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Forum: Foo
01-26-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By surveyor6

Save me a piece, Hondo. I'm on my way.

Save me a piece, Hondo. I'm on my way.
Forum: Introductions
01-26-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. My daughter-in-law grew up in Nanjing.

Welcome. My daughter-in-law grew up in Nanjing.
01-24-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 451,015
Posted By surveyor6

I got a no-name Chinese folding bike for cheap....

I got a no-name Chinese folding bike for cheap. It was sold as second hand, but still in the original box.
Here is a pic before I adjusted everything to fit me. I had to get taller handle bars...
Forum: Foo
01-21-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 434
Posted By surveyor6

"All dressed up and no place to go" Rest ...

"All dressed up and no place to go"
Rest well, Meatloaf.
01-18-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By surveyor6

I use narrow seats too. I have never ridden well...

I use narrow seats too. I have never ridden well on the "tractor" seats.
Forum: Introductions
01-18-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. I grew up in Senoia, GA

Welcome. I grew up in Senoia, GA
01-15-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 672
Posted By surveyor6

That bollard must have been extended very deep...

That bollard must have been extended very deep into the ground to stop a car like that.
Your typical bollard goes only about 4 feet into the ground.
01-15-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 246
Posted By surveyor6

I think your good ole steel peugeot fork would...

I think your good ole steel peugeot fork would easily handle a 24v 250w hub motor. I would get a rear wheel for anything more powerful than that.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-15-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By surveyor6

I got the new, taller bars installed with no...

I got the new, taller bars installed with no bother.
The brake cables are still good but I need to swap the shifter cable for a longer one.

The taller bars are an improvement, but I still feel...
01-14-22, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 411
Posted By surveyor6

I am over 60 and I get knee pain during climbing...

I am over 60 and I get knee pain during climbing and acceleration on longer rides.
A good e-bike is cheaper than knee replacement surgery.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 11:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,783
Posted By surveyor6

Keeping a bike at work locked in the bike rack...

Keeping a bike at work locked in the bike rack for lunch hour rides.
-Seemed like a good idea to keep a cheap bike at work.
Not enough daylight to ride at home during the week during winter.
We...
01-10-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 451,015
Posted By surveyor6

I replaced the stolen Hyper with a folding bike...

I replaced the stolen Hyper with a folding bike with 20" wheels. I can keep it locked in my truck at work.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-01-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By surveyor6

The seat is high enough. I was able to settle...

The seat is high enough. I was able to settle into a nice spin pretty quickly.
-The low handlebars make hard braking very uncomfortable for me. I am willing to add longer cables if required after...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-31-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By surveyor6

I woke up today really curious to see if my...

I woke up today really curious to see if my cheapie folder (paid $70, new in box) would be a realistically useful steed.

I spent a few hours on my new bender today making it rideable.

-I found...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-30-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By surveyor6

Bought a folder today

Bought a cheap folder today.
I bought it because I was tired of getting my regular bike stolen. I always locked them to something but the thieves got them anyway.
I can keep this one in the ...
Forum: Introductions
12-30-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. Since moving to Texas a decade ago, I...

Welcome. Since moving to Texas a decade ago, I only ride on sidewalks (except where it is prohibited) and multi-use paths. The traffic lanes in my area are too dangerous for me to enjoy riding in...
12-30-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 451,015
Posted By surveyor6

My Hyper. Its cheap but it looks OK. I added a 3...

My Hyper. Its cheap but it looks OK. I added a 3 speed rear wheel to it myself. It was stolen the day before Christmas Eve. It was locked up with a hefty cable lock....
12-27-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,979
Posted By surveyor6

I have owned a collector bike, but I am not a...

I have owned a collector bike, but I am not a collector. I was more of a rider when younger. I became more of a wrencher in my mid fifties.
Forum: Foo
12-23-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 815
Posted By surveyor6

I have only felt dizzy or faint when I get too...

I have only felt dizzy or faint when I get too hot on a humid day.
My first symptom is kind of comical. I can not avoid brushing the curb with my wheels. I pull away from the curb and run right...
Forum: Commuting
12-23-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 136,060
Posted By surveyor6

This cager left the pump a little too soon. ...

This cager left the pump a little too soon.
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Forum: Foo
12-23-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By surveyor6

They don't let just anybody ride in a car this...

They don't let just anybody ride in a car this cool.
I think that is the first time that I have seen gold leaf applied to a supercharger....
Forum: Foo
12-20-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 542
Posted By surveyor6

Wasnít Nesmith credited with creating the first...

Wasnít Nesmith credited with creating the first music video (Lucy and Ramona...ended up with Sunset Sam)?
Forum: Commuting
12-19-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,206
Posted By surveyor6

Depends on how humid it is in your area too....

Depends on how humid it is in your area too. Can't do that very easily in Houston.

I like Tyrion's idea. Get an ebike. Use the throttle in the morning. Pedal on your way home.
You can get a...
12-19-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By surveyor6

Dude. You must have been extremely good this...

