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Forum: Beach Cruisers 07-24-16, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 264
Posted By bicyclridr4life
could try and find an Atom or other front drum...

could try and find an Atom or other front drum brake
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-10-16, 05:36 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,596
Posted By bicyclridr4life
make pedal tracks in the snow ?

make pedal tracks in the snow ?
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-10-16, 05:24 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,505
Posted By bicyclridr4life
Back when I started riding, off road or mountain...

Back when I started riding, off road or mountain bikes (or even klunkers) had yet to be invented. So, my first road bike was a baloon tyred Schwinn, of unknown vintage, other than it was old when I...
Forum: Foo 04-10-16, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By bicyclridr4life
Sorry, I was not trying to enable, nor...

Sorry, I was not trying to enable, nor encouraging others to vape, or to use any tobacco product, or patches, gum, or any other product.

Moderators, please lock and delete this thread.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-08-16, 06:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,484
Posted By bicyclridr4life
1980's high end lugged frame mountain bike. Fuji...

1980's high end lugged frame mountain bike. Fuji Mt. Fuji, KHS Montana Summit, are the ones I have or had. (the Fuji was stolen. I know WHO, but he has friends in the cop shop, so they will not...
Forum: Foo 04-08-16, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By bicyclridr4life
Is this the right place ...

Not sure where to post this ... not 100% cycling related ...

Anyone vape during a ride?

I know some used to smoke during a ride, I was one of them, but not the only one. I quit smoking 9 years...
Forum: Foo 04-08-16, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6,608
Views: 735,613
Posted By bicyclridr4life
1957 Olds Holiday Convertible, triple white (or...

1957 Olds Holiday Convertible, triple white (or white with white top and red interior) with optional real wire wheels and for beauty under the hood, the J-2 option.

Best looking car ever .
Forum: Folding Bikes 03-06-16, 11:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,919
Posted By bicyclridr4life
my friends think I'm ridiculous for riding a...

my friends think I'm ridiculous for riding a bicycle period.
Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 01-19-16, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,806
Posted By bicyclridr4life
I have a Miami Sun standard adult trike. I...

I have a Miami Sun standard adult trike. I needed a good heavy duty trailer, so went to Home Depot, and bought one of their John Deere green and yellow 4 wheel garden cart/trailers for around $70....
Forum: Adaptive Cycling: Handcycles, Amputee Adaptation, Visual Impairment, and Other Needs 01-19-16, 09:02 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 33,202
Posted By bicyclridr4life
4th generation M. H. E. (Multipul Hereditary...

4th generation M. H. E.
(Multipul Hereditary Extosies) or in English: Screwed up bones and joints. At last count, I had 397 "bumps" on the bones, and that is after 4 abnormal growths were removed...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 01-07-16, 02:12 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 14,924
Posted By bicyclridr4life
What gets me, is that his biggest accuser, a Mr....

What gets me, is that his biggest accuser, a Mr. Greg LeMond, if memory serves, claims that he (Mr. LeMond) "was the last clean TDF winner ..."
I find this most interesting. If memory serves, during...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-07-16, 01:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 989
Posted By bicyclridr4life
When I lived in Idaho, I just put on a snowmobile...

When I lived in Idaho, I just put on a snowmobile suit, fur lined gloves, and a pair of mukluks when it got cold. Oh, for a hat, I used a WW II type "bomber" cap with the furry flaps.
I dislike...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 01-07-16, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 621
Posted By bicyclridr4life
I think Berkley (the trailer people) made a...

I think Berkley (the trailer people) made a tandem mountain bike for a few years.
Forum: Beach Cruisers 01-07-16, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 794
Posted By bicyclridr4life
I would suggest a "beginner" to mid-range hard...

I would suggest a "beginner" to mid-range hard tail or non-suspension mountain bike from a maker such as Trek, Giant, and Fuji, for what your stated needs are.
Forum: Beach Cruisers 01-07-16, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,843
Posted By bicyclridr4life
sometimes, under my blue jeans. Normally, I...

sometimes, under my blue jeans.
Normally, I just wear street clothes, no matter what bike I'm riding that day.
Forum: Beach Cruisers 01-07-16, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By bicyclridr4life
1) Seat bag, several different sizes and styles...

1) Seat bag, several different sizes and styles available.
2) WALD rear "paperboy" baskets (the largest you can get). You can make a liner for them (or perhaps your mum or wife/girlfriend, if they...
Forum: Folding Bikes 01-07-16, 12:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,946
Posted By bicyclridr4life
Fairly large truck, International 7500 series box...

Fairly large truck, International 7500 series box truck, set up as an expediter. The side boxes are under the 22 foot box.
As for weight and top speed, I'm not a racer. I was happy with the speed...
Forum: Folding Bikes 12-27-15, 05:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,946
Posted By bicyclridr4life
Folder Suggestion

I sold all two of my folders a couple years ago (yeah, I know, big mistake, but I had to pay the bills that were due).
Anyway, I'm sure things have changed since I was last here,
I'm looking for an...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-27-15, 05:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,234
Posted By bicyclridr4life
Check the bike co-ops and the second/third hand...

Check the bike co-ops and the second/third hand stores for a good bike. I bought a top of the line KHS mountain bike ($750 new) for $10, at a second hand store. All it needed was tires, tubes, and a...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-27-15, 05:11 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 11,993
Posted By bicyclridr4life
All my bikes are potentially faster than I am. ...

All my bikes are potentially faster than I am.
I've hit 40 once on the flat, on a Huffy "Beach Cruiser". It was either that, or get squished.
My average speed on my Miami Sun adult trike is around...
Forum: Touring 12-12-15, 12:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,310
Posted By bicyclridr4life
When in the Keys, use the bike path, when it...

When in the Keys, use the bike path, when it exists. Be aware that it changes from ocean side to bay side a few times, and in some locations, Marathon, for instance, it uses the sidewalk.
Where the...
Forum: Beach Cruisers 10-10-15, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,381
Posted By bicyclridr4life
All one piece Ashtabula cranks have the same...

All one piece Ashtabula cranks
have the same threads for the crank ring and bearings. Regardless of what company made the crank or the brand of bike it is on, they are interchangeable.
Forum: Beach Cruisers 06-30-15, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 990
Posted By bicyclridr4life
I'd ride it. Using a cheap second hand store...

I'd ride it.
Using a cheap second hand store mountain bike (Huffy, Road Ranger, etc) for a parts bike is a good option.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-02-15, 09:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,464
Posted By bicyclridr4life
No ciggies in 8 years. :) was at two to three...

No ciggies in 8 years. :) was at two to three packs a day.
Patches (up to 5 at a time) the gum (chewed it like regular gum) did not help.
Skoal Cherry, Berry, Apple, Peach, and Citrus did the...
Forum: Beach Cruisers 06-02-15, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By bicyclridr4life
Way Cool. I want ... two ... or three ...

Way Cool. I want ... two ... or three ...
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