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03-24-14, 12:20 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 31,238
Posted By bikerbob1

Is there a bike store in Vancouver who will...

Is there a bike store in Vancouver who will convert an existing bike to electric drive components like Crystalyte other than JV? Thanks
04-20-13, 12:16 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 31,238
Posted By bikerbob1

I have gone to Tyler Dumont at Physiomoves( a...

I have gone to Tyler Dumont at Physiomoves( a physiotherapy clinic) at 56 ave and 152 St
My friend who is an avid long distance cyclist goes to Wentings in Mission for his fittings
03-23-12, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,993
Posted By bikerbob1

B17 on my Motobecane Cafe Century. Love both

B17 on my Motobecane Cafe Century. Love both
01-02-12, 09:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,284
Posted By bikerbob1

My LBS suggested a Neats Foot Oil treatment to...

My LBS suggested a Neats Foot Oil treatment to soften my B17. I purchased a bottle of Neats Foot oil from a local saddlery store, took the seat off the bike, plugged the holes in the top, put it...
12-31-11, 10:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,284
Posted By bikerbob1

My LBS suggested I try Neats Foot oil to soften...

My LBS suggested I try Neats Foot oil to soften my B17. i purchased a bottle from a local saddlery store. I plugged the hole in the top of the seat and turned it upside down over a bowl to prevent...
Forum: Recumbent
12-25-11, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,961
Posted By bikerbob1

Thanks I'll wait for Easy Racers to reopen on...

Thanks
I'll wait for Easy Racers to reopen on Jan 3. From all I see, the size of the seat does not matter. I have a Cobra on my used GRR and I am forever sliding to one side on the seat and it's...
Forum: Recumbent
12-14-11, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,961
Posted By bikerbob1

Kool Back Seat

Easy Racer shows that they have 3 sizes of Koolback seats available for sale. They are currently closed for Christmas and I may have found one 3 hours away and I'm heading that way tomorrow. Does...
12-06-11, 10:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,993
Posted By bikerbob1

I would like to purchase a hybrid that weighs 20...

I would like to purchase a hybrid that weighs 20 pounds or less. I just can't seem to find one. Due to neck and back problems road bikes don't do it for me any more unless they have inline bars...
11-01-11, 08:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,690
Posted By bikerbob1

Watchdog, there are number of electric bike...

Watchdog, there are number of electric bike suppliers in the Vancouver area. Go to the website of Grin Cyclery which is a supplier of components for electric bike conversions. Their web site lists...
07-28-11, 09:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,792
Posted By bikerbob1

Three seniors are planning riding the Waterfront...

Three seniors are planning riding the Waterfront Trail from Toronto to Montreal in Sept. I've read a few journals about the Trail and only one mentions hills. Two riders will be on recumbents and...
11-08-10, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,842
Posted By bikerbob1

I would suggest you try www.kettlevalley.ca site...

I would suggest you try www.kettlevalley.ca site and try to find a note there or post your question there.
A Vancouver bicycle group at www.meetup.com had planned a long Kettle Valley trip for last...
08-28-10, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By bikerbob1

Hi That's a super ride. I've ridden this route...

Hi
That's a super ride. I've ridden this route with Triker a couple of times this summer. After passing UBC and down that fantastic hill, we ride along the beach trail to Granville Island, a bit...
07-17-10, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By bikerbob1

Great pictures. I'm sure if there are hills the...

Great pictures. I'm sure if there are hills the DF'ers can keep up
Have fun
07-06-10, 08:44 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,787
Posted By bikerbob1

The lady is left side dominant. I'm left handed,...

The lady is left side dominant. I'm left handed, not weird (although my wife thinks I may be) however I hop on from the right side too
Forum: Touring
06-17-10, 09:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,006
Posted By bikerbob1

Congratulations. I'm jealous. I wanted that...

Congratulations. I'm jealous. I wanted that prize.
Enjoy the GAP tour, I did it last fall with ACA and it was a fabulous adventure
Forum: Touring
06-02-10, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,673
Posted By bikerbob1

I'd love to ride this loop. Has anyone...

I'd love to ride this loop.
Has anyone purchased the book yet?
My legs are coming to the point they do not appreciate steep elevation gains.
What are the hills like for gain or is the road...
03-29-10, 08:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,679
Posted By bikerbob1

CCM serial number location

I purchased an older ladies CCM Sunsport at a garage sale. From a search of the internet I believe it is early 70's.
I would like to pin the number down more accurately. I cannot find the serial...
03-27-10, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By bikerbob1

Beautiful Day

How did I miss you, I was in the same area.
Mud Bay Park to Tsawwassen on the Boundary Bay dike and then the back roads to Ladner and back to Mud Bay by way of Highway 10 and the back roads.
I...
12-31-09, 10:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,065
Posted By bikerbob1

My 2008 Norco Storm mtb. It's equipped to tour...

