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    single speed coaster

    I picked up an old Raleigh that is single speed and coast brake and was wary of riding it the first time (I am a lbk amputee) but figured out to ride it backwards to start or stop. On my road bike I...
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    My leg guy got a friction sleeve and we are gonna...

    My leg guy got a friction sleeve and we are gonna put that between socket and socks. I will let you know how that goes once I try it.
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    holes?

    Does anyone have problems with the sides of their socket wearing holes in their socks? Could I trim and hem a few to just below the trim line? Maybe put one wind of ace wrap between as a sacrifice?...
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    first fall

    I hadn't been really scared to stand and pedal but tried it in a class at the ymca and came unclipped. No I worry a little about it. I got one of my 'in shape' friends to go one a cool down ride...
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    improvement

    I got some ebay used spd pedals in and got to play on the road bike again the last few days. I did a little sprint today and came out of the saddle without thinking and it worked and I almost...
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    stubborn

    I had a few really good days with my leg and decided to do some testing with the bike. I checked range of motion propped up in a corner pedaling backwards and checked that I could unclip. Then I rode...
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    I got my leg monday and it was both sobering and...

    I got my leg monday and it was both sobering and encouraging. My guy made my socket on the small size so I have been using my 3 mil liner and socks and a sleeve to walk a little in the house. Should...
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    how long before you tried riding

    As I sit here bored and anticipating getting my first leg next week I thought I would ask any of you who have lost a leg how long after you 'got back on your feet' did you wait before trying to ride?...
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    If you went to a good auto parts store with the fittings they could make you a y fitting to split one line to the front and back but then you would be locking the rear brake as it would be getting...
  10. Thread: hello

    by centralks
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    hello

    I just short of 30 and have enjoyed riding my whole life but just started riding seriously to get in shape about 9 months ago; I ride to work and do 15-40 mile rides just for fun. I have checked out...
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    It been just over a month since the stupid moment...

    It been just over a month since the stupid moment that left me a below knee amputee. I have been recovering quick and in the next two weeks should get a leg. I really miss my bike, its my escape...
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