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Forum: Recumbent
06-02-05, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,047
Posted By sukispop

Hi Ron, It sounds like you've found a way to...

Hi Ron,

It sounds like you've found a way to make your Monsoon work well with your HepCat.

The Fastback model that I mentioned to Phil is supposed to work with Burley's, too...if you should...
Forum: Recumbent
06-02-05, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,047
Posted By sukispop

Hi Phil, Fastback makes recumbent-friendly...

Hi Phil,

Fastback makes recumbent-friendly hydration systems. They have a model that's supposed to work well with Tour Easy's.

Check it out: http://www.fastbacksystem.com/NFBpage.html
...
Forum: Recumbent
05-23-05, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,842
Posted By sukispop

Hi Rock Hound, I'd probably leave your...

Hi Rock Hound,

I'd probably leave your crankset triple as it is(it's got a pretty nice range, and shifting from one chainring to another should be very smooth), and look into changing out the...
05-22-05, 01:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,269
Posted By sukispop

Thanks for the info, operator! 'Just more...

Thanks for the info, operator!

'Just more evidence that God must have had a migraine when he created trolls....

;)
05-22-05, 12:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,269
Posted By sukispop

I'll tell you what "real lame" is-- It's...

I'll tell you what "real lame" is--

It's when a forums member can't find the common decency or courtesy to give a simple and friendly answer to a sincere and friendly question.


The next...
Forum: Recumbent
05-18-05, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By sukispop

Hi Jeff-o, Howzabout a recumbent tadpole...

Hi Jeff-o,

Howzabout a recumbent tadpole style trike with dual steering capabilities? It's called the Sidewinder. I've never ridden one, but I read a review on it(RTR magazine, I believe), and...
Forum: Recumbent
05-18-05, 01:24 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,258
Posted By sukispop

Hi Mark, Peter, of The Bicycle Man, is...

Hi Mark,

Peter, of The Bicycle Man, is extremely knowledgeable in all things recumbent. I know that his shop is quite a few hours' drive from where you live, but if you can make the drive up to...
Forum: Recumbent
05-16-05, 01:49 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,258
Posted By sukispop

Hi Mark, 'Just an FYI: If Catrike is...

Hi Mark,

'Just an FYI:

If Catrike is represented at this NYC bike show this coming weekend, and if your wife should happen to become seriously interested in a Catrike trike, you should be aware...
Forum: Recumbent
05-15-05, 10:06 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,258
Posted By sukispop

I'm 48, and love riding my Greenspeed GT3! ...

I'm 48, and love riding my Greenspeed GT3!

My wife's 43 and loves "zooming" her Catrike Speed...past me! :mad: And it's her first recumbent!

Tell your wife that, when she's riding a tadpole...
05-02-05, 09:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,277
Posted By sukispop

:lol:

:lol:
05-02-05, 07:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,277
Posted By sukispop

You're welcome here anytime, Tom! :)

You're welcome here anytime, Tom!

:)
05-02-05, 03:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,277
Posted By sukispop

Lala, MsMittens, and twahl, you all raise...

Lala, MsMittens, and twahl,

you all raise excellent points...thanks for your tips!

From what I've heard, "S.M." was banned from BROL, and he apparently hasn't resurfaced there. From what some...
05-02-05, 12:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,277
Posted By sukispop

Hi Lala, Thanks for "coming in" and...

Hi Lala,

Thanks for "coming in" and commenting on this.

I completely agree with EriktheFish. Imho, this individual, who may very well post here under other personas as well(The Professor?),...
Forum: Recumbent
04-20-05, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 418,063
Posted By sukispop

Hi, Here's a pic of my '04 Stratus and my...

Hi,

Here's a pic of my '04 Stratus and my new '05(very slightly used) Greenspeed GT3:

:D
Forum: Recumbent
03-26-05, 07:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,168
Posted By sukispop

Of the three to choose from, I'd go with the...

Of the three to choose from, I'd go with the V-Rex because(imho):

1) 26" drive wheel--more efficient, allows bike to use more "regular" gearing, doesn't require bike to
use such a...
Forum: Recumbent
03-03-05, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,087
Posted By sukispop

Hi Tugbuoy, BentRider Online had a thread...

Hi Tugbuoy,

BentRider Online had a thread about the Tricruiser. Here's what one poster had to say about it:


Shakey
Unregistered User
(3/18/04 1:57 pm)
Reply Tricrusier
...
Forum: Recumbent
02-28-05, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,696
Posted By sukispop

If the person you're referring to above is Zach...

If the person you're referring to above is Zach Kaplan, then he's a person well worth seeing about anything recumbent. He's one of the most respected recumbent authorities on the West Coast, and can...
Forum: Recumbent
02-22-05, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,894
Posted By sukispop

Hi Gary, I don't think your move to a GTO...

