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05-26-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,604
Posted By osco53

DF's are your problem, Recumbents are your...

DF's are your problem,
Recumbents are your Salvation Grasshopper :P

My solution was a Easy Racer Tour Easy LE
and a Terra Trike Rambler All Terrain,
All my pain problems are nothing but a...
05-26-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 25,334
Posted By osco53

From a slightly fat 202 pound 5'11" 54 year old...

From a slightly fat 202 pound 5'11" 54 year old very weak legged desk jockey
to a hard charging hunter of most any 30 to 40 somethings for 15 relentless Singletrack trail miles
and stay on their...
05-26-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,306
Posted By osco53

I had a small tiny bb size spot of pain in one...

I had a small tiny bb size spot of pain in one knee.
I moved my boom out 1/3 of an Inch,
Problem solved.
Forum: Recumbent
05-26-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By osco53

If the boy winds up with His feet somehow...

If the boy winds up with His feet somehow strapped, clipped or otherwise secured to the trike made double sure he knows he needs a helmet at all times.
It's extra hard to tuck n roll with a trike...
Forum: Recumbent
05-26-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,768
Posted By osco53

I live by the "KISS" methodology.. You Know, Keep...

I live by the "KISS" methodology.. You Know, Keep It Simple ssss,
My 24 inch tire Terratrike Rambler ALL terrain,, The thing to note is the regular road Rambler version is changing to 24 " wheels....
Forum: Recumbent
05-26-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By osco53

A simple approach : ...

A simple approach :
https://www.fatwheels.com/Default.asp?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI1fqS8v3R6QIVhYbACh0exQDFEAAYASAAEgK2mfD_BwE

https://hasebikes.com/104-1-Special-Needs-Trike-Handbike.html...
05-11-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,466
Posted By osco53

Been on Strava for years, love it. I track...

Been on Strava for years, love it.
I track myself, I find others routes and ride them, sometime I move up the ranks for a given segment sometimes down.
I had a KOM once, trail was new, half day...
05-11-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 782
Posted By osco53

Car drivers ? see Potholes ? when did they get...

Car drivers ? see Potholes ? when did they get that skill uploaded ? LoL
05-09-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 614,762
Posted By osco53

My Road bike

I can ride this all day, when I stop for a rest I often stay on the bike just sitting there chilling out,,It Is just that comfortable......
05-09-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 782
Posted By osco53

Yep, I've already flipped mine over, helmet and...

Yep, I've already flipped mine over, helmet and gloves,, always :P
There Is a learning curve, my first flip was all my fault, I'm getting better at body leaning...
05-09-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 782
Posted By osco53

Maxxis DHF

The Maxxis Minion DHF 24x2.40 Foldable bead 120TPI 3C Maxx Terra Compound 3C/EXO/TR [Mountain] is on the Rat and I can climb better. I will do more testing but so far so good.
The Stock Smart Sam...
05-08-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,333
Posted By osco53

My Bad I wrongly assumed you had a good healthy...

My Bad I wrongly assumed you had a good healthy set of engines,,, maybe a proper bike fit would help,, are you doing a proper cadence or mashing ?? I don't know..
05-08-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,443
Posted By osco53

Google, 'Sit Bones' I will say a normal saddle...

Google, 'Sit Bones'
I will say a normal saddle gives me great pain in the first few miles even after several tries.
My First ISM saddle gave me no pain on the very first 15 mile ride, and the...
Forum: Recumbent
05-08-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,974
Posted By osco53

BuuwhhhahahAHAHAHAHAH

BuuwhhhahahAHAHAHAHAH
Forum: Recumbent
05-08-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 978
Posted By osco53

Hahahaha, It would be sweet to ride around the...

Hahahaha, It would be sweet to ride around the neighborhood until just after everybody saw you on it
and no longer looked up and waved as you rode by,
Then It would be a conversation piece or...
Forum: Recumbent
05-08-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,974
Posted By osco53

Seat to pedal placement looks just like the Rans...

Seat to pedal placement looks just like the Rans crank Forward design, Some people love those Rans CF's
But the bike the Op showed, I've seen several in the wild, every one was In the back of some...
05-08-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,443
Posted By osco53

ISM https://ismseat.com/ Why ride old tech...

ISM
https://ismseat.com/

Why ride old tech when there is better, you just have to NOT follow the herd..
It's In the science,, do read it.
They let you test ride for the cost of return...
05-08-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,333
Posted By osco53

I like my time In the Hurt Locker. Pain Is...

