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Forum: Folding Bikes 07-26-16, 06:02 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,019
Posted By bent4me
I recently bought an Xootr Swift with an upgraded...

I recently bought an Xootr Swift with an upgraded 9 speed derailuer and shifter. I will be replacing the current 11/32 with 11/34 or maybe 12/36. I have the bike 5 weeks and I have put 500 miles on...
Forum: Recumbent 07-15-16, 05:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By bent4me
I have sold many bikes over the years. The 2...

I have sold many bikes over the years. The 2 problems I see is they don't know anything about recumbents and want a history lesson over the phone. In that case I recommend a bike dealer. The second...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-23-16, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3,492
Views: 454,575
Posted By bent4me
New Swift all gussied up. Mirror, phone mount,...

New Swift all gussied up.
Mirror, phone mount, cyclometer, rack, bag and kickstand.
Nice!!!
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-23-16, 03:20 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 90,706
Posted By bent4me
My new ride all gussied up. Mirror, phone...

My new ride all gussied up.
Mirror, phone mount, cyclometer, rack, bag and kickstand.
Nice!!!
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-22-16, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By bent4me
Schwalbe Marathon GG 20x1.5

I just put these on my recumbent trike and like them well enough but find they can be a bit scqirrly when one tire is riding the white line. Kind of wonders a bit. Not a big deal as it's 3 wheels no...
Forum: Recumbent 04-05-16, 07:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,144
Posted By bent4me
Here is my setup. Side pods and panniers.

Here is my setup. Side pods and panniers.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-31-16, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 526
Posted By bent4me
20 days 733 miles!

20 days 733 miles!
Forum: Touring 03-16-16, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 544
Posted By bent4me
I have done a few supported and unsupported tours...

I have done a few supported and unsupported tours on my trike. It is very stable when loaded. I use side pods and panniers, no trailer. It is great for taking in the sights and having a seat for rest...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-04-16, 07:16 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,495
Posted By bent4me
Hope to be Fultime Rving next year which means...

Hope to be Fultime Rving next year which means finally getting to be a Snowbird.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-04-16, 06:54 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,495
Posted By bent4me
Hard to keep up with you Florida people but I...

Hard to keep up with you Florida people but I averaged 125/wk. Will probably be more now that I am retired. 1100 so far this yr, not bad for this Jerseypedaler.
Forum: Touring 03-03-16, 07:11 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,335
Posted By bent4me
My recumbent trike with 32k miles is on it's 3rd...

My recumbent trike with 32k miles is on it's 3rd set of bar end shifters. They do wear and break but can function in friction mode at worst. I have them on my road bike and IMHO are not as convenient...
Forum: Recumbent 03-01-16, 08:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,377
Posted By bent4me
Bents are slower uphill because they are heavier....

Bents are slower uphill because they are heavier. I have been bent for 17 yrs and recently started riding my old Fuji DF. It is by no means a light weight at 34lbs loaded and is much easier climbing...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-23-16, 07:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,362
Posted By bent4me
You can ride your age in kilometers. 73 is 45...

You can ride your age in kilometers. 73 is 45 miles
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 02-23-16, 07:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,243
Posted By bent4me
Here's my setup Nitto Mustache bars. Originally a...

Here's my setup Nitto Mustache bars. Originally a Fuji touring bike with brifters, now barends.
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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-19-16, 07:28 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,521
Posted By bent4me
My favorite.505427

My favorite.505427
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-19-16, 07:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,362
Posted By bent4me
It has become my longest ride of the year. Might...

It has become my longest ride of the year. Might have to change to metric after next year. Also need to find warmer weather. January in the NE is tough.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-19-16, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 771
Posted By bent4me
My favorite, old fashion shin busters. Wide...

My favorite, old fashion shin busters. Wide platform, feet stick like glue.
Odyssey Triple Trap Pedals All Silver 9 16 for Racing Old School BMX Bike | eBay...
Forum: Touring 02-09-16, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By bent4me
Here is last year's blog post on GOBA...

Here is last year's blog post on GOBA (http://marty-thejerseypedaler.blogspot.com/2015/06/goba-2015.html). If you want to read and see more pics go back to June posts of prior years. I did miss 2014.
Forum: Touring 02-09-16, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By bent4me
I have done GOBA 6 times. It is inexpensive and...

I have done GOBA 6 times. It is inexpensive and well organized. Daily mileage is an easy 50 which gives you plenty of time. You pay for all meals even at rest stops. They are sponsored by local civic...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-02-16, 03:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,362
Posted By bent4me
Yep next year I will officially be a Senior...

Yep next year I will officially be a Senior Citizen.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-02-16, 07:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,233
Posted By bent4me
Happy Birthday, been there 4 years now and...

Happy Birthday, been there 4 years now and completed my ride last week.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-02-16, 06:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,362
Posted By bent4me
Thank you all. It was the first time it was not...

Thank you all. It was the first time it was not done on a recumbent. It will be probably be my longest ride of the year. Unless on tour 40 miles seems to be my new enjoyable limit.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-01-16, 03:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,362
Posted By bent4me
Annual Birthday Ride

Did my annual Birthday ride. Been doing it since 50.
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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-30-15, 07:27 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,702
Posted By bent4me
Started riding my age since 50 in my birthday...

Started riding my age since 50 in my birthday month more than a decade ago, published 3 articles in Bikesovernights, created a blog over 9 yrs ago with over 500 posts, pedaled over 50k miles in 10...
Forum: Winter Cycling 12-27-15, 09:14 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 76,707
Posted By bent4me
A light long sleeve jersey and shorts because it...

A light long sleeve jersey and shorts because it was only 66 degrees on Christmas Day in NJ
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