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02-09-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 31,197
Posted By iambent

Rider 530 Notifications

I've been using a Bryton Rider 530 for over a year. Everything has always worked well on the device. I always uploaded my rides to Bryton Active through WiFi and then synced to Strava through Bryton...
Forum: Recumbent
09-27-18, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 816
Posted By iambent

Bentrider Offline?

I cannot access Bentrider. Checking to see if it is just me or if the website is down.
Forum: Recumbent
07-06-18, 07:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,203
Posted By iambent

You can get a built wheel from Perennial Cycle...

You can get a built wheel from Perennial Cycle for $125. They build the wheel in house with Sun CR18 rim, SRAM hub, DT 14 gauge spokes. It is disc or rim brake compatible. As Nigel stated the inside...
Forum: Recumbent
02-15-18, 01:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,332
Posted By iambent

Trikes may look fast but two wheel recumbents are...

Trikes may look fast but two wheel recumbents are faster. I have never been as fast on a trike as on a 2 wheeler.
Forum: Recumbent
02-05-18, 07:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,961
Posted By iambent

What happened to your Catrike Speed. I thought...

What happened to your Catrike Speed. I thought you were a hardcore Speed guy.
Forum: Recumbent
02-01-18, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,030
Posted By iambent

Here's some links to a couple of threads and a...

Here's some links to a couple of threads and a review for the Aero on BROL. You can search the BROL forum and find more threads on the Aero.

Seven GS Aeros on the Withlacoochee - BentRider Online...
Forum: Recumbent
12-25-17, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,884
Posted By iambent

Check out the Kenda Konversion. Fast BMX tire...

Check out the Kenda Konversion. Fast BMX tire with good grip and flat protection. They go up to 50mm width. Kenda Tires | Bicycle | Konversion BMX Race Tires | Find a Tire | Kenda Tires...
Forum: Recumbent
12-24-17, 11:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,497
Posted By iambent

My wife and I have a Rover tandem with IPS and I...

My wife and I have a Rover tandem with IPS and I was going to share our experiences with the Rover tandem. My take on this is the same as Steamerís. I am not going to indulge a rude person.
Forum: Recumbent
07-01-17, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,398
Posted By iambent

They had a recall on the suspension fork they...

They had a recall on the suspension fork they used on the single rider models. They also had a recall on the non-suspension fork on the tandem. On some tandems the steerer tube separated from the...
Forum: Recumbent
06-02-17, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,919
Posted By iambent

Here's Easy Racers chart showing what frame is...

Here's Easy Racers chart showing what frame is needed for a person's X-seam. http://easyracers.com/docs/X_Seam_Guide.pdf

Since you ride a medium and smallest X-seam for a medium is 39" and largest...
Forum: Recumbent
10-27-16, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,961
Posted By iambent

BROL down?

Anyone else not able to access Bentrider Online site?
Forum: Recumbent
10-26-16, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,937
Posted By iambent

Sounds like the wall hill at Makanda.

Sounds like the wall hill at Makanda.
Forum: Recumbent
10-25-16, 09:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,937
Posted By iambent

Was the hill in Alton, IL?

Was the hill in Alton, IL?
Forum: Recumbent
07-19-16, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,035
Posted By iambent

Sure it's a recumbent, a recumbent trike. I just...

Sure it's a recumbent, a recumbent trike. I just did not feel like typing out recumbent bike, recumbent trike, and crank forward. I always call a recumbent bike a bent, and a recumbent trike a trike....
Forum: Recumbent
07-19-16, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,035
Posted By iambent

You did not see me. I start at 6am and finish at...

You did not see me. I start at 6am and finish at 8am. Sometimes I am out later on Saturday's and Sunday's if we stop for breakfast.

Being near the bike trail is one reason we moved to our current...
Forum: Recumbent
07-18-16, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,035
Posted By iambent

You must have just hit a day when a lot of bent...

You must have just hit a day when a lot of bent riders decided to ride the MCT trails. I live .3 miles from the Schoolhouse trail and ride the MCT trails almost every morning. I have a bent, trike,...
Forum: Recumbent
03-16-16, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,073
Posted By iambent

Tiller steering is kind of hard to explain. I...

Tiller steering is kind of hard to explain. I believe on a SWB like the Grasshopper what they refer to as tiller steering I always called begging hamster. Because the bars are close to you body and...
Forum: Recumbent
03-12-16, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,327
Posted By iambent

I started riding bent in 1994 when I bought a...

I started riding bent in 1994 when I bought a Tour Easy from Gardner Martin. I kept my Trek road bike until 1999 when I sold it. I guess you would say since 1999 I have been semi bent since I do ride...
Forum: Recumbent
03-12-16, 05:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,982
Posted By iambent

5'11", 32" inseam, 43.75" X-seam. 170's on all...

5'11", 32" inseam, 43.75" X-seam. 170's on all the two wheelers, and 165 on the trike.
Forum: Recumbent
03-12-16, 01:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,360
Posted By iambent

Keep in mind at 5'6" you want to get a bent where...

