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Forum: Recumbent 03-25-16, 07:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,247
Posted By Balsawings
I usually only use the flag when I'm going to be...

I usually only use the flag when I'm going to be riding on the streets with drivers. When I'm riding the MUP I will usually leave it at home. Up until recently I had done my riding in Miami. Some of...
Forum: Touring 08-28-15, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By Balsawings
I have six of these jerseys in four different...

I have six of these jerseys in four different colors. I love them. I also have Pearl Izumi and a couple of bike shop jerseys. The Aero Tech are my go to jerseys. I wear extra large and the fit is...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-05-15, 08:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,034
Posted By Balsawings
We spend our early years (1-21) trying to be...

We spend our early years (1-21) trying to be older than we were. Then we try to convince ourselves and everyone else that we weren't as old as we really were (21-50). Now here we are, willing to...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-05-15, 08:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,034
Posted By Balsawings
Dan, it was that very picture that got me...

Dan, it was that very picture that got me searching the web for the 50+ jersey. I was so disappointed when I finally realized that they were no longer available. I'm in for everything but the shorts....
Forum: Touring 02-28-15, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,354
Posted By Balsawings
Ready for Touring 436573436574 Bob

Ready for Touring

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Bob
Forum: Recumbent 02-06-15, 07:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,485
Posted By Balsawings
Jeremy, welcome to recumbents. Most "bent"...

Jeremy, welcome to recumbents.

Most "bent" riders will tell you that it can take as little as 500 miles to a much as 1000 miles to get your bent legs. This really is dependent on how often and how...
Forum: Recumbent 02-01-15, 08:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,652
Posted By Balsawings
Bull, I took a test ride on that trike. Very nice...

Bull, I took a test ride on that trike. Very nice ride. I found that it does take a bit more effort to peddle than a two wheeler but that will actually help in your quest to loose weight. It wasn't...
Forum: Touring 12-18-14, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 613
Posted By Balsawings
I ride both paths several times each week. The...

I ride both paths several times each week. The Old Cutler path is a much more scenic path (several tourist spots also) although it does get a bit rough in spots. They are currently updating the...
Forum: Recumbent 12-13-14, 06:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,369
Posted By Balsawings
Thought about the Jolly Roger myself but ended up...

Thought about the Jolly Roger myself but ended up with the bigger, more colorful one in the picture. Being from Miami and having to drive with these third world drivers inspires me to make my bike as...
Forum: Commuting 09-13-14, 04:09 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 47,043
Posted By Balsawings
Wow! I thought my Dash looked busy. Is that a...

Wow! I thought my Dash looked busy. Is that a back-up camera monitor in the middle? :roflmao2:
Forum: Recumbent 09-12-14, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,351
Posted By Balsawings
I had never had knee problems when riding my DFs....

I had never had knee problems when riding my DFs. When I transitioned to my first recumbent I was having knee pain in my left knee. Took a couple weeks to get the "fit" perfect but still had some...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-05-14, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By Balsawings
Thanks everyone. It was a great day. :thumb:

Thanks everyone. It was a great day. :thumb:
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-04-14, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 454
Posted By Balsawings
Birthday Challenge accepted and done.

Itís been 15 months since I started riding (again). In those months and thousands of miles ridden Iíve had one goal. To ride my age on my birthday.

Today I turned 52 and I rode 55 miles. I know...
Forum: Recumbent 06-01-14, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,524
Posted By Balsawings
I have the Aerotech shorts as well. They are...

I have the Aerotech shorts as well. They are great shorts that fit well. I wear a size 38. Ordered the XL and they fit perfectly. The legs cuffs are a couple of inches above the knee while riding. I...
Forum: Commuting 05-26-14, 09:44 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 47,043
Posted By Balsawings
Yes, it's a recumbent. It's a Sun Bicycles EZ...

Yes, it's a recumbent. It's a Sun Bicycles EZ Sport AX. Here's a picture of the bike.

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I have gone totally recumbent now. My new dash belongs to a Bacchetta Corsa.

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Both Bikes.
Forum: Commuting 05-26-14, 06:05 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 47,043
Posted By Balsawings
There are braze ons for bottle cages on the...

There are braze ons for bottle cages on the handle bars. Very convenient.

Bob

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Forum: Commuting 05-25-14, 04:14 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 47,043
Posted By Balsawings
I know this thread had been sinking into...

I know this thread had been sinking into oblivion, but after changing the bars on my Bacchetta Corsa I just had to post a pick of the "dashboard". Besides, I like seeing how other riders decorate...
Forum: Touring 05-22-14, 09:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,515
Posted By Balsawings
Link worked for me. I just signed up. Had been...

Link worked for me. I just signed up. Had been thinking about joining but had been putting it off. Have only been riding locally but really want to do some touring. I believe I'll do one of ACA's...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-21-14, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 196,357
Posted By Balsawings
Wildlife along yesterdays ride. 381807 ...

Wildlife along yesterdays ride.

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The view looking out on the Atlantic at the half way turnaround
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-17-14, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,270
Views: 183,208
Posted By Balsawings
Bought a week ago. Fast, responsive and easy on...

Bought a week ago. Fast, responsive and easy on the old neck.

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Forum: Commuting 05-01-14, 07:15 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,970
Posted By Balsawings
In the summer I will were my kit to work because...

In the summer I will were my kit to work because it's too hot to were my usual jeans, so it would be harder to tell I'm commuting except for the panniers with my work cloths. During the winter I'll...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-30-14, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 196,357
Posted By Balsawings
Key Largo, Florida, yesterday afternoon. Bob...

Key Largo, Florida, yesterday afternoon.

Bob

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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-25-14, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 886
Posted By Balsawings
The picture is disturbing, but , I'll bet there...

The picture is disturbing, but , I'll bet there is an interesting story behind the signing of the picture. The story is the only thing that can save this thread now. You can't un-see what's been...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-17-14, 07:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,109
Posted By Balsawings
This sounds like a fantastic idea. The southern...

This sounds like a fantastic idea. The southern most point in the US would have to be included. I'll cover the 120 miles from Homestead to Key West Florida. The idea of a virtual baton is a good way...
Forum: Recumbent 04-09-14, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,701
Posted By Balsawings
Tumatan, there's no way of knowing until she...

Tumatan, there's no way of knowing until she rides a few. Personally, I've had great luck riding my LWB EZ Sport. I've had lower back and neck problems for years. I finally had to give up riding my...
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