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09-27-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 221
Posted By JanMM

I'm impressed that 35-year old housing was still...

I'm impressed that 35-year old housing was still functional! If that's what you mean by OEM. How old were the cables? (Just curious.)
09-27-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 573
Posted By JanMM

In late July I ordered a new recumbent bike, a...

In late July I ordered a new recumbent bike, a Bacchetta Giro A20, from their home base in Florida. A week later they emailed me that they were having trouble finding parts for the 2x11 drive train...
09-22-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 8,174
Posted By JanMM

True that cycling is not weight bearing exercise....

True that cycling is not weight bearing exercise. The rest, not so much.
09-18-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 823
Posted By JanMM

Quite a few bridges in Indiana with steel grate...

Quite a few bridges in Indiana with steel grate decking. I've only had trouble with them once..........we dumped our tandem on its side on a wet bridge at slow speed six years ago. We fell on our...
09-17-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By JanMM

Can't even remember how long since I last used a...

Can't even remember how long since I last used a chain tool to connect ends of a chain on any of my bikes. 15 years? Have only used quick links for a long time. I did start carrying a Park mini chain...
09-09-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 814
Posted By JanMM

Looking at images of 90’s Sherpas, those were...

Looking at images of 90’s Sherpas, those were MTBs. But not too different from similar-vintage hybrids.
09-09-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 814
Posted By JanMM

Good pedals that can be used with or without toe...

Good pedals that can be used with or without toe clips. My spouse uses them with half clips/mini clips.
09-08-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,684
Posted By JanMM

Waved his arse, it would seem. 😀

Waved his arse, it would seem. 😀
09-07-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 329
Posted By JanMM

7,000 is a boatload, or would that be a bike-load...

7,000 is a boatload, or would that be a bike-load of miles? I hit a bit more than 5,000 in 2019 (I was 69), in my first year as a retired RN. Personal record. In this Year of the Covid, I'm riding...
09-05-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 591
Posted By JanMM

Isn't Goggle where you search for stuff on the...

Isn't Goggle where you search for stuff on the Interwebs?
09-02-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,126
Posted By JanMM

CDC recommends waiting until September or October...

CDC recommends waiting until September or October to get influenza vaccine. Hey! It's September as of yesterday! Don't forget to ask for the High Potency version if you're old like me!
09-02-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,307
Posted By JanMM

Wicking polyester is the way to go. Lots and lots...

Wicking polyester is the way to go. Lots and lots of varieties available.
08-28-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,808
Posted By JanMM

Zombie thread alert! 14 years asleep.

Zombie thread alert! 14 years asleep.
08-22-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By JanMM

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vintage...

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vintage

Check out the Classic & Vintage subforum on BF: https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/
08-22-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,540
Posted By JanMM

I keep an insulated Polarbottle in the freezer...

I keep an insulated Polarbottle in the freezer with an inch or two of water in the bottom. Fill it with some ice cubes and cold water. Stays cold for quite a while.
08-16-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,637
Posted By JanMM

Do you ride on private (college) property? Does...

Do you ride on private (college) property? Does the college require masks to be worn while outside cycling or running, etc. whether or not social distancing is maintained? Do local health dept. or...
08-16-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 663
Posted By JanMM

We've used a roof-mount ATOC Tandem Topper off...

We've used a roof-mount ATOC Tandem Topper off and on for 20 years.
08-16-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By JanMM

Kerchief shim

Kerchief shim
08-13-20, 08:48 PM
08-12-20, 11:42 AM
08-09-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By JanMM

For $200 looks to be a great experimental starter...

For $200 looks to be a great experimental starter tandem. Assuming it fits the both of you.
08-06-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,769
Posted By JanMM

Very recently upgraded from Garmin Edge 200 to an...

Very recently upgraded from Garmin Edge 200 to an Edge 520 Plus, primarily to take advantage of mapping/navigation/course features. 520 Plus is overkill for your stated purposes. The...
08-01-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,166
Posted By JanMM

Have been riding 1 bike with rim brakes F/R, 1...

Have been riding 1 bike with rim brakes F/R, 1 bike with rim front/disc rear, and 1 bike with disc front/rim rear. The last bike is out of commission. New bike with disc brakes F/R is on order.
...
07-31-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 536
Posted By JanMM

I'll be in Month 20 of Retirement in August. Was...

I'll be in Month 20 of Retirement in August. Was a full-time bike commuter while living in Atlanta for eight years but when moved back to Indiana became a frequent commuter during Spring - Fall for...
07-31-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,326
Posted By JanMM

I got ten years on you, youngster!

