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05-12-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By elmore leonard

Any Old Geezers riding Beach Cruisers?

i live in the Vancouver Lower mainland and we had a wonderful Sunny Winter. Nearly every morning I rode my Beach Cruiser (Critical Cycles Chatham) right after breakfast. When I started riding and...
01-06-19, 11:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By elmore leonard

I would look on Craig’s list for a bike with a...

I would look on Craig’s list for a bike with a 26” frame. You may find a nice one at a reasonable price. Lots of good bikes were made in the 80’s. Just look for one that has been well looked after....
01-03-19, 10:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By elmore leonard

What would you gain by doing that that? Your seem...

What would you gain by doing that that? Your seem happy and your bike is working good. My 2 cents! Stay with what you got.
01-03-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,273
Posted By elmore leonard

Does this happen on all the chain rings? I read...

Does this happen on all the chain rings? I read your post and was not clear on that. I was wondering if you are cross chaining when this happens? Or? If you have a light rear derailleur hangar it may...
Forum: Foo
01-03-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,529
Posted By elmore leonard

I cancelled my Prime a year ago and have since...

I cancelled my Prime a year ago and have since rejoined. If you buy bikes from Amazon they charge $60+ for shipping and I’m a big fan of Critical Cycles fixies and Beach Bikes sold by Amazon. They...
01-02-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1,666
Views: 155,101
Posted By elmore leonard

Right now. “The Walking Dead- Rise of The...

Right now. “The Walking Dead- Rise of The Governor.”
over half way through and it’s got my attention.
01-02-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,524
Posted By elmore leonard

If your not in too much of a hurry and want to...

If your not in too much of a hurry and want to enjoy the scenery, I would buy a hybrid or make a custom one yourself with a 8 speed Nexus hub or even better if you want to enjoy more of your...
Forum: Foo
01-01-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 619
Posted By elmore leonard

If you have a surround sound stereo system in...

If you have a surround sound stereo system in your car the sound is exceptionally good. Unfortunately I do not drive all that much so I do not subscribe. But if I spent a lot of time driving I would...
Forum: Foo
01-01-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By elmore leonard

Somebody had to throw the wrench into the works....

Somebody had to throw the wrench into the works. Happy New Year to the FOO forum.
Forum: Foo
12-31-18, 11:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By elmore leonard

Metric Ratcheting wrenches.

If anyone needs a set of metric ratcheting wrenches Amazon.com has a really nice set of Apollo ratcheting wrenches for $15. In Canada I paid $29 and was impressed.
Thought I would pass this on as...
12-31-18, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By elmore leonard

Before I adjusted the hub on my Beach Cruiser...

Before I adjusted the hub on my Beach Cruiser with the Nexus igh 3 speed I got a wheel spin of 3 complete turns. Now I get a spin of 16 complete turns with the same amount of force.
12-31-18, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By elmore leonard

Hi Andy. I had to break the chain to get it off...

Hi Andy. I had to break the chain to get it off and I backed the wheel bearing off just a touch, put the chain back on and now the axel is still tight, no play at all, and the free wheeling has...
12-30-18, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By elmore leonard

Thanks for the reply Andy. You explained it very...

Thanks for the reply Andy. You explained it very well. I will check it tomorrow.
12-30-18, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 415
Posted By elmore leonard

Coaster brake question.

I notice when I come across a new coaster brake bike with a shimano inter 3 speed hub, the wheel doesn’t seem to spins as freely as on non internal hub style bikes yet the bearings do not seem out of...
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By elmore leonard

Thanks for the reply. I tried 700c wheels...

Thanks for the reply.

I tried 700c wheels but the frame clearance was almost nil. The back tire cleared the frame by 1/8th of a inch at most and the front brake wouldn't fit on. I'll try and get a...
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By elmore leonard

Marinoni with Clolumbus Sp frame.

I have a complete 26" bike frame.
The tubing is Columbus SP. The rear deraileiur is Campagnolo. The stem is Technomic.
The chain rings are Cramerotti. Shimano thumb shifters. Shimano clip pedals....
01-06-18, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By elmore leonard

Odd that Westridge won't admit to being the...

Odd that Westridge won't admit to being the Critical Cycle distributor for Canada and the USA although they are looking for dealers I believe for all the lines they represent. I guess they want me to...
01-05-18, 07:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,897
Posted By elmore leonard

Once you ride a Serfas saddle i doubt you would...

Once you ride a Serfas saddle i doubt you would ride on aBrooks any longer imho.
They are about $60 on Amazon with 121, 5 star reviews
01-05-18, 07:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,913
Posted By elmore leonard

Fixies are really exercise bikes for people...

Fixies are really exercise bikes for people wanting a good 30 minute work out. Popular with younger people looking for good exercise going back and forth to work. I don't think they are a substitute...
01-05-18, 05:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By elmore leonard

Unfortunately they do not ship to Canada.

Unfortunately they do not ship to Canada.
01-05-18, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By elmore leonard

Westridge Outdoors / Critical cycles.

Does anyone know the tie in between Critical Cycles, Westridge Outdoors and Amazon? When I put <www.criticalcyles.com> in my browser (I'm located in Canada btw) it comes up as Westridge Outdoors....
12-29-17, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,184
Posted By elmore leonard

i would buy a Critical Cycles from Amazon, as...

i would buy a Critical Cycles from Amazon, as they have great frames allbeit about 30lbs, a tad heavy but still well within the ballpark for a great ride, and then upgrade any parts you think you...
Forum: BMX
09-11-17, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,031
Posted By elmore leonard

1993 GT bmx

https://images.craigslist.org/00K0K_diIgb0g9ktR_600x450.jpg

Anyone have any idea what front fork is on this bike?

