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Forum: Recumbent
08-12-11, 01:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 22,332
Posted By Mr Gnome

Philphine, Really nice work! ...

Philphine,

Really nice work!



Have you been to Bentrider on-line? http://www.bentrideronline.com/ There is a home builders board in the forums you might like to check out. I'll also see...
Forum: Recumbent
08-09-11, 03:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,016
Posted By Mr Gnome

How far is away from the sending unit will you be...

How far is away from the sending unit will you be mounting the computer? Check that and then check out how far away the Cateye can be mounted from the sending unit. If it’s within that range it...
07-30-11, 02:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,154
Posted By Mr Gnome

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/750946-Ne...

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/750946-News-is-full-of-wusses-scared-of-a-little-sun?p=12916635&highlight=#post12916635



The time has come, the Walrus said, to talk of many things:...
07-26-11, 03:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 27,013
Posted By Mr Gnome

Schwalbe makes metal schraeder valves with the...

Schwalbe makes metal schraeder valves with the lock ring. http://www.schwalbetires.com/bike_tires/tubes

I got them with some Big Apples and a Marthon Racers a few months ago. As advertised, they...
07-19-11, 01:35 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,636
Posted By Mr Gnome

I bet almost any question that can be asked has...

I bet almost any question that can be asked has been asked in the past. In that case the forums should be closed to any more questions and just have a search feature. I know I'd keep coming back...
Forum: Recumbent
07-13-11, 03:17 PM
07-12-11, 12:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,145
Posted By Mr Gnome

Kimmo, I have a 7 speed DMP 11t-30t...

Kimmo,

I have a 7 speed DMP 11t-30t freewheel that is only around a year old and used about six months with probably 700 miles on it. I'm not using it now, but it's about as good as what's out...
07-11-11, 02:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By Mr Gnome

Yeah, he will need to fabricate something. If he...

Yeah, he will need to fabricate something. If he were to try the freewheel jackshaft adapter from Station Inc., he could weld a tab to the rear axle tube that's drilled and tapped to accept a rear...
07-08-11, 03:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By Mr Gnome

BianchiDave, Maybe check out some delta...

BianchiDave,

Maybe check out some delta trike pictures at Utah Trikes http://www.utahtrikes.com/ . One of the Sun recumbents has a freewheel or a cassette on the axle. Utah trikes does a lot of...
Forum: Recumbent
06-28-11, 10:35 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 23,716
Posted By Mr Gnome

AlexZ, :50: I'm thinking about a new...

AlexZ,

:50: I'm thinking about a new bike...where's your shop and what are your hours? :50:

Bob
06-23-11, 02:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,298
Posted By Mr Gnome

When I used it a few times I recall there was a...

When I used it a few times I recall there was a click-on donation that went something like, "IF YOU LIKED, OR FOUND THE VIDIOS HELPFUL, YOU CAN BUY ME A CUP OF COFFEE." Did anyone other than "ALSO...
06-19-11, 04:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By Mr Gnome

I used bicycletutor when it was "FREE" about 2...

I used bicycletutor when it was "FREE" about 2 years ago when I knew nothing about bicycles. It was one of the first sites I ran across. At that time I guess I'd have to say that paying the $6...
06-18-11, 02:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 644
Posted By Mr Gnome

FBinNY, On the Classic & Vintage board...

FBinNY,

On the Classic & Vintage board there's a picture of a shifter, or link to it on Ebay, posted that had something like Normal-Neutral-High, or Low-Neutral-High.


Bob
06-14-11, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,703
Posted By Mr Gnome

No, it can't and it doesn't revolve around and 8...

No, it can't and it doesn't revolve around and 8 year old girl. But at one time not too long ago, at least in the USA, it did with things like that. And I'm not talking about Govt. control/laws; I'm...
06-14-11, 06:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,703
Posted By Mr Gnome

Sex is normal, yes. Does that look like sex to...

Sex is normal, yes. Does that look like sex to you? It doesn't to me! Do I think it's neat and vary imaginative in the right setting, yes. It's just the thing to have your little 8 year old daughter...
06-13-11, 02:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,478
Posted By Mr Gnome

Maybe I missed something, or it's been brought up...

Maybe I missed something, or it's been brought up before in this thread.

You told the shop up front you couldn't pick it up until X amount of day(s) because you would be out of town. So why did...
06-07-11, 04:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,492
Posted By Mr Gnome

On my 1979 Harley I used Simichrome polish on the...

