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Forum: UK September 26th 12, 06:49 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 19
Views: 472
Posted By Peter Clinch
Roller skiing

On 26/09/2012 13:03, wrote:

I have an ancient but functional deepish cycling helmet around,
and the rest of the plate armour can wait - where I would do it
is the Cambridge...
Forum: UK September 26th 12, 11:07 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 19
Views: 472
Posted By Peter Clinch
Roller skiing

In article ,
Peter Clinch wrote:

I see in my diary I have the ski club AGM this evening. I'll try and
remember to ask the...
Forum: UK September 25th 12, 03:49 PM Posted to uk.rec.walking,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 19
Views: 472
Posted By Peter Clinch
Roller skiing

On 25/09/2012 14:33, wrote:
In article ,
Peter Clinch wrote:

Should be easier to stop on rollerblades is my...
Forum: UK September 25th 12, 11:12 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 19
Views: 472
Posted By Peter Clinch
Roller skiing

On 25/09/12 11:04, wrote:
In article ,
Peter Clinch wrote:

35 years ago, I used to be a good cross-country...
Forum: UK September 25th 12, 09:49 AM Posted to uk.rec.walking,uk.rec.cycling
Replies: 19
Views: 472
Posted By Peter Clinch
Roller skiing

On 24/09/12 14:22, wrote:
I am interested in seeing if I can roller ski (and that IS an accurate
way of putting it!), but the only place that I can find that would
give me a...
Forum: Recumbent Biking January 27th 12, 10:31 AM Posted to alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Replies: 3
Views: 2,075
Posted By Peter Clinch
"Overkill" gearing on most bicycles

On 15/01/12 15:32, Handel Barz wrote:
Manufacturers should look at providing three gear bicycles again.

Some of them never stopped making them... (my Brom is a 3 speed)

find, for myself...
Forum: Recumbent Biking January 27th 12, 10:28 AM Posted to alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Replies: 9
Views: 2,466
Posted By Peter Clinch
Does anyone ?

On 15/01/12 15:38, Handel Barz wrote:
On Jan 8, 2:01 am, "Tom $herman (-_-)"""twshermanREMOVE\"@THI

I lost my interest in recumbents as they're totally out of my
afforability range.

That was...
Forum: Recumbent Biking September 30th 11, 11:42 AM Posted to alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Replies: 16
Views: 3,574
Posted By Peter Clinch
Trike suspension?, was I'm BACK!!!!!

On 30/09/11 03:02, Phil W Lee wrote:
Tom Sherman considered Sun,
17 Oct 2010 18:43:30 -0500 the perfect time to write:

Leave the rear-wheel steering...
Forum: Techniques May 29th 11, 09:20 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Replies: 56
Views: 1,303
Posted By Peter Clinch
Not too low or heavy

On 18/05/2011 00:52, Tm Shermn _ wrote:
On 5/17/2011 9:20 AM, Jay Beattie wrote:
On May 17, 12:27 am, Tºm Shermªn™ °_°""twshermanREMOVE\"@THI
$southslope.net" wrote:
On...
Forum: Techniques May 23rd 11, 02:22 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,ba.bicycles,alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Replies: 448
Views: 7,321
Posted By Peter Clinch
Impressions from Bike to Work Day

On 21/05/11 20:04, Tºm Shermªn™ °_° wrote:
On 5/20/2011 9:34 AM, Peter Clinch wrote:
[...]
Most 'bent riders (certainly this one) seem to say that it's very
important to try...
Forum: Recumbent Biking May 23rd 11, 02:22 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,ba.bicycles,alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Replies: 12
Views: 2,890
Posted By Peter Clinch
Impressions from Bike to Work Day

On 21/05/11 20:04, Tºm Shermªn™ °_° wrote:
On 5/20/2011 9:34 AM, Peter Clinch wrote:
[...]
Most 'bent riders (certainly this one) seem to say that it's very
important to try...
Forum: Techniques May 20th 11, 03:34 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,ba.bicycles,alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Replies: 448
Views: 7,321
Posted By Peter Clinch
Impressions from Bike to Work Day

On 19/05/11 16:40, Duane Hebert wrote:

Then why are they so rare? We actually have people here commuting on
bikes and we rarely see bents...

All sorts of reasons.

But start off with cost. ...
Forum: Recumbent Biking May 20th 11, 03:34 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,ba.bicycles,alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Replies: 12
Views: 2,890
Posted By Peter Clinch
Impressions from Bike to Work Day

On 19/05/11 16:40, Duane Hebert wrote:

Then why are they so rare? We actually have people here commuting on
bikes and we rarely see bents...

All sorts of reasons.

