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12-01-10, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By Geo Cruise

Bike rust control and safe locking?

I am moving about a half hour away and got my apartment today, and to my surprise I found out I cannot take my bike up to my apartment, so I am going to have to store it outside 24/7 in the cycling...
Replies: 45
Views: 2,781
Posted By Geo Cruise

As a Land Surveyor/Engineer I have had a lot of...

As a Land Surveyor/Engineer I have had a lot of experience with GPS, from consumer models to high accuracy engineering units, but on my bike I would be perfectly happy with just a simple bike...
11-29-10, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,047
Posted By Geo Cruise

28" tires and 700c tires

are 28 inch tires different from 700c tires? is there a slight difference? are they totally interchangeable? I have a '41 CCM with 28" wheels and 700c tires on them, just want some clarification on...
Forum: Introductions
11-29-10, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By Geo Cruise

Welcome to the forums, feel free to hop in on the...

Welcome to the forums, feel free to hop in on the conversations :) They are good people here
11-29-10, 08:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,104
Posted By Geo Cruise

That bike has class!

That bike has class!
Forum: Introductions
11-29-10, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By Geo Cruise

Greeting Reija, my fathers side of the family are...

Greeting Reija, my fathers side of the family are Serbian from Ado and Bojmok, Welcome to the forums!
11-28-10, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 695
Posted By Geo Cruise

when you go for the job interviews ask if they...

when you go for the job interviews ask if they have ever seen the movie fight club LOL
11-28-10, 03:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 695
Posted By Geo Cruise

Ouch mate, I hope you are feeling better soon

Ouch mate, I hope you are feeling better soon
11-27-10, 05:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,144
Posted By Geo Cruise

That is more than ugly welding that is an unsafe...

That is more than ugly welding that is an unsafe frame.
11-27-10, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,677
Posted By Geo Cruise

Thanks Aaron, thats what I needed to know, I...

Thanks Aaron, thats what I needed to know, I think I will go with the 139 since it seems it is sturdy enough, the 153 is probably larger than I need and since there are no stability issues with the...
11-27-10, 05:52 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 32,453
Posted By Geo Cruise

When recommending a buffer I was thinking large...

When recommending a buffer I was thinking large part like a seat post or something, smaller parts like a head tube badge should be done by hand for some of the reasons you have listed, also the head...
11-26-10, 09:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,144
Posted By Geo Cruise

Notice how most the selection is full suspension...

Notice how most the selection is full suspension bikes as well, it is the latest craze and they make these cheap knock off with fancy looking frames and cheap shock and components and charge huge...
11-26-10, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,677
Posted By Geo Cruise

I am not using a lightweight bike it is an 83...

I am not using a lightweight bike it is an 83 |CCM I have restored and weight is not an issue and distance isn't either. I just look at the 139 and it looks like it would sway under a load buy the...
11-26-10, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By Geo Cruise

I managed to contact the police today and got the...

I managed to contact the police today and got the officers name after a bit of explaining (I think they thought I was calling in a complaint at first) anyways he was on duty when I called and they...
11-26-10, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,677
Posted By Geo Cruise

Yes sorry my apologies the Wald 157, do you find...

Yes sorry my apologies the Wald 157, do you find the 139 solid and secure enough for hauling a few bags of groceries?
11-26-10, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,677
Posted By Geo Cruise

wald 153 compared to wald 139 ?

I want to get a basket for hauling groceries and was wondering is the wald 139 would do or should I go all out and get a wald 153? If anyone has pictures they could post of bikes with these baskets...
11-26-10, 07:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 907
Posted By Geo Cruise

I haven't ever though of it, are you all carrying...

I haven't ever though of it, are you all carrying it for dogs and such or muggings? I live in a pretty safe area and would have no use for it
11-25-10, 05:15 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 11,079
Posted By Geo Cruise

I bought a $1200 because I did not have $2000...

