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Forum: Recumbent
07-24-16, 07:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,954
Posted By Rehab

We live near Clinton. Center of the state...

We live near Clinton. Center of the state between Bloomington and Decatur.
Forum: Recumbent
07-24-16, 12:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,954
Posted By Rehab

Last April I purchased a Catrike 700 and like...

Last April I purchased a Catrike 700 and like you, was very apprehensive about riding with traffic and being so low to the pavement. Well, after about 2000 miles almost all on country roads, I am...
Forum: Recumbent
04-05-16, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,268
Posted By Rehab

An interesting article about touring on a 700...

An interesting article about touring on a 700 here. https://trikeasylum.wordpress.com/stevestuff/steves-catrike-700/
Forum: Recumbent
04-05-16, 05:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,186
Posted By Rehab

Most dogs who have had any training will respond...

Most dogs who have had any training will respond to a single word command best. Most trainers use the word "NO" to sternly command their pet. This has been the most effective for me. I do carry...
Forum: Recumbent
02-14-16, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,387
Posted By Rehab

I wear thin cotton liners then chemical warmers...

I wear thin cotton liners then chemical warmers on bottom of toes then warm wool or poly outer sock. If temps are below 20, I wear insulated boots and use the flip side of my pedals.
01-28-16, 12:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,630
Posted By Rehab

This was the change I made last June. Different...

This was the change I made last June. Different back problem but chronic. Going bent was the best decision for me and still going 3000 miles later.
Forum: Recumbent
01-20-16, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,941
Posted By Rehab

I've seen some strange postings (spam and foreign...

I've seen some strange postings (spam and foreign text characters) early in the am and my guess is their doing some maintenance.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-15, 03:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 21,537
Posted By Rehab

I've ridden mine about 200 miles so far. Best...

I've ridden mine about 200 miles so far. Best saddle for me. No numbness like I had on my Bontrager saddle. It's a keeper as far as I'm concerned.
Forum: Commuting
05-02-15, 06:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,896
Posted By Rehab

Check your saddle height. If too high can cause...

Check your saddle height. If too high can cause cramping in this area because you are pointing toes and not flattening at bottom of pedal stroke.
Forum: Touring
04-11-15, 06:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,106
Posted By Rehab

I am going to pass some personal opinions on this...

I am going to pass some personal opinions on this post which may or may not be agreed by others.

1. There is a lot more to saddle comfort than the saddle itself. You must be measured for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-15, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 524
Posted By Rehab

I have had pretty good luck using Ebay for...

I have had pretty good luck using Ebay for finding reasonably priced saddles. Especially during the winter months. I picked up a Bontrager R X L 154 wide for $20 a couple months ago.
03-31-15, 05:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,954
Posted By Rehab

Use a smartphone ap. Stop, set your phone on the...

Use a smartphone ap. Stop, set your phone on the grade and you will have the data you need.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-15, 07:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,603
Posted By Rehab

Great info on this thread.

Great info on this thread.
03-27-15, 07:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,052
Posted By Rehab

Well, IMO, if you want to loose 50 lbs and...

Well, IMO, if you want to loose 50 lbs and maintain or increase your strength, 6 months is a little short in time frame. I have lost 50 over the course of two years through a drastic diet change...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-15, 07:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 837
Posted By Rehab

Sooooo what. It doesn't change which restroom...

Sooooo what. It doesn't change which restroom you use, does it?
Forum: Introductions
03-20-15, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 520
Posted By Rehab

Welcome to the forums. We live just a little...

Welcome to the forums. We live just a little north of you in the Decatur area.
03-20-15, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,904
Posted By Rehab

I rode a FX7.3 most of last year and I also have...

I rode a FX7.3 most of last year and I also have a Trek hardtail. I took the plunge and went the road bike route late last year and I am not sorry at all. If you ride in wind, IMO nothing beats the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-15, 05:15 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,939
Posted By Rehab

Back in my days of running track (almost 40 years...

