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08-25-21, 02:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 367
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

That's not proper replacement for a suspension...

That's not proper replacement for a suspension fork, the tires have a max pressure of 65psi, anything under 50 is practically running flat. The widest tire it can probably run is a 3.125. Not much...
08-23-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I think Cranbrooks have a 40t crank. when I...

I think Cranbrooks have a 40t crank. when I finish my single speed, I might try this test myself. My LaJolla has a 48t crank and a freewheel vs a coaster. Both bikes will have a 48/17, both aren't...
08-23-21, 05:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,610
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Guess I'm still shadetree; I build mine on the...

Guess I'm still shadetree; I build mine on the floor in the living room, sometimes sitting in my recliner.
08-23-21, 04:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 548
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

You don't need to be a vetran 50 year bike...

You don't need to be a vetran 50 year bike mechanic to flip a handlebar stem and possibly move some spacers around. I don't know why you went to quill stem conversion complications, bypassing just...
08-23-21, 03:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I don't use cruiser bars on any of my cruisers. I...

I don't use cruiser bars on any of my cruisers. I typically use mtb risers either as they are, or upside down.
08-23-21, 01:54 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 6,236
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Wow... nobody... just me? Okay... Stiffness to...

Wow... nobody... just me? Okay...
Stiffness to a degree does matter. Though how loose versus stiff some things are, is marginal, like most cranks, unless the force exerted on a crank makes it flex,...
07-19-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Nothing wrong with it, makes a steel frame a bit...

Nothing wrong with it, makes a steel frame a bit lighter. Kinda like restomodding a car.
07-19-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,656
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Damn... I thought I was too tall to have jokes go...

Damn... I thought I was too tall to have jokes go over my head.
07-09-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,277
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

These were my other choice...

These were my other choice https://www.mrbikeshop.com/collections/70mm-wheels-1/products/70mm-wheels-black
07-07-21, 01:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,630
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Same components, just different tires, stem...

Same components, just different tires, stem shifters, and interruptor brake levers. They have mtb gearing, so if you want a sealed bb it needs a mtb width one
07-05-21, 03:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,630
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Bruh, I weigh over 200lbs and had 23s on my...

Bruh, I weigh over 200lbs and had 23s on my Roadtech. Eff them, I'll be a Kent Paria with you. I traded my friend a trek hybrid for his Denali, to reclaim the greatness of my Roadtech. I need to...
07-05-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,630
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

The frames are sturdy and modernish, aero-ish(ish...

The frames are sturdy and modernish, aero-ish(ish because the Huffy Aerowind did it first), and honestly; I love the way they look. Say what you want, but my Roadtech was awesome.
07-05-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,630
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

wrong... the frame alone is like 8lbs.

wrong... the frame alone is like 8lbs.
07-05-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,068
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I've had a few Kenda Kwest and 838s, those aren"t...

I've had a few Kenda Kwest and 838s, those aren"t bad
07-04-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,277
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

The reason I was wondering about general weights,...

The reason I was wondering about general weights, isn't so much trying to find the lightest or fastest, but I was looking at a alloy mag wheelset and it said they were 4lbs each. And I could afford...
06-29-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,299
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

ususlly. Last year I had a bolt in mine, I was...

ususlly. Last year I had a bolt in mine, I was going to have pulled and patched the next day, but I was delivering a pizza, doing about 85 on the expressway, heard the ping of the head breaking off...
06-29-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Beach Cruiser simple and clean Dropped in a...

Beach Cruiser simple and clean
Dropped in a bowl, that skid was mean
Coaster gotta go, bro
It be doin the most
Free wheel is the real thrill
06-28-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,144
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Rigid is how I like my MTBs. Of course the most...

Rigid is how I like my MTBs. Of course the most offroading they might do is grass... about to change, though; I'm making a klunker, was gonna be hardtail, but some bastich outbid me for a girvin...
06-28-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

The beach cruiser is the number 1 bike in the...

The beach cruiser is the number 1 bike in the hood. The 2wheel equivalent to the 80s G and B body.
06-28-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,619
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

This thread was no-handed, counter steered off a...

This thread was no-handed, counter steered off a cliff.
06-22-21, 05:03 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 29,780
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

That was a mtb? I wish I could find one of those...

That was a mtb? I wish I could find one of those hossack forks. I'd consider that a street fighter with the gearing, even with the fork on it. Iove that bike.
06-22-21, 04:00 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,619
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I never noticed any effect on steering by...

I never noticed any effect on steering by different length stems. I suppose if it were really long, like eight inches, one might. I think unless it was backwards, it's practically a trivial affair....
06-21-21, 11:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

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06-04-21, 01:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,323
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

The one that broke on me, was my Mongoose XR250,...

The one that broke on me, was my Mongoose XR250, but I had the seatpost too high and it broke under the clamp. The two steel frames was a Lotus Pegasus and a Scwinn Probe. One broke the seat tube at...
06-04-21, 01:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,619
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I wasn't aware you were talking about offroading,...

