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Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,038
Posted By TennBent

My, oh my, it certainly does look fine! I...

My, oh my, it certainly does look fine!

I took mine out on our Saturday club ride and was pretty impressed. All I have done for now is adjust seat height and tilt. It fits me well enough to get me...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,038
Posted By TennBent

Okay, let's try this again. I got the bike back...

Okay, let's try this again. I got the bike back from the shop yesterday and everything is as it should be. In addition to the other problems with the bike, they found that the rear derailleur hanger...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 498
Posted By TennBent

Wow, I'm glad this thread was started. I just...

Wow, I'm glad this thread was started. I just took delivery of a new bike yesterday that came with the new Ultegra Di2 semi-wireless system. It's my first foray into Di2 and I was trying to think of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,038
Posted By TennBent

Okay. To satisfy people's curiosity, it is Erik's...

Okay. To satisfy people's curiosity, it is Erik's Bike Shop based in Minneapolis. Funny how the guy told me that they never suggest that anyone try to reassemble the bike and yet, here is the copied...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,038
Posted By TennBent

Update of sorts, along with a major venting. I...

Update of sorts, along with a major venting. I was hoping to post a pic today as I received the bike yesterday. However, the bike is now in the hands of my local shop to actually get it up and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,038
Posted By TennBent

Well, I already had it spent in my mind so may as...

Well, I already had it spent in my mind so may as well do it for real. I've been eagerly awaiting one of these since the local shop owner discussed BMC bikes in general and the Di2 specifically. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-22, 07:01 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,038
Posted By TennBent

I'm coming back to update my previous post. It...

I'm coming back to update my previous post. It had been a while so, for giggles, I decided to do a search for BMC Roadmachine THREE for sale. Well, I'll be ding-danged. I actually got a hit. They...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-22, 06:08 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,038
Posted By TennBent

Great looking bike! That's the same one I've been...

Great looking bike! That's the same one I've been after for several months now. My local shop is a BMC dealer and I put in a request for a Roadmachine THREE earlier this year. He told me that he...
07-11-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 981
Posted By TennBent

I recently purchased a set of the Cat-Ears due to...

I recently purchased a set of the Cat-Ears due to the threads here on BF. While they recommend the thick, furry ones for hearing aid wearers (that's me), they don't recommend them for hot, humid...
Forum: Recumbent
05-08-22, 05:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By TennBent

To me, it appears to be an old Organic Engines...

To me, it appears to be an old Organic Engines Troika tandem except that it has been modified to have all of the drivetrain on the right side. Look at this photo here:...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,522
Posted By TennBent

That paint job is absolutely phenomenal! What a...

That paint job is absolutely phenomenal! What a gorgeous frame! Please, do post photos of the completed bike.
04-24-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,240
Posted By TennBent

Since this thread has popped back up, I'll chime...

Since this thread has popped back up, I'll chime in again.

I eventually finished my capsules and am now on the powder from Nutricost. Taking 2 grams per day although I think I should go for 3 on...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,932
Posted By TennBent

While the idea behind these seems interesting,...

While the idea behind these seems interesting, the reviews on the Zenni website say otherwise. The folks who bought them for cycling say that the glasses just don't work for that application and...
02-27-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,240
Posted By TennBent

Another quick report: Yesterday, I decided it was...

Another quick report: Yesterday, I decided it was time to climb again and did the Road to Sky route. While my legs felt better at the start than they have lately, I waited until the start line of the...
Forum: Recumbent
02-24-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,230
Posted By TennBent

Performers are actually good bikes. Many folks on...

Performers are actually good bikes. Many folks on BROL over the years, myself included, have owned one or more. I had a Performer Saki which was pretty much one of their high racers except it was a...
Forum: Recumbent
02-14-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,251
Posted By TennBent

I just got around to doing this and - WOW! That...

I just got around to doing this and - WOW! That was certainly eye-opening.
Forum: Recumbent
02-13-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,251
Posted By TennBent

Well, at around 6 a.m. today, I got in for the...

Well, at around 6 a.m. today, I got in for the first time in about a month. The site was actually working without any hitches - until it wasn't. I made it about 5-10 minutes. As I was perusing...
Forum: Recumbent
02-10-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,251
Posted By TennBent

Phew, I was afraid it was me. :lol: I left the...

Phew, I was afraid it was me. :lol: I left the dark side last year after 22 years of 'bent riding. In fact, there were a few of us that went back to uprights last year. Maybe it was just a cumulative...
01-31-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,240
Posted By TennBent

Okay, I have been using HMB for about 1.5 months...

Okay, I have been using HMB for about 1.5 months now so I will relate my experience, so far. In the first few days, my legs felt much more refreshed than usual. They didn't have that lingering tired...
12-08-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,240
Posted By TennBent

Thanks for starting this thread. I'm only 59 but...

Thanks for starting this thread. I'm only 59 but I have noticed drop-offs in performance and recovery over the last couple of years. When Zwifting, I find that trying for a PR on the Alpe du Zwift or...
12-06-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,229
Posted By TennBent

I'm Level 29. When I started back into Zwift a...

I'm Level 29. When I started back into Zwift a few weeks ago, I had about 5 million drops so I made my second frame purchase ever - the Cervelo S5 2020. I had already earned the Tron bike and the...
12-06-21, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By TennBent

I'm on a homebuilt that a friend recently helped...

I'm on a homebuilt that a friend recently helped me with. It looks nice but it's certainly nothing fancy as it uses hinges for the rocking motion and tennis balls for resistance. I am liking it, so...
11-10-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By TennBent

I got tired of doing rollouts so I switched to...

I got tired of doing rollouts so I switched to the old tried and true: Circumference = pi x diameter.

With the bike in a vertical position, measure straight up from the floor to the center of your...
Forum: Recumbent
09-26-07, 02:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,382
Posted By TennBent

Be careful...

You are quite correct. There is NO adjustment at all. I have ridden that bike. It is, of course, too long for me; I was just trying it out. Please re-read all of the posts in that BROL thread,...
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