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09-14-18, 09:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 34,717
Posted By DanWho

I was 470 give or take at 6'2" when I got a 29er....

I was 470 give or take at 6'2" when I got a 29er. I'd had a heart attack a few months prior as a valentines day present. I started out with by taking a whole 5 block ride and had to take a whole day...
08-23-15, 08:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,678
Posted By DanWho

My first real bike was a huffy 2 speed kickback,...

My first real bike was a huffy 2 speed kickback, had that from age 10 until I got a paper route and got a Ihot 10 speed.
08-20-15, 09:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,475
Posted By DanWho

My GF had a guy that she knew and didn't...

My GF had a guy that she knew and didn't recognize her from the back make a smarta$$ remark. About the time he finished he recognized her and knew he was in trouble, she yelled back at him something...
Forum: Recumbent
07-06-15, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,459
Posted By DanWho

How about this one from park tool: Park Tool...

How about this one from park tool:

Park Tool Co. ParkTool Blog Hub Overhaul and Adjustment (http://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/hub-overhaul-and-adjustment)

Look part way down for the...
Forum: Recumbent
07-04-15, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,459
Posted By DanWho

Maybe this will help it is how to overhaul the...

Maybe this will help it is how to overhaul the rear wheel
...
06-23-15, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 812
Posted By DanWho

That would depend on if his wife is getting...

That would depend on if his wife is getting jealous of the time he is spending on the bike and not with her doing her hobbies.
06-06-15, 01:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,344
Posted By DanWho

I stopped at a local bike store and one of the...

I stopped at a local bike store and one of the many toys they had was a special tool you sat on, it measured the sit bones in your bottom and from that they could make a good recommendation of what...
Forum: Recumbent
05-07-15, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,510
Posted By DanWho

If you do a search on the net for recumbent bike...

If you do a search on the net for recumbent bike plans you will get a ton of results. Then again you can always go to atomiczombie.com they sell plans that take you step by step for all different...
Forum: Recumbent
04-30-15, 08:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,210
Posted By DanWho

OOOh OOOh, he needs to wear some kind of mask and...

OOOh OOOh, he needs to wear some kind of mask and his weapon should be some kind of riding crop, His M.O. should be he is racing by unsuspecting pedestrians and swatting them on the butt as he zooms...
04-27-15, 05:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,996
Posted By DanWho

I got the 28mm to fit, just couldn't air them up...

I got the 28mm to fit, just couldn't air them up until they were mounted. There is probably 2-3mm of space left over. I had some fun truing the wheels to keep a good even space all around. I will...
04-26-15, 07:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,431
Posted By DanWho

I guess I resemble all the evils here, I own a...

I guess I resemble all the evils here, I own a mercedes, a diesel pickup and I drove over the road for 15 years. I never did any of the things that people are relating here.

I had a tweenie...
04-26-15, 07:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,996
Posted By DanWho

I could only find one place that sells 28mm...

I could only find one place that sells 28mm Serfas Urbana 650cx28 and it is specially made for one bike shop. R + E cycles out of I think it was portland. There were several 25mm and a slew of 23mm...
04-26-15, 06:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,996
Posted By DanWho

After putting the 28mm tires on and airing them...

After putting the 28mm tires on and airing them up, I have left it hanging on the repair stand until either I loose another 20-30 lbs or have to fix something on the other bikes. This is my big...
04-26-15, 05:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,996
Posted By DanWho

I got the bike because it was a great price and...

I got the bike because it was a great price and as an incentive to continue loosing weight. I'm already trying a little harder to get down faster so that I can play with it.

I thought about the...
04-26-15, 12:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,996
Posted By DanWho

In all my searching I only found one place that...

In all my searching I only found one place that had specially made 28mm tires and from what I understand, I don't think there is anyone that does anything other than the 19mm rims for 650c. They are...
Forum: Recumbent
04-25-15, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,598
Posted By DanWho

Sounds like muscle memory working, your body...

Sounds like muscle memory working, your body remembers hunching down to get a little more power so it reflexively does it even on the recumbent to try to get a little more power.
04-25-15, 08:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,996
Posted By DanWho

I call myself 6' 1 1/2" tall due to the fact that...

