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Forum: Recumbent
05-23-19, 03:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,362
Posted By funbun

Man, drop that 30t granny, get a 24t with Sturmey...

Man, drop that 30t granny, get a 24t with Sturmey Archer CS-RF3 3 speed. Remember to breathe deeply when climbing on a trike. Breathe deeply, lay back as far as your seat will allow, gear down, and...
Forum: Recumbent
05-23-19, 02:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,957
Posted By funbun

XPat9, that's telling. Shame. If the derailleur...

XPat9, that's telling. Shame. If the derailleur is defective, they should replace it or at least get you in contact with someone from Microshift to replace it.

If you have to buy it yourself, just...
Forum: Recumbent
05-05-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,957
Posted By funbun

Yes I've seen his Performer trike factory visit...

Yes I've seen his Performer trike factory visit videos. It was a contributing factor in helping me decided on a PErformer Trike.
Forum: Recumbent
05-02-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,957
Posted By funbun

No, sir, you inferred an argument. I implied...

No, sir, you inferred an argument. I implied nothing.

So, okay, your comment was a big help. Time out of your busy schedule? I took time out of my production schedule just to make this video, lol....
Forum: Recumbent
05-01-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,957
Posted By funbun

Been wondering that myself.

Been wondering that myself.
Forum: Recumbent
04-30-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,957
Posted By funbun

Performer JC-70 Trike

https://youtu.be/abCMEqiYH0c

I bought a trike a few weeks ago. Performer JC-70. Want to do some out and back type touring mostly exploring my local area. These are some initial thoughts. I think...
Forum: Touring
02-01-10, 07:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,484
Posted By funbun

No, I haven't. In fact I haven't ridden my...

No, I haven't. In fact I haven't ridden my bicycle in a couple years now. I'm building boats and concentrating on other pursuits.

The problem with an "ultralight" pannier design is fragility....
Forum: Recumbent
01-18-08, 07:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,743
Posted By funbun

Honestly, I've given up bike riding. I'm building...

Honestly, I've given up bike riding. I'm building a canoe instead.
Forum: Recumbent
01-17-08, 04:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,743
Posted By funbun

Cool. Does it get hot in there during the...

Cool.

Does it get hot in there during the summers?
08-15-07, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By funbun

Well, that's what I meant. Powers2b, seemed to...

Well, that's what I meant. Powers2b, seemed to make his comment out of ignorance than true concern for safety. If it was truly dangerous I would have respected his opinion. But considering I copied...
08-15-07, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By funbun

Powers, What do you mean looks dangerous? Does it...

Powers, What do you mean looks dangerous? Does it look anymore dangerous than a Bacchetta Strada (http://www.bacchettabikes.com/recumbents/bikes/strada.htm) or a Volae Expidition Pro...
08-15-07, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By funbun

Tire size and fork advice please

I currently riding a dual 26 inch homebuilt recumbent bike. Here's a picture: Doomsled (http://photos1.blogger.com/hello/284/1537/1024/DSCF0065.jpg)

I'm considering using 406 wheels instead of 26...
Forum: Recumbent
03-21-07, 07:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,220
Posted By funbun

That's the whole reason I ride a bent. Riding in...

That's the whole reason I ride a bent. Riding in groups ain't my thing.
Forum: Recumbent
03-19-07, 08:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,220
Posted By funbun

That's how is was for me. I sold on them a long...

That's how is was for me. I sold on them a long time before I got one. Waiting just made the moment I got one all the better.
Forum: Recumbent
03-18-07, 09:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,220
Posted By funbun

Don't say that until you ride one. Take a day off...

Don't say that until you ride one. Take a day off work and go to a recumbent shop and test ride everything they've got. Ride it around town even, then you'll have a better idea if you want to buy...
Forum: Recumbent
03-17-07, 01:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,220
Posted By funbun

It's easier than a DF really. You have to...

