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08-20-18, 05:49 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 231,065
Posted By crazzywolfie

i don't think i could ever go vehicle less. i use...

i don't think i could ever go vehicle less. i use to get by when i was younger biking everywhere but i don't know if i would feel as comfortable biking around town as i use to. with every accident i...
08-20-18, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 446
Posted By crazzywolfie

worst case scenario if you really want shocks up...

worst case scenario if you really want shocks up front you could always have the stem chopped and extended on whatever set of shocks you want to use. that top tube definitely looks really long and a...
08-19-18, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By crazzywolfie

the bike looks like a pretty nice solid bike. i...

the bike looks like a pretty nice solid bike. i would probably install some front shocks but that is what i preffer. if you took it to a shop i think by the time it is all said and done you might...
08-19-18, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3,212
Views: 1,401,435
Posted By crazzywolfie

here is my 2 most recent rig. only picked the...

here is my 2 most recent rig. only picked the kona up this morning. seems to work perfectly other than the tires possibly having slow leak. i don't know if that is true or not but that is what the...
08-19-18, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By crazzywolfie

if you had to take it to a shop to fix it...

if you had to take it to a shop to fix it probably wouldn't be worth fixing but if you do the work yourself it might be especially if you need or want a second bike. the wobbling wheels would likely...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-01-12, 05:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,535
Posted By crazzywolfie

lol. thanks. i don't think i have to worry too...

lol. thanks. i don't think i have to worry too much about getting addicted to these bikes. i got a dodge truck addiction. it is way more expensive.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-27-12, 08:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,535
Posted By crazzywolfie

thanks. i had found that Sheldon Brown page while...

thanks. i had found that Sheldon Brown page while i was searching plus i was fairly familiar with his website from when i was learning to lace and straighten rims. as of right now i am just going to...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-26-12, 11:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,535
Posted By crazzywolfie

i don't see much point in selling the green bike....

i don't see much point in selling the green bike. there is one on kijiji for $150...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-26-12, 10:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,535
Posted By crazzywolfie

i finally got to take the green bike out for a...

i finally got to take the green bike out for a bit of a tour. had to change the front tire. it decided to leak when i filled it but it was not original rims or tire. it first ride on it went fairly...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-25-12, 01:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,535
Posted By crazzywolfie

i got lots of rusty chrome stuff i could test on.

i got lots of rusty chrome stuff i could test on.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-25-12, 01:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,535
Posted By crazzywolfie

so steel wool and metal polish or aluminum foil...

so steel wool and metal polish or aluminum foil and water?
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-25-12, 01:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,535
Posted By crazzywolfie

thanks. i have not had a chance to take them for...

thanks. i have not had a chance to take them for a ride yet. i think i am going to try to keep the steel rims. i think i am going to just leave the paint alone. they look fairly good as is. the last...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-24-12, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,535
Posted By crazzywolfie

thanks. you are correct about the one being...

thanks. you are correct about the one being English. it is painted on the rear fender. i also think most of the chrome should clean up with some steel wool and wd 40. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-22-12, 07:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,535
Posted By crazzywolfie

thanks for the link ya. i figured they were...

thanks for the link

ya. i figured they were pretty old. i am also certain they have 20 inch wheels. if i had been smart i would have grabbed a couple extra sets of tires for it. scrapped quite a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-22-12, 05:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,535
Posted By crazzywolfie

thats good to hear. makes me glad i saved them...

thats good to hear. makes me glad i saved them both from heading to the scrap yard. i know if i was not there helping they would have gone with the rest of the scrap bikes. pretty much all the other...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-22-12, 05:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,535
Posted By crazzywolfie

my first folder bikes.

well i have never owned a folding bike so i don't know much about them. i don't even know how to fold it at this point in time. i was cleaning out a family members back yard and i came across 2...
07-17-12, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3,212
Views: 1,401,435
Posted By crazzywolfie

i am finally starting to get mine moving again....

i am finally starting to get mine moving again. hoping to tear it apart and sand blast and paint it sometime this summer so i can try hitting some trails. just need to build a backup bike first. kind...
10-13-11, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By crazzywolfie

i know 4 years ago you were allowed to bike there...

