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Forum: Recumbent 06-29-16, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,831
Posted By Wilbur Bud
hill topper comes with the wheel, and should have...

hill topper comes with the wheel, and should have sizes to fit most bent front wheels.

Hill Topper Electric Bike Kit, Electric Bike Batteries: Electric-Bike-Kit.com...
Forum: Winter Cycling 06-28-16, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,454
Posted By Wilbur Bud
I've taken some cheap ski bibs and then had an...

I've taken some cheap ski bibs and then had an alterations shop cut off the legs above the knee but moved up the elastic seal. But, my desire was more for crotch protection given the recumbent feet...
Forum: Winter Cycling 06-21-16, 10:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,237
Posted By Wilbur Bud
Not so long, just working a few days. 13-16 July...

Not so long, just working a few days. 13-16 July in Braeside, 17-21 in Sydney area.
Forum: Winter Cycling 06-20-16, 10:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,237
Posted By Wilbur Bud
don't keep us in suspense . . . what sort of...

don't keep us in suspense . . . what sort of somethings are enroute?

PS, should have mentioned as timing is close, but in the case where you don't like the somethings, and if it's helpful, I'll be...
Forum: Winter Cycling 06-18-16, 07:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,237
Posted By Wilbur Bud
I searched for a long time (ten years ago) and...

I searched for a long time (ten years ago) and settled on Keen Winterport, but it's no longer available although there is now a Winterport II, which is very similar. The critical design aspect for...
Forum: Foo 06-03-16, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7,681
Views: 1,096,806
Posted By Wilbur Bud
He knows if it's been posted before or not. I...

He knows if it's been posted before or not. I know as well.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-22-16, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By Wilbur Bud
Well . . . yes . . . I thought I'd alluded to...

Well . . . yes . . . I thought I'd alluded to having done that by virtue of reading through WI Tech Support . . .but in any case, I'm just searching a bit for remarks from those riding on or working...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-21-16, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By Wilbur Bud
White Industries MI6 hubs - any regular mainenance?

I've been riding these daily for a few years, just noticed mileage has passed 25,000. No complaints, just curious if there is anything I should be doing to make them last longer? When I ask at LBS...
Forum: Foo 04-21-16, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 207,890
Posted By Wilbur Bud
Not so much worse than anyone else, the...

Not so much worse than anyone else, the difficulty comes from running parallel to the fall line instead of at right angles to it. He had time to escape, but just ran in a circle in the contact zone.
Forum: Foo 04-20-16, 10:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 797
Posted By Wilbur Bud
You know, I've just never understood why we don't...

You know, I've just never understood why we don't also have tomato cherries, I'd be a bazillion times more likely to try growing those.
Forum: Foo 03-15-16, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 644
Posted By Wilbur Bud
I like this one, but may be top of your range, I...

I like this one, but may be top of your range, I may receive slightly lower rate as my stays are usually work-related and booked via work travel dept.

Midtown Manhattan Hotel | Iroquois New York...
Forum: Foo 02-24-16, 11:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 609
Posted By Wilbur Bud
I eat lots of chocolate, about 1 pound per week...

I eat lots of chocolate, about 1 pound per week for decades. Wilbur Buds semi or mix of milk and semi is teh best, try the 5 pound box. Wilbur Buds (http://www.wilburbuds.com/Products/Wilbur-Buds/)...
Forum: Winter Cycling 01-26-16, 11:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,149
Posted By Wilbur Bud
No side valve, but as I mentioned earlier, it is...

No side valve, but as I mentioned earlier, it is possible to add a discharge tube so that the wet exhaust moves down as far as you want. Cost was something less than $1 at the big box store, big...
Forum: Winter Cycling 12-31-15, 05:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 618
Posted By Wilbur Bud
Depends on a lot of things, but yes, can extend...

Depends on a lot of things, but yes, can extend your riding range 10-15 degrees before you change to a boot or stop riding due to cold feet. I wear sandals most of the year, and I like sandals...
Forum: Foo 12-31-15, 09:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 756
Posted By Wilbur Bud
Gas or electric ? I'm not a plumber but in my...

Gas or electric ? I'm not a plumber but in my experience failure of electric tanks are internals and rarely the tank itself unless extremely old or neglected. You can do a lot by cleaning the tank...
Forum: Foo 12-31-15, 09:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,075
Posted By Wilbur Bud
A couple times a day is plenty, even once. In...

A couple times a day is plenty, even once. In between, floss and irrigate (https://www.waterpik.com/oral-health/products/dental-water-flosser/WP-100/)after a meal, brush your tongue only if you are...
Forum: Commuting 11-05-15, 11:05 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,774
Posted By Wilbur Bud
Sorta depends on how long you are going to be out...

Sorta depends on how long you are going to be out riding, but for me commuting for a 1-hour average, I just pick from the 50-55 degree column
...
Forum: Commuting 11-05-15, 11:01 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,475
Posted By Wilbur Bud
Just to put some numbers on it, by having a look...

Just to put some numbers on it, by having a look at stress in the side plate of the chain while mashing, I come up with:

a guess for the max torque during peak acceleration, say 200 lbs force on a...
Forum: Commuting 11-02-15, 11:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 951
Posted By Wilbur Bud
I like it a bit warmer than most, more like...

I like it a bit warmer than most, more like 65F-80F, regardless of humidity, although I ride in a wide range of temperature as shown below. If I had to pick a 5 degree range it'd be 70F-75F.
...
Forum: Winter Cycling 11-01-15, 07:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,134
Posted By Wilbur Bud
Whatever you buy, be sure to get a size or two...

Whatever you buy, be sure to get a size or two larger than normal, so that your thick socks (or two pair of thinner socks) are not compressed, as the compression will reduce their ability to keep...
Forum: Foo 10-30-15, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 207,890
Posted By Wilbur Bud
^^^ what a dummy

^^^ what a dummy
Forum: Commuting 10-23-15, 10:10 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,475
Posted By Wilbur Bud
It may not be the chain, it could be the engine. ...

It may not be the chain, it could be the engine. What is your riding style? Do you mash the pedals frequently by standing up or by maintaining low rpm? I get about 8000 miles per chain, without...
Forum: Foo 10-21-15, 10:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 563
Posted By Wilbur Bud
Mess Around by Ray Charles My Key Don't Fit...

Mess Around by Ray Charles
My Key Don't Fit Your Lock by Buddy Guy
Forum: Winter Cycling 10-09-15, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By Wilbur Bud
Showers Pass...

Showers Pass (https://www.showerspass.com/products/club-shoe-covers) makes nice roomy ones that fit well over MTB shoes, but you'll have to cut a hole for the cleat if clipless.
Forum: Foo 10-07-15, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7,681
Views: 1,096,806
Posted By Wilbur Bud
That would have made the birds and the bees talk...

That would have made the birds and the bees talk a lot more understandable
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