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Posted By khyricat

do you want power or peddle? my uncle is...

do you want power or peddle? my uncle is marketing his new peddle wheelchair this weekend- mom and I both think it's overpriced, but... myvelochair.com
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Posted By khyricat

no help- I bought a new trike recently and love...

no help- I bought a new trike recently and love it.. I can't do a 2 wheeler due to vertigo/meniere's disease..
04-15-18, 04:04 AM
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Views: 2,955
Posted By khyricat

I have a trike, but it's just a Sun traditional...

I have a trike, but it's just a Sun traditional with rear fender package and a 7 speed kit..
04-14-18, 07:04 AM
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Posted By khyricat

Also in MI- depending on where I do sidewalk/road...

Also in MI- depending on where I do sidewalk/road on the trike and DH does both on his bike (and i used to). in some places the sidewalks are in MUCH better shape than the streets right now.. sad,...
04-10-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By khyricat

OJ plus salt.. or salted nuts with some sugar.. ...

OJ plus salt.. or salted nuts with some sugar.. I do justins nut butter packs in the sweetened flavors... potassium, protein, salt and sugar.. and calories from fat which is actually good.. but if...
04-10-18, 03:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,522
Posted By khyricat

I did fubo on a discount code last year- warning-...

I did fubo on a discount code last year- warning- you can only do 3 recordings, so if you don't have time to watch every day or 2 you will run into issues... otherwise it worked.. and I did cancel...
04-07-18, 08:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,097
Posted By khyricat

Having bought and sold houses and lived with...

Having bought and sold houses and lived with parents who did it a LOT and mom who is an architect and interior designer- staging a house doesn't mean removing everything and putting in something...
04-07-18, 04:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,247
Posted By khyricat

a few go to recipes... roasted veg summer...

a few go to recipes...
roasted veg
summer time we do rice paper wraps- I keep a bunch of matchsticked vegetables ready to go, have several sauces (I like just siracha, but sometimes balsamic...
04-07-18, 04:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,753
Posted By khyricat

if you need the potassium and sugar and don't...

if you need the potassium and sugar and don't want banana orange works too.. otherwise water is enough unless you are talking major exertion over time then a bit of salt, carbs and potassium is...
Forum: Commuting
04-06-18, 02:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By khyricat

Hrm.. will have to look at those, I'll eventually...

Hrm.. will have to look at those, I'll eventually be riding in traffic a bit, thats why I want it later, for now calling out will work on sidewalk/trails..... the commuter plans mean a bell in case...
Forum: Commuting
04-06-18, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By khyricat

not sure why the pic didn't post.. tried again.....

not sure why the pic didn't post.. tried again.. we'll see if that worked.. (post before this), as to why a trike: I have a disease that can cause vertigo spells.. these days its mostly...
Forum: Commuting
04-06-18, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By khyricat

need to figure out how to post here then- that...

need to figure out how to post here then- that showed on my PC... lets try this one:...
Forum: Commuting
04-05-18, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By khyricat

New commuter trike

It will be a few weeks before it's warm enough to ride much (snow predicted tonight), but I did ride it home from the shop... and am so glad I did! It's fun and I had my briefcase in back...

I...
03-25-18, 06:58 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,300
Posted By khyricat

I am thinking that my having the better trike...

I am thinking that my having the better trike will make the difference, but e-assist is what he wants for himself- not me, I do better overall- I think the beach rental trike without speeds was just...
03-25-18, 06:49 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,300
Posted By khyricat

I am a woman getting back into cycling- if it...

I am a woman getting back into cycling- if it wasn't for a health issue I never would have stopped. I grew up cycling... and running.. and love both. I can't wait to get my trike (hopefully...
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Posted By khyricat

DH has to lay his bike down as he can't lift his...

DH has to lay his bike down as he can't lift his leg over the top bar of his mountain bike.. he was looking at womens frames yesterday when we were ordering my new trike.. he was also looking at...
03-18-18, 03:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,230
Posted By khyricat

We have one in Ann Arbor too- waiting to go into...

We have one in Ann Arbor too- waiting to go into a concert downtown at the Ark last weekend we had fun laughing at the drunks...
Forum: Commuting
03-17-18, 06:29 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,168
Posted By khyricat

oh I know.. and I don't think he's going to get...

oh I know.. and I don't think he's going to get one at all for the time being.. we can just keep rides short when together or in places where stopping and sitting for a bit won't be a problem... ...
Forum: Commuting
03-17-18, 03:26 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,168
Posted By khyricat

DH looked at ebikes while I was ordering my trike...

