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Forum: Recumbent
08-25-02, 05:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By Andre

Sorry Lance, nothing you say can convince me to...

Sorry Lance,
nothing you say can convince me to shave my legs. It really is a creepy thing to do.
Andre
Forum: Recumbent
08-19-02, 12:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,247
Posted By Andre

ME too! Andre

ME too!
Andre
Forum: Commuting
08-18-02, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By Andre

Hi LBM, I do ride the wave and i am actually...

Hi LBM,
I do ride the wave and i am actually getting a new bike next month, a cambie recumboni. I like the wave as a recreational ride but i think it lacks as a long distance commuting bike in some...
Forum: Commuting
08-17-02, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By Andre

Anders, Hills are your friends!:D Andre

Anders,
Hills are your friends!:D
Andre
Forum: Commuting
08-17-02, 05:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By Andre

Hi LBM, my commute is both flat and...

Hi LBM,
my commute is both flat and hilly,especially when i go over burnaby mountain, hills are hard until you get your bent legs, as for visibility there is a tradeoff between being higher and...
Forum: Commuting
08-16-02, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By Andre

Satisfaction

I passed my first 1000 mile mark bike commuting today! I started commuting this year in late april and i actually kept a log of my commutes which really inspired me to keep at it consistantly. I...
Forum: Commuting
08-16-02, 06:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 909
Posted By Andre

I get up at 4:30 and when i get to work i change...

I get up at 4:30 and when i get to work i change clothes, it really does not take a lot of effort to wash up and make yourself presentable.:)
Andre
PS- my commute is 17 miles one way
Forum: Recumbent
08-15-02, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,157
Posted By Andre

when i started riding to work,34 miles round...

when i started riding to work,34 miles round trip, i would just go 2 times a week and as time went on i increased to 3 and now i do 4. It is all just a matter of you becoming acclimated to your...
Forum: Recumbent
08-14-02, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,157
Posted By Andre

Hi Much, A big key to getting uphill straight...

Hi Much,
A big key to getting uphill straight is to keep your upper body relaxed and keep your grip on the handlebars loose. When i'm climbing hills i never close my hand around the grips, i just...
Forum: Recumbent
08-13-02, 01:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,386
Posted By Andre

I'm just curious, how is shaving your legs an in...

I'm just curious, how is shaving your legs an in with girls? do you compare technique or share razor reviews with them? The only thing i shave, other than my face, is my head and that is pure vanity....
Forum: Commuting
07-10-02, 02:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By Andre

I saw a dead deer on the road today, i always...

I saw a dead deer on the road today, i always hoped to see a deer on my ride home but i had wanted to see a live one.
Andre
Forum: Commuting
07-08-02, 03:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 761
Posted By Andre

I think my objection stems from not wanting to...

I think my objection stems from not wanting to know the beliefs people hold. I enjoy reading the posts here and i don't want my enjoyment marred by knowing too much about the people writing here....
Forum: Commuting
07-06-02, 06:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 761
Posted By Andre

politics and religion are something that should...

politics and religion are something that should not be discussed on a board such as this. I'm sure there are many more places on the net that are more appropriate for such topics. We all ride bikes,...
Forum: Commuting
07-05-02, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 500
Posted By Andre

I did a search and typed in clip art bicycles, i...

I did a search and typed in clip art bicycles, i don't know which site i got it from, but there are plenty to choose from.
Andre
Forum: Commuting
07-03-02, 10:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 500
Posted By Andre

07-03-02, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 716
Posted By Andre

I bike because i enjoy it, but the most important...

I bike because i enjoy it, but the most important reason is because of my son. I want to be here for him for a long time and the health benefits of riding a bike outweigh the health benefits of...
Forum: Commuting
07-03-02, 02:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 850
Posted By Andre

The eyeshield you mentioned in your post, did you...

The eyeshield you mentioned in your post, did you construct it yourself, or did you buy it from somewhere? I live just up the road in BC and have the same weather conditions as you do.
Andre
Forum: Commuting
07-01-02, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 260
Posted By Andre

Detours

I've read many posts about people adding miles onto their commute for the heck of it, but i never thought i would do that because my commute is 17 miles one way. So now i've joined the club and...
Forum: Commuting
06-24-02, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By Andre

Welcome to the club!:D

Welcome to the club!:D
Forum: Recumbent
06-15-02, 07:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,942
Posted By Andre

You're going to have to say what area you are in...

You're going to have to say what area you are in if you want to know if there is anyone around the same vicinity.
Forum: Commuting
06-13-02, 09:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By Andre

I walked into the staff room at work last week...

I walked into the staff room at work last week and another staff member started talking about riding his bike into work and he said that i was an inspiration to him! I am now forming a cult and all...
Forum: Commuting
06-11-02, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 561
Posted By Andre

That is very well said, People can talk all they...

That is very well said, People can talk all they want about bike types and weather conditions but it all comes down to getting your butt on that saddle and out the door. Good post Rich.

Andre
Forum: Commuting
06-01-02, 12:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 447
Posted By Andre

I work shift work, so sometimes i do the night...

I work shift work, so sometimes i do the night time commute. I would recommend the busy street route, just for the personal safety factor. Another good thing to get would be an air zound horn and...
Forum: Commuting
05-29-02, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By Andre

No new milestones set,i'll just keep commuting...

