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01-14-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 953
Posted By JanMM

I about fell asleep yesterday while riding my...

I about fell asleep yesterday while riding my recombinant bike. Soooo comfy.
Forum: Recumbent
01-12-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,614
Posted By JanMM

chvid electrified his bike in 2009 and has not...

chvid electrified his bike in 2009 and has not been active on BF since 2016. Doubt you will get an answer from him.
Someone on the BF Electric Bikes subforum may have info?...
01-11-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 55,660
Posted By JanMM

Looked like this in 2011. Not much change since...

Looked like this in 2011. Not much change since then.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50826147112_41da72ae02.jpg
01-11-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 411
Posted By JanMM

Got a 520 Plus for spouse last year but I ended...

Got a 520 Plus for spouse last year but I ended up with it as she thought the display was a bit too small. She now has a 530 - the display is larger and the processor runs functions faster. I'm fine...
01-11-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By JanMM

New 50+ posters are asked to send 51 cents to all...

New 50+ posters are asked to send 51 cents to all other 50+ posters in order to cover operating costs of the subforum. Can be sent as an attachment to a Private Message.
Should kill some time during...
Forum: Recumbent
01-10-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 402,374
Posted By JanMM

sam21fire, you'll be fine on your Giro before...

sam21fire, you'll be fine on your Giro before long. I bike-commuted on 3 different recumbent bikes the last 12 years before retirement. A suburban/urban/suburban route, generally Spring-Fall several...
01-08-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 779
Posted By JanMM

Soon to be 71.......2019 was first year of...

Soon to be 71.......2019 was first year of retirement and I rode about 5,000 miles on about 250 days. PR for total annual miles.
In 2020, the first year of Covid19, I rode about 4,100 miles on about...
01-07-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By JanMM

Got a Yakima Two Timer tray mount rack in 2019 to...

Got a Yakima Two Timer tray mount rack in 2019 to use on a Mazda 5 wagon. (2013) Have used it to carry a Trek Verve+ e-assist bike (minus battery) and either of my two short wheelbase recumbent...
01-06-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 892
Posted By JanMM

Met my spouse by both riding bikes to work at an...

Met my spouse by both riding bikes to work at an Indiana hospital 43 years ago. One thing led to another........... We still ride together very frequently, especially during Covid times, when the...
01-06-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 718
Posted By JanMM

Sounds like a good recovery. Keep it up. ...

Sounds like a good recovery. Keep it up.
Donated blood through Red Cross recently and tested negative for COVID-19 antibodies. (They are testing all donations.)
So, have not previously had it but...
01-06-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,793
Posted By JanMM

Have been riding bikes as an ‘adult’ since I was...

Have been riding bikes as an ‘adult’ since I was 23 and am soon to be 71.
01-04-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,214
Posted By JanMM

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48318865791_2e...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48318865791_2e31d21a05_b.jpg
12-31-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,882
Posted By JanMM

I had a 1979 Super LeTour that suffered a cracked...

I had a 1979 Super LeTour that suffered a cracked seat tube in 1986. Replaced under warranty with a 1985 Super LeTour frame. 27" wheels. (May have been an '84)
12-31-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 878
Posted By JanMM

Nope, CF bikes aren't recumbent bikes but the...

Nope, CF bikes aren't recumbent bikes but the best ones are made by RANS, a recumbent bike company. I thought the RANS Mini of about a decade ago was pretty cool. (Have never ridden a CF of any...
12-31-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,343
Posted By JanMM

Hang in there. Pay attention to advice of your...

Hang in there. Pay attention to advice of your wife says this retired RN.
12-31-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,886
Posted By JanMM

8 cold miles this afternoon for a total of 4155...

8 cold miles this afternoon for a total of 4155 miles in this year of the Covid.
Happy New Year!
12-26-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By JanMM

^^^ What he said. Almost 71 and have been...

^^^ What he said.
Almost 71 and have been riding since 23.
12-26-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,886
Posted By JanMM

My norm in recent years has been in the 4,000 to...

My norm in recent years has been in the 4,000 to 5,000 miles range.
2019 was first year of retirement - 5,000+ miles.
2020 has been first (!!) year of Covid - 4,100 miles as of today. About 300...
12-25-20, 10:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,344
Posted By JanMM

Search function shows no posts by them in the...

Search function shows no posts by them in the last year.
Would be nice to know their status.
12-25-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,822
Posted By JanMM

Sorry - no useful input on your search. But, saw...

Sorry - no useful input on your search. But, saw this amazing Meridian quad in 2005 at the Hilly Hundred Weekend in Indiana.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50760705181_e612590abc_z.jpg
12-25-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,126
Posted By JanMM

The Calfee is beautiful. The 'Santa' looks nice...

The Calfee is beautiful. The 'Santa' looks nice and put me in the Christmas spirit! :)
12-25-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,615
Posted By JanMM

Recharging by USB is handy but seems to me...

Recharging by USB is handy but seems to me required more frequently than when I used AA/AAA alkaline batteries in Cateye LED tail- and headlights. I also used rechargeable NiMh batteries with LED...
12-25-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,494
Posted By JanMM

Well, left, of course.

Well, left, of course.
12-25-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,615
Posted By JanMM

The wonder is not USB rechargeable lights but,...

The wonder is not USB rechargeable lights but, rather, with modern LED lights, whether they are bike lights or just flashlights. Most all of them are bright and with reasonably long-lasting power.
12-24-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By JanMM

This is a fairly new BF subforum: Indoor &...

