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04-06-18, 03:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,718
Posted By Sindy

I don't think guys on motorcycles are cheating. ...

I don't think guys on motorcycles are cheating.
I don't think your cheating,
I don't think your riding a bicycle either.
Ride your motor bike and enjoy It.
12-11-17, 06:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,675
Posted By Sindy

I'm on a Hard Tail 27.5 'Plus bike' and love it. ...

I'm on a Hard Tail 27.5 'Plus bike' and love it.
My Full suspension was fun but I got tired of hauling all that full suspension up and down my single tracks.
I'm much stronger now and my legs are...
12-11-17, 06:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,314
Posted By Sindy

Yup, Or something like a Rans Rifle or one of...

Yup,
Or something like a Rans Rifle or one of these :
12-11-17, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By Sindy

Vilano Urbana Single Speed Folding Bike: Alloy...

Vilano Urbana Single Speed Folding Bike: Alloy and 21.5 pounds with 20 inch wheels, they show cheaper but I would avoid 16 inch wheeled folders If you ride in/on older city sidewalks and streets as...
10-10-17, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,811
Posted By Sindy

I RE-started five years ago with the Scott Aspect...

I RE-started five years ago with the Scott Aspect 940. 29er, It had wonderful wet brakes(hydro),
and the awful suntour xc or scr fork that is better suited to keeping a screen door from slamming....
10-10-17, 10:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,566
Posted By Sindy

I use my gears to protect my knee's. Besides,...

I use my gears to protect my knee's.
Besides, beach cruiser saddle position and angle puts you farther back.
Standing Would be prudent when mashing a cruiser off road.
Modern Mtb seat angles put...
09-23-17, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1,025
Views: 281,126
Posted By Sindy

I'm hunting for a 20 dollar project bike,

I'm hunting for a 20 dollar project bike,
09-23-17, 08:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,652
Posted By Sindy

Ride report on a beach cruiser ? Is that even...

Ride report on a beach cruiser ? Is that even done ?

My daily 'when possible' workout rides are about 10 miles at an average speed
of 11 mph and I spin out at 17.7 all per Strava.
The gearing...
09-21-17, 07:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,783
Posted By Sindy

Brooks B17, I hear ya

Brooks B17, I hear ya
09-21-17, 06:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,783
Posted By Sindy

Nice bike, My 'Sofa seat' may also have to go,...

Nice bike,
My 'Sofa seat' may also have to go, unsure what to go with as I sit more upright on my cruiser.
Will look at saddles similar to yours.
My Hippie bike has to keep It's look, a...
09-21-17, 05:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,224
Posted By Sindy

https://www.niagaracycle.com/categories/redline-lo...

https://www.niagaracycle.com/categories/redline-lo-profile-alloy-platform-pedals-looseball-bearing-9-16-black?utm_source=TPA%20On%20Google%20Shopping&utm_campaign=Top%20Placement%20Ads%C2%AE%20(SPLA)&...
Forum: Commuting
09-10-17, 03:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,401
Posted By Sindy

You can get them at Walmart, a simple bag need...

You can get them at Walmart, a simple bag need not be expensive.

I have a Bontrager bar bag from my LBS and It was not expensive, works just fine.
Has a bottom strap for stability, goes around...
09-06-17, 04:14 PM
09-05-17, 04:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,716
Posted By Sindy

Aubergine, SquidPuppet, You boys are old school, ...

Aubergine, SquidPuppet, You boys are old school,
Take a bow
09-04-17, 07:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,716
Posted By Sindy

Interesting all this, What about an upgrade to...

Interesting all this,
What about an upgrade to a modern crank assembly ?
09-03-17, 02:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,254
Posted By Sindy

For me that new feeling Is not having the bike...

For me that new feeling Is not having the bike dialed in yet.
Not having my, 'Fit' spot on,
Not having my controls In exactly the right position,
Not having the tire pressures worked out for a...
09-03-17, 08:35 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,566
Posted By Sindy

My Local Bike shop Is doing very well, The...

My Local Bike shop Is doing very well,
The owner knows his customer base and responds to the demands of his customers,
Has skilled help, pays them well enough to keep them evidently,
He Is a...
09-03-17, 07:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,716
Posted By Sindy

Hand pack the bearings with automotive bearing...

Hand pack the bearings with automotive bearing grease,
Next super clean all the crank and cup threads, then fill the threads on the crank with blue loctite.
Let It setup for a couple of hours...
09-01-17, 03:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,652
Posted By Sindy

SquidPuppet, Got my wheel with the Shimano...

SquidPuppet,
Got my wheel with the Shimano CB-E110 hub like you recommended and the 18 tooth gear.
I did not know such a smooth rolling hub mounted on a very solid well built wheel with such
a...
08-31-17, 04:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,652
Posted By Sindy

Aluminum, should be easy to loose the chain guard...

Aluminum, should be easy to loose the chain guard mounts, front and rear ya think ?
08-31-17, 05:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,652
Posted By Sindy

Remember this bike came from Walmart, was...

Remember this bike came from Walmart, was horribly assembled, missing a chain guard, Had a useless rear coaster brake hub and had blemishes. If It would have been complete I still would have paid...
08-31-17, 05:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,652
Posted By Sindy

I've never ridden a true, 'Crank Forward' design...

I've never ridden a true, 'Crank Forward' design but always thought If you tried to push any watts Into the pedals your knee's would take a beating and standing would not work. So from what I can see...
08-31-17, 05:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,652
Posted By Sindy

The bend, feels ok and makes standing up to pedal...

