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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-19-16, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,552
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
Chrome plating has nickel in it. metal is dipped...

Chrome plating has nickel in it. metal is dipped in an acid solution, then in copper, then nickel(for the color, as chrome is clear), and finally the chrome coating.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-19-16, 10:35 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,786
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
Funny, on my scooter, sport bike(which are just...

Funny, on my scooter, sport bike(which are just standard bikes- no clip on bars)riders, and guys on cruiser/baggers will often give me the dragging peace sign, or nod, most scooterist will nod, wave,...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-19-16, 09:31 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,786
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
I don't think the DOT moderates exhaust systems....

I don't think the DOT moderates exhaust systems. The only thing I ever see with concerns of them, are; vehicle lighting, and sideview mirrors.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-30-16, 01:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 939
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
I don't know any pedaling bike capable of that, I...

I don't know any pedaling bike capable of that, I do know, riding a bike will be just as hard on ypur knees, and back. You might wanna look in to a trike.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-26-16, 11:27 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,178
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
I thought about putting one of those 80cc kits on...

I thought about putting one of those 80cc kits on a roadbike, running it to drive the driveside of the crank, to still have gears, and putting foot pegs on it. coukdn't figure how to fit a throttle...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-26-16, 11:15 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,178
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
Actually a Moped is not a motorized bike without...

Actually a Moped is not a motorized bike without pedals, those are scooters, and motorcycles. A moped is the opposite of a motorized bike, where the MOtor is the primary function, and anybody who's...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-26-16, 10:57 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,178
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
Who needs gears, with strong will, and pure rage,...

Who needs gears, with strong will, and pure rage, a single speed is all you need.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-26-16, 10:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,512
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
It was Fast & Furious for cyclist. Once...

It was Fast & Furious for cyclist. Once people.understand that, that it's basically satire, one who likes that kinda thing(like most spy movies, or the expendables), then it's enjoyable, once you...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-08-15, 09:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,780
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
wow. And I can't get my sears&roebuck to sale for...

wow. And I can't get my sears&roebuck to sale for $40 on CL
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-08-15, 09:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,780
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
Be a rebel.

Be a rebel.
Forum: Electric Bikes 12-08-15, 08:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 829
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
Well, the AMF, and Solex are pretty much bmx...

Well, the AMF, and Solex are pretty much bmx bikes, one has a front mount friction drive, and the other, a rear mount.We were joking once on mopedarmy; if somebody added the motor from one, on the...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-04-15, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
So I might as well stick with straight blades,...

So I might as well stick with straight blades, and I'm wondering what materials do aero forks come in, that are 1" threaded, if not any, I'll just look for regular straight bladed forks, when I can...
Forum: Electric Bikes 12-04-15, 01:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 829
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
I would dissagree with you on two specific...

I would dissagree with you on two specific mopeds; AMFs, and VèloSolex
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-03-15, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
Yes, straight blade, that's why I was saying...

Yes, straight blade, that's why I was saying track style forks, not exactly wanting to run brakeless on my roadbike.
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 12-03-15, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,153
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
He could do all that, but it's obvious hs doesn't...

He could do all that, but it's obvious hs doesn't want to. Seems like ratrodbikes is a better forum for him. I was actually thinking of a fatbike for the snow, seems much better than my DB Response....
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-03-15, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
Track & Curved forks

Completlt ignoring material composing them(ex; carbon blah blah blah steel), at least for the most part, I eventually want to get a new fork for my roadbike(that isn't steel), and I don't know if I...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-03-15, 09:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,544
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
I know what you mean. I haven't seen the video(no...

I know what you mean. I haven't seen the video(no high speed data), but as a black man, myself- it's probably still funny.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-14-15, 08:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,295
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
482591

482591
Forum: Road Cycling 10-13-15, 05:00 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 12,514
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
Yeah, I am modding the bike, but I haven't bought...

Yeah, I am modding the bike, but I haven't bought expensive anything for it, the Deore xt rear derailure came from my old Lotus Pegasus, and so on, used, or old parts, the most expensive things...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-12-15, 11:41 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 12,514
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
Hey, I sorta resemble that remark- though I...

Hey, I sorta resemble that remark- though I wouldn't be spending money on a set of zipps, for my roadtech, or any bike for the matter, and I hate Di2. My point is, sure the donk is a waste of money,...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-12-15, 11:16 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 12,514
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
I think that would depend on the intent of the...

I think that would depend on the intent of the car, much like spending hundreds of dollars upgrading a 50$ bike.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-11-15, 11:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,097
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
Yeah, same here, but it was only because,...

Yeah, same here, but it was only because, although there are tools provided to do it yourself, they are outside in front of the shop, and they're the worn out, and/or ragedy old shop tools. So per...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-11-15, 08:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,295
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
Lower handlebars on a mtb? Are there two sets on...

Lower handlebars on a mtb? Are there two sets on it, or did you actually just lower the bars, I'm lost.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 10-11-15, 07:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,514
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
Well, the road tech is already a tad lighter,...

Well, the road tech is already a tad lighter, lacking those gripshifts, and different tires. I did the same thing you did; replacing the BB with a sealed unit. I wanted to lighten it up, but I'd...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-05-15, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 541
Posted By Jax Rhapsody
It's called a sprag unit, or one way clutch. It...

It's called a sprag unit, or one way clutch. It freewheels one way, and engages when you pedal, so basically pushing a bike backwwrds, the drivetrain pulls aganst the clutch(which is a set of flat...
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