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11-16-22, 03:47 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,885
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Louisville international airport took a...

Louisville international airport took a neighborhood, and they bought half another one, and took a part of a road, part of a bike lane doesn't sound that bad.
11-16-22, 03:41 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,885
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Saw some mice riding an Albatross once.

Saw some mice riding an Albatross once.
09-22-22, 03:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 617
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I've only seen dual front brakes on trikes,...

I've only seen dual front brakes on trikes, usually racing trikes, like Longstaffs.
09-09-22, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

i actually didn't know that about square taper

i actually didn't know that about square taper
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 800
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I'd change that bar tape, not just because it's...

I'd change that bar tape, not just because it's grody, but you don't know what the bars look like under it. They could be corroded and brittle- boy would that be a fun first ride. If they're fine, or...
09-06-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 483,655
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

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It's[been]finished. I had to put a regular crank on it, though. Once...
09-06-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
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Views: 2,183
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

It's a touring or randoneur bike somebody swapped...

It's a touring or randoneur bike somebody swapped the bars on, and added a suspension seat and carbon wheels. It wouldn't look that bad if it still had the drops on it, maybe a road fork.
09-06-22, 12:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,132
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

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08-05-22, 12:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,550
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I know what he means. Deep V's are about as...

I know what he means. Deep V's are about as "played out" as narrow tires, too. Personally I like the look of them, my roadbike has one and my SS has two; a State Bike front wheel, and a Vuelta Pista...
08-03-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 46,503
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

The laughter from reading this post is killing me...

The laughter from reading this post is killing me faster than my slow, upright, non aero beach cruiser.
08-03-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 46,503
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Because he has no friends. It's frowned on to...

Because he has no friends. It's frowned on to just walk up to random people babbling about tire kissing bike fit, in Japan, and he drinks alone. That's just my theory, but here we are; a lonely lush...
08-03-22, 04:23 AM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 46,503
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

No, no... his setup is best for new riders-...

No, no... his setup is best for new riders- forces them to face their fear; the front brake.
08-03-22, 04:01 AM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 46,503
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Ever see those picture threads here with weird,...

Ever see those picture threads here with weird, questionable, cobbled, or whatever bikes in them, and bikes like those pop up? I've never wondered why they were set up like those, and now, in a few...
07-08-22, 05:20 AM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 483,655
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Bike has been reluctant to be a bike at almost...

Bike has been reluctant to be a bike at almost every turn.
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Now I...
07-08-22, 04:01 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,073
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Yawn...

Yawn...
06-26-22, 08:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 884
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

This is what I come back to, after my sabatical...

This is what I come back to, after my sabatical from here?
06-26-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,306
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

That is weird. You should put all three brakes on...

That is weird. You should put all three brakes on it. I'd keep the fork, just because it has linear pull mounts, and is a spaded fork- something I wish I could find for my Cranbrook.
06-26-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,654
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I once recorded the speed on my LaJolla once, on...

I once recorded the speed on my LaJolla once, on Strava; it did 12mph. That thing has issues to keep from pushing it hard, but it does have a 48/16 gearing. I've went faster on prior cruisers before....
06-26-22, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 483,655
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

My soon to be Klunker and Cobbler. ...

My soon to be Klunker and Cobbler.
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01-28-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,098
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Seeing as it's been a while; I've ridden that...

Seeing as it's been a while; I've ridden that bike with innertube bartape all last year, and I have concluded that it's a perfectly viable option, ergo I didn't waste time using it. Vulcanized rubber...
01-28-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 8,394
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Under the charging port for your Di2 battery.

Under the charging port for your Di2 battery.
01-27-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,667
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Never seen that version of bum bars before.

Never seen that version of bum bars before.
01-27-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,234
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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This thing makes me feel like I'm on a cafe racer, or something.
01-27-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,673
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Any 'ol non roadbike sidepull will fit. I prefer...

Any 'ol non roadbike sidepull will fit. I prefer a beefier bmx caliper, than some chintzy stamped steel one. Find one with a standard sized mounting bolt, because bmx sidepulls come in two bolt...
01-25-22, 04:14 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,443
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I don't see a reason to go carbon, unless you're...

I don't see a reason to go carbon, unless you're racing.
01-25-22, 04:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,515
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

My 83 Nishiki Olympic. My granny was on her way...

My 83 Nishiki Olympic. My granny was on her way to my house, and said she saw a bike on a side street. After she left I walked to look at it, and it was a bike I actually seem days prior headed the...
09-14-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 8,652
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I walk my ass back home. I'm not that paranoid.If...

I walk my ass back home. I'm not that paranoid.If my tire is low, chances are, if there are bmxers at the skatepark; there might be an airpump...
08-25-21, 02:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

That's not proper replacement for a suspension...

