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12-09-19, 03:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,765
Posted By flatrockmobile

What is the distance between the seat post and...

What is the distance between the seat post and handle bar stem?
11-25-19, 12:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,260
Posted By flatrockmobile

Thanks for the tip. I'll check them for that.

Thanks for the tip. I'll check them for that.
11-24-19, 11:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,260
Posted By flatrockmobile

Mine are nickel plated brass and ss spokes. It...

Mine are nickel plated brass and ss spokes. It appears that all the corrosion is from the nipple holes being drilled after anodizing leaving raw aluminum to corrode around the nipples. If it gets bad...
11-10-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,260
Posted By flatrockmobile

I figured that was coming...just didn't know...

I figured that was coming...just didn't know when. lol
11-01-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,260
Posted By flatrockmobile

Quick update: The spokes I thought I broke are...

Quick update: The spokes I thought I broke are fine. The nipples broke at the rim from corrosion. I went to the LBS, bought a few nipples, and asked them what to use. They said only stainless spokes...
10-30-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,260
Posted By flatrockmobile

Best spokes and nipples at beach

What is recommended as the most durable spokes and nipples for aluminium rims in the moist salty air at a Florida beach? Almost every bike around here has considerable corrosion in this area causing...
10-05-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By flatrockmobile

I have 165mm on one beach cruiser and 185mm on...

I have 165mm on one beach cruiser and 185mm on another. I much prefer the 185's They just feel right but I do make sure the cranks are horizontal going into a 90deg turn because they can scrape if...
08-23-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 20,802
Posted By flatrockmobile

I did find what might be a Serial # on the bottom...

I did find what might be a Serial # on the bottom bracket CSC2J98713 but the online serial lookup didn't help. Has a Made In China sticker also. I've only found a couple of pics online that match,...
08-22-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 20,802
Posted By flatrockmobile

Idk the year. Could probably figure it out from...

Idk the year. Could probably figure it out from serial #. It's got Alex X rims so they are most likely after market. My brother in law bought it from a guy that needed money. It wound up in the in...
08-20-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 20,802
Posted By flatrockmobile

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

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20190820_120811_b90d1ec30b7e1fbc32c6d5fc2d813b00ba3037fe.jpg
Sweaty on the jetty. Looking back your way dbf909 toward New Smyrna side...
08-20-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,685
Posted By flatrockmobile

If you are near Newnan, try the Carrollton Green...

If you are near Newnan, try the Carrollton Green Belt. Nice wide well maintained trails and beautiful. Even some stops to grab lunch and an adult beverage if so inclined.
Here's a link if interested...
08-15-19, 06:03 PM
Replies: 720
Views: 367,689
Posted By flatrockmobile

Combine it with machine shop so they can learn...

Combine it with machine shop so they can learn how to make their own parts.
07-22-19, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 365,823
Posted By flatrockmobile

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-19-19, 07:16 PM
Replies: 720
Views: 367,689
Posted By flatrockmobile

Also look AT the tool or part when you set it...

Also look AT the tool or part when you set it down. Only takes a second or two but you have just taken a snapshot that is easier for your mind to recall.
07-19-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By flatrockmobile

Yup. Makes it easy peasy. 99 cent mini spring...

Yup. Makes it easy peasy. 99 cent mini spring clip.
07-19-19, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 526
Posted By flatrockmobile

Made a new tool today

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07-15-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 20,802
Posted By flatrockmobile

My current ride - a freebee from the inlaw's shed...

My current ride - a freebee from the inlaw's shed in Lakeport...on Lake Okeechobee...
07-15-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 20,802
Posted By flatrockmobile

Love the pics. It's a beautiful little slice of...

Love the pics. It's a beautiful little slice of nirvana! A lot of people cycle regularly.
07-15-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 20,802
Posted By flatrockmobile

Somebody in our condo bought 4 Earth Cruisers. 2...

Somebody in our condo bought 4 Earth Cruisers. 2 male, 2 female. I'm just starting out but I'm up to about 7-8 miles per day, mostly from North Turn to the lighthouse park area and around the...
07-15-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,472
Posted By flatrockmobile

Looks very nice!

Looks very nice!
07-14-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 20,802
Posted By flatrockmobile

Yes. Ponce Inlet, Florida. When we are there I...

Yes. Ponce Inlet, Florida. When we are there I ride daily. I like to ride early before it gets too hot, but will ride on the beach later in the day when the tide is lower. If it's too hot, I'll park...
07-14-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,472
Posted By flatrockmobile

The other day, I picked up 2 Gravity EZ Cruz...

The other day, I picked up 2 Gravity EZ Cruz bikes from a lady that runs a bike rental and repair shop on the Beltline in Atlanta. These have been used and abused over several years but have been...
07-09-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,472
Posted By flatrockmobile

Thanks for the info, restless. That's the...

Thanks for the info, restless.
That's the stretch model, right? What's the tooth count on the front and rear?
07-08-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,472
Posted By flatrockmobile

I wish I could ride one first but none are...

I wish I could ride one first but none are available near me. Seem to be online only.
07-07-19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,472
Posted By flatrockmobile

Firmstrong Urban Man, sixthreezero Around the...

Firmstrong Urban Man, sixthreezero Around the Block.
I think they are both the same company and the bikes look similar. Just trying to see if anyone here has experience with them or knows if they...
Forum: Introductions
07-06-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By flatrockmobile

New cruiser guy

62 years old. Bought a condo on the beach in Ponce Inlet, FL. Plan on retiring early next year and making a permanent move from the Atlanta area. I haven't ridden a bicycle since I started driving at...
07-06-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,472
Posted By flatrockmobile

Urban Man or Around The Block?

Which would be the better choice and why?
Mainly riding around a beach town and on a hard packed beach.
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