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06-21-17, 03:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,127
Posted By dekindy

Garmin Edge 305 used GPS for everything but...

Garmin Edge 305 used GPS for everything but cadence(used the GSC10 cadence feature) unless GPS signal becomes too weak and then used the speed sensor until GPS signal resumes. I tried to copy the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-14, 10:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,777
Posted By dekindy

Main attraction was safety; stiffer sidewall and...

Main attraction was safety; stiffer sidewall and tire rim interface make it more unlikely that the tire will dismount from the rim during rapid deflation. Not having pinch flats is another plus...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-14, 08:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,777
Posted By dekindy

I am sold on road tubeless. However Shimano...

I am sold on road tubeless. However Shimano Ultegra wheels are great all arounders. Shimano Dura Ace 9000 C24 are sweet also and are probably within your budget.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-14, 07:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,541
Posted By dekindy

https://www.benscycle.com/hawksearch.aspx?keyword=...

https://www.benscycle.com/hawksearch.aspx?keyword=Milwaukee%20frame

.Curtlo Cycles - Handmade bicycles. Custom Mountain Bike, Road, Cyclocross, Tandem bikes (http://www.curtlo.com/)

Two...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-14, 04:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,051
Posted By dekindy

I have a bare titanium Serotta Legend with red...

I have a bare titanium Serotta Legend with red decals. Red Fizik bar tape, Prologo Scratch Pro saddle, Elise Cuissi gel bottle cages, cables, Bontrager black with white and red accents stem and seat...
Forum: Recumbent
11-19-13, 12:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,720
Posted By dekindy

If you know they are trolls, then don't feed...

If you know they are trolls, then don't feed them! I find some of the replies are ruder than the probable troll.
Forum: Recumbent
11-18-13, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,622
Posted By dekindy

I would consult closely with your healthcare...

I would consult closely with your healthcare providers. I just purchased a Hase Kettwiesel from a guy that was suffering from back or neck problem, cannot remember which. He was involved in a...
Forum: Recumbent
10-02-13, 07:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,171
Posted By dekindy

Because they are more popular? Is this a trick...

Because they are more popular? Is this a trick question?
Forum: Recumbent
10-02-13, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,763
Posted By dekindy

I would think there would be a lot of scenarios...

I would think there would be a lot of scenarios where the back wheel could slide sideways and rip the trike right of the rack. There is a reason that all contact points are secured. Straps to...
Forum: Recumbent
09-26-13, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,915
Posted By dekindy

I don't believe that Edge recumbent bikes in...

I don't believe that Edge recumbent bikes in Tennessee has been mentioned. Edge acquired Burley's business which if I have my facts straight would be somewhat like BicycleMan's acquisition of Linear?
Forum: Recumbent
09-24-13, 08:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,528
Posted By dekindy

Unless you are only going to commute in nice...

Unless you are only going to commute in nice weather, fenders are a must. Maybe you can design them so that they can be easily removed when you are want to go faster. My guess is that you will...
Forum: Recumbent
09-24-13, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,575
Posted By dekindy

Did you buy it?

Did you buy it?
Forum: Recumbent
09-20-13, 03:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,528
Posted By dekindy

I started riding again in 2006 but only learned...

I started riding again in 2006 but only learned about recumbent this year while researching 3-wheelers to ride with my handicapped Son. If I knew then what I know now I would be riding a 2-wheel...
Forum: Recumbent
08-19-13, 05:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,563
Posted By dekindy

Learned of a used Rans V-Rex but have not had a...

Learned of a used Rans V-Rex but have not had a chance to view and ride it yet. It may not be very old.

How would that compare to a Corsa?

What would be a good price?
Forum: Recumbent
08-16-13, 06:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,227
Posted By dekindy

My Son and I were riding our coupled Hase...

My Son and I were riding our coupled Hase Kettwiesel the other evening and we were fighting against the headwind. Don't know how it would have felt on the DF at the same speed but was surprised that...
Forum: Recumbent
08-15-13, 08:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,563
Posted By dekindy

Going to have to find a way to get to Alfred...

Going to have to find a way to get to Alfred Station, NY to test ride recumbent bikes at the Bicycle Man. Looks like the best selection and no farther than other shops with not as good selections. ...
Forum: Recumbent
08-10-13, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,915
Posted By dekindy

http://www.bicycleman.com/index.html All the...

http://www.bicycleman.com/index.html

All the brands here are the best. He also has information on the website for companies that have gone out of business. Good place to start.
...
Forum: Recumbent
08-09-13, 10:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,563
Posted By dekindy

Been to Valley Bikes and they had two Hase...

