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10-28-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 593
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Anywhere I am going to be standing I like a...

Anywhere I am going to be standing I like a cushioned mat. Anywhere else some type of durable carpeting could help with runaway parts.
Forum: BMX
10-28-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,777
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

The only bigger bmx wheel size I have experience...

The only bigger bmx wheel size I have experience with is 24". I could do everything better on it because it was comfortable. I even did MANY 5 mile trips on it. That being said I would like to try...
10-28-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,227
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

I'm under 300 and carbon still makes me nervous....

I'm under 300 and carbon still makes me nervous. I would be more confident in it under 250. Riding gravel on carbon would be a big no for me although I'm sure someone heavier has tried it.
05-27-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 83,785
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Some beauties in here. Haven't ridden a...

Some beauties in here. Haven't ridden a singlespeed road bike since leaving the city. Thinking a mixed surface setup is in order soon.
05-24-19, 05:43 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 36,691
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Im inspired. Off to scour the area for a...

Im inspired. Off to scour the area for a potential project...
05-24-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 109,773
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Thats a pretty cool stickerbomb. Been thinking of...

Thats a pretty cool stickerbomb. Been thinking of doing that to a beater Specialized Hard Rock I have.
05-24-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3,305
Views: 278,094
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Thank you! The color is burnt copper metallic.

Thank you! The color is burnt copper metallic.
05-24-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 33,205
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Gotta love a nice 650b conversion!

Gotta love a nice 650b conversion!
05-23-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 6,778
Views: 2,325,597
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

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Early 90s Fuji Sandblaster SX drop bar 650b conversion in progress.
05-23-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3,305
Views: 278,094
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

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Started out as a 90's Fuji Sandblaster SX. This is in progress after...
05-23-19, 07:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,275
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

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GT TypeCX
05-11-18, 03:18 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 298,562
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

It's been a while is anyone still building and...

It's been a while is anyone still building and using these? I am back to work on one of mine trying to get the cargo deck done and mounted. Deciding on width is stopping me for now.
10-31-16, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 17,300
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

We have a group here in the Wichita area that...

We have a group here in the Wichita area that ride coaster brake singlespeed. There is also a race series with a class for them.Lots of SS gravel riders around here as well. Most ride 50-60 miles but...
10-04-16, 12:31 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 122,736
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

If anyone ends up with some XL shorts with a...

If anyone ends up with some XL shorts with a chamois or bibs or 2XL jerseys they want to pass on I could sure use them. I'm around 250lbs right now and about 5'10" tall. Trying to up my mileage and...
05-09-16, 10:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,848
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

ypsetihw Thanks for the quick reply. Nice to...

ypsetihw Thanks for the quick reply. Nice to finally know what it is. Was a stripped down bare steel single speed when I found it.
05-09-16, 06:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,848
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

ypsetihw What did your bike start out as? I have...

ypsetihw What did your bike start out as? I have an identical frame and still don't know what it is. It rides great though!
04-27-16, 12:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,778
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Give wife the how much money I can make story...

Give wife the how much money I can make story first. Next it is onto checking tire condition, seeing if shifters and derailleurs and brakes function, brainstorm about what to change to make it mine,...
04-26-16, 05:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,054
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

I would ride it. I have an odd obsession with...

I would ride it. I have an odd obsession with mixtes.
10-27-15, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,171
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

I am building a new commuter/daily rider and...

I am building a new commuter/daily rider and putting dual sided shimano spd clipless/platform pedals on to see if I like them. I imagine the clipped in topples will be PRICELESS.
10-27-15, 12:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 15,056
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

I would have went with the specialized also. I...

I would have went with the specialized also. I have had good experiences with their bikes and dealers. I also like the look of them.
10-22-15, 07:40 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 46,125
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Not sure if I have posted before. I am from...

Not sure if I have posted before. I am from southeast Kansas originally, the little town of Toronto. I have also lived in Eureka, Emporia, and El Dorado. We are now fairly settled in Haysville on the...
Forum: Introductions
10-11-15, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Welcome! I am also in love with the way old bikes...

Welcome! I am also in love with the way old bikes ride.
Forum: Introductions
10-11-15, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 701
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Welcome! I am from Toronto but not from Canada....

Welcome! I am from Toronto but not from Canada. There is a tiny town in Kansas that carries the same name.
Forum: BMX
10-05-15, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,088
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

I'm personally all about GT and Redline. Are you...

I'm personally all about GT and Redline. Are you looking to race, dirt jump, ride park, street, or cruise?
Forum: BMX
10-05-15, 08:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,129
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

I ride a 20", I'm 30 and over 200lbs. To me they...

I ride a 20", I'm 30 and over 200lbs. To me they are more responsive. If you have a track in mind go scope it out. Most "old" guys here are still rocking 20s.
Forum: Commuting
09-27-15, 10:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,236
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Another vote for rigid MTB, pretty bomb proof as...

Another vote for rigid MTB, pretty bomb proof as is but convert to an internal geared rear hub and you have a winner. Clapped out paint, remove brand identifying marks to deter thieves. Throw on some...
Forum: BMX
09-27-15, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,641
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Picked up a nice Royce Union Vert X today, had...

