Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: blknwhtfoto
Showing results 1 to 50 of 195
Search took 0.20 seconds.
Forum: Recumbent
06-22-07, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,334
Posted By blknwhtfoto

I have an actionbent jetstream II and it fits...

I have an actionbent jetstream II and it fits pretty well. I'm 6'5 as well. Remember you can always get an extension built onto the boom(if an extender boom, bike)
Good luck. I've never regretted...
Forum: Recumbent
06-19-07, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 864
Posted By blknwhtfoto

Isn't that super loud though to ride? Not to...

Isn't that super loud though to ride? Not to mention the nasty greenhouse gasses it's spewing, among other things.
Forum: Recumbent
06-02-07, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,457
Posted By blknwhtfoto

I've got a 32" inseam as well and I'm 6'5. Stubby...

I've got a 32" inseam as well and I'm 6'5. Stubby legs for a giant! LOL
Forum: Recumbent
06-02-07, 07:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,003
Posted By blknwhtfoto

I've got an actionbent jet stream II(with USS)...

I've got an actionbent jet stream II(with USS) and it fits me pretty well. I'd never ridden another hardshell seat until today(a baron) and apparently my seat is a bit too short for me but it's...
Forum: Recumbent
05-30-07, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 457,354
Posted By blknwhtfoto

Very nicely done JTH. Why did you use entirely...

Very nicely done JTH. Why did you use entirely chain tubes, rather than a set of idlers? That seems like the drag would be huge using chain tubes to route the chain. It looks very cool though. ...
Forum: Recumbent
05-02-07, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,554
Posted By blknwhtfoto

Seems like a good idea to me. PVC is a glorious...

Seems like a good idea to me. PVC is a glorious material for DIY'ers. It can make any many man into Macguyver!
Forum: Recumbent
04-14-07, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By blknwhtfoto

I can't offer anything but my hope for you, to...

I can't offer anything but my hope for you, to find a bike that will work for you. I'm 6'5 270 and I'm right at the limits of my actionbent, a bit over the weight limit(this winter has killed me, I...
Forum: Recumbent
04-11-07, 04:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,525
Posted By blknwhtfoto

Another reason I use fenders is the road...

Another reason I use fenders is the road crap/rotting leaves that are often on the road. When I was riding my motorcycle, I had a screw fly up off the back wheel and stick into my helmet. After that...
Forum: Recumbent
04-10-07, 12:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,525
Posted By blknwhtfoto

I think a pair of planet bike fenders looks...

I think a pair of planet bike fenders looks pretty snazzy. Just the plain black plastic ones, with stainless skewers. That said, I'm from Oregon and if you ride your bike more than 5 months out of...
Forum: Recumbent
03-25-07, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,052
Posted By blknwhtfoto

I've no experience with RecumbentUSA but I...

I've no experience with RecumbentUSA but I haven't heard a good word about them. For about the same price(and customer service that at least a few people are happy with) checkout Actionbent.com
...
Forum: Recumbent
03-24-07, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,724
Posted By blknwhtfoto

The seat looks exactly like the seat on my...

The seat looks exactly like the seat on my Actionbent Jetstream. So China Mascot is spot on, maybe "Mid Racer" that actionbent sold for a while, given the Mono blade fork. I'd ask this at the...
Forum: Recumbent
03-22-07, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,011
Posted By blknwhtfoto

I dunno, I just bought a set today and they're a...

I dunno, I just bought a set today and they're a bit too narrow for my gorilla sized legs to fit between. So(when the "craft center" at the Uni. Of Oregon opens up) I'm gonna borrow one of their...
Forum: Recumbent
03-20-07, 10:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,011
Posted By blknwhtfoto

You're probably right, Dr. Deltron. I'm studying...

You're probably right, Dr. Deltron. I'm studying for finals now though and I can't be out paroosing the bike shops(by order of my girlfriend!) until I'm done with all my finals. Sometimes it is...
Forum: Recumbent
03-20-07, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,011
Posted By blknwhtfoto

Ape Hangers on USS?

Hey there guys,
I'm looking for a new set of handlebars for my Jetstream USS. I've got some wide cruiser bars on it now with PVC acc. holders that I tend to rest my hands on,over long rides.
...
Forum: Recumbent
03-10-07, 04:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,060
Posted By blknwhtfoto

Most art supply places around here have it. ...

Most art supply places around here have it. Also, I know the architecture students at the UO use a ton of it. Maybe a University/College around you might be a source? Online?
Forum: Recumbent
03-08-07, 01:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,932
Posted By blknwhtfoto

Try mellowing out a bit, let the bike do its...

