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10-25-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By JanMM

The three bikes that I ride all have 20"/26" F/R...

The three bikes that I ride all have 20"/26" F/R and I can attest that this is true when going downhill. :lol:
10-22-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,327
Posted By JanMM

Using a Dremel with a cutoff wheel in recent...

Using a Dremel with a cutoff wheel in recent years. Love the shower of sparks! Small nail for the hole and fine file as needed.
10-22-20, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 353
Posted By JanMM

Adjust to where it feels a tiny bit loose, then...

Adjust to where it feels a tiny bit loose, then put the wheel on the bike and tighten the quick release or axle bolts. Should be just right.
10-17-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,098
Posted By JanMM

That is completely nuts. Plenty of bright...

That is completely nuts. Plenty of bright flashing red lights are available.
(May only be applicable to NPS/Natchez Trace Parkway.)
10-13-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By JanMM

Adding some red reflective tape could be an...

Adding some red reflective tape could be an interim step. Can be removed later, if desired.
10-03-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,709
Posted By JanMM

Pales in comparison to the Treadmill Bike. ...

Pales in comparison to the Treadmill Bike.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sg-KpT9RNXE
09-27-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,094
Posted By JanMM

In late July I ordered a new recumbent bike, a...

In late July I ordered a new recumbent bike, a Bacchetta Giro A20, from their home base in Florida. A week later they emailed me that they were having trouble finding parts for the 2x11 drive train...
09-08-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,925
Posted By JanMM

Waved his arse, it would seem. 😀

Waved his arse, it would seem. 😀
09-02-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,293
Posted By JanMM

CDC recommends waiting until September or October...

CDC recommends waiting until September or October to get influenza vaccine. Hey! It's September as of yesterday! Don't forget to ask for the High Potency version if you're old like me!
08-22-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,669
Posted By JanMM

I keep an insulated Polarbottle in the freezer...

I keep an insulated Polarbottle in the freezer with an inch or two of water in the bottom. Fill it with some ice cubes and cold water. Stays cold for quite a while.
08-13-20, 08:48 PM
08-09-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By JanMM

For $200 looks to be a great experimental starter...

For $200 looks to be a great experimental starter tandem. Assuming it fits the both of you.
07-23-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,116
Posted By JanMM

Smells like political.

Smells like political.
07-23-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 583
Posted By JanMM

Hey! I represent that remark. 🤪

Hey! I represent that remark. 🤪
07-22-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By JanMM

Yes, tandem stuff can be more complicated....

Yes, tandem stuff can be more complicated. Removing a quick link is usually much easier with a tool. For me, anyway. A free tool that can help the removal and reattachment process be easier is a...
07-10-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,093
Posted By JanMM

We were having a problem with our rear wheel...

We were having a problem with our rear wheel moving in the dropouts on starts from a stop. (Because of our immense power - not!) Found some opinions online that B.O.B. trailer skewers close very...
07-06-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,078
Posted By JanMM

I've used red Veloplugs on Velocity rims for more...

I've used red Veloplugs on Velocity rims for more than a few years. Great product.
More info: https://www.velocityusa.com/product/accessories/veloplugs
06-28-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,795
Posted By JanMM

Its legal and ok by me on a bike to be passed by...

Its legal and ok by me on a bike to be passed by a motor vehicle as long as it is safe to pass and that they keep at least 3 feet of clearance.
Have been passed many times by motorcycles in the same...
06-24-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 868
Posted By JanMM

Can’t tell from your posts if your only pump is...

Can’t tell from your posts if your only pump is the frame pump. If you don’t have another pump with a gauge or a separate gauge, then you are just guessing at tire pressure.
06-23-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By JanMM

Just don't let the tires go completely flat if...

Just don't let the tires go completely flat if the bike is sitting on the floor. That looks bad but don't know about actual damage.
06-21-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,906
Posted By JanMM

Our 2010 RANS Screamer in 2019 near the Cardinal...

Our 2010 RANS Screamer in 2019 near the Cardinal Greenway in Muncie, IN.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48277043486_662fc3d270_b.jpg

Our first tandem ride was on a rental in Cades Cove,...
06-13-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By JanMM

Images needed for visualizing what you are...

Images needed for visualizing what you are describing.
06-10-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,546
Posted By JanMM

Yes.

Yes.
06-10-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,058
Posted By JanMM

You could regale them with tales of how you got...

You could regale them with tales of how you got banned and then took on the challenge of becoming a successful sock puppet. (Kids! Don't try this at home!)
06-09-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,496
Posted By JanMM

Coffee helps keep me good-looking. Psyllium...

Coffee helps keep me good-looking.
Psyllium helps me go fast. Or go, anyway.
05-07-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 33,497
Posted By JanMM

Yes, this Zombie Thread had been sound asleep...

