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Forum: Recumbent
03-10-11, 10:52 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,432
Posted By YULitle

I'm 26 and my wife is... some other age, and we...

I'm 26 and my wife is... some other age, and we love our tandem/single trike combo. It's a blast. We use it to get around town to visit friends and on longer camping trips out of town (both...
Forum: Touring
12-17-09, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By YULitle

Here's where the prices are. And yeah, the one...

Here's where the prices are. And yeah, the one related to cycling is about $2,500. :/

http://www.instant-housing.de/
Forum: Touring
11-20-09, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 882
Posted By YULitle

Just got a trailer for my dog and took him on...

Just got a trailer for my dog and took him on it's maiden voyage today. He seems to like it. I didn't pick the trailer, it was gifted to me, so I'm not 100% about taking him on tour with it, but it's...
Forum: Commuting
11-19-09, 11:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 954
Posted By YULitle

I would make striking a cyclist with your car a...

I would make striking a cyclist with your car a more serious offense, with less wiggle room to get out of (kind of like rear-ending someone, seldom is it the rear-ended's fault).

If I could do one...
Forum: Touring
11-19-09, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 882
Posted By YULitle

We plan on touring with our dog soon. He's in...

We plan on touring with our dog soon. He's in between those two dogs' weight-size, by the looks of it. So, I'm feeling better about the prospect of my dog fitting in a trailer. :D We too, will have...
Forum: Commuting
11-19-09, 08:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,960
Posted By YULitle

I always go in with the assumption that the wind...

I always go in with the assumption that the wind will slow me down. Most days, it does. I live in the OK panhandle. :P But, some days I'm just early, which isn't a problem for me.
Forum: Touring
11-18-09, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4,389
Views: 2,063,215
Posted By YULitle

A lot of those water-proof panniers have other...

A lot of those water-proof panniers have other beneficial properties as well. Not just water-proofing. Just look at Arkel. Those are nearly indestructible and extremely easy to use, on top of being...
Forum: Touring
11-17-09, 10:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,380
Posted By YULitle

Have you ever done the Cowboy trail? That's in...

Have you ever done the Cowboy trail? That's in your neck-of-the-woods, right?
Forum: Commuting
11-17-09, 03:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 85,633
Posted By YULitle

The ultimate one, IMO, is the Bug from Arkel....

The ultimate one, IMO, is the Bug from Arkel. But, that's a little pricey...
http://www.arkel-od.com/panniers/backpack/overview.asp?fl=1&site=
Edit: removed pic, previous poster beat me to it
Forum: Commuting
11-17-09, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,352
Posted By YULitle

Or maybe a "regular" Trek Madone 5.9 Pro...

Or maybe a "regular" Trek Madone 5.9 Pro ?
Forum: Touring
11-17-09, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,980
Posted By YULitle

Could you cross the spokes with that many? :D

Could you cross the spokes with that many? :D
Forum: Touring
11-17-09, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,980
Posted By YULitle

They look... heavy. Seems awfully close to a full...

They look... heavy. Seems awfully close to a full metal disc instead of spokes. :D

Also, I would worry about the structural integrity of the hub itself with all of those spoke holes.
Forum: Touring
11-17-09, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By YULitle

wish I had the money to blow on this thing... :/

wish I had the money to blow on this thing... :/
Forum: Commuting
11-17-09, 11:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,352
Posted By YULitle

"street legal unlike bikes" :crash:...

"street legal unlike bikes" :crash: :bang:
Forum: Commuting
11-17-09, 09:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 85,633
Posted By YULitle

When I was doing this, I would tie the two loose...

When I was doing this, I would tie the two loose straps together and place the backpack on the rack with those straps on the underside, but with the tips hanging over the sides of the rack. Then I...
Forum: Touring
11-16-09, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4,389
Views: 2,063,215
Posted By YULitle

I suppose you have less of the typical "face...

I suppose you have less of the typical "face plant" concern with all of that gear on the rear wheel. :D
Forum: Touring
11-15-09, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By YULitle

I've already got a big purchase under my tree and...

