Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: surveyor6
Showing results 1 to 50 of 109
Search took 0.02 seconds.
04-14-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 217
Posted By surveyor6

$2/3k is a good budget for a hub motor kit. with...

$2/3k is a good budget for a hub motor kit. with battery.
You probably will not enjoy riding a $667 e-bike.
Forum: Fatbikes
04-11-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By surveyor6

I enjoyed riding my fat tire Mongoose ...

I enjoyed riding my fat tire Mongoose
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x450/add_on_resized_4ab40ea7f79d056921f8a0836ea8f3c636f45b7c.jpg
in the sand. It was much easier to...
04-07-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2,858
Views: 682,871
Posted By surveyor6

1961 Higgins Flight liner, built up with Sears...

1961 Higgins Flight liner, built up with Sears Spyder parts.
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x450/20210112_172645_resized_2__e5d3e86fe4eb9a2e4025166a0fed223dc7d0fa13.jpg
Forum: Introductions
04-07-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. I live at 30 degrees north, I can't...

Welcome. I live at 30 degrees north, I can't imagine what its like to cycle at your latitude.
Forum: Foo
04-07-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By surveyor6

We really need pics to help. Does the seller have...

We really need pics to help. Does the seller have pics?
I was in the USMC 1983-1991. Mostly good old cold war days.
04-05-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By surveyor6

Wow. 1984 is very early for a mountain bike. I...

Wow. 1984 is very early for a mountain bike. I like the alloy thumb shifters.
Forum: Foo
04-04-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 766
Posted By surveyor6

i had a pedal lock on my Corvette. It worked...

i had a pedal lock on my Corvette. It worked well and took up little space.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 982
Posted By surveyor6

I bought a frame and fork on fleabay that was...

I bought a frame and fork on fleabay that was described as a 24" wheeled Sears Spyder (Muscle bike, Banana seat bike, and so on).
-After I received the frame/fork. I noticed a large metal tab on the...
04-04-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 546
Posted By surveyor6

It will all com back to you quickly. Just pace...

It will all com back to you quickly. Just pace yourself.
03-21-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,257
Views: 404,182
Posted By surveyor6

I love viewing all these parts that I have never...

I love viewing all these parts that I have never seen in person.
This is my first cruiser built from the frame up. I planned to use it for a commuter.
-Specialized Globe, circa 1998 or so. Frame...
03-13-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,161
Posted By surveyor6

As said above, there's no free lunch. Batteries,...

As said above, there's no free lunch. Batteries, motors and reinforced wheels and tructure add weight.
- There are some very light e-bikes, but they only make about 250 watts of power.
03-13-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,161
Posted By surveyor6

As said above, there's no free lunch. Batteries,...

As said above, there's no free lunch. Batteries, motors and reinforced wheels and structure add weight.
- There are some very light e-bikes, but they only make about 250 watts of power.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 19,980
Views: 4,350,633
Posted By surveyor6

Rear fender for my Sears Spyder clone from EBay. ...

Rear fender for my Sears Spyder clone from EBay.
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x450/fender_strut_2_1c6256e5db4336dad1c4e0098dc00d259ae26d2f.jpg
03-11-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By surveyor6

The Townies have an aluminum frame, right? A...

The Townies have an aluminum frame, right? A tensile steel framed beach cruiser will generally ride smoother, but it will be heavier.
-I think I would experiment with the saddle and tires, as...
Forum: Foo
03-07-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By surveyor6

I have to stream something to hear anything from...

I have to stream something to hear anything from the 50s or 60s. The stations have trouble finding sponsors for that era music.
Forum: Foo
03-06-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 431
Posted By surveyor6

I was on the beach in my chair last summer. A...

I was on the beach in my chair last summer. A couple of young fellows, tatooed everywhere but their face, were next to us, surf fishing and playing loud hip hop music.
I nodded off, but awoke to a...
Forum: Framebuilders
03-06-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,768
Posted By surveyor6

I would say PVC is a last resort for a bike...

I would say PVC is a last resort for a bike frame. It flexes too much.
You can still make a lot of other good stuff from PVC like bike racks, Canoe racks for your truck, etc.
03-06-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,233
Posted By surveyor6

I wouldn't use 4" tires on a bike or e-bike...

I wouldn't use 4" tires on a bike or e-bike unless you must ride in snow or sand. I may feel different if I was a stronger rider.
03-04-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By surveyor6

I'd be all over a good MTB with a lugged frame....

I'd be all over a good MTB with a lugged frame. Especially a Bianchi.
Forum: Introductions
03-04-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By surveyor6

Aloha means hello and goodbye. Welcome

Aloha means hello and goodbye. Welcome
Forum: Introductions
03-02-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. I wish you a speedy recovery.

Welcome. I wish you a speedy recovery.
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By surveyor6

I don't see any investment value. It's a good...

I don't see any investment value. It's a good bike but it is not rare.
- I would add city handle bars, thumb shifters and wider tires to use it as a pub bike or city bike.
Forum: Recumbent
02-27-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By surveyor6

The only recumbent dealer near me is in the...

The only recumbent dealer near me is in the Meyerland borough of Houston.
02-27-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,164
Posted By surveyor6

I went to a testing center on Monday to get a...

I went to a testing center on Monday to get a covid test. They took my vitals, and then became concerned that my resting pulse was only 55. They were so concerned about my pulse that they brought...
02-27-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By surveyor6

Serial number can tell you a lot on certain...

