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02-01-08, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By Leigh_caines

Shimano sandals have to be the best thing since...

Shimano sandals have to be the best thing since the bike was invented
Mine are two years old with 20,000ks under their straps
no socks for me
Forum: Recumbent
01-25-08, 12:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,933
Posted By Leigh_caines

Close to the best touring bike out there.... if...

Close to the best touring bike out there....
if you've got the gold for one
go for it
Forum: Recumbent
01-25-08, 12:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,385
Posted By Leigh_caines

This morning as I return from a recumbent ride it...

This morning as I return from a recumbent ride it starts rain [like full on]
so I head for home
take a short cut [single track full on mud] down hill
after coming off twice I'd have to say...
Forum: Recumbent
01-25-08, 12:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,087
Posted By Leigh_caines

These over bars with your hands high and others...

These over bars with your hands high
and others with your hands low and elbows by your sides
I changed mine from hight to low on my SWB as for me this I found most comforable.
On my long recumbent...
Forum: Recumbent
01-22-08, 09:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,232
Posted By Leigh_caines

Poll won't let one say if they have both [or all...

Poll won't let one say if they have both [or all 3] types
I have Long and short and trike
Forum: Recumbent
01-22-08, 09:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,109
Posted By Leigh_caines

ok sounds like I have something to look forward...

ok
sounds like I have something to look forward to :)
I'm about to build one with front drive...
I'll let u know how it goes
01-16-08, 09:42 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 58,270
Posted By Leigh_caines

Along the Irish coast ...

Along the Irish coast

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee220/Leigh_caines/ccc7.jpg
Forum: Touring
01-14-08, 12:42 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,869
Posted By Leigh_caines

With underseat steering [on a recumbent] they are...

With underseat steering [on a recumbent] they are in just the right place
Nothing else works as well... maybe just me :)
Forum: Recumbent
01-09-08, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By Leigh_caines

Yeah I've run with that idea a few times but ...

Yeah I've run with that idea a few times
but
weight {i don't have the means to do ultra light]
and it ending up looking like a mess of wheels :)
Fun idea
01-09-08, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 399
Posted By Leigh_caines

Man you guys do live on the wrong side of the...

Man you guys do live on the wrong side of the world...
fine and sunny down under
01-09-08, 08:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,402
Posted By Leigh_caines

or plan X stop all this talking and go do it......

or plan X
stop all this talking and go do it...
you'll be riding it the next day
or plan Y
keep talking as I kind of like it
01-09-08, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,031
Posted By Leigh_caines

I've tried both hot and cold what worked best...

I've tried both hot and cold
what worked best was...
filling with sand
then heat
then bend
{don't over do it as often won't bend back]

Cold... grinked and the chrome was bugga-ed
01-07-08, 05:56 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,682
Posted By Leigh_caines

Too many things to name them all But can we...

Too many things to name them all
But can we blame Bike Rideing?
Yeah I guess I'd have to say the last few years it's taken up most of my free time
Given up
My team {Oxen}
The farm
Carving wood...
Forum: Recumbent
01-05-08, 05:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,109
Posted By Leigh_caines

>The biggest problem with a python, or any FWD,...

>The biggest problem with a python, or any FWD, MBB bike, is that the learning curve is pretty steep. I tried a Cruzbike this past summer, and I was glad it was on flat ground. Even coasting was...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-05-08, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 998
Posted By Leigh_caines

I'm impressed but we never get snow where...

I'm impressed
but
we never get snow where I'm at
Nice bike
Forum: Recumbent
01-04-08, 10:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,109
Posted By Leigh_caines

I'm thinking a straight bar that she leans on to...

I'm thinking a straight bar that she leans on to get out of the saddle
Forum: Recumbent
01-04-08, 10:33 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,110
Posted By Leigh_caines

I'm with BlazingPedals on this one... I don't...

