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04-11-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By pfaustus

I don't have any pictures, but I used one of...

I don't have any pictures, but I used one of these $7 Horror Freight tool backs as a trunk bag for years....
04-09-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By The Golden Boy

rootboy made me a really cool saddle bag made...

rootboy made me a really cool saddle bag made out of a Korean War era Army cargo bag. The key elements were the way it attached to the saddle and the stabilization to the rack.

...
04-09-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 502
Posted By robertj298

Cheap rear rack bag idea

I had this old camera bag laying around and I think with a small modification it would make a nice
rear rack bag. These can be had used at a fraction of the cost of an actual similar bike bag....
03-10-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,239
Posted By livedarklions

Someone should start an "innovations that...

Someone should start an "innovations that flopped" thread. Then we can link it whenever someone posts the "they laughed at the Wright Brothers" cliche.
Forum: Foo
01-21-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By indyfabz

"It was long ago and it was far away and it was...

"It was long ago and it was far away and it was so much better than it is today."--Jim Steinman

Interesting fact about the video of Paradise By the Dashboard Light. Ellen Foley sang the female...
01-18-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By coffeesnob

mr clean magic eraser

mr clean magic eraser
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-31-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,591
Posted By mirfi

Have fun. For inexpensive upgrades and...

Have fun.

For inexpensive upgrades and advice go to your local bike collective. Like https://freewheelshouston.org. Those places usually sell leftover parts for cost. (I donate extra).
Forum: Commuting
12-19-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,025
Posted By zandoval

You certainly can try!!! I was doing a daily...

You certainly can try!!!

I was doing a daily commute in San Antonio Texas of about 25 miles every early 06:00 morning if possible. My wife would pick me and my bike up on the way back at 17:00....
Forum: Commuting
12-19-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,025
Posted By tyrion

I'd say it can't be done. You're going to get...

I'd say it can't be done. You're going to get sweaty.

Maybe an e-bike is the solution here.
12-19-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By juvela

----- on a machine such as this you would...

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on a machine such as this you would likely receive more and faster identification help over at thecabe.com forum

registration is needed to post; it is without cost and easily done in a...
12-18-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2,894
Views: 775,209
Posted By rjhammett

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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12-17-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,211
Posted By Lastmohecken

I know this isn't really a cruiser, but I hate...

I know this isn't really a cruiser, but I hate low bars. I also wanted a more pedal forward position. So, I fabricated some parts to move the seat back and installed a set of apehangers on this fat...
11-25-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 906
Posted By cxwrench

If you're not checking every last thing you're...

If you're not checking every last thing you're doing it wrong. Front to back, top to bottom...every fastener and everything that can be adjusted. Tires, wheels, brakes, h/s, bb, hubs,...
11-15-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,876
Posted By Kapusta

Hell yeah. ...

Hell yeah.

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11-11-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By Topless68

Remembering Veterans on November 11th

During my rides around town a while back, i found a monument to fallen soldiers. I decided to ride back there today to pay homage. Looks like many in town have done the same.

just wanted to say...
11-11-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 632
Posted By xiaoman1

Veterans Day Salute

To All those who have served, now serving and their families....Have a Great One!...
09-28-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3,215
Views: 826,412
Posted By DQRider

Wheeler Comp Line 6600

https://i.imgur.com/TabSFX4.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Z7AvfhZ.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/8YkUVht.jpg

Was an early `90s mtb, now a fast commuter.
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09-15-21, 02:01 AM
Replies: 8,177
Views: 2,595,528
Posted By DQRider

Commuting With Mr. Wheeler

Shot these on my way home Monday:

https://i.imgur.com/TabSFX4.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/oogzjSH.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/Z7AvfhZ.jpg

Definitely not a long-distance tourer, yet. The bike is...
Forum: Touring
09-14-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By MidLife50

Katy Trail Completed

After completing our first ever multi-day tour in late June (see Gap and C&O Complete (https://www.bikeforums.net/touring/1233829-gap-c-o-tour-completed.html)), my wife and I are just back from our...
09-02-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By waxcrazy

Bike storage

I have a Specialized X5.0 with hydraulic disc brakes. I thought I might have read somewhere that you can't hang it upside down from ceiling hooks because it could possibly let air into the brakes ...
09-02-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3,215
Views: 826,412
Posted By Natomashomeboy

One of my daily riders, saved this from the trash...

One of my daily riders, saved this from the trash and rebuilt from just a frame. Rides perfectly....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 833
Posted By rsbob

Bought a 2012 Bike Today

A friend of my wife contacted her saying that her husband wanted to sell his road bike since he could no longer ride due to surgery on the boys and skin grafts to his nether parts. My wife said they...
08-02-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,125
Posted By restlessswind

Trying to piece together a bike is quite...

Trying to piece together a bike is quite frustrating and expensive. It is better to be patient and buy a couple or few bikes on craigslist that have some (or all)of what you are looking for.. Cruiser...
08-02-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,038
Posted By rumrunn6

I think motivation is personal, meaning what...

I think motivation is personal, meaning what works for me doesn't necessarily work for others. if the subforum title works for you, ok great. for me, looking in the mirror, at my white round belly,...
07-30-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 900
Views: 978,184
Posted By Doc_Wui

Latest conversion in progress. Came across a used...

Latest conversion in progress. Came across a used bafang front motor/wheel/tire for $45. They were taken off an Uber bikeshare ventture that failed, so they are good motors. I've not owned a cruiser...
Forum: Foo
07-28-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By ahsposo

https://youtu.be/ruT5nmwhiic

https://youtu.be/ruT5nmwhiic
Forum: Foo
07-28-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 651
Posted By ahsposo

https://youtu.be/pN69GC2amTg

https://youtu.be/pN69GC2amTg
07-05-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,838
Posted By Doc_Wui

Convert to a Cr-Moly fork. About a hundred...

