Advertise on Bikeforums.net



User Tag List

Page 31 of 43 FirstFirst ... 21293031323341 ... LastLast
Results 751 to 775 of 1063
  1. #751
    Senior Member KOTA's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    My Bikes
    Townie, Kickbike
    Posts
    103
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Murray Meteor Flite

    This bike was posted on page 27, with a banana seat and apes. My wife needed a cruiser. She doesn't care for banana seats and apes.......SOOO the bike was returned to a more normal state. here's a few pics, what it started as, and what it is now.








  2. #752
    Senior Member kingfish254's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    My Bikes
    1989 Dahon Stainless Classic III Folder - 1990 Dahon Mariner Classic III Folder - 2005 Dahon Jetstream P8 Full Suspension Folder
    Posts
    999
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Cool mods. I love teh whtie tires and the way you did the black over red. Sweet ride.
    May the Fold be with you

    48 Rudge Whitworth Sports - 59 Schwinn Panther II - 68 26" Columbia Roadster - 79 Schwinn Spitfire 5
    68 16" Graziella Tandem Folder - 73 Raleigh Twenty Folder - 89 16" Dahon Stainless Classic III Folder - 05 20" Dahon Jetstream P8 Full Suspension Folder - Dahon Mu XL Sport
    - plus various bikes to flip

  3. #753
    Live to Ride to Live sfcyco's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    san francisco
    My Bikes
    nirve, gary fisher, santa cruz, cannondale
    Posts
    7
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    hi i'm a bike enthusiast from SF, Ca and i've been riding mountain bikes for about 20yrs. Just a couple years ago i got into choppers and beach cruisers and wanted to share one of my builds. Although it's not an old bike I tried to capture that spirit the best I could and tried to keep it simple. Aside from the frame and fork only a few parts are stock the rest are parts that i've put on to upgrade and make it more of my own... since i live in San Francisco i converted it from a 3 speed to an 8 speed so i can tackle most of the hills here with ease. Here is my Nirve Switchblade enjoy!




    for more builds you can visit my website www.sfcyco.com click on the "builds" icon on the top left. Thank you.
    Last edited by sfcyco; 02-16-10 at 02:11 AM.

  4. #754
    Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Appleton, Wisconsin
    My Bikes
    I own a Sun EZ-3 recumbent trike.
    Posts
    49
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    SFCYCO, nice bike. I t seems very utilitarian. I'm strangely mesmorized by the pedals!

    Youi mentioned that it's an 8-speed, but it looks like a singlespeed. How do the gears work on it?

    Regards,
    Cully_J

  5. #755
    Senior Member kingfish254's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    My Bikes
    1989 Dahon Stainless Classic III Folder - 1990 Dahon Mariner Classic III Folder - 2005 Dahon Jetstream P8 Full Suspension Folder
    Posts
    999
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Cully_J View Post
    SFCYCO, nice bike. I t seems very utilitarian. I'm strangely mesmorized by the pedals!

    Youi mentioned that it's an 8-speed, but it looks like a singlespeed. How do the gears work on it?

    Regards,
    Cully_J
    Look closer at the hub. It appears to be a Nexus 8 IGH. He does a great job at hiding the cables.
    May the Fold be with you

    48 Rudge Whitworth Sports - 59 Schwinn Panther II - 68 26" Columbia Roadster - 79 Schwinn Spitfire 5
    68 16" Graziella Tandem Folder - 73 Raleigh Twenty Folder - 89 16" Dahon Stainless Classic III Folder - 05 20" Dahon Jetstream P8 Full Suspension Folder - Dahon Mu XL Sport
    - plus various bikes to flip

  6. #756
    Live to Ride to Live sfcyco's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    san francisco
    My Bikes
    nirve, gary fisher, santa cruz, cannondale
    Posts
    7
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    thanks

    Yes it is a Shimano Nexus 8... the gears are housed internally within the rear hub which means only one sprocket is needed on the outside (smoothest gear changes i've ever experienced) and very fast in top gear. Thanks for noticing the cable routing, hidden behind the vintage plate is a shifter cable feeding to the hub. The pedals are for a mountain bike and the other components are parts from different cycling disciplines. I'm getting a cruiser frame from amsterdam in a few days and your all invited to check out the build blog on my website to see a Basman346 Cruiser frame come to life one component at a time @ http://www.sfcyco.com/sanfranciscocy...blog/blog.html

    thanks again for your interest and i hope you enjoy my future builds in the blogs to come

    live to ride to live

    bobby @ www.sfcyco.com

  7. #757
    TheBrokenSpoke thebrokenspoke's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    Columbia TN.
    My Bikes
    Haro Impulse,1977 Schwinn trike,1968 Schwinn Sting Ray Fair Lady,Sears Spyder,1980 Schwinn Suburban and Sears Spaceliner/ Firecat chopper forks
    Posts
    18
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Some may have seen this but here is my alternative whip! KOTA identified it and I believe him to be accurate about it being a 24" Sears Spaceliner Frame with a 20" Murray Firecat front end. Had her for 18 years now but I'm fixing to restore/re-do her. New chrome and NOS seat from 70's-80's which is yellow with a rainbow and weird graphics. Gonna through some spokes on her also.
    Attached Images Attached Images

