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Forum: Folding Bikes
11-06-05, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 473
Posted By steel_knee

I sort of agree with the last statement. Downtown...

I sort of agree with the last statement. Downtown Avalon is pretty small but I think a bike would still come in handy. Outside of town is petty hilly, you will need your lower gears. Santa Barbara,...
11-06-05, 07:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,454
Posted By steel_knee

Find this interesting, I thought recumbents were...

Find this interesting, I thought recumbents were hard on knees. I had total replacement of right knee about five years ago, have ridden MTB and road bikes for many years, I'm 67. Now ride a folder, a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-24-05, 09:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,720
Posted By steel_knee

I can not compare with any folder except Dahon,...

I can not compare with any folder except Dahon, but will say that my Dahon Speed TR is the most fun I've ever had with a bike. Just drop in the back of my car and where ever I am and the area looks...
10-16-05, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,135
Posted By steel_knee

I had total knee replacement about 10 years ago....

I had total knee replacement about 10 years ago. After three weeks I was cycling and walking. After six weeks I hiked 5 miles. Now I am 67 and ride 15 to 20 miles daily.
09-27-05, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,756
Posted By steel_knee

I* had full knee replacement and at three weeks...

I* had full knee replacement and at three weeks was riding, Now I am 67, 10 years later and still ride 15 to 20 miles a day.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-12-05, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,194
Posted By steel_knee

Perhaps off your question a bit, but I recently...

Perhaps off your question a bit, but I recently bought a used 04 Dahon Speed TR, 6 months old, riden about 100 miles for $450, so great deals are out there if you look enough. I love this bike. I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-06-05, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By steel_knee

Interesting, I'm sort in agreement it is a scam,...

Interesting, I'm sort in agreement it is a scam, if they accepted Paypal I would be a little less worried, but worrid just the same.
09-02-05, 11:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,668
Posted By steel_knee

I know, I have to think long and hard before I...

I know, I have to think long and hard before I even itch my nose.
09-02-05, 12:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 729
Posted By steel_knee

I too suffered from arthritis in neck, lower back...

I too suffered from arthritis in neck, lower back and knees. Three years ago I had knee replacement surgery on my worst knee. Before the replacement I couldn't walk more than a few hundred feet....
08-31-05, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By steel_knee

Tri s

ANyone have experience with these? Saw one a few days ago on my local bikepath and was in a LBS in Portland that specilized in recumbents and Tri s, I was amazed at some of the "high tech" and high...
08-30-05, 07:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,668
Posted By steel_knee

Don't even think about it on a 20" folder.

Don't even think about it on a 20" folder.
08-23-05, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By steel_knee

Gee, I'm 67 and love to hear the 50 years olds...

Gee, I'm 67 and love to hear the 50 years olds complain.
08-23-05, 07:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 835
Posted By steel_knee

Explain please, I've always believed that and my...

Explain please, I've always believed that and my gym experiences seem to support it.
08-20-05, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By steel_knee

Well I'm up to 12.

Well I'm up to 12.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-19-05, 11:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,191
Posted By steel_knee

I live on the Beach at Ventura Ca and ride 20...

I live on the Beach at Ventura Ca and ride 20 miles a day, have only seen 2 other folders, Dahon Helois. Just returned from an 8 week trip on in our motorhome, saw 4 dahons in Salt Lake City, none in...
08-18-05, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By steel_knee

Recovering from lay off

Was doing 20 miles a day on by Speed TR, then took an eight week trip in my Motorhome. Riding went down to 3 to 5 miles every day or so. Maybe even less. Got home yesterday and got 10 miles and...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-17-05, 09:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,773
Posted By steel_knee

I have slicks on my 04 Speed TR and have had 2...

I have slicks on my 04 Speed TR and have had 2 flats in about 300 mles or so. Last flat I used the Slinky sealant and it worked great and no flats in another 200 miles.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-09-05, 04:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,236
Posted By steel_knee

What no-one has mentioned is the Speed Pro and...

What no-one has mentioned is the Speed Pro and the Speed TR have the dual drive system which is wonderful!
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-09-05, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,945
Posted By steel_knee

Ride a 20inch first before you buy. I too was...

Ride a 20inch first before you buy. I too was thinking about a 26 till I rode both a 26 and a 20 the same time. I have a 20" Dahon Speed TR and it is the greatest bike I've ever owned. I'm retired so...
07-09-05, 03:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,010
Posted By steel_knee

Book, Book, Don't need any stinking Book. I'm 67...

Book, Book, Don't need any stinking Book. I'm 67 and ride 20 miles each day, slower and more carefully, but enjoy the views more.
07-09-05, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,116
Posted By steel_knee

A different view, look at Dahon 20 inch folders....

A different view, look at Dahon 20 inch folders. I am a male 67 years old with some of the same problems and was close to buying an Electra, a very nice comfort bike, but I wanted some to travel with...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-27-05, 11:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,730
Posted By steel_knee

For several months I considered various folders...

For several months I considered various folders including Dahons and Montague. AT first I like the idea of the Montage, Hummer etc, then I saw a few and was not impressed with the workmanship or...
06-27-05, 08:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,486
Posted By steel_knee

With all the road rage and shooting now going on...

With all the road rage and shooting now going on in my area, Southern California, the last thing I will do is challenge someone, I'm 6'3, 250 pounds and in good shape, but I don't wear a bulletproof...
06-22-05, 01:27 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 6,719
Posted By steel_knee

17 Miles today along ocean front bikepath in...

17 Miles today along ocean front bikepath in Ventura. Been back riding for about a month now. Cofused about weigh changes, first week lost 5 pounds. Siince I'v gained seven. Been riding every day...
06-19-05, 05:15 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 6,719
Posted By steel_knee

My day. There is beautiful but hilly path along a...

My day. There is beautiful but hilly path along a small cliff along the ocean where I live. It is marked as a county bike path and it is maintained by a local bike club, so stated in a large sign...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-15-05, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,186
Posted By steel_knee

Luggage

Looking to add handlebar bag and rear rack bag to my Dahon Speed TR, Any suggestions as to what you like.
06-15-05, 12:19 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 12,703
Posted By steel_knee

I'm 67 and recently started riding again. 20...

I'm 67 and recently started riding again. 20 Miles a day on a Dahon Speed TR. Never was a racer on a bike, but sailboats was another story.
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-13-05, 12:56 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,930
Posted By steel_knee

Here is my 04 Dahon Speed TR

Here is my 04 Dahon Speed TR
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-12-05, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1,498
Views: 546,528
Posted By steel_knee

Just bought an 04 Dahon Speed TR, have only put...

Just bought an 04 Dahon Speed TR, have only put 29 miles on it in last three days and so far and very impressed.Will change the pedals for something not so slippery and looking for something other...
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