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09-16-21, 12:33 PM
09-16-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,589
Posted By rydabent

From the side bar I see you are from New England,...

From the side bar I see you are from New England, so you post doesnt surprise me at all.

BTW since I am a life long technician, other than having a bike shop mechanic put together my new bike,...
09-16-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,589
Posted By rydabent

Yup Im 83 and ride anywhere from 15 to 35 miles...

Yup Im 83 and ride anywhere from 15 to 35 miles every other day. Both my bike and trike have have a mirror image trunk packs of each other when it comes to tools and supplies.

BTW, since I have...
09-16-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,589
Posted By rydabent

I have a LWB bent that I ride out of town with...

I have a LWB bent that I ride out of town with the bike club. I have a tadpole trike I ride in town, since it is so much easier to do so.
09-16-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,589
Posted By rydabent

You would be wrong again. I rode DF bikes for 58...

You would be wrong again. I rode DF bikes for 58 years. And 2 of my 3 sons raced.
09-16-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,589
Posted By rydabent

People that know bike mechanics do not wax their...

People that know bike mechanics do not wax their chains they oil them. Chain are a machine not a floor.
09-15-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,589
Posted By rydabent

Or maybe baggy panties. Real men bike riders...

Or maybe baggy panties.
Real men bike riders know how to repair their bike on the road if need be.
Forum: Recumbent
09-15-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By rydabent

Trikes with two wheels in back are great if you...

Trikes with two wheels in back are great if you want to hook two together for a tandem. Tadpole trike are generally the way to go. For touring if you go to a 2 wheel, a long wheel base is better...
09-15-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By rydabent

For older cyclist (im 83) this is how cycling...

For older cyclist (im 83) this is how cycling should be done. Cycling should be for your enjoyment, and not following the "rules" put down by so called real cyclist.
09-15-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,036
Posted By rydabent

Always blame the pilot.

Always blame the pilot.
09-15-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,036
Posted By rydabent

Many claim that if planes are made with CF, it...

Many claim that if planes are made with CF, it must be good for bicycles.
09-15-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,589
Posted By rydabent

BTW I even carry a small bottle of alcohol to...

BTW I even carry a small bottle of alcohol to wash my hands if I get grease on them. The complete cyclist!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
09-15-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,589
Posted By rydabent

Great points. And maybe too that since I used...

Great points. And maybe too that since I used to be a pilot, we ALWAYS did a pre-flight.
09-15-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,589
Posted By rydabent

I observe the people riding, and I can assure you...

I observe the people riding, and I can assure you they dont need extra food. Care to talk about recumbent cyclist with beards and aero bellies.
09-15-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,589
Posted By rydabent

Uh---------------------------I know this from...

Uh---------------------------I know this from what I see on videos, and the countless times I have stopped and helped people that carry nothing.
09-15-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,589
Posted By rydabent

Uh---------------------apparently you think the...

Uh---------------------apparently you think the person you call should drop everything and come to your rescue, because you are not responsible enough to carry at least a minimum of tubes and tools.
09-14-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,036
Posted By rydabent

But as I have posted before the French Airbus...

But as I have posted before the French Airbus airplanes have had the vertical tail section and rudder break off at least 3 planes, killing several hundred people. Some senior pilots wont fly an...
09-14-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,589
Posted By rydabent

A couple of things I dont understand

I get the impression that many ride their bikes several times before they check their tire pressure. I check and top off my tires before every ride. That way the tires are at the proper pressure,...
09-14-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 624
Posted By rydabent

Probably anything but pink.

Probably anything but pink.
09-11-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,282
Posted By rydabent

I got to ride with my Son and Grandson from Okla...

I got to ride with my Son and Grandson from Okla today.
09-09-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 4,714
Posted By rydabent

By all means dual purpose. As I have posted...

By all means dual purpose. As I have posted before I wear wicking T-shirts, and rugby shorts both on and off the bike. I wore suits, white shirts and a tie at work for 47 years. Now very very...
09-07-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,282
Posted By rydabent

Wiped down the chain, topped off the air pressure...

Wiped down the chain, topped off the air pressure in the tires, and went for a ride.
09-05-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,218
Posted By rydabent

But a recumbent bike or trike would eliminate...

But a recumbent bike or trike would eliminate that problem. If you mountain bike you need a DF frame, and you will have to live with it.
09-05-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 4,714
Posted By rydabent

Not being a cycling Peacock I wear T-shirts, and...

Not being a cycling Peacock I wear T-shirts, and rugby shorts.
09-03-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,954
Posted By rydabent

I have not. I live in the snow belt and dont ride...

