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05-28-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,225
Posted By Alathea

Jersey sizing- chest or stomach?

Simple question, should a jersey be sized for chest, or stomach? I wear bright t shirts when riding now, but it would be nice to have some pockets sometimes, too.
05-25-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,086
Posted By Alathea

LOVE aerotech. Pricey if you are getting into...

LOVE aerotech. Pricey if you are getting into clyde sized, but still, great stuff. Ive had their peddling pants and the shorts version of those for like 5 yrs and they still look new.
05-25-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,086
Posted By Alathea

I actually googled for just this question. I ride...

I actually googled for just this question. I ride 3-4 days a week about 2 miles one way to work and then back. I have 4 pr padded shorts right now and 1 pr mtn bike shorts and 1 pr biking 'pants'. I...
Forum: Recumbent
05-08-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,399
Posted By Alathea

Sun EZ Rider seat angle- any ideas?

The Sun EzRider that I have (the AX model) has a seat base angle too shallow. I have to have slightly less angle in my legs due to being large around the middle, so if I adjusted the distance from...
Forum: Recumbent
05-02-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 647
Posted By Alathea

Sun EZ rider AX suspension

How do you adjust it? I see the thumbscrew, but the manual only says (this model has a suspension) and does not indicate which way to adjust to make it firmer or looser.

Also, Here is my bike. I...
05-02-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,145
Posted By Alathea

I got it home. All good. Dropped the handlebars...

I got it home. All good. Dropped the handlebars and it slid into my trunk.
05-01-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,145
Posted By Alathea

New (to me) recumbent purchase transport across town problem

I am picking up a Sun EZ AX recumbent tomorrow, but the owner does not have a truck, and all I have is my car with rear seats that fold down. Is it possible, for the sake of just getting across town...
04-30-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 566
Posted By Alathea

Sun classic example SX -single or double stock wheels?

I'm looking at a sun EZ classic SX tonight, used but not too old, owned by an older gentleman that passed away, so, well cared for. Does anyone know if the wheels are single or double (stock) on...
06-03-16, 06:48 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 81,286
Posted By Alathea

Riding around Lincoln the other day- Sunken...

Riding around Lincoln the other day- Sunken Gardens, First Plymouth Church, Antelope Park.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/8/7641/27323061776_ee77287f4a_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/HCrQm1)[/url]...
05-18-16, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,220
Posted By Alathea

Jones H bars on crosscheck- tape or grips?

Seeking a more upright position and not really liking drop bars, I have my local shop putting a Jones H bar on my cross check. Ive got most of it figured out, but I paused when they asked me if I...
04-13-16, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,697
Posted By Alathea

That WOULD help, wouldnt it? PDM-324 dual...

That WOULD help, wouldnt it? PDM-324 dual platform.

http://www.amazon.com/Shimano-PD-M324-Clipless-Clip-Pedals/dp/B001AT33CW?ie=UTF8&psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_search_detailpage
04-13-16, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,697
Posted By Alathea

Good question, DR. My feet are naturally splayed...

Good question, DR. My feet are naturally splayed a bit when I walk. The frame itself is fine for size- I got one size up (58cm) so I could stretch out a bit at 5'10". I dont have fenders and so there...
04-12-16, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,697
Posted By Alathea

Pedal problem- large feet

Hi, all

I have a Surly Crosscheck. I switched out the pedals with a pair of Shimano SPD hybrid pedals, anticipating trying clipless at some time in the future but wanting the platform option also....
04-12-16, 11:46 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 81,286
Posted By Alathea

Ride to Lincoln, NE Sunken Gardens with my 7 yr...

Ride to Lincoln, NE Sunken Gardens with my 7 yr old daughter.
...
10-21-15, 06:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,150
Posted By Alathea

Those are my exact measurements. Good to know.

Those are my exact measurements. Good to know.
08-21-15, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By Alathea

Thanks, Null. Does that put any undue pressure on...

