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08-18-13, 11:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 622
Posted By CHAS

Sounds like fun. Will ride it. I am recovering...

Sounds like fun. Will ride it. I am recovering from a broken ankle. Would have to turn around early.
08-18-13, 11:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,438
Posted By CHAS

A wide tired bike such as a mountain bike would...

A wide tired bike such as a mountain bike would be best for this.
Ask some women from a local bike club for help.
08-18-13, 11:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,784
Posted By CHAS

I have lived at 9000 feet since 1994. Most of...

I have lived at 9000 feet since 1994.
Most of the effects of altitude occur at over 8000 feet.
Before I moved here sometimes I would be affected simply by flying to Denver at 5280 feet. The...
Forum: Foo
07-31-13, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 244,365
Posted By CHAS

Was happy with my Tag Carrera until I saw this...

Was happy with my Tag Carrera until I saw this thread. You SOBs are costing me money. :)
Forum: Recumbent
07-31-13, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,904
Posted By CHAS

Try a trike

Try a trike
Forum: Recumbent
07-31-13, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,559
Posted By CHAS

Trikes are not hard to carry. Here is a...

Trikes are not hard to carry.
Here is a nonfolding trike going into a VW GTI.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Muoc9T7X0mM
07-31-13, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By CHAS

Sell the guitars, buy harmonicas. Harmonicas...

Sell the guitars, buy harmonicas. Harmonicas don't require such nimble fingers.

Have damaged my hands so much that they can no longer take a DF bike, have been riding recumbents. It took two...
Forum: Recumbent
07-16-13, 08:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,140
Posted By CHAS

Sorry, incorrectly remembered.

Sorry, incorrectly remembered.
Forum: Recumbent
07-01-13, 09:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,140
Posted By CHAS

The Catrike Road does not have much ground...

The Catrike Road does not have much ground clearance, but the suspension may make it suitable for you. Gears are low. A Youtube video shows how easily it will fit into a Honda Fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-13, 04:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,316
Posted By CHAS

http://www.selleanatomica.com/ Also,...

http://www.selleanatomica.com/

Also, http://www.bentupcycles.com/catalog/bikes/short-wheelbase/carbent-hpv-raven-zr.html
06-28-13, 06:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,516
Posted By CHAS

Broke my ankle seven weeks ago. My love of...

Broke my ankle seven weeks ago. My love of chocolate ice cream shows. Refuse to get on a scale until after I am riding again.
06-28-13, 06:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,680
Posted By CHAS

Once heard a shop owner where I lived who had...

Once heard a shop owner where I lived who had worked in a nearby shop say that there was not a torque wrench in any shop in town. He assumed he was speaking in confidence. Have no reason to doubt...
Forum: Recumbent
05-12-13, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,606
Posted By CHAS

Go to bentrideronline.com. A wealth of recumbent...

Go to bentrideronline.com. A wealth of recumbent info is available there. HP veloteknik makes bikes like what you want.
05-12-13, 03:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,443
Posted By CHAS

Thanks for the update. Always good to see your...

Thanks for the update. Always good to see your posts.
05-12-13, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 814
Posted By CHAS

There are lighter and better recumbent tandems...

There are lighter and better recumbent tandems than the one pictures.
Here a forum:
http://www.bentrideronline.com/messageboard/forumdisplay.php?f=14

I bought a trike. Have balance issues...
Forum: Touring
10-24-12, 07:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,050
Posted By CHAS

In my many years in the closet I learned that the...

In my many years in the closet I learned that the question, "Are you married?" can be hostile or the start of a pass. It requires a quick assessment.
Good luck. A tourist in a foreign culture...
10-20-12, 08:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 894
Posted By CHAS

Balance problems come and go. They are more...

Balance problems come and go. They are more common after 60.
Some days I can not stand to glance at the tv. Other days I can ski telemark in the moguls.
Have a trike for when my balance is bad...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-12, 10:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 908
Posted By CHAS

Thank you

Thank you
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-12, 09:07 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 8,781
Posted By CHAS

There are bad people and there are bad dogs. ...

There are bad people and there are bad dogs.
Dogs can be genetically bad just as some people are.
Good owners can raise bad dogs, but good owners do permit the bad dog to cause damage.
"Good...
01-24-12, 09:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,599
Posted By CHAS

Some claim Van Gogh cut off his ear because...

Some claim Van Gogh cut off his ear because tinnitus was driving him mad.
01-24-12, 06:48 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,042
Posted By CHAS

I like fat guys. To find out why get your...

I like fat guys.
To find out why get your picture taken standing next to one while wearing your bike kit.
You will look sexy by contrast.

A friend lives near a middle school. He sees a lot of...
01-24-12, 06:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,599
Posted By CHAS

Pinging in my ear tells me that another round of...

Pinging in my ear tells me that another round of Meniere's Syndrome is about to start. Drinking a lot of water with 25% Gatorade helps sometimes.

Does The Noise in My Head Bother You? - Steven...
01-24-12, 06:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 19,789
Posted By CHAS

Do the PT. After four shoulder surgeries I know...

Do the PT.
After four shoulder surgeries I know that one can get back on the bike afterwards.
Don't get a trainer until the doc approves. You will need to be able to set it up and get on and off...
01-24-12, 06:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,251
Posted By CHAS

Put the decimal point back in the number.