Dude. You must have been extremely good this year.
I almost bought one when I lived in AZ, but we were saving for the kids' college and all that jazz.
I should get my kids to go in together and...
Forum: Introductions
12-18-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome

Welcome
Forum: Introductions
12-18-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome to the forum. Not a lot of flat areas to...

Welcome to the forum. Not a lot of flat areas to ride there.
Both my dad and my son have visited Scotland, but I haven't yet
12-11-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By surveyor6

itís good bike for the money if you are not...

itís good bike for the money if you are not trying to keep up with riders on light weight bikes. Itís perfect for my lunch hour rides on the sidewalks and paths.
it was geared a little tall for me...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20,323
Views: 4,613,311
Posted By surveyor6

Bought a Roland not-so-new beach cruiser with a 3...

Bought a Roland not-so-new beach cruiser with a 3 speed Shimano coaster wheel for $80. I will swap that 3 spd wheelset on to my current SS beach cruiser.
...
12-02-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By surveyor6

Very resourceful. If vendors do not offer what...

Very resourceful. If vendors do not offer what you need, build it yourself.
12-01-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,601
Posted By surveyor6

SchNguyen. I think those frames were made in...

SchNguyen. I think those frames were made in Vietnam.
12-01-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By surveyor6

SS to 3 Spd Swap

I have not owned a 3 spd since I was a preteen. It shifted terrible and I eventually broke the steering tube in a tight turn.
-I needed a bike I could keep in the parking garage at work for lunch...
Forum: Texas
11-25-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By surveyor6

The speed limit signs weren't effective at Terry...

The speed limit signs weren't effective at Terry Hershey. Riders pretty much went as fast as they wanted. I like that park but it is not a good place to train. Plenty of walkers, dog walkers, etc.
Forum: Introductions
11-21-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 278
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. I lived in the Phoenix area for 15...

Welcome. I lived in the Phoenix area for 15 years. Good times.
11-21-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 601
Posted By surveyor6

Cut off the top of the seat post. -Take a...

Cut off the top of the seat post.
-Take a hacksaw blade and begin sawing the inside of the seat post (up and down) with your hand.
-After cutting through the seat post, use channel locks or vice...
Forum: Foo
11-21-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 761
Posted By surveyor6

A rare experience. Wish I had been there.

A rare experience. Wish I had been there.
Forum: Foo
11-13-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 573
Posted By surveyor6

My Chimenias always cracked if I stoked up the...

My Chimenias always cracked if I stoked up the fire that much.
11-13-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,442
Posted By surveyor6

I think my Higgins cruiser would most closely...

I think my Higgins cruiser would most closely relate to my old Western flyer motorized cruiser....
11-07-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By surveyor6

The Townie frame has plenty of space for a big...

The Townie frame has plenty of space for a big battery box.
Forum: Southwest
10-31-21, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By surveyor6

Portions of Riggs Rd were unpaved when I first...

Portions of Riggs Rd were unpaved when I first moved to that area.
Forum: Southwest
10-31-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By surveyor6

I used to ride Riggs Rd and some of the parallel...

I used to ride Riggs Rd and some of the parallel roads about 10 years ago. Thats when I had to move out of state.
Too bad you dont ride mountain bikes. SanTan regional park is fun and a lot less...
10-31-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,561
Posted By surveyor6

I think you will continue to see companies that...

I think you will continue to see companies that have produce gas powered bikes and scoots offer e-bikes and e-motos.
Bultaco, Triumph, BMW, Ducati, Yamaha and Harley Davidson are already on board.
10-31-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By surveyor6

Reminds me of the Mel Gibson movie where they...

Reminds me of the Mel Gibson movie where they were fitting his toes with a ball peen hammer to make him talk.
10-31-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By surveyor6

When it comes to custom beach cruisers, I think...

When it comes to custom beach cruisers, I think uniqueness and creativity are far more important than light weight and performance.
Since beach cruisers are not meant for performance, certain brand...
10-27-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By surveyor6

Just reply to 8 other threads tonight. Then you...

Just reply to 8 other threads tonight. Then you should be able to post a pic or link.
Forum: Introductions
10-27-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. Can't wait to see your vintage build.

Welcome. Can't wait to see your vintage build.
10-24-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By surveyor6

It has more lights than those Mod scoters in the...

It has more lights than those Mod scoters in the UK.
Replies: 21
Views: 1,646
Posted By surveyor6

What an effort! Must have been grueling. I'd...

What an effort!
Must have been grueling. I'd like to know the make/model of her shorts and seat.
Forum: Introductions
10-23-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. I almost lived in AL for a few years. I...

Welcome. I almost lived in AL for a few years. I was living in Milton, FL
Forum: Foo
10-23-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 506
Posted By surveyor6

Vienna is like Paris, but without the French.

Vienna is like Paris, but without the French.
10-23-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By surveyor6

Completely agree. As I get older, the drop...

Completely agree. As I get older, the drop handlebars and low rise handlebars are no longer comfortable.
I developed neck and hand problems from mountain bike crashes and various other outdoor...
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