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Forum: Recumbent
02-28-10, 02:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,257
Posted By foehn

You might want to contact RANS directly and ask...

You might want to contact RANS directly and ask what they recommend. I asked them via e-mail about the manufacture date on my Velocity Squared and the guy that responds was very prompt.



I...
Forum: Recumbent
02-05-10, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,634
Posted By foehn

Ahhh, correct downshifting--this is something I...

Ahhh, correct downshifting--this is something I automatically did on my diamond frame, but now have to totally re-think about on the recumbent. I also need to re-think which leg will be the starting...
Forum: Recumbent
02-05-10, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,634
Posted By foehn

Finally bought a recumbent: and '03-'04 RANS Velocity Squared--any one else have one?

Picked up a V2 from a private party in Orange County via Craigslist. Red, fenders, rack, cyclometer, bar mirror, good condition, but will need new chainrings, chain and rear cluster soon as they...
Forum: Recumbent
12-19-09, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,382
Posted By foehn

Thank you! I will check the things you all...

Thank you! I will check the things you all mention.

And I like the negotiation tips.. . will try!
Forum: Recumbent
12-17-09, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,382
Posted By foehn

You all have helped me before: Looking at an 02 RANS Velocity Squared recumbent (mor

The current owner (the second owner) says that he just had some sort of servicing done on this vehicle. He says he bought it about 5 years ago from a friend of his who is a recumbent fanatic but the...
Forum: Recumbent
09-20-09, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,106
Posted By foehn

How about the V-Rex has the most bang/buck for a...

How about the V-Rex has the most bang/buck for a short wheelbase recumbent and the Stratus LE the most bang/buck for a LWB 'bent?

:-)
Forum: Recumbent
09-16-09, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,106
Posted By foehn

Thank you all for the info. This bike sounded...

Thank you all for the info. This bike sounded good, but seemed high to me for a basic Stratus.
Forum: Recumbent
09-12-09, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,106
Posted By foehn

He has e-mailed me asking stating he is open to...

He has e-mailed me asking stating he is open to an offer as he needs room in his garage.

Mebbe I will offer 500$ and see if he bites. . .
Forum: Recumbent
09-12-09, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,106
Posted By foehn

Addendum: Claims bike is in perfect condition,...

Addendum: Claims bike is in perfect condition, Standard Stratus, 27 speed, T-Bar steering and kickstand.
Forum: Recumbent
09-12-09, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,106
Posted By foehn

Link to a pic: ...

Link to a pic: http://inlandempire.craigslist.org/bik/1368715699.html

PLus the seller has told me he is the second owner, the bike is a 2005 and comes with fenders and computer. Thanks.
Forum: Recumbent
09-11-09, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,106
Posted By foehn

Questions about RANS Stratus (used)

I have found a RANS Stratus on Craigslist. Seems pricey at $1000 (OBO).

Questions: What year is a Stratus described as "emerald green?" The pics make it look very dark green.

What should I...
Forum: Foo
04-29-09, 09:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,307
Posted By foehn

And during fresh, ripe tomatoe season: 2...

And during fresh, ripe tomatoe season:

2 fresh ripe tomatoes (about 3/4 lb)
2-6 fresh jalapenos (or more)
1/2 a big onion
Cilantro (if you are a fan)
lime
salt

Dice tomatoes, saving all...
Forum: Foo
04-29-09, 09:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,307
Posted By foehn

Mr. Termite: I beg to differ. Try Herdez brand....

Mr. Termite: I beg to differ. Try Herdez brand. I can find this in my local Stater Brothers (So. California), but it is more easily found in a Mexican or latin American store. They don't add and...
Forum: Foo
04-07-09, 11:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By foehn

Geeze, you were actually talking about musical...

Geeze, you were actually talking about musical instrument player.

By your thread title I thought you were talking about a bag piper--one of those doctors who reverses vasectomies . . .
02-27-09, 12:23 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,224
Posted By foehn

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It frustrates...

Never try to teach a pig to sing. It frustrates you and irritates the pig!
Forum: Foo
01-26-09, 09:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,058
Posted By foehn

We taught our nephew (when he was 5 or so) to ask...

We taught our nephew (when he was 5 or so) to ask his mom for something like this: "Mommy, Can I have a drink of water please--RIGHT NOW!"
01-26-09, 09:09 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,224
Posted By foehn

Moderation in all things, including moderation. ...