I'm with BlazingPedals on this one...
I don't care how many people ride bents...
I'm happy riding mine...
If someone ask me how I like it I tell them..
"Great stuff"

I think the whole 'bike...
Forum: Recumbent
01-04-08, 10:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,109
Posted By Leigh_caines

I'm not trying to talk you out of a recumbent [I...

I'm not trying to talk you out of a recumbent [I love both mine]
But this is a cheap go till you decide on the best recumbent :)
Forum: Recumbent
01-04-08, 10:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,109
Posted By Leigh_caines

Thinking about this a bit more... Your lady was...

Thinking about this a bit more...
Your lady was a bike rider so she still all the balance that goes with riding a bike.
What about a cheap tandem DF with the bars set up high...
I can see it in my...
01-04-08, 12:58 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,067
Posted By Leigh_caines

I have a switcher and it changes ever 1 min ...

I have a switcher and it changes ever 1 min
starting with this one

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee220/Leigh_caines/5454.jpg
Forum: Recumbent
01-03-08, 04:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,109
Posted By Leigh_caines

Stears with ones feet

Stears with ones feet
Forum: Recumbent
01-03-08, 04:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,109
Posted By Leigh_caines

I think you need an adult one like this one You...

I think you need an adult one like this one
You may have to get it made

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee220/Leigh_caines/yepp.jpg
01-01-08, 10:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,268
Posted By Leigh_caines

Not so sure the boom isn't now... {Downunder] ...

Not so sure the boom isn't now...
{Downunder]
This is the 4th year in a row where a 1,000,000,000 have been sold
Not bad with only about 20millon people
Yeah I know a lot of them are grap K-mart...
12-31-07, 09:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 14,015
Posted By Leigh_caines

Yes I would... 2nd hand ..... say 20 to 30$......

Yes I would...
2nd hand ..... say 20 to 30$... put good tyers on it... new pads on the brakes and go riding.
If your enjoying yourself [which I'm sure you will be] you'll know if you need more...
12-31-07, 09:43 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 8,978
Posted By Leigh_caines

>>Never do today what you can put off till...

>>Never do today what you can put off till tomorrow<<

souldn't that be

Never do today what you can put off indefinitely.
12-31-07, 12:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 804
Posted By Leigh_caines

I bought more bikes after I left work then before...

I bought more bikes after I left work then before :)
12-31-07, 12:42 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 8,978
Posted By Leigh_caines

I always told my girls... "You can do anything...

I always told my girls...
"You can do anything and make sure it's fun as well"
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-29-07, 09:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By Leigh_caines

Sirrus Rider... mate lets not be to honest :) :)...

Sirrus Rider... mate lets not be to honest :) :) ... or we might have say how much we spend on our bikes.
I agree with you that some bikes just need to be fixed back up and riden
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-29-07, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By Leigh_caines

>Before you rehabilitate that bike, price your...

>Before you rehabilitate that bike, price your parts because its going to break your heart or your wallet.
And theres always some poster who will say, "but for that money you could have bought...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-29-07, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By Leigh_caines

>"salvos" - Salvation Army Opportunity Shop.< I...

>"salvos" - Salvation Army Opportunity Shop.<
I like the "Salvo's" they are always there at the front [be it a bush fire or war] and have a cup of tea or a feed for the down and out...
Yes there is...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-29-07, 03:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By Leigh_caines

Yes your right on new wheels... and yes I like...

Yes your right on new wheels...
and yes I like to ride any bike I own,
no keeping then under glass for me.
Dosen't rain hear much but I kind of like the look of the "fenders" so I'll stick with...
12-29-07, 02:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By Leigh_caines

No more bikes

The shed is full...
Xmas day I said "No more bike unless I get rid of one"
Today I couldn't knock 2 new ones back
I Know I only spent $20 [one was free]
Well not quite true as one was only a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-29-07, 02:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By Leigh_caines

Sounds like the one I picked up today for $20 was...

