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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-18-14, 11:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,080
Posted By Jewel
It's not that I wouldn't want them to wear the...

It's not that I wouldn't want them to wear the vests... I just didn't think of it (guess I was tired). Am definitely in the process of checking out the various recommendations and seeing what my...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-17-14, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 545
Posted By Jewel
My kids have all been raised in the bicycling...

My kids have all been raised in the bicycling realm (first started in trailers, then onto trail-a-bikes --except my now 15 yo & 19 yo girls (they didn't have those at the time, so they went from...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-17-14, 10:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 545
Posted By Jewel
How scary, frustrating and arrogant. I'm sorry...

How scary, frustrating and arrogant. I'm sorry that happened. Sometimes I really can't understand the mentality of others. These are LIVES, people... but I know I'm preaching to the choir. I'm...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-17-14, 09:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,080
Posted By Jewel
:lol: we DO have a lot of sagebrush, but also...

:lol: we DO have a lot of sagebrush, but also mountains, lakes, etc :) "Central Oregon" encompasses mostly LaPine, Sisters, Bend & Redmond-- all within ~30 mi distance from each other, so doable for...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-16-14, 01:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 545
Posted By Jewel
Poll: Where do your kids bicycle?

I am curious when you bicycle in town/city with your independent-riding young children (5 yo+) , do you have them:

A. Go in front of your bicycle (so you can easily see/guide them)

B. Go behind...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-16-14, 01:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,080
Posted By Jewel
Yes, yes, sadly, this is very true. I almost got...

Yes, yes, sadly, this is very true. I almost got right hooked the other day (even while wearing my bright green/yellow jacket) after I had dropped off my son. There's a particularly nasty "T"...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-16-14, 12:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,080
Posted By Jewel
Yes, I must check thrift shops... don't know why...

Yes, I must check thrift shops... don't know why I didn't think of this. Thanks!
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-15-14, 10:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,080
Posted By Jewel
Impressive! Wow. Great idea! Thanks

Impressive! Wow. Great idea! Thanks
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-14-14, 05:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,080
Posted By Jewel
What store in your town has the overstock? I'm...

What store in your town has the overstock? I'm in Central Oregon
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-14-14, 05:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,080
Posted By Jewel
THIS was so funny! Thanks for the chuckle. ...

THIS was so funny! Thanks for the chuckle. We'll have to see if the boys will follow suit... guess when I go to Harbor Freight, I better bring them with me.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-14-14, 05:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,080
Posted By Jewel
Like this idea --LOVE the price :thumb: Will...

Like this idea --LOVE the price :thumb: Will check it out today!

Also, I'm not carrying either of the boys --they want to ride independently, of course :)
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-14-14, 11:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,080
Posted By Jewel
Low cost/High Viz?

My boys (11 & 7) are growing at a tremendous speed :lol: and I'm wanting to get them some cycling clothes that'll make them more visible now that I'm taking them, by bicycle, to school. Our income...
Forum: Electric Bikes 01-08-14, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,266
Posted By Jewel
Thank you, Powell. I appreciate it.

Thank you, Powell. I appreciate it.
Forum: Electric Bikes 01-08-14, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,266
Posted By Jewel
Very good advice. Thank you! I didn't know...

Very good advice. Thank you! I didn't know about the regen brakes and I definitely know that my brakes are not set up for that as I've wanted more braking power (even have a posting on BF,...
Forum: Electric Bikes 01-07-14, 06:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,266
Posted By Jewel
hmm, not sure how to take this posting as it...

hmm, not sure how to take this posting as it appears & sounds harsh.

I did not receive a manual for either my bicycle nor the battery when I purchased them. The shop said they didn't have them...
Forum: Electric Bikes 01-07-14, 06:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,266
Posted By Jewel
I'm not a techie person at all, so I hope I'm...

I'm not a techie person at all, so I hope I'm answering your question all right: my braking system is a simple caliper one (not tied into the e-system, that I know of). However, to what 350htrr was...
Forum: Electric Bikes 01-07-14, 09:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,266
Posted By Jewel
Update II: I've put about 40 miles on my bike...

Update II: I've put about 40 miles on my bike since picking it up and it's like having a new bike. The BionX computer works beautifully. Oddly enough, the buttons on the console must've initially...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-02-14, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,045
Posted By Jewel
Oh my gosh, Thank YOU so much for posting this. ...

Oh my gosh, Thank YOU so much for posting this. I got the chills just watching the trailer. This looks like an excellent film with a good message. Oh and the scenery... everything about this...
Forum: Introductions 01-02-14, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By Jewel
Very excited for you and your daughter! Wishing...

Very excited for you and your daughter! Wishing you many memory-filled fun rides together. I think it's very symbolic for you and your daughter to start your adventures together.

I say bundle...
Forum: Winter Cycling 12-26-13, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By Jewel
My husband & I went for a wonderful 40 degrees...

My husband & I went for a wonderful 40 degrees day ride around town and to the park where we watched ducks slipping around on the iced-over river. So few cars --LOVED it!
Forum: Electric Bikes 12-21-13, 12:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,266
Posted By Jewel
**Update** I thought some of you may be...

**Update** I thought some of you may be interested in hearing the outcome of the BionX issues (& maybe this will help somebody else, as well)

At first the mechanic didn't experience any of the...
Forum: Foo 12-16-13, 01:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,241
Posted By Jewel
For sanitizing the interior (& not have that...

For sanitizing the interior (& not have that "musty" odor), the bleach itself will help. I only add the "hot" cycle as an added measure. You could probably achieve the same results of that "added...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-15-13, 10:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,542
Posted By Jewel
I have this one: ...

I have this one: https://www.ridepdw.com/goods/cargo/the-bird-cage
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-14-13, 09:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,890
Posted By Jewel
Tsl, where did you get those cubbies with the...

Tsl, where did you get those cubbies with the coat hooks along with the seat cubbies... I have been looking for something similar to these. Thanks!
Forum: Foo 12-14-13, 09:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,241
Posted By Jewel
I have a front loading HE washer by LG and LOVE...

I have a front loading HE washer by LG and LOVE it! I love doing laundry and enjoy using a clothesline whenever possible (outdoors, if sunny/warm or similar to the ones that have been linked in this...
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