I have not. I live in the snow belt and dont ride when it is cold. Starting in Feb I completely disassemble clean and lube the whole bike or trike. Before each ride I wipe down the chain, and top off...
09-02-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,576
Posted By rydabent

This is where a triple that some want to get rid...

This is where a triple that some want to get rid of comes into play.
08-31-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,301
Posted By rydabent

Im actually just 30 plus shipping and handling.

Im actually just 30 plus shipping and handling.
08-31-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 51,006
Posted By rydabent

That old steel lugged frame bike will still be on...

That old steel lugged frame bike will still be on the road after that fantastic plastic new bike they are building these days has shattered.
08-30-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,697
Posted By rydabent

Bikes pretty much reached their zenith in the...

Bikes pretty much reached their zenith in the late 80s with their beautiful lugged frames. The new welded frames look common, and a dime a dozen. You can have your plastic bikes too.
08-30-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,125
Posted By rydabent

I gave up drops and DF bikes in 2008 when I got...

I gave up drops and DF bikes in 2008 when I got my first recumbent. Now I ride in comfort.
08-30-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 5,204
Posted By rydabent

I never take my wallet on rides. I have a dog...

I never take my wallet on rides. I have a dog tag with my phone number, and bike tools.
08-29-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,503
Posted By rydabent

If I do an exceptionally long ride, afterwards, I...

If I do an exceptionally long ride, afterwards, I do a nice shower, drink a large glass of cold water, and take an aspirin.
08-29-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,663
Posted By rydabent

I pretty much average 25 miles every other day. ...

I pretty much average 25 miles every other day. I have 5 main routes I ride, but ride off of them on a whim if I see something.
08-29-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,429
Posted By rydabent

I can only commit to two or three of the things...

I can only commit to two or three of the things on the list. Yet in the spring summer and fall I ride about 25 miles every other day.
08-29-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,857
Posted By rydabent

Logical cyclist pedal up hills, and coast down...

Logical cyclist pedal up hills, and coast down them!!!!!
08-29-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,069
Posted By rydabent

Sixty eight years ago this farm boy was doing all...

Sixty eight years ago this farm boy was doing all of his own bike repair. I cleaned and repacked wheel bearing, bottom bracket, and cleaned out and regreased the New Departure coaster brake.
08-27-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 555
Posted By rydabent

Both my wife and I got the virus shot as soon as...

Both my wife and I got the virus shot as soon as we could. Absolutely no side effects at all.
08-24-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,778
Posted By rydabent

When he was racing, my son got a RD tattooed on...

When he was racing, my son got a RD tattooed on his ankle.
08-24-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,827
Posted By rydabent

A shower, a huge glass of cold water and a nap.

A shower, a huge glass of cold water and a nap.
08-22-21, 07:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,301
Posted By rydabent

At 83 I ride from 15 to 35 miles every other day....

At 83 I ride from 15 to 35 miles every other day. I consider it a blessing that I can.
08-22-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,264
Posted By rydabent

Be practical. Forget beauty, go with the one...

Be practical. Forget beauty, go with the one that shifts best.
08-21-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,785
Posted By rydabent

One recumbent bike and one trike.

One recumbent bike and one trike.
08-20-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,844
Posted By rydabent

But not with your head down staring at your front...

But not with your head down staring at your front wheel.
08-18-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,424
Posted By rydabent

With the price of housing in the greater SF area...

With the price of housing in the greater SF area it would have to be really high to be able to afford to live there. If you were only paid minimum wage, you would have to live in a tent in Golden...
08-18-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 774
Posted By rydabent

Actually if I could have any helmet, I would love...

Actually if I could have any helmet, I would love to have back a helmet like my late 80s Bell Tourlite. It had a fairly thick lexan shell. It would have taken a really hard pointed hit to...
08-18-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,357
Posted By rydabent

Yes by all means see a doctor and at least get an...

Yes by all means see a doctor and at least get an x-ray. Unfortunately you may be running almost bone on bone.
08-18-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,844
Posted By rydabent

For all but cyclist in a race, speed is not the...

For all but cyclist in a race, speed is not the holy grail that some think it is. The far higher percentage just like to ride a bike or trike and enjoy the ride, and the scenery.

The faster you...
Forum: Recumbent
08-16-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By rydabent

If that is the most important question, I would...

If that is the most important question, I would like to know what the least important question is. :)
08-16-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,383
Posted By rydabent

I have a Bontrager pump that has worked...

I have a Bontrager pump that has worked flawlessly for at least 15 years.
08-15-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,002
Posted By rydabent

Dont give up cycling. If you set you rust. I...

Dont give up cycling. If you set you rust. I am a very blessed person physically, since at 83 I can ride anything I want to. I prefer recumbents, and have a recumbent bike and trike. If you...
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