Keep in mind at 5'6" you want to get a bent where it is easy to get flat footed on the ground. You would probably have issues with most of the big dual wheel stick bikes with getting anything but...
Forum: Recumbent
01-21-16, 11:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,323
Posted By iambent

Do you know what wheelbase length is on your Tour...

Do you know what wheelbase length is on your Tour Easy LE? Is it 69"?
09-25-14, 02:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,905
Posted By iambent

They are actually harder on brake pads do to the...

They are actually harder on brake pads do to the fine ridges cut into the sidewall and they give less braking surface.

https://www.rivbike.com/kb_results.asp?ID=52

Machined rims by Jobst...
09-25-14, 06:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,905
Posted By iambent

There is an advantage to non-machined rims. When...

There is an advantage to non-machined rims. When the sidewall of the rim is machined they are actually removing some of the alloy. Kind of like you have already had a 1000 mi. of brake usage cutting...
Forum: Recumbent
10-30-13, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By iambent

I can get on now, but could not get 25 mins. ago.

I can get on now, but could not get 25 mins. ago.
Forum: Recumbent
10-30-13, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By iambent

BROL Down?

Is it down again? I cannot access the site.
Forum: Recumbent
10-10-13, 02:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,789
Posted By iambent

Burley made another model named the Jett Creek....

Burley made another model named the Jett Creek. Same frame as Koosah but has slight better components and a 27 speed drivetrain. I see the Koosah's and Jett Creek's pop-up for sale on eBay,...
Forum: Recumbent
10-10-13, 02:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,570
Posted By iambent

Whoever host his web server sure seems prone to...

Whoever host his web server sure seems prone to DOS attacks.
Forum: Recumbent
09-11-13, 04:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,221
Posted By iambent

In Illinois the law states that cyclists must...

In Illinois the law states that cyclists must ride as close and practicable as safe to the right hand curve or edge of roadway, except under certain conditions. If you are in the middle of the lane...
Forum: Recumbent
09-11-13, 03:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,564
Posted By iambent

Take a look at the Specialized 26 x 1.25 Fatboy...

Take a look at the Specialized 26 x 1.25 Fatboy tire. I used to run these on my MTB for street riding. They roll good and are very durable. You can purchase from a Specialized dealer or order off the...
Forum: Recumbent
05-13-13, 06:43 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 19,325
Posted By iambent

I know of no bike manufacturer that extends a...

I know of no bike manufacturer that extends a lifetime warranty to a 2nd owner. Seems to be standard policy in the bike industry. TerraTrike has a program where a 2nd owner can extend the warranty...
Forum: Great Lakes
07-23-12, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 548
Posted By iambent

Most parking lots along the trail are...

Most parking lots along the trail are administered by Missouri DNR, but I believe the one in St. Charles at Frontier Park is one of the few not under DNR control, but administered by the city of St....
05-06-12, 03:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 716
Posted By iambent

Trek 2nd District Dropout Spacing?

Can someone tell me what is the rear dropout spacing of a 2010 Trek 2nd District?

Thanks!

John
Forum: Recumbent
02-03-12, 02:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 19,325
Posted By iambent

I have owned both a RANS Zenetik and RANS...

I have owned both a RANS Zenetik and RANS Alterra. Built both up from framesets. They are more comfortable than a DF, but not near as comfortable as a bent. Much easier on your posterior than a DF...
Forum: Recumbent
02-03-12, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,541
Posted By iambent

Seat height does not change with the Utah Trikes...

Seat height does not change with the Utah Trikes extension. The extension is made to compensate for the larger tire size. In fact the compensation is for a 26" tire, so with the 24" the seat height...
Forum: Commuting
06-03-10, 01:47 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 46,120
Posted By iambent

Mine definitely needs a shorter stem that has...

Mine definitely needs a shorter stem that has more rise. I have an adjustable stem but it is for a 31.8 mm handlebar. I would need to change the bar or use shims. I am just not sure about the bar. I...
Forum: Commuting
06-03-10, 11:29 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 46,120
Posted By iambent

Soho Handlebar

Has anyone changed their handlebar & stem on their Soho? I am not crazy about the stock handlebar & stem setup on mine.

John
Forum: Commuting
05-10-10, 05:19 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 46,120
Posted By iambent

I have a different issue with my 2009 Trek Soho....

I have a different issue with my 2009 Trek Soho. I tried to install a Pletscher Zoom kickstand. This is a single legged kickstand that has a mount almost identical to a Greenfield kickstand. Since...
Forum: Commuting
03-02-10, 01:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,988
Posted By iambent

It only takes a bike thief with a pickup truck a...

It only takes a bike thief with a pickup truck a few seconds to throw it in the bed and take off. A ring lock or low or high gear on the Rohloff is useless with that kind of thief. Even if you leave...
Forum: Commuting
03-01-10, 02:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By iambent

Kickstand Keeps Moving

I have a 2009 Trek Soho (belt drive model) and tried to install a Pletscher Zoom kickstand. This is a single legged kickstand that has a mount almost identical to a Greenfield kickstand. Since the...
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