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05-07-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 30,579
Posted By JanMM

Yes, this Zombie Thread had been sound asleep...

Yes, this Zombie Thread had been
sound asleep for 17+ years.
04-24-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,686
Posted By JanMM

Cat 6 racing is not too dangerous.

Cat 6 racing is not too dangerous.
04-14-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3,169
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 433,944
Posted By JanMM

I've been using an Edge 200 for several years...

I've been using an Edge 200 for several years shared between 3 bikes. Very basic GPS but does the job.
04-14-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3,569
Views: 492,463
Posted By JanMM

I swear I didn't turn around - I kept going. ...

I swear I didn't turn around - I kept going.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49773400316_6f7cf01286_c.jpg
04-08-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By JanMM

I drove through the relatively deserted streets...

I drove through the relatively deserted streets of downtown Indy to the local Red Cross headquarters a week ago and donated a unit. All of mankind didn't thank me, but I'm OK with that. :)
04-08-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By JanMM

But, it says "High Quality."

But, it says "High Quality."
04-07-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 23,818
Posted By JanMM

Thanks for checking back in to BF and providing a...

Thanks for checking back in to BF and providing a positive update!
04-01-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 25,259
Views: 2,441,639
Posted By JanMM

Spouse and I met a friendly large horse while out...

Spouse and I met a friendly large horse while out on a socially-distant 16 mile ride this afternoon.

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04-01-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,291
Posted By JanMM

I always use Zombie Thread lube.

I always use Zombie Thread lube.
03-31-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,193
Posted By JanMM

This thread was asleep four years for good...

This thread was asleep four years for good reason...............
03-29-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,414
Posted By JanMM

Finally got around to securing mirror to helmet...

Finally got around to securing mirror to helmet visor.
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49713147377_759ae0d7a2_c.jpg

Have been using similar mirrors since about 1981....
03-29-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 25,259
Views: 2,441,639
Posted By JanMM

Not sure about today - quite windy out. But dry....

Not sure about today - quite windy out. But dry. Saturday rode 9 miles with spouse - stopped because of rain that wasn't due till several hours later.
Later that same day ............got out for 8...
03-27-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 859
Posted By JanMM

I generally agree with the advice you’ve...

I generally agree with the advice you’ve received.
But, it’s a shame for a chain lube thread not to go on and on and on...................😀
03-26-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 609
Posted By JanMM

Nope, there are no appropriate BF subforums for...

Nope, there are no appropriate BF subforums for discussions of electric scooters/motorcycles/whatever such as what you now have. Except maybe Foo?
03-24-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By JanMM

Fixed that for you. 😀

Fixed that for you. 😀
03-23-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 25,562
Posted By JanMM

The governor issued stay-at-home orders for...

The governor issued stay-at-home orders for Indiana today at noon. The details do include that folks can walk, run or bike ride as long as social distancing is observed.
I don't want to guess how...
03-22-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By JanMM

Is this a new bike that shows tire wear in one...

Is this a new bike that shows tire wear in one week? That would not be normal.
Forum: Introductions
03-21-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By JanMM

One guy in a thread suggested that another guy...

One guy in a thread suggested that another guy gave bad advice.
In another thread, someone thanked a guy for good advice.
Welcome back, Kotter.
03-21-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,807
Posted By JanMM

Should be a good deal for $200. Our first tandem...

Should be a good deal for $200. Our first tandem was a 2000 Tandemania Comp - I think that was one level up from the Sport. We got a decade of use out of it before moving on up (or down) to a...
03-21-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3,569
Views: 492,463
Posted By JanMM

After a couple of rainy days, got out with spouse...

After a couple of rainy days, got out with spouse Friday for a 14 mile ride from home. This is on Lake Road, near White River. A lot of gravel pit 'lakes' in the area.
...
03-21-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 657
Posted By JanMM

From the linked article: "Wash and disinfect...

From the linked article: "Wash and disinfect equipment after use."
Probably won't be doing that with my bikes before hanging up in the corner of the garage.
Use disinfectant as appropriate.
03-18-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,615
Posted By JanMM

I, too, agree that there is no suck in riding. ...

I, too, agree that there is no suck in riding. But, I do enjoy riding single bikes with my spouse since she got her e-assist Trek last summer. We had ridden together primarily on our tandem for the...
03-18-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 12,195
Posted By JanMM

Information from CDC on how to protect yourself...

Information from CDC on how to protect yourself or others from covid-19. Including what to use for hand and surface cleaning and how to prepare cleaning/disinfectant solutions....
03-10-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 753
Posted By JanMM

Pee Wee's Big Adventure Breaking Away

Pee Wee's Big Adventure
Breaking Away
03-09-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,414
Posted By JanMM

Have not lost one while riding but did lose one...

Have not lost one while riding but did lose one recently in the process of driving from Indy to Gulf Shores, AL. May be in car somewhere well hidden. Local bike shop had a replacement for the lost...
02-29-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,569
Posted By JanMM

If it makes you feel better, or worse, as I...

If it makes you feel better, or worse, as I recall the phrase that is used by CMS for those who are old enough to have medicare but are still employed and on a group health plan is "working aged". I...
Forum: Commuting
02-19-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,882
Posted By JanMM

What does a gasoline-powered motorcycle have to...

