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03-22-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By Lucillle

So I bought both the Suspension Cruiser Saddle,...

So I bought both the Suspension Cruiser Saddle, Cruiser Gel and the Cruiser Select Airflow, will be trying them as soon as the Meridian gets here and I put it together.
03-21-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By Lucillle

And you didn't try it out.

And you didn't try it out.
03-21-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By Lucillle

That was a really helpful comment.

That was a really helpful comment.
03-20-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By Lucillle

Cloud-9 Bicycle Saddle

I tried one of these one time and really liked them. I want to buy one now but they have come out with a bunch of new models and I don't know which to pick. If you have used them please identify...
01-19-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 24,646
Posted By Lucillle

I am retired and happily car free.

I am retired and happily car free.
01-18-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By Lucillle

Excellent list!!! And my #3...

Excellent list!!! And my #3 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) for the list, I have a few bikes that never get parked and left outside. So far, it's worked.
01-18-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By Lucillle

Chain comments

I have a couple of my bikes (actually a bike and a trike) that are used for grocery duty and I have a big ass chain and lock for them. Once again, some guy says to me as I am locking up that if...
Forum: Recumbent
12-27-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,614
Posted By Lucillle

The stabilizers didn't work out for me but the...

The stabilizers didn't work out for me but the cooler weather means I'm riding more, that in itself seems to be a self fulfilling prophecy. Besides which I bought a nice Jused Jamis Coda Sport, I...
12-27-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 22,984
Posted By Lucillle

The stabilizers did not work out, but the cooler...

The stabilizers did not work out, but the cooler weather means I'm riding more and that itself brings more strength. Plus I got a nice used bike for Christmas :)
Forum: Recumbent
12-09-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,614
Posted By Lucillle

If one accepts that one is turning the cycle into...

If one accepts that one is turning the cycle into a tricycle with the extra wheels, and is familiar with riding a trike, then all is well. If whatever one uses translates into more riding, then...
Forum: Recumbent
12-06-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,614
Posted By Lucillle

A lwb recumbent with stabilizer wheels may be...

A lwb recumbent with stabilizer wheels may be just the ticket, just a bit of confidence, that will get people into lwb riding and may help move the huge backlog of lwbs for sale. And it is possible...
Forum: Recumbent
12-05-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,614
Posted By Lucillle

https://www.bicycling.com/news/a27054584/bike-thie...

https://www.bicycling.com/news/a27054584/bike-thief-test-ride/
Forum: Recumbent
12-04-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,614
Posted By Lucillle

I've had trikes, maybe will again. But I have...

I've had trikes, maybe will again. But I have several bikes and am hoping that as I build strength I can remove the training wheels. It actually happened last year that I rode the trike I had and...
Forum: Recumbent
12-04-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,614
Posted By Lucillle

I have recurring balance problems and was going...

I have recurring balance problems and was going to sell all my bikes including my 2 wheel lwb recumbent. Some days ago I was looking around on Amazon and found training wheels' bike stabilizers' for...
12-04-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 22,984
Posted By Lucillle

OldTryGuy, the first one you pictured is the one...

OldTryGuy, the first one you pictured is the one I bought. I have owned several tricycles and it seems to me that once I install these training wheels the bike will act like a trike. So turns with...
12-04-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 22,984
Posted By Lucillle

I've been having some trouble riding and thought...

I've been having some trouble riding and thought I had reached the end of the road. Recently I was looking around on Amazon and found training wheels for adults. I should get them next week, it...
07-27-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,745
Posted By Lucillle

I disagree. Bike shops do not always put the...

I disagree. Bike shops do not always put the customer first. There is plenty to be said for sites like this one where people can learn about different types of bikes, and fit, and so on. I think that...
07-27-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,449
Posted By Lucillle

Amazon has good prices on KMC 6 speed chains and...

Amazon has good prices on KMC 6 speed chains and they come with a master link
07-26-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,537
Posted By Lucillle

Sell the bike and get one that fits you...

Sell the bike and get one that fits you perfectly, now that you know what to look for. There are tons of bikes available, don't settle for one that doesn't fit right.
07-24-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 24,307
Posted By Lucillle

Many people do not have a deep understanding of...

Many people do not have a deep understanding of the particulars. And I don't think that is necessary. If they walk daily or bicycle daily or work out a bit at home or gym, that's a good thing. ...
07-23-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,370
Posted By Lucillle

Obviously two people were having a heart to heart...

Obviously two people were having a heart to heart discussion. she was in the basket, he sat on the saddle.
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By Lucillle

You know pictures are needed. I believe that...

You know pictures are needed. I believe that after 10 posts on the site you can post pix.
07-21-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,216
Posted By Lucillle

I love Crystal Light and Diet Pepsi and Splenda...

I love Crystal Light and Diet Pepsi and Splenda sweetened tea Hate straight water. But have a reusable dishwasher safe bottle for Crystal Light and similar beverages on longer rides.
07-21-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,733
Posted By Lucillle

Thank you. I bought new tires just in case, but...

Thank you. I bought new tires just in case, but it sounds like these should be fine for now.
07-21-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,733
Posted By Lucillle

Worn vs worn out, when to change tires?

