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Forum: Foo
11-16-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,168
Posted By wgscott

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11-13-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14,461
Views: 3,306,671
Posted By no67el

early 60's Raleigh Gran Sport?

Interesting bike found quite cheap, way up in the VT islands..... older gentleman said he had it brought over from the UK by an Air Force buddy in the hold of a bomber! He said he rode it around his...
11-12-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,716
Posted By jjhabbs

HEY! New bike in the stable. 1973 Raleigh International.

Hey guys, It's been a while. 2020 was a lean year for new bicycles for me. The collection didn't grow much. I did finally purchase a 1973 Raleigh International. Its in great shape. I love the Capella...
11-10-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,520
Posted By Unshore

Cruising is a state of mind

Cruising is a state of mind
Forum: BMX
11-10-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,550
Posted By Gooters

Found my old bike hidden away!

Is this old FAT BOY worth fixing back up?


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11-04-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,520
Posted By wayne2000

Cruisers are CHEAP. They don’t need adjustments...

Cruisers are CHEAP. They don’t need adjustments to a shifter. The brakes last forever. No cables to adjust. Just get on pedal forward to go, backwards to stop. There are a million videos to fix...
11-03-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,520
Posted By DesmoDog

Because the vast majority of them are not ridden...

Because the vast majority of them are not ridden on or near a beach.

Same could probably be said for "mountain bikes", but that term was used to describe a new style of bike. The term cruiser has...
11-03-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,520
Posted By Koyote

Why does it matter?

Why does it matter?
Forum: BMX
10-23-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,631
Posted By chevron envy

Well, the most obvious would be the brake bridge...

Well, the most obvious would be the brake bridge being stamped "Hutch". The dropouts aren't very similar either, plus the Expert frame would have a shorter top tube.
10-20-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14,461
Views: 3,306,671
Posted By brandenjs

So why would you buy a fairly common 1977 Schwinn...

So why would you buy a fairly common 1977 Schwinn Le Tour II for $25? Just for the saddle would be my answer. A fairly nice (not perfect B72) that cleaned up pretty nice with the first coat of...
Forum: Foo
10-03-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,605
Posted By ahsposo

I was going to post a smartass picture of my cat...

I was going to post a smartass picture of my cat with the caption "The Perfect Dog" but after reading ilikebikes ' touching post I remembered how hard I have grieved over several dogs in my time. I...
Forum: Foo
10-02-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,526
Posted By RubeRad

Parasite. All I knew was it was something about...

Parasite. All I knew was it was something about two Korean families, one rich, one poor. I think it's fair to say the movie floored me with its humor, drama, and absurdity.
Forum: BMX
09-30-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,362
Posted By mack_turtle

look up Porkchop BMX. otherwise, Facebook...

look up Porkchop BMX.
otherwise, Facebook groups are your best bet. I see a lot of stuff on the local Craigslist page. none of it is "cheap" if you want rare old school stuff.
09-28-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,032
Posted By clubman

A fave of mine. Things to look at during your...

A fave of mine. Things to look at during your restoration is adding a reinforced plate on the rear 'fork'. It was a weak spot in the MkII F frames. The rubber replacement bits should be available...
Forum: Foo
09-28-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,720
Posted By nondes

Ontario has recently opened up a season for...

Ontario has recently opened up a season for hunting cormorants, to "manage" the population, under pressure from the hunting and fishing folk. It's not even a managed cull. Hunting and fishing for...
Forum: Foo
09-28-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,720
Posted By fords4life

Some very broad generalizations in this thread so...

Some very broad generalizations in this thread so far. I hunt and am proud to do so. If I kill it, I know how it's been handled and it's as organic as it gets. Hunting and fishing to feed your...
Forum: Foo
09-28-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,720
Posted By bikecrate

Yeah, food okay. Trophy hunting I don't get. ...

Yeah, food okay. Trophy hunting I don't get. Especially big game hunters who go overseas to kill rare animals. As far as local hunters go, when in season, they park their trucks up and down the...
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,526
Posted By EJ123

Fury Road 2015 all the way

Fury Road 2015 all the way
09-23-20, 04:13 AM
Replies: 1,284
Views: 436,240
Posted By viperocco

So cool!

So cool!
08-28-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,284
Views: 436,240
Posted By squarenoise

Here's my 1950's Ward Hawthorne, 3-Speed / BMX /...

Here's my 1950's Ward Hawthorne, 3-Speed / BMX / Klunker. Did the rust patina myself, ground off the outer teeth of a Lamber Viscount crankset to make for a cool chainring guard, and just had loads...
04-20-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 788
Posted By indyfabz

I will continue to avoid crowds of idiots long...

I will continue to avoid crowds of idiots long into foreseeable future.
04-17-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,172
Posted By Tony P.

Clearly reinfection is something that continues...

Clearly reinfection is something that continues to be concerning and there doesn't appear to be an answer on the horizon soon. Some viruses (such as HIV) infer no immunity while others (such as...
04-09-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,638
Posted By pressed001

Yeah, drops and off-road do not go together. The...

Yeah, drops and off-road do not go together. The weight is just too far forward. Gravel bikes are more for smooth gravel paths which I could see being pretty fun for going fast in an aero position.
...
Forum: Foo
12-24-18, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4,649
Views: 3,312,133
Posted By cuda2k

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A new build begins, looking to build an 'all-road' rig, something I can...
Forum: Foo
11-13-18, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4,649
Views: 3,312,133
Posted By HardyWeinberg

new to me ...

new to me

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07-24-18, 07:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 22,486
Posted By xrayzebra

I'm coming to this discussion a bit late, but...

I'm coming to this discussion a bit late, but I'll post in case anyone else comes here for similar ideas. I'm right with the idea of resurrecting older Schwinns in a cruiser form but adding some...
05-02-13, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,284
Views: 436,240
Posted By Scotty Bot

Proflex 857 I know its supposed to be an ATB, lol...

Proflex 857 I know its supposed to be an ATB, lol but its not... Its for cruizin'.

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04-29-12, 08:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 32,389
Posted By mudboy

I have yet to see a properly constructed lugged...

I have yet to see a properly constructed lugged steel frame "just come apart".

All materials will fail, but some materials (steel) will fail more "gracefully" than others (Al, CF, and to a lesser...
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