frames are built. Chances are both are built in Asia, maybe in the same frame factory. There are only about a half dozen different frame mfg, and they build up a...
08-09-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 622
Posted By rydabent

Back in the days of the 10 speeds, a rider had to...

Back in the days of the 10 speeds, a rider had to do a few double shifts to get progression. That meant he had to shift both the derailer and the chain rings. Really dumb IMO.

As I have posted...
08-08-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 4,880
Posted By rydabent

You could tell him you would like to see him wind...

You could tell him you would like to see him wind it up again when it runs down.
08-08-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 4,880
Posted By rydabent

Actually they do.

Actually they do.
08-08-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 4,880
Posted By rydabent

I have heard that. I am afraid they would be...

I have heard that. I am afraid they would be hopeless with a map.
08-07-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,188
Posted By rydabent

Naps are a cure.

Naps are a cure.
08-07-20, 10:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 883
Posted By rydabent

That is what I like about riding a trike. It is...

That is what I like about riding a trike. It is a great destination ride, when you get there, you have your own comfortable seat to watch what ever.
08-07-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By rydabent

Check with a couple of bike stores. They may...

Check with a couple of bike stores. They may have one in their junk drawers.
08-07-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By rydabent

Then there are some drivers that are just plain...

Then there are some drivers that are just plain dorks that like to buzz close to you to try to scare you. They seem to think that is fun. Just like the diesel drivers that like to "roll coal" when...
08-07-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 524
Posted By rydabent

Computer built wheels

Most cyclist feel that having wheels built by a master wheel builder is the zenith of bike wheels. Well maybe they are, but most of us do not have a set of them.

OTOH both my bike and trike im...
08-07-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,867
Posted By rydabent

Once you have the bike or trike you want, cycling...

Once you have the bike or trike you want, cycling is not that expensive. Cost are mainly tires and tubes, and once in a while a chain. Just dont buy into advertising that says you just have to have...
08-07-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 4,880
Posted By rydabent

Everyone realizes that 30 years ago that was not...

Everyone realizes that 30 years ago that was not a problem. There wasnt such a thing. And yet since I was there at the time I did not read of news reports that people got lost and died in the...
08-06-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 25,216
Posted By rydabent

Again, up to a certain point more money buys more...

Again, up to a certain point more money buys more performance and reliability. But beyond that you are only buying a name.
08-04-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 4,880
Posted By rydabent

I do, and I taught my wife and 3 sons how to use...

I do, and I taught my wife and 3 sons how to use them.

And adventure cycling sells maps so you can ride all over the US!!!!
08-04-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,201
Posted By rydabent

Here in Lincoln, on the week ends, there has been...

Here in Lincoln, on the week ends, there has been a big increase in bike traffic on the city trails. There have been reports that bike shops are low on bikes for sale. They have to be out there...
08-04-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,639
Posted By rydabent

Again why would you wear one out in the fresh air...

Again why would you wear one out in the fresh air and sun shine???
08-03-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 460
Posted By rydabent

Along with a bike multi tool, I carry a...

Along with a bike multi tool, I carry a leatherman multi tool, and a 6' inch crescent. Out on the trails amazingly enough I have used the 6" crescent wrench the most helping other people.
08-03-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,036
Posted By rydabent

We are all lovable easy going little fuzz...

We are all lovable easy going little fuzz bunnies.

Btw an example of what I was talking about. In one tech class I was asking the instructor a question. My question was somewhat halting because...
08-03-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,036
Posted By rydabent

That woman needs a good shot of wasp spray right...

That woman needs a good shot of wasp spray right in her wide open mouth.
08-03-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,041
Posted By rydabent

I simply cant imagine riding with some sort of...

I simply cant imagine riding with some sort of goop in my shorts-----------yuck.
08-03-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,041
Posted By rydabent

Since going bent in 2005 that has never be an...

Since going bent in 2005 that has never be an issue. I wear my whitey tighty briefs, and rugby short. They are basically sweat pant only short.
08-03-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,639
Posted By rydabent

If you look at masks scientifically, probably any...

If you look at masks scientifically, probably any masks people are wearing is useless. Even the best filters only filter down to 3 microns. The virus going around now only measures 1.2 microns. ...
08-03-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,639
Posted By rydabent

Wearing a mask out in the fresh air and sunshine...

