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  1. In response to this thread, the old saying about...

    In response to this thread, the old saying about life not being fair is pretty much true. In my case tho I am on the far end with the winners. I will be 77 this year, and usually ride about 30...
  2. Actually the alfalfa bails in Nebr were near 90...

    Actually the alfalfa bails in Nebr were near 90 pounds when I was in my teens in '55. They were tough to throw around when you weighed 125 lbs. I had to boost them with my knee, and wore out many a...
  3. So did I miss it, or has she come to trial yet,...

    So did I miss it, or has she come to trial yet, and what was her sentence?
  4. Caloso On behalf of a recumbent riding hairy...

    Caloso

    On behalf of a recumbent riding hairy legged t-shirt rugby short wearing non-racer that rides without giving a damn about what my cadence is, I say dont be so judgemental. After riding...
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    Sticky: Poll: Not to worry, I am alive and kicking. I noticed...

    Not to worry, I am alive and kicking. I noticed for a while that there was almost no posting to this thread. I was hoping that the anti helmet types had give up their misguided crusade against...
  6. rebel We purchased a trike so my wife could do...

    rebel

    We purchased a trike so my wife could do some riding with me. I havent told her that she is being callled a beardie weirdie. Would you like to tell her?

    BTW right from the start she did...
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    What is doubly maddening about incidents like...

    What is doubly maddening about incidents like this is it is called an accident. It was no damned accident that out on an open road a person is killed.
  8. cougrrcj Some of us like you appreciate the...

    cougrrcj

    Some of us like you appreciate the beauty of a lugged frame bike. Bike mfg went to filet welded frames since they can be done on automatic welders.
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    Isnt a dead body evidence enough????

    Isnt a dead body evidence enough????
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    Anger is building here in Lincoln among the...

    Anger is building here in Lincoln among the cycling community. This killing is just the cap stone of other car/bicycle "accidents". A young boy has just got out of the hospital reciently. Among...
  11. Those trikes are not the trikes that normal bent...

    Those trikes are not the trikes that normal bent riders ride. They are little more than glorified big wheels.
  12. This "old fart" uses them on his recumbent. I...

    This "old fart" uses them on his recumbent. I had two sided SPDs on my Stratus, but they were a pain in the shorts riding in town stopping and starting all the time. The wrong side alway seem to be...
  13. The "oil change" for bikes amounts to cleaning...

    The "oil change" for bikes amounts to cleaning the drive train, and checking adjustment of the same.

    Further in the winter months the whole bike needs to be gone over, the RD pulled apart, cleaned...
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    This incident is of course a hot topic in the...

    This incident is of course a hot topic in the local cycling community. As one person pointed out if the authorities wont take away her drivers license, her family should, before she hits a child. A...
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    I called the Otoe Co Att this morning...

    I called the Otoe Co Att this morning 402-873-9044, and he is sticking to his story. He would not even say if he is asking the Motor Vehicle dept to re-test the woman to see if she should have a...
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    Another cyclist killed with impunity

    Another cyclist killed in Otoe Co Nebraska, the the driver gets off scott free. An 82 year old woman ran down and hit from behind a trike rider flying an 8 foot flag. The County Att has decided NOT...
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    As with most anything people are engaged in,...

    As with most anything people are engaged in, there will be the 2% of malcontents, the anti social types that hate everything and everybody. Life is easier if you try to pay no attention to them if...
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    Small tinney japanese cars dont seem to fair to...

    Small tinney japanese cars dont seem to fair to well when they hit a bicycle.

    And yes I too hope the family of the cyclist sues for a huge sum of money. Note the report says the car crossed the...
  19. As usual Rumple's family will have to file a...

    As usual Rumple's family will have to file a wrongful death civil suit to get justice.
  20. The fuel injection of the fifties was totally...

    The fuel injection of the fifties was totally mechanical. It didnt last very long. Electronic fuel injection didnt happen until the 80s.
  21. Progress would like back in the 80s when cars...

    Progress would like back in the 80s when cars went from carbs to fuel injection. But no if you had a low mileage car with a carb it would be some what foolish to trade it in at a loss just to get a...
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    If you dare to ride anything other than a DF...

    If you dare to ride anything other than a DF bike, you are profiled. Since I ride a recumbent bike and a trike, yes I am profiled. I am profiled on this forum because I dare to post that many if...
  23. Wobbly 3 wheeled menaces??????? IMO anyone can...

    Wobbly 3 wheeled menaces??????? IMO anyone can ride a trike without "wobbling".
  24. cyclo I may be old (77) but I am far from...

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    I may be old (77) but I am far from feeble. Riding only in the summer since I am in the snow belt, I ride my bents somewhere between 2 and 3 thousand miles a year.

    The thing is I now...
  25. For the people that dont like me encouraging...

    For the people that dont like me encouraging people to ride bents or trikes, how about this point. When I rode my road bike or mountain bike I was NEVER stopped and asked about my bikes. Now that...
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