Yes, this Zombie Thread had been
sound asleep for 17+ years.
04-24-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,347
Posted By JanMM

Cat 6 racing is not too dangerous.

Cat 6 racing is not too dangerous.
04-14-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3,240
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 464,602
Posted By JanMM

I've been using an Edge 200 for several years...

I've been using an Edge 200 for several years shared between 3 bikes. Very basic GPS but does the job.
04-14-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3,755
Views: 530,025
Posted By JanMM

I swear I didn't turn around - I kept going. ...

I swear I didn't turn around - I kept going.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49773400316_6f7cf01286_c.jpg
04-08-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By JanMM

I drove through the relatively deserted streets...

I drove through the relatively deserted streets of downtown Indy to the local Red Cross headquarters a week ago and donated a unit. All of mankind didn't thank me, but I'm OK with that. :)
04-08-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By JanMM

But, it says "High Quality."

But, it says "High Quality."
04-07-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 26,080
Posted By JanMM

Thanks for checking back in to BF and providing a...

Thanks for checking back in to BF and providing a positive update!
04-01-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 25,558
Views: 2,533,639
Posted By JanMM

Spouse and I met a friendly large horse while out...

Spouse and I met a friendly large horse while out on a socially-distant 16 mile ride this afternoon.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49726140767_7bca0c2bee_c.jpg
04-01-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,428
Posted By JanMM

I always use Zombie Thread lube.

I always use Zombie Thread lube.
03-31-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,380
Posted By JanMM

This thread was asleep four years for good...

This thread was asleep four years for good reason...............
03-29-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,542
Posted By JanMM

Finally got around to securing mirror to helmet...

Finally got around to securing mirror to helmet visor.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49713147377_759ae0d7a2_c.jpg

Have been using similar mirrors since about 1981....
03-29-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25,558
Views: 2,533,639
Posted By JanMM

Not sure about today - quite windy out. But dry....

Not sure about today - quite windy out. But dry. Saturday rode 9 miles with spouse - stopped because of rain that wasn't due till several hours later.
Later that same day ............got out for 8...
03-27-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,053
Posted By JanMM

I generally agree with the advice you’ve...

I generally agree with the advice you’ve received.
But, it’s a shame for a chain lube thread not to go on and on and on...................😀
03-26-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 652
Posted By JanMM

Nope, there are no appropriate BF subforums for...

Nope, there are no appropriate BF subforums for discussions of electric scooters/motorcycles/whatever such as what you now have. Except maybe Foo?
03-24-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 649
Posted By JanMM

Fixed that for you. 😀

Fixed that for you. 😀
03-23-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 32,515
Posted By JanMM

The governor issued stay-at-home orders for...

The governor issued stay-at-home orders for Indiana today at noon. The details do include that folks can walk, run or bike ride as long as social distancing is observed.
I don't want to guess how...
03-22-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 649
Posted By JanMM

Is this a new bike that shows tire wear in one...

Is this a new bike that shows tire wear in one week? That would not be normal.
Forum: Introductions
03-21-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By JanMM

One guy in a thread suggested that another guy...

One guy in a thread suggested that another guy gave bad advice.
In another thread, someone thanked a guy for good advice.
Welcome back, Kotter.
03-21-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,131
Posted By JanMM

Should be a good deal for $200. Our first tandem...

Should be a good deal for $200. Our first tandem was a 2000 Tandemania Comp - I think that was one level up from the Sport. We got a decade of use out of it before moving on up (or down) to a...
03-21-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3,755
Views: 530,025
Posted By JanMM

After a couple of rainy days, got out with spouse...

After a couple of rainy days, got out with spouse Friday for a 14 mile ride from home. This is on Lake Road, near White River. A lot of gravel pit 'lakes' in the area.
...
03-21-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 736
Posted By JanMM

From the linked article: "Wash and disinfect...

From the linked article: "Wash and disinfect equipment after use."
Probably won't be doing that with my bikes before hanging up in the corner of the garage.
Use disinfectant as appropriate.
03-18-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,807
Posted By JanMM

I, too, agree that there is no suck in riding. ...

I, too, agree that there is no suck in riding. But, I do enjoy riding single bikes with my spouse since she got her e-assist Trek last summer. We had ridden together primarily on our tandem for the...
03-18-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 13,588
Posted By JanMM

Information from CDC on how to protect yourself...

Information from CDC on how to protect yourself or others from covid-19. Including what to use for hand and surface cleaning and how to prepare cleaning/disinfectant solutions....
03-10-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 843
Posted By JanMM

Pee Wee's Big Adventure Breaking Away

Pee Wee's Big Adventure
Breaking Away
03-09-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,542
Posted By JanMM

Have not lost one while riding but did lose one...

Have not lost one while riding but did lose one recently in the process of driving from Indy to Gulf Shores, AL. May be in car somewhere well hidden. Local bike shop had a replacement for the lost...
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