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11-29-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,026
Posted By RiceAWay

I am presently 76 and have had just about every...

I am presently 76 and have had just about every good bike that was made at one time or another. Older steel bikes are as good as anything on the road if you are a sports rider. Also 8 or 9 speed...
11-11-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,884
Posted By ilikebikes

Wow! Classy! I got this a few weeks ago, I just...

Wow! Classy! I got this a few weeks ago, I just cleaned it up and repacked all the bearings, oh and some Schwinn tires I had sitting around. For now Iíll just ride it around as is, Iíll figure out...
11-07-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,884
Posted By DesmoDog

I'll spare you the step by step and jump to the...

I'll spare you the step by step and jump to the (nearly) end.

Probably looks about the same here but a lot has changed.
http://teamyikes.com/S7/Side2_6083.jpg
Not sure what I was thinking with...
11-01-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,884
Posted By DesmoDog

Yeah, the shifter cable routing was bothering me...

Yeah, the shifter cable routing was bothering me so I moved the mechanism another notch. I don't know how the shifter is supposed to be adjusted yet but I'm sure it can be compensated for to make...
11-01-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,884
Posted By DesmoDog

The basement isn't clean yet but I spent a little...

The basement isn't clean yet but I spent a little more time messing around with this. I did a trial fit of the new front brakes and found out they're probably too short. Oops....
10-15-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,261
Posted By momoman

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My childhood friend had a red Apple Krate. I...
10-15-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,261
Posted By roka

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Moulton NS Double Pylon.
10-05-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 747,828
Posted By Susannav

Finally I have my bike at home. It's a 38 year...

Finally I have my bike at home. It's a 38 year old Peugeot road bike I got when I was about 4 years old.
So this fall /winter I will be cleaning and polishing. ...
09-23-20, 04:13 AM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 379,244
Posted By viperocco

So cool!

So cool!
05-13-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,379
Posted By mackgoo

Here's mine. ...

Here's mine.
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04-29-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,782
Posted By SpindriftEd

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I lost track.




Actually not mine, it's a bike shop in Dunedin...
03-13-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,656
Posted By Moe Zhoost

Yep, so punish the dangerous outlaw riders, not...

Yep, so punish the dangerous outlaw riders, not the people that want to tweak for more power for ascending hills or carrying greater loads.
02-12-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,081
Posted By Frankenbike27

in life nothing is free, no free shipping, no...

in life nothing is free, no free shipping, no free get a second onion slicer, it's all included in the price. as far as bikes go you can have the exact same bike mechanically by 2 different...
11-25-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 379,244
Posted By blackbomber

1937(ish) Hawthorne Duralium (Monark Silver King)...

1937(ish) Hawthorne Duralium (Monark Silver King) fenderless custom:
...
11-07-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,251
Posted By Chris_in_Miami

Here's one I gave to my brother recently, pretty...

Here's one I gave to my brother recently, pretty sure it has a "made in Taiwan" decal on it. Solid bike.
...
11-07-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 963
Posted By willbuyone

Have you heard ? Electra Cruiser 1.

The Bird is a word !

She just arrived home Dereflectorized and ready for upgrades and...
10-22-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,195
Posted By Lemond1985

http://peewee.com/wp-content/uploads/Peewees-white...

http://peewee.com/wp-content/uploads/Peewees-white-platform-shoes.jpg

:D
10-07-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 379,244
Posted By Cruiser2112

Itís Electrifying!

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Mildly modded Pedego ecruiser for the Mrs....
09-10-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,905
Posted By bedtime

Just an idea, but your brake cables look a trifle...

Just an idea, but your brake cables look a trifle in the way. I've flipped my bars for doing artistic cycling tricks, and I use a little bit of a different braking leaver that has the cord running...
07-24-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,386
Posted By MikeAndJean

I know your problem

We are one step further along on your decision.

