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05-16-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,858
Posted By Dchiefransom

Rough concrete works well as a file for things...

Rough concrete works well as a file for things like brake pads.
05-08-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,330
Posted By Dchiefransom

Had a used 20" bike with a banana seat as a kid,...

Had a used 20" bike with a banana seat as a kid, then a Schwinn Typhoon. Around 1970 I bought a red Schwinn Continental with chrome fenders.
04-12-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 839
Posted By Dchiefransom

I used the extended adapter on the back of my...

I used the extended adapter on the back of my Wrangler for years with a Hollywood rack and over 60 pounds of recumbents on it. They would get some up and down motion, but that was from the rack...
04-06-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,104
Posted By Dchiefransom

Still an amateur until he's got Earl Blumenauer...

Still an amateur until he's got Earl Blumenauer drafting him. Good for him for getting out there.
Forum: Recumbent
11-04-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,087
Posted By Dchiefransom

I'm a bit late here, but have you looked at Power...

I'm a bit late here, but have you looked at Power Grips pedals? You wear regular shoes and put your foot into the strap at an angle. The pedal is the old knife edge MTB type....
09-01-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,495
Posted By Dchiefransom

On my road bike I was always riding on the hoods....

On my road bike I was always riding on the hoods. Never liked having my wrists in the position they are on a flat bar. Put the curved bar ends on and it was much better, but your hands move away from...
09-01-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,401
Posted By Dchiefransom

The motorcyclist will likely be convicted. That...

The motorcyclist will likely be convicted. That other guy that tried that defense in the shooting outside a convenience store lost, too. Oh, and the southernmost state is Hawaii.
09-01-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,770
Posted By Dchiefransom

Someone sideswiped a cyclist a few years back in...

Someone sideswiped a cyclist a few years back in Berkeley, CA, and the video got the driver convicted.
07-22-18, 11:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,131
Posted By Dchiefransom

Just tell her every day that you came here and...

Just tell her every day that you came here and called her an older woman. She get her exercise chasing you down each time.
07-22-18, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 829
Posted By Dchiefransom

Told him not to make that bet.

Told him not to make that bet.
07-22-18, 03:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,769
Posted By Dchiefransom

I told him not to make that bet.

I told him not to make that bet.
07-14-18, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,124
Posted By Dchiefransom

Performance Bicycle has one built for them by...

Performance Bicycle has one built for them by Hollywood. https://www.performancebike.com/shop/bike-tools-transport/bike-transport/hitch-racks/transit-flatbed-2dlx-2-bike-hitch-rack-40-0175 Don't use...
06-12-18, 10:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,553
Posted By Dchiefransom

Down to your post people have also left out a big...

Down to your post people have also left out a big reason, they don't care, which is what the guy in the video is expressing. There states where people believe they can just keep going and hit someone...
06-09-18, 11:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,918
Posted By Dchiefransom

What size receiver do you have? This one is a bit...

What size receiver do you have? This one is a bit more. https://www.performancebike.com/shop/bike-tools-transport/bike-transport/hitch-racks/transit-flatbed-4dlx-4-bike-hitch-rack-40-0176
06-06-18, 01:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,459
Posted By Dchiefransom

Is there a place near you that has saddles you...

Is there a place near you that has saddles you can try out? Maybe look at Selle SMP saddles. There's always recumbents.
06-06-18, 01:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,689
Posted By Dchiefransom

That usually serves a double purpose, making sure...

That usually serves a double purpose, making sure the road is actually clear and helping the driver behind you conduct a horn test.
06-06-18, 11:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,710
Posted By Dchiefransom

You are supposed to do exactly what you would...

You are supposed to do exactly what you would have done if driving a car, pass safely. You need to account for what the vehicle in front might do, especially one that is driving halfway on the road....
06-06-18, 11:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,090
Posted By Dchiefransom

Amy of the "morph" type pumps that are like mini...

Amy of the "morph" type pumps that are like mini floor pumps can reach that pressure.
06-06-18, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By Dchiefransom

Buy one at the local bike shop. They can fix what...

Buy one at the local bike shop. They can fix what you can't and have already put it together to see if something is wrong with it.
06-05-18, 11:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,293
Posted By Dchiefransom

Your patch kit should be the glue on type.

Your patch kit should be the glue on type.
06-04-18, 04:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,969
Posted By Dchiefransom

Nope, all cycling deaths are reported. Criminal...

Nope, all cycling deaths are reported. Criminal charges if the driver is at fault and sober seem to never be reported.
06-02-18, 11:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,622
Posted By Dchiefransom

That was a guy in Michigan and he was walking...

That was a guy in Michigan and he was walking something like 12 miles to work all year round.
As far as penalties for not following the Vehicle Code and injuring or killing someone go, I believe the...
Forum: Recumbent
06-02-18, 11:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,895
Posted By Dchiefransom

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Trident Stowaway II Too much lumbar for me, need new seat frame...
Forum: Recumbent
06-02-18, 11:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,895
Posted By Dchiefransom

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06-02-18, 10:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,206
Posted By Dchiefransom

I have an older Sportrider from Performance...

