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07-15-19, 06:13 PM
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Posted By Trsnrtr

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07-14-19, 11:01 PM
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Posted By artshotwell

I biked 19 miles today. The day ended up warm so...

I biked 19 miles today. The day ended up warm so was a good ride. I’m riding every other day as part of my weight loss program. Started in January and have dropped from 222 pounds to 179 and heading...
07-14-19, 06:34 PM
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Posted By momsonherbike

10 miles on the quiet local rural gravel roads...

10 miles on the quiet local rural gravel roads with the new Giant fat tired carbon belt e-assist. Started out with the sun setting because biking any earlier meant enduring 90 degrees with a humidity...
07-13-19, 08:01 PM
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Posted By JanMM

This past Wed-Thurs, we took our tandem to a...

This past Wed-Thurs, we took our tandem to a Cardinal Greenway trailhead about 25 miles south of Muncie, IN. Rode to Muncie, explored Ball State University campus and surrounding area, where stoker...
07-12-19, 12:17 AM
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Posted By sapporoguy

Steep Ravine, Calif. ...

Steep Ravine, Calif.

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07-08-19, 04:49 PM
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Posted By LaurieD

5.3 miles on my lunch break. I may take another...

5.3 miles on my lunch break. I may take another ride this evening. I’m a newbie to cycling and just learning the ropes, so to speak. Someday, I hope to be able to achieve these long rides I see...
07-08-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3,223
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Posted By plasticweld

Wow a trip like the leaves me speechless. I am...

Wow a trip like the leaves me speechless. I am new to biking, I was injured this past winter and got into it to stay in shape until I can run again. That many days in the saddle says much, you have...
Forum: Recumbent
07-05-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,142
Posted By Skankingbiker

not new, but new config. 26 rear wheel. 451...

not new, but new config. 26 rear wheel. 451 front. New fork.... the original highracer fork (replaced the folder fork) new handlebars ( homemade..cut from old road bars), brake levers mounted higher...
07-04-19, 07:03 PM
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Posted By JanMM

29 miles this morning on our tandem club's annual...

29 miles this morning on our tandem club's annual 4th of July ride. Midway stop at Dairy Queen in Sheridan IN and then lunch at an Italian diner in Westfield IN at the end. A large chunk of the...
07-01-19, 04:16 PM
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Posted By BobG

My first extended tour was when I was 19 years...

My first extended tour was when I was 19 years old. I'm now 70. Here I am the day of departure in 1968 on a trip from VA to WI that I took with a high school buddy. I feel guilty about it now 51...
07-01-19, 02:50 PM
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Posted By BCDrums

Birthday Ride!

I am inspired by this thread (https://www.bikeforums.net/fifty-plus-50/1167857-do-i-have.html) from NomarsGirl. I took my birthday ride last week, a week before my 67th birthday. We were on Cape Cod...
07-01-19, 08:34 AM
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Views: 1,030
Posted By freeranger

YAY! Still got it!

A friend wanted to trail ride, so dusted off the old chromoly GT and went out to ride. Nothing radical-just the usual singletrack with rocks, roots, stream crossing, etc. No log jumps or major drops....
Forum: Recumbent
06-30-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,528
Posted By Lucillle

Here is my other new-to-me recumbent (I fixed the...

Here is my other new-to-me recumbent (I fixed the chain, it had just been unloaded from the seller's...
Forum: Recumbent
06-28-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,528
Posted By Lucillle

Learning Project bent

Here is the 'before' picture of the recumbent I bought last week (actually it is the 'almost before', when it was delivered it had so much dust I could not even see the 'Linear' on the side. I went...
06-23-19, 10:14 AM
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Posted By lichtgrau

...ain't no mountain high enough...

We had a great tour yesterday. 140km, overland and city, fantastic weather, light luggage, but – some roadblocks. :foo:
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06-22-19, 04:30 PM
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Posted By jimmuller

bazil4696, nice goin'! Many more miles to ya'. ...

bazil4696, nice goin'! Many more miles to ya'.

FWIW, toe clips work just fine on a tandem but like anything involving either tandems or toe clips, they take some getting used to.

I have few...
06-21-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 280
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Posted By FamilyMan007

Back to the original post +1 a...

Back to the original post




+1 a pedal-assist likely in my future as well



[/QUOTE] ....But an e-bike .... An e-bike .... an e-bike ..... [/QUOTE]
Forum: Recumbent
06-21-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,142
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Finally brought her home last week: ...

Finally brought her home last week:
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Forum: Recumbent
06-19-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By krazikev

I do and love it

I do and love it
Forum: Recumbent
06-18-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,531
Posted By Harhir

Yes I have a have actually 3 Bike-E. One CT XL...

Yes I have a have actually 3 Bike-E. One CT XL frame and one AT regular frame. And second CT XL which I use as a spare parts repository.
Forum: Recumbent
06-18-19, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,531
Posted By 700

BikeE CT is still a fun ride. Still gets curious...

BikeE CT is still a fun ride. Still gets curious looks. It's a nice way to putter down to the river and back on the local greenway (MUP).
Forum: Recumbent
06-17-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By curbowman

I do agree. The Ortlieb Kettwiesel bag holds 42...

I do agree. The Ortlieb Kettwiesel bag holds 42 litres, while a set of their recumbent bags for tadpoles carries 54 litres. However, the Kett bag is a big cube instead of two bananas, which might be...
06-16-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,943
Posted By Oceanblue

New Beginnings

So the last 8 plus years I was riding an old Trek 1200. I bought it used from LBS. It was never comfortable and I attributed the uncomfortableness to my back.
The Trek and I never had a good...
06-16-19, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 465,210
Posted By bazil4696

Norco Cape Cod

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We got this 2001Norco Cape Cod tandem for a great price. Since this...
06-16-19, 02:19 PM
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Posted By JanMM

Saturday - rained cats and rats off and on much...

