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06-11-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,365
Posted By Steamer

Bike Forums. Where every day is Festivus.

Bike Forums. Where every day is Festivus.
Forum: Framebuilders
05-17-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 803
Posted By Steamer

Contact AD Carson at RecyledRecumbent. He will...

Contact AD Carson at RecyledRecumbent. He will make you a mesh seat to order, pretty affordably too.
Replies: 12
Views: 1,298
Posted By Steamer

I think you already know the answer.

I think you already know the answer.
02-28-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 830
Posted By Steamer

I did this once...

I did this once https://ridewithgps.com/routes/5347980 on my recumbent bike.

ride report: https://rothrockcyrcle.wordpress.com/2013/06/18/cruel-and-unusual-punishment-200k/
01-10-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,364
Posted By Steamer

Trikes are at a disadvantage is almost every way:...

Trikes are at a disadvantage is almost every way:

higher rolling resistance
higher aero drag (compared to fast recumbent bikes; not so bad compared to a rider with a non-aggressive position on...
01-10-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,364
Posted By Steamer

I use my trike to stop and smell the cow patties....

I use my trike to stop and smell the cow patties.

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01-10-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,364
Posted By Steamer

I also find cross winds that are potentially...

I also find cross winds that are potentially dangerous on 2 wheels are quite tolerable on the trike.
01-10-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,364
Posted By Steamer

Interesting. If the route is reasonably flat-like...

Interesting. If the route is reasonably flat-like (climbing not over 50 feet per mile), I find my trike and upright bike speeds to be pretty close. Trike slower by perhaps 1 mph at most. If it's a...
01-09-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,364
Posted By Steamer

Not to pile on, but it's not. It's a descriptive...

Not to pile on, but it's not. It's a descriptive term. "Ass hatchet", now there's a pejorative.*

The other term I use more often outside of recumbent forums is "upright bike" because most people...
01-06-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,364
Posted By Steamer

It's true that I ride it as fast as I can, not...

It's true that I ride it as fast as I can, not caring a bit about enjoying myself. And I refuse to wave, too.
01-06-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,364
Posted By Steamer

I really don't like this us vs. them crap. This...

I really don't like this us vs. them crap. This is silly. We are all cyclists.

For the record, I have a diverse fleet: My Current Velocipedes (https://photos.app.goo.gl/TyZcfWpSQj6EXPbi9)
Forum: Recumbent
12-27-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,332
Posted By Steamer

I think a LWB like a Tour Easy would be a good...

I think a LWB like a Tour Easy would be a good choice for such conditions.
12-13-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 891
Posted By Steamer

https://www.rainlegs.com/en/home I just got...

https://www.rainlegs.com/en/home

I just got a pair and I'll be using them tomorrow in the slop we have for weather this time of year.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,329
Posted By Steamer

I started doing this last year, even though I...

I started doing this last year, even though I have almost three decades of cold weather riding experience. I found I was spending too much time trying to decide what to wear. The table saves me at...
10-12-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By Steamer

I used the print out fit template on their...

I used the print out fit template on their website and it didn't steer me wrong.
Forum: Recumbent
10-11-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,235
Posted By Steamer

In extreme cases like that, I pull over and stop....

In extreme cases like that, I pull over and stop. People get the message and go on their way.
Forum: Recumbent
10-02-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,235
Posted By Steamer

Agree with all of that.

Agree with all of that.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,227
Posted By Steamer

I found that a lot of discomfort that I thought...

I found that a lot of discomfort that I thought was chafing was actually due to hairs being pulled on. 2 minutes with a clipper to clean things up really helped.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,301
Posted By Steamer

A proven tire you took of your wheel because the...

A proven tire you took of your wheel because the tread was starting to get too thin.
08-27-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,102
Posted By Steamer

It was useful. You lacked the ability to...

It was useful. You lacked the ability to interpret it correctly. The only sin committed by that post was assuming you were willing to zoom out and look at things intelligently.
Forum: Recumbent
06-14-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,573
Posted By Steamer

I retract my earlier suspicions. Robert is an ok...

I retract my earlier suspicions. Robert is an ok guy.

I guess. :)
05-12-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,039
Posted By Steamer

Diamond Frame.

Diamond Frame.
Forum: Recumbent
05-07-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,323
Posted By Steamer

Well, I currently have 2 tadpoles. A Windcheetah...

Well, I currently have 2 tadpoles. A Windcheetah and a Trice QNT 20 with suspension. I have also owned two different Kettwiesels, a Logo tadpole, and a Rans Trizard, and a Trice QNT 26. I have done...
02-11-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,345
Posted By Steamer

Dogs are noble creatures, and worthy of our...

Dogs are noble creatures, and worthy of our respect. Your post shows the respect (and love) you feel for Snowflake. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-18, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 760,666
Posted By Steamer

New to me titanium Kish. Was custom built for its...

New to me titanium Kish. Was custom built for its original owner, who relinquished it to me yesterday.

I've gone over it, cleaned and adjusted it a bit, and ridden it around the block a few times....
Forum: Recumbent
07-05-18, 10:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,446
Posted By Steamer

I don't have any serious back problems, but like...

I don't have any serious back problems, but like a lot of folks, have occasional soreness in my lower back and/or sciatica pain. I find that going for a ride improves these conditions more quickly...
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