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Forum: Recumbent
09-29-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,189
Posted By rydabent

Some people may need to stop, but the hills I...

Some people may need to stop, but the hills I encounter I do not. Nor have I ever walked a bike or trike up a hill.
09-28-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 367
Posted By rydabent

People that use illegal drugs are absolutely...

People that use illegal drugs are absolutely stupid!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

They will get killed in traffic, they make good organ donors, and it cleans the gene pool.
09-28-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 972
Posted By rydabent

Hostel shop.

Hostel shop.
09-26-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,426
Posted By rydabent

In this argument what I find funny is the the...

In this argument what I find funny is the the fact the wannabe racer boyz are the ones that protest the most. They hate it when they see an old fart (84) like me riding at good speed on and e-trike...
09-25-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4,519
Views: 347,897
Posted By rydabent

25 miles, and I dont think that is too bad for an...

25 miles, and I dont think that is too bad for an old guy of 84!!!
09-22-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 8,099
Posted By rydabent

Do the fully kitted racers boyz doing the same...

Do the fully kitted racers boyz doing the same thing also make you mad???
09-20-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 8,099
Posted By rydabent

Golly did some old guy pass you up on a long...

Golly did some old guy pass you up on a long hill, and make you mad????
09-19-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 8,099
Posted By rydabent

The answer is they are willing to pedal some. ...

The answer is they are willing to pedal some. Again today on the local MUP I passed at least 2 couples that were out riding. I would bet a lot of money the wife never rode with her husband before...
09-18-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 22,747
Posted By rydabent

I may have posted this before, but mainly riding...

I may have posted this before, but mainly riding my trike, I ride between 80 and 100 miles a week. Pretty good for a guy that is 84, right.
09-18-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 245
Posted By rydabent

A RANS Stratus has the bottom bracket secured in...

A RANS Stratus has the bottom bracket secured in place by no less they 5 tubes.
09-18-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 829
Posted By rydabent

It should have nice round wheels that roll when I...

It should have nice round wheels that roll when I pedal.
09-18-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,916
Posted By rydabent

He was probably texting. Cell phone need to be...

He was probably texting. Cell phone need to be programed to shut off if moving faster than 10 mph!!!
09-17-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 723
Posted By rydabent

Actually I would support a law that says cell...

Actually I would support a law that says cell phone would shut down if moving faster than 10 mph.
09-17-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 723
Posted By rydabent

There should be a law that if you are on your...

There should be a law that if you are on your cell phone, and hit someone, the fine is doubled.
09-17-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,306
Posted By rydabent

Pick-em-up driving...

Pick-em-up driving inbreds******************************?
09-16-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,204
Posted By rydabent

Bents or trikes. No pressure at all.

Bents or trikes. No pressure at all.
09-15-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 12,715
Posted By rydabent

Bottom line here is it is their money, but a fool...

Bottom line here is it is their money, but a fool and his money are soon parted.
09-15-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 2,764
Posted By rydabent

If there is a MUP there is no way in hell I am...

If there is a MUP there is no way in hell I am going to ride on a main street or arterial. My trike and I weigh approx 240, and car weighs 4000 pounds. They are driven by fools texting on their smart...
09-07-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 765
Posted By rydabent

By all means get a tadpole trike. More than 10...

By all means get a tadpole trike. More than 10 years ago when I was ready to buy a trike for my wife to use, I tried a delta trike. On an off camber turn, it just didnt feel right. A few minutes...
09-07-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 707
Posted By rydabent

Our club still does them on occasion. We also do...

Our club still does them on occasion. We also do a ride to a small town about 15 miles away to a candy factory.
09-07-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By rydabent

But an eccentric BB shell is a problem. My son...

But an eccentric BB shell is a problem. My son bought an expensive bike and the BB kept coming loose. The mfg rep was amazed that I found this problem an gave my son a whole new frame.
09-07-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,086
Posted By rydabent

And that was just family before he got out of his...

And that was just family before he got out of his own driveway. :)
09-07-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,426
Posted By rydabent

Actually 746 watts is one horse power. A 5 horse...

Actually 746 watts is one horse power. A 5 horse electric motor would be rather huge, and so would the battery to run it.

As far as electric bikes, what is the big deal. I dont get my...
09-06-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,105
Posted By rydabent

According to the "experts" the most noticeable...

According to the "experts" the most noticeable color is day glo yellow green.
09-04-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,616
Posted By rydabent

Since I do carry a lot of tools and supplies, and...

Since I do carry a lot of tools and supplies, and I know how to use them, I have stopped to help I dont know how many riders. But in this case, I didnt have the right sized tube, and he said the...
Forum: Recumbent
09-02-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 850
Posted By rydabent

Some 20 years ago I started noticing recumbents,...

