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Forum: Beach Cruisers 07-25-16, 08:40 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 131,775
Posted By Philphine
keep it as a spare or guest bike. it's not like...

keep it as a spare or guest bike. it's not like you can have too many bikes.
Forum: Beach Cruisers 07-25-16, 08:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 260
Posted By Philphine
can you still see the outline of the head badge?...

can you still see the outline of the head badge? maybe the paint is still darker or something? might try the cabe bike forum. I hardly go there, but vintage bikes are their thing.
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 07-05-16, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,078
Views: 334,817
Posted By Philphine
another pulled from the depths of the garage ...

another pulled from the depths of the garage


http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y295/Philphine/bikes/bikes%20001_zpsofuvckit.jpg


like the chopper, the idea would come, then fade 'til I came...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-15-16, 09:00 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,308
Posted By Philphine
never needed it on a bike, but I carried pepper...

never needed it on a bike, but I carried pepper spray clipped to my waist when I was a runner and used it several times. halt, the brand mail carriers use (found out about it when our mailman gave my...
Forum: Beach Cruisers 06-14-16, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By Philphine
this isn't my main bike, just the first pic I...

this isn't my main bike, just the first pic I could find in my photobucket (wish I could get it organized better)

http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y295/Philphine/Picture073-1.jpg

actually a...
Forum: Beach Cruisers 06-13-16, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By Philphine
I think anything braking system that has the arm...

I think anything braking system that has the arm like a coaster brake you can get to work. I have an atom drum brake with a 5sp cluster on my main bike, formerly a single speed Schwinn cruiser. I've...
Forum: Commuting 06-08-16, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By Philphine
well, bell answered my email and said they don't...

well, bell answered my email and said they don't sell it separately. I guess if I want to keep playing with the idea i'll need to go with a better brand.



I have this lock also. I got it to put...
Forum: Commuting 06-07-16, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By Philphine
Louisville, ky. I really don't commute, this just...

Louisville, ky. I really don't commute, this just seemed like the best forum to ask. the lock seems like it'll work for what few times I may need to be off a bike to lock it. it is more an idea using...
Forum: Commuting 06-06-16, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 648
Posted By Philphine
one u-lock, several seat mounts?

just taking a guess on which forum to ask. commuters seemed like a good guess. just wrote the manufacturer, but figured I'd ask while I wait to see if I get an answer.

I picked up a bell...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-04-16, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 545
Posted By Philphine
I got it *fists in air rapping "if I can't...

I got it

*fists in air rapping "if I can't do it, it can't be done"*


I got some of the freeze penetrant and shot some in the seat post after heating the seat tube again. I don't know if I...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-01-16, 06:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,291
Posted By Philphine
for a couple of toys for tots motorcycle runs I...

for a couple of toys for tots motorcycle runs I put together a couple small bags of tools. no craftsman or snap on, but enough for a kid who might want to try wrenching a bit. when I gave them to the...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-01-16, 06:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,291
Posted By Philphine
trial and error, and just liking bikes enough to...

trial and error, and just liking bikes enough to keep trying.

but here in the last couple years a bke co-op was started local to me. if you have one nearby it's the place to go. here there's...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-01-16, 03:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 629
Posted By Philphine
it would take a few other changes, but I like the...

it would take a few other changes, but I like the old 5sp touring freewheel clusters better. they can go up to 34, but the other 4 are more evenly spaced. I think 2nd is about 28t. I think each of...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-01-16, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 545
Posted By Philphine
not trying to save the seat post. it's gnarled...

not trying to save the seat post. it's gnarled pretty good from the initial tries with a pipe wrench, then beating on the top section with a hammer (yeah, I got medieval on it). at one point I was...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-31-16, 08:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 545
Posted By Philphine
well, the frames been torched. if that ruins it,...

well, the frames been torched. if that ruins it, it's too late now.

I do have it in a vice, and ended up with two people turning and pulling as suggested. it actually turns a lot freer now, but...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-31-16, 06:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 545
Posted By Philphine
aluminum post also. I'm typing this a lunch,...

aluminum post also.

I'm typing this a lunch, another couple fork fulls and i'll spend the rest of lunch giving it another try. I'm using a propane torch. the mechanic said get out the big torch,...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-31-16, 05:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 545
Posted By Philphine
heat an aluminum frame to get seat post out?

can you do it the same as you would a steel frame?

truthfully, I've already tried it some, but didn't want to go over board with the heat. a co-op bike I've been trying to get the seat post out...
Forum: Utility Cycling 05-20-16, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 887
Posted By Philphine
a survival bike?

I didn't know weather to post this in altbikes or here (or if it's posted somewhere already). thought it was interesting though
...
Forum: Utility Cycling 05-11-16, 08:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By Philphine
a suitcase? i have flatbed project buried...

a suitcase?

i have flatbed project buried in the garage, so i can't get to it to measure and can't remember the measurements, but one of the use ideas was a hard shell suitcase that fit the...
Forum: Utility Cycling 05-09-16, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By Philphine
does it need to be one container? maybe you could...

does it need to be one container? maybe you could find two smaller ones that sit sideways and fill the space better. also might see what pops up around Christmas. I see a bunch of Christmas ornament...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 05-04-16, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 851
Posted By Philphine
should have mentioned the Schwinn spoiler also....

should have mentioned the Schwinn spoiler also. been discontinued a long time, and kinda costly when you see them too, but might be an option if you luck across one. I like the springer on them.
...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 05-04-16, 08:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,439
Posted By Philphine
you're going to try and weld/build it up...

you're going to try and weld/build it up yourself? from scratch or mod something?

with a motor? because I've never done that and don't know about extra stresses.

truthfully I'm nobody's expert...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 05-02-16, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 851
Posted By Philphine
choppers aren't really the "thing" any more, so I...

choppers aren't really the "thing" any more, so I don't know what you would find beyond the bike you posted already. maybe an electra 8ball or rat fink, or check ebay to see what you might find used....
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 04-19-16, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,890
Posted By Philphine
I think someone made something like that for...

I think someone made something like that for burning man some years back. it was posted in the tandem forum because he used two cheap tandems. maybe search that forum and use burning man for search...
Forum: Beach Cruisers 04-14-16, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By Philphine
BicycleDesigner.com I don't know if they...

BicycleDesigner.com

I don't know if they sell exactly that, but they do sell that type of thing.
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