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Forum: Recumbent
03-26-15, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,630
Posted By Pockets

I used a cut down piece of a sheet of 8x11...

I used a cut down piece of a sheet of 8x11 lamination and small amount of spray on glue on my expedition and it has not moved in 6 years
Forum: Recumbent
11-16-12, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,846
Posted By Pockets

284106284105 here is the pic of an 03. Notice...

284106284105 here is the pic of an 03. Notice handle bars and headrest
Forum: Recumbent
11-16-12, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,846
Posted By Pockets

Looks like an 04. The 03 had a head rest that was...

Looks like an 04. The 03 had a head rest that was flush to the top cross bar. I had an 03. Looks like front wheels were changed to 20" all around. 03 was 305/16 where 04 was 349/16. I will add phot...
Forum: Recumbent
05-17-12, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,249
Posted By Pockets

Why don't you just respond to the ad and ask...

Why don't you just respond to the ad and ask him/her???
It looks like a TW Bents or Performer. Taiwan made
Forum: Recumbent
04-23-12, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,196
Posted By Pockets

She's lost, I think there are some serious stress...

She's lost, I think there are some serious stress factors I would worry about
Forum: Recumbent
02-09-12, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,528
Posted By Pockets

Wes- this may be a good sign telling you to wait...

Wes- this may be a good sign telling you to wait til the new road comes out from Catrike in March
Forum: Recumbent
02-08-12, 01:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,528
Posted By Pockets

Don't know if you have ordered you Road yet but...

Don't know if you have ordered you Road yet but on the Catrike forum Catrike said they will be announcing a new road at the Catrike Rally 1st week of March. Might want to wait to see what the new...
Forum: Recumbent
02-07-12, 09:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,528
Posted By Pockets

Be kink of hard to get a Speed now anyways since...

Be kink of hard to get a Speed now anyways since they are discontinued. I am 65 and ride either my Expedition or 700. You will really enjoy the Catrike.
Forum: Recumbent
09-13-11, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,878
Posted By Pockets

The Expedition is suppose to come with a sensor...

The Expedition is suppose to come with a sensor mount. If it didn't contact your dealer. See picture of sensor mount by seat
Forum: Recumbent
08-09-11, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,836
Posted By Pockets

Yep you got 20" 451 tubes and not 20" 406...

Yep you got 20" 451 tubes and not 20" 406 tubes
Forum: Recumbent
08-02-11, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By Pockets

+2 on the Durano's

+2 on the Durano's
Forum: Recumbent
03-14-11, 08:26 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,311
Posted By Pockets

63 riding Catrike Expedition-8853 miles last...

63 riding Catrike Expedition-8853 miles last year-1623 so far this year
Forum: Recumbent
12-17-10, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,986
Posted By Pockets

Take a look at these:...

Take a look at these: http://www.innesenti.com/innesenti.com/MODELS.html
Forum: Recumbent
11-23-10, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,690
Posted By Pockets

+1 for the twist shifters. I have them on both my...

+1 for the twist shifters. I have them on both my Cats. I do not care for the Dura-Ace barends. They kept breaking on me and Shimano replaced them every time. The twist shifters even give a an extra ...
Forum: Recumbent
11-15-10, 09:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,161
Posted By Pockets

No1mad- I think I am faster on the Exped because...

No1mad- I think I am faster on the Exped because of the larger rear wheel. Plus the Speed I have is one of the originals #74 of 200. It has same seat angle as Exped and I am more comfortable on the...
Forum: Recumbent
11-11-10, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By Pockets

I have 48/39/24 set up on my trike for climbing...

I have 48/39/24 set up on my trike for climbing No shift problems at all. But I do use a n-gear chain stop. Here is link to it:http://www.gvtc.com/~ngear/whatis.html
Forum: Recumbent
11-09-10, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,747
Posted By Pockets

The Rans LE is a great bike. Only reason I sold...

The Rans LE is a great bike. Only reason I sold mine was needed the space for my new trike and wife was not willing to give up more space in the garage. Very comfortable and fast. The higher bottom...
Forum: Recumbent
11-05-10, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,339
Posted By Pockets

I am more visible on my trike than and other bike...

