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Forum: Recumbent
09-26-06, 01:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,012
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Only real races are races

Recumbents are banned from most races and competition with DF bikes officially so we really have few oppertunitys to race for "real" with DF folks. Other than in the ultra world where Bents are...
Forum: Recumbent
09-23-06, 01:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,100
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

I got a draft while on a NoCom from another NoCom...

I got a draft while on a NoCom from another NoCom rider. Its all about torso height. And yes lowracer riders do draft off of each other and all go faster. It's not cheating but just being a smart...
Forum: Recumbent
09-17-06, 02:48 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,468
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Beware of a good DF paceline My recumbent friends!

Let me fill you in on a few bicycle speed facts. First of all a pace line with 5 to 10 folks can easily be shreaded by a fast performance 'bent. But as the DF numbers increase to 30 or 40 or more...
Forum: Recumbent
09-11-06, 12:10 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,448
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

www.thekettlemorainebiker.blogspot.com My...

www.thekettlemorainebiker.blogspot.com
My Blogsite has some pics up of my personal Aero of last year.
One thing I have to say is that the only Lowracer that I feel is faster than an Aero is a...
Forum: Recumbent
09-09-06, 01:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,448
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

I will post some pictures for you of my personal...

I will post some pictures for you of my personal Bacchetta Aero. This particular frameset has at least 20000 miles on it and is recieving a drivetraine upgrade.
I will stick with 9 speed since it is...
Forum: Recumbent
09-09-06, 01:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 947
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

I did 50 miles really pretty fast one day on this...

I did 50 miles really pretty fast one day on this NoCom. It will work as a century bike if this is the one that is up for sale it will be an absolutely killer bicycle and I would consider it if I...
Forum: Recumbent
09-06-06, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 947
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Monkey Island skunkworks

Monkey Island is a place of absolute evil and horror. Just go over to the bentrideronline forums and ask them! Yet these Monkey Island people have produced the NoCom. Yes the NoCom was designed in...
Forum: Recumbent
09-06-06, 10:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,448
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

I posted so if this shows up twice ignor... ...

I posted so if this shows up twice ignor...

Sorry to offend,
I have a blog which I just deleted a bunch of stuff amoung which was a review of the NoCom carbon Lowracer. This bike is perhaps the...
Forum: Recumbent
09-06-06, 11:04 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,448
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

My apoligies to you. But what kind of 'bent do...

My apoligies to you.
But what kind of 'bent do you ride?
It really will tell all of us here where you are comming from.
Folks here ride anything from a tricked out lowracer to a full body socked...
Forum: Recumbent
09-06-06, 12:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,448
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Time to report you to the moderator. My posts...

Time to report you to the moderator. My posts were more than respectfull to your outbursts.
You are a troll.
Good bye....

MG
Forum: Recumbent
09-05-06, 12:56 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,448
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Mark, you missed the whole point of my post...

Mark,

you missed the whole point of my post here. I did not mean that Bacchetta riders can not climb hills I mean specific persons on this forum who participated quite vigorosly in the low/high...
Forum: Recumbent
09-04-06, 11:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,448
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

And an intelligent responce to my question. What...

And an intelligent responce to my question. What kind of bike do you ride.
The two most prominate members of this forum ride Baron lowracers.
Those I know are faster than any DF bike even in hills....
Forum: Recumbent
09-03-06, 01:43 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,448
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

My Aero is at about 22 lbs and a good road bike...

My Aero is at about 22 lbs and a good road bike is in the 18.5 range. Hardly 50%. What POS kind of "performance" bent do you own?
Just curious before one shoots his mouth off before knowing what one...
Forum: Recumbent
09-03-06, 01:28 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,448
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Come on over to the Bacchetta forum

www.bacchettabikes.com
click on the forums page and log in.
If you are interested in Bacchetta bikes this is the place to ask questions and you won't get diss'd.
Good luck to ya...

MG
Forum: Recumbent
09-03-06, 01:25 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,448
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

None of these guys can climb hills. I know...

None of these guys can climb hills.
I know first hand.

MG
Forum: Recumbent
09-03-06, 01:21 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,448
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Don't worry about these guys Dick I guess they...

Don't worry about these guys Dick
I guess they don't want to ride with you.
Bacchetta's are fine bikes and hope you get one someday.
Some folks here really dislike the company.

