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09-11-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 277
Posted By JehD

Very nice. What grips are those?

Very nice.

What grips are those?
08-26-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 365,803
Posted By JehD

I wont lie, I'm shocked theres a market to flip a...

I wont lie, I'm shocked theres a market to flip a new Huffy
08-24-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By JehD

Chain Stretch.

I was riding this am and noticed even in a midrange gear my chain was making noise against the guard on a bumpy trail.

When I got home I checked and noticed that it the highest gear the chain...
08-22-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By JehD

Anyone try this companies freewheel before?

Where I ride I'm either crawling along at 4-5 mph and the 34 tooth 1st and 24 tooth 2nd work pretty well. IF I'm on the pavement and its flatish 3-4-5 work pretty well but if there is a down grade...
08-21-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By JehD

I have a B135 on mine. I wont leave it...

I have a B135 on mine. I wont leave it unattended. Its either home or locked in my truck.
...
06-25-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 701
Posted By JehD

Very nice. Im very happy with my 7D

Very nice. Im very happy with my 7D
04-14-20, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,179
Posted By JehD

Just curious...I could see doing this if there...

Just curious...I could see doing this if there was something wrong, or it was due for a replacement but my one piece feels every bit as smooth as any three piece cranks I've had on my Mtn/Road bikes
04-14-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,889
Posted By JehD

BAck in the 70s I had a late 40s early 50s...

BAck in the 70s I had a late 40s early 50s Schwinn that I bought to deliver papers on. It had a ginormous basket and I would load it with 50-70 lbs of papers I was a good 160 and would ride my...
04-14-20, 09:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 764
Posted By JehD

Looks very nice. The red really compliments the...

Looks very nice. The red really compliments the black.


While I liked the absolute simplicity of my single speed cruiser my Knees love the mega range 7 spd and V Brakes.
04-12-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,591
Posted By JehD

If the issue is to get out and get started. IMHO...

If the issue is to get out and get started. IMHO at your size/weight you might look for something along the lines of a Beach cruiser. With the beefier wheels and frame, along with a lower seating...
04-12-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,967
Posted By JehD

Talking Damn, shopping on their site is like building a...

Damn, shopping on their site is like building a car. The $399 cruiser I built would go out the door at $1133.37 including the Tshirt but not tax.
04-12-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,967
Posted By JehD

That looks pretty nice for its price

That looks pretty nice for its price
04-12-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 425
Posted By JehD

The Ultimate Brooks Saddle.

I was talking to a guy on ****** and long story short I was looking for a weight on my B130 and found an Old Brooks catalog that included a page on the B600/650/700 series saddles and they look...
04-12-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,548
Posted By JehD

Well thats a shocker. Sorry for the...

Well thats a shocker. Sorry for the misinformation. I guess Im spoiled as The Local Trek store is a superstore.
04-10-20, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,548
Posted By JehD

Trek is doing free deliveries on ordered bikes.

Trek is doing free deliveries on ordered bikes.
04-10-20, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,179
Posted By JehD

If you're not afraid of the mechanical bits,...

If you're not afraid of the mechanical bits, something along the lines of the Walmart Schwinns might work. They will need a going through as assembly can be shoddy and the bearings tend to be...
03-23-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,244
Posted By JehD

Pretty close if you ask me. ...

Pretty close if you ask me.

https://www.electrabike.com/bikes/cafe-moto-go
...
03-13-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,827
Posted By JehD

I have violated so many Im surprised Im not...

I have violated so many Im surprised Im not banned.
03-13-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,609
Posted By JehD

My 9 yo self remebers riding a post WW2 Steel...

My 9 yo self remebers riding a post WW2 Steel Schwinn with giant basket full of papers Wishing it old weighed 30 lbs. lol. Give him a few years on a steel klunker he'll be strong like mule
03-13-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,365
Posted By JehD

They do have a different feel especially with the...

They do have a different feel especially with the wider tires. My DS had 700x38 and to me it was like a flat bar road bike...sorta. My Moto 3i had 29s but with beefier tires and it felt a little...
03-13-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,365
Posted By JehD

Reminds me of my Trek DS 8.4. I bet having that...

Reminds me of my Trek DS 8.4. I bet having that low gear is nicer on the knees.
02-28-20, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 365,803
Posted By JehD

Photobucket ruined the internet.

Photobucket ruined the internet.
02-21-20, 11:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,540
Posted By JehD

Ive watched a few reviews from KevCentral and he...

Ive watched a few reviews from KevCentral and he likes them.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2l5Q3ofo7-Y
02-21-20, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By JehD

This looks like my Giant Cypress 3x8 drivetrain,...

This looks like my Giant Cypress 3x8 drivetrain, 700x40 Scwalbe Hurricanes, suspension seatpost and a 65mm front fork. I still like my 7D better
02-14-20, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By JehD

Ive been pretty happy with my D7. With the...

Ive been pretty happy with my D7. With the megarange 1st is pretty low for climbing and I can get rolling pretty good in 7th 14-34 7 spd

I did see an 13-34 8 Spd and a 11-34 7 spd on Amazon
02-03-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 16,326
Posted By JehD

When I was a kid and had a paper route it was 6...