It's easier than a DF really. You have to dismount a DF and try to get one foot down at the same time. You just put your feet down on a recumbent. Even on a highracer you just sit up and put both...
Forum: Touring
03-17-07, 12:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By funbun

New Underground Railraod Route

I'm planning to tour the Mobile, AL to Fulton, MS leg of the UGRR in summer 0f 2008. Is this Route a road route or an off road route like the Continental Divide? I need to know cause currently I have...
Forum: Recumbent
03-05-07, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By funbun

Wow the new Apoyo sounds like a good deal. 300...

Wow the new Apoyo sounds like a good deal. 300 limit. The frame looks similar to a GS GTR.
Forum: Touring
02-26-07, 12:36 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,759
Posted By funbun

Now that th Underground Railroad maps are done...

Now that th Underground Railroad maps are done I'd like to do that.

Maybe the Continental Divide on a recumbent trike.
Forum: Recumbent
02-21-07, 09:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,743
Posted By funbun

Sounds like good set up for a heat stroke down...

Sounds like good set up for a heat stroke down here in the Alabama summer:eek:
Forum: Recumbent
02-14-07, 08:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,264
Posted By funbun

If you get a two wheel balanced trailer I doubt...

If you get a two wheel balanced trailer I doubt it.
Forum: Recumbent
02-14-07, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,122
Posted By funbun

You can buy a RANS CF frameset? Is this something...

You can buy a RANS CF frameset? Is this something new? Last time I emailed them they weren't selling them in framesets (but that was like2 years ago). I guess a lot of customers have been asking for...
Forum: Recumbent
02-14-07, 02:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,743
Posted By funbun

High racer by Bentech with Volae tweener bars. SB...

High racer by Bentech with Volae tweener bars. SB makes it easy to get up and down the stairs.
Forum: Recumbent
02-14-07, 01:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,264
Posted By funbun

Good suggestions. As noted bent usually use...

Good suggestions. As noted bent usually use midship and rear racks. So you can use a set of four pannier plus a seat bag.

Check out the Aerotrunk...
Forum: Recumbent
02-14-07, 12:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,521
Posted By funbun

Contact Dom and ask if he has plans for the...

Contact Dom and ask if he has plans for the highracer or the 26/20 stick bike. Making a stick bike is easier to make since you don't have to worry about a tube bender.
Forum: Recumbent
02-13-07, 03:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,521
Posted By funbun

Yeah, it's a high racer. I asked Dom to make it...

Yeah, it's a high racer. I asked Dom to make it that way, no bends or anything. And I wanted two wheels the same size cause I didn't want the hassle of maintaining two different spokes and tires and...
Forum: Recumbent
02-11-07, 10:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,521
Posted By funbun

Here are pictures of my Bentech. Scroll down the...

Here are pictures of my Bentech. Scroll down the page a bit and you'll see it.

http://biketour.blogspot.com/
Forum: Touring
12-23-06, 10:38 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,647
Posted By funbun

Good point. That's how the Hennessy Hammocks got...

Good point. That's how the Hennessy Hammocks got started. Hennessy had an old Army hammock and loaned it to a friend. But the friend never returned it. And Hennessy decided to remake it using modern...
Forum: Touring
12-19-06, 11:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,647
Posted By funbun

Wow, where did you get digital camo from? I've...

Wow, where did you get digital camo from? I've been looking for digital camo stuff.
Forum: Touring
12-19-06, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By funbun

Road or MTB shoes/pedals

Do you prefer road shoes/pedals or MTB shoes/pedals?. Which do you find more comfortable? Which do you prefer while touring and why?

Sorry if this has been asked 100x before.
Forum: Recumbent
12-17-06, 08:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,163
Posted By funbun

Or quit worring. Just build the bike and have...

Or quit worring. Just build the bike and have fun. Life is too short.
Forum: Recumbent
10-31-06, 10:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,163
Posted By funbun

Lesson learned. Thanks. I thought since this was...

