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07-22-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 421,615
Posted By GeezyRider

Well, until they don't they aren't cheesy...

Well, until they don't they aren't cheesy brackets they are brilliantly engineered brackets. :thumb:
07-01-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 476
Posted By GeezyRider

Hookworms Are Tough

I have Hookworms on a couple of my recumbents. They are nearly indestructible and I can't ever recall flatting with one of them. They are also heavy but on the bikes we're talking about weight...
07-01-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 26,936
Posted By GeezyRider

I struck Craigslist gold a couple of weeks ago...

I struck Craigslist gold a couple of weeks ago when I found this nearly flawless early 90's Giant ATX 760 for $45. I put one of my saddles, a single speed conversion kit and an old single speed crank...
06-26-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 26,936
Posted By GeezyRider

kirby999 your bikes all look great but I am...

kirby999 your bikes all look great but I am curious to know if you ever have hand, shoulder or neck discomfort when you ride them.
06-03-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 26,936
Posted By GeezyRider

This is true. I have converted a couple of...

This is true. I have converted a couple of vintage bikes to SS and have been able to get a good chainline by merely changing the bottom bracket spindle width and/or moving the chainring in or out on...
05-20-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,225
Posted By GeezyRider

I just spent the last 4 hours clicking on all...

I just spent the last 4 hours clicking on all these links. Now, my index finger has a blister on it.
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-28-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1,137
Views: 322,511
Posted By GeezyRider

I'd love to find one of these available locally.

I'd love to find one of these available locally.
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-21-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,137
Views: 322,511
Posted By GeezyRider

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Folding Bikes
03-16-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By GeezyRider

Looks doable. I would only suggest that you try...

Looks doable. I would only suggest that you try the new stem at different heights to find what is most comfortable for you before cutting the riser.
03-04-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,114
Posted By GeezyRider

My motorcycles always had turn signals and had to...

My motorcycles always had turn signals and had to go through state inspection to verify they worked just like any other motor vehicle.
03-01-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,698
Posted By GeezyRider

I hope this doesn't cause a stampede resulting in...

I hope this doesn't cause a stampede resulting in personal injury to anyone, but the Walmart in Denton, MD had bikes on their racks last Friday. :saweeet:
Forum: Recumbent
02-28-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,209
Posted By GeezyRider

Don't you hate it when people don't read a post...

Don't you hate it when people don't read a post carefully before responding to it with a stupid suggestion? :lol:
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-22-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,106
Posted By GeezyRider

Gotcha. Since a lot of people upgrade tires, I'd...

Gotcha. Since a lot of people upgrade tires, I'd like to see more manufacturers supply max tire size info.

Good luck and let us know what you find.
10-28-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,822
Posted By GeezyRider

If the vaccine doesn't kill you, please keep us...

If the vaccine doesn't kill you, please keep us updated with any side effects.
10-13-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,016
Posted By GeezyRider

+1 for the Ergon grips.

+1 for the Ergon grips.
09-11-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 421,615
Posted By GeezyRider

Sweet! Did you have to cold set the rear drop...

Sweet! Did you have to cold set the rear drop outs to get a 9-speed hub in there?
08-28-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,277
Views: 421,615
Posted By GeezyRider

Your Hawthorne is well executed. Nice job!

Your Hawthorne is well executed. Nice job!
Forum: Recumbent
08-23-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,015
Views: 422,079
Posted By GeezyRider

My wife and I in Ocean City, Maryland last...

My wife and I in Ocean City, Maryland last Sunday. V-Rex is hers Status is mine.
...
08-16-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,247
Posted By GeezyRider

Great gift and girl friend. If only you had been...

Great gift and girl friend. If only you had been in the Chevy dealership admiring a new Corvette.........
08-16-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By GeezyRider

Best wishes to the folks in the Midwest. 2020...

Best wishes to the folks in the Midwest. 2020 can't end soon enough.
Forum: Recumbent
08-16-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,436
Posted By GeezyRider

If you have enough time on the bike that you can...

If you have enough time on the bike that you can confidently start from a stop without veering or wobbling on a crowded MUP, it shouldn't be any problem at all.
08-04-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,504
Posted By GeezyRider

If your trike has a 7-speed spin-on freewheel, I...

If your trike has a 7-speed spin-on freewheel, I think you will be limited to a max 34t cog. If it is a cassette, you will have more options.
08-02-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,862
Posted By GeezyRider

No, crazy would be selecting a component you know...

No, crazy would be selecting a component you know won't work but you install it anyway because it is the color you prefer.
07-16-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,267
Posted By GeezyRider

I guess this means you probably don't want to...

I guess this means you probably don't want to offer me any advice on adjusting my breaks? :lol:
07-08-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,368
Posted By GeezyRider

All of my bikes are favorites and every single...

All of my bikes are favorites and every single one of them is 'wrong'. :thumb:
06-30-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 16,893
Posted By GeezyRider

I switched to pinned platform pedals a couple of...

I switched to pinned platform pedals a couple of years ago after a bad ankle injury. I've gotten used to them and my feet don't move around while pedaling. I like being able to ride in any shoe but I...
06-30-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,502
Posted By GeezyRider

You could also use a friction thumb shifter that...

