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10-15-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By Philphine

Freewheels. More than 7speeds? 34t?

Have freewheel clusters gotten any bigger than 7 speeds or larger big rings than 34t? I know there won't be anything like 11-12 speeds or 50t big rings, but I'm wondering if clusters with more range...
10-15-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By Philphine

Freewheels. More than 7speeds? 34t?

Just wondering. I've never seen more than a 7sp freewheel, or seen a larger big ring beyond 34t. I know there won't be anything like the 11-12speed cassetts with 50t big rings, but have the basic...
02-14-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,361
Posted By Philphine

yeah, this is what i'm thinking. not get too...

yeah, this is what i'm thinking. not get too crazy about it, just luck into parts and see what i end up with.
02-13-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,544
Posted By Philphine

all of my single speed experiments are using a...

all of my single speed experiments are using a mountain bike (style. not sure how much off road punishment they could really take) frame, but two have road bike wheels/tires either on them or planned...
02-10-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,361
Posted By Philphine

i haven't lucked across an aluminum fork. no...

i haven't lucked across an aluminum fork. no aluminum bike i've seen has one, no cheap one anyway. haven't been by the co-op either since maybe last year. need to get back. i used to rummage through...
02-06-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,361
Posted By Philphine

i have one of these. have you noticed even though...

i have one of these. have you noticed even though the frame is aluminum, all the other parts are steel (especially the crank set. it weighs a ton)? i made mine my cheap weight weenie project.and...
02-03-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,384
Posted By Philphine

i got it used, so i'm not sure if they're still...

i got it used, so i'm not sure if they're still made, but maybe a huffy regatta. kind of like a huffy panama jack with the rack as part of the frame, but a coaster brake three speed.
01-21-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,127
Posted By Philphine

i like it. have you considered also making...

i like it.

have you considered also making it a light cargo bike? maybe a long rack that goes in the rear seat post and clamps to the front seat clamp. add some appropriate bags and you could...
12-31-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,272
Posted By Philphine

anyone seen this general style fork big/tall...

anyone seen this general style fork big/tall enough for a 29er, specifically a 29x3?
12-19-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 792
Posted By Philphine

i've made myself full suspension stretch...

i've made myself full suspension stretch cruisers. i just like the idea of how plush a ride i can make. if the bike in the original post is steel and i could pick up one cheap it would meet my...
12-10-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,292
Posted By Philphine

no, it has the three detents (?, don't know what...

no, it has the three detents (?, don't know what they might actually be called) like a normal coaster brake hub. sprocket still in hiding, so the idea is in limbo.
12-10-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,292
Posted By Philphine

no, it has the three detents (?, don't know what...

no, it has the three detents (?, don't know what they might actually be called) like a normal coaster brake hub. sprocket still in hiding, so the idea is in limbo.
12-10-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,694
Posted By Philphine

wonder if it has to do with the time of year?...

wonder if it has to do with the time of year? like if shipping companies have their own christmas specials with dealers around this time. i just looked at a bike on ebay that should have ridiculous...
12-04-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,292
Posted By Philphine

i've seen the bottle and the damage done, to...

i've seen the bottle and the damage done, to paraphrase the neil young song.

still can't find the sprocket. when (if?) i ever get my hands on it again i'll let y'all know how it goes. thanks.
12-03-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,292
Posted By Philphine

i don't know. in this little personal comedy of...

i don't know. in this little personal comedy of errors i've misplaced the sprocket. i got the bike i'm thinking to use it on out and took the wheel off. i'm kind of optimistic because the normal...
12-02-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,292
Posted By Philphine

Then I don't know. I was at the library and...

Then I don't know. I was at the library and thought I fixed it. I could click on it there, and can now back on my phone.

but essentially, it's like a two sprocket cluster, a 16 and 19, but the...
12-02-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,292
Posted By Philphine

https://www.ebay.com/vod/FetchOrderDetails?itemId=...

https://www.ebay.com/vod/FetchOrderDetails?itemId=264523065359&transactionId=2503554382016&fbclid=IwAR0X4nvXqwShqDFJLCIRxSPD40qm5TqchKAJ4_IZOPUuDfmPRcuzy_QUcGg

feeling dumber by the day. trying...
12-01-19, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,292
Posted By Philphine

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=251920...