Moderation in all things, including moderation.

and from Carry Fisher: Instant gratification is not fast enough.
12-31-08, 03:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,419
Posted By foehn

Yah, it's funny; due to the extra warm "fall" we...

Yah, it's funny; due to the extra warm "fall" we had the leaves on the liquid amber trees and chinese pistaches did not turn color untill Christmas! But I guess good comes to those who wait--most of...
Forum: Foo
12-24-08, 02:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,916
Posted By foehn

jsharr knows that the blue pill is to be taken...

jsharr knows that the blue pill is to be taken only when necessary, for manly activities. So are you sure that you know jsharr's mind on this?
12-24-08, 02:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 891
Posted By foehn

My fastest was 200 mph--but I was under some...

My fastest was 200 mph--but I was under some major electrical power lines. . .
Forum: Foo
12-11-08, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By foehn

Oh, yeah, they are trying to look legit! They...

Oh, yeah, they are trying to look legit! They told you up front on the site how much it costs to bid. . . You have been informed and warned!

You know the saying "There is a sucker born every...
Forum: Foo
12-05-08, 11:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,699
Posted By foehn

" . . . -when he was about 2 or 3 someone gave my...

" . . . -when he was about 2 or 3 someone gave my wife a fleece and flannel blanket as a gift; we kept it on the couch for chilly nights. At various times we'd catch him, umm....violating it. Yes, I...
Forum: Foo
12-04-08, 09:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,699
Posted By foehn

We have two cats; littermate brother and sister. ...

We have two cats; littermate brother and sister. The sister is more of a traditional cat in behavior as she is aloof unless she wants something. She is the evil cat ruler of the universe, and if we...
11-21-08, 09:59 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 46,016
Posted By foehn

LOL! TMI, but amusingly told!

LOL! TMI, but amusingly told!
Forum: Foo
10-15-08, 09:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 910
Posted By foehn

Because if it was NOT labeled as a "hot" dish,...

Because if it was NOT labeled as a "hot" dish, people would have a cow when they saw the little dried chiles on it. "Yaaah! It must be hot--I see a chile!"
Forum: Commuting
10-15-08, 09:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 959
Posted By foehn

And if something happened with him with his son...

And if something happened with him with his son in the car, the same thing: they would never forgive themselves. Come on, they could get creamed walking down a sidewalk, but they are more likely to...
09-01-08, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
Posted By foehn

Suggestions? Need warmers for arthritic knees for the winter. . .

I have osteoarthritic knees. Last winter it took me ages to warm them up enough to feel comfortable enough to ride and it was quite a long, cool winter around here.

I want to be able to warm the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-08, 09:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,604
Posted By foehn

Thank YOU for mentioning paragraphs!:p

Thank YOU for mentioning paragraphs!:p
09-01-08, 09:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,131
Posted By foehn

I have finally decided that any fruit hanging...

I have finally decided that any fruit hanging over a fence from a yard is fair for the taking. So, I came home yesterday with about two pounds of good Satsuma plums--my favorite and they are...
Forum: Foo
08-28-08, 08:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 683
Posted By foehn

Did you all miss the deep fried cheese cake on a...

Did you all miss the deep fried cheese cake on a stick? Sugar AND cholesterol!
08-28-08, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By foehn

Commuting Accident:

I was reading a post below about the person wanting advice on what to ask for from dog owners/insurance company for injuries and the like for a bike-dog accident. It brought to mind my husband's...
Forum: Commuting
08-12-08, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,015
Posted By foehn

I agree here; I am 240 lbs and was breaking...

I agree here; I am 240 lbs and was breaking spokes regularly on my rear wheel. Bike shop guy said to rebuild the wheel if it kept happening, and it did so I did--rebuild the wheel. No problems...
Forum: Commuting
08-12-08, 03:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,602
Posted By foehn

Better yet and lighter would be to do as I did in...

Better yet and lighter would be to do as I did in college: got refrigerator/large appliance cardboard, cut 2" larger on all sides than my art paper and then poked holes in a rectangle just larger...
08-04-08, 07:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,208
Posted By foehn

My husband has found wool, and I'ma never letting...