What does a gasoline-powered motorcycle have to do with bike commuting, or bicycling in general?
02-15-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25,259
Views: 2,441,639
Posted By JanMM

We've had a few very cold days of late but today...

We've had a few very cold days of late but today got up into the lower 40's and dry. So, a 12 mile ride this afternoon. One hill. Much more fun than my time at the YMCA gym yesterday.
Forum: Commuting
02-13-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15,372
Views: 11,251,797
Posted By JanMM

My commuter bike in 1982: a 1976 Schwinn LeTour. ...

My commuter bike in 1982: a 1976 Schwinn LeTour.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49532584491_99efe4f301_c.jpg
02-07-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,162
Posted By JanMM

We first rode a rental tandem in 1978 at Cades...

We first rode a rental tandem in 1978 at Cades Cove in Great Smoky Mtn National Park. Fun, but we continued to ride single bikes together....
02-03-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,311
Posted By JanMM

We did not get one in 2013 on a flat road in flat...

We did not get one in 2013 on a flat road in flat farmland north of Indy when the radar detector display showed us at 40 on our tandem. Hmmmmm. Probably more like 14 or 15. We have been in the low...
02-01-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 851
Sticky Pub 51
Views: 138,268
Posted By JanMM

No vaping allowed in Pub 51.

No vaping allowed in Pub 51.
01-30-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 931
Posted By JanMM

R foot plus L foot cadences divided by two.

R foot plus L foot cadences divided by two.
01-29-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,138
Posted By JanMM

Good idea to look into worksman - they have a...

Good idea to look into worksman - they have a good reputation and your choices in factory-built bikes are very limited.
When you have time, go to the Clydesdales/Athenas sub forum here on BF.
01-26-20, 09:28 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,788
Posted By JanMM

That's it in a nutshell. A few months ago I...

That's it in a nutshell.
A few months ago I spent a bunch of hours taking apart the main crank of our tandem to check out a new and persistent squeak. Looked ok to my eyes. Wiped everything down,...
01-26-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 25,259
Views: 2,441,639
Posted By JanMM

Did a birthday ride today but, since January...

Did a birthday ride today but, since January often does not lend itself to such rides, am not used to doing them. Did a Token Birthday Ride instead = ten miles equals 1/7 of my age. Sunny and 40...
01-25-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,158
Posted By JanMM

Looks very nice but <3k gets you a frame only. No...

Looks very nice but <3k gets you a frame only. No extra charge for custom. Good price.
Titanium Tandem Frames from Habanero (http://www.habcycles.com/tandem.html)
01-22-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25,259
Views: 2,441,639
Posted By JanMM

First actual bike ride today in 8 days due to...

First actual bike ride today in 8 days due to weather. Ten miles in mid-30's temps and dry. Still very small bits of ice/snow residue here and there - easily avoided. Have used the recumbent machines...
01-19-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,248
Posted By JanMM

Gosh, I've tried and tried, but am totally unable...

Gosh, I've tried and tried, but am totally unable to get up out of the seat while riding this bike..........................I'll keep working on it.
...
01-19-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,832
Posted By JanMM

Less than ten years asleep................ ...

Less than ten years asleep................

14 degrees here right now. I'm heading (in a car) to the YMCA this afternoon to use their great facilities. (Free benefit of my Medicare Advantage plan.)
01-19-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,862
Posted By JanMM

Yes, that could have been much worse. Started a...

Yes, that could have been much worse. Started a U-turn without checking what was behind him?
01-17-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,978
Posted By JanMM

Things to be thankful for....

Things to be thankful for....
01-10-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,668
Posted By JanMM

Smells like assault. And looks like it, too.

Smells like assault. And looks like it, too.
01-10-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,460
Posted By JanMM

Maybe there should be a Virtual Cycling forum on...

Maybe there should be a Virtual Cycling forum on BF?
01-06-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,121
Posted By JanMM

Fixed that for you. Apostrophes can make a...

Fixed that for you. Apostrophes can make a difference. :)
01-01-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By JanMM

With the pedal wrench, you have to be sure that...

With the pedal wrench, you have to be sure that for removal you apply force towards the back of the bike for both pedals. That will be counter-clockwise on the drive side. And clockwise on the...
01-01-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 605
Posted By JanMM

New Year's Day ride never a sure thing in Central...

New Year's Day ride never a sure thing in Central Indiana, but it was mid-40's and sunny this afternoon, so out with spouse for a 13 mile ride.
...
12-30-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,205
Posted By JanMM

Fendertele: 2,000 miles is great for year 1. Hope...

Fendertele: 2,000 miles is great for year 1. Hope you didn't neglect your guitars.

I was aiming for 4,000+ this year and hit 5,098 with today's 5 mile ride, probably my last in 2019. (mid-30's and...
Forum: Recumbent
12-28-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,058
Posted By JanMM

Prior to retiring a year ago, I had been a...

Prior to retiring a year ago, I had been a frequent Spring-Fall suburban/urban/suburban bike commuter in Indy for 32 years - the last 12 years on recumbent bikes. The majority of those years I rode a...
12-14-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 813
Posted By JanMM

Give to bicycle co-op or non-profit.

Give to bicycle co-op or non-profit.
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