Try mellowing out a bit, let the bike do its thing. Don't have a death grip on the handlebars, just hold them and be gentle. Just calm down, a recumbent can be the singlemost graceful thing on two...
Forum: Recumbent
03-05-07, 09:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,000
Posted By blknwhtfoto

I wonder why there aren't many bikes made for...

I wonder why there aren't many bikes made for people who are simply big. Not fat, but big. I am 6'5 and while I could lose a few pounds(after a nasty winter of staring at my bike then window, then...
Forum: Recumbent
02-21-07, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,512
Posted By blknwhtfoto

I think that thing looks rad. I wonder what makes...

I think that thing looks rad. I wonder what makes it "faster", I am skeptical about that, but its fancy all the same.
Forum: Recumbent
02-20-07, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 843
Posted By blknwhtfoto

I have a park pcs-9 repair stand that works...

I have a park pcs-9 repair stand that works great! I have a jackstand that I used to use that worked okay to hold the rear wheel up off the ground. It definitely wasn't a great solution, thus the...
Forum: Recumbent
01-31-07, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,725
Posted By blknwhtfoto

I don't really have anything helpful to add to...

I don't really have anything helpful to add to this discussion. BUT 610, your signature is really funny. Bizarre, but I like it all the same.
12-27-06, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 506
Posted By blknwhtfoto

Dr. Deltron, I went to your site but I can't seem...

Dr. Deltron, I went to your site but I can't seem to find anything other than that rad pink face on the bike.
12-15-06, 10:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,481
Posted By blknwhtfoto

Did you get it new for 80? Great price, still...

Did you get it new for 80? Great price, still available?
12-15-06, 03:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By blknwhtfoto

Yup. Tear your bike down and prep prep prep. You...

Yup. Tear your bike down and prep prep prep. You should plan on spending 90% of your time prepping and 10% painting. There are lots of good books/threads on this topic. It's really fun. You might...
12-11-06, 03:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,022
Posted By blknwhtfoto

There is a good chance that I am adjusting the...

There is a good chance that I am adjusting the wrong thing. But, whenever I sit down to work on my bike I try to set the barrel adjuster and the problem is still there. The front derailleur I have...
12-11-06, 02:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,022
Posted By blknwhtfoto

I have to adjust my front derailleur a lot for...

I have to adjust my front derailleur a lot for some reason. Every two months, usually. The heads are getting a bit too close to stripped for my tastes as well.
I'm not too worried about weight...
12-10-06, 07:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,022
Posted By blknwhtfoto

Any reason not to replace limit screws with allen heads?

Hey guys,
Is there any reason that I shouldn't replace the limit screws on my SRAM X-7 rear der and Sora front der with allen bolts? I just want to have as much of the bike hex head as I can,...
Forum: Recumbent
12-04-06, 03:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,930
Posted By blknwhtfoto

Can you post some pictures of your seat-mod or an...

Can you post some pictures of your seat-mod or an illustration? I'm confused about what you did.
Thanks
Mike
Forum: Recumbent
12-03-06, 04:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,930
Posted By blknwhtfoto

Good to hear. I will make sure to get the FRP...

Good to hear. I will make sure to get the FRP seat instead. With the open cell pad.
Forum: Recumbent
12-02-06, 02:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,930
Posted By blknwhtfoto

Ric, If I hadn't bought my Jetstream II USS, I...

Ric, If I hadn't bought my Jetstream II USS, I would not have been able to buy a recumbent. I paid 625 dollars for my bike and it was already on the outside edge of my budget. This is the only...
Forum: Recumbent
12-01-06, 05:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,930
Posted By blknwhtfoto

Actionbent seat broken...Again

Hey guys,
My seat broke again, the same place. I spoke with Steve at actionbent, well spoke is a nice term. I told me " I don't know how much farther up your ass I can go" and " I don't give a...
Forum: Recumbent
11-29-06, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,047
Posted By blknwhtfoto

Yeah, I agree with the sentiment about a...

Yeah, I agree with the sentiment about a non-framepart- seat being a good thing. I kinda want to look at the midracer, it looks fairly low and reclined, a little closer to what I want(fujin sl2) ...
Forum: Recumbent
11-28-06, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,047
Posted By blknwhtfoto

The same thing happened to my Jetstream II USS...

The same thing happened to my Jetstream II USS seat. Snapped right where it bolts onto the frame. Actionbent made no worries about replacing the seat, something was lost "in translation" and so I...
Forum: Recumbent
11-27-06, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 457,354
Posted By blknwhtfoto

That is a fancy little green bike you've got, I'm...

That is a fancy little green bike you've got, I'm glad to see that someone is still rooting for the Ducks(green and yellow. University of Oregon Ducks.) Similar to the one I want to build(I've got...
Forum: Recumbent
11-05-06, 05:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 814
Posted By blknwhtfoto

SRam Triggers!

