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Forum: Recumbent
06-18-04, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,266
Posted By hypnobassman

I'm getting really serious about getting a...

I'm getting really serious about getting a recumbent tike, and the ones that I am looking at have a more drastic recline that does the recumbent bike that I am riding now. I see that some of them...
Forum: Recumbent
06-18-04, 08:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,660
Posted By hypnobassman

I'm for anything that gets us out riding our...

I'm for anything that gets us out riding our trikes.

Cal/HypnoBassMan
http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/recumbent-trike-fun/
Forum: Recumbent
08-19-03, 08:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,195
Posted By hypnobassman

Hello Fellow Bent Riders, Thanks for all of...

Hello Fellow Bent Riders,

Thanks for all of the input. I have been in New Hampshire at a hypnosis convention so I haven't been reading or posting your input for a couple of weeks.

Thanks for...
Forum: Recumbent
07-29-03, 09:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,195
Posted By hypnobassman

Krispy, So what about paved bike trails near...

Krispy,

So what about paved bike trails near the city? I like getting up in the moring and going for a ride without having to drive to a nice place. :)
Forum: Recumbent
07-29-03, 07:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,195
Posted By hypnobassman

Raedeke Colorado sounds great. How many...

Raedeke

Colorado sounds great. How many months of snow do you get in Boulder? Is there a good web site about bike riding in Dolorado?

Olyroller

Same questions to you. I lived in Tacoma...
Forum: Recumbent
07-28-03, 06:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,195
Posted By hypnobassman

Thanks for the information on Utah. What would...

Thanks for the information on Utah. What would you say is the best city for bike riders, considering all the criteria I have laid out?
Forum: Recumbent
07-28-03, 04:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,195
Posted By hypnobassman

The desert is too hot and not green enought to ...

The desert is too hot and not green enought to be the best or ideal place to live and ride.

Does anyone on the list live in the South East (or at least know a lot about it)?

How about Colorado...
Forum: Recumbent
07-27-03, 02:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,195
Posted By hypnobassman

This is really helpful! But, I didn't...

This is really helpful!

But, I didn't think Hawaii was where I wanted to live. It is just too far away from everything else.

Albuquerque, NM sounds interesting though. Itís mostly desert...
Forum: Recumbent
07-26-03, 12:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,195
Posted By hypnobassman

Kev, Thanks for the input! I'm from LA and...

Kev,

Thanks for the input! I'm from LA and have thought about returning, but it would be nice if I could find some place that is even nicer for us bent riders. Hmm, San Diego sounds nice.

The...
Forum: Recumbent
07-26-03, 10:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,195
Posted By hypnobassman

What is the best state in the USA to live in for riding a bike?

Hi Group,

I'm thinking about moving from the great state of Minnesota to find a place where the winters aren't so long.

If you could live anywhere, and riding a bike was one of your favorite...
Forum: Recumbent
07-26-03, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,093
Posted By hypnobassman

I just received and email from the good people...

I just received and email from the good people that make the EZ Sport and they say that they are sending me a shim to help me with my handlebar problem.

Cool!
Forum: Recumbent
07-21-03, 05:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 789
Posted By hypnobassman

Central Minnesota Recumbent Bikers Forum

Of interest only to Central Minnesota bent bikers only. I have sent up a group on Yahoo just for you. Please join us us at Central Minnesota Recumbent Bike Riders Group ...
Forum: Recumbent
07-21-03, 05:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,093
Posted By hypnobassman

Sport, Thanks for the tips about the shims,...

Sport,

Thanks for the tips about the shims, etc. I think I'll have to do that.

But so far, overall, and it has only been a few rides, I really like my new EZ Sport. It is more stable and...
Forum: Recumbent
07-19-03, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,093
Posted By hypnobassman

I just got my EZ Sport! I've only had time for a...

I just got my EZ Sport! I've only had time for a couple of short rides and so far it strikes me as being a much better bike than the EZ-1 SC Lite that I used to have. The extra $200 seem to be...
Forum: Recumbent
07-16-03, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,093
Posted By hypnobassman

RodBrent, The problem, from my point of...

RodBrent,

The problem, from my point of view, is that the EZ-1 SC Lite has a frame that is too short for me. I am 5'11" and when I have the bike adjusted correctly for my x-seam I am too far back...
Forum: Recumbent
07-13-03, 09:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,093
Posted By hypnobassman

What do you think of the EZ Sport?

I'm thinking of moving up from my EZ-1 SC Lite to the larger frame and wheels of the the EZ Sport. I would like to hear any comments about the bike from those who have ridden it.

Thanks for the...
Forum: Recumbent
07-08-03, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By hypnobassman

Here is a strange benefit (or not). Kids under...

