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05-26-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 126
Posted By merziac

Tall FUSO

This had been in the works for quite awhile, finally got it to me after dragging my feet for too long.

I've seen it stated that Dave didn't make many tall ones but I don't know, I have another...
05-26-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By motogeek

Generally, throughout the 70s, 80s and 90s...

Generally, throughout the 70s, 80s and 90s Murrays were known as Department Store Specials because they were sold by K-mart, Sears, Pennys and the like. They were made cheaply in order to be sold for...
05-24-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By non-fixie

Ow, nice! A dérailleur! And '5 vis' cranks! ...

Ow, nice! A dérailleur! And '5 vis' cranks!

Mine's only single speed, although in its defense, it has its brake cables routed correctly. ;)
...
05-24-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By juvela

----- it is a model a few inches long ...

-----

it is a model a few inches long

something to put on a shelf to look at

others may be able to speak to its monetary value


-----
05-22-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,148
Posted By Litespud

yes, they are interesting in a quirky way -...

yes, they are interesting in a quirky way - however the radial-laced wide-flange front hub in the first pic looks like one good pothole away from catastrophic failure. That would be interesting.....
05-22-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,148
Posted By Mojo31

Thankfully, no.

Thankfully, no.
05-22-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,148
Posted By BlazingPedals

This thread gets my vote -- for what I'm not sure.

This thread gets my vote -- for what I'm not sure.
05-22-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,148
Posted By Mojo31

Are those Larry’s bikes? Or his homeless...

Are those Larry’s bikes?

Or his homeless drinking buddies’ bikes?
05-22-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,148
Posted By Iride01

:foo:

:foo:
05-10-22, 08:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 846
Posted By randyjawa

The OP found rodent seeds in the bottom bracket. ...

The OP found rodent seeds in the bottom bracket. I found the rodent......
05-08-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 846
Posted By beng1

I guess I will clean the BB after all.........

I thought I was just going to do some superficial things to this 1976 Fuji then have fun riding it. But I decided to take the rear derailleur off and clean it so it would not be dragging, and while...
04-21-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 924
Posted By cxwrench

That's one f'd up saddle position.

That's one f'd up saddle position.
04-20-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 924
Posted By Reynolds

I see what you did there...

I see what you did there...
04-20-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 924
Posted By Reynolds

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...
04-19-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 924
Posted By BlazingPedals

Actually, plastic spoke covers work pretty well...

Actually, plastic spoke covers work pretty well and don't weigh much more, if any, than carbon. Covering the spokes gives a lenticular wheel, which actually outperforms a flat disk in a lot of...
04-19-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 924
Posted By burnthesheep

The only caveat is I think the industry caught up...

The only caveat is I think the industry caught up with the undeniable fact that hobbyist racers and riders don't all weight 135 lbs to maybe 165 lbs like the pros do. So yeah, a pro can race all the...
04-18-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 924
Posted By ZIPP2001

Been running tri-spokes since they first came out...

Been running tri-spokes since they first came out and in some nice windy days with no issues. ...
04-18-22, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By TejanoTrackie

I believe so. A simple fix is to use electrical...

I believe so. A simple fix is to use electrical tape, but better to use some carbon weave patches. I've seen wheels that just used those patches that are meant to cover the valve opening.
04-18-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 924
Posted By GhostRider62

Here is a rear disc and front wheel with two...

Here is a rear disc and front wheel with two spokes. This was at sunrise on day 2 coming up out of Brest, France.

...
04-18-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 924
Posted By BlazingPedals

This isn't a true disk wheel, it's spoke...

This isn't a true disk wheel, it's spoke covers.Works the same though. This bike was designed for it, although I can't say it makes a lot of difference. It does, however, accentuate the cool " hollow...
04-18-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 924
Posted By ZIPP2001

I'm not sneaking up on anybody with this set-up. ...

I'm not sneaking up on anybody with this set-up.
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04-18-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 924
Posted By 50PlusCycling

Cool on the track, pointless anywhere else. I...

Cool on the track, pointless anywhere else. I used to have a bike with Specialized tri-spoke wheels which I thought were super cool, but even small gusts of wind would push the bike around.
04-18-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 924
Posted By msu2001la

Back in the 80's these were a thing. They made...

Back in the 80's these were a thing. They made the bike sound cool, but they were definitely a handful on windy days:...
04-18-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 924
Posted By mstateglfr

- I think they are useful in a very specific...

- I think they are useful in a very specific situation(s).
- I dont have interesting pictures.
- I ride paved and gravel roads so I dont have experience with them.
04-18-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 924
Posted By KerryIrons

In dead calm they are pretty fast. With any...

In dead calm they are pretty fast. With any winds, you only want them on the back wheel. With significant winds, the bike becomes unstable. When you look at track bikes, even there they typically...
04-18-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 924
Posted By GhostRider62

They are fine on the rear. I use a spoked front...

