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07-29-18, 01:34 PM
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Posted By n0+4c|u3

Are you sure it's not the same bike with hundreds...

Are you sure it's not the same bike with hundreds of riders?
07-29-18, 08:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,992
Posted By n0+4c|u3

At least one person does :innocent: I heard...

At least one person does :innocent:
I heard that commercial at least five times an hour at one point, On the Dr Donald D. Rose show. KFRC, San Francisco.
07-27-18, 12:40 PM
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Posted By n0+4c|u3

^ This. :ride:

^ This. :ride:
07-26-18, 10:57 AM
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Posted By n0+4c|u3

Sweet bike! Here's the one I forgot to...

Sweet bike!

Here's the one I forgot to post.https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1144x755/img_2240_b1_7147d1ac7c92c1d0fe7a0786ec4bdcd9b1d39cb0.jpg
07-23-18, 08:56 AM
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Posted By n0+4c|u3

I too am the owner of a '90 rockhopper. there...

I too am the owner of a '90 rockhopper.
there was an incident where I slapped on the front brake, folded the fork, and slightly ovalized the head tube. That gave me the feeling you're describing....
07-22-18, 10:50 AM
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Posted By n0+4c|u3

If you're really interested, I see them quite...

If you're really interested, I see them quite often. What size are you wanting? I literally gave a fairly large one away a few years ago.
07-22-18, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By n0+4c|u3

Do you have super spongy brake cable housing?...

Do you have super spongy brake cable housing? Your brakes rely on stiff housing to make them work well.
07-22-18, 10:09 AM
Replies: 25
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Posted By n0+4c|u3

You can also try wine for osx. I've used it many...

You can also try wine for osx. I've used it many times with good success flashing firmware from Linux. Wine is not an emulator.
07-21-18, 05:49 PM
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Posted By n0+4c|u3

That's awesome. :) Love the cantilever...

That's awesome. :) Love the cantilever frame/cottered crank look.
07-21-18, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By n0+4c|u3

Red face Firmstrong Cruiser

No pix yet, but I'll get some up today.
Firmstrong, a brand I see recommended, but I had never touched one until today.
I picked up a 24" cruiser at a yard sale this morning with the intention of...
07-20-18, 05:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,232
Posted By n0+4c|u3

Right, just like ignoring people and discounting...

Right, just like ignoring people and discounting years of experience to support their narrow world view. It really sounds as if you subscribe to rationalism rather than empiricism.
07-19-18, 05:38 PM
Replies: 45
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Posted By n0+4c|u3

:eek: I've never seen one break in that location....

:eek: I've never seen one break in that location.
And I've NEVER seen an actual Ashtabula made crank break at all. I've bent the living crap out of them, but never broke.[/left]
07-19-18, 05:20 PM
Replies: 66
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Posted By n0+4c|u3

No, done right the new patch is as part of the...

No, done right the new patch is as part of the tube repaired.
07-19-18, 05:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,232
Posted By n0+4c|u3

Wait, what? :foo: No. It'll skin over the hole,...

Wait, what? :foo:
No. It'll skin over the hole, but the repair itself is the patch.
I use Victor patches, and Elmer's Rubber cement for the catalyst on 99% of my patches.
My patches ALWAYS stick....
07-16-18, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 423
Posted By n0+4c|u3

You could do an adapter, and just add cable stop...

You could do an adapter, and just add cable stop to your search. your investment is going to be greater, so it may not be worth it to you.
07-16-18, 09:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 423
Posted By n0+4c|u3

Not much rise on that stem, and a fairly short...

Not much rise on that stem, and a fairly short reach.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1632x1224/811fnukkm_l_f864df7cde2c315994a724265c3a672e83e66fc1.jpg
07-16-18, 09:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 423
Posted By n0+4c|u3

As far as I see, height is not given on that...

As far as I see, height is not given on that stem, 85mm is the reach
07-16-18, 08:26 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By n0+4c|u3

They are out there, do a search for "22.2 quill...

They are out there, do a search for "22.2 quill stem +cable stop"
Here's one. https://www.amazon.com/Origin8-Classique-Sport-Stem-22-2mm/dp/B00PWEXDGC
07-16-18, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 423
Posted By n0+4c|u3

Yep, this place will wake you up. No matter what...

Yep, this place will wake you up. No matter what you think you know, someone here has a tidbit you didn't know.
07-16-18, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By n0+4c|u3

That's one thing about the search function of...

That's one thing about the search function of this forum that leaves a bit to be desired.
I've searched for something and ended up with 25 or more pages to scan through to locate what I was looking...
07-11-18, 10:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,938
Posted By n0+4c|u3

My mandarinquat tree disagrees with you, and the...

My mandarinquat tree disagrees with you, and the best club... :troll: :fred: :deadhorse2::innocent:
07-11-18, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 353
Posted By n0+4c|u3

You planning on redishing the wheel? Buying new...

You planning on redishing the wheel?
Buying new derailleurs and shifters??
Buying a bottom bracket to correct your chain line?
And I see you're replacing the crank as well.
Congrats thats close...
07-09-18, 10:27 PM
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Views: 15,938
Posted By n0+4c|u3

Flipped one of these a few years ago. It had a KT...

Flipped one of these a few years ago. It had a KT 2 speed kickback coaster brake hub with issues so I got it pretty cheap.
I fixed it and rode it for a few weeks before posting it to the list of...
07-07-18, 06:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By n0+4c|u3

I bite. Why? My coaster braked bicycles have...