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2519208608115155&id=100000781212963

another try from my phone. I don't have a home computer right now and have given up on photobucket anyway.
12-01-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,292
Posted By Philphine

Dual coaster brake sprocket fit?

https://www.ebay.com/vod/FetchOrderDetails?itemId=264523065359&transactionId=2503554382016

I picked up this dual coaster brake sprocket 'cause i thought it was interesting (and fairly cheap), but...
11-29-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,272
Posted By Philphine

i have the monark type fork on one bike, but it's...

i have the monark type fork on one bike, but it's made a little different. the caliper mount is part of the fork it's self, and for some reason on the right side of the fork. it all works though (but...
11-25-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 323,110
Posted By Philphine

that's nice. i'd like to try that as a tadpole...

that's nice. i'd like to try that as a tadpole recumbent.
11-25-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,131
Posted By Philphine

from back when i posted before (took a second to...

from back when i posted before (took a second to realize it was an old post), i ended up buying the second one. i think i paid in the $50 range for each.
10-31-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,788
Posted By Philphine

i see. i'll need to look at a bike i have at...

i see. i'll need to look at a bike i have at home. if you came across one of those mongoose electric bmx bikes, it has a freewheel on both sides, but i can't remember if the left side uses a regular...
10-30-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,788
Posted By Philphine

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2332832166...

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2332832166752801&set=p.2332832166752801&type=3&theater

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=2336074009761950&set=p.2336074009761950&type=3&theater
...
10-30-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,788
Posted By Philphine

i have two chain bikes, but i'm not sure if it's...

i have two chain bikes, but i'm not sure if it's how you mean it. i have a 3 speed adult tricycle hub in my chainline so my front sprocket goes to it, then goes from there to the back wheel. i'll...
10-29-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,064
Posted By Philphine

maybe a tadpole type trike, so you could kinda...

maybe a tadpole type trike, so you could kinda lay back in the sound. maybe even have personal surround sound.
10-23-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,366
Posted By Philphine

in both cases i got wheels from the local co-op,...

in both cases i got wheels from the local co-op, and since they know me they gave me the bent frames they came from. i used the chain and seat stays from both (mongoose dolomite fat bike. i forgot...
10-23-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,366
Posted By Philphine

i've seen pictures of them. brazil bikes. they...

i've seen pictures of them. brazil bikes. they don't look very practical or rideable, but they seem happy with them.

i haven't made a lowrider bike, but i have made a lot of stretch cruisers,...
10-21-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,093
Posted By Philphine

i like this. been needing a good but removable...

i like this. been needing a good but removable way to carry bikes in my truck. thanks.
10-01-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,085
Posted By Philphine

i have the bicycle designer one on one of my...

i have the bicycle designer one on one of my stretch cruisers (just on the front. still need to build the rear wheel to add the other). if you're meaning the outer flat sides, i think if the caliper...
09-23-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,210
Posted By Philphine

i have a really tall set on one of my stretches....

i have a really tall set on one of my stretches. caught a deal and put them on just to try it. i kept them on for variety, but like my low cruiser style ones better.

lets see if this works...
09-16-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,794
Posted By Philphine

i don't drink beer to know how well it would work...

i don't drink beer to know how well it would work (like affect the taste or whatever), but gatorade makes a bottle for one of their sizes that fits in a water bottle holder. has a twist top and all...
09-16-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 851
Posted By Philphine

if you have a local co-op they'd probably be...

if you have a local co-op they'd probably be happy to take it. been on a long term (yes, lazy) garage clean out and have made several trips giving them bikes and frames. also gonna knock a few...
09-16-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 946
Posted By Philphine

growing up in the 60's-70's, in my area we called...