Lesson learned. Thanks. I thought since this was the original poster's thread that all comments were directed toward the original poster. I know from now on to clarify.
Forum: Recumbent
10-31-06, 12:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,163
Posted By funbun

Again I write: I'm not the one who wants/needs to...

Again I write: I'm not the one who wants/needs to know. World Tour's builder is one worried about being sued, not me. Tour started this thread about patents and such. I wasn't asking for my own...
Forum: Recumbent
10-30-06, 07:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,163
Posted By funbun

Because I'm not the one who wants/needs to know....

Because I'm not the one who wants/needs to know. World Tour's builder is one worried about being sued, not me.
10-18-06, 10:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By funbun

Check out this Penny Farthing

http://youtube.com/watch?v=NUbe9k4b1ew&mode=related&search=

It's like the combo of a diamond frame and a Penny Farthing
Forum: Recumbent
10-07-06, 11:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,163
Posted By funbun

Again, does Bacchetta have a patent?

Again, does Bacchetta have a patent?
Forum: Recumbent
10-06-06, 09:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,163
Posted By funbun

But does Bacchetta have a patent?

But does Bacchetta have a patent?
Forum: Recumbent
10-02-06, 11:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,163
Posted By funbun

You looked at the wrong page. I got my frame...

You looked at the wrong page. I got my frame welded:
http://www.bentechbikes.com/frames.htm
Forum: Recumbent
10-02-06, 10:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,163
Posted By funbun

Does Bacchetta have a patent on the Giro 20? Does...

Does Bacchetta have a patent on the Giro 20? Does Volae have a patent on the Tour? I'm saying that certain things can't be patented like the english alphabet(copyright) or chord changes (another...
Forum: Recumbent
10-01-06, 09:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,163
Posted By funbun

My frame costed $340. I transfered components...

My frame costed $340. I transfered components from my MTB. I bought the seat mounts and risers and stem. Even if you bought all new components you'd come out ahead. I think Bentech is a great value...
Forum: Recumbent
10-01-06, 09:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,163
Posted By funbun

Dan Miller, says if you can make a product 10%...

Dan Miller, says if you can make a product 10% better or give 10% more value you'll have a great chance to make money in business. Dan is a career coach who helps people start thier own businesses:...
Forum: Recumbent
10-01-06, 09:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,163
Posted By funbun

Dude, isn't that like copyrighting chord changes...

Dude, isn't that like copyrighting chord changes in a song? I don't see how they can patent a 2 inch tube with two wheels attached. If he doesn't want to build it, find some one who will. Dom at...
Forum: Touring
09-28-06, 02:14 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,804
Posted By funbun

It was a joke, but people do get up 3am to go...

It was a joke, but people do get up 3am to go hunt around these parts. We have cafes and restaurants open by 4am for the hunters. So you have to be careful.
Forum: Touring
09-27-06, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4,659
Views: 2,458,376
Posted By funbun

Freaking jet fuel.

Freaking jet fuel.
Forum: Touring
09-27-06, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By funbun

Check out: http://www.podcastingunderground.com/ ...

Check out: http://www.podcastingunderground.com/

It's a podcast about podcasting.
Forum: Touring
09-27-06, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 575
Posted By funbun

What recording gear did you use? The recording...

What recording gear did you use? The recording quality is great, especially for being outside.

Yeah, it's a little long. The numbers: people only listen to about one hour of podcasting per week....
Forum: Touring
09-27-06, 08:37 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,804
Posted By funbun

All shot dead by hunters...

All shot dead by hunters...
09-27-06, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By funbun

This is cool.

This is cool.
Forum: Recumbent
09-27-06, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,291
Posted By funbun

Here is a good faq on recumbents: ...

Here is a good faq on recumbents:
http://www.rebel-cycles.com/faq.html#Bikes
Forum: Touring
09-20-06, 11:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,676
Posted By funbun

Ahh, I missed that. Yeah, I thougt he was talking...

Ahh, I missed that. Yeah, I thougt he was talking about a 110mm bcd, sorry.
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