But start off with cost. ...
Forum: Recumbent Biking May 11th 11, 09:40 AM Posted to alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Replies: 4
Views: 1,922
Posted By Peter Clinch
recumbent fit?

On 11/05/11 03:03, Tºm Shermªn™ °_° wrote:
On 5/10/2011 6:53 PM, Kerry Montgomery wrote:
Hi all,
Have recently changed from an upright bike to a recumbent - what is
the rule
of...
Forum: Techniques May 7th 11, 11:48 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Replies: 213
Views: 5,622
Posted By Peter Clinch
Yet more helmet argument!

On 07/05/2011 03:31, Tom Lake wrote:

Usenet bets are always bluster; actually, I prefer the term
"rhetorical". I've seen brainless wagers keep a flame war alive for
month after weary month...
Forum: Recumbent Biking May 7th 11, 11:48 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Replies: 187
Views: 8,919
Posted By Peter Clinch
Yet more helmet argument!

On 07/05/2011 03:31, Tom Lake wrote:

Usenet bets are always bluster; actually, I prefer the term
"rhetorical". I've seen brainless wagers keep a flame war alive for
month after weary month...
Forum: Techniques May 6th 11, 03:58 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Replies: 213
Views: 5,622
Posted By Peter Clinch
Should you wear a bicycle foam hat while riding a recumbent?

On 06/05/11 15:46, Tom Lake wrote:
On Thu, 5 May 2011 21:50:22 -0700 (PDT), in rec.bicycles.tech Frank
wrote:

Oh. Well, _that's_ certainly conclusive!

...
Forum: Recumbent Biking May 6th 11, 03:58 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Replies: 187
Views: 8,919
Posted By Peter Clinch
Should you wear a bicycle foam hat while riding a recumbent?

On 06/05/11 15:46, Tom Lake wrote:
On Thu, 5 May 2011 21:50:22 -0700 (PDT), in rec.bicycles.tech Frank
wrote:

Oh. Well, _that's_ certainly conclusive!

...
Forum: Techniques May 6th 11, 03:13 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Replies: 213
Views: 5,622
Posted By Peter Clinch
Moulton

On 06/05/11 12:10, Tm Shermn _ wrote:
On 5/6/2011 4:11 AM, Peter Clinch wrote:
[...
Dunno. Guess not the 80 year old I often see cycling round Dundee
without one. Guess not the 90...
Forum: Recumbent Biking May 6th 11, 03:13 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Replies: 187
Views: 8,919
Posted By Peter Clinch
Moulton

On 06/05/11 12:10, Tm Shermn _ wrote:
On 5/6/2011 4:11 AM, Peter Clinch wrote:
[...
Dunno. Guess not the 80 year old I often see cycling round Dundee
without one. Guess not the 90...
Forum: Recumbent Biking May 6th 11, 10:20 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Replies: 187
Views: 8,919
Posted By Peter Clinch
Should you wear a helmet while riding a recumbent?

On 05/05/11 04:45, Tom Lake wrote:

But I fail to understand why anyone would suggest that proper shoes do
not reduce foot injuries... it's counter intuitive.

Next to me is a gait and footwear...
Forum: Techniques May 6th 11, 10:20 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Replies: 213
Views: 5,622
Posted By Peter Clinch
Should you wear a helmet while riding a recumbent?

On 05/05/11 04:45, Tom Lake wrote:

But I fail to understand why anyone would suggest that proper shoes do
not reduce foot injuries... it's counter intuitive.

Next to me is a gait and footwear...
Forum: Techniques May 6th 11, 10:11 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Replies: 213
Views: 5,622
Posted By Peter Clinch
Should you wear a helmet while riding a recumbent?

On 05/05/11 02:28, kolldata wrote:
i am lost on the anti helmet logic.

Mistake #1, it's not "anti helmet" unless you're being told you really
shouldn't wear one.

Injury when bringing head to...
Forum: Recumbent Biking May 6th 11, 10:11 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Replies: 187
Views: 8,919
Posted By Peter Clinch
Should you wear a helmet while riding a recumbent?

On 05/05/11 02:28, kolldata wrote:
i am lost on the anti helmet logic.

Mistake #1, it's not "anti helmet" unless you're being told you really
shouldn't wear one.

Injury when bringing head to...
Forum: Recumbent Biking May 4th 11, 09:33 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Replies: 187
Views: 8,919
Posted By Peter Clinch
Should you wear a helmet while riding a recumbent?

On 04/05/2011 09:58, Harry Brogan wrote:

Let's see......you don't wear one because you can't be flipped over by
hitting the front brake hard. Hmmm......guess you only ride in your
...
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