growing up in the 60's-70's, in my area we called them bus bikes, and later tarc's. a tarc (Transit Authority of River City) bus is the local city transit bus line. to be honest, i don't even know...
09-16-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,570
Posted By Philphine

i haven't done more than the occasional test ride...

i haven't done more than the occasional test ride of a project lately. got a few things working against me. hoping if nothing else to do cyclouvia in a month or so though.
09-16-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 378,286
Posted By Philphine

i like it, and the jig too. always studying home...

i like it, and the jig too. always studying home jigs to try and improve mine.
09-16-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,444
Posted By Philphine

i've noticed trials bikes made like that. is that...

i've noticed trials bikes made like that. is that what you do?
09-03-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,570
Posted By Philphine

nope. yesterday was the mayors hike bike and...

nope. yesterday was the mayors hike bike and paddle, and i've tried to do that in the past. but i've barely ridden this summer (or much at all in the last couple years) so i skipped it. my last ride...
09-03-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,229
Posted By Philphine

it took me a second because i'm familiar with a...

it took me a second because i'm familiar with a diavel, but it's a motorcycle so i'm pretty sure you're not gonna get an answer here. unless a bicycle rider here owns one also.
08-28-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,364
Posted By Philphine

i've kinda half thought about it, but i can weld...

i've kinda half thought about it, but i can weld a bit and i'm thinking to get it right some welding will happen. like adding about 3" to the bottom of the frames streering tube to keep the pedal to...
08-27-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,540
Posted By Philphine

i'd have to do more than just take the foam...

i'd have to do more than just take the foam pieces off i think. the two bars would probably need to be wider. as they are now my back wouldn't really be on the mesh, it would be resting on the two...
08-23-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,399
Posted By Philphine

well, photobucket is back in hostage mode, but...

well, photobucket is back in hostage mode, but here is the thread in folding bikes with the frames i'm using

https://www.bikeforums.net/folding-bikes/242586-fuji-marlboro-folding-mtb-does-4.html
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-23-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,176
Posted By Philphine

i put 700 wheels on a 26" folding bike. i just...

i put 700 wheels on a 26" folding bike. i just happen to be in this section to look for the pic i posted of it. someone else posted one also. in the fuji/marlboro folding thread (but the pic i posted...
08-23-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,399
Posted By Philphine

i guess more city bike than cruiser, but i'm...

i guess more city bike than cruiser, but i'm playing with the project now.


a group of fuji/marlboro folding mountain bikes. two of them with get more cruiser like drivetrains. a two speed (sram...
08-19-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,856
Posted By Philphine

if the height difference isn't too much between...

if the height difference isn't too much between you and your wife (like a more or less normal cruiser frame with just a seat post adjustment needed. don't know y'all's heights), try her bike. decide...
08-16-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,376
Posted By Philphine

not at home to look, but i think i have an rought...

not at home to look, but i think i have an rought terrain skateboard that kinda looks like that too, but mine holds air.

i think i'd measure it and see if the tire part might come off. maybe look...
08-16-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,357
Posted By Philphine

someone i'm facebook friends with, art Ramirez,...

someone i'm facebook friends with, art Ramirez, builds burner bikes (a good bit more practical than this i'd think). that's a world away from me in ky., the pics are interesting though.
08-07-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,761
Posted By Philphine

one that was posted about a while back, a trek...

one that was posted about a while back, a trek lime with an auto 3sp. i don't know if it would be worth searching for (no longer made i don't think), or the cost if you found one. one came through...
08-06-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,259
Posted By Philphine

i saw this and their name slipped out of my head....

i saw this and their name slipped out of my head. but walmart made a couple of aluminum beach cruisers that make nice starters for a light cruiser. it's not serious for me (and there will be some who...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-29-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 88,357
Posted By Philphine

karma is working for me at the moment (and i'm...

karma is working for me at the moment (and i'm feeling like i'm due for a little good karma). i picked up the 4th fuji for my plan over the weekend. even better, i only paid $15 for it. it has a 24"...
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