When I was a kid and had a paper route it was 6 days a week from 105 down to the low teens. Now, Im a lot pickier so Ill say 40-50 below that its just not fun.
02-03-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,664
Posted By JehD

I'm 53. I missed the kids boat completely.

I'm 53. I missed the kids boat completely.
02-02-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By JehD

While I’ve heard pretty good things about BD....

While I’ve heard pretty good things about BD. They are saving a buck somewhere and skipping the middleman at a bike shop is it.
02-01-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,244
Posted By JehD

This is the 2nd Matte black bike with chrome...

This is the 2nd Matte black bike with chrome fenders ive seen today. Ive been debating getting fenders and now Im torn between the chrome or the black
01-31-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,244
Posted By JehD

I think my Electra was 37? but I topped the 40...

I think my Electra was 37? but I topped the 40 pound mark after the brooks saddle and bag.. At that point who cares :roflmao:
01-30-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,244
Posted By JehD

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/electra_9355f52e997b769f658e6c2fb32cd9c1d2b693a9.jpeg
This is my steel Electra 7D Its my 3rd Electra and Ive been pretty happy with it....
01-30-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 700
Posted By JehD

As it sits its no lightweight, especially with...

As it sits its no lightweight, especially with the Brooks seat and bag with a few tools in it, probably over 40lbs and with the rider....well at that points whats a few more pounds lol
01-30-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 700
Posted By JehD

Anyone try to recreate a huffy Panama Jack on an Electra?

My Wife has a Huffy Panama Jack and while I like the look itís a single speed with a coaster brake and Huffyís sizing is just too small. I like the look of the bike just not the quality and the...
01-27-20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,925
Posted By JehD

Looks Good.

Looks Good.
01-04-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By JehD

I think it looks good. I was just thinking...

I think it looks good. I was just thinking keeping the aesthetic with a drum brake would give you better and still look good.
01-04-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 789
Posted By JehD

I saw this on FB. I like the black and chrome...

I saw this on FB. I like the black and chrome look. Very classic.
01-04-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By JehD

While I was trying to be light with the first...

While I was trying to be light with the first ones I do wonder if these would clear the fenders as the forward arm hangs down a bit lower. In the picture I does look like the rear fender is squished...
01-04-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,317
Posted By JehD

IMHO the only place for this would be here in...

IMHO the only place for this would be here in cruisers or in 50+. Though some might complain, I'm guessing no one has, especially since it has fat tires like that it looks pretty beach cruiseiry....
01-03-20, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 775
Posted By JehD

With the style of caliper you have your options...

With the style of caliper you have your options may be limited to better pads.

BUT you try these..... But they are spendy at $400 - - - - They are on sale from $700


...
01-02-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2,776
Views: 626,166
Posted By JehD

I Sold this.. ...

I Sold this..
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x480/electra_moto_3i_8354449163b653bbe5cee6f071202658f060f83d.jpg

And sold this 1 ...
01-02-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,317
Posted By JehD

I wont lie, thats not what I pictured in my head...

I wont lie, thats not what I pictured in my head when you said Trike, more like this.....but if there was a cruiser trike, thats it. IMHO welcome aboard....
12-31-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By JehD

No problem at all. I miss my old Schwinn

No problem at all. I miss my old Schwinn
12-31-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By JehD

Its the same fork. 7" total lenght and its not...

Its the same fork. 7" total lenght and its not long enough.



My point was its the older pre 06 cruiser with a completely different frame than the 06 and up bikes. Thats why the Monark works on...
12-29-19, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By JehD

Monark got back to me... No this will not fit...

Monark got back to me... No this will not fit your bike. Well that answers that, no springer for Joe.
12-29-19, 10:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By JehD

it has to be an 04 or older. They went to the...

it has to be an 04 or older. They went to the pedal forward in 06 IIRC. With the longer frame and longer head tube. They used to sell a springer more of the classic Schwinn type but itís been...
12-28-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,172
Posted By JehD

Well I received an email back from Monark and...

Well I received an email back from Monark and itís a no go. Just not long enough. So it goes.
12-27-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 886
Posted By JehD

I would use the Seek, beacuse of the disks. Get a...

I would use the Seek, beacuse of the disks. Get a decent suspension fork, put some wider tires on it and if its the presta valves that are a PITA drill the wheels to accept Schraders. Its a 2 minute...
12-27-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 15,349
Posted By JehD

I've been riding a bike on the streets since I...

I've been riding a bike on the streets since I was 7-8. I had a paper route for years and multiple bikes were my primary transportation until I got a car. I bought a Mtn Bike in the Army and used it...
12-25-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,877
Posted By JehD

How did you know the correct length for thew...

How did you know the correct length for thew spokes and where did you get a spoke cutting machine? Thats a little above and beyond for the average bike guy. lol
12-25-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,279
Posted By JehD

Well thats good to hear at least now you know and...

Well thats good to hear at least now you know and should be able to get a refund on the tall. I admit I like mine but may always wonder if the Fat Tire was the way to go...It just looks so good.
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