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03-17-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 755
Posted By Bike Tourist

Consider the SL

Have you considered the Turbo Vado SL4.0? Weighs about 35 or 37 lbs, I forget which.
03-14-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 755
Posted By Bike Tourist

My Specialized Turbo Vado SL4.0 EQ step through...

My Specialized Turbo Vado SL4.0 EQ step through is listed on Specialized web site as weighing 35 lbs with rack and all that comes standard. I have no reason to doubt the weight. The differences in...
01-26-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 886
Views: 974,729
Posted By Bike Tourist

My Turbo Vado SL 4.0 EQ step through now has 800...

My Turbo Vado SL 4.0 EQ step through now has 800 miles on it. We went a little off road yesterday. Just the thing for an 85 year old. I only ride in ECO and changed the setting from 35% to 30%. Maybe...
01-20-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By Bike Tourist

Aluminum frame, infrequent rainfall, living in...

Aluminum frame, infrequent rainfall, living in California's Central Valley, high summertime heat. I'm not worried about corrosion. I do have to be a little protective of my own frame, however.:speedy:
12-09-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,136
Posted By Bike Tourist

I used to repair flats on the road all the time...

I used to repair flats on the road all the time when riding my road bikes. But, time marches on and at my advanced age I don't want to do it. Also with age comes reduced territorial range. If I were...
12-08-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 832
Posted By Bike Tourist

HEY! I'm 86 and don't plan to stop riding when/if...

HEY! I'm 86 and don't plan to stop riding when/if I reach 90. Never give up!
11-10-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,103
Posted By Bike Tourist

I waited until I'd had a bypass and a pacemaker...

I waited until I'd had a bypass and a pacemaker and reached the age of 85 before getting an ebike. I'm now sorry to have waited so long! My Specialized Turbo Vado has been a revelation. It's light,...
09-24-16, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3,549
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Views: 564,343
Posted By Bike Tourist

First post. I'm new to Bike Forums. Looks like a...

First post. I'm new to Bike Forums. Looks like a lot of categories. I recognized this as one I fall naturally into — I'm 80 — so I'll start here. I ride about 3000 miles/year, down substantially from...
08-04-09, 04:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By Bike Tourist

If it were easy, everybody could do it....

If it were easy, everybody could do it. Obviously, our environment is stacked against achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. There are many good ideas here and in other places. You'll have to...
07-16-09, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 15,278
Posted By Bike Tourist

I'm 73 years old (this year only). 5'-11" and...

I'm 73 years old (this year only). 5'-11" and shrinking, 167 pounds. I ride a Cannondale Synapse 5 carbon fiber DF and an Easy Racers Tour Easy recumbent, soon to be replaced by an aluminum Gold Rush...
Forum: Recumbent
07-15-09, 03:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,779
Posted By Bike Tourist

All you ever see is receiver hitch and car top...

All you ever see is receiver hitch and car top racks . . . nice, but expensive. I've used a cheap trunk mounted rack for years to transport my long wheelbase recumbent. I don't even take off the...
06-20-09, 07:15 AM
Replies: 780
Views: 258,380
Posted By Bike Tourist

I'm 73-years-old and have been car free for three...

I'm 73-years-old and have been car free for three years. My wife has a car and will never give it up. She will sometimes let me borrow her vehicle. I ride a Synapse 5 road bike and a Tour Easy...
04-25-09, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3,549
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Views: 564,343
Posted By Bike Tourist

Latitude65 — Message discovered. Reply made.

Latitude65 —

Message discovered. Reply made.
04-23-09, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3,549
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Views: 564,343
Posted By Bike Tourist

Hey!

After discovering this thread and posting, there has been no more activity. I guess I killed it. Or maybe we are just few in numbers. Anyone out there?
04-20-09, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3,549
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Views: 564,343
Posted By Bike Tourist

Hello, fellow old farts! By the time I discovered...

Hello, fellow old farts! By the time I discovered this thread it will almost be time to start a 75+ discussion. I just had my 73rd a couple weeks ago. I do about 5500 miles per year currently on a...
04-10-05, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1,883
Views: 475,381
Posted By Bike Tourist

Please tell us your age 69 1. What type of...

Please tell us your age 69

1. What type of bikes do 50+ folks ride?[/B

1. Specialized Roubaix Comp road bike
2. Easy Racers Gold Rush recumbent
3. Trek 540 touring bike with Arkel panniers
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