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Forum: Recumbent
06-18-12, 08:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,910
Posted By countersTrike

Hate to rain on anyones parade but for a "wimpy...

Hate to rain on anyones parade but for a "wimpy rider" a storm was interesting for me. Before I had a motor installed; my enclosed kit was 77 pounds. I had to use every gear with lots of stops. ...
Forum: Recumbent
01-27-12, 12:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,493
Posted By countersTrike

What is that I heard about getting out more? I...

What is that I heard about getting out more? I had nearly an identical Catrike Pocket (yellow). Toughest trike I ever sold, even after advertising cheaper and cheaper prices for 2 years. Many...
Forum: Recumbent
01-02-12, 09:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,910
Posted By countersTrike

Boy! That is a tough question! I had to ride...

Boy! That is a tough question! I had to ride mine 6 years. Forced temporary move and change of storage ended that, but I found terrific storage by moving somewhere else, rather than back into the...
Forum: Recumbent
12-31-11, 05:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,910
Posted By countersTrike

VA.-- BlueVelo. I am amazed it took 2 pages to...

VA.-- BlueVelo. I am amazed it took 2 pages to say that! Thanks Blazing Saddles.
Forum: Recumbent
12-18-11, 07:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,334
Posted By countersTrike

Wow! Old- so old I forgot I had replied. At that...

Wow! Old- so old I forgot I had replied. At that time I had the EZ-Tad SX (yes, chain problem easily repaired) which I still have, and an old delta SX because it stands up on the back wheels easily...
Forum: Recumbent
11-07-11, 09:58 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,310
Posted By countersTrike

(age way back in this thread somewhere) again-...

(age way back in this thread somewhere) again- started recumbents as "parade trikes" @ 27 which became more commonly known as "recumbent trikes"; now 59

Three hybernating trikes
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By countersTrike

I had condo problems and had to move out March...

I had condo problems and had to move out March 2010 until it is rebuilt. Eventually I got both of my trikes to my temporary rental apartment until the rebuild. Bought a child trailer to put my...
Forum: Recumbent
10-17-11, 10:21 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,310
Posted By countersTrike

As of Saturday EZ-3 delta with a motor; added to...

As of Saturday EZ-3 delta with a motor; added to an EZ-Tadpole with a more powerful motor, and a Catrike Pocket with no motor for the shorter flats. Craigslist is addictive for me.
Forum: Recumbent
10-16-11, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,246
Posted By countersTrike

Just too confusing! Made an EZ-Tad into a...

Just too confusing! Made an EZ-Tad into a velomobile for 6 years but last year removed the body to sell it. Didn't want to sell it. Very high gearing and the motor made it a 'keeper'. I have a...
Replies: 4
Views: 836
Posted By countersTrike

We have over 10 bicycle shops here, but only 1...

We have over 10 bicycle shops here, but only 1 would go the extra mile and buy several of those gray wheelchair tires for me. Of all those bike shops that is 1 out of 3 that will work on recumbent...
Forum: Recumbent
10-08-11, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By countersTrike

Several over 30 years; but all were nearly...

Several over 30 years; but all were nearly impossible. Fed Ex is the worst. I sent a 2003 Catrike Speed to Arkansas. 1st year of Speed- excellent shape. Fed Ex had some moron take it apart to fit...
09-25-11, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By countersTrike

Seriously; electric, carfree, 50+, recumbents.

Seriously; electric, carfree, 50+, recumbents.
09-25-11, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By countersTrike

We do not have a card-in-spokes forum so here you...

We do not have a card-in-spokes forum so here you go... http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/localnews/ci_18973326 :D
Forum: Recumbent
08-22-11, 09:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 25,653
Posted By countersTrike

Longest lasting with no major or minor repairs...

Longest lasting with no major or minor repairs for me- EZ-Tad prototype before Sun took over. Bought in 2004, full shell in Dec. 2004, hub motor installed in 2007, shell removed and new batteries in...
06-03-11, 07:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,079
Posted By countersTrike

After living with unsafe popcorn asbestosis...

After living with unsafe popcorn asbestosis ceilings, cement slabs from 1960 with 40 foot underground columns, and internally mold-ridden walls for 20+ years (the building complex was red-tagged in...
06-03-11, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,712
Posted By countersTrike

WOW! I need 2 of them for both of my trikes........

WOW! I need 2 of them for both of my trikes..... hmmmmm..... wait a minute..... scratch that. Long day.
06-02-11, 09:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,028
Posted By countersTrike

Hills. My velomobile was 77 pounds. Being very...

