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01-04-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By JehD

I think it looks good. I was just thinking...

I think it looks good. I was just thinking keeping the aesthetic with a drum brake would give you better and still look good.
01-04-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By JehD

I saw this on FB. I like the black and chrome...

I saw this on FB. I like the black and chrome look. Very classic.
01-04-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By JehD

While I was trying to be light with the first...

While I was trying to be light with the first ones I do wonder if these would clear the fenders as the forward arm hangs down a bit lower. In the picture I does look like the rear fender is squished...
01-04-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 387
Posted By JehD

IMHO the only place for this would be here in...

IMHO the only place for this would be here in cruisers or in 50+. Though some might complain, I'm guessing no one has, especially since it has fat tires like that it looks pretty beach cruiseiry....
01-03-20, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By JehD

With the style of caliper you have your options...

With the style of caliper you have your options may be limited to better pads.

BUT you try these..... But they are spendy at $400 - - - - They are on sale from $700


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01-02-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 536,745
Posted By JehD

I Sold this.. ...

I Sold this..
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And sold this 1 ...
01-02-20, 10:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 387
Posted By JehD

I wont lie, thats not what I pictured in my head...

I wont lie, thats not what I pictured in my head when you said Trike, more like this.....but if there was a cruiser trike, thats it. IMHO welcome aboard....
12-31-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 478
Posted By JehD

No problem at all. I miss my old Schwinn

No problem at all. I miss my old Schwinn
12-31-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 478
Posted By JehD

Its the same fork. 7" total lenght and its not...

Its the same fork. 7" total lenght and its not long enough.



My point was its the older pre 06 cruiser with a completely different frame than the 06 and up bikes. Thats why the Monark works on...
12-29-19, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By JehD

Monark got back to me... No this will not fit...

Monark got back to me... No this will not fit your bike. Well that answers that, no springer for Joe.
12-29-19, 10:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 478
Posted By JehD

it has to be an 04 or older. They went to the...

it has to be an 04 or older. They went to the pedal forward in 06 IIRC. With the longer frame and longer head tube. They used to sell a springer more of the classic Schwinn type but itís been...
12-28-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 478
Posted By JehD

Well I received an email back from Monark and...

Well I received an email back from Monark and itís a no go. Just not long enough. So it goes.
12-27-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By JehD

I would use the Seek, beacuse of the disks. Get a...

I would use the Seek, beacuse of the disks. Get a decent suspension fork, put some wider tires on it and if its the presta valves that are a PITA drill the wheels to accept Schraders. Its a 2 minute...
12-27-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,578
Posted By JehD

I've been riding a bike on the streets since I...

I've been riding a bike on the streets since I was 7-8. I had a paper route for years and multiple bikes were my primary transportation until I got a car. I bought a Mtn Bike in the Army and used it...
12-25-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 842
Posted By JehD

How did you know the correct length for thew...

How did you know the correct length for thew spokes and where did you get a spoke cutting machine? Thats a little above and beyond for the average bike guy. lol
12-25-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 516
Posted By JehD

Well thats good to hear at least now you know and...

Well thats good to hear at least now you know and should be able to get a refund on the tall. I admit I like mine but may always wonder if the Fat Tire was the way to go...It just looks so good.
12-25-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By JehD

Its a 1" I know they make, or at least used to...

Its a 1" I know they make, or at least used to make suspension fork but in a mtn bike style and thats not the look I was going for.




I thought most of them had a 5 1/2-6" headtube so the 7"...
12-25-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 516
Posted By JehD

+1 on the Ergon type grips. I had Bontragers on...

+1 on the Ergon type grips. I had Bontragers on my Trek DS 8.4 and the same set on my Moto as I had bad wrist pain on just round grips. Im not having the issue on the cruiser

as its so upright but...
12-25-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By JehD

If thats the case then I think its too long for...

If thats the case then I think its too long for the monark. IIRC its about 7 1/2 I havent seen a springer that long.
12-24-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 516
Posted By JehD

I can't argue with some of your statements. Not...

I can't argue with some of your statements. Not to hijack the thread but another pov might be helpful At least for me I knew what I was getting into. Electra is more expensive than other bikes but...
12-24-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By JehD

Fork Question - Anyone have a Cruiser fork apart for measurements?

I've always missed the springer fork on my last 2 cruisers. I know they're not the end all be all for suspension but they work well enough and more importantly they look pretty cool. From my...
12-23-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 516
Posted By JehD

Electra should send you a T-shirt at least.

Electra should send you a T-shirt at least.
12-23-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 516
Posted By JehD

So show many bikes have you gotten this year now?...

So show many bikes have you gotten this year now? Not criticizing just a little jealous. Lol.
12-21-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 516
Posted By JehD

So is it just longer or is the seat tube higher...

So is it just longer or is the seat tube higher as well?
12-20-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By JehD

oh yes. The original saddle on the base Electraís...

oh yes. The original saddle on the base Electraís is terrible.
12-19-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By JehD

Looking at the Felt, any cruiser with some beefy...

Looking at the Felt, any cruiser with some beefy springs in the seat should be pretty comfortable and that one has them. Ride it a bit and see how it feels. There are a ton of "cruiser" seats out...
12-18-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 320,998
Posted By JehD

I really like the look of an IGH my Moto 3i...