This is a fairly new BF subforum: Indoor & Stationary Cycling Forum - https://www.bikeforums.net/indoor-stationary-cycling-forum/
12-24-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 19,202
Posted By JanMM

Zeus81 brought this zombie thread back to life...

Zeus81 brought this zombie thread back to life after it had been asleep since 2008.

great christmas present!
12-24-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,433
Posted By JanMM

^^^ Fixed that for you.

^^^ Fixed that for you.
12-23-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 88,132
Posted By JanMM

Little-Acorn asked the not-stupid question in...

Little-Acorn asked the not-stupid question in 2009. He has not been active on BF since 2010.
This Zombie Thread had been dormant for 11 years until it was awakened yesterday.
12-23-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,433
Posted By JanMM

Yesterday a gentleman in a pickup truck yelled...

Yesterday a gentleman in a pickup truck yelled that I was an a _ _ h o l e for riding on the road.
12-23-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,292
Posted By JanMM

May have sounded like an F-bomb but surely could...

May have sounded like an F-bomb but surely could not have been so. Correct response is always a friendly wave and "Have a nice day!"
12-20-20, 09:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 514
Posted By JanMM

Sorry to hear knee replacement didn't completely...

Sorry to hear knee replacement didn't completely work out for her. I've ridden with more than a few folks who've had knee replacement and were able to resume cycling.
12-20-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 514
Posted By JanMM

Actually, we live in Indiana but visited...

Actually, we live in Indiana but visited Mandeville early in 2019. First time in LA. That was on the way to visit snowbird friends wintering over at Gulf Shore State Park in Alabama. They suggested...
12-20-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 514
Posted By JanMM

Spouse/stoker and I have been riding bikes...

Spouse/stoker and I have been riding bikes together since we met.
We first rode a rental tandem at Cades Cove in Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 1978....
12-13-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,692
Posted By JanMM

Ran out to the garage to look at my Newborn...

Ran out to the garage to look at my Newborn caulking gun and - lo and behold - it has a Spout Cutter hole/mechanism! No idea.
12-13-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,344
Posted By JanMM

Pre-beginning: 53 (Single ride on a rental at...

Pre-beginning: 53 (Single ride on a rental at Cades Cove in Great Smoky Mountains Park)
Beginning: 96
Current: 137
12-12-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 703
Posted By JanMM

Blood type stickers?? The blood type used for a...

Blood type stickers?? The blood type used for a transfusion is always based on a lab test or, if there isn’t time for that, then universal donor blood type is given. Just put all those blood type...
12-12-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 3,032
Posted By JanMM

No, I don't do it. All three of the bikes that I...

No, I don't do it. All three of the bikes that I ride are like this.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50557497572_1df4282b4a.jpg
12-09-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,534
Posted By JanMM

Nice sunny day in the 40's in Central Indiana...

Nice sunny day in the 40's in Central Indiana today. Got out for an 18 mile ride. Very nice Fall day - still got more than a week to go till Winter is here!
12-04-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,138
Posted By JanMM

Still 2+ weeks until Winter but Summer seems such...

Still 2+ weeks until Winter but Summer seems such a long time ago! I much prefer riding when it's 95F and humid compared to below freezing. Will be trying to ride as much as possible as long as no...
12-03-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By JanMM

Four water treatment facilities in Indy - had to...

Four water treatment facilities in Indy - had to look it up. None near downtown where govt. buildings are or near Monon that I am aware of. Have ridden Monon multiple times - nothing like it on the...
12-03-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 305
Posted By JanMM

Yes, decimals are almost always 559. There have...

Yes, decimals are almost always 559. There have been a small number of 559 tires stupidly labeled by manufacturer with fractions. (Continental comes to mind) Or, am I thinking of 20”/406 tires?...
11-30-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,485
Posted By JanMM

Sorta......I ride three recumbent bikes - a...

Sorta......I ride three recumbent bikes - a tandem and two singles - each with one 26"/559 on the rear and a 20"/406 on the front.
11-30-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,748
Posted By JanMM

If Joe B. rides in the near future, it will be...

If Joe B. rides in the near future, it will be while wearing a walking boot after breaking a bone or two in his foot while playing with his dog. Dogs are dangerous!
11-30-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,559
Posted By JanMM

If a bike is hung upside down, blood from the...

If a bike is hung upside down, blood from the fork can run into the headtube and cause a headtubeache.
Forum: Commuting
11-29-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 29,527
Posted By JanMM

Retired RN. Biked to work in hospitals...

Retired RN. Biked to work in hospitals semi-regularly, weather permitting, for 40+ years, including last day of work 12/28/18.
11-27-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By JanMM

Spouse and I graduated from Garmin Edge 200's to...

Spouse and I graduated from Garmin Edge 200's to the world of navigating/mapping/routing computers this past summer. Got her a 520 plus first but she decided the display was a bit small for her. So,...
11-26-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 55,660
Posted By JanMM

I looked kinda like this a couple of months ago. ...

I looked kinda like this a couple of months ago.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50650337613_c6898e4c48_c.jpg
11-26-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By JanMM

I frequently ride by the Indianapolis White River...

I frequently ride by the Indianapolis White River Water Treatment Facility and am generally impressed by the lack of odor in the air. Maybe because water smells better than sewage? :)

(Have never...
11-24-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 738
Posted By JanMM

Just get some really knobby tires?

Just get some really knobby tires?
11-21-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 224
Posted By JanMM

You might get more responses by posting on the BF...

You might get more responses by posting on the BF Folding Bikes subforum: https://www.bikeforums.net/folding-bikes/
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