I bite. Why?
My coaster braked bicycles have served me well over the years, with no front brake, or need for one.
If you're slapping the pedal backwards hard enough to break a chain while braking,...
07-07-18, 06:06 AM
Replies: 47
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Posted By n0+4c|u3

Sweet! I'd love to run across one of those....

Sweet! I'd love to run across one of those. :thumb:
Not so stretched out. :commute:
07-07-18, 06:00 AM
Replies: 39
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Posted By n0+4c|u3

The Retrotec is a beautiful bike with a funky...

The Retrotec is a beautiful bike with a funky name, the Schwinn King Size will be a relative boat anchor compared to it.
Still though, the Schwinn will be cooler. :bike:[/left]
07-06-18, 07:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,250
Posted By n0+4c|u3

That's a pretty small frame, an 18 or 19 at best.

That's a pretty small frame, an 18 or 19 at best.
07-05-18, 06:05 PM
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Posted By n0+4c|u3

"Thread Chaser for arm dust caps" TC-8 from...

"Thread Chaser for arm dust caps" TC-8 from BicycleTool.com. Nice piece of a...
07-05-18, 10:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 951
Posted By n0+4c|u3

Don't use boat trailer grease on a bicycle. White...

Don't use boat trailer grease on a bicycle. White lithium is better for bicycles.
07-03-18, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,017
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Posted By n0+4c|u3

Humm, what's missing there....;. Fenders and no...

Humm, what's missing there....;. Fenders and no chainguard?
07-03-18, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1,017
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Posted By n0+4c|u3

you have to have 10 posts before you can post...

you have to have 10 posts before you can post pictures.
07-01-18, 03:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,817
Posted By n0+4c|u3

Umm, do you mean a ccp-1? a ccp-2 is 22mm, a...

Umm, do you mean a ccp-1? a ccp-2 is 22mm, a ccp-1 is both 22 and 23 mm.
07-01-18, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By n0+4c|u3

They are very simple to work on, but you have...

They are very simple to work on, but you have made the wise choice in taking it to the LBS to have it done correctly.
Buy a used wheel somewhere with a shimano 3 speed hub and learn on that instead...
07-01-18, 12:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,130
Posted By n0+4c|u3

No bears around here, and not many deer, what we...

No bears around here, and not many deer, what we do have are squirrels. Suicidal squirrels at that.
You'll be riding along, minding your own business and you'll startle one of the little feckers and...
06-30-18, 06:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,250
Posted By n0+4c|u3

Have you looked at The Realm cruiser bicycles?...

Have you looked at The Realm cruiser bicycles? I'm rather partial to them even if they are a bit big for my stumpy little legs
Same classic Schwinn cruiser shape, big size for bigger riders.
...
06-30-18, 05:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,812
Posted By n0+4c|u3

I am, but that doesn't mean you have to. Do what...

I am, but that doesn't mean you have to. Do what feels comfortable. And just a note, I brake with whatever foot is in the correct position.
06-28-18, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,812
Posted By n0+4c|u3

Like squiddy said, it all becomes second nature...

Like squiddy said, it all becomes second nature after a little while. I myself run 175 mm crank arms on a bike designed for 165 mm cranks.so when turning a corner I have to make sure the inside arm...
06-27-18, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 628
Posted By n0+4c|u3

Look at the 9th cog, then the 8th. I think you...

Look at the 9th cog, then the 8th. I think you may be right.The 9th appears to be in better condition than the 8th.
06-27-18, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 570
Posted By n0+4c|u3

This!

This!
06-26-18, 08:59 PM
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Views: 421
Posted By n0+4c|u3

Be careful during hunting season.

Be careful during hunting season.
06-26-18, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By n0+4c|u3

Good job on that, looks cool. Makes me want to...

Good job on that, looks cool. Makes me want to build one. Think I'd prefer an internally geared hub though.
06-25-18, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 273,882
Posted By n0+4c|u3

Sweet!

Sweet!
06-25-18, 06:46 AM
06-24-18, 09:42 PM
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Views: 724
Posted By n0+4c|u3

Buy, sell, and hopefully turn a profit. :)

Buy, sell, and hopefully turn a profit. :)
06-24-18, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 724
Posted By n0+4c|u3

Crap. Does it have to be bicycle related? My...

Crap. Does it have to be bicycle related?
My latest finds are Wusthof knives and a steel (in the free box!) a hammered finish dutch oven - 10 bucks (1930's Griswold #8...
06-24-18, 07:40 PM
Replies: 17,398
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Posted By n0+4c|u3

:D That and one of those two stroke smokers...

:D

That and one of those two stroke smokers and you'd have a tweaker's dream.
06-24-18, 07:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,762
Posted By n0+4c|u3

My "job" is media blasting metal in prep for...

My "job" is media blasting metal in prep for powdercoating and or painting.
If someone brought that in, I would take it in my cave and blast one of the worse lugs, then one of the better.
I...
06-24-18, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By n0+4c|u3

First thing I thought as well.

First thing I thought as well.
06-24-18, 01:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,000
Posted By n0+4c|u3

OOOH, got a badboy here. LMFAO! You have a...

OOOH, got a badboy here. LMFAO!
You have a nice day.
06-24-18, 01:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,000
Posted By n0+4c|u3

What tread does is allow the water out of the...

What tread does is allow the water out of the area being compressed on the tire, that's what increases adhesion.
If those road nibbles can't touch the tire because of hydroplaning, off on your butt...
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