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08-08-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By MrWasabi

Thanks Rolla, According to the calculator,...

Thanks Rolla,

According to the calculator, if I did it right, the 100mm stem will give me 13mm more reach and 15mm more height than the 80mm. If I go with the Jones bars (or even my stock 30mm...
08-08-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By MrWasabi

Thanks for the input, I thought the extra...

Thanks for the input,

I thought the extra 20mm would actually raise the bars more than the 80mm as the stem would extend further out and upwards with the 30 degree angle and reach would be...
08-08-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 467
Posted By MrWasabi

Stem angle/length and riding position.

I'm looking at a 30 degree stem as I like more of an upright riding position due to some shoulder/neck pain. Wouldn't an 80mm length negate some of the riding height increase but still shorten the...
08-08-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 23,159
Posted By MrWasabi

I don't track it enough but pedal as fast as I...

I don't track it enough but pedal as fast as I can go and still be comfortable and enjoy my ride.
08-07-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By MrWasabi

There is a thread over in the hybrid forum where...

There is a thread over in the hybrid forum where Ergon stated that they won't fit the IsoZone bars. Not sure what bars your wife's Verve 2 have.
...
08-07-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,282
Posted By MrWasabi

Yeah those south beach folks sure are cutting...

Yeah those south beach folks sure are cutting edge.
08-06-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,889
Posted By MrWasabi

Always. It's all about your biking swag. In my...

Always. It's all about your biking swag. In my mind, I'm a sexy beast. Especially during morning rides on my cruiser in thrown together homemade 'I don't care' biking kit. The local walking MILFs...
08-06-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By MrWasabi

Thanks for the input. So someone with a 30"...

Thanks for the input.

So someone with a 30" pants inseam, would probably have a 32"ish bike inseam as you have to go to the bottom of your foot?
08-06-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By MrWasabi

Biking inseam?

I've seen this mentioned a few times. What does it mean relative to an inseam sizing when buying pants?

Thanks.
08-06-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By MrWasabi

Yes, that is correct. I'm trying to avoid...

Yes, that is correct. I'm trying to avoid swapping cases all the time. Specifically, since it's an iPhone 12, it doesn't charge as easily wirelessly with aftermarket chargers as earlier iPhones. I...
08-04-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,926
Posted By MrWasabi

Good to know. Thank you.

Good to know. Thank you.
08-01-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By MrWasabi

Even the 5000s?

Even the 5000s?
08-01-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,265
Posted By MrWasabi

Oh man that has bust my azz written all over it. ...

Oh man that has bust my azz written all over it. :lol:
08-01-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,403
Posted By MrWasabi

Great thread. I'm in the same boat and think I'm...

Great thread. I'm in the same boat and think I'm ready for more of a road bike. I'll be hanging on to my Traverse but want some more speed for those all paved (99% MUP) days. I have some...
08-01-21, 05:43 AM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 311,251
Posted By MrWasabi

Thanks for the info. I think I'm going to take...

Thanks for the info. I think I'm going to take the plunge on the H-Bar Bend version. I just need to figure out if I want 660mm or 710mm? My current 7 degree swept bars are 640mm. I've been...
08-01-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,312
Posted By MrWasabi

Just spotted a deal on Muc Off and am going to...

Just spotted a deal on Muc Off and am going to try some:...
07-31-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 311,251
Posted By MrWasabi

Those look great. I've been looking at Jones...

Those look great. I've been looking at Jones H-Bars. I guess grips w/bar ends such as Ergon GP3s won't work well? Did you have to change any cables? Any others have experience with these types of...
07-28-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,312
Posted By MrWasabi

I'm a big fan of Bike Brite: ...

I'm a big fan of Bike Brite:
https://www.amazon.com/Bike-Brite-MC441G-Motorcycle-Degreaser/dp/B0022ZEKCU/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=bike+brite&qid=1627512713&sr=8-1

I've been using it for years...
07-28-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,741
Posted By MrWasabi

As an old fart, I felt compelled to open this...

As an old fart, I felt compelled to open this thread and enjoy the read. :)
07-28-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By MrWasabi

Can you elaborate a little more? I picked up some...

Can you elaborate a little more? I picked up some GP5000s in 32c tubed version and haven't mounted them yet.
07-28-21, 05:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 923
Posted By MrWasabi

I like those Adidas FiveTen Freeriders and may...