I've already got a big purchase under my tree and it's supposed to arrive early. :D A new tandem trike from Trident Trikes. I'm super-stoked about it. Besides that, I'm hoping to find some small-ish...
Forum: Commuting
11-14-09, 11:29 PM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 11,036,757
Posted By YULitle

Bike-Ninja!

Bike-Ninja!
Forum: Touring
11-11-09, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By YULitle

That's awesome. An AT for cyclists, only it goes...

That's awesome. An AT for cyclists, only it goes further! :D
Forum: Touring
11-11-09, 10:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,380
Posted By YULitle

The site is working now. bikekatytrail.com It's...

The site is working now. bikekatytrail.com It's amazing. Camping locations, where there at, how far off the trail AND phone numbers. A+

Kind of makes it silly not to go. :D
Forum: Touring
11-11-09, 10:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,380
Posted By YULitle

That's awesome! :D This will make the planning...

That's awesome! :D This will make the planning much easier.

Any idea if there is camping allowed along the way? I tried to look at the website but it's not loading atm...
Forum: Touring
11-11-09, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,380
Posted By YULitle

Kansas City to St. Louis

Any thoughts? I'm looking to travel to KC, park, ride to St. Louis and then take the Amtrak back.

Right now I've just got what Google Maps has for me via their Walking directions. There is one...
Forum: Commuting
11-08-09, 02:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,135
Posted By YULitle

What about something similar, but wider. I've...

What about something similar, but wider. I've seen them on the back of trikes. They reach further out so that the lights can approximate the width of the trike.
Forum: Commuting
11-06-09, 01:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 916
Posted By YULitle

Pedal strike is worse. Mace makes the dog...

Pedal strike is worse.

Mace makes the dog situation non-existent.
Forum: Commuting
10-28-09, 07:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 848
Posted By YULitle

Are we all talking about the same thing? ...

Are we all talking about the same thing?

One kind of moving is no more than tilting the bike to one side to allow your bike to "squeeze in" all the way so that the wheel can reach the rack...
Forum: Commuting
10-28-09, 07:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 753
Posted By YULitle

:roflmao2: :roflmao: I was seriously laughing on...

:roflmao2: :roflmao: I was seriously laughing on the floor. I've been there. Sometimes all you need to do is open it up and see. Maybe there's a bit of grit of obstruction that is obvious. :D
Forum: Recumbent
10-27-09, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,620
Posted By YULitle

Tandem Trike for Two Tall People

My wife and I are starting to look at getting a tandem trike. We first looked at the Terra-trike tandem and the one made by Organic Machines (?), but they both don't come in sizes that we need. My...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-09, 07:31 AM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 11,036,757
Posted By YULitle

You can't throw your bike in front of those shots?

You can't throw your bike in front of those shots?
Forum: Commuting
10-10-09, 09:03 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,369
Posted By YULitle

That looks pretty rough, ItsJustMe. Can't say I'm...

That looks pretty rough, ItsJustMe. Can't say I'm jealous, even if that helmet cover looks so snazzy.
Forum: Commuting
10-09-09, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 528
Posted By YULitle

I wish I too had a good reason for getting a LHT....

I wish I too had a good reason for getting a LHT. :( Maybe MY bike will break?!?!?!? XD
Forum: Commuting
09-18-09, 09:32 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 4,904
Posted By YULitle

Why You Little I've used it for well over a...

Why You Little

I've used it for well over a decade now.
Forum: Commuting
07-06-09, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By YULitle

Construction dilema

I wasn't riding, but I got stuck at a construction block where you have to wait and then follow the lead vehicle through the single lane. I started to wonder how I would deal with this on a bike......
Forum: Commuting
05-30-09, 08:51 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,708
Posted By YULitle

http://chethondo.files.wordpress.com/2008/07/3e651...

http://chethondo.files.wordpress.com/2008/07/3e6517dfb7cdb397f84220e38b4f4b72.jpg
Forum: Commuting
05-28-09, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 723
Posted By YULitle

I would be thrilled to be interviewed. But,...

I would be thrilled to be interviewed.

