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02-01-23, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By Calsun

It is no more difficult to change out the...

It is no more difficult to change out the chainring or the rear cassette on an e-bike than with a regular bicycle. My e-bike has a front 44T chainring and came with a 11-42t rear cassette. For me the...
01-30-23, 05:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 756
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

If it turns out that the threading of the solid...

If it turns out that the threading of the solid axle is the same as the QR one then all will go easily. The cones, washers and lock nuts can be retained and any possible bearing issues avoided....
01-20-23, 09:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,278
Posted By livedarklions

Completely lame. You're equating an editorial...

Completely lame. You're equating an editorial decision to basic denial of civil rights. I have absolutely no respect for your playing the victim here. This is a privately run forum that is...
01-20-23, 09:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,278
Posted By rosefarts

Im the one person who gave your initial post a...

Im the one person who gave your initial post a positive response. That was in response to learning that a mid drive conversion is fairly simple.

You are being a complete jackass. I feel like the...
01-19-23, 06:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,278
Posted By unterhausen

Moved here from General Cycling. We don't allow...

Moved here from General Cycling. We don't allow posts like this in general cycling and this thread shows why.
It's still a controversial subject outside of this forum and none of the mod staff feel...
01-19-23, 03:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,278
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Well this one may have broken some kind of...

Well this one may have broken some kind of record. Zero to Dumpster Fire faster than you can say e-bike.
01-19-23, 03:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,278
Posted By livedarklions

That's economics like home economics is an...

That's economics like home economics is an economics class.
01-19-23, 02:44 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,278
Posted By Polaris OBark

You are just adding to the problem, and no, it is...

You are just adding to the problem, and no, it is not of general interest, and yes, we have an ebike in the family.
01-19-23, 02:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,278
Posted By badger1

I see. I wasn't aware that individual members of...

I see. I wasn't aware that individual members of Bike Forums could unilaterally change what are, to my mind, quite clear guidelines about forum usage when it comes to what topics belong where.

I...
01-19-23, 01:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,278
Posted By badger1

Just fyi, here is the rubric for this sub-forum...

Just fyi, here is the rubric for this sub-forum ('General Cycling Discussion'): 'Have a cycling related question or comment that doesn't fit in one of the other specialty forums? Drop on in and post...
01-17-23, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By fooferdoggie

I love how people buy this fat tire bikes then...

I love how people buy this fat tire bikes then need suspension seat posts and seats to be able to handle them. I got a kick out of this guy get a full suspension folder direct from china brags about...
01-16-23, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By veganbikes

An ad. wooooo.

An ad. wooooo.
01-16-23, 02:51 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 6,318
Posted By badger1

... because 16 pages (and still going) on this...

... because 16 pages (and still going) on this isn't enough.
https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1266135-how-can-14-000-bicycle-possibly-worth-money.html
01-16-23, 02:50 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 6,318
Posted By Reflector Guy

Something tells me it's going to be a long, cold...

Something tells me it's going to be a long, cold winter....
01-09-23, 07:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 838
Posted By alfaspider

Performance Bike..I miss it

i lve in sacramento.now all we have are trek and specialized bikes.. nice thing about performance bike.. great selection of bikes, tires.. etc.. trek and specialized dont carry much stuff..
01-04-23, 04:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,172
Posted By Milepost105

That goes for storage at home, too. Bike in our...

That goes for storage at home, too. Bike in our garage or storage building, front wheel and battery in the house in a closet or basement.
12-19-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 488,064
Posted By mrpickem

Old clunker dressed up to look like 80s BMX...

Old clunker dressed up to look like 80s BMX Thruster...carbon trp lever, fuzik carbon seat with titanium rails, lock on grips, haro bars, new cable & chain and kenda tires

...
12-16-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,854
Posted By rsbob

If the OP wasn’t scared before, after reading all...

If the OP wasn’t scared before, after reading all of the above, he should be now. ;)
12-15-22, 11:40 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,854
Posted By rsbob

Please don’t be intimidated by The Real Fred’s...

Please don’t be intimidated by The Real Fred’s unreal tool box on the back of his bike. He is the exception and not the rule. There are just a few easy to use basics which will fit in a small pouch...
12-15-22, 10:24 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,854
Posted By MikePFlyFish

A bit intimidated

I have to admit, everything I've read and watched (YouTube) these last few weeks on bikes, components, maintenance, upgrades, tool kits for trips, has got me kind of intimidated. Even things like...
12-15-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By tds101

Post pics please,... Visuals are something I...

Post pics please,... Visuals are something I totally look forward to seeing.
12-14-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 490
Posted By Andrew R Stewart

The only time front rims are not centered WRT the...

The only time front rims are not centered WRT the axle's end caps/nuts is when the fork is purposely designed to be asymmetrical (like single sided forks are). Or when a fork is not well aligned and...
12-11-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,363
Posted By Rolla

Hardtail all the way. $400 won't get you a very...

Hardtail all the way. $400 won't get you a very good full-suspension bike, even if it's used. A 26" wheeled bike, while outdated in the "new" market, can be a real bargain. Don't let anyone tell you...
12-05-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By veganbikes

WIth super wide tires, the knobs are not really...

WIth super wide tires, the knobs are not really that needed in the little off road you are doing. Just get a smooth tread and when you hit the dirt run even lower pressure and you should be fine. If...
12-05-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 488,064
Posted By RB1-luvr

Western Flyer: ...

Western Flyer:
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1006x677/image_4f9a852a28b92917096d6a32a712cffae308fe7a.png

Columbia built Seminole:
...
12-04-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 488,064
Posted By Greg C.

