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10-13-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By PastorJim

What are you using for a helmet light?

I want to add to my arsenal of lights a "helmet light". Please share what you are all using and/or recommendations.

Thanks,
Jim
08-14-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,102
Posted By PastorJim

98% Road bike on regular roads.

98% Road bike on regular roads.
08-10-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,102
Posted By PastorJim

Wow what a beauty!

I would love a bike like that and love the design and colors.
08-10-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,102
Posted By PastorJim

Time for a new bike - Where are best prices? - Under $2,000

I started cycling in my early 50's in 2011 - At first it was on a Hybrid Schwinn (which I still have a use, but rarely). Then 6-9 months after I started cycling I got Trek 1.2 at almost $1,000 and my...
08-10-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,415
Posted By PastorJim

How do you secure your bike on a car bike rack?

I appreciate everyone's answers. I did get some ideas from a few of you. Pretty much there seems to always be a risk. I guess do whatever we can to not make it easy for the thief.
08-07-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,415
Posted By PastorJim

How do you secure your bike on your car bike rack?

I look at my Bike rack as well as others and they don't seem secured from theft. Am I wrong? I would like to take my bike to work or store for a later in the day ride, but I don't want to find that...
07-20-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,328
Posted By PastorJim

Thanks! It's right in the center of tire (which...

Thanks! It's right in the center of tire (which is good that it is not on the side). I'm thinking of a patch inside tire and a little bit of black silicone in hole, and we'll see how it goes. ...
07-20-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,328
Posted By PastorJim

Thanks it's right in the center of tire, I'm...

Thanks it's right in the center of tire, I'm thinking of a patch inside tire and a little bit of black silicone in hole, and we'll see how it goes.
07-18-19, 09:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,328
Posted By PastorJim

I got a screw hole in my tire. Can I save the tire?

I have fairly expensive tires on my road bike and good tread. I got a small screw hole in the tire. I'm replacing the tube but hoping to fill the hole made by the screw and hoping I can get more...
05-25-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,403
Posted By PastorJim

How do I transfer year of cycling to STRAVA?

I recently started using Strava and love it. I previously used DailyMile for logging publically which no longer exists. I was able to save my rides but they are in CSV format, also in km and not...
Forum: Commuting
05-09-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,292
Posted By PastorJim

Commuting and sweat and body odor.

I have a hard time believing everyone who cycles to work has showers available at work. For you who don't how do you solve the sweat and body odor issue?
05-03-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,557
Posted By PastorJim

Suggestions on stem mounted cell phone holder

I bought a cheap poorly designed stem mounted cell phone holder and first ride with it and just 7 miles in I went over a bump on pavement and the phone broke from underneath. Need new phone now. Any...
Forum: Recumbent
05-03-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,997
Posted By PastorJim

Thanks for your reply. I got this bike used,...

Thanks for your reply. I got this bike used, rode for approx. 1 1/2 yrs. before I broke this part. If I ever get another Trike it wouldn't be this brand. But do love riding it, just not fond of...
Forum: Recumbent
05-03-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,997
Posted By PastorJim

Need to find "idler" that holds chain in middle of trike.

I have a TW-Bents Trident and I broke the "idler" that the chain runs through in middle of the trike. I am having a hard time finding TW Bents exact part.
...
03-06-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,672
Posted By PastorJim

It has to be able to track off road trails too.

It has to be able to track off road trails too.
03-05-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,672
Posted By PastorJim

Question Looking for turn-by-turn voice navigation app

I currently use RunGo App for a turn-by-turn voice navigation. I like it because I make the routes and then turn it on when cycling. It tells me when to turn, with fair warning especially considering...
Forum: Recumbent
10-16-18, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 828
Posted By PastorJim

Terre Cruiser (Trike) - Used. What is a good price.

I have an older TW Bents Trident. But was considering this Terra Cruiser (no longer made). What's a good price? Would I be taking a step forward or backward if I got Terra Cruiser.
10-11-18, 10:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 956
Posted By PastorJim

I have Sahara sailor 800 lumens and bright eyes...