Saturday - rained cats and rats off and on much of the day. No cycling, just a walk around neighborhood with spouse.
Today - 14 mile tandem ride with spouse/stoker.
06-15-19, 10:30 PM
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Posted By Wildwood

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Rode in the Natl Forest today. I like big trees!...
Forum: Recumbent
06-15-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,166
Posted By PhilWinIL

It took me some trial and error on finding a good...

It took me some trial and error on finding a good bike rack for the EZ-1 I have. I came across the best deal at etrailer.com. It is hard to find a rack that will not take some effort to get the bike...
06-12-19, 04:00 AM
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Posted By Greenhil

3 days camping and gravel riding in Vermont’s...

3 days camping and gravel riding in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom.

Day 1: 38 mile loop through farm country to Lake Willoughby.
Day 2: 42 mile meander on Weyerhaeuser Co. logging roads & in the...
06-10-19, 01:23 PM
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Posted By eridout

Completed my first multi-day bike ride, and came...

Completed my first multi-day bike ride, and came home with plenty of pictures. Can't post any here however as I'm apparently still subject to the new member penalty, which I think says no posting...
06-05-19, 03:47 PM
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Posted By jppe

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My riding partner today!...
06-04-19, 10:08 AM
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Posted By Biker395

The Eastern Sierra Double was last weekend. The...

The Eastern Sierra Double was last weekend. The weather was changeable and iffy. We had sun. We had rain. We had hail. The highlight (or lowlight) for me was a 30 MPH+ wet-braked descent down to...
06-03-19, 09:21 PM
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Posted By oldfatboy

My brother called me to help launch his boat and...

My brother called me to help launch his boat and tie it up in it's slip
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06-03-19, 08:50 AM
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Posted By Ogsarg

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Beach near Moss Landing, CA
06-01-19, 03:58 PM
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Posted By bikeinxs

Taken at our first gravel race with the new True...

Taken at our first gravel race with the new True North Tandem.
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05-26-19, 08:03 PM
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Posted By JanMM

18 mile tandem club ride this morning (no hills)...

18 mile tandem club ride this morning (no hills) followed by a tandem club cookout/get-together to listen to the Indy 500. (This happened in Indy) Who won? A French guy.
Forum: Recumbent
05-23-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,142
Posted By grayrest

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05-15-19, 02:10 PM
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Views: 497
Posted By jppe

Second Annual Silver Comet Ride Or Possible 50+ Ride Destination

My “retirement job” today started in Smyrna, GA and ended in Anniston, AL. 100 miles end to end on the Silver Comet and Chief Ladiga Bike Paths. Tomorrow’s job is to pedal back to my van another 100...
05-14-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By LV2TNDM

Awesome!

Congratulations and enjoy!

No more ass-hatchetry for you and your partner! The speed on the flats and descents must be incredible!

Please post after you've gotten some "chair-time" to let us...
05-14-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By bakerjw

Our LBS sold them before they went under. A local...

Our LBS sold them before they went under. A local couple bought one where the wife was very heavy. She lost quite a bit of weight and they rode it across the country.
Good deal!
05-14-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By jim_pridx

Congrats! That looks like great fun!

Congrats! That looks like great fun!
05-09-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2,380
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Posted By jim_pridx

I'm seeing a few tandems in these later pages. We...

I'm seeing a few tandems in these later pages. We just purchased this one a few months ago, but I still haven't taken an outdoor pic:

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05-05-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 457,502
Posted By obrentharris

Words of wisdom. Exactly our experience. This is...

Words of wisdom. Exactly our experience. This is about our 20th year on the tandem and we're enjoying it as much as ever.
...
05-02-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2,380
Views: 457,502
Posted By Trsnrtr

My wife and I took up tandem riding in 1983 and...

My wife and I took up tandem riding in 1983 and have gone through a few machines. My wife is an accomplished rider in her own right and we have had a few "tandem moments" over the years. ;)

From...
Forum: Recumbent
04-11-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,142
Posted By BlazingPedals

Here are my contributions for this thread. I...

Here are my contributions for this thread. I bought these in the hopes that I can get my wife riding something!

First up is a Catrike Speed. It's too low, she can't get into it. I may inherit this...
Forum: Recumbent
04-09-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,142
Posted By Notso_fastLane

I've got a new-to-me velomobile coming soon. Will...

I've got a new-to-me velomobile coming soon. Will post pics as soon as I get it! :D
03-29-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 22,002
Posted By Barrettscv

An e-bike is going to happen eventually

I know that a pedal-assist e-bike is in my future. I'm delaying this day by increasing the regularity of my training by using an indoor trainer. I've also added a lightweight carbon bike with a 46 &...
01-23-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,155
Posted By DT Tandem

My wife and have similar height issues. We found...

My wife and have similar height issues. We found a Trek T900 and it works really well for us. You can also find them very affordable on CL. New they were about 1000. dollars but can be found used for...
Forum: Recumbent
11-12-18, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,909
Posted By BlazingPedals

Sad indeed. I love my lowracers even though I...

Sad indeed. I love my lowracers even though I acknowledge they're not as versatile as a highracer.

I think M5 still makes their steel lowracer.
M5 Recumbents » Models » CrMo Low Racer...
10-29-18, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 465,210
Posted By mtn_cyclist

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09-24-18, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 465,210
Posted By mwandaw

Here we are, with our two dogs in the trailer,...

Here we are, with our two dogs in the trailer, after a ride to the beach. It was a work out!
...
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