Wearing a mask out in the fresh air and sunshine is insane. Sun light kills almost all bacteria and viruses. City b'crats putting huge fines on people out side without masks is dictatorial, and just...
08-03-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 4,880
Posted By rydabent

Believe it or not people actually lived before...

Believe it or not people actually lived before cell phones. If you are worried about getting lost, they have these paper things called maps. The great thing about them is they work anywhere, and...
08-03-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 4,880
Posted By rydabent

Just enjoy the ride.

Just enjoy the ride.
08-02-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,380
Posted By rydabent

Again-----------get used to disc brakes. That...

Again-----------get used to disc brakes. That is what mfg are going to.
08-02-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 16,308
Posted By rydabent

You will probably live longer with a bike.

You will probably live longer with a bike.
08-02-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,188
Posted By rydabent

Nothing a shower and a good nap wont fix.

Nothing a shower and a good nap wont fix.
08-02-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By rydabent

Its a DF bike problem.

Its a DF bike problem.
Forum: Recumbent
08-01-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
Posted By rydabent

I have a Sram 3 x 8 and a Sram 3 x 9. They are...

I have a Sram 3 x 8 and a Sram 3 x 9. They are virtually bullet proof. They seldom need adjustment. Once a year I remove the tension pulley and the jockey wheel to clean and grease them.
08-01-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,380
Posted By rydabent

It still amazes me how the cycling set is so...

It still amazes me how the cycling set is so adverse to progress. I remember in the 80s when click shifting came out, the "real" cyclist resisted it too.
08-01-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,380
Posted By rydabent

Laying in the ditch with road rash is not very...

Laying in the ditch with road rash is not very pretty when you rim brakes failed when wet or muddy.
08-01-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,380
Posted By rydabent

Reminder if you love those high price carbon aero...

Reminder if you love those high price carbon aero rims, disc brakes wont ruin them.
08-01-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 334
Posted By rydabent

What is the problem with branding?

What is the problem with branding?
08-01-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,861
Posted By rydabent

That would seem abusive, and just another chance...

That would seem abusive, and just another chance for greedy B'crats to pull in money for them to spend.
08-01-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 435
Posted By rydabent

As an 82 year old bike rider, have ridden several...

As an 82 year old bike rider, have ridden several different types of bicycles, I can tell you that the three major point of contact on a DF bike will not really and truly make you comfortable. And...
08-01-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 616
Posted By rydabent

The reason for this high speed wobble is not well...

The reason for this high speed wobble is not well understood. There are many variables, frame design which is most likely, weight on the bike and distribution front to rear, wheels, accessory weigh...
07-31-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 237
Posted By rydabent

This is why we have bike shops. Just go to one...

This is why we have bike shops. Just go to one and tell them what you want. A good shop will have them on hand, but can order them if need be. Since what you want is very standard, as I say the...
07-31-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By rydabent

Wouldnt be a problem on a recumbent.

Wouldnt be a problem on a recumbent.
07-31-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,002
Posted By rydabent

I would suggest a fat tire trike. Three wheels...

I would suggest a fat tire trike. Three wheels would not sink as far into the moon dust. Also the open position of a trike rider would better accommodate a rider in a space suit.
07-30-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 386
Posted By rydabent

That is exactly what I have done. And further...

That is exactly what I have done. And further since I have a wide foot and a very high instep, I try to leave the shoelaces down by the toe loose.
07-30-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,150
Posted By rydabent

What is so hard about wiping a bike off with a...

What is so hard about wiping a bike off with a damp rag?
07-30-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 631
Posted By rydabent

I would say quit pushing so hard. Get out of...

I would say quit pushing so hard. Get out of the drops, dont have ear plugs if you do, get a review mirror, and listen better for traffic.
07-30-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,334
Posted By rydabent

I have thot about mounting one of those 150...

I have thot about mounting one of those 150 decibel horns on my trike. When a driver pops open the door, and I blow that horn it would be fun watching them scramble out the passenger side window!!! ...
07-30-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 5,861
Posted By rydabent

I almost always do. Since I ride a trike, am...

I almost always do. Since I ride a trike, am retired, and am in no hurry why not. Besides stopping on a trike is no big deal. No unclipping and clipping in after a stop and no wobbling around on...
07-30-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 955
Posted By rydabent

Doubly bad when it is a child. Im sure Amazon...

Doubly bad when it is a child. Im sure Amazon will pay thru the nose, but money will never replace the child.
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