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07-22-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,776
Posted By kirby999

July Goal 100 miles 7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)...

July Goal 100 miles
7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)
7-03 3.1 (SB)
7-04 2.4 (SB)
7-05 2.0 (SB)
7-08 3.5 SS MTB
7-09 4.2 SS
7-10 5.0 SS
7-11 5.1 SS
7-12 7.2 SS
07-21-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,776
Posted By kirby999

July Goal 100 miles 7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)...

July Goal 100 miles
7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)
7-03 3.1 (SB)
7-04 2.4 (SB)
7-05 2.0 (SB)
7-08 3.5 SS MTB
7-09 4.2 SS
7-10 5.0 SS
7-11 5.1 SS
7-12 7.2 SS
07-20-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By kirby999

It’s a 21 tooth freewheel . With the 30 tooth...

It’s a 21 tooth freewheel . With the 30 tooth chainring, I spin out around 8.5 mph and makes it easy to climb the hills around here .
07-20-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,776
Posted By kirby999

July Goal 100 miles 7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)...

July Goal 100 miles
7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)
7-03 3.1 (SB)
7-04 2.4 (SB)
7-05 2.0 (SB)
7-08 3.5 SS MTB
7-09 4.2 SS
7-10 5.0 SS
7-11 5.1 SS
7-12 7.2 SS
07-19-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,363
Posted By kirby999

thatís the one I used . I also used some koolstop...

thatís the one I used . I also used some koolstop salmon pads I had laying around that seemed to work better than the ones that came with the brake .
07-19-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By kirby999

Updated picture of my black MTB SS conversion. ...

Updated picture of my black MTB SS conversion.
Swapped out the cranks for some 170’s and added BMX bars .
White Industries SS freewheel.
Front and rear brakes.
Finally found the correct seatpost...
07-19-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,363
Posted By kirby999

Thatís the brake I used on my Electra C1ís. ...

Thatís the brake I used on my Electra C1ís.
The levers in the kits arenít as nice as ones you buy separately.
07-19-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,776
Posted By kirby999

July Goal 100 miles 7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)...

July Goal 100 miles
7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)
7-03 3.1 (SB)
7-04 2.4 (SB)
7-05 2.0 (SB)
7-08 3.5 SS MTB
7-09 4.2 SS
7-10 5.0 SS
7-11 5.1 SS
7-12 7.2 SS
07-18-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,776
Posted By kirby999

July Goal 100 miles 7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)...

July Goal 100 miles
7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)
7-03 3.1 (SB)
7-04 2.4 (SB)
7-05 2.0 (SB)
7-08 3.5 SS MTB
7-09 4.2 SS
7-10 5.0 SS
7-11 5.1 SS
7-12 7.2 SS
07-18-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,776
Posted By kirby999

Hope everything turns out ok . a couple weeks...

Hope everything turns out ok .
a couple weeks ago I had a bumblebee get trapped inside my glasses . I freaked out . Almost crashed getting stopped . Once I yanked my glasses off he was gone . Iím...
07-17-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,820
Posted By kirby999

Iíve found most modern SS coaster brake hubs cogs...

Iíve found most modern SS coaster brake hubs cogs interchange.
Iíve used Shimano on my C1ís and on KT hubs . Iíve also used the 24 tooth Sturmey Archer cog made for their three speed . Just make...
07-17-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,820
Posted By kirby999

Swapping out cogs on a single speed coaster brake...

Swapping out cogs on a single speed coaster brake hub is an easy way to change gearing . After removing the wheel , using a small flat screwdriver , you can carefully remove the cog retaining clip...
07-17-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,776
Posted By kirby999

July Goal 100 miles 7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)...

July Goal 100 miles
7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)
7-03 3.1 (SB)
7-04 2.4 (SB)
7-05 2.0 (SB)
7-08 3.5 SS MTB
7-09 4.2 SS
7-10 5.0 SS
7-11 5.1 SS
7-12 7.2 SS
07-16-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,818
Posted By kirby999

Got a note from Cardiologist that my...

Got a note from Cardiologist that my echocardiogram looked good too .
Took off on my Schwinn Crosscut this morning and rode 8 continuous miles (a long ride for me ) without “taking it easy “ . Felt...
07-16-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,776
Posted By kirby999

July 2021 Goal 100 miles 7-02 3.0 (...

