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Forum: Foo
01-26-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 142
Posted By surveyor6

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

Save me a piece, Hondo. I'm on my way.
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.
01-14-22, 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: 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 ...
12-30-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 451,018
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....
Forum: Foo
12-23-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 816
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...
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...
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: 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....
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...
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.
10-16-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,396
Posted By surveyor6

I'm happy with a nice Malbec from Chile.

I'm happy with a nice Malbec from Chile.
10-12-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 4,896
Posted By surveyor6

Airless tires that are not too heavy. ...

Airless tires that are not too heavy.
Affordable CVT hubs with a coaster brake.
Forum: Foo
10-03-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,053
Posted By surveyor6

I read that Polynesian DNA has been found in a...

I read that Polynesian DNA has been found in a lot of modern day South America. That muddies the water a little more.
Forum: Introductions
09-25-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 327
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome to the forum. I grew up in Senoia.

Welcome to the forum. I grew up in Senoia.
09-25-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By surveyor6

I am getting a beach cruiser to ride during lunch...

I am getting a beach cruiser to ride during lunch hour at work. The bike rack is in our parking garage, so I can just keep it locked up there. When the days get short, lunch time is the only chance I...
09-16-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3,099
Views: 781,314
Posted By surveyor6

1980s Trek 1500. Bought it as a frameset and...

1980s Trek 1500. Bought it as a frameset and built it up with swap meet parts.
I liked the hidden cables, but it wasn't such a great bike.
I gave it to an unemployed guy back during the great...
09-12-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3,099
Views: 781,314
Posted By surveyor6

Rode this Ron Cooper all through my fifties. ...

Rode this Ron Cooper all through my fifties.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/768x581/rcooperfixed_07fb5ca4d5e64f0e8f214331cb035cbc92266a00.jpg
70something Ron Cooer ...
09-12-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,104
Posted By surveyor6

Battle damage makes you bike unique and easier to...

Battle damage makes you bike unique and easier to recognize if unlawfully appropriated.
09-12-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By surveyor6

Lets roll!

Lets roll!
Forum: Foo
08-23-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,351
Posted By surveyor6

The surfers will be dissapointed. South facing...

The surfers will be dissapointed. South facing beaches don't provide very big waves.
08-22-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 917
Posted By surveyor6

To me, the beach cruiser is a blank canvas. -You...

To me, the beach cruiser is a blank canvas. -You can mod it in a variety of themes like bmx , klunker, low rider and others.
- You can add a derailleur, IGH, drum brakes, springer fork, triple tree...
08-22-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3,099
Views: 781,314
Posted By surveyor6

I rode this one a lot in my 50s. It was stolen...

I rode this one a lot in my 50s. It was stolen just before I turned 60. Added the disco brakes myself....
08-16-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By surveyor6

Simply keeping my bike in a car port around 1000...

Simply keeping my bike in a car port around 1000 feet from the salt water resulted in a crazy amount of corrosion. Still, I loved riding on the beach....
Replies: 9
Views: 1,293
Posted By surveyor6

Very sad. She was really young.

Very sad. She was really young.
Forum: Foo
07-29-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 570
Posted By surveyor6

My will and testament specifies that I am to be...

My will and testament specifies that I am to be buried wearing my "Cheap Sunglasses". Rest well, Dusty.
Forum: Foo
07-04-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,464
Posted By surveyor6

We changed our vacation destination based soley...

We changed our vacation destination based soley on high rental car rates. We are going to a destination with a lot of public transportation and an Amtrak station to avoid renting a car for $1900 per...
07-03-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,334
Posted By surveyor6

Interesting. I have owned a Univega roadie and my...

Interesting. I have owned a Univega roadie and my first MTB was a Univega.
06-15-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 451,018
Posted By surveyor6

Fisher's Klunker is definitely one of my dream...

Fisher's Klunker is definitely one of my dream bikes. I go back and forth on building a period klunker with the motorcycle handlebars, levers and components from the 70s.
06-15-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By surveyor6

Find a used wheel with a drum brake on ebay. I...

Find a used wheel with a drum brake on ebay. I have bought quite a few that way and they look great on a cruiser....
06-12-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14,567
Views: 3,389,479
Posted By surveyor6

I like the shoulder pad in the frame for...

I like the shoulder pad in the frame for carrying. I used those things a lot.
06-12-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,883
Posted By surveyor6

Impressive that she bested a bunch of roadies on...

Impressive that she bested a bunch of roadies on an MTB on the gravel, with a suspension fork.
06-05-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,706
Posted By surveyor6

I built a banana seat muscle bike from the days...

I built a banana seat muscle bike from the days of my youth. 1961 model.
05-22-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,201
Posted By surveyor6

When I was in the USMC in the late 80s, we rode...

When I was in the USMC in the late 80s, we rode it during our lunch hour. We rode from the big blimp hangars in Tustin to the beach and back. Good times.
05-01-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 63,963
Posted By surveyor6

Here is my early 1970s Cooper. My boss found it...

Here is my early 1970s Cooper. My boss found it abandoned on a canal bank in Glendale, AZ. The paint was so sun damaged that I could not determine the color....
04-07-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3,099
Views: 781,314
Posted By surveyor6

1961 Higgins Flight liner, built up with Sears...

1961 Higgins Flight liner, built up with Sears Spyder parts.
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03-21-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 451,018
Posted By surveyor6

I love viewing all these parts that I have never...

I love viewing all these parts that I have never seen in person.
This is my first cruiser built from the frame up. I planned to use it for a commuter.
-Specialized Globe, circa 1998 or so. Frame...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20,323
Views: 4,613,340
Posted By surveyor6

Rear fender for my Sears Spyder clone from EBay. ...

Rear fender for my Sears Spyder clone from EBay.
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x450/fender_strut_2_1c6256e5db4336dad1c4e0098dc00d259ae26d2f.jpg
Forum: Introductions
03-02-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. I wish you a speedy recovery.

Welcome. I wish you a speedy recovery.
Forum: Foo
02-17-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,479
Posted By surveyor6

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

The Ice Storm of Feb 15 definitely supports the OP's argument.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/484x600/in_my_yard_reduced_x2_4d6ee680282f866a840ad01109aadef5cc6d3a0d.jpg
02-14-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
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.
02-02-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
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: 2,650
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...
Forum: Introductions
01-30-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. I was pulling for the Bills last weekend.

Welcome. I was pulling for the Bills last weekend.
01-25-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,517
Posted By surveyor6

I'm sure you can do it, Speedway. You have all...

I'm sure you can do it, Speedway. You have all winter to figure it out!
You will know your way around your new bike much better than a rider that took delivery of a fully assembled bike.
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