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09-18-21, 12:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 85
Posted By SkinGriz

How big of a tire can fit on the Lifestyle? In...

How big of a tire can fit on the Lifestyle? In 27.5 is there a tire in between 2.4 and 1.95 you’d be ok with? Why do you prefer V-brakes over mechanical discs?

I guess those might be good starting...
Forum: Foo
09-18-21, 12:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 124
Posted By SkinGriz

Coworker saw what’s left of the Dead there. He...

Coworker saw what’s left of the Dead there. He said he had a good time.
Forum: Foo
09-18-21, 12:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 265
Posted By SkinGriz

Cats are amazing hunters, for the reason that...

Cats are amazing hunters, for the reason that they are so stealthy. When I hike woods at night, I check my six a LOT!

My camping preference is on the primitive side. Quiet. Far from other campers....
Forum: Foo
09-17-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 265
Posted By SkinGriz

Depends on the environment and privacy. ...

Depends on the environment and privacy.

”Best day to hunt deer and elk is the 4th of July.” forester I know.
Forum: Foo
09-17-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 265
Posted By SkinGriz

Buck looks good. Soon he’ll be abusing your...

Buck looks good. Soon he’ll be abusing your trees. Argh…....
Forum: BMX
09-17-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 65
Posted By SkinGriz

Was waiting for someone with more knowledge to...

Was waiting for someone with more knowledge to respond.

Don’t know about that particular brand. I would say based on the 1 1/8 headset, 3 piece cranks, and it not coming with a kickstand that it’s...
09-17-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,117
Posted By SkinGriz

My understanding is the nation with the reserve...

My understanding is the nation with the reserve currency always runs a trade deficit.

Hence I don’t worry about buying MUSA.

Great read. Didn’t even the mighty Harley Davidson run Domino...
09-17-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By SkinGriz

It was blowback.

It was blowback.
09-17-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,005
Posted By SkinGriz

MEK was amazing. Almost like the crud...

MEK was amazing.
Almost like the crud evaporated.
09-16-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 224
Posted By SkinGriz

Looks fun!

Looks fun!
09-16-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By SkinGriz

https://www.amazon.com/Truvativ-00-6415-027-000-Am...

https://www.amazon.com/Truvativ-00-6415-027-000-American-To-Euro-Bmx-Adapter/dp/B000VT550K/ref=asc_df_B000VT550K/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=312111916046&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=8144579229354409...
09-16-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By SkinGriz

If all I wanted was taller or shorter gearing…...

If all I wanted was taller or shorter gearing… The simplest, fastest, cheapest fix is the rear cog.
09-16-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By SkinGriz

Yes. BCD matters, but I think you can get about...

Yes. BCD matters, but I think you can get about any BCD sprocket (chainwheel) if you shop around.

Are you OK with your crank arm length? If you desire to go with a longer crank arm, are you...
09-16-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 509
Posted By SkinGriz

The coolest thing in the world is to be a...

The coolest thing in the world is to be a confident independent thinker. Everything else? Eh….
09-16-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 926
Posted By SkinGriz

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zB2yz8TSaeY

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zB2yz8TSaeY
09-16-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 926
Posted By SkinGriz

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=iMTNT_BzkdA

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=iMTNT_BzkdA
09-16-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By SkinGriz

Do you want BMX or MTB style 3 piece cranks?

Do you want BMX or MTB style 3 piece cranks?
Forum: Foo
09-15-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 441
Posted By SkinGriz

To me it looked like the cat missed the flag. I...

To me it looked like the cat missed the flag. I definitely wouldn’t pick up the cat afterwards.

I guess you never know with cats just how wild a stray or feral cat is.

Property I spent part of...
09-15-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 620
Posted By SkinGriz

Fire is the natural state. Lack of fire is the...

Fire is the natural state.
Lack of fire is the disturbance.
09-15-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,585
Posted By SkinGriz

OP been gone for awhile. But since the thread is...

OP been gone for awhile. But since the thread is opened back up.

He said it’s all flat. If he’s not going down big hills and doesn’t mind not being able to backpedal, then I guess almost any brake...
09-15-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By SkinGriz

I’ve never ridden one. They do seem like nice...

I’ve never ridden one. They do seem like nice bikes.

Looks like the geometry of a cruiser with the lightweight of modern materials and diamond frame.
09-15-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By SkinGriz

Last pic looks like a ton of fun.

Last pic looks like a ton of fun.
Forum: Foo
09-15-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 441
Posted By SkinGriz

Cats survive drops. They even land on all 4...

Cats survive drops. They even land on all 4 afterwards. Definitely not worth the scratching and biting to me. Not worth the potential cat scratch fever.

But I guess college students aren’t known...
09-14-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 999
Posted By SkinGriz

Some of you might say “Eric. Don’t reuse nuts...

Some of you might say “Eric. Don’t reuse nuts that you completely removed the tempering from. Eric, compare old part to new part immediately, or at least before you forget left and right side.”
...
09-14-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,644
Posted By SkinGriz

I’m pretty sure HD makes more money on swag than...

I’m pretty sure HD makes more money on swag than they do on motorcycles.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2Ss78LfY3nE
09-14-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,644
Posted By SkinGriz

Qty of dollars is up + Qty of goods those dollars...

