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08-15-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 104
Posted By Leisesturm

No trim but it hasn't been an issue IME.

No trim but it hasn't been an issue IME.
Forum: Commuting
08-15-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By Leisesturm

25c wouldn't be my definition of a Fat tire. The...

25c wouldn't be my definition of a Fat tire. The 110+psi pressures that 25mm tires have to withstand is what makes them such a beast to mount. Either a bigger section tire or one built to a lower max...
08-15-22, 04:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 422
Posted By Leisesturm

Cross country ski pants, or what are called plus...

Cross country ski pants, or what are called plus four's or plus two's.
08-03-22, 09:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 884
Posted By Leisesturm

What about those Wolf Tooth things that let the...

What about those Wolf Tooth things that let the RD ride lower to clear a big cog?
08-03-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 647
Posted By Leisesturm

You only loosen (and tighten) 'backwards' on the...

You only loosen (and tighten) 'backwards' on the left hand (non-drive side)pedal. The pedal on the drive (chain) side has 'normal' threading and behaves like you would expect. The pedals pictured on...
08-03-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Leisesturm

They have a phone number listed.

They have a phone number listed.
08-02-22, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Leisesturm

This is an almost insultingly low effort original...

This is an almost insultingly low effort original post. Pedalpower appear to be based in Germany. Are you? If not, the answer is no. If yes, then, maybe. But probably not at their headquarters, but...
08-02-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,514
Posted By Leisesturm

"The English Minor is strong with this one, Obi...

"The English Minor is strong with this one, Obi Wan ..."
07-29-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,943
Posted By Leisesturm

Sure looks like the thread has run out of ......

Sure looks like the thread has run out of ... what's the word I'm looking for? Where is an English Minor when you need one ...
07-26-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,525
Posted By Leisesturm

They did indeed. Why couldn't they have sold the...

They did indeed. Why couldn't they have sold the idea to Giant, or Trek instead of taking their ball and going home ...
Forum: Recumbent
07-26-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By Leisesturm

All noted. I will defer to your actual possession...

All noted. I will defer to your actual possession of a Trident trike as to its worth to you. However, since you quoted prices. Let me just leave some additional info and then I will go away. Just so...
Forum: Recumbent
07-25-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By Leisesturm

So I read every post and part of the problem is...

So I read every post and part of the problem is the lack of specific terminology (if not pictures) in the o.p. but some of the respondents have overlooked the o.p. stating that the current derailleur...
07-24-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,514
Posted By Leisesturm

Try to keep up. The subject of this thread was...

Try to keep up. The subject of this thread was (allegedly) hit by a vehicle to incapacitate him and then ... jacked. How would a mini claw hammer change the outcome? Train wreck thread. Just as the...
07-24-22, 12:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,514
Posted By Leisesturm

So, you're upping the ante. Get us some...

So, you're upping the ante. Get us some corroboration before your next update or I am flagging this. BTW it's spelled 'humorous'.
07-21-22, 11:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,943
Posted By Leisesturm

Maybe. Unknown is what the wife is wearing. If...

Maybe. Unknown is what the wife is wearing. If it's a State Issued orange jumpsuit, wouldn't you agree the Depends™ wearer starts to look pretty good?
07-21-22, 10:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,943
Posted By Leisesturm

The English Major, correction; the English Minor,...

The English Major, correction; the English Minor, author uses the verb 'clinch' when 'clench' was the obvious term needed. This is an unforgivable lapse in an o.p. that was already well into foul...
07-21-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 765
Posted By Leisesturm

Maybe. No one knows. How the hell can they with...

Maybe. No one knows. How the hell can they with all that bouncing around. But it sells (Compass) tires ...
07-21-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 765
Posted By Leisesturm

I only had the one experience but, I have a full...

I only had the one experience but, I have a full suspension 20" folding bike and after some experimentation I discovered that an amazing thing happened when both ends of the bike were juuuuuust short...
07-20-22, 12:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,122
Posted By Leisesturm

Isn't it clear by now that the answer is not...

Isn't it clear by now that the answer is not insurance? Only one post even mentioned bike security, and only in passing! To lose two bikes in one lifetime of the value of those in the o.p. ... ... I...
07-19-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 662
Posted By Leisesturm

And the good people of a "Living Car Free"...

And the good people of a "Living Car Free" community should care about it.
07-19-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 662
Posted By Leisesturm

Nice try but ... FAIL. Food is necessary for...

Nice try but ... FAIL. Food is necessary for life. Even non-cyclists still need to, and will, eat. Someone that is more of a geek about it than you or I might actually calculate the caloric...
07-18-22, 05:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 662
Posted By Leisesturm

How can you not factor in fuel costs?!

How can you not factor in fuel costs?!
07-18-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By Leisesturm

Look on your local Craigslist and see what others...

Look on your local Craigslist and see what others are asking for the same bike. Why don't you and the wife mosey over to the local dealer(s) that carry Cannondales and see what they have in comfort...
07-18-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 749
Posted By Leisesturm

You did not think your statement through. There...

You did not think your statement through. There are BILLIONS of 26" tired bikes IN USE. There can only be several hundred thousand to a million or two 27.5" tired bikes in use. Which of these two...
07-18-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,280
Posted By Leisesturm

Don't argue with me. Argue with the people...

Don't argue with me. Argue with the people (smarter than me) making the damn things. Thankfully, I've never crashed with SPD pedals because on the two or three occasions that I was about to, I've...
07-18-22, 02:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,280
Posted By Leisesturm

Where have you guys been? There are at least four...

