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09-20-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 569
Posted By JanMM

My stoker/spouse have matching green Lazer...

My stoker/spouse have matching green Lazer helmets - matching because we ride a tandem. They both have stickers mentioning Belgium and other stickers mentioning Macau. Neither say 'made in......'...
Forum: Recumbent
09-17-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,000
Posted By JanMM

No chance of a warranty replacement if there is...

No chance of a warranty replacement if there is no viable company.
09-16-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,376
Posted By JanMM

I always assume that unintelligible yelling from...

I always assume that unintelligible yelling from someone passing by in a car are positive and uplifting words!
09-16-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 935
Posted By JanMM

Da Brim has cycling products, too. Not just...

Da Brim has cycling products, too. Not just equestrian. Da Brim :: Products :: Cycling (http://www.dabrim.com/html/products/cycling.htm)
Helmet brims/visors not much help for arms and legs, though....
09-16-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,228
Posted By JanMM

Eye contact, whether between two humans or two...

Eye contact, whether between two humans or two other animals, has to involve seeing each others eyes.


I do use flashing lights, front and rear, when cycling in the daytime. Not strobing.
09-16-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,228
Posted By JanMM

This is from Wiki: 'Eye contact occurs when two...

This is from Wiki: 'Eye contact occurs when two animals look at each other's eyes at the same time.'
.Eye contact? Often not even possible between motorists and cyclists due to tinted glasses,...
09-15-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 24,615
Views: 2,318,366
Posted By JanMM

Friday - 36 miles with about ten others on a flat...

Friday - 36 miles with about ten others on a flat repeating (M-W-F morning) club ride. 15mph average on my long wheelbase ti 'bent.
Saturday - 48 miles with 100 (?) others on a weekend club ride....
09-14-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 20,077
Posted By JanMM

I guess that could somehow tie into a Zombie...

I guess that could somehow tie into a Zombie Thread.
09-10-19, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 745
Posted By JanMM

My stoker and I have been riding together for 40+...

My stoker and I have been riding together for 40+ years. Most of our together riding has been on tandems since 2000, until this past Spring, when she got a Trek Verve+, a class I e-assist hybrid....
09-09-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,756
Posted By JanMM

Good that you saw a physician and will be seeing...

Good that you saw a physician and will be seeing a plastic surgeon. A wound care RN would also be able to help you move towards healing. Hang in there.
09-09-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,156
Posted By JanMM

How did I miss seeing this thread before now?...

How did I miss seeing this thread before now? Guess I was delayed.
09-09-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 734
Posted By JanMM

Tubes are often labeled for use with a range of...

Tubes are often labeled for use with a range of sizes. Find one with the range that includes 28 - 35 and the answer is yes....
09-06-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,389
Posted By JanMM

Saw a squished little bitty snake (not a rattler)...

Saw a squished little bitty snake (not a rattler) on a ride a month or so ago. But did see a large wild turkey cross the road of front of several of us on a ride in the country west of Indy yesterday.
09-05-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,561
Posted By JanMM

For quite a while I've been wearing running pants...

For quite a while I've been wearing running pants by Sporthill (https://www.sporthill.com/mens-triplex-slim-pant/) while riding recumbent bikes.
09-04-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 24,615
Views: 2,318,366
Posted By JanMM

This past Sunday, rode the final day of the...

This past Sunday, rode the final day of the Midwest Tandem Rally - 43 mostly flat, very rural miles near Columbus Indiana. About 285 teams participated, most on 2-person bikes but several 3- and...
08-31-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 24,615
Views: 2,318,366
Posted By JanMM

46 moderately hilly tandem miles today on Day two...

46 moderately hilly tandem miles today on Day two of Midwest Tandem Rally in Columbus, IN.
08-30-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24,615
Views: 2,318,366
Posted By JanMM

Today - 28 tandem miles on Day one of the Midwest...

