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Forum: Recumbent
04-30-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,842
Posted By tim24k

I just bought a used recumbent tandem in good...

I just bought a used recumbent tandem in good shape for $350 off Craigslist.
04-30-20, 05:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,023
Posted By tim24k

Hello AD223, To get started I would find a good...

Hello AD223,
To get started I would find a good used recumbent bike with 16” to 20” wheels. This size of wheels are very strong. The seats are very comfortable and have good support. They have a...
04-28-20, 03:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,706
Posted By tim24k

For the comfort! I have a 20 mile a day commute.

For the comfort! I have a 20 mile a day commute.
01-28-20, 04:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 997
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, 05:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 997
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.
01-15-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 997
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: 997
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...
12-20-19, 03:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
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...
12-12-19, 05:24 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,509
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...
12-10-19, 01:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
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: 549
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: Folding Bikes
12-04-19, 03:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,986
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...
11-24-19, 03:20 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,530
Posted By tim24k

I’m in my 60s with two stents in my hart and a...

I’m in my 60s with two stents in my hart and a double bypass. I’ll stop riding when I’m dead, no worries!
11-22-19, 05:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,988
Posted By tim24k

A agree totally! A rose is a rose by another...

A agree totally! A rose is a rose by another name. No worries just ride.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-21-19, 04:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,800
Posted By tim24k

Yep I to would pass on it. Hard to tell what kind...

Yep I to would pass on it. Hard to tell what kind of shape it’s in just by photos. Also if it’s been repainted it probably has had a hard life. I’d buy a new one that way you now what you have.
11-17-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,676
Posted By tim24k

Craigslist or eBay only if it’s local. I would...

Craigslist or eBay only if it’s local. I would not buy a bike I could not “see, touch, and ride” before I hand over my money.
11-11-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 932
Posted By tim24k

The wife and used to ride the Springwater trail a...

The wife and used to ride the Springwater trail a lot. Itís been nickname ďFelony FlatsĒ for a while now. I wouldnít ride it alone these days.

We, the wife and I rode Banks to Vernonia Trail...
11-10-19, 06:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,440
Posted By tim24k

I try to keep things simple on my bicycle. I use...

I try to keep things simple on my bicycle. I use my iPhone apps and paper maps. I have been using a high end Garmin on my motorcycle for the last eight years and it has always been a love hate...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-01-19, 12:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,006
Posted By tim24k

Before I bought my Brompton I looked at the Dahon...

Before I bought my Brompton I looked at the Dahon Curl as
I own six Dahons between the wife and I.

One reviewer
https://www.bikefolded.com/dahon-curl-i8-folding-bike-review-brompton-killer/
My...
Forum: Commuting
10-30-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,514
Posted By tim24k

Good job! I love the vid! Your the man. :}

Good job! I love the vid! Your the man. :}
10-29-19, 03:21 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 32,311
Posted By tim24k

LOL, I think about it, then I go riding. If I die...

LOL, I think about it, then I go riding. If I die at lest I’ll die doing something I love doing. At this point in my life if I wake up and can get out of bed it’s a good day and a gift. No worries be...
10-04-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By tim24k

My wife and I did it last spring on the tandem...

My wife and I did it last spring on the tandem and thought it was really nice.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-02-19, 02:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,556
Posted By tim24k

For $800 get the six speed Brompton you won’t be...

For $800 get the six speed Brompton you won’t be sorry. You can travel with it fold it up and take it with you into the grocery store or restaurant.

Have Brompton will travel,
Timothy
Forum: Commuting
09-13-19, 05:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,195
Posted By tim24k

Well I’m not new to bicycle communing but have...

Well I’m not new to bicycle communing but have returned to it after a long recovery from a double hart bypass. Life is good and I’m still this side of the daisies.:)
08-27-19, 04:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,243
Posted By tim24k

I have never gotten saddle sore on a recumbent...

I have never gotten saddle sore on a recumbent seat.
08-18-19, 12:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,803
Posted By tim24k

That’s odd I have never ever replaced a stock...

That’s odd I have never ever replaced a stock recumbent seat. :)
Forum: Commuting
07-31-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,760
Posted By tim24k

Having a new shiny bike locked up in front of a...

Having a new shiny bike locked up in front of a grocery store is saying steal me! I would find a good old low mile none suspension chromoly steel frame MTB with rear racks on Craigslist for $100 or...
Forum: Recumbent
07-13-19, 02:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,906
Posted By tim24k

For the most part two wheel recumbents you will...

For the most part two wheel recumbents you will be faster on the flat and slight up grade, much fast on the down hill. A little slower on climbing depending on the bike you choose. Overall you will...
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