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01-08-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Is Monkeyletric still in buisness?

Is Monkeyletric still in business? I was interested in outfitting my cruiser with their M232 spoke lights, but they have nothing in their amazon webstore, but they still have a website up..
12-25-20, 02:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,143
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Smile I'm looking at picking up six Molicel P26A 18650...

I'm looking at picking up six Molicel P26A 18650 2600mAh 35A Batteries. Should I be looking at the mAH or Amps? What I've seen on the Pansonics is the Mah is greater but Amps are lower..

Thanks
12-25-20, 12:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,143
Posted By Sirrus Rider

This is the battery box: Trustfire box on Amazon...

This is the battery box: Trustfire box on Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08CZ18YJB/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o08_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1) mine is the 6 cell version

I picked up an xtar vc8...
12-24-20, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 416,640
Posted By Sirrus Rider

The final incarnation of my '80's Beach Cruiser

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Evolved from stock 1 x 5 derailleur to 1 x 6 indexed derailleur to...
12-24-20, 11:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,143
Posted By Sirrus Rider

18650 Batteries for bicycle lights

Any electronics engineers out there who has a grasp on the techno babble related to batteries and can give a down and dirty lesson on what is what? I recent picked up a brighteyes 1200 light set and...
12-24-20, 10:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,317
Posted By Sirrus Rider

I'll second what Sixty Fiver said. I have two...

I'll second what Sixty Fiver said. I have two bikes running Shimano Dynohubs and there was nothing to setting them up, I just had the bike shop build the wheels I brought them home, rimstripped, then...
11-19-20, 12:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,985
Posted By Sirrus Rider

The next incarnation of my '80's Beach Cruiser

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I started having a recurring issue of the rear inner tube blowing out...
10-29-20, 12:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 880
Posted By Sirrus Rider

No this was originally a 5 speed and I wouldn't...

No this was originally a 5 speed and I wouldn't yank anyone's chain. I did sort of figure part of it out. The drive side bearings had shed themselves into the bottom bracket shell. When the cranks...
10-23-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 880
Posted By Sirrus Rider

It's my '80s Schwinn cruiser.

It's my '80s Schwinn cruiser.
10-23-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 880
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Weird Astablula crank problem

I have a cruiser that when the cranks are cranked backwards they feel tight; however, they spin fine in the forward direction. Is this normal for Ashtabula cranks? What should I be looking at so that...
10-02-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,461
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Actually, It it turned out to be inexpensive. ....

Actually, It it turned out to be inexpensive. . Replaced my freewheel with a 6 speed Shimano compatible and then replace the shifter with a Shimano 6 Speed revo-shift and used the stock derailleur. ...
10-02-20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,495
Posted By Sirrus Rider

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I don't have anything securing the saddle other that classic binder bolt
Forum: Commuting
03-03-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 15,476
Views: 11,588,381
Posted By Sirrus Rider

My Bianchi Super San Jose8

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My first commute after conversion. I'm referring to is as a Super San...
03-03-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,129
Posted By Sirrus Rider

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She's my fun neighborhood runabout.
02-17-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Is there any other make of rim I should consider?...

Is there any other make of rim I should consider? Would the Sun Alloy Rim 26 x 2.00 Ryno Lite Silver 36 Hole work?...
02-11-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By Sirrus Rider

IGH the difference between the Shimano Inter-8 and Nexus

What is the difference between the Shimano Inter-8 and Nexus 8?
02-08-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Cruiser wheel set build

Seeing that the spokes on my Cruiser are a corroded mess I'm considering building a new set of wheels. Would Sun Rynolite rims in 556Etro work okay with 2.125 Tires ? What rims should I consider??
01-19-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Tektro C324 vs. C326 Beach cruiser sidepulls

Does anyone know what the difference is between the C324 and the C326 beach cruiser brakes?
01-15-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By Sirrus Rider

I'm already using travel agents with the stock...

I'm already using travel agents with the stock mini-v and the problem is over time they either have to be rebuilt or replaced as the brake cable will saw through the little hole in the pulley.
01-13-20, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Specialized Sirrus Drop bar conversion with Cantilever Brakes

Has anyone done a Drop bar conversion on a Y2K (2000 to present) Sirrus and ditched the linear pulls for Cantilevers?
01-06-20, 01:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,129
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Build a new set of Cruiser wheels

Seeing that the spokes on my Cruiser are a corroded mess I'm considering building a new set of wheels based on sun rynolite rims the problem is I've seen the 556 etro rims in two widths 1.5 in and...
01-05-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,967
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Considering that all the manuals are originating...

Considering that all the manuals are originating in either Taiwan or China I wouldn't be surprised if they use the term Bicycles for all. For two reasons: It's cheaper to produce one manual to be...
01-05-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,091
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Cool I'm running fresh Salmon Koolstops.

I'm running fresh Salmon Koolstops.
01-04-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,091
Posted By Sirrus Rider

She started life with the typical tube type fork....

She started life with the typical tube type fork. I was planning on motorizing her, that why I converted her to a springer but I grew to like riding her as a bicycle. The brakes are sufficient as is,...
01-04-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,967
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Smile No shame in calling it a trike it's the most...

No shame in calling it a trike it's the most accurate term. Or Cruiser trike.
01-04-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,091
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Tekro makes dual pivot cruiser brakes :...

Tekro makes dual pivot cruiser brakes : https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00C894LG0/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_3?smid=AI815W1WMD729&psc=1...
01-03-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,967
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Here is my 2007 Schwinn Town and Country. ...

