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Forum: BMX
04-12-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 956
Posted By FujiSam

I just built this from an '87 Schwinn mountain...

I just built this from an '87 Schwinn mountain bike for cruising and dirt jumping with my kids. But if I could afford it, I would love to own the Fairdale!
...
12-05-19, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1,134
Views: 357,146
Posted By Milkdudd

Holy mackerel. When someone asks for more photos...

Holy mackerel. When someone asks for more photos you don't fool around. How about one with Mount Rushmore in the background? Or on the deck of an aircraft carrier? That's some bike you have there!...
12-05-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1,134
Views: 357,146
Posted By kirby999

Updated picture of my Matte Bark Electra Cruiser...

Updated picture of my Matte Bark Electra Cruiser 1 . I changed out the rear cog to a 24 tooth . I spin out around 11.5-12mph . Awesome for spinning up the small hills in my neighborhood.
...
12-02-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 23,022
Views: 2,604,439
Posted By gster

Interesting Listed on Kijiji Toronto as a 1926...

Interesting
Listed on Kijiji Toronto as a 1926 Hercules 2 speed....
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11-30-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 23,022
Views: 2,604,439
Posted By BigChief

Well, there is an option. I'm 6' with a 33"...

Well, there is an option. I'm 6' with a 33" inseam and one of my favorite riders is a modified old 21" frame Rudge. SunLite makes a long 22.2mm touring stem. If you don't mind making up new cables...
11-28-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 23,022
Views: 2,604,439
Posted By Commando

Well, if you insist. I really should take a...

Well, if you insist. I really should take a better photo one day. This is it a few years while still in kid-hauler mode, we'd spend whole days travelling around and exploring. Dirt paths, creek...
11-27-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23,022
Views: 2,604,439
Posted By gster

A cup of bleach always helps...

A cup of bleach always helps...
11-27-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 23,022
Views: 2,604,439
Posted By paulb_in_bkln

Dunelt was the line sold by my LBS when I was a...

Dunelt was the line sold by my LBS when I was a kid. I don't remember if they had Raleigh. I still can hardly believe how kind my folks were to get me one. The $45 cost was a major expense. Until I...
11-26-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 23,022
Views: 2,604,439
Posted By BigChief

Ahhh perfection... there ya go. Brown leather...

Ahhh perfection... there ya go. Brown leather saddle and brown "R" grips. It really looks good here. I was searching for a pair of R grips for my scorcher, but the only ones I can find now are on...
11-26-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,134
Views: 357,146
Posted By FiftySix

Indeed it is. :)

Indeed it is. :)
11-26-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 23,022
Views: 2,604,439
Posted By Ged117

This beautiful machine is currently on eBay. 1953...

This beautiful machine is currently on eBay. 1953 Lenton Sports Reg Harris model. All I can say is, hubbuh hubbuh. One day I would love to own an English lightweight. I'd prefer to find a frame in...
11-26-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 868
Views: 144,550
Posted By ryansu

I think it was about 2010 -I seem to recall...

I think it was about 2010 -I seem to recall seeing that they are thinking about another run I have a 2009 Handsome Devil road frame I built up and its my 1x9 workhorse
...
11-26-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,134
Views: 357,146
Posted By Nighttrain

Holy cow! That’s a work of art.

Holy cow! That’s a work of art.
11-26-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 23,022
Views: 2,604,439
Posted By gster

It was just a matter of time ...

It was just a matter of time
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The fragile trigger face finally fell off.
It may...
11-26-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 23,022
Views: 2,604,439
Posted By gster

Found it 1966 125/160 manual ...

Found it
1966 125/160 manual
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11-26-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 23,022
Views: 2,604,439
Posted By gster

Very interesting... I like the sweep on the...

Very interesting...
I like the sweep on the handle bars.
I wonder if these were actually made in Canada or assembled
from British parts shipped over.....
The BB and cranks are British style, CCM...
11-26-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 23,022
Views: 2,604,439
Posted By clubman

And they could rev up to 10,000 rpm without...

And they could rev up to 10,000 rpm without blowing up. Nothing the Brits made could do that.
11-26-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 23,022
Views: 2,604,439
Posted By gster

The British Motorcycle industry and and their...

The British Motorcycle industry and and their bicycle industry followed a similar downward spiral.
The 1966 Honda 450 started it.
Although small by today's standards, the Black Bomber was Japan's...
11-25-19, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By UKFan4Sure

I was at an automotive shop recently getting a...

I was at an automotive shop recently getting a slow leak fixed on a tire. I overheard a guy talking with the counter help. The service writer was telling him about how his brakes were all the way...
Forum: Commuting
11-25-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By Colorado Kid

Used From Amazon

The doc is starting to let me ride again (short rides.) after going through Blood Cancer. I saw on Amazon they are selling Brooks Flyer's saddle (without box, etc.) for way less then the normal...
11-24-19, 11:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By lorica

Digital native: Someone who grew up with...

Digital native: Someone who grew up with computers, cell phones and other such technology. Digital devices are second nature and intuitive.
Digital immigrant: Vintage people like me who grew up...
11-24-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 23,022
Views: 2,604,439
Posted By clubman

I have a smaller one, a '66 CB160.

I have a smaller one, a '66 CB160.
11-18-19, 11:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,583
Posted By rydabent

Safety tip

If needing to cross an intersection twice to get to the opposite corner, always do it in the clock wise direction. That way you will always be facing on coming traffic. They will not be coming up...
11-14-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,593
Posted By livedarklions

Wow, am I sorry I clicked on that. One of those...

Wow, am I sorry I clicked on that. One of those supposedly funny pieces of snark that just demonstrates how unclever the writer is by denegrating other people's better jokes. On what planet is...
10-12-19, 01:01 AM
Replies: 1,134
Views: 357,146
Posted By thriftyswift3

Just lately been discovering the joy of riding...

Just lately been discovering the joy of riding cruisers. Have had this stored away for years, never intending to actually use it. I've attached a homemade seat on the rack for carrying my daughter to...
10-09-19, 05:04 AM
Replies: 1,134
Views: 357,146
Posted By irideiam

My lightweight 1976 Schwinn Cruiser ...

My lightweight 1976 Schwinn Cruiser

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09-09-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,739
Posted By HBCruiser1

"...the term “beach cruiser” was actually coined...

"...the term “beach cruiser” was actually coined in the early 70s by Larry McNeely, the owner of Recycled Cycles in Newport Beach, California, when he began refurbishing old cruiser bikes into...
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