Hills. My velomobile was 77 pounds. Being very aerodynamic- it "flew" downhill- and over a small hill it was OK, but a long hill would slow way down. Then a hub motor- like night and day. After...
05-30-11, 06:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,079
Posted By countersTrike

I understand that some were digging in...

I understand that some were digging in underground very deep to avoid the oppressive Las Vegas NE heat. Shortly after that I saw the post discussing Detroit MI. Both were quite interesting- and...
05-26-11, 05:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,371
Posted By countersTrike

I found these stats interesting comparing Santa...

I found these stats interesting comparing Santa Cruz with other places.
http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/ca/santa-cruz/crime/

http://santacruz.areaconnect.com/crime1.htm
...
05-24-11, 06:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,371
Posted By countersTrike

I ride 2 tadpole trikes: EZ-Tad and a Catrike...

I ride 2 tadpole trikes: EZ-Tad and a Catrike Pocket. 6 years a fully enclosed velomobile, but no home - no velo!
05-23-11, 11:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,371
Posted By countersTrike

Man o man! What an interesting Google tour!!! ...

Man o man! What an interesting Google tour!!! My condo is going up all new, including the foundation. When I mentioned ADA - that is Americans with Disabilities Act- every inch accessible for me...
05-23-11, 11:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,371
Posted By countersTrike

Sounds like a bit of heaven, and I am temporarily...

Sounds like a bit of heaven, and I am temporarily out while my condo is rebuilt including ADA red tape. With temperature extremes out the front door I would either freeze or melt. Us Californians...
05-22-11, 10:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 661
Posted By countersTrike

I had to check your location- for a minute it...

I had to check your location- for a minute it sounded like you moved to California! Drivers here are worse than terrible in my opinion. Yesterday I woke up to an odd noise and a small shake. ...
05-21-11, 09:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,599
Posted By countersTrike

We don't have the smog as much in coastal central...

We don't have the smog as much in coastal central CA., but we are part of the homeless travelers going from San Francisco to Los Angeles. I guess we are famous for our Sidewalk Sit & Lie groups,...
Forum: Recumbent
05-16-11, 11:17 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,259
Posted By countersTrike

I knew it! I knew it! RRRRo... Rov....AAIIEE!! I...

I knew it! I knew it! RRRRo... Rov....AAIIEE!! I need a doctor!! A Trike Dr.! :D Seriously, so much depends on so many things- one being weight. I have had many trikes over 30 years; and...
05-16-11, 10:26 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 5,470
Posted By countersTrike

I have not read the whole thread; just the bit...

I have not read the whole thread; just the bit about failure to keep someones word. Speaking about oil and keeping one's word- Obama is going full speed ahead with drilling for oil. Very sad. So...
05-08-11, 10:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 991
Posted By countersTrike

LOL - my poor keyboard! Links from the Portland...

LOL - my poor keyboard! Links from the Portland houses linked to Tokyo buildings and other folding design furniture used in small homes. Thanks for the videos and links.
05-07-11, 07:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 991
Posted By countersTrike

"ranging from 364 to 687 square feet" Geez! ...

"ranging from 364 to 687 square feet" Geez! MANSIONS! Due to "Red-Tag" (unsafe building) I was forced out to an eficiency apartment- 300' : do Portlandians know what 'small' is? :D
Forum: Recumbent
05-01-11, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,724
Posted By countersTrike

Leg suck- when a foot drops off of a pedal on the...

Leg suck- when a foot drops off of a pedal on the ground when a trike is moving- is a lot worse than falling over in my opinion. That happened to me; I flipped up in the air then landed then my...
Forum: Recumbent
04-18-11, 08:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,898
Posted By countersTrike

Ed Dolan must have had something to do with...

Ed Dolan must have had something to do with this.... it only hurts here Doctor.....
04-17-11, 10:16 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,375
Posted By countersTrike

Vibration from the music on the boombox so the...

Vibration from the music on the boombox so the neighbors downstairs will not complain- that is the subject of this thread; is it not? :D OK, OK. I will hush up....
04-16-11, 09:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,292
Posted By countersTrike

$4.00 gas is past history here. But today was an...

$4.00 gas is past history here. But today was an Earth Day show, and the large Sea Otter bike race was today. Those events and hordes of tourist enjoying 76 degree weather were a bumper to bumper...
Forum: Recumbent
04-16-11, 10:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,898
Posted By countersTrike

So far: yep, fixed everything. Logged on to...