On my 1979 Harley I used Simichrome polish on the aluminum primary cover. It would get it to shinning as close to chrome as you could get. I then put car wax on to help protect it. Every few months...
Forum: Recumbent
06-07-11, 03:39 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 23,716
Posted By Mr Gnome

He went ta trollin` on down at Lester creek.

He went ta trollin` on down at Lester creek.
06-04-11, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,110
Posted By Mr Gnome

Looks like a money maker to me...WHEN I GET HURT...

Looks like a money maker to me...WHEN I GET HURT FROM THEM!!!

Bob
06-03-11, 04:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,160
Posted By Mr Gnome

I have one of the Planet Bike blinky lights. (I...

I have one of the Planet Bike blinky lights. (I know you said no blinky & no push button, but hear me out.)

The button on it got to where it was a crap shoot to get it on/off, so I cut the...
05-26-11, 09:24 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 4,392
Posted By Mr Gnome

Aaron, I would've been like that guy and...

Aaron,

I would've been like that guy and went lookin` for you also... and once I found your sorry @$$, I would thank you BIG TIME!!!

You did the right thing! If everyone did the right thing,...
05-24-11, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 743
Posted By Mr Gnome

Do mean like an elliptical exercise bike? It's...

Do mean like an elliptical exercise bike? It's been there and it's done that and they are for sale. Well, they don't go 100% straight down and straight up.

Bob
Forum: Recumbent
05-24-11, 04:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,705
Posted By Mr Gnome

Runner Pat, When I said some good pics, I...

Runner Pat,

When I said some good pics, I didn't mean advertisement quality. :) Good photos!

I'd think you could just use some hose clamps, or lock collars, or "U" bolts to clamp a bracket to...
Forum: Recumbent
05-23-11, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,705
Posted By Mr Gnome

Runner Pat, It would help if you said what...

Runner Pat,

It would help if you said what make/model trike you have...and better yet, to post pictures of it and a "good one of the rear end."

I think it was Peter C, or Peter_C, something...
05-20-11, 05:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 910
Posted By Mr Gnome

FalconX Station-Inc carries all type of...

FalconX

Station-Inc carries all type of sprockets, gas and electric bike motor kits, parts etc. They make jackshaft adapters for different size axles to put freewheels on that have the keyway...
Forum: Recumbent
05-20-11, 04:55 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,368
Posted By Mr Gnome

Blazingpedals, I know it's not like a road...

Blazingpedals,

I know it's not like a road recumbent and would be boring...but it should give some type of an idea if, Mark could even ride a recumbent with his back issues. I KNOW WHAT HE'S...
05-19-11, 04:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,919
Posted By Mr Gnome

Sknhgy If it were me and I was going to let...

Sknhgy

If it were me and I was going to let them try to fix it one last time, I'd let them know this is it, no more tries, if you can't fix it gets replaced with a new bike, or I want a refund....
05-19-11, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,098
Posted By Mr Gnome

Pavement_nyc I have a Schwinn floor hand...

Pavement_nyc

I have a Schwinn floor hand pump that came from Walmart that cost $20-$25. I've never checked, but I'm about sure there's no life time warranty. I've had it over
1 1/2 years and it...
Forum: Recumbent
05-17-11, 08:10 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,368
Posted By Mr Gnome

Mark, I've got just the thing for you to...

Mark,

I've got just the thing for you to transport a trike. I have a 2008 Dodge quad cab with only 18,000 miles on it. It's been garage kept, so it's like a new truck! I retired, moved to Florida...
Forum: Recumbent
05-16-11, 07:25 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,368
Posted By Mr Gnome

Mark, I've had injections in my back and...

Mark,

I've had injections in my back and really should have surgery on my low back and also my neck. I've refused surgery on my low back because I know what I'm dealing with, but never know what...
05-07-11, 04:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,377
Posted By Mr Gnome

Trikin, Thanks for the info. I'll have to...

Trikin,

Thanks for the info. I'll have to get the calculator out and get those numbers into retired truck driver MPH language. :)

More than likely if I go the electric hub it will be with a...
05-07-11, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By Mr Gnome

You must first apply for DOT authorization and...

You must first apply for DOT authorization and get a trip pass. Then you must travel only on the predestinated route between the hours of 2:00am to 5:00am. If I recall correctly, the tires can only...
05-07-11, 07:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,377
Posted By Mr Gnome

Trikin, I've always liked your rig and I've...

Trikin,

I've always liked your rig and I've wanted to ask you about it.

With the motor in the 16" wheel what speeds do you hit? On just flat ground and good conditions about how many miles...
05-06-11, 03:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,695
Posted By Mr Gnome

I had one back in the 60's on a Schwinn. On one...

