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    Here's a list of nearly all bike brands and who...

    Here's a list of nearly all bike brands and who makes them. When you find one manufacturer like Doral Industries which owns Pacific Cycles and it has a lot of brand names following it, you are on...
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    Tell him he needs a beater bike, not one with a...

    Tell him he needs a beater bike, not one with a recognizable name like a Jamis bike. It would only be a thief magnet.
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    All of the larger online shops will have tandem...

    All of the larger online shops will have tandem cables as will any shop that specializes in recumbent bikes/trikes.
    They are not particularly expensive either
    Brake Pyramid Cable Brake 1.5 X 2667...
  4. Thread: Good Bike

    by VegasTriker
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    The person who gets ripped off on a used bike is...

    The person who gets ripped off on a used bike is probably uninformed and lazy. You can find the MSRP and component list on any decent bike manufactured from 1993 to the present on Bikepedia. You...
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    Decades ago I spent an entire year in Wisconsin...

    Decades ago I spent an entire year in Wisconsin with only a bike and motorcycle as transportation. Fun? No. Interesting and challenging? Yes. If I had enough clothes on to stay warm pedaling in...
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    For all of us there is an optimum RPM (cadence)...

    For all of us there is an optimum RPM (cadence) that minimizes damage to your knees, produces the most efficient transfer of power to the wheels, and delays the onset of fatigue. You haven't figured...
  7. Yes. And I do it on a recumbent trike, just...

    Yes. And I do it on a recumbent trike, just using strapless toe clips for positioning the foot. Anyone who reads about recumbent trikes will be soon bombarded with cautions about the dreaded "foot...
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    Is that chiropractor or chiroquacktor. A long...

    Is that chiropractor or chiroquacktor. A long time ago I had a discussion with one who offered me some (free) unsolicited nutritional information. I have an extensive science background and knew...
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    Go to the Sheldon Brown website Sheldon...

    Go to the Sheldon Brown website Sheldon Brown-Bicycle Technical Information and you will find a table there that shows exactly what width tires will fit a particular rim.
  10. Order him a pair of these: Tioga PowerBlock...

    Order him a pair of these: Tioga PowerBlock S-Spec Tire - 20" x 1.4", Wire Bead, Black $14.07 each from Niagara Cycle Tioga PowerBlock S-Spec Tire - 20" x 1.4", Wire Bead, Black or in a larger width...
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    You could be a candidate for exercise-induced...

    You could be a candidate for exercise-induced bronchoconstriction also refereed to as "exercise induced asthma". You can read about it here: Exercise Induced Asthma (EIB) | Causes, Symptoms &...
  12. Here's the specs for the 2015 model. Doesn't...

    Here's the specs for the 2015 model. Doesn't list one in all black color. 2015 Specialized HARDROCK 26 - BikePedia It doesn't list 2016 as a model year for the bike but Bikepedia may be behind at...
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    There are companies that make "exit assist bars"...

    There are companies that make "exit assist bars" for their trikes. Greenspeed is one. PowerOn Cycling is a bike shop that specializes in providing adaptive aids. I'm not sure about how many...
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    "But, honestly, in my adult life I have never had...

    "But, honestly, in my adult life I have never had a bike where I wasn't sitting on the bar when astride the bike. I just can't pedal smaller bikes comfortably without feeling like I'm falling off."
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  15. Too bad. It's rare to find a working recumbent...

    Too bad. It's rare to find a working recumbent at $150. In my own area there has been a 2004 Catrike Road recumbent trike on CL for more than 10 days priced at $550. I thought it would go in a day...
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    It is actually pretty simple. You remove the...

    It is actually pretty simple. You remove the connector that attaches the adjusting rod (goes into the rear hub) and then take the wheel off as you would for any bike with a rear derailleur. Here's...
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    It is interesting that you post the very week...

    It is interesting that you post the very week that The Newshour on Public Television is running a series on autism. Last night was the first installment.

    I've been a Scout leader for many years...
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    If you want a pretty comprehensive comparison of...

    If you want a pretty comprehensive comparison of nearly all of the available internal hubs go here: Internal-Gear Hubs You can compare gear ranges and even see how closely spaced the gears are on a...
  19. Yes, it doesn't look like the Tailwind shown on...

    Yes, it doesn't look like the Tailwind shown on Bentrideronline by the editor Bryan Ball - his first recumbent 'BentRider Online Search Results rans tailwind However, there may have been more...
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    The US$102 price for the Rockefeller would be...

    The US$102 price for the Rockefeller would be pretty enticing to the novice overseas buyer but the estimated US$579 shipping charge is a real killer. It's something China sellers on Ebay sometimes...
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    The same question was asked back in 2008 at this...

    The same question was asked back in 2008 at this site: Did Campagnolo ever build a frame?

    Seems as though the answer was no but some people pasted Campi logos on cheap frames to impress others.
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    If there is no model number painted on the frame...

    If there is no model number painted on the frame (e.g., SM800 on my 93 Cannondale SM800 MTB) then you need to do a little sleuthing based upon the date it was made. You can look up Cannondale bikes...
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    Pretty expensive experiment

    At $52 a pair, the Jayco Li-ion battery would be a rather expensive experiment. You might try it on the cheap at first before laying out that much money. If you are willing to buy from an overseas...
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    Congratulations on being smart enough to not "die...

    Congratulations on being smart enough to not "die in the harness." I'm surprised and a bit saddened by the number of my colleagues and close friends who never got to spend the time between work and...
  25. If you are looking for really warm weather, Las...

    If you are looking for really warm weather, Las Vegas isn't on top. Phoenix is warmer and SoCal is much nicer. Maybe I'm grumpy because it has been below normal (58 high/maybe 40 low is average...
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