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01-22-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By mikeschn

https://www.amazon.com/Sunlite-Cruiser-Pedals-Rubb...

https://www.amazon.com/Sunlite-Cruiser-Pedals-Rubber-Surface/dp/B000AO9ZD4/ref=sr_1_13?dchild=1&keywords=cruiser%2Bbike%2Bpedals&qid=1611344220&sr=8-13&th=1&psc=1
01-18-21, 02:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By mikeschn

Hey Velo, Pictures would be wonderful! ...

Hey Velo,

Pictures would be wonderful!

Mike...
01-13-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By mikeschn

Thinking about matte black powder coating... ...

Thinking about matte black powder coating...

Mike...
01-03-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By mikeschn

Vintage Typhoon to BMXish Typhoon?

So I picked up an old Typhoon, red, similar to what I had growing up. I wasn't really happy with how bad the frame looked, so I sent it off to have it powder coated.

When I took everything apart...
01-03-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,686
Posted By mikeschn

I've since replaced the handlebars to be closer...

I've since replaced the handlebars to be closer to the handle bars I had on my Schwinn Cruiser I had in the 1970's. I'll have to get a photo of that... oh, I've already changed my seat!

Mike...
01-03-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,686
Posted By mikeschn

Nope, it came out of the showroom that way! They...

Nope, it came out of the showroom that way! They have a blue version of it too!...
01-03-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,779
Posted By mikeschn

I think Schwinn had a Heavy Duti with a taller...

I think Schwinn had a Heavy Duti with a taller frame for tall people.

https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/39999-kevins-unrestored-1962-rare-king-size-s

Mike...
01-03-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 251
Posted By mikeschn

Linus Rover Cruiser with disc brakes

Been wanting a Beach Cruiser with Disc brakes... I saw this one from Linus bikes, and I had to get it... And get this, the disc brakes are hydraulic! wow!

Mike...
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01-03-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,686
Posted By mikeschn

I have a Simple 3. It's a nice bike. Don't sell...

I have a Simple 3. It's a nice bike. Don't sell it.

Mike...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_7029_61468ca68a99eae623d358adda65758bb3de6866.jpg
01-12-12, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,273
Posted By mikeschn

Good find, that Motobecane Century frameset......

Good find, that Motobecane Century frameset... With a 74 degree seat tube and a 72 degree steering tube, that definitely more relaxed than some cross frames.

I've also been eyeballing the...
01-12-12, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,273
Posted By mikeschn

Suggest a lightweight hybrid frameset...

I'm looking to build a new hybrid this winter, starting from the road bike side of things.

I'd like it to be fast, light, and comfortable. Oh wait, I have to pick two! Okay, how about light and...
01-10-12, 06:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,892
Posted By mikeschn

It looks like my small block 8, on a 700C rim is...

It looks like my small block 8, on a 700C rim is 32.8.

http://www.mikenchell.com/images/smallblock8.jpg

Mikey
01-09-12, 05:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,034
Posted By mikeschn

Before you ride the bike, you gotta share pics...

Before you ride the bike, you gotta share pics with us! :thumb:

Mikey!
01-09-12, 05:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,935
Posted By mikeschn

Don't you have purple socket head cap screws?...

Don't you have purple socket head cap screws? What goes better with purple, blue or green?

Mikey
01-08-12, 01:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,935
Posted By mikeschn

I hope not! I'm thinking something like this... ...

I hope not! I'm thinking something like this...

http://www.mikenchell.com/images/rednipples.jpg

Mikey
01-08-12, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7,640
Views: 2,456,622
Posted By mikeschn

I decided this year I would do some winter...

I decided this year I would do some winter riding. But I didn't especially want to take my nice bike out in the snow. And I didn't have money for a Mukluk. What to do?

Ah I have an idea!!! If we...
01-08-12, 12:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,935
Posted By mikeschn

Besides the red anodized bling, the frame is...