I call myself 6' 1 1/2" tall due to the fact that when ever I am measured I am either 6' 1" or 6' 2". I am just under 300 down from 352 last year. I just got a bike, quintana roo kilo, the person I...
04-24-15, 11:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,996
Posted By DanWho

Tire size and Pressures, conflicting stories

I am reading all sorts of different things about us bigger clydes riding on smaller tires and at the same time I am also reading some riding on the skinny tires at high pressures with out problems. ...
04-22-15, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 648
Posted By DanWho

Too bad he didn't catch him, don't know if going...

Too bad he didn't catch him, don't know if going to jail for beating an old man or getting caught by another old man would have been worse for his all important rep.
04-20-15, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By DanWho

with the tri setup it looks like it would have...

with the tri setup it looks like it would have some handling issues while trying to play dodgecars on the highway. I like the idea of improved maneuverability with better handlebars.
04-20-15, 12:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By DanWho

N+1 strikes again, yippie

I went out and got myself a bike to ride when I loose enough weight, I found a Quintana Roo Kilo on craigslist for a great price and snagged it. I know I will probably ruin the geometry but I think...
04-16-15, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By DanWho

What I want is something that when I put in the...

What I want is something that when I put in the address a couple towns over it will give me the bike trails to there. I know that there are several around going that way, I just don't know where they...
04-14-15, 10:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,157
Posted By DanWho

I rode all through high school. Got my first real...

I rode all through high school. Got my first real bike when I was 13. I was delivering newspapers and saved my money. I got a used Ihot racer. I rode that poor bike to death. At 13 I was 6 foot tall...
04-14-15, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By DanWho

I found a 20.000 recharge pack to carry for...

I found a 20.000 recharge pack to carry for longer rides. On my phone it has the capability to turn off the screen and still keep the turn by turn voice active which saves a lot on battery. Not too...
04-12-15, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
Posted By DanWho

Looking for a GPS program that will give you routes

The title says most of it anyway, I am looking for a app for my phone that will route me by bike routes if there are any. If I want to go to point B from point A put it in my phone and it will spit...
04-04-15, 08:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 881
Posted By DanWho

You cant reach the handlebars without groaning.

You cant reach the handlebars without groaning.
04-04-15, 11:03 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 17,098
Posted By DanWho

I know I still wish I had that bike back or at...

I know I still wish I had that bike back or at least the wheels. I never used a drive way to get to the sidewalk, just hop the curb, then back down again. OOOPS there went the bottom bracket again,...
04-04-15, 10:31 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 17,098
Posted By DanWho

First off, I am a clyde, I have been since I was...

First off, I am a clyde, I have been since I was 13 and stood 6'2". When I got back into biking a couple years ago I went to the lbs and the salesman gave me a very convincing test to try. He had two...
04-02-15, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,130
Posted By DanWho

When I started biking again I was at the lbs...

When I started biking again I was at the lbs talking about a surly fat bike. The salesman said the surly was 300#.
04-01-15, 11:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,521
Posted By DanWho

I read about a study where you could lose weight...

I read about a study where you could lose weight by limiting your meals to a 4 hour period each day, you could eat pretty much what you wanted and how much. You can drink threw out the day coffee,...
04-01-15, 10:53 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 17,098
Posted By DanWho

Weight wise? I have no Idea but I don't think...

Weight wise? I have no Idea but I don't think they are that much different.

I'M on my 3rd bike with them, 1st is a recumbent high racer I still have and 2nd was a 29er that got stolen. When...
03-30-15, 11:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,435
Posted By DanWho

We did establish a budget and the Redline came in...

We did establish a budget and the Redline came in way under budget so when I talked about getting a road bike that still came in under the budget she put her foot down hard enough to scare the cats...
03-29-15, 10:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,435
Posted By DanWho

I kind of wish I had your problem, just tried to...

I kind of wish I had your problem, just tried to convince GF to allow n+1 #3 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) for a road bike. She says no, I just got a Redline...
03-29-15, 01:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,435
Posted By DanWho

The other side of the coin is that if you had...

