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Forum: Folding Bikes
07-03-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By cat0020

I have been commuting on a $125 Sundeal folding...

I have been commuting on a $125 Sundeal folding bike since AUG 2019, until COVID started back in MARCH.
I take it onto NJ PATH train & NYC subway system, ride it from Coney Isl. to WTC in the warm...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,627
Posted By cat0020

What your budget for the replacement frame? ...

What your budget for the replacement frame?
Keeping the rim brakes & mechanical shifting?
Need 32c tire clearance?
Forum: Fatbikes
06-26-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,601
Posted By cat0020

There is already a thread in ebike forum about...

There is already a thread in ebike forum about the Juiced Scorpion.
Posting here only because the title of thread is fitting.
Forum: Fatbikes
06-26-20, 05:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,601
Posted By cat0020

It may look ugly to you, but it is based on the...

It may look ugly to you, but it is based on the most vehicle that's been since the 60's, by number; I'd say that's pretty popular.
Maybe not around your neighborhood, but certainly around the world;...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 760,666
Posted By cat0020

I have been stripping & painting bike frames for...

I have been stripping & painting bike frames for over a decade, more than a few dozen frames.
Paint & clear coat on a frame size 54cm is more than 300gm on average if you want a durable paint job....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 760,666
Posted By cat0020

That's nothing specific.. useless.

That's nothing specific.. useless.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 760,666
Posted By cat0020

4.5 oz is about 127gm; I would imagine paint...

4.5 oz is about 127gm; I would imagine paint would be more than 4.5 oz.
Do you mind giving a source where you found that paint for frame is about 4.5 oz.?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 760,666
Posted By cat0020

Still extra weight that you have to carry up...

Still extra weight that you have to carry up every single hill..
Naked ti frames don't need to worry about getting scratched up, park anywhere put lock around frame without worry, never need...
06-16-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By cat0020

The higher seat bracket from Juiced bike cost $50...

The higher seat bracket from Juiced bike cost $50 and it's not available to purchase yet.

I'm 5;10", about 34" inseam, 165 lb. Scorpion is way over-built for someone my weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 760,666
Posted By cat0020

Paint on ti frame is just extra weight to the...

Paint on ti frame is just extra weight to the frame and more potential for damages.
06-15-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By cat0020

Thanks, this bike is way overbuilt for someone...

Thanks, this bike is way overbuilt for someone like me (165 lb.).
It's built like a tank even compared to my vintage Honda mopeds; likely be able to handle much more abuse than those, too....
Forum: Foo
06-14-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7,902
Views: 1,430,450
Posted By cat0020

I always wanted one of these instead of the Z4.. ...

I always wanted one of these instead of the Z4..
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x851/dsc_0004_8ce66633c392812050b0b869ae97d383092f0c42.jpg
Forum: Fatbikes
06-13-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,601
Posted By cat0020

Keep in mind that's the operator that give these...

Keep in mind that's the operator that give these bikes bad rep, not the vehicle itself.
Don't just assume every owner of such bike ride it on the bike path as you described.
Comments as such is not...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,627
Posted By cat0020

Had a first test ride on the cheap Chinese TT...

Had a first test ride on the cheap Chinese TT bike build with Xshifter...
https://i.imgur.com/eWFMvEO.jpg
Remote wireless shifting works great, I really wanted to fit the cable pull unit inside the...
06-12-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,136
Posted By cat0020

It would be pretty easy to weld a seatmast from a...

It would be pretty easy to weld a seatmast from a bicycle frame to adapt regular seatpost to the Scorpion..
I've a few bicycle frames made into stools that I can easily convert for such purpose.
06-12-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,136
Posted By cat0020

Thumbs up Tora Harris is definitely a trip, he was THE top...

Tora Harris is definitely a trip, he was THE top high jumper for USA for quite a few years.
After I placed my order for the Scorpion back in SEP 2019, I received notifications on update from Tora on...
06-12-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By cat0020

Cool Juiced Bikes, Scorpion.

