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03-23-09, 08:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,483
Posted By chopper tom

[QUOTE=SSP;8555149]Well, it was a lot closer to...

[QUOTE=SSP;8555149]Well, it was a lot closer to the late '90's when this thread was first alive (for some weird reason, somebody posted to a thread that's been dead for nearly 5 years).

no joke. i...
06-06-05, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,399
Posted By chopper tom

whats the serial # ? got pics. ? i should be...

whats the serial # ?
got pics. ? i should be able to identify it
i have several huffy bikes. i always had
huffy growing up . some of my family
worked @ huffy , ohio.
09-12-04, 07:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,669
Posted By chopper tom

i just picked up some killer stuff @ the lbs, ...

i just picked up some killer stuff @ the lbs,
its called quick-glo it works great on that old
rusty chrome. i just done a set of rims on a 1959
schwinn.i had to use a bit of 0000 wool on the real...
09-07-04, 11:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,876
Posted By chopper tom

pj , i just threw some photos your way.

pj , i just threw some photos your way.
09-07-04, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,876
Posted By chopper tom

well here in the southeast us boy's with the...

well here in the southeast us boy's with the huffys
ruled the neighborhood streets. maybe it was due to
the fact ; huffy was made about 40 miles from where
i grew up. i can e-mail you the pictures...
09-06-04, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,876
Posted By chopper tom

yes its a muscle bike. i spent all day today...

yes its a muscle bike. i spent all day today putting
parts on it. all i got originaly was frame/forks. it is black,
i dug thru my pile of bikes, & ended up putting black
skyway tuff wheel II rims...
09-05-04, 09:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,876
Posted By chopper tom

i took a trade-in on a bike i had for sale today....

i took a trade-in on a bike i had for sale today.
it says apollo swinger on it. the headbadge reads
penneys. i guess ross must of made it for the
jcpenney stores. i'd like to find out more about...
07-08-04, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,121
Posted By chopper tom

i've thuoght of doing that. good idea.

i've thuoght of doing that. good idea.
07-04-04, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,121
Posted By chopper tom

i have a guy wanting to buy it. i'm having a...

i have a guy wanting to buy it.
i'm having a rough time desciding
whether to keep, or sell. i have nearly
nothing invested. can make a snice little profit now.
or maybe i should put it in the...
07-04-04, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,121
Posted By chopper tom

well it was made by columbia, the headbadge reads...

well it was made by columbia, the headbadge reads goodyear,
hi way patrol, columbia. i found it @ the flea market yesterday.
07-04-04, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,121
Posted By chopper tom

maybe they only made tires for the bikes bearing...

maybe they only made tires for the bikes bearing their
name on the badge. i don't know. but, the tires on my bike
say goodyear made in usa. they are cracked all-to-heck.
maybe i'll not be able to...
07-04-04, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,121
Posted By chopper tom

goodyear tires

does anyone know of a place to get goodyear bicycle tires ?
if i choose to restore my goodyear bike, i want to put goodyear rubber on it.
07-04-04, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,520
Posted By chopper tom

i just picked up a woman's hi way patrol. i...

i just picked up a woman's hi way patrol.
i went to the oldroads.com .best i can tell mine is
a 1963 model. everything seems to be there. i picked
it up for next to nothing, have a dude ready to...
07-03-04, 07:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,165
Posted By chopper tom

o.k. now i see what you were say'n.

o.k. now i see what you were say'n.
07-02-04, 05:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,165
Posted By chopper tom

my observation is that coaster brakes rarely need...

my observation is that coaster brakes rarely need any servicing, once set up well. I don't know if there's any viable grease available (other than what's already used) that will be suitable for the...
07-02-04, 05:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,165
Posted By chopper tom

explain your point then. ...... chainstay ?

explain your point then. ......
chainstay ?
07-01-04, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 931
Posted By chopper tom

dude that looks like its going 60 setting still. ...

dude that looks like its going 60 setting still.
who needs brakes ?
07-01-04, 05:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,165
Posted By chopper tom

well i ride a coater brake 3 ton huffy cruiser...

