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07-17-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 812
Posted By JanMM

Everything they sell costs about $75!

Everything they sell costs about $75!
07-12-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,176
Posted By JanMM

Not possible to trip while riding a bike! Gotta...

Not possible to trip while riding a bike!
Gotta have feet on the ground - walking, running, dancing, etc. - to Trip, Stumble and Fall. (Thanx to John Phillips)
06-19-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,115
Posted By JanMM

https://secure.ssa.gov/RIL/SiView.action If you...

https://secure.ssa.gov/RIL/SiView.action
If you have not already created a SSI account, now is the time.
I started getting SS payments while still working at Full Retirement Age, which was 66. If I...
06-15-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,702
Posted By JanMM

The Canon G9X Mk II that I carry replaced a Canon...

The Canon G9X Mk II that I carry replaced a Canon PowerShot ELPH 100HS. The newer Canon is a bit larger and heavier but does a much better job.
...
Forum: Recumbent
06-13-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,405
Posted By JanMM

The Bacchetta bars suggested above or similar...

The Bacchetta bars suggested above or similar RANS bars will probably help a lot. That style is often referred to as tweener bars, because your knees are between the ends of the bars.I use tweener...
05-27-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By JanMM

We use a Yakima Two Timer wheel tray style hitch...

We use a Yakima Two Timer wheel tray style hitch mount for carrying a Trek e-assist step-thru - Verve+ - and a short wheelbase recumbent
05-14-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,883
Posted By JanMM

Not a problem in Central Indiana. Filled up our...

Not a problem in Central Indiana. Filled up our Mazda3 yesterday at local Kroger. Don't drive it much but was down to about 50 miles range. Station normally busy.
05-08-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,046
Posted By JanMM

Hang in there. Don't over-exert early on in your...

Hang in there. Don't over-exert early on in your journey. But do gradually increase your efforts.
Forum: Commuting
05-08-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 11,113
Posted By JanMM

Zombie Thread had been asleep for 13 years before...

Zombie Thread had been asleep for 13 years before it was resurrected a few days ago.

Answer to question: A long time.
05-08-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,972
Posted By JanMM

Born to be Wild, eh? Vroom.........vroom

Born to be Wild, eh?
Vroom.........vroom
05-01-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,066
Posted By JanMM

Vegetable oil would be cheaper than olive oil.

Vegetable oil would be cheaper than olive oil.
05-01-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 666
Posted By JanMM

If 26 x 2.125 tires are mounted on the wheel,...

If 26 x 2.125 tires are mounted on the wheel, then the rim is 26”.

Are the axle and bearing parts missing from the hub?
05-01-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 785
Posted By JanMM

Spring has sprung and fallen on the floor. ...

Spring has sprung and fallen on the floor.

Not from a hub skewer.
04-30-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,721
Posted By JanMM

I rode with toe clips for about 25 years, mostly...

I rode with toe clips for about 25 years, mostly on quill pedals but also on flat/platform and ratrap pedals. Started riding with SPD-style pedals in 1998. Two-hole MTB style. Have used them ever...
Forum: Recumbent
04-29-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,405
Posted By JanMM

A picture or two of your V2 would be helpful -...

A picture or two of your V2 would be helpful - both here and on bentrideronline, if you post there. So that we can have an idea of what kind of steering parts you are dealing with.
04-23-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,072
Posted By JanMM

Yikes! Good last-second reflexes!

Yikes! Good last-second reflexes!
Forum: Commuting
04-23-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 37,147
Posted By JanMM

Zombie Thread Alert! Had been asleep for 11 years.

Zombie Thread Alert! Had been asleep for 11 years.
04-22-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By JanMM

Yes, the elastic loop does a good job of helping...

Yes, the elastic loop does a good job of helping the laces stay put. Have not tied in double knot since figured out how that worked.
The shoes are the most comfortable for walking around in of any...
04-22-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 995
Posted By JanMM

New shoes and laces

Got a new pair of Giro Rumble VR shoes to replace my three-year old pair. Lots of wear on the soles - is that the result of about 13,000 miles? Or, have I walked too many hills? More wear on the left...
03-30-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By JanMM

You won’t believe this weird fruit hack!

You won’t believe this weird fruit hack!
03-21-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By JanMM

I was invited to join that forum several years...

I was invited to join that forum several years ago but declined - because in my case, Jan is a man.
03-14-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By JanMM

https://www.bikeforums.net/bmx/ Probably get...

https://www.bikeforums.net/bmx/
Probably get better feedback on the BMX forum.
Bought my son a used Schwinn Predator back in the early '90s. That's all I know about BMX.
03-08-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,919
Posted By JanMM

I have about 18,000 miles on a 2008 RANS V-Rex....

I have about 18,000 miles on a 2008 RANS V-Rex. It was my commuter bike from 2008-2016 and 2018. Retirement began 1/1/2019. No miles on it so far in 2021 - it's now my backup recumbent.
Forum: Recumbent
03-05-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,211
Posted By JanMM

Alas, recumbentbikes was officially deemed a...

Alas, recumbentbikes was officially deemed a spammer and has been banned. I think he joined the Bacchetta forum under another name. Very little traffic there.
03-02-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,162
Posted By JanMM

Telling yourself that you will eventually fall...