Convert to a Cr-Moly fork. About a hundred dollars.
06-27-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,125
Posted By hevysrf

Priority makes a 3 speed belt drive aluminum in...

Priority makes a 3 speed belt drive aluminum in dark blue, you won't like the tires but could learn wheel lacing by swapping in a Nexus 7 hub.





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06-21-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By katsup

The problem with these types of bikes is that you...

The problem with these types of bikes is that you spend so much time with them that you fall in love so you'll still cry if they go missing. Plus mine end up looking nicer than intended.
...
06-15-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 470,886
Posted By ed h

1996 Gary Fisher Klunker. I've been looking for...

1996 Gary Fisher Klunker. I've been looking for one of these for quite some time now. Finally found one in nice shape for a decent price. I have all the original parts it came with. I changed a few...
06-03-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,725
Posted By eatontkd

Reliving my youth on a '56 Herc

As a child of 11(circa 1971), my "practical" Father bought me a used English racer to ride to Little League practice. Now, all the other boys had chopper bikes; Schwinn pickers and the like. One...
05-26-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 480
Posted By Doc_Wui

Unite My1016 motors are sold as 24V motors on...

Unite My1016 motors are sold as 24V motors on ebay. They are DC brushed motors.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/164670222519
05-09-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,198
Posted By GamblerGORD53

Ain't nothing better than SA DRUM brakes, fit and...

Ain't nothing better than SA DRUM brakes, fit and forget. 25,000+ miles with NO worries, no adjusting, no rim scratch or screech, no fade, no heating, 100% the same in any weather, very little chance...
05-09-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,628
Posted By sfazio

Completed my first build

Hello Bike Forum friends. I finally took the plunge and invested the time and tools into doing my first restoration. This was a complete nut and bolt tear down of a 1981 Austro Daimler (Puch),...
05-03-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 900
Views: 978,184
Posted By trailangel

Concerned about front hub motor on an aluminum...

Concerned about front hub motor on an aluminum fork.
04-30-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,324
Posted By noobinsf

Something you didn’t need but couldn’t resist...

I know this probably explains a healthy proportion of everyone’s parts bin (or entire collection), but I was inspired by this little find today. Someone posted a Suntour Competition for sale locally,...
04-27-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8,177
Views: 2,595,528
Posted By OutnBack

If I'm not mistaken, the 82 DB Ridge Runner was...

If I'm not mistaken, the 82 DB Ridge Runner was the second production Mt Bike after the 81 Stumpjumper, & as such, predated the Miyata Ridge Runner. I think Diamond Back produced both the Mean Streak...
04-27-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8,177
Views: 2,595,528
Posted By bOsscO

There's a S/M size Nishiki Alien for sale...

There's a S/M size Nishiki Alien for sale locally; https://vancouver.craigslist.org/van/bik/d/vancouver-nishiki-alien/7311458410.html...
04-27-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,570
Posted By bondaroo

There is no "better" type of bike without...

There is no "better" type of bike without context. The best bike is one that fits your needs, budget, and quality concerns.

For me, at my 50+ age and creaky knees, multiple speeds are better, and...
04-26-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By retrodude

Rocky Mountain Vertex 1996

Thought I would share my latest purchase. Saw this on FM Marketplace by fluke, was searching the term “Rocky Mountain” to find one I was selling and noticed a non-drive side photo of this Vertex for...
04-18-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,776
Posted By cat0020

If you are securing the bike for maintenance or...

If you are securing the bike for maintenance or repair, it's better to have the drivetrain at your waist level or slightly higher, you will need a workstand that can secure your bike from the...
Replies: 0
Views: 401
Posted By Sharkasaurus

1953 Rudge

Just checking what the worth on this bike is? Stored in a garage most of it's life. No signs of rust, but the paint has faded with age.

But, it's also not all original.
The handle bars have been...
04-04-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 631
Posted By jetboy

First Tandem: Dawes Super Galaxy

Hi all:

Just picked this up today for riding with my now (just barely) tall enough daughter! Local guy, easy sale, I took a gander at all the tandem offerings on CL (I am in SF bay area, so there...
04-03-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,881
Posted By Doc_Wui

I paid $700USD (500 quid?) for an Ecotric fat...

I paid $700USD (500 quid?) for an Ecotric fat tire bike in 2019. I found it was very well made. Two years later, the battery is still good, the motor works, and nothing broke. It has all the same...
03-28-21, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1,357
Views: 470,886
Posted By Hproduguidon

Bomber 1981 ...

Bomber 1981
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03-24-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 900
Views: 978,184
Posted By 2old

A few parts laying around assembled together and...

A few parts laying around assembled together and voila, a 35.7 pound, 36V, 350w city bike. Rode it around and, unfortunately, realized that street riding is not for me. Probably end up dissembling...
03-18-21, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 618
Posted By andychrist

And they’re noisy as all get out. Are all mid...

And they’re noisy as all get out. Are all mid drives this loud or does Bosch take first prize?

Found it kind of a lame review, in that he didn’t test the gravel bike on gravel or the mtb model...
03-12-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By capnjonny

Melo Yellow - 90's Diamond Back assent

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/1_331995114343ef06ff2fa89622e7d3d3bb48cbdb.jpg...
Forum: Foo
03-06-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By skidder

Another good sign: my 17 y.o. nephew can drive a...

Another good sign: my 17 y.o. nephew can drive a stick-shift vehicle! I had to go to Home Depot to get some electrical stuff for repairs at my brother's house, nephew went along so I let him drive...
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