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Forum: Recumbent
01-20-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By FreezyRider

Thanks for all the help. I did what you...

Thanks for all the help. I did what you recommended, and I now can reposition the seat easily with no slippage.
Thanks again!
01-15-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 708
Views: 367,998
Posted By 2flit

Trailer on a World Tour

A striped down commercial Burley Kids trailer can haul a world of things...
on parade on Orcas Island behind a Quest Velomobile. The Quest has a stainless plate welded down low on the uni-frame arm...
01-15-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 26,156
Views: 2,768,624
Posted By Bob Ross

Ugh... 13°F with a wind chill/Real Feel temp of...

Ugh... 13°F with a wind chill/Real Feel temp of 2°F according to AccuWeather. I managed to get in an easy 14 mile ride, but it took about an hour after I got back home for the sensation to return to...
01-15-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 163,914
Posted By 50PlusCycling

Rode to Shibuya to,take,my daughter to her ballet...

Rode to Shibuya to,take,my daughter to her ballet class, then to Don Quijote in Roppongi to get a USB keyboard to program a robot project I have been working on. But I drove to Okura Hotel for lunch,...
01-12-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 163,914
Posted By playera

First encounter for legal ID Cedula card

Today my plan was riding to the other side of the city for chores. One important one was to pick up my just-released government ID card. Like the social security card, but needed for anything...
01-07-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 26,156
Views: 2,768,624
Posted By Bald Paul

Just a short ride on Zwift this AM. We are in an...

Just a short ride on Zwift this AM. We are in an unusually cold spell, with AM temps below freezing, and my bad knee is telling me in no uncertain terms that it will punish me severely for days if I...
01-03-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 779,506
Posted By curbtender

When you get old, badazz takes on a new meaning,...

When you get old, badazz takes on a new meaning, lol...
01-02-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By JanMM

Lots of low-mileage rides, some of which were 2-3...

Lots of low-mileage rides, some of which were 2-3 miles towing 50 pounds of grandsons in a trailer around the neighborhood. Grandma escorts us on her e-assist Trek.
12-31-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By silentlysailing

I live in the US so things may be different....

I live in the US so things may be different. However, I will say I believe since covid, divided politics and more people struggling to live prosperous lives, drivers have gotten more aggressive. I've...
12-31-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 26,156
Views: 2,768,624
Posted By jppe

Last ride of 2021! Not as many rides or miles as...

Last ride of 2021! Not as many rides or miles as previous years but still a lot of smiles. Any time you can ride in shorts and short sleeves on December 31 it’s a good day. 80 miles with 3500’ of...
12-31-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 26,156
Views: 2,768,624
Posted By Chickenwings

12k Today. I'll finish the year at 420k....

12k Today. I'll finish the year at 420k. (actually since June) My first year on a bike and given all of the lessons to be learned, gear to be got and motivations to be made, I'm happy with the...
12-31-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 26,156
Views: 2,768,624
Posted By OldTryGuy

Closed out 2021 with a 11.1mph average ride that...

Closed out 2021 with a 11.1mph average ride that began at 3:33AM today for a distance of 5.55 miles in weather that was >>>THICK pea soup fog with chunks of ham
12-28-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 26,156
Views: 2,768,624
Posted By Chuck M

We have had excellent weather here in NE Oklahoma...

We have had excellent weather here in NE Oklahoma this month. I planned to ride for coffee this morning but I went to my wife's office for coffee and donuts instead. However I found time to take...
12-24-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3,486
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 544,790
Posted By qcpmsame

jppe Were dealing with this in our church parish,...

jppe Were dealing with this in our church parish, it’s unnerving to happen on the obits, or read of a parishioner’s passing. Found that a few of my university professors and school friends had passed...
12-23-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 26,156
Views: 2,768,624
Posted By 2cam16

Sorry but from this past Monday: ...

Sorry but from this past Monday:
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51765546144_75bfdca3f8_b.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/gp/75643561@N00/AbE6Vo)IMG_8466...
12-19-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 662,967
Posted By mtn_cyclist

Mt Fitz Roy near El Chalten, Argentina. December...

Mt Fitz Roy near El Chalten, Argentina. December 1, 2021
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/fitz_roy_bike_553d9abca9a6c46bf301d430d0ca6fa3f4d4b35f.jpg
12-18-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3,486
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 544,790
Posted By Bald Paul

If it's in your budget, and is comfortable to...