Wooo hoo.
I just won a pair of sram triggers for fairly cheap. I've been thinking about putting them on my AB USS for a long time and now I finally can try it out.
Forum: Recumbent
11-04-06, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 457,354
Posted By blknwhtfoto

Cool deal. It is a different effect than the EL...

Cool deal. It is a different effect than the EL wire to be sure. I think those GEs would be better for visibility too now that I think about it.
Forum: Recumbent
11-04-06, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 457,354
Posted By blknwhtfoto

check out vibelights.com they have EL WIRE kits...

check out vibelights.com they have EL WIRE kits for cheap. It's flexy, water proof, and it lights up really bright. I'm going to loop some around my whole frame when I get paid next. Should cost...
Forum: Recumbent
11-02-06, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By blknwhtfoto

I have an 8 speed cassette. Not 9. The shifters...

I have an 8 speed cassette. Not 9. The shifters are 8 speed. So i'd need to get just a new derailleur?
Forum: Recumbent
11-02-06, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,221
Posted By blknwhtfoto

The only problem I have had with my Actionbent...

The only problem I have had with my Actionbent has been that a weld on the seat broke, but AB replaced my seat. The jetstream is particularly problematic with the seat issue, because the seat acts...
Forum: Recumbent
11-02-06, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By blknwhtfoto

alright, BP, I was afraid you'd say...

alright, BP, I was afraid you'd say that...Doesn't that mean I need to get a new cassette and chain along wtih the new rear der and shifters?
Forum: Recumbent
11-01-06, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,059
Posted By blknwhtfoto

Shimano Ultegra Bar End's Compatible with SRAM?

Are Shimano Ultegra 8 Speed Bar End Shifters compatible with a SRAM X-7 rear derailleur? I think these would be better than my gripshifts on my USS Actionbent. Any ideas?
Thanks
Mike Perrault
Forum: Recumbent
10-28-06, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 457,354
Posted By blknwhtfoto

TRSNTR, I hope you realized what you've done by...

TRSNTR, I hope you realized what you've done by posting a picture of such a beautiful bike. You've poisoned my mind! I'm trying to work out a clone, but can't seem to find any pictures tight enough...
Forum: Recumbent
10-26-06, 10:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,458
Posted By blknwhtfoto

Looks pretty cool, I'm thinking about building a...

Looks pretty cool, I'm thinking about building a lowracer as well. Mostly because my college student self can't even imagine the possibility of spending 5k on the fujin SL II. I want to build one...
Forum: Recumbent
10-24-06, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,032
Posted By blknwhtfoto

I live in Eugene, Oregon where it is rainy 9...

I live in Eugene, Oregon where it is rainy 9 months out of the year and in the mild part of the winter it is a bit windy and at the coldest about 40 by noon. I usually wear a pair of long underwear,...
Forum: Recumbent
10-22-06, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 457,354
Posted By blknwhtfoto

Wow! HOw'd you work that out Grasshopper?

Wow! HOw'd you work that out Grasshopper?
Forum: Recumbent
09-23-06, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By blknwhtfoto

actionbent's tadpole is 1300. You could probably...

actionbent's tadpole is 1300. You could probably score one for cheaper on fleabay.
Forum: Recumbent
09-19-06, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,068
Posted By blknwhtfoto

I have an actionbent and I don't think you need...

I have an actionbent and I don't think you need to be a great mechanic, or even one at all. Maybe buy a how to book, but short of that they're just fine. I bought mine because it was in my budget...
Forum: Recumbent
09-01-06, 12:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,458
Posted By blknwhtfoto

The Wizwheelz is gone. I wish I could say that I...

The Wizwheelz is gone. I wish I could say that I had it but some insensitive jerk bought it before I had even saved any money!lol.
Forum: Recumbent
08-30-06, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 10,760
Posted By blknwhtfoto

I don't think suspension is needed on a SWB...

I don't think suspension is needed on a SWB recumbent myself. I do have a steel frame and a nice padded seat(from Actionbent), those two things might take some of the shock away.
I use a ULock...
08-30-06, 12:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,937
Posted By blknwhtfoto

Those sharrow deals seem pretty cool to me. The...

Those sharrow deals seem pretty cool to me. The designated bike lane is nice too though, although around here(many other places too) it is also the designated street sweeper dump, drunk frat boys...
Forum: Recumbent
08-28-06, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By blknwhtfoto

I like the parts where the writer explicitly says...

I like the parts where the writer explicitly says that 'bents are faster and safer than DF bikes. YES YES YES they are. I crashed my bike going down Dillard road(14% grade 6 miles down hill, curvy...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 195
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.