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Forum: Commuting 11-19-14, 01:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,359
Posted By LordMarv
Saddlebag...I ran with a Carradice saddle bag on...

Saddlebag...I ran with a Carradice saddle bag on one of my bikes, really liked it. It sat on the bikes rack, attached to the saddle. I was able to mount rear lights onto the rack. But if I'd have...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-15-14, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 361
Posted By LordMarv
Sun EZ-1 riders in France

Nice vid of a couple riding an EZ-1 recumbent in southern France. I have a bike very similar to this one, a very relaxing ride and a nice alternative to an upright bike. ...
Forum: Recumbent 11-14-14, 06:38 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,513
Posted By LordMarv
Sun EZ-1 rider in France, I believe. Nice video....

Sun EZ-1 rider in France, I believe. Nice video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpE7K5fZEYY&feature=player_detailpage
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-07-14, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 785
Posted By LordMarv
Since you asked, why not think along a little...

Since you asked, why not think along a little different line? What about a long wheel based recumbent, something like this:

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This is the Sun EZ-Sport. Very easy to mount, easy to ride. ...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-19-14, 06:22 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,485
Posted By LordMarv
I really respect bike commuters in the northern...

I really respect bike commuters in the northern states and Canadian provinces who brave those temps. But there is something exilarating about riding in frigid temps tho.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-19-14, 05:32 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,485
Posted By LordMarv
I generally have to ride in the dark both ways to...

I generally have to ride in the dark both ways to work in the winter (night shift, go to work at 5pm, leave work at 7:30 am) and am dealing with rush hour both ways. I'll ride down to -10below zero...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-08-14, 03:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,547
Posted By LordMarv
"That's why I am here - you can do my research...

"That's why I am here - you can do my research for me!"

Won't get many replies with a line like that thrown in. Oh, you were makin' a funny. Har De Har Har.
Forum: Recumbent 10-02-14, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,871
Posted By LordMarv
You should strongly consider Recycled Recumbents,...

You should strongly consider Recycled Recumbents, run by A.D. Carson in Wisconsin. He is very highly regarded nationwide, he custom builds excellent long wheeled base recumbents, as well usually has...
Forum: Recumbent 10-02-14, 05:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,548
Posted By LordMarv
This is a Pulse Jet, right? Crazy Cool!!! ...

This is a Pulse Jet, right? Crazy Cool!!! Check out this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=bKHz7wOjb9w
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-06-14, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By LordMarv
Cool, I thought they would make great tires for...

Cool, I thought they would make great tires for this old Fuji. They do make em in 27 1/4 inch size, I"m getting mine from Western Bikeworks, Biketiresdirect also sells them. Hope they aren't as...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-06-14, 01:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By LordMarv
LOL. I did do a search on bikeforums prior to...

LOL. I did do a search on bikeforums prior to posting. Mostly what was discussed were the Marathon Plus tires tho. Actually, I do find alot of pretty fascinating topics and discussions by...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-06-14, 01:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By LordMarv
Schwalbe Marathon Greenguard Tires....how do you like them?

I've aquired a vintage Fuji in excellent condition, and will be using it as a commuter sometimes. Tires need replacing, so after research decided on the Schwalbe Marathon Greenguard tires in 27 inch...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-25-14, 02:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,197
Posted By LordMarv
Hey, thanks everybody, went out and got the...

Hey, thanks everybody, went out and got the Mothers polish, after the first application I saw an improvement. I think a couple or 3 more applications might bring it close to the original...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-25-14, 10:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,197
Posted By LordMarv
Thanks for turning me on to Mothers auto chrome...

Thanks for turning me on to Mothers auto chrome polish, I hadn't thought of that. Yeah, I wasn't too happy with the wheel when I was done, clean, but dull. I'll try the mothers and use the shoe...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-25-14, 06:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,197
Posted By LordMarv
Advice Needed On Polishing Vintage Wheels Please

I've aquired a 1981 Fuji Royale in very nice shape, but the wheels were really grimy and stained. I used Finish Line degreaser, this took off the grime and cleaned the wheels up. Then I used...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-20-14, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,735
Posted By LordMarv
Abus chain lock. Heavy, but damned hard to cut. ...

Abus chain lock. Heavy, but damned hard to cut. I wrap mine around my waist when I ride.
Forum: Recumbent 08-07-14, 11:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 962
Posted By LordMarv
Any LWB recumbent riders in Montana?

I never see any in my town (Billings, Mt). I'd sure be interested in hearing from anyone in the area who rides one of these bikes (Like the Sun EZ-Sport) regularly. I think they'd make a great...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 08-01-14, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,269
Posted By LordMarv
Why not just enjoy it for it's own sake? How...

Why not just enjoy it for it's own sake? How many people do you know who have a cool old 10 speed with stem or downtube shifters and safety/suicide brake levers? Those are cool and retro in...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-28-14, 02:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 529
Posted By LordMarv
I use the Hammer Flask, and it goes in my...

I use the Hammer Flask, and it goes in my Carradice saddle bag
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-28-14, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By LordMarv
I did finally find this site: VeloBase.com -...

I did finally find this site:

VeloBase.com - Catalog Scans (http://www.velobase.com/Resource_Tools/CatalogScans.aspx)

It lists the womens Riviera in the 1982 catalog, the exact model I have, in...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-28-14, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By LordMarv
Womans Ross Riviera 10 Speed...help me date this bike?

My neighbor, who is a part-time vintage dealer, goes around to the garage sales, and found an early 80's or late 70's womans Ross Riviera 10 speed, dark blue in color, in almost pristine condition. ...
Forum: Touring 07-26-14, 11:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,217
Posted By LordMarv
I really like my touring bike (Raleigh Sojourn),...

I really like my touring bike (Raleigh Sojourn), I do everything with it...daily commute, leisure rides, rides to the store. One of the heavier touring bikes, but it is solid, dependable, and very...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-14-14, 02:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,935
Posted By LordMarv
It's cats you have to watch out for...sneaking,...

It's cats you have to watch out for...sneaking, devious cats. Don't believe me? My buddy and I were riding on a mup through a park, kind of a secluded area...I heard a noise, turned around, and...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-29-14, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 956
Posted By LordMarv
Maybe he was checking for ticks? ...

Maybe he was checking for ticks?

LOLOLOLOL!!!
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-26-14, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 574
Posted By LordMarv
Poor woman!! Reminds me of the time we were...

Poor woman!! Reminds me of the time we were attacked whilst out riding by a rabid pack of prairie dogs. Before I lost conciousness I remember seeing a group of them carrying off my sister. We...
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