Besides the red anodized bling, the frame is carbon with the same dimensions as the Specialized Crosstrail. So I took all the components off the Crosstrail, and put it on the carbon frame. The fork...
01-08-12, 11:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,935
Posted By mikeschn

Not much bling to speak of, which is why I am...

Not much bling to speak of, which is why I am looking for hybrid bling photos. I've got the red top cap, and the red seat clamp. That's about it. Thinking about red nipples though! :)
...
01-08-12, 06:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By mikeschn

Okay, I started a bling thread here....

Okay, I started a bling thread here. http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/791111-Hybrid-Bling-Photo-thread?p=13691423#post13691423

Mike...
01-08-12, 06:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,935
Posted By mikeschn

Hybrid Bling Photo thread

Comeon guys, post up pictures of your hybrid, especially if you have added some bling?

Got gold nipples? Lets see em. How about a red cap? Colored rotors? Anodized cassette or chain rings?
...
01-07-12, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By mikeschn

Is there a hybrid bling photo thread?

Is there a hybrid bling photo thread, or is the Post pictures of your Hybrid as good as it gets?

Mikey
12-12-11, 07:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,197
Posted By mikeschn

That's pretty impressive! If I order one now I...

That's pretty impressive! If I order one now I still have 2 months of winter to play with it, allowing for a 1 month delivery time. Thanks! :thumb:

Mikey

P.S. Okay I just ordered one!!!
12-10-11, 05:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,197
Posted By mikeschn

This riding in the dark just isn't going to cut it

This riding in the dark just isn't going to cut it.

Can someone suggest a good headlight for riding around town in the dark?

I don't have a lot of money to spend, so a big bang for the buck...
07-25-11, 03:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,588
Posted By mikeschn

a few more pics ...

a few more pics

http://www.mikenchell.com/images/mw9.jpg
http://www.mikenchell.com/images/mw10.jpg
http://www.mikenchell.com/images/mw11.jpg
http://www.mikenchell.com/images/mw12.jpg...
07-25-11, 03:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,588
Posted By mikeschn

Thanks to this thread, I had to go to my LBS and...

Thanks to this thread, I had to go to my LBS and test ride one of these 29ers. And because of this thread, I found my steel 6 months earlier than I figured on... :D

The most amazing thing about...
07-23-11, 08:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,611
Posted By mikeschn

What do you keep in the frame bag? Mikey

What do you keep in the frame bag?

Mikey
07-21-11, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,243
Posted By mikeschn

Hmmm... If you are riding in the suburbs, you may...

Hmmm... If you are riding in the suburbs, you may want to make your bike more like a road bike. Like 10 said, gets some smoother wheels.

But it sounds like you are itching to get a new bike. If...
07-21-11, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,561
Posted By mikeschn

I would also research tires... Maybe a place like...

I would also research tires... Maybe a place like this is a starting point:

http://www.schwalbetires.com/bike_tires/road_tires

Check out the marathon racer half way down the page...

Mikey
07-20-11, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 744
Posted By mikeschn

We are waiting for the eye candy!!! Mikey

We are waiting for the eye candy!!!

Mikey
07-20-11, 06:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,223
Posted By mikeschn

Check out the WTB Rocket V seats. Pretty darn...

Check out the WTB Rocket V seats. Pretty darn comfortable. If that's not enough, try adding a suspension seat post.

Mikey
07-20-11, 05:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,468
Posted By mikeschn

The letters came in today for the carbon...

The letters came in today for the carbon hybrid... So I slapped them on... What do you think?

211414

Mikey
07-19-11, 05:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 18,651
Posted By mikeschn

I've got the Sirrus in a small, and I am your...

I've got the Sirrus in a small, and I am your size! Good choice!!! Do you have carbon stays too, or just a carbon fork?

Mikey...
07-19-11, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,057
Posted By mikeschn

The quality is remembered long after the price is...

The quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten. That can also be translated to, "The fit is remembered long after the price is forgotten."

Get the one that fits the best. :-)

Mikey
07-16-11, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 694
Posted By mikeschn

We need to see a picture of your 7.5FX. Congrats...

We need to see a picture of your 7.5FX. Congrats btw...