Where have you guys been? There are at least four or more different designs of magnetic retention pedals on the crowdfund circuit and probably a couple have been vaporware, but the technology is here...
07-18-22, 01:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 765
Posted By Leisesturm

A 2.0" tire with 50psi is pretty damn hard. In...

A 2.0" tire with 50psi is pretty damn hard. In fact I usually fill to 60psi and anything over 50psi just doesn't feel any different. I do it because I don't mess with my tires again until they get...
07-17-22, 01:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By Leisesturm

Somebody needs a hug ...

Somebody needs a hug ...
07-15-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,132
Posted By Leisesturm

Fit matters. Size ≠ Fit.

Fit matters. Size ≠ Fit.
07-13-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,514
Posted By Leisesturm

Personally, I think this thread should be locked...

Personally, I think this thread should be locked right now to protect the innocent. This could get ugly. Either an actual police report or other corroborated account or its off the table for...
07-12-22, 11:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By Leisesturm

42(44)/32/22 x 11-36. Make it happen. Peace. Out.

42(44)/32/22 x 11-36. Make it happen. Peace. Out.
07-12-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,025
Posted By Leisesturm

I simply don't understand the resistance to the...

I simply don't understand the resistance to the takeaway from post #2. I kind of get that we are into bikes on Bike Forums. What has that got to do with weight loss? Cycling just might be the worst...
07-11-22, 11:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By Leisesturm

It doesn't have to be a trial and error process....

It doesn't have to be a trial and error process. Decent drivetrain components are not exactly disposable. The drivetrain you are settling for gives you a 98" top gear. It kind of works. A nice change...
07-11-22, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 410
Posted By Leisesturm

It will take some doing. That funky lip around...

It will take some doing. That funky lip around the dropout flat is pretty deep. In any case, anything that is supposed to be fixed on a bicycle should not want to bolt to a quick release! You will...
07-11-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 510
Posted By Leisesturm

If your bike is a presently a double, then it was...

If your bike is a presently a double, then it was designed for that purpose only. The front derailleur cage of a double is shaped quite differently from that of a triple, the 'middle ring' won't have...
07-11-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 915
Posted By Leisesturm

I think this far into the thread we are beyond...

I think this far into the thread we are beyond who is at fault 100%. You don't use that logic, by your own admission you check all intersections even when you have a green signal. So why should the...
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By Leisesturm

I can bust on GA because every single member of...

I can bust on GA because every single member of my family (except me) lives there. I can't say I blame you for not wanting to ride a bike there but, if I lived there, I would (have to) ride a bike....
07-11-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By Leisesturm

Exactly. That was a point I intended to address...

Exactly. That was a point I intended to address in another post. The percent difference in effort is roughly 3%. A person might notice a 3% harder to press computer keyboard but a 3% harder (or...
07-11-22, 01:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By Leisesturm

I am not sure why the shop is building something...

I am not sure why the shop is building something you aren't sure you want. That "On paper, top gear ... .... not going to happen." I'm not quite as strong as the millenials that cruise past me on my...
07-11-22, 01:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By Leisesturm

In a lower gear! No one ever includes the last...

In a lower gear! No one ever includes the last part. They make it seem like shorter cranks make you stronger. They do not. Your power does not increase, so if you reduce your leverage by using...
Forum: Recumbent
07-08-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By Leisesturm

Ostensibly so, but, following the logic of post...

Ostensibly so, but, following the logic of post #2, this 'flange' is it there so a 1" headset will fit? I would try one. Seems odd that two different 1-1/8" headsets would have the same problem...
07-08-22, 12:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 753
Posted By Leisesturm

Spit happens. You never used the large-large...

Spit happens. You never used the large-large intentionally. Are you sure it's NEVER happened? It wouldn't have mattered. Your old chain was sized properly, and there would not have been any damage...
07-08-22, 12:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 686
Posted By Leisesturm

We know you never said the screw was stripped....

We know you never said the screw was stripped. You said you tightened it and nothing happened. The other poster said, basically, that that is impossible unless the screw is stripped. They are not...
07-07-22, 10:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 753
Posted By Leisesturm

The size of the small tooth is not the...

The size of the small tooth is not the dealbreaker here, the size of the big cog at 32 is an absolute and complete dealbreaker. There is no 'adjusting' out of a size mismatch that large (27T - 32T)....
07-07-22, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 335
Posted By Leisesturm

What kind of stem extender? And by 'tighten',...

What kind of stem extender? And by 'tighten', what exactly are you tightening? I've done three extenders now. I winged the first one but looked up some guidance for the other two and it paid off....
Forum: Recumbent
07-07-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By Leisesturm

Hmm. Looking at pictures of your trike. Minimum...

Hmm. Looking at pictures of your trike. Minimum seat angle is 42* ... that's kind of high. You might be better served just learning to live without a head/neck rest? That's what I would do. As you...
07-06-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,132
Posted By Leisesturm

Really? I don't know. We'd be SOL if we believed...

Really? I don't know. We'd be SOL if we believed that. Our daily driver (https://flic.kr/p/2hC2ZEx)comes (came) in one size only. Co-Motions super popular 'Periscope' only comes in one size that I...
07-04-22, 11:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By Leisesturm

The folding thing is right out. Let's get that...

The folding thing is right out. Let's get that out of the way. There are an increasing number of 20" wheel cargo bikes and who knows, a couple may fold, but they are lall oad in the rear designs....
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