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01-01-13, 03:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,151
Posted By pick

another excellent source for all things lighting...

another excellent source for all things lighting - CPF - : http://www.candlepowerforums.com/vb/forumdisplay.php?86-Bicycle
01-01-13, 03:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,323
Posted By pick

I didn't see a frame mount in the pictures, just...

I didn't see a frame mount in the pictures, just the axle mounts...nice, but I'll stick with the Soma porteur since it has a fence that is available.
11-05-12, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,362
Posted By pick

What he said.... what kinds of items are you...

What he said.... what kinds of items are you intending to haul with it? Just wondering as it isn't practical for my use, but, too each his/her own.
08-18-12, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,744
Posted By pick

Really, disc's are a fad and don't belong on...

Really, disc's are a fad and don't belong on utility rides?? Why are they standard on many factory utility rides?? Why don't you look at the high end road and cyclo cross bikes those are disc's on...
08-15-12, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,744
Posted By pick

Nice project. I considered converting my '84 MTB...

Nice project. I considered converting my '84 MTB race frame to an Xtracycle. Is there any reason you aren't upgrading everything on the donor ride? As far as gearing a 46-36-26 9 speed would be the...
08-14-12, 09:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,266
Posted By pick

What he said +bazillion As for the comment...

What he said +bazillion

As for the comment about MTB'rs - In my day after our races we did imbibe, AFTER the riding was done....
08-07-12, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,793
Posted By pick

As a dog lover and owner of several that share...

As a dog lover and owner of several that share our lives, I am appalled at this - in fact I hope it is a joke, but, sadly I doubt it. What animal lover/dog owner in their right mind would have a dogs...
07-24-12, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,644
Posted By pick

It seems we may want a picture to help solve the...

It seems we may want a picture to help solve the problem...the pictures of the Gazelle Populair Toer show the handle bars several inches above the saddle - having a difficult time envisioning how/why...
Forum: Touring
07-01-12, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,031
Posted By pick

more discussion on this earlier in June:...

more discussion on this earlier in June: http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/823873-Wearing-a-Backpack-on-Tour
Forum: Touring
06-15-12, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By pick

This is the locator system I plan on getting...

This is the locator system I plan on getting (when the budget allows) to keep in touch when I start doing trail running/training for endurance trail events as well as for our touring days when we...
Forum: Touring
06-12-12, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,208
Posted By pick

nice looking rides, to be sure - thanks for...

nice looking rides, to be sure - thanks for sharing with us!
Forum: Touring
06-11-12, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,208
Posted By pick

be cool to see some pics of the 29'ers and the...

be cool to see some pics of the 29'ers and the Americano.....
06-08-12, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,422
Posted By pick

Our first utility trailer was an old kids trailer...

Our first utility trailer was an old kids trailer - stripped it inside and put in a plywood base added the bottom of a dog crate - now it's our dog trailer and utility trailer as needed. Nothing...
05-31-12, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,272
Posted By pick

Here is what I use on my flat bed when I need a...

Here is what I use on my flat bed when I need a covered/open box:

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http://www.walmart.com/ip/SmartBin-Storage-Bin-50gal/16795319
04-27-12, 04:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,039
Posted By pick

What are you yelling about and what is your...

What are you yelling about and what is your point?? Good god, freakin 70 year olds yelling about crap that we don't care about.
04-26-12, 02:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,625
Posted By pick

Not quite. It was track bike racers riding their...

Not quite. It was track bike racers riding their track bikes everywhere...I was one of those guys in the 80's on my Benotto track ride in West LA and the SFV...not a hipster by any stretch of the...
04-23-12, 05:29 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,552
Posted By pick

I have my recycle bins set-up for all the...

I have my recycle bins set-up for all the required classes of recyclables here in CA - the only problem is those recyclers that take all the classes separated are at this point to far to ride to...
04-23-12, 02:03 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,960
Posted By pick

now that is a bike tour waiting to happen...LOL!!

now that is a bike tour waiting to happen...LOL!!
04-22-12, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 946
Posted By pick

Bak = box , Fiets = bike; boxbike, not a trike

Bak = box , Fiets = bike; boxbike, not a trike
04-22-12, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 154,708
Posted By pick

Ahh, how great is that?!!...she looks very comfy...

