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06-30-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By GeezyRider

You're welcome! Let us know how you decide to...

You're welcome! Let us know how you decide to address this.
06-30-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,654
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: 14
Views: 453
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.
06-26-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By GeezyRider

That bike looks great in matte bark!

That bike looks great in matte bark!
06-25-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2,801
Views: 242,919
Posted By GeezyRider

Are these bars what you are looking for? ...

Are these bars what you are looking for?

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/image3_b3c3dfd757a7d343f2eef17559ca5bfae1a977f6.jpeg
These came off a 1976 Motobecane...
06-25-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 212
Posted By GeezyRider

Looking forward to see what you build for us. ...

Looking forward to see what you build for us. :commute:
06-25-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By GeezyRider

That's a bummer as frames are apparently in very...

That's a bummer as frames are apparently in very short supply right now.
06-19-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By GeezyRider

You could try this:...

You could try this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXbbb9hf6lE
06-19-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By GeezyRider

Hello and welcome! What bike(s) are you...

Hello and welcome! What bike(s) are you currently riding?
06-16-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By GeezyRider

I've been taking it for years with no side...

I've been taking it for years with no side effects. My previous BP meds caused a persistent dry cough.
06-15-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,606
Posted By GeezyRider

^^^^Haven't seen many bikes that look that good...

^^^^Haven't seen many bikes that look that good with fenders.
06-14-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 121,785
Posted By GeezyRider

You're right about that. I was happy to find my...

You're right about that. I was happy to find my rough non-lugged 720. A lugged 750 in my size would have been golden.
06-13-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 121,785
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:
06-13-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By GeezyRider

I got them on eBay:...

I got them on eBay: https://www.ebay.com/itm/3M-Self-adhesive-Cable-Guides-w-Zip-Ties-Pack-of-3/301411058605?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649
06-13-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By GeezyRider

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I've been using adhesive cable guides for a few months now and they are...
06-12-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,795
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: 454
Views: 121,785
Posted By GeezyRider

1996 Trek Multitrack

I took a perfectly good, if slightly beat-up, Multitrack and made a poor man's gravel bike:
...
06-06-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 350
Posted By GeezyRider

And thank YOU for remembering.

And thank YOU for remembering.
06-06-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 45,272
Posted By GeezyRider

^^^^Beautiful conversion!

^^^^Beautiful conversion!
06-05-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 558
Posted By GeezyRider

What a great outcome! Between the weight loss...

What a great outcome! Between the weight loss and her renewed interest in cycling, she has probably added years to your partnership. Kudos to both of you.
05-27-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,574
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.
05-27-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By GeezyRider

Me too! Counting the days until the August 27...

Me too! Counting the days until the August 27 delivery date.
05-26-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,123
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: 250
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.
05-24-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 740
Posted By GeezyRider

Personally, for me, myself and I only, that...

Personally, for me, myself and I only, that bike's top tube slopes dramatically and I would be more comfortable moving UP one size then down a size. Trek's geometry specs guide me in this direction...
05-15-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,743
Posted By GeezyRider

Ooops! Sorry, I didn't do my homework on the...

Ooops! Sorry, I didn't do my homework on the correct wheel size.
05-15-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,743
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...
05-10-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 695
Posted By GeezyRider

If I was looking for a daily commuter and...

If I was looking for a daily commuter and weekender bike and facing budget limitations, my main requirement for any of the bikes you mentioned would be for it to have, at a minimum, mechanical disc...
05-05-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
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, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By GeezyRider

Sturmey Archer also has a bar end shifter for...

Sturmey Archer also has a bar end shifter for their IGH systems. Not sure if Shimano has a bar end shifter that is Nexus compatible.
05-04-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 413
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: 229
Views: 30,960
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...
05-02-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,342
Posted By GeezyRider

Great looking bike. Enjoy!

Great looking bike. Enjoy!
04-20-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,300
Posted By GeezyRider

The big MO is momentum. Don't know what little...

The big MO is momentum. Don't know what little mo is.
04-18-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 30,298
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!!!
04-16-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By GeezyRider

I'm using a spindle length of 113mm but as...

I'm using a spindle length of 113mm but as mentioned above you need to consider the offset of the crankset you are using as well.
04-15-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
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...
04-15-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 646
Posted By GeezyRider

Great looking cruiser! Also, converting to a...

Great looking cruiser! Also, converting to a three piece crank was the best mod I did for my cruiser.
04-11-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 998
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?
04-11-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By GeezyRider

I just started riding single speed a couple of...

I just started riding single speed a couple of years ago at age 70. Haven't found the courage to ride fixed yet. ;)
04-06-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By GeezyRider

Here's a couple: ...

Here's a couple:

https://retrospec.com/collections/beach-cruisers/products/chatham-7-step-thru-beach-cruiser-bike

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/Mango/macaw_cruisers_al-7.htm
03-27-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,443
Posted By GeezyRider

Nice job on the chainguard capnjonny. I like...

Nice job on the chainguard capnjonny. I like that.
03-25-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By GeezyRider

Do they have the same bcd?

Do they have the same bcd?
03-22-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 30,445
Posted By GeezyRider

Wow!

Wow!
03-22-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,434
Posted By GeezyRider

If you can stomach 105 rather than Ultegra,...

If you can stomach 105 rather than Ultegra, BikesDirect offers this for about half the cost of the Cannondale: Save up to 60% off new Carbon Hybrid Bicycles | Road Bikes Cafe Century PRO DX...
03-21-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 760
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...
03-20-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 40,250
Posted By GeezyRider

If you haven't written Selle Anatomica off...

If you haven't written Selle Anatomica off completely, you might try their new R2 all-weather rubber saddle. It's not as slippery as the leather versions so it may be possible to tilt the nose down...
03-14-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,921
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...
03-14-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 30,960
Posted By GeezyRider

What bar end shifter are you using? Is it a...

What bar end shifter are you using? Is it a Sturmey Archer? That is a great solution for drop bars.
03-13-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,911
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.
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