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10-18-16, 04:04 AM
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Posted By akohekohe

Thanks for the reply. I checked out your video on...

Thanks for the reply. I checked out your video on the NGI and it was very informative.
10-16-16, 02:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,429
Posted By akohekohe

As suggested in that discussion I did a post to...

As suggested in that discussion I did a post to bentrideronline which you can see here (http://www.bentrideronline.com/messageboard/showthread.php?t=130522). I got some very good feedback including...
10-15-16, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,429
Posted By akohekohe

Sturmey Archer IGH 3 speed Reliability

I've been researching the reliability of new Sturmey Archer Hubs. There are a lot of comments about the reliability of the old AW hubs. For the newer hubs many people seem to believe that the quality...
10-15-16, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By akohekohe

Thanks. I did post it there and got some...

Thanks. I did post it there and got some informative responses.
10-15-16, 03:36 AM
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Views: 961
Posted By akohekohe

Not a bad idea and I see some people have used...

Not a bad idea and I see some people have used this. I test rode a trike with a pinion and IMHO it shifts better than the Rohloff but for obvious reasons I can't use it with a Schlumph and the three...
09-28-16, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By akohekohe

Trike with pinion + 3 speed hub?

I'm looking at getting an AZUB Ti-FLY (http://azub.eu/ti-fly/) with the 20" (406) rear wheel with a pinion p1.18 drive (http://pinion.eu/en/p1-18-gearbox/). I want to extend the range by fitting a...
05-11-15, 03:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By akohekohe

Thanks for actually answering my post and...

Thanks for actually answering my post and recommending a machine. They list 3 models on their website, the XLS, the FIT, and the Total Gym Home elite model costing $800, $1407, and $3,795. Do you...
05-08-15, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By akohekohe

Home Strength Training Machine

I'm looking at getting a machine I can use at home for strength training. I like the machines better than freeweights. Any suggestions on a machine? I could go up to $5,000 but would consider going...
10-23-14, 12:59 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 33,167
Posted By akohekohe

Well, I couldn't have possibly lost 60lbs. of...

Well, I couldn't have possibly lost 60lbs. of water weight ... I'm sure a little at the beginning was perhaps water so maybe it wasn't all water, I just know the DXA scan showed 60lbs. of fat lost.
10-11-14, 11:03 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 33,167
Posted By akohekohe

Ok, I tried the low Carb thing for six months....

Ok, I tried the low Carb thing for six months. I've stayed in ketosis (I know, I've done the blood test every single morning for six months, today it was 3.1 mmo/L). I was 200 lbs. I'm now 140 lbs. I...
06-04-14, 12:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,864
Posted By akohekohe

Thanks for the feedback everyone. I don't know if...

Thanks for the feedback everyone. I don't know if you saw my other post about the Osteoporosis. I got that bad news after I started this thread. If my femur neck really is in danger of fracturing...
05-31-14, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By akohekohe

Osteoporosis and Fosamax

I just got my results back from a bone density scan and they were not good. I've got a t-score of -0.9 for my spine and -3.0 for my femur neck. The -3.0 gets me a diagnosis of osteoporosis. My doctor...
05-30-14, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,864
Posted By akohekohe

Tricycle for Wife

My wife, never learned to bicycle as a kid (grew up on an island without roads). Although I taught her to ride she was terrified every time and hasn't been on a bicycle for 25 years. Today she saw...
05-23-14, 03:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By akohekohe

I do strength training three times a week on a...

I do strength training three times a week on a home machine. I'm actually 5'10.5" - so I really thought 162 was pretty good. But the iDXA doesn't make things up ... I don't feel any lack of muscle,...
05-18-14, 02:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,576
Posted By akohekohe

Speak for yourself ... I ride over the Pali at...

Speak for yourself ... I ride over the Pali at night and in the early morning and it can be in the 50's some times ... I've put on the leg warmers in those conditions ...
05-16-14, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By akohekohe

My iDXA Report

See below. This was not covered by my insurance but it was only $51.00. This is the first time I've had this and the medical center just got the machine a few months ago. I thought those of you who...
05-13-14, 01:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,698
Posted By akohekohe

Just curious about your LDL. You said LDL group...