I am more visible on my trike than and other bike I road. People don't know what you are and stay out of your way. A high racer trike would not corner very well. If you want a high trike look at the...
Forum: Recumbent
11-04-10, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,151
Posted By Pockets

Go to Bentrider on line This is there homebuild...

Go to Bentrider on line This is there homebuild section: http://www.bentrideronline.com/messageboard/forumdisplay.php?f=12
Forum: Recumbent
11-01-10, 05:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,161
Posted By Pockets

I have a Catrike Expedition and a Speed. I...

I have a Catrike Expedition and a Speed. I average 12.5 mph over the course of my ride. I can maintain 14-16 mph over the flats but with all the lights and stop signs it really cuts into your...
Forum: Recumbent
10-21-10, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,447
Posted By Pockets

Think there is a trike shop called People Movers...

Think there is a trike shop called People Movers located in Orange CA. Not far from Newport Beach
Forum: Recumbent
09-17-10, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,888
Posted By Pockets

Best light is the Dinotte, but for the cheap...

Best light is the Dinotte, but for the cheap people like me is the Planetbike Superflash. Use two on rear of Expedition and have been told I can be seen for 1/2 mile
Forum: Recumbent
08-12-10, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By Pockets

Trikes are a blast. I have an Expedition and I...

Trikes are a blast. I have an Expedition and I know I will never go back to 2 wheels. I am 63 years young and weigh 195 lbs. I have just over 5500 miles on the Expedition so far this year. But as...
Forum: Recumbent
07-04-10, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,696
Posted By Pockets

Sweet ride, just take your time. If you had knee...

Sweet ride, just take your time. If you had knee pain first ride check to make sure you boom is set to your xseam. Leg should be straight with heel on pedal and slight bend in knee when you are...
Forum: Recumbent
06-26-10, 04:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,671
Posted By Pockets

Being you are in the Portland area it seems to...

Being you are in the Portland area it seems to offer a lot of trike shops from what I have been reading on the forums. Everyone has given you good advise. The key is to rest ride and the trike will...
Forum: Recumbent
06-17-10, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,039
Posted By Pockets

What JanMM said- Just put two magnets on the...

What JanMM said- Just put two magnets on the wheel to get to 30mph
Forum: Recumbent
06-06-10, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,054
Posted By Pockets

Depending if it is a 305 or 349 in 305 I like the...

Depending if it is a 305 or 349 in 305 I like the Primo Comet (1.35") in 349 Schwalbe Kojack ( 1 1/4")
Forum: Recumbent
05-04-10, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,265
Posted By Pockets

Only way to ride is clipless. When I made my...

Only way to ride is clipless. When I made my transition to bents my clipless pedals & shoes just followed along. It is especially recommended on a trike because of possible leg suck if your foot...
Forum: Recumbent
04-26-10, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Posted By Pockets

I would have to agree with Giro & BlazingPedals....

I would have to agree with Giro & BlazingPedals. I pretty much ride my trike exclusively and they are not as fast as the 2 wheel recumbents . They gave some good suggestions but I would add Lighting...
Forum: Recumbent
04-08-10, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 813
Posted By Pockets

Direct-Handles like a Porsche Linkage-Handles...

Direct-Handles like a Porsche
Linkage-Handles like a luxury car
You have to ride each to find out what you like best
Forum: Recumbent
02-07-10, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,570
Posted By Pockets

No experience with Action bent but you might ask...

No experience with Action bent but you might ask here: http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/actionbent/
Forum: Recumbent
12-30-09, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,108
Posted By Pockets

Same thing happen to me on my Catrike Expedition....

Same thing happen to me on my Catrike Expedition. After the third replacement I switched everything over to Sram X-9 twist shifter and X-9 rear deraillieur. Dura Ace is a road bike component and the...
Forum: Recumbent
12-17-09, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,275
Posted By Pockets

I have a 06 Rans V2 that I bought 2nd hand and...

