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Forum: Alt Bike Culture 01-24-15, 01:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,087
Posted By surreal
You know there are plenty of CF rigid forks...

You know there are plenty of CF rigid forks available, right?
Forum: Beach Cruisers 01-23-15, 08:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,750
Posted By surreal
Glad you got your stuff. HBCruiser posted some...

Glad you got your stuff. HBCruiser posted some decent advice, but we gotta remember that how bikes are set-up, especially the ergos, are going to vary according to rider preference and terrain. ...
Forum: Beach Cruisers 01-17-15, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,750
Posted By surreal
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Beach Cruisers 01-16-15, 11:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,750
Posted By surreal
Yeah, uh, your bike's bas are 1" diameter at the...

Yeah, uh, your bike's bas are 1" diameter at the center, where the stem clamps down on them. They're 7/8" in diameter at the grips and controls. That's basically the standard for cruiser...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 01-07-15, 05:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,011
Posted By surreal
The way I look at it, it's a more universal way...

The way I look at it, it's a more universal way of expressing the ratios. Your 44/17 seems like a good medium-sized gear for on-road cruising, but a 44/17 on a 20" would be quite low. For a...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 01-02-15, 07:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,011
Posted By surreal
Gear-inches are a throwback to the time of...

Gear-inches are a throwback to the time of highwheelers; the pedals were grafted to the front hub, so the gearing of your final drive was measured by the diameter of your front wheel! So, having a...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 12-23-14, 11:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,011
Posted By surreal
On a 26" bike, a 60t front with a 30t rear would...

On a 26" bike, a 60t front with a 30t rear would give the same ratio as a 44t/22t-- this equals about 52 gear-inches. I set up cruisers for cruising on the street with 44t x 18t, which would be...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-10-14, 12:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,789
Posted By surreal
Sorry, do you know me? Anyway, care to...

Sorry, do you know me?

Anyway, care to comment on the safety statistics of drunk driving versus bicycling?
Forum: Beach Cruisers 12-04-14, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,756
Posted By surreal
Yes. You'll need 1/2" spindles; MKS does make...

Yes. You'll need 1/2" spindles; MKS does make excellent pedals, but most all of them are the 9/16" spindle size for 3 piece cranks. I've down well with VP beartrap-style pedals, but really, you...
Forum: Beach Cruisers 12-01-14, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,043
Posted By surreal
There's a lot of good sites for parts, but...

There's a lot of good sites for parts, but depending on what you're looking for specifically, it's tough to recommend the best site...

I think you'll find a lot of good advice, parts, and...
Forum: Beach Cruisers 11-29-14, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,043
Posted By surreal
Hungarian. Who knew? I think the bike looks...

Hungarian. Who knew? I think the bike looks rad, but here are my two concerns:
-That's a cottered crank. You'l want to get a proper press for it, or you'll be cussing yourself out every third...
Forum: Beach Cruisers 11-28-14, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,043
Posted By surreal
Never heard of it either, but your bike looks...

Never heard of it either, but your bike looks Austrian or German.... Cottered cranks would be a deal-breaker, for me.
Forum: Beach Cruisers 11-27-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,756
Posted By surreal
Does your bike have a OPC or a 3 piece?

Does your bike have a OPC or a 3 piece?
Forum: Beach Cruisers 11-13-14, 12:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,559
Posted By surreal
Late to the party... here are my contributions: ...

Late to the party... here are my contributions:
Mark Sr Welcome to bikeforums. I'm the same guy who posts as Bicycle808 on RRB. BTW, ppl with Worksman, contact Mark Sr for some awesome...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 11-13-14, 11:44 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,789
Posted By surreal
:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 11-13-14, 11:43 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,789
Posted By surreal
Thanks for the encouragement... I've seen...

Thanks for the encouragement...

I've seen the interlocks, at least in movies/TV....so I know they exist, but they're not ubiquitous by any stretch. You're probably right about the expense of the...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 11-13-14, 11:03 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,789
Posted By surreal
As a recovering alkie, i have some things to say...

As a recovering alkie, i have some things to say about many of the points brought up on this thread.

Alcoholism is an addiction. Drunk Driving is a behavior that can become a habit for many ppl,...
Forum: Beach Cruisers 11-07-14, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,172
Posted By surreal
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-06-14, 04:42 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 14,285
Posted By surreal
https://www.google.com/#q=pasela%20sidewall I'm...

https://www.google.com/#q=pasela%20sidewall I'm not alone. The tire would be great, if they beefed up the sidewall. They cut weight on a tire that's not exactly lightweight anyway, at the expense...
Forum: Beach Cruisers 11-05-14, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,750
Posted By surreal
66 Eldorado | Rat Rod Bikes...

66 Eldorado | Rat Rod Bikes (http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/66-eldorado.85279/)

I'm not the seller, but when i saw it, i thought of this thread. Thought i'd share.
Forum: Beach Cruisers 11-04-14, 09:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,750
Posted By surreal
You can buy a balloon tire frame for cheap, build...

You can buy a balloon tire frame for cheap, build it how u want... especially true if you plan on fabbing the tank yourself. Converting from inch pitch to modern chains is easily done; biggest...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-31-14, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By surreal
It's funny, to me, that GP at Riv is hawking...

It's funny, to me, that GP at Riv is hawking these nowadays: Shimano RD-M310 (RD-CT95) Altus Rear Derailleur 7/8-Speed, / D-ATT Silver...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-31-14, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By surreal
That'd be Dyna-Sys, and shan't work with your...

That'd be Dyna-Sys, and shan't work with your current drivetrain.

Old versus new? If you can find a NOS or used/low-wear older RD from an upmarket group, go for it. but a new Sora vs a thrashed...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-22-14, 12:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,728
Posted By surreal
Best part? Your "thumbs up". Classic.

Best part? Your "thumbs up". Classic.
Forum: Beach Cruisers 10-18-14, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,750
Posted By surreal
Why not get a vintage American tanker, instead of...

Why not get a vintage American tanker, instead of a modern knock-off thereof?
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