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08-25-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By passive jay

yup, i am just replacing the fork because I think...

yup, i am just replacing the fork because I think it will look good on the bike. So far I have replaced the rear hub, added front rim brakes, replaced the seat, and changed the kickstand.
08-25-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By passive jay

Oh I am not replacing it for comfort, I just like...

Oh I am not replacing it for comfort, I just like the way the springer fork looks
08-24-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By passive jay

I want to replace my front fork, need help.

genesis onyx 29'' cruiser. I want to replace the front folk with a springer style fork but I do not know what all the specs mean so I am having issues.

This fork says right on it that it will fit...
07-13-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By passive jay

do i need to look for anything in particular for...

do i need to look for anything in particular for the cable and brake lever or will any do?
07-13-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By passive jay

thank you!

thank you!
07-13-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By passive jay

ok, it looks like it needs a 90mm reach. the bolt...

ok, it looks like it needs a 90mm reach. the bolt holding the fender is 10mm, and the tire is 54mm wide.

If anyone has a good quality kit to recommend i would appreciate it. I do not want to put...
07-12-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By passive jay

Here is the same bike as mine built into a...

Here is the same bike as mine built into a motorized bike. He changed some stuff on the bike but I know the fork and front wheel are stock. He said he just found a kit that fit it.

...
07-12-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By passive jay

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/h31xf9i_a236ba71cc281b8ccaf63534c3d20922554fdb8e.jpg...
07-12-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By passive jay

Can anyone recommend a rim brake kit?

I have a 29 inch beach cruiser that only has coaster brakes. I have seen other people install a rim brake on the front wheel. I have no mechanical aptitude at all but I have a friend good at that...
06-18-21, 05:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By passive jay

From what I understand it is a reproduction of...

From what I understand it is a reproduction of the bendix yellow band hubs. Here is what the web site says "This is a faithful re-creation of the Bendix 2-speed Automatic hubs found on so many...
06-18-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By passive jay

It seemed pretty straight forward, when I noticed...

It seemed pretty straight forward, when I noticed that it was not working properly I contacted the shop that sold it to me and they said the chain might be too tight so we played with that some and...
06-18-21, 05:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By passive jay

I need help with a 2 speed kickback hub, anyone familiar with it?

Hello!

I recently had an Eagle 2 speed kickback hub installed on my bike. The issue is I do not think it is working properly. This is what I bought...
06-17-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By passive jay

I have looked at some of them but I was concerned...

I have looked at some of them but I was concerned it would put my arms in a position that made pedaling awkward
06-16-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By passive jay

i might have to move it but for now it seems ok,...

i might have to move it but for now it seems ok, being very tall l need the bars as high up as I can get them
Forum: Introductions
06-16-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By passive jay

thanks! Here it is! It started life as a...

thanks!

Here it is! It started life as a cheap Genesis beach cruiser. I like the bike because it is one of the few I have found that is large enough for me (I am 6'7) so I decided to make it a...
06-16-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 494
Posted By passive jay

i have one in red, other than hills being a pain...

i have one in red, other than hills being a pain in the ass I like it a lot.


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06-15-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By passive jay

It is a fairly big bike with 29 inch wheels so...

It is a fairly big bike with 29 inch wheels so that helps some.
06-15-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By passive jay

a little yes, but that is as far up as it goes. I...

a little yes, but that is as far up as it goes. I am going to try it out like this for a while and if it feels too low I will look into finding a longer seat.. um...pipe? or whatever it is they call...
06-15-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 731
Posted By passive jay

My first bike in 37 years

Hello! Last rode a bike when I was 11, I turn 48 in a couple of months.

This is my sidewalk cruiser.

It started life as a cheap Genesis beach cruiser. I like the bike because it is one of the...
Forum: Introductions
06-14-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By passive jay

sorry to drag this out so much but I do not know...

sorry to drag this out so much but I do not know much about bikes so I was having trouble finding stuff to comment on to increase my post count
Forum: Introductions
06-14-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By passive jay

The bike i was trying to post pictures of is just...

The bike i was trying to post pictures of is just a cheap beach cruiser, but I done a couple things to it
Forum: Introductions
06-14-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By passive jay

i pretty much just ride on sidewalks and side...

i pretty much just ride on sidewalks and side streets.
Forum: Introductions
06-14-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By passive jay

Oh. I guess that is a good point, did not figure...

Oh. I guess that is a good point, did not figure anyone would really care.

I am 47, this is my first bike since I was 11. I bought a motorized bike about a month ago and bought a tricycle a few...
Forum: Introductions
06-14-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By passive jay

Is the 5 post-a-day limit for the probation...

Is the 5 post-a-day limit for the probation period or is that a permanent feature?
Forum: Introductions
06-13-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By passive jay

i feel silly spamming this thread

i feel silly spamming this thread
Forum: Introductions
06-13-21, 05:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By passive jay

only 7 more to go!

only 7 more to go!
Forum: Introductions
06-13-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By passive jay

still making posts

still making posts
Forum: Introductions
06-13-21, 05:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By passive jay

dont mind me, just making posts so I can post...

dont mind me, just making posts so I can post some pictures
Forum: Introductions
06-13-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 450
Posted By passive jay

Hello!

Hello!

I wanted to show you guys some pics of my bike but apparently I have to make 10 posts before I can do that.
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