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02-26-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 126
Posted By JanMM

Guessing that incorporating steel washers and...

Guessing that incorporating steel washers and threadlocker into the assembly might maybe help hold things together without breaking.

I used a jigsaw and file a couple of decades ago to turn a worn...
02-26-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 828
Posted By JanMM

No need to list Blood Type on ID. No harm but...

No need to list Blood Type on ID. No harm but would not be used to guide what type blood to give if a transfusion were needed.
02-26-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 586
Posted By JanMM

To find the studs, use a stud finder....

To find the studs, use a stud finder....
02-25-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 828
Posted By JanMM

Have worn a dog tag ID on a neck chain for years....

Have worn a dog tag ID on a neck chain for years. (Name, address, ICE/spouse name and cell phone number) My wallet is small and light and usually rides in a bag on my bike.
Forum: Recumbent
02-23-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,991
Posted By JanMM

maybe someone in this forum could help you find a...

maybe someone in this forum could help you find a seat for your exercise bike: https://www.bikeforums.net/indoor-stationary-cycling-forum/
02-23-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By JanMM

I see no mention of sweating in that information.

I see no mention of sweating in that information.
02-22-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3,301
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Views: 485,343
Posted By JanMM

Above freezing in Central Indiana today and the...

Above freezing in Central Indiana today and the roads are free of ice/snow so out for first ride in 9 days. Its been gawdawful cold of late and most snowfall in several years last week.
I was able...
02-22-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 497
Posted By JanMM

Custom-fitted insoles can be helpful for some...

Custom-fitted insoles can be helpful for some people with some bunion issues.
02-20-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,631
Posted By JanMM

We got the largest snowfall in several years...

We got the largest snowfall in several years earlier this week and had the opportunity to snovel some show.
Reminded myself to bend at the knees. Kinda enjoyed it - a bit of stiffness in lower back...
02-13-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,056
Posted By JanMM

It’s a head-scratcher. 🙄

It’s a head-scratcher. 🙄
02-12-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 710
Posted By JanMM

Guessing that the brake pads are old. Newer,...

Guessing that the brake pads are old. Newer, better quality pads would help stop somewhat better with those shiny chrome rims. Or, are my eyes deceiving me?
02-10-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,524
Posted By JanMM

Glad to hear the frame is not broken. Does it...

Glad to hear the frame is not broken.
Does it look as if the rear rim is located so that a rear brake will work with the new wheel?
02-09-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,525
Posted By JanMM

I used one pair of 559 Michelin Wild Run ‘r...

I used one pair of 559 Michelin Wild Run ‘r tires. They were good and no trouble to mount. Best of all, they didn’t melt!
02-06-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,737
Posted By JanMM

I got a new bike a few months ago when I was...

I got a new bike a few months ago when I was still 70! Rode it today in the upper 20's, a day after I got my 2nd covid-19 vaccination. A sore arm? No problem!
...
02-06-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By JanMM

2 36 tooth rings should be fine. May wear a bit...

2 36 tooth rings should be fine. May wear a bit faster but will be lighter and the shorter chain will be lighter, too. (The weight savings will be minimal. 😀 )
02-05-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 895
Posted By JanMM

We've only dumped a timing chain once on our...

We've only dumped a timing chain once on our recumbent RANS tandem. (Never on the upright KHS we previously rode.) The RANS has an aftermarket idler which directs the chain and is also easily...
01-30-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,828
Posted By JanMM

This Park tool lives near the mini-fridge in the...

This Park tool lives near the mini-fridge in the room next to the garage/bike workshop.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50891186106_61b09a897b_z.jpg
01-30-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 340
Posted By JanMM

Amazon now shows this: "Currently...

Amazon now shows this:
"Currently unavailable.We don't know when or if this item will be back in stock."
01-30-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 504
Posted By JanMM

I haven't tried stainless steel cable ties....

I haven't tried stainless steel cable ties. Interesting.
For plastic zip ties, ones with higher maximum weight ratings (and also rated for UV resistance) should be sturdier/longer lasting.
01-28-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,878
Posted By JanMM

Yes, evaluation by a healthcare provider is a...

Yes, evaluation by a healthcare provider is a good idea.
01-28-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,542
Posted By JanMM

My favorite DT shifters were SunTour...

My favorite DT shifters were SunTour PowerShifters. Ratcheting. Have never used indexed DT shifters. Or indexed shifters with drop bars, for that matter.
01-28-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,500
Posted By JanMM

My guess was that the battery is in the downtube...

My guess was that the battery is in the downtube and would be removed through where the motor is!
I've enjoyed riding with my wife while she rides her Trek Verve+ for the last year and a half. Not...
01-25-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 19,570
Posted By JanMM

The bike that I put Pasela tires on in '05 was an...

The bike that I put Pasela tires on in '05 was an '03 Novara Big Buzz, by the way. Don't recall them having a rubbery/gummy look or feel to the tan sidewalls. I probably referred to them at the time...
01-25-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 19,570
Posted By JanMM

Zombie Thread Alert!! Can't remember how...

Zombie Thread Alert!!

Can't remember how long its been since I last used tires that did not have black sidewalls.
Thinking that maybe I put Panaracer Pasela gumwalls on a bike around 2005 which...
01-24-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 721
Posted By JanMM

Not sure that I have ever seen a chain rustier...

Not sure that I have ever seen a chain rustier than that! Good job!
01-21-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 676
Posted By JanMM

I’ve had no problem finding cables for our...

