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02-24-19, 01:09 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

You all make some good points. But at this point...

You all make some good points. But at this point I think those stirrups seem to be the best option so far. Looks like they could be mounted anywhere on the rack or frame rails w/o any making any...
02-23-19, 01:26 AM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. Thanks, I will take a look there.

R. Thanks, I will take a look there.
02-22-19, 01:44 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. IDK what would happen if I did that? Probably...

R. IDK what would happen if I did that? Probably ruin the paint on the the frame rail and **** it up? Frame rails are pretty thick, doubt they would twist. Passenger would be sitting anyway. 95% of...
02-21-19, 02:28 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20190213_182410_1__d6e861544fec4a65f65594da9e51ac141c780e91.jpg

Right rear lower frame rail where I would want to place the foot...
Forum: For Sale
01-09-19, 01:15 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_20160927_135538_8820721d28776f82e6ef11936a3422fb311fd7a9.jpg

Jamis Di2 10 speed with rear extendable selfie cam. Has Vittoria...
Forum: For Sale
01-09-19, 03:09 AM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

Jamis Xenith Endura Elite cabon fiber road bike 48cm for sale.

2013 Jamis Di2 10 speed bike. Bought new in 2015. Will sell for $1,000, will ship to you for cost of shipping. Has rear extending selfie cam for great video's on your rides.
07-29-18, 04:41 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. Do you think you could work your way up...

R. Do you think you could work your way up gradually to do a 100 mile trip given the electric assisted bikes you have? Or does your Doc think this is a no-no? I would think moderate exercise would...
07-29-18, 04:11 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. R. Sorry, my bad, I should have been...

R.

R. Sorry, my bad, I should have been more specific in my last post/reply. I replied previously: "Thanks Bob. When I'm logged in the edit button doesn't show?" I should have specified the edit...
07-29-18, 12:01 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

Thanks Bob. When I'm logged in the edit button...

Thanks Bob. When I'm logged in the edit button doesn't show?
07-29-18, 11:27 AM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. Thanks adcockj. Looks like you spent...

R. Thanks adcockj. Looks like you spent approximately $1720 or so to complete the conversion.
07-29-18, 12:56 AM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. Thanks Nigel. I didn't see any edit button...

R. Thanks Nigel. I didn't see any edit button after I posted? IDK why? And there is no edit button there now?
07-29-18, 12:51 AM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. Yep, got too much info overload, so I pulled...

R. Yep, got too much info overload, so I pulled the trigger. Has all the extras not found on other fat bikes, ie; fenders, rear rack, cruise control, lol, A/C, etc. GPS tracking if your bike is...
07-29-18, 12:18 AM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

[QUOTE=nfmisso;20475402]Realistically it is not...

[QUOTE=nfmisso;20475402]Realistically it is not practical to sustain 30+ mph on an ebike without a proper suspension system. Your interest in high power stuff does not go with your stated desires for...
07-28-18, 10:26 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

[QUOTE=2old;20474573]"Stretching" the rear...

[QUOTE=2old;20474573]"Stretching" the rear triangle is, for example, putting a rear hub with 140 mm width into rear dropouts with 130 mm width; you're forcing the dropouts apart to accommodate the...
07-28-18, 09:45 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. Thanks fietsbob for replying. Facts.

R. Thanks fietsbob for replying. Facts.
07-28-18, 09:42 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

Not sure how all the gibberish got included in my...

Not sure how all the gibberish got included in my above post? The pic link I posted of a monkey with blue balls must have been F'ed up or something?, sorry? There was no edit button to erase the...
07-28-18, 09:32 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. Thanks, adcockj: The Magnum Peak looks like a...

R. Thanks, adcockj: The Magnum Peak looks like a decent bike with quality parts.

I already own (Trek DS 8.4). I bought the Luna BBSHD mid kit with a 48v 13.5 AH battery...it was under $1500...
07-28-18, 02:18 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

The specs on the ebay kit suggests that it needs...

The specs on the ebay kit suggests that it needs a 140mm dropout, likely too wide for your bike. It also uses a freewheel, so cassette users will have to settle for a less sturdy set of gears.

R....
07-28-18, 01:08 AM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

[QUOTE=2old;20473927]You need to assess your...

[QUOTE=2old;20473927]You need to assess your requirements as to speed and distance as well as what weight bike you can wrestle into your apartment (if you reside upstairs).

R. Thanks for replying...
07-27-18, 10:08 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

Conversion or buy a new E-bike?

I am new to the E-Bike thing and am getting older and my back wants me to consider some kind of e-bike to conserve my energy levels.

I have a 2004 Specialized Crossroads Hybrid with a 7 speed,...
01-28-18, 10:01 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

Update: I did have NCV & EMG tests done a few...

Update: I did have NCV & EMG tests done a few weeks ago. They had me flipping & flopping like a fish out of water, lol.

The needle EMG was a bit more painful. When the doctor pushed the needle...
01-28-18, 09:42 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R.Sumbikerguy thanks for and likes this post....

R.Sumbikerguy thanks for and likes this post. Like they say: Getting old ain't for sissies.
01-28-18, 09:37 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. I wish I could say the same about the meds I...

R. I wish I could say the same about the meds I was using. Just the opposite for me.
01-28-18, 09:27 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. Sumbikerguy thanks for and likes this post.

R. Sumbikerguy thanks for and likes this post.
12-18-17, 02:48 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. I was using Tramadrol and Ibuprofen for pain,...

R. I was using Tramadrol and Ibuprofen for pain, but the Tramadrol left me feeling like a space cadet the next day, brain fog, spaced out, etc. The Ibuprofen didn't help much and I was concerned...
12-18-17, 02:07 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

[QUOTE=fourknees;20050721]FWIW...You may look to...

