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07-27-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,280
Posted By SquidPuppet

B17 all day long. :-) ...

B17 all day long. :-)

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06-25-18, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 474,994
Posted By SquidPuppet

New tires

I glued some rubber strips to the tops of my bars in front of the grips and wrapped them with some Newbaums cotton tape so I can move my hands around in comfort. New tires too.
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03-03-18, 11:30 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 32,681
Posted By SquidPuppet

Classic? Nope. Old? Yep. Brown? Very. ...

Classic? Nope.
Old? Yep.
Brown? Very.


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02-04-18, 11:23 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 59,999
Posted By SquidPuppet

Riding a bike without lock nuts and caps on the...

Riding a bike without lock nuts and caps on the valves is like walking around with untied shoelaces. Sure, it can be done. But it's a display of sloppy workmanship and lack of attention to detail.
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08-22-17, 03:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,616
Posted By SquidPuppet

How could they possibly pull through and then...

How could they possibly pull through and then fight tightly again? Something is wrong with this story, or the way it's being told.
08-13-17, 04:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,413
Posted By SquidPuppet

Chicago Electroforged Gas Pipe Boat Anchors ...

Chicago Electroforged Gas Pipe Boat Anchors


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08-06-17, 07:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,788
Posted By SquidPuppet

Hello and welcome. 1. Have you tried leaning...

Hello and welcome.

1. Have you tried leaning the bike over towards yourself before throwing your leg over it? If not, try that. And lean it a lot. I have one bike that is very tall and that's what...
07-21-17, 10:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 22,814
Posted By SquidPuppet

The person that you are attempting to communicate...

The person that you are attempting to communicate with hasn't been here in six years.
04-20-17, 10:35 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,945
Posted By SquidPuppet

My bikes are razor straight because I use space...

My bikes are razor straight because I use space age alignment technology and tools. Nuts, bolts, washers, rulers, straight edges, string, and 2x4s.

Captain Kludge to infinity....and beyond....
04-15-17, 02:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 24,876
Posted By SquidPuppet

Loose fenders? Wonky brakes? Chain guards?...

Loose fenders? Wonky brakes? Chain guards? Cables? Goofy shifting? Gears?

So many problems and so much weight. :p ;) Just teasing.

Strip it man. I like to fly simple and raw.



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02-11-17, 12:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,055
Posted By SquidPuppet

A member here, ThermonicScott did the measuring...

A member here, ThermonicScott did the measuring and put it together. It has helped more than a couple people get their chain line right in the Single Speed and Fixed Gear forum.

I am fortunate...
10-21-16, 11:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,175
Posted By SquidPuppet

I change my foot position on the pedals...

I change my foot position on the pedals frequently, just like hand positions, to reduce fatigue. I also use different positions for cornering vs climbing efficiency. I guess I'm a freak. I've always...
08-01-16, 02:32 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 63,985
Posted By SquidPuppet

After reading a lot of reviews I went to the C&V...

After reading a lot of reviews I went to the C&V forum to investigate further. It was a couple guys there that actually know Jan Heine and vouched for the design, manufacturing process, and tread...
08-01-16, 12:41 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 63,985
Posted By SquidPuppet

Compass Tire Hype: Warning

I hate when a product develops a hive-minded hyperbolic praise gushing following. It makes me very suspicious. I start thinking "Label Lovers" and brand loyalists, which make no sense to me...
07-29-16, 12:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 24,853
Posted By SquidPuppet

I don't like running my stems too high out of the...

I don't like running my stems too high out of the headset, as I can feel the increased flex. So to get the height I want, I run an old fashioned style bar with a lot of rise. they are inexpensive and...
07-05-16, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 474,994
Posted By SquidPuppet

Here are a couple more. The frames aren't legit...

Here are a couple more. The frames aren't legit cruisers, but I use them for cruising the beach and they are single speed coaster brake, so they are close.

An '77 Varsity, complete with glitter...
07-05-16, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 474,994
Posted By SquidPuppet

People keep converting other bike types into...

People keep converting other bike types into "Beach Cruisers". Here is my attempt. A "Track" bike conversion.

Single speed, coaster brake, cruiser bars, so it qualifies, sorta. :lol:


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09-14-15, 09:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 16,056
Posted By SquidPuppet

Countless plus one, now.

Countless plus one, now.
07-09-15, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 474,994
Posted By SquidPuppet

Stylish!!

Stylish!!
02-18-15, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 783,645
Posted By SquidPuppet

Think of the weight savings alone!!!!!!!!!!

Think of the weight savings alone!!!!!!!!!!
08-19-14, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 783,645
Posted By SquidPuppet

Damn straight. During High School I lowsided my...

Damn straight. During High School I lowsided my moped in a big radius sweeper at only 25mph wearing just my swim trunks. Slid forever. And the problem with NO protection is you can't drag your feet...
07-31-14, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 783,645
Posted By SquidPuppet

That aint jackass, it's COOL! Digging the green....

That aint jackass, it's COOL! Digging the green. :)
07-17-14, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 474,994
Posted By SquidPuppet

OK, gotcha on the bar phrasing. Perhaps they were...

OK, gotcha on the bar phrasing. Perhaps they were making a canti Heavy Duti in 92 but I can't find it in those catalogues. In fact, I can't find a Heavy Duti, straight or canti, in those catalouges...
06-07-14, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 474,994
Posted By SquidPuppet

Learning a new camera this morning. Not too...

Learning a new camera this morning. Not too shabby for a $130.00 camera.

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