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10-28-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 805
Posted By rydabent

Not my rule, forum rules.

Not my rule, forum rules.
10-28-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 805
Posted By rydabent

Not for biking I dont. For some reason I just...

Not for biking I dont. For some reason I just dont like my legs incumbered when I ride.

Actually my summer uniform is a t-shirt and rugby shorts. They are my riding gear also. And yes I have...
10-28-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 805
Posted By rydabent

I have picked my demise. At the age of 102 they...

I have picked my demise. At the age of 102 they will find me rolled off to the side of the bike path setting in my comfortable trike , cooling out with a smile on my face. And so far being...
10-28-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 805
Posted By rydabent

Nope, and even at nearly 82 I dont even get out...

Nope, and even at nearly 82 I dont even get out of bed at night. I loath getting out of bed in the middle of the night anyway. I had too many night time call outs where I had to.
10-28-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 805
Posted By rydabent

In the first 35 years with the Co, any kind of a...

In the first 35 years with the Co, any kind of a medical bill my wife and I got was dropped on the Co secretaries desk and never seen or heard from again. All 3 of my sons were totally free for...
10-28-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 805
Posted By rydabent

If it didnt my wife would inform me.

If it didnt my wife would inform me.
10-28-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 805
Posted By rydabent

All political nonsense.

All political nonsense.
10-28-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,199
Posted By rydabent

Why shouldnt women ride for fun and fitness.

Why shouldnt women ride for fun and fitness.
10-28-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 805
Posted By rydabent

Why not, two or three promising ones have already...

Why not, two or three promising ones have already been tried on THOUSANDS. Do you really think that the Gov would risk killing of millions?
10-28-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 805
Posted By rydabent

Then she too knows how much fun trikes are. ...

Then she too knows how much fun trikes are. Good girl.

BTW if you have never tried one dont knock them.
10-28-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 3,995
Posted By rydabent

I guess what it amounts to is that those they...

I guess what it amounts to is that those they ride with absolutely nothing hope that someone like me that is prepared will come along and help them. I have many times.
10-28-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 805
Posted By rydabent

Im almost 82 and my brain works just fine.

Im almost 82 and my brain works just fine.
10-28-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 805
Posted By rydabent

As I could with my trike on rollers. And be...

As I could with my trike on rollers. And be COMFORTABLE.
10-28-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 805
Posted By rydabent

I get it with my Aetna medicare Advantage plan...

I get it with my Aetna medicare Advantage plan that I got for working 47 years for the same company as a medical retirement program.
10-28-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 805
Posted By rydabent

That is political nonsense!!!! Uncalled for and...

That is political nonsense!!!! Uncalled for and a scare tactic.
10-28-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 805
Posted By rydabent

And I went there and got a couple pair. Yup...

And I went there and got a couple pair. Yup $7.44, but they didnt have some over paid twit designers name on them If they had, they would have been $37.44 and made out of the same material.
10-28-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 805
Posted By rydabent

Thanks for the tip. That was where I was going...

Thanks for the tip. That was where I was going to go. I will look for them.
10-28-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 805
Posted By rydabent

This stupid virus is going to make me do something I hate

I hate riding in long pants. So I go to the Gym that my health ins pays for when it gets cold. But now with this rotten virus, I really dont want to go there. So after lunch today I am going to go...
10-27-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 567
Posted By rydabent

I ride pretty much always on hard surface streets...

I ride pretty much always on hard surface streets or MUPS. Using both a Park wear tool and a steel scale, I get about 8000 miles on a chain.
10-27-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,032
Posted By rydabent

The mental health outlook when you first start...

The mental health outlook when you first start out knowing you can ride anywhere you want, is of great value.
10-27-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By rydabent

I know of some trikes that have them.

I know of some trikes that have them.
10-27-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,891
Posted By rydabent

What if you were riding a trike like I do? I...

What if you were riding a trike like I do? I never unclip and put a foot down at a stop.
10-26-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 479
Posted By rydabent

Not a problem on bent bikes and trikes.

Not a problem on bent bikes and trikes.
10-25-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 476
Posted By rydabent

Life is easier if you have at least one adjuster,...

Life is easier if you have at least one adjuster, either on the RD, or on the shifter. If you have neither, I would say an inline adjuster would be a good idea.
10-25-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 411
Posted By rydabent

Front or rear, I am always prepared to take to...