Today - 28 tandem miles on Day one of the Midwest Tandem Rally in Columbus, IN. About 275 teams total. Longer rides coming up Sat./Sun.
Came down on Wednesday with stoker and rode Sunday’s 58 mile...
08-29-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By JanMM

Expecting a total of 6 teams from Kentucky, as of...

Expecting a total of 6 teams from Kentucky, as of when everything was printed.
Weather looks to be pretty good. :thumb:
08-28-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,195
Posted By JanMM

Don't forget there is an extra-strength flu...

Don't forget there is an extra-strength flu vaccine for those of us 65+. Haven't tried it yet because wasn't offered to employees by hospital system I worked for prior to retirement. Will look for it...
08-28-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By JanMM

Motorists treat you nicer, because they thought...

Motorists treat you nicer, because they thought you were pregnant? :D
08-28-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,464
Posted By JanMM

Forgot to take my Garmin Edge 200 to a club ride...

Forgot to take my Garmin Edge 200 to a club ride last weekend. (Rare event) Had to manually enter the distance into Garmin Connect but no auto load to Strava. I got over it.
08-28-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,147
Posted By JanMM

The OP needs to provide some information about...

The OP needs to provide some information about what the heck he is talking about. Not enough information.
08-28-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By JanMM

Midwest Tandem Rally 2019 Labor Day Weekend

My stoker and I - on single bikes - today previewed the Labor Day Weekend Sunday Long 58 mile route today. Midwest Tandem Rally 2019 Home Page (http://mtr2019.org/)
We enjoyed a great ride on...
08-27-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By JanMM

Riding off or onto curbs can cause wheel rims to...

Riding off or onto curbs can cause wheel rims to self-destruct, if they are not up to the task.
08-27-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,695
Posted By JanMM

Had one nine years ago (due for my last one next...

Had one nine years ago (due for my last one next year) with conscious sedation. Test in the morning. Short bike ride early evening.
08-27-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,147
Posted By JanMM

Where are you riding your bike? On a sidewalk? On...

Where are you riding your bike? On a sidewalk? On the street? On a multiuse path that crosses a street?
08-26-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,139
Posted By JanMM

Looks good. I got a different $99 stand on Amazon...

Looks good. I got a different $99 stand on Amazon a couple of years ago - Venzo VPT, no longer available - and am glad to have a real bike stand. It's able to accommodate our recumbent tandem with a...
08-26-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,382
Posted By JanMM

Congrats a couple of days ago on another...

Congrats a couple of days ago on another anniversary!
08-23-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,915
Posted By JanMM

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tubular_tyre ...

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tubular_tyre
Both tubular and clinchers traditionally have inner tubes.
A more recent type is the tubeless tire. Don’t think the term clincher is used much these...
08-20-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 24,615
Views: 2,318,366
Posted By JanMM

Went up to Elkhart IN this past weekend to ride...

Went up to Elkhart IN this past weekend to ride the 50 mile route of the Quilt Garden Ride. Stopped at about fifteen quilt gardens. Good time had by all!
...
Forum: Recumbent
08-20-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,136
Posted By JanMM

I'm retired and no longer bike to work (!) but...

I'm retired and no longer bike to work (!) but for my last 12 working years I commuted several days a week Spring-Fall on recumbent bikes. Suburban/urban/suburban. Not a problem locking them to the...
08-20-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 26,410
Posted By JanMM

Sounds unlikely but I'm not familiar with Zeus,...

Sounds unlikely but I'm not familiar with Zeus, although same model cranks and bikes.......
Will they thread in from the rear?

By the way, this Zombie Thread had been asleep for eleven years.
08-20-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 943
Posted By JanMM

Not all leg swelling is related to DVT's. Only...

Not all leg swelling is related to DVT's. Only way to know if one is present is by having a diagnostic test. Check with healthcare practitioner if that is a concern.
Compression stockings or calf...
08-20-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,779
Posted By JanMM

Riding a trainer is good exercise - but it's not...

Riding a trainer is good exercise - but it's not bicycling. Sounds like you have decided on a compromise that works for you.
08-15-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,195
Posted By JanMM

2+ days after second Shingrix shot and all I have...

