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Forum: Recumbent
06-03-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,613
Posted By Fullcount

Thanks for the input. Seems my seat has plenty...

Thanks for the input. Seems my seat has plenty of padding...maybe too much. I am used to a Brooks saddle on two of my DF bikes. Got this EZ Sport to help alleviate some wrist pain and trying to...
Forum: Recumbent
06-03-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,613
Posted By Fullcount

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Plenty of clearance between fender mount area and wheel - 1.75"...
Forum: Recumbent
06-03-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,613
Posted By Fullcount

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Front Wheel Clearance between the wheel and fender...
Forum: Recumbent
06-03-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,613
Posted By Fullcount

Question, you had any issues with sore butt /...

Question, you had any issues with sore butt / blisters on these seats? Trying to find if there is a solution for longer miles without sore butt syndrome.
Forum: Recumbent
06-03-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,613
Posted By Fullcount

Don't thing you will have an issue with the...

Don't thing you will have an issue with the clearance. I have fenders on mine and I have a good half inch clearance between the wheel and the fender....all the way around. My concern would be the...
Forum: Recumbent
06-03-20, 05:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,613
Posted By Fullcount

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Forum: Recumbent
06-03-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,849
Posted By Fullcount

Let me elaborate on the first post. I...

Let me elaborate on the first post.

I usually ride DF bikes and one has a Brooks and the other, a Sele Anatomica saddle. Love to ride on either of those saddles and I can go a 200K ride without...
Forum: Recumbent
06-02-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,849
Posted By Fullcount

Sore butt on a Sun Tour EZ Sport

Wow, my legs are getting stronger as I develop better stamina on the Tour EZ. But my butt...

Oh it can’t stand but so much on that “soft” seat. How long before I can put in more than 20 miles...
Forum: Touring
05-22-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By Fullcount

You gave me what I was looking for, a picture....

You gave me what I was looking for, a picture. Thanks.

Can’t seem to be able to load a picture from this iPad.
Forum: Touring
05-19-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By Fullcount

Panniers on a Sun EZ Tour?

Anyone have some pictures of a Sun EZ Tour recumbent with panniers?
01-07-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,081
Posted By Fullcount

Garmin 830 connection with phone issue

I am having sporadic issues with my 830 setting up multiple profiles on my iPhone Bluetooth. Subsequently, I cannot connect between my 830 and iPhone at the start of my ride. Only way for me to fix...
Replies: 39
Views: 5,769
Posted By Fullcount

RUSA Permanents / Insurance issues

Seems every time I get a post from RUSA it is about an insurance issue. Today I opened one up and it is about insurance again. Potential solution - having permanents classified as a "group" ride...
Forum: Touring
12-08-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,909
Posted By Fullcount

If I was retired and not concerned with my job, I...

If I was retired and not concerned with my job, I might accommodate the different tests. Thanks.
Forum: Recumbent
12-08-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,405
Posted By Fullcount

I do have the Giro 20. I presently have the 30-52...

I do have the Giro 20. I presently have the 30-52 front crank and the 110-032 cassette, that gives me a 22.9 low gear. Not too bad, but just thinking if I were ascending a long hill. I will look into...
Forum: Recumbent
12-07-19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,405
Posted By Fullcount

Are there any SWB production bikes with low gear inches?

I have a Bachetta Giro and the gearing may not be the best for climbing. Looked around some, and I am not seeing anything with a low granny gear. Not interested in a trike due to the low profile (...
Forum: Touring
12-07-19, 09:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,909
Posted By Fullcount

On this test ride, there were several gates as...

On this test ride, there were several gates as the VCT is a segregated multi-use trail with bollards that prevent motorized traffic, some of them quite narrow. I actually rode through these gates...
Forum: Touring
12-07-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,909
Posted By Fullcount

Okay, I did some testing and wanted to run...

Okay,

I did some testing and wanted to run a course with a set load. On Nov. 11th, I ran a 41 mile course that traveled on the Virginia Capital Trail. 20.5 miles out and 20.5 miles back. On...
Forum: Touring
12-07-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,909
Posted By Fullcount

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Forum: Touring
12-07-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,909
Posted By Fullcount

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Forum: Touring
12-07-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,909
Posted By Fullcount

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Forum: Touring
12-04-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,909
Posted By Fullcount

Please understand - 12 pounds is lightweight...