Here is my 2007 Schwinn Town and Country.
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01-03-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,967
Posted By Sirrus Rider

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I beg to differ the...
01-03-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,091
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Brake upgrade

Considering upgrading the brakes on my '80s Schwinn Cruiser from the stock Weimanns to Tekro dual pivots. I'm, just not sure if I should. The Weimanns actually stop pretty good and they look the...
12-21-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,491
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Follow up Phantom

As it turns out the '07 Sirrus is fitted with un-branded Tekro 926AL and when I figured this out changing out the stock brakes to them became pointless. I left the OEM brakes with the Travel Agents...
05-12-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,461
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Friction to index

Thinking of doing a slight upgrade to my Schwinn Cruiser. When new it was a 1 X 5 friction shift with (sub?) entry level Suntour. It shifts well, but I often ride it in traffic and would like to have...
05-12-19, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 416,640
Posted By Sirrus Rider

My Beach Cruiser

This is my inherited Schwinn Beach Cruiser. It belonged to my uncle in the early '90s and got passed around to his kids for 20 years and very neglected in the process. It looks good from the 10...
02-18-18, 11:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,113
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Seat back was standard with the '07 Town &...

Seat back was standard with the '07 Town & Country.
01-11-18, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,036
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Thanks guys I wrote Kool Stop and they said the...

Thanks guys I wrote Kool Stop and they said the same thing. Ceramic formulation can be used, but is not recommended. They recommend the dual compound. I went ahead and bought a set of Koolstop Cross...
01-09-18, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,036
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Koolstop Brake Pads: Ceramic formulation OK for regular rims?

My new to me Bianchi San Jose came with Kool stop brake pads installed, but they are the ceramic formulation (olive green). Is this formulation okay with standard rims like Sun CR-18 or should I...
01-02-18, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,143
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Replacement Hood covers

I'm wondering if there are any Replacement hood covers (NOS, Repo) For Shimano Sora ST-3300(4) 3X8 Brifters mine are starting to wear out and Amazon says there no longer available. I'm definitely...
Forum: Commuting
08-14-17, 01:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,602
Posted By Sirrus Rider

After deliberately removing his brakes..:(

After deliberately removing his brakes..:(
07-26-17, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Holy war: Chains and lubricant the ongoing story of the chain eating Sirrus

Since the original post I've engaged in an experiment. Ever wonder how good the lubricant found on SRAM chains is? Sheldon Brown extolled the virtues of this waxy grease called Gleitmo. I always...
Forum: Commuting
07-20-17, 12:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 620
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Found me a Bianchi San Jose for cheap

I've been Jonesing for the San Jose for number of reasons. First and foremost that it can be adapted to an IGH and if using an 8speed Alfine become a San Jose8. Secondly, I can't keep a drivetrain on...
07-12-17, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 314
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Service life of a Shimano 3n71 dynohub

How long should a Shimano 3nXX dyno hub last? Just rolled 10k miles on mine and wondering if it should be re-greased. Can it be serviced? I've read here on the net that there are wear and replace...
07-12-17, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Service life of a Shimano 3n71 dynohub

How long should a Shimano 3nXX dyno hub last? Just rolled 10k miles on mine and wondering if it should be re-greased. Can it be serviced? I've read here on the net that there are wear and replace...
07-10-17, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,112
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Before we get sidetracked by talk of Chain...

Before we get sidetracked by talk of Chain checking tools. What differentiates a chainwheel that is for "8-speed" from one for "9-speed" On Sugino's website the 8-speed standard rings carry the...
07-09-17, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,112
Posted By Sirrus Rider

I use one of these now: :thumb: Chain...

I use one of these now: :thumb:

Chain Checker Plus Pedro's NA (http://pedros.com/products/tools/general-tool/chain-checker-plus/)
07-09-17, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,112
Posted By Sirrus Rider

8 vs 9 vs 10 speed chain rings

Is there a difference? What goes into making a set of chain rings optimal for say a 9-speed drive train over an 8-speed?

My '07 Sirrus (Subject of this thread:...
08-08-16, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,634
Posted By Sirrus Rider

I'd look at the new Cateye PADRONE I can read...

I'd look at the new Cateye PADRONE I can read that badboy without my glasses
04-21-16, 11:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,491
Posted By Sirrus Rider

MY Sora Brifers are ST-3303 and I believe my...

MY Sora Brifers are ST-3303 and I believe my current TEkro V brakes are 90mm arm length. I have Mini V's on hand that are 80mm arms. So the upshot is these Mini-V (TEKROS 926AL) will do what I'm...
04-20-16, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,491
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Mini-V brakes will they work with Brifters?

I'm currently running the OEM V brakes that came on my '07 Sirrus with Travel agents to use with Sora Brifters in drop bar configuration The problem is the travel agents tend to be a PITA to...
Forum: Commuting
03-23-16, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 911
Posted By Sirrus Rider

I like the orange it's okay; however, I really...

I like the orange it's okay; however, I really liked the yellow they used a few years back. Mine is a base model '07 that red and the graphics are "Normal" not wrapped down the middle of the down...
03-19-16, 11:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,979
Posted By Sirrus Rider

Breast cancer awareness bike. So yes very...

Breast cancer awareness bike. So yes very cool.:cool:
03-19-16, 04:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,423
Posted By Sirrus Rider

I'd wager a guess of 650a sized rims set up for...

I'd wager a guess of 650a sized rims set up for rod brakes.
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