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09-19-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 292
Posted By surveyor6

I don’t think car culture dies with green energy....

I don’t think car culture dies with green energy. The companies that make hot ridding parts like Edelbrock, Crower, Magnaflow, etc are already designing power adders for your electric cars like...
09-18-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 292
Posted By surveyor6

I think a programmable controller could make it...

I think a programmable controller could make it capable of over 40 mph.
They admit on their indiegogo site that it has a 2000w hub motor requlated to 500w.
Unlike some high powered e-bikes,...
09-18-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 292
Posted By surveyor6

E-bikes that don't resemble a bicycle

In spite of its moto looks, the Beachman 64 is definitely an e-bike.
The motor is limited to 500w max and top speed is limited to 20 mph.
There is no pedal assist at all. Throttle only.
It will...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20,185
Views: 4,495,705
Posted By surveyor6

Chrome polish. The old 1961 Higgins needs some...

Chrome polish. The old 1961 Higgins needs some rust busting.
09-16-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2,996
Views: 738,503
Posted By surveyor6

1980s Trek 1500. Bought it as a frameset and...

1980s Trek 1500. Bought it as a frameset and built it up with swap meet parts.
I liked the hidden cables, but it wasn't such a great bike.
I gave it to an unemployed guy back during the great...
09-12-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2,996
Views: 738,503
Posted By surveyor6

Rode this Ron Cooper all through my fifties. ...

Rode this Ron Cooper all through my fifties.

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70something Ron Cooer ...
Forum: Foo
09-12-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 229
Posted By surveyor6

We actually bought our fake Christmas tree over...

We actually bought our fake Christmas tree over Labor Day weekend. If you wait until the holidays, there is nothing left but 12 ft tall trees and 2 ft tall trees.
Forum: Foo
09-12-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By surveyor6

In some parts of Texas, the Mad Max vehicles...

In some parts of Texas, the Mad Max vehicles would fit right in.
Forum: Foo
09-12-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,979
Views: 83,825
Posted By surveyor6

Woodbridge Merlot. I had a couple of Shiner...

Woodbridge Merlot. I had a couple of Shiner Oktoberfests yesterday.
09-12-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By surveyor6

I still have my sons' wooden muchum (practice...

I still have my sons' wooden muchum (practice swords) from when they were taekwondo students. I would like to give it a try.
Forum: Introductions
09-12-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 114
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. I lived in the Phoenix area for 15...

Welcome. I lived in the Phoenix area for 15 years. I commuted to work and rode trails a lot.
09-12-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By surveyor6

Battle damage makes you bike unique and easier to...

Battle damage makes you bike unique and easier to recognize if unlawfully appropriated.
09-12-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 632
Posted By surveyor6

Electric commuter trains have the same problem...

Electric commuter trains have the same problem with jerky power delivery. Nature of the beast.
-E-bikes have no clutch that can smoothly initiate movement. Adding such a clutch to an e-bike or...
Forum: Commuting
09-12-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 550
Posted By surveyor6

Used and modded MTB is great for the 5 mile dirt...

Used and modded MTB is great for the 5 mile dirt path commute.
if you plan to take longer commutes on pavement in the future, spend the money you budgeted for a newer commuter with narrower tires.
09-12-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 423
Posted By surveyor6

Lets roll!

Lets roll!
09-12-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By surveyor6

I'm guessing that you met the Raleigh Competition...

I'm guessing that you met the Raleigh Competition on line.
Forum: Foo
08-25-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 938
Posted By surveyor6

"What a Drag it is, Getting Old" -Mick Jagger ...

"What a Drag it is, Getting Old" -Mick Jagger
It beats the alternative, Mick.

Rest well, Charlie. Well earned rest.
Forum: Foo
08-23-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,094
Posted By surveyor6

The surfers will be dissapointed. South facing...

The surfers will be dissapointed. South facing beaches don't provide very big waves.
08-22-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 598
Posted By surveyor6

To me, the beach cruiser is a blank canvas. -You...

To me, the beach cruiser is a blank canvas. -You can mod it in a variety of themes like bmx , klunker, low rider and others.
- You can add a derailleur, IGH, drum brakes, springer fork, triple tree...
Forum: Foo
08-22-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,094
Posted By surveyor6

It’s like the “Grapes of Wrath” in reverse.

It’s like the “Grapes of Wrath” in reverse.
08-22-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2,996
Views: 738,503
Posted By surveyor6

I rode this one a lot in my 50s. It was stolen...

I rode this one a lot in my 50s. It was stolen just before I turned 60. Added the disco brakes myself....
Forum: Foo
08-22-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 556
Posted By surveyor6

Speed limit is a bit lower on the beach. They...

Speed limit is a bit lower on the beach. They don't really enforce it.
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08-21-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 417
Posted By surveyor6

Tour de Fat Cancelled this fall

Beer swilling vintage bike fans will have to wait until 2022 to attend a Tour de Fat. New Belgium cancelled the 2021 events due to Covid.
I have attended a few in Tempe, AZ and one in Austin, TX. ...
Forum: Foo
08-21-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 556
Posted By surveyor6

I don't normally go that fast on the freeway. Wow

I don't normally go that fast on the freeway. Wow
08-16-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By surveyor6

Simply keeping my bike in a car port around 1000...

