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05-10-09, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,224
Posted By basscadetz

http://www.choppersus.com/store/product/168/Bottom...

http://www.choppersus.com/store/product/168/Bottom-Bracket-Conversion-Kit/
12-23-08, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,484
Posted By basscadetz

+1

+1
12-08-08, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By basscadetz

oh, also use a "tack cloth" (you can get them...

oh, also use a "tack cloth" (you can get them from lowes) after each sand. they're sticky cloths that get the sanded paint off the frame, before the next layer.
12-08-08, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By basscadetz

sand then primer then paint then clear. wet...

sand then primer then paint then clear.
wet sand between each.
let the final coat dry for at least 3-4 days before you assemble.
also make sure the primer and paint and clear are the same...
11-15-08, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,482
Posted By basscadetz

ask "hotbike" he's the expert on custom fairings....

ask "hotbike" he's the expert on custom fairings. his even float!
11-06-08, 04:36 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 104,267
Posted By basscadetz

i have the exact same bike. little cleaner...

i have the exact same bike. little cleaner though. scored it from an outdoor market.

http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u156/basscadetz/111.jpg
09-14-08, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 984
Posted By basscadetz

url?

url?
09-03-08, 12:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,916
Posted By basscadetz

lose all the reflectors. flip the bracket on...

lose all the reflectors.

flip the bracket on the seat where it attaches to the seatpost, that seat looks too far forward.

get a beer holder.

put the forks on and take a picture.

the...
08-17-08, 10:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 26,377
Posted By basscadetz

the top one is very cool. too bad the bar on the...

the top one is very cool. too bad the bar on the front seat doesn't row/pedal too.

here's one i saw a few weeks ago down the street:
http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u156/basscadetz/IMG_0740.jpg
08-17-08, 09:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,002
Posted By basscadetz

i didnt for the first few months i was here, only...

i didnt for the first few months i was here, only because i have a big head, and finding the right fit was an issue. i found an old vintage cricket helmet for 3 bucks that fits well.

so yes, i now...
08-17-08, 08:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 659
Posted By basscadetz

malvern star sportstar

got this today for pretty cheap from an outdoor junk market. have posted on some australian forums but hope someone can help me date it here. i assume its late 70's to mid 80's? any info would rock....
08-09-08, 09:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,002
Posted By basscadetz

here's my green bike....

here's my green bike. (http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u156/basscadetz/IMAG0105.jpg)
08-09-08, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 853
Posted By basscadetz

i meant shifter. and my doc marten steelies, even...

i meant shifter. and my doc marten steelies, even under the leather would stick. right at the crease/where the steel ends.
08-09-08, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 853
Posted By basscadetz

the reason for this is cause steelies can get...

the reason for this is cause steelies can get stuck under the clutch, and cause you to wreck. though i doubt your scooter has a foot clutch.
08-06-08, 08:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,664
Posted By basscadetz

those will tap out. here's one thats cheap: ...

those will tap out.

here's one thats cheap:

http://www.choppersus.com/store/product/168/Bottom-Bracket-Conversion-Kit/
08-06-08, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,019
Posted By basscadetz

or, go through your pile of handlebars, and cut...

or, go through your pile of handlebars, and cut one yourself.
08-06-08, 05:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,706
Posted By basscadetz

*sigh*

*sigh*
08-06-08, 01:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,706
Posted By basscadetz

oh and, you're planning on selling tallbikes?...

oh and, you're planning on selling tallbikes? (the url in your signature - http://www.ellipsisbike.com/)
08-06-08, 01:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,706
Posted By basscadetz

there's this cheese grater/file looking tool used...

there's this cheese grater/file looking tool used for bondo work, that works pretty well. you use it when the bondo is still a bit wet, and soft, (block cheese consistency?) to break down all the...
07-23-08, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By basscadetz

just put the rear derailer on as usual. cut the...

just put the rear derailer on as usual. cut the cable and all that crap off. put the chain on AS USUAL, with the derailer. the springy thing in the derailer makes the chain tight, no?

the end.
...
07-22-08, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By basscadetz

try a ghost/phantom cog: ...

try a ghost/phantom cog:

http://www.dirtragmag.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=17566&stc=1&d=1189540866

or

take a link out/use a half link

or
07-10-08, 07:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,079
Posted By basscadetz

not afraid of anything. out of the 40 or so bikes...

not afraid of anything. out of the 40 or so bikes we have at the house, this is the only 24 inch forks that will fit the head tube. shes just wanting to see a bent set witrh a 20 in wheel, versus an...
07-10-08, 01:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,079
Posted By basscadetz

bent 24 inch forks on a 20 inch bike

anyone have any examples of forks they bent themselves? (ie; pics) the girlfriend is trying to decide. we have a bmx with a nanner seat and some old tapered 24 inch forks, that scream to be bent, and...
07-06-08, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,716
Posted By basscadetz

my girl and i just put together something similar...

my girl and i just put together something similar for her out of 100% trash. ill post pics later this evening.
07-06-08, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,857
Posted By basscadetz

Pork Chop In Da House.

