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Forum: Recumbent 01-30-10, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By bentbaggerlen
I have three tandems, and four or five singles......

I have three tandems, and four or five singles... And only two skewers one for 145mm hubs an the tandems and one for the singles with their 135mm hubs. It so easy to swap from one bike to another I...
Forum: Recumbent 01-29-10, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 722
Posted By bentbaggerlen
The only way to know is to try, Im sure one of...

The only way to know is to try, Im sure one of the shops around you has a BOB, or some one that works in the shop has one. The Santana BOB has a quick release and BOB fork that fits a rear hub with a...
Forum: Recumbent 01-29-10, 07:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 913
Posted By bentbaggerlen
I've toured in all kinds of weather, and it will...

I've toured in all kinds of weather, and it will rain... Sometimes a little, sometimes a lot. No bag will keep your gear completly dry, if on tour and its raining when you need to set up camp water...
Forum: Recumbent 01-24-10, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 913
Posted By bentbaggerlen
Scrapser, You should enjoy the...

Scrapser,

You should enjoy the Slipstream, very nice touring bike. Mine is a first generation Slipstream and has been used for loaded touring for years. We also have a Gulfstream that we tour...
Forum: Recumbent 09-13-09, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,223
Posted By bentbaggerlen
No, nothing broken... but i tend to roll up into...

No, nothing broken... but i tend to roll up into a ball and not try to catch myself, something I started doing on the mountain bike
Forum: Recumbent 09-08-09, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,223
Posted By bentbaggerlen
We have done the very same thing, and on the very...

We have done the very same thing, and on the very same bike. The Gulfstream with its long wheelbase (106") is not fond of sharp low speed corrners. It's not just the gulfstream I've done the same...
Forum: Touring 06-29-09, 08:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,087
Posted By bentbaggerlen
The Rohloff is a good hub, but very, very few...

The Rohloff is a good hub, but very, very few shops have ever seen then, let alone have ever worked on one, and spare parts? Your just not going to find them. I have only seen three, and just had to...
Forum: Recumbent 06-20-09, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 811
Posted By bentbaggerlen
The seat mount looks like a Ryan, Big drilled...

The seat mount looks like a Ryan, Big drilled alumunum block
Forum: Recumbent 06-17-09, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,411
Posted By bentbaggerlen
Hello Killam, The wife (and X-wifes, a whole...

Hello Killam,
The wife (and X-wifes, a whole nother story) and I have done many, many miles of completly self supported touring on recubent tandems. We have used both panniers and trailers. The...
Forum: Touring 05-26-09, 05:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,490
Posted By bentbaggerlen
As to repairing the frame. Yes it can be done... ...

As to repairing the frame. Yes it can be done...
First off what make of frame is it?
What series aluminium is the frame made of?
The most commonly used alloys are 6061, 6061T6 and 7071,7075 etc,...
Forum: Recumbent 06-16-08, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,527
Posted By bentbaggerlen
I bought one for $20 bucks at a tag sale, at $200...

I bought one for $20 bucks at a tag sale, at $200 its over priced. The parts its built up with (If there origanal) were steel rims, and old 6 speed freewheel, and poor brakes at best. But for 20...
Forum: Recumbent 05-31-08, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 891
Posted By bentbaggerlen
IM sure it could be done...But why clutter the...

IM sure it could be done...But why clutter the view? The wife and I had a Organic Engines Torika tandem trike what I did was to build a custom rack that allowed us to use our Arkel TT84's and the...
Forum: Recumbent 05-28-08, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 891
Posted By bentbaggerlen
Hmmm, no sorry. But it looks just like the...

Hmmm, no sorry. But it looks just like the Gulfstrem less one seat.
Forum: Recumbent 05-06-08, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By bentbaggerlen
I think a set of their bags would look so great...

I think a set of their bags would look so great on my bike....
Forum: Recumbent 05-05-08, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By bentbaggerlen
Slipstream front rack

Yep, done it mounted a rack to the front of both my Slipstream and Gulfstream (Same rack on both bikes) And how better to test it them load it up and head off on little Trans-Am?

The rack you want...
Forum: Recumbent 03-31-08, 05:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,391
Posted By bentbaggerlen
They also have a very short range the first ones...

They also have a very short range the first ones offered about a 10 mile range, the latest with ion batteries are up to 24 miles. Hmmm, maybe they do offer some exercise if you have to drag it back...
Forum: Recumbent 03-31-08, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,190
Posted By bentbaggerlen
I have mounted kids seats on bents before, Rans...

I have mounted kids seats on bents before, Rans Stratus and a Ryan Vanguard and a Rans Screamer. All of them were rear rack mounted seats. I'm not sure the Bobike could be used with a bent, but you...
Forum: Recumbent 01-31-08, 08:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 844
Posted By bentbaggerlen
The wife and I have a Rans Screamer and a...

The wife and I have a Rans Screamer and a Longbikes Gulfstream. We have also had a Organic Engines Trioka but sold that after our first 500 mile tour. We have ridden just about every bent two fer...
Forum: Recumbent 01-10-08, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,306
Posted By bentbaggerlen
Longbike, short car... The cars wheel base...

Longbike, short car...

The cars wheel base is 96"
The bikes wheel base is 106"

Tandem topper rack http://www.atoc.com/
Forum: Touring 01-01-08, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By bentbaggerlen
Ed, The wife and I live just 2 blocks of the ACA...

Ed, The wife and I live just 2 blocks of the ACA and are on the Warm Showers List, feel free to look us up. As to road conditions, you will find that they will cover just about everything riding in...
Forum: Recumbent 08-25-07, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,039
Posted By bentbaggerlen
The wife and I just rode our Longbikes Gulfstream...

The wife and I just rode our Longbikes Gulfstream from our home in CT to Fargo ND, fully loaded. And I also have a early Slipstream so I'll take a stab at it...

1) What is the reputation of this...
Forum: Recumbent 04-08-07, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,260
Posted By bentbaggerlen
I ride my Slipstream and our Gulfstream on all...

I ride my Slipstream and our Gulfstream on all kinds of roads, including gravel.

One thing that i find really helps the handling is a big fat tire, 2" wide. I found this out only by chance, the...
Forum: Recumbent 03-14-07, 07:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 797
Posted By bentbaggerlen
Get in touch with Scott Chambelin from Belmont...

Get in touch with Scott Chambelin from Belmont Wheelworks http://www.wheelworks.com/
Forum: Recumbent 02-28-07, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 891
Posted By bentbaggerlen
Its been done and it works well, The wife and I...

Its been done and it works well, The wife and I tour with a Ffront rack on our Gulfstream and when touring alone I use it mounted on my slipstream

This a photo of the rack mounted on the bike....
Forum: Recumbent 02-11-07, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By bentbaggerlen
"your new bent will come with an owners manual" ...

"your new bent will come with an owners manual"

Oh man don't I wish! Working around the shop I have assembled many bents, (Vision,Rans, Longbikes, Wiz Wheels, Tour Easy, Presto, Bike-E, Wicks,...
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