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03-15-23, 12:45 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,375
Posted By Tony Marley

In 2001, a friend and I with our young daughters...

In 2001, a friend and I with our young daughters on our two tandems did an eight day "Tailwind Tour:" starting in Garden City, Kansas. Each morning, would turn on the Weather Channel and then ride...
10-20-22, 01:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,966
Posted By Tony Marley

I also dislike the new format. It take more...

I also dislike the new format. It take more steps/actions to be able to get the the desired forum.

I live in Dubai and relayed to the monitor the problem of all the call girl postings, but have...
Forum: Touring
09-19-22, 04:48 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,564
Posted By Tony Marley

Bigger tent gives you space to keep gear in the...

Bigger tent gives you space to keep gear in the tent with you and even spread it out a bit on a rainy night to dry wet jersey and shorts.
08-02-22, 05:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,983
Posted By Tony Marley

Very glad you came through that with just a...

Very glad you came through that with just a scare. Your message is a cautionary tale to me to start checking my brake cables regularly.
04-21-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,344
Posted By Tony Marley

From when I was in the Army, I remember our...

From when I was in the Army, I remember our battalion sergeant major saying, "You don't have to practice being miserable. It comes naturally." Unless you are training for a competition, there is no...
12-05-21, 04:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,414
Posted By Tony Marley

I have used Earl Gray tea to good effect. A bit...

I have used Earl Gray tea to good effect. A bit of flavor, a bit of caffeine, no sugar.
11-15-21, 05:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,109
Posted By Tony Marley

Very sorry to hear about the nerve damage. ...

Very sorry to hear about the nerve damage. Regarding the cataracts, in the past three months I had cataracts removed from each eye and in both cases my visibility was 20-20 the morning following the...
11-15-21, 02:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,209
Posted By Tony Marley

My TiRush is like a Rolls Royce limo, and my...

My TiRush is like a Rolls Royce limo, and my Catrike is like a go-kart.
11-04-21, 11:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,865
Posted By Tony Marley

Beautiful paint job. Definitely personalized.

Beautiful paint job. Definitely personalized.
11-03-21, 01:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,337
Posted By Tony Marley

Glad you are okay. The outcome could easily have...

Glad you are okay. The outcome could easily have been tragic.
10-03-21, 02:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,522
Posted By Tony Marley

I wish more cities would do likewise.

I wish more cities would do likewise.
09-16-21, 01:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,422
Posted By Tony Marley

Yes, a good 20-inch tire bike can go six miles. ...

Yes, a good 20-inch tire bike can go six miles. I have ridden my several Bike Friday 20-inchers 30+ miles on numerous occasions.
06-10-21, 02:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,561
Posted By Tony Marley

I am now 68 and added a Catrike Expedition to my...

I am now 68 and added a Catrike Expedition to my stable in 2014. But I still ride my Ti-Rush recumbent bike, as well as Bike Friday upright bikes.
Forum: Touring
05-17-21, 03:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,930
Posted By Tony Marley

I did a coast-to-coast tour with a Novara...

I did a coast-to-coast tour with a Novara Randenee with similar gearing. It worked, but I did change the cassette afterwards to get even lower gearing.
11-12-20, 12:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,763
Posted By Tony Marley

It is a matter of personal preference. I use SPD...

It is a matter of personal preference. I use SPD pedals as the captain and have never had any difficulty getting my foot unclipped and down when necessary. But I have always had toe clips on the...
10-22-20, 02:42 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 10,520
Posted By Tony Marley

ICE VTX and Catrike 700 trikes

ICE VTX and Catrike 700 trikes
08-16-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,316
Posted By Tony Marley

I find the paper surgical masks to be more...

I find the paper surgical masks to be more comfortable than cloth masks when cycling. In Dubai we are required to wear the masks when outside the residence, at risk of a $675 fine. The mask gets...
08-09-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 855
Posted By Tony Marley

Great job! Good day for Father Ray and for you.

Great job! Good day for Father Ray and for you.
07-26-20, 04:20 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,790
Posted By Tony Marley

You need to add a tadpole trike.

You need to add a tadpole trike.
07-20-20, 02:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,453
Posted By Tony Marley

I have done a coast-to-coast ride (although not...

I have done a coast-to-coast ride (although not 10K miles) with Shimano PD-M324 pedals and found them to be great.
06-30-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 27,874
Posted By Tony Marley

Clipless is important on recumbents because you...

Clipless is important on recumbents because you pedal less efficiently if your feet slide off the pedals. The higher the bottom bracket compared to your hips, the more important this becomes.
06-30-20, 02:34 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 27,874
Posted By Tony Marley

Clipless pedals certainly make a significant...

Clipless pedals certainly make a significant difference in efficiency on a recumbent.
06-03-20, 12:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,299
Posted By Tony Marley

I recommend getting clipless pedals for the...

I recommend getting clipless pedals for the captain, and either clipless pedals or toe clips for the stoker. If the stoker wants to wear sandals, I recommend sandals with SPD clips for the pedals. ...
Forum: Touring
03-23-20, 01:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,153
Posted By Tony Marley

Great video. Thanks for posting it.

Great video. Thanks for posting it.
Forum: Touring
10-16-19, 05:16 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,197
Posted By Tony Marley

58 mph on a Santana tandem with a BOB trailer,...

58 mph on a Santana tandem with a BOB trailer, heading downhill towards Delta, CO. Newly re-surfaced wide highway.
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