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08-23-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
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: 24,540
Views: 2,302,760
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: 7
Views: 373
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: 26,077
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: 9
Views: 385
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: 20
Views: 1,524
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: 6
Views: 435
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: 694
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: 759
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: 6
Views: 435
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: 27
Views: 1,572
Posted By JanMM

Well done! :thumb:

Well done! :thumb:
08-13-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,315
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: 694
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: 7,150
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: 694
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: 694
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: 24,540
Views: 2,302,760
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: 694
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: 7,150
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: 7,150
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: 24,540
Views: 2,302,760
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: 2,241
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!
08-07-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,550
Posted By JanMM

Our tandem does not fit inside our Mazda5. Twice...

Our tandem does not fit inside our Mazda5. Twice this year we left it overnight in a motel parking lot on the Tandem Topper roof rack. Under a light. Secured with a small nuisance padlock on the ATOC...
08-06-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,265
Posted By JanMM

Might get more responses by posting a single...

Might get more responses by posting a single brand new thread.
08-05-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 24,540
Views: 2,302,760
Posted By JanMM

40 flat, rural miles this morning on a M-W-F...

40 flat, rural miles this morning on a M-W-F morning club ride. Averaged 17 mph on the first half, which is blazing by my standards, but slower on the return.
08-05-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,333
Posted By JanMM

Yes, the chip seal around here is tolerable on a...

Yes, the chip seal around here is tolerable on a long wheelbase recumbent ti bike on 32mm tires.
08-04-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,642
Posted By JanMM

Even though I’m not amazingly coordinated, I...

Even though I’m not amazingly coordinated, I don’t recall ever breaking a Presta.
08-02-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 24,540
Views: 2,302,760
Posted By JanMM

Thursday - Went down to Franklin IN and rode the...

Thursday - Went down to Franklin IN and rode the Franklin Friendly weekly club ride. Did the short route with several others - 18 mostly-rural miles on mostly nice roads.
Today - Spouse and I rode...
08-02-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 757
Posted By JanMM

Agree Super Sport much more worthy of the effort...

Agree Super Sport much more worthy of the effort than a Continental or Varsity.
08-02-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 931
Posted By JanMM

Gloves might help - there are a variety of padded...

Gloves might help - there are a variety of padded gloves available. There are also a variety of pressure reducing grips on the market. I used Ergon grips like these prior to riding recumbent bikes -...
08-02-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 931
Posted By JanMM

Not enough information. What kind of bike do you...

Not enough information. What kind of bike do you ride? Do you wear gloves? What kind of gloves? Does your bike fit you? etc.
08-01-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 713
Posted By JanMM

I bought a variety of sizes of bolts from them a...

I bought a variety of sizes of bolts from them a few years ago and haven't yet had to replenish. Shipping prices weren't good is the downside to bolt depot.
Glanced at a new local Ace and was...
08-01-19, 08:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By JanMM

Sounds puzzling, indeed.

Sounds puzzling, indeed.
08-01-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By JanMM

Didya know that BF is a bicycling forum?

Didya know that BF is a bicycling forum?
07-31-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,200
Posted By JanMM

^^^^^^^ Agree with that.

^^^^^^^
Agree with that.
07-29-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 24,540
Views: 2,302,760
Posted By JanMM

Last Friday rode 32 miles in the morning with the...

Last Friday rode 32 miles in the morning with the M-W-F repeating ride group.
Then, Saturday and Sunday rode about 40 flat, mostly rural miles each way from northern Indy to Frankfort for an...
07-29-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,795
Posted By JanMM

Nashbar and Performance had some great-value 26 x...

Nashbar and Performance had some great-value 26 x 1.25" slick tread kevlar-protected tires for more than a few years. Forte Metro K was one. Often on sale - they were really great deals when a...
Forum: Introductions
07-27-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By JanMM

Welcome back! Feel free to hang out in as many...

Welcome back! Feel free to hang out in as many forums as you wish. I ride recumbent bikes. My spouse and I ride a recumbent tandem. She rides a new trek verve+ e-bike. I spend time mostly in general...
07-26-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,522
Posted By JanMM

WTG! Keeping riding will increase your odds of...

WTG! Keeping riding will increase your odds of staying healthy.

I passed 3200 mi recently, which is about 500 more than a year ago. Being retired as of 1/1/19 has made it easier to ride more.
Forum: Recumbent
07-26-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,776
Posted By JanMM

The R539 on the rear of my RANS bike is at the...

The R539 on the rear of my RANS bike is at the extreme length position but does fit. Supposed to be 57 but just measured it at 59.
07-26-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,752
Posted By JanMM

Probably wouldn't be interested in a Timex...

Probably wouldn't be interested in a Timex Ironman like what I wear. :) The battery lasts literally almost Forever!
Forum: Recumbent
07-25-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,776
Posted By JanMM

You may need a rear brake with longer reach. My...

You may need a rear brake with longer reach. My V3 frame was being set up for use with 650c wheels and the rear brake wouldn't reach far enough for the 559 wheels I use. Switching to a Tekro dual...
07-23-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,312
Posted By JanMM

I've been buying chain by the foot for our...

I've been buying chain by the foot for our recumbent tandem - the timing chain and the main chain are both long.
https://t-cycle.com/collections/chain-in-bulk
07-23-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 959
Posted By JanMM

My spouse/stoker and I started using Cat-Ears...

My spouse/stoker and I started using Cat-Ears Classic this year. We both notice less wind noise and conversation on our tandem is easier.
07-23-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By JanMM

My guess is that you will adjust to the <1"...

My guess is that you will adjust to the <1" difference with more miles.
07-22-19, 08:53 PM
Replies: 24,540
Views: 2,302,760
Posted By JanMM

12 miles this evening on the short wheelbase...

12 miles this evening on the short wheelbase recumbent in lovely almost-cool but sunny weather. Had missed a couple of days riding due to wasp stings on both ankles last Thursday. Rode 33 hot/humid...
07-22-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,118
Posted By JanMM

Don’t see too many of any of those critters in...

Don’t see too many of any of those critters in central Indiana. :)
Occasional deer, yes. Lots of roadkill ‘possums and raccoons, yes. Live squirrels in abundance.
Thanks for sharing.
07-21-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,980
Posted By JanMM

Broke down and got prescription sunglasses...

Broke down and got prescription sunglasses through my optometrist in Spring of 2018 and glad I did. Nike frames with tinted progressive lenses. Keep the wind and stuff out of eyes much better than my...
Forum: Introductions
07-21-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 833
Posted By JanMM

The Hilly will be the last weekend in October...

The Hilly will be the last weekend in October this year, so it shouldn't be hot, like last year was. Hope it's not too cold!
Forum: Introductions
07-21-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 833
Posted By JanMM

Bloomington is great place to live and to ride...

Bloomington is great place to live and to ride bikes, yes. I took up cycling as a young adult when I lived there in the '70s. Watched a few Breaking Away scenes being filmed. Rode my first three...
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