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01-26-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,237
Posted By willbuyone

New to me Electra Cruiser

Found this Electra on Facebook Market place replaced seat, pedals, handlebars, grips and tires. ...
12-04-19, 10:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,889
Posted By willbuyone

Few upgrades Electra Cruiser 1

New Brooks B-17 Saddle and Velo Orange Pedals .
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11-18-19, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,419
Posted By willbuyone

I bought this bike just because of the color not...

I bought this bike just because of the color not because I wanted a cruiser. Now I love this bike, I like it better than my Trek FX2 and my Trek X-Caliber 7
11-16-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,419
Posted By willbuyone

After a few upgrades.

Made a few changes and I like the results. Still need a cup holder for coffee runs and maybe a Brooks...
11-15-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,252
Views: 403,266
Posted By willbuyone

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/bd0d31c3_172e_4883_b4db_89fb768d06e4_12732b98ab1c315c85739f42f00fec97f4fa7c9c.jpeg

Electra Cruiser 1
11-08-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,065
Posted By willbuyone

Good idea then I can ride and drink coffee

Good idea then I can ride and drink coffee
11-08-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,065
Posted By willbuyone

Yes thanks for the heads up on the peddle size I...

Yes thanks for the heads up on the peddle size I thought that might be the case but I wasnít sure.
11-07-19, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,065
Posted By willbuyone

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I think I am going try this 185mm Bontrager saddle...
11-07-19, 11:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,065
Posted By willbuyone

Yea I had a hard time trying to decide on color,...

Yea I had a hard time trying to decide on color, I like the matte black and the matte bark as well they all look great
11-07-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,065
Posted By willbuyone

Have you heard ? Electra Cruiser 1.

The Bird is a word !

She just arrived home Dereflectorized and ready for upgrades and...
Forum: Introductions
10-11-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,200
Posted By willbuyone

Welcome from the Central Coast of California.

Welcome from the Central Coast of California.
10-04-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 22,137
Posted By willbuyone

FX2 Disk with 38mm Bontrager LT3s no problem on...

FX2 Disk with 38mm Bontrager LT3s no problem on gravel and dirt roads...
Forum: Foo
10-03-19, 10:56 PM
Replies: 4,809
Views: 417,861
Posted By willbuyone

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10-03-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 22,137
Posted By willbuyone

I donít know if the FX6 is intended to be a road...

I donít know if the FX6 is intended to be a road and a trail bike. I think that would be more like the Dual Sports
role, but I put 38mm Bontrager LT3 tires on my FX2 Disk it does ok on the road and...
10-03-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,793
Posted By willbuyone

2020 Trek X-Caliber 7 today

2020 Trek X-Caliber 7 today
10-03-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By willbuyone

Seat height ?

Just bought a new MTB and my question is do you https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/ac197bcf_ad21_4657_90fb_037172722dc1_4272be1036d1e8f6e9998b130a4b1620fb5f62c3.jpeg...
10-01-19, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By willbuyone

I think about $1200 for the 2020 8 about $1000...

I think about $1200 for the 2020 8
about $1000 for the 2020 7
and maybe $1100 for the 2019 8
10-01-19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 548
Posted By willbuyone

X-Caliber 2020 7 8 or 2019 8 ?

I have decided that even if I am only going to be riding causally I want a bike with a decent fork. I am not sure what drive train would me best for riding on mostly flat dry trails with a little bit...
10-01-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,209
Posted By willbuyone

The tires are 38mm I way about 185lbs

The tires are 38mm I way about 185lbs
10-01-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,209
Posted By willbuyone

This is on Vandenberg Air Force Base Central...

This is on Vandenberg Air Force Base Central Coast of California.
10-01-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,209
Posted By willbuyone

I am going borrow my brothers Marlin with 29s and...

I am going borrow my brothers Marlin with 29s and give it a try on these roads before I decide to buy new MTB
09-30-19, 04:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,209
Posted By willbuyone

Thanks for the info I will be taking it easy and...

Thanks for the info I will be taking it easy and just enjoying the...
09-30-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,209
Posted By willbuyone

Thanks for your feedback I am leaning towards the...

Thanks for your feedback I am leaning towards the Marlin 6 I will be 70 in November of this year and donít plan on any hard riding or jumping ! I am pleased that 2020 has 2 chain rings in the front...
09-30-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,209
Posted By willbuyone

Thanks for all useful help, knowledge, advice. I...

Thanks for all useful help, knowledge, advice. I have decided to go ahead and buy a MTB with 29Ē tires not sure what model yet maybe a Trek Marlin 6 or an X-Caliber 7 but most likely Trek because...
09-29-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,610
Posted By willbuyone

Huffy ?

