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Forum: Foo
02-23-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 754
Posted By skier

There are so many interesting homebuilts to...

There are so many interesting homebuilts to choose from. You really need to define a mission before picking one.

Vans have a great following, but hold no interest for me. I like to think of them...
Forum: Foo
02-23-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 554
Posted By skier

In my opinion a true green bike of the future...

In my opinion a true green bike of the future would need to replace a car for the majority of users for the majority of their needs.

To accomplish that it would need to do the following

Cover...
02-12-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 976
Posted By skier

My wife and I love our recumbents. We started...

My wife and I love our recumbents. We started with trikes which are a blast to ride together on a trail. Iíll take my trike out solo on roads. Despite what other folks say (who havenít riden a trike)...
01-01-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 988
Posted By skier

You can always get a non-driver government issued...

You can always get a non-driver government issued photo ID which can also meet (I believe) the RealID requirements.
12-26-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,734
Posted By skier

Just to add, Cruzbike, specifically markets their...

Just to add, Cruzbike, specifically markets their bikes for people with spinal fusions. They also offer a 100 mile trial, which means if you like it great, if you don't you haven't lost anything:...
12-25-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 832
Posted By skier

From what I've read while it's legal for...

From what I've read while it's legal for companies to do so, many companies aren't planning to go that route. Instead, they plan to encourage vaccination and make sure it's available to their...
10-26-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By skier

look at what Velomobile riders do. I believe some...

look at what Velomobile riders do. I believe some of them have hub-driven electrical systems on their rides. I believe they have systems for charging phones/powering lights/ etc. and you may be able...
10-19-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,493
Posted By skier

Personally I’d be more curious in $/hour riding...

Personally I’d be more curious in $/hour riding than $/mile.

Netflix subscription: $0.21/hr
XM radio subscription (based on my pre-Covid commute): $0.25/hr
Cup of tea: $0.75/hr
Alcohol:...
Forum: Foo
10-15-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4,746
Views: 404,700
Posted By skier

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Piper Arrow

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Forum: Foo
10-15-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,158
Posted By skier

Iíve never had a worst job. Iíve had bad bosses...

Iíve never had a worst job. Iíve had bad bosses (micro managers). Iíve had jobs in bad locations (I hated Dallas). And Iíve had jobs with bad -not sure what to call it - (took me 2 weeks to get...
10-14-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,798
Posted By skier

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Quest Velomobile
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10-13-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 992
Views: 103,873
Posted By skier

pretty bird

pretty bird
10-13-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,499
Posted By skier

Yikes. How awful. Next youíll be telling us that...

Yikes. How awful. Next youíll be telling us that there are companies selling bikes with soft comfortable chairs where you lay down in place of a small saddle that you sit on.

:recum:
Replies: 6
Views: 414
Posted By skier

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https://flaming-eyeball-graphics.square.site/
10-08-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,282
Posted By skier

Just some additional studies related to this...

Just some additional studies related to this thread.

This doesn't get into the difference between materials, but does talk through deflections and an FEA analysis of a bike frame. ...
Forum: Recumbent
09-12-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 406,192
Posted By skier

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2003 Windcheetah Clubsport

Itís a fun trike and...
Replies: 27
Views: 3,447
Posted By skier

Thatís pretty.

Thatís pretty.
08-30-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,282
Posted By skier

Just to add the the great reply here, itís also...

Just to add the the great reply here, itís also worth nothing the steels have a knee in the S-N curve where you can essentially achieve ďinfinite lifeĒ if you stay below a certain stress level....
Forum: Recumbent
08-30-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,810
Posted By skier

What do you define as a reasonable price?

What do you define as a reasonable price?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2,494
Views: 359,014
Posted By skier

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Forum: Recumbent
08-22-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 406,192
Posted By skier

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08-22-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 199
Posted By skier

Private message me and I would be happy to...

Private message me and I would be happy to discuss with you.

alternative, look here: https://www.gdatf.org/forum/1/
08-21-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,022
Posted By skier

Usually it’s just one finger around here. :foo:

Usually it’s just one finger around here. :foo:
Forum: Recumbent
08-21-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,245
Posted By skier

I find that on our Catrike Trail that if I fully...

I find that on our Catrike Trail that if I fully recline the seat and my wife rides in the most upRight position that we don’t need to adjust the boom. But we’re only a few inches different in height...
08-20-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,538
Posted By skier

Those are nice looking bikes. Glad theyíre...

Those are nice looking bikes. Glad theyíre working out as you hoped.
08-20-20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,205
Posted By skier

Atomic Zombie has plans for a few different...

Atomic Zombie has plans for a few different styles of trikes. The plans are cheap and would be a good starting point for you. The plans frequently make use of salvaged bike frames/components.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,315
Posted By skier

Get a fog horn? That should be loud enough for...

Get a fog horn? That should be loud enough for them to hear.

I find while riding MUPs that Iím frequently decelerating/accelerating as I come up on other trail users. I warn others (especially...
08-19-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 941
Posted By skier

Take a look at the Graves Disease and Thyroid...

Take a look at the Graves Disease and Thyroid Foundation forum (GDATF . Org). They have a lot of good info from reasonable people. Iíll pm you when I hit 10 posts.
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By skier

You do realize the "how much did you spend on...

You do realize the "how much did you spend on ..." is going to be really skewed getting responses from those on a cycling forum?
08-18-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,059
Posted By skier

I recently got a new "fast" bike. I'm not sure if...

I recently got a new "fast" bike. I'm not sure if it's because it's a new toy or just the enjoyment from how easily is moves, but I'm riding way more frequently than I did on my older bike. 400 miles...
Forum: Recumbent
08-18-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,821
Posted By skier

If he liked the Catrike Villager, but wants a...

If he liked the Catrike Villager, but wants a folder, look at the Catrike Trail. I folded mine after every ride for 2 years and stored it in the back of my car. Nice and easy to fold. And much easier...
Forum: Commuting
08-18-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,763
Posted By skier

Personally, whether going straight, right, or...

Personally, whether going straight, right, or left I follow what the cars do. If the cars zip to the right and form an additional line, I'll do that and wait behind the last car. If the cars wait...
08-18-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By skier

I just had a bike shipped from a manufacturer in...

I just had a bike shipped from a manufacturer in Taiwan. It took a couple days. I have no idea how they got it into the US and through customs that fast. But the shop I bought it from said that was...
Forum: Recumbent
03-31-16, 06:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,829
Posted By skier

When I went to test ride trikes a few weeks ago,...

When I went to test ride trikes a few weeks ago, I brought my wife along. After 5 minutes on it, she said, "I want one too". Seems like a common thread here.
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