Thanks in advance.
08-06-17, 08:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 592
Posted By elmore leonard

Front derailleur for 38-32-24 chain ring?

I doing a mod on my mountain bike. I'm changing the chain rings to smaller 38-32-24 chain rings.
Myproblem is finding a front derailleur that will give enough travel to hit all the 3 chain rings and...
11-11-16, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 728
Posted By elmore leonard

Lots of good brand name bikes on Craigs List for...

Lots of good brand name bikes on Craigs List for under $200.
11-11-16, 11:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,193
Posted By elmore leonard

I would look n Craigs list to find the one you...

I would look n Craigs list to find the one you like. That could save you $300 to $500.
11-07-16, 11:41 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,052
Posted By elmore leonard

I know the area well. Really sad and unexpected. ...

I know the area well. Really sad and unexpected. The road is single lane in both directions and people are ask to share the road with cyclists. Nobody deserves this. The driver of the car has a lot...
11-06-16, 11:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By elmore leonard

Ok thanks. The effective top tube length is 21"...

Ok thanks. The effective top tube length is 21" and from the center of the BB to the top of the seat tube is 17".
11-06-16, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 553
Posted By elmore leonard

How to measure a full suspension bike frame?

I'm wondering where you measure the frame size on a full suspension downhill mountain bike?

The bike frame I wish to measure is a "2007 norco shore three" bike.
10-05-16, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,226
Posted By elmore leonard

Another style Nishiki Barbarian. Has the same...

Another style Nishiki Barbarian.
Has the same frame markings but runs deore components.
Forum: Foo
09-30-16, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By elmore leonard

Would make a good movie.

Would make a good movie.
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By elmore leonard

Any bike in good condition is worth $75.

Any bike in good condition is worth $75.
09-18-16, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By elmore leonard

Craig's List is a great way to sell bikes. I have...

Craig's List is a great way to sell bikes. I have sold many, many bikes on Craig's List without a single problem.
09-15-16, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,564
Posted By elmore leonard

That is a good question. I too would like to...

That is a good question.
I too would like to get the same advice on a good web site that sells after market front suspensions for 90's mountain bikes. Even a good web site that sells them for later...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,313
Posted By elmore leonard

2nd try Easily a $150 bike. If you see one...

2nd try

Easily a $150 bike. If you see one in good shape buy it.
Replies: 5
Views: 1,313
Posted By elmore leonard

here are the pics. surprised to see weinmann...

here are the pics.
surprised to see weinmann 2121 wheels on it and "The Boom" oversize bar and steering system. Also a sealed bottom bracket. power cantilever braking system. a really nice riding...
09-14-16, 06:26 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 26,700
Posted By elmore leonard

hope this works. "Huffy Revolution"

hope this works. "Huffy Revolution"
Replies: 5
Views: 1,313
Posted By elmore leonard

Yes, similar to that one only my has a larger...

Yes, similar to that one only my has a larger frame. Pic in Ad is poor so not sure how the components match up.
Replies: 5
Views: 1,313
Posted By elmore leonard

Mens Huffy revolution altus C10 Cromoly frame

What is a "Huffy Revolution" with Altus C10, cromolly frame, power brakes, alloy wheels and in good condition with good paint worth? I think it's from around 1992.
07-07-16, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,684
Posted By elmore leonard

Have you a pic of the bike? I'm interested in...

Have you a pic of the bike? I'm interested in seeing what it looks like. it's not a Walmart special I suspect?
07-03-16, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,035
Posted By elmore leonard

I have a cheap Critical fixie and it'a good bike...

I have a cheap Critical fixie and it'a good bike for the money too.
I put new pedals on it a year or so ago and it runs like a Deer.
07-01-16, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By elmore leonard

Thanks for the input everyone. I was able,...

Thanks for the input everyone. I was able, through trial and error, to find and install two old axel hubs. There is no play in either axel and both wheels spin nice and smooth. So they should be fine...
07-01-16, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By elmore leonard

Take them back to the shop and get a refund.

Take them back to the shop and get a refund.
06-30-16, 09:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,506
Posted By elmore leonard

Thanks for your post. I watched the video and...

Thanks for your post. I watched the video and stand corrected. A couple of things caught my eye. First he had no complaints about the frame or the wheels. I suspect if you put good front shocks with...
06-29-16, 11:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,506
Posted By elmore leonard

The bike did pretty good considering he never...

The bike did pretty good considering he never took the time to make sure everything was set up and tightened properly. He could have ridden a low price Trek and got the same result I suspect.
06-28-16, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By elmore leonard

i would have added pics but I cannot do it...

i would have added pics but I cannot do it anymore as the bike forum software doesn't seem to take me into my tablets photo album anymore. i tried again and the photo appeared.
06-28-16, 07:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By elmore leonard

i would have added pics but I cannot do it...

i would have added pics but I cannot do it anymore as the bike forum software doesn't seem to take me into my tablets photo album anymore.
06-28-16, 05:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 554
Posted By elmore leonard

who sells bmx axel hubs?

who sells bmx axel hubs and how do you tell if they will fit a Mongoose 20" wheel. both the front and rear wheel axel hubs are missing on my wheels. apparently newer bike have a different style hub?...
06-21-16, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By elmore leonard

A Walmart Mongoose is probably too much bike for...

A Walmart Mongoose is probably too much bike for most people. Maybe a Huffy would be better for the average person. I think a new one is less then $100.
Forum: Jokes & Humor
06-20-16, 11:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 991
Posted By elmore leonard

Critical thinking between husband and wife.

Critical Thinking At Its Best!

Woman:
Do you drink beer?
Man: Yes

Woman:
How many beers a day?

Man:
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