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Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,404
Posted By rickbyb

SRAM Red eTap Battery

I've been riding with SRAM Red eTap for a year now and am sold on electronic shifting. I chose eTap over Di2 for its cleaner look; that is, no electronic cabling and no junction box / battery under...
09-16-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,574
Posted By rickbyb

"Have you always had the problem, or is it a...

"Have you always had the problem, or is it a fairly recent development? I'd get yourself checked out by a doc to make sure everything is OK."

At age 70, I've been riding for 50+ years and, living...
05-16-18, 05:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,923
Posted By rickbyb

Is that a Selle Anatomica saddle? Selle...

Is that a Selle Anatomica saddle?

Selle Anatomica site...
10-28-17, 06:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,111
Posted By rickbyb

Received 40 hole Velocity Aeroheat rim with Phil...

Received 40 hole Velocity Aeroheat rim with Phil Wood hub and DT spokes from PRECISION TANDEMS (http://www.precisiontandems.com/) yesterday.

Mounted Gaterskin and riding this morning.

Thanks...
10-22-17, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,111
Posted By rickbyb

Team weight is approximately 290 lbs (shhh, don't...

Team weight is approximately 290 lbs (shhh, don't tell the DW).

I measured the rim circumference, at 1756 mm, it's a 26 incher and I have use this tire for thousands of miles, both front and rear....
10-21-17, 05:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,111
Posted By rickbyb

Hub failure?

While doing a two hour group ride, we experienced hub failure.

I hit a pot hole and heard a "ping", much like when a guitar string breaks.

Having experienced a similar event while riding a...
06-13-17, 05:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 765
Posted By rickbyb

why?

why is the obnoxious popup box intruding in my browser window?
05-12-17, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,246
Posted By rickbyb

Thanks for mentioning the STR, we've not done...

Thanks for mentioning the STR, we've not done that one.

We recently attended CYCLE ZYDECO - Louisiana's Cajun & Creole Cycling Festival (http://www.cyclezydeco.org/), five days of fun although the...
05-10-17, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,246
Posted By rickbyb

Yes, considered that. It's 52 minutes by car to...

Yes, considered that. It's 52 minutes by car to the closest BRP access point: 1670 Blue Ridge Pkwy, Floyd, VA

Anything closer? We're used to pushing out of the garage and riding for an hour or two.
05-10-17, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,246
Posted By rickbyb

Tandem riding possibilities, Martinsville, Roanoke VA

I've done the search engine thing with some success, thought I would ask my 'fav' group of folks...

DW and I have left the St Pete FL heat/humidity for a five month campground volunteer assignment...
05-05-16, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,676
Posted By rickbyb

Amazon.com : Continental GatorSkin Urban...

Amazon.com : Continental GatorSkin Urban Specialty Bicycle Tire with DuraSkin (26x1 1/8) : Bike Tires : Sports & Outdoors...
08-03-15, 09:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,316
Posted By rickbyb

Stow 'n Go Seats 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan -...

Stow 'n Go Seats

2015 Dodge Grand Caravan - Interior Features (http://www.dodge.com/en/grand_caravan/interior/)

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12-06-13, 05:41 AM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 553,774
Posted By rickbyb

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11-20-13, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 940
Posted By rickbyb

We St Petersburg FL cyclists ride most everyday...

We St Petersburg FL cyclists ride most everyday of the year. See

https://www.facebook.com/groups/272437492792110/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinellas_Trail

and g00gle

"st petersburg...
09-22-13, 05:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,083
Posted By rickbyb

After installing a new battery and having just...

After installing a new battery and having just finished "setup", while I was writing post#5....

"without receiving any signal or any button activation the unit will be in a “sleep” state and only...
09-21-13, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,083
Posted By rickbyb

Lifted from the manual..... When the...

Lifted from the manual.....

When the computer is left without
receiving any signal or any button
activation the unit will be in a
“sleep” state and only the clock will
appear on the display....
09-21-13, 05:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,083
Posted By rickbyb

Flight Deck Battery

Our Santana gets ridden once a week at most. Yesterday morning I began to prep the bike and found, once again, that the Flight Deck computer's screen


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was blank.

This will make the...
07-31-13, 05:23 AM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 553,774
Posted By rickbyb

332115 Just north of Brugge Belgium. We rode...

332115

Just north of Brugge Belgium. We rode it up the road and back.
07-22-13, 04:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,110
Posted By rickbyb

I'm a Senior Games competitor, she's a...

I'm a Senior Games competitor, she's a recreational cyclist. The Santana makes riding together a pleasure.

A few years back, we rented a tandem in Key West to go bar hopping and found that we were...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-13, 02:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,322
Posted By rickbyb

Had you asked last month, I would have replied...

Had you asked last month, I would have replied SRAM. However, in just less than 20K miles, my SRAM Force, 2 speed brifter has quit working (won't retain the big chain ring detent). I'm told it's...
06-21-13, 05:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,380
Posted By rickbyb

And I offer an additional endorsement for the...

And I offer an additional endorsement for the Sella Anatomica.

Bought the saddle from...
05-14-13, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 851
Posted By rickbyb

I LOVED the video, thanks for posting it to the...

I LOVED the video, thanks for posting it to the only forum that I regularly read.

Now, for my observations...

1. people were way more fit, back in the times when we walked, rode a horse, or...
03-05-13, 08:07 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,147
Posted By rickbyb

http://www.cycling-inform.com/bike-skills/716-pace...

http://www.cycling-inform.com/bike-skills/716-pacelines-overlapping-wheels-and-aerobars-what-could-possibly-go-wrong
02-21-13, 06:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,973
Posted By rickbyb

DI2 is unnecessary on a TT bike.