My 2008 Norco Storm mtb. It's equipped to tour and its taken me on tours of B.C, PEI,Quebec, Washington DC, Idaho and it's heading by FedEx to Florida in Feb for a month and then in May to the Katy...
Forum: Touring
10-28-09, 09:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 831
Posted By bikerbob1

Adventure Cycling offers at least 3 supported...

Adventure Cycling offers at least 3 supported week long rails to trails rides, this year I did the Idaho Relaxed and the C&O Canal. Absolutely fantastic rides with great leaders, superb food and...
10-16-09, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,068
Posted By bikerbob1

Angle Lake Cyclery

Are they closed? I've telephoning 206 878 7457 for two days and no one is answering
Any info?
10-02-09, 08:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,468
Posted By bikerbob1

i'm sorry to hear about your thumb and wrist...

i'm sorry to hear about your thumb and wrist problem. I'm in the same situation with the same alterations to my DF bike. I finished a 6 day 350 mile ride on last Saturday with some loss of feeling...
Forum: Touring
09-29-09, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By bikerbob1

I finished the C&O and GAP on Saturday with a...

I finished the C&O and GAP on Saturday with a group of 48 cyclists with Adventure Cycling. Absolutely fantastic ride in spite of the Saturday rain. I highly recommend the ride.
08-25-09, 01:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,780
Posted By bikerbob1

And I thought that the leg cramps were mine...

And I thought that the leg cramps were mine exclusively. Great suggestions. I was wondering if I should go back to glucosamine and chrondroitin. Currently I'm seeing a physio, who tells me it's...
Forum: Touring
08-04-09, 09:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 302
Posted By bikerbob1

Shipping a bike to the U.S.

For an up coming tour I am shipping my bike from Canada to the U.S. by Fedex Will I have any problems with U.S. Customs? Since I live close to the border an option is to ship from a U.S. bike...
Forum: Touring
06-03-09, 08:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 788
Posted By bikerbob1

Thanks for all the assistance. I'll look at the...

Thanks for all the assistance. I'll look at the tyvek at Home Depot. I have the blue tarp however I use this cover the bike at night. And yes it is heavy. I may just go without a foot print as so...
Forum: Touring
06-01-09, 08:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 788
Posted By bikerbob1

Foot Print

I need to purchase a floot print for my tent. A short time ago I was reading a thread here from riders who had made their own.
I've searched however I can not find the discussion
Can some one...
Forum: Touring
04-24-09, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 909
Posted By bikerbob1

i rode the Kettle Valley from McCuloch Stn to...

i rode the Kettle Valley from McCuloch Stn to Chute Lake a few years ago. it was absolutely a fantastic bike ride. There were a few ATV's on it however from all I read now they appear to have taken...
03-15-09, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By bikerbob1

There is also good information at...

There is also good information at www.kettlevalleyrailway.ca
Forum: Touring
01-17-09, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,464
Posted By bikerbob1

I would not expect Greyhound in Jasper to have a...

I would not expect Greyhound in Jasper to have a bike box. Your best bet is a local bike store. I shipped a recumbent with Greyhound once. They lost the bike in their receiving depot for 10 days....
12-07-08, 09:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 913
Posted By bikerbob1

There was great posting yesterday on the Touring...

There was great posting yesterday on the Touring thread by Machka on Winter Touring. Excellent for all cyclist who are winter riding
11-02-08, 10:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 633
Posted By bikerbob1

Your message just makes me wish I had kept my...

Your message just makes me wish I had kept my Gold Rush. Of all the bikes I have I owned this is the only one that I really wish I had not sold. Bad mistake. I went back to DF's and the Gold Rush...
08-27-08, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,443
Posted By bikerbob1

I suffer from a bad back and a very sensitive...

I suffer from a bad back and a very sensitive neck. Five years ago I was told by a physiotherapist I would never be able to ride a DF bike again. I switched to recumbents. It took a bit riding...
08-24-08, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,140
Posted By bikerbob1

Thanks for all the input. I have no knee...