Put the decimal point back in the number.
01-23-12, 06:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,973
Posted By CHAS

Have been told that I do not need a triple. 1....

Have been told that I do not need a triple.
1. I live in the Rockies
2. I am not buying it for them
3. I am 64 and not getting any younger, lower gears mean longer lasting knees.

4. Will buy a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-12, 12:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,209
Posted By CHAS

Vector

At $1499 the Vector may not be for everyone.
01-21-12, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By CHAS

+1 and sweet

+1 and sweet
01-21-12, 06:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,696
Posted By CHAS

The French Medical system respects patient's sex...

The French Medical system respects patient's sex lives and tries to preserve it.
In this country the patient's sex life is not a consideration.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-11, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 171,751
Posted By CHAS

I only ride to watch your ass in spandex.

I only ride to watch your ass in spandex.
11-02-11, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,405
Views: 458,947
Posted By CHAS

Great looking bike

Great looking bike
Forum: Recumbent
10-14-11, 05:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,058
Posted By CHAS

Trade rides with the others. If you are slower...

Trade rides with the others. If you are slower no matter what you are riding it is not the bike.
Forum: Recumbent
10-14-11, 04:53 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,286
Posted By CHAS

64 After riding my Challenge Concept trike I...

64 After riding my Challenge Concept trike I fell as though I have had a back massage.
Trizard trike is ordered. DFs hang in the garage.
Forum: Recumbent
10-09-11, 05:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,216
Posted By CHAS

The Trizard is not a typical delta. ...

The Trizard is not a typical delta.

http://www.recumbentjournal.com/reviews/tricycles/item/10-the-rans-trizard-the-story-is-in-the-ride.html

After reading that review and two that are on Bent...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,148
Posted By CHAS

I suppose you have tried adjusting your saddle to...

I suppose you have tried adjusting your saddle to aleviate the knee pain.
If you have time to ride a metric everyday, do it. Why not?
Take a day off when you want a break. Put you Dad's place on...
10-09-11, 04:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,125
Posted By CHAS

I have been putting more miles on my 650b bike...

I have been putting more miles on my 650b bike than anything else in my stable of bikes. It is the bike I took for my Tour de Tucson trip and I may take it again.
09-26-11, 08:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,281
Posted By CHAS

Go for the Bella Ciao. We have to make too many...

Go for the Bella Ciao. We have to make too many decisions based upon practicality. You are going to ride it. Anything you ride should appeal to your sense of aesthetics.
It is not an investment....
09-24-11, 08:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,594
Posted By CHAS

+1

+1
09-24-11, 06:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,031
Posted By CHAS

http://news.yahoo.com/strengthening-nyad-picks-pac...

http://news.yahoo.com/strengthening-nyad-picks-pace-florida-swim-230405067.html

She has picked up the pace.
09-24-11, 02:33 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,860
Posted By CHAS

Add using a bell to this and you have got a...

Add using a bell to this and you have got a realistic assessment of the situation on the bike trails.
09-24-11, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By CHAS

$150? That was a great deal. Soon you will...

$150? That was a great deal.
Soon you will need a Santana or Co-Motion to match your GF's eyes.
09-24-11, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By CHAS

If you think you are tough enough to ask them, go...

If you think you are tough enough to ask them, go ahead.
09-24-11, 06:02 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,860
Posted By CHAS

"On your left" causes many to move left when they...

"On your left" causes many to move left when they are being overtaken.

Whatever happened to "TRACK"? It is easy to yell. Better than the often mumbled "on your left" and easier to hear.
It comes...
09-24-11, 05:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 823
Posted By CHAS

happy birthday, louis!!

happy birthday, louis!!
09-24-11, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By CHAS

Gnarly Old Dudes

In Summit County, Colorado there are two groups of over 60 riders that ride the most difficult rides and ski the toughest runs and backcountry.

I know Don of the roadie group and Wayne of the...
09-23-11, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,303
Posted By CHAS

Colonoscopy? It's not the camera, its the crew. ...

Colonoscopy? It's not the camera, its the crew.


A friend has one a year. The drugs they are using now makes it easy to do and to recover from.
(so why am I avoiding one?)
09-23-11, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 800
Posted By CHAS

All the tandem teams get together and you put...

All the tandem teams get together and you put your pedals in a pile on the floor. After being blindfolded you pick a set of pedals out of the pile and then you ride with the owner of those pedals....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-11, 03:35 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,271
Posted By CHAS

**********, Is the avatar the name of what...

**********,
Is the avatar the name of what keeps you off the streets?
09-23-11, 03:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,666
Posted By CHAS

I think it is great that those thorny bushes have...

I think it is great that those thorny bushes have roses. Reject the view that the rose bushes have thorns.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-11, 08:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,856
Posted By CHAS

His tubes must be made of neutrinos. Faster...

His tubes must be made of neutrinos. Faster than light.
09-22-11, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,089
Posted By CHAS

The men on my father's family died from strokes...

The men on my father's family died from strokes at 72 and 73. My father's blood pressure was around 145/90 when he was 60, he started blood medication and continued it because it made him feel...
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