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04-17-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,024
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I'm actually planning a SS klunker that'll have...

I'm actually planning a SS klunker that'll have bmx cranks, I just need to find a 38 or 40 tooth sprocket to pair with a 17cog.
04-17-22, 05:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,260
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I like my SS because it's simple, and I just...

I like my SS because it's simple, and I just "needed" one, because of(other than my ss cruiser) my other geared bikes. I don't think I'll ever go fixed again, but this is close enough. The best thing...
04-17-22, 04:34 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 3,568
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

What i would do depends on the dogs intent. Most...

What i would do depends on the dogs intent. Most medium to large dogs are gonna be faster than you, and accelerate faster, about 18-45mph most of them will do. If I can't outrun it, I'll stop and see...
03-27-22, 04:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,298
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Clover sprocket is on nearly every schwinn...

Clover sprocket is on nearly every schwinn cruiser ever.
03-27-22, 03:46 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,508
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Yes, but mine is an '86, or it might be an '83, I...

Yes, but mine is an '86, or it might be an '83, I forget.
03-27-22, 03:39 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,508
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

It's also done by most people out of aestetics,...

It's also done by most people out of aestetics, and to make a bike that's probably not their right size, fit. My bikes with the lowest saddle hieghts are the ones that fit me best, and the stems...
Forum: Foo
02-10-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 956
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Track looks like a limit of eight cars at a time....

Track looks like a limit of eight cars at a time. I wish they would do more road racing, especially with the new cars they're working on.
02-10-22, 04:45 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,086
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I do stuff on the cheap, get what's good enough...

I do stuff on the cheap, get what's good enough out of what I attain. I don't have a spare $300 to spend on parts, or an entire bike. I make magick, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-22, 03:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,333
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I have aerospokes on my single speed, I just...

I have aerospokes on my single speed, I just straightened the crooked ones with a pair of plyers.
02-07-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,117
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

federally, no. State laws; depends on the state....

federally, no. State laws; depends on the state. Like they wouldn't bat an eye here in Ky. I wouldn't wanna be near it either. Looks like a mod deleted my post.
02-07-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,424
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Wow...
02-07-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 868
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I would've loved to had done that with my kids,...

I would've loved to had done that with my kids, if they weren't ripped from me. My oldest at three used to try to copy me with his plastic tools, on his stroller and stuff.
02-05-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,794
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Thanks. Still a work in progress.

Thanks. Still a work in progress.
02-05-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 990
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Most parts on them are prepietary, and can't be...

Most parts on them are prepietary, and can't be used on regular bikes, or just easilly swapped.
01-28-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,679
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Seeing as it's been a while; I've ridden that...

Seeing as it's been a while; I've ridden that bike with innertube bartape all last year, and I have concluded that it's a perfectly viable option, ergo I didn't waste time using it. Vulcanized rubber...
01-28-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,679
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

It's from a MF Doom song. On Vaudeville Villain,...

It's from a MF Doom song. On Vaudeville Villain, I think.
01-28-22, 05:44 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,225
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Yep, the gripshifts. They started getting them in...

Yep, the gripshifts. They started getting them in the late 90s, when many of the bikes still had sidepulls or cantis. I recall seeing cantis on the f/s bikes, before everything was starting to get...
01-28-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,225
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Under the charging port for your Di2 battery.

Under the charging port for your Di2 battery.
01-28-22, 05:14 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,225
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

You're right, an IGH was on entry bikes, and...

You're right, an IGH was on entry bikes, and probably still are, yet a different class of entry bike, than these, but then nowadays that depends more on the type of bike, with our 28284+4 different...
01-28-22, 05:00 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,363
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Basically.

Basically.
01-28-22, 04:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

It's straight, like it rammed something. No...

It's straight, like it rammed something. No Cranbrook has that straight a fork- in fact all Walmart cruisers use the same fork.
01-28-22, 04:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,794
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I've never paid attention to chain stay length,...

I've never paid attention to chain stay length, but I do have a Cranbrook and Drifter1, I could measure&compare. Plus a number of cruiser actually have a curve in them. LaJollas are smaller than most...
01-28-22, 01:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,722
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I've got a Shimano Sora on the front, and a...

I've got a Shimano Sora on the front, and a Tiagra on the rear of mine.
01-27-22, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,117
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Or chain slap.

Or chain slap.
01-27-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,348
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I don't want a fixie. This is for a flat...

I don't want a fixie. This is for a flat tracker/ratrod build with my DB Drifter1.
01-27-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,009
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Show her the beauty of Longstaff trikes.