They are fine on the rear. I use a spoked front wheel. Too much steering interference with wind if using a disc wheel up front.
04-18-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 924
Posted By cxwrench

You mean 'solid' wheels? No spokes? Only ever...

You mean 'solid' wheels? No spokes? Only ever used one on the track. There are millions of photos of them out there, all you gotta do is search.
04-15-22, 12:13 AM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 773,424
Posted By Bianchi pc

Prime

...Love it
04-14-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 773,424
Posted By Bianchi pc

Well then you are on point.

...firmly against animal bicycle bondage


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04-14-22, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 773,424
Posted By Bianchi pc

...it's only Jack if the lizard is real.

...it's only Jack if the lizard is real.
04-14-22, 12:02 AM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 773,424
Posted By acoustophile

Nice bikes but zip-tying a lizard to the seat...

Nice bikes but zip-tying a lizard to the seat tube is jackass tbh
04-12-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 773,424
Posted By geomiko

Man, adanger sure has some nice bikes. I reckon...

Man, adanger sure has some nice bikes. I reckon that Cortes wheel costs more than my car.
04-11-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 773,424
Posted By veganbikes

Peak Jackass : ) That makes you wonder how...

Peak Jackass : )

That makes you wonder how the hell can they even ride that if it is actually semi-rideable.
04-07-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 773,424
Posted By veganbikes

Seat Angle looks a bit off (but maybe picture...

Seat Angle looks a bit off (but maybe picture angle) and no need for "track slack" on the road but not super jackass. I expect to see some whacked stuff this is like verging on it but mild enough....
04-07-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 773,424
Posted By geomiko

I see a lot of that with the teenage fixie riders...

I see a lot of that with the teenage fixie riders in my city. Some swear by it. My LBS refuses to service brakeless bikes with no retention.
04-06-22, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 773,424
Posted By veganbikes

Ehhh that is a weaker point. I don't disagree...

Ehhh that is a weaker point. I don't disagree that yes foot retention is helpful I have ridden fixed sans retention and I am still alive. Granted yes I had brakes.
04-04-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 773,424
Posted By veganbikes

It may not be a bike I would ride and certainly...

It may not be a bike I would ride and certainly yeah aerospokes are aerospokes but I don't see anything majorly jackass here someone took an old Tri bike and turned it into a fixed gear bike na dit...
04-03-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 773,424
Posted By chdrd

Next level halloween costume. Would be fun to do...

Next level halloween costume. Would be fun to do it this year doe.
03-19-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,422
Posted By bikamper

Getting close to wrapping up this one. Early 70s...

Getting close to wrapping up this one. Early 70s Gitane Mexico. This will be the only single speed fixed gear in the fixed gear herd.
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03-19-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,261
Posted By Bianchi pc

Cool. Hope your enjoying getting back to...

Cool.

Hope your enjoying getting back to fixed gear riding. There are a lot of nice cycle configurations out there but for my money the fixed drive train is a special joy.

A lighter bike will...
03-19-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,261
Posted By Bianchi pc

Looks like you have been fiddling with the...

Looks like you have been fiddling with the position of the bars and are bringing a lock.

which means your riding it.

nice.

I didn't notice the powergrips? (Foot retention) before - I've...
03-17-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 773,424
Posted By Bianchi pc

Ahh the sweet smell of success. ...

Ahh the sweet smell of success.
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As defined by the appropriate ruling body...
03-17-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,422
Posted By ZIPP2001

The painted Zipp2001 was my 12/24 hour and Brevet...

The painted Zipp2001 was my 12/24 hour and Brevet bike and a daily ride for almost 10 years. It was set up with aero bars and had gears, I switched it to a single speed over a year ago. The belt...
03-17-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,393
Posted By Colorado Kid

I Bought A Wabi

Today, I bought a used Wabi from E-bay. I couldn't be more happier. Now it's official, I'm part of the Wabi Cult.:speedy:
03-17-22, 12:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,279
Posted By Genius777

Nice bikes lads, but how you drive in the winter...

Nice bikes lads, but how you drive in the winter on the ice roads :) ?
03-16-22, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 773,424
Posted By Bianchi pc

Hmm - interesting - I told you we were here to...

Hmm - interesting - I told you we were here to styfle innovation

..,still it's hard to ague that this bike...
03-15-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 773,424
Posted By Bianchi pc

Hmmmm, not exactly but close. brace yourself...

Hmmmm, not exactly but close.

brace yourself - it's not an easy thing to look at.


...
03-15-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By veganbikes

So this isn't your bike? I am confused it seems...

So this isn't your bike? I am confused it seems like you are just here to post and comment on whacky bikes and not much else. It is fine to have fun once and a while but there is a lot of meaningful...
03-15-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 773,424
Posted By Bianchi pc

You want to like the bikes posted on the Jackass...

You want to like the bikes posted on the Jackass thread?

I'm confused...
03-15-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 773,424
Posted By Bianchi pc

sex? well... it's not for everyone

sex?

well... it's not for everyone
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