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Forum: Foo
03-07-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By surveyor6

I have to stream something to hear anything from...

I have to stream something to hear anything from the 50s or 60s. The stations have trouble finding sponsors for that era music.
Forum: Foo
03-06-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By surveyor6

I was on the beach in my chair last summer. A...

I was on the beach in my chair last summer. A couple of young fellows, tatooed everywhere but their face, were next to us, surf fishing and playing loud hip hop music.
I nodded off, but awoke to a...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-06-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 344
Posted By surveyor6

I would say PVC is a last resort for a bike...

I would say PVC is a last resort for a bike frame. It flexes too much.
You can still make a lot of other good stuff from PVC like bike racks, Canoe racks for your truck, etc.
03-06-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 817
Posted By surveyor6

I wouldn't use 4" tires on a bike or e-bike...

I wouldn't use 4" tires on a bike or e-bike unless you must ride in snow or sand. I may feel different if I was a stronger rider.
03-04-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 395
Posted By surveyor6

I'd be all over a good MTB with a lugged frame....

I'd be all over a good MTB with a lugged frame. Especially a Bianchi.
Forum: Introductions
03-04-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 151
Posted By surveyor6

Aloha means hello and goodbye. Welcome

Aloha means hello and goodbye. Welcome
Forum: Introductions
03-02-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. I wish you a speedy recovery.

Welcome. I wish you a speedy recovery.
Replies: 11
Views: 352
Posted By surveyor6

I don't see any investment value. It's a good...

I don't see any investment value. It's a good bike but it is not rare.
- I would add city handle bars, thumb shifters and wider tires to use it as a pub bike or city bike.
Forum: Recumbent
02-27-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By surveyor6

The only recumbent dealer near me is in the...

The only recumbent dealer near me is in the Meyerland borough of Houston.
02-27-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,777
Posted By surveyor6

I went to a testing center on Monday to get a...

I went to a testing center on Monday to get a covid test. They took my vitals, and then became concerned that my resting pulse was only 55. They were so concerned about my pulse that they brought...
02-27-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 642
Posted By surveyor6

Serial number can tell you a lot on certain...

Serial number can tell you a lot on certain vintage bikes. On my Higgins/Sears Flightliner, the number told me the year and trim level. Mine is a 1961, originally equipped with a rat trap springer...
Forum: Recumbent
02-27-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By surveyor6

We have only one dealer in Texas that sells them....

We have only one dealer in Texas that sells them. You will probably need to order one on the internet or make a road trip to buy one.
one.-I would look on EBay for a Catrike. that will save you some...
Forum: Foo
02-20-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,045
Posted By surveyor6

If you were motivated enough to get an...

If you were motivated enough to get an engineering degree, you certainly have conquered this issue at times.

-Engineering often requires you to bust your hump completing several projects on time,...
02-20-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,000
Posted By surveyor6

I had a mountain brake lever on my fixie. I was...

I had a mountain brake lever on my fixie. I was using ghetto bullhorn bars (made by flipping and cutting conventional drop bars)
Forum: Foo
02-19-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,857
Posted By surveyor6

Try driving through Phoenix in a thunderstorm. It...

Try driving through Phoenix in a thunderstorm. It causes a lot of PTSD.
Forum: Fatbikes
02-19-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 369
Posted By surveyor6

I like the pattern, but it looks like it may wear...

I like the pattern, but it looks like it may wear quickly.
Forum: Introductions
02-19-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By surveyor6

Mabuhay! I visited the PI 3 times but was...

Mabuhay!
I visited the PI 3 times but was unable to do any cycling there.
02-19-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,821
Posted By surveyor6

I use Smoots, like they offer on Google Earth.

I use Smoots, like they offer on Google Earth.
Forum: Foo
02-17-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,857
Posted By surveyor6

The Ice Storm of Feb 15 definitely supports the...

The Ice Storm of Feb 15 definitely supports the OP's argument.
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02-14-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By surveyor6

I think I would rather see a movie about Major...

I think I would rather see a movie about Major Taylor than Lance Armstrong. The Taylor movie would not have near as much drama, though. We don't know near as much about his life as we do Lance's....
02-14-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By surveyor6

I totally posted this response in the wrong...

I totally posted this response in the wrong threat
To qualify for a classic car license plate, most states require that the car be 20 years old. That's a good place to start.
Forum: Introductions
02-14-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. We look forward to seeing your bikes. ...

Welcome. We look forward to seeing your bikes.
I visited the Republic over ten years ago but have not visited Ulster.
02-13-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2,344
Views: 475,063
Posted By surveyor6

1980something Trek roadie. I loved the hidden...

1980something Trek roadie. I loved the hidden cables. I built it up from a frameset.
-I gave it to an unemployed chum back in the 2007 recession. That allowed me to hoard more mountain bikes.
-The...
Replies: 15
Views: 6,726
Posted By surveyor6

Interesting. The contemporary Motobecane has been...

Interesting. The contemporary Motobecane has been selling a road bike called the Vent Noir.
02-11-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By surveyor6

I would love to see a tax credit for e-bikes....