July 2021
Goal 100 miles
7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)
7-03 3.1 (SB)
7-04 2.4 (SB)
7-05 2.0 (SB)
7-08 3.5 SS MTB
7-09 4.2 SS
7-10 5.0 SS
7-11 5.1 SS
07-16-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By kirby999

if you donít mind , Why ?

if you donít mind , Why ?
07-15-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By kirby999

Coaster brake vs freewheel

I’ve been playing around with a couple of old rigid mountain bikes , converting them over to single speeds .
I already had several 26” SS coaster brake wheelsets from messing around with my Electra...
07-15-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 401
Posted By kirby999

They are mustache bars I bought off Amazon.

They are mustache bars I bought off Amazon.
07-15-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,776
Posted By kirby999

July 2021 Goal 100 miles 7-02 3.0 (...

July 2021
Goal 100 miles
7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)
7-03 3.1 (SB)
7-04 2.4 (SB)
7-05 2.0 (SB)
7-08 3.5 SS MTB
7-09 4.2 SS
7-10 5.0 SS
7-11 5.1 SS
07-14-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,818
Posted By kirby999

Had my tests today and got results by this...

Had my tests today and got results by this evening. Doctor says no significant blockages . AFib is present due to my being overweight.
Im taking this as great news .
I have a follow up...
07-14-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,776
Posted By kirby999

July 2021 Goal 100 miles 7-02 3.0 (...

July 2021
Goal 100 miles
7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)
7-03 3.1 (SB)
7-04 2.4 (SB)
7-05 2.0 (SB)
7-08 3.5 SS MTB
7-09 4.2 SS
7-10 5.0 SS
7-11 5.1 SS
07-14-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 401
Posted By kirby999

I have new bikes , but prefer to ride my old...

I have new bikes , but prefer to ride my old bikes Iíve built the way I want them . I especially like mountain bikes and hybrids made in the early 90ís .
...
07-13-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 25,255
Posted By kirby999

Rode the Fuji Sunday , then started putting the...

Rode the Fuji Sunday , then started putting the black one together , yesterday when the wheels showed up ....
07-13-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,776
Posted By kirby999

July 2021 Goal 100 miles 7-02 3.0 (...

July 2021
Goal 100 miles
7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)
7-03 3.1 (SB)
7-04 2.4 (SB)
7-05 2.0 (SB)
7-08 3.5 SS MTB
7-09 4.2 SS
7-10 5.0 SS
7-11 5.1 SS
07-12-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 576
Posted By kirby999

Good luck with your surgery! I have a couple...

Good luck with your surgery!
I have a couple of tests this Wednesday after being diagnosed with possibly AFib at my last checkup .
Im hoping that’s all they find .
07-12-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 401
Posted By kirby999

A old style steel cruiser frame would work for a...

A old style steel cruiser frame would work for a trails bike , but any of the newer bikes with pedal forward geometry would be tougher to stand and pedal .
07-12-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,776
Posted By kirby999

Thanks ! According to what I’ve read my target...

Thanks !
According to what I’ve read my target HR for my age (70) is 78-128bpm ,
I’m hoping the tests don’t show any blockages . That way the doc can get on with a plan for treatment .
Im ready to...
07-12-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,776
Posted By kirby999

July 2021 Goal 100 miles 7-02 3.0 (...

July 2021
Goal 100 miles
7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)
7-03 3.1 (SB)
7-04 2.4 (SB)
7-05 2.0 (SB)
7-08 3.5 SS
7-09 4.2 SS
7-10 5.0 SS
7-11 5.1 SS
07-11-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,776
Posted By kirby999

July 2021 Goal 100 miles 7-02 3.0 (...

July 2021
Goal 100 miles
7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)
7-03 3.1 (SB)
7-04 2.4 (SB)
7-05 2.0 (SB)
7-08 3.5 SS
7-09 4.2 SS
7-10 5.0 SS
7-11 5.1 SS
07-10-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,472
Posted By kirby999

Hereís my 26Ē SS Iíve been playing around with . ...

Hereís my 26Ē SS Iíve been playing around with .

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/4b677395_1c3f_4453_98a8_bc1515728c94_dc37a097a1929539e5b9a9e4d5aa4c06d3081a4a.jpeg
07-10-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,776
Posted By kirby999

July 2021 Goal 100 miles 7-02 3.0 (...

July 2021
Goal 100 miles
7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)
7-03 3.1 (SB)
7-04 2.4 (SB)
7-05 2.0 (SB)
7-08 3.5 SS
7-09 4.2 SS
7-10 5.0 SS
MTD 23.2
07-09-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,776
Posted By kirby999

July 2021 Goal 100 miles 7-02 3.0 (...

July 2021
Goal 100 miles
7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)
7-03 3.1 (SB)
7-04 2.4 (SB)
7-05 2.0 (SB)
7-08 3.5 SS
7-09 4.2 SS
MTD 18.2
YTD 639.8
07-09-21, 05:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 571
Posted By kirby999

Depends on how fast you want to ride . Me , I...