Took delivery of my Juiced Scorpion on 11 JUN 2020, original order placed back in SEP 2019.
https://i.imgur.com/U7h3hLY.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/Z1ngbS5.jpg

Initial impression was they really...
Forum: Fatbikes
06-12-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,601
Posted By cat0020

It is, and I'm just posting according to thread...

It is, and I'm just posting according to thread title.
Forum: Fatbikes
06-11-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,601
Posted By cat0020

https://i.imgur.com/Z1ngbS5.jpg Unboxing...

https://i.imgur.com/Z1ngbS5.jpg


Unboxing was straight forward, this bike was packed really well..
even for Cannondale standards back in the early 90's
https://i.imgur.com/slmZ7z7.jpg

...
06-11-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,136
Posted By cat0020

https://i.imgur.com/Z1ngbS5.jpg Unboxing was...

https://i.imgur.com/Z1ngbS5.jpg

Unboxing was straight forward, this bike was packed really well..
even for Cannondale standards back in the early 90's
https://i.imgur.com/slmZ7z7.jpg

Lifting...
06-10-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 754
Views: 897,965
Posted By cat0020

FedEx dude just dropped this off on my driveway. ...

FedEx dude just dropped this off on my driveway.

https://i.imgur.com/U7h3hLY.jpg

Will update tomorrow when I pull it out of box.
06-10-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,136
Posted By cat0020

FedEx dude just dropped this off on my driveway: ...

FedEx dude just dropped this off on my driveway:

https://i.imgur.com/U7h3hLY.jpg
Forum: Fatbikes
06-10-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,601
Posted By cat0020

FedEx dude just dropped this off on the driveway:...

FedEx dude just dropped this off on the driveway:

https://i.imgur.com/U7h3hLY.jpg
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-31-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,199
Posted By cat0020

Should have used a carbon fork, likely lose some...

Should have used a carbon fork, likely lose some weight and better disc caliper mount.

Rear brake probably doesn't need to be disc, since the smaller wheel diameter and more braking force, rear...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 01:28 AM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 760,666
Posted By cat0020

Steel Colnago Precisa fork. Same...

Steel Colnago Precisa fork.



Same seems to apply every time Graeme Obree's bike breaks a UCI record back then,. [/color]
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-20, 02:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,627
Posted By cat0020

Rear shifter is going to be the wireless...

Rear shifter is going to be the wireless xshifter.
Xshifter buttons will be at the clipon barend.
Just need to figure out where to put the shifter unit near the rear derailleur....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,627
Posted By cat0020

Barend shifters at the tip of clip on aero bar.....

Barend shifters at the tip of clip on aero bar.. cable routing is not ideal, especially with all the cables tucked inside the stem.
Also I wouldn't do my shifting of front derailleur from aero tuck...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,627
Posted By cat0020

Here's one of many similar eBay listings: ...

Here's one of many similar eBay listings: https://www.ebay.com/itm/173846721371
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,627
Posted By cat0020

Some progress with my Chinese TT bike project: ...

Some progress with my Chinese TT bike project:

Let there be brakes:

https://i.imgur.com/5N57hpn.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/frwPiUw.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/cToU7EQ.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 760,666
Posted By cat0020

Windy days.. social distance/isolation ride with...

Windy days.. social distance/isolation ride with skechy wheels:

https://i.imgur.com/hjcurC0.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,627
Posted By cat0020

I have both 170 & 165mm FSA SLK carbon cranksets...

I have both 170 & 165mm FSA SLK carbon cranksets avail.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,627
Posted By cat0020

Which year Ultegra? I have 165mm FSA SLK...

Which year Ultegra?

I have 165mm FSA SLK carbon crankset avail.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,627
Posted By cat0020

You gotta ask yourself, what does the T1 frame...

You gotta ask yourself, what does the T1 frame offer that a less expensive ti frame does not?
Do you really need to have that T1 vs a less expensive ti frame?

IME of owning/riding over 10...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,627
Posted By cat0020

I bought that Lynskey (R240 I think) ti disc road...

I bought that Lynskey (R240 I think) ti disc road frame for under $500 back in 2017, $80 carbon disc fork, $320 carbon disc wheelset, built with misc parts I have in my basement, sort of a zombie...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,627
Posted By cat0020

Thanks, the original frameset purchase (include...