If it's in your budget, and is comfortable to you, why not?
I was going to buy one of these, but kept hitting my head getting in and out of the doors, so I got a Honda instead. :lol: ...
12-13-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,897
Posted By rossiny

agreed

I lived in Chicago area and the same thing rents tripled in the last 25 years. I doubt some one that was making $20 per hour is making $60 per hour now. What is happening ?
but I hear you about...
12-12-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,678
Posted By gobicycling

100 minus your age is the correct formula. For me...

100 minus your age is the correct formula. For me that would be 100 - 82 equaling 18 miles. That's much more to my liking!
12-12-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,678
Posted By Bob Ross

This "Ride Your Age!" crap is for the birds

...or for the young-uns, at least.

For my 61st birthday today the missus said "let's ride over to [area we haven't been to in almost a year], I designed a route that's 63 miles." I said "hey,...
Forum: Recumbent
12-12-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,452
Posted By cat0020

Not GCN, but still interesting to see solar...

Not GCN, but still interesting to see solar powered e-recumbents in action on video.
https://youtu.be/_5sJSXQPAXY
12-11-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4,249
Views: 662,967
Posted By locolobo13

Rio Salado Pathway

http://i.imgur.com/wBfrQTjl.jpg (https://imgur.com/wBfrQTj)

http://i.imgur.com/zI5uAnJl.jpg (https://imgur.com/zI5uAnJ)

http://i.imgur.com/zjPFmHzl.jpg (https://imgur.com/zjPFmHz)
...
12-09-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 779,506
Posted By Chuck M

I don't spend a lot of time in the drops, but I...

I don't spend a lot of time in the drops, but I still ride drop bar bikes. I am looking for an old three speed or even a mixte so when the day comes I need to be more upright or I can't throw my leg...
12-09-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 779,506
Posted By missinglink

This is my Allez sport that I bought new in 2015....

This is my Allez sport that I bought new in 2015. I've really enjoyed it.

...
12-07-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 779,506
Posted By ofajen

Here’s my old Schwinn. Two weekends ago I swapped...

Here’s my old Schwinn. Two weekends ago I swapped out the road bars for these touring bars in a moustache bar configuration. Very fun!

...
12-07-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3,097
Views: 779,506
Posted By travbikeman

Brought home my new Giant Trance 3 this past...

Brought home my new Giant Trance 3 this past Saturday. Riding single track trails like Cacapon State Park in WV is getting a bit too rough on a hard tail for this now 51 yr old.
...
11-28-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,062
Posted By easyupbug

We moved to a bedroom community with 5' to 8'...

We moved to a bedroom community with 5' to 8' bike lanes everywhere on streets that get swept regularly which has to help. I know my balance and attentiveness is decreasing and will someday ...
Forum: Introductions
11-25-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 769
Posted By Cratecruncher

First Bike In Over Forty Years

Yep, it's been a while since that Raleigh 10 speed back in 1978. I got my license to drive and never got on one again. That is until just recently when I started walking the neighborhood to get...
11-24-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,817
Views: 410,448
Posted By StarBiker

Tornadoes aren't going to be the problem. It will...

Tornadoes aren't going to be the problem. It will be the Heat & Humidity in late Spring through very early Fall. And you get that weather all the way up to the Mid Atlantic.

I thought this past...
11-21-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By Wildwood

At our age, there are no such things as girl’s...

At our age, there are no such things as girl’s bikes and boy’s bikes - unfortunately we are waaaay past that - literally and figuratively. Just pedal on.

www.somafab.com - Check out Buena Vista
...
11-20-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,344
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Ghost dismount

I’m 69 years old and have been dealing with age as we all must. I had a Biria low entry bike for about 6 years and loved that thing. But then one day the frame broke in half coming home from a ride,...
11-18-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 214,260
Posted By GhenghisKahn

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1299/20211109_114209_4fab91041eda25ffe6be3f3c0bdff07fdbeedeb1.jpg
Used my utility fixed to go to the pool and bank today. 👍
11-17-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,817
Views: 410,448
Posted By StarBiker

The interior west is waaaay to expensive. You are...

The interior west is waaaay to expensive. You are going to have to move to the south east somewhere.
11-15-21, 06:11 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 35,574
Posted By gifgof

I own two caad12, rim brake and disc brake, I'm a...