Simply keeping my bike in a car port around 1000 feet from the salt water resulted in a crazy amount of corrosion. Still, I loved riding on the beach....
Forum: Introductions
08-15-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. One of my old bosses married a Romanian...

Welcome. One of my old bosses married a Romanian girl. They visit Romania every year.
Forum: Introductions
08-14-21, 09:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome to the forum. My wife's bike was swiped a...

Welcome to the forum. My wife's bike was swiped a few weeks ago. The thief didn't seem to want my old Higgins.
Forum: Introductions
08-14-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome to the forum. If you can keep riding...

Welcome to the forum. If you can keep riding during these summer temps, the rest of the year will be like a walk in the park.
Forum: Texas
08-14-21, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By surveyor6

Choose your routes carefully in Texas. You have...

Choose your routes carefully in Texas. You have to share the road with lots of 18 wheelers with oversize loads, livestock trailers, horse trailers and other such behemoths.
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By surveyor6

Very sad. She was really young.

Very sad. She was really young.
08-09-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 429
Posted By surveyor6

I would add a front hub motor. Your Raleigh may...

I would add a front hub motor. Your Raleigh may not have type of bottom bracket that can accommodate a mid-mount Bafang.
08-03-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By surveyor6

Cool. Its a loop tail!

Cool. Its a loop tail!
Forum: Introductions
08-03-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. It was great to see the PI win a Gold...

Welcome. It was great to see the PI win a Gold Medal in Tokyo.
Forum: Foo
07-29-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 473
Posted By surveyor6

My will and testament specifies that I am to be...

My will and testament specifies that I am to be buried wearing my "Cheap Sunglasses". Rest well, Dusty.
Forum: Asia
07-27-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By surveyor6

I have not been back to Asia since 1989. I...

I have not been back to Asia since 1989.
I would love to go back when this COVID-19 stuff is finally over.
When my sons were tae kwando students, around 2008, we almost made a voyage to Korea so...
Forum: Asia
07-27-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 218
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. I spent a night in Taegu back in 1989....

Welcome. I spent a night in Taegu back in 1989. We flew in from the USS Tarawa to pick up the mail.
Pusan was our first port call of the deployment.
Some Korean Marines (ROK Marines) came aboard...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-25-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By surveyor6

It should ride really nice with those mods...

It should ride really nice with those mods without losing its character.
-we occasionally had some strong folder riders with us on our MS 150 training rides.
07-25-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 875
Posted By surveyor6

When I was in the USMC, vehicles, equipment and...

When I was in the USMC, vehicles, equipment and aircraft had a “Normal” (continuous) power rating and “Military” (temporary) power ratings.
- Military power was time limited. Normal engine redline...
Forum: Foo
07-22-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 3,992
Posted By surveyor6

Collecting And trading Hot Wheels cars is...

Collecting And trading Hot Wheels cars is relatively inexpensive and requires little space. A lot cheaper than model ralroading
Forum: Foo
07-18-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 3,992
Posted By surveyor6

My need is to find hobbies that take up less...

My need is to find hobbies that take up less space. We are empty nesters with no yard or garage anymore.
The ideas presented above have been very helpful.
-seems like RC boating may be a good one...
Forum: Introductions
07-09-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. I’d love to visit Argentina sometime.

Welcome. I’d love to visit Argentina sometime.
07-05-21, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By surveyor6

I met Andy Gilmour over 10 years ago. I loved his...

I met Andy Gilmour over 10 years ago. I loved his bikes, but could not afford one at he time due to daycare bills and such.
07-05-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 22,455
Posted By surveyor6

Still some chrome left on this 1961 youngun'. ...

Still some chrome left on this 1961 youngun'.
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07-05-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 925
Posted By surveyor6

I don't flame people. I just ignore the posts...

I don't flame people. I just ignore the posts that I consider offensive.
Your question is a good one. In some climates, we cannot ride much without fenders.
Forum: Foo
07-04-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,202
Posted By surveyor6

We changed our vacation destination based soley...

We changed our vacation destination based soley on high rental car rates. We are going to a destination with a lot of public transportation and an Amtrak station to avoid renting a car for $1900 per...
07-03-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,259
Posted By surveyor6

Interesting. I have owned a Univega roadie and my...

Interesting. I have owned a Univega roadie and my first MTB was a Univega.
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By surveyor6

My breathing disorder is that one of my lungs...

My breathing disorder is that one of my lungs collapsed a couple of times in my twenties. They fixed it with a thoracotomy pleurodesis. The damaged lung processes air very slowly.
06-26-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By surveyor6

I developed a shaky left hand after years of road...

I developed a shaky left hand after years of road and mountain biking. Diagnosed as a pinched ulner nerve.
- six months of physical therapy didn’t help. No meds available for it.
- I gave up drop...
Forum: Introductions
06-26-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. I gravitate toward the vintage bikes too.

Welcome. I gravitate toward the vintage bikes too.
Forum: Introductions
06-26-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. From what we see on the Tele about...

Welcome. From what we see on the Tele about Tasmania, I would expect that you get chased by a variety of animals on your longer rides.
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