Show her the beauty of Longstaff trikes.
01-27-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,166
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Never seen that version of bum bars before.

Never seen that version of bum bars before.
01-27-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I just had this same problem, having to cut up...

I just had this same problem, having to cut up the arm to get my old Primo pedal back. The bare aluminum threads, and bare steel threads galvanized together.
01-27-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

both pedals screw off towards the rear of the...

both pedals screw off towards the rear of the bike.
01-27-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 981
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I put the tube in the tire, inflate it, put the...

I put the tube in the tire, inflate it, put the valve in the rim, and bang it all on the wheel with a hammer. I thought that's how everybody did it?
01-27-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,794
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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This thing makes me feel like I'm on a cafe racer, or something.
01-27-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 24,360
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

If I had caught this thread years ago, I'd have...

If I had caught this thread years ago, I'd have suggested cantis- but not those short-pull type that you'd find on cheap bikes. They're basically the missing link between cantis and linear pulls,...
01-27-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 788
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

that fork looks weird.

that fork looks weird.
01-27-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

All walmart cruiser use the same fork, and have a...

All walmart cruiser use the same fork, and have a hole for a brake/fender. I don't know any walmart bike that doesn't.
01-27-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Any 'ol non roadbike sidepull will fit. I prefer...

Any 'ol non roadbike sidepull will fit. I prefer a beefier bmx caliper, than some chintzy stamped steel one. Find one with a standard sized mounting bolt, because bmx sidepulls come in two bolt...
01-27-22, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 749
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

they do. Most low/mid bikes have a fork hole.

they do. Most low/mid bikes have a fork hole.
01-27-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,156
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I like the look of a fluted post, and they seem...

I like the look of a fluted post, and they seem lighter. I think the problem was the fact the post is aluminum in a steel frame. I threw out a trek with the same problem. I just cut up one of it's...
01-27-22, 01:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,156
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

When I converted that Olympic to SS, I had...

When I converted that Olympic to SS, I had intended to keep everything that would've been required to convert it back to geared; no cutting of rd hanger, or guides, but I accidentally broke the dt...
01-27-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I can usually just figure that out by googling...

I can usually just figure that out by googling the make&model, and finding a picture of one, the same color, since most bikes only came in two to three colors a year.
01-27-22, 02:29 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,363
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

the cost is mainly why I said what I said. Carbon...

the cost is mainly why I said what I said. Carbon is good for many things, but sometimes the justifiable reasons don't justify getting one- unless it's just your preference, or whatever reason.
01-27-22, 12:42 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,225
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Another 15 years they might end up with...

Another 15 years they might end up with something like an optilink... slow goes the progression of those bikes. The deraileures are basically 90s tech updrade from the 80s tech. Oddly some Panama...
01-25-22, 04:50 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,225
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Is that why Walmart has a no questions asked...

Is that why Walmart has a no questions asked return policy on bicycles?
01-25-22, 04:44 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,225
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

The bikes today, five years ago, ten years ago at...

The bikes today, five years ago, ten years ago at walmart are no different. These bikes change so slow, they barely do. The only difference is it's rarer to find disc brake bikes. That one Mongoose...
01-25-22, 04:14 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,363
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I don't see a reason to go carbon, unless you're...

I don't see a reason to go carbon, unless you're racing.
01-25-22, 04:05 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,156
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

My 83 Nishiki Olympic. My granny was on her way...

My 83 Nishiki Olympic. My granny was on her way to my house, and said she saw a bike on a side street. After she left I walked to look at it, and it was a bike I actually seem days prior headed the...
09-14-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 7,623
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I walk my ass back home. I'm not that paranoid.If...

I walk my ass back home. I'm not that paranoid.If my tire is low, chances are, if there are bmxers at the skatepark; there might be an airpump...
08-31-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,136
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I never liked single wheel drive trikes. What you...

I never liked single wheel drive trikes. What you were experiencing with that T&C is an open diff, like a car. An open diff drives both wheels until one loses traction- all the power goes to that...
08-31-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,679
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

So I did one side, and it's not bad, might not be...

So I did one side, and it's not bad, might not be as great and posh as lizardskin- it's comfortable, grips on itself under tension, no black stuff on my hands, yet. At this point; the only downfall I...
08-26-21, 05:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I still kinda want one those Onyx. The saddle...

I still kinda want one those Onyx. The saddle bags look pretty cool, too.
08-26-21, 05:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 756
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

What the **** are you talking about? 3 spoke...

What the **** are you talking about? 3 spoke wheels? Did you get a bike off Wish?
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