Been to Valley Bikes and they had two Hase Kettwiesel that I purchased for myself and handicapped Son to couple together and ride and they had 4-6 tadpoles at that time which would have been an...
Forum: Recumbent
08-09-13, 09:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,563
Posted By dekindy

Shops are too far away. Guess I will have to...

Shops are too far away. Guess I will have to wait until I am making a trip near a large dealer or purchase direct. Maybe I will find a used deal in the meantime but not likely.
Forum: Recumbent
08-08-13, 04:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,563
Posted By dekindy

I have been doing dealer searches and they are...

I have been doing dealer searches and they are few and far between, rarely have more than one brand with limited inventory, and are very far away. Recumbent distribution is almost nonexistent.
Forum: Recumbent
08-07-13, 07:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,563
Posted By dekindy

help me pick a SWB recumbent

Appreciate input!

Have been researching recumbent and have developed the following criteria:

SWB

Speed - as fast or faster than my Serotta Legend for spirited Club weekend and weekday...
Forum: Recumbent
08-06-13, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,617
Posted By dekindy

Now I am wondering if a high percentage of SWB...

Now I am wondering if a high percentage of SWB manufacturers sell direct or limited dealer list?
Forum: Recumbent
08-04-13, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,617
Posted By dekindy

SWB recumbent market

Made it to Fairfield Cyclery this weekend and rode a LWB and a SWB 2-wheelers and some 3-wheelers I had not previously ridden. They had a couple of used SWB recently but had sold them; only had one...
Forum: Recumbent
07-23-13, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,235
Posted By dekindy

The Sun 3-wheeler is for you; would not even...

The Sun 3-wheeler is for you; would not even consider the Giant at this point. A responsible weight loss program would put you more than a year away for the Giant.

Good luck on your weight loss...
Forum: Recumbent
07-07-13, 06:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,058
Posted By dekindy

Venture, CA to San Diego, CA is almost 200 miles?...

Venture, CA to San Diego, CA is almost 200 miles? This is not even remotely realistic with the recumbent pictured. Too heavy and too far and no recumbent experience or conditioning. I would not...
Forum: Recumbent
07-06-13, 07:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,058
Posted By dekindy

There are actually problems for which there are...

There are actually problems for which there are no solutions. SAG driver might even be too difficult.
Forum: Recumbent
07-01-13, 06:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,207
Posted By dekindy

http://www.greenspeed.com.au/gt1.html High...

http://www.greenspeed.com.au/gt1.html

High quality, folder. Seat height at 10" might be a little low.

http://www.greenspeed.com.au/pdfs/Greenspeed.Magnum4.pdf

More expensive but seat height...
Forum: Recumbent
06-14-13, 06:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,365
Posted By dekindy

http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=8577#more-8577 ...

http://www.bentrideronline.com/?p=8577#more-8577

Review of the Azub Origami
Forum: Recumbent
06-08-13, 08:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,365
Posted By dekindy

Could this be your answer? Scroll down to...

Could this be your answer? Scroll down to Trident Two Wheeler entry. Apparently Trident is going to have to change their slogan of "Two Wheels Good, Three Wheels Bad".

They also mention a...
Forum: Recumbent
05-26-13, 07:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,483
Posted By dekindy

So far everything is going great with the trikes...

So far everything is going great with the trikes including the helmet. My Son always expects to wear the helmet and if we stop I leave the helmet on his seat. He always points to it because he...
Forum: Recumbent
05-18-13, 10:07 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,418
Posted By dekindy

Recumbents need an image makeover

The reaction, at least in the Midwest, to recumbent trikes is that they are for someone that cannot ride an upright bicycle. Hase is not helping.

The description in the Hase Kettwiesel User's...
Forum: Recumbent
05-17-13, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,282
Posted By dekindy

Use my existing spd-sl versus spd for recumbent trike

SPD's seem to be the normal pedal for recumbent trikes. My buddy has some pedals I can try but still have to purchase shoes and cleats. Wondering if I should just use my SPD-SL that I can switch...
05-11-13, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,012
Posted By dekindy

I have been researching the Alpaca, ATOC, and...

I have been researching the Alpaca, ATOC, and HitchRider and all seem to be good solutions. I have used roof and trunk racks of high quality without incident yet I have never felt comfortable with...
Forum: Recumbent
05-06-13, 09:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,483
Posted By dekindy

Thanks for that; you are absolutely right. ...

