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04-06-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By Scubaquarius

Chain Tube Clicking problem in Catrike Villager

Thanks so much for your reply and information. I live in Northwest AR, Lowell, AR. Scubaquarius
04-06-21, 08:35 AM
04-06-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By Scubaquarius

Help With "Clicking" from Chain Tube: Catrike Villager

I have a Catrike Villager which has a "clicking" noise apparently coming from the chain as it passes through the plastic chain tube.
The local bike shop where I bought the bike is unable to locate...
Forum: Recumbent
04-05-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By Scubaquarius

Catrike Villager Chain Tube "Clicking"

I have a Catrike Villager I purchased 7 months ago. There is a new "clicking" sound apparently coming from where the chain
goes through the chain tube. The local bike store where I purchased the...
03-20-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 832
Posted By Scubaquarius

Thank you everyone for your very helpful...

Thank you everyone for your very helpful responses,

Biking weather is upon us :) ,

Scubaquarius
03-20-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 832
Posted By Scubaquarius

Thanks for the information, Is that really...

Thanks for the information,

Is that really your bike in that picture?

Scubaquarius
03-20-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 832
Posted By Scubaquarius

Conversion Vs. Buying New E-Bike

So I notice lots of folks around NWAR riding new E-bikes. We even have a few local dealers.
Any opinions on brands of E-bikes? Is it better to convert your own?

Appreciate your thoughts,...
03-12-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By Scubaquarius

Wicker it is :) ! Thanks, Scubaquarius

Wicker it is :) !

Thanks,
Scubaquarius
03-12-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By Scubaquarius

Suspension fork.

Suspension fork.
03-11-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By Scubaquarius

Looking To Mount a "Front rack" on a Liv Sedona

I bought a rear rack for my Liv Sedona but I would really prefer a front mount.
Does anyone make a front rack for a Liv Sedona. It doesn't have to carry much weight,
just a few things.

Thanks,...
03-09-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,545
Posted By Scubaquarius

Awesome job with the mudflaps and fenders! ...

Awesome job with the mudflaps and fenders!

Scubaquarius
03-08-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,545
Posted By Scubaquarius

I have heard homes there are expensive. We have a...

I have heard homes there are expensive. We have a modest retirement home here,1480 sq. feet, with a decent backyard. We paid $125,000 back 5 years ago. We are about 1 mile from the main bike trail...
03-07-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,545
Posted By Scubaquarius

I checked Luna Cycle for the BBS02 kit and looks...

I checked Luna Cycle for the BBS02 kit and looks like they are sold out.
I checked Bafang for a BBS02 Kit including battery was $750. Though I
don't know anything about the quality of the...
03-07-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,545
Posted By Scubaquarius

I live in Northwest AR, on the other side of town...

I live in Northwest AR, on the other side of town from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Biking is pretty big here. Pretty extensive concrete trail system
and I see mountain bike trails...
03-06-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,545
Posted By Scubaquarius

Honestly, I have no idea what a decent e-bike...

Honestly, I have no idea what a decent e-bike conversion costs. I just through out a number. But I would want as "dependable,
durable" conversion as I could get and money is not the biggest...
03-05-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,545
Posted By Scubaquarius

Greetings 2old, I really appreciate you...

Greetings 2old,

I really appreciate you following my posts and your help. I think that I would like to convert my Sedona and the mid-drive method looks easiest.
I would like to do it for under...
03-05-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,545
Posted By Scubaquarius

Hi 2old, So a question if I may: do I need...

Hi 2old,

So a question if I may: do I need to buy one of the bike stands with the clamp to do this conversion?

Thanks,
Scubaquarius
03-05-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,545
Posted By Scubaquarius

I bet your daughter loves that bike! ...

I bet your daughter loves that bike!

Scubaquarius
03-05-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,545
Posted By Scubaquarius

That's a beautiful bike! Thanks for the specific...

That's a beautiful bike! Thanks for the specific advice.

Happy riding,
Scubaquarius
03-04-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,545
Posted By Scubaquarius

Hi 2old, I did look at a video on installing...

Hi 2old,

I did look at a video on installing a Bafang BBSO2 mid drive unit and it looked like something I might can do. I notice you have a mid-drive on your bike.
Is it easier to keep the...
03-04-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,545
Posted By Scubaquarius

2old, By the way I love your bike. I'm a...

2old,

By the way I love your bike. I'm a little bogged down. I looked at a video for a mid-conversion on ebikesca and perused the website. Too be honest the installation looked beyond my skill...
03-03-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,545
Posted By Scubaquarius

Thank you everyone for your generosity in...

Thank you everyone for your generosity in offering information and suggestions!

Happy riding,
Scubaquarius
03-01-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,545
Posted By Scubaquarius

She has already informed me :) ! Scubaquarius

She has already informed me :) !

Scubaquarius
02-26-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,545
Posted By Scubaquarius

I was wondering why you recommended converting...

I was wondering why you recommended converting the bike I ride "the least". Is it that this is a learning experience and I might be better learning of the least used bike, in case it it a time...
02-26-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,545
Posted By Scubaquarius

So I'm a man of average mechanical skills. Is...

So I'm a man of average mechanical skills. Is that a conversion I might be able to perform or should I pay to have it done?

Thanks,
Scubaquarius
02-26-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,545
Posted By Scubaquarius

Great looking ride, Scubaquarius

Great looking ride,
Scubaquarius
02-25-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,545
Posted By Scubaquarius

Thanks so much for the information, ...

