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Forum: Texas
04-01-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,215
Posted By tim24k

Thanks Brad L, Brenham looks like a nice town....

Thanks Brad L,
Brenham looks like a nice town. I plan on coming back down as soon as TX lifts the travel ban.
Forum: Texas
02-24-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,215
Posted By tim24k

Thanks johnk3, I'll add Boerne to my list....

Thanks johnk3, I'll add Boerne to my list. Looking at CityData.com it looks promising.
02-24-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,459
Posted By tim24k

Mackinac Island, MI it's my kind of pace and you...

Mackinac Island, MI it's my kind of pace and you don't have to deal with getting run over by motorists.
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-20-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,048
Posted By tim24k

I’ve been eyeing the fat tire Velo Orange...

I’ve been eyeing the fat tire Velo Orange Neutrino for some time now. I love my Dahon Smooth Hound and a HammerHead mini velos. Both of them are the none folding models. A fat tired Neutrino would...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-31-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Posted By tim24k

I run them both. I like the Kenda Kwest 100psi...

I run them both. I like the Kenda Kwest 100psi the best as they are good value. Good in the rain and roll well also. Not quite as good puncture protection though as the Schwalbe marathon.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-31-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 16,035
Posted By tim24k

LOL! Looking on their web site there is only one...

LOL! Looking on their web site there is only one dealer in North America.
01-28-20, 04:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By tim24k

On a used bike I will only pay half of the new...

On a used bike I will only pay half of the new price and only if it’s in like new condition. I fugue service and a warranty is worth paying 50% more.
01-28-20, 04:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By tim24k

err bottecchia, As I said in my original post...

err bottecchia,
As I said in my original post “That makes three stents total with a double bypass.” I’d like to say that’ll be it, but do to my family’s genes I’m sure I’ll be in for yet another...
01-27-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,531
Posted By tim24k

I bring my Brompton into the grocery store all...

I bring my Brompton into the grocery store all the time. It’s very easy to fold it up and Just put it into the shopping cart while I’m shopping. I also bring The Brompton into restaurants but only...
01-27-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By tim24k

I look at it this way, I donít smoke, drink,...

I look at it this way, I donít smoke, drink, gamble, and Iíve been married to the same woman for over forty years . So one has to have some kind of vice. Mine is anything with two or three wheels.
01-27-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,740
Posted By tim24k

At this point in my med 60s I will not have a...

At this point in my med 60s I will not have a E-bike. Maybe when I’m in my med 80s or 90 I may consider it. Bicycles for me are a fun simple way to get exercise and to get around. If I want to get...
01-19-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 746
Posted By tim24k

I’ve ridden the ride four times only on a...

I’ve ridden the ride four times only on a motorcycle because there are many bridges that are not bicycle friendly. To dangerous for me as most have no shoulder at all.
01-19-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By tim24k

Hello CoffeedrinkerNY, Iím a long distance...

Hello CoffeedrinkerNY,
Iím a long distance motorcycle rider myself, as well as a local cyclist that commutes twenty miles a day at lest four times a week to work. I too have two herniated discs in...
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-16-20, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By tim24k

I would never leave my Brompton or folding bike...

I would never leave my Brompton or folding bike unattended anywhere. If I go grocery shopping it goes in the shopping cart, if I go in a restaurant it gets bagged and put under the table, and etc.
01-15-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By tim24k

Hello FloridaDave, I didn’t move to, I more...

Hello FloridaDave,
I didn’t move to, I more like added to my stable/collection of bikes. I have over 40 bicycles, many different kinds/designs. I have diamond frames, cargo bikes, folding bikes,...
01-13-20, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 731
Posted By tim24k

One more stent added to my collection

As the title says, over the New Years Weekend I had a angiogram done and they added one more stent to my hart collection. I had a 80% blockage with no hart attack. I feel great now, no more chest...
01-06-20, 04:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 527
Posted By tim24k

Welcome and congratulations on your decision. ...