Qty of dollars is up + Qty of goods those dollars can buy is down = price goes up.
09-14-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,626
Posted By SkinGriz

Riding in flip flops for me is one of those...

Riding in flip flops for me is one of those “You’re going to do this and regret it.” type things.

Twice in the last 3 months or so feet slipped out of flip flops hopping up a curb.

Didn’t break...
09-13-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By SkinGriz

Vintage MTB brake levers.

Looking for non linear-pull/non V-brake levers with more leverage, probably achieved by longer levers.

Are Dia-Compe SS6 levers what you guys would recommend? Anything else? Thank you.
09-13-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,040
Posted By SkinGriz

^ This. I’m rocking a cheap bike also. A...

^ This.

I’m rocking a cheap bike also. A bike can still be fun, and you can learn a lot about maintenance and repairs along the way.

Was going to reward myself with something like a Nukeproof...
09-13-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 482
Posted By SkinGriz

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=EEMFZ3KxMpU

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=EEMFZ3KxMpU
09-13-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By SkinGriz

Use them at work. Yes they’re strong enough. ...

Use them at work.
Yes they’re strong enough.
But all the work applications clamp around much thicker wall thickness than a bike frame. FWIW.
Also, if clamping around something not actually round,...
09-13-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By SkinGriz

The world was no longer as safe as it had been? ...

The world was no longer as safe as it had been?
How do you know the difference between safety and the illusion of safety?

I read this post thinking your front wheel popped out of its dropout or...
09-13-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 999
Posted By SkinGriz

Have you checked the ball joints? The first...

Have you checked the ball joints?

The first part of any cars suspension is the tire sidewall. I wouldn’t change any wheel/tire combo to lower profile, just to turn around and try to chase clunks...
09-13-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By SkinGriz

square taper jis 170mm Google that. Pick any...

square taper jis 170mm

Google that. Pick any crank arm you fancy.
09-12-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 999
Posted By SkinGriz

If you don’t off-road often you can extend stuff...

If you don’t off-road often you can extend stuff like transfer case and rear diff service a long, long time.
Forum: Foo
09-12-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By SkinGriz

The clatter of the air cooled Z motor with its...

The clatter of the air cooled Z motor with its noisy valve train and cam chain. The skinny back tire lites right up. Grew up watching this movie.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=gnO0Ox6Chqs
Forum: Foo
09-12-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By SkinGriz

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.motorcyclenews.co...

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.motorcyclenews.com/amp/news/mad-max-motorbike/
Forum: Foo
09-10-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 328
Posted By SkinGriz

One of those Kawi Z bikes from the original would...

One of those Kawi Z bikes from the original would be sweet to own!

They can move out with some frame reinforcing.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6-d1ElUR3BI
09-10-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By SkinGriz

Try scrubbing with bunched up aluminum foil.

Try scrubbing with bunched up aluminum foil.
Forum: Foo
09-09-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 751
Posted By SkinGriz

I played tennis with my mom once. She...

I played tennis with my mom once.

She whooped me. Blisters on my hands. All tired out.

Never played tennis again.

In my defense, she really wanted a partner that day. I never in my life...
Forum: Foo
09-09-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 751
Posted By SkinGriz

You watched golf?

You watched golf?
09-08-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 689
Posted By SkinGriz

Bicycles. Why have one size as standard when...

Bicycles.

Why have one size as standard when 10 will do?
09-08-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 927
Posted By SkinGriz

I’d rather replace a chain than any of those...

I’d rather replace a chain than any of those other components.
09-07-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 360
Posted By SkinGriz

Bike island or bikes direct. More pricey would...

Bike island or bikes direct. More pricey would would be a specialized roll.

I wouldn’t rush into the Electra cruisers because of the weird crank forward “flat foot technology.” Then the owners...
Forum: Foo
09-06-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By SkinGriz

YZ250 with plates rode by today when I was taking...

YZ250 with plates rode by today when I was taking kids to the beach.

Looked fun to me. Braaap!
09-04-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 403
Views: 46,045
Posted By SkinGriz

Same- radar trailer. I hit 29 on a bmx bike....

Same- radar trailer. I hit 29 on a bmx bike. Fastest in our group went 30.

That was totally a sprint though, not tired after riding awhile like you guys probably were.
09-04-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 40,047
Posted By SkinGriz

Congestion is a product of population density and...

Congestion is a product of population density and centralization. Subways also get congested.
09-04-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 437
Posted By SkinGriz

You could just run the housing all the way lever...

You could just run the housing all the way lever to noodle.

Secure to housing to frame with special clamps as noted above.

Or old school BMX style... just zip tie housing to top tube.

I...
Forum: Foo
09-04-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By SkinGriz

I had one. Really reliable car. I think O2 sensor...

I had one. Really reliable car. I think O2 sensor at ~150k was the only repair other than normal oil, brakes, shocks type stuff.
T-boned at 220k. Sold it to junkyard for 1k or 1.5k (can’t remember)....
09-04-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,016
Posted By SkinGriz

One of you guys posted pic of ancient TdF riders...

One of you guys posted pic of ancient TdF riders wearing their spare tires like a commando wearing his 7.62 ammo belts.

I thought “Beast Mode!”
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