Just curious about your LDL. You said LDL group numbers. Are you getting the regular LDL test or are you getting the VAP test that breaks the LDL down into the component sizes (groups)?
05-13-14, 01:08 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,833
Posted By akohekohe

I was going to post a similar chart to...

I was going to post a similar chart to FlatSix911. I might add that it is my experience that inflating a tire close to the maximum rated pressure will lead to significantly more flat tires. Of course...
05-12-14, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By akohekohe

I once had a pickup truck pass me and some guys...

I once had a pickup truck pass me and some guys in the back of the truck started throwing rotten apples at me. They got arrested. Turns out a police officer had seen them do it. Reckless...
05-12-14, 05:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,707
Posted By akohekohe

Pictures

Here are two pictures of me wearing the Hövding (and the 50 Plus jersey).
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05-10-14, 03:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,707
Posted By akohekohe

No. The helmet would interfere with the...

No. The helmet would interfere with the deployment of the airbag.
05-10-14, 02:58 AM
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Views: 457,522
Posted By akohekohe

379433 Alex Moulton GT on tour.

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Alex Moulton GT on tour.
05-08-14, 11:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,707
Posted By akohekohe

I got a replacement Hövding. I'm not sure why the...

I got a replacement Hövding. I'm not sure why the one I had failed. I talked to Hövding on the phone and they claimed they were having trouble with a wire that was too short and pulls out on a few...
05-02-14, 04:45 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,425
Posted By akohekohe

Well, if you want to spend a lot of money you...

Well, if you want to spend a lot of money you could get one of these (http://www.hovding.com/). Mine recently stopped working (wouldn't turn on) and I'm waiting for the replacement. People were...
04-14-14, 02:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,800
Posted By akohekohe

https://shop.pearlizumi.com/product.php?mode=view&...

https://shop.pearlizumi.com/product.php?mode=view&pc_id=50&product_id=1455257&outlet=&color_code=021
04-05-14, 06:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,707
Posted By akohekohe

Well, I've still been using the Hövding on all my...

Well, I've still been using the Hövding on all my rides but yesterday it simply wouldn't turn on and when I tried plugging it in to the charger nothing happened. I tried several different cords and...
03-03-14, 04:46 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 33,167
Posted By akohekohe

Multi-vitamins and Omega-3 Suppliments

Hi, as I mentioned before I am looking to try a LCHF diet and am leaning towards the Atkins since they have been around a long time and I like their web site with lots of support options. One thing...
02-25-14, 11:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,706
Posted By akohekohe

I actually see wild pigs on my commute fairly...

I actually see wild pigs on my commute fairly often and did have to swerve to miss one once. As far as the Swedish goes I figured most people who don't speak Swedish would just use Google Translate....
02-25-14, 11:19 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,706
Posted By akohekohe

Wild Pig Kills 70 year old cyclist

Article (http://www.mitti.se/?p=68654)
02-22-14, 04:08 AM
Replies: 438
Views: 33,167
Posted By akohekohe

Ketogenic Diet Cures Bipolar Disorder!

Thought you people might find this article (http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13554794.2012.690421?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori:rid:crossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub%3dpubmed#preview)...
02-05-14, 04:29 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 33,167
Posted By akohekohe

I've been thinking of going to a low-carb diet....

I've been thinking of going to a low-carb diet. Any advice on the best was to get started? For example, is it better to ease into it by slowly reducing carbs and adding fat or to dive right in and...
02-03-14, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By akohekohe

Advice on Starting a Low-Carb Diet

I am thinking of trying a low-carb diet. After doing a search on this forum it seems a number of you have had success with a low-carb diet (and some of you have tried and found it not to your...
01-27-14, 12:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 810
Posted By akohekohe

Slot for Washer Protusion on Steering Tube Missing

I have an older bicycle with a 1" steering tube that takes the old style headset. The threads on the steering tube are continuous with no vertical indentation or flat spot. This creates a problem...
01-20-14, 05:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,707
Posted By akohekohe

I'm still using it. It has become less stiff with...

