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06-20-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,524
Posted By TricycleTom

The boys in Ft. Worth became hopelessly out of...

The boys in Ft. Worth became hopelessly out of touch. It was embarrassing at times.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,434
Posted By TricycleTom

Yes, that's it.

Yes, that's it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,434
Posted By TricycleTom

It isn't just the weight - an elegant design gets...

It isn't just the weight - an elegant design gets at least two functions from as many parts as possible. As for the wet, aluminum rims and Mathauser shoes have always been fine for me, including...
08-17-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,661
Posted By TricycleTom

Moving is one of the basic pleasures of life, and...

Moving is one of the basic pleasures of life, and speed usually increases it. If you are using the bike for transportation, and it is 1.5 times faster than before, you can get to over twice as many...
06-15-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 17,693
Posted By TricycleTom

The really cheap bikes are still all steel, right...

The really cheap bikes are still all steel, right down to their slippery-when-wet rims. but Robert Persig's comment on steel applies to all alloys. People who don't work with metal tend to think...
04-20-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2,998
Views: 740,840
Posted By TricycleTom

43 year old mystery solved

I bought this Jeunet 12 new in '77 for $400, and have over 100,000 miles on it now. To ride no-hands, I've always had to lean 'way over. Now, after seven seasons of riding it indoors, I finally...
03-16-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,762
Posted By TricycleTom

Yes. If there is adrenalin in the system, riding...

Yes. If there is adrenalin in the system, riding is one of the healthiest ways to process it.
03-01-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,317
Posted By TricycleTom

Ha ha. With the Velomobile, I ride in...

Ha ha. With the Velomobile, I ride in shirtsleeves, but with a ski jacket in the luggage so I won't freeze trying to cross the sidewalk without being rude to the kibitzers.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,367
Posted By TricycleTom

After an unaccustomed long ride, I can still...

After an unaccustomed long ride, I can still feel fine cruising, but have no sprint left, and would have trouble climbing stairs.
08-12-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,166
Posted By TricycleTom

One. I like the continuity with my youthful...

One. I like the continuity with my youthful adventures on the same bike, and the performance check.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,308
Posted By TricycleTom

We are totally spoiled. In India, they use a...

We are totally spoiled. In India, they use a tube until it is half patches, and then start using the remains as patches on the next tube. I patch my rear tube still on the bike, and never carry a...
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