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04-20-09, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By dclaryjr

Why? I've been using it on the tail end with no...

Why? I've been using it on the tail end with no ill effects so far.
04-16-09, 09:48 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 50,794
Posted By dclaryjr

The lockblock probably won't help at all--my P7...

The lockblock probably won't help at all--my P7 changed modes in one. My solution was to go to a crafts store (Michaels, Joannes, etc) and pick up a pack of small button magnets. Stick one on the...
Forum: Recumbent
03-29-09, 07:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,088
Posted By dclaryjr

Congrats--that was a good find! I have always...

Congrats--that was a good find! I have always wanted to try one. I wrote the following on my website over twelve years ago:
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Another recumbent?

This was the subject of a recent thread on...
Forum: Recumbent
03-28-09, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,398
Posted By dclaryjr

I think they are depending on the bike. I didn't...

I think they are depending on the bike. I didn't feel like I lost a lot of speed on the P-38 because the angles were basically the same as the Cannondale I sold to get it--just rotated thirty degrees...
Forum: Commuting
03-27-09, 01:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,316
Posted By dclaryjr

I commute on a Sun EZ-1 mainly because of the...

I commute on a Sun EZ-1 mainly because of the comfort factor. I'm not as fast as I was on the upright, but it's a fair tradeoff. Years ago I commuted on a Lightning P-38 and that was a different...
03-22-09, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By dclaryjr

The lens cover on the camera was closed. I was...

The lens cover on the camera was closed. I was amazed at the amount of light that made it through.

And you're correct--the PBSF was sitting above the Vettas. It's on for the opening few...
03-21-09, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By dclaryjr

The Vetta/PBSF Night Video

This isn't the one I hope to shoot from a moving car overtaking the bike--just one I shot in the backyard tonight. Make sure you read the final screen!!

Vetta Night Video...
03-21-09, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 784
Posted By dclaryjr

Here it is...very bright sun shining directly at...

Here it is...very bright sun shining directly at the bike. I didn't think to ask how you wanted oriented. It you want to see it with the sun pointing towards the camera, let me know.

Sun Video...
03-21-09, 04:09 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 15,055
Posted By dclaryjr

Yes they can...I have two Trustfire 18650s that...

Yes they can...I have two Trustfire 18650s that are serving as paperweights.
03-21-09, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 784
Posted By dclaryjr

Yep, I can do one of those. I'm waiting on...

Yep, I can do one of those.

I'm waiting on some help to shoot the night video. The plan is to shoot it from inside a car as it overtakes the bike.
Forum: Commuting
03-21-09, 04:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,459
Posted By dclaryjr

I had tires from this company on my EZ-1...

I had tires from this company on my EZ-1 recumbent. I really didn't like the feeling on the back wheel so I took it off almost immediately. I kept the one on the front until the bike was stolen a...
03-18-09, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 784
Posted By dclaryjr

Coming soon to a bike forum near you!! :)

Coming soon to a bike forum near you!! :)
Forum: Commuting
03-17-09, 02:18 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 1,021,490
Posted By dclaryjr

The weather dudes have put out another dense fog...

The weather dudes have put out another dense fog advisory for tomorrow. What really sucks about this is that the afternoon weather is beautiful and I'm in a cage going home instead of on my bike!
03-17-09, 05:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,777
Posted By dclaryjr

Or you can get a G1, tap the screen where is says...

Or you can get a G1, tap the screen where is says "Send to Google" and you're done! :)
Forum: Commuting
03-17-09, 05:41 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 1,021,490
Posted By dclaryjr

My commute today? Canceled. Thick fog warning.

My commute today? Canceled. Thick fog warning.
Forum: Commuting
03-16-09, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By dclaryjr

I probably will. I have to have something like...

I probably will. I have to have something like that to ride on the naval air station during hours of darkness (or reduced visibility). Right now I wear a Jogalite vest (with the shiny yellow...
Forum: Commuting
03-16-09, 07:42 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,575
Posted By dclaryjr

It was a big adjustment for me when I first...