I had one back in the 60's on a Schwinn. On one hand it was good...but on the other it was a PITA sometimes. Say you’re in low and have to stop, it puts you in high, so now you have to do the...
05-05-11, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 869
Posted By Mr Gnome

Somewhere lost in time and a land far, far away a...

Somewhere lost in time and a land far, far away a man's word, and if close enough to give a hand shake, was like written in stone! It was all that was needed. I was taught that and still live by it...
04-30-11, 05:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 871
Posted By Mr Gnome

I'd say it lies somewhere in not doing this...

I'd say it lies somewhere in not doing this problem is the solution. Simple math will show you this. Just take the solution and subtract the problem = the answer you've been questing for.
Bob
Forum: Recumbent
04-30-11, 04:25 AM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 429,028
Posted By Mr Gnome

Lenny, Thanks a bunch, but since you don't...

Lenny,

Thanks a bunch, but since you don't know where it is, don't go through a whole lot. Every morning I usually come here and BROL is one of my next stops, so I can do the search.

I have...
Forum: Recumbent
04-29-11, 04:31 AM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 429,028
Posted By Mr Gnome

Lenny, I really like that idea picturing...

Lenny,

I really like that idea picturing how it would look, how it would change the seating angle and it would be like raising the BB height. It would seem like you'd be more sitting in the bike,...
04-25-11, 07:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,234
Posted By Mr Gnome

GrandCaravanse, Yeah, it's probably the...

GrandCaravanse,

Yeah, it's probably the same one as I have here from Walmart.

I think where you put in the roll out is the same place you pick the presets at...just put in your number...
Forum: Recumbent
04-25-11, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,349
Posted By Mr Gnome

Memnoch_proxy, I really should have discs...

Memnoch_proxy,

I really should have discs in my low back and neck replaced, or fused together. The thing of it is, I know what I'm dealing with now and never know how the surgeries will come out....
04-24-11, 08:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,001
Posted By Mr Gnome

The Benny Hill ruled!!! :popcorn Bob

The Benny Hill ruled!!! :popcorn

Bob
04-24-11, 07:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,234
Posted By Mr Gnome

GrandCaravanSE, On your speedometer, is it...

GrandCaravanSE,

On your speedometer, is it just some type of speedometer, or is it a bike computer? Are you talking about it not having a preset for a 29" wheel? Doesn't it have a mode that you...
04-10-11, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 764
Posted By Mr Gnome

“WARNING: Objects In Mirror May Appear Closer To...

“WARNING: Objects In Mirror May Appear Closer To Stocking You Than They Are!”
Forum: Recumbent
04-01-11, 03:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,019
Posted By Mr Gnome

trentf, You might also post it on "Bent...

trentf,

You might also post it on "Bent Rider On Line" in the stolen section.
http://www.bentrideronline.com/messageboard/forumdisplay.php?f=44 As I got the URL I see you already did post...
03-23-11, 04:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 858
Posted By Mr Gnome

They have to brake in as the directions said to...

They have to brake in as the directions said to get full stopping power..."at least my BB7 said that." But they stopped 100% better the "first time" than the Winzip it replaced ever did! (It didn't...
03-18-11, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,030
Posted By Mr Gnome

Freebooter, I don't know if your set on...

Freebooter,

I don't know if your set on just Wellgo? I changed my stock Wellgo to some HT's. They have the alen key to put on and remove that sounds like what you want. There is no foot slipping...
Forum: Recumbent
03-17-11, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,378
Posted By Mr Gnome

Kapnkaos, I'm no mechanic, but I haven't...

Kapnkaos,

I'm no mechanic, but I haven't ran across any different problem with mine over what you'd do for a DF bike.

Probably like, Brian said if you changed cables.

Are you doing...
Forum: Recumbent
03-16-11, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,549
Posted By Mr Gnome

They should hold. I put on a set of Rans 3-way...

They should hold. I put on a set of Rans 3-way chopper bars and used the stock bars as a syssy bar installed somewhat like, Frighttraininguphill did. It will hold three to four heavy grocery bags...
03-16-11, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,149
Posted By Mr Gnome

Deadsouls, It looks like the one I bought...

Deadsouls,

It looks like the one I bought for my wife. She never even turned it on most of the time and gave it to her brother. He decided after re-wrapping his handlebars he didn't want it. He...
03-15-11, 05:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,068
Posted By Mr Gnome

I removed all of the warning stickers when I...

I removed all of the warning stickers when I first got my trike. It didn't come with any cable frame protections...I didn't even know there was such a thing. With a trike there is a lot more steering...
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