I bought a $1200 because I did not have $2000 dollars for a bike, they are quite noticeable when you ride them the difference between a $250 bike and a $1000 bike, and they will last longer and won't...
11-25-10, 03:29 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 32,453
Posted By Geo Cruise

yes I have done a lot of work on a buffing wheel,...

yes I have done a lot of work on a buffing wheel, with the right compound it can almost look chrome. wear safety glasses and a work apron because you will be covered in compound by the time you...
11-25-10, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By Geo Cruise

It's a 10 minute ride to the hospital, all my...

It's a 10 minute ride to the hospital, all my friends were working and I have no cab money I live on disability so I cannot afford a cab, I could have called the ambulance but I though I could make...
11-25-10, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By Geo Cruise

I do plan on calling to police and seeing if they...

I do plan on calling to police and seeing if they can track him down and give him some kudos for a very nice gesture. He was a great guy, I was so sick that I did not think to grab his name but I...
11-24-10, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 534
Posted By Geo Cruise

An interesting ride

So I have been laid up sick for the past few days and today it got bad enough that I decided to go into the hospital, so it is -2C out and I geared up warm and hopped on my bike for a ten minute ride...
11-24-10, 08:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,767
Posted By Geo Cruise

we got a couple inches of snow last night and it...

we got a couple inches of snow last night and it is -5 C here and I just did a grocery run and was quite comfortable, the first block had a cool bite but I warmed up quickly. I have wool sweaters...
11-23-10, 07:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,582
Posted By Geo Cruise

I never quit since I was a kid. And now I live a...

I never quit since I was a kid. And now I live a carfree life so I just cycle more
11-23-10, 07:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,463
Posted By Geo Cruise

I am guilty of snot rockets mostly when it is...

I am guilty of snot rockets mostly when it is cold out and my nose starts running but I always try to make sure no one sees me, let alone do it in a group ride
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-10, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 902
Posted By Geo Cruise

Gravity taught me a long time ago that I suck,...

Gravity taught me a long time ago that I suck, and I wasn't lucky enough to simply have an apple fall on me to realise
11-23-10, 06:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,767
Posted By Geo Cruise

if dressed properly the cold is manageable you...

if dressed properly the cold is manageable you will always hate the first mile or so until you have warmed up after that it is just a matter of staying warm, with the right clothe a breathable...
11-23-10, 04:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 260
Posted By Geo Cruise

Tendonitis from riding?

My right elbow has been flaring up with tendinitis when I ride, has anyone else had something similar? Is it the geometry of my riding position? I ride on paved roads 95% of the time and am not doing...
11-23-10, 04:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,335
Posted By Geo Cruise

I have a Cardiff saddle that is a knock off of...

I have a Cardiff saddle that is a knock off of the Flyer and I like it fine, it is still in the break in period but my butt seems just as happy on it as it does on my B17 Special
11-23-10, 03:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,194
Posted By Geo Cruise

I am prepping to be ready for the New York Tweed...

I am prepping to be ready for the New York Tweed ride, I have never been down to New York before and figure it would be a good little tour to see the city and meet people. I have been investigating...
11-22-10, 07:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,194
Posted By Geo Cruise

Awesome I did not realise this was catching on...

Awesome I did not realise this was catching on all over the place. If you know of links for these Tweed Runs Post them up because I want to set up a collection of links per city on my website, I will...
11-22-10, 07:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,194
Posted By Geo Cruise

Tweed Runners?

In London the have for two years in a row done a Tweed run where people dress in classic Tweed suits and ride through downtown London they encourage the riding of classic bikes, for 2011 they plan on...
11-22-10, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 573
Posted By Geo Cruise

what is the best way to pop off the rivet holding a headtube badge on?

I have to pop off the head tube badge on my bike to have it sent away for refinishing and to strip the bike for pain. I could drill them out I suppose but was wondering if there was an easier method...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,158
Posted By Geo Cruise

1941 CCM Rambler

What value would you put on my 1941 CCM Rambler, it is rusted but all original except the tires.

Here is a link to the bikes on my website...
11-22-10, 06:40 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 14,717
Posted By Geo Cruise

Here in Canada it is the same thing with CCM...