I’ve had no problem finding cables for our recumbent tandem from online sources. Don’t think I have needed one this long but it’s available: Bikeman Jagwire Sport Derailleur Cable Slick Stainless...
01-20-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,726
Posted By JanMM

I usually have one beer with dinner. More often...

I usually have one beer with dinner. More often than not it's a Yuengling Black & Tan.
01-19-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,492
Posted By JanMM

Good luck on moving forward with your plans and...

Good luck on moving forward with your plans and with life in general. Appears you’re not lacking in bikes/bike stuff.
01-16-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 94,819
Posted By JanMM

Most computers offer the option of entering the...

Most computers offer the option of entering the tire rollout distance, which you can measure.
Or, just get a gps computer.
01-16-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,746
Posted By JanMM

I've always said that I can't keep up with racers...

I've always said that I can't keep up with racers but also that I'm faster than the average bear. Bear, literally.
I ride two recumbent singles with 30-39-50 triples and 11-32/11-34 cassettes. Our...
01-14-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,977
Posted By JanMM

I about fell asleep yesterday while riding my...

I about fell asleep yesterday while riding my recombinant bike. Soooo comfy.
Forum: Recumbent
01-12-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,347
Posted By JanMM

chvid electrified his bike in 2009 and has not...

chvid electrified his bike in 2009 and has not been active on BF since 2016. Doubt you will get an answer from him.
Someone on the BF Electric Bikes subforum may have info?...
01-11-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 61,646
Posted By JanMM

Looked like this in 2011. Not much change since...

Looked like this in 2011. Not much change since then.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50826147112_41da72ae02.jpg
01-11-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 863
Posted By JanMM

Got a 520 Plus for spouse last year but I ended...

Got a 520 Plus for spouse last year but I ended up with it as she thought the display was a bit too small. She now has a 530 - the display is larger and the processor runs functions faster. I'm fine...
01-11-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By JanMM

New 50+ posters are asked to send 51 cents to all...

New 50+ posters are asked to send 51 cents to all other 50+ posters in order to cover operating costs of the subforum. Can be sent as an attachment to a Private Message.
Should kill some time during...
Forum: Recumbent
01-10-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 406,094
Posted By JanMM

sam21fire, you'll be fine on your Giro before...

sam21fire, you'll be fine on your Giro before long. I bike-commuted on 3 different recumbent bikes the last 12 years before retirement. A suburban/urban/suburban route, generally Spring-Fall several...
01-08-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,646
Posted By JanMM

Soon to be 71.......2019 was first year of...

Soon to be 71.......2019 was first year of retirement and I rode about 5,000 miles on about 250 days. PR for total annual miles.
In 2020, the first year of Covid19, I rode about 4,100 miles on about...
01-07-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By JanMM

Got a Yakima Two Timer tray mount rack in 2019 to...

Got a Yakima Two Timer tray mount rack in 2019 to use on a Mazda 5 wagon. (2013) Have used it to carry a Trek Verve+ e-assist bike (minus battery) and either of my two short wheelbase recumbent...
01-06-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,956
Posted By JanMM

Met my spouse by both riding bikes to work at an...

Met my spouse by both riding bikes to work at an Indiana hospital 43 years ago. One thing led to another........... We still ride together very frequently, especially during Covid times, when the...
01-06-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By JanMM

Sounds like a good recovery. Keep it up. ...

Sounds like a good recovery. Keep it up.
Donated blood through Red Cross recently and tested negative for COVID-19 antibodies. (They are testing all donations.)
So, have not previously had it but...
01-06-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,435
Posted By JanMM

Have been riding bikes as an Ďadultí since I was...

Have been riding bikes as an Ďadultí since I was 23 and am soon to be 71.
01-04-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,404
Posted By JanMM

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48318865791_2e...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48318865791_2e31d21a05_b.jpg
12-31-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,297
Posted By JanMM

I had a 1979 Super LeTour that suffered a cracked...

I had a 1979 Super LeTour that suffered a cracked seat tube in 1986. Replaced under warranty with a 1985 Super LeTour frame. 27" wheels. (May have been an '84)
12-31-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,061
Posted By JanMM

Nope, CF bikes aren't recumbent bikes but the...

Nope, CF bikes aren't recumbent bikes but the best ones are made by RANS, a recumbent bike company. I thought the RANS Mini of about a decade ago was pretty cool. (Have never ridden a CF of any...
12-31-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,650
Posted By JanMM

Hang in there. Pay attention to advice of your...

Hang in there. Pay attention to advice of your wife says this retired RN.
12-31-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,347
Posted By JanMM

8 cold miles this afternoon for a total of 4155...

8 cold miles this afternoon for a total of 4155 miles in this year of the Covid.
Happy New Year!
12-26-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By JanMM

^^^ What he said. Almost 71 and have been...

^^^ What he said.
Almost 71 and have been riding since 23.
12-26-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,347
Posted By JanMM

My norm in recent years has been in the 4,000 to...

My norm in recent years has been in the 4,000 to 5,000 miles range.
2019 was first year of retirement - 5,000+ miles.
2020 has been first (!!) year of Covid - 4,100 miles as of today. About 300...
12-25-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,981
Posted By JanMM

Search function shows no posts by them in the...

Search function shows no posts by them in the last year.
Would be nice to know their status.
12-25-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,296
Posted By JanMM

Sorry - no useful input on your search. But, saw...

Sorry - no useful input on your search. But, saw this amazing Meridian quad in 2005 at the Hilly Hundred Weekend in Indiana.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50760705181_e612590abc_z.jpg
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