Hi Gary,

I don't think your move to a GTO was cowardly in the least. You found a 'bent that better suited you and your riding conditions. I'm guessing that it's increased your overall riding...
Forum: Recumbent
02-20-05, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,974
Posted By sukispop

Hi Bud, Recumbents are great bikes; I own a...

Hi Bud,

Recumbents are great bikes; I own a lwb Stratus myself, and love it...but it retails for almost $1700, and is not in your specified desired price range.

Another type of bike to consider...
02-20-05, 03:07 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 114,019
Posted By sukispop

Tomsanborn, If you're still out there,...

Tomsanborn,

If you're still out there, please don't let the postings of some mudslingers and flame mongers prevent you from feeling welcome to visit and post on these forums. These individuals...
Forum: Recumbent
02-18-05, 11:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,183
Posted By sukispop

Hey Derek, has your wife been talking with mine? ...

Hey Derek, has your wife been talking with mine? :D

Back when I thought that a well spec'd carbon fiber road bike would be the answer to my comfort questions, I ordered a Chris King headset for...
Forum: Recumbent
02-18-05, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,183
Posted By sukispop

Hi BlazingPedals, Thanks for your...

Hi BlazingPedals,

Thanks for your comments...'sounds like the Velocity hubs are great hubs! Someday I'd like to replace the stock wheelsets on my Fusion and Stratus with Velocity sets...but,...
Forum: Recumbent
02-18-05, 03:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,183
Posted By sukispop

What model of Shimano hubs would you consider...

What model of Shimano hubs would you consider comparable to the Velocity cartridge bearing hubs?

'Just curious...I know that Chris King hubs(like their headsets) are simply awesome...but they...
Forum: Recumbent
02-17-05, 11:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,183
Posted By sukispop

Hi Derek, Congrats on ordering your cool new...

Hi Derek,

Congrats on ordering your cool new wheelset!

After you've gotten them and had a chance to put down some miles, I'd love to hear how you're liking them....

Have fun with them!
Forum: Recumbent
01-21-05, 04:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,190
Posted By sukispop

Hi steveknight, First, I'm glad that you got...

Hi steveknight,

First, I'm glad that you got home safely, after having a pretty rough commute ride in the rain and dark.

You ride a Burley, right? So I'm guessing that you bought an Evolution...
Forum: Recumbent
12-20-04, 04:24 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,923
Posted By sukispop

Hi stevew, 'Sorry, but you've got me...

Hi stevew,

'Sorry, but you've got me there...I've never heard of 28 x 440...is that an unusual variety of a 20" front wheel?

My best suggestion would be to email Longbikes, since their...
Forum: Recumbent
12-19-04, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,112
Posted By sukispop

Hi beatle bailey, I've seen the pic of it on...

Hi beatle bailey,

I've seen the pic of it on Sun's website...it looks pretty cool!

I guess there will be two versions of it, one in high ten steel, the other with chromoly(more or less),...
Forum: Recumbent
12-15-04, 03:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,923
Posted By sukispop

Hi Steve, How do you like the riding and...

Hi Steve,

How do you like the riding and handling qualities of your Marathon Pluses(eses :D )? Does that extra layer of flat protection, built into the tire, increase rolling resistance much?
...
Forum: Recumbent
12-10-04, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,443
Posted By sukispop

Sportworks vs. KA Racks vs. 1upUSA(racks)

Hi Everyone,

I posted this inquiry at BROL, but thought I'd post it here as well.

I'm beginning to look at hitch mount car racks that will enable me to transport both, one of my wife's df...
Forum: Recumbent
12-06-04, 08:00 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,923
Posted By sukispop

Hi Derek, You know, I think you're right! ...

Hi Derek,

You know, I think you're right! That name and handle sound familiar! And you're right--what he wrote about his experience with the AirFree tires was compelling, wasn't it?

It sounds...
Forum: Recumbent
12-03-04, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 939
Posted By sukispop

Hi Steve, Calhoun Cycle, who created and...

Hi Steve,

Calhoun Cycle, who created and sells the fabulous Evolution handlebars, sells an "Evolution Seat Base". It's basically the supremely comfortable RANS seat base with modified hardware to...
Forum: Recumbent
12-01-04, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,509
Posted By sukispop

Hi NR, I've not ridden any of the Vision...

Hi NR,

I've not ridden any of the Vision models, so I can't make any comments on their ride qualities, other than that based on what I've read. I did test ride a Vivo, a couple of years back when...
Forum: Recumbent
11-30-04, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,509
Posted By sukispop

Hi NazcaRider, The Vivo would be a great...

Hi NazcaRider,

The Vivo would be a great candidate, if it wasn't for the fact that David had mentioned that he determined that he wanted a fast swb with uss. But you raised a good point about...
Forum: Recumbent
11-30-04, 03:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,923
Posted By sukispop

:beer: Derek, I love the way you just said...

:beer: Derek, I love the way you just said that! You have a great way with words.

You know, it's funny...a few years back, I posted a question about AirFree Tires(on another forum) after...
Forum: Recumbent
11-29-04, 07:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,923
Posted By sukispop

Jeffery, The Schwalbe Marathon Plus tires...