I have a 06 Rans V2 that I bought 2nd hand and paid 650 for it last year and it was in excellant shape so that should tell you something. It is an excellant bike. make him an offer at what you think...
Forum: Recumbent
09-17-09, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,713
Posted By Pockets

Altozwei hit the nail on the head. I would just...

Altozwei hit the nail on the head. I would just echo what he said. Do a search on the Catrike board-key word Shimmy
Forum: Recumbent
09-13-09, 04:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,906
Posted By Pockets

Used Stratus

I sold my 2006 Emerald Green Stratus for $950 in March of this year. which included, computer with cadence, 48/39/26 front chain rings, kickstand, and bike bag. This is an 05 you are looking at and I...
Forum: Recumbent
09-03-09, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,188
Posted By Pockets

I agree with BlazingPedals. Go to a mountain bike...

I agree with BlazingPedals. Go to a mountain bike shoe. Got mine at Performance. All my bents have SPD and makes walking easy. Performance is a nationwide bike retailer so you should find one in you...
Forum: Recumbent
08-03-09, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By Pockets

Why bend over to make room or give slack. The...

Why bend over to make room or give slack. The elastic in the legs stretch very easy.
Forum: Recumbent
07-22-09, 07:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,994
Posted By Pockets

Now you have to change your Avatar, LOL

Now you have to change your Avatar, LOL
Forum: Recumbent
07-19-09, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,149
Posted By Pockets

Bibs

I only wear bibs now. I have about 6 pr shorts but don't use them. The bibs are just so much more comfortable and on a trike you move around on the seat they stay in place where regular shorts slide...
Forum: Recumbent
07-14-09, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,092
Posted By Pockets

Welcome to the Bent world.-Word of Caution-Hide...

Welcome to the Bent world.-Word of Caution-Hide your credit cards. You are going to want to do upgrades and buy all the toys that go along with bent riding. Have fun and enjoy the ride
Forum: Recumbent
07-09-09, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,568
Posted By Pockets

+2 on shorting the boom. Recumbomatic said it...

+2 on shorting the boom. Recumbomatic said it right for getting an approximate setting. Leg should be slightly bent. BTW I am in San Diego area also.
Forum: Recumbent
06-26-09, 06:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,206
Posted By Pockets

You might want to look at the Actionbent Artifice...

You might want to look at the Actionbent Artifice over the T1x. Better components. That is unless you want the suspension. I almost bought the Artifice but at the time it was not known when they...
Forum: Recumbent
06-25-09, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,206
Posted By Pockets

The key is to test ride and test ride and then...

The key is to test ride and test ride and then test ride. You get the picture. I currently ride an Rans V2 and a Catrike Expediton. I will say the Expedition gets a lot more miles than the V2. But...
Forum: Recumbent
06-23-09, 05:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,417
Posted By Pockets

I find that bibs still work the best for me

I find that bibs still work the best for me
Forum: Recumbent
06-13-09, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,927
Posted By Pockets

Before I got my Catrike Expedition I test rode a...

Before I got my Catrike Expedition I test rode a lot of different trikes. Direct steer, Indirect steer, folding, and the Expedition was just the most comfortable and stable. I got the trike on...
Forum: Recumbent
05-11-09, 04:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,265
Posted By Pockets

I have both -LWB and a trike. I am about 1 mph...

I have both -LWB and a trike. I am about 1 mph slower on the trike, but the smile factor is way up.
Forum: Recumbent
04-20-09, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By Pockets

This website should help with what you are...

This website should help with what you are looking for:
http://www.bicycleman.com/recumbents/recumbent_glossary.htm
Forum: Recumbent
04-16-09, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,426
Posted By Pockets

Hills

I know bents are slow up hills depending on the engine but I am just south of you and I have not found any hills I can't climb yet. I am slow on the climb but I have set my bents up for climbing....
Forum: Recumbent
04-10-09, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,111
Posted By Pockets

Fastback

I use fastback on all my bents and they work great. here is a link:
http://www.fastbacksystem.com/
Happy benting
Forum: Recumbent
04-02-09, 04:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,178
Posted By Pockets

New trike

You might as well put the for sale signs on any other bikes you have now. They will be collecting dusk before long. Enjoy the ride
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