Last March we replaced the tandem we rode for 41 years. Our reasoning was much like yours. We enjoy hill climbing but did not like the marginal...
07-23-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,603
Posted By Cruiser2112

All I wanted was an Electric Cruiser...

So many people had a hand in completing this 2+ year project.
Anthony Hobbs/Flying Machine Bikes, initial design, frame, fork, rack & handlebar fabrication.
Mark Deezy, Sutter St. Cruisers, general...
07-14-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 964
Posted By thinktubes

Schwinn did this with the Mantaray bita ...

Schwinn did this with the Mantaray bita

https://rmsothebys-cache.azureedge.net/6/7/2/e/3/4/672e349a7056b59364fa64c67a4208c923fbd397.jpg
06-18-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 29,289
Posted By TimothyH

This thread is great. A quarter of the...

This thread is great.

A quarter of the people on this thread are full of bluster and another quarter are full of crap.




You claim to have actually tazed cyclists? :lol:
Forum: Commuting
05-28-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15,407
Views: 11,403,673
Posted By acidfast7

Nice ride man. I'm going with the standard...

Nice ride man.

I'm going with the standard front seat when she's young and the rear seat at she gets bigger. For nursery runs and the like.

Also digging the STIHL cap.
05-04-19, 04:26 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,763
Posted By seamuis

ďTake my advice, be an adult and follow the law,...

ďTake my advice, be an adult and follow the law, even though Iíve never followed the law.Ē
05-02-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,763
Posted By 79pmooney

I was hit by a car riding my fix gear (with two...

I was hit by a car riding my fix gear (with two good brakes) and got a $50,000 settlement. Brakes were not an issue in that crash, but - had I none and that became noticed, the insurance company...
05-02-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,763
Posted By ThermionicScott

Hmm, by requiring that braked wheel(s) be the one...

Hmm, by requiring that braked wheel(s) be the one that can be made to skid, it implies that the rear should have a brake. Skidding the front tire is a terrifying experience that usually ends in a...
05-02-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,763
Posted By TimothyH

Almost meeting Jesus has changed people's mind. ...

Almost meeting Jesus has changed people's mind.


-Tim-
05-01-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,763
Posted By tyrion

With a fixie you could ride backwards to skid the...

With a fixie you could ride backwards to skid the front wheel. If you can't ride backwards, I guess you're in violation.
04-26-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,034
Posted By Kedosto

On a more serious note... It's hard to know...

On a more serious note...

It's hard to know where your families memories might reside. One of my earliest and fondest memories of my Grandfather was watching him shave. As a result, the old,...
04-25-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 89,259
Posted By seau grateau

Thanks y'all. Here it is set up for road riding...

Thanks y'all. Here it is set up for road riding (I'll throw a bottle cage on there eventually). Took it out for a 25 miler today, and this bike rides beautifully....
04-20-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 89,259
Posted By seau grateau

Got to put this one together and take it for a...

Got to put this one together and take it for a test ride today. It rules. Pictures really don't do the paint justice -- it looks beautiful in person. Going to put a stoppy boi on the front and do a...
04-18-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 89,259
Posted By ZIPP2001

99% of the time I run my tri-spokes, or the...

99% of the time I run my tri-spokes, or the tri-spoke with disc. The wheel in the pic I got by trading a original Zipp2001 break set, and have only rolled out with it for a couple rides in the 3...
Replies: 14
Views: 1,802
Posted By Slightspeed

I found this 1978 PR10 on LA Craigslist for $400,...

I found this 1978 PR10 on LA Craigslist for $400, and the guy wouldnt deal, so I probably overpaid, but it's a nice riding bike. I changed the brake levers to Campy aeros, and the Stronglight TS...
02-24-19, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 747,828
Posted By Slightspeed

I got the '78 PR10 out for a 36 mile club ride...

