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Forum: Commuting
06-12-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,848
Posted By Surubi

Cost of bike commuting

Many years ago, when I was just starting my professional career, I lived close enough to work to walk there in half an hour. After walking to work and home for several months a pair of shoes needed...
06-12-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,998
Posted By Surubi

The rationalizations of the sidewalk riders...

The rationalizations of the sidewalk riders illustrate an attitude that is making life in the U.S. increasingly unpleasant ---- ME, ME, ME, ME, and the rest you go to hell.
06-09-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,998
Posted By Surubi

Exiting a restaurant last summer I saw an elderly...

Exiting a restaurant last summer I saw an elderly woman lying on the sidewalk with blood dribbling out of her ear. About 20 feet further along the sidewalk was a cyclist in a helmet being restrained...
06-08-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,693
Posted By Surubi

I totally agree with Toadmeister that the...

I totally agree with Toadmeister that the strongest steel alloy has a higher tensile strength than the strongest titanium alloy, and that titanium has a better strength ratio, although I admit that I...
06-07-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,998
Posted By Surubi

Copenhagen sidewalks

In Copenhagen bike lanes are between the sidewalk and roadway. A pedestrian may not walk in the bike lane or a cyclist ride on the sidewalk. However, in some neighborhoods the sidewalks are quite...
06-07-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,693
Posted By Surubi

Whatever you choose make sure it is titanium. My...

Whatever you choose make sure it is titanium. My bike has survived three major crashes without a scratch. It is also comfortable..
06-07-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By Surubi

Delivery bike horror story

When I was a teenager growing up in NY City I worked for a local vegetable store, waiting on customers but mostly delivering orders on a US bike of the time with a small front wheel and a large...
Forum: Recumbent
06-07-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,908
Posted By Surubi

Speed, and possibility of a less serious head...

Speed, and possibility of a less serious head injury in a crash.
06-07-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,252
Posted By Surubi

As an AARP volunteer who helps scam and fraud...

As an AARP volunteer who helps scam and fraud victims I have heard many tales of woe from people who bought on the internet, or sold without understanding payment security. I will never buy anything...
06-05-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,437
Posted By Surubi

Still riding my Ideale 88 from the 1990's. ...

Still riding my Ideale 88 from the 1990's. Perfect fit to my anatomy.
06-05-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 728
Posted By Surubi

One more vote for hydration. I can always tell...

One more vote for hydration. I can always tell when a cramp starts while climbing the last hill before home. Grab that water bottle and chug.
Forum: Recumbent
06-02-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By Surubi

It depends on how you like to ride. If you are...

It depends on how you like to ride. If you are content to cruise along at seven mph and enjoy the scenery, the clouds and warm sun on your chest, then ten speeds are fine for you. If, however, you...
06-01-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,140
Posted By Surubi

Slowing down.

How do you convince yourself that you ain't as quick as you used to be and its time to ride a bit slower.
Forum: Recumbent
06-01-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By Surubi

Bacchetta trike questions

I am thinking of buying a Bacchetta Carbon trike, but I have two concerns. First I am dubious about the 22 speed transmission. To get wide range gearing the gear ratios will be very far apart...
Forum: Recumbent
06-01-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By Surubi

Having owned rigid and rear suspended trikes I...

Having owned rigid and rear suspended trikes I find the lighter weight of rigid more beneficial than the better ride of rear suspended. The best solution for me was to run the least acceptable tire...
Forum: Recumbent
06-01-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,765
Posted By Surubi

You must analyze where you ride, your weight,...

You must analyze where you ride, your weight, trike weight and your conditioning.. If your area is hilly, the 20" wheel giving lower gears would be advantageous. If flat, you might want bigger for...
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