But, I know that they'd show up and I would say all sorts of inappropriate things. I'm not very tactful. I just now that I would say something misleading or...
Forum: Commuting
05-26-09, 09:54 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,066
Posted By YULitle

Been there! :D Was 2.5 miles out still and...

Been there! :D

Was 2.5 miles out still and ran a flat. I didn't have my supply pack because it was "just a short ride." So, I walked home in 90+ F weather with clipless shoes. Luckily there was a...
Forum: Commuting
05-12-09, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 238,504
Posted By YULitle

It was great! All 300 yds. of it. :D

It was great! All 300 yds. of it. :D
Forum: Commuting
04-12-09, 10:14 PM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 11,036,757
Posted By YULitle

djwid: Any chance we could get more...

djwid:

Any chance we could get more pictures? Like a top down with the wheel turned? :D Just checking.
Forum: Commuting
02-22-09, 09:58 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,632
Posted By YULitle

I'll do it for 4.6 :D

I'll do it for 4.6 :D
Forum: Commuting
10-18-08, 02:18 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,538
Posted By YULitle

My wife doesn't ride as much as I do and is...

My wife doesn't ride as much as I do and is generally apprehensive about riding at all. But, she and I get a kick out of pointing out bike ninjas when we drive through towns. I don't know why she...
Forum: Commuting
10-05-08, 09:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,503
Posted By YULitle

I've been contemplating sweeping my route for a...

I've been contemplating sweeping my route for a few months. It's littered with all sorts of debris from pebbles, to rocks, to dead animals and broken glass. It's not so treacherous in the middle but...
Forum: Commuting
10-04-08, 01:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,136
Posted By YULitle

that's just regular grade inconsiderate behavior,...

that's just regular grade inconsiderate behavior, really

You could print off "youparklikean*******" tickets from the site with the same name. Those are fun to issue. :D
Forum: Commuting
09-21-08, 10:20 PM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 11,036,757
Posted By YULitle

Awesome security system punk1979! :D What's...

Awesome security system punk1979! :D What's his/her name?
Forum: Commuting
08-28-08, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By YULitle

Yeah, I've been eye humping them both for months....

Yeah, I've been eye humping them both for months. I'll have to wait a while before I pull the trigger on the bug.
Forum: Commuting
08-27-08, 05:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By YULitle

Arkel Tailrider + Topeak Beamrack. Yikes!

I just received my new Arkel Tailrider and my Topeak MTX Beamrack should be in tomorrow. I mounted the TailRider on my old bikes' rack to see how she looked and I got to thinking: Is this going to...
Forum: Commuting
08-26-08, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 11,036,757
Posted By YULitle

BAH. Every time I see your tandem xtracycle I...

BAH. Every time I see your tandem xtracycle I start hearing that song "I want you so bad" as it was sung in the movie Across the Universe. So sxe :D
Forum: Commuting
08-22-08, 10:41 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,549
Posted By YULitle

I bike to school. It's about 11-12 miles from...

I bike to school. It's about 11-12 miles from where I live down a two-lane highway with a nice broad shoulder. It's only slightly hilly and over all uphill on the way there. I try to go three days a...
Forum: Commuting
08-21-08, 05:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 192
Posted By YULitle

Free delta cleats

I'm not sure if this allowed so feel free to flag this and have it deleted. Either way...

I ordered the wrong cleats for my shoes. I've already walked on them (long story,) so I can't return them....
08-16-08, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By YULitle

Brakes - stripped bolt

I have a Trek 1000. The rear brake has a stripped bolt, I think. It's impossible to fasten the center nut down enough to keep the brakes centered. The brakes squeeze shut, but when they spring back...
Forum: Commuting
08-12-08, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15,249
Views: 11,036,757
Posted By YULitle

BAH: How much weight have you put on the tail end?

BAH: How much weight have you put on the tail end?
Forum: Commuting
08-12-08, 12:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,450
Posted By YULitle

Thanks! I think I'll just make these work for...

Thanks! I think I'll just make these work for now. but I'll keep the link for use next time! Thank again! :D
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