A recent bike was purchased with worn tires but still have tire pattern and work fine. How does one tell when it is time to change, or should I just put new ones on now?
07-20-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By Lucillle

How to tell if a bicycle seat is leather?

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I bought a cheap bicycle seat on Ebay with springs...
07-20-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,454
Posted By Lucillle

Tough situation. I admire you for thinking it...

Tough situation. I admire you for thinking it through and ackowledge that both you and others have potential risk. And as thoughtful and caring as you appear to be, if they do DWI and harm someone, I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-19-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,115
Posted By Lucillle

No, decided the already perfect Mach 2 was...

No, decided the already perfect Mach 2 was enough. And will not be buying more bicycles in the foreseeable future, I pretty much have a selection for all occasions, and no more room. Although the...
07-19-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,167
Posted By Lucillle

So lets think about the difficult answer just for...

So lets think about the difficult answer just for a minute here. Just throwing out some suggestions. Is there a way to break the gift into more manageable chunks, maybe 50 at a time, and see how...
07-19-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,117
Posted By Lucillle

Ebay has 3 Flite Ti's under $30. Why not try...

Ebay has 3 Flite Ti's under $30. Why not try to help the guy instead of chastise us for our suggestions?
07-18-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,167
Posted By Lucillle

I'm thinking they do get a donation tax credit...

I'm thinking they do get a donation tax credit with zero work.
07-18-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,654
Posted By Lucillle

That is an odd first question. If you have...

That is an odd first question. If you have stamina problems likely you will receive lots of good advice, but it may be along the lines of upping your riding time rather than eating a specific kind...
07-18-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,117
Posted By Lucillle

Just did an Ebay search, there are 329 Selle...

Just did an Ebay search, there are 329 Selle Italia saddles for sale at $30 or less.
07-18-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,117
Posted By Lucillle

But then again, if you invest in a really...

But then again, if you invest in a really comfortable saddle you might find yourself riding a lot more frequently. I think that both Brooks and Terry saddles are good. You can find good prices...
07-17-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,918
Posted By Lucillle

I don't think anyone holds you in contempt. I do...

I don't think anyone holds you in contempt. I do think that individually program software changes in huge bundles of sites may present difficulties. One change would not, but hundreds of different...
07-16-19, 09:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,449
Posted By Lucillle

Don't say "Be glad you're not me". I would be...

Don't say "Be glad you're not me". I would be honored to be like someone with such a positive attitude. Sometimes we don't know what life will throw at us, but we are in charge of how we cope, and...
Replies: 19
Views: 4,739
Posted By Lucillle

I don't think that was a serious ad.

I don't think that was a serious ad.
07-16-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By Lucillle

Yes, I referred to this in my first post....

Yes, I referred to this in my first post. However, many hybrids are built for a more upright position, yet have narrow saddles, that is what I was questioning, and VegasTriker provided an excellent...
07-16-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,567
Posted By Lucillle

I absolutely think there is financial liability...

I absolutely think there is financial liability after your buddy trusted the judgment of the LBS. Same as there would be if a car repair resulted in a similar disaster. Just a heads up about what...
07-15-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By Lucillle

VegasTriker's explanation totally clarified the...

VegasTriker's explanation totally clarified the issue for me and answered my question. It is not so much whether one rides upright or not, it is the length of the ride. It makes sense to buy a...
07-15-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By Lucillle

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07-15-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By Lucillle

Most beach cruisers have wide saddles. Why is...

Most beach cruisers have wide saddles. Why is this? Is there not just as much chafing on the beach as on the road? Or is it that cruisers tend to be ridden for shorter distances so chafing is not...
07-15-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By Lucillle

So you are saying a narrow saddle is OK for a...

So you are saying a narrow saddle is OK for a beach cruiser?
07-15-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By Lucillle

Saddle question

I have heard that the more upright one rides, the wider the saddle should be . But many of the hybrids seem to have very narrow saddles. Why is that?
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-14-19, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,704
Posted By Lucillle

I love my recently bought Strida, besides being...

I love my recently bought Strida, besides being lightweight enough so that I can actually carry it (many other folders are too heavy for me to carry) it is a cute turquoise color.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-13-19, 09:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,115
Posted By Lucillle

I do too. I am hoping that it will work well for...

I do too. I am hoping that it will work well for the specific reason I bought it- I can no longer drive a motor vehicle, and this seems like the perfect bike to use when visiting friends and not...
07-12-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,878
Posted By Lucillle

I got the Best Choice Products one from Walmart...

I got the Best Choice Products one from Walmart for $50 and I'm happy with it. I'm sure the Parks is better but mine is fine for occasional use.
07-12-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,578
Posted By Lucillle

I think you should live one day at a time. Enjoy...

I think you should live one day at a time. Enjoy today.
Forum: Touring
07-12-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,495
Posted By Lucillle

Check out Ebay, for panniers and the BOB, it is...

Check out Ebay, for panniers and the BOB, it is possible that postage will not be too outrageous. Also a lot of people are selling on FB Marketplace, check them out too. I think you are going to be...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-11-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,115
Posted By Lucillle

Naturally I'm doing a lot of reading about the...

Naturally I'm doing a lot of reading about the Strida. There are interviews here and there with the inventor Mark Sanders. He is brilliant but he is also 'real people'. He has all sorts of...
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