  8. #758
    Live to Ride to Live sfcyco's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    san francisco
    My Bikes
    nirve, gary fisher, santa cruz, cannondale
    Posts
    7
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    cool spaceliner nice project for a resto, the fork brings me back i used to have a murray firecat that was handed down to me from my uncle when i was a kid when all my friends had bmx's i had a chopper bike i guess that's what got me into getting a modern day chopper bike.

  9. #759
    Senior Member hotbike's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Long Island, New York
    My Bikes
    a lowrider BMX, a mountain bike, a faired recumbent, and a loaded touring bike
    Posts
    2,553
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    The Type 10 has gotten more stuff added to it's frame. Just to give a brief overview, it started as a 2000 model year Diamondback 6061 alloy BMX frame. A front platform was added in 2002, followed by a fiberglass seat post and banana seat. Then a Fairing was placed on the front of the front platform (recycled; from a 1982 Suzuki). The bike was converted to three speeds with a Sturmey Archer Hub.
    Lights were installed, but had to be disconnected for the latest modifications. A set of rear panniers were made of Coroplast.
    Now, a set of roll bars have been installed. There is a reflective triangle on the back, and another small plastic crate below the triangle.
    Here we go with the pictures, which were taken with a mirrored wall back drop:







    If I missed any camera angle, look at the mirror in the background.
    This bike is really a heavy hauler. The front platform is mounted to the head tube and can hold 100+ pounds, and now the bike has rear panniers. There is also a small set of Coroplast boxes in the front, which are new, so the lead/acid batteries don't need to be strapped down with "bungee cords" anymore.
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/11629987@N02/sets/72157639939606343/

  10. #760
    Sarcastic Bastid mastronaut's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Cis-Lunar Coast
    My Bikes
    https://www.facebook.com/mastronaut?ref=hl
    Posts
    265
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Here's my latest creation....








  11. #761
    Senior Member kingfish254's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    My Bikes
    1989 Dahon Stainless Classic III Folder - 1990 Dahon Mariner Classic III Folder - 2005 Dahon Jetstream P8 Full Suspension Folder
    Posts
    999
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by mastronaut View Post
    Here's my latest creation....







    That is one good looking motorized middleweight! Bravo!
    May the Fold be with you

    48 Rudge Whitworth Sports - 59 Schwinn Panther II - 68 26" Columbia Roadster - 79 Schwinn Spitfire 5
    68 16" Graziella Tandem Folder - 73 Raleigh Twenty Folder - 89 16" Dahon Stainless Classic III Folder - 05 20" Dahon Jetstream P8 Full Suspension Folder - Dahon Mu XL Sport
    - plus various bikes to flip

  12. #762
    Ride for Life wearyourtruth's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2004
    Location
    Baltimore
    Posts
    2,729
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    my new rat bike. while not stretched or chopped or any individual piece altered, it was a full frame-up build from the parts bin and i couldn't be happier. it's pretty much dead on what i envisioned.



    before posting, a "noob" should always ask themselves "could this have been answered by first visiting Sheldon Brown

    -Tim-
    www.velocipedebikeproject.org

  13. #763
    Natural Energy. BeretCyclist's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Lake City, PA
    My Bikes
    2004 Lemond Reno.
    Posts
    86
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    ^^^^Thats sick. I wanna do something like that soon. Kind of a mix between a boardtrack and cafe racer.
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC] 2004 Lemond Reno - 197? Nishiki International

  14. #764
    Junior Member bentlee's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Posts
    9
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Last edited by bentlee; 03-30-10 at 11:26 AM. Reason: not satisfied

  15. #765
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    9
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    This is absolutly one of the best bikes I have ever seen! I absolutly love this thing! Now to check out your web site! Jody

    Quote Originally Posted by sfcyco View Post




    .

  16. #766
    Steel Member fiataccompli's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Knoxville, TN
    My Bikes
    N + 1
    Posts
    1,378
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by wearyourtruth View Post
    my new rat bike. while not stretched or chopped or any individual piece altered, it was a full frame-up build from the parts bin and i couldn't be happier. it's pretty much dead on what i envisioned.

    hey, out of curiosity, what is the main frame there? i just picked this up...