I got the '78 PR10 out for a 36 mile club ride today in the citrus groves of Ventura County. It held it's own with the modern carbon bikes. I recently replaced the broken Simplex RD with another from...
02-24-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3,275
Views: 747,828
Posted By greg3rd48

Beautiful work! Let's meet up for a NYC PX10 ride...

Beautiful work! Let's meet up for a NYC PX10 ride once the spring arrives! Here is my blue version.

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1896/29746236007_4988777419_b.jpg...
12-03-18, 10:17 AM
Replies: 784
Views: 916,079
Posted By cat0020

Cool After the ordeal with bent fork, derailleur...

After the ordeal with bent fork, derailleur hanger during shipping. I fixed both issues with my extensive spare parts collection in my basement.
I took the ebike out for a 18 miles ride on SAT when...
Forum: Commuting
11-12-18, 03:37 AM
Replies: 15,407
Views: 11,403,673
Posted By mmason

Ready for the Winter! ...

Ready for the Winter!
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10-30-18, 04:22 PM
Replies: 784
Views: 916,079
Posted By cat0020

I'm getting an electric bike for my father-in-law...

I'm getting an electric bike for my father-in-law who's been wanting something that's easy to step over and take up minimal space in their house/garage.
His typical ride for them would be trips to...
09-28-18, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 379,244
Posted By Cruiser2112

Electra Retro/Resto Mod

Always lusted after a proper post war, Monark, Hawthorne, Schwinn or other classic cruiser. The irony was that a good candidate was "too expensive" to buy outright, now a few thousand $$ later I...
Forum: Commuting
08-12-18, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15,407
Views: 11,403,673
Posted By medic75

This is my new commuter. I decided that, for me,...

This is my new commuter. I decided that, for me, flat bars belong on mountain bikes and I just couldn't get comfortable on any ride longer than 5 miles. I took a leap buying a bike online (having...
07-09-15, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 379,244
Posted By SquidPuppet

Stylish!!

Stylish!!
07-08-15, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 379,244
Posted By sliv3r

My custom cruiser

Hi guys,

here my custom boardtracker based on the Old School Frameset:

463159463160463161

What do you think about?

Cheers
01-11-15, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 379,244
Posted By Curtis Odom

427898 Another one. This is the cruiser I...

427898

Another one. This is the cruiser I ride the most.
02-15-14, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 379,244
Posted By SHOFINE

Thought I would post a few pics of my Sawyer with...

Thought I would post a few pics of my Sawyer with new Maxxis Ardent Skinwalls & new B17 Aged saddle. I think it compliments the battleship grey somewhat better!
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-02-13, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 653,321
Posted By smallwheeler

and billions... note the brazing.. ...

and billions... note the brazing..

http://active-s.com/blog/img/billion_lionel_bc_11.jpghttp://active-s.com/blog/img/billion_lionel_bc_22.jpghttp://active-s.com/blog/img/billion_lionel_bc_44.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-21-13, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 653,321
Posted By bjorke

The Hooligan is a cool design to be sure --...

The Hooligan is a cool design to be sure -- though after riding 451 tires a lot (esp on the Soma above -- I swapped-out the originals for higher-pressure Durano's), it's hard to ride any bike with...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-20-13, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 653,321
Posted By smallwheeler

sorry i missed that bit about disc brakes. you...

sorry i missed that bit about disc brakes. you could always get adaptors if discs are really a must.

but, fo' sho' the hooligan is a cool bike!
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-20-13, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 653,321
Posted By smallwheeler

(https://respectcycles.com/contact-us/)http://www....

(https://respectcycles.com/contact-us/)http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/mercier/nano.htm
http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/mercier/images/nano_blk_3q_2100.jpg
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-30-13, 11:52 PM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 653,321
Posted By bjorke

..and Seven still makes their Ti mini too:...

..and Seven still makes their Ti mini too: http://www.sevencycles.com/bikes/mini/mini.php

http://www.sevencycles.com/images/road/mini/mini2.jpg
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