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10-28-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 127
Posted By GeezyRider

If the vaccine doesn't kill you, please keep us...

If the vaccine doesn't kill you, please keep us updated with any side effects.
10-13-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 979
Posted By GeezyRider

+1 for the Ergon grips.

+1 for the Ergon grips.
08-28-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 371,896
Posted By GeezyRider

Your Hawthorne is well executed. Nice job!

Your Hawthorne is well executed. Nice job!
Forum: Recumbent
08-23-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 394,347
Posted By GeezyRider

My wife and I in Ocean City, Maryland last...

My wife and I in Ocean City, Maryland last Sunday. V-Rex is hers Status is mine.
...
08-16-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 834
Posted By GeezyRider

Great gift and girl friend. If only you had been...

Great gift and girl friend. If only you had been in the Chevy dealership admiring a new Corvette.........
08-16-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By GeezyRider

Best wishes to the folks in the Midwest. 2020...

Best wishes to the folks in the Midwest. 2020 can't end soon enough.
Forum: Recumbent
08-16-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By GeezyRider

If you have enough time on the bike that you can...

If you have enough time on the bike that you can confidently start from a stop without veering or wobbling on a crowded MUP, it shouldn't be any problem at all.
08-04-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,682
Posted By GeezyRider

If your trike has a 7-speed spin-on freewheel, I...

If your trike has a 7-speed spin-on freewheel, I think you will be limited to a max 34t cog. If it is a cassette, you will have more options.
08-02-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 557
Posted By GeezyRider

No, crazy would be selecting a component you know...

No, crazy would be selecting a component you know won't work but you install it anyway because it is the color you prefer.
07-16-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,032
Posted By GeezyRider

I guess this means you probably don't want to...

I guess this means you probably don't want to offer me any advice on adjusting my breaks? :lol:
07-08-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,155
Posted By GeezyRider

All of my bikes are favorites and every single...

All of my bikes are favorites and every single one of them is 'wrong'. :thumb:
06-30-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 13,310
Posted By GeezyRider

I switched to pinned platform pedals a couple of...

I switched to pinned platform pedals a couple of years ago after a bad ankle injury. I've gotten used to them and my feet don't move around while pedaling. I like being able to ride in any shoe but I...
06-30-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,331
Posted By GeezyRider

You could also use a friction thumb shifter that...

You could also use a friction thumb shifter that costs less than $10.00 and would take up less real estate on the handlebar.
06-19-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By GeezyRider

You could try this:...

You could try this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXbbb9hf6lE
06-13-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 568
Views: 145,945
Posted By GeezyRider

Looks like they smeared vaseline on their camera...

Looks like they smeared vaseline on their camera lens. Good way to hide any flaws. :lol:
06-12-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,486
Posted By GeezyRider

I'm a fan

Several years ago, I bought this bike from Bikes Direct. Yes it was cheap. It was probably the cheapest road bike on the planet outside of Walmart, Target or Amazon. It is also one of the most...
06-11-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 568
Views: 145,945
Posted By GeezyRider

1996 Trek Multitrack

I took a perfectly good, if slightly beat-up, Multitrack and made a poor man's gravel bike:
...
05-27-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,279
Posted By GeezyRider

I've enjoyed reading about your "Adventures in...

I've enjoyed reading about your "Adventures in Derailleur Hanger Repair" and I hope it serves you well until you can get a replacement.
05-26-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,535
Posted By GeezyRider

Very nice! Over the past two riding seasons I...

Very nice! Over the past two riding seasons I have converted my bikes to flatbar 1x drivetrains. That setup works great for me so I understand the appeal of it to others.
05-26-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 345
Posted By GeezyRider

Two easy things you can try are rubbing the brake...

Two easy things you can try are rubbing the brake pads over some sand paper and cleaning the braking surface on the rim with alcohol. This has worked for me in the past.
05-15-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,105
Posted By GeezyRider

Here's one place: ...

Here's one place: https://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_STOR20.cgi?Action=List&SubCategoryNew=Wheels:%20Cruiser

I've purchased wheels from them in past and have always been satisfied with the...
05-05-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By GeezyRider

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0204_59b7adb78d661349a5812190b13afe7423662416.jpg...
05-04-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 541
Posted By GeezyRider

To go along with the advice from dedhed, here is...

To go along with the advice from dedhed, here is how you measure the bolt circle diameter (bcd):

https://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/pages/how-to-measure-bolt-circle-diameter-bcd

You also will...
05-03-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 53,736
Posted By GeezyRider

What worked well for me in this situation was to...

What worked well for me in this situation was to put some Shoe Goo on the badge and zip tie it to the head tube for a couple of hours You can even snip the heads off a couple of brass brads and glue...
04-18-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 34,713
Posted By GeezyRider

These Canyons look wonderful and it's great that...

These Canyons look wonderful and it's great that you are getting so much enjoyment out of them. But the most amazing thing about this thread is a two-bike hitch rack on a Smart Car!!!
04-15-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 822
Posted By GeezyRider

No problem at all but I am using 3/16 rear cog,...