    ...and happened to see your photos that pretty much "read my mind" for what i'd want to do with the bike if i build it..

  17. #767
    Senior Member kingfish254's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    My Bikes
    1989 Dahon Stainless Classic III Folder - 1990 Dahon Mariner Classic III Folder - 2005 Dahon Jetstream P8 Full Suspension Folder
    Posts
    999
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Here is a semi-alt bike. It is a new Nirve Clutch Chopper that I picked up from a guy that had it leftover from his old bike shop.
    It is kid size right now. I may slap a banana seat and sissy bar with a long seatpost on it. Or I amy just use the fork on a 26" rat rod bike.
    Maybe I could even put a 26" fork on it and add a 26" homemade longtail to the back.


    Last edited by kingfish254; 04-11-10 at 07:34 PM.
    May the Fold be with you

    48 Rudge Whitworth Sports - 59 Schwinn Panther II - 68 26" Columbia Roadster - 79 Schwinn Spitfire 5
    68 16" Graziella Tandem Folder - 73 Raleigh Twenty Folder - 89 16" Dahon Stainless Classic III Folder - 05 20" Dahon Jetstream P8 Full Suspension Folder - Dahon Mu XL Sport
    - plus various bikes to flip

  18. #768
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    9
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Cool lil bike! Jody

  19. #769
    Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Appleton, Wisconsin
    My Bikes
    I own a Sun EZ-3 recumbent trike.
    Posts
    49
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Beautiful Schwinn, wearyourtruth. How much money do you think you've spent putting it together?

  20. #770
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Orlando, FL
    My Bikes
    198? Univega Competizione, Tall Bike
    Posts
    11
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    My tall bike

    It's a great campus bike




  21. #771
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Posts
    2,064
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    [QUOTE=KOTA;10380511]This bike was posted on page 27, with a banana seat and apes. My wife needed a cruiser. She doesn't care for banana seats and apes.......SOOO the bike was returned to a more normal state. here's a few pics, what it started as, and what it is now.



    Rakish fork!

  22. #772
    Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Toronto, Canada
    My Bikes
    Raleigh 3speed Choppers, Raleigh Mountie, Vintage CCM tricycles
    Posts
    24
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    1972 Raleigh Chopper

    Here is one of my bikes. A 1972 Raleigh Chopper, pimped to the max.
    Attached Images Attached Images

  23. #773
    Senior Member kingfish254's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    My Bikes
    1989 Dahon Stainless Classic III Folder - 1990 Dahon Mariner Classic III Folder - 2005 Dahon Jetstream P8 Full Suspension Folder
    Posts
    999
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by cyclenut View Post
    Here is one of my bikes. A 1972 Raleigh Chopper, pimped to the max.
    Love the old muscle bikes. I had a Screamer 2 in 68. Nice pimped out Chopper there. I am thinking about putting the forks from the Nirve chopper I posted earlier on a 79 26" Schwinn Spitfire 5 and maybe adding a banana seat and sissy bar to make it an adult size muscle bike.
    May the Fold be with you

    48 Rudge Whitworth Sports - 59 Schwinn Panther II - 68 26" Columbia Roadster - 79 Schwinn Spitfire 5
    68 16" Graziella Tandem Folder - 73 Raleigh Twenty Folder - 89 16" Dahon Stainless Classic III Folder - 05 20" Dahon Jetstream P8 Full Suspension Folder - Dahon Mu XL Sport
    - plus various bikes to flip

  24. #774
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    92
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by sfcyco View Post
    hi i'm a bike enthusiast from SF, Ca and i've been riding mountain bikes for about 20yrs. Just a couple years ago i got into choppers and beach cruisers and wanted to share one of my builds. Although it's not an old bike I tried to capture that spirit the best I could and tried to keep it simple. Aside from the frame and fork only a few parts are stock the rest are parts that i've put on to upgrade and make it more of my own... since i live in San Francisco i converted it from a 3 speed to an 8 speed so i can tackle most of the hills here with ease. Here is my Nirve Switchblade enjoy!




    for more builds you can visit my website www.sfcyco.com click on the "builds" icon on the top left. Thank you.

    I love your bike! nicee!

  25. #775
    Frankenbiker
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Dallas, TX
    My Bikes
    The Main Three: Dahon Boardwalk S1 , Texas Tall - Bike , Trek 7.2 FX
    Posts
    26
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    I like the color scheme!

    Quote Originally Posted by tread88 View Post
    My tall bike

    It's a great campus bike
    Bicycles, Welding, and Women. burnmetal.wordpress.com

Page 31 of 43 FirstFirst ... 21293031323341 ... LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •