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10-31-17, 05:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,167
Posted By ChiliDog

Sure, why not? Did you have to wear special shoes...

Sure, why not? Did you have to wear special shoes when you jumped on the bike as a kid? Just tuck your shoe strings in tight so they don't get caught up in the chain ring. I do like stiff cycling...
Forum: Recumbent
08-10-14, 12:08 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 16,045
Posted By ChiliDog

I never got into bent riding in around 2003...

I never got into bent riding in around 2003 because I had health problems that prohibited my riding a DF. I got into them because I test rode a few and thought they were fun to ride.

At the time...
07-15-11, 10:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,301
Posted By ChiliDog

20 years together and I golf alone, bike alone,...

20 years together and I golf alone, bike alone, hike alone, and ride a motorcycle alone. Together we share a household, raised kids, go out to eat, shop, and occasionally watch movies or TV together....
Forum: Recumbent
07-11-11, 10:47 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,119
Posted By ChiliDog

Lovin' mine!

Lovin' mine!
07-09-11, 07:04 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 107,155
Posted By ChiliDog

Even with my current choice of a Fuji, I still...

Even with my current choice of a Fuji, I still think I might own a Townie too at some point. I did not like the color selections that I was able to see. Perhaps a used, older one at some point...love...
07-09-11, 06:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 42,685
Posted By ChiliDog

My Schwinn is running on Ebay as I am running out...

My Schwinn is running on Ebay as I am running out of room to store with a recumbent in the house now. It is located in West Union, Ohio, if you are interested in it for her. I am Whimscyclethings on...
Replies: 5
Views: 959
Posted By ChiliDog

With the Hi-C orange drink logo I am wondering if...

With the Hi-C orange drink logo I am wondering if there was a promotional use through a bike company or something like that. I may contact the Bicycle Museum in Ohio to see if they might have come...
07-08-11, 07:23 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,146
Posted By ChiliDog

My advice is "multiple bikes for multiple uses"....

My advice is "multiple bikes for multiple uses". Keep the Townie for what it offers you and get a RECUMBENT for longer, totally pain free rides.

I am 56 years old too and I am tired of...
07-08-11, 07:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,509
Posted By ChiliDog

I have the Shimano sandals with the open toe and...

I have the Shimano sandals with the open toe and a pair of closed rubber toe sandals that are "Keen clones" from Walmart.

I use BMX platform pedals (or SP Frogs with the Shimanos).

More times...
07-08-11, 07:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 42,685
Posted By ChiliDog

I bought a ladies Schwinn Delmar beach cruiser...

I bought a ladies Schwinn Delmar beach cruiser last year at Walmart for $119. I stripped the chinzy looking fenders and rack off of it, but on a quick release seat clamp, added a wire basket, some...
07-08-11, 06:43 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 107,155
Posted By ChiliDog

This "pulling yourself forward by the handlebars"...

This "pulling yourself forward by the handlebars" is exactly how Randy Schlitter of Rans bikes describes the method of accelerating up hills on a CF. You do get used to it, but some people hate it...
07-08-11, 06:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,106
Posted By ChiliDog

Surf n Cycle in Xenia carries the Fuji Saratoga....

Surf n Cycle in Xenia carries the Fuji Saratoga. A super CF! Just posting if someone else is interested...

Like your orange Townie!
Replies: 5
Views: 959
Posted By ChiliDog

"Hi-C Orange" labeled "ten speed" steel framed bike

It is orange and has a "Hi-C" logo on the front. Steel frame, Suntour components. 700cc wheelset, drop handlebars.

I bought this at a barn sale thinking it might be a collector's item to restore...
Forum: Commuting
07-07-11, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 608
Posted By ChiliDog

Yer a jerk...

Yer a jerk...
05-21-11, 09:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,096
Posted By ChiliDog

Check out the recumbent forum too. Terratrike...

Check out the recumbent forum too. Terratrike makes a really comfortable line of trikes that are easy to get in and out of. Best thing to do of all is to go and try out some different style...
05-08-11, 11:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By ChiliDog

I like this one: ...

I like this one:

http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product_10053_10052_200482_-1_201502_10000_202450
03-11-11, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,477
Posted By ChiliDog

I had a Trek Antelope once. They were SOTA at one...

