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05-14-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By Cyclist30923

Go to Ebay. I bought two no-name wireless...

Go to Ebay. I bought two no-name wireless computers with those features for about five bucks each. They have been very reliable and do not care about getting wet.
05-14-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,865
Posted By Cyclist30923

I guess so! I wish I had never posted this darn...

I guess so! I wish I had never posted this darn thing! I am new to this forum, and surprised how intense people are. Its taking all the fun out of it...
05-14-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,228
Posted By Cyclist30923

Where I live in Northern California, bike shops...

Where I live in Northern California, bike shops are bursting at the seams with business. Inventory is very limited and service departments are swamped. COVID has been good for our local bike...
05-14-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,865
Posted By Cyclist30923

What are you talking about? Bagel Street?

What are you talking about? Bagel Street?
05-14-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 118,428
Posted By Cyclist30923

20 wonderful miles...until my chain gave me a...

20 wonderful miles...until my chain gave me a gentle reminder that it needed to be lubed. All smooth and quiet now.
05-14-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,865
Posted By Cyclist30923

Its called a signature. If you knew how to write...

Its called a signature. If you knew how to write you would understand it.
05-14-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,865
Posted By Cyclist30923

And I'll tell ya something, I ride a route...

And I'll tell ya something, I ride a route popular with national and international pros, and many serious amateur "snobs" and rarely see trash of ANY kind. We pick up after ourselves. Maybe your...
05-11-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,865
Posted By Cyclist30923

To All the Cycling Slobs...

If you are unlucky enough to get a flat, stop dumping your empty air cartridges in our bike lanes!!!! I have been seeing quite a bit of this lately in Humboldt. Not only is it littering, but a real...
05-11-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By Cyclist30923

Thanks for all the info everyone! The best...

Thanks for all the info everyone! The best gearing is what each of us prefer. The bottom line is that with proper gearing, beach cruisers do not have to be the slow, heavy bikes that weight weanies...
05-07-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 118,428
Posted By Cyclist30923

21 glorious miles! The Pacific Ocean was...

21 glorious miles! The Pacific Ocean was compassionate today and did not give me much wind grief!!
05-07-20, 08:54 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 12,230
Posted By Cyclist30923

I never ride with earbuds. Safe cycling relies...

I never ride with earbuds. Safe cycling relies on all senses working well, especially hearing. That includes hearing cars, other cyclists, joggers and pedestrians. Earbuds zre fine if you are on a...
05-07-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 683
Posted By Cyclist30923

Cruiser Gearing

My Fito Madena came with a 44t chainring in the front matched with a Shimano 7 speed freewheel, 14 to 28t. After riding it a bit, I swapped out that way-too-big chainring with a Lucky 7 36t. This...
05-07-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By Cyclist30923

Thanks for the compliment! Yes it is a 14/28 6...

Thanks for the compliment! Yes it is a 14/28 6 speed. I have considered putting an 8 speed on it but would have to cold stretch the frame. I will likely go with a 7 speed, as it should only require...
05-05-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By Cyclist30923

1987 Nishiki Pueblo

I rescued this bike from my late father's garage when we were getting the house ready to sell. It started life out as a 15-speed mountain bike. I took it home and gave it a good cleaning. I then...
04-25-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 397
Posted By Cyclist30923

Anyone Ride Today and Where?

I did a nice 20 mile ride along the Eureka waterfront. Glad I went earlier, as winds on the Pacific picked up quite a bit this afternoon.
04-25-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 724
Posted By Cyclist30923

A properly matched bike to your bodys needs can...

A properly matched bike to your bodys needs can be great for healing pain. Cycling builds core strength, and most instances of back pain are usually attributed to weak core muscles. If you find that...
04-20-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By Cyclist30923

Kenda K838 is an Awesome Cruiser Tire

I am happy to say after about 60 miles of riding, I am very happy with the red Kenda K838 tires!! I am most impressed with the handling. I can take turns way faster on these than the old, factory...
04-20-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 656
Posted By Cyclist30923

As soon as I am ready to purchase the new crank...

