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  • My right hand did get sweaty but I did not wear a wristband yesterday. My puppy has decided she likes to chew them up so I now need to buy more. I carried a micro fiber towel with and it quickly solved the problem.
  • They don't want to admit it, but they really like the trikes! I know if I could get my son to even sit on it once, he would fall in love. It's so much easier than going to the gym.
  • Hmm! Is that the shifter for the rear gears? Can you move it to the other side? I have pain in my right shoulder from an old separation and sometimes I think it is irritated by the twisting of the shifter on my Rover. I have the Patterson shifte…
  • You'll be surprised how much faster you will go in lower gears. I find I don't get much higher than 6th lately but I'm going 10 mph on a straight stretch. I used to only go that fast in 8th gear Give it some time. As you get faster, your wife ma…
  • Glad to know you are enjoying the same heat indices as were are up here. It has been stifling outside. I did ride early on Saturday but have only gone out to cut the grass late one night and to get the mail. I have so many yard projects to do and…
  • Yeah, how does a cyclist get around that sign in the bike lane?
  • Really? You think we need to learn how to ride a trike? The only class I would consider is how to avoid vehicles while cycling. But, I think could teach that class.
  • There is a Rambler for sale on the Terra Trike Owners Facebook page. It's a few years old but hardly used. Here's the link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/terratrikeowners/
  • Amen!
  • Bluetooth wireless headphones. They work great!
  • Thanks! May use them someday.
  • I bought one with four hex, a flat, and a phillips screw head all attached from the lbs but it did not have a 3 mm which you need for all accessories on trikes. So I went to Lowe's and got one with a much better range of hex sizes. It is larger an…
  • Why do those on e-assist need a helmet? Does everyone assume they are feeble and will get hurt easier? We definitely know that's not true.
  • The cheaper registration ends tomorrow. I am registered and will be there from Thursday evening til Sunday morning. Anyone find a good hotel nearby? I don't see anything very close. My niece does live down the turnpike in Odessa, if all else fai…
  • If I travel near an lbs, I will have them check it out. Thanks for the info!
  • Quick release is only important if you need to change instantaneously. You can't because of the U bolts. I agree that a long bolt and nut will work fine.
  • I will try some of that tape. I seldom ride in the dark but may have to sometime and need to make sure I can be seen. I carry a taillight with me and two of those lamps with straps you can wear on your head. They are awesome when you are alone an…
  • What year is your Rover? Is it already blue? That sounds like a great design idea. I don't know enough about paint to tell you what to use for the clear coat and not kill anyone.
  • Trikebirder, your granddaughter in Raleigh might be ok. The European model, which is often correct, shows the storm will hit the coast then turn left and skirt down the coast. Raleigh might get a ton of rain but not as high of winds as expected. …
  • Getting on the other side of that mountain range is a great idea. Ohio is far enough. There are a lot of college students in the Raleigh area. I hope the community takes care of them as most have probably never been through a hurricane. Make su…
  • If I get ice packs on my knees right after a ride, I'm usually ok the rest of the day. If not, Motrin PM liquid gels and Icy Hot roll on gives me a good night's sleep. Those liquid gels are the best invention ever!
  • TrikeBirder, how often do you shift the Schlumpf during a typical ride? At Riderfest, I shifted to the lower gear about 3 times in the 10 miles. There were some large hills on that route and I was not used to them. I like the hand-shifting abilit…
  • Thanks! I don't ride at night so don't need most of that. I did notice that the stock wheels had reflective material and my replacement wheels are black and have none. What can I buy to put on there? Is there any tape designed in a circle or wil…
  • I saw something else on google and wasn't sure how to buy it. Anxiously waiting for directions. Would like it in a bright color.
  • Finn, did you where pants while using the Aspercreme? I have some put only put it on at night. I once put on Icyhot before a ride and thought I had burned my knees. It was extremely painful on the skin even though the sun was not very hot. I f…
  • Your friend needs to go sideways from the storm. Staying in the storm's path could mean he gets hit by tornadoes. He could go down to Georgia or Florida. Going north might not be a great choice since the DC has had tons of rain already. Atlanta …
  • Raleigh is a higher elevation than the lowlands near the coast. But, I'm not sure any area can handle that much rain in a short time. I will be tuned into the Weather Channel as always. The real question is where is Jim Cantore headed. We hate i…
  • I have one I don't use. I don't riding on the trainer feels the same as riding on the road. Others disagree. Plus, it's usually warm enough here to ride outside all year long.
  • That I would wear! You need to have a helmet for riding in organized rides. They think it will protect you. Next they will have you wearing long sleeves, pants, elbow pads, wrist pads, knee pads, etc. Where will it end?