I wasn't aware you were talking about offroading, a mistake on my part. Somebody on ratrodbikes I think it was made a heatsink for their coaster brake. I'd say your advice is great for offroading a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,658
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Any thing with airbrakes uses air to hold the...

Any thing with airbrakes uses air to hold the brakes open. The trailer, the truck, even a train will lock the air brakes with no pressure. Nowadays the only reason you'll find runaway trucks and...
06-01-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

This. Let the tube seat befor spinning the nut...

This. Let the tube seat befor spinning the nut down. I've had this happen with a tire or two, I usually strapped them down. This however is user error.
06-01-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,323
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I've had a number of aluminum bikes, only one...

I've had a number of aluminum bikes, only one wasn't old when I got it, only one had a break. I have broken two steel frames. You're just paranoid.
06-01-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,708
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Well... motorcycles probably had a play in it as...

Well... motorcycles probably had a play in it as well. People were wanting choppers, bobbers, dressers, baggers, sometimes dirtbikes and scramblers. Versus anything fast and sporty. What was a kids...
06-01-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,397
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

That's what looks to be a red bull can on the...

That's what looks to be a red bull can on the ground by the wheel of that Silverado.
05-02-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,524
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Perhaps because not everybody wants a roadbike,...

Perhaps because not everybody wants a roadbike, needs a road bike, wants to ride "reasonably dangerous", as one youtuber puts it.
01-25-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,690
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

That's why real badassess use them. My roadbike...

That's why real badassess use them. My roadbike has DTs and I smoke a cigarette while I shift gears. I'm a rebel and all the girls wanna ride on my handlebars.
01-25-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,895
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Here, here, this man speaks the truthest of...

Here, here, this man speaks the truthest of truths. As long as I have a car, a bike doesn't exist in the winter time. Hell... my bikes don't wanna be out there either.
08-24-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,768
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Probably depend on how fast it goes. Years ago a...

Probably depend on how fast it goes. Years ago a dude here outfitted a trike with a lawmmower/generator motor and a propeller, he said it did like 15mph.

Also there is this...
08-18-20, 02:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,099
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I had to refresh my memory of what they looked...

I had to refresh my memory of what they looked like... shame. Shame. Beautiful crankset unlike what Shimano has been putting out for geared bikes.
08-17-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1,283
Views: 430,974
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I thought I posted one in here. ...

I thought I posted one in here.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BySXk7tlH6I/
Nel Lusso I made in to a ratrod. Has a fork from a 24" mtb and the front brake is a center pull. I never really got to...
04-24-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,161
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

These things happen becayse we infiltrate their...

These things happen becayse we infiltrate their areas.
02-06-20, 02:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,574
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

A trainer for noncyclist wouldn't be complete...

A trainer for noncyclist wouldn't be complete without a treadmill to simulate walking it up hills.
09-30-19, 12:48 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 15,776
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Some of you sound like whiny little [expletives...

Some of you sound like whiny little [expletives deleted]. Get over yourselves, anybody brave enough to ride no-handed, probably has decent cycling skills. Stability comes with speed. It's a good way...
08-02-19, 01:46 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 36,546
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I've hit cars, cars have hit me. I once clipped a...

I've hit cars, cars have hit me. I once clipped a transit bus. I once had a car hit me while leaving a vigil for a girl who got killed on a bike, by a car. I say eff it. If I die, I die.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-19, 01:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,859
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I see clipless as an otherwise inconvienience for...

I see clipless as an otherwise inconvienience for everything other than "putting the power down".
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,732
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

Look what I just got...

schwinn Prelude; $50. I had to swap out the old seat and seat post, looks like a tube needs to be patched and the back wheel is a bit out of true, but it'll...
06-09-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 15,011
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

The OP is an effing rebel. I bet he has a black...

The OP is an effing rebel. I bet he has a black leather kit with spikes on the shoulders.
05-16-19, 02:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,004
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

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01-09-19, 03:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,004
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

So I have this thing basically together, I just...

So I have this thing basically together, I just forgot to come here. I believe we managed to get the bmx forks welded on even and it was my first time ever welding. I did screw up and forgot to take...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-18, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,870
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

I was on there earlier and seen an ad, couldn't...

I was on there earlier and seen an ad, couldn't tell if it was advertising a roadbike or a groupset, so i checked it out and got a chuckle out of the description...
Description:
100% brand new and...
03-28-18, 04:12 AM
Replies: 4,574
Views: 710,313
Posted By Jax Rhapsody

If the Thundercougarfalconbird was a bicycle. ...

If the Thundercougarfalconbird was a bicycle.

"Corintian leather wrapped frame, rims forged of bald eagle beaks, the brass spoke nipples are pieces of the liberty bell, Thundercougarfalconbike."
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