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Forum: Utility Cycling 02-22-16, 10:32 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 310,763
Posted By Lovespicyfood
It's a Sunlite. A little tricky mounting...I had...

It's a Sunlite. A little tricky mounting...I had to get washers the perfect size to sandwich the rack on the V Brakes. Didn't come with a bolt long enough to go through the fork for the support...
Forum: Utility Cycling 02-21-16, 09:13 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 310,763
Posted By Lovespicyfood
Here's my new grocery hauler, a Nashbar Flat Bar...

Here's my new grocery hauler, a Nashbar Flat Bar Road bike.
Forum: Utility Cycling 01-23-16, 10:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,546
Posted By Lovespicyfood
I was just thinking about fenders today... I got...

I was just thinking about fenders today... I got a little carried away with my last grocery hauler and want to keep this one lighter. Weight has already crept up with some stuff I've added so I was...
Forum: Utility Cycling 12-01-15, 09:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,546
Posted By Lovespicyfood
Ordered one yesterday with promotions, it came to...

Ordered one yesterday with promotions, it came to under $220 delivered... Excited to build a new grocery runner...

Wish I saw Pink57's post...I did not get the 5% cash back but think I did well...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 12-01-15, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,297
Posted By Lovespicyfood
Ordered one of these for just under $220...

Ordered one of these for just under $220 delivered. It's going to be my new grocery store runner...
Forum: Utility Cycling 11-10-15, 10:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,937
Posted By Lovespicyfood
WOW, those are nice! I was thinking collapsible...

WOW, those are nice! I was thinking collapsible baskets on my rear rack but these are tempting and not terribly expensive...
Forum: Utility Cycling 11-10-15, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,546
Posted By Lovespicyfood
Yea, I was leaning towards the Nashbar though the...

Yea, I was leaning towards the Nashbar though the Schwinn is appealing...I prefer the 14 speed setup but I worry that the bottom bracket and most everything else will need upgrading pretty quickly...
Forum: Utility Cycling 11-09-15, 11:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,546
Posted By Lovespicyfood
I'm leaning towards the Nashbar btw...

I'm leaning towards the Nashbar btw...
Forum: Utility Cycling 11-09-15, 11:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,546
Posted By Lovespicyfood
Nashbar Flat Bar Road Bike...

Nashbar Flat Bar Road Bike (http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product_10053_10052_552047_-1___)

700c Schwinn Varsity 1250 Men's Road Bike, Black - Walmart.com...
Forum: Utility Cycling 11-09-15, 11:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,546
Posted By Lovespicyfood
Inexpensive Grocer Hauler? Which one?

Just moved into a new home. Had a cheap Walmart Kent Del Rio that I loved to haul groceries in. I had a large front Wald basket and a rear rack. Did a lot of mods to make it reliable including new...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-22-15, 11:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,758
Posted By Lovespicyfood
Long term update on this task... I ended up...

Long term update on this task...

I ended up getting everything apart and was thrilled to insert the new Shimano sealed BB. However, it would not screw in all the way! :( Ended up taking the...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-20-15, 10:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,447
Posted By Lovespicyfood
I have been eyeing this varsity 1250. I have a...

I have been eyeing this varsity 1250. I have a cruiser for grocery runs with a large basket and a rear rack. It is seven speeds and I find that I could use more gears, mainly for higher speed.
...
Forum: Beach Cruisers 03-10-15, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,989
Posted By Lovespicyfood
Inexpensive 24" Girl's Bike?

Hey Everyone,

My daughter's bday is coming up in June and I'd like to get her a new bike. She has a 20" Diamondback cruiser (Miss Della Cruise) that she learned how to ride on but hasn't ridden...
Forum: Beach Cruisers 03-05-15, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,716
Posted By Lovespicyfood
I've been happy with my Kent Del Rio: ...

I've been happy with my Kent Del Rio:

www.bigboxbikes.com ? View topic - KENT DEL RIO BEACH CRUISER.. (http://bigboxbikes.com/viewtopic.php?f=34&t=2754)

However, they no longer spec them with...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-01-14, 12:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,758
Posted By Lovespicyfood
Thank you for the advice! Glad to know I think I...

Thank you for the advice! Glad to know I think I can do this w/out buying any new tools...

I actually already have a crank puller but the crank arm is kind of stripped so hence the search for...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-01-14, 11:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,758
Posted By Lovespicyfood
You guys are GREAT! Thanks so much for...

You guys are GREAT! Thanks so much for responding and the advice!

This is definitely what I have on my bike so thanks for posting...sorry my initial photo was not great and boy, I need to clean...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-01-14, 12:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,758
Posted By Lovespicyfood
Replacing Wal Mart Beach Cruiser Bottom Bracket Advice...

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Hello Everyone,

I am looking to service the bottom bracket of my Walmart Kent Del Rio beach cruiser. I bought this ultra cheap bike as a grocery runner and it has worked quite well for...
Forum: Beach Cruisers 01-04-14, 01:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 26,607
Posted By Lovespicyfood
This is my Walmart Kent Del Rio. $129.99. ...

This is my Walmart Kent Del Rio. $129.99. Weighed in at 34 pounds stock. Of course the rack and basket added weight but needed them as this is my grocery runner.

Pete
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