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Forum: Recumbent
02-05-10, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,263
Posted By Engyo

I have an '08 Rans V3, which is a similar bike...

I have an '08 Rans V3, which is a similar bike with a 26" front wheel. I'm very pleased with it so far.
01-05-10, 09:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,448
Posted By Engyo

Joe - Often times if you hit "0" the...

Joe -

Often times if you hit "0" the automated phone system will switch you to someone else. I had to do this on a regular basis, when the agent assigned to my daughter's accident would never...
01-04-10, 03:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,055
Posted By Engyo

I also have the problem of not warming up quickly...

I also have the problem of not warming up quickly in cold weather. Rode ~20 miles on Sunday, and my legs didn't get to spinning well until I turned around at the halfway point.
Forum: Commuting
01-04-10, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,148
Posted By Engyo

I have a set of Vuelta MTB wheels for my V3 - ...

I have a set of Vuelta MTB wheels for my V3 - with 2 wheelsets I can run larger cushy tires on one set and skinny faster tires on the other. So far, no complaints on the Vuelta wheels.
12-31-09, 01:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,081
Posted By Engyo

+1^^ I'm lovin' mine, too.

+1^^ I'm lovin' mine, too.
12-31-09, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,079
Posted By Engyo

Just don't put a Helicoil rear hub back onto it. ...

Just don't put a Helicoil rear hub back onto it. The one on my '84 620 went out about a year and a half ago.
Forum: Foo
12-30-09, 04:00 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 4,150
Posted By Engyo

Male 6'-2" 195# (up from 190 before holidays)...

Male
6'-2"
195# (up from 190 before holidays)
50 yrs
Forum: Commuting
12-30-09, 03:39 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,920
Posted By Engyo

Two Mirrycles on my 'bent handlebar. Haven't...

Two Mirrycles on my 'bent handlebar. Haven't decided if I will add a helmet-mounted one yet or not.
Forum: Foo
12-30-09, 11:16 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 25,947
Posted By Engyo

Didn't this guy have a role in Galaxy Quest?

Didn't this guy have a role in Galaxy Quest?
12-30-09, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By Engyo

Lots of velomobile owners and info at Bentrider...

Lots of velomobile owners and info at Bentrider Online (http://www.bentrideronline.com/messageboard/forumdisplay.php?f=15).
12-30-09, 09:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,693
Posted By Engyo

This...

This (http://www.ransbikes.com/Alterra%20Road.htm) is what I would call relaxed geometry.........without going fully recumbent.
12-23-09, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By Engyo

Mine has a volume adjustment - you can set it for...

Mine has a volume adjustment - you can set it for "Wake up distracted cager (loud)" or "Alert meat-pylons on MUP (softer)". there is al
12-23-09, 10:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,932
Posted By Engyo

The woman has her opinion, and you have yours. ...

The woman has her opinion, and you have yours. That they differ should not be (IMHO) a cause for anger or annoyance, but that is just my opinion.
Forum: Recumbent
12-22-09, 04:31 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,555
Posted By Engyo

Primarily shoulder and neck pain on longer rides....

Primarily shoulder and neck pain on longer rides. Also "Seat" pain and numb hands/wrists.
12-18-09, 09:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,640
Posted By Engyo

Here is a pic of the modified rods......untrimmed.

Here is a pic of the modified rods......untrimmed.
12-18-09, 12:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,640
Posted By Engyo

Just put a set on my V3, but haven't trimmed the...

Just put a set on my V3, but haven't trimmed the rods yet.

Can't seem to insert images from my IE6 at work. Pics will have to wait until later.
Forum: Commuting
12-18-09, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,845
Posted By Engyo

I had to do some custom modification of the...

I had to do some custom modification of the left-hand stay on the front to fit my SKS fenders to my V3. A bend outboard, just behind the fork attachment loop, and then another bend back to the...
Forum: Foo
12-17-09, 04:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 495
Posted By Engyo

These...

These http://www.kinetic-cookware.com/product.asp?cat=56&subcat=110 are awesome. Glass, with very solidly locking plastic lids. Don't put the lids in the mWave, and no problems. We got ours at...
Forum: Touring
12-17-09, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,181
Posted By Engyo

My truck has composite bed liner panels. I took...

My truck has composite bed liner panels. I took off the one behind the cab, and mounted two...
12-17-09, 12:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,653
Posted By Engyo

My V3 has a low end of 30/32 and a high end of...

My V3 has a low end of 30/32 and a high end of 52/11. Sheldon Brown's calculator says 24.4 to 122.9 gear inches.

The Trek is an old tourer, with a low end of 28/28 and a high end of 50/13. Not...
12-17-09, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 932
Posted By Engyo

Like this? ...

Like this?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hi06SFswb7c
Forum: Recumbent
12-16-09, 07:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,893
Posted By Engyo

A few people graduate from DF's to bents, and...

A few people graduate from DF's to bents, and some portion (not all) of those graduate to trikes. Not too many folks go directly from DFs to trikes, at least in my experience.
Forum: Foo
12-16-09, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 365
Posted By Engyo

So what does 'rilla Claus do for the naughty boys?

So what does 'rilla Claus do for the naughty boys?
Forum: Texas
12-10-09, 09:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,728
Posted By Engyo

Our team had a significant drop in return signups...

Our team had a significant drop in return signups because we have reduced staff by approx 30% since this time last year. Economy related, but not a lack of company financial support per se.
Forum: Foo
12-08-09, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 325
Posted By Engyo

For the TRUE adrenaline junkie

Buggy rollin' in the Alps..................
...
12-08-09, 02:03 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,310
Posted By Engyo

Quite a few of the recumbent manufacturers are...

