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Re: Karplus@Soe.UCSC.edu

Amen to that. He was quite a guy ! Geoff ________________________________ From: ryanownersclub@yahoogroups.com on behalf of
Geoff Steele
Nov 8, 2015
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1792

Re: Karplus@Soe.UCSC.edu

Which reminds me... I have a set of Look pedals that I tried, but found my Shimano pedals that are flat on one slide and clipped on the other are superior for
Geoff Steele
Nov 8, 2015
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1791

Re: Karplus@Soe.UCSC.edu

On Sun, Nov 8, 2015 at 3:11 PM, Geoff Steele gstee1_4him@... ... Early Easy Racers bikes were like that too. At the starting area for one of the events
Brian Wilson
Nov 8, 2015
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1790

Re: Karplus@Soe.UCSC.edu

Golly, we all have stories, don't we. I had two bikes stolen from INSIDE a parked and locked van in downtown DC, close to my office. Thieves broke side
Geoff Steele
Nov 8, 2015
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1789

Re: Karplus@Soe.UCSC.edu

Yes, recumbents are 'odd-ball' bikes and perhaps a tad easier to track if stolen. Notices to bike stores in a regional area (with photos) could help identify
Geoff Steele
Nov 8, 2015
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1788

Re: Karplus@Soe.UCSC.edu

Hi Trung: There simply may not be one on your bike. I believe I recall Dick Ryan telling me they didn't put serial numbers on all the bikes because the
Geoff Steele
Nov 8, 2015
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1787

Re: Karplus@Soe.UCSC.edu

See below, in red... Geoff ________________________________ From: ryanownersclub@yahoogroups.com on behalf of Dan Dempsey
Geoff Steele
Nov 8, 2015
#1787
 
1786

Re: Karplus@Soe.UCSC.edu

I am fairly confident when they steal a bent they have a van with them. Most average people do not possess the skills to ride a bent. Most of the bent riders
Michael Harris
Nov 8, 2015
#1786
 
1785

Re: Karplus@Soe.UCSC.edu

In my case, I think that they were mainly after the Burley trailer that was connected to the bike, as those had very high resale value. They probably stripped
Kevin Karplus
Nov 8, 2015
#1785
 
1784

Re: Karplus@Soe.UCSC.edu

Early BikeE with customized seat, stolen in San Francisco from my VW van on a very busy street, how naive of me. They were probably after the Bianchi Premio
Brian Wilson
Nov 8, 2015
#1784
 
1783

Re: Karplus@Soe.UCSC.edu

I was wondering how many recumbents actually get stolen and how many are recovered? And if they are recovered what was the condition and reason they were
Phil
Nov 8, 2015
#1783
 
1782

Re: Karplus@Soe.UCSC.edu

Hi all, Today I tried again to look for the serial number for my own sake and others. But I couldn't find it whether at the bottom bracket, rear dropouts left
Trung Nguyen
Nov 7, 2015
#1782
 
1781

Re: Karplus@Soe.UCSC.edu

speaking of so few Vanguards made: I wonder how numbers compare: Original Vanguards from Ryan ? Vanguards from Longbikes ? Longbike Slipstreams ? Any thoughts
Dan Dempsey
Nov 7, 2015
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1780

Re: Karplus@Soe.UCSC.edu

I very much doubt that a bike thief would still have a bike stolen in 1999, nor that any current owner would be able to trace an ownership trail that far back.
Kevin Karplus
Nov 7, 2015
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1779

Re: Karplus@Soe.UCSC.edu

Very bad manners on my part....and I do apologize to you, Trung, and to the group here; I'm sorry. Geoff ________________________________ From:
Geoff Steele
Nov 6, 2015
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