Here in Canada it is the same thing with CCM (Canadian Cycle and Motor) they built high quality bikes for several decades but in 1983 the went bankrupt, their Hockey division was sold off and the CCM...
Replies: 3
Views: 4,186
Posted By Geo Cruise

1969 CCM Mustang... Mint, ALL Original

I have just got a 1969 CCM Mustang in mint condition and completely original right down to the Dunlop tires.

Here is a link to the bike on my website...
11-22-10, 05:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,679
Posted By Geo Cruise

Okay I am on a mission to get the second pedal...

Okay I am on a mission to get the second pedal off today

it is a 1 piece crank that I cannot remove until I get the pedal off, I cannot get my pedal wrench on it because there is too mush rust...
11-21-10, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,351
Posted By Geo Cruise

yeah I am going to go with the serial number and...

yeah I am going to go with the serial number and call it a '41, I was surprised though because they cut production a lot during the war I did not think I would be so luck to find a bike of that...
11-21-10, 06:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,679
Posted By Geo Cruise

I got one pedal off with acetone and a little...

I got one pedal off with acetone and a little brute force, the other pedal I cannot even get my pedal wrench on it even with a lot of persuasion with my dead head hammer, I am going to have to take a...
11-21-10, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,351
Posted By Geo Cruise

I found a serial number list that corresponds...

I found a serial number list that corresponds with the year of manufacture and it says my bike is actually a 1941, I would love someone to have a look and try to verify that though. She'll be pretty...
11-21-10, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,351
Posted By Geo Cruise

I have images of the 1950? CCM Rambler that I am...

I have images of the 1950? CCM Rambler that I am going to be restoring on my website www.CruiserSports.com If anyone wishes to stop by and have a look and help me narrow down a date of the bike.
11-21-10, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,679
Posted By Geo Cruise

Tricks for removing rusted on Pedals

I have a 60 year old CCM Rambler and I need to get the pedals off but they are rusted on and I cannot crack them, anyone know a trick to get these pedals off? The pedals can be wrecked, the crank has...
11-21-10, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,351
Posted By Geo Cruise

Yeah anyone knowing info on a late '40's, early...

Yeah anyone knowing info on a late '40's, early '50's CCM Rambler I could use some input.

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11-21-10, 09:33 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,730
Posted By Geo Cruise

I don't know the politics of it I just know I...

I don't know the politics of it I just know I cannot afford a car LOL
11-21-10, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By Geo Cruise

I have had several done by www.decalfusion.com...

I have had several done by www.decalfusion.com and have been happy with the price, service and quality.
11-21-10, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,351
Posted By Geo Cruise

Searching for CCM Guru

I am searching for contact information of a John Williamson of Edmonton Alberta. He is an expert on classic CCM bicycles and I need some input from him on a 1951 CCM Rambler I am about to restore, if...
Forum: Touring
09-03-10, 09:45 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,095
Posted By Geo Cruise

I tried to order from REI once and they told me...

I tried to order from REI once and they told me they don't ship to Canada and to use their affiliate MEC... either way no big deal. I think I have found the right stove for me should be capable of...
Forum: Touring
09-03-10, 08:55 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,095
Posted By Geo Cruise

I am looking at this one ...

I am looking at this one

http://www.mec.ca/Products/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=845524442627553&FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_id=2534374302696309

MEC.ca is REI's Canadian Stores. The set is...
Forum: Touring
09-03-10, 08:08 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,095
Posted By Geo Cruise

Sounds like Alcohol is my best way to go, would I...

Sounds like Alcohol is my best way to go, would I be able to get some links to some nice alcohol stoves to shop and compare?
Forum: Touring
09-02-10, 09:08 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,095
Posted By Geo Cruise

How easy is it to get fuel for these stoves on a...

How easy is it to get fuel for these stoves on a 3600 km trip? I only pick propane because I know the canaster are very easy to find, I am not sure where or how easy it would be to get MSR canister...
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