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03-31-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 52
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Posted By passive jay

thanks for posting that. I have been to busy to...

thanks for posting that. I have been to busy to check in with the forum lately.
03-31-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,268
Posted By passive jay

I have a dynamo hub on the front wheel to power...

I have a dynamo hub on the front wheel to power my lights (and charge my phone if I feel like hooking that part up)
03-31-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,268
Posted By passive jay

If you can direct me to a bike that looks like...

If you can direct me to a bike that looks like this and will fit someone who is 6'7 I would be more than happy to check it out.
03-16-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,268
Posted By passive jay

I am glad people are cool with multiple threads,...

I am glad people are cool with multiple threads, I was unsure if I should do that.
03-16-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,268
Posted By passive jay

The bike was about 180 bucks. I have put about...

The bike was about 180 bucks. I have put about 800-900 bucks worth of stuff on it.
03-15-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,268
Posted By passive jay

pretty nice! the wheel geometry is a bit...

pretty nice! the wheel geometry is a bit different so it took a moment or two to get used to the new feel. And I have only ridden it about 5 or 10 minutes so far in two trips as it is still cold as...
03-15-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,268
Posted By passive jay

My bike weighs 46.8 lbs

Is that a lot?

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02-28-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,000
Posted By passive jay

Leather jacket you say? ...

Leather jacket you say?

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02-28-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,000
Posted By passive jay

There are no mount points on the fork for a front...

There are no mount points on the fork for a front fender. I am leaning toward having a friend attach the old one now that I have been advised on the best way to go about it. But plenty of bikes with...
02-27-22, 05:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,000
Posted By passive jay

From what I understand the frame I used is very...

From what I understand the frame I used is very popular with the motorized bike people, it's a beast!
02-26-22, 04:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,000
Posted By passive jay

It is called a kickback hub, you rotate the...

It is called a kickback hub, you rotate the pedals backward slightly to shift, no need for a shifter or cable. the company I bought from only does a two speed but I have read there are 3 speed...
02-26-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,000
Posted By passive jay

So it is just cosmetic/aesthetics? since the rear...

So it is just cosmetic/aesthetics? since the rear hub is not quick release I would not be worried about matching anything
02-26-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,000
Posted By passive jay

oh good, he has to come out here at some point to...

oh good, he has to come out here at some point to make a few adjustments so that wont be a big deal. I feel bad about asking him to take the tire off the rim and put it the other way, considering how...
02-26-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,000
Posted By passive jay

If that is the case he will have to take stuff...

If that is the case he will have to take stuff apart because the dynamo hub has to be on in that direction since it can only spin one way to create power. Why is the quick release on the wrong side,...
02-26-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,000
Posted By passive jay

I have a friend put this stuff together for me. I...

I have a friend put this stuff together for me. I know QR is quick release but I am unsure on the rest. What should I be passing on to him to do?
02-26-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,407
Posted By passive jay

lol let me rephrase that, I am too old to drink...

lol let me rephrase that, I am too old to drink to excess anymore, so I keep it to one or two drinks these days.
02-26-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,407
Posted By passive jay

I am too old to really drink anymore. I like to...

I am too old to really drink anymore. I like to ride up to that bar for lunch on my day off and have a beer or two with my meal.
02-26-22, 11:04 AM
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Views: 2,000
Posted By passive jay

That is hilarious.

That is hilarious.
02-26-22, 05:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,407
Posted By passive jay

This is half the reason I ride a bike

Can't beat the parking!


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02-26-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,309
Posted By passive jay

To be honest, at this point I think the first one...

To be honest, at this point I think the first one I had worked but I had expected a bigger difference so I thought there was an issue. I had used the wrong nut on the first one and slightly stripped...
02-26-22, 05:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,000
Posted By passive jay

You never know! I do tend to maybe overdo it a...

You never know! I do tend to maybe overdo it a tad with things I get in to. Hence spending more money than the bike cost to upgrade it.... a lot more money :) That said I am interested in your...
02-26-22, 05:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,000
Posted By passive jay

yeah the fork is 95% about looks, I ride it on...

yeah the fork is 95% about looks, I ride it on sidewalks so not much need for shock absorption. This is going to used mostly for riding up to the local bar for lunch and cruises up to the park.
02-25-22, 05:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,000
Posted By passive jay

I have not been able to ride it yet but it seems...

I have not been able to ride it yet but it seems pretty solid
02-25-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,309
Posted By passive jay

I wish I could help. They sent me a second one...