I like my time In the Hurt Locker. Pain Is inevitable, lets me know I'm alive and doing fine :P

No Pain No Gain, Remember that one ?
It's true.
Interval training, cardio, strength, get after it...
05-08-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 782
Posted By osco53

I'm a rider who loves the work. ...

I'm a rider who loves the work.
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20200308_145820235_1b3a9ebebc270d383ddfd0ca60be290246b4f2a3.jpg
This Is my Gravel grinder I do...
05-08-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 782
Posted By osco53

This is my Trike. There are many like it, but...

This is my Trike. There are many like it, but this one is mine.
My Trike is my best friend. It is my life.
I must master it as I must master my life.
Without me, my Trike is useless. Without my...
Forum: Recumbent
05-08-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,768
Posted By osco53

I just don't understand needing so many gears. I...

I just don't understand needing so many gears. I climb very steep loose stuff and ride smooth pavement
with my 2x10 with 13.5" to 79" gear Inches. More gears to me just means more overlapping.
a 27...
Forum: Recumbent
05-08-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,061
Posted By osco53

Terra Trike Rambler All Terrain Is how I roll,...

Terra Trike Rambler All Terrain Is how I roll, $2499
Great frame, Great ride, I needed the fatter mtb tires, the 24" wheel's and low gearing.
Gear system is mid range, works but I want better, I...
Forum: Recumbent
05-03-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By osco53

I do not have that problem,, BUT I have heard of...

I do not have that problem,, BUT I have heard of people buying a Hunting tree stand seat pad and Installing it under the seat mesh..
cut foam,
??
Forum: Recumbent
03-23-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,425
Posted By osco53

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20200308_145820235_1b3a9ebebc270d383ddfd0ca60be290246b4f2a3.jpg
This Is my Gravel grinder, I do lots of long 12 to 13% grades
Forum: Recumbent
03-23-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,425
Posted By osco53

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x576/img_20150425_100127_279_2__bd384d2c67971f7eff5d00d3feaf766f2914c239.jpg
This Is all day comfort. And super Easy to ride :P
Forum: Recumbent
02-26-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,588
Posted By osco53

I am done riding in traffic, Got tired of...

I am done riding in traffic,
Got tired of watching all the idiots texting,
Got tired of breathing the poison gases while I was gulping air,
Am so very lucky to live in the mountains with clean...
Forum: Recumbent
02-26-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,924
Posted By osco53

I just recently got my first Tadpole trike, ...

I just recently got my first Tadpole trike,
Terratrike Rambler All Terrain.
Love the ride, It's a keeper :P
02-26-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,771
Posted By osco53

If your not seeking sensual single track or white...

If your not seeking sensual single track or white line fever look at recumbent trikes and bikes.

I did,

absolute comfort with no damage to your man parts,
or neck,
or wrists,
and falls are...
02-26-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,412
Posted By osco53

Frog Mountain Is kinda cool looking. My...

Frog Mountain Is kinda cool looking.

My 'epic' is simple,
Out of the house before dawn,
At the trail head by first light, Full pack of food and water,
Not a single human sighting at all, all...
02-14-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,210
Posted By osco53

Get busy Living or get busy Dying, It's that...

Get busy Living or get busy Dying, It's that simple.
61 now and I still drive the women crazy,,,, I think I know what they mean when I'm told this,,:P
02-14-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2,749
Views: 614,762
Posted By osco53

I decided to follow a different drummer and so...

I decided to follow a different drummer and so far it is an excellent choice:
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x900/1stride_00ce367084a5c9201dfcf9e7e853c27b1e2329d5.jpg
My...
02-14-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,569
Posted By osco53

And those like me who made it are now In better...

And those like me who made it are now In better shape to head on to 70 :P
I'm still a rider who loves the work.
Forum: Recumbent
02-14-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 746
Posted By osco53

Terratrike RAT 24x2.10 Schwalbe Smart Sam's at...

Terratrike RAT
24x2.10 Schwalbe Smart Sam's at 20 psi is my gravel formula :P
Forum: Recumbent
02-14-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,924
Posted By osco53

Yes trying Is better but I'm quickly learning...

Yes trying Is better but I'm quickly learning triking is best :P
Forum: Recumbent
02-14-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,588
Posted By osco53

I am fortunate, I have wide gravel roads in the...