DH looked at ebikes while I was ordering my trike today- power assist types... he would like one that charges when pedaled and then can be ridden completely on battery without pedalling, but the...
Forum: Commuting
03-17-18, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,133
Posted By khyricat

I am hoping to start bike commuting soon to my 6...

I am hoping to start bike commuting soon to my 6 mile from home clinic... (new trike ordered today, then need to get used to riding it and work up stamina a bit- hopefully in a month or 6 weeks I'll...
03-16-18, 03:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,214
Posted By khyricat

Sadly true about MI, but when I did report the...

Sadly true about MI, but when I did report the car eating hole on my dirt road (almost width of the road and deep enough you hit the bumper going through, they were out 2 days later with a grader and...
03-15-18, 02:37 PM
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Views: 633
Posted By khyricat

any suggestions for fitting an upright trike?

I know I am going to get the larger size tires (24") on the Sun Traditional as I rode one on vacation and enjoyed it for the most part. I am pretty sure the seat isn't right (female, runner, though...
03-05-18, 05:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,717
Posted By khyricat

JoeJack951 - I didn't say there weren't some -...

JoeJack951 - I didn't say there weren't some - just that a lot of things besides milk do have the sugars, so read labels.. some of the more popular brands of "greek" yogurt have it, but the real...
03-04-18, 06:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,717
Posted By khyricat

I read to the end of the thread.. to the OP-...

I read to the end of the thread.. to the OP- please consider seeing a dietitian. Maybe ask your doc for a referral. What you are concerned with overall is what I do for a living- helping people...
03-04-18, 06:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,717
Posted By khyricat

Actually simple carbs are a bigger concern there...

Actually simple carbs are a bigger concern there than the PB or milk. Milk isn't something I push for a lot of other reasons but it doesn't increase cholesterol, neither do eggs.. people used to...
Forum: Great Lakes
03-04-18, 05:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,023
Posted By khyricat

Walloon is part of my regular ritual.. one of my...

Walloon is part of my regular ritual.. one of my goals sometime soon is to have my trike up there and ride from DD's in Boyne City to Harbor Springs- that area is gorgeous... we normally stay at a...
Forum: Great Lakes
03-04-18, 05:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 873
Posted By khyricat

I've run the riverfront in recent years, not...

I've run the riverfront in recent years, not biked (when I lived over there in '90-91 I didn't have a car and a bike with baskets was my transport)... but as an american there are spots on the...
02-25-18, 08:46 PM
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Views: 2,369
Posted By khyricat

I am too, and heh.... I know quickbuilt isn't...

I am too, and heh.... I know quickbuilt isn't the same- we used to junk bikes when I was a teen (so 30 or so years ago), and it was fun to put them together from spare parts.. but the bike I rode in...
02-24-18, 03:19 PM
Replies: 36
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Posted By khyricat

If you were local I might see if you could put me...

If you were local I might see if you could put me together a trike, but since you're not I'll stick with buying the Sun through the LBS I was already planning on! looks like you are having fun...
02-24-18, 03:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,133
Posted By khyricat

there is a lady who does the farmers markets...

there is a lady who does the farmers markets locally- she makes her own specialty popsicles (GF/DF, and some amazing flavor combinations) that does a good business.. to be honest I always buy it and...
02-24-18, 02:59 PM
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Posted By khyricat

as someone who needs a trike now- I love the idea...

as someone who needs a trike now- I love the idea of these.. thanks for sharing!
02-24-18, 02:57 PM
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Views: 4,818
Posted By khyricat

Ideas.. ideas... that seat is an idea... I am...

Ideas.. ideas... that seat is an idea... I am getting a trike- plan is to order in a week or 2.. (depending on weather forecast)
02-06-18, 04:36 AM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 120,840
Posted By khyricat

It is famous for that and DH had it, I'm allergic...

It is famous for that and DH had it, I'm allergic to dairy, so didn't. A hospital visit on vacation wouldn't have been fun. but we averaged 4-5 miles a day per my fitbit, and add in all the...
02-02-18, 02:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,883
Posted By khyricat

That makes sense, I'm not disabled, my issues are...