It was a big adjustment for me when I first started driving in Berlin and came through unmarked intersections. Yield to the right!!
Forum: Commuting
03-15-09, 09:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By dclaryjr

Intresting Reflective Wear Spotted

I was at Academy Sports today and spotted this display:

http://davidclary.com/images/reflect.jpg

The item in front is a lightweight mesh shirt with Ansi II reflective tape sewn on it. The...
03-15-09, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 784
Posted By dclaryjr

Both those statements may be true but the Vetta...

Both those statements may be true but the Vetta is considerably brighter than the PBSF.
03-15-09, 06:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 784
Posted By dclaryjr

Video Comparison - PBSF & Vetta TSL-C

Here's a daylight comparison of the two lights -- hope to shoot one at night later this week.

A disclaimer right off the bat - I'm no video expert. I just turned on the kid's camera and shot...
Forum: Recumbent
03-15-09, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 417,577
Posted By dclaryjr

I put these in the commuting forum but I reckon...

I put these in the commuting forum but I reckon all 'bent riders aren't commuters! :)

http://davidclary.com/images/1ez1.jpg
http://davidclary.com/images/2ez1.jpg...
Forum: Commuting
03-15-09, 12:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,018
Posted By dclaryjr

I run a P-7 on steady mounted fairly low during...

I run a P-7 on steady mounted fairly low during my morning commute. Coming home I move it to a mount that is higher (closer to eye line of motorist) and put it in a fast flash/strobe mode.
Forum: Commuting
03-15-09, 12:21 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,575
Posted By dclaryjr

I now treat red lights as yield signs. I will...

I now treat red lights as yield signs. I will stop, however, if I've been riding against a 20mph headwind and need a rest!
Forum: Commuting
03-15-09, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15,476
Views: 11,583,694
Posted By dclaryjr

My EZ-1 Recumbent: ...

My EZ-1 Recumbent:

http://davidclary.com/images/1ez1.jpg

My rear light set up:
http://davidclary.com/images/2ez1.jpg

The "dashboard view":
(I move the P7 flashlight up to the Twofish mount...
03-15-09, 07:06 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 15,055
Posted By dclaryjr

Means it could still be another week before it...

Means it could still be another week before it ships.
03-14-09, 12:54 PM
Replies: 922
Views: 315,987
Posted By dclaryjr

I just got back from a trip to my son's house to...

I just got back from a trip to my son's house to borrow his camera. If it quits raining, I'll get some video of the Vetta in action.
03-12-09, 11:02 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 15,055
Posted By dclaryjr

Dang it...just when I thought I was all set with...

Dang it...just when I thought I was all set with my rear lighting, this pops up. Maybe a couple of these attach to the seat stays. :)
Forum: Commuting
03-11-09, 11:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,145
Posted By dclaryjr

I bought some Conti sew-ups in Berlin in the late...

I bought some Conti sew-ups in Berlin in the late 80s that we're retailing in the U.S. for around $80 if I recall. Cost me about $40 paying in DM. I remember thinking I would have liked to ship a...
03-10-09, 11:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,378
Posted By dclaryjr

That could cost him his ninja status--he seems to...

That could cost him his ninja status--he seems to qualify otherwise.
03-09-09, 11:46 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,619
Posted By dclaryjr

Cool! Still the "bang-for-the buck" tail light...

Cool! Still the "bang-for-the buck" tail light leader IMO!!
03-09-09, 11:44 AM
Replies: 704
Views: 50,794
Posted By dclaryjr

I have the same flashlight in an 8-mode and I...

I have the same flashlight in an 8-mode and I would recommend the 3/4 hanger. The problem with this light is that the tail cap is bigger than the barrel which makes a quick removal problematic even...
03-09-09, 11:36 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,619
Posted By dclaryjr

The price on the Vetta seems to be a moving...

The price on the Vetta seems to be a moving target. Now it's back to $35 on the Vetta site.
Forum: Commuting
03-07-09, 10:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,724
Posted By dclaryjr

Classic Dutch Bike at Walmart

I had to head to Wally-world today with a couple of my grandkids, and I was very surprised to run across this bike. It wasn't for sale unfortunately--it was chained to a railing outside the store. I...
03-05-09, 10:16 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 13,884
Posted By dclaryjr

I'll piggy-back on this thread to say that I have...

