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03-16-14, 10:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,162
Posted By Clarabelle

I used one of these for our Mocha, but had...

I used one of these for our Mocha, but had trouble with the hooks bending under that much weight. I modified it with some heavier pulley wheels and nylon rope to replace the hooks. Not pretty, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-14, 01:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,171
Posted By Clarabelle

Sad but true. That is why there are so many...

Sad but true. That is why there are so many saddles in my garage.
03-07-14, 01:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,526
Posted By Clarabelle

Well said!

Well said!
Forum: Great Lakes
02-23-14, 11:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,517
Posted By Clarabelle

We live on the West Coast but have relatives in...

We live on the West Coast but have relatives in Wisconsin. One of our plans has been to return to Wisconsin with our Tandem and do a lot of touring with our relatives. This type of restrictive...
02-20-14, 11:14 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,887
Posted By Clarabelle

Two hornless bicycle seats for my wife and me. ...

Two hornless bicycle seats for my wife and me. Felt like I was going to pitch forward over the handle bars. The marketers suggested lowering the seat which made peddling difficult. They now reside...
12-13-13, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,414
Posted By Clarabelle

It sure is. The Olympic Discovery Trail is...

It sure is. The Olympic Discovery Trail is slated to eventually go from Port Townsend to Forks, a distance of 126 miles. Of course a project this ambitious takes a lot of time and money. Right now...
12-12-13, 02:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,414
Posted By Clarabelle

We bought the Bike Friday in order to travel,...

We bought the Bike Friday in order to travel, both over seas and to take along with our trailer. My two surgeries has clipped our wings for the last five months, and it looks like at least another...
12-12-13, 02:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,405
Posted By Clarabelle

When we ordered our tandem from Bike Friday, they...

When we ordered our tandem from Bike Friday, they recommended disc on the front, V-brake on the rear along with a disc brake as a drag brake. Not sure how I'll like it yet. Had surgery on both...
Forum: Commuting
10-06-13, 12:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,031
Posted By Clarabelle

I've become so used to my helmet mirror that I...

I've become so used to my helmet mirror that I frequently check behind me with it when walking, not realizing it isn't there because I don't wear my helmet on walks.
10-06-13, 12:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,501
Posted By Clarabelle

Just saw my urologist and even though he will...

Just saw my urologist and even though he will still be checking my PSA, they wouldn't likely do anything at my age if cancer developed. Seems that 80% of Prostrate cancer is slow growing and not...
09-30-13, 12:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By Clarabelle

The book method actually works. A friend of mine...

The book method actually works. A friend of mine was highly indignant at having to pay an office call to a doctor who proceeded to hit him with a book. But it worked.
09-22-13, 07:53 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,587
Posted By Clarabelle

A moose and her calf.

A moose and her calf.
09-04-13, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 865
Posted By Clarabelle

Really? Isn't that a bit harsh?

Really? Isn't that a bit harsh?
08-31-13, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,515
Posted By Clarabelle

You are far from alone. switching careers at this...

You are far from alone. switching careers at this point is common. I returned to school and became an elementary school teacher as my kids were leaving the nest.
08-20-13, 11:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,037
Posted By Clarabelle

Well put!

Well put!
08-15-13, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,313
Posted By Clarabelle

All I've got to say is OUCH!!!

All I've got to say is OUCH!!!
08-15-13, 06:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,047
Posted By Clarabelle

+3

+3
08-15-13, 06:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,490
Posted By Clarabelle

So true. The last time I suffered rudeness from...

So true. The last time I suffered rudeness from a driver was 8 to 10 years ago. It still stands out in my mind unlike the thousands of courteous drivers who've passed me.
08-15-13, 05:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,473
Posted By Clarabelle

Thanks for the photos. Makes me want to get on...

Thanks for the photos. Makes me want to get on the road ASAP. Sadly, a bout of carpal tunnel syndrome has us sidelined for the season. Hopefully, I'll be done with it by next spring.
08-15-13, 05:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,542
Posted By Clarabelle

Had some trouble with low speeds at first, but...

Had some trouble with low speeds at first, but like so many things, it got better with time.
07-30-13, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By Clarabelle

+1 ???

+1 ???
Forum: Commuting
07-29-13, 12:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,399
Posted By Clarabelle

Ain't it the truth. One of my pet peeves. You'd...

Ain't it the truth. One of my pet peeves. You'd think that little turn signal lever weighed 20 pounds.
Forum: Commuting
07-29-13, 12:26 AM
Forum: Introductions
07-25-13, 12:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 322
Posted By Clarabelle

How was the Amsterdam - Brussels tour? We are...

How was the Amsterdam - Brussels tour? We are planning to bike thru parts of the Netherlands next year.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-13, 12:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 819
Posted By Clarabelle

+1

+1
07-25-13, 12:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,700
Posted By Clarabelle

Not sure what part of Seattle you are moving to. ...

Not sure what part of Seattle you are moving to. But if you are close, check out the Burke-Gilman Trail:

http://www.seattle.gov/transportation/burkegilmantrailmaps.htm
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-13, 12:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By Clarabelle

After 8 years, you are still under warranty?