MG
Forum: Recumbent
08-30-06, 01:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,448
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Hi John, You know that in the DF world if...

Hi John,

You know that in the DF world if the group ride is big enough there will be large differences in climbing ability and I am sure you have observed this fact. You ride at your fitness level...
Forum: Recumbent
08-30-06, 01:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,448
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

I think that you would agree that most bentriders...

I think that you would agree that most bentriders are the solo benter in a fast group ride at least the way things are now. Bacchetta's team riders are now forming there own pacelines and you are...
Forum: Recumbent
08-29-06, 01:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,448
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

This is exactly what I am talking about. Not that...

This is exactly what I am talking about. Not that steep super grade where the guy on the DF might get by you but on an over all course with a lot of climbing on it. You will be faster on a...
Forum: Recumbent
08-28-06, 03:10 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,448
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Bents are the fastest platform hills or no hills

Some stalwarts on this forum propose that 'bents can not climb hills. That is not the case.
I switched from 'bent to upright to bent quite regularly. I have now switched to the recumbent platform...
Forum: Recumbent
08-06-06, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,522
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Bacchetta bikes

You should post this on the Bacchetta forums.
This site is a bit hostile to bacchetta bikes since the primary founders of this site ride bikes of a different design. That's ok but you should know...
Forum: Recumbent
07-03-06, 02:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,851
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

The leader in dual 26 bicycles is Bacchetta hands...

The leader in dual 26 bicycles is Bacchetta hands down. I have an Aero with over 20000 miles on it.
I feel that the Bacchetta Aluminum Corsa could be the best value performance recumbent on the...
Forum: Recumbent
06-14-06, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 718
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Jim Kern drops out of RAAM

www.kettlemorainebiker.blogspot.com

MG
Forum: Recumbent
06-12-06, 12:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,946
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Right on John. Very well said. I think that...

Right on John.

Very well said. I think that the whole point of this article was to make fun of 'bent riders.
So what! Like you said there are plenty of DF folks that don't buy into the BuyCycling...
Forum: Recumbent
06-06-06, 11:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,033
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Please email me at magillagorillakk@hotmail.com ...

Please email me at magillagorillakk@hotmail.com
I will put you in touch personaly with my good friends John Schlitter and Rich Pinto.
Your problem is simple and easily remidied. I am sorry about...
Forum: Recumbent
05-05-06, 12:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 749
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

I read a few of the recent posts on this site. ...

I read a few of the recent posts on this site.
A lighter bicycle is better than a heavier one.
Big wheels are better than small and one has to train to do well in short races and ultra cycling...
Forum: Recumbent
04-30-06, 12:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 749
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Wisconsin 200 K Brevet report

www.kettlemorainebiker.blogspot.com

check out my Brevet report.

MG
Forum: Recumbent
04-26-06, 11:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Well, I guess I will change it for myself...

Well,

I guess I will change it for myself because I can not type properly...

www.kettlemorainebiker.blogspot.com

You do not have to be smart to ride a recumbent.

MG
Forum: Recumbent
04-25-06, 03:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Yet another change: ...

Yet another change:

http://kettlemorainebiker.blogspot.com/
I will not change it again for anybody.

MG
Forum: Recumbent
04-23-06, 02:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Blog address change

Hi all!

Not much to say about recumbents on my Blog other than to report its address change.

www.thekettlemoraineflyer.blogspot.com

I don't have much to report on the bent scean but I will...
Forum: Recumbent
04-19-06, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,839
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Thanks Dennis! But really you should thank...

Thanks Dennis!
But really you should thank NoComAA for this great creation.
The NoCom 3 is soon to be out.
I hope to post some nice pics of that bike also.
On my Blog I will be shifting over to...
Forum: Recumbent
04-19-06, 12:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,839
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

For what it's worth I rode a NoCom lowracer on...

For what it's worth I rode a NoCom lowracer on some very congested Chicago roads. I was learning how to ride the bike the first few miles and was way over into the road than I should have been. I got...
Forum: Recumbent
04-09-06, 11:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,215
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

It's spam dude. I don't like it and do not see...

