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  1. what size front sprocket are you going to use...

    what size front sprocket are you going to use with the 4 speed? i picked one up out of a parts pile but kept hearing the front sprocket had to be really small to get a good gear range, and i didn't...
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    racing them downhill reminds me of the gravity...

    racing them downhill reminds me of the gravity bikes that were made back in, I think the 80's? where you took the crank/pedals off a bmx bike and raced downhill. truthfully I can't see why that...
  3. thanks. i guessed right on what to call it....

    thanks. i guessed right on what to call it. either i heard it before and remebered on some subconcious level, or the name fits it so well it just comes to mind as the obvious name.

    i think i have...
  4. Thread: Grill Trike

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    an ice chest on the front would compleat the...

    an ice chest on the front would compleat the rolling picnic.
  5. any kona min-ute or boda boda riders? couple questions.

    just wondering if the smaller rear rack seems worth having. i mean, does it seem better than a normal bike with normal lenth rack, or as good as the longer lenth longtails?

    i just picked up a...
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    that particular bike or the particular style?...

    that particular bike or the particular style? it's similar to a women's schwinn world tourist i have. ought to be able to hunt your local craigslist and scare up one before too long.
  7. I don't know what might be out currently, but...

    I don't know what might be out currently, but there were a few things out several years ago. maybe late 2000's or so.

    Schwinn did stingray reproductions a couple of times. one was kinda costly,...
  8. i still have mine, I just don't use it. I just...

    i still have mine, I just don't use it. I just like trying to make various bikes I see, so when the idea came to me and I found a good bike to try it I made it. it's just taking up space in my garage...
  9. this is compleat guessing on my part, but maybe...

    this is compleat guessing on my part, but maybe the tires off a mongoose beast?

    I have next to no experience with fat bikes, but the tires seem to be something people swap out first chance they...
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    I looked at two bikes that look like this...

    I looked at two bikes that look like this yesterday. they said 1967, and they wanted $75 a piece for them. as best I could tell they didn't look any bigger than a curvy cruiser, but they're not my...
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    if you have a walmart local (or look online just...

    if you have a walmart local (or look online just for a pic, or would take a chance not seeing it "in person), you could look at a huffy millennia. made with the regular cantilever styling, but a...
  12. if the color is really important, and it doesn't...

    if the color is really important, and it doesn't have to specificly be a beach cruiser style, then maybe a middleweight. i think that's what it's called. the ones that usually have like 26x1 3/8"...
  13. i think I've seen purple ones, but I wasn't...

    i think I've seen purple ones, but I wasn't focused on it to remember where now.
  14. there are finished pics of mine in the home built...

    there are finished pics of mine in the home built xtracycle thread, but here is the build thread

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    adjusted the seat height a little ...

    adjusted the seat height a little


    http://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y295/Philphine/bikes/bikes001_zps6abca51a.jpg
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    10-15...ish? some were never finished and some of...

    10-15...ish? some were never finished and some of the first tries left some to be desired. it's fun for me though, like rideable creativity.

    harbor freight has their lowest price welder for sale...
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    when i was a runner i carried halt dog repellant....

    when i was a runner i carried halt dog repellant. over 20 someodd years i used it 5-6 times. always worked.
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    the furthest i ride mine with any regularity...

    the furthest i ride mine with any regularity (about once a week on the riverwalk) is about 15mls. i have a messenger type bag hanging on my main one, with maybe room for a small grocery bags worth of...
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    i'm not really into the drift thing, but i have a...

    i'm not really into the drift thing, but i have a tractor supply adult pedal car i keep thinking might be fun for this. do you know of anyone drifting one? the main thing i'm thinking is it doesn't...
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    that might be fine on a beach, but for me it's...

    that might be fine on a beach, but for me it's about the opposite. gears make "cruising", cruising, and not sometimes struggling (or being resigned to coasting if I hit a downhill and can't take...
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    since all my main bikes are stretch cruisers I...

    since all my main bikes are stretch cruisers I want low gears to help push up hills (and high gears for down hills or when I'm feeling my oats), so if it didn't have gears when I got it I put some...
  22. does anyone make a chrome 29" beach cruiser type rim?

    I picked up a huffy millennia 29" beach cruiser a few months back, and I'm making slow changes to it (I'm supposed to not be starting new projects, but...). at some point in the future I want to...
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    I wonder, if the seat post was out far enough, if...

    I wonder, if the seat post was out far enough, if you could slip the seat post through the head tube. maybe with the frame upside down. then sitting on a rack, padded and strapped down as needed.
  24. Thread: tail lights?

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    not on the fender, but I picked some bar end ones...

    not on the fender, but I picked some bar end ones off ebay. they range from a couple bucks a pair to whatever you want to pay. as long as there's nothing special about your grips and you don't have...
  25. I may end up putting on what I can find around...

    I may end up putting on what I can find around the house, but I thought I'd take a try at it first. in this case (actually two cases if I pull out the other project), I'm using two old musclebike...
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