Mike...
07-15-11, 07:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,016
Posted By mikeschn

This is a timely question. When I ride solo I...

This is a timely question. When I ride solo I have my iPhone. The wife is only a phone call away.

But if we do a ride together, we want to be prepared for a flat, and/or minor adjustments. So a 3...
07-15-11, 07:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,690
Posted By mikeschn

Time to turn on the electric motor?

Time to turn on the electric motor?
07-15-11, 06:25 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 137,000
Posted By mikeschn

Okay, I can't stand it any more. What's the...

Okay, I can't stand it any more. What's the obvious that we are all missing?

Mikey
07-15-11, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,019
Posted By mikeschn

That's a nice looking Felt! Exactly opposite of...

That's a nice looking Felt! Exactly opposite of the black bikes we've been seeing for a while now.

But to compare the Felt to the FX7.3 and the Sirrus, they are all about the same. The all fill...
07-15-11, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7,640
Views: 2,456,622
Posted By mikeschn

giantcfr1, Both of your bikes look good....

giantcfr1,

Both of your bikes look good. The hybrid needs red nipples though. So when are you going to rebuild your wheels? :lol:

Mikey
07-14-11, 04:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,223
Posted By mikeschn

You guys that got the Crosstrails and the Quick...

You guys that got the Crosstrails and the Quick CX's, how about some pics?

Mikey
07-14-11, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7,640
Views: 2,456,622
Posted By mikeschn

Here's where I'm at with the custom carbon...

Here's where I'm at with the custom carbon hybrid. It needs a little more eye candy though... I'm thinking maybe red nipples, and a red spacer on the fork. Oh, and the word "hybrid" on the top tube...
07-13-11, 06:47 PM
Replies: 734
Views: 137,000
Posted By mikeschn

Don't any of these police bikes have any flashing...

Don't any of these police bikes have any flashing lights?

Mike
04-09-11, 05:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,991
Posted By mikeschn

I've now got the Small Block 8 on my Sirrus which...

I've now got the Small Block 8 on my Sirrus which are 35 wide...

http://www.mikenchell.com/images/sirrus_build16.jpg

Mikey
03-17-11, 04:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,137
Posted By mikeschn

I have some All Condition 700 x 25 on my Sirrus....

I have some All Condition 700 x 25 on my Sirrus. They seem plenty fast for me, plus they have some puncture resistance...

But if you really want to know the pluses and minuses of tires, you'll...
03-17-11, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7,640
Views: 2,456,622
Posted By mikeschn

Ditto that... Glad you're okay giantcfr... ...

Ditto that... Glad you're okay giantcfr...

Watch out for the airborne plutonium, er I mean the MOX (mixed oxides of uranium and plutonium).

Mikey
03-15-11, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,267
Posted By mikeschn

I'd go with the wider tires. You can run them at...

I'd go with the wider tires. You can run them at lower pressure for comfort on the rail to trails paths. And some wide tires are still plenty fast.

Mikey
03-02-11, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,101
Posted By mikeschn

My first thought is, "buy the most bike you can...

My first thought is, "buy the most bike you can afford".

The biggest difference is in the drive components.

Of course, color is a big factor, and if you like Champagne,, then go for it. You...
03-01-11, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,770
Posted By mikeschn

I find that the specialized borough xc tires are...

I find that the specialized borough xc tires are quite fast. http://knappscyclery.com/product/specialized-borough-xc-sport-tire-700c-50165-1.htm

Does anyone know how they compare to the tires...
02-28-11, 06:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,464
Posted By mikeschn

Check out http://www.bicyclewheelwarehouse.com/ ...

Check out http://www.bicyclewheelwarehouse.com/

If you like the prices, I say, get the wheels!!!

Mikey
02-27-11, 04:45 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 42,884
Posted By mikeschn

You're kidding, right? My daughter's 40...

You're kidding, right?

My daughter's 40 pound thing is in the garage, and I can barely lift it. 50 pounds? I probably could barely pedal that!!!

Mikey
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