Please understand - 12 pounds is lightweight camping gear (tarp, sleeping bag, hammock, personal gear, etc)...I would still need to add bike specific stuff like repair kits, tubes, riding cloths,...
Forum: Touring
12-01-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,909
Posted By Fullcount

The base weight is for hiking and does not...

The base weight is for hiking and does not include the stuff that will be needed that is bike specific (tools, spare tubes, riding cloths, street cloths, etc.). When you are hiking, you may only...
Forum: Southeast
11-30-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,008
Posted By Fullcount

JAJ0404 VIRGINIA is a prime riding area. I...

JAJ0404

VIRGINIA is a prime riding area. I would bee looking at either SUFFOLK, Va or Emporia, Va. you are going to find quite country roads, very active cycling communities, several long distance...
Forum: Touring
11-30-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,909
Posted By Fullcount

i have to so more homework on this rotational...

i have to so more homework on this rotational mass factor. Never thought of this, but makes some sense. Like I said early on, the 520 has 700 x 38c tires and the Domane has 700 x 25c tires. Question,...
Forum: Touring
11-30-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,909
Posted By Fullcount

just for clarification, I will be taking the same...

just for clarification, I will be taking the same gear on either bike. I hike also and have my base weight down to 12 lbs without food and water (including my pack).

The Domane has a SA leather...
Forum: Touring
11-29-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,909
Posted By Fullcount

520 w/panniers or Domane with Trailer?

Okay,

Got a question for you seasoned tourers. Weighed my gear and bikes for a choice between a heavier touring bike w/ panniers and a lighter endurance bike with a trailer. Heard all the stories...
12-31-18, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 821
Posted By Fullcount

Cyclic Fly 6 CE 64GB card

just fyi, for anyone wondering, I have a 64 GB ScanDisc “Ultra” instead of the 32 GB “extreme” card in my Fly 6 and it works great. I can clearly read license plate numbers of those vehicles that...
Forum: Touring
09-06-18, 03:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,217
Posted By Fullcount

LongKayak - See you are in Salisbury. Our...

LongKayak - See you are in Salisbury. Our company is based there and so I travel to your neck of the woods on a regular basis.

On your question about placing a backpack on a trailer, I am sure...
Forum: Touring
09-06-18, 03:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,217
Posted By Fullcount

Yep, next door to Williamsburg - in Hampton. ...

Yep, next door to Williamsburg - in Hampton.

Far as the difference between panniers and trailer, to me is almost the same. Weight is weight and somehow you have to move it. If I weigh 210...
Forum: Touring
08-27-18, 05:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,217
Posted By Fullcount

Trailer did good and seeing I was on flat...

Trailer did good and seeing I was on flat terrain, did not notice it was back there. From an aerodynamic standpoint, I believe I had less wind resistance than if I had front panniers on the bike. ...
Replies: 9
Views: 975
Posted By Fullcount

Yes my wheel is offset for the cassette and I...

Yes my wheel is offset for the cassette and I agree that maybe a 36 spoke wheel might be a good investment. I think I will get another wheel built for this bike and probably get another cassette...
Replies: 9
Views: 975
Posted By Fullcount

Took the new rear wheel out this evening. Seemed...

Took the new rear wheel out this evening. Seemed fine, but hard. So I let a little air out as the LBS pumped up to 110 psi as prescribed. Then it hit me. Last few weeks I have been running my...
Replies: 9
Views: 975
Posted By Fullcount

I went to my LBS and had the spoke repaired and...

I went to my LBS and had the spoke repaired and the wheel trued. I did not have the tool to take the cassette off. While I was there, I was talking with the store manager and he had a loaner...
Replies: 9
Views: 975
Posted By Fullcount

Tire spoke question

I have a 2014 Trek 2.3 with 700c wheels. Both rims have 24 spokes. Broke my first spoke on the rear tire this evening. Was wondering how these tires would hold up to my 210 body. Have ridden this...
Forum: Touring
06-25-18, 06:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,217
Posted By Fullcount

The Maya comes with some handles to make a wheel...

