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01-28-24, 11:05 AM
Replies: 59
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Posted By Hank McMauser

It wasn't me that posted having the red bike,...

It wasn't me that posted having the red bike, mines the later silver fade to black , but I will be upgrading this boat anchor front fork hopefully before summer is over with , here in the Florida...
01-27-24, 11:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,542
Posted By Hank McMauser

I have watched quite a few of his videos, amd...

I have watched quite a few of his videos, amd Wolftick Nation as well, and a few others.
I really like this bike, and for what my initial cost was it has been really fun upgrading it as I go....
01-23-24, 08:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,542
Posted By Hank McMauser

Still having a good time here

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Installed some riser handlebars, I havent done too much riding as I went...
11-06-23, 05:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,542
Posted By Hank McMauser

Given the fact that most of us here are...

Given the fact that most of us here are Americans, we tend to forget that there's something like 350 million of us, yet there's 7 billion people on this rock. There's probably products available in...
11-04-23, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By Hank McMauser

One could also go out and buy a fully restored...

One could also go out and buy a fully restored 1971 Mustang, or whatever for tens of thousands per car or they could find a junker to restore themselves, and learn to do things themseleves.
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11-02-23, 09:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,542
Posted By Hank McMauser

I like that, what fork do you have there?

I like that, what fork do you have there?
11-02-23, 06:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By Hank McMauser

I didn't replace the chain, I'm pretty sure this...

I didn't replace the chain, I'm pretty sure this bike doesn't have too many miles on it, most of its life it was stored outside which accounts for most of the issues I've dealt with. But I will put a...
11-02-23, 04:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,542
Posted By Hank McMauser

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sold another one of the BSO's today out of the original 3/$40 lot. With a...
10-31-23, 02:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 710
Posted By Hank McMauser

I bought this one recently, the red light fastens...

I bought this one recently, the red light fastens with a rubber strap, and it's got a wedge to make it level. The front light has several settings for brightness, and is actually pretty bright...
10-29-23, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By Hank McMauser

Thank you, I'm one of those guys that used to...

Thank you, I'm one of those guys that used to build bikes in the backyard every summer with dads tools, but back then you could almost do everything with basic tools. Just now at 52 years old getting...
10-22-23, 08:10 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,989
Posted By Hank McMauser

Took a little 4.5 mile ride on a recently...

Took a little 4.5 mile ride on a recently repaved/rerouted local road this is a short section where the roads vehicle traffic was rerouted and this section was left unpaved. Took it slow and easy,...
10-12-23, 12:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,542
Posted By Hank McMauser

This reminds me of the frankenbikes we used to...

This reminds me of the frankenbikes we used to build as kids. It looks awesome!
10-11-23, 11:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By Hank McMauser

If there's an option pony up a little bit more...

If there's an option pony up a little bit more money for 316 stainless vs 304 stainless . There's molybdenum in it making it more corrosion resistant. 304 will rust in a salt air environment, whereas...
10-08-23, 04:24 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,542
Posted By Hank McMauser

Speaking of saving from the landfill, I recently...

Speaking of saving from the landfill, I recently pulled this out of a dumpster, filled the tires and rode it around the neighborhood a few times, I quickly decided it wasnt for me with its 32" wheels...
10-06-23, 12:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,542
Posted By Hank McMauser

I'll just leave you all to yourselves so you can ...

I'll just leave you all to yourselves so you can gloat about how good your bikes are. Meanwhile I'm going to go enjoy myself while I ride my much inferior Bicycle shaped object. I hope it doesn't...
10-06-23, 10:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,542
Posted By Hank McMauser

I'm going to keep riding in my naive little...

I'm going to keep riding in my naive little world. I know this bike isn't the best on the market, nor is it the least. I know it's leaps and bounds better than a next , or a hyper $99 special. For...
10-03-23, 09:37 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,542
Posted By Hank McMauser

I think "good experience" is relative....I just...

I think "good experience" is relative....I just sold another bike (kent 700c road bike) I purchased in a lot of 3 /$40. I repacked all the bearings, and tuned the shifters. I sold it for $50+ $10...
09-28-23, 12:35 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,989
Posted By Hank McMauser

Not my hybrid, but today I used my Schwinn Al...

Not my hybrid, but today I used my Schwinn Al Comp as a shuttle between 2 jobs so I didn't have to wait for a ride back to my pickup truck.It was only a short distance of 2 miles ...
09-28-23, 04:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,542
Posted By Hank McMauser

Thanks for the encouragement, I think I'm going...

Thanks for the encouragement, I think I'm going to order the spokes so I can learn a new skill.
09-27-23, 07:18 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,989
Posted By Hank McMauser

back when my kids were little (mid 90s) the...

back when my kids were little (mid 90s) the whopper Jr meal was $2.49. Many a Saturday we went into Cleveland to the Memphis drive in flea Market early, and had burger king for lunch on the way home....
09-27-23, 07:14 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,989
Posted By Hank McMauser

I bought this one, it has pretty good reviews,...

I bought this one, it has pretty good reviews, not sure how to post a link, or even if it's OK. I think for occasional night rides it'll be fine. Im not sure ofnbattery life. However I could always...
09-24-23, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By Hank McMauser

You could rent a uhaul, or Home depot pickup,...

You could rent a uhaul, or Home depot pickup, flipping them back to the incoming freshman might prove a worthy endeavor if the original cost outlaybwasnt too bad.
09-24-23, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7,830
Views: 2,855,183
Posted By Hank McMauser

Here's my new to me Schwinn DSB , got about $50...

Here's my new to me Schwinn DSB , got about $50 to $60 into it now, replaced rotors,pads,handlebar,stem, and stem cap. The seat was scavenged off an old Huffy , and believe it or not it's rather...
09-24-23, 07:11 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,989
Posted By Hank McMauser

Rode to burger King yesterday evening to test out...

Rode to burger King yesterday evening to test out my new lights a total of 6.6 miles. Was really surprised that a whopper Jr meal is now over $8
09-22-23, 11:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By Hank McMauser

Police auctions

Over the years I've taken part in 2 Police bicycle auctions. The 1st one was in the city of Oberlin Ohio , home to famous liberal arts College. There I picked up a fully intact except for the wheels...
09-17-23, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,462
Posted By Hank McMauser

I recently picked up one of these bikes in a...

I recently picked up one of these bikes in a trade. It seems to be a pretty decent bike amd will fit my needs for now. I have already upgraded the saddle, and threw some inexpensive lock on grips in...
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