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  • I've been riding with clubs since 1985, converted to recumbency in 1997.
  • biking and swimming
  • computers
  • 48840
  • Lansing
  • Michigan


  • Posted in thread: They wouldn't warranty this on 01-25-2017 at 07:59 PM
    ... I've had the face plate on every single Thomson stem i've ever owned, including this X4,
    fail...Not honoring a warranty that's outside the covered time frame = meh. The above bothers
    me more. If y...

  • Posted in thread: How do I pull it out? on 01-11-2017 at 02:27 PM
    Typical chargers put out 600V in pulses. And they have OFF switches. It ought to be a short
    ride to the barn for someone who's bike is still accessible. Unless of course they're
    trespassing, in which ...

  • Posted in thread: Disc Brake Pads Removal on 10-28-2016 at 08:33 PM
    Disc brake pads wear so slowly that you should never have to replace them on a ride.

  • Posted in thread: Recumbent trikes. on 10-28-2016 at 08:20 PM
    Bentrideronline has lots of trike reviews, and lots of trike manufacturers are sponsors & have
    links at the top of their home page. Unfortunately, the site is down right now. :(

  • Posted in thread: How to "center" tire on rim? on 08-07-2016 at 01:44 AM
    If the tire's not centering, it's likely becuase the tube is stuck under the bead somewhere.
    First, with only a few psi in the tire, push the stem all the way into the rim. Most people
    mount their tir...

  • Posted in thread: Cycling Memes on 03-22-2016 at 01:36 PM
    What -- nobody posted this one yet???

  • Posted in thread: How Hard Is It To Raise A Threadless Stem for a new guy on 12-22-2015 at 12:20 PM
    Pro tip: Always use carbon fiber headset spacers. They make you faster. ;)But... I thought red
    was the fastest color? Red carbon? :)

  • Posted in thread: hope you can help me out on 12-18-2015 at 06:58 PM
    A bike shop might only charge $15-20 to true and tension the wheel. Then again, the front wheel
    is probably in similar condition. Now you're up to the cost of the bike ($30-40.) Oops, one of
    the wheel...

  • Posted in thread: A new speed record on 09-24-2015 at 07:54 PM
    Yes it was a bike. A recumbent. Some of the other machines at the World Human Powered Speed
    Championships were trikes. Graeme Obree competed with a fully-faired prone bike in 2013 and
    managed 56 mph. ...

  • Posted in thread: Who can paint a frame for my son? - in SE MI on 08-14-2015 at 03:22 PM
    Look in the yellow pages for powder coaters.

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