Thanks, Null. Does that put any undue pressure on the crank arm, pedal or rear rim, using the pedal like that? Im like, 350, but im using a fixie mtn bike (Trek Yukon) as the guinea pig.
08-20-15, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By Alathea

mounting bike after attachment to trainer

Seems like a dumb question, but with the bike raised up, how do I get on it, now, when its on the trainer?

How do I know how tightly to crank the rear support onto the rear bolt?

CAS
08-19-15, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By Alathea

Maybe. I dont know what they are called thats why...

Maybe. I dont know what they are called thats why I took a picture. The more I know™ and all that.

***Googled 'axel tensioner' and that got it. Thanks! I didnt know what that part was called. ***...
08-19-15, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By Alathea

Maybe. I dont know what they are called thats why...

Maybe. I dont know what they are called thats why I took a picture. The more I know™ and all that.
08-19-15, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By Alathea

Here are some better pictures with some more...

Here are some better pictures with some more light.

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08-19-15, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By Alathea

Okay, fixed. Thanks

Okay, fixed. Thanks
08-19-15, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By Alathea

Sorry about that- Google Pic security. Can you...

Sorry about that- Google Pic security. Can you see it now?

CAS
08-19-15, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By Alathea

Question about rear axel- Marin INverness

Im thinking about hooking my Inverness up to a trainer part of the time. It has a flip flop hub. Im getting conflicting information about no QR skewer vs. QR skewer.

1. Can I do it with no QR...
08-14-15, 07:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,422
Posted By Alathea

wow. ballsy guy. Nice bike, too. *smh*

wow. ballsy guy. Nice bike, too. *smh*
08-14-15, 07:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,422
Posted By Alathea

Not always a deal breaker if I know how the bike...

Not always a deal breaker if I know how the bike rides (if Ive tried one before and know the sizing already or something) or if I 'buy the seller' and not the bike and they are, say, a bike mechanic...
07-25-15, 05:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,150
Posted By Alathea

Meh, just razorblade the tube where it says WSD...

Meh, just razorblade the tube where it says WSD if you worry about it. I was really close to getting one, also. No worries. If it fits, ride it. My wife wears men's shoes more than women's a lot,...
06-04-15, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By Alathea

I released the canti and they pop open. I gave is...

I released the canti and they pop open. I gave is some extra cable at that end and it works, now, but the pull lever is not snappy anymore and is slow to return after pulling. She's happy for the...
06-04-15, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By Alathea

Cantilever 'locked' against rear rim, Specialized Hot Rock girls bike

My daughters 24 inch Specialized hot rock has a frozen rear brake. She braked hard on a slightly wet street and the rear brakes locked against the rim. Im a lousy dad because I don't know how to fix...
05-23-15, 10:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
Posted By Alathea

The guy is really nice, too. walked me through...

The guy is really nice, too. walked me through the frame, reminded me to avoid a kickstand if at all possible, also reminded me to bring it in in a month or two for both checkups, to talk about the...
05-23-15, 10:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
Posted By Alathea

It just occurred to me- the bar end shifters look...

It just occurred to me- the bar end shifters look like tiny little middle fingers to the people behind me. :-) That's funny.
05-22-15, 04:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
Posted By Alathea

I am thrilled beyond belief and I did tell him I...

I am thrilled beyond belief and I did tell him I wasn't sure which one of us came out ahead.
05-22-15, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
Posted By Alathea

I know. Pics or id didnt happen.... Ritchie...

I know. Pics or id didnt happen....

Ritchie hndlebar post, stock bars, cork, Kenda John Tomac(?) tires, stock 36 rims, Sram (?) bar ends (that I may move up if I feel I might kill myself in...
05-21-15, 04:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
Posted By Alathea

Jamis guy keeps whaling me about the bike, and...

Jamis guy keeps whaling me about the bike, and it's middle of the road components that are better than what I've looked at already....

But, I found the bike that makes my ❤ go zing. On a whim I...
05-21-15, 03:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
Posted By Alathea

Lol, right at the bottom of'the package' with...

Lol, right at the bottom of'the package' with mostly flat feet and the seat down. It feels better to ride, more stretched than the Coda I tried.
05-21-15, 02:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
Posted By Alathea

With the seat all the way down I just clear it....

