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Forum: Touring 02-01-10, 07:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,010
Posted By funbun
No, I haven't. In fact I haven't ridden my...

No, I haven't. In fact I haven't ridden my bicycle in a couple years now. I'm building boats and concentrating on other pursuits.

The problem with an "ultralight" pannier design is fragility....
Forum: Recumbent 01-18-08, 07:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,070
Posted By funbun
Honestly, I've given up bike riding. I'm building...

Honestly, I've given up bike riding. I'm building a canoe instead.
Forum: Recumbent 01-17-08, 04:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,070
Posted By funbun
Cool. Does it get hot in there during the...

Cool.

Does it get hot in there during the summers?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-15-07, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By funbun
Well, that's what I meant. Powers2b, seemed to...

Well, that's what I meant. Powers2b, seemed to make his comment out of ignorance than true concern for safety. If it was truly dangerous I would have respected his opinion. But considering I copied...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-15-07, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By funbun
Powers, What do you mean looks dangerous? Does it...

Powers, What do you mean looks dangerous? Does it look anymore dangerous than a Bacchetta Strada (http://www.bacchettabikes.com/recumbents/bikes/strada.htm) or a Volae Expidition Pro...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-15-07, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By funbun
Tire size and fork advice please

I currently riding a dual 26 inch homebuilt recumbent bike. Here's a picture: Doomsled (http://photos1.blogger.com/hello/284/1537/1024/DSCF0065.jpg)

I'm considering using 406 wheels instead of 26...
Forum: Recumbent 03-21-07, 07:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,031
Posted By funbun
That's the whole reason I ride a bent. Riding in...

That's the whole reason I ride a bent. Riding in groups ain't my thing.
Forum: Recumbent 03-19-07, 08:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,031
Posted By funbun
That's how is was for me. I sold on them a long...

That's how is was for me. I sold on them a long time before I got one. Waiting just made the moment I got one all the better.
Forum: Recumbent 03-18-07, 09:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,031
Posted By funbun
Don't say that until you ride one. Take a day off...

Don't say that until you ride one. Take a day off work and go to a recumbent shop and test ride everything they've got. Ride it around town even, then you'll have a better idea if you want to buy...
Forum: Recumbent 03-17-07, 01:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,031
Posted By funbun
It's easier than a DF really. You have to...

It's easier than a DF really. You have to dismount a DF and try to get one foot down at the same time. You just put your feet down on a recumbent. Even on a highracer you just sit up and put both...
Forum: Touring 03-17-07, 12:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By funbun
New Underground Railraod Route

I'm planning to tour the Mobile, AL to Fulton, MS leg of the UGRR in summer 0f 2008. Is this Route a road route or an off road route like the Continental Divide? I need to know cause currently I have...
Forum: Recumbent 03-05-07, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By funbun
Wow the new Apoyo sounds like a good deal. 300...

Wow the new Apoyo sounds like a good deal. 300 limit. The frame looks similar to a GS GTR.
Forum: Touring 02-26-07, 12:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,293
Posted By funbun
Now that th Underground Railroad maps are done...

Now that th Underground Railroad maps are done I'd like to do that.

Maybe the Continental Divide on a recumbent trike.
Forum: Recumbent 02-21-07, 09:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,070
Posted By funbun
Sounds like good set up for a heat stroke down...

Sounds like good set up for a heat stroke down here in the Alabama summer:eek:
Forum: Recumbent 02-14-07, 08:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,080
Posted By funbun
If you get a two wheel balanced trailer I doubt...

If you get a two wheel balanced trailer I doubt it.
Forum: Recumbent 02-14-07, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,314
Posted By funbun
You can buy a RANS CF frameset? Is this something...

You can buy a RANS CF frameset? Is this something new? Last time I emailed them they weren't selling them in framesets (but that was like2 years ago). I guess a lot of customers have been asking for...
Forum: Recumbent 02-14-07, 02:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,070
Posted By funbun
High racer by Bentech with Volae tweener bars. SB...

High racer by Bentech with Volae tweener bars. SB makes it easy to get up and down the stairs.
Forum: Recumbent 02-14-07, 01:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,080
Posted By funbun
Good suggestions. As noted bent usually use...

Good suggestions. As noted bent usually use midship and rear racks. So you can use a set of four pannier plus a seat bag.

Check out the Aerotrunk...
Forum: Recumbent 02-14-07, 12:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By funbun
Contact Dom and ask if he has plans for the...

Contact Dom and ask if he has plans for the highracer or the 26/20 stick bike. Making a stick bike is easier to make since you don't have to worry about a tube bender.
Forum: Recumbent 02-13-07, 03:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By funbun
Yeah, it's a high racer. I asked Dom to make it...

Yeah, it's a high racer. I asked Dom to make it that way, no bends or anything. And I wanted two wheels the same size cause I didn't want the hassle of maintaining two different spokes and tires and...
Forum: Recumbent 02-11-07, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By funbun
Here are pictures of my Bentech. Scroll down the...

Here are pictures of my Bentech. Scroll down the page a bit and you'll see it.

http://biketour.blogspot.com/
Forum: Touring 12-23-06, 10:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,176
Posted By funbun
Good point. That's how the Hennessy Hammocks got...

Good point. That's how the Hennessy Hammocks got started. Hennessy had an old Army hammock and loaned it to a friend. But the friend never returned it. And Hennessy decided to remake it using modern...
Forum: Touring 12-19-06, 11:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,176
Posted By funbun
Wow, where did you get digital camo from? I've...

Wow, where did you get digital camo from? I've been looking for digital camo stuff.
Forum: Touring 12-19-06, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 506
Posted By funbun
Road or MTB shoes/pedals

Do you prefer road shoes/pedals or MTB shoes/pedals?. Which do you find more comfortable? Which do you prefer while touring and why?

Sorry if this has been asked 100x before.
Forum: Recumbent 12-17-06, 08:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,268
Posted By funbun
Or quit worring. Just build the bike and have...

Or quit worring. Just build the bike and have fun. Life is too short.
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