With a bunch of upgrades could a Wally World huffy be turned into an ok cruiser bike ?
I like the looks of it. Maybe a project just for the fun of it ?...
09-29-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,209
Posted By willbuyone

I am running 700x33mm Bontrager LT3 60psi front...

I am running 700x33mm Bontrager LT3 60psi front and back in the dirthttps://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/image_856644503c9cc992499014c6dcf9cd83f5cb945d.jpg
. Do you think...
09-29-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,209
Posted By willbuyone

I am planning on upgrading my dentures as well as...

I am planning on upgrading my dentures as well as my bike !
09-29-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,209
Posted By willbuyone

I knew what you meant and thank you for your...

I knew what you meant and thank you for your advice I am not in a hurry to buy another bike. I may look for a used bike. I have fun riding my FX on these type of roads and I have hundreds of them to...
09-29-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,209
Posted By willbuyone

[QUOTE=GrainBrain;21142860]Ugh that washboard...

[QUOTE=GrainBrain;21142860]Ugh that washboard will not be fun on any hard tail. From the other pictures your FX should handle those roads, let alone something with front suspension and tires over two...
09-28-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,209
Posted By willbuyone

I don’t want to shred! Older guy here.

Just want to take it easy and have some fun. Will be doing most of my rides on mostly flat roads like in these pics.
I have a Trek FX2 Disk with 700x38mm tires, it does ok on these roads but I am...
09-24-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 19,825
Posted By willbuyone

MTB without suspension ?

Are there any new decent quality MTB without any suspension on them ? I want one for casual riding on dirt trails and do not want the added weight of suspension forks. I have been looking online and...
09-22-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,172
Posted By willbuyone

I just want the simplicity of only 1 shifter did...

I just want the simplicity of only 1 shifter did not think it would save money. Not sure how much I am willing to spend maybe somewhere between 1000 and 1500.
09-22-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,172
Posted By willbuyone

What bike am I looking for ?

I want a lightweight bike like a hybrid that I can run 700x38 or 40mm no suspension flat bars and 1x11 or 1x12 drive train. Any idea what bike this would be ?
TIA
09-16-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By willbuyone

Just saw the bike for like $360 new thought I...

Just saw the bike for like $360 new thought I could upgrade later, but does not sound like a good idea now. Thanks for your feedback. I would definitely not be happy the way it is.
09-16-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By willbuyone

Cheap bike hard to upgrade ?

Cannondale Catalyst 3 27.5" would it be hard to upgrade this bike in the future ?
09-08-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,298
Posted By willbuyone

Thanks for the info I may try them as my next set...

Thanks for the info I may try them as my next set of tires .
09-06-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,298
Posted By willbuyone

Yes I love this bike even the seat !

Yes I love this bike even the seat !
09-06-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,298
Posted By willbuyone

I think you are right the cyclocross tires are...

I think you are right the cyclocross tires are probably just what I am looking for . I watched a video earlier about cyclocross looks like the type of riding I would like to do, but casually . Thanks...
09-06-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,298
Posted By willbuyone

Today I tried riding in some dirt and grass with...

Today I tried riding in some dirt and grass with gofer mounds mixed in with ok results, but I tried steering into some loose gravel on the side of the road and almost lost control . I donít think all...
09-06-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,298
Posted By willbuyone

New tires for Trek FX 2 Disk ?

Ok I want to upgrade the tires on my FX2 Disk to something a little better for dirt roads maybe a few short stretches of gravel, but still be good street tires. I am an older guy and will not be...
08-28-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,057
Posted By willbuyone

Now is the time !

Now is the time !
08-27-19, 10:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,057
Posted By willbuyone

Thank you all for the words of encouragement. I...

Thank you all for the words of encouragement. I picked up my bike today and took a little ride. I am very excited about it !
08-26-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,057
Posted By willbuyone

I am sure that this is absolutely true.

I am sure that this is absolutely true.
08-26-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,057
Posted By willbuyone

I am going to start riding again !

Picking up my Trek FX2 Disk today. I am going to started riding again today after about an eight year hiatus. For some reason about eight years ago I decided to sell my bike and stop riding as I...
08-26-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By willbuyone

Thank you for the suggestion I think I am pointed...

Thank you for the suggestion I think I am pointed in the right direction.
08-25-19, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By willbuyone

New here question about bike shorts ?

Are there any good padded bicycle shorts that look like regular short ? I will be casual riding hybrid style bike.
Thanks for any help / suggestions.
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