The Maya comes with some handles to make a wheel barrow when not using it as a touring trailer. I took those off as I would never use them. I also took off the rear fender. Naked, with fork and...
Forum: Touring
06-22-18, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,217
Posted By Fullcount

It is actually more like 29.9 GI, so even worse. ...

It is actually more like 29.9 GI, so even worse.

Most of my travels are in the coastal plains of Virginia and NC, so flat. Unfortunate for me, there is little opportunity for hill training. ...
Forum: Touring
06-21-18, 08:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,217
Posted By Fullcount

3 Speed - I have been contemplating staying with...

3 Speed - I have been contemplating staying with the 25’s on the rear and running 28’s on the front for the same reason you mentioned. Will experiment with reducing pressure to 80 psi on the back...
Replies: 15
Views: 2,579
Posted By Fullcount

Interesting thread. I am setting up a Trek Domane...

Interesting thread. I am setting up a Trek Domane for my Rando bike. Had some older Continental Touring Plus tires in 32 that would fit the front, but not the back. Looking for a comfortable tire,...
Forum: Touring
06-19-18, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,217
Posted By Fullcount

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Domane with Maya Trailer
Thank ou everyone. The Maya is similar in that the...
Forum: Touring
06-19-18, 06:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,217
Posted By Fullcount

Maya Trailer on Aluminum Bike?

Any opinions or long term experience with anyone hooking up a Maya or Bob Style trailer to a bike with aluminum chainstays? Has the trailer caused any wear issues with the dropouts or chainstays? I...
11-25-17, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By Fullcount

OSMAND+ Vector Maps to an SD Card?

Okay, I have an older Galaxy S5 that has an extended battery for extra juice while on long rides (rando or touring). This unit is used only for accessing OSMAND maps for cycling (and doing some...
Replies: 44
Views: 14,264
Posted By Fullcount

Need to organize the replies

I think I will have to put all the different responses on a spreadsheet. Thanks for the great info.
Forum: Southeast
07-14-17, 06:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,856
Posted By Fullcount

https://xfer.services.ncdot.gov/gisdot/DOTBikeMaps...

https://xfer.services.ncdot.gov/gisdot/DOTBikeMaps/Dare/Maps_1-5_Corolla-Nags_Head.pdf

https://xfer.services.ncdot.gov/gisdot/DOTBikeMaps/Dare/Maps_6_7_Hatteras_Manteo.pdf

One of the main...
06-01-17, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,867
Posted By Fullcount

Thanks everyone. Makes sense about working...

Thanks everyone. Makes sense about working together and Sheldon article helped with the different pedal position options. Just a new experience for both of us. Keep in mind, this tandem was a...
05-31-17, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,867
Posted By Fullcount

First ride on a Tandem

Went to the OBX for the holiday weekend. Wife and I tried our first tandem ride. Question, do all tandems have the cranks locked together? What was unexpected was when one of us tried to coast, the...
05-31-17, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,247
Posted By Fullcount

The Danville River Trail is near you as well as...

The Danville River Trail is near you as well as the Dick and Willie in Martinsville.

If you are looking for something flatter, check out the High Bridge Trail and New River Trail, both of which...
Forum: Touring
12-12-16, 07:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,810
Posted By Fullcount

Also, it seems as if you remove the weight of the...

Also, it seems as if you remove the weight of the actual pannier racks, you could potentially eliminate a couple of pounds. Is that what it really boils down to, fewer pounds dragged up a hill or...
Forum: Touring
12-12-16, 07:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,810
Posted By Fullcount

Lot of good stuff here. The more the speed,...

Lot of good stuff here.

The more the speed, the more the effects of wind drag....on any type of setup. And, like backpacking, the less stuff, the less the weight, the less the fatigue at the end...
Forum: Touring
12-11-16, 11:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,810
Posted By Fullcount

Any aerodynamic advantage using bikepacking gear vs traditional rack/pannier system?

Let's assume a TransAmerica Trail type journey. Seems that there would be less drag on bikepacking gear in relationship to front and rear panniers that stick out on either side of your tires. I can...
Forum: Touring
12-11-16, 09:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,633
Posted By Fullcount

Maya Trailer

This is a a good trailer. Have had this out for several weekend trips.

http://www.mayacycle.com/bike-trailer-gallery for some pictures. It doesn't break the bank and I really like the bike...
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