2+ days after second Shingrix shot and all I have to complain about is localized arm soreness. So, I guess I won’t complain.
Forum: Recumbent
08-15-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,375
Posted By JanMM

You are being redirected......

You are being redirected... (http://www.bentrideronline.com/messageboard/attachment.php?attachmentid=64452&stc=1&d=1561816608)

This is a picture of a V2 or Velocity Squared.
08-13-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,395
Posted By JanMM

Yep, we got the BOB skewer for our tandem from...

Yep, we got the BOB skewer for our tandem from BikeShopHub.com, which campfirecycling evolved from. We needed the skewer not to pull a trailer, but because the skewer was recommended as being strong...
08-13-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,195
Posted By JanMM

Shingles vaccination - Part II - All done

Tracked down available Shingrix at the retail pharmacy of the hospital I retired from 12/31/18 and got the vaccination today. That was second and final Shingrix. In addition to Zostavax in 2012. All...
08-13-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,054
Posted By JanMM

Well done! :thumb:

Well done! :thumb:
08-13-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,841
Posted By JanMM

Currently, 20x1.5" and 26x1.5". Previous tires...

Currently, 20x1.5" and 26x1.5". Previous tires were both 1.6"
Forum: Recumbent
08-12-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,375
Posted By JanMM

If the front wheel is under the bottom...

If the front wheel is under the bottom bracket/crankset, it's a V-Rex. If the front wheel is in front of the bottom bracket/crankset, it's either a V2 or a V3. Mine says Velocity 3.
Forum: Touring
08-12-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,479
Posted By JanMM

This would indeed seem to be a timeless subject.

This would indeed seem to be a timeless subject.
Forum: Recumbent
08-12-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,375
Posted By JanMM

Yep, assuming a qualified sewist can be located,...

Yep, assuming a qualified sewist can be located, that is the cost-effective route to a new seatback mesh.
(If a picture of the bike is posted, then we can probably ID which model the bike is.)
Forum: Recumbent
08-11-19, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,375
Posted By JanMM

Standard seat is shown as the COMPLETE STANDARD...

Standard seat is shown as the COMPLETE STANDARD SEAT MESH ASSEMBLY on the RANS site store Seats (http://shop.ransbikes.com/category-s/121.htm?searching=Y&sort=13&cat=121&show=10&page=5)
What V bike...
08-11-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 24,615
Views: 2,318,366
Posted By JanMM

Saturday rode 12 miles each way to the State Fair...

Saturday rode 12 miles each way to the State Fair where I helped out with Pedal and Park. Free parking for bikes. Our bike club provides the volunteer workers. We parked 250+ bikes yesterday.
Today...
Forum: Recumbent
08-11-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,375
Posted By JanMM

I’m not aware of alternatives to RANS other than...

I’m not aware of alternatives to RANS other than making your own. We bit the bullet and replaced the circa-2010 seat meshes on our Screamer tandem a couple of years ago - the newer RANS ones seem...
Forum: Touring
08-10-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,479
Posted By JanMM

Body Glide not available way back then, eh? Could...

Body Glide not available way back then, eh? Could have changed the course of ancient history!
Forum: Touring
08-09-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,479
Posted By JanMM

Zombie Thread dating back to 2002! This is a...

Zombie Thread dating back to 2002! This is a timeless subject? :twitchy:
08-09-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 24,615
Views: 2,318,366
Posted By JanMM

26 miles Thursday evening on a club ride. Very...

26 miles Thursday evening on a club ride. Very flat roads in the vicinity of Franklin, IN. Rode the long wheelbase ti 'bent. 17mph average, which is speedy for me.
Rode the short wheelbase steel...
08-08-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,371
Posted By JanMM

Dang! My first day of retirement was 1/1/19 and I...

Dang! My first day of retirement was 1/1/19 and I thought I was doing good to have ridden a total of 3100 miles since then.
Guess not!
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