I got ten years on you, youngster!
07-30-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 858
Posted By JanMM

1. No 2. Yes

1. No
2. Yes
07-27-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By JanMM

If it were $10, I'd offer to pay it. :)

If it were $10, I'd offer to pay it. :)
07-27-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By JanMM

There is an Electric Bikes subforum on BF....

There is an Electric Bikes subforum on BF. https://www.bikeforums.net/electric-bikes/

My wife's 13 month old Trek e-assist bike has shown no sign of needing a new battery.
07-23-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,050
Posted By JanMM

Good to hear. Carry on!

Good to hear. Carry on!
07-23-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,520
Posted By JanMM

Thread 17 years asleep and OP inactive on BF for...

Thread 17 years asleep and OP inactive on BF for 12 years.

I was a year-round everyday bike commuter in Atlanta in the Ď80ís and was appalled when I first saw a bike messenger blow through a red...
07-23-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,806
Posted By JanMM

Smells like political.

Smells like political.
07-23-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 555
Posted By JanMM

Hey! I represent that remark. 🤪

Hey! I represent that remark. 🤪
07-22-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By JanMM

Ah....the timing chain or sync chain. Should have...

Ah....the timing chain or sync chain. Should have just a little bit of sag.
Our recumbent tandem has an idler setup for the timing chain - instead of an eccentric - that is very quick and easy to...
07-22-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By JanMM

Yes, tandem stuff can be more complicated....

Yes, tandem stuff can be more complicated. Removing a quick link is usually much easier with a tool. For me, anyway. A free tool that can help the removal and reattachment process be easier is a...
Forum: Recumbent
07-19-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,906
Posted By JanMM

sriley4290 has not posted or been active on BF...

sriley4290 has not posted or been active on BF since starting this thread about a year ago. Wonder what he decided to do?
07-19-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By JanMM

In 2003 I was looking for a new hybrid bike with...

In 2003 I was looking for a new hybrid bike with disc brakes. There were few disc-equipped hybrids on the market at that time - I ended up getting a new Novara Big Buzz. Disc brakes were common only...
07-18-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 775
Posted By JanMM

No personal experience with your issue, but do...

No personal experience with your issue, but do know that some dermatologists do highly specialized procedures. Or, '..fancy cutting..' as carbonfiberboy said.
07-18-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,611
Posted By JanMM

Portable pumps are real pumps. I use no more than...

Portable pumps are real pumps. I use no more than 85psi on any of my tires and can get close enough to that with the Topeak Morphs (Mini, Mountain and Road) that I have alternated using the last...
Forum: Recumbent
07-13-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By JanMM

That should work. Removing the seat would reduce...

That should work. Removing the seat would reduce effect of wind on bike and might make it a bit easier to secure to rack. Good idea to have extra straps/bungees/velcro on hand in case what's on your...
07-12-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By JanMM

Probably correct disc only. Too bad the product...

Probably correct disc only. Too bad the product info somewhat lacking and photo mediocre.

But, back to OP’s first post, disc compatible doesn’t mean disc only.
07-12-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By JanMM

There is no indication that those wheels are...

There is no indication that those wheels are disc-only. The wheels are disc-compatible - they can be used with disc brakes because rotors can be added to the hubs. But, unless the rims are described...
07-11-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,050
Posted By JanMM

Good to hear there is at least one available on...

Good to hear there is at least one available on your side of the pond!
07-10-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,050
Posted By JanMM

We were having a problem with our rear wheel...

We were having a problem with our rear wheel moving in the dropouts on starts from a stop. (Because of our immense power - not!) Found some opinions online that B.O.B. trailer skewers close very...
07-09-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,320
Posted By JanMM

I generally stop for red lights and more often...

I generally stop for red lights and more often than not stop for stop signs. As appropriate.
07-09-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,319
Posted By JanMM

Not familiar with California law, but fairly...

Not familiar with California law, but fairly recent Indiana bike-related laws allow for vehicles to pass bikes even in a no-passing zone as long as it is safe to do so.

Related question: Why do we...
07-09-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 826
Posted By JanMM

One of our car tires was having a similar issue...

One of our car tires was having a similar issue until I had a 'd'oh!' moment and tried tightening the valve stem core, which fixed the issue.
07-09-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 618
Posted By JanMM

Agree that rat traps and quills are two different...

Agree that rat traps and quills are two different pedal styles.
My spouse uses MKS rat traps and generic plastic half clips on her Trek e-assist bike.
07-09-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,949
Posted By JanMM

Did a cow die for that saddle? On the plus...

Did a cow die for that saddle?
On the plus side, the pedals and bottle are close to being color-coordinated.
07-07-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 855
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Views: 145,880
Posted By JanMM

No problem maintaining social distancing in the...

No problem maintaining social distancing in the Bar today.
New public library being built not far from home. Probably won't change my preference for e-books from the library, but I will check it out...
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