Thanks, the original frameset purchase (include frame, fork, seatpost, headset, bottom bracket & misc frame hardware) was something around $380 shipped from China, that was back in 2018 AUG or SEP....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,627
Posted By cat0020

With no spacers on fork steertube, you are...

With no spacers on fork steertube, you are limited to flipped one angle vs another in stem/handlebar height adjustment.
I usually leave at least 30-40mm of extra steertube to allow fine adjustments...
04-15-20, 02:50 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 34,348
Posted By cat0020

Different kind of riding, no filter, no...

Different kind of riding, no filter, no photoshop, just natural lighting with my +10 y-o $35 camera:

https://i.imgur.com/CKD8cxh.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/DeQMVBO.jpg
Forum: Recumbent
04-04-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,202
Posted By cat0020

Just as any bike, only as fast as the rider who...

Just as any bike, only as fast as the rider who pedals it.
Forum: Foo
03-21-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,515
Posted By cat0020

Nearly 2.5 years since last post in this thread.....

Nearly 2.5 years since last post in this thread.. still rocking the Burgman 650, just turned 32k miles on odometer.
16 year old scooter, besides oil, filters, coolant, brake fluid, rear drive oil,...
03-19-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,272
Posted By cat0020

For $450 shipped to my driveway, I think this...

For $450 shipped to my driveway, I think this cargo bike is a pretty good value.
Front tire is just a regular BMX tire, plenty of options to pick for replacement.

Rear derailleur and disc brakes...
Forum: Recumbent
03-16-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,235
Posted By cat0020

I think you need to be patient. Determine...

I think you need to be patient.

Determine your ROM and ability to ride after you've gone through at least 2 weeks of rehab, ask your PT whether he/she would clear you for cycling on public roads....
03-16-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,048
Posted By cat0020

Qualibike Dolphin 20mph 350W Hub Motor 36V...

Qualibike Dolphin 20mph 350W Hub Motor 36V Samsung Battery 20'' Foldable Bikes

https://www.ebay.com/itm/264570788405
03-15-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,048
Posted By cat0020

I bought a cheap eBay ebike for my father-in-law...

I bought a cheap eBay ebike for my father-in-law for under $1200 shipped in 2018.
It’s nothing fancy, 7-speed, step-thru, folding frame, fat tire, front suspension, 500w motor, 48v battery.
It gets...
Forum: Recumbent
03-15-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 11,235
Posted By cat0020

Depends on your definition of "slow". What...

Depends on your definition of "slow".

What specific joint on your body was fused? how recent was the procedure?

What's your eventual "goal"? to be back on an upright road bike, racing with...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,627
Posted By cat0020

Chinese Cervelo S5 copy.. replacement frameset...

Chinese Cervelo S5 copy.. replacement frameset from eBay seller that shipped me the wrong size frame back in 2018.

Frame, fork, seatpost, headset, bottom bracket all came as a package, I think I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,627
Posted By cat0020

Completed the build from 2018, took it out for...

Completed the build from 2018, took it out for its first ride for 15 miles in near freezing temperature & 15 mph wind.
It feels much lighter than my other Chinese carbon aero frame.
...
03-06-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,272
Posted By cat0020

It rides well, for its long wheelbase and wide...

It rides well, for its long wheelbase and wide handlebars.
I'm not sure of the weight capacity for the front rack, but milkcrate is sturdy enough to carry some heavy loads.
Stable is how I would...
03-05-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,272
Posted By cat0020

I'll probably just strap a milk or bread crate to...

I'll probably just strap a milk or bread crate to the front.
Less attractive to wondering eyes of bike thieves.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,627
Posted By cat0020

I have built a few bikes out of Chinese carbon...

I have built a few bikes out of Chinese carbon frames since 2016, some for myself, some sold to fellow experienced riders that I've ridden together for years.
None of us are currently racing or...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,775
Posted By cat0020

Whether you're ok with it doesn't make your claim...

Whether you're ok with it doesn't make your claim of riding 100k miles in 8 years a reality.
It would still be a lie if you are ok with it; that just make you a liar, that's not an opinion.


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