I wish I could help. They sent me a second one that works fine.
02-25-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,000
Posted By passive jay

I am on the fence about trying to put a front...

I am on the fence about trying to put a front fender back on, if I do not there is a fair chance I will take off the rear fender
02-25-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,000
Posted By passive jay

I have a GIGANTIC bike chain for it. ...

I have a GIGANTIC bike chain for it.

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02-25-22, 04:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 758
Posted By passive jay

thanks for the advice everyone!

thanks for the advice everyone!
02-25-22, 04:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,000
Posted By passive jay

crap, I meant Eagle, not Archer. Its a recreation...

crap, I meant Eagle, not Archer. Its a recreation of a bendix hub
02-24-22, 04:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,000
Posted By passive jay

I think we have/had different goals. I...

I think we have/had different goals.

I wanted a bike that fitted me and this was one of the few I could find that was not crazy expensive (I am 6'7 and most bikes are way too small for me.)
I...
02-24-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 758
Posted By passive jay

lol, i am starting to see why most people do not...

lol, i am starting to see why most people do not use a fender with this fork.
02-24-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,000
Posted By passive jay

My Walmart custom sidewalk cruiser is done!

Its done! Well mostly, I am not sure if I am going to add a front fender or not.
This started out as a walmart bike https://www.walmart.com/.../Genesis-29-Onex.../16203481...
02-24-22, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 758
Posted By passive jay

i have no clue, that is what I am asking. This is...

i have no clue, that is what I am asking. This is not my bike, it just has the same front fork, I am trying to figure out how they mounted the fender.
02-24-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 758
Posted By passive jay

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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02-24-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 758
Posted By passive jay

I need your help, what is this called?

I recently replaced my stock front fork with a dual spring front fork. The issue I have run into is that the fender no longer has a place to bolt down to. Most of the pictures I have seen of bicycles...
02-24-22, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By passive jay

For this upgrade in addition to the springer fork...

For this upgrade in addition to the springer fork I also added a front dynamo hub and some head and tail lights, tail light is not in the correct spot yet.
...
02-24-22, 05:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By passive jay

Good call!

Good call!
02-24-22, 05:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By passive jay

whoops!

whoops!
02-23-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 417
Posted By passive jay

Almost done!

Had to order a different gooseneck but other than that it is done!
...
02-16-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By passive jay

About 3 and a half pounds I think ...

About 3 and a half pounds I think

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02-16-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By passive jay

A few upgrades for this season

Got all the parts in for the next project. Here is a picture of my current progress as well. So far I have installed a 2 speed kickback hub, different kickstand, different seat, and some saddle bags....
08-25-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By passive jay

yup, i am just replacing the fork because I think...

yup, i am just replacing the fork because I think it will look good on the bike. So far I have replaced the rear hub, added front rim brakes, replaced the seat, and changed the kickstand.
08-25-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By passive jay

Oh I am not replacing it for comfort, I just like...

Oh I am not replacing it for comfort, I just like the way the springer fork looks
08-24-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 586
Posted By passive jay

I want to replace my front fork, need help.

genesis onyx 29'' cruiser. I want to replace the front folk with a springer style fork but I do not know what all the specs mean so I am having issues.

This fork says right on it that it will fit...
07-13-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,295
Posted By passive jay

do i need to look for anything in particular for...

do i need to look for anything in particular for the cable and brake lever or will any do?
07-13-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,295
Posted By passive jay

thank you!

thank you!
07-13-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,295
Posted By passive jay

ok, it looks like it needs a 90mm reach. the bolt...

ok, it looks like it needs a 90mm reach. the bolt holding the fender is 10mm, and the tire is 54mm wide.

If anyone has a good quality kit to recommend i would appreciate it. I do not want to put...
07-12-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,295
Posted By passive jay

Here is the same bike as mine built into a...

Here is the same bike as mine built into a motorized bike. He changed some stuff on the bike but I know the fork and front wheel are stock. He said he just found a kit that fit it.

...
07-12-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,295
Posted By passive jay

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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07-12-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,295
Posted By passive jay

Can anyone recommend a rim brake kit?

I have a 29 inch beach cruiser that only has coaster brakes. I have seen other people install a rim brake on the front wheel. I have no mechanical aptitude at all but I have a friend good at that...
06-18-21, 05:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,309
Posted By passive jay

From what I understand it is a reproduction of...

From what I understand it is a reproduction of the bendix yellow band hubs. Here is what the web site says "This is a faithful re-creation of the Bendix 2-speed Automatic hubs found on so many...
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