well i ride a coater brake 3 ton huffy cruiser everyday.
maybe i should use the huffy 10 speed frame i set aside
sometime back. its not superlite, but its gotta be a heck
of lot lighter than the...
07-01-04, 11:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,669
Posted By chopper tom

usually on color anodized metals, some liquid...

usually on color anodized metals, some liquid wd-40,
(not the spray). wipe wd on w/cloth, dry w/ clean cloth.
this usually gives a good shine. using a polish like mothers on
those can sometimes...
06-30-04, 08:30 AM
Replies: 674
Views: 23,111
Posted By chopper tom

its what my buds been calling me every sense i...

its what my buds been calling me every
sense i cut the forks off of 4 bicycles.
(2-26", + 2-20") and welded them together.
mounted to my huffy cheater slick. that was
1975 . i was 11. that thing...
06-30-04, 07:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,669
Posted By chopper tom

i wouldn't put armorall on them, as that stuff ...

i wouldn't put armorall on them, as that stuff
is a dust magnet. as for wax, it wouldn't hurt,
but again is unessary, the mothers polish has
a wax in it, therefore if you try teflon spray, you...
06-29-04, 07:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,669
Posted By chopper tom

i'm sure you will be happy w/ the shine you'll...

i'm sure you will be happy w/ the shine you'll get.
use very small amount @ a time, it doesn't take much.
rub it till its black, then buff w/ clean clothe. well.
follow directions on can. i've...
06-28-04, 04:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,483
Posted By chopper tom

who defines heavy ? i weight 253 @ 5'11" i was @...

who defines heavy ? i weight 253 @ 5'11" i was @ 315
one year ago. i ride daily average 30 mls. a day. the way
i see it is., keep riding results in getting lighter in weight.
size don't really...
06-28-04, 03:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,669
Posted By chopper tom

[QUOTE=operator]I'll see if I can find it at the...

[QUOTE=operator]I'll see if I can find it at the local wally mart.



No, i'm using v-brakes, i assume it's a bad idea to polish the sides.

you can find it in the automotive dept. @ wally's....
06-28-04, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By chopper tom

well i have 20/200 in my right eye, with a 20...

well i have 20/200 in my right eye, with a 20 degree field of vision.
left eye , only see light. glasses don't correct my vision.
as long as you can pass the exam to get you d.l. with
your...
06-28-04, 03:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,669
Posted By chopper tom

try never dull. this is the easiest to use. or...

try never dull. this is the easiest to use.
or you may want to try eagle one mag/aluminum polish.
just take your time and keep rubbing on them.they will
get shiny'r the more you rub. you can make...
06-28-04, 02:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,974
Posted By chopper tom

my first bike was a 1973 huffy cheater slick. i...

my first bike was a 1973 huffy cheater slick.
i had english racers, i even buoght myself one of those
specialty bikes ,i didn't like the ride with all those shocks,
nor did i like shifting gears....
06-28-04, 01:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,974
Posted By chopper tom

my thuoght is; ride what you want. just don't try...

my thuoght is; ride what you want. just don't try
to act as if your better than someone else. cause,
the toughest of men aren't flashy dudes.
06-28-04, 12:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,974
Posted By chopper tom

i have several bikes that i ride. old huffy...

i have several bikes that i ride. old huffy cruiser, huffy muscle bikes,
old schwinn cruiser, ect. i'm darn proud of each ! they were
all junk-yard-dogs, ive replaced all bearings,tubes,tires,& ...
06-23-04, 10:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,039
Posted By chopper tom

amf roadmaster skyrider

i just got a ladies amf roadmaster skyrider to restore for my wife.
can anybody tell me where the serial # is located,and
how to date the bike ? i've searched the web, & got nowhere.
any info...
06-22-04, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By chopper tom

hello folks, my name is tom. i've always liked...

hello folks, my name is tom.
i've always liked bikes, now i have to depend
on a bike to get around while my wife is working.
wel in 1998 i became "legally blind" so driving a car
is out for me. i...
06-22-04, 09:25 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 23,440
Posted By chopper tom

well, i use the kickstands on all my big tire...

well, i use the kickstands on all my big tire cruisers, &
my new schwinn occ chopper. also on my muscle bikes.
but.... on the rigid ,crusty chopper i built......................
no kicker here,...
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