With the seat all the way down I just clear it. It's probably more 29.5, but I don't quibble much
05-21-15, 09:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
Posted By Alathea

:thumb: Derp. I was talking with my son about...

:thumb: Derp. I was talking with my son about the corkscrew device in that Schwarzenegger movie from the 90s, where he goes to Mars when I typed that.
05-21-15, 09:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
Posted By Alathea

I try to avoid looking at the prices if at all...

I try to avoid looking at the prices if at all possible just so I don't get caught in the marketing blitz. I wont get lifetime tuneups with the Jamis, and it is mostly stock except for the safety...
05-21-15, 08:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
Posted By Alathea

GOod points. I rode the Misceo and felt like I...

GOod points. I rode the Misceo and felt like I was going to break it- it feels really 'light' compared to the Urban and the Jamis (even being steel). Reading here, steel is something I looked for and...
05-20-15, 09:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 828
Posted By Alathea

Clyde ride 340

I've ridden 8 bikes so far in the last week or so, and have liked three of them. The 'low' is a Raleigh Misceo 2.0 at 500, middle is a CL find, a Jamis Aurora for 600, with some upgrades, and high is...
03-25-15, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 973
Posted By Alathea

WM, Target, Shopko usually have pretty good deals...

WM, Target, Shopko usually have pretty good deals on wicking clothing, and undershorts, too. (clingy but they move with you, are rinseable, and weight next to nothing). I tend to favor the Shopko...
03-25-15, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,228
Posted By Alathea

I just figured that out. And here I am , a...

I just figured that out. And here I am , a support engineer for a health care provider. Derrrr........

It is a clever mechanism. What are its main faults? Im horrible with Derailleurs, and I weigh...
03-25-15, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,228
Posted By Alathea

So those are not a separate set of brakes? ...

So those are not a separate set of brakes?


***Oh Good Grief.....**** Im a Derp.

Thank you, Dr. Lha.

CAS
03-25-15, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,228
Posted By Alathea

Help! Shifting on Trek Pilot 1.0 Roadbike

Okay guys and gals, maybe this is a dumb question, but Ill shoot. I just got a really nice Trek 1,0 for a song. Ive always ridden std mtn bikes, never a roadbike. THere are the brake levers at the...
05-25-12, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By Alathea

I was looking for names/sites that would have...

I was looking for names/sites that would have them in larger sizes than I have found so far. Ill give those a look. Thanks!

todays ride:

http://goo.gl/maps/oW2H
05-24-12, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By Alathea

excited-kids out of school, I can ride to work again!

im really jazzed. My Brooks came the other day, and my kids got out of school this week, so tomorrow I can ride to work (new-er job, partly crushed rock trail in addition to paved). This'll be great....
05-06-12, 08:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,335
Posted By Alathea

You PM message notifications don't come to me,...

You PM message notifications don't come to me, only your public postings. You should have gotten an email from USPS.com from my printing of a priority label that will go out tomorrow with your money...
03-24-12, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By Alathea

Going local LBS's today. Emailed back and forth...

Going local LBS's today. Emailed back and forth with the one local Specialized shop that we have and he suggested Rockhopper/HardRock/Carve (since I requested attachment points, not because he's...
03-24-12, 12:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By Alathea

ive looked at the sirrus online, hopefully in the...

ive looked at the sirrus online, hopefully in the flesh tomorrow if I can find one. I founda Cannondale F500 with upgraded tires, wheels, shifters, deraillure, and brakes, babied every year by owner...
03-20-12, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By Alathea

Clyde, bike recommendation, not used budget 800-900, weight 315

Ive checked some of the local LBS's and I've been cruising CL for the last 2 months. CL isn't turning up much that looks interesting for an urban commuter other than a Specialized Allez Triple for...
03-05-12, 01:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,335
Posted By Alathea

its not flat, it feels fully inflated. The TREK...

its not flat, it feels fully inflated. The TREK site says this model originally came with a tire that was tubeless.
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