Depends on how fast you want to ride .
Me , I have geared bikes for ď bike ridesĒ
For Cruising, I like the simplicity of a single speed bike .
I gear my SS bikes to handle the hills around my...
07-08-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,776
Posted By kirby999

July 2021 Goal 100 miles 7-02 3.0 (...

July 2021
Goal 100 miles
7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)
7-03 3.1 (SB)
7-04 2.4 (SB)
7-05 2.0 (SB)
7-08 3.5 SS
MTD 14.0
YTD 635.6
Back Home , and back on a regular bike . My SS Mountain Bike.
07-07-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,353
Posted By kirby999

Nice ! I like it . Thanks for the pic !

Nice ! I like it . Thanks for the pic !
07-06-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,353
Posted By kirby999

Whereís the finished pics ?

Whereís the finished pics ?
07-05-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 476
Posted By kirby999

Haven’t tried the tires , but I did check out the...

Haven’t tried the tires , but I did check out the seller . I would advise you do the same . 52% positive rating .
07-05-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,776
Posted By kirby999

July 2021 Goal 100 miles 7-02 3.0 (...

July 2021
Goal 100 miles
7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)
7-03 3.1 (SB)
7-04 2.4 (SB)
7-05 2.0 (SB)
MTD 10.5
YTD 632.1
07-04-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,776
Posted By kirby999

July 2021 Goal 100 miles 7-02 3.0 (...

July 2021
Goal 100 miles
7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)
7-03 3.1 (SB)
7-04 2.4 (SB)
MTD 8.5
YTD 630.1
Iíve been riding one of those fan resistance bikes . That thing is brutal. The good thing is...
07-03-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,776
Posted By kirby999

July 2021 Goal 100 miles 7-02 3.0 (...

July 2021
Goal 100 miles
7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)
7-03 3.1 (SB)
MTD 6.1
YTD 627.7
Donít have a bike with me right now, so Iím riding a stationary bike . Man , three miles on the sb feels...
07-02-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,776
Posted By kirby999

July 2021 Goal 100 miles 7-02 3.0 (...

July 2021
Goal 100 miles
7-02 3.0 ( stationary bike)
MTD 3.0
YTD 624.6
07-01-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,776
Posted By kirby999

Not sure what I’ll be able to do until after my...

Not sure what I’ll be able to do until after my heart tests and doctor visit .
Im going to set my goal at 100 and hope I get a chance to do some riding .
06-30-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,089
Posted By kirby999

nice looking bike ! And , Happy Birthday!

nice looking bike ! And , Happy Birthday!
06-26-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 26,932
Posted By kirby999

30/22 for me right now . May even go to a 30/24 ,...

30/22 for me right now . May even go to a 30/24 , especially on the MTB tires .
It’s all about easy pedaling and spinning .
I was recently diagnosed with AFib and the cardiologist told me to cut...
06-26-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 26,932
Posted By kirby999

My hands do give me problems, arthritis ,...

My hands do give me problems, arthritis , especially the left hand .
I have more aches and pains from working on my bikes than I do from riding them .
But I don’t plan on stopping either . 😎
06-26-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,089
Posted By kirby999

yearly goal : 100 mile monthly average June...

yearly goal : 100 mile monthly average
June Goal 125
6-01 10.8
6-02 4.3
6-03 5.1
6-04 6.6
6-05 6.8
6-06 6.1
6-07 6.0
6-08 5.6
06-26-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 26,932
Posted By kirby999

Swapped the wheelset out for a blue set with...

Swapped the wheelset out for a blue set with Michelin Country Rock tires . The tires are more cruiser .
Calling this my ďSpin-CycleĒ . 30 Chainring with a 22 tooth cog . Turned it into a goat on...
06-25-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,089
Posted By kirby999

Thanks . I’m not sure how much I can do for now ....

Thanks . I’m not sure how much I can do for now .
I hope to ride a short ride tomorrow and then I’m taking a break for a couple of weeks .
I’ve been splitting up my what little I’ve been riding ....
06-25-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 26,932
Posted By kirby999

SS MTB , or Cruiser ? Put this one together today...

SS MTB , or Cruiser ? Put this one together today , Someday I hope try it out off road .
Has rear coaster brake .
...
06-25-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,818
Posted By kirby999

Thanks for the advice . I have a stress test...

Thanks for the advice .
I have a stress test and an echocardiogram scheduled in the next couple of weeks and the cardiologist will decide what to do afterwards.
If he doesnít find any other...
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