Thanks so much for the information,

Scubaquarius
02-24-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,545
Posted By Scubaquarius

Hey 2old, Thank you so much, Scubaquarius

Hey 2old,

Thank you so much,
Scubaquarius
02-24-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,545
Posted By Scubaquarius

I only ride on pavement and concrete bikepaths. I...

I only ride on pavement and concrete bikepaths. I can't keep up with my wife on her Catrike Villager; she rides faster and wants to add more mileage to our rides.
So I don't want to be holding her...
02-23-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,545
Posted By Scubaquarius

Newbie to E-Bikes: ? on conversion

I have 2 Liv bikes, one is a cruiser with a three gear hub and the other is a Sedona with 16 gears. I am interested in converting one of these to an ebike.
Any ideas on which would be easier to...
02-13-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By Scubaquarius

Thank you everyone for your opinions and...

Thank you everyone for your opinions and insight.... very helpful!

Happy riding,
Scubaquarius
02-13-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By Scubaquarius

You are correct sir! The Sedona weighs 46 pounds,...

You are correct sir! The Sedona weighs 46 pounds, the Quick 4 25 lbs.
Also, I never used the 1st 8 gears on the Sedona. Didn't seem to need them. Just used the other 8.
And the Quick 4 comes with...
02-13-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By Scubaquarius

Yes, I have an option to return at my lbs....

Yes, I have an option to return at my lbs. Thinking of trading for a Cannondale Quick 4 and paying the 200.00 or so price difference.

Thanks for your response,
Scubaquarius
02-13-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By Scubaquarius

Step into the Opinion Ring: Liv Sedona vs Cannondale Quick 4

Would appreciate your opinions on the Liv Sedona vs. Cannondale Quick 4. They are pretty similar bikes to my eyes.
The Liv Sedona has 16 gears and disc brakes. The Cannondale Quick 4 has 9 gears...
02-04-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By Scubaquarius

Thank you so much for the information about the...

Thank you so much for the information about the "kenda" tires... very helpful!

Happy riding, Scubaquarius
02-04-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By Scubaquarius

Thank you everyone for your prompt and...

Thank you everyone for your prompt and informative replies on this tire issue!

Scubaquarius
02-03-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By Scubaquarius

Tire size, width, max. psi - My thinking was "wrong"

I always had this line of thought in my mind that thin width tires with high PSI provided the least resistance to pedaling. After researching this - it's just
not true. Goes against all my...
02-02-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By Scubaquarius

Thanks so much travbikeman, Scubaquarius

Thanks so much travbikeman,

Scubaquarius
02-02-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By Scubaquarius

Question on upgrading to 700c tires

Giant is sold out of their Cypress bike for approximately 6 months. So I bought the next best thing a "Liv Sedona", actually very close in
many ways to the Cypress. Only thing is I would really like...
01-28-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By Scubaquarius

Giant Cypress DX vs Sedona DX W

I looked at both these bikes locally. Liked the "step through" on the Sedona better but the 700C tires on the Cypress better.
The bikes look very similar. I just do pavement and concrete trail...
01-24-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,403
Posted By Scubaquarius

Thanks for the response and info. Scubaquarius

Thanks for the response and info.
Scubaquarius
01-24-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,403
Posted By Scubaquarius

Very interesting, I guess that explains why I'm...

Very interesting, I guess that explains why I'm not an engineer :) .

Thanks, Scubaquarius
01-24-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,167
Posted By Scubaquarius

I ran into that problem looking for Catrike...

I ran into that problem looking for Catrike Villager for my wife earlier this year. But then magically, 2 local (different) bike shops
became Catrike dealers and we had our choice of black or red....
01-24-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,403
Posted By Scubaquarius

Tire question?

Intuitively, it would seem that wider, lower pressure tires would present more resistance to peddling. Whereas, the opposite would - intuitively -
also seem to be true - that narrower, high...
01-24-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 890
Posted By Scubaquarius

I definitely prefer the more upright, comfy...

I definitely prefer the more upright, comfy rides. Though I do enjoy a good downhill "thrill"!
You have been a great help...
Thanks, Scubaquarius
01-24-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,365
Posted By Scubaquarius

Hokiefyd, Thank you for the very informative...

Hokiefyd,

Thank you for the very informative response!

Happy riding,
Scubaquarius
01-24-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 890
Posted By Scubaquarius

Trek FX 3 Disc Vs. Trek Verve3 Disc Lowstep

After some research, I'm drawn to the Trek bikes and especially the above 2 models: Trek FX 3 Disc and Trek Verve 3 Disc Lowstep.
I do only pavement and concrete trail riding. I like a more upright...
01-24-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,365
Posted By Scubaquarius

So I am interested in your opinion. What "rigid"...

So I am interested in your opinion. What "rigid" bike do you recommend that I could upgrade with high inflation tires?

Thanks so much,
Scubaquarius
01-24-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,872
Posted By Scubaquarius

Very valuable info...thanks! Scubaquarius

Very valuable info...thanks!

Scubaquarius
01-24-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,365
Posted By Scubaquarius

My "only" reason for considering the Giant...

My "only" reason for considering the Giant Cypress was purely service. The local giant dealer here is great: attitude, free tune-ups for lifetime, and so on.
The Trek dealer's service is "pitiful"....
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