After 8 years, you are still under warranty?
07-25-13, 12:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,045
Posted By Clarabelle

That was so cool. Wish I could have joined in.

That was so cool. Wish I could have joined in.
07-24-13, 11:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,414
Posted By Clarabelle

It took us about an hour to assemble at the plant...

It took us about an hour to assemble at the plant as well. Took less the next time and I assume it will with each assembly. We haven't ridden as much as we hoped due to an injury on my hand. ...
Forum: Touring
07-24-13, 12:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,353
Posted By Clarabelle

I don't know how well marshmallows do in the...

I don't know how well marshmallows do in the heat. Seems to me they tend to melt together.
07-19-13, 11:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 11,473
Posted By Clarabelle

It would be nice. Just to muddy the waters more,...

It would be nice. Just to muddy the waters more, we just picked up a Bike Friday tandem for touring in Europe (hopefully next spring), so now a have need for a tandem-touring-folding bike subforum. ...
Forum: Southeast
07-19-13, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 954
Posted By Clarabelle

It seems so strange that with all the relatively...

It seems so strange that with all the relatively cheap cameras out there with good definition that banks, intersections and other surveillance cameras always seem to produce fuzzy, useless videos...
Forum: Touring
07-17-13, 04:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 765
Posted By Clarabelle

Thanks for posting. It was a good read. We have...

Thanks for posting. It was a good read. We have our touring wings clipped for awhile, so it was good to live parts of your trip.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-13, 11:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,583
Posted By Clarabelle

Ditto --We have the same color helmet as our...

Ditto --We have the same color helmet as our bikes. Matching clothing would be impossible.
07-13-13, 01:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,019
Posted By Clarabelle

Having a cop who is ignorant of the law is not a...

Having a cop who is ignorant of the law is not a big surprise. I once had a local officer come into my classroom (5th grade) to talk about bike safety a couple of days before we took our annual bike...
Forum: Touring
07-13-13, 01:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 847
Posted By Clarabelle

I've not tried it, but if what you are carrying...

I've not tried it, but if what you are carrying there is stable, I wouldn't think it to be too dangerous.
07-07-13, 06:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,482
Posted By Clarabelle

I switched to Chain-L from White Lightning. I...

I switched to Chain-L from White Lightning. I like that it lasts longer.
07-04-13, 02:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,213
Posted By Clarabelle

Thudbuster makes for less harsh ride than my...

Thudbuster makes for less harsh ride than my stoker's single.
07-02-13, 06:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 903
Posted By Clarabelle

We ride tandem, and my wife (stoker) has these...

We ride tandem, and my wife (stoker) has these and loves having the choice. I continue to ride platforms for fear of not getting my feet off in time and taking both of us down.
07-02-13, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,414
Posted By Clarabelle

Picked up our Bike Friday Tandem today

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Stopped by Bike Friday on the way home to pick up our newest bike. Rides great and packs into two suitcases. Can't wait to hit the road.
06-30-13, 09:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,926
Posted By Clarabelle

Wouldn't we all?

Wouldn't we all?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-13, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,233
Posted By Clarabelle

Although I've only bought one bike from them,...

Although I've only bought one bike from them, I've had them service our bikes numerous times with no complaints. I do buy tubes, tires, and some equipment from them, fully aware that I might get it...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-13, 08:39 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,692
Posted By Clarabelle

I have a football jersey like my favorite NFL...

I have a football jersey like my favorite NFL team. Nobody mistakes me for a football jock, nor do they seem to mind my wearing it. So what's the difference? I say wear it if you like it.
Forum: Touring
06-20-13, 10:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,946
Posted By Clarabelle

We've ridden from Raymond, Washington as far...

We've ridden from Raymond, Washington as far south as Crescent City several times. Most of Oregon has a good shoulder when riding south. Places where we worried a bit were: riding through the...
Forum: Touring
06-18-13, 09:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,083
Posted By Clarabelle

ditto

ditto
Forum: Touring
06-18-13, 09:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,066
Posted By Clarabelle

Good point. We rented bicycles at the Grand...

Good point. We rented bicycles at the Grand Canyon recently, and I had a lot of trouble with my hands and wrists from the one position flat bars.
Forum: Touring
06-18-13, 08:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,476
Posted By Clarabelle

I've been in Vegas in July. 115 degrees with...

I've been in Vegas in July. 115 degrees with wind is not to be taken lightly. I'd go to "Game Plan B" if I were you.
06-17-13, 06:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,153
Posted By Clarabelle

when hiking, wool socks are much preferred over...

when hiking, wool socks are much preferred over cotton. There is a reason, and perhaps that applies here.
06-16-13, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,002
Posted By Clarabelle

Freezer zip lock bags are tougher

Freezer zip lock bags are tougher
06-16-13, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,585
Posted By Clarabelle

Turtle Speed's video is an interesting approach.

Turtle Speed's video is an interesting approach.
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