I really like the look of an IGH my Moto 3i looked so clean, but they are so much more expensive than a derailleur setup and without the available range.
12-18-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 257
Posted By JehD

Unless you have some kind of spinal issue that...

Unless you have some kind of spinal issue that warrants something like that I cant imagine there would really be a need for it. I think could take 10psi out of my tires from 55-45 and probably get...
12-15-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 935
Posted By JehD

Another thing to consider is braking on the crank...

Another thing to consider is braking on the crank forward bikes. I fo...und it to cause considerable strain on my damaged knees and more of a reason to upgrade to the D7 with good hand brakes than...
12-13-19, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 320,998
Posted By JehD

While Ive never purchased myself, bikesdirect has...

While Ive never purchased myself, bikesdirect has been around a long time and ive never heard anything bad about them.
12-12-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By JehD

It is a bit spendy but as a former Moto 3i owner...

It is a bit spendy but as a former Moto 3i owner they are nice bikes. I had mine for a couple of years It was a 29 in wheel, mechanical Disc Brake, 3 speed internal. I really liked the bike and if...
12-10-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 741
Posted By JehD

What are the specs on the electric cost - Price?...

What are the specs on the electric cost - Price? Power? top speed ect?
12-09-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By JehD

I admit it looks like a nice bike but maybe Ive...

I admit it looks like a nice bike but maybe Ive become a snob, a lower end snob but a snob all the same lol
12-09-19, 07:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 741
Posted By JehD

Talking Thats why I got it, Once the bike hits 40lbs...

Thats why I got it, Once the bike hits 40lbs whats a few more. Am I right? I sold off my other bikes because my Cruiser needed a few Gears and I couldn't handle the lean over on my Moto that had a...
12-08-19, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 624
Posted By JehD

Kirby picked up a Schwinn Swindler for $80 and...

Kirby picked up a Schwinn Swindler for $80 and his review seemed less than stellar. Just reading the add it sounds worse than the normal BSO found at a Walmart and with the recent customer service...
12-08-19, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,117
Posted By JehD

Yeah the cold here has been a pain. My ankles...

Yeah the cold here has been a pain. My ankles have been screaming and with the wet and snow Im not riding.
12-08-19, 10:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 741
Posted By JehD

Keep the Selle Anatomica on the road bikes, get...

Keep the Selle Anatomica on the road bikes, get yourself a cup holder and Brooks like this...
...
12-08-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By JehD

I do like the looks of that and ill probably...

I do like the looks of that and ill probably always be curious if I got the right one.
11-27-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 478
Posted By JehD

Looking for a Springer.

I always like the springer fork. I had one as a kid on an old cruiser I used to deliver papers with. Years later I picked up a Del Sol for the Mrs with a springer that was super nice but she fell in...
11-24-19, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By JehD

Welcome aboard. Not knowing what kind of bike...

Welcome aboard. Not knowing what kind of bike you have itís tough to recommend any upgrades.

while only in my 50s Arthritus has destroyed my knees and so I really like a few gears and my...
11-19-19, 12:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 935
Posted By JehD

My feet are not flat by any stretch on my...

My feet are not flat by any stretch on my cruiser. If they were then I couldnt get a good extension and thats tough on the knees even with the 34 tooth megarange.
If youre getting proper extension...
11-16-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 320,998
Posted By JehD

It reminds me of the Celeste green on a Bianchi.

It reminds me of the Celeste green on a Bianchi.
11-14-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,157
Posted By JehD

Well good to hear youíre ok. But I get it, we...

Well good to hear youíre ok. But I get it, we donít heal the same like when we were 12
11-14-19, 03:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,157
Posted By JehD

I dont know if you live near a Trek Store as mine...

I dont know if you live near a Trek Store as mine was willing to order in any bike less than 1k with no obligation.

How did you crash?
11-11-19, 10:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,157
Posted By JehD

Mines the "regular". Its funny, my old C1 had the...

Mines the "regular". Its funny, my old C1 had the Electra knobbies and I liked the look but they did have a little hum to them. The smooth tires on the 7D are super quiet and so is the freewheel, Im...
11-08-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By JehD

I had a Moto 3i and loved the bike. This is the...

I had a Moto 3i and loved the bike. This is the way it shouldve been built.
11-08-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By JehD

A nice cupholder.

A nice cupholder.
11-05-19, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By JehD

I looked at Treks website and they show it in...

I looked at Treks website and they show it in bark, black and blue? looks greenish to me. It also shoed the Steel 7d but not the Fat Tire thats odd.
11-02-19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,066
Posted By JehD

2020 Electra catalog is out. A few models discontinued

From the looks of things I picked a good time to get my bike as it appears the Steel 7D has been discontinued, along with the matte black Cruiser 1 and the silver Fat tire 7D.

Im surprised as...
10-26-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 320,998
Posted By JehD

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/54b460a5_455a_42b4_8fd9_f8746e9bf0d6_1c4fa977e4a84f749af4e4a475975de5683bda66.jpeg

Heading back before the snow starts.
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