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08-07-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 756
Posted By GeezyRider

I had a squirrel dart from the side of the trail...

I had a squirrel dart from the side of the trail we were on, hit my rear wheel and then, somehow, bounced off the wheel then bounced off my shoulder and back to the side of the trail where it came...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-04-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,778
Posted By GeezyRider

The factory freewheel failed and this is a 7...

The factory freewheel failed and this is a 7 speed that I had on hand.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-04-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,778
Posted By GeezyRider

24 - 34

24 - 34
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-03-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,778
Posted By GeezyRider

Great day for a ride on the Zizzo. ...

Great day for a ride on the Zizzo.

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08-03-22, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By GeezyRider

Why do you think that?

Why do you think that?
07-29-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,080
Posted By GeezyRider

Before my knees gave out I was an avid skier and...

Before my knees gave out I was an avid skier and this e-bike boom parallels my experiences with snow boarders. Snow boarders stared showing up on the slopes in the mid to late eighties and, at first,...
07-27-22, 06:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 657
Posted By GeezyRider

I'm interested to know the process you use to...

I'm interested to know the process you use to remove and repair/replace a tube and also inspect the inside of a tire that has flatted. Some kind of "removeless tire repair" similar to paintless dent...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-26-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 894
Posted By GeezyRider

I have to get out of my cave more often. Zee has...

I have to get out of my cave more often. Zee has been around for 10 years and I'm just now learning about it.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-26-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 894
Posted By GeezyRider

That derailleur is an impressive piece of...

That derailleur is an impressive piece of engineering. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-25-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 894
Posted By GeezyRider

I'm no expert but it appears to me that the...

I'm no expert but it appears to me that the derailleur is using larger jockey wheels rather than a long cage so it should work okay. One thing for sure though, that little guy will be able to climb...
07-25-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,798
Posted By GeezyRider

That frame looks a little small for you. Maybe...

That frame looks a little small for you. Maybe you should have gotten a medium? :lol:
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-25-22, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1,328
Views: 375,778
Posted By GeezyRider

That is a very kind and generous gift from your...

That is a very kind and generous gift from your neighbor's widow and you are to be commended for treating these bikes with such reverence. Best wishes for many enjoyable rides on these fine machines.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-17-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 894
Posted By GeezyRider

Love that paint color! Based on the seat post...

Love that paint color! Based on the seat post and bottle cage, are you going with black components?
07-16-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 170
Posted By GeezyRider

The folks over on the Rat Rod Bike Forum are...

The folks over on the Rat Rod Bike Forum are great at building the bike you are looking to build. You might do well to check in there:

https://ratrodbikes.com/forum/
07-06-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 474,503
Posted By GeezyRider

Until I can source a usable headset for the...

Until I can source a usable headset for the original fork, I'm going with the threadless fork I had on hand mated to an inexpensive Ritchey Logic headset:...
07-06-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,127
Posted By GeezyRider

As others have mentioned, cruisers are purpose...

As others have mentioned, cruisers are purpose built more for relaxing rides than pure speed and we generally accept that. Then, human nature kicks in:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12WojZpr5mI
07-04-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 474,503
Posted By GeezyRider

Beautiful replica! Takes me back to my childhood.

Beautiful replica! Takes me back to my childhood.
07-01-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By GeezyRider

Well that sucks! The Murray cruisers have long...

Well that sucks! The Murray cruisers have long been unappreciated in the cycling community but I've been having a great time refreshing and riding a Murray Monterey that I found in a dumpster. There...
06-27-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By GeezyRider

Definitely keeping the fork!

Definitely keeping the fork!
06-27-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 474,503
Posted By GeezyRider

Thanks! The fork is the original threaded fork...

Thanks! The fork is the original threaded fork with a threadless adapter. I really want to keep the original fork but it the fixed cups are badly pitted and I'm having trouble finding a headset...
06-22-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 474,503
Posted By GeezyRider

The frame is a Bikesdirect Mango Macaw3 with a...

The frame is a Bikesdirect Mango Macaw3 with a Shimano Nexus 3-speed hub
06-21-22, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 474,503
Posted By GeezyRider

Spending some quality time on my cruisers this...

Spending some quality time on my cruisers this week.

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Forum: Folding Bikes
06-20-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 531
Posted By GeezyRider

My wife and I have a couple of the entry level...

My wife and I have a couple of the entry level Zizzo Ferro's and we have a blast riding them on the trails at our local state parks. The basic bikes work well out of the box and upgrades are easy if...
06-20-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 474,503
Posted By GeezyRider

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Murray Monterey that I pulled from a dumpster after a little TLC.
06-13-22, 06:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,127
Posted By GeezyRider

Or, they forgot to change their cyclometers from...

Or, they forgot to change their cyclometers from kph to mph.
06-11-22, 05:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,127
Posted By GeezyRider

67mph, downhill with a following breeze in the...

