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08-05-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,525
Posted By AlbatrossWheeld

Thank you very much. I've been thinking in this...

Thank you very much. I've been thinking in this direction lately. Find the frame I like and modify from there. And I think I've found (online) the frame I want...you know it...the Electra Cruiser...
07-16-21, 01:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 15,344
Posted By AlbatrossWheeld

But what was the cause? I'm still wondering. ...

But what was the cause? I'm still wondering.

Always put a padlock on your quick releases.
07-16-21, 01:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,783
Posted By AlbatrossWheeld

I was gonna call it sad, but I guess you're...

I was gonna call it sad, but I guess you're riding again. Good deal. I was wondering if you were going to subconsciously sabotage the driving with several DUIs or 'accidentally' total it : ) ...
07-16-21, 01:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,218
Posted By AlbatrossWheeld

I chose to be bike only in Portland through...

I chose to be bike only in Portland through college and afterward up to 10 years. I was younger and I was everywhere, from the Gorge in the east to Beaverton in the west, from Vancouver, Washington...
07-15-21, 11:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,205
Posted By AlbatrossWheeld

I don't have my bike yet, but in my imagination...

I don't have my bike yet, but in my imagination I'm looking forward to Hookworm 2.5s. I really want that smooooth roll and cushy ride. But I haven't fully researched it either. Your thread helps. ...
07-15-21, 11:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,517
Posted By AlbatrossWheeld

I was born in the city nearby and then we moved...

I was born in the city nearby and then we moved to a small beach town in the 70's (5,000 people). That's been me ever since, even on vacation. I didn't hear of the term beach bike or beach cruiser...
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
07-15-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By AlbatrossWheeld

Find out if mosquitos are out & come prepared. ...

Find out if mosquitos are out & come prepared. Been there 2 or 3 times and always brutal mosquitos around the ponies when I'm there. I do like the idea of rolling on smooth tires there on roads &...
Forum: Introductions
07-15-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By AlbatrossWheeld

Hey. If you want to ride with other people look...

Hey.
If you want to ride with other people look for a group that rides together. Your local bike shop might have people in mind.
Something that helped me was to think about the various areas...
Forum: Introductions
07-15-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By AlbatrossWheeld

All the way up until you want a girlfriend.

All the way up until you want a girlfriend.
07-14-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,866
Posted By AlbatrossWheeld

Wow! Sympathies to the Australians who hop over...

Wow! Sympathies to the Australians who hop over venomous snakes! Here we just have to avoid dogs & drunks, though one time I was riding in the country after midnight and came withing a few feet of...
Forum: Introductions
07-14-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By AlbatrossWheeld

Do you go into the wind more, or have the wind at...

Do you go into the wind more, or have the wind at your back more? With the wind at your back really hairy legs may give you the edge. Here in the Pacific Northwest, if you're going south you don't...
07-13-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,866
Posted By AlbatrossWheeld

My 3 snake stories: - One time my wife & I...

My 3 snake stories:

- One time my wife & I were traveling somewhere, think it was west Texas. We were going to go for a hike so we pulled our car into a remote parking area & sat there a few...
07-11-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,525
Posted By AlbatrossWheeld

Finally getting back to you. What a great post! ...

Finally getting back to you. What a great post! I have to do this! I've always wondered if what I have to do is this, to build or rebuild my own. I've got this image of how I want to ride & most...
Forum: Introductions
07-07-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By AlbatrossWheeld

What a beautiful bike! I love it. And what a...

What a beautiful bike! I love it. And what a special thing it would be to be able to ride in Tasmania. Just gorgeous. Coming from the U.S. when I biked here & there in WA I couldn't soak in...
Forum: Introductions
07-07-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By AlbatrossWheeld

Good idea. Wind in her hair, interesting sights,...

Good idea. Wind in her hair, interesting sights, smells, sounds , & scenes from life passing and stimulating her curiosity.
07-07-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,525
Posted By AlbatrossWheeld

Thanks for all the advice. When we walked into a...

Thanks for all the advice. When we walked into a small nearby bike shop yesterday & they had only one last remotely cruiser-like bike being the Townie Electra 7D I thought of your recommendation & my...
06-28-21, 12:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,525
Posted By AlbatrossWheeld

I need to reconsider steel. It's only a couple...

I need to reconsider steel. It's only a couple extra pounds and I'll never ride more than 15 miles or so at a casual pace. My other issue is that I live at the beach and have to deal with rust, but...
06-27-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,525
Posted By AlbatrossWheeld

Red face Thanks for the replies. I need the bike to...

Thanks for the replies.

I need the bike to be pretty light and easy rolling because I have chronic Plantar Fasciitis (12 years maybe). A lighter and easier rolling bike will overall require less...
06-27-21, 12:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,525
Posted By AlbatrossWheeld

How best do I go about getting my cruiser bike?

Hopefully people can point the way. I'm just getting back into bikes so I haven't repaired or bought one in a long time. Up to 25 years ago I used to do a lot with bikes, was able to put it all...
Forum: Introductions
06-26-21, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 136
Posted By AlbatrossWheeld

Hello from Oregon Coast, US

I used to ride a lot as a kid and through my 20's, but that was 25 years ago. I did a lot of city riding, a little mountain biking, and quite a few several hundred mile trips. I want to ride again,...
Forum: Introductions
06-26-21, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By AlbatrossWheeld

Hi John. Sounds like you have some great...

Hi John. Sounds like you have some great memories. This is my first post. Maybe I'll find a place in the forum where you share some of them. I have a funny memory of biking in Kyoto. My wife & I...
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