As soon as I am ready to purchase the new crank and conversion kit, I will attempt to measure and estimate the length of the spindle I will need. I have read elsewhere that 103mm is a more or less...
04-16-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 22,879
Views: 2,563,525
Posted By Cyclist30923

I plan on retiring this summer. One project I am...

I plan on retiring this summer. One project I am planning to tackle is my 1972 three speed Raleigh Chopper. My goal is to restore it to rideable condition. The bike is about 80 percent complete,...
04-16-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,370
Posted By Cyclist30923

I could never be a weight weanie. I use Tuffy...

I could never be a weight weanie. I use Tuffy tire liners and have not had a flat for at least 20,000 miles. So I do not carry anything but a wallet and flip phone.
04-16-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 656
Posted By Cyclist30923

Hey G R do you remember what spindle length you...

Hey G R do you remember what spindle length you used for the bottom bracket? My ride uses the standard 68mm bb, but I am not sure of the spindle size.
04-14-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 656
Posted By Cyclist30923

2019 Fito Modena

I hope everyone is having a great Tuesday!!

Now that I have the new tires installed, it was time to post some pics of my cruiser. All told, I have about $375 invested in this guy. I only had...
04-13-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 998
Posted By Cyclist30923

Hi Laser If you do not mind doing some...

Hi Laser

If you do not mind doing some reassembly and tuning, go to Fitobikes and see what they have to offer. I purchased a Fito Medena with the alluminum frame for barely over $200 on a Prime...
04-13-20, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 118,428
Posted By Cyclist30923

20 nice miles along the Eureka waterfront. ...

20 nice miles along the Eureka waterfront. And..what a gorgeous warm day on the Redwood Coast of California!
04-13-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By Cyclist30923

You should not have any trouble going with the...

You should not have any trouble going with the same tire size on those wheels.
04-13-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By Cyclist30923

Hi Joshua! So sorry I did not respond...

Hi Joshua!

So sorry I did not respond sooner. I managed to get myself locked out of this forum stemming from a password problem, and had a heck of a time getting back in. I decided to go with...
04-01-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 368
Posted By Cyclist30923

Try a bottom bracket spanner tool. You should be...

Try a bottom bracket spanner tool. You should be able to get a good one online for less than ten bucks.
04-01-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 549
Posted By Cyclist30923

You may want to check your cable tension if the...

You may want to check your cable tension if the shifter wont move into the lowest position. It may be too tight.. Once that is resolved, double check the lower limit screw adjustment again. Also make...
Forum: Introductions
04-01-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By Cyclist30923

That purple is pretty cool!!

That purple is pretty cool!!
04-01-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 897
Posted By Cyclist30923

That is cool looking!!! Is it a single speed??

That is cool looking!!! Is it a single speed??
04-01-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 556
Posted By Cyclist30923

Good Efficient Cruiser Tires

Hey Everyone! This is my first post in the Cruiser forum. I ride a Fito Medena that I am slowly upgrading and making into a much better bike. I am hoping to get some advice on a good set of 26-inch...
Forum: Introductions
04-01-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By Cyclist30923

Hi Tmonk! Thanks so much for the welcome. It...

Hi Tmonk! Thanks so much for the welcome. It sounds like you know all the good riding spots in Humboldt. I really do feel blessed to live hear. Its a great place to ride as long as the winds are...
Forum: Introductions
03-30-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By Cyclist30923

Are you located anywhere near Long Beach? I sure...

Are you located anywhere near Long Beach? I sure hope we get a kite festival this year!
Forum: Introductions
03-30-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By Cyclist30923

Hello From Cutten, California!! (Humboldt Redwoods)

Hello Everyone!

I am so glad I found this forum! I got back into cycling early 2019 after taking a few years off dealing with hip surgeries. It feels so good to be back in the saddle, and I was...
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