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Forum: Recumbent
08-29-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,206
Posted By Wilbur Bud

My advice is do not try to get it perfect in one...

My advice is do not try to get it perfect in one try. Buy a reasonably priced used one and learn to ride on that one and then also learn what you really want in that second-and-perfect bike and then...
07-30-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,214
Posted By Wilbur Bud

actual wipers exist that slide on over your...

actual wipers exist that slide on over your finger or riding glove, but this is more of a mud-riding thing. In regular rain the smooth finger wipe, with or without an absorbent glove seems to work...
06-17-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,072
Posted By Wilbur Bud

Yeah, same hear, the upright riding position...

Yeah, same hear, the upright riding position really crosses the wind strongly, but it also makes it easier to kill it off. I too made my own awhile back, here is the posting link and there are some...
04-08-22, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 818
Posted By Wilbur Bud

https://www.searchtempest.com/ works also

https://www.searchtempest.com/ works also
12-17-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,827
Posted By Wilbur Bud

This is annual maintenance for me, around end of...

This is annual maintenance for me, around end of November each year, pull all the cables and squirt WD40 or some other water attractant through all the housing to eliminate the moisture gathered...
12-07-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,901
Posted By Wilbur Bud

I've been using an old Smartwool one that was...

I've been using an old Smartwool one that was quite thin but it is shredded now. I am disappointed in the current market as all seem to be the very-tight headsock variety (including current...
Forum: Commuting
11-12-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,044
Posted By Wilbur Bud

This. For added inspection, deflate the tire...

This. For added inspection, deflate the tire first and pinch the sidewalls in every couple of inches to further expose cuts and embedded debris, I dig them out with a small pick.
08-11-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,220
Posted By Wilbur Bud

Well, there is always the winter forum if you...

Well, there is always the winter forum if you want to check the official prep list. If you will be riding in temperatures below freezing, then it may be a good idea to pull the cables, have a squirt...
07-28-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,758
Posted By Wilbur Bud

Wear it in the shower periodically in the short...

Wear it in the shower periodically in the short term, and once the hot season passes then to actually strip out the straps from the helmet body for a good wash (takes a little work to remove the...
03-16-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,151
Posted By Wilbur Bud

70f

From a performance point of view, anything above 55F is good for me based on the commuting time vs temperature plot below where the knee in the curve seems to be about 55F, but in terms of comfort...
Forum: Commuting
09-07-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,884
Posted By Wilbur Bud

neither. Nokian Hakepeliitta or one of the other...

neither. Nokian Hakepeliitta or one of the other Nokian combo (knobby/studded). Of course, size matters.
09-03-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 34,307
Posted By Wilbur Bud

Commuting year round for a long time, so yes, and...

Commuting year round for a long time, so yes, and on ice, but it's road ice and central Indiana generally gets an ice storm or two each year, and now so much deep snow. If snow plows are out I will...
08-17-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,483
Posted By Wilbur Bud

Sure, I used to ride mine to school when I was a...

Sure, I used to ride mine to school when I was a kid.

I wouldn't say it's difficult, just different,the trick is keeping your weight quiet in the seat, exactly the opposite of riding an upright...
08-01-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 13,388
Posted By Wilbur Bud

I like the heat. But keep in mind my rides are...

I like the heat. But keep in mind my rides are generally an hour, commuting in each direction, and then a few years ago when the office building was closed and working from home, I take my ride...
07-12-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,693
Posted By Wilbur Bud

I ride roundabouts every day. Agree you have to...

I ride roundabouts every day. Agree you have to take the lane moderately early and I mean really be centered in the lane so there is no doubt a motor vehicle can fit in the same space.. I also have...
Forum: Great Lakes
06-09-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By Wilbur Bud

I'm in Fishers and ride a 14 mile loop almost...

I'm in Fishers and ride a 14 mile loop almost every day, boxing in by 126th and 146th, Cumberland Road and Brooks School/Olio road. You are always welcome to join me all or part, just to...
Forum: Recumbent
04-28-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,827
Posted By Wilbur Bud

If you ride it, the price of the base bike is...

If you ride it, the price of the base bike is almost inconsequential I paid $1000 for my used recumbent, and now I've ridden 50,000 miles, so the base bike cost is $0.02 per mile. You'll spend more...
Forum: Introductions
04-24-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By Wilbur Bud

Not me, but there are. Look up a few lines here...

Not me, but there are. Look up a few lines here in intros for one. Many cyclists do not periodically check intros and I've no idea if you can search on geography or not, but post or reply in a...
Forum: Recumbent
03-20-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,872
Posted By Wilbur Bud

Easy to ride, but different to ride. As written...

Easy to ride, but different to ride. As written earlier, it may take 100-200 miles for your reactions to become natural. I would not learn while injured if putting down an emergency leg and...
Forum: Recumbent
08-23-19, 03:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,574
Posted By Wilbur Bud

many years and ~50,000 commuting miles year round...

many years and ~50,000 commuting miles year round on LWB/USS. Locking up is no real problem or different, but when I was locking up a lot I found it more convenient to have one really long cable and...
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