Welcome and congratulations on your decision.
Really it’s best to find a good Bike Co-op or a good bike shop in your area for advice on what bike to buy and bike maps and best routes to ride. Also...
01-05-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By tim24k

Thatís odd I bought a new Specialized Sirrus on...

Thatís odd I bought a new Specialized Sirrus on sale on Black Friday weekend. I really love the bike, supper price, and very comfortable. For a aluminum frame it rides amazingly smooth. I think...
01-05-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 946
Posted By tim24k

Nice bike congratulations.

Nice bike congratulations.
12-31-19, 02:38 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 294,058
Posted By tim24k

I donít have the height dollar carbon frame but I...

I donít have the height dollar carbon frame but I do run 700X38c on my Sirius SS and like them very well. They are good for broken up pavement, chip seal, or gravel roads.
Forum: Commuting
12-30-19, 05:00 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 23,519
Posted By tim24k

plus one, If you use it you lose it! I ride...

plus one,
If you use it you lose it!
I ride bicycles for exercise. If I wanted to get there fast I would ride my motorcycle.
Forum: Commuting
12-30-19, 04:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,020
Posted By tim24k

I’ve used SHIMANO both sided SPD for years and...

I’ve used SHIMANO both sided SPD for years and like them very well.
12-26-19, 07:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,219
Posted By tim24k

TinyTm, I run Schwalbe Kojak 700c 35 at 85 psi...

TinyTm,
I run Schwalbe Kojak 700c 35 at 85 psi They roll very good and donít beat up your backside. Also you can use gel inserts under a good cork bar tape that will help greatly for your ether end....
Forum: Texas
12-26-19, 06:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,215
Posted By tim24k

Thankís for the report? I stayed at the...

Thankís for the report?

I stayed at the BestWesten there some ten years ago when I was on my motorcycle. The roads were okay then but at that time it didnít look to safe to riding around on a...
12-20-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,038
Posted By tim24k

I have them on my recumbents and on one diamond...

I have them on my recumbents and on one diamond frame bike. So 16”, 20”; 26”; and 700c. Most are 1.50”, I do have one bike with 1.25” but they are hard to find. Around freezing they don’t bit well...
12-20-19, 03:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,017
Posted By tim24k

No, not on your life!

No, not on your life!
12-20-19, 03:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,038
Posted By tim24k

I’ve had really good luck with Kenda Kwest 100...

I’ve had really good luck with Kenda Kwest 100 PSI tires. Make sure you get the 100 PSI model! They are cheap costing around $20 but work really great. They are not good for around freezing...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-20-19, 02:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By tim24k

I use Universal Cycles, they have in the past...

I use Universal Cycles, they have in the past have always got what I need and I can walk in and pick it up.

https://www.universalcycles.com/
Forum: Commuting
12-20-19, 02:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,523
Posted By tim24k

Clinchers! I like and ride 2.0 to 2.35 Schwalbe...

Clinchers! I like and ride 2.0 to 2.35 Schwalbe Big Apples for the bad paved roads just like what you are talking about.
12-20-19, 02:38 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,957
Posted By tim24k

PLUS ONE Yep! Itís getting bad out there. But I...

PLUS ONE
Yep! Itís getting bad out there. But I just as soon die doing something I enjoy. So be smart about it and ride. :}
12-18-19, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By tim24k

Thatís odd, I own two Burley trailers one for...

Thatís odd, I own two Burley trailers one for eleven years and one for over twenty years, without any of the corrosion you talk about. But then I keep my bikes and equipment in side and do not leave...
Forum: Texas
12-17-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,215
Posted By tim24k

Any body cycle in Brownwood, TX? If so what are...

Any body cycle in Brownwood, TX? If so what are your thoughts?
12-13-19, 02:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By tim24k

I vote for Burley mainly because it’s made in the...

