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Forum: Recumbent 05-26-09, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,814
Posted By foggydew
An update from an earlier posting. I decided to...

An update from an earlier posting. I decided to go with the Trice T and picked it up last Friday. I went for a couple of short rides on the weekend and had a great time. I stayed with the drum...
Forum: Recumbent 04-09-09, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,814
Posted By foggydew
I'm also considering purchasing a T and wondered...

I'm also considering purchasing a T and wondered about the longevity of the elastomer.

The other thing I'm wondering about is the drum brakes (which I have no experience with) that come standard...
Forum: Touring 08-12-08, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By foggydew
"From Horseshoe Bay you can access Victoria,...

"From Horseshoe Bay you can access Victoria, Nanaimo and the Sunshine Coast. If you're parked in Tsawwassen and you finish your loop from the Sunshine Coast, you'll have to drive through Vancouver...
Forum: Touring 06-27-08, 12:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,205
Posted By foggydew
+ 1 more ......although it seems like you have...

+ 1 more
......although it seems like you have already made up your mind
Forum: Touring 05-20-08, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By foggydew
The Lonepeak site shows that the P-500 only comes...

The Lonepeak site shows that the P-500 only comes in red or black (the P-100 comes in red, black, blue or steel). If you want a matched set, then I think black is the colour to choose.
Forum: Recumbent 05-01-08, 11:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,741
Posted By foggydew
Touring Trike Recommendations

I would like to acquire a recumbent trike to use for recreation, longer day rides (80-200km), and some touring (one day--soon I hope--I want to ride coast to coast across Canada). I have rented...
Forum: Commuting 04-09-08, 10:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,767
Posted By foggydew
I am not a doctor, am in my mid-50s, averaged...

I am not a doctor, am in my mid-50s, averaged 10000km annually on the bike in my mid to late 40s, have only averaged about 1000k/year since then, and have had the PSA test done almost every year for...
Forum: Touring 04-03-08, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By foggydew
I think you may have to change your name to...

I think you may have to change your name to "2-track-mind" as Banff, which by the way is in Alberta, not British Columbia, and the Kettle Valley Railway are not in the same geographical area. Thus...
Forum: Touring 01-26-08, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,779
Posted By foggydew
The T700 is aluminum, not steel so that's a plus...

The T700 is aluminum, not steel so that's a plus :)....

I have a T700 which I used for an all purpose bike - commuting, training, touring.... It served me well but has been sitting idle for about...
Forum: Touring 12-17-07, 01:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By foggydew
Recumbent touring bicycles

For health reasons which I don't want to get into, standard touring bicycles are no longer an option for me. But I still want to tour. Does anyone have recommendations for a recumbent touring...
Forum: Touring 09-01-07, 12:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 417
Posted By foggydew
+1. Mark has nailed the San Juans and the...

+1.
Mark has nailed the San Juans and the Canadian side (Victoria/Gulf Islands) dead on. I have have cycled this entire area many, many times. The end of October may see you with some rain but...
Forum: Hosted Travelogs and Stories from the Road 07-31-07, 10:56 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 32,931
Posted By foggydew
Hello Flic, As one of those on this forum...

Hello Flic,

As one of those on this forum who was a sceptic (to put it mildly) of your trip to Africa, I would like to apologize. You are a TRUE adventurer - you followed your dream, your...
Forum: Africa 07-31-07, 10:56 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 29,147
Posted By foggydew
Hello Flic, As one of those on this forum...

Hello Flic,

As one of those on this forum who was a sceptic (to put it mildly) of your trip to Africa, I would like to apologize. You are a TRUE adventurer - you followed your dream, your...
Forum: Touring 06-24-07, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By foggydew
There are a multitude of options to go across BC...

There are a multitude of options to go across BC from Vancouver to Calgary and I have travelled most of them by vehicle many, many times. All are beautiful and scenic. I just drove from Alberta to...
Forum: Touring 05-21-07, 02:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,427
Posted By foggydew
I would think that at 95-115kg in addition to the...

I would think that at 95-115kg in addition to the 15-25kg that you will have on the bike, that the stiffness of the Cannondale Aluminum frame won't be a factor. Neither the 520 or the T2000 are...
Forum: Touring 05-21-07, 01:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,332
Posted By foggydew
+1. My casual shorts that slip over my riding...

+1. My casual shorts that slip over my riding shorts are always handy -- in 30 seconds everything almost looks normal...
Forum: Touring 04-20-07, 10:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,520
Posted By foggydew
Actually, most are not riding on larger tires --...

Actually, most are not riding on larger tires -- 54.76% are riding on tires <35.
Forum: Touring 03-20-07, 11:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By foggydew
And what did you find?

And what did you find?
Forum: Touring 03-13-07, 11:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By foggydew
In the 90's I spent many, many long weekends...

In the 90's I spent many, many long weekends cycling on the San Juan Islands with friends. Sometimes, some of us would cycle down from our homes just across the border in Canada to Anacortes (about...
Forum: Touring 02-21-07, 01:29 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,696
Posted By foggydew
+1. I could eat peanut butter (organic valencia...

+1. I could eat peanut butter (organic valencia peanuts preferred) out of the jar any day but with dry noodles...I don't think so!!
Forum: Touring 02-09-07, 01:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,061
Posted By foggydew
Check out http://www.antipodes-expeditions.com/,...

Check out http://www.antipodes-expeditions.com/, a gallery of pictures from a couple who long distanced cycled from the southern tip of South America to the Artic Ocean at Inuvik, Canada. I saw...
Forum: Touring 01-31-07, 01:09 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,696
Posted By foggydew
+1

+1
Forum: Touring 01-28-07, 06:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,434
Posted By foggydew
How do you "know" that steel will last a "life...

How do you "know" that steel will last a "life time" and aluminum won't? And ow exactly do you define a "life time"?
Forum: Hosted Travelogs and Stories from the Road 01-16-07, 02:43 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 32,931
Posted By foggydew
I have followed this thread with varying degrees...

I have followed this thread with varying degrees of scepticism and absolute disbelief over the past few weeks. After visiting "her" web site, I think that her entire trip to Africa is a total...
Forum: Africa 01-16-07, 02:43 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 29,147
Posted By foggydew
I have followed this thread with varying degrees...

I have followed this thread with varying degrees of scepticism and absolute disbelief over the past few weeks. After visiting "her" web site, I think that her entire trip to Africa is a total...
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