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Forum: Introductions
09-21-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 234
Posted By surveyor6

Welcome.I definitely understand the weather...

Welcome.I definitely understand the weather permitting thing.
09-20-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 601
Posted By surveyor6

I have become obsessed at times with the rear "U"...

I have become obsessed at times with the rear "U" brakes mounted under the chain stays in the earlier MTB days. Maybe its the BMX vibe. No fun when its muddy.
I have never had much luck with side...
09-20-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By surveyor6

I don't know that much about Diamondbacks, but...

I don't know that much about Diamondbacks, but the components look like late 1990s. If that is a current photo, I may go 150 bucks or more.
09-20-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 426
Posted By surveyor6

Padre Brown's first bicycle was replaced after he...

Padre Brown's first bicycle was replaced after he was hit by a van. I forget which season. Sid bought him another one that looked pretty much the same.
His bike varies from episode to episode....
09-19-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 473
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: 22
Views: 473
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: 22
Views: 473
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: 20,197
Views: 4,501,514
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: 3,000
Views: 741,425
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: 3,000
Views: 741,425
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: 233
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: 377
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: 83,889
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: 403
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: 639
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: 650
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: 583
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: 432
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: 1,040
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: 1,130
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: 614
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: 1,130
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: 3,000
Views: 741,425
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: 563
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: 439
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: 563
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: 342
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: 246
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: 218
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: 441
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: 218
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: 703
Posted By surveyor6

Very sad. She was really young.

Very sad. She was really young.
08-09-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
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: 742
Posted By surveyor6

Cool. Its a loop tail!

Cool. Its a loop tail!
Forum: Introductions
08-03-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
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: 478
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: 233
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: 233
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: 292
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: 884
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: 4,092
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: 4,092
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: 159
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: 883
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: 22,534
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: 928
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: 1,213
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: 1,271
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.
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