That makes sense, I'm not disabled, my issues are back and balance... so hoping this works well for all of my issues.
Forum: Commuting
02-02-18, 02:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,162
Posted By khyricat

They enforce it here and when people complain it...

They enforce it here and when people complain it makes the news and then they stand up for the process... and the tickets at some locations actually mean cars MUST stop if there is a person waiting...
01-31-18, 06:10 PM
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Posted By khyricat

spent 5 days walking around Frankenmuth, MI.. ...

spent 5 days walking around Frankenmuth, MI.. Even got DH who hates to walk to go with me, the car was parked except for one dinner and one drive in the snow to a place about a mile from the...
Forum: Commuting
01-31-18, 06:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,087
Posted By khyricat

these are womens, btu they are 5.5" and also come...

these are womens, btu they are 5.5" and also come in 8" length: https://www.skirtsports.com/product/shorties-5-5-inch/
Forum: Commuting
01-31-18, 06:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,162
Posted By khyricat

this is making me glad I live on the outskirts of...

this is making me glad I live on the outskirts of Ann Arbor... in town there is a 150$ fine for not giving a walker their right of way or crossing while they are still in the road.. so people...
01-31-18, 05:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,883
Posted By khyricat

Interesting- one of the employees at the LBS has...

Interesting- one of the employees at the LBS has a Sun Trike with the 7 speed hub, and let me ride it, it worked fine, so I am planning to get the same.. I didn't think about the coaster brake being...
01-30-18, 02:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,685
Posted By khyricat

don't be so sure you won't fit. Dsis rented a...

don't be so sure you won't fit. Dsis rented a 24" as well- she's 5'8, I'm 5'1, we had the same bike, different seat heights and both loved riding them, so did her kids...
01-29-18, 06:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,685
Posted By khyricat

I have looked at your bikes before, and if we...

I have looked at your bikes before, and if we were on the same side of the world might well have reached out either directly or through my LBS, but my budget makes your trikes a dream, and getting it...
01-25-18, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,322
Posted By khyricat

I have 2 10$ or less scales from amazon.. one in...

I have 2 10$ or less scales from amazon.. one in the kitchen and one in my fiber studio... I can pack either up and take it with me to use elsewhere too because of the size and they both weigh to a...
01-25-18, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 120,840
Posted By khyricat

on lunch the MSW at my clinic and I walked to pet...

on lunch the MSW at my clinic and I walked to pet store (she bought puppy pads) and Office Max (I ordered cubicle clips for my other clinic and had them shipped since they didn't have any in stock). ...
01-25-18, 05:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,685
Posted By khyricat

The one I am getting has 24" wheels. I'd love...

The one I am getting has 24" wheels. I'd love bigger wheels, but when I used to do a bike instead of a trike I had to get a specialized frame to make it work due to my short stature, not as easy...
01-20-18, 05:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,117
Posted By khyricat

Not sure I like the bell curve analogy, but as a...

Not sure I like the bell curve analogy, but as a med professional I hate BMI and only look at it when insurnace companies want the number to approve a supplement or fght me on providing it for a...
01-17-18, 07:06 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,827
Posted By khyricat

umm.. I have put hypoalbuminemia down as a...

umm.. I have put hypoalbuminemia down as a diagnosis a few times for dialysis patients and can think of a few other medical conditions that would cause this. But I can't see that being a concern...
01-16-18, 05:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,745
Posted By khyricat

true- the point is that you need to limit it and...

true- the point is that you need to limit it and control it, so this doesn't happen.
01-15-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 48,728
Posted By khyricat

with this super cold and snow/ice, I'm lucky to...

with this super cold and snow/ice, I'm lucky to do a bit of outdoor walking this winter (some years I am out running all winter). Today I walked with a friend to a restaurant near the clinic for...
01-15-18, 06:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,745
Posted By khyricat

Some people do have higher metabolisms AND are...

Some people do have higher metabolisms AND are also hyper and can't sit still... they tend to burn calories and can eat anything. it's not they don't metabolize it, they just do it faster than the...
01-15-18, 06:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,745
Posted By khyricat

Good point. I work with an awful lot of...

Good point. I work with an awful lot of diabetics. I have seen a lot of crazy things- both medically and in the denial sense. I spent 40 plus hours a week in one of 2 dialysis clinics. 95% of...
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