2012 Trek Wasabi

Picked up this bike for my wife from an ad on Facebook Marketplace. It was probably a little over priced at $130 but I think it will clean up and make a nice casual low-mileage cruiser. I'm going...
12-04-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 462
Posted By Cworthy

Yes, you are correct...the stock tires are 26" X...

Yes, you are correct...the stock tires are 26" X 4". I hadn't thought about a 3" tire, so thanks for that...might be a possibility.
12-03-22, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 321
Posted By Schweinhund

One cruiser gone

Met a homeless young man in front of CVS tonight. Asked if he was on foot and he looked down.
Told him to hang out I'd be back in :30
Meet Michael and his new Huffy...
11-29-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By veganbikes

It looks like they copied the Tern GSD and HSD...

It looks like they copied the Tern GSD and HSD but swapped for Shimano. Not a bad system but I would say Bosch is going to be better and the most reliable out of everything. I don't know about...
11-27-22, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By aggiegrads

Ok, I got my bike the day before Thanksgiving...

Ok, I got my bike the day before Thanksgiving (Thursday the 24th in the US). I finished building it up Friday and took it for it’s first ride yesterday. I rode to “Coffee Outside” which was at...
11-23-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,343
Posted By tds101

48v would have been slightly more desired, and...

48v would have been slightly more desired, and provided a bit more range + less voltage sag.
11-23-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By linberl

If you have a lot of flat ground you may find...

If you have a lot of flat ground you may find yourself spinning out at 92 gear inches depending on how much assist you dial in. It can create "ghost pedaling" where you spin a little and stop and...
11-23-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By Moe Zhoost

I agree completely about the torque sensing...

I agree completely about the torque sensing systems. I used Bafang as an example because folks seem more familiar with it. The one I plan to use is the TSDZ2 with torque sensor. I installed one on...
11-22-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 677
Posted By Schweinhund

1965 Schwinn

A work in progress, has been for a few years now.. All dressed up as an American, but it's really a Typhoon middleweight....
11-21-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By tds101

Smile Don't forget to post a few pics after you break...

Don't forget to post a few pics after you break this baby in,...ENJOY!!! :beer:
11-21-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By aggiegrads

I rode a friend’s last week and ordered one. It...

I rode a friend’s last week and ordered one. It should be at the shop Tuesday and I am hoping to get it built up before the long weekend.

I loved it on my test ride. It is only 20cm longer than my...
11-16-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 627
Posted By 79pmooney

Before I did anything else I'd see what I could...

Before I did anything else I'd see what I could do to absolutely minimize drag on the cable. Disconnect it at the RD and see if it slides easily through the housing. Maybe pull it out and lube with...
11-16-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,273
Posted By Chinghis

Same here, I'm on something like my fourth or...

Same here, I'm on something like my fourth or fifth pair of their sport sunglasses, gray (https://www.zennioptical.com/p/sport-eyeglass-frames/7017?skuId=701712). For less than $75 a pop, I don't...
11-15-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,491
Posted By veganbikes

I wouldn't do it. I like suspension on a mountain...

I wouldn't do it. I like suspension on a mountain bike when I am mountain biking. I have ridden full rigid bikes and it is less fun I still had a good time but I was a kid at the time, as an adult I...
11-15-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,491
Posted By rosefarts

Can be done. Donít expect it to handle as well....

Can be done. Donít expect it to handle as well. Likewise, donít expect the weight loss to work miracles.

Get a fork with a similar axle to crown measurement or itíll change your geometry.
...
11-15-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,761
Posted By veganbikes

Well it could be a bit of all of that. We hit a...

Well it could be a bit of all of that. We hit a bit of a rough patch financially as a country and people aren't buying bikes as they used to. Plus a lot of people have been scared "you don't have...
11-12-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By Robert C

Note that the pictures of burnt ebikes are all of...

Note that the pictures of burnt ebikes are all of the large scooter variety. Many of those still use lead acid batteries, which if improperly charged, have always presented a hazard caused by...
11-10-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,864
Posted By Milton Keynes

$9? I'm guessing this is another Pride of China...

$9? I'm guessing this is another Pride of China product made from soft steel which will deform the first time you use it. Kind of like when my wife bought screwdrivers at the dollar store... first...
11-06-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By veganbikes

Single speeds and fixed gears are fun but for...

Single speeds and fixed gears are fun but for regular commuting in hilly areas they are not as much fun. Great for casual rides but serious commuting I want gears or at least a CVT hub like Enviolo....
11-05-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By veganbikes

I would just not buy from that company. If you...

I would just not buy from that company. If you are having to weld in your own supports and they have had two bikes in a rather short period of time that are being recalled and they don't make that...
11-05-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 993,670
Posted By wrobertdavis

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I had this bike custom built, incorporating everything I wanted for...
11-04-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 488,064
Posted By tds101

It's electric, but it's my cruiser,... 😁 ...

It's electric, but it's my cruiser,... 😁
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/pxl_20221103_221346069_9d72df906235c97853c0891a820f1d98b11ef160.jpg...
11-04-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 993,670
Posted By tds101

I rode about 25 miles last night, 2 out of 5...

I rode about 25 miles last night, 2 out of 5 battery bars down. The RadMission is a definite keeper!!!
...
11-04-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 488,064
Posted By jimn

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Here is my custom cruiser. Fillet brazed frameset, basket...
11-03-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,435
Posted By tds101

I had to remove the led light from the...

I had to remove the led light from the handlebars, since it wouldn't let me tighten the handlebars down correctly. 25 mile bike ride in tonight, with 2 of 5 bars used. Solid bike. It's like a single...
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