I would love to see a tax credit for e-bikes. Stranger things have happened.
02-11-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By surveyor6

Nicely done. I bet the wife loves riding that...

Nicely done. I bet the wife loves riding that with you.
02-09-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,757
Posted By surveyor6

I rode many mountain bike trails (single track)...

I rode many mountain bike trails (single track) in Arizona that were for cycling only. Each state park seemed to have one.
-if you want pavement for cyclists only, I'm afraid you will need to visit...
02-08-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 871
Posted By surveyor6

Matthew McConaughey is too gregarious and...

Matthew McConaughey is too gregarious and personable to play Lance Armstrong IMHO. Lance is a different personality.
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By surveyor6

Looks like a tubing sticker near the top of the...

Looks like a tubing sticker near the top of the seat post. The grade of the frame tubes has a big effect on value.
02-06-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,120
Posted By surveyor6

A big adjustable crescent wrench that I use on...

A big adjustable crescent wrench that I use on threaded headsets.
02-06-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By surveyor6

You should be able to move everything to a bigger...

You should be able to move everything to a bigger frame, provided that it was made within 4 or five years of your old one. Seat post diameters may be different.
You may have to replace some cables...
Forum: Foo
02-04-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 817
Posted By surveyor6

The Maroons haven't mattered since they left...

The Maroons haven't mattered since they left Pottsville.
02-02-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,968
Posted By surveyor6

My knees were too bad to continue running.

My knees were too bad to continue running.
02-02-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 492
Posted By surveyor6

The BMX guys seem to be better at the accessory...

The BMX guys seem to be better at the accessory color selection than the rest of us.
For me, the color of the frame dictates the color of the accessories; whether they match or contrast.
-If you...
02-02-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,449
Posted By surveyor6

I've been on many forums for several years and...

I've been on many forums for several years and the search feature doesn't work too well on many of them. (Absolutely worthless on a few of them).
Keep in mind that a newbie member usually has a...
01-31-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By surveyor6

I lived on the Gulf for almost four years. I...

I lived on the Gulf for almost four years. I could not keep my cables in operational condition on my fat bike, though I used a lot of WD40.
Had I continued to live on the Gulf, I would have...
01-31-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By surveyor6

Quite a bargain. I have never seen a Lotus with...

Quite a bargain. I have never seen a Lotus with components that good.
The name "Eclair" would make me hungry and tempt me to make rest stops at bakeries.
01-31-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By surveyor6

For e-bikes, there is usually a 750w max for...

For e-bikes, there is usually a 750w max for street legality without a tag and insurance. If you ride safe, law enforcement will take no interest in you.
-I wouldn't get a motor smaller than 36v...
01-30-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 545
Posted By surveyor6

The C'dale Bad Boy was the first to be labelled a...

The C'dale Bad Boy was the first to be labelled a "City Bike", if memory serves. It defined the segment.
01-30-21, 09:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,336
Posted By surveyor6

I would try craigslist in your area first. Then...

I would try craigslist in your area first. Then branch out to craigslist in other cities and nearby states.
Bikes appear to multiply like tribbles. Seems I went from two bikes to six overnight.
Forum: Introductions
01-30-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. I was pulling for the Bills last weekend.

Welcome. I was pulling for the Bills last weekend.
01-30-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 60,426
Views: 9,022,961
Posted By surveyor6

Looking for a muscle bike thats not one of the...

Looking for a muscle bike thats not one of the usual brands? Check out this one.
Mongoose Big Daddy Don Garlits Muscle Bike rare like Schwinn Krate Stingray. Condition is "like New". Shipped with...
Forum: Introductions
01-27-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. I visited the PI in the late 80s.

Welcome. I visited the PI in the late 80s.
01-27-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By surveyor6

Here are the gas powered bikes I built with 49cc...

Here are the gas powered bikes I built with 49cc China Girl (HS) engines. The beach cruiser was much more comfortable....
01-27-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By surveyor6

I bought a used Currie kit (with lead acid...

I bought a used Currie kit (with lead acid batteries) and installed it on a 1995ish Univega MTB. Disappointing performance. I added a bigger drive cog but
was still unhappy with it. I split an...
01-27-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7,710
Views: 2,090,513
Posted By surveyor6

My 2000 KHS Softail Comp. On ...

My 2000 KHS Softail Comp. On
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Saturday mornings, you could usually find me on...
01-26-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 43,616
Posted By surveyor6

My Voyager. It was an MTB with a retro styled...

My Voyager. It was an MTB with a retro styled frame. I added the disk brakes myself. It was stolen out of my front yard a few years ago....
01-26-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By surveyor6

I wanted a Moots YBB badly. Alas, I was on more...

I wanted a Moots YBB badly. Alas, I was on more of a KHS budget, so I bought one of their steel softails.
01-26-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,024
Posted By surveyor6

The 2 stroke China Girl (HT) engines are very ...

The 2 stroke China Girl (HT) engines are very simple. If you want to learn to tinker with engines, its a great place to start.
-There are a few states with very restrictive laws on motorized...
01-25-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,227
Views: 396,646
Posted By surveyor6

The Revolver shifter is absolutely diabolical!

The Revolver shifter is absolutely diabolical!
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