I own two caad12, rim brake and disc brake, I'm a cannondale freak
11-15-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 35,574
Posted By GhenghisKahn

Between us we own 8. 3 are hers, 4 are mine and...

Between us we own 8. 3 are hers, 4 are mine and we co-own a tandem.
05 Silverback 3x9 tandem
93 Avanti Kona 2x8 RB
07 Avanti Cruz 3x8 RB
90 Fisher 3x7 Celerity MTB
08 Giant 3x8 Boulder MTB
16...
11-14-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3,486
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 544,790
Posted By GWG

Try to get out and ride my M2S ALL-TERRAIN ULTRA...

Try to get out and ride my M2S ALL-TERRAIN ULTRA HT almost every day......but darn winter is coming and the Battery doesn't like the typical below zero F temps here in Stanley Idaho. Oh and I am a...
11-10-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,236
Posted By Bald Paul

I experienced something similar recently. Stopped...

I experienced something similar recently. Stopped at a light (in my car) that turned green, but I could hear sirens approaching rapidly, so I stayed put. The idiot behind me was blowing his horn and...
11-09-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,236
Posted By BobbyG

Daytime running lights. I was a daily, year-round...

Daytime running lights. I was a daily, year-round commuter, and although I had a full compliment of lights for commuting at night (see avatar photo), based on what I had read on bikeforums, a couple...
11-08-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,882
Posted By tigat

Thanks for all the well wishes. Short...

Thanks for all the well wishes.

Short update. Felt much better by Friday, and by Saturday I had ditched the crutch and was handling stairs and a 2 mile walk.

Then came my COVID booster,...
Forum: Recumbent
11-05-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,452
Posted By jvt

Any extra publicity helps. I see a few older...

Any extra publicity helps. I see a few older cyclists out here, and they are usually quite interested in my trike. Most will have a sit in it, and they get the point of being able to ride without...
11-04-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,882
Posted By spelger

glad you lived to tell the tale. you were not as...

glad you lived to tell the tale. you were not as lucky as me and my recent adventure involved a driver.

your helmet did it's job.
10-31-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,593
Posted By rydabent

Younger people dont want people to know how old...

Younger people dont want people to know how old they are already, and old people like me (83) like to brag about our age.
10-29-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,593
Posted By gobicycling

My sister's 87 going on 88 and uses the internet...

My sister's 87 going on 88 and uses the internet just fine. There's a whole group of 80 plus cyclists, 650 of them, on Facebook, all using the internet. My wife is 84 (and bicycles) and uses it just...
10-28-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3,486
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 544,790
Posted By Wildwood

Seems like we just finished Summer 2020 Tokyo...

Seems like we just finished Summer 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics……

….and I read it is only 100 days until the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing!

Darn - time flies by when ya get older. ...
Forum: Recumbent
10-23-21, 11:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 910
Posted By Leisesturm

I've had UC as a walking distance LBS for over 5...

I've had UC as a walking distance LBS for over 5 years on Portland's east side. Mid-Pandemic they abruptly moved to a suburb more than 15mi. away. That may as well be another state to a car free...
10-22-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,593
Posted By Wildwood

Just go ride, ….regardless of your age. ...

Just go ride, ….regardless of your age.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/6ac50b7e_01f1_4085_a227_ba8d30e9e578_fd673a0baa0e324a82a0ee4d998370b8c4968e15.jpeg


...
10-22-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,593
Posted By 10 Wheels

79 close to 80. Still Lookin Good ...

79 close to 80.
Still Lookin Good
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/856x925/78_c_45019403af85577b9f90977c156cfe24e7ddca56.jpg
Forum: Recumbent
10-20-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 910
Posted By Crabbybahstid

Thought I'd throw some praise at the shop I...

Thought I'd throw some praise at the shop I obtained the Maxxis tire from: Universal Cycles. Ordered from Oregon on Monday, delivered and installed on Wednesday. Mighty hard to beat that.
10-11-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,584
Posted By Bald Paul

"That stuff" is precisely the reason we moved out...

"That stuff" is precisely the reason we moved out of New England when I retired. After shoveling "that stuff" off of the garage roof to prevent a collapse (there was over 4' of it on the garage at...
10-10-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,584
Posted By drsmoooth

What the ....., SNOW is a 4 letter word around...

What the ....., SNOW is a 4 letter word around here. :) I only want to see SNOW on the news. :) I stop riding a few days a year when it drops below 65 degrees. Only once did I start a ride at 63...
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