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05-25-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,923
Posted By JanMM

Yep, thread dead for more than a decade but...

Yep, thread dead for more than a decade but Daspydyr still posts on BF.
Forum: Recumbent
05-19-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 640
Posted By JanMM

Welcome to the V-Rex Owners Club! Mine is a 2008...

Welcome to the V-Rex Owners Club! Mine is a 2008 model with about 16,000 miles. No longer my main ride but still get much pleasure out of it.
05-17-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 681
Posted By JanMM

Except that 27 inch tires, although seemingly...

Except that 27 inch tires, although seemingly obsolete, are still available for purchase.
05-16-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 681
Posted By JanMM

27” wheels and Arai drag brake are useful...

27” wheels and Arai drag brake are useful information about the bike.
05-14-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 681
Posted By JanMM

Does it have the infamous 700D wheels?

Does it have the infamous 700D wheels?
05-10-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 636
Posted By JanMM

I ordered a set of Planet Bike fenders through...

I ordered a set of Planet Bike fenders through amazon recently. Package arrived when expected but, lo and behold, there were 4 sets of fenders in the box - one the size that I ordered and the other...
05-10-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,657
Posted By JanMM

Prickly pear is the only cactus that grows in...

Prickly pear is the only cactus that grows in Indiana. Got rid of a small patch of it in our yard last year. That was fun. Nasty spiky spines. At the time, was thinking of future grand kids running...
05-08-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By JanMM

We run about 80psi front and rear in 1.5"/40mm...

We run about 80psi front and rear in 1.5"/40mm Marathon Racers with about 300 lbs of people on 47 lbs of tandem.
05-07-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 30,440
Posted By JanMM

Yes, this Zombie Thread had been sound asleep...

Yes, this Zombie Thread had been
sound asleep for 17+ years.
05-06-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 27,274
Posted By JanMM

Laughter-inducing Zombie Thread!

Laughter-inducing Zombie Thread!
05-06-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,331
Posted By JanMM

Free shipping!

Free shipping!
05-05-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,331
Posted By JanMM

I just got a JoeBlow Sport III from REI. On sale...

I just got a JoeBlow Sport III from REI. On sale and with free shipping was only $5 with use of dividend from buying a hitch mount Yakima rack last year. Very nice so far.
Forum: Recumbent
05-03-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,104
Posted By JanMM

Oh, and welcome to BF, Not-A-Newbie!

Oh, and welcome to BF, Not-A-Newbie!
Forum: Recumbent
05-03-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,104
Posted By JanMM

Lazyboyryder in 2015 and silverexpress yesterday...

Lazyboyryder in 2015 and silverexpress yesterday were the resurrectionists. Zombie Threads are not inherently evil but can lead to unexpected places when they are brought to life by the unaware. :)
Forum: Recumbent
05-02-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,802
Posted By JanMM

That's right, it's time for a Zombie Thread...

That's right, it's time for a Zombie Thread Alert! Time machine needed to purchase a new one.
Forum: Recumbent
05-02-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,104
Posted By JanMM

Yes, there was a time when Burley made more than...

Yes, there was a time when Burley made more than just bike trailers. :)
05-02-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By JanMM

You mean a shim of some sort?

You mean a shim of some sort?
05-01-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By JanMM

Veins are good. Don't worry, be happy. If you...

Veins are good. Don't worry, be happy. If you were having pain or leg/ankle swelling, then an evaluation by a healthcare provider
would be in order.
04-29-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 298
Posted By JanMM

Good advice for hydraulic brakes.

Good advice for hydraulic brakes.
04-28-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 298
Posted By JanMM

Never a problem with the one bike I own with a...

Never a problem with the one bike I own with a front disc brake and which must have the front wheel removed to carry the bike on a roof rack.
04-25-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,022
Posted By JanMM

I used a Girvin Flextem for several years on a...

I used a Girvin Flextem for several years on a flatbar '94 Cannondale hybrid. Those stems were probably relics of the days when MTB's were unsuspended? Seemed to smooth things out a bit but don't...
04-24-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,655
Posted By JanMM

And e-scooters, of course.

And e-scooters, of course.
04-24-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,655
Posted By JanMM

Cat 6 racing is not too dangerous.

Cat 6 racing is not too dangerous.
04-23-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 858
Posted By JanMM

Gosh, I can't even remember 50. Said the 70 year...

Gosh, I can't even remember 50. Said the 70 year old fella.
Welcome and ride the bike.
04-22-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,782
Posted By JanMM

Have ridden tandems since 2000. We are on our...

Have ridden tandems since 2000. We are on our second tandem - the first one was donated to a good cause not long after we got the second/current one.
I've had at least two single bikes for several...
04-19-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,230
Posted By JanMM

You are now prepared, when the opportunity...

You are now prepared, when the opportunity arises, to say "It's just like riding a bike."
04-17-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,948
Posted By JanMM

Cheap Zefal floor pump from Walmart I've used for...