I am fortunate, I have wide gravel roads in the mountains and lots of two track trails, I no longer ride with automobiles.
Got tired of watching texting drivers on the edge of control.
I am but a...
Forum: Recumbent
02-08-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 732
Posted By osco53

Let me put It this way, I'm gonna go ahead and...

Let me put It this way, I'm gonna go ahead and order an extra set of brake pads just to have on hand.
And I may look at larger 180-200+mm brake disks, If I can find the mount kit for the larger...
Forum: Recumbent
02-05-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 12,924
Posted By osco53

I worked up to 25 miles on a mountain bike in...

I worked up to 25 miles on a mountain bike in singletrack, took some time.
From that 25 mile rides on a road bike were attained faster and 50 mile rides came but with pain in places I did not like....
Forum: Recumbent
02-05-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,194
Posted By osco53

My RAT 24" wheels and proper gearing works for...

My RAT
24" wheels and proper gearing works for me, My low Is 13 gear Inches, I think My Top gear is 79 inches.
I ride off road mostly.
22/36 chain rings and an 11-40 tooth cassette...
Forum: Recumbent
02-05-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 732
Posted By osco53

RAT Review

I thought someone would like to read a first ride review of the Terratrike Rambler AT from a rider who has never been on a tadpole, any tadpole, ever!

Doctor said to stop mountain biking...
Forum: Recumbent
01-28-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 951
Posted By osco53

I second that, Tire are Everything In the bent...

I second that, Tire are Everything In the bent world.

I ride Chromoly steel and love it. All three of my bents are Chromo btw
Forum: Recumbent
01-28-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,760
Posted By osco53

FWIW I have a 'Delta' AND a 'Tadpole' trike and...

FWIW I have a 'Delta' AND a 'Tadpole' trike and an Easy Racer Tour easy LE model, and that one Is a Long Wheel Base recumbent.
Keep In mind LWB means a Long Bike, like 96 Inches long, It handles...
11-29-16, 06:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,437
Posted By osco53

Uh Oh,, Post #23, I did It, I am not perfect,...

Uh Oh,, Post #23, I did It, I am not perfect, Human I am,, I've enjoyed this forum, It has always been fun....

Later
11-29-16, 06:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,437
Posted By osco53

I've puked on my bike more than once. I bleed...

I've puked on my bike more than once.
I bleed on my bikes, many times, I crash really well.
Several decades ago I rode mountain bikes, rim brakes, no suspension, rode motor cross also.

Only been...
11-29-16, 06:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,437
Posted By osco53

Everyone is entitled to their own opinions but...

Everyone is entitled to their own opinions but not their own facts.

This one Is priceless, Love It

In this thread you have presented your opinions, based on your own self-admitted lack of...
11-29-16, 06:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,437
Posted By osco53

Some of you people need to re think all of this....

Some of you people need to re think all of this. I mean really ?

I make comments on articles I have read,
I post observations from my riding experiences, based on the bikes I have been on and...
11-26-16, 08:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,756
Posted By osco53

Don't forget to wrap that chain stay, I use a...

Don't forget to wrap that chain stay, I use a Lizard skin, a bike tube works just as well.

Your chain will beat on the stay, and make Its mark In short order,
Plus the Lizard skin or the tube...
11-26-16, 08:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,756
Posted By osco53

Looks like you got the Raidon air fork, a good...

Looks like you got the Raidon air fork, a good one. I had a Raidon on my 29er, was very happy with it once it was broken In, Break in/smoothing it out took about 100 miles, then small adjustments...
11-26-16, 08:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,437
Posted By osco53

Better ask FrozenK about this but from what...

Better ask FrozenK about this but from what little I know a plus bike would be no where near as capable in the snow as a full on fat bike.

I've looked at the Walmart plus bike, no thanks.
Most...
11-26-16, 08:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,437
Posted By osco53

Yeah I should have said as far as I have seen,...

Yeah I should have said as far as I have seen, based on what I have actually been on,, Not :
"IMO The Bucksaw Is the best full suspension full on fat bike out there."

(IMO) means, In my opinion,...
11-26-16, 02:29 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,395
Posted By osco53

That's what I do, the other reason I hate crowded...

That's what I do, the other reason I hate crowded streets Is I feel breathing In all that exhaust poison Is quietly killing us. I feel no benefit to my health riding in the carbon monoxide river that...
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