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09-29-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,099
Posted By JanMM

Today FitBit says 54. Always in low-to-mid 50’s.

Today FitBit says 54. Always in low-to-mid 50’s.
09-26-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 874
Posted By JanMM

Got bivalent Pfizer and Old Person’s Flu jabs...

Got bivalent Pfizer and Old Person’s Flu jabs this morning. One in each arm. Both arms a bit sore but nothing else to report.
09-26-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By JanMM

Saw a “Harley Davidson” fat tire e-bike recently....

Saw a “Harley Davidson” fat tire e-bike recently. Guessing HD had no involvement in actually making it.
09-26-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 566
Posted By JanMM

Have been wearing a FitBit Inspire 2 since the...

Have been wearing a FitBit Inspire 2 since the start of the year. The price was right - free courtesy of my Medicare advantage plan. Mostly interested in resting heart rate, which is regularly low...
09-25-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 874
Posted By JanMM

Spouse and I both scheduled for Covid booster and...

Spouse and I both scheduled for Covid booster and flu tomorrow. Woo-hoo! No significant reaction to previous Covid jabs - can’t recall problems with any flu shots which have had annually for many...
09-16-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,796
Posted By JanMM

87 miles every 7 days of riding so far this year....

87 miles every 7 days of riding so far this year. I have ridden 2358 miles on 190 days this year.
As today is the 259th day of the year, I have ridden 64 miles per week.
09-16-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 8,974
Posted By JanMM

Why all the bad-mouthing of sweating? Normal...

Why all the bad-mouthing of sweating? Normal physiologic response to exercise. I rode to work almost everyday for 8 years while living in Atlanta and was never threatened with termination for being...
09-16-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,229
Posted By JanMM

No pressure on my hands, wrists, forearms on the...

No pressure on my hands, wrists, forearms on the 'bents that I ride.
09-16-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 713
Posted By JanMM

My two bikes hang in a corner from hooks in the...

My two bikes hang in a corner from hooks in the ceiling. (Hooks screwed into 2x4 secured to ceiling joists. Tandem leans against a wall in another corner. Spouse's e-assist rests on it's kickstand...
09-08-22, 06:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 440
Posted By JanMM

This the bike? youtube.com/watch?v=qNg98Xkm5yY ...

This the bike? youtube.com/watch?v=qNg98Xkm5yY

fat tire e bike with throttle.
09-05-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By JanMM

I've used that tire in 26 x 1.25 and currently 26...

I've used that tire in 26 x 1.25 and currently 26 x 1.5 on the rear of two bikes - both recumbents with 20" front wheels and a rear weight bias. Apparently aimed at urban riders ("For Messenger")....
08-27-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,774
Posted By JanMM

Zombie Thread Alert!

Zombie Thread Alert!
08-26-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By JanMM

Hope you all don't get beyond mildly ill. Thanks...

Hope you all don't get beyond mildly ill. Thanks mostly to vaccination, inconvenience would seem to be more common than serious illness at this point of covid times. Which isn't to say that there...
08-26-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By JanMM

Had not heard of that site South Korean company...

Had not heard of that site
South Korean company with a US warehouse, it would appear
Forum: Commuting
08-26-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 688
Posted By JanMM

Does she ride in traffic?

Does she ride in traffic?
Forum: Introductions
08-15-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By JanMM

Also live in Indy - on the Southside (north of...

Also live in Indy - on the Southside (north of Greenwood). Enjoyed bike commuting to and from Methodist Hospital semi-regularly for 32 years. Urban cycling can be quite..............interesting....
08-05-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,014
Posted By JanMM

Late to the party but..................I rode 21...

Late to the party but..................I rode 21 miles in May 2021 on the day before and 15 miles the day of my second and last screening colonoscopy at age 71. Exam found nothing significant and...
Forum: Recumbent
08-03-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By JanMM

Still funky at this time.

Still funky at this time.
07-28-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By JanMM

What could possibly go wrong? Uses a Synchro...

What could possibly go wrong?
Uses a Synchro chain like used on tandem bikes.
07-28-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 871
Posted By JanMM

Time spent thinking about reflectors for daytime...

Time spent thinking about reflectors for daytime cycling is time wasted.

Requirement for bells on bikes was dropped from Indiana law within the last few years.
07-19-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,594
Posted By JanMM

If itís a MTB, then the wheel size is most likely...

If itís a MTB, then the wheel size is most likely 559 and will not work with those tires. Read the Sheldon brown tire sizing info previously mentioned.
This post should have been in a new thread....
07-16-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 874
Posted By JanMM

I have two short wheelbase (SWB) recumbent bikes,...

I have two short wheelbase (SWB) recumbent bikes, a 2008 RANS V-Rex and a 2020 Bacchetta Giro A20. And share a 2010 RANS Screamer tandem with spouse/stoker.
Last year I rode the V-Rex 46 miles, the...
07-12-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 879
Posted By JanMM

Or, just keep the quick release skewer and not...

Or, just keep the quick release skewer and not need a tool!
07-12-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 879
Posted By JanMM

Just carry a couple of small ones in jersey...

Just carry a couple of small ones in jersey pocket. 😀
And maybe a ball peen hammer to smack the end of one of the vice grips to really get the wing nut tight!
07-10-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 879
Posted By JanMM

Not hearing a lot of love for wing nuts - I've...

Not hearing a lot of love for wing nuts - I've never had to to deal with them.
07-10-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 879
Posted By JanMM

A vice grip could be clamped onto each end for...