I have an older Sportrider from Performance Bicycle, made for them by Hollywood. I put a ratcheting vertical pole on it because the hooks that just squeezed the square tube would slowly slip upward...
05-31-18, 11:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,542
Posted By Dchiefransom

The ladies will be trying to get close and...

The ladies will be trying to get close and suddenly bump into you.
05-30-18, 04:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,643
Posted By Dchiefransom

You had a "collision"?

You had a "collision"?
Forum: Recumbent
05-29-18, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,377
Posted By Dchiefransom

Might be hard finding a shorter one. Try KMX. KMX...

Might be hard finding a shorter one. Try KMX. KMX Trikes USA (http://kmxus.com/) What is her X-seam? http://easyracers.com/docs/X_Seam_Guide.pdf Another site to peruse on non-satdard trikes would be...
05-29-18, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 913
Posted By Dchiefransom

Not sure I'd want someone with that kind of...

Not sure I'd want someone with that kind of temper in charge of my kids.
05-29-18, 01:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,501
Posted By Dchiefransom

We haven't been able to hunt mountains lions here...

We haven't been able to hunt mountains lions here for a long time, so they are becoming overpopulated in their ranges, pushing young ones into areas with more humans. The thing keeping the mountain...
05-29-18, 10:52 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,676
Posted By Dchiefransom

I stick with Darn Tough socks now. I see they've...

I stick with Darn Tough socks now. I see they've got them at Bass Pro, but REI is closer. Spent years wearing holes in the heels of Smartwool and REI brand merino wool socks on the mail route, then...
05-29-18, 10:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,042
Posted By Dchiefransom

Mount the rear flasher on the seat post so it...

Mount the rear flasher on the seat post so it aims back where you set it to all the time, not on your helmet or backpack. If you use a solid white front light to see, also put another on that flashes.
05-28-18, 06:00 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 719,958
Posted By Dchiefransom

Day 6 Dream...

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05-28-18, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,810
Posted By Dchiefransom

Halo skull cap

Halo skull cap
05-28-18, 12:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,513
Posted By Dchiefransom

You could always mount one on the front of the...

You could always mount one on the front of the handlebars.
05-10-18, 10:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,076
Posted By Dchiefransom

Is the tail light adjustable so it's not angled...

Is the tail light adjustable so it's not angled down when attached to the seat post? I'd get a flasher for the front that is brighter than 20 lumens for daytime and use the strobe feature.
05-10-18, 09:59 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,277
Posted By Dchiefransom

Most right turns on red require two complete...

Most right turns on red require two complete stops, so it's actually violating two laws.
05-10-18, 09:43 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,769
Posted By Dchiefransom

That's a totally different cyclist.

That's a totally different cyclist.
05-09-18, 12:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,769
Posted By Dchiefransom

What Not To Do With Close Passers

Even if she brushed him when going by, this will get the cyclist in trouble. The driver says she passed him close, but in a controlled manner. Having a GoPro in this instance would have been a better...
05-09-18, 11:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,787
Posted By Dchiefransom

If the training the kids are given deviates from...

If the training the kids are given deviates from state law, I would think that could make the district liable in the event of an injury or death.
05-08-18, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 719,958
Posted By Dchiefransom

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Latest acquisition. Can't balance the 2 wheel bents well anymore. Will be...
05-08-18, 12:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,984
Posted By Dchiefransom

I've had drivers behind me lay on the horn...

I've had drivers behind me lay on the horn because I took the time to turn right on red while driving.
05-08-18, 12:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,984
Posted By Dchiefransom

San Francisco Bay Area, Stanley Roberts, KRON4,...

San Francisco Bay Area, Stanley Roberts, KRON4, People Behaving Badly. He doesn't just take videos all the time. Many times the videos involve multiple police officers.
05-07-18, 12:36 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 40,259
Posted By Dchiefransom

Skynet Since I jumped ahead, has anyone...

Skynet

Since I jumped ahead, has anyone covered the thought of individualizing the signal, and how that might affect bike recovery?
05-07-18, 11:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,984
Posted By Dchiefransom

Bicycles are not vehicles in California. Ca CVC...

Bicycles are not vehicles in California. Ca CVC Definitions 670. The guy needs to get his laws straight. It looks like he needs to go around finding people's faults on the road. How long before he...
02-16-18, 07:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,638
Posted By Dchiefransom

Caltrops

Caltrops
11-27-17, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 719,958
Posted By Dchiefransom

Latest acquisition.

Latest acquisition.
10-05-17, 11:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,786
Posted By Dchiefransom

Sunds like someone on the town council was...

Sunds like someone on the town council was driving in a lane next to a zig-zagging cyclist and was afraid to pass because they had no idea what the cyclist was going to do.
08-25-16, 03:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,891
Posted By Dchiefransom

After an operation in each eye for glaucoma, my...

After an operation in each eye for glaucoma, my vision might not be good enough to keep driving, but I'm certain I can still see better than someone that's not looking.
08-25-16, 03:06 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,176
Posted By Dchiefransom

I'm getting a picture of you riding in the...

I'm getting a picture of you riding in the tornado like the woman in the Wizard of Oz.
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