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11-24-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 457
Posted By JanMM

I've used them on Velocity rims with no problems.

I've used them on Velocity rims with no problems.
11-16-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 533
Posted By JanMM

I was a daily bike commuter when wife and I lived...

I was a daily bike commuter when wife and I lived in Atlanta but wasn’t much cold weather riding to brag about. And way too young to be a candidate for a screening colonoscopy.
For last 3 decades of...
11-06-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 595
Posted By JanMM

One of the Bontrager rims that came on our new...

One of the Bontrager rims that came on our new tandem in 2010 cracked a few years later. I had Velocity rebuild the wheels with Atlas rims on the original Velocity hubs. Both wheels (406 front and...
10-27-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By JanMM

Do you ride a bike? Is your problem related to...

Do you ride a bike? Is your problem related to bicycling?
10-20-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,314
Posted By JanMM

I carry two tubes when I ride but that’s because...

I carry two tubes when I ride but that’s because all 3 bikes I ride (2 singles and a tandem) have 20”/406 F and 26”/559 R wheels. Emergency kit includes a Road Morph pump and self-adhesive patches....
10-19-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,078
Posted By JanMM

We have a U-Haul 1 1/4 hitch receiver on our...

We have a U-Haul 1 1/4 hitch receiver on our Mazda5 and regularly haul my wife's e-assist Trek (40 pounds without battery) and my Bacchetta recumbent (about 30 pounds with seat off). Forgot the...
10-17-22, 08:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,071
Posted By JanMM

Zombie Thread had been asleep for 10 years before...

Zombie Thread had been asleep for 10 years before being awakened earlier this afternoon.

Our tandem is hauled on the roof on a Tandem Topper or our single bikes are hauled on a hitch rack tray...
10-11-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By JanMM

Suntour ratcheting downtube power shifters were...

Suntour ratcheting downtube power shifters were my favorite, back in long ago times.
09-29-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,996
Posted By JanMM

Today FitBit says 54. Always in low-to-mid 50’s.

Today FitBit says 54. Always in low-to-mid 50’s.
09-26-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,572
Posted By JanMM

Got bivalent Pfizer and Old Person’s Flu jabs...

Got bivalent Pfizer and Old Person’s Flu jabs this morning. One in each arm. Both arms a bit sore but nothing else to report.
09-26-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By JanMM

Saw a “Harley Davidson” fat tire e-bike recently....

Saw a “Harley Davidson” fat tire e-bike recently. Guessing HD had no involvement in actually making it.
09-26-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,402
Posted By JanMM

Have been wearing a FitBit Inspire 2 since the...

Have been wearing a FitBit Inspire 2 since the start of the year. The price was right - free courtesy of my Medicare advantage plan. Mostly interested in resting heart rate, which is regularly low...
09-25-22, 08:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,572
Posted By JanMM

Spouse and I both scheduled for Covid booster and...

Spouse and I both scheduled for Covid booster and flu tomorrow. Woo-hoo! No significant reaction to previous Covid jabs - can’t recall problems with any flu shots which have had annually for many...
09-16-22, 07:15 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,210
Posted By JanMM

87 miles every 7 days of riding so far this year....

87 miles every 7 days of riding so far this year. I have ridden 2358 miles on 190 days this year.
As today is the 259th day of the year, I have ridden 64 miles per week.
09-16-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,670
Posted By JanMM

Why all the bad-mouthing of sweating? Normal...

Why all the bad-mouthing of sweating? Normal physiologic response to exercise. I rode to work almost everyday for 8 years while living in Atlanta and was never threatened with termination for being...
09-16-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,434
Posted By JanMM

No pressure on my hands, wrists, forearms on the...

No pressure on my hands, wrists, forearms on the 'bents that I ride.
09-16-22, 06:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 956
Posted By JanMM

My two bikes hang in a corner from hooks in the...

My two bikes hang in a corner from hooks in the ceiling. (Hooks screwed into 2x4 secured to ceiling joists. Tandem leans against a wall in another corner. Spouse's e-assist rests on it's kickstand...
09-08-22, 06:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 475
Posted By JanMM

This the bike? youtube.com/watch?v=qNg98Xkm5yY ...

This the bike? youtube.com/watch?v=qNg98Xkm5yY

fat tire e bike with throttle.
09-05-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By JanMM

I've used that tire in 26 x 1.25 and currently 26...

I've used that tire in 26 x 1.25 and currently 26 x 1.5 on the rear of two bikes - both recumbents with 20" front wheels and a rear weight bias. Apparently aimed at urban riders ("For Messenger")....
08-27-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,830
Posted By JanMM

Zombie Thread Alert!

Zombie Thread Alert!
08-26-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By JanMM

Hope you all don't get beyond mildly ill. Thanks...

Hope you all don't get beyond mildly ill. Thanks mostly to vaccination, inconvenience would seem to be more common than serious illness at this point of covid times. Which isn't to say that there...
08-26-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By JanMM

Had not heard of that site South Korean company...

Had not heard of that site
South Korean company with a US warehouse, it would appear
Forum: Commuting
08-26-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 930
Posted By JanMM

Does she ride in traffic?

Does she ride in traffic?
Forum: Introductions
08-15-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 390
Posted By JanMM

Also live in Indy - on the Southside (north of...

Also live in Indy - on the Southside (north of Greenwood). Enjoyed bike commuting to and from Methodist Hospital semi-regularly for 32 years. Urban cycling can be quite..............interesting....
08-05-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,184
Posted By JanMM

Late to the party but..................I rode 21...

