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05-18-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,507
Posted By Velocivixen

They’d scratch their heads, look around at the...

They’d scratch their heads, look around at the various 2 wheeled recumbents and wonder, “maybe she had a back problem?” Then they’d see the two modified R20’s And wonder, “Huh”. Then they’d see all...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-10-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,574
Posted By Velocivixen

I bought the Lambda/Grip Kings and found that my...

I bought the Lambda/Grip Kings and found that my shoes would slip off easily in the rain. I wear rigid soled walking/biking shoes. I now have the VP 001 on several of my recumbent bikes and my feet...
09-25-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,115
Posted By Velocivixen

I have always enjoyed “paying it forward”. Giving...

I have always enjoyed “paying it forward”. Giving without expectation or patting myself on the back for being a “good person”. I have been on the receiving end of other’s acts of kindness and...
07-21-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,947
Posted By Velocivixen

Bummer for sure. It happens, and as you said you...

Bummer for sure. It happens, and as you said you can keep the bits you want and put on another frame. I hope that you keep this thread updated with further projects.
Forum: Recumbent
07-18-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,965
Posted By Velocivixen

I would wear moisture wicking attire. Don’t spend...

I would wear moisture wicking attire. Don’t spend a lot, just go to any place like Target or Old Navy, etc. You can get some exercise clothes there. Don’t wear shorts like in the picture, because...
Forum: Recumbent
06-30-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,525
Posted By Velocivixen

lucille - Are you certain that you are turning...

lucille - Are you certain that you are turning the pedals the correct direction? Stand on one side of the bike (drivetrain side, for example) and say to yourself “back off”. That means you turn that...
Forum: Recumbent
06-29-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,525
Posted By Velocivixen

lucille - seen your posts on other forum but this...

lucille - seen your posts on other forum but this is the first image. Itís a beauty! Brake pads tend to harden over time and donít grip as well as when new. I would spring for new brake pads.
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Forum: Folding Bikes
06-29-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,391
Posted By Velocivixen

https://flic.kr/p/UaBzTA Raleigh Twenty Hub...

https://flic.kr/p/UaBzTA

Raleigh Twenty Hub (https://flic.kr/p/VoCips)



I rebuilt the wheels with Sun Rhino Lite (black) 406 rims. The front has Sturmey Archer drum brake, and the rear has...
12-05-17, 08:05 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 31,466
Posted By Velocivixen

I hope this works. Trying this from an iPad via...

I hope this works. Trying this from an iPad via Flickr. Let's try this again.
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4533/38146910444_f52bec2213_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/217UTsu)1985 Nishiki Riviera Mixte...
08-02-16, 12:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,778
Posted By Velocivixen

Unusual Shimano Tourney Front Center Pull Brake

I bought a circa 1980 or 1981 Lotus Grand Prix mixte off CL yesterday. I may enter it into the clunker challenge, so won't post the whole thing here.

I noticed that the front center pull brakes...
01-09-16, 06:35 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 107,545
Posted By Velocivixen

According to the 1978 Univega catalog the Gran...

According to the 1978 Univega catalog the Gran Rally was a "performance touring" bike. Center pull brakes and no bottle cage brazeons. It's a 5-speed with a 32 big cog & Suntour Cyclone long cage, so...
08-29-15, 07:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 27,990
Posted By Velocivixen

I have observed some very elitist cyclists. I was...

I have observed some very elitist cyclists. I was shocked by them on my first metric century ride, and do not notice this "elitism" when doing running races. I chalk it up to the fact that, with...
08-14-15, 10:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,745
Posted By Velocivixen

When you install the metal fender stays around...

When you install the metal fender stays around the back of the bottom part of the rear fender, and attatch the other end of the stays to the eyelet by the fork ends, wouldn't that act to pull the...
03-18-14, 11:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,017
Posted By Velocivixen

I just bought a NOS Suntour XC 6-Speed freewheel...

I just bought a NOS Suntour XC 6-Speed freewheel and the seller, who has a bike shop suggested the Connex Wipperman 808. I ended up with the KMC X8.93 and it's awesome.
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