i know 4 years ago you were allowed to bike there and there were signs that said so but i have not been out there since. i am not interested in biking the roads around the park.
10-05-11, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 876
Posted By crazzywolfie

i have never sold one of my creation. i would...

i have never sold one of my creation. i would never feel right doing so unless i bought a tig welder and learned how to tig weld. i sometimes fix up and sell a bike for a bit of a profit but not very...
10-05-11, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By crazzywolfie

is biking allowed at mono cliffs provincial park?

i was wondering if biking is still allowed at mono cliffs. lately i have been wanting to go for a bike ride there but everyone keeps telling you are no longer allowed to bike there. is this true? i...
06-24-11, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By crazzywolfie

i used 20" tire in forks meant for 26" tire. ever...

i used 20" tire in forks meant for 26" tire. ever time i have scrapped a set of suspension forks since i usually cut the brake think off so that i could weld them where they would work.
heres a...
06-22-11, 10:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,221
Posted By crazzywolfie

locally there use to be this one bike shop that...

locally there use to be this one bike shop that someone ran out of there basement. it seemed to be fairly popular for such a small shop but it was pretty much the only bike shop that would work on...
06-22-11, 10:03 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,945
Posted By crazzywolfie

here is my first mountain bike in its current...

here is my first mountain bike in its current state
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Q-Z3GuhiYfY/TgIPGcsHkkI/AAAAAAAABW0/75g3_kQdNZs/s800/IMG_2619.JPG
here was my second mountain bike. still have...
06-15-11, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,180
Posted By crazzywolfie

thanks. i will try to find a good etch primer....

thanks. i will try to find a good etch primer. there is no deep rust. there is lots of metal left on this frame. i don't think automotive paints are as toxic as they use to be. i think most of them...
06-15-11, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,180
Posted By crazzywolfie

i don't see me painting it too soon. i have not...

i don't see me painting it too soon. i have not even bought myself a paint gun yet and i still have some sand blasting to do. i don't see me using chemical stripper. i am not going for a super great...
06-15-11, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,180
Posted By crazzywolfie

sealing raw metal

i was wondering what is the best but cheapest way to seal raw metal because i was doing some sand blasting on a pretty nice bike but needs paint and i can be slow getting around to thing. i wiped the...
06-08-11, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,907
Posted By crazzywolfie

that video is pretty cool here the next step...

that video is pretty cool
here the next step above that
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z19zFlPah-o
05-30-11, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,753
Posted By crazzywolfie

if you did not know the difference between hub...

if you did not know the difference between hub and rim you are probably not going to have the knowledge to replace the hub. it is not a job for beginners. i remember when i first tried lacing and...
05-29-11, 09:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By crazzywolfie

do you have rim tape on your rims? if not then it...

do you have rim tape on your rims? if not then it may be the reason you could be getting flats. those rubber bands on the rims sometimes fail and will allow the spoke or nipple poke a hole in the...
05-29-11, 04:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,956
Posted By crazzywolfie

i'm always searching Kijiji for stuff. i hate the...

i'm always searching Kijiji for stuff. i hate the way CL is setup. i found a cheap beater on Kijiji for $10 but i have seen other people wanting $100 for the exact same bike....
05-27-11, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By crazzywolfie

i would not spend more than $50 on it. i pick up...

i would not spend more than $50 on it. i pick up an old ccm ice in almost new shape for $10 and i have seen a few others on the market for around $20-$30. i figure since you can buy a brand new cheap...
05-26-11, 01:52 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,004
Posted By crazzywolfie

i got a 30 year old truck and never seen a seal...

i got a 30 year old truck and never seen a seal fail or a hose leak but i have seen brake lines fail but that is totally different. vehicles are exposed to way harsher conditions. salt and sand can...
05-24-11, 05:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,004
Posted By crazzywolfie

when you are on the trail and bend or dent one or...

when you are on the trail and bend or dent one or both your rims you will wish you had disk brakes. i know i have had to limp my bike off the trails with practically no brakes before because i have...
05-21-11, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,249
Posted By crazzywolfie

i would guess that it would cost $20 to fix up...