My husband has found wool, and I'ma never letting him wear another synthetic shirt again.

The SmartWool stuff is wonderful. My husband is wearing the microweight t-shirts, and they are cut plenty...
Forum: Foo
02-03-08, 02:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,986
Posted By foehn

This is why I use a French Press pot. I love...

This is why I use a French Press pot. I love strong, strong, real coffee, not that watered down "brown water" that my parents liked. As soon as the brew-time is done, I pour it off into a heated...
02-01-08, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 793
Posted By foehn

You didn't get fat overnight, nor will you lose...

You didn't get fat overnight, nor will you lose fat overnight.

1/2 lb a week is a good, respectable amount of weight to lose per week--especially on top of the 67 lbs you have already lost. Keep...
Forum: Commuting
02-01-08, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,552
Posted By foehn

My husband telecommutes--his work has supplied...

My husband telecommutes--his work has supplied him with a terminal to use on the big computers at work.

He tries to ride in to work at least two to three times a work (a 48 mile round-trip) and...
02-01-08, 09:43 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,130
Posted By foehn

The bike shop I frequent has never been snooty to...

The bike shop I frequent has never been snooty to me; this is why I frequent them. They have definitely increased the amounts of plus-sized bicycle clothing they carry in the last couple years.
...
02-01-08, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By foehn

Measuring the size of a bicycle?

Your help, Please!

How do I measure a bycycle frame to state what size it is?

Do I measure from the center of the top tube to the center of the bottom bracket or do I measure OR
the bottom...
Forum: Foo
12-30-07, 04:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,516
Posted By foehn

I agree with East Hill and let me put it this...

I agree with East Hill and let me put it this way: Girls aren't worth the trouble, but women are.
12-04-07, 05:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By foehn

Once again, thank you all--I must add:

I recieved my husband's jersey yesterday (fash shipping, but I did not have any letters or embroidery added to the jersey). This jersey is absolutely beautiful! Smooth and soft and not scratchy at...
12-02-07, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By foehn

Thanks for the reply! I had hit the Vintage...

Thanks for the reply! I had hit the Vintage Velos site, but the long-sleeved trainers, though handsome looking, were way out of my price range. The are very nice though. Mebbe I will buy my...
11-28-07, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By foehn

Thanks for all of your help. I like the...

Thanks for all of your help.

I like the retro styling of the Portlandcyclewear.com jerseys, and I ordered my husband one of those. I called up there and Chad, the owner, called me back to answer...
11-26-07, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,262
Posted By foehn

Wool Bicycle Jersey selection help wanted: Can you recommend a Wool Bike Jersey?

I am looking to get my husband a wool bicycle jersey and would like some experienced recommendations.

Husband size/requirements: 6'2, 225 lbs. He wears a large in regular Tall Sizes in shirts as...
11-24-07, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 879
Posted By foehn

Yeah, what happened to knickers? Shants sounds...

Yeah, what happened to knickers? Shants sounds like an article of clothing to make sure one doesn't spil one's surroundings. . .
Forum: Foo
11-16-07, 10:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,486
Posted By foehn

Lots of rolled chicken and welded (garden fence)...

Lots of rolled chicken and welded (garden fence) wire; will make a pen for some of our chickens.

Large, heavy, cement planter.

Box of christmas ornaments and working lights and some large...
Forum: Foo
10-26-07, 03:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,215
Posted By foehn

And hopefully the chainsaw is attached...

And hopefully the chainsaw is attached prosthetically to your arm, so you will never lose it.

And you better carry lots of gas.
10-25-07, 08:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,056
Posted By foehn

Beano has worked for me, but I usually had to use...

Beano has worked for me, but I usually had to use a little more than they recommend.

What seems to get things under control for me is to drink Kefir. You can spend alot of money on that yogurt...
Forum: Commuting
10-12-07, 04:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,754
Posted By foehn

Oh, yeah, we have some of the eight-foot diameter...

Oh, yeah, we have some of the eight-foot diameter plants around here. When we moved here the goatheads were just here and there in some of the unpaved alleys, but now, some of the alleys are paved...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-07, 09:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,773
Posted By foehn

Drinkin during the ride is all well and good, but...

Drinkin during the ride is all well and good, but are you re-hydrating before and after the ride, all through the day so you are always fully hydrated before you go out to ride?
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