Thanks for all the input.
I have no knee problems. I have been diagnosed with Periphal Neuropathy however it only bothers me on long walks. Cycling takes the leg ache away.
The day following the...
08-22-08, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,140
Posted By bikerbob1

knee collapse

Yesterday when I was out for leisurely ride I stopped for 10 minutes to talk to a friend. When it was time to push on I had my left foot clipped at the top of the pedal and ready to push off. ...
Forum: Touring
05-22-08, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By bikerbob1

Le P'tit train du Nord

I am planning to ride this trail in mid July and I have a few questions
I want to ship my bike from Vancouver to a bike store for reassembly in Laval or some place that will have a route readily...
05-17-08, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 570
Posted By bikerbob1

At 65+ plus I'm more tolerant about lineups at...

At 65+ plus I'm more tolerant about lineups at stores however now I can pick the times I want to shop. No work related stress to worry about. I'm in at pattern now, Do I go for a bike ride or do I...
05-14-08, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3,583
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 574,468
Posted By bikerbob1

I'm in as well. Good idea. I like being over 65...

I'm in as well. Good idea. I like being over 65 and still planning and actually doing bicycle touring.
Good for you Denver Fox to lobby for us Grey Panthers.
04-11-08, 09:46 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,204
Posted By bikerbob1

I'm well into my 60's and a few years ago my...

I'm well into my 60's and a few years ago my doctor recommended Lipitor for a Chloresterol problem. While on my bike rides I noticed my leg power had disappeared. It was really frustrating when I...
Forum: Touring
12-10-07, 04:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,101
Posted By bikerbob1

I did the Northern Tier with ACA in 2003. With...

I did the Northern Tier with ACA in 2003. With what I learned from that group I now solo touring. From what I can gather it's all about the leader and we had the best. He was an insructor at their...
08-27-07, 09:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,267
Posted By bikerbob1

Four years ago I was told that due to my bad back...

Four years ago I was told that due to my bad back I would never be able to ride a DF bike again so I switched to recumbents. I have owned 3 and love two of them. However I like to tour and shipping...
06-16-07, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By bikerbob1

Tire selection

I have to make a decision today on the tires for my new Norco VFR 4 hybrid bike. Standard tires are 700 x28. The bicycle will be used on pavement and rail trails. There may be some loaded touring...
Forum: Touring
05-08-07, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By bikerbob1

If you are really passionate about this trip. You...

If you are really passionate about this trip. You can use the backroads. I did it a few years ago using the book "Bicycling Vancouver Island & The Gulf Islands" by Simon Priest In fact I have used...
03-05-07, 09:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,726
Posted By bikerbob1

I did the peg board bit as well. For the work...

I did the peg board bit as well. For the work bench I bought a couple old dressers from a garage sale for $25 each and attached a piece of 1" plywood to it. It measures 62 X 30. To spruce up the...
03-01-07, 09:56 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,772
Posted By bikerbob1

Retired but busy. I am now more selected when I...

Retired but busy. I am now more selected when I ride. Do not ride in the rain anymore than I must and the temp must be above 6 C or 42 F. In my spare time I mess around in the stock market on the...
Forum: Recumbent
01-07-07, 10:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,264
Posted By bikerbob1

I tour on a GRR with a pair of Arkel GT54's on...

I tour on a GRR with a pair of Arkel GT54's on the rear rack and a couple of smaller panniers under the seat. I found the the loaded Gold Rush to be as stable as my Cannondale T800 was with the...
12-26-06, 02:34 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,062
Posted By bikerbob1

I retired 3 years ago to ride my bicycle coast to...

I retired 3 years ago to ride my bicycle coast to coast. Absolutely fantastic ride. Even today I have super flashbacks of some of the ride. Now I do shorter summer tours of 1 week to 1 month. I'm...
12-24-06, 12:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By bikerbob1

Canadian Source for Dumonde lube

I need to begin getting my bicycle in shape for 2007. I would like to try Dumonde lube. I can find sources for it in the U.S. however nothing comes up at the various Canadian bike web sources.
A...
Forum: Touring
11-01-06, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,529
Posted By bikerbob1

I'm now seriously considering this ride for the...

I'm now seriously considering this ride for the summer of 2007. I would be riding a recumbent with 700 X 28 tires. Should I consider wider tires
My plans also call for riding from Montreal to the...
Forum: Introductions
10-21-06, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By bikerbob1

Hi Yonipi and welcome I had the pleasure of...

Hi Yonipi and welcome
I had the pleasure of cycling from Montreal to east of Quebec City this past summer on a weather shortened tour of the East. Your English is excellent compared to my French....
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