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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-26-17, 06:06 PM
Replies: 35
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Posted By JanMM
Carbon is more resistant to flatting than...

Carbon is more resistant to flatting than aluminum.
Or, is it the other way around?:D
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-26-17, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By JanMM
Sit bones = ischial tuberosities. Average folks...

Sit bones = ischial tuberosities. Average folks don't know what either is. Cyclists know sit bones. Healthcare folks know ischial tuberosities.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-26-17, 12:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 554
Posted By JanMM
My last gotta-stop-and-fix-it roadside repair was...

My last gotta-stop-and-fix-it roadside repair was about a year ago. Our tandem dumped the synchro chain when we were riding on rough pavement (and I had not properly adjusted the chain tension for a...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-26-17, 11:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 479
Posted By JanMM
Very handy to have tires and rims that play...

Very handy to have tires and rims that play together nicely - some combinations make it very difficult to remove or replace a tire.
I carry a Topeak RoadMorph pump, a spare tube, plastic levers and...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-25-17, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By JanMM
If they are what you think, Alex rims are good...

If they are what you think, Alex rims are good quality but, as FBinNY suggests, the rim is likely not the issue with your out of true wheel.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-25-17, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By JanMM
Good of you not to fire up the AirZound!

Good of you not to fire up the AirZound!
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-25-17, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20,802
Views: 1,903,633
Posted By JanMM
24 tandem miles with my favorite stoker. Warm but...

24 tandem miles with my favorite stoker. Warm but not hot, and dry, weather. Some mild hills, but several of them involved rollers, which is always a good thing on a tandem or a recumbent, or a...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-24-17, 08:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 536
Posted By JanMM
Forget about the much-younger and fitter you with...

Forget about the much-younger and fitter you with a LOW HR. Concentrate on improving your fitness from where you are now. Ride a lot. Rest when needed. Don't obsess at this point about zones.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-24-17, 03:27 PM
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Posted By JanMM
Monsoons yesterday but dry and sunny today. 27...

Monsoons yesterday but dry and sunny today. 27 solo miles, mostly in Morgan and Johnson counties.
Saw this roadkill not far from home that didn't meet the Loudon Wainwright III test. (Dead skunk?...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-23-17, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 545
Posted By JanMM
Tandem Topper doesn't center the bike's COG over...

Tandem Topper doesn't center the bike's COG over the rails but it's a rugged beast.

http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z284/JanMM/IMG_1771.jpg
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-22-17, 08:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 620
Posted By JanMM
Spreadsheets with monthly/yearly totals by bike...

Spreadsheets with monthly/yearly totals by bike going back about 8 years. More detailed in recent years with tracking of daily rides. Currently upload to Garmin Connect and Strava, which populates...
Forum: Recumbent 06-21-17, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By JanMM
Di Blasi doesn't show any American flags on their...

Di Blasi doesn't show any American flags on their web page. Not a good sign for availability in the the US.

Edit: Looks as if there may be a dealer in Texas and in New Jersey....
Forum: Commuting 06-20-17, 08:39 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 14,531
Posted By JanMM
Bizman (PA) _____________________________ 3837...

Bizman (PA) _____________________________ 3837 (4231 total miles YTD)
dschue5 (MN) ____________________________ 3190 (4842 total)
mgw4jc (NC) _____________________________ 2685 (2824 total)...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-20-17, 08:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 909
Posted By JanMM
Buncha bull. Forget food...........just drink...

Buncha bull.
Forget food...........just drink lots of coffee! :twitchy: (I need to increase my cups/day.)
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-20-17, 08:28 PM
Replies: 20,802
Views: 1,903,633
Posted By JanMM
16 miles after work today. Sunny, a bit hot but...

16 miles after work today. Sunny, a bit hot but minimal humidity.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-19-17, 07:16 PM
Replies: 20,802
Views: 1,903,633
Posted By JanMM
Biked to work this morning. Donated a unit of...

Biked to work this morning. Donated a unit of blood in the AM - Red Cross comes regularly for blood drives. Nice lady (and the literature) said "Nothing strenuous today." So rode home using only the...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-19-17, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By JanMM
For a year or two (?) the route included Banta...

For a year or two (?) the route included Banta Road, which borders our neighborhood on the southside of Indy. Only saw RAAM riders a couple of times, but that was exciting. Didn't and still don't...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-18-17, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By JanMM
Nasty looking kickstand.

Nasty looking kickstand.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-18-17, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 266
Posted By JanMM
What he said. ^^^^^ If the bike was originally...

What he said. ^^^^^
If the bike was originally built up with 700 wheels, then the gearing - every combination - will be a little bit lower than it would be with 650c wheels.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-18-17, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20,802
Views: 1,903,633
Posted By JanMM
Yesterday - Bikes on Roadway! - 55 mile club ride...

Yesterday - Bikes on Roadway! - 55 mile club ride in Bartholomew and Brown counties with lots of hills. 1450 feet of elevation gain. Bright sunshiny day.
Forum: Tandem Cycling 06-16-17, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By JanMM
Very nice. Very light. (My ti long wheelbase...

Very nice. Very light. (My ti long wheelbase recumbent single bike weighs about 27 pounds. Don't ask how much our steel 'bent tandem weighs. :))
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-16-17, 08:39 PM
Replies: 20,802
Views: 1,903,633
Posted By JanMM
Made it home by bike on the same day! Younger...

Made it home by bike on the same day! Younger fellow followed me in the bike lanes for several miles before I turned off. He never passed me so I lost no cat 6 points. :lol: I think he coulda passed...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-16-17, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 610
Posted By JanMM
Good argument against ebikes?

Good argument against ebikes?
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-16-17, 11:45 AM
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Views: 1,903,633
Posted By JanMM
That makes no sense - any explanation from local...

That makes no sense - any explanation from local government?
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-16-17, 11:44 AM
Replies: 20,802
Views: 1,903,633
Posted By JanMM
Yesterday - drove to work but got out for a nice...

Yesterday - drove to work but got out for a nice 16 mile ride before cooking dinner. My stoker mowed the grass and I got to cook!
Rode to work this morning and hope to be able to make it home by...
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