A vice grip could be clamped onto each end for more leverage.
07-10-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,161
Posted By JanMM

I understand Keen disappointed the fans of their...

I understand Keen disappointed the fans of their previous cycling sandals for clipless pedals by stopping production of them.
Forum: Recumbent
07-05-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By JanMM

I don't see any new Stratus models on the Phoenix...

I don't see any new Stratus models on the Phoenix Bike WRX site. But, probably lots of used ones available various places.
07-05-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,270
Posted By JanMM

My wife’s Trek e-assist weighs 40 pounds PLUS a 5...

My wife’s Trek e-assist weighs 40 pounds PLUS a 5 pound battery. But, she greatly enjoys riding it. (It has no throttle) Prior to getting it mid-2019, most of our together riding was on tandem - lots...
07-04-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 780
Posted By JanMM

I try to never use the 3 smallest cogs when on...

I try to never use the 3 smallest cogs when on the smallest chainring.
Is the RD cable taut when on the smallest cog? Does the chain jump from smallest cog to next smallest cog or does it jump the...
07-04-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,819
Posted By JanMM

My maturity age is somewhere in the ballpark of...

My maturity age is somewhere in the ballpark of 20. Saw that flash on my Garmin 520 Plus once.
07-03-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By JanMM

Couldn’t resist looking at the site. Not a clue...

Couldn’t resist looking at the site. Not a clue about where in the world they are. The first customer’s feedbacks (sic) is about how much he loves taking his bike to the shop. Wherever it may be.
07-03-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,104
Posted By JanMM

Late to the party.................Wife and I took...

Late to the party.................Wife and I took single bikes to St. Charles Mo. last fall. Rode about 150 miles on the Katy. Her e-assist Trek has Schwalbe Marathon e-plus 700 x 1.75 tires while I...
05-31-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,912
Posted By JanMM

Congrats! Tomorrow is the start of Retirement...

Congrats! Tomorrow is the start of Retirement Month 42 for me.
05-24-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 790
Posted By JanMM

Hope your last birthday wasn’t your last...

Hope your last birthday wasn’t your last birthday! 😀
Imagine your excitement when you become old enough to post in the 65-85+ subforum!
05-18-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,725
Posted By JanMM

Our RANS tandem came new from Hostel Shoppe with...

Our RANS tandem came new from Hostel Shoppe with Bontrager Mack and Clyde rims on Velocity hubs in 2010. Front rim cracked a few years later. Ended up having both wheels rebuilt by Velocity with...
05-17-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,789
Posted By JanMM

Hmmmm......no such thing as a heart stroke - it's...

Hmmmm......no such thing as a heart stroke - it's a brain problem
Fresh air? Does not exist in many areas, including places where lots of folks are riding bikes.
Weight bearing exercise? Cycling is...
05-16-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,789
Posted By JanMM

What's a heart stroke?

What's a heart stroke?
05-10-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By JanMM

Pump It Up with a Ten Years Ago Model!

Pump It Up with a Ten Years Ago Model!
Forum: Recumbent
05-09-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,365
Posted By JanMM

Zombie Thread Alert! Feel free to start a...

Zombie Thread Alert!

Feel free to start a new thread asking about riding bents on RAGBRAI. this year. You might get more responses that way.
I've never ridden RAGBRAI. Other than mine, very few...
04-28-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 325
Posted By JanMM

I replaced the original Bontrager tires on my...

I replaced the original Bontrager tires on my wife's Trek e-assist bike last fall with the same size (622-47/700-45) Schwalbe Marathon E Plus. Online purchase and was surprised at how much more...
04-28-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 312
Posted By JanMM

One noisy brake or two? Mechanical brakes?

One noisy brake or two? Mechanical brakes?
04-28-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,110
Posted By JanMM

Long’s Bakery shops - best donuts in the American...

Long’s Bakery shops - best donuts in the American Heartland - are CASH ONLY!
04-26-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,312
Posted By JanMM

A bit of a challenge for my $99 Venzo VPT with...

A bit of a challenge for my $99 Venzo VPT with our tandem but the 2" Reynolds cromo main tube is pretty robust.
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04-24-22, 02:43 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 59,004
Posted By JanMM

Wow! This discussion has been asleep since 2004....

Wow! This discussion has been asleep since 2004. ZOMBIE THREAD ALERT!
Carry on.
Shoes that restrict toe poke-through are a good thing.
04-24-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,152
Posted By JanMM

32/1.25

32/1.25
04-23-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By JanMM

The guys that cut limestone in Monroe county and...

The guys that cut limestone in Monroe county and thereabouts were stonecutters, so calling them cutters made sense if stonies or stoners had been ruled out by the film makers. I spent a couple of...
Forum: Recumbent
04-22-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,514
Posted By JanMM

The chain stays and seat stays are the frame...

The chain stays and seat stays are the frame members that the rear wheel/tire runs between. The fork is the piece the the front wheel is attached to and pivots when you turn the bars. Is there much...
Forum: Recumbent
04-22-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,514
Posted By JanMM

Is there much clearance between current tires and...

Is there much clearance between current tires and stays at the rear and fork up front?
What pressures do you run?
Forum: Recumbent
04-19-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,643
Posted By JanMM

I’ve never had a cushion on the backrest of the...

I’ve never had a cushion on the backrest of the seat on any of the ‘bent bikes I’ve ridden, just mesh fabric under tension.
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