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Forum: Recumbent 07-03-12, 11:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,445
Posted By AlphaGeek
I started out on USS with my first recumbent. A...

I started out on USS with my first recumbent. A few months ago I decided to give the OSS a whirl, and I like it just fine. I do think the USS is more relaxed, but the OSS is fine. Neither has been...
Forum: Commuting 05-16-12, 01:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,231
Posted By AlphaGeek
SPDs and Pearl Isumi MTB shoes work great.

SPDs and Pearl Isumi MTB shoes work great.
Forum: Commuting 05-16-12, 01:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By AlphaGeek
i've been very happy with the NiteRider Minewts...

i've been very happy with the NiteRider Minewts dual that I've used for the last couple of years. It's rock solid dependable.
Forum: Commuting 05-10-12, 01:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,602
Posted By AlphaGeek
;-) That it does!

;-) That it does!
Forum: Commuting 05-09-12, 01:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,602
Posted By AlphaGeek
Pannier Users - One or Two?

I'm considering adding a rack and panniers for my daily commute to give more space...but I don't need to go on an expedition. Will riding with one pannier throw the bike weight off? I think one...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-01-12, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,757
Posted By AlphaGeek
Check out Showers Pass. Awesome jacket that runs...

Check out Showers Pass. Awesome jacket that runs long, I have been using their jacket for 5 years and it is literally wind and rain proof. Excellent gear.
Forum: Recumbent 04-30-12, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,102
Posted By AlphaGeek
Thanks all for your input. I will follow up with...

Thanks all for your input. I will follow up with pictures once I decide!
Forum: Recumbent 04-28-12, 10:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,102
Posted By AlphaGeek
700c high racer swb recommendations

Hi y'all, I've been riding the same recumbent for the last 7 years and it's time to move up. I'm looking for a 700c high racer swb. I'm 6'2" so 700c shouldn't be an issue, but I'm also a Clydesdale...
Forum: Commuting 03-21-09, 01:19 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 25,408
Posted By AlphaGeek
A) Occupation - IT Project Manager B)...

A) Occupation - IT Project Manager

B) Commuting Distance - 7 miles each way

C) When at work I - dry off with a hand towel and freshen up with baby wipes and deoderant

D) Where bike is parked...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 03-21-09, 12:48 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 214,104
Posted By AlphaGeek
Hey guys I got the Romisen couple of months back...

Hey guys I got the Romisen couple of months back and now I'm having problems with it's connectivity. I ride for awhile and it shuts off. It's not the batteries...I shake it or twist it some and...
Forum: Commuting 01-26-09, 07:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,729
Posted By AlphaGeek
I use a Targus backpack, mainly because I usually...

I use a Targus backpack, mainly because I usually haul my laptop back an forth each day, and the Targus is durable and pads the computer well. I actually bungee the backpack on my bike rack...It...
Forum: Recumbent 01-15-09, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,009
Posted By AlphaGeek
I get a lot of positive comments from children...

I get a lot of positive comments from children and adults about my recumbent. I think it's somewhat like seeing a model T car, people don't see one everyday, so they find it novel. It is definitely...
Forum: Commuting 01-15-09, 11:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,645
Posted By AlphaGeek
+1 for Showers Pass. I use the touring and love...

+1 for Showers Pass. I use the touring and love it.
Forum: Recumbent 11-20-08, 02:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,914
Posted By AlphaGeek
I have a hi-viz green flag on a pole to help the...

I have a hi-viz green flag on a pole to help the ballerinas that can barely see over the steering wheel of their big honkin' SUVs. Otherwise, I am at eyelevel or better with most vehicles on the...
Forum: Recumbent 05-04-06, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By AlphaGeek
I will be sure to recap the experience after the...

I will be sure to recap the experience after the trip. It will be in Mid-September, so I have a little time to work on my hill-climbing (and lasso-ing ...[thanks for the tip!]) skills. :D

I am...
Forum: Recumbent 05-03-06, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By AlphaGeek
Thanks for your replies Max & Ken. I will spin...

Thanks for your replies Max & Ken. I will spin like a top...I may need a parachute for some of the downhills too! should be fun
Forum: Recumbent 05-02-06, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By AlphaGeek
Mountains

I've ridden my recumbent daily for the last year or so...I commute and do a few centuries. My long distance cycling buddies (all roadies on wedgies) are cooking up a ride from Augusta GA into the...
Forum: Recumbent 02-18-06, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By AlphaGeek
I can't wait to see Little Big Man in a beard! ...

I can't wait to see Little Big Man in a beard!

I like the line of thinking that uprights are "slow everywhere else"...The truth hurts.
Forum: Recumbent 02-18-06, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,040
Posted By AlphaGeek
I've had the Actionbent Tidalwave II USS for...

I've had the Actionbent Tidalwave II USS for about a year now. I really like it. I commute 14mi daily roundtrip and the bike is holding up well. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend the bike to anyone...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-24-05, 10:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 568
Posted By AlphaGeek
Thank you for not squashing me like a bug! ...

Thank you for not squashing me like a bug! (probably not)

Put the cell phone DOWN!

Ride a Bike...Make a Smile!
Forum: Recumbent 06-24-05, 10:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,570
Posted By AlphaGeek
Allister, You are going to love it! Enjoy...

Allister,

You are going to love it! Enjoy the MANY new friends and comments.

Especially enjoy the kids...they love these things!
Forum: Commuting 06-24-05, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 203
Posted By AlphaGeek
Derek, I live in Augusta. I don't know that...

Derek,

I live in Augusta. I don't know that there are any rental bikes available. The city is ok for commuting, I've done it for 5 years. There are a couple of bike paths, but generally you...
Forum: Commuting 06-06-05, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,613
Posted By AlphaGeek
I don't have CTS, but I do have a pinched nerve...

I don't have CTS, but I do have a pinched nerve that affects my arms and hands. My solution - a recumbent with under seat steering. It has made ALL the difference...plus it is a blast to ride!
Forum: Commuting 04-29-05, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,620
Posted By AlphaGeek
Don't you just love it that the messenger dude...

Don't you just love it that the messenger dude actually helps him break the chain! :eek:
Forum: Recumbent 04-20-05, 10:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,870
Posted By AlphaGeek
jpanna, I have the Tidal Wave II USS, and it...

jpanna,

I have the Tidal Wave II USS, and it rocks. It is very well made and good components. The only caveat I have for you, it that the bike is not sold by a dealer, (Randy is basically an...
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