Ahh, how great is that?!!...she looks very comfy out with Dad!!
04-22-12, 04:34 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,960
Posted By pick

Yes, she's on a safety line. You cannot really...

Yes, she's on a safety line. You cannot really see the secured line that runs across the width of the crate and is secured to the crate through a top hole on each side; I made the tie line out of an...
04-21-12, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 154,708
Posted By pick

hmmm, a "dog is my co-pilot" on a trike?? I...

hmmm, a "dog is my co-pilot" on a trike?? I resemble that remark!! LOL!! (from this mornings usual 12 mi RT to the Post Office and park stop)
04-21-12, 04:35 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,960
Posted By pick

heheh...you have to consider that I am the only...

heheh...you have to consider that I am the only 'bent triker out here and my wife and I are the only regulars that do errands on our bikes - this is our normal 12 mi. RT to the Post Office and stop...
04-20-12, 05:40 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,960
Posted By pick

nope, not yet...but I promise that on tomorrow...

nope, not yet...but I promise that on tomorrow mornings ride I'll have der wifey snap one...and I'll post it here!
04-20-12, 04:27 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,960
Posted By pick

I feel that we are the ones that keep the world...

I feel that we are the ones that keep the world turning - if we were all 'normal' how freaking dull would that be. On a serious note about your query. Perhaps we all have a slight deviant mentality...
04-06-12, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 664
Posted By pick

Just a guess, but if you plan on riding roughly...

Just a guess, but if you plan on riding roughly 50 miles a week and spending 4 hours or so on the bike and you want to feel good when you get to class and when you get back...you may have to raise...
04-06-12, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 661
Posted By pick

Wow!! Cool looking ride...I am sure it will be...

Wow!! Cool looking ride...I am sure it will be the perfect utility/cargo ride for you....the specs I saw on the 2011 model look fine - low gearing and it comes with 700x38 tires. Should be cool. Look...
Forum: Recumbent
04-06-12, 07:59 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 361,307
Posted By pick

Mango's are freaking awesome!!! Dude, that is a...

Mango's are freaking awesome!!! Dude, that is a beauty!!!
Forum: Recumbent
04-06-12, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By pick

244184 Camelbak Unbottle 100 is my choice...

244184

Camelbak Unbottle 100 is my choice here in the high desert...mounts right next to my seat.
Forum: Recumbent
04-06-12, 07:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,475
Posted By pick

Hopefully you don't plan on the trikes being a...

Hopefully you don't plan on the trikes being a "surprise" gift...yes TerraTrike's are the first trike for a lot of folks, but, your parents need to be fitted and they need to see if they will even...
04-05-12, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,700
Posted By pick

Our first cargo trailer was an older Bell kids...

Our first cargo trailer was an older Bell kids trailer. I put a section of 3/4" plywood on the frame and then put the bottom of a plastic dog kennel on top of the wood. No issues. (of course no...
04-04-12, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 154,708
Posted By pick

Nice!! love the old school hardtail frames - you...

Nice!! love the old school hardtail frames - you can do so much with them. Many years of utility/cargo riding on that frame still ahead, right on!!
04-03-12, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 154,708
Posted By pick

Nice!! Can you link to the pics of the bikes??...

Nice!! Can you link to the pics of the bikes?? Like to see how you have them set-up!!
04-03-12, 04:45 PM
Replies: 691
Views: 286,322
Posted By pick

Very cool...interesting to know how the seat post...

Very cool...interesting to know how the seat post attachment handles the empty weight of the trailer and the loads you pull?? Don't you get some excessive "push" on the bike from the weight being on...
04-02-12, 10:18 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 405,388
Posted By pick

Why are you laughing at $1250.00 for a...