I'm still using it. It has become less stiff with use which makes it more comfortable (the manual said this would be the case). The issue with the tail pressing against my back when on the drops is...
01-11-14, 01:37 AM
Replies: 3,223
Views: 395,614
Posted By akohekohe

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01-11-14, 01:27 AM
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Views: 395,614
Posted By akohekohe

Dog

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That is me on the bicycle (Alex Moulton Double Pylon) on tour somewhere in Western Kentucky near the Mississippi.
01-09-14, 03:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 959
Posted By akohekohe

Draft someone faster than you and you will go...

Draft someone faster than you and you will go faster (at least until you hit a long hill).
01-07-14, 03:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,345
Posted By akohekohe

Garmin Montana as a Cycle Computer

Several months ago I purchased a Gamin Montana 600. I got the Montana primarily because I wanted a handheld unit that had marine capabilities. It turns out the Montana is quite an adaptable GPS -...
01-07-14, 02:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,450
Posted By akohekohe

I have bifocals I made just for bicycling. I set...

I have bifocals I made just for bicycling. I set them up so that the bifocal was just right for the distance to my cycle computer. Instead of going back to the optometrist to get a bifocal...
12-03-13, 02:41 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,019
Posted By akohekohe

I've been living in Hawaii for 25 years but I...

I've been living in Hawaii for 25 years but I will be retiring to the lakes region of New Hampshire in a few years. I used to live in Minnesota and bicycled all year round but that was a long time...
12-01-13, 06:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,707
Posted By akohekohe

The Hovding website has some information about...

The Hovding website has some information about this. It appears to be quite sophisticated and they spent a lot of money in R&D developing it. One of the videos on YouTube I found, the person testing...
11-29-13, 07:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,707
Posted By akohekohe

Hövding Airbag Helmet - Test Drive

Even though I live in the USA I managed to acquire a Hövding Airbag Helmet (http://www.hovding.com/en/). If you want to know how I got one PM me (I didn't have to travel anywhere to get it). There...
11-21-13, 01:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,564
Posted By akohekohe

fietsbob, thanks for the link, I missed it when I...

fietsbob, thanks for the link, I missed it when I did my search. I have one of these on order and when it I comes in and I've used it a bit I'll write a report for this forum. Since I live in the...
11-21-13, 03:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,564
Posted By akohekohe

Then maybe you should wear one...

Then maybe you should wear one http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/invisible-bike-helmet-safest-bike-helmet.html (http://www.treehugger.com/bikes/invisible-bike-helmet-safest-bike-helmet.html)
08-24-13, 01:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,672
Posted By akohekohe

Haven't been on Bike Forums for a while but every...

Haven't been on Bike Forums for a while but every time I do I end up buying something new.
02-02-13, 04:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,770
Posted By akohekohe

The most the most difficult for new wheel...

The most the most difficult for new wheel builders to achieve is getting reasonably even spoke tension. I think a spoke tension meter is a very useful tool, particularly for novice builders. The Park...
01-19-13, 02:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 63,022
Posted By akohekohe

You can't exceed your maximum heart rate but you...

You can't exceed your maximum heart rate but you can reach your minimum heart rate by trying to exceed your maximum heart rate.
01-05-13, 11:54 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,979
Posted By akohekohe

When I worked in a bike shop years ago I did see...

When I worked in a bike shop years ago I did see a dork disc that fell apart and some of it got caught in the derailleur, destroying the derailleur and messing the wheel up. If you are not using a...
01-05-13, 11:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,614
Posted By akohekohe

I routinely ride when there are small craft...

I routinely ride when there are small craft warnings and gale force winds. Used to bother me but I've gotten used to it. Just takes longer. I don't go out when it is really bad, like tropical storm...
12-24-12, 03:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,275
Posted By akohekohe

I read the article and what I found most...

I read the article and what I found most interesting was figure 9. Note how very different the pressure distribution was for different cyclists. This is the real point of the article ... their...
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