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05-18-05, 12:07 PM
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Posted By yalrighty

Same here .. havn't fallen since I was a kid lol...

Same here .. havn't fallen since I was a kid lol ... sure hurts more than it used to!
05-17-05, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 364
Posted By yalrighty

Bad luck today :(

Well, today I went for a little ride, but did not get far. About 500 feet into the trail my front wheel hit something (I didn't have the sense to check out what) and I took a bit of a spill ...
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05-15-05, 09:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 327
Posted By yalrighty

Funny thing (at least I thought it was funny)

I havn't had a chance to post this but I thought it was a little funny ...

A few days ago I took my blue schwinn (see 210-FS in my sig) for a ride on the paved trail by my house. As I crossed the...
05-15-05, 09:01 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,261
Posted By yalrighty

About a month ago I took my silver Schwinn (see...

About a month ago I took my silver Schwinn (see 240-DSR in my sig) to my LBS which I never had a problem dealing with because I had a problem with my back brake not springing back properly and asked...
05-12-05, 09:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,087
Posted By yalrighty

from about.com ....

from about.com ....
05-12-05, 09:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,087
Posted By yalrighty

Also someone suggested not to wear underwear on...

Also someone suggested not to wear underwear on these long rides ... does that make any sense??
05-12-05, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,087
Posted By yalrighty

-- YES THAT'S IT -- They are sort of like big...

-- YES THAT'S IT -- They are sort of like big blind zits that don't come to a white head (sorry for being gross) but you nailed it
05-10-05, 10:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,087
Posted By yalrighty

This problem might almost be funny .. about my butt

OK ... flying in the face of getting laughed at I am gonna post this.

When I ride bike every day, sometimes 60+ kms in a day for fun, I can develop what seems to be small boils or red blemishes on...
04-30-05, 07:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 578
Posted By yalrighty

I love doing both ... bikes are good for longer...

I love doing both ... bikes are good for longer distances and other terrains though obviously .. but they both have their good points :)
04-23-05, 05:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,446
Posted By yalrighty

Sometimes on the gravel trails I have to slam on...

Sometimes on the gravel trails I have to slam on my brakes because a chipmunk will pop out of their hole right in front of you .. stoopid chipmunks make their den right in the damn trail!
04-21-05, 08:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,703
Posted By yalrighty

Please please tell us how they ride!

Please please tell us how they ride!
04-21-05, 06:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,703
Posted By yalrighty

I asked the seller ...

I asked the seller ...
04-21-05, 06:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,703
Posted By yalrighty

yup .. I guess they are compatible with more than...

yup .. I guess they are compatible with more than one gear hub
04-20-05, 10:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,703
Posted By yalrighty

HEY LOOK WHAT I FOUND ... does this bike look...

HEY LOOK WHAT I FOUND ... does this bike look familiar?? It is the same as the "Outback" being sold at the link I gave in my original post!!! It is apparently an import being sold on ebay???
...
04-20-05, 09:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,636
Posted By yalrighty

Keep it up. You are an inspiration to others!

Keep it up. You are an inspiration to others!
04-20-05, 08:58 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 9,836
Posted By yalrighty

I carry my cell phone while riding anywhere. It...

I carry my cell phone while riding anywhere. It slides neatly into a cell phone case that I have mounted to my handlebars for easy access.
04-20-05, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,209
Posted By yalrighty

I tried loostening them right off almost and...

I tried loostening them right off almost and still no go ..
04-20-05, 09:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,703
Posted By yalrighty

I also thought it was neat that you can shift...

I also thought it was neat that you can shift even when stopped ... practical application would be if you were in high gear and had to stop quickly ... you can shift to a lower gear to get started...
04-20-05, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,209
Posted By yalrighty

It was working fine then I messed it up somehow...

It was working fine then I messed it up somehow .. I think maybe I need to put a bit of lube on the pivots and start again ... its raining now and I gotta go to work but I might just bring it to my...
04-19-05, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,209
Posted By yalrighty

V-Brakes very tight ... won't spring back

OK so I'm an idiot ....

Today while assembling a new bike I went and adjusted the back brakes. now they line up properly and everything, but they are very tight - hard to apply the brakes then...
04-19-05, 09:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,703
Posted By yalrighty

Still saving for a Catrike Speed though ... my...

Still saving for a Catrike Speed though ... my local dealer finally has the '05 Speed !!!
04-19-05, 09:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,703
Posted By yalrighty

Heh ... thanks idoxlr8 -- I just think they look...

Heh ... thanks idoxlr8 -- I just think they look cool. I would enjoy seeing how they work because I know they certainly look neat. As for weight, I don't really care. As long as the frame and...
04-19-05, 08:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,703
Posted By yalrighty

Problem is I'm broke lol .. if I buy one it will...

Problem is I'm broke lol .. if I buy one it will be after I buy a Catrike Speed!!!!!
04-19-05, 08:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 258
Posted By yalrighty

gas shocks problem

Ok on my 210-FS (see sig for pic) yesterday I noticed that I was feeling ALL the bumps ... I stopped, and tried to push down on the front suspension and nothing happened. Would not budge. by the...
04-18-05, 08:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,703
Posted By yalrighty

Wouldn't the ones sold today be a weee bit more...