The bend, feels ok and makes standing up to pedal easy.
The Color, In person It's a bit darker, I notice all my cell phone shots seem to change the hue of many colors just a tiny bit.
I don't like...
08-30-17, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,652
Posted By Sindy

I got some Pictures but still waiting on the...

I got some Pictures but still waiting on the better rear hub so my rides are too the pool and back.
As long as I pedal easy the rear sprocket retainer ring stays on.

Glad I am staying single...
08-30-17, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,025
Views: 281,126
Posted By Sindy

Lean and clean It shall stay, Took off all the...

Lean and clean It shall stay, Took off all the stickers, may leave just the fork stickers, not sure.
Waxing the whole bike soon...
Was $99, but Missing the chain guard and a nasty scratch on the...
08-30-17, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,550
Posted By Sindy

After some lazy miles I moved my seat back...

After some lazy miles I moved my seat back forward that 3/4" due to a little knee pain,
That fixed it and now I can put some watts In the wheel when a car or pedestrian wants to get Involved with me.
08-28-17, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By Sindy

I started cycling 6 weeks ago. I was so unfit....

I started cycling 6 weeks ago.
I was so unfit. But I have built my fitness and lost over 20lbs.


Really ? Six whole weeks ?

Take all those measuring toyz off your bod and go ride your bike....
08-28-17, 03:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,218
Posted By Sindy

Get her to watch this: ...

Get her to watch this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pn6ie1zCkZU

And tell her your that good, tell her you do this all the time.

Then get your own place If she forbids, girls like guys with...
08-27-17, 08:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
Posted By Sindy

Haha, How about a small section of an old tube,...

Haha,
How about a small section of an old tube, folded over at the end, wrap a rubber BAND
08-27-17, 08:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
Posted By Sindy

Use a condom, they come In many colors, simple. ...

Use a condom, they come In many colors, simple.
okay by a pack of balloons at the dollar store.
08-27-17, 08:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,863
Posted By Sindy

I want It

I want It
08-27-17, 08:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,481
Posted By Sindy

Don't ask don't tell Lurve the sign, will...

Don't ask don't tell

Lurve the sign, will take It to my Local Trek store.
08-27-17, 06:04 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,300
Posted By Sindy

I thank God every ride that I have one way remote...

I thank God every ride that I have one way remote technical single track that's far too steep for walkers and runners.
I go fast out there. If I want to go fast on my road bike I go where...
08-27-17, 05:47 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,335
Posted By Sindy

https://www.ismseat.com/?_vsrefdom=adwords&gclid=C...

https://www.ismseat.com/?_vsrefdom=adwords&gclid=CKPEzqer99UCFdcUgQodqG0Fjw

I ride the PL 1.1 and the Older Adamo
Never a single pain or numb spot, EVER ! no matter how far I ride.
Have made It...
08-27-17, 05:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,752
Posted By Sindy

YES Mtb'ing This baseline starting point is a...

YES Mtb'ing
This baseline starting point is a safe bet for NON plus tires,
Plus tires are better in the mid teen Psi's.
A good starting point for novice riders still using tubes,
BUT still Newer...
08-25-17, 03:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,550
Posted By Sindy

I use the K.O.P.S. method, (Knee Over Pedal...

I use the K.O.P.S. method, (Knee Over Pedal Spindle) to get close enough and feel fine tuning Is not needed on this bike.
I did toss the crappy seat post and clamp, It was heavy and just plain...
08-24-17, 06:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,752
Posted By Sindy

Rider weight Including all bike mounted extras,...

Rider weight Including all bike mounted extras, bags and baskets and such,
divided by seven.
Take that number and add 2 to the rear tire PSI,
Take that Original 1/7th number and subtract 1 from...
08-23-17, 03:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,591
Posted By Sindy

Carbon fiber, no thanks. I've tomahawked my...

Carbon fiber, no thanks.
I've tomahawked my aluminum mountain bike down drops and only scratched it.

I've seen Carbon bikes get Into various levels of trouble out in the single tracks and watched...
08-23-17, 03:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,059
Posted By Sindy

Wow very nice steal, I mean deal.

Wow very nice steal, I mean deal.
08-22-17, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,059
Posted By Sindy

I second the ten clams,, For that fix It up...

I second the ten clams,,

For that fix It up and If nothing else you got some cool garage wall art !
08-22-17, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,652
Posted By Sindy

Tango Yankee SquidPuppet

Tango Yankee SquidPuppet
08-22-17, 08:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,652
Posted By Sindy

My Local bike shop has ordered for me a rear...

My Local bike shop has ordered for me a rear wheel with a Shimano CB-E110 hub, $79 plus sales tax Installed.
It comes with a black rim.
My current rear cog Is 16T the new wheel has a 18T. A little...
08-21-17, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,652
Posted By Sindy

I understand and will look at those

I understand and will look at those
08-21-17, 05:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,652
Posted By Sindy

Ok then, all I need to find Is a Good quality...

Ok then, all I need to find Is a Good quality single speed with a coaster brake hub or better, a complete wheel.

Thank You
08-21-17, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,652
Posted By Sindy

Hyper

Hi all
I just bought a 'Hyper' men's beach cruiser for two reasons, It was blue and most of all Aluminum for $79
Was on sale for $99 but was missing the chain guard.
The steel ones were just too...
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