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09-05-19, 02:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,382
Posted By Artmo

I havenít required eye surgery, but my...

I havenít required eye surgery, but my ophthalmologist told me that Flomax could cause those problems.
08-31-19, 02:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 965
Posted By Artmo

I had afib for the first time about 25 years ago....

I had afib for the first time about 25 years ago. I’m now 79. The episodes became more and more frequent and more prolonged. I didn’t feel too bad, but it limited my bike speed to about 13 mph or my...
08-30-19, 02:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,687
Posted By Artmo

+1. No substitute for actually detecting and...

+1. No substitute for actually detecting and removing polyps, which, if ignored will eventually become malignant.
08-26-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,319
Posted By Artmo

15 years ago at age 63, I hit 32 mph, and 10...

15 years ago at age 63, I hit 32 mph, and 10 years ago 26 was commonplace. Nowadays, I donít sprint!
08-19-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,848
Posted By Artmo

+1

+1
08-05-19, 05:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,382
Posted By Artmo

I took Flomax(Tamsulosin) for a short time after...

I took Flomax(Tamsulosin) for a short time after radiation therapy for Prostate cancer and I certainly had some worrying almost fainting side effects while driving, so I stopped taking it after about...
07-29-19, 01:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,118
Posted By Artmo

I don’t know about differences in rolling...

I don’t know about differences in rolling resistance, but 4000 II seem to last forever. I have them on tandems and solos. My limited experience of Gatorskins is the difficulty of getting them on and...
07-25-19, 02:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,421
Posted By Artmo

Take a look at Cytronex. This would meet your...

Take a look at Cytronex. This would meet your needs of being able easily switch back and forth. We have their C1 system on our Macchiato. It works well, weighs only 3.6 kg and is easy to fit.
06-30-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 32,345
Posted By Artmo

I haven’t yet converted a solo bike, but we have...

I haven’t yet converted a solo bike, but we have two etandems: one a Cytronex conversion and the other a Shimano STEPS Circe Helios. At combined ages of close to 159, these tandems have...
06-24-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,582
Posted By Artmo

Take a look at SKS snap-fenders on Amazon or at...

Take a look at SKS snap-fenders on Amazon or at your LBS. No bolts required. Or, Google bicycle fenders.
06-22-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 32,345
Posted By Artmo

....But an e-bike .... An e-bike .... an e-bike...

....But an e-bike .... An e-bike .... an e-bike ..... [/QUOTE][/i]

I recommend including pedal-assist nomenclature each & every time one refers to 'e-bike' - IMHO it tends to reduce (but certainly...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,619
Posted By Artmo

Actually he was changing a TUBE and pretty...

Actually he was changing a TUBE and pretty sloppily, too IMHO. He didn't check that the valve on the new tube was properly seated before mounting the tire, and, as someone else mentioned, he didn't...
05-28-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,857
Posted By Artmo

DubT, In those 8 years, what servicing has been...

DubT, In those 8 years, what servicing has been required?
05-25-19, 04:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,284
Posted By Artmo

I haven’t geared down on my solo bikes yet, but I...

I haven’t geared down on my solo bikes yet, but I have on our tandem and also added e-assist to it. We are together 157 years young!
05-17-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 899
Posted By Artmo

A nuclear stress test is the most informative,...

A nuclear stress test is the most informative, but unnecessary unless you have some symptoms of something or other. I've had two over the years as I was suffering from afib. Nothing found.
05-08-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,245
Posted By Artmo

I know where you are in the photo, Denver. My...

I know where you are in the photo, Denver. My memory is still working although I am approaching 80! I wish I were 179lb, but my wife and I still do about 75 miles per week on our tandem
Best wishes....
05-07-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,245
Posted By Artmo

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0884_b30d9e135dc83f1c193cd467e7330311a21103cc.jpg
And here's one of dear, departed BillyDon at the meet-up.
05-07-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,245
Posted By Artmo

No info on Stapfam, although he does life close...

No info on Stapfam, although he does life close where we have a house in the UK, but I did find this photo from the first 50+ meetup in Glendale, CO. almost 10 years...
05-06-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,959
Posted By Artmo

Iíve kept my handmade steel one for 62 years; ...

Iíve kept my handmade steel one for 62 years; admittedly it has been modernized and repainted, but itís still a great bike to ride.
05-01-19, 05:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,599
Posted By Artmo

Flogging a dead horse, where I come from:-) ...

Flogging a dead horse, where I come from:-)
Have a good day,
A
04-30-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,599
Posted By Artmo

And tandem front wheels, like Bontrager, whose...

And tandem front wheels, like Bontrager, whose spokes tear from the hubs, as I've experienced twice and Topolino rims which crack, as has happened to two of mine. Both products spec'd for tandem use,...
04-30-19, 05:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,599
Posted By Artmo

Yes. Their ordering system asks this...

Yes. Their ordering system asks this specifically, so the Mavic wheel is for a tandem The designer has the system on his Cannondale and has sold several for tandem use. As he writes above, he would...
04-29-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,599
Posted By Artmo

From the Cytronex C1 designer: " The fact...

From the Cytronex C1 designer:

" The fact that something is not designed for a particular use does not mean that is not capable of dealing with the forces that result from that use, by virtue of...
04-28-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,599
Posted By Artmo

Dub, as you know from a previous discussion, we...

Dub, as you know from a previous discussion, we also have a mid drive on our Circe Helios and we have the same riding experiences as you do (except that our assist speed limit is 15.5 mph per Euro...
04-28-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,599
Posted By Artmo

This article puts my mind somewhat to rest...