I vote for Burley mainly because it’s made in the USA. For heavy hauling cargo trailers I like Bikes At Work trailers the best.

https://www.bikesatwork.com/
12-12-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,596
Posted By tim24k

The stock bags that came with my Surly Big Dummy...

The stock bags that came with my Surly Big Dummy are fantastic for hauling groceries.
12-12-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,501
Posted By tim24k

PLUS ONE As long as your wheels are round, no...

PLUS ONE
As long as your wheels are round, no worries.
12-12-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By tim24k

Sorry, I wouldn’t buy a bike from Amazon on a...

Sorry, I wouldn’t buy a bike from Amazon on a bet! Bike part okay but not complete bikes. Just my $.02 cents.
12-12-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,013
Posted By tim24k

Buy a recumbent and enjoy the ride, no worries!

Buy a recumbent and enjoy the ride, no worries!
12-12-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,660
Posted By tim24k

I once did 1,500 miles round trip to get a nice...

I once did 1,500 miles round trip to get a nice Bridgestone 700 to add to my stable of classic steel bikes.
12-12-19, 05:24 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,719
Posted By tim24k

PLUS ONE Half price, I also would keep the...

PLUS ONE
Half price, I also would keep the frame and build it. Iíd put some reflective tape over the blemishes and on the opposite side for geometry for it to match, so you donít have to be reminded...
Forum: Texas
12-11-19, 05:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,215
Posted By tim24k

Thanks zbillster, For the tip and the photos....

Thanks zbillster,
For the tip and the photos. I’ll have a look, Paris looks interesting. I like the traditional town square lay out.
Forum: Texas
12-11-19, 05:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,215
Posted By tim24k

Thanks adamrice, I now have Kerrville on my list....

Thanks adamrice, I now have Kerrville on my list. City Data shows it to be low crime rate and tornado as well.
12-10-19, 01:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By tim24k

I talked to West End bikes two weeks ago on the...

I talked to West End bikes two weeks ago on the phone only when I was looking for a new bike. They seemed like good people to deal with​​​​​​. Sorry to say I never made it over. I ended up at River...
12-04-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By tim24k

Plus one. I then tell them that is why God...

Plus one.
I then tell them that is why God created recumbent bicycles. I’ve never had a sore backside when I ride a recumbent. :}
Forum: Recumbent
12-04-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,376
Posted By tim24k

“Is LWB recumbent popularity dying?” In my area...

“Is LWB recumbent popularity dying?” In my area I’d say yes. The last Portland Sunday Parkways I did this year I saw the local recumbent club people I used to be a member of now are now riding...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-04-19, 03:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,067
Posted By tim24k

LOL, to start with are you sure you have a...

LOL, to start with are you sure you have a Brompton? Brompton does have a Chrome Moly frame and forks!

Tiny wheels make for a tiny fold package. That is the main reason I and many other people...
12-03-19, 05:20 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,927
Posted By tim24k

On Black Friday I bought a Sirrus SS single speed...

On Black Friday I bought a Sirrus SS single speed I’ve had my eye on for sometime now. I was presently surprised Specialized put it on sale for $359.99 down from $599.
...
12-03-19, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 888
Posted By tim24k

I just picked one of these up last week on sale...

I just picked one of these up last week on sale thinking the same as you. It’s early yet but so far l like real well and for not much money. It can easily handle 700X38 tiers.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-03-19, 03:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,067
Posted By tim24k

l love my Brompton just the way it is and for...

l love my Brompton just the way it is and for what itís designed for, itís simply brilliant. Does it handle like my LWB recumbent on the open road or on fast down hill descents? Of corse not.
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Forum: Commuting
12-03-19, 03:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 980
Posted By tim24k

Very cool. I’d like to see more of this from...

Very cool. I’d like to see more of this from employers.
12-03-19, 03:29 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 10,540
Posted By tim24k

PLUS ONE! LOL, keep the shinny side up people.

PLUS ONE!
LOL, keep the shinny side up people.
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