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    Go to bentrideronline.com there are several...

    Go to bentrideronline.com there are several discussions of velos there and a lot of people who ride them. They are used more in Europe than the US. A lot more bike lanes and safe places to ride in...
  2. Lots of good suggestions and answers to your...

    Lots of good suggestions and answers to your questions already.

    Here's something you might have fun with: search on "retirement calculators" and look at a couple of them. I like the ones at...
  3. Glad you found something you/he liked. Happy...

    Glad you found something you/he liked. Happy riding.
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    Go to the Drug store, buy some spray on tan and...

    Go to the Drug store, buy some spray on tan and spray it on your hands. Problem solved!
  5. On a DF the power part of your stroke is down. On...

    On a DF the power part of your stroke is down. On a recumbent you need to think of pushing forward instead.

    Safety item: Be sure to tuck the shoelace on the left side of your right shoe in your...
  6. Your comments about liking to ride together and...

    Your comments about liking to ride together and talk suggests to me you might like a tandem. We have both a DF and a recumbent. We like the recumbent best. Dealers will be harder to find than...
  7. Web sites to visit bicycleman.com and...

    Web sites to visit bicycleman.com and hostelshoppe.com They are bike shops and have a lot of good info. Start with FAQ's. They also have info on specific recumbents. Look around.

    When you get to...
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    Just being comfortable period is now my goal. I...

    Just being comfortable period is now my goal. I understand. You have company.
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    I used internet explorer and the site above came...

    I used internet explorer and the site above came up in english.
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    Asking your Doctor why he is suggesting a...

    Asking your Doctor why he is suggesting a recumbent might give you more insight into what to expect or what kind of recumbent he thinks might help you.
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    While it is good to look around, it may be too...

    While it is good to look around, it may be too early to buy until you find what positions your neck will be comfortable in. I have neck/nerve problems from a car accident and my neck is not happy on...
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    If the bent doesn't work out maybe your wife...

    If the bent doesn't work out maybe your wife would reconsider the tandem again if she got to be captain.

    Good luck whatever you ride.
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    Don’t know where you have looked or what kind of...

    Don’t know where you have looked or what kind of riding you want to do, but I would suggest you check out Tandems East (tandemseast.com). They are a tandem only dealer in NJ. You just missed their...
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    Something else to consider: We rode DF’s. A...

    Something else to consider:


    We rode DF’s. A few years ago we got a tandem (DF). While tandems are not for everyone we enjoy it a lot and nobody gets left behind. If you and your wife are both...
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    I have an EZ Sport also and am very comfortable...

    I have an EZ Sport also and am very comfortable riding it. I solved my DF problems by raising the handlebars enough so I could be upright. You might need to add longer cables.
  16. For information on different models of Bents go...

    For information on different models of Bents go to bicycleman.com.

    We both have EZ Sports. They are older and I found them on E bay at a good price. We like them a lot. They are main rides now.
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    My wife has very fair skin and we needed visors...

    My wife has very fair skin and we needed visors that went all the way around. We have ( but haven't tried) da Brims both for cycling and hiking/paddling. Report to follow.
  18. There are a lot of differences between Tampa and...

    There are a lot of differences between Tampa and Miami as vacation spots.

    There is a lot more traffic congestion in Miami and fewer MUPs which makes cycling harder and more dangerous. There is a...
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    When I look at a trip I usually think about the...

    When I look at a trip I usually think about the positives first and then after I think about the negatives I try to decide if the positives out way the negatives. I’m guessing you did at least some...
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    I haven’t been ignoring you or your question,...

    I haven’t been ignoring you or your question, just trying to figure out the answer. In short you don’t KNOW. The best the doctors seem to do is know of someone else who has had a similar problem that...
  21. Another thing to try would be a “Modified” Pie...

    Another thing to try would be a “Modified” Pie Ride (after the 50 Plus Pie Rides). Invite people to go for a bicycle ride in the morning and gather someplace specific for pie/ice cream in the...
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    As this is the same day as the 50+ Forums annual...

    As this is the same day as the 50+ Forums annual pie ride, you could advertize it as a way to do your pie ride.

    It could also be posted on the BROL (Bent Rider On Line) board.
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    Charities Promoting Cycling

    I have started looking for good charities that support cycling. So far I have found:

    Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (railstotrails.org) promotes/assists in converting unused rail lines to trails
    ...
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    Instead of screen printing (which involves a...

    Instead of screen printing (which involves a screen for each color) you might look at heat transfer paper which you can get at Wal-Mart or other office supply stores. You print your design on the...
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    I have nerve damage in my neck which limits the...

    I have nerve damage in my neck which limits the position I can be in both riding and not riding. Trying bents until you find something that “feels good” is a long way to go as once I have hurt my...
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