Sounds like the one I picked up today for $20 was a good deal
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-29-07, 02:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By Leigh_caines

SHould I? R20

Leave it as is
or work it right over?

Nice score at the Salvos for $20
is in nice nick
only had time for 5ks on it but apart from brake pads and some tyers it look and feels good
...
12-27-07, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 400
Posted By Leigh_caines

>My goal is to be cranky enough at 65 to make...

>My goal is to be cranky enough at 65 to make people wary of approaching me. <

Keep those horns on and you'll scare them off now...
12-27-07, 12:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 582
Posted By Leigh_caines

My lady calls me a boy [mainly when I bring home...

My lady calls me a boy [mainly when I bring home another bike]
I'm 62...
So Gee at 57 that makes you younger then a boy.

As for Old Spice cologne...
we know you only bought it to go faster......
12-25-07, 07:05 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,415
Posted By Leigh_caines

Still riding still breathing 4 tours and...

Still riding
still breathing
4 tours
and near 10,000ks
was a good year
12-24-07, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,173
Posted By Leigh_caines

Sigma No it's a bugger of a thing.......

Sigma
No it's a bugger of a thing.... interferance from all sorts of things....cuts in and out and only works half the time
If I was doing it again [next time] I'd stick with the wired one.
Maybe...
Forum: Recumbent
12-24-07, 10:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,936
Posted By Leigh_caines

sorry... I thought beelz was talking about...

sorry...
I thought beelz was talking about something classy like this...
not some rental like one...

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee220/Leigh_caines/Gem_2Trike.jpg
12-24-07, 10:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 888
Posted By Leigh_caines

helmet mount mirror works great... I didn't...

helmet mount mirror works great...
I didn't like the small ones so made my own
you can just see it in this pic

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee220/Leigh_caines/Visit032.jpg
12-24-07, 12:37 PM
Forum: Recumbent
12-24-07, 12:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,936
Posted By Leigh_caines

yes there are a few diferant types but I don't...

yes
there are a few diferant types but I don't know of any that can't be riden one up
12-24-07, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 679
Posted By Leigh_caines

How do you weld carbon fiber? well... it's...

How do you weld carbon fiber?
well... it's only plastic... bit of old fire should do the trick
or
if you need to weld it you've all ready buggered it :)
Merry Xmas from downunder
Forum: Recumbent
12-23-07, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Hey
Views: 664
Posted By Leigh_caines

I'll drink to that

I'll drink to that
12-23-07, 09:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 679
Posted By Leigh_caines

the Dorkster has built a few.... but it's hard...

the Dorkster has built a few....
but it's hard to get him to build one for himself... I'm still working on that

hears one of the early ones that we worked on for quite a while and I still ride
...
12-23-07, 01:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 871
Posted By Leigh_caines

Man! that sounds cold I'll do a few miles for...

Man! that sounds cold
I'll do a few miles for you this morning before it's to hot :)
12-23-07, 10:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 679
Posted By Leigh_caines

Bob's the main man with the welder... to say...

Bob's the main man with the welder...
to say nothing of his good brain for working out a problem
Seems we're both running a thread on the same thing :)
I'll go round and see him this morning
talk...
12-22-07, 07:55 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,835
Posted By Leigh_caines

I wish I was a Hippie if I was a Hippie I could...

I wish I was a Hippie
if I was a Hippie I could tell all you non-hippies a thing or two
But I think the Hippies lost the war when they took up drugs... they had it won till then
Till the next lot...
12-22-07, 07:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,570
Posted By Leigh_caines

Put "UP" bars on the bike you have and give it a...

Put "UP" bars on the bike you have and give it a go for a while
Once the "bug" get you, you'll be like the rest of us [that is ... forever buying bikes :)
12-22-07, 07:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 19,470
Posted By Leigh_caines

Living in a land where we don't tip I'm amazed at...

Living in a land where we don't tip I'm amazed at the very idea :)
But I have taken the bike mechanic to lunch a few times so I guess that's the same thing
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