Some 20 years ago I started noticing recumbents, and thot they looked logical, not unusual for a coldly logical person, such as myself. The comfort, the view, and arriving at an accident feet first...
09-02-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By rydabent

Base ball interesting********************? There...

Base ball interesting********************? There is only about 10 minutes of action in the whole game. All the rest of the time is taken up in scratching and beer drinking.
09-02-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 618
Posted By rydabent

Prescribing fresh air and exercise seems pretty...

Prescribing fresh air and exercise seems pretty logical to me.
09-02-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,616
Posted By rydabent

Looks like he is trying to pull that tiny little...

Looks like he is trying to pull that tiny little DF seat out off his ------------------------------
09-01-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,317
Posted By rydabent

A LWB recumbent, a RANS Stratus, and a TerraTrike...

A LWB recumbent, a RANS Stratus, and a TerraTrike Tour II.
08-30-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 158
Posted By rydabent

The "B" screw is NOT and chain tension...

The "B" screw is NOT and chain tension adjustment.
08-30-22, 09:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,082
Posted By rydabent

WRONG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This was no accident!!!!

WRONG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This was no accident!!!!
08-30-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,806
Posted By rydabent

Probably any color except pink.

Probably any color except pink.
Forum: Recumbent
08-29-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 850
Posted By rydabent

In so many cases, mine included, once you ride a...

In so many cases, mine included, once you ride a bent for a few miles you will be hooked. In my case I was completely hooked, and my road bike and mountain bike never turned a wheel again. Then...
08-29-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,082
Posted By rydabent

Driving drunk, doing a hit and run, and lying...

Driving drunk, doing a hit and run, and lying about it is more than just a "mistake".
08-29-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,616
Posted By rydabent

I could see his whole bike. The was not even a...

I could see his whole bike. The was not even a small seat bag. He had NOTHING with him in case of a flat or an emergency.
08-28-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,616
Posted By rydabent

Flat earth doest exist. If it did, cats would...

Flat earth doest exist. If it did, cats would have knocked everything off by now.
08-28-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 12,715
Posted By rydabent

When you talk about $40 water bottles, in...

When you talk about $40 water bottles, in actuality if you ride the MUPS in town you dont even need a water bottle. Lot of water fountains are along the way.
08-27-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,457
Posted By rydabent

OTOH they will never have to get off and push...

OTOH they will never have to get off and push their bikes up a really steep hill.
08-27-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By rydabent

E-bike have allowed many that havent cycled...

E-bike have allowed many that havent cycled before to get on bikes and ride. Being new riders they are not experienced in all the safety rules a cyclist should know.

If they kept in mind every...
08-27-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,580
Posted By rydabent

When her case comes up in court, the judge should...

When her case comes up in court, the judge should throw the book at the truck driver, as a warning to all.
08-27-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,490
Posted By rydabent

Totally for fun and health. Since I retired in...

Totally for fun and health. Since I retired in 2008, I have ridden over 25,000 miles. And when I can I try to ride every other day. At 84 I find a recovery day in between is a good Idea.
08-27-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 12,715
Posted By rydabent

I like the old saying------------------------a...

I like the old saying------------------------a fool and his money are soon parted.
08-27-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,616
Posted By rydabent

My horse is NOT that kind of horse!!! BTW I...

My horse is NOT that kind of horse!!!

BTW I have noticed that if you dont follow lock step in conventional thinking when it comes to cycling, the people pointing that our are all lot like DF...
08-27-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,616
Posted By rydabent

I would suggest that you are the one that doesnt...

I would suggest that you are the one that doesnt know much bike history. It was when a bent broke the one hour time held by Egg, that the cycling community became unhinged about bents. Money talks...
08-27-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 947
Posted By rydabent

Any time, but in high summer when it gets over...

Any time, but in high summer when it gets over 100 in the after noon, I go early.
08-27-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 12,715
Posted By rydabent

In most anything you buy, buy the mid-level...

In most anything you buy, buy the mid-level product. Who really needs a $16,000 bike, to just ride on the MUPS around town.
08-27-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 12,715
Posted By rydabent

Not on a trike. Oh and I am bracing myself for...

Not on a trike. Oh and I am bracing myself for hate mail.
08-27-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,616
Posted By rydabent

Back in '34 there is a 99.993% chance that the...

Back in '34 there is a 99.993% chance that the UCI members took money under the table from some bike mfg, because they had so much invested in DF jigs and fixtures. If they had to start producing...
08-26-22, 07:01 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,616
Posted By rydabent

It is well known that many cyclist are back...

It is well known that many cyclist are back sliding old fuds. In about '34 bent were out lawed and were not to be called bikes. When click shifting came out in the mid '80s the "real cyclist" said...
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