I had a Trek Antelope once. They were SOTA at one time. Great choice on a budget! You can always upgrade the tires or saddle if need be.
Forum: Recumbent
03-06-11, 11:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,227
Posted By ChiliDog

Don't forget Ebay! Some good deals there from...

Don't forget Ebay! Some good deals there from time to time.
03-06-11, 01:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,882
Posted By ChiliDog

I like the Cane Creek bar ends myself. They fit...

I like the Cane Creek bar ends myself. They fit nicely in the hand and put your grip right on the center end of the bar. Just a nice, natural fit that is cushiony.
03-01-11, 11:04 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,782
Posted By ChiliDog

I have a friend whose mother is in a nursing home...

I have a friend whose mother is in a nursing home and bedbound. The mother reported the nursing assistant who was giving her a bed bath while texting!

And I am so sick of seeing these idgits...
03-01-11, 10:47 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,812
Posted By ChiliDog

My signature pretty much sums up my philosophy...

My signature pretty much sums up my philosophy about "suiting up" to go for a bike ride...

If I am going to spend a longer period out riding I do like to wear my padded lycra shorts under nylon...
03-01-11, 12:25 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 12,160
Posted By ChiliDog

Skate keys, Super Balls, Pet Rocks, Rubiks Cube,...

Skate keys, Super Balls, Pet Rocks, Rubiks Cube, climbing trees, building forts in the woods, riding bikes all day, playing "green ghost" at night, ringing doorbells and hiding in the bushes and...
02-28-11, 06:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,845
Posted By ChiliDog

Interesting thread. It brings up the mythical...

Interesting thread. It brings up the mythical notion of ONE "do it all bike", which we all have struggled with if we've been riding for any length of time! LOL

Bill, just remember that easy swaps...
02-28-11, 05:24 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,035
Posted By ChiliDog

BMX style pinned black platforms for both my...

BMX style pinned black platforms for both my bikes. I did ride on Speedplay Frog pedals but got tired of swapping them on and off to ride with whatever shoes I had on. I love my Shimano sandals from...
09-19-10, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,714
Posted By ChiliDog

That's right and there's no mention of a deep...

That's right and there's no mention of a deep orange color for an F600 in ANY of the catalogs. I read them all. According to my bike shop, whose owner has carried Cannondale for years, they didn't...
09-19-10, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,714
Posted By ChiliDog

Thanks for the replies. I recenty discovered the...

Thanks for the replies. I recenty discovered the vintage site and have been enjoying the heck out of reading the older brochures. From this and from talking with an "old school" Cannondale dealer in...
09-15-10, 11:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,714
Posted By ChiliDog

Questions regarding late '90s (1997?) Cannondale F600 headshok maintenance, etc....

Hi guys! Got a few questions for you Cannondale riders out there. I just bought a used (in "like new" condition if that's possible for a late '90s F600 mtb!) bike from a guy and it has very obviously...
08-07-10, 09:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,043
Posted By ChiliDog

I cannot tolerate high heat and humidty whether...

I cannot tolerate high heat and humidty whether cycling or just being outside. That is the way I have always been. This means I do not participate much in summer cycling events. Fall and spring are...
08-07-10, 09:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 652
Posted By ChiliDog

Hi! Glad you are going to start riding! I'd...

Hi! Glad you are going to start riding! I'd suggest a trip to a bike shop and look over the different styles and try out a few. Find something that you feel comfortable riding and think you will...
08-07-10, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By ChiliDog

What is it?

What is it?
08-06-10, 06:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,661
Posted By ChiliDog

I have Cane Creek bar ends on my flat bar. They...

I have Cane Creek bar ends on my flat bar. They offer an alternative hand position and are padded rubber.

http://www.canecreek.com/component-other?product=ergo-control

Also I use Serfas gel...
08-03-10, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,243
Posted By ChiliDog

I just put this one on my bike today. It is the...

I just put this one on my bike today. It is the "atheletic" version and the womens' width. Here's hoping. I was impressed with the reviews of this Respiro saddle.
...
08-03-10, 11:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,487
Posted By ChiliDog

Interesting conversation and I am interested in...

Interesting conversation and I am interested in learning more about those Keen sandals. Do they make specific sandals for cycling?

Anyway, I ditched clipless (used Speedplay Frogs religiously for...
08-03-10, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,632
Posted By ChiliDog

I bought the Trek 7000 and I love it! It is more...