i would guess that it would cost $20 to fix up the brake and then i would just leave the rear rim. bikes with gears have different size chain than single speed bikes.
05-21-11, 07:17 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,004
Posted By crazzywolfie

after installing front disk brakes on my 1 bike i...

after installing front disk brakes on my 1 bike i would not want to go back. it seem to always work at a constant rate even if it is wet out. i have some bikes that barely stop when it is wet out...
05-21-11, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By crazzywolfie

i think you would sooner get hit by a tree that...

i think you would sooner get hit by a tree that was struck by lightning than getting hit by actual lightning. trees are taller and have a better chance of getting hit.
05-20-11, 06:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,394
Posted By crazzywolfie

once you remove the pin it can be almost...

once you remove the pin it can be almost impossible to get it back in. if i am planning on re-using a chain i usually just push the pin most of the way through but not all the way
05-16-11, 09:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,394
Posted By crazzywolfie

sound like you have things organized pretty good...

sound like you have things organized pretty good now.
05-16-11, 08:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,394
Posted By crazzywolfie

from the pic it looks like steel rims. i would...

from the pic it looks like steel rims. i would not replace the chain if it works fine. replacing the tires and the leaking tube is a good idea. if there is lots of pad left i would not worry about...
05-16-11, 07:27 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,802
Posted By crazzywolfie

lol. my mom was rear ended and she did not feel...

lol. my mom was rear ended and she did not feel the whiplash till the next day.
05-16-11, 07:25 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,802
Posted By crazzywolfie

ya the guy might have be a bit close but had that...

ya the guy might have be a bit close but had that woman not locked up her brakes in the middle of trail there would not have been a problem. there are just some people that should not even be allowed...
05-16-11, 05:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 714
Posted By crazzywolfie

it may be a bit loud but probably good for if you...

it may be a bit loud but probably good for if you travel on busy city streets. the average car horn is about 110 db so what a hole 30 db? the one horn i have for my truck i am pretty sure is over 140...
05-13-11, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,077
Posted By crazzywolfie

can't you just lye the bikes in the back of your...

can't you just lye the bikes in the back of your truck or just lean the on the sides? i usually just toss my bike in the back of my truck or my dads truck. no straps, no special rack. just toss it in...
05-12-11, 07:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,636
Posted By crazzywolfie

talk about reliability ...

talk about reliability
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsiR6B9jb94&feature=player_embedded
05-10-11, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3,212
Views: 1,401,435
Posted By crazzywolfie

they are cheap forks off of an old supercycle...

they are cheap forks off of an old supercycle hooligan that i had.
05-10-11, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3,212
Views: 1,401,435
Posted By crazzywolfie

ZZYZX? the one bike is a bit of a frankenbike. i...

ZZYZX? the one bike is a bit of a frankenbike. i can drive up and down foot tall curbs with it. i have never really finished it. there is still lots of welding that should be done but i may put off...
05-10-11, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3,212
Views: 1,401,435
Posted By crazzywolfie

my 2 main bikes at the moment. i just got the ccm...

my 2 main bikes at the moment. i just got the ccm 2 weeks ago for $10. it needed a bit of time spent on it but it didn't need any parts. the other bike on the other hand has recently had quite a few...
05-06-11, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 651
Posted By crazzywolfie

currently the have the Schwinn Graft Pro bike on...

currently the have the Schwinn Graft Pro bike on sale at Canadian tire. maybe if you still know where the receipt is you could take it in and see if it is not too late to get the difference between...
05-06-11, 04:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,636
Posted By crazzywolfie

if you want to talk about free bikes that have...

if you want to talk about free bikes that have been pulled out of the trash, thats all i have been riding on for the last 5 years. last week was the first time in a long time that i bought a bike and...
05-06-11, 01:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,636
Posted By crazzywolfie

oops. thanks for pointing that out. i was...

oops. thanks for pointing that out. i was thinking trucks this morning and must have got it mixed up. it is now fixed and working but here it is again...
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