I'll piggy-back on this thread to say that I have solved my mode-switching problem with the 8-mode. There have been two suggestions here. One was to fold up a piece of aluminum foil and put it...
Forum: Commuting
03-04-09, 12:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,973
Posted By dclaryjr

Check out how the folks at Schwalbe weigh in on...

Check out how the folks at Schwalbe weigh in on this subject:

Tread Info (http://www.schwalbetires.com/tech_info/tire_tread)
Forum: Commuting
03-03-09, 10:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,602
Posted By dclaryjr

I have to ride home in 20+ winds quite often. It...

I have to ride home in 20+ winds quite often. It can wear you down mentally if you let it but I just gear down and spin. Fortunately my commute is short (5 miles) so the struggle doesn't last...
03-01-09, 08:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,668
Posted By dclaryjr

Yea, I'll make sure to put my helmet on AFTER I...

Yea, I'll make sure to put my helmet on AFTER I get out the garage!:)
03-01-09, 08:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,668
Posted By dclaryjr

I would say it's very unlikely. The one bad...

I would say it's very unlikely. The one bad thing I could see is that one-inch section of foam that is covered by plastic will be a little harder than the adjoining foam if I were to hit on top. I...
03-01-09, 10:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,668
Posted By dclaryjr

I was inspired by your post to head out to the...

I was inspired by your post to head out to the garage and rummage through my collection of left over mounting hardware. At first I tried reusing the mount for an old Niterider 6v system but I kept...
03-01-09, 09:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,714
Posted By dclaryjr

Easily done with the Vetta IF you attach the lamp...

Easily done with the Vetta IF you attach the lamp to the battery pack. Then it's just a quick undoing of a velcro strap. The only caveat is that depending on your setup, it can be difficult to find...
02-28-09, 08:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,714
Posted By dclaryjr

So what happened to your disdain for battery...

So what happened to your disdain for battery packs? What did you have against them in the first place?
Forum: Commuting
02-28-09, 08:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,864
Posted By dclaryjr

I've lost enough golf balls in the trees on east...

I've lost enough golf balls in the trees on east Texas golf courses to know you doth exaggerate!:)
Forum: Commuting
02-28-09, 08:29 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,501
Posted By dclaryjr

It should be every rider's (and driver for that...

It should be every rider's (and driver for that matter) goal to be wreckless! :) But depending on the definition of reckless you use, it doesn't necessarily apply to Joey's riding. He's a scofflaw...
Forum: Recumbent
02-28-09, 01:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,214
Posted By dclaryjr

I feel your pain. When I bought my first...

I feel your pain. When I bought my first recumbent a dozen years ago, there were very few shops that carried them. Dropping $2K on a "leap of faith" was scary (P-38).
Forum: Recumbent
02-27-09, 11:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,214
Posted By dclaryjr

I read this at work and was going to comment but...

I read this at work and was going to comment but got too busy (imagine that--a government worker having to work on government time :)).

I wouldn't take any of those statements as fact, and have...
02-27-09, 10:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,714
Posted By dclaryjr

The lamp can be attached directly to the battery...

The lamp can be attached directly to the battery pack--remote isn't the appropriate descriptive word in this case IMO.
Forum: Commuting
02-27-09, 10:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,886
Posted By dclaryjr

10 mile round trip. Asphalt--some hot mix, some...

10 mile round trip.
Asphalt--some hot mix, some bad-ass chip seal.
16x1.5 front, 20x1.75 rear
Forum: Commuting
02-27-09, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,398
Posted By dclaryjr

I got a flat on my very first commute on a 700x32...

I got a flat on my very first commute on a 700x32 SMP--so bombPROOF isn't the right word. :)
Forum: Recumbent
02-26-09, 10:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,214
Posted By dclaryjr

When this was going on, I was riding an old...

When this was going on, I was riding an old hybrid. But it could have been a kid's tricycle--the cars were inching forward. Now I hit the gate at a time where traffic is slow so the advantage of...
Forum: Recumbent
02-26-09, 07:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,214
Posted By dclaryjr

Bikes are allowed by code in Texas to ride on the...

Bikes are allowed by code in Texas to ride on the shoulder so that allows legal 'filtering' in many situations. It was the main reason I got back into commuting. I work on a military installation...
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