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04-11-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,311
Posted By surveyor6

I have oft daydreamed about flying to Italy,...

I have oft daydreamed about flying to Italy, buying a Bianchi there and bringing it back on the plane.
I never actually planned it out.
So... I took the family to Ireland and bought a lot of...
Forum: Introductions
04-03-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. Does Toto refer to the dog or the band? ...

Welcome. Does Toto refer to the dog or the band?
Sorry about the bike theft. I have had to bikes stolen from me. Its never easy.
Forum: Introductions
04-03-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. I am not familiar with Atala bikes, but...

Welcome. I am not familiar with Atala bikes, but I love Savannah!
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-03-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,589
Posted By surveyor6

Continuing Saga of my cheapo folder. (Can a story...

Continuing Saga of my cheapo folder. (Can a story be a SAGA if it does not contain a Viking? I'm 1% Scandinavian, according to Ancestry.com)

-The width of the riser bars I added were making it...
03-25-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By surveyor6

Looks like it is in Burnett County, Texas....

Looks like it is in Burnett County, Texas. (somewhere between Marble Falls and Lampasas).
I will be there if possible.
This link might be the one (just guessin')...
03-25-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 470,316
Posted By surveyor6

Waterfall grllls usually make me think of Buicks,...

Waterfall grllls usually make me think of Buicks, but it looks like your DeSoto has a waterfall grill too.
03-10-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,236
Posted By surveyor6

Probably wouldn't work very well in wet...

Probably wouldn't work very well in wet conditions.
Forum: Introductions
03-02-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. I watch the tour of Lankawi bike race...

Welcome. I watch the tour of Lankawi bike race when it is televised here. It is said to contain the longest climb in professional cycle racing.
Forum: Introductions
03-02-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. I lived in Irvine back in the 80s for a...

Welcome. I lived in Irvine back in the 80s for a few years. I was stationed at the Air Station and worked in those huge hangars.
02-26-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,812
Posted By surveyor6

I would never tell anybody that they only need...

I would never tell anybody that they only need one bike.
02-24-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2,095
Views: 253,597
Posted By surveyor6

Emotional Intelligence 2.0, Bradberry & Greaves. ...

Emotional Intelligence 2.0, Bradberry & Greaves.
I wish I had read it a decade ago.
02-24-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By surveyor6

Post your banana seat bike

Stingrays, Spyders, Screamers, Eliminators and many more.
Mine is a replica of a Spyder built on a Higgins Flightliner frame. Its a 24/20....
Forum: Foo
02-13-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 974
Posted By surveyor6

Remember when all motocross races took place in a...

Remember when all motocross races took place in a field outside of town?

Who would watch a 450cc motocross in a little stadium?

The rest is history.

Remember when they held the tractor...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-13-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,589
Posted By surveyor6

I installed the longer shift cable. This grip...

I installed the longer shift cable. This grip shifter had different internals from one I had owned in the past. Reassembly following the cable change would have gone much faster if I had taken a pic...
Forum: Recumbent
01-29-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,492
Posted By surveyor6

The Bike E's appeal to me because of that boxed...

The Bike E's appeal to me because of that boxed aluminum frame. Comfy recumbents can be really heavy in comparison.
01-29-22, 09:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,885
Posted By surveyor6

We have more in common than being wary of...

We have more in common than being wary of cagers. We both face the elements and weather as well.
01-29-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By surveyor6

Looks complicated, but fun. How much did the...

Looks complicated, but fun. How much did the velomobile body cost?
Forum: Foo
01-26-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 275
Posted By surveyor6

Save me a piece, Hondo. I'm on my way.

Save me a piece, Hondo. I'm on my way.
Forum: Introductions
01-26-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. My daughter-in-law grew up in Nanjing.

Welcome. My daughter-in-law grew up in Nanjing.
01-24-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 470,316
Posted By surveyor6

I got a no-name Chinese folding bike for cheap....

I got a no-name Chinese folding bike for cheap. It was sold as second hand, but still in the original box.
Here is a pic before I adjusted everything to fit me. I had to get taller handle bars...
Forum: Foo
01-21-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 988
Posted By surveyor6

"All dressed up and no place to go" Rest ...

"All dressed up and no place to go"
Rest well, Meatloaf.
01-18-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,378
Posted By surveyor6

I use narrow seats too. I have never ridden well...

I use narrow seats too. I have never ridden well on the "tractor" seats.
Forum: Introductions
01-18-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. I grew up in Senoia, GA

Welcome. I grew up in Senoia, GA
01-15-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,123
Posted By surveyor6

That bollard must have been extended very deep...

That bollard must have been extended very deep into the ground to stop a car like that.
Your typical bollard goes only about 4 feet into the ground.
01-15-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 512
Posted By surveyor6

I think your good ole steel peugeot fork would...

I think your good ole steel peugeot fork would easily handle a 24v 250w hub motor. I would get a rear wheel for anything more powerful than that.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-15-22, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,589
Posted By surveyor6

I got the new, taller bars installed with no...

I got the new, taller bars installed with no bother.
The brake cables are still good but I need to swap the shifter cable for a longer one.

The taller bars are an improvement, but I still feel...
01-14-22, 11:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By surveyor6

I am over 60 and I get knee pain during climbing...