Front or rear, I am always prepared to take to the ditch. I kind of subconsciously am always scanning the ditch next to the road.
10-25-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By rydabent

Another thru axel question

On many of the new bikes and trikes they have the thru axles. Can or how do you equip your bike to tow a trailer with them?
10-25-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 3,995
Posted By rydabent

Of course I grew up on a farm and learned...

Of course I grew up on a farm and learned mechanics early. By the time I was 12 I learned how to regrease all bearings, and had taken my New Departure coaster brake apart and put it back together...
10-25-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 3,995
Posted By rydabent

No you dont HAVE to if you dont mind walking home.

No you dont HAVE to if you dont mind walking home.
10-24-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,891
Posted By rydabent

I have a dog tag chained to my Trunk pack. It...

I have a dog tag chained to my Trunk pack. It has my name, phone number and blood type. That is all the ID I carry.
10-24-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,891
Posted By rydabent

Fining a cyclist $300 seem to violate the cruel...

Fining a cyclist $300 seem to violate the cruel and unusual clause.
10-24-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,891
Posted By rydabent

Love those "stern" warnings!!!!!! :)

Love those "stern" warnings!!!!!! :)
10-24-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,891
Posted By rydabent

It is NOT practical to ride clear to the right in...

It is NOT practical to ride clear to the right in the trash on the right side of the road that will cause flats.
10-24-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,891
Posted By rydabent

If putting you feet down signals a full stop, I...

If putting you feet down signals a full stop, I and any trike rider are guilty of never stopping since we remain clipped in at stops.
10-24-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,197
Posted By rydabent

Narrow tires are more prone to snake bite flats.

Narrow tires are more prone to snake bite flats.
10-24-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 455
Posted By rydabent

The caliper is mounted with two bolts. You can...

The caliper is mounted with two bolts. You can indeed affect the pad angle by shimming the calipers at those two bolts differently.
10-22-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 791
Posted By rydabent

And riding a trike may be a safe alternative for...

And riding a trike may be a safe alternative for you.
10-22-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,119
Posted By rydabent

With todays traffic one of those might be a good...

With todays traffic one of those might be a good idea.
10-22-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 5,752
Posted By rydabent

ANYTHING that enhances you safety is a good...

ANYTHING that enhances you safety is a good thing!!!!!!!!!!!
10-22-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 455
Posted By rydabent

Disc brake pads are sensitive to the angle they...

Disc brake pads are sensitive to the angle they work at, just like rim brakes. A slightly wider clearance where the disc turns into the pad will stop the squeak.
10-22-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,994
Posted By rydabent

That is the biggest feature of a delta trike.

That is the biggest feature of a delta trike.
10-22-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,891
Posted By rydabent

If you do google it as I just did, you do NOT...

If you do google it as I just did, you do NOT need a valid ID to ride a bike. The supporting statement says if you had to have an ID or a drivers license, no kid could ride a bike.
Forum: Recumbent
10-21-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 511
Posted By rydabent

A basic odometer mounted on the handle bars on a...

A basic odometer mounted on the handle bars on a trike work fine.
Forum: Recumbent
10-21-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,203
Posted By rydabent

Another note on trike safety is the fact on start...

Another note on trike safety is the fact on start up from a stop, you dont weave and wobble all over the place trying to get clipped in. On a trike, at a stop, you just remain clipped in, and you...
10-21-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,834
Posted By rydabent

If a plastic water bottle new has a peculiar...

If a plastic water bottle new has a peculiar smell it is toxic.
10-21-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,834
Posted By rydabent

Most all clothes are made in foreign countries,...

Most all clothes are made in foreign countries, and who knows what they may contain.
10-20-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,170
Posted By rydabent

That is probably true, because I would think most...

That is probably true, because I would think most of the people that post here are cyclist and are not average. That is what cycling does for us.
10-20-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,197
Posted By rydabent

Sorry it has been proven that a wider tire up to...

Sorry it has been proven that a wider tire up to a point is faster. A wider tire absorbs bumps and does not lift the bike and rider. When a bike is forced to rise, there is a drop in speed. It...
10-20-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By rydabent

I would say save the money. You need a tire...

I would say save the money. You need a tire pump anyway, so just get one with a pressure gage.
10-20-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,619
Posted By rydabent

Remember when the first quasi Mountain Bikes were...

Remember when the first quasi Mountain Bikes were first ridden and developed out in Calif.. A lot of them were the heavier Schwinn Collegiate frames. Heavy and strong.
Forum: Recumbent
10-19-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By rydabent

I would check with Catrike first. They probably...

I would check with Catrike first. They probably have some light accessories that fit right on their trikes.
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