Telling yourself that you will eventually fall over because of clipless pedals increases the likelihood that it will happen. Self-fulfilling prophecy.
Doesn't happen to everyone. I've been lucky...
Forum: Recumbent
03-02-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By JanMM

Problems with renewal of security certificate...

Problems with renewal of security certificate recently. Must still not be fixed/renewed yet if folks are having trouble logging in. Hasn't been a problem for me. But Firefox does show that Connection...
03-01-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,541
Posted By JanMM

Hey! I resemble that remark! No, I don't swing...

Hey! I resemble that remark!
No, I don't swing my leg over the seat. Easy to step over the main tube.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50916334523_7883d880b2_c.jpg
03-01-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,719
Posted By JanMM

Early '80s.

Early '80s.
Forum: Recumbent
02-28-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,211
Posted By JanMM

"sun seeker ez recumbent trike" <<< First post...

"sun seeker ez recumbent trike" <<< First post of the thread.
02-28-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,951
Posted By JanMM

https://www.roadid.com/ I have never used it -...

https://www.roadid.com/
I have never used it - always have wallet and cheap dog tags in case wallet not available.
02-28-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,719
Posted By JanMM

I didn't have good luck using magnetic stud...

I didn't have good luck using magnetic stud sensors years ago. Have used electronic ones for a long time, which detect density changes, regardless of whether or not ferrous fasteners are nearby.
Forum: Recumbent
02-28-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,514
Posted By JanMM

Chipseal. Lots of it in Central Indiana - some...

Chipseal. Lots of it in Central Indiana - some not so bad. Some bad. My experience riding 'bent bikes on it is that larger tires with lower pressure make it more tolerable. 1.5" is as large as I've...
02-27-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,719
Posted By JanMM

An electronic one helped me locate a plastic...

An electronic one helped me locate a plastic drain pipe behind a wall several years ago. I drilled a hole in it because I thought it was a stud. Oops.
02-26-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 955
Posted By JanMM

Guessing that incorporating steel washers and...

Guessing that incorporating steel washers and threadlocker into the assembly might maybe help hold things together without breaking.

I used a jigsaw and file a couple of decades ago to turn a worn...
02-26-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,951
Posted By JanMM

No need to list Blood Type on ID. No harm but...

No need to list Blood Type on ID. No harm but would not be used to guide what type blood to give if a transfusion were needed.
02-26-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,719
Posted By JanMM

To find the studs, use a stud finder....

To find the studs, use a stud finder....
02-25-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,951
Posted By JanMM

Have worn a dog tag ID on a neck chain for years....

Have worn a dog tag ID on a neck chain for years. (Name, address, ICE/spouse name and cell phone number) My wallet is small and light and usually rides in a bag on my bike.
Forum: Recumbent
02-23-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,415
Posted By JanMM

maybe someone in this forum could help you find a...

maybe someone in this forum could help you find a seat for your exercise bike: https://www.bikeforums.net/indoor-stationary-cycling-forum/
02-23-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By JanMM

I see no mention of sweating in that information.

I see no mention of sweating in that information.
02-22-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3,418
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 511,318
Posted By JanMM

Above freezing in Central Indiana today and the...

Above freezing in Central Indiana today and the roads are free of ice/snow so out for first ride in 9 days. Its been gawdawful cold of late and most snowfall in several years last week.
I was able...
02-22-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,238
Posted By JanMM

Custom-fitted insoles can be helpful for some...

Custom-fitted insoles can be helpful for some people with some bunion issues.
02-20-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,338
Posted By JanMM

We got the largest snowfall in several years...

We got the largest snowfall in several years earlier this week and had the opportunity to snovel some show.
Reminded myself to bend at the knees. Kinda enjoyed it - a bit of stiffness in lower back...
02-13-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,578
Posted By JanMM

It’s a head-scratcher. 🙄

It’s a head-scratcher. 🙄
02-12-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 956
Posted By JanMM

Guessing that the brake pads are old. Newer,...

Guessing that the brake pads are old. Newer, better quality pads would help stop somewhat better with those shiny chrome rims. Or, are my eyes deceiving me?
02-10-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,809
Posted By JanMM

Glad to hear the frame is not broken. Does it...

Glad to hear the frame is not broken.
Does it look as if the rear rim is located so that a rear brake will work with the new wheel?
02-09-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,737
Posted By JanMM

I used one pair of 559 Michelin Wild Run ‘r...

I used one pair of 559 Michelin Wild Run ‘r tires. They were good and no trouble to mount. Best of all, they didn’t melt!
02-06-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,891
Posted By JanMM

I got a new bike a few months ago when I was...

I got a new bike a few months ago when I was still 70! Rode it today in the upper 20's, a day after I got my 2nd covid-19 vaccination. A sore arm? No problem!
...
02-06-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By JanMM

2 36 tooth rings should be fine. May wear a bit...

2 36 tooth rings should be fine. May wear a bit faster but will be lighter and the shorter chain will be lighter, too. (The weight savings will be minimal. 😀 )
02-05-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,441
Posted By JanMM

We've only dumped a timing chain once on our...

We've only dumped a timing chain once on our recumbent RANS tandem. (Never on the upright KHS we previously rode.) The RANS has an aftermarket idler which directs the chain and is also easily...
01-30-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,474
Posted By JanMM

This Park tool lives near the mini-fridge in the...

This Park tool lives near the mini-fridge in the room next to the garage/bike workshop.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50891186106_61b09a897b_z.jpg
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