Wouldn't the ones sold today be a weee bit more efficient than the one listed up there from the 1800's lol **********
04-17-05, 07:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 228
Posted By yalrighty

New Trail Yeah!!!!!!!!!!

Sooo excited ... there is a new trail this year I am going to be checking out tomorrow. It apparently runs from Orillia to Barrie ... (I think about 55km) - gonna be checking that out oh boy oh boy...
04-17-05, 07:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,703
Posted By yalrighty

The bikes in the link I provided are not...

The bikes in the link I provided are not available until the middle of May .. but even though there seems to be a bad opinion about them here, I can't help but be interested in the mechanics of it :)
04-17-05, 07:31 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,654
Posted By yalrighty

When you can't wait for your new bike to arrive...

When you can't wait for your new bike to arrive at your door (stupid shipping!!!!!!!!!!)
04-17-05, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By yalrighty

Fun indeed!! Cartridge - yes I have a...

Fun indeed!!

Cartridge - yes I have a cartridge now. And my other bottom bracket was apparently full of water LOL

I clean the bike regularly too so I'm not too worried ..
04-17-05, 08:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,703
Posted By yalrighty

Anyone here ever ridden one?

Anyone here ever ridden one?
04-17-05, 06:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,703
Posted By yalrighty

Chainless bikes!! Opinions please :)

Ok I have heard of these before but never seen them up close. Here is a website that sells them

http://www.dynamicbicycles.com/bikes/default.php

Has anyone ridden one? Are they harder or...
04-17-05, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By yalrighty

Looks like a cool ride. I should ride to the...

Looks like a cool ride. I should ride to the next town over on the uhtoff trail and take pics ... soon as the trail melts and the water goes down a bit heh ..
04-17-05, 06:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By yalrighty

Looks like fun :) I wish there were people in my...

Looks like fun :) I wish there were people in my area to get together with ... I live in a small town full of people that don't ride ......
04-16-05, 06:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By yalrighty

Water damage?

Ok so I figure I want to ride home from work today on the uthoff trail ... so I bike over there and get on it and the first part is still a bit snowcovered .. no problem

Then mud ..

then about...
Forum: Commuting
04-15-05, 09:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,214
Posted By yalrighty

I am guilty of using the sidewalk on one section...

I am guilty of using the sidewalk on one section of my commute ... the reason being the road is very busy but also very narrow and it is scary when trucks and cars whiz my and you think their...
04-15-05, 09:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,099
Posted By yalrighty

I ride MTBs ... both for commuting and hitting...

I ride MTBs ... both for commuting and hitting the trail for recreation (no not the paved trails lol)
04-15-05, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By yalrighty

Ah sorry lol ... I call motorcycles with no rear...

Ah sorry lol ... I call motorcycles with no rear suspension hardtails lol ... I thought someone told me rigidtail was the term for bikes ..
Forum: Recumbent
04-15-05, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,148
Posted By yalrighty

Yup ... same went with the trikes ... if I pretty...

Yup ... same went with the trikes ... if I pretty much let go or just had my hands lightly "there" in case i needed to turn it was fine ..
04-15-05, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By yalrighty

nobody knows?

nobody knows?
04-14-05, 09:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,446
Posted By yalrighty

There's an old folks trailer home at one of the...

There's an old folks trailer home at one of the places I ride ... with ANGRY SWANS ... what do those old people do to those poor birds to make them angry enough to chase innocents on bikes?
Forum: Recumbent
04-14-05, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,148
Posted By yalrighty

Forgot to mention he has a Catrike Road that I...

Forgot to mention he has a Catrike Road that I never tried and also a Swift Trike ..
04-14-05, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 459
Posted By yalrighty

I'd consider the "friend factor" too ... would he...

I'd consider the "friend factor" too ... would he sell you something for less than it's worth? I have friends who I would sell things cheap to.
04-14-05, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By yalrighty

**********???

**********???
04-14-05, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By yalrighty

Question about frame size

Just wondering if there is a difference between the way a fully suspended frame is measured compared to a rigidtail ??

Say I put a 20'' frame rigidtail bike with 26'' tires beside a 19'' frame...
04-14-05, 12:29 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,654
Posted By yalrighty

When You Cannot Figure Out Where You Are Going To...

When You Cannot Figure Out Where You Are Going To Keep That New Bike When Not Riding It ....
04-14-05, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By yalrighty

I use Mandrake Linux and Firefox and it works...

I use Mandrake Linux and Firefox and it works fine for me ..
04-14-05, 09:24 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,654
Posted By yalrighty

I own two but the 240-DSR in my sig hasn't...

I own two but the 240-DSR in my sig hasn't arrived at my door yet :(

Edit: I could always take my crappy green shimano out or borrow my mom's "Leader"
Forum: Recumbent
04-14-05, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,148
Posted By yalrighty

The trike dealer had a Baron there and he told me...

The trike dealer had a Baron there and he told me I could try it if I promised not to dump it lol but I didn't want to risk that after he had been so nice to me letting me ride around on the trikes.
Forum: Introductions
04-13-05, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By yalrighty

Greetings, WinTerpeg from Orillia, ON !!!

Greetings, WinTerpeg from Orillia, ON !!!
Forum: Introductions
04-13-05, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By yalrighty

There is a trail that runs from Peterborough to...

There is a trail that runs from Peterborough to Lindsay, Fenelon Falls etc .. nice ride .. I live Orillia myself though ...
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