I bought the Trek 7000 and I love it! It is more along the lines of an FX Trek as it has no front suspension, which was my preference. The front fork and seat stays have eyelets for pannier racks...
06-15-10, 05:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,639
Posted By ChiliDog

You might check out the Trek 7000. It has a rigid...

You might check out the Trek 7000. It has a rigid steel fork, eyelets for rear and front rack, suspension seatpost, plush saddle, 700x35 tires, adjustable stem, aluminum frame.

I wanted some of...
06-13-10, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,955
Posted By ChiliDog

Have you considered keeping the stock tires and...

Have you considered keeping the stock tires and using a suspension seatpost?
06-13-10, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,875
Posted By ChiliDog

I did consider this one after reading up on the...

I did consider this one after reading up on the reviews.

Thanks for the tip on the return. That makes a huge difference in the decision to try it out!
06-13-10, 08:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,875
Posted By ChiliDog

Got bunches of those!

Got bunches of those!
06-12-10, 10:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,875
Posted By ChiliDog

I am seriously considering a woman's Brooks B17....

I am seriously considering a woman's Brooks B17. I've read a lot of great reviews on this saddle.
06-11-10, 10:56 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,407
Posted By ChiliDog

I lived in Germany when I was a kid...loooooong...

I lived in Germany when I was a kid...loooooong time ago. We toured all over Europe and I know well the "bike culture" of which he speaks. It has been long standing in Europe and Asia, compared to...
06-11-10, 10:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,875
Posted By ChiliDog

Suggestions for an appropriate hybrid saddle?

I have recently purchased a Trek 7000 bike. I like it a bunch, but the stock saddle is too soft.

I've come from riding road bikes and Trek fx models, but wanted something a little more versatile...
06-09-10, 11:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,069
Posted By ChiliDog

We have both followed the same instinct and...

We have both followed the same instinct and outcome. I went one step further and chucked the computer also. I no longer care how far or how long or how fast I ride. I ride to get there, to sightsee,...
06-09-10, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,868
Posted By ChiliDog

I had a Navigator once-upon-a-time and I'd love...

I had a Navigator once-upon-a-time and I'd love to have another one at some point. They are just FUN bikes and they are "comfort" bikes. But if you like it and it gets you out riding, then go for it!...
06-09-10, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,067
Posted By ChiliDog

You can pick up a very "decent" bike on...

You can pick up a very "decent" bike on Craigslist for $200-300. For your purposes a hybrid or mountain bike would be appropriate.
06-09-10, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,540
Posted By ChiliDog

You might check out the Trek 7000. It has a rigid...

You might check out the Trek 7000. It has a rigid steel fork, eyelets for rear and front rack, suspension seatpost, plush saddle, 700x35 tires, adjustable stem, aluminum frame.

I wanted some of...
07-23-09, 09:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,933
Posted By ChiliDog

I just got a Jamis Coda road/hybrid bike. Price...

I just got a Jamis Coda road/hybrid bike. Price was a tad more...$529...but you get a steel frame and nice enough components and wheels/tires to get you commuting or touring. Has eyelets for rear and...
07-23-09, 08:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,764
Posted By ChiliDog

Hi! Don't feel badly...you are not alone! I am...

Hi!
Don't feel badly...you are not alone! I am going through a "starting over" of sorts in that I moved out to an area with hills and I was used to riding only on a flat rail trail.

Then to add...
07-23-09, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,767
Posted By ChiliDog

This works for me with my 22lb Bichon. Be sure to...

This works for me with my 22lb Bichon. Be sure to use a harness, not a collar, to prevent accidental choking, of course.

I tried the trailer and the "run alongside" device and this rear set-up...
Forum: Recumbent
04-13-09, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,137
Posted By ChiliDog

I just bought a 50oz small Camelback on Nashbar...

I just bought a 50oz small Camelback on Nashbar for $19.99 in the hi-viz yellow.

It will neatly hang on the seat of a recumbent and I am sure it would fit your Vision seat.

I plan to use it...
Forum: Recumbent
03-28-09, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,062
Posted By ChiliDog

Why a Tour Easy after an EZ Sport? It'a a...

Why a Tour Easy after an EZ Sport?

It'a a "no brainer"...if one has to ask, then one has never experienced the difference!

Woo Whooo! Beautiful and classic bent. Enjoy your find Lenny!...
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