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Forum: Recumbent
08-10-16, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,913
Posted By Floyd

My humble opinion... if you are able to go, like...

My humble opinion... if you are able to go, like bicycle stuff and appreciate the beauty of seeing what is available, why not go. No one is pressuring you to actually buy anything... I don't know...
08-05-16, 09:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,128
Posted By Floyd

You have received good advice...keep doing what...

You have received good advice...keep doing what you can, you may not be able to increase the amount of time you ride much each day but the fact that you are adding even one minute a weeek will let...
Forum: Recumbent
08-04-16, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,886
Posted By Floyd

Hey Zinger...maybe if'n they look like they want...

Hey Zinger...maybe if'n they look like they want to be touched that would be different? But most of the time that is probably not the case... Actually I am in small town that does not even have bike...
Forum: Recumbent
07-30-16, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,689
Posted By Floyd

Mine are not quite so bright but I don't ride...

Mine are not quite so bright but I don't ride that much in the dark...but even dusk requires something to be seen.
Forum: Recumbent
07-30-16, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,886
Posted By Floyd

agreed, being friendly does not include 'reaching...

agreed, being friendly does not include 'reaching out to touch someone'...and, yes, I am a friendly one, saying hi or thumbs up or just a wave.
Forum: Recumbent
07-30-16, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,520
Posted By Floyd

Not enough 'bike riders' around for me to have...

Not enough 'bike riders' around for me to have that chance very often...but I enjoy it when I can.,
Forum: Recumbent
07-30-16, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,522
Posted By Floyd

Yes, nice, my kind of humor...she is a better...

Yes, nice, my kind of humor...she is a better artist than I any day...
07-28-16, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,254
Posted By Floyd

I used to take the high blood pressure pills but...

I used to take the high blood pressure pills but with a little loss of weight and who know what else caused it...I don't take the pills any more. I did buy one of the in home monitors so I can check...
07-28-16, 02:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,891
Posted By Floyd

If the shoe fits wear it, if the bike fits use...

If the shoe fits wear it, if the bike fits use it... You have gotten a lot of good advice here, just need to see which part of the advice fits your style, personality, wants and needs. I would only...
07-23-16, 09:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,820
Posted By Floyd

Living in small town rural america, I have...

Living in small town rural america, I have blacktop roads that are not heavy traffic... however I did get chased by a dog this morning...:)
07-23-16, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 986
Posted By Floyd

enjoy the ride...that can be taken in a couple of...

enjoy the ride...that can be taken in a couple of ways...I have never had chemo so don't know what kind of ride that will give you...do enjoy the bike rides.
Forum: Introductions
07-21-16, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 260
Posted By Floyd

another welcome to the forums... you can get some...

another welcome to the forums... you can get some 'learning' on here by looking around... and there are some youtube videos that can help OR wait till you need to fix something and sort it out,...
07-15-16, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By Floyd

to use a variation of some spiritual guy in the...

to use a variation of some spiritual guy in the bible...there is a time to buy and a time to sell, or give away, or donate, or just do a good deed.
07-15-16, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By Floyd

another welcome and Enjoy the ride

another welcome and Enjoy the ride
07-11-16, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 329
Posted By Floyd

Maintenance of 2-speed Bendix

I have a 2 speed 'automatic' that still shifts good but not necessarily consistent... is there something I can do to keep it in good shape or at least shifting? I do some basic work in my bikes and...
Forum: Recumbent
09-12-15, 02:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,248
Posted By Floyd

My 'lounge chair on wheels' is what i tell...

My 'lounge chair on wheels' is what i tell people. I am so comfortable I feel guilty getting exercise... or getting rid of extra-size...
08-15-15, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,614
Posted By Floyd

I prefer single color, but that is me...unless...

I prefer single color, but that is me...unless you got the talent to go fancy
03-20-15, 11:15 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,010
Posted By Floyd

I enjoy reading the 'to and fro' of these kind of...

I enjoy reading the 'to and fro' of these kind of posts... I live in a small town in the country so the paths in the park are mostly for walking... however that is no problem because the streets do...
01-31-15, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,444
Posted By Floyd

yes, if it is within your budget and does what...

yes, if it is within your budget and does what you want it for, it is worth it.... should be good for beach cruizing
Forum: Recumbent
01-10-15, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,517
Posted By Floyd

Looks like something I might try...but I agree...

Looks like something I might try...but I agree the steering is not a good compromise in order to get the hand/arm exercise. Side to side motion to steer could throw you off balance with the extra...
01-10-15, 12:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,065
Posted By Floyd

procrastination is my middle name, as they say...

procrastination is my middle name, as they say ... I too am not a gym person, like to do exercise 'naturally' and not with a machine, I do have a brand x exercise bike in my bedroom that serves as a...
01-10-15, 11:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,398
Posted By Floyd

Glasses since 5th grade, contacts from jr. in...

Glasses since 5th grade, contacts from jr. in high school till 'several' years ago... ...now use progressive with good results. Just take your time and as they say 'get used to it' :)
Forum: Foo
12-24-14, 11:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,590
Posted By Floyd

What bathroom? I am the fifth of 5 boys and we...

What bathroom? I am the fifth of 5 boys and we did not get the second bedroom and bathroom until the first of 3 younger sisters was born...so I was old enough to remember the framing going up on...
Forum: Recumbent
12-24-14, 10:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,239
Posted By Floyd

Thanks for the correction... enjoyment has begun

Thanks for the correction... enjoyment has begun
12-19-14, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,630
Posted By Floyd

looks like everone enjoyed...I too love milder...

looks like everone enjoyed...I too love milder winters where I can get out and get fresh air and some riding.
Forum: Recumbent
12-19-14, 03:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,239
Posted By Floyd

You WILL enjoy the trike... there is no perfect...