Late to the party but..................I rode 21 miles in May 2021 on the day before and 15 miles the day of my second and last screening colonoscopy at age 71. Exam found nothing significant and...
Forum: Recumbent
08-03-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By JanMM

Still funky at this time.

Still funky at this time.
07-28-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By JanMM

What could possibly go wrong? Uses a Synchro...

What could possibly go wrong?
Uses a Synchro chain like used on tandem bikes.
07-28-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 913
Posted By JanMM

Time spent thinking about reflectors for daytime...

Time spent thinking about reflectors for daytime cycling is time wasted.

Requirement for bells on bikes was dropped from Indiana law within the last few years.
07-19-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,848
Posted By JanMM

If itís a MTB, then the wheel size is most likely...

If itís a MTB, then the wheel size is most likely 559 and will not work with those tires. Read the Sheldon brown tire sizing info previously mentioned.
This post should have been in a new thread....
07-16-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 897
Posted By JanMM

I have two short wheelbase (SWB) recumbent bikes,...

I have two short wheelbase (SWB) recumbent bikes, a 2008 RANS V-Rex and a 2020 Bacchetta Giro A20. And share a 2010 RANS Screamer tandem with spouse/stoker.
Last year I rode the V-Rex 46 miles, the...
07-12-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 909
Posted By JanMM

Or, just keep the quick release skewer and not...

Or, just keep the quick release skewer and not need a tool!
07-12-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 909
Posted By JanMM

Just carry a couple of small ones in jersey...

Just carry a couple of small ones in jersey pocket. 😀
And maybe a ball peen hammer to smack the end of one of the vice grips to really get the wing nut tight!
07-10-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 909
Posted By JanMM

Not hearing a lot of love for wing nuts - I've...

Not hearing a lot of love for wing nuts - I've never had to to deal with them.
07-10-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 909
Posted By JanMM

A vice grip could be clamped onto each end for...

A vice grip could be clamped onto each end for more leverage.
07-10-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,192
Posted By JanMM

I understand Keen disappointed the fans of their...

I understand Keen disappointed the fans of their previous cycling sandals for clipless pedals by stopping production of them.
Forum: Recumbent
07-05-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By JanMM

I don't see any new Stratus models on the Phoenix...

I don't see any new Stratus models on the Phoenix Bike WRX site. But, probably lots of used ones available various places.
07-05-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,406
Posted By JanMM

My wife’s Trek e-assist weighs 40 pounds PLUS a 5...

My wife’s Trek e-assist weighs 40 pounds PLUS a 5 pound battery. But, she greatly enjoys riding it. (It has no throttle) Prior to getting it mid-2019, most of our together riding was on tandem - lots...
07-04-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 812
Posted By JanMM

I try to never use the 3 smallest cogs when on...

I try to never use the 3 smallest cogs when on the smallest chainring.
Is the RD cable taut when on the smallest cog? Does the chain jump from smallest cog to next smallest cog or does it jump the...
07-04-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,996
Posted By JanMM

My maturity age is somewhere in the ballpark of...

My maturity age is somewhere in the ballpark of 20. Saw that flash on my Garmin 520 Plus once.
07-03-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By JanMM

Couldn’t resist looking at the site. Not a clue...

Couldn’t resist looking at the site. Not a clue about where in the world they are. The first customer’s feedbacks (sic) is about how much he loves taking his bike to the shop. Wherever it may be.
07-03-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,314
Posted By JanMM

Late to the party.................Wife and I took...

Late to the party.................Wife and I took single bikes to St. Charles Mo. last fall. Rode about 150 miles on the Katy. Her e-assist Trek has Schwalbe Marathon e-plus 700 x 1.75 tires while I...
05-31-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,963
Posted By JanMM

Congrats! Tomorrow is the start of Retirement...

Congrats! Tomorrow is the start of Retirement Month 42 for me.
05-24-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 803
Posted By JanMM

Hope your last birthday wasn’t your last...

Hope your last birthday wasn’t your last birthday! 😀
Imagine your excitement when you become old enough to post in the 65-85+ subforum!
05-18-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,838
Posted By JanMM

Our RANS tandem came new from Hostel Shoppe with...

Our RANS tandem came new from Hostel Shoppe with Bontrager Mack and Clyde rims on Velocity hubs in 2010. Front rim cracked a few years later. Ended up having both wheels rebuilt by Velocity with...
05-17-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,855
Posted By JanMM

Hmmmm......no such thing as a heart stroke - it's...

Hmmmm......no such thing as a heart stroke - it's a brain problem
Fresh air? Does not exist in many areas, including places where lots of folks are riding bikes.
Weight bearing exercise? Cycling is...
05-16-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,855
Posted By JanMM

What's a heart stroke?

What's a heart stroke?
05-10-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By JanMM

Pump It Up with a Ten Years Ago Model!

Pump It Up with a Ten Years Ago Model!
Forum: Recumbent
05-09-22, 08:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,656
Posted By JanMM

Zombie Thread Alert! Feel free to start a...

Zombie Thread Alert!

Feel free to start a new thread asking about riding bents on RAGBRAI. this year. You might get more responses that way.
I've never ridden RAGBRAI. Other than mine, very few...
04-28-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 334
Posted By JanMM

I replaced the original Bontrager tires on my...

I replaced the original Bontrager tires on my wife's Trek e-assist bike last fall with the same size (622-47/700-45) Schwalbe Marathon E Plus. Online purchase and was surprised at how much more...
04-28-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 319
Posted By JanMM

One noisy brake or two? Mechanical brakes?

One noisy brake or two? Mechanical brakes?
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