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Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-05-05, 10:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 976
Posted By Roger B
I had the same problem. Tried the saddle with...

I had the same problem. Tried the saddle with two halves that swivel, could not get used to it. Been using "The Seat" for months and it works for me. It has no horn and no pain in perineum.
Forum: Recreational & Family 03-07-05, 11:40 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 93,921
Posted By Roger B
Besides Electra Townie, who else makes flat...

Besides Electra Townie, who else makes flat footed bicycles
Roger
Forum: Recreational & Family 12-16-04, 09:45 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 93,921
Posted By Roger B
I feel the same as you, Phooey. I bought my...

I feel the same as you, Phooey. I bought my Townie 3 in August and now am riding 10 to 12 miles a day. BTW had to stop a few days, really cold here in Miami, 52 F with overcast. Might not sound...
Forum: Recreational & Family 11-12-04, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,764
Posted By Roger B
Hello Chuck, I bought a Hiobson but kept slidding...

Hello Chuck, I bought a Hiobson but kept slidding off. How did you adjust it to not slide off and not have the sides of the saddle hurt your thighs? I ended up with "The Seat" by Ergo; fantastic...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-01-04, 08:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,476
Posted By Roger B
BDK, I am happy with the Ergo Seat, but might try...

BDK, I am happy with the Ergo Seat, but might try the Brooks later on if I get another bike. I have a question for you. I bought the Townie 3 because the internal hub (no maintanence). I live in...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-31-04, 09:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,476
Posted By Roger B
Just an update. Since I posted I bought the...

Just an update. Since I posted I bought the Hobson seat, much too complicated, I kept slipping off. I bought "The Seat"by Ergos. Great, been riding with it for 28 miles, three seven mile trips....
Forum: Recreational & Family 10-09-04, 08:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,913
Posted By Roger B
My bike has an internal hub on the back tire, not...

My bike has an internal hub on the back tire, not one of the quick release. How difficult is it to fix a flat on one of those if you actually need to remove the back wheel?
Roger
Forum: Recreational & Family 10-01-04, 10:51 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 93,921
Posted By Roger B
After thinking about it I do not need to ride...

After thinking about it I do not need to ride faster, just looking for a justification for riding at that speed. My ego would suffer less if I could blame the bike. BTW I am very happy with the...
Forum: Recreational & Family 09-30-04, 09:53 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 93,921
Posted By Roger B
I bought a Townie for the flat foot concept, as I...

I bought a Townie for the flat foot concept, as I was new to bicycling (at 55 y/o) and feared falling. After a month and 50 miles I find myself raising the seat more and more. Still can touch the...
Forum: Recreational & Family 09-26-04, 09:58 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 93,921
Posted By Roger B
I am just some newbie that happened to buy the...

I am just some newbie that happened to buy the Townie 3 because of something I read on the Bicycle NG in goggles. Seems like you guys have a big thing going here. Is this a new bike design or new...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-25-04, 08:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,476
Posted By Roger B
Comfort Saddle for the older rear end

I admit that I am a newbie, but have gotten to the piont where I am riding enough to want a more confortable saddle. Now I have a Townie 3 with the original seat. That was OK until I started riding...
Forum: Recreational & Family 09-22-04, 09:29 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 93,921
Posted By Roger B
An update. After a month I have now advanced from...

An update. After a month I have now advanced from a mile a day to 5. My heart rate went from 143 to 127 average on a five mile ride. Butt is a bit sore, will consider a new seat/saddle after...
Forum: Recreational & Family 09-11-04, 09:46 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 93,921
Posted By Roger B
I bought a Townie 3 a month ago. A real newbie,...

I bought a Townie 3 a month ago. A real newbie, never rode a bicycle as a kid and now am 55 years old (did ride a motorcycle on and off for 30 years). Learned to pedal and ride immediately (am sure...
Forum: Introductions 08-28-04, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By Roger B
Mature Newbie from Miami Beach

Greetings, I am 55 Y/O and learned how to ride a bicycle August 10. I know the day well, brought the bike home and practices until I could ride. Fearful of falling I bought a Townie 3, where I can...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-27-04, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1,652
Views: 253,226
Posted By Roger B
I am 55 going on 56. Just learned how to ride a...

I am 55 going on 56. Just learned how to ride a bike 17 days ago (grew up in Ney York, always took subway as a kid). Bought a Electra Townie 3 and I tought myself to ride immediately, unfortunately...
Forum: Recreational & Family 08-22-04, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,952
Posted By Roger B
Thanks for the info. I learned a little more and...

Thanks for the info. I learned a little more and am doing about 2.5 miles a day, hope to up to 5 by the end of the month and after I lose some more weight (need to take off 50 lbs, put on slowly in...
Forum: Recreational & Family 08-15-04, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,952
Posted By Roger B
At 55 I am a new to ridding a bicycle. I do ride...

At 55 I am a new to ridding a bicycle. I do ride a motorcycle but
never have ridden a bicycle. I bought a Townie 3 and had no problem
getting started. At 8 miles an hour the bike starts to coast...
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