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Forum: Recumbent 06-18-12, 08:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,680
Posted By countersTrike
Hate to rain on anyones parade but for a "wimpy...

Hate to rain on anyones parade but for a "wimpy rider" a storm was interesting for me. Before I had a motor installed; my enclosed kit was 77 pounds. I had to use every gear with lots of stops. ...
Forum: Recumbent 01-27-12, 12:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,969
Posted By countersTrike
What is that I heard about getting out more? I...

What is that I heard about getting out more? I had nearly an identical Catrike Pocket (yellow). Toughest trike I ever sold, even after advertising cheaper and cheaper prices for 2 years. Many...
Forum: Recumbent 01-02-12, 09:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,680
Posted By countersTrike
Boy! That is a tough question! I had to ride...

Boy! That is a tough question! I had to ride mine 6 years. Forced temporary move and change of storage ended that, but I found terrific storage by moving somewhere else, rather than back into the...
Forum: Recumbent 12-31-11, 05:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,680
Posted By countersTrike
VA.-- BlueVelo. I am amazed it took 2 pages to...

VA.-- BlueVelo. I am amazed it took 2 pages to say that! Thanks Blazing Saddles.
Forum: Recumbent 12-18-11, 07:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,063
Posted By countersTrike
Wow! Old- so old I forgot I had replied. At that...

Wow! Old- so old I forgot I had replied. At that time I had the EZ-Tad SX (yes, chain problem easily repaired) which I still have, and an old delta SX because it stands up on the back wheels easily...
Forum: Recumbent 11-07-11, 09:58 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,043
Posted By countersTrike
(age way back in this thread somewhere) again-...

(age way back in this thread somewhere) again- started recumbents as "parade trikes" @ 27 which became more commonly known as "recumbent trikes"; now 59

Three hybernating trikes
Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 10-18-11, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By countersTrike
I had condo problems and had to move out March...

I had condo problems and had to move out March 2010 until it is rebuilt. Eventually I got both of my trikes to my temporary rental apartment until the rebuild. Bought a child trailer to put my...
Forum: Recumbent 10-17-11, 10:21 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,043
Posted By countersTrike
As of Saturday EZ-3 delta with a motor; added to...

As of Saturday EZ-3 delta with a motor; added to an EZ-Tadpole with a more powerful motor, and a Catrike Pocket with no motor for the shorter flats. Craigslist is addictive for me.
Forum: Recumbent 10-16-11, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,687
Posted By countersTrike
Just too confusing! Made an EZ-Tad into a...

Just too confusing! Made an EZ-Tad into a velomobile for 6 years but last year removed the body to sell it. Didn't want to sell it. Very high gearing and the motor made it a 'keeper'. I have a...
Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 10-08-11, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By countersTrike
We have over 10 bicycle shops here, but only 1...

We have over 10 bicycle shops here, but only 1 would go the extra mile and buy several of those gray wheelchair tires for me. Of all those bike shops that is 1 out of 3 that will work on recumbent...
Forum: Recumbent 10-08-11, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By countersTrike
Several over 30 years; but all were nearly...

Several over 30 years; but all were nearly impossible. Fed Ex is the worst. I sent a 2003 Catrike Speed to Arkansas. 1st year of Speed- excellent shape. Fed Ex had some moron take it apart to fit...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 09-25-11, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By countersTrike
Seriously; electric, carfree, 50+, recumbents.

Seriously; electric, carfree, 50+, recumbents.
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 09-25-11, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By countersTrike
We do not have a card-in-spokes forum so here you...

We do not have a card-in-spokes forum so here you go... http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/localnews/ci_18973326 :D
Forum: Recumbent 08-22-11, 09:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,494
Posted By countersTrike
Longest lasting with no major or minor repairs...

Longest lasting with no major or minor repairs for me- EZ-Tad prototype before Sun took over. Bought in 2004, full shell in Dec. 2004, hub motor installed in 2007, shell removed and new batteries in...
Forum: Living Car Free 06-03-11, 07:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,697
Posted By countersTrike
After living with unsafe popcorn asbestosis...

After living with unsafe popcorn asbestosis ceilings, cement slabs from 1960 with 40 foot underground columns, and internally mold-ridden walls for 20+ years (the building complex was red-tagged in...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 06-03-11, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,708
Posted By countersTrike
WOW! I need 2 of them for both of my trikes........

WOW! I need 2 of them for both of my trikes..... hmmmmm..... wait a minute..... scratch that. Long day.
Forum: Electric Bikes 06-02-11, 09:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 862
Posted By countersTrike
Hills. My velomobile was 77 pounds. Being very...

Hills. My velomobile was 77 pounds. Being very aerodynamic- it "flew" downhill- and over a small hill it was OK, but a long hill would slow way down. Then a hub motor- like night and day. After...
Forum: Living Car Free 05-30-11, 06:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,697
Posted By countersTrike
I understand that some were digging in...

I understand that some were digging in underground very deep to avoid the oppressive Las Vegas NE heat. Shortly after that I saw the post discussing Detroit MI. Both were quite interesting- and...
Forum: Living Car Free 05-26-11, 05:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,134
Posted By countersTrike
I found these stats interesting comparing Santa...

I found these stats interesting comparing Santa Cruz with other places.
http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/ca/santa-cruz/crime/

http://santacruz.areaconnect.com/crime1.htm
...
Forum: Living Car Free 05-24-11, 06:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,134
Posted By countersTrike
I ride 2 tadpole trikes: EZ-Tad and a Catrike...

I ride 2 tadpole trikes: EZ-Tad and a Catrike Pocket. 6 years a fully enclosed velomobile, but no home - no velo!
Forum: Living Car Free 05-23-11, 11:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,134
Posted By countersTrike
Man o man! What an interesting Google tour!!! ...

Man o man! What an interesting Google tour!!! My condo is going up all new, including the foundation. When I mentioned ADA - that is Americans with Disabilities Act- every inch accessible for me...
Forum: Living Car Free 05-23-11, 11:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,134
Posted By countersTrike
Sounds like a bit of heaven, and I am temporarily...

Sounds like a bit of heaven, and I am temporarily out while my condo is rebuilt including ADA red tape. With temperature extremes out the front door I would either freeze or melt. Us Californians...
Forum: Living Car Free 05-22-11, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 510
Posted By countersTrike
I had to check your location- for a minute it...

I had to check your location- for a minute it sounded like you moved to California! Drivers here are worse than terrible in my opinion. Yesterday I woke up to an odd noise and a small shake. ...
Forum: Living Car Free 05-21-11, 09:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,390
Posted By countersTrike
We don't have the smog as much in coastal central...

We don't have the smog as much in coastal central CA., but we are part of the homeless travelers going from San Francisco to Los Angeles. I guess we are famous for our Sidewalk Sit & Lie groups,...
Forum: Recumbent 05-16-11, 11:17 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,758
Posted By countersTrike
I knew it! I knew it! RRRRo... Rov....AAIIEE!! I...

I knew it! I knew it! RRRRo... Rov....AAIIEE!! I need a doctor!! A Trike Dr.! :D Seriously, so much depends on so many things- one being weight. I have had many trikes over 30 years; and...
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