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01-14-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 962
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
01-10-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 402,375
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...
01-06-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 719
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...
01-04-21, 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, 08:04 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...
12-26-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,888
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
12-20-20, 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, 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
12-09-20, 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...
11-30-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,560
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.
11-11-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 492
Posted By JanMM

If planning on possible use as fixed gear or...

If planning on possible use as fixed gear or single speed freewheel without chain tension device, then makes sense to remove the stops.
11-08-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 490
Posted By JanMM

Looks nothing like the Velocity hubs on the six...

Looks nothing like the Velocity hubs on the six Velocity wheels that I have.
11-06-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 884
Posted By JanMM

Recommended seat height is just a starting point...

Recommended seat height is just a starting point for determining what works best for you. Tweaking ergonomics is an ongoing process.
Good start on cycling!
10-30-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,284
Posted By JanMM

I enjoyed the post - not usually a fan of long...

I enjoyed the post - not usually a fan of long posts - too often long posts are not well-written.
(would like to see some pics.)
10-25-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 600
Posted By JanMM

The three bikes that I ride all have 20"/26" F/R...

The three bikes that I ride all have 20"/26" F/R and I can attest that this is true when going downhill. :lol:
10-22-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,309
Posted By JanMM

Using a Dremel with a cutoff wheel in recent...

Using a Dremel with a cutoff wheel in recent years. Love the shower of sparks! Small nail for the hole and fine file as needed.
10-22-20, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 479
Posted By JanMM

Adjust to where it feels a tiny bit loose, then...

Adjust to where it feels a tiny bit loose, then put the wheel on the bike and tighten the quick release or axle bolts. Should be just right.
10-17-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,368
Posted By JanMM

That is completely nuts. Plenty of bright...

That is completely nuts. Plenty of bright flashing red lights are available.
(May only be applicable to NPS/Natchez Trace Parkway.)
10-13-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 779
Posted By JanMM

Adding some red reflective tape could be an...

Adding some red reflective tape could be an interim step. Can be removed later, if desired.
10-03-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,066
Posted By JanMM

Pales in comparison to the Treadmill Bike. ...

Pales in comparison to the Treadmill Bike.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sg-KpT9RNXE
09-27-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,302
Posted By JanMM

In late July I ordered a new recumbent bike, a...

In late July I ordered a new recumbent bike, a Bacchetta Giro A20, from their home base in Florida. A week later they emailed me that they were having trouble finding parts for the 2x11 drive train...
09-08-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,379
Posted By JanMM

Waved his arse, it would seem. 😀

Waved his arse, it would seem. 😀
09-02-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,586
Posted By JanMM

CDC recommends waiting until September or October...

CDC recommends waiting until September or October to get influenza vaccine. Hey! It's September as of yesterday! Don't forget to ask for the High Potency version if you're old like me!
08-22-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,907
Posted By JanMM

I keep an insulated Polarbottle in the freezer...

I keep an insulated Polarbottle in the freezer with an inch or two of water in the bottom. Fill it with some ice cubes and cold water. Stays cold for quite a while.
08-13-20, 08:48 PM
08-09-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,045
Posted By JanMM

For $200 looks to be a great experimental starter...

For $200 looks to be a great experimental starter tandem. Assuming it fits the both of you.
07-23-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,452
Posted By JanMM

Smells like political.

Smells like political.
07-23-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 632
Posted By JanMM

Hey! I represent that remark. 🤪

Hey! I represent that remark. 🤪
07-22-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By JanMM

Yes, tandem stuff can be more complicated....

Yes, tandem stuff can be more complicated. Removing a quick link is usually much easier with a tool. For me, anyway. A free tool that can help the removal and reattachment process be easier is a...
07-10-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,152
Posted By JanMM

We were having a problem with our rear wheel...

We were having a problem with our rear wheel moving in the dropouts on starts from a stop. (Because of our immense power - not!) Found some opinions online that B.O.B. trailer skewers close very...
07-06-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,249
Posted By JanMM

I've used red Veloplugs on Velocity rims for more...

I've used red Veloplugs on Velocity rims for more than a few years. Great product.
More info: https://www.velocityusa.com/product/accessories/veloplugs
06-28-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,840
Posted By JanMM

Its legal and ok by me on a bike to be passed by...

Its legal and ok by me on a bike to be passed by a motor vehicle as long as it is safe to pass and that they keep at least 3 feet of clearance.
Have been passed many times by motorcycles in the same...
06-24-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By JanMM

Can’t tell from your posts if your only pump is...

Can’t tell from your posts if your only pump is the frame pump. If you don’t have another pump with a gauge or a separate gauge, then you are just guessing at tire pressure.
06-23-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By JanMM

Just don't let the tires go completely flat if...

Just don't let the tires go completely flat if the bike is sitting on the floor. That looks bad but don't know about actual damage.
06-21-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 12,126
Posted By JanMM

Our 2010 RANS Screamer in 2019 near the Cardinal...

Our 2010 RANS Screamer in 2019 near the Cardinal Greenway in Muncie, IN.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48277043486_662fc3d270_b.jpg

Our first tandem ride was on a rental in Cades Cove,...
06-13-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 570
Posted By JanMM

Images needed for visualizing what you are...

Images needed for visualizing what you are describing.
06-10-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,903
Posted By JanMM

Yes.

Yes.
06-10-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,103
Posted By JanMM

You could regale them with tales of how you got...

You could regale them with tales of how you got banned and then took on the challenge of becoming a successful sock puppet. (Kids! Don't try this at home!)
06-09-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,170
Posted By JanMM

Coffee helps keep me good-looking. Psyllium...

Coffee helps keep me good-looking.
Psyllium helps me go fast. Or go, anyway.
05-07-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 35,926
Posted By JanMM

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

Yes, this Zombie Thread had been
sound asleep for 17+ years.
04-24-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,514
Posted By JanMM

Cat 6 racing is not too dangerous.

Cat 6 racing is not too dangerous.
04-14-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3,279
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 477,427
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: 3,854
Views: 550,659
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
04-08-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
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: 827
Posted By JanMM

But, it says "High Quality."

But, it says "High Quality."
04-07-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 27,517
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!
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