Here is a strange benefit (or not). Kids under the age of 13 think you are really cool. They drool when they see you ride by and usually say something nice like, "You gotta really cool bike mister!"
Forum: Recumbent
07-08-03, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 864
Posted By hypnobassman

I might be totally off base here, but I have a...

I might be totally off base here, but I have a EZ-1 SC Light and I think that the worst thing about it is the 16" front wheel! It makes the ride very harsh! My next bent will have larger wheels for...
Forum: Recumbent
07-08-03, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By hypnobassman

Hi Mike in KS, Check out, "What was your...

Hi Mike in KS,

Check out, "What was your scariest ride?" (http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?s=&threadid=30827) thread to find out about my "come back."



:beer:
Forum: Recumbent
07-04-03, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By hypnobassman

Thanks for the magazine info. Do either of you...

Thanks for the magazine info. Do either of you subscribe to a recument mag? I guess I'm asking if they are worth it.
Forum: Recumbent
07-02-03, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By hypnobassman

How come there are not magazines for bent riders?

Hi again:D

I was just at Barnes and Nobel and I always look but never find any magazines for bent riders!

How come?

If there is where can I get my subscription?

Bye again
Forum: Recumbent
07-02-03, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,097
Posted By hypnobassman

Calories Per Mile?

Hi everyone!

Does anyone out there know how many calories we burn per mile of riding our bents? I know that there are charts that tell you how many calories are burned up on a regular bike, but...
Forum: Recumbent
06-30-03, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By hypnobassman

Hi Gary, Just went out for my third ride and...

Hi Gary,

Just went out for my third ride and crept the mileage and speed up a couple of notches (Distance was 17, time was 1:38, and the average was 10.4). I wanted to stay out longer but I had...
Forum: Recumbent
06-29-03, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By hypnobassman

Just got done with my second ride on the bent. ...

Just got done with my second ride on the bent. It was great. I went almost twice as far and added about 2.5 mph to my average speed. It is so great to be back in the seat of my bent. I wanted to...
Forum: Recumbent
06-28-03, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By hypnobassman

What was your scariest ride?

My Scariest Ride!

I broke my leg riding my new bent. It was my third ride on it. That was April 19, 2003, about 9 or 10 weeks ago, but that was not my scariest ride.

This week I went to the...
Forum: Recumbent
06-17-03, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,094
Posted By hypnobassman

I want a bike just like his. But, how do they...

I want a bike just like his. But, how do they handle in turns?
Forum: Recumbent
06-16-03, 07:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 770
Posted By hypnobassman

How long should I wait to start riding again?

Hi Forumeers,

I broke my leg riding my bet on April 19th. I wanna start riding again. I'm wondering if anyone out there has broken a leg and had to wait to ride again. How long did you have to...
Forum: Recumbent
06-16-03, 07:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,554
Posted By hypnobassman

I second the motion on the helment use. ...

I second the motion on the helment use.

But, it is funny thing, I'm recovering from crashing my bike and breaking my leg. Why does everyone ask me if I was wearing a helmet? Do they make leg...
Forum: Recumbent
06-16-03, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,195
Posted By hypnobassman

I know what we can do. Lets start a rumor that...

I know what we can do. Lets start a rumor that recumbents give you buns of steal and killer calves! And, that upright bikes are a pain in the neck and but.:p
Forum: Recumbent
06-02-03, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,195
Posted By hypnobassman

Girls on recumbents

There are two things that I just think are so sexy:
1. Girls who play bass in the band
2. Girls who ride recumbents.

How can we encourage more of the same (bent girls)? Especially this...
Forum: Recumbent
06-02-03, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,482
Posted By hypnobassman

Hello N_C Regarding the leg... I was...

Hello N_C

Regarding the leg...

I was heading down the path, and it was straight, when I hit a bump in the road that caused my water bottles to jump out of their cages. I quickly hit both brakes...
Forum: Recumbent
05-24-03, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,105
Posted By hypnobassman

I transport my long wheel base bent (EZ-1 SC...

I transport my long wheel base bent (EZ-1 SC Lite) and the back of my Jeep. no problem. If it was too long, I would just take off the front tire and throw it in the back. That would take off a few...
Forum: Recumbent
05-14-03, 10:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,675
Posted By hypnobassman

Thanks for the scoop on the kevlar jeans. I'll...

Thanks for the scoop on the kevlar jeans. I'll check it out.
Forum: Recumbent
05-13-03, 02:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,675
Posted By hypnobassman

5 mph sounds about right. So, I've decided that...