Back in my days of running track (almost 40 years ago now), we would refer to this as a "second wind". This was considered a measure of conditioning level and the time would usually decrease as the...
03-18-15, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By Rehab

Seems like if you are only hearing the sound...

Seems like if you are only hearing the sound while in the saddle...then I would check the saddle first. Maybe the noise is simply coming from there.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-15, 04:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 20,111
Posted By Rehab

I have a special relationship with my bike...

I have a special relationship with my bike shorts. They support and pad me and in turn we shower together after most every ride. Once in a while, if I get behind, I have a couple of pairs in the...
03-18-15, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By Rehab

Any way the saddle could be making the noise? I'd...

Any way the saddle could be making the noise? I'd start the first.
Forum: Introductions
03-16-15, 06:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 721
Posted By Rehab

Welcome to the forum, Flyboyron. I am also from...

Welcome to the forum, Flyboyron. I am also from Illinois, growing up in the Quad Cities area on the western side of the state. I am a former Clyde but now about 45 lbs under that mark, thanks...
03-13-15, 05:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,817
Posted By Rehab

I rode my 2010 7.3 last year about 2000 miles and...

I rode my 2010 7.3 last year about 2000 miles and it was my main road bike until last November when I bought the Madone. The 7.3 is a great bike. The triple 8 gear train was flawless and as the...
03-12-15, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,291
Posted By Rehab

Well I apparently stepped into a pile of forum do...

Well I apparently stepped into a pile of forum do do (or should I say don't don't).

My intention was not to change the forum or the world. I was simply agreeing with the OP that there are...
03-12-15, 04:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,291
Posted By Rehab

Whoooh, you're attacking the wrong person...

Whoooh, you're attacking the wrong person here....chill.
03-12-15, 03:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,291
Posted By Rehab

I can really understand both viewpoints here. ...

I can really understand both viewpoints here. One one hand, Bikepacking is touring but more directed towards being in the outdoors away from urban settings, similar to backpacking. Touring, IMO,...
03-10-15, 05:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,949
Posted By Rehab

Last summer, I purchased a Trek X-Caliber...

Last summer, I purchased a Trek X-Caliber hardtail. I am 57 and really love riding it. I do not ride on really technical single tracks but do ride off road some on the more tame trails and use this...
03-09-15, 05:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,291
Posted By Rehab

This is a good idea. I have been reading a lot...

This is a good idea. I have been reading a lot about bike camping this winter as I am planning a tour of the Katy Trail across Missouri in May. There is a website bikepacking.net...
03-07-15, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,619
Posted By Rehab

Well, I use a helmet mirror... Is it perfect?...

Well, I use a helmet mirror...
Is it perfect? no.... But it is better than nothing.
Does it look dorky? I don't care... would rather be dorky than a hood ornament on someone's vehicle.
02-17-15, 08:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,056
Posted By Rehab

Where are you riding? Flat, rolling hills,...

Where are you riding? Flat, rolling hills, mountains with long descents? Rim brakes are fine and work well but if you are planning big hills/mountains, then get the disc brakes, otherwise ... save...
02-15-15, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,976
Posted By Rehab

I rode a 7.3 FX non disc model for over 2000...

I rode a 7.3 FX non disc model for over 2000 miles last year but didn't like it at all when off a paved surface. IMO the FX line is really a flat bar road bike and is best when used that way. I use...
02-11-15, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,126
Posted By Rehab

Just yesterday, I was returning home after a...

Just yesterday, I was returning home after a short ride. I live in a small residential area which is right along a state highway. I have to make a right onto the highway for 1 block to enter my...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-15, 05:45 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,075
Posted By Rehab

Most of my hobbies are related to the outdoors...

Most of my hobbies are related to the outdoors and fitness.
1. Rv'ing. My portable hotel room for other activities.
2. Deer hunting.
3. Fishing.
4. Kayaking.
5. ATVing.
6. Bicycling.
7....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-15, 07:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 961
Posted By Rehab

Wow. Very impressive. I guess 59 is the new 30. ...