You could also use a friction thumb shifter that costs less than $10.00 and would take up less real estate on the handlebar.
06-19-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 493
Posted By GeezyRider

You could try this:...

You could try this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXbbb9hf6lE
06-13-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 667
Views: 208,055
Posted By GeezyRider

Looks like they smeared vaseline on their camera...

Looks like they smeared vaseline on their camera lens. Good way to hide any flaws. :lol:
06-12-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 17,074
Posted By GeezyRider

I'm a fan

Several years ago, I bought this bike from Bikes Direct. Yes it was cheap. It was probably the cheapest road bike on the planet outside of Walmart, Target or Amazon. It is also one of the most...
06-11-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 667
Views: 208,055
Posted By GeezyRider

1996 Trek Multitrack

I took a perfectly good, if slightly beat-up, Multitrack and made a poor man's gravel bike:
...
05-27-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,242
Posted By GeezyRider

I've enjoyed reading about your "Adventures in...

I've enjoyed reading about your "Adventures in Derailleur Hanger Repair" and I hope it serves you well until you can get a replacement.
05-26-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,657
Posted By GeezyRider

Very nice! Over the past two riding seasons I...

Very nice! Over the past two riding seasons I have converted my bikes to flatbar 1x drivetrains. That setup works great for me so I understand the appeal of it to others.
05-26-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By GeezyRider

Two easy things you can try are rubbing the brake...

Two easy things you can try are rubbing the brake pads over some sand paper and cleaning the braking surface on the rim with alcohol. This has worked for me in the past.
05-15-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,520
Posted By GeezyRider

Here's one place: ...

Here's one place: https://bikeisland.com/cgi-bin/BKTK_STOR20.cgi?Action=List&SubCategoryNew=Wheels:%20Cruiser

I've purchased wheels from them in past and have always been satisfied with the...
05-05-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 845
Posted By GeezyRider

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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05-04-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 904
Posted By GeezyRider

To go along with the advice from dedhed, here is...

To go along with the advice from dedhed, here is how you measure the bolt circle diameter (bcd):

https://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/pages/how-to-measure-bolt-circle-diameter-bcd

You also will...
05-03-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 99,316
Posted By GeezyRider

What worked well for me in this situation was to...

What worked well for me in this situation was to put some Shoe Goo on the badge and zip tie it to the head tube for a couple of hours You can even snip the heads off a couple of brass brads and glue...
04-18-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 42,691
Posted By GeezyRider

These Canyons look wonderful and it's great that...

These Canyons look wonderful and it's great that you are getting so much enjoyment out of them. But the most amazing thing about this thread is a two-bike hitch rack on a Smart Car!!!
04-15-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,008
Posted By GeezyRider

No problem at all but I am using 3/16 rear cog,...

No problem at all but I am using 3/16 rear cog, chain ring and 7 speed derailleur chain which doesn't need the chain line to be perfect. Also, my bike has a fairly long chainstay and chain line...
04-11-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,656
Posted By GeezyRider

Did the tree at least wave as it was coming at...

Did the tree at least wave as it was coming at you?
03-21-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,208
Posted By GeezyRider

This could be a fun project. I assume your frame...

This could be a fun project. I assume your frame is aluminum (I love that frame by the way) so another cruiser frame won't save much if any weight. Are the stem and fork on this bike steel or...
03-14-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,607
Posted By GeezyRider

Your situation makes me feel ashamed of my fellow...

Your situation makes me feel ashamed of my fellow U.S. citizens for complaining abut minor inconveniences here like their local store not having any toilet paper. I wish you the best and hope that...
03-13-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,874
Posted By GeezyRider

Nice. Since I don't do anything more serious...

Nice. Since I don't do anything more serious than a little gravel, I'd love to ride one those with a solid fork.
03-12-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 37,305
Posted By GeezyRider

I live in a rural area and can ride as long and...

I live in a rural area and can ride as long and as far as I like without coming into contact with others. However, my wife and I like to ride MUPs occasionally because they usually involve stopping...
02-01-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By GeezyRider

I'll leave that to my friend since it is his...

I'll leave that to my friend since it is his bike. I'm sure BD will send some bearings to him. But, he wanted to get his bike back on the road quickly so we just bought a bag of 5/32" bearings at the...
02-01-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,089
Posted By GeezyRider

For your stuck pedals, spray them with some PB...

For your stuck pedals, spray them with some PB Blaster then give your pedal wrench a good whack with a wood mallet. I've been able to remove stubborn pedals in the past with this method.
02-01-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By GeezyRider

BikesDirect Hiccup

A buddy of mine rode my SaltyDog cruiser from BikesDirect and liked it so much he ordered one for himself. He called me yesterday and said he's happy with his bike but the steering was kind of...
01-09-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,927
Posted By GeezyRider

Hope this helps! If you decide to get a new...

Hope this helps! If you decide to get a new cruiser be sure to share your impressions and some pics.
12-30-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,322
Posted By GeezyRider

I've just become a fan of the Vittoria brand this...

I've just become a fan of the Vittoria brand this year. Reasonable cost, weight and performance.
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