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06-10-19, 11:15 PM
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Posted By downtube42

You got it. Saved me twice on the first ride. ...

You got it. Saved me twice on the first ride.

An improvement is to mount a lamp on the wheelie bar. Battery powered would be a bonus.
06-07-19, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By downtube42

Love Bike

or Couch Bike 2.0. Build for Portland's Pedapalooza "Department of silly bikes" ride. It was quite a hit....
06-01-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,986
Posted By downtube42

100 miles a week is, what, an hour a day? If you...

100 miles a week is, what, an hour a day? If you have a sedentary job like most of us, that's barely enough exercise to keep you from completely falling apart. Diabetes, heart disease, and a plethora...
05-11-19, 03:40 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 16,982
Posted By downtube42

My perspective is the opposite: I'm annoyed old...

My perspective is the opposite: I'm annoyed old bikes have become so popular they're no longer cheap. When the ever-changing concept of what's cool bumps into my life, it's usually expensive.

I'll...
05-05-19, 10:46 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,987
Posted By downtube42

I have a vintage Windsor 2x5 that came with a...

I have a vintage Windsor 2x5 that came with a 50-52 double. The cogs were far apart, so each rear shift was a large jump. The rings being so close, each front shift was asmall jump. So think about...
04-27-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,705
Posted By downtube42

I think she needs a taller frame. With that seat...

I think she needs a taller frame. With that seat height, it's tough to get the hands high enough for an upright position. A taller frame but not a longer top tube.

Every spinal injury is unique....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-19, 11:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,859
Posted By downtube42

I just don't think this is something the world...

I just don't think this is something the world needs to know about me.
04-22-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,517
Posted By downtube42

More routes. Grid system of main lines and...

More routes.
Grid system of main lines and feeders.
Straight routes.
More frequent buses.
More hours.

Platforms for main lines.
Pay at the platform.
Platforms at walk-in height.
04-19-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,497
Posted By downtube42

Most recreational riders are operating so far...

Most recreational riders are operating so far below their athletic potential, that age is not much of a factor until quite late in life. Injuries and disease aside, sustaining speed and endurance...
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