This article puts my mind somewhat to rest because the Cytronex is only 250 W https://www.electricbike.com/torque-arm/
04-27-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,599
Posted By Artmo

Thanks, guys. As I said, I'm not an engineer! ...

Thanks, guys. As I said, I'm not an engineer!
I've asked Cytronex for their opinion. They seem to have gone into great detail in their design, so I would be surprised if they have not addressed your...
04-27-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,599
Posted By Artmo

I suppose any wheel, even a car wheel, when...

I suppose any wheel, even a car wheel, when hitting a deep pothole at speed will be tacoed or severely damaged.

The Cytronex is specified for tandem use and ours seems considerably more...
04-27-19, 05:44 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 32,345
Posted By Artmo

The simple answer is YES. Take a look at...

The simple answer is YES. Take a look at Cytronex.com. We have one on our tandem. Fitting is very easy and the front wheel and battery can be quickly removed when you want to revert to riding without...
04-10-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,528
Posted By Artmo

+1

+1
04-10-19, 05:56 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,528
Posted By Artmo

Do it! You deserve it. When I retired, I went out...

Do it! You deserve it. When I retired, I went out and bought a new Saab convertible and kept and enjoyed it for 20 years!
in the meantime, Iíve bought several bikes and tandems. Go for it and enjoy...
04-08-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2,937
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 384,225
Posted By Artmo

or idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, but I...

or idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, but I prefer yours!
04-02-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By Artmo

You are right; it's only valid until noon.

You are right; it's only valid until noon.
03-31-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,599
Posted By Artmo

I've only just installed it and ridden about 50...

I've only just installed it and ridden about 50 miles on mainly flat terrain, so the power assist did not come on much as were above 15.5 mph most of the time. It was recommended that we buy the Euro...
03-30-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 32,345
Posted By Artmo

+1 We have a dedicated etandem with Shimano...

+1
We have a dedicated etandem with Shimano STEPS and I have just added a Cytronex system to our Comotion tandem. At combined ages of 157, we are limited in our climbing ability (not here in SW FL -...
03-30-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,599
Posted By Artmo

Thanks. I had forgotten that, although I...

Thanks. I had forgotten that, although I contributed to it. Just goes to show that at my age I need more than e-assist:-)
03-29-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 861,655
Posted By Artmo

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2277_5ec3af754ac276bdd3ad16213f4f0eefdf86d557.jpg

Here's our Comotion Macchiato with Cytronex C-1 e-assist (pedelec), just...
03-29-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,599
Posted By Artmo

We've "electrified" our Macchiato

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2277_4c4926ebbfe127b03ca2a6f39fe96c313e512d08.jpg

I've installed the Cytronex C-1 system on our Macchiato to help us oldies up...
03-28-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,440
Posted By Artmo

Hi jppe - very sad and I hope your friend makes a...

Hi jppe - very sad and I hope your friend makes a very speedy recovery. Not to be a nit-picker, but noticed in the otherwise very enjoyable video, he does not appear to use a mirror and at about...
03-25-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,211
Posted By Artmo

I wish I had had my vintage Maclean powder...

I wish I had had my vintage Maclean powder coated. The wet paint job can chip just by looking at it!
03-24-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 489,614
Posted By Artmo

Thanks, Brent. I gave her a 62 mile 62nd...

Thanks, Brent.
I gave her a 62 mile 62nd birthday ride, today. She behaved well with 14.7 mph average speed, but I, at 78, was flagging a bit towards the end.
03-18-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 489,614
Posted By Artmo

Here you...

Here you gohttps://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_2252_e6f01f07041385e030fef662a7b0ac9c87f2ba63.jpg...
03-12-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 489,614
Posted By Artmo

When I figure out how to get photos from my...

When I figure out how to get photos from my iPhone to the forum, Iíll oblige.
03-08-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 489,614
Posted By Artmo

1957 Maclean (London, England) upgraded a lot,...

1957 Maclean (London, England) upgraded a lot, but still my most comfortable...
03-06-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,735
Posted By Artmo

We ride with a 90-year-old who has several...

We ride with a 90-year-old who has several national and international titles for his age.
As for us, late 70s, retired 22 years and still riding 75-100 miles per week tandem and solo. I looked back...
02-16-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 438
Posted By Artmo

Donít despair. 78: had two ablations, then...

Donít despair. 78: had two ablations, then pacemaker for very low resting HR with pauses, Prostate cancer treated with radiation and seeds, lifelong asthmatic and still riding with the mid-60 year...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,148
Posted By Artmo

+1 Having said that, I have a 1957 Maclean...

+1

Having said that, I have a 1957 Maclean Featherweight whose frame I had built for me in London when I was a lad, 62 years ago. Over the years, I have upgraded it,(STI, Shimano crankset,...
01-01-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By Artmo

[QUOTE=308jerry;20726504]All I'm good for today,...

[QUOTE=308jerry;20726504]All I'm good for today, is watching your video of your ride. Looked decent out. I got a New Years Eve Eve ride in yesterday it was forty degrees out ,nice day. But today it's...
12-26-18, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By Artmo

Perfect indeed!

Perfect indeed!
12-10-18, 01:21 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 10,980
Posted By Artmo

+1

+1
12-10-18, 01:19 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 10,980
Posted By Artmo

What a load of drivel! He didn't play the game...

What a load of drivel! He didn't play the game the same anyone else. When was he racing clean???? And if EPO doesn't help elite cyclists, why do they use it?
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