The other side of the coin is that if you had fewer bikes you would be doing more maintenance on them because you would be using them more. So one way or the other you would probably be doing about...
03-23-15, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By DanWho

I ended up ordering a set of maxxis hookworms 29...

I ended up ordering a set of maxxis hookworms 29 X 2.5 for the bike, the lbs says they will be in next monday. They should air up to 65psi. With all that air volume I should get a nice ride out of...
03-20-15, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By DanWho

Back in the saddle again, one year lost and a new to me bike

I discombobulated my knee last year and for quite a while I was only able to get around using 2 canes. With the warmer weather and my knee feeling somewhat better I couldn't wait to get riding again....
Forum: Recumbent
06-08-14, 04:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,790
Posted By DanWho

Just remember that you may have to swear to tell...

Just remember that you may have to swear to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.
03-28-14, 10:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,426
Posted By DanWho

My town has an unenforced tag law. No one in 10...

My town has an unenforced tag law. No one in 10 years has registered a bike but it is still on the books.
Forum: Recumbent
11-08-13, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,270
Posted By DanWho

It would have to be disk brakes or drum brakes,...

It would have to be disk brakes or drum brakes, if it had rim brakes, one good bump and your calipers would be into the spokes.
Forum: Recumbent
10-26-13, 02:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,138
Posted By DanWho

Some one just did it, ...

Some one just did it,
http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/aviation/diy-flying/finally-a-human-powered-helicopter-wins-the-250000-sikorsky-prize-15682369
landing was the hard part
10-17-13, 06:10 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,589
Posted By DanWho

A couple of 6 packs will take care of removing...

A couple of 6 packs will take care of removing some of the memories, repeated applications over time will help with the remainder.

My sig is a nice example of a pat answer, you have to get more...
10-08-13, 06:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,034
Posted By DanWho

I started this spring with a couple of different...

I started this spring with a couple of different Treks and then got a Actionbent Roadrunner recumbent high racer. Once I started riding that, the 2 Treks started to be ignored and ended up being...
Forum: Recumbent
09-28-13, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,215
Posted By DanWho

Try atomiczombie.com for plans that cost money...

Try atomiczombie.com for plans that cost money they have specials monthly for 6 plans for $36 if you get their newsletter, or go to ...
09-22-13, 12:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 718
Posted By DanWho

My girlfriend and I did the pie ride today. We...

My girlfriend and I did the pie ride today. We went did some chores for friend that was out of town and returned home. The distance is 15.2 miles. For both her and I it was the longest distance we...
Forum: Recumbent
09-20-13, 11:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,610
Posted By DanWho

I bought a bent before I knew anything about them...

I bought a bent before I knew anything about them other than they might help with my back problems. I ended up finding a high racer, built for speed. I love it, but like the man says, you can't stop...
09-19-13, 01:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,108
Posted By DanWho

My mother last rode a bike in her high school...

My mother last rode a bike in her high school days. When I got back into biking this spring she caught my bug. We ended up getting her a delta trike that she has ridden a little. This winter she...
09-16-13, 12:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,304
Posted By DanWho

I read somewhere the the terminal velocity of a...

I read somewhere the the terminal velocity of a human body in uncontrolled free fall is about 180 mph. That is from my army days when they were asking for volunteers to jump out of a perfectly good...
09-09-13, 09:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,284
Posted By DanWho

I don't know what this chill in the air is that...

I don't know what this chill in the air is that you are talking about. Here in Iowa we had a rather warm day, the thermometer said 101. I'm sure I remember ice being on puddles when I was a kid...
09-07-13, 05:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,299
Posted By DanWho

In a small town about 12 miles from home we have...

In a small town about 12 miles from home we have a store called the Share and Shop, you can get anything they have for a free will donation, and if you cant afford to donate cash they say nothing. I...
09-02-13, 04:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 762
Posted By DanWho

When I was in 5th and 6th grade I used to ride my...

When I was in 5th and 6th grade I used to ride my bike rather than take the bus, we lived on a farm then. It was 3.5 miles and I could beat the bus by running the gravel road. Then when I started...
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