Picked up a nice Royce Union Vert X today, had been in a garage 15 years. Put air in tires, serviced bottom bracket, and rode it. Just needs cleaned, lubed, greased, wheels trued, some sticker brake...
08-07-15, 05:21 AM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 164,727
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Tom noglider, sending email for Animal platform...

Tom noglider, sending email for Animal platform pedals, my commuter could use a replacement for the junk plastic odyssey platforms.
08-07-15, 12:38 AM
Replies: 13,931
Views: 2,964,025
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Pulled one from next to the dumpster today.Not...

Pulled one from next to the dumpster today.Not sure what it is, frame was stripped down and rusted. Old roadie lugged steel frame, japanese headset, 3 piece steel cranks, 27 inch wheels. Been...
06-24-15, 04:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 900
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Congrats and hope your ride wnt well. I need to...

Congrats and hope your ride wnt well. I need to start putting miles on again.
10-28-14, 12:19 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 38,094
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Joined the group today. Got serious during the...

Joined the group today. Got serious during the early summer, took a break for a couple months and back to it. First recorded ride ever this morning.
Forum: BMX
10-24-14, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,551
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Your welcome, good luck in your BMX journey. I...

Your welcome, good luck in your BMX journey. I just got back to it after about 14 years of not being on one so am having to learn everything again.
Forum: BMX
10-23-14, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,551
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Wheelie, because it leads to bunny hops and...

Wheelie, because it leads to bunny hops and manuals.
10-22-14, 01:16 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 15,957
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Sure would, especially for something I am using...

Sure would, especially for something I am using to haul things.
10-19-14, 08:56 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 31,472
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

These old Huffys have made me some money in the...

These old Huffys have made me some money in the last year, buy the American made ones cheap, service them, then sell for a nice profit.
06-21-14, 11:53 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 7,957
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Black wallnut, thanks for the encouragement. All...

Black wallnut, thanks for the encouragement. All those miles have been on a heavy wal mart mongoose 29er mountain bike mainly since my Specialized is in need of bottom bracket repairs. Picked up a 93...
06-20-14, 07:08 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 7,957
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

13.25 miles yesterday. MTD= 156 MILES!!!!

13.25 miles yesterday.

MTD= 156 MILES!!!!
06-19-14, 12:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,319
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Full suspension all mountain bike from...

Full suspension all mountain bike from specialized, trek, gary fisher, or turner and a trip to the mountains one I am under 200 again. Sounds good to me. Im not even that picky but do want carbon...
06-19-14, 05:42 AM
Replies: 696
Views: 313,738
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

They go quick around here as well. See lots of...

They go quick around here as well. See lots of them for close to new prices though.
06-19-14, 05:38 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 7,957
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Only 7 miles yesterday. MTD= 142.75

Only 7 miles yesterday. MTD= 142.75
06-18-14, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 746
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Now I know why I have multiple bikes. One goes...

Now I know why I have multiple bikes. One goes down and I can grab a backup and go.
06-18-14, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,160
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Now thinking with payday on Friday that I may go...

Now thinking with payday on Friday that I may go to our local aircraft material surplus store and see about some aluminum square or rectangular tubing to build some nice STRONG and LIGHT racks....
06-18-14, 01:15 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 7,957
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Another 12 miles yesterday. This heat and...

Another 12 miles yesterday. This heat and humidity is tough going.

MTD= 135.75
06-17-14, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,164
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

At least you are still on a bike. Just sounds...

At least you are still on a bike. Just sounds like a fresh restart to me.
06-16-14, 05:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,160
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

I am trying to use what I have or can grab from...

I am trying to use what I have or can grab from dumpsters, trash, or scrap piles. Makes it challenging but fun. The top tubes are from a crutch, aluminum, light, and surprisinglly strong. I may have...
06-15-14, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,160
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Lots of welding involved in that. Trying to build...

Lots of welding involved in that. Trying to build this one as a no weld since I am limited on tools living in an apartment.
06-15-14, 01:07 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 7,957
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

6/13 = 15 miles, 6/14= 17.5 miles, 6/15= 16 miles...

6/13 = 15 miles, 6/14= 17.5 miles, 6/15= 16 miles

MTD= 123.75 MILES The most I have ever done in a month and shooting for 200+
06-13-14, 08:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,200
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

Hmmm, I usually average an hour a day. I am...

Hmmm, I usually average an hour a day. I am losing fat but gaining lots of muscle. Getting more serious and slowly regulating the diet back to 1200 calories per day so we shall see. Would love to hit...
06-13-14, 07:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,173
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

I would buy it if the price was right. I have a...

I would buy it if the price was right. I have a 1972 Gitane Gran Sport frameset hanging in limbo until I find the right components. The paint looks good and it sounds like it has some upgrades.
06-13-14, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2,457
Views: 168,710
Posted By BIGDCYCLES

I harbor no ill feelings after reading about some...

I harbor no ill feelings after reading about some of the past shenanigans and would like to thank you and the others involved for keeping it going as long as you have.
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