Cheap Zefal floor pump from Walmart I've used for several years works pretty well on both presta and Schrader. Well - I don't trust the gauge but I have an Accu-gage for that for Presta. And a...
04-17-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 751
Posted By JanMM

Not proud to say I waited about a decade/14,000...

Not proud to say I waited about a decade/14,000 miles before first taking apart the Ritchey Logic headset on one of my RANS recumbents. Got a new Logic set and was pleased to find everything looked...
04-15-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Bmx
Views: 251
Posted By JanMM

There is a BMX subforum here on BikeForums:...

There is a BMX subforum here on BikeForums: https://www.bikeforums.net/bmx/

I've never had one - no such thing when I was a kid.
04-14-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3,157
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 432,855
Posted By JanMM

I've been using an Edge 200 for several years...

I've been using an Edge 200 for several years shared between 3 bikes. Very basic GPS but does the job.
04-14-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3,566
Views: 491,632
Posted By JanMM

I swear I didn't turn around - I kept going. ...

I swear I didn't turn around - I kept going.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49773400316_6f7cf01286_c.jpg
04-13-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 850
Posted By JanMM

Have been using SPD clipless pedals since 1998...

Have been using SPD clipless pedals since 1998 but only very recently got my first Shimano pedals (PD-M530). Have had generally good service with a variety of Performance-, Nashbar-, Wellgo-, and...
04-10-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 585
Posted By JanMM

Ten posts are required before new people can post...

Ten posts are required before new people can post a link or an image.
04-08-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By JanMM

I drove through the relatively deserted streets...

I drove through the relatively deserted streets of downtown Indy to the local Red Cross headquarters a week ago and donated a unit. All of mankind didn't thank me, but I'm OK with that. :)
04-08-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 693
Posted By JanMM

But, it says "High Quality."

But, it says "High Quality."
04-07-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 23,650
Posted By JanMM

Thanks for checking back in to BF and providing a...

Thanks for checking back in to BF and providing a positive update!
04-02-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By JanMM

ETRTO 559zx17 6061H-T6 Double Agree with...

ETRTO 559zx17
6061H-T6 Double

Agree with previous posts explaining what those two lines are. But, don't know why there is a 'z' in the wheel rim size.
And, we all assume you have a 26" mountain...
04-02-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 322
Posted By JanMM

Or a hammer and nail set or punch.

Or a hammer and nail set or punch.
04-01-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 25,245
Views: 2,440,180
Posted By JanMM

Spouse and I met a friendly large horse while out...

Spouse and I met a friendly large horse while out on a socially-distant 16 mile ride this afternoon.

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04-01-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,288
Posted By JanMM

I always use Zombie Thread lube.

I always use Zombie Thread lube.
03-31-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,193
Posted By JanMM

This thread was asleep four years for good...

This thread was asleep four years for good reason...............
03-30-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 813
Posted By JanMM

I'm in Month 15 of Retirement and have no problem...

I'm in Month 15 of Retirement and have no problem doing my Retiree work from home. My last 7-8 years of working as an RN in Quality and Safety data coordination, I was allowed to work remotely but...
03-29-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 25,245
Views: 2,440,180
Posted By JanMM

Got in an eight mile ride late this afternoon....

Got in an eight mile ride late this afternoon. Tailwind helped me to a personal record (by one second) on the previously-mentioned hill. Still a minute slower than the fast kids.
03-29-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,381
Posted By JanMM

Finally got around to securing mirror to helmet...

Finally got around to securing mirror to helmet visor.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49713147377_759ae0d7a2_c.jpg

Have been using similar mirrors since about 1981....
03-29-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25,245
Views: 2,440,180
Posted By JanMM

Not sure about today - quite windy out. But dry....

Not sure about today - quite windy out. But dry. Saturday rode 9 miles with spouse - stopped because of rain that wasn't due till several hours later.
Later that same day ............got out for 8...
03-29-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,316
Posted By JanMM

In the 1990's there were lots of maybe-too-light...

In the 1990's there were lots of maybe-too-light MTB bars on the market - I put bars like that on my Cannondale hybrid and they didn't break. (Ridden on roads only.)
03-27-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 854
Posted By JanMM

I generally agree with the advice you’ve...

I generally agree with the advice you’ve received.
But, it’s a shame for a chain lube thread not to go on and on and on...................😀
03-26-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 25,245
Views: 2,440,180
Posted By JanMM

14 mile solo ride from home early this afternoon....

14 mile solo ride from home early this afternoon. Two modest hills. Good thing about stay-at-home order is much reduced numbers of cars on the roads.
03-26-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By JanMM

Nope, there are no appropriate BF subforums for...

Nope, there are no appropriate BF subforums for discussions of electric scooters/motorcycles/whatever such as what you now have. Except maybe Foo?
03-25-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 25,245
Views: 2,440,180
Posted By JanMM

24 miles today on ti long wheelbase 'bent with...

24 miles today on ti long wheelbase 'bent with spouse on her Trek Verve+ e-assist. First full day of stay-at-home order in Indiana but walking, running or bike riding allowed by family groups as long...
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