You WILL enjoy the trike... there is no perfect bike/trike for all situations...so go with your gut decision and ride like the wind.
12-19-14, 02:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,092
Posted By Floyd

The people here at church will sometimes ask me...

The people here at church will sometimes ask me how many bikes I have, my answer is 'depends on which ones you count', then I leave it at that. Actually I usually end up saying I have 2 or 3 that I...
12-19-14, 02:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,251
Posted By Floyd

amazing what a few ''''calories'''' can do...

amazing what a few ''''calories'''' can do...
12-19-14, 02:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,370
Posted By Floyd

I don't do much spinning but do have an 'arch...

I don't do much spinning but do have an 'arch injury' from a head on collision from years ago...now a reason to not spin so hard if I do choose to do some spinning.
Forum: Recumbent
10-29-14, 06:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,167
Posted By Floyd

Good advice above... do try more than one if you...

Good advice above... do try more than one if you can, or even if you can't, find a way, before you buy...so the idea that you will do some looking between now and spring is good.
10-29-14, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,912
Posted By Floyd

I like it. Enjoy the ride.

I like it. Enjoy the ride.
10-15-14, 05:44 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 29,416
Posted By Floyd

keep us informed...peace

keep us informed...peace
10-15-14, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,711
Posted By Floyd

Looks good....i bet you get the looks with it.

Looks good....i bet you get the looks with it.
10-02-14, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 938
Posted By Floyd

glad you enjoyed... that is the whole purpose of...

glad you enjoyed... that is the whole purpose of a decision for me, to enjoy the ride... you may or may not have enjoyd if you followed the wrong angel
10-02-14, 08:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 29,416
Posted By Floyd

Keep up the good work

Keep up the good work
09-27-14, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 880
Posted By Floyd

I too brake going down hill, call me chicken or...

I too brake going down hill, call me chicken or paranoid, I don't care... i will be safe. I have never had brake problems but i have not done any long hills.
Forum: Recumbent
09-06-14, 02:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,106
Posted By Floyd

You have already read the reasons that you do not...

You have already read the reasons that you do not see them in your area...SO...take your time and as you and others said, do your research and if you get a chance to borrow/try one that you do see,...
09-06-14, 02:46 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,275
Posted By Floyd

No peeves here, just the enjoyment of riding in...

No peeves here, just the enjoyment of riding in small town on good asphalt with not too much traffic. :)
09-06-14, 02:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,286
Posted By Floyd

Make the bike comfortable for yourself...if that...

Make the bike comfortable for yourself...if that means it looks different that others, who cares. the idea is to keep riding...I like that you are starting slow and enjoying, enjoying, enjoying......
Forum: Recumbent
08-29-14, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,877
Posted By Floyd

Nothing ventured, nothing gained

Nothing ventured, nothing gained
Forum: Recumbent
08-29-14, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,680
Posted By Floyd

I agree, both trike and recumbent...nice history...

I agree, both trike and recumbent...nice history piece.
Forum: Recumbent
07-19-14, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,673
Posted By Floyd

I also have a p-38 and can verify that it can be...

I also have a p-38 and can verify that it can be a fast one...not with my motor, but it is faster for me than my others...especially on the up-hill...good luck in your search.
Forum: Recumbent
06-29-14, 12:36 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 17,116
Posted By Floyd

if you get an opportunity to try the 'lounge...

if you get an opportunity to try the 'lounge chair' ride, let opportunity show you the feeling, comfort, relaxing possibilities...while still going your normal route.
06-29-14, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By Floyd

I think the "guys who used to work here'' may be...

I think the "guys who used to work here'' may be the right guess...or at least a good repremand...I would have enjoyed that scene, even though I should'nt....peace,
06-29-14, 12:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,399
Posted By Floyd

Once in a while I will ride with narrow...

Once in a while I will ride with narrow shoulder...but most of the time I don't have to and so it not really a problem. I am glad I don't have to make the choice.
06-29-14, 12:21 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,488
Posted By Floyd

Dude...no 200 pounders...just average people...

Dude...no 200 pounders...just average people trying to get into shape....I should have joined them but prefer the two or three wheels for my "getting rid of extra-size"...
Forum: Recumbent
06-28-14, 08:27 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 17,116
Posted By Floyd

sports car, SUV, limosine...there is a variety in...

sports car, SUV, limosine...there is a variety in 4-wheel transport too...I suppose somewhere there is a blog/forum on whether one or the other is better. I like my long wheel base & my trike...but...
06-28-14, 08:13 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 11,488
Posted By Floyd

I like to ride my bicycle or tricycle for...

I like to ride my bicycle or tricycle for exercise...and it is rare that I have a rant...I used to play chess... have had zumba classes here at church but did not participate... I like this thread,...
06-23-14, 01:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,695
Posted By Floyd

In our small town we do not have MUPS but for me...

In our small town we do not have MUPS but for me they are unneccessary because there are streets 'less traveled' that I take ...I can go out to the lake and back for a ten miler...or there are...
06-22-14, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,971
Posted By Floyd

Think about what is being said ...the fit of the...

Think about what is being said ...the fit of the bike is important or you will not enjoy it. You say you are on a budget and in this case cheaper is not always cheaper cause you will have to spend...
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