DI2 is unnecessary on a TT bike.
02-14-13, 05:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,809
Posted By rickbyb

Another suggestion.... We were here...

Another suggestion....

We were here http://www.spokefolk.com/rentals/index.asp last summer on a VBT wine country tour.

Cycling north on US1 from Bodega Bay we passed a tandem couple that had...
02-09-13, 06:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 769
Posted By rickbyb

DubT Give us a shout at the Sebring rally....

DubT

Give us a shout at the Sebring rally. We'll be happy to discuss cycle trails.

Rick and Lynn
Purple Santana
http://stpetecycling.com/
02-08-13, 06:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 757
Posted By rickbyb

The Rally is put on by the PANTHER'S Tandem Club ...

The Rally is put on by the PANTHER'S Tandem Club

Mailed registration yesterday, arriving Friday evening, staying at the Residence Inn.

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01-11-13, 11:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,135
Posted By rickbyb

Santana Stems And Barback

Now that we have achieved a proper tandem "fit", I have these parts for sale

Also listed here http://www.gtgtandems.com/parts/stems.html, I have two stems for sale:


1-1/4" Santana Forged...
12-27-12, 05:21 AM
12-21-12, 06:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 938
Posted By rickbyb

Any ideas would be helpful! 56 degrees this...

Any ideas would be helpful!

56 degrees this morning in St Pete (Treasure Island) FL.

We're rethinking this evening's Holiday ride.

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11-27-12, 05:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,580
Posted By rickbyb

inside floor to ceiling height was somewhat...

inside floor to ceiling height was somewhat limited

That was my observation when shopping for a hauler. Almost all modern SUVs exhibited such.
11-07-12, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,458
Posted By rickbyb

Will you comment on ceramic vs. metal bearings in...

Will you comment on ceramic vs. metal bearings in hubs?
11-06-12, 06:02 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,580
Posted By rickbyb

2012 Dodge Caravan Plus's; $19.500 (or less)...

2012 Dodge Caravan

Plus's; $19.500 (or less) new, plus tag and tax, 23 MPG Highway, folding seats makes for the largest usable space among popular vans

Minus's; five huge doors compromise...
10-28-12, 04:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By rickbyb

IMHO, you plastic surgeon friend is full of it....

IMHO, you plastic surgeon friend is full of it. There's zero reason you're going to put you calf into the chainring by clipping out on the right.

On the contrary. It does, and has happened in...
10-27-12, 05:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By rickbyb

I dismount right foot first and then I will have...

I dismount right foot first and then I will have to figure out how to get out of the left side.

Caution, a right foot first dismount can result in a nasty, chain-ring-induced incision to the...
10-23-12, 04:00 AM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 553,774
Posted By rickbyb

Mt Dora Madness

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Taken during the Sunday "Round The Lake" ride at the recent Mt Dora (FL) Bicycle Festival. I believe we had a following wind.
09-30-12, 03:51 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 129,000
Posted By rickbyb

2012 Dodge Caravan 275737 275738

2012 Dodge Caravan

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08-28-12, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 553,774
Posted By rickbyb

This photo was taken just before our August 17,...

This photo was taken just before our August 17, 2012 crossing of the Golden Gate Bridge on a rental tandem. It was an unusually clear day pedaling north on the eastern pedestrian path through...
08-05-12, 02:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,829
Posted By rickbyb

The very first thing I noticed was that it is...

The very first thing I noticed was that it is damn near impossible to pull the bottles out of their cages

Don't be so quick to spend your $$$, with practice, finding, pulling, replacing the bottle...
07-26-12, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 553,774
Posted By rickbyb

263610 We're Rick and Lynn, this photo taken...

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We're Rick and Lynn, this photo taken at Weeden Island http://www.weedonislandpreserve.org/ on a Sunday morning.

For many years, members and friends of the http://stpetecycling.com/ have...
06-22-12, 05:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,422
Posted By rickbyb

Although long-time cyclists, we're new to...

Although long-time cyclists, we're new to tandeming. We chose these http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product_10053_10052_502335_-1___202531 for several reasons

- two-sided, cleats and a "flat pedal"...
06-12-12, 03:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
Posted By rickbyb

I did, purchased ...

I did, purchased

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000ZTNXDW/ref=pe_175190_21431760_M2C_SC_dp_2

and stoker likes!
06-04-12, 03:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,146
Posted By rickbyb

Thank you!

Thank you!
06-04-12, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,672
Posted By rickbyb

Years back, when we were motorcycle camping, I...

Years back, when we were motorcycle camping, I pulled a Harbor Freight trailer similar to http://www.harborfreight.com/automot...res-42708.html...
05-31-12, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,130
Posted By rickbyb

Wanted : Stoker Faux Levers

I can purchase here
...
05-24-12, 03:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,173
Posted By rickbyb

While on a recent assignment for two weeks, I...

While on a recent assignment for two weeks, I took my road bike and cycled every morning. This

http://www.daytonabeach.com/theloop

became part of my 35 mile ride, along with runs up A1A north...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-10, 05:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,086
Posted By rickbyb

I've been real happy with...

I've been real happy with http://www.williamscycling.com/sys30x/sys30x.html
10-05-09, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,336
Posted By rickbyb

A beauty, nice find.

A beauty, nice find.
09-29-09, 04:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By rickbyb

My favorite tandem videos are the old highlights...

My favorite tandem videos are the old highlights from the World Track championships when they used to have tandem sprints.

YouTube - 1982 World Track Championships Tandem sprint early round
...
09-28-09, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By rickbyb

I have one, but I want to know how you embedded...

I have one, but I want to know how you embedded the video itself in the post.

I simply copied the URL from my browser's Navigation Toolbar and pasted it into the Message window.

Here's the...
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