I am over 60 and I get knee pain during climbing and acceleration on longer rides.
A good e-bike is cheaper than knee replacement surgery.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 11:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,591
Posted By surveyor6

Keeping a bike at work locked in the bike rack...

Keeping a bike at work locked in the bike rack for lunch hour rides.
-Seemed like a good idea to keep a cheap bike at work.
Not enough daylight to ride at home during the week during winter.
We...
01-10-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 470,316
Posted By surveyor6

I replaced the stolen Hyper with a folding bike...

I replaced the stolen Hyper with a folding bike with 20" wheels. I can keep it locked in my truck at work.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-01-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,589
Posted By surveyor6

The seat is high enough. I was able to settle...

The seat is high enough. I was able to settle into a nice spin pretty quickly.
-The low handlebars make hard braking very uncomfortable for me. I am willing to add longer cables if required after...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-31-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,589
Posted By surveyor6

I woke up today really curious to see if my...

I woke up today really curious to see if my cheapie folder (paid $70, new in box) would be a realistically useful steed.

I spent a few hours on my new bender today making it rideable.

-I found...
Forum: Folding Bikes
12-30-21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,589
Posted By surveyor6

Bought a folder today

Bought a cheap folder today.
I bought it because I was tired of getting my regular bike stolen. I always locked them to something but the thieves got them anyway.
I can keep this one in the ...
Forum: Introductions
12-30-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome. Since moving to Texas a decade ago, I...

Welcome. Since moving to Texas a decade ago, I only ride on sidewalks (except where it is prohibited) and multi-use paths. The traffic lanes in my area are too dangerous for me to enjoy riding in...
12-30-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 470,316
Posted By surveyor6

My Hyper. Its cheap but it looks OK. I added a 3...

My Hyper. Its cheap but it looks OK. I added a 3 speed rear wheel to it myself. It was stolen the day before Christmas Eve. It was locked up with a hefty cable lock....
12-27-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,914
Posted By surveyor6

I have owned a collector bike, but I am not a...

I have owned a collector bike, but I am not a collector. I was more of a rider when younger. I became more of a wrencher in my mid fifties.
Forum: Foo
12-23-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,105
Posted By surveyor6

I have only felt dizzy or faint when I get too...

I have only felt dizzy or faint when I get too hot on a humid day.
My first symptom is kind of comical. I can not avoid brushing the curb with my wheels. I pull away from the curb and run right...
Forum: Commuting
12-23-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 141,463
Posted By surveyor6

This cager left the pump a little too soon. ...

This cager left the pump a little too soon.
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/320x240/gas_pump_7b522324caeef319430cbedf454e9875cb0663e3.jpg
Forum: Foo
12-23-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 661
Posted By surveyor6

They don't let just anybody ride in a car this...

They don't let just anybody ride in a car this cool.
I think that is the first time that I have seen gold leaf applied to a supercharger....
Forum: Foo
12-20-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 661
Posted By surveyor6

Wasnít Nesmith credited with creating the first...

Wasnít Nesmith credited with creating the first music video (Lucy and Ramona...ended up with Sunset Sam)?
Forum: Commuting
12-19-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,980
Posted By surveyor6

Depends on how humid it is in your area too....

Depends on how humid it is in your area too. Can't do that very easily in Houston.

I like Tyrion's idea. Get an ebike. Use the throttle in the morning. Pedal on your way home.
You can get a...
12-19-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 844
Posted By surveyor6

Dude. You must have been extremely good this...

Dude. You must have been extremely good this year.
I almost bought one when I lived in AZ, but we were saving for the kids' college and all that jazz.
I should get my kids to go in together and...
Forum: Introductions
12-18-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 393
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome

Welcome
Forum: Introductions
12-18-21, 05:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome to the forum. Not a lot of flat areas to...

Welcome to the forum. Not a lot of flat areas to ride there.
Both my dad and my son have visited Scotland, but I haven't yet
12-11-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 777
Posted By surveyor6

itís good bike for the money if you are not...

itís good bike for the money if you are not trying to keep up with riders on light weight bikes. Itís perfect for my lunch hour rides on the sidewalks and paths.
it was geared a little tall for me...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20,447
Views: 4,743,444
Posted By surveyor6

Bought a Roland not-so-new beach cruiser with a 3...

Bought a Roland not-so-new beach cruiser with a 3 speed Shimano coaster wheel for $80. I will swap that 3 spd wheelset on to my current SS beach cruiser.
...
12-02-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 838
Posted By surveyor6

Very resourceful. If vendors do not offer what...

Very resourceful. If vendors do not offer what you need, build it yourself.
12-01-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,007
Posted By surveyor6

SchNguyen. I think those frames were made in...

SchNguyen. I think those frames were made in Vietnam.
12-01-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 777
Posted By surveyor6

SS to 3 Spd Swap

I have not owned a 3 spd since I was a preteen. It shifted terrible and I eventually broke the steering tube in a tight turn.
-I needed a bike I could keep in the parking garage at work for lunch...
Forum: Texas
11-25-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By surveyor6

The speed limit signs weren't effective at Terry...

The speed limit signs weren't effective at Terry Hershey. Riders pretty much went as fast as they wanted. I like that park but it is not a good place to train. Plenty of walkers, dog walkers, etc.
Forum: Introductions
11-21-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By surveyor6

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

Welcome. I lived in the Phoenix area for 15 years. Good times.
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