Serial number can tell you a lot on certain vintage bikes. On my Higgins/Sears Flightliner, the number told me the year and trim level. Mine is a 1961, originally equipped with a rat trap springer...
Forum: Recumbent
02-27-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By surveyor6

We have only one dealer in Texas that sells them....

We have only one dealer in Texas that sells them. You will probably need to order one on the internet or make a road trip to buy one.
one.-I would look on EBay for a Catrike. that will save you some...
Forum: Foo
02-20-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,694
Posted By surveyor6

If you were motivated enough to get an...

If you were motivated enough to get an engineering degree, you certainly have conquered this issue at times.

-Engineering often requires you to bust your hump completing several projects on time,...
02-20-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,134
Posted By surveyor6

I had a mountain brake lever on my fixie. I was...

I had a mountain brake lever on my fixie. I was using ghetto bullhorn bars (made by flipping and cutting conventional drop bars)
Forum: Foo
02-19-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,209
Posted By surveyor6

Try driving through Phoenix in a thunderstorm. It...

Try driving through Phoenix in a thunderstorm. It causes a lot of PTSD.
Forum: Fatbikes
02-19-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By surveyor6

I like the pattern, but it looks like it may wear...

I like the pattern, but it looks like it may wear quickly.
Forum: Introductions
02-19-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By surveyor6

Mabuhay! I visited the PI 3 times but was...

Mabuhay!
I visited the PI 3 times but was unable to do any cycling there.
02-19-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,058
Posted By surveyor6

I use Smoots, like they offer on Google Earth.

I use Smoots, like they offer on Google Earth.
Forum: Foo
02-17-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,209
Posted By surveyor6

The Ice Storm of Feb 15 definitely supports the...

The Ice Storm of Feb 15 definitely supports the OP's argument.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/484x600/in_my_yard_reduced_x2_4d6ee680282f866a840ad01109aadef5cc6d3a0d.jpg
02-14-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 903
Posted By surveyor6

I think I would rather see a movie about Major...

I think I would rather see a movie about Major Taylor than Lance Armstrong. The Taylor movie would not have near as much drama, though. We don't know near as much about his life as we do Lance's....
02-14-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 561
Posted By surveyor6

I totally posted this response in the wrong...

I totally posted this response in the wrong threat
To qualify for a classic car license plate, most states require that the car be 20 years old. That's a good place to start.
Forum: Introductions
02-14-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. We look forward to seeing your bikes. ...

Welcome. We look forward to seeing your bikes.
I visited the Republic over ten years ago but have not visited Ulster.
02-13-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2,355
Views: 481,721
Posted By surveyor6

1980something Trek roadie. I loved the hidden...

1980something Trek roadie. I loved the hidden cables. I built it up from a frameset.
-I gave it to an unemployed chum back in the 2007 recession. That allowed me to hoard more mountain bikes.
-The...
Replies: 15
Views: 6,879
Posted By surveyor6

Interesting. The contemporary Motobecane has been...

Interesting. The contemporary Motobecane has been selling a road bike called the Vent Noir.
02-11-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By surveyor6

I would love to see a tax credit for e-bikes....

I would love to see a tax credit for e-bikes. Stranger things have happened.
02-11-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,131
Posted By surveyor6

Nicely done. I bet the wife loves riding that...

Nicely done. I bet the wife loves riding that with you.
02-09-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,318
Posted By surveyor6

I rode many mountain bike trails (single track)...

I rode many mountain bike trails (single track) in Arizona that were for cycling only. Each state park seemed to have one.
-if you want pavement for cyclists only, I'm afraid you will need to visit...
02-08-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 903
Posted By surveyor6

Matthew McConaughey is too gregarious and...

Matthew McConaughey is too gregarious and personable to play Lance Armstrong IMHO. Lance is a different personality.
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By surveyor6

Looks like a tubing sticker near the top of the...

Looks like a tubing sticker near the top of the seat post. The grade of the frame tubes has a big effect on value.
02-06-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,325
Posted By surveyor6

A big adjustable crescent wrench that I use on...

A big adjustable crescent wrench that I use on threaded headsets.
02-06-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By surveyor6

You should be able to move everything to a bigger...

You should be able to move everything to a bigger frame, provided that it was made within 4 or five years of your old one. Seat post diameters may be different.
You may have to replace some cables...
Forum: Foo
02-04-21, 09:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 959
Posted By surveyor6

The Maroons haven't mattered since they left...

The Maroons haven't mattered since they left Pottsville.
02-02-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,184
Posted By surveyor6

My knees were too bad to continue running.

My knees were too bad to continue running.
02-02-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By surveyor6

The BMX guys seem to be better at the accessory...

The BMX guys seem to be better at the accessory color selection than the rest of us.
For me, the color of the frame dictates the color of the accessories; whether they match or contrast.
-If you...
02-02-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,588
Posted By surveyor6

I've been on many forums for several years and...

I've been on many forums for several years and the search feature doesn't work too well on many of them. (Absolutely worthless on a few of them).
Keep in mind that a newbie member usually has a...
01-31-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By surveyor6

I lived on the Gulf for almost four years. I...

I lived on the Gulf for almost four years. I could not keep my cables in operational condition on my fat bike, though I used a lot of WD40.
Had I continued to live on the Gulf, I would have...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 109
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.