No problem at all but I am using 3/16 rear cog, chain ring and 7 speed derailleur chain which doesn't need the chain line to be perfect. Also, my bike has a fairly long chainstay and chain line...
04-11-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,309
Posted By GeezyRider

Did the tree at least wave as it was coming at...

Did the tree at least wave as it was coming at you?
03-21-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,670
Posted By GeezyRider

This could be a fun project. I assume your frame...

This could be a fun project. I assume your frame is aluminum (I love that frame by the way) so another cruiser frame won't save much if any weight. Are the stem and fork on this bike steel or...
03-14-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,091
Posted By GeezyRider

Your situation makes me feel ashamed of my fellow...

Your situation makes me feel ashamed of my fellow U.S. citizens for complaining abut minor inconveniences here like their local store not having any toilet paper. I wish you the best and hope that...
03-13-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,571
Posted By GeezyRider

Nice. Since I don't do anything more serious...

Nice. Since I don't do anything more serious than a little gravel, I'd love to ride one those with a solid fork.
03-12-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 32,495
Posted By GeezyRider

I live in a rural area and can ride as long and...

I live in a rural area and can ride as long and as far as I like without coming into contact with others. However, my wife and I like to ride MUPs occasionally because they usually involve stopping...
02-01-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By GeezyRider

I'll leave that to my friend since it is his...

I'll leave that to my friend since it is his bike. I'm sure BD will send some bearings to him. But, he wanted to get his bike back on the road quickly so we just bought a bag of 5/32" bearings at the...
02-01-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,304
Posted By GeezyRider

For your stuck pedals, spray them with some PB...

For your stuck pedals, spray them with some PB Blaster then give your pedal wrench a good whack with a wood mallet. I've been able to remove stubborn pedals in the past with this method.
02-01-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By GeezyRider

BikesDirect Hiccup

A buddy of mine rode my SaltyDog cruiser from BikesDirect and liked it so much he ordered one for himself. He called me yesterday and said he's happy with his bike but the steering was kind of...
01-09-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,962
Posted By GeezyRider

Hope this helps! If you decide to get a new...

Hope this helps! If you decide to get a new cruiser be sure to share your impressions and some pics.
12-30-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,980
Posted By GeezyRider

I've just become a fan of the Vittoria brand this...

I've just become a fan of the Vittoria brand this year. Reasonable cost, weight and performance.
12-24-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By GeezyRider

Nice conversion and that shade of green is...

Nice conversion and that shade of green is beautiful.
12-18-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 728
Posted By GeezyRider

"Like a rubber ball you'll come bouncing baaack...

"Like a rubber ball you'll come bouncing baaack to me....bouncy bouncy...bouncy bouncy....." :roflmao:
12-18-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,139
Posted By GeezyRider

Best of luck with your knee replacement. And,...

Best of luck with your knee replacement. And, please take better care of you new knee than your old one. :D
12-17-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,139
Posted By GeezyRider

Holy sh*t Nighttrain!! Get your surgeon to...

Holy sh*t Nighttrain!! Get your surgeon to install a zipper or velcro flap or something that gives him easier access.
12-16-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,994
Posted By GeezyRider

Thanks for sharing this story about Dr. Graves--I...

Thanks for sharing this story about Dr. Graves--I enjoyed it very much.
12-14-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,232
Posted By GeezyRider

I'm a big fan of the B17. That and Selle...

I'm a big fan of the B17. That and Selle Anatomica are the most comfortable saddles I've ever used. Yours complements your sharp looking Electra nicely. Well done!
12-13-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,813
Posted By GeezyRider

I thought it was going to be about using narrower...

I thought it was going to be about using narrower saddles.
12-13-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 371,896
Posted By GeezyRider

When I worked in my friend's bike shop, we sold a...

When I worked in my friend's bike shop, we sold a ton of Haros. Seemed like every kid in the area had one. Good quality to boot.
12-12-19, 11:52 PM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 371,896
Posted By GeezyRider

^ The review is in a separate thread. The bike...

^ The review is in a separate thread. The bike as delivered is about 29 lbs. Never had an issue with BikesDirect website but I only use PayPal when ordering anything online.
12-10-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,962
Posted By GeezyRider

I agree there are bargains to be found at Bike...

I agree there are bargains to be found at Bike Island. I purchased a couple of wheelsets from them that are decent quality for great prices. I'm also considering one of their SS framesets.
12-07-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,962
Posted By GeezyRider

Oops! My first cruiser newbie mistake! Thanks...

Oops! My first cruiser newbie mistake! Thanks for the tip. I'll have to add the 40psi trick to the list of how to inflict pain on myself. :giver:
12-06-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,962
Posted By GeezyRider

Gravity SaltyDog Review

I recently noticed a major problem with my fleet of bicycles--it didn't include a cruiser. I have vintage steel road bikes, a modern aluminum road bike, a carbon fiber road bike, a mountain bike...
12-06-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 371,896
Posted By GeezyRider

Just finished assembly and a 15 mile shake down...

Just finished assembly and a 15 mile shake down ride on a BikesDirect Special: Gravity SaltyDog:
...
11-18-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,713
Posted By GeezyRider

The day I realize that I am a danger to myself or...

The day I realize that I am a danger to myself or others will be the day that I become too old to ride. Hopefully, that realization won't come a day too late.
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