Jeffery,

The Schwalbe Marathon Plus tires aren't available in the 16" size, but the regular Marathon's are, as well as in the 20" size that you need. I have a set on my semi-bent RANS Fusion, and...
Forum: Recumbent
11-28-04, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,509
Posted By sukispop

Here you go, David! Chris("lowracer1") knows a...

Here you go, David! Chris("lowracer1") knows a 'bent rider who's got a new Optima Baron for sale for
under $2,000, your "cap"! Most dealers are selling them for around $2,500 new....

And...
Forum: Recumbent
11-28-04, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,509
Posted By sukispop

Hi lowracer1, I'm no expert on lowracers by...

Hi lowracer1,

I'm no expert on lowracers by any stretch of the imagination; I've never even ridden on one! What teensy bits of information that I have is just based on what I've read online here,...
Forum: Recumbent
11-28-04, 01:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,509
Posted By sukispop

Hi David, 'Sounds like you've done a little...

Hi David,

'Sounds like you've done a little research and have determined that you'd prefer a SWB with USS. RBR, a recumbent shop that also sells online, is selling their Challenge Mistral for...
Forum: Recumbent
11-23-04, 07:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,662
Posted By sukispop

I've just checked out the BigHa website, and...

I've just checked out the BigHa website, and looked over their models and prices...they seem to want to market their bikes with bells and whistles(fancy computer, lighting, etc.)...and I would...
Forum: Recumbent
11-18-04, 04:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,331
Posted By sukispop

My wife and I, along with our two teenage...

My wife and I, along with our two teenage daughters, have lived here in Fairfield, Northern California, for almost 15 years. In that time, I've only seen a couple of middle aged guys riding on their...
Forum: Recumbent
11-18-04, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,169
Posted By sukispop

Hi Derek, First of all, good job on your...

Hi Derek,

First of all, good job on your first shifters installation! :beer:
(I wish I was that mechanically inclined.... :cry: )

I used to have all of my df mtn and hybrid bikes rigged with...
Forum: Recumbent
11-16-04, 08:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,869
Posted By sukispop

Hi bikerski, I'm glad that I got...

Hi bikerski,

I'm glad that I got kickstands for both my Fusion and my Stratus. Between my wife and myself, we have eight bikes, df, semi-'bent, and 'bent, parked in our two-car garage, along...
Forum: Recumbent
11-16-04, 07:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,869
Posted By sukispop

Hi tom o, Yeah, that's the same twin...

Hi tom o,

Yeah, that's the same twin kickstand that Hostel Shoppe sells, the Esge Double Kickstand. I've seen them on a couple of Tour Easys, and they work great--as long as the bike's on fairly...
Forum: Recumbent
11-16-04, 05:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,869
Posted By sukispop

Hi Bentrider, Hostel Shoppe sells a twin...

Hi Bentrider,

Hostel Shoppe sells a twin kickstand that works similarly to the one you showed in your post. They sell it for $48, and I don't think that it would get in the way(in its "closed"...
Forum: Recumbent
11-15-04, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,798
Posted By sukispop

Hi, My local 'bent dealer is(was?) a Haluzak...

Hi,

My local 'bent dealer is(was?) a Haluzak dealer. When I asked him(earlier this year) why I've never seen any Haluzaks on his showroom floor, he told me that Haluzak is pretty much a one-man...
Forum: Recumbent
11-13-04, 06:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,278
Posted By sukispop

Thanks for the explanation! I remember now, how...

Thanks for the explanation! I remember now, how I used to post up pics on another discussion board of another interest of mine. The only way to post up pics was to join an online photo storage...
Forum: Recumbent
11-13-04, 10:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,278
Posted By sukispop

Hi Trsnrtr, Beautiful high racers! The...

Hi Trsnrtr,

Beautiful high racers!

The Volae frame is made by Waterford, isn't it? I'll bet it's even more beautiful than your nice pic shows. And the Aero...your pic says it all...it looks...
Forum: Recumbent
11-06-04, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 939
Posted By sukispop

:beer: Here's to a speedy and full recovery,...

:beer: Here's to a speedy and full recovery, izgod!

Take care, and thanks for the warning about wet leaves on our roads and pathways.

Before long, you'll be back out there, feeling the...
Forum: Recumbent
11-06-04, 04:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,528
Posted By sukispop

Hi beaterbike, I've read a little about the...

Hi beaterbike,

I've read a little about the Rotor Cranks, and understand about how the offset crank arms help to eliminate the "dead" spot or "power vacuum"...but, from what I've seen, the Rotor...
Forum: Recumbent
10-31-04, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,471
Posted By sukispop

Hi again, Bluesky, 'Sorry...I got so excited...

Hi again, Bluesky,

'Sorry...I got so excited about getting you that info about Zach Kaplan, I didn't read the rest of your inquiry! :rolleyes:

When I first started my "journey" through the...
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