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    I sort of agree with the last statement. Downtown...

    I sort of agree with the last statement. Downtown Avalon is pretty small but I think a bike would still come in handy. Outside of town is petty hilly, you will need your lower gears. Santa Barbara,...
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    Find this interesting, I thought recumbents were...

    Find this interesting, I thought recumbents were hard on knees. I had total replacement of right knee about five years ago, have ridden MTB and road bikes for many years, I'm 67. Now ride a folder, a...
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    I can not compare with any folder except Dahon,...

    I can not compare with any folder except Dahon, but will say that my Dahon Speed TR is the most fun I've ever had with a bike. Just drop in the back of my car and where ever I am and the area looks...
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    I had total knee replacement about 10 years ago....

    I had total knee replacement about 10 years ago. After three weeks I was cycling and walking. After six weeks I hiked 5 miles. Now I am 67 and ride 15 to 20 miles daily.
  5. I* had full knee replacement and at three weeks...

    I* had full knee replacement and at three weeks was riding, Now I am 67, 10 years later and still ride 15 to 20 miles a day.
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    Perhaps off your question a bit, but I recently...

    Perhaps off your question a bit, but I recently bought a used 04 Dahon Speed TR, 6 months old, riden about 100 miles for $450, so great deals are out there if you look enough. I love this bike. I...
  7. Interesting, I'm sort in agreement it is a scam,...

    Interesting, I'm sort in agreement it is a scam, if they accepted Paypal I would be a little less worried, but worrid just the same.
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    I know, I have to think long and hard before I...

    I know, I have to think long and hard before I even itch my nose.
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    I too suffered from arthritis in neck, lower back...

    I too suffered from arthritis in neck, lower back and knees. Three years ago I had knee replacement surgery on my worst knee. Before the replacement I couldn't walk more than a few hundred feet....
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    Tri s

    ANyone have experience with these? Saw one a few days ago on my local bikepath and was in a LBS in Portland that specilized in recumbents and Tri s, I was amazed at some of the "high tech" and high...
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    Don't even think about it on a 20" folder.

    Don't even think about it on a 20" folder.
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    Gee, I'm 67 and love to hear the 50 years olds...

    Gee, I'm 67 and love to hear the 50 years olds complain.
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    Explain please, I've always believed that and my...

    Explain please, I've always believed that and my gym experiences seem to support it.
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    Well I'm up to 12.

    Well I'm up to 12.
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    I live on the Beach at Ventura Ca and ride 20...

    I live on the Beach at Ventura Ca and ride 20 miles a day, have only seen 2 other folders, Dahon Helois. Just returned from an 8 week trip on in our motorhome, saw 4 dahons in Salt Lake City, none in...
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    Recovering from lay off

    Was doing 20 miles a day on by Speed TR, then took an eight week trip in my Motorhome. Riding went down to 3 to 5 miles every day or so. Maybe even less. Got home yesterday and got 10 miles and...
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    I have slicks on my 04 Speed TR and have had 2...

    I have slicks on my 04 Speed TR and have had 2 flats in about 300 mles or so. Last flat I used the Slinky sealant and it worked great and no flats in another 200 miles.
  18. What no-one has mentioned is the Speed Pro and...

    What no-one has mentioned is the Speed Pro and the Speed TR have the dual drive system which is wonderful!
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    Ride a 20inch first before you buy. I too was...

    Ride a 20inch first before you buy. I too was thinking about a 26 till I rode both a 26 and a 20 the same time. I have a 20" Dahon Speed TR and it is the greatest bike I've ever owned. I'm retired so...
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    Book, Book, Don't need any stinking Book. I'm 67...

    Book, Book, Don't need any stinking Book. I'm 67 and ride 20 miles each day, slower and more carefully, but enjoy the views more.
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    A different view, look at Dahon 20 inch folders....

    A different view, look at Dahon 20 inch folders. I am a male 67 years old with some of the same problems and was close to buying an Electra, a very nice comfort bike, but I wanted some to travel with...
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    For several months I considered various folders...

    For several months I considered various folders including Dahons and Montague. AT first I like the idea of the Montage, Hummer etc, then I saw a few and was not impressed with the workmanship or...
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    With all the road rage and shooting now going on...

    With all the road rage and shooting now going on in my area, Southern California, the last thing I will do is challenge someone, I'm 6'3, 250 pounds and in good shape, but I don't wear a bulletproof...
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    17 Miles today along ocean front bikepath in...

    17 Miles today along ocean front bikepath in Ventura. Been back riding for about a month now. Cofused about weigh changes, first week lost 5 pounds. Siince I'v gained seven. Been riding every day...
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    My day. There is beautiful but hilly path along a...

    My day. There is beautiful but hilly path along a small cliff along the ocean where I live. It is marked as a county bike path and it is maintained by a local bike club, so stated in a large sign...
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