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09-25-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,144
Posted By BririaBoarder

I'm 65, and I tried taking both hands off on my...

I'm 65, and I tried taking both hands off on my way to work. I think 1.5 seconds went by before I wobbled. I can't do it. I don't care to try it again.
09-22-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2,378
Views: 214,683
Posted By BririaBoarder

Downton Abbey, last evening. A+ for art...

Downton Abbey, last evening.
A+ for art direction. The closeups of the textiles, beading on the costumes, equipage of the Regimental horses, wonderfully long takes on the waltz-playing orchestra. ...
09-21-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,144
Posted By BririaBoarder

I'm amazed no-hands riding can even be done. ...

I'm amazed no-hands riding can even be done.

Even when I'm signaling my turns, my arm is out there for seconds only...I need it for steering!
09-15-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2,511
Views: 506,368
Posted By BririaBoarder

I'm 65; here's my "AARP Special": ...

I'm 65; here's my "AARP Special":


https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_1043_1c92ab79555d7f029f37be4faa0d379dc850d5d0.jpg
Forum: Commuting
09-09-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,408
Posted By BririaBoarder

I used to commute on a three-speed Breezer...

I used to commute on a three-speed Breezer Citizen. That wasn't quite enough speeds for my geography, though.
Now I'm commuting on a seven-speed Biria. It's wheelbase is longer than the Breezer's,...
Forum: Introductions
09-09-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By BririaBoarder

Welcome, Luke!

Welcome, Luke!
08-31-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,713
Posted By BririaBoarder

As a sweat-o-phobe, I'm looking forward to riding...

As a sweat-o-phobe, I'm looking forward to riding in sunny, 61 weather.
08-28-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 15,071
Posted By BririaBoarder

I can't fit a bell to my bike as it would...

I can't fit a bell to my bike as it would adversely affect the aesthetics

Tut, tut! I'm betting you ride without Wald folding baskets too! :rolleyes:
08-22-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,444
Posted By BririaBoarder

Welcome, and all hail your daughter!

Welcome, and all hail your daughter!
08-21-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,267
Posted By BririaBoarder

Any bike with a shortish wheelbase. My former...

Any bike with a shortish wheelbase. My former bicycle, a Breezer Citizen, was short...it felt like a trick circus bike.
The longer the wheelbase, the more Buick-like the ride.
08-20-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,128
Posted By BririaBoarder

The O.P. asked: Are all bikeshops like this? ...

The O.P. asked:
Are all bikeshops like this?

In my limited experience and town, not anymore, due to the welcome influx of town/comfort bicycles ridden by regular people.
Two decades ago, I took...
08-20-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,708
Posted By BririaBoarder

Thanks, bertinjim, for the explanation. That's...

Thanks, bertinjim, for the explanation. That's what I was looking for.
08-20-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,708
Posted By BririaBoarder

The two "unusable" gears.

Back in the early '70s, when "ten speeds" were ubiquitous, the lore was that using the highest or lowest gears would cause the chain to fall off/get goofed up, therefore those gears weren't practical...
Forum: Introductions
08-05-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By BririaBoarder

Welcome from Grand Rapids! I just now joined...

Welcome from Grand Rapids! I just now joined myself!
Forum: Introductions
08-05-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By BririaBoarder

Grand Rapids reporting in.

Hello! Back in the early '00s, when I owned a 3-speed Breezer Citizen, I belonged to the forums.
Two years ago, I sold the Breezer for a Biria Easy Boarding 7speed derailleur. Though the wheelbase...
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