So far: yep, fixed everything. Logged on to velomobiles, would not open any posts so went to Trikes - 2 opened, off to General- completely froze up except the small [loading] wheel. After 10...
Forum: Recumbent
04-15-11, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 866
Posted By countersTrike

My 1st tadpole in 1998 was a S & B Venice Beach...

My 1st tadpole in 1998 was a S & B Venice Beach since it was under $1000. Rear brake only (fronts optional) made for a great trike learning how to skid! Great fun and a great learning trike.
Forum: Recumbent
04-15-11, 09:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,898
Posted By countersTrike

I do not know why that hit my funny bone! Back...

I do not know why that hit my funny bone! Back fence; 2011 style :D Good one!
Forum: Recumbent
04-10-11, 06:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,898
Posted By countersTrike

'tis Sunday. (good day to change avatar; at...

'tis Sunday. (good day to change avatar; at least that works!) Why worry?
04-09-11, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By countersTrike

I almost forgot: San Francisco (Golden Gate Park...

I almost forgot: San Francisco (Golden Gate Park and The Great Highway to the zoo) Ciclavia April 10, 2011, 11:00 - 4:00...
04-07-11, 06:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,167
Posted By countersTrike

It will cost a little more today. The city of...

It will cost a little more today. The city of Santa Cruz had 2 roundabouts planned. One is nearly done, but I really wonder if if will become a bicycle roundabout. The second one might be shelved-...
04-04-11, 02:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,085
Posted By countersTrike

Having power and using full tilt power all the...

Having power and using full tilt power all the time is not what I mean! Cars can top 100 mph pretty easy (even Prius- remember the chase?). With gravity alone that EV in my avatar almost hits 50...
04-04-11, 08:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,085
Posted By countersTrike

I saw that video= terrific! I spun quite a few...

I saw that video= terrific! I spun quite a few 'donuts' on dirt, sand, or gravel with an old Currie motor; but the fun ended when I snapped the small chain. The hub motor I have now is controlled...
03-31-11, 10:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 827
Posted By countersTrike

I have no idea what will work or will not work;...

I have no idea what will work or will not work; but on almost every radio station in this area it was comical to hear station after station saying "flat earthers" and non oil addicts should hush and...
03-30-11, 02:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,085
Posted By countersTrike

I am an old California Hot Rodder who gave up on...

I am an old California Hot Rodder who gave up on that after muscle-car popularity seemed to fade. The first thought I had was taking my recumbent trike which already has a hub motor and adding a...
03-29-11, 07:01 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,774
Posted By countersTrike

4 hours maximum on my recumbent trike. More...

4 hours maximum on my recumbent trike. More charging time NOT advised. 3 plain old lead acid batteries (motorcycle battery size- 36V) with a dinky (as in small) lithium battery charger. Usually...
03-25-11, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By countersTrike

Outstanding! Thanks for sharing!

Outstanding! Thanks for sharing!
03-23-11, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 505
Posted By countersTrike

I lived on a very "tourist trap" (busy and...

I lived on a very "tourist trap" (busy and crowded) MUP right out of the downtown and amusement park part of town- never a problem but had to move due to an unsafe building. I moved downtown; in 1...
03-16-11, 11:16 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,418
Posted By countersTrike

Pull a Hugh Hefner: CarFree, CycleFree,...

Pull a Hugh Hefner: CarFree, CycleFree, FreeBathRobes..... :D
Forum: Recumbent
03-14-11, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,051
Posted By countersTrike

(OT- sorry) I would recognise that beer drinking...

(OT- sorry) I would recognise that beer drinking squirrel anywhere! I don't recommend him as pilot.. :D Welcome Solveg!
Forum: Recumbent
03-14-11, 09:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,849
Posted By countersTrike

That is amusing! At that time; the JMX2 folding...

That is amusing! At that time; the JMX2 folding trike was brand new. It turned out to be an alignment disaster because of the folding, then a major steering part broke several times. Both made it...
03-13-11, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By countersTrike

Frm Twitter>Amsterdamized>Travel tonight: Lock...

Frm Twitter>Amsterdamized>Travel tonight:
Lock it up. There’s a good reason locals use locks and chains that look like they came from the World’s Strongest Man competition: Bike thieves in...
Forum: Recumbent
03-11-11, 10:20 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,310
Posted By countersTrike

58 years old, rode a delta trike from 1980 at 28...

58 years old, rode a delta trike from 1980 at 28 years old. Now 2 tadpoles: Different horses/different courses: stock Catrike Pocket, and formerly a velomobile kit since new- now stripped down...
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