Quite a few of the recumbent manufacturers are USA-based, but the components they use are mostly industry standard. Rans, Bachetta, Easy Racers, Cycle Genius, Lightning, Barcroft, and more. There...
Forum: Texas
12-08-09, 11:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,728
Posted By Engyo

Riding with my work team - Jacobs.

Riding with my work team - Jacobs.
Forum: Commuting
12-05-09, 06:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 789
Posted By Engyo

I just installed fenders on my bent today. There...

I just installed fenders on my bent today. There would have to be a significant accident to cause fender intersection with spokes. Possibly fender touching tire, but even that would take a...
Forum: Recumbent
12-05-09, 05:47 PM
Replies: 979
Views: 351,077
Posted By Engyo

Here is my steel V3 - I've had it for about 2...

Here is my steel V3 - I've had it for about 2 weeks now.
Forum: Recumbent
11-28-09, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 811
Posted By Engyo

Hi, Sergio - I would think that a rear...

Hi, Sergio -

I would think that a rear wheel conversion would be unlikely, without significant frame mods. I know people have converted 20" fronts to 26"; success seems dependent on the geometry...
11-28-09, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By Engyo

I just take the lighthead off the bike when not...

I just take the lighthead off the bike when not in use; put it in a bag or pocket. A rubber cap of some sort would also keep the connector clean. Of course, you could also buy a Y-cable from...
11-24-09, 09:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,801
Posted By Engyo

Yeah, but both pumps are set up for the Prestas,...

Yeah, but both pumps are set up for the Prestas, and the gauges on both pumps seem to be accurate enough.
11-24-09, 09:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,801
Posted By Engyo

My floor pump and my Road Morph both have gauges....

My floor pump and my Road Morph both have gauges. I have a nice electronic one in the car, but it won't do Presta's.
Forum: Foo
11-22-09, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2,551
Views: 499,774
Posted By Engyo

Absolutely the red!

Absolutely the red!
Forum: Recumbent
11-22-09, 05:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,759
Posted By Engyo

I just bought a Topeak Bar Extender...

I just bought a Topeak Bar Extender (http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_0_11?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=topeak+bar+extender&sprefix=Topeak+Bar+) from Amazon for my new Sigma computer, as...
Forum: Foo
11-22-09, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By Engyo

A PLC would be easier, just because you can...

A PLC would be easier, just because you can reprogram much more quickly than rewiring relays. That said, you just need to set up some latching circuits. Latch in the first one on the first button...
11-22-09, 04:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,582
Posted By Engyo

Hi, Tom - I beat you to it by a few months;...

Hi, Tom -

I beat you to it by a few months; nothing seems to be missing so far. Although, I did just buy a recumbent, so there's that. Gotta keep up the stereotype, right?
Forum: Recumbent
11-22-09, 08:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,759
Posted By Engyo

IH, you are lucky. Mine won't be out of the shop...

IH, you are lucky. Mine won't be out of the shop until Tuesday. General tuneup & cleaning, and replacement of rear rim. The seller didn't admit it, but forensic evidence suggests that the bike...
11-22-09, 06:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 603
Posted By Engyo

I want to see the procession going down the main...

I want to see the procession going down the main street at 8 mph with a horde of bikes (headlights on) following, and motorcycles fore and aft controlling traffic.
11-19-09, 06:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,857
Posted By Engyo

I want the option to display thread titles only...

I want the option to display thread titles only (not the three lines of preview) on the "New Posts" screen. I can't find out whether this option is available.
Forum: Foo
11-12-09, 03:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 757
Posted By Engyo

Either Pyanfar Chanur, Phedre Delauney, Louis Wu,...

Either Pyanfar Chanur, Phedre Delauney, Louis Wu, or Miles Vorkosigan; that's off the top of my head, if I think for a while I might have to revise the list.

Extra points to anyone who recognizes...
Forum: Recumbent
11-12-09, 07:41 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 8,513
Posted By Engyo

Yes, except for the fact that we are discussing...

Yes, except for the fact that we are discussing human beings here; most of whom use logic only as a very last resort far behind emotion when making such choices.
Forum: Foo
11-11-09, 03:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 429
Posted By Engyo

Homemade.

Homemade.
Forum: Foo
11-11-09, 10:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By Engyo

The Sony works just the same as any other laptop....

The Sony works just the same as any other laptop. So does my friend's HP that we gave her for graduation.
Forum: Foo
11-11-09, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 561
Posted By Engyo

My wife is a Sony freak, so she had to spend the...

My wife is a Sony freak, so she had to spend the extra $ to get the Sony. The good thing was that she was in Japan and found a Sony with XP instead of @#!& Vista. She loves it; hasn't touched her...
11-10-09, 01:41 PM
Replies: 717
Views: 110,215
Posted By Engyo

Where's the shotgun to wipe the smirk off that...

Where's the shotgun to wipe the smirk off that tree-rat's face?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-09, 12:39 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 76,505
Posted By Engyo

She's only 16 years older than you.............. ...

She's only 16 years older than you..............
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dita_Von_Teese
Forum: Foo
11-10-09, 12:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,045
Posted By Engyo

I guess that's better than being your own...

I guess that's better than being your own grandpaw (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYlJH81dSiw&feature=related)...........
11-10-09, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By Engyo

Preachin' to the choir..........

Preachin' to the choir..........
11-10-09, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,112
Posted By Engyo

No pics, but I have seen Viking horns on a bike...

No pics, but I have seen Viking horns on a bike helmet before.
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