I have Sahara sailor 800 lumens and bright eyes 1200 but I don't use either of them on the high light.
10-11-18, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 956
Posted By PastorJim

One battery a year old and other is 2 years old.

One battery a year old and other is 2 years old.
10-11-18, 08:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 956
Posted By PastorJim

I can not find long lasting battery

I have bright light my problem is the battery. I have a 8.4V 4400mAh and a 6600mAh and they both only give me only 35-45 mins on low. I need a battery that will last 1 1/2 - 2 hours for my night...
Forum: Recumbent
05-05-18, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,176
Posted By PastorJim

Replys are appreciated.

Thanks for helpful information.
Forum: Recumbent
05-04-18, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,176
Posted By PastorJim

How do I align the tires on my trike?

My tires on the front of my old Trike (new to me) wore out in under 100 miles. I'm being told I need to do a front alignment of my two tires. I did watch some Youtube videos. Have any you done it...
Forum: Recumbent
04-28-18, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,633
Posted By PastorJim

Best long lasting 20" trike tires

I wanted to know what is a good long lasting Trike tire (I need two for my front). They seem to wear out so quickly. What kind of miles should I expect to get out of my 2 front 20" tires?

Thanks,...
04-14-18, 07:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,049
Posted By PastorJim

Yes for Beet Juice!

Yes, I have beet juice powder I just have a hard time drinking it. But I will :-)
04-14-18, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,049
Posted By PastorJim

Can Pre-Workout supplements help in cycling

I was wondering if any can recommend a supplement for energy and endurance.
I need something to rev up this engine.
2 keys I'm looking for 1. Energy 2. Endurance
Forum: Commuting
03-26-18, 05:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,528
Posted By PastorJim

App that tells me directions (turns) on my Android

I am look for an app for my Android phone that I can map out the ride and then do it, AND it will tell me the turns while I'm cycling. I live in a great place for cycling (slow) and safely on 100...
Forum: Recumbent
02-07-18, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,025
Posted By PastorJim

Trike 20" tires does 20 x 1.35 vs. 20 x 1.50 fit rim?

New to trike and small 20" tires. I had originally 20 x 1.35 tires, the new ones are 20 x 1.50. My question is will they fit my rim the same (I'm thinking they will)?

My new tires are: Schwalbe...
12-28-17, 05:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,486
Posted By PastorJim

Why do we keep cycling!!! What I have learned.

We get back to cycling, which is good that we don't get scared away.

I learned from my crashes:

1. You can get hurt going 0 Mph if you fall wrong.
2. Do not ride with a full bladder (empty it)...
12-28-17, 05:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,486
Posted By PastorJim

Glad you don't carry glass items "anymore"

Glad you're cycling again AND that you don't carry glass items "anymore"

Jim
12-28-17, 02:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,486
Posted By PastorJim

Have you been in an cycling accident? How long before getting back on bike?

I have been cycling for 6 years now (14,680 miles total) averaging over 2400 per year.
I have had to accidents with injury. This recent on took 4 months to get back on Trek.

Have you been in an...
Forum: Recumbent
08-12-17, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,648
Posted By PastorJim

Where do I buy affordable accessories for my Trike

I have a Trident TW Bents (used) and need to buy some things for it. Where do I buy affordable accessories for my Trike?
07-31-17, 05:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,003
Posted By PastorJim

Fellow injured cyclist - Thanks for sharing.

I have never had a car incident, and many who do aren't alive to tell it. I'm happy you're alive. I am super cautious of cars. I think I'm a safe rider. I have a good front light and back red...
07-30-17, 07:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,003
Posted By PastorJim

Good advice - Hope to get out there like I did before - Just Smarter

Thanks for sharing. I hope to never crash bad again. Once I get going again hopefully the PTSD will fade away.
07-30-17, 07:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,003
Posted By PastorJim

I will some day get a recumbent.