5 mph sounds about right. So, I've decided that I need to wear long pants to help reduce the possibility of future road rash. Maybe the answer is to wear my chaps :)
Forum: Recumbent
05-09-03, 07:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,624
Posted By hypnobassman

To all Newbies and others, If you want to...

To all Newbies and others,

If you want to find out about clipless pedals and just about everything else go tohttp://www.sheldonbrown.com/gloss_ca-m.html#clipless

It is a great site for all...
Forum: Recumbent
05-09-03, 06:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,744
Posted By hypnobassman

I used to average 14 mph on my mountain bike. I...

I used to average 14 mph on my mountain bike. I was looking forward to upping the speed a little with my new bent. But since I crashed and broke my leg, I am a little speed shy.

When the leg...
Forum: Recumbent
05-09-03, 05:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,624
Posted By hypnobassman

Yea, it is kind of confusing when you first hear...

Yea, it is kind of confusing when you first hear about clipless pedals. Let me take a stab at clearing this up.

Some bike pedals have a little cage that you can slip tip of your foot into and...
Forum: Recumbent
05-09-03, 11:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,675
Posted By hypnobassman

bentrox, It seems like there is some kind of...

bentrox,

It seems like there is some kind of speed threshold. Something like, if you are going less than 5 mph, then put your feet down. If you are going faster, then keep your feet in the...
Forum: Recumbent
05-08-03, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By hypnobassman

danka24 and All, I just visited the...

danka24 and All,

I just visited the panaracer.com web site and I'm wondering how you heard about these tires. Do you have any experience with them? Do most bike shops cary them or do I need to...
Forum: Recumbent
05-07-03, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By hypnobassman

bentrox, Yea, I went to the Vredestein web...

bentrox,

Yea, I went to the Vredestein web site and got the bad news. I suppose I will have to keep on looking for other sources for some really sticky tires for a 16" wheels.

Thanks
Forum: Recumbent
05-07-03, 08:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,482
Posted By hypnobassman

My bike is an EZ-1 SC Lite and it is very easy to...

My bike is an EZ-1 SC Lite and it is very easy to ride because of its long wheel base so everyone wants to try it. And, they are able to ride it right away.

Unfortunately I won't be able to ride...
Forum: Recumbent
05-04-03, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By hypnobassman

K2 - Thanks for the input. Do you have a web...

K2 - Thanks for the input. Do you have a web site I can check out for more information on those sticky tires?

Thanks,
HypnoBassMan
Forum: Recumbent
05-04-03, 05:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,675
Posted By hypnobassman

So now, if I am understanding you right, if I am...

So now, if I am understanding you right, if I am heading down the road at say 11 mph or faster I am better off keeping my feet in the clipless pedals and getting road rash than a leg in a cast.
...
Forum: Recumbent
05-02-03, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By hypnobassman

Can I get some really sticky tires for my bent?

Hi All,

I'm recovering from a crash right now and want to gather some information before I get back out on the road again.

My crash happened on some wet blacktop. Before my main crash that...
Forum: Recumbent
05-02-03, 06:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,675
Posted By hypnobassman

Any recommendations on how to handle situations...

Any recommendations on how to handle situations where leg suck is likely? I want to start riding again as soon as the leg heals, but I'd like to have better chances if the same thing happens again. ...
Forum: Recumbent
04-30-03, 02:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,675
Posted By hypnobassman

As I write this I am sitting up in bed recovering...

As I write this I am sitting up in bed recovering from breaking my leg and the surgery that followed.

The weekend before last I took my new recumbent bike out for my third ride on it. (I have...
Forum: Recumbent
04-18-03, 06:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,624
Posted By hypnobassman

I got my new bike and put the clipless on right...

I got my new bike and put the clipless on right away. I think that they work better on the EZ-1 SC Lite than they did on my upright bikes! I can unclip easier because I donít ever have my weight on...
Forum: Recumbent
04-16-03, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 933
Posted By hypnobassman

Thanks mtesser for the info. I'll have to head...

Thanks mtesser for the info. I'll have to head out to Calhoun Cycle ASAP. It looks like if you are into bikes and you live in the Minneapolis area then, ya just gotta check out the Calhoon.
Forum: Recumbent
04-15-03, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,482
Posted By hypnobassman

New problem for me since I got a recumbent

Who would have thought that his would happen?

When I ride with friends who ride upright bikes, they want to give my bike a try and then they don't want to give it back and I wind up riding theirs....
Forum: Recumbent
04-15-03, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,329
Posted By hypnobassman

Well, I just got my first recumbent and I have...

Well, I just got my first recumbent and I have been out for my first couple of rides on some of our local bike paths. I have not had a chance to get with any clubs yet, but the other bikers on...
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