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03-21-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By GeezyRider

This could be a fun project. I assume your frame...

This could be a fun project. I assume your frame is aluminum (I love that frame by the way) so another cruiser frame won't save much if any weight. Are the stem and fork on this bike steel or...
03-14-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,903
Posted By GeezyRider

Your situation makes me feel ashamed of my fellow...

Your situation makes me feel ashamed of my fellow U.S. citizens for complaining abut minor inconveniences here like their local store not having any toilet paper. I wish you the best and hope that...
03-13-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By GeezyRider

Nice. Since I don't do anything more serious...

Nice. Since I don't do anything more serious than a little gravel, I'd love to ride one those with a solid fork.
03-12-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 18,402
Posted By GeezyRider

I live in a rural area and can ride as long and...

I live in a rural area and can ride as long and as far as I like without coming into contact with others. However, my wife and I like to ride MUPs occasionally because they usually involve stopping...
02-01-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By GeezyRider

I'll leave that to my friend since it is his...

I'll leave that to my friend since it is his bike. I'm sure BD will send some bearings to him. But, he wanted to get his bike back on the road quickly so we just bought a bag of 5/32" bearings at the...
02-01-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,249
Posted By GeezyRider

For your stuck pedals, spray them with some PB...

For your stuck pedals, spray them with some PB Blaster then give your pedal wrench a good whack with a wood mallet. I've been able to remove stubborn pedals in the past with this method.
02-01-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By GeezyRider

BikesDirect Hiccup

A buddy of mine rode my SaltyDog cruiser from BikesDirect and liked it so much he ordered one for himself. He called me yesterday and said he's happy with his bike but the steering was kind of...
01-09-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,643
Posted By GeezyRider

Hope this helps! If you decide to get a new...

Hope this helps! If you decide to get a new cruiser be sure to share your impressions and some pics.
12-30-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,107
Posted By GeezyRider

I've just become a fan of the Vittoria brand this...

I've just become a fan of the Vittoria brand this year. Reasonable cost, weight and performance.
12-24-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By GeezyRider

Nice conversion and that shade of green is...

Nice conversion and that shade of green is beautiful.
12-18-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By GeezyRider

"Like a rubber ball you'll come bouncing baaack...

"Like a rubber ball you'll come bouncing baaack to me....bouncy bouncy...bouncy bouncy....." :roflmao:
12-18-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,395
Posted By GeezyRider

Best of luck with your knee replacement. And,...

Best of luck with your knee replacement. And, please take better care of you new knee than your old one. :D
12-17-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,395
Posted By GeezyRider

Holy sh*t Nighttrain!! Get your surgeon to...

Holy sh*t Nighttrain!! Get your surgeon to install a zipper or velcro flap or something that gives him easier access.
12-16-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,698
Posted By GeezyRider

Thanks for sharing this story about Dr. Graves--I...

Thanks for sharing this story about Dr. Graves--I enjoyed it very much.
12-14-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By GeezyRider

I'm a big fan of the B17. That and Selle...

I'm a big fan of the B17. That and Selle Anatomica are the most comfortable saddles I've ever used. Yours complements your sharp looking Electra nicely. Well done!
12-13-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,636
Posted By GeezyRider

I thought it was going to be about using narrower...

I thought it was going to be about using narrower saddles.
12-13-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,135
Views: 332,927
Posted By GeezyRider

When I worked in my friend's bike shop, we sold a...

When I worked in my friend's bike shop, we sold a ton of Haros. Seemed like every kid in the area had one. Good quality to boot.
12-12-19, 11:52 PM
Replies: 1,135
Views: 332,927
Posted By GeezyRider

^ The review is in a separate thread. The bike...

^ The review is in a separate thread. The bike as delivered is about 29 lbs. Never had an issue with BikesDirect website but I only use PayPal when ordering anything online.
12-10-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,643
Posted By GeezyRider

I agree there are bargains to be found at Bike...

I agree there are bargains to be found at Bike Island. I purchased a couple of wheelsets from them that are decent quality for great prices. I'm also considering one of their SS framesets.
12-07-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,643
Posted By GeezyRider

Oops! My first cruiser newbie mistake! Thanks...

Oops! My first cruiser newbie mistake! Thanks for the tip. I'll have to add the 40psi trick to the list of how to inflict pain on myself. :giver:
12-06-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,643
Posted By GeezyRider

Gravity SaltyDog Review

I recently noticed a major problem with my fleet of bicycles--it didn't include a cruiser. I have vintage steel road bikes, a modern aluminum road bike, a carbon fiber road bike, a mountain bike...
12-06-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,135
Views: 332,927
Posted By GeezyRider

Just finished assembly and a 15 mile shake down...

Just finished assembly and a 15 mile shake down ride on a BikesDirect Special: Gravity SaltyDog:
...
11-18-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 17,631
Posted By GeezyRider

The day I realize that I am a danger to myself or...

The day I realize that I am a danger to myself or others will be the day that I become too old to ride. Hopefully, that realization won't come a day too late.
10-25-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 24,964
Posted By GeezyRider

You and Big John both make perfectly good sense. ...

You and Big John both make perfectly good sense. I was just making an awkward attempt at injecting a little humor into the subject which was probably inappropriate. For that, I apologize.
10-19-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By GeezyRider

I just re-read your original post and noticed...

I just re-read your original post and noticed that you are going to be bikepacking with your bike. I don't know how much you intend to carry but I think this fork would handle a loaded front rack...
10-19-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By GeezyRider

I rescued this bike (late 90's Giant Iguana) from...

I rescued this bike (late 90's Giant Iguana) from a dumpster at my Sister in-law's beach home. I never rode it with the original suspension fork so I can't compare it to that. All of my road bikes...
10-18-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By GeezyRider

I have the Carver rigid fork on this bike, no...

I have the Carver rigid fork on this bike, no disc brake mounting tabs cantilever only. No issues or problems. It's not light but it's lighter than the suspension fork it replaced.
...
10-07-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 79,477
Posted By GeezyRider

Recently had my Fuji Special Road Racer powder...

Recently had my Fuji Special Road Racer powder coated.

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10-07-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 59,325
Posted By GeezyRider

Here's some of my flat bar family from oldest to...

Here's some of my flat bar family from oldest to youngest:

1973 Fuji Special Road Racer
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09-24-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 898
Posted By GeezyRider

It may just be the angle of the photo but it...

It may just be the angle of the photo but it appears that the nose of your wife's saddle is tilted downward significantly. That alone could cause neck and shoulder discomfort. That said, I have...
09-14-19, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By GeezyRider

Glad you are feeling better and riding again.

Glad you are feeling better and riding again.
08-23-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 2,605
Views: 564,658
Posted By GeezyRider

^^^^ Looks like fun. The license plate is cool!

^^^^ Looks like fun. The license plate is cool!
06-18-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,627
Posted By GeezyRider

Maybe you could use the shifter to control the...

Maybe you could use the shifter to control the rear brake thus making it a parking brake. :saweeet:
05-21-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 749
Posted By GeezyRider

It's cool that your wife did the ride with you. ...

It's cool that your wife did the ride with you. My wife is an avid cyclist but because of volunteer activities she has less time for riding than me. But, her pace remains nearly the same as mine...
05-21-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,833
Posted By GeezyRider

Hey Frank, you put a smile on my face this...

Hey Frank, you put a smile on my face this morning making me remember what one of my old bosses always said, "We didn't get much done today but we'll give 'em hell tomorrow!"

I also agree with the...
01-04-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 79,477
Posted By GeezyRider

1976 Motobecane Mirage ...

1976 Motobecane Mirage

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