No new milestones set,i'll just keep commuting everyday as long as i stay healthy and happy doing it.:)
Forum: Commuting
05-29-02, 01:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 359
Posted By Andre

milestone achieved

Well for the first time i rode to work all five days of the week. This is big news for me because it puts my total miles for the weeks commute at 170!
Forum: Commuting
05-12-02, 01:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,372
Posted By Andre

I ride my RANS wave recumbent bike.

I ride my RANS wave recumbent bike.
Forum: Recumbent
05-06-02, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,090
Posted By Andre

Optima is now officially looking for a U.S....

Optima is now officially looking for a U.S. distributor. I heard this on bentrideronline. Optima was willing to let yellowbike restructure but it wasn't happening so they are taking the bikes...
Forum: Commuting
04-14-02, 10:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By Andre

Once i get over this flu i'm going to start my...

Once i get over this flu i'm going to start my commute for the spring season, 34 miles round trip. I'm really getting pumped about it!
Forum: Commuting
04-14-02, 10:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By Andre

Rick, It depends where you sit, if you're in the...

Rick, It depends where you sit, if you're in the back you can take it easy and no one is the wiser:D
Forum: Commuting
02-13-02, 01:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,651
Posted By Andre

I found that my hair was the biggest problem...

I found that my hair was the biggest problem because it looked so bad after riding to work. I cut it short with a razor and now i have no problem, i can run a wash cloth over my head and i'm set for...
Forum: Recumbent
01-15-02, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,818
Posted By Andre

Hi steel-bike, I currently ride a rans wave and...

Hi steel-bike,
I currently ride a rans wave and i find it quite reasonable for urban commuting. The only real downside is the length, that is if you plan on storing it inside your workplace...
Forum: Recumbent
01-12-02, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 708
Posted By Andre

Cngratulations, you posted a picture of that...

Cngratulations, you posted a picture of that bike, didn't you?
Forum: Commuting
01-12-02, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Andre

I think that is exactly the problem.

I think that is exactly the problem.
Forum: Commuting
01-12-02, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By Andre

Good while it lasted

Well after riding since last spring without a flat it has finally happened. FLATS and lots of them! I knew that i would get some when i switched to a narrow, high pressure tire but i've had three in...
Forum: Recumbent
01-11-02, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,674
Posted By Andre

I guess it depends on what kind of commuting you...

I guess it depends on what kind of commuting you do. If you jump on and off sidewalks a lot then bents are not for you. Why you would need to jump on and off sidewalks is somewhat of a mystery to me...
Forum: Recumbent
01-11-02, 01:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,022
Posted By Andre

Trikes

Hey folks,
I'm thinking about trading my rans wave for a trike,anyone here ride one? How are they for commuting?
Forum: Recumbent
01-07-02, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 890
Posted By Andre

good luck and enjoy the ride:)

good luck and enjoy the ride:)
Forum: Commuting
01-05-02, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 650
Posted By Andre

my rain gear

It took me a while to figure out the best combination of rain gear but i think i finally have the perfect combination. I live just outside of vancouver bc so there is a lot of rain but the temp. does...
Forum: Recumbent
10-07-01, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,603
Posted By Andre

Hi Nobby, My thought is that you should snap...

Hi Nobby,
My thought is that you should snap that r40 up right now! A brand new one retails for 1695 cdn and from the picture it looks pretty good,except for the tires. I would have loved to have...
Forum: Commuting
09-26-01, 01:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 605
Posted By Andre

Fair weather commuter?

I've been getting a lot of people at work saying "i guess you're going to stop riding your bike now that the rain is starting." It's strange that people assume that because the sun isn't shining...
Forum: Commuting
09-26-01, 01:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 843
Posted By Andre

And mustard;)

And mustard;)
09-25-01, 12:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By Andre

Be sure to scrape the bugs off your teeth after...

Be sure to scrape the bugs off your teeth after every ride.;)
09-23-01, 12:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,205
Posted By Andre

I had a bee fly into the vent of my helmet,people...

I had a bee fly into the vent of my helmet,people must have thought i was having a fit when i stopped all of a sudden,ripped my helmet off,sent my sunglassses flying and waving my arms around my head.
Forum: Recumbent
09-23-01, 01:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,427
Posted By Andre

I ride a rans wave and i love it! The rans seat...

I ride a rans wave and i love it! The rans seat is so comfortable you will not believe it. If i were to buy a swb i would get the rocket, based on its price and experience with my bike. Rans is a...
09-21-01, 11:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,389
Posted By Andre

virtual ride progress

Anyone use the virtual ride progress bike across the u.s. It's at BikeRides.Com and it's quite fun to track your milege this way.I've just pulled into Las Vegas.:D
09-21-01, 11:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By Andre

I'd like to get an american and canadian flag...

I'd like to get an american and canadian flag together,anyone have any suggestions as where to look?
09-17-01, 01:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 827
Posted By Andre

It's amazing that there are people like this all...

It's amazing that there are people like this all over N. America who view us as moving targets.
Forum: Recumbent
09-16-01, 12:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,458
Posted By Andre

Hi GH, You will find that recumbents, in...

Hi GH,
You will find that recumbents, in general, are heavier than an upright and that like any roadbike the lighter the bike, the more money it will cost.
Forum: Recumbent
09-07-01, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,458
Posted By Andre

Hi again Dudley, From my experience with the...

Hi again Dudley,
From my experience with the rans wave,which is rans entry-level bike,i find i am not as fast as i was on my mountain bike. I am however getting faster on it as time goes by and i...
Forum: Commuting
09-06-01, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By Andre

For my commute i have to leave at 5 am which is...

For my commute i have to leave at 5 am which is one of the reasons that i only do it 3-4x a week.
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