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10-01-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,919
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: 371
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: 6,243
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: 516
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: 443
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: 927
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: 1,093
Views: 303,896
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: 10
Views: 1,024
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: 927
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: 663
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: 9
Views: 1,287
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: 25
Views: 2,913
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: 20
Views: 1,555
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
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Forum: Folding Bikes
08-23-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,568
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: 20
Views: 1,555
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: 1,768
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: 5,702
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: 1
Views: 1,026
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: 2,885
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: 1,662
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: 132
Views: 74,340
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"...
07-25-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,417
Posted By Philphine

saw it on one of the facebook groups. came out...

saw it on one of the facebook groups. came out good.
07-20-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,152
Posted By Philphine

since about every bike i ride (cruiser anyway) is...

since about every bike i ride (cruiser anyway) is a stretch cruiser i put a seat with a backrest on it. either one i made/converted, or catch a deal on ebay and buy one (or a few if the deal is good...
07-01-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,422
Posted By Philphine

is it actually a "fixie", or i'm guessing really...

is it actually a "fixie", or i'm guessing really a coaster brake? there'll be a little difference in what you're looking for depending on which you have.
06-27-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,498
Posted By Philphine

Frame/component color (neon?)

Just idea gathering. Thinking on a winter bike idea, including frame/component color.

Would you consider something purposely bright, even garish, to contrast from possible snow or increased hours...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-24-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 74,340
Posted By Philphine

An old thread I know, but I just got another....

An old thread I know, but I just got another. Seems like the prices got crazy for them but im seeing a few just back on the reasonable side of ridiculous. I'm playing with the idea of a commuter...
Forum: Commuting
06-18-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 23,240
Posted By Philphine

haven't had one bike since i was about 12. i...

haven't had one bike since i was about 12. i scraped bikes together constantly 'til 5 of my best were stolen in my 20's. kinda got away from bikes then, but still had 2 or 3. much later i learned...
06-18-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,278
Posted By Philphine

i have a basic one, but never ride it. i think...

i have a basic one, but never ride it. i think it's called a "touch" truthfully i was cleaning out accumulated cruisers i had gotten used and realized one was a micargi. can't really give an opinion...
06-17-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,981
Posted By Philphine

does it work? seems like it would be too short...

does it work? seems like it would be too short for the leaves to be that thick and still flex.
06-13-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 401,742
Posted By Philphine

i've looked at that one gravity bike vid on you...

i've looked at that one gravity bike vid on you tube a million times. the bike with the bomb on it (can't remember the guy's name now) was one of my inspirations. love to be able to take my bike and...
06-11-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 401,742
Posted By Philphine

yeah, my only ride was a highway over pass behind...

yeah, my only ride was a highway over pass behind my old neighborhood, only about a 1/4ml long. i got up to a whopping 22mph. no wobbles though (even though it wasn't much of a test). really wish i...
06-11-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,040
Posted By Philphine

i like it. wish we had events like that here.

i like it. wish we had events like that here.
06-10-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1,108
Views: 401,742
Posted By Philphine

https://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y295/Philphine/b...

https://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y295/Philphine/bikes/g-bike001-9.jpg

i only rode this once. there was a side build off on rat rod bikes were we made gravity bikes. we tried to use the gravity...
06-06-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,566
Posted By Philphine

being more a freakbiker than a regular biker i've...

being more a freakbiker than a regular biker i've been cobbling up my own. they fall into "never sell" for two reasons. i'm not a professional welder and was warned off selling bikes by other hobby...
05-29-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,697
Posted By Philphine

yeah, still making the assumption that it is the...

yeah, still making the assumption that it is the same set up. the rear axle looks like it has half a tennis ball screwed to it? like i said, i only rode it around the block a couple times, but i...
05-28-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,029
Posted By Philphine

https://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y295/Philphine/P...

https://i7.photobucket.com/albums/y295/Philphine/Picture080-1.jpg

the one in back is the ls the longest i've ever made, for a brother who is 6'5" (the pic is more exaggerated since the one in...
05-28-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,697
Posted By Philphine

it sounds like a trek lime (i think trek made it,...

it sounds like a trek lime (i think trek made it, i do know it was called a lime). if so you might be able to research it for comparable info/parts. one came through the co-op a while back and i got...
05-17-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
Posted By Philphine

i have a schwinn made similar to this, only in...

i have a schwinn made similar to this, only in steel. i picked it up for a future mid or long tail try.
05-13-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By Philphine

index is smarter than i am, so i usually take...

index is smarter than i am, so i usually take index off when i can and switch to friction. in your case it would make switching the gearing easier if you already have friction shifting, pretty much...
05-06-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,909
Posted By Philphine

i've got the start of something like that. took a...

i've got the start of something like that. took a 20" full suspension bike and put the forks and rear swingarm off a 26" full suspension bike on it. kinda lost interest in the idea, so it's another...
04-27-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,939
Posted By Philphine

the last bike i built at the co-op was this bike,...

the last bike i built at the co-op was this bike, and i think about this size, only white with red lettering. i changed it to a single front chain ring, red cable housing they had around the shop and...
Forum: Recumbent
04-25-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,736
Posted By Philphine

i'm half wondering now, because the only fully...

i'm half wondering now, because the only fully recumbent bike i've ridden (beside a really short down the street a few houses and back on a bike-e) is one i made my self. i put the twitchyness down...
04-25-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,029
Posted By Philphine

https://oi7.photobucket.com/albums/y295/Philphine/...

https://oi7.photobucket.com/albums/y295/Philphine/bikes/bikes%20002_zpsiiim4q7e.jpg

well, if this works, it's in the seat post angle i think. the further you pull it out, the bigger/roomier the...
04-25-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,029
Posted By Philphine

a coker monster really isn't that big...

a coker monster really isn't that big ergonomically. i mean it is big, but the seat to bars to pedals is pretty much the same as a regular beach cruiser. the 32" walmart bike "sits" bigger (if they...
Forum: Fatbikes
04-22-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 12,827
Posted By Philphine

a gift card and a black friday sale. got a cheap...

a gift card and a black friday sale. got a cheap one at walmart on black friday, after getting a walmart gift card from work. got a single speed beast the first year, then the 7sp version the next.
Forum: Framebuilders
04-22-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,229
Posted By Philphine

i'm more a freakbike builder than making serious...

i'm more a freakbike builder than making serious frames, but i go to the local metal supermarket fairly often. they also have what they call a drop table. where they put short and remnant pieces for...
04-16-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,029
Posted By Philphine

you could try a few cruiser facebook groups for...

you could try a few cruiser facebook groups for stretch cruiser ideas, or some of the regular internet forums. i make my own, but don't try selling them (at best i strip down the bike and give the...
04-11-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,382
Posted By Philphine

somebody makes a big bike trailer. is it called...

somebody makes a big bike trailer. is it called "people who bike"? when i do the mayors bike ride here in the city one of the bike shops brings one for helping riders who break down during the ride....
04-06-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
Posted By Philphine

are you keeping both bikes? maybe a madsen bucket...

are you keeping both bikes? maybe a madsen bucket bike or yuba boda boda. both are step through. i don't know their frame sizes though.
03-28-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,505
Posted By Philphine

may not be much help, cause i never knew what it...

may not be much help, cause i never knew what it was called, but at one time i brought something that was made like coroplast, but the outer sheets were a real thin aluminum (with a kind of plastic...
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