Wow. Very impressive. I guess 59 is the new 30. Gives me something to look forward to in 1.5 years but I don't think that could be topped by me.
12-18-14, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,165
Posted By Rehab

A couple of things here. First of all, as stated...

A couple of things here. First of all, as stated by Bill, penetrating oil can really help. Now, don't forget that the left pedal threads are the opposite and you will twist clockwise (when facing...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-14, 09:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,214
Posted By Rehab

Thanks bbattle. I hope to get more rides in also...

Thanks bbattle. I hope to get more rides in also but any day above freezing this time of year is a real bonus around here.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-14, 06:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,214
Posted By Rehab

According to the listing description, the saddle...

According to the listing description, the saddle is supposed to be a Bontrager Race but the actual seat is a RavX but I am not sure of the model. The saddle is exactly what was pictured in the Ebay...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-14, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,214
Posted By Rehab

Thanks mjh365. I was looking at the saddle on my...

Thanks mjh365. I was looking at the saddle on my FX7.3 and it is quite a bit wider than my Madone.

I am suspicious that I may have wide seat bones also but have never been properly measured or...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-14, 08:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,214
Posted By Rehab

Thanks to each of you and especially from Bob and...

Thanks to each of you and especially from Bob and Oldnslow2 for the saddle advise. I am going to ride what I have for a few more times and see if my likes adjust a little but after we get into our...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-14, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,214
Posted By Rehab

Thanks. I did find out how uncomfortable the...

Thanks. I did find out how uncomfortable the stock seat is. I guess that will be a future purchase as I was squirming quite a bit towards the end of my ride today.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-14, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,214
Posted By Rehab

Got my "new to me" Madone

Yesterday I received my used Madone 4.5. Took it for a 27 mile ride this afternoon after finishing the assembly and adjusting fit. My first composite frame and I am hooked. 422828
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-14, 06:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,506
Posted By Rehab

Best remedy: lots of deep tissue massage from...

Best remedy: lots of deep tissue massage from your significant other. The pain will magically disappear. :lol:
11-01-14, 04:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,722
Posted By Rehab

One thing that hasn't been mentioned here is the...

One thing that hasn't been mentioned here is the seat height adjustment of your bike. Have you tried lowering it a little? I am imagining a seat too high causing you to put more strain on your...
10-06-14, 03:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,905
Posted By Rehab

I ride a 2011 7.3 FX but have gone in an opposite...

I ride a 2011 7.3 FX but have gone in an opposite direction. I originally purchased the bike to be a training bike with short rides in mind but I have changed that line of thinking and now my rides...
09-29-14, 11:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,005
Posted By Rehab

I am so impressed with the posts in this thread. ...

I am so impressed with the posts in this thread. It is very inspirational to read about others who have overcome respiratory conditions to ride. Thank you Frank for starting this thread.
09-24-14, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,161
Posted By Rehab

I have just recently purchased a pair of Bontager...

I have just recently purchased a pair of Bontager race mtb shoes and have installed the clipless system. My pedals on my 7.3 had worn out and so I have switched to Shimano combination pedals (A530)...
09-23-14, 04:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,005
Posted By Rehab

Frank, I have suffered from an airway disease...

Frank,
I have suffered from an airway disease caused from a rare fungus growth causing 6 strictures (constrictions) both internal and external of the lungs. I have had 13 dilation procedures to...
09-15-14, 11:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,428
Posted By Rehab

I am getting pretty close to 2000 since March for...

I am getting pretty close to 2000 since March for the year. I don't have the exact figures because I would need to check the odometers on 3 bikes but the majority of the miles (1462) have been on my...
08-27-14, 03:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 768
Posted By Rehab

Are there a lot of good trails near Denial?

Are there a lot of good trails near Denial?
08-27-14, 03:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,550
Posted By Rehab

I really enjoy doing loop rides in different...

I really enjoy doing loop rides in different directions according to the wind direction and my frame of mind. It really helps to mix things up. I also sometimes go exploring with no real plan, get...
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