Thanks for that; you are absolutely right.

Thanks to other responders also.
Forum: Recumbent
05-06-13, 09:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,483
Posted By dekindy

Helmet wear for tadpole and trike owners

I would never consider riding an upright bicycle without a helmet. Having said that, while riding a trike or tadpole I really do not see the need to wear a helmet riding around our neighborhood or...
Forum: Recumbent
05-06-13, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,254
Posted By dekindy

Valley Bikes. Lucky to have such a knowledgeable...

Valley Bikes. Lucky to have such a knowledgeable and experienced dealer in Indianapolis.
Forum: Recumbent
05-06-13, 06:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,254
Posted By dekindy

Wife enjoyed the trikes and I really liked riding...

Wife enjoyed the trikes and I really liked riding with her again. Talked ourselves into purchasing 2 kettwiesels. Emailed the dealer over the weekend and waiting for a reply to determine pickup or...
Forum: Recumbent
05-03-13, 04:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,254
Posted By dekindy

On Saturday morning I am taking my wife over to...

On Saturday morning I am taking my wife over to ride the Hase Kettwiesels. She is warming up to the idea. Even suggested we should get three to couple together and even inquired if the dealer had...
Forum: Recumbent
05-01-13, 10:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,254
Posted By dekindy

Did not give details but my Son is 18 years old,...

Did not give details but my Son is 18 years old, 5'6", and 110 lbs so appears to be too big for the Hase Trets does not appear to be an option? He suffers from Epilepsy and is on the Autism...
Forum: Recumbent
05-01-13, 10:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,254
Posted By dekindy

Thanks a lot guys. Lots of great ideas and...

Thanks a lot guys. Lots of great ideas and insights.

Went to a local dealer and rode a tadpole Greenspeed GT1 and a Hase Kettwiesel, and then rode coupled Kettwiesel All-Arounders with my...
Forum: Recumbent
04-28-13, 08:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,254
Posted By dekindy

Thanks, retrogrouch. I assume the Hase's had the...

Thanks, retrogrouch. I assume the Hase's had the differential option.

I am also wondering why there are no front wheel drive tadpoles?
Forum: Recumbent
04-27-13, 11:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,254
Posted By dekindy

Now that I think about it, the tadpole design...

Now that I think about it, the tadpole design probably does not lend itself to this application. On the other hand the back wheel would be just as easy to take off as the front wheel. Appreciate...
Forum: Recumbent
04-27-13, 10:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,254
Posted By dekindy

tadpoles that fold for storage and transport that also have a coupling option

Was considering tapole trikes for myself, wife, and handicapped son because they fold for storage and transport in trunk and/or back seat of car. Also need coupling option for my handicapped son. ...
Forum: Framebuilders
04-19-13, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,361
Posted By dekindy

Let us know how this goes because based upon a...

Let us know how this goes because based upon a dropout situation I have I am highly skeptical that this is a simple fix and the fix will either be cost prohibitive or not even possible.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-19-13, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By dekindy

I think the only variable is budget assuming you...

I think the only variable is budget assuming you have complete confidence in the custom builder to convert your desires into reality and you are patient and do not mind a waiting list. In lower...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-13, 05:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,836
Posted By dekindy

Living in Miami there have got to be some...

Living in Miami there have got to be some Computrainer or other type virtual reality trainer studios. There are two approaches.

A group session is probably going to be designed to maximize your...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-13, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By dekindy

This. I have the 3-bike model and it is a...

This. I have the 3-bike model and it is a substantial rack that you do not have to worry about. Wish the carriers were slightly farther apart but with a little management I was able to place 3 road...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-13, 08:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,145
Posted By dekindy

You sound exactly like me. Purchased these...

You sound exactly like me. Purchased these recently and it was a great decision. Shipping is $10. I watched a Cycleops video and they recommended setting the rollers up next to a wall rather than...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-13, 08:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,126
Posted By dekindy

MY buddy purchased a Specialized Roubaix that...

MY buddy purchased a Specialized Roubaix that came with CXP 22's and he only weighs 170lbs and is easy on equipment. They did not hold up well. I was surprised as I thought those rims would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-13, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,341
Posted By dekindy

I have the Elite FS in red and black and love...

I have the Elite FS in red and black and love them. Would love to try the Estrella but have purchased the Elite on sale and purchased the entire 2011 Voler team kit for less than a $100 and another...
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