[QUOTE=fourknees;20050721]FWIW...You may look to see if de quervain's tenosynovitis matches what you have.

R. My pain is in my right arm, forearm, elbow areas and my back. I am presuming at this...
12-11-17, 01:13 AM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. Sounds like you recovered quickly. I wish you...

R. Sounds like you recovered quickly. I wish you the same quick recovery with your future replacements.
12-05-17, 08:58 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. Hope everything works out for you, sounds like...

R. Hope everything works out for you, sounds like you've been through the mill. Just curious, but my sister had a hip replacement several years ago, she seemed to recover from it fairly quickly. And...
12-04-17, 08:05 AM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. Sorry to hear about your hand/wrist issues....

R. Sorry to hear about your hand/wrist issues. Was this the results of doing triathlon's?

If you get a wrist fusion wouldn't that pretty much end your biking ventures?
12-04-17, 07:58 AM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

[QUOTE=Machka;20031127]Ergonomic advice ... not...

[QUOTE=Machka;20031127]Ergonomic advice ... not device. Like how to position my hand, shoulders, etc. when I cycle or use the computer.

R. Sorry, must be the Methylprednisolone and lack of sleep...
12-04-17, 01:06 AM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

Machka: Went to another Dr, was correctly...

Machka: Went to another Dr, was correctly diagnosed with ulnar nerve issues and was given some appropriate ergonomic advice

R. What was that ergonomic device like...some kind of brace you wear...
12-03-17, 06:44 AM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

That Methylprednisolone has kept me up all night...

That Methylprednisolone has kept me up all night despite taking 20 mgs of Melatonin. Not good!
12-02-17, 09:07 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

Thought I would give an update on my progress...

Thought I would give an update on my progress since my 9/29/17 OP.

I don't have health insurance, so I have to rely on VA healthcare. Sometimes its okay, sometimes its a major accomplishment...
10-04-17, 09:23 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. A factual statement right? But I got CTS in my...

R. A factual statement right? But I got CTS in my right arm have to wait to cure that first. :rolleyes:
10-04-17, 09:16 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. Before or after? :lol:

R. Before or after? :lol:
10-04-17, 09:15 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. Okay thanks, got it. Sounds about what I am...

R. Okay thanks, got it. Sounds about what I am experiencing, although I'm not yet familiar with all the nerves in the hand area. Working on setting up an consult with a specialist in that area.

I...
10-03-17, 11:44 PM
Replies: 66
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. Once I get to see a specialist for treatment I...

R. Once I get to see a specialist for treatment I will go over the bike fit advice.

I appreciate the bike fit advice, but personally I'm not too keen on uploading pictures of myself on the world...
10-02-17, 06:52 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. I hope it becomes that simple for me?

R. I hope it becomes that simple for me?
10-01-17, 04:06 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

Like to thank all those who have replied. Lots of...

Like to thank all those who have replied. Lots of good info here.

I will take all ideas into consideration and discuss same with whoever I choose for a consult.

Hopefully, things will work...
10-01-17, 03:56 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. Cortisone shots work sometimes to help break...

R. Cortisone shots work sometimes to help break up calcium deposits formed during the healing process. For me it was the calcium deposits that was causing the inflammation and pain.

I had several...
10-01-17, 03:08 PM
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Views: 3,320
Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. That's a dead link?

R. That's a dead link?
10-01-17, 03:02 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. Thanks. Hopefully a specialist will conduct...

R. Thanks. Hopefully a specialist will conduct the necessary tests you mentioned for proper diagnosis.

I do feel its more of a nerve issue causing the muscles to be painful and weak or CTS...
10-01-17, 02:48 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. Thanks for the pic link. I use these...

R. Thanks for the pic link.

I use these handlebar grips:...
10-01-17, 01:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,320
Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. Right now, I'd say mostly in the smaller end...

R. Right now, I'd say mostly in the smaller end fingers, wrist, forearm, elbow and in the shoulder blade in my back.

I started having what I thought was a muscle/tendon/soft tissue injury in my...
10-01-17, 01:48 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. Thanks. Maybe, a Lazy Boy on wheels?

R. Thanks. Maybe, a Lazy Boy on wheels?
10-01-17, 01:45 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

R. Thanks OTG. Was your CTS the result of bike...

R. Thanks OTG. Was your CTS the result of bike riding or some other form of repetitive movement, ie; typing every day, or both, etc?

So your Ortho referred you to a Neurologist. When I was looking...
09-29-17, 07:44 PM
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Views: 3,320
Posted By sumbikerguy123

Thanks StarBiker: More comfortable bike? I am...

Thanks StarBiker: More comfortable bike? I am going to change the stem on my Road Bike. Top bar is sort of long, and I with the stem more forward it's obviously making me lean more. And I always...
09-29-17, 07:33 PM
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Views: 3,320
Posted By sumbikerguy123

Thanks Osric: I have had problems with my...

Thanks Osric:

I have had problems with my wrists and forearms for a couple of decades. Any kind of overuse (keyboard, mouse, cycling, texting, tennis, etc.) can cause injury, and it's different...
09-29-17, 07:21 PM
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Posted By sumbikerguy123

Thanks DaveQ24 for the extensive reply: I'm...

Thanks DaveQ24 for the extensive reply:

I'm looking for a doctor to evaluate my situation. I'm not sure which type doctor is best for CTS? I'm assuming a Orthopedic Surgeons do that type of stuff?...
09-29-17, 04:25 PM
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Views: 3,320
Posted By sumbikerguy123

Do I have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)?

I use my bike for everyday commuting, shopping, basic around town stuff.

I have been having increasing pain in my right hand wrist, forearm, elbow, shoulder and in my back shoulder blade area. I...
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