It's spam dude.
I don't like it and do not see anyone else that manufactures bikes doing what you are doing.
Please send a couple of your models over to www.bentrideronline.com for review.
I am...
Forum: Recumbent
04-09-06, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,215
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Like I said I don't get into the Geopoloitics of...

Like I said I don't get into the Geopoloitics of the bike. I just like NoCom-AA's very fine machine.
I will of course put up pictures at high resolution of the new bikes.
I here its soon and will...
Forum: Recumbent
04-07-06, 12:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,215
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

The only one like it Dennis. That's because the...

The only one like it Dennis. That's because the creators of the NoCom are from the Midwest of America.
Lots of Monkey mods on this baby Dennis. Drool on!
The ones sold out in Califoria are not like...
Forum: Recumbent
04-06-06, 11:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,215
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Hey nice junk recumbent dude. Like your spam of...

Hey nice junk recumbent dude.
Like your spam of this site!
Walmart might take your bike if you can make enough of them on there shipment schedual?

MG
Forum: Recumbent
04-06-06, 11:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,215
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

That bike Dennis is owned by one of the designers...

That bike Dennis is owned by one of the designers of the NoCom. Look at the chain management system. The handle bar set up which will be changing when the New framesets come in. That bike is already...
Forum: Recumbent
04-06-06, 01:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,215
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

NoCom review on my Blog

www.bacchettaaero.blogspot.com

Went for a short 43 mile ride today on the NoCom speed machine.
I was most impressed.
More on my Blog...

MG
Forum: Recumbent
03-29-06, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Send you one? They are pretty hard to come by....

Send you one? They are pretty hard to come by. But I will send you one right after I get one.

MG
Forum: Recumbent
03-23-06, 01:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

My blog takes about 5 miniutes a day. I post over...

My blog takes about 5 miniutes a day. I post over on bike journal. Maybe 15 minutes there.
I biked 85 miles at over 20 mph average today.
Any more questions?

MG
Forum: Recumbent
03-23-06, 01:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Sorry, www.bacchettaaero.blogspot.com I...

Sorry,

www.bacchettaaero.blogspot.com

I will be riding the NoCom very soon and am looking forward to it.

MG
Forum: Recumbent
03-22-06, 05:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,858
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Show's over folks! You can read about it over...

Show's over folks!
You can read about it over on my blog. I will be traveling to Chicago soon...

www.bacchettaaero.blogspot.com

MG
Forum: Recumbent
03-22-06, 02:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

The NoCom

I posted a new thread on my Blogsite on The NoCom.
The Image is from recumbents.com I hope they do not mind my theft.
I think that I tell it like it is.
Hey look, Jim Kern does 516 miles and the...
Forum: Recumbent
03-22-06, 01:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 630
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Hey, Nice Blog. Enjoyed the cool trike guy...

Hey,

Nice Blog.
Enjoyed the cool trike guy with his trailor.

MG
Forum: Recumbent
03-21-06, 11:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,858
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

And a Greenspeed Trike too.... MG

And a Greenspeed Trike too....

MG
Forum: Recumbent
03-21-06, 11:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,858
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

I would love to have a NoCom along with my Aero. ...

I would love to have a NoCom along with my Aero.

MG
Forum: Recumbent
03-21-06, 02:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,858
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Alan, This Brevet course is a lot tougher...

Alan,

This Brevet course is a lot tougher than you can imagine especially if the weather is cold and rainy like most years.
Good luck to you in your sub 5 200k attempt.
Again I will post your...
Forum: Recumbent
03-21-06, 01:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,858
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

Alan, You are a bully and a child and I will...

Alan,

You are a bully and a child and I will do my best to beat you but In the past you have been faster than I at these short rides. The 300K Alan or the 400 K? All can be done in safe daylight....
Forum: Recumbent
03-21-06, 12:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,858
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

See you on April 29 Alan. I have forwarded your...

See you on April 29 Alan.
I have forwarded your emails to the GLR officials about your planned use of cars on the route. That is a violation of the rules. Only support is allowed at controlls. well...
Forum: Recumbent
03-20-06, 04:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,858
Posted By Magilla Gorilla

This is John Foltz's site. He hates Bacchetta and...

This is John Foltz's site. He hates Bacchetta and has from day one. So what? He is entitled to his opinion.
And to Lowracers if I ever get one it will be a carbon Velocraft and not a Baron. Very old...
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