That's not proper replacement for a suspension fork, the tires have a max pressure of 65psi, anything under 50 is practically running flat. The widest tire it can probably run is a 3.125. Not much...
08-23-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,349
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I think Cranbrooks have a 40t crank. when I...

I think Cranbrooks have a 40t crank. when I finish my single speed, I might try this test myself. My LaJolla has a 48t crank and a freewheel vs a coaster. Both bikes will have a 48/17, both aren't...
08-23-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,669
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Guess I'm still shadetree; I build mine on the...

Guess I'm still shadetree; I build mine on the floor in the living room, sometimes sitting in my recliner.
08-23-21, 04:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 810
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

You don't need to be a vetran 50 year bike...

You don't need to be a vetran 50 year bike mechanic to flip a handlebar stem and possibly move some spacers around. I don't know why you went to quill stem conversion complications, bypassing just...
08-23-21, 03:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,234
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I don't use cruiser bars on any of my cruisers. I...

I don't use cruiser bars on any of my cruisers. I typically use mtb risers either as they are, or upside down.
08-23-21, 01:54 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 9,735
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Wow... nobody... just me? Okay... Stiffness to...

Wow... nobody... just me? Okay...
Stiffness to a degree does matter. Though how loose versus stiff some things are, is marginal, like most cranks, unless the force exerted on a crank makes it flex,...
07-19-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,500
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Nothing wrong with it, makes a steel frame a bit...

Nothing wrong with it, makes a steel frame a bit lighter. Kinda like restomodding a car.
07-19-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,576
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Damn... I thought I was too tall to have jokes go...

Damn... I thought I was too tall to have jokes go over my head.
07-09-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,130
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

These were my other choice...

These were my other choice https://www.mrbikeshop.com/collections/70mm-wheels-1/products/70mm-wheels-black
07-07-21, 01:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,704
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Same components, just different tires, stem...

Same components, just different tires, stem shifters, and interruptor brake levers. They have mtb gearing, so if you want a sealed bb it needs a mtb width one
07-05-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,704
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Bruh, I weigh over 200lbs and had 23s on my...

Bruh, I weigh over 200lbs and had 23s on my Roadtech. Eff them, I'll be a Kent Paria with you. I traded my friend a trek hybrid for his Denali, to reclaim the greatness of my Roadtech. I need to...
07-05-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,704
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

The frames are sturdy and modernish, aero-ish(ish...

The frames are sturdy and modernish, aero-ish(ish because the Huffy Aerowind did it first), and honestly; I love the way they look. Say what you want, but my Roadtech was awesome.
07-05-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,704
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

wrong... the frame alone is like 8lbs.

wrong... the frame alone is like 8lbs.
07-05-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,789
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I've had a few Kenda Kwest and 838s, those aren"t...

I've had a few Kenda Kwest and 838s, those aren"t bad
07-04-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,130
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

The reason I was wondering about general weights,...

The reason I was wondering about general weights, isn't so much trying to find the lightest or fastest, but I was looking at a alloy mag wheelset and it said they were 4lbs each. And I could afford...
06-29-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,461
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

ususlly. Last year I had a bolt in mine, I was...

ususlly. Last year I had a bolt in mine, I was going to have pulled and patched the next day, but I was delivering a pizza, doing about 85 on the expressway, heard the ping of the head breaking off...
06-29-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,059
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Beach Cruiser simple and clean Dropped in a...

Beach Cruiser simple and clean
Dropped in a bowl, that skid was mean
Coaster gotta go, bro
It be doin the most
Free wheel is the real thrill
06-29-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 46,503
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

The smart tv reminds me of the car-puter phase....

The smart tv reminds me of the car-puter phase. It wasn't big, or widespread, but people were building car-puters well in to the 00s, now there's no need. I wanted one just for all my music back...
06-29-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,390
Views: 46,503
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

We could still be using flint lock pistols and...

We could still be using flint lock pistols and blunderbusses, too, but that's not the point of his question. I think it's more the line of; is what was out there good enough? Why the constant need...
06-28-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,646
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Rigid is how I like my MTBs. Of course the most...

Rigid is how I like my MTBs. Of course the most offroading they might do is grass... about to change, though; I'm making a klunker, was gonna be hardtail, but some bastich outbid me for a girvin...
06-28-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,059
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

The beach cruiser is the number 1 bike in the...

The beach cruiser is the number 1 bike in the hood. The 2wheel equivalent to the 80s G and B body.
06-28-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,181
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

This thread was no-handed, counter steered off a...

This thread was no-handed, counter steered off a cliff.
06-22-21, 05:03 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 44,351
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

That was a mtb? I wish I could find one of those...

That was a mtb? I wish I could find one of those hossack forks. I'd consider that a street fighter with the gearing, even with the fork on it. Iove that bike.
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