I would love to get a recumbent trike. It's just our country roads are narrow roads and no shoulders.
07-30-17, 07:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,003
Posted By PastorJim

Thanks for the helpful good advice.

Thanks for the helpful good advice.
07-30-17, 07:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,003
Posted By PastorJim

Thanks for sharing. Good advice.

Thanks for sharing. Good advice.
07-30-17, 04:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,003
Posted By PastorJim

Injured - How do I get back on without fear of a fall?

I'm 57 and been cycling since 2011. On July 9, 2017 I flipped off my bike onto asphalt - Fractured 4 ribs and broke collarbone. Well 3 weeks in I'm still healing (feeling pretty good though). I'll...
06-04-17, 11:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,752
Posted By PastorJim

Dave thanks for sharing, I think I'm with you on...

Dave thanks for sharing, I think I'm with you on everything you said.
06-03-17, 02:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,752
Posted By PastorJim

No thyroid issues here. A genetic issue no...

No thyroid issues here. A genetic issue no treatment. Though eating healthy and exercise (cycling) has helped. So I eat healthy and take caffeine :-( I am slow to get going in the morning my...
06-03-17, 01:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,752
Posted By PastorJim

Mine is not a thyroid issue.

Mine is not a thyroid issue.
06-03-17, 01:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,752
Posted By PastorJim

Preworkout (Caffeine, etc) for energy boost. Yes or No?

I have always had battles with fatigue...it's gotten better, but is a genetic thing which can't be changed. So often before a ride I use caffeine and Beta Alanine. I sometimes use C4 Ripped (not...
06-03-17, 12:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,752
Posted By PastorJim

Caffeine and other stimulants before riding. Yes or No?

I have always had battles with fatigue...it's gotten better, but is a genetic thing which can't be changed. So often before a ride I use caffeine and Beta Alanine. I sometimes use C4 Ripped and/or...
05-08-17, 06:09 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 12,101
Posted By PastorJim

I deal with a lot of dogs, one in particular that...

I deal with a lot of dogs, one in particular that is a concern (as I don't trust him). BUT I won't change my routes (which are limited) because of dogs. I just hope to not get bit.
05-08-17, 05:34 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 12,101
Posted By PastorJim

I use Sabre brand pepper spray but the wind blows...

I use Sabre brand pepper spray but the wind blows it away or toward me sometimes. Also it usually seems dogs have to about 5 feet away (too close for comfort). I may try Sabre Gel.
04-30-17, 10:36 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,952
Posted By PastorJim

Safe clipless pedals...

Shimano Click R Pedals (SHIMANO PD-T400 SPD PEDALS) at Jenson USA fit into my Shimano rode bike shoes had the cleat connect for both rode cleats (3) and mtn bike (SPD) 2 holes, so I was able to use...
04-29-17, 05:43 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,952
Posted By PastorJim

I just started using Shimano Click R Pedals...

I just started using Shimano Click R Pedals (SHIMANO PD-T400 SPD PEDALS) at Jenson USA for 14.50 plus shipping - Total about $21.00 (cheapest I could find anywhere) and they work great, I really...
04-29-17, 05:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,499
Posted By PastorJim

I use a cell phone arm band and have the...

I use a cell phone arm band and have the cellphone speaker on at the top of arm band and I can hear the music or audio just fine (not even at full volume) and I still have my ears to hear cars, etc...
04-26-17, 08:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,007
Posted By PastorJim

Last year was just a little over 1500, but my...

Last year was just a little over 1500, but my work schedule and poor road conditions where I live have factored in. But it's part of my weekly routine. Some minor injuries (one should have but...
04-25-17, 09:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,007
Posted By PastorJim

5 1/2 years later still riding

My rides are longer now. Usually 20-26 miles. my total miles since starting in 2011 is over 14,000 miles.
Thanks encouraging me many years go it worked.
04-25-17, 09:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,007
Posted By PastorJim

5 1/2 years lter still riding

My rides are longer now. Usually 20-26 miles. my total miles since starting in 2011 is over 14,000 miles.
Thanks encouraging me many years go it worked.
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