67mph, downhill with a following breeze in the back of my Nissan Frontier. Seriously, I don't use GPS or cyclometers on my cruisers but I would guess I've reached 21 or 22 mph going down a highway...
Forum: Folding Bikes
06-02-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 349,091
Posted By GeezyRider

The rear shifter on the Nano is SIS only....

The rear shifter on the Nano is SIS only. Something like this won't break the bank and will work:https://www.ebay.com/itm/403630438601?hash=item5dfa3fb8c9:g:GYcAAOSwHzhibB1d

Others have commented...
05-31-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By GeezyRider

There really were no bad choices. Good luck with...

There really were no bad choices. Good luck with the Speedster.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-31-22, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 349,091
Posted By GeezyRider

Enjoy your new Nano and let us know how those...

Enjoy your new Nano and let us know how those tires work out for you.
05-31-22, 04:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By GeezyRider

Gotta keep up the good fight. If only for...

Gotta keep up the good fight. If only for appearances. :lol:

Bikes Direct is funny. You can only see the steel cruiser by following the link they give you in the email. If you just go to...
05-30-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By GeezyRider

Bikes Direct Memorial Day Sale

I received an email this morning from Bikes Direct announcing their Memorial Day Sale. Included in the sale is a Gravity chromoly beach cruiser for $159.95. I've been looking for a used cruiser with...
05-22-22, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By GeezyRider

Option 1. That Huffman has had a hard life and...

Option 1. That Huffman has had a hard life and deserves to be rescued. You know deep down inside, this is the one you want also. ;)
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-17-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 349,091
Posted By GeezyRider

Today was a beautiful day for a ride on the Nano....

Today was a beautiful day for a ride on the Nano. Decent ride of 22 miles and the bike performed flawlessly.
...
05-16-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By GeezyRider

Phatty is shaping up

The bike is close to being ready to ride. I had to order a seat post because this one is past the minimum insertion point. Also, none of the handlebars I have on hand are quite what I want. So I...
05-14-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By GeezyRider

Phat Cycles cruiser frame details

It's a rainy Saturday and I'm experimenting with possibly adding gearing to my aluminum Phat Cycles single speed cruiser. I put a six speed freewheel on an extra 20 inch rim and mounted it along with...
05-11-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By GeezyRider

Frame stripped

It took two days but I got pretty much all the paint off the frame:

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The only...
05-09-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By GeezyRider

Phatcycle Project Bike

Picked up a Phatcycle cruiser type bike today off FB Marketplace for $20. It is a basket case. It is a PROJECT:
...
05-09-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By GeezyRider

This shifter should work well with your exage...

This shifter should work well with your exage derailleur and the cable is super easy to replace if you need a longer one:
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-08-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By GeezyRider

Sounds good. Glad you got it sorted out. I've...

Sounds good. Glad you got it sorted out. I've put so much lipstick on pigs I should buy stock in Revlon! :roflmao2:
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-08-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By GeezyRider

This is good info, thanks for sharing it....

This is good info, thanks for sharing it. Assuming he is keeping the existing freewheel and chainring, do you think the OP can make either of the two long cage derailleurs he has available work for...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-07-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 349,091
Posted By GeezyRider

Looks like BD has lowered the price on the Nano...

Looks like BD has lowered the price on the Nano from $399 to $329.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-07-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By GeezyRider

If you have a hook mount that will work with your...

If you have a hook mount that will work with your Dahon, the derailleur cage length shouldn't be an issue. I have a couple of 20" wheel bikes with long cage derailleurs and never had an issue. In...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-05-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 349,091
Posted By GeezyRider

I find the variances size designations among...

I find the variances size designations among different tire brands fascinating challenging to deal with. I took the rear wheel with a Chinese Chao Yang tire (47-406 20x1.95 size designation) off my...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-04-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By GeezyRider

It looks like that bike has a coaster brake on...

It looks like that bike has a coaster brake on the rear.
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-01-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 349,091
Posted By GeezyRider

I don't need the fastest tires available just a...

I don't need the fastest tires available just a tire that will handle my 185 lb. weight and the varied surfaces I ride on. The paper thin 45 psi CST Citys just aren't my cup of tea. I'm thinking of...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-29-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 349,091
Posted By GeezyRider

"inelegant assembly" is a very tactful...

"inelegant assembly" is a very tactful description of the stem but it does work and is far down the list of eventual upgrades for my Nano. What is your impression of the CST City tires that came...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-26-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 349,091
Posted By GeezyRider

Valid point!

Valid point!
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-25-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 349,091
Posted By GeezyRider

Okay, a couple of quick ones while I have it the...

Okay, a couple of quick ones while I have it the trainer to check ergonomics. I received the Nano late Saturday afternoon and didn't get a chance to take it out of the box until after supper on...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-21-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 349,091
Posted By GeezyRider

Bummer. Do you have friends or family in the...

Bummer. Do you have friends or family in the lower 48 who could forward it to you?
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-21-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 349,091
Posted By GeezyRider

Nanos are now in stock and shipping. Mine is...

Nanos are now in stock and shipping. Mine is scheduled for delivery Saturday.
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