Why are you laughing at $1250.00 for a Transport?? Is it damaged?? Abused?? The MSRP for a brand new one on the trek page is $1389.99.....
Forum: Touring
04-01-12, 06:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,906
Posted By pick

+1 on the light bar. I have one I made out of PVC...

+1 on the light bar. I have one I made out of PVC that is attached to my rack w/2 red flashers on my trike. When I get back to riding my TR 101, I'll move the light bar to it. Does not interfere with...
04-01-12, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 154,708
Posted By pick

Sweet!! More impressive is the fact you posted a...

Sweet!! More impressive is the fact you posted a picture on your first post...LOL!! Seriously, nice load on the LHT!! Look forward to your future fun postings w/the LHT as utility beast!!!
04-01-12, 11:24 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,841
Posted By pick

yepper, pretty much the way it is man. A lighting...

yepper, pretty much the way it is man. A lighting system is definitely a big budget item. There are alternatives in the mean time. have you looked at : http://www.candlepowerforums.com...
Forum: Recumbent
03-27-12, 09:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,218
Posted By pick

+1 to what the short guy in the red hat said.......

+1 to what the short guy in the red hat said.... have fun with the new addition and get used to the fact you have now started a stable....
Forum: Recumbent
03-27-12, 09:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,481
Posted By pick

(I'd reply that I was at fault for adding to "re...

(I'd reply that I was at fault for adding to "re animating" the Zombie...but, that would just give more life to it....sigh.)
03-25-12, 04:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,321
Posted By pick

really?? I in all good conscience as a...

really?? I in all good conscience as a utility/cargo rider with trailer, I would/could NEVER recommend this thing to anyone. A 2 wheel handtruck attached to your seat post???? good god man.....
03-25-12, 12:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,321
Posted By pick

Agreed 100%!! I built my flatbed based on the B@W...

Agreed 100%!! I built my flatbed based on the B@W style and love it as my ute trailer....however, once my wife and I transit to touring I will definitely be getting the current version of the Nomad....
03-24-12, 11:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,664
Posted By pick

Good lord, man. Raleighs...sheesh. Pretty...

Good lord, man. Raleighs...sheesh. Pretty impressive you have those bad boys...I stopped riding the Raleigh I had back in '73 when I discovered there were real road bikes out there...that was in '75....
03-24-12, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By pick

yeah, no. - Flashlights are not like a high end...

yeah, no. - Flashlights are not like a high end light system that is USB rechargeable like the OP's system....those have inherent interference problems like another member mentioned. Wired systems or...
03-22-12, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 154,708
Posted By pick

yepper, that's how it starts....LOL!! Welcome to...

yepper, that's how it starts....LOL!! Welcome to the madness that is utility cycling and BF!! It is cool when you realize your lifestyle is swinging in the direction of more errands on bike than car,...
Forum: Recumbent
03-21-12, 07:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,481
Posted By pick

@ jmf04 "Does anyone know the best place on the...

@ jmf04 "Does anyone know the best place on the web to advertise for sale?"

here: http://www.bentrideronline.com/messageboard/index.php on the classifieds thread. Be specific about where you live...
03-20-12, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 154,708
Posted By pick

I have a cargo net always in my bag, or on the...

I have a cargo net always in my bag, or on the load I am running to the recycle dude, several bungee cords are in the bags/panniers as well.
03-19-12, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,035
Posted By pick

Subic...now that is truly an era gone...Freaking...

Subic...now that is truly an era gone...Freaking locals all knew how long we would be in port for and when anchor was up before we did, it seemed. Good times, man..good times.
03-19-12, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,035
Posted By pick

Loved pulling in to Pearl on Connie & manning the...

Loved pulling in to Pearl on Connie & manning the rail...what a sight to look out over the base, the awe of the history of that place, goose bumps every time man.
03-17-12, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1,062
Views: 154,708
Posted By pick

hopperja - heheh, love your set of doubles, very...

hopperja - heheh, love your set of doubles, very cool indeed!!!
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