Pork Chop In Da House.
06-20-08, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,209
Posted By basscadetz

mixtes also make sweet lowriders if you use a...

mixtes also make sweet lowriders if you use a banana seat, and chop the top 2 pipes off the rear triangle, and cut the seat tube down.

example of a chopped mixte:
...
06-20-08, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,209
Posted By basscadetz

i suggest if you keep it fixed, you call it...

i suggest if you keep it fixed, you call it "assplant"
06-18-08, 10:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,906
Posted By basscadetz

dragonwalker: you should still do the beach chair...

dragonwalker: you should still do the beach chair thing. paint the base piece of wood like a beach towel. get an umbrella, or maybe a palm tree. ice chest/esky full of beer. zinc oxide on your nose....
06-18-08, 10:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,906
Posted By basscadetz

REINS!!! WE NEED REIIINSSS screw the low...

REINS!!! WE NEED REIIINSSS

screw the low center of gravity. falling is fun.
06-18-08, 09:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 718
Posted By basscadetz

coping calculator

i had seen this a while back and thought it was pretty cool so here ya go. if you've seen this before or it's old news, oh well.

click here (http://metalgeek.com/static/cope.pcgi)

basically you...
06-18-08, 07:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,906
Posted By basscadetz

REINS! oh man. maybe some of those lawn reindeer...

REINS! oh man. maybe some of those lawn reindeer you see around christmas attached to the front? floating?

REINS! BRILLIANT!
06-18-08, 07:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,906
Posted By basscadetz

i think the chain steering is brilliant. "good on...

i think the chain steering is brilliant. "good on ya" as they say in your country.

the use on non bike parts is something i think i want to steer clear of. general gheyness indeed.

the more i...
06-18-08, 07:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,906
Posted By basscadetz

with the help of highly sophisticated CAD...

with the help of highly sophisticated CAD software, i came up with my thoughts on the steering.

http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u156/basscadetz/cartbike/steeringconcept.jpg
06-18-08, 05:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,906
Posted By basscadetz

hmm, tippyness is a worry of course. maybe...

hmm, tippyness is a worry of course.

maybe the smaller wheels will help lower the center of gravity? i also thought about making it a bit wider as well? i dont want to be EXACT but i think part...
06-18-08, 05:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,906
Posted By basscadetz

now that im sober, an explanation of where im...

now that im sober, an explanation of where im going with this is in order.

so i wanted something similar, but a bit more rigid and tough, so i think the best bet is to have a steel frame/chassis...
06-18-08, 06:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,906
Posted By basscadetz

wagonbike??

ive been thinking about this bike for a few weeks now after seeing this photo:


http://a.abcnews.com/images/Technology/ht_anthony1897_071119_ssh.jpg

article:
...
06-13-08, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 988
Posted By basscadetz

http://www.jimmykuehnle.com/performance/invisible_...

http://www.jimmykuehnle.com/performance/invisible_bike/invisible_bike_rolling.jpg
website (http://www.jimmykuehnle.com/performance/invisible_bike/invisible_bike.php)
05-23-08, 07:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,414
Posted By basscadetz

http://www.vanillabicycles.com ok im not one...

http://www.vanillabicycles.com

ok im not one for spending ANYTHING on a bicycle, but DAMN these are sexy!
04-12-08, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,119
Posted By basscadetz

"- No genital numbness, pain, or increased risk...

"- No genital numbness, pain, or increased risk of urological problems" is actually one of its selling points? haha
04-06-08, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 388,771
Posted By basscadetz

in australia, a "long neck" is a 750ml bottle of...

in australia, a "long neck" is a 750ml bottle of beer. (about 25 oz). three of them for 10 bucks. yes, beer is very expensive here. i miss my pbr.
03-05-08, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 868
Posted By basscadetz

im def gonna do this on my bmx triple tall....

im def gonna do this on my bmx triple tall. thanks for the how to.
03-04-08, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 868
Posted By basscadetz

this is cool. how exactly do you bolt it...

this is cool. how exactly do you bolt it together? im assuming bolting the hubcaps together through the spokes?
02-25-08, 11:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,531
Posted By basscadetz

Small Tall

Small Tall
02-24-08, 04:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,317
Posted By basscadetz

im the dream police, and im coming for you. ...

im the dream police, and im coming for you.

you gonna do any exploring of oz after corinbank johnny?
02-11-08, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,013
Posted By basscadetz

hotbike, check out these battling rams. I bet...

hotbike, check out these battling rams. I bet they could take out a semi!
01-02-08, 09:02 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 19,953
Posted By basscadetz

blais: but does it float? destroy cars? :D

blais: but does it float? destroy cars?

:D
09-18-07, 02:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,371
Posted By basscadetz

ive been on that site for a while, everyone there...

ive been on that site for a while, everyone there is really nice, never any drama there. thats where i got the ideas for my bike in the pics sextion.


love that site.
09-13-07, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 388,771
Posted By basscadetz

schwinn fleet frame about 1999-2000, not sure,...

schwinn fleet frame about 1999-2000, not sure, powdercoated for free by a friend of mine
stem from a 1970's fuji
the bars were one purple and on a girls walmart mtn bike shortened, flipped,...
09-13-07, 02:25 AM
Replies: 1,103
Views: 388,771
Posted By basscadetz

not really an "alt" bike but this is my daily. ...

not really an "alt" bike but this is my daily.
http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u156/basscadetz/IMAG0108-1.jpg
09-11-07, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By basscadetz

inner bearing cone on 1 piece crank

i have an old gt bmx 1 piece crank that im trying to take apart. i want the chainwheel that's on it for another project, but i cant get the damn inner bearing cone on the drive side to come off. i...
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