I like those Adidas FiveTen Freeriders and may have to get a pair. I ride on platform pedals in sneakers as well. Sometimes I feel a stiffer sole would help. Those look like cool casual shoes to wear...
07-24-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,910
Posted By MrWasabi

Thank you for the reply, Understood on side...

Thank you for the reply,

Understood on side of the road repairs for all the parts in any of these packs/multi-tools. That's all I expect out of these. I already have some Pedro's levers in my bag...
07-24-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,910
Posted By MrWasabi

How do you like the tire levers with this? Better...

How do you like the tire levers with this? Better or at least as good as the full size Pedro's?
07-22-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,501
Posted By MrWasabi

I haven't tried it yet.

I haven't tried it yet.
07-21-21, 05:52 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 535,655
Posted By MrWasabi

Thanks. Is it an easy ride from the bike parking...

Thanks. Is it an easy ride from the bike parking spot on 54/Suncoast? I'll be coming up from Lutz Lake Fern Rd but don't like all the highway riding, prefer the woods. :)
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 792
Posted By MrWasabi

Hey, and you saved 10 million.

Hey, and you saved 10 million.
07-19-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,812
Posted By MrWasabi

Thanks for the advice. Yeah I have the kool-stop...

Thanks for the advice. Yeah I have the kool-stop pads on my other bikes. They are great and I'll probably get a set for the cruiser too..
07-19-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By MrWasabi

Coaster brake/SS cog options?

I'm trying to find an 18T and maybe a 16T cog for my Electra Cruiser 1 and see a lot of options out there and am not sure what will easily fit. Should I definitely go with steel over aluminum? Prefer...
07-19-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,812
Posted By MrWasabi

Thanks for the input, What lever should I...

Thanks for the input,

What lever should I get for the Cruiser 1 bars? I'm eyeballing the Tektro short reach ones....
07-19-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,812
Posted By MrWasabi

I'm looking to add a front brake to my Electra...

I'm looking to add a front brake to my Electra Cruiser 1 as well. OP, which brake set did you go with? Any AIO kits out there with the lever and cable included or should I just go ala cart as I want...
07-19-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,052
Posted By MrWasabi

Lol, my beach cruiser is my favorite. I rode it...

Lol, my beach cruiser is my favorite. I rode it around the neighborhood twice yesterday in between some swimming and gardening...few beers mixed in. Just hop on and go for as long as I feel like...
07-18-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 535,655
Posted By MrWasabi

I'm in Lutz. What part of the Suncoast Trail is...

I'm in Lutz. What part of the Suncoast Trail is that?
07-17-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,193
Posted By MrWasabi

Thanks for the reply, Yeah, I think I'm...

Thanks for the reply,

Yeah, I think I'm going to try a few cogs out. For the Electra Cruiser 1, what brand/type/part # do I need? Are they just the standard Shimano single speed cogs? I can't...
07-17-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 533
Posted By MrWasabi

Thanks again for the input everyone, Sorry...

Thanks again for the input everyone,

Sorry about the confusion on the thread size and flats size. I had a pedal wrench when I was younger, 35+ years ago and remember that it was more narrow than a...
07-17-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,193
Posted By MrWasabi

Bumping this thread up as I'm in a similar...

Bumping this thread up as I'm in a similar position. I even bought a three speed hub for my Electra Cruiser 1 off eBay but for now I'm sticking with single speed and doing a rear cog change. My...
07-17-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 533
Posted By MrWasabi

Thanks for the replies everyone, So the 15mm...

Thanks for the replies everyone,

So the 15mm wrench should work for both my 1/2" and 9/16' thread size pedals?
07-17-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 533
Posted By MrWasabi

Pedal wrench sizes?

I'm looking to pickup a pedal wrench. I have bikes with 9/16" and 1/2" pedals. I'd like one wrench to do them all if I can. Will this work?...
07-17-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By MrWasabi

Thanks for the replies everyone, I'm just...

Thanks for the replies everyone,

I'm just plugging in for now. Here's the article that mentions some may work:...
07-15-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,772
Posted By MrWasabi

Yeah on weekends like 500 grams.

Yeah on weekends like 500 grams.
07-15-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,772
Posted By MrWasabi

Gotta lighten the load.

Gotta lighten the load.
07-15-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By MrWasabi

Well the obvious/main advantage is no need to...

Well the obvious/main advantage is no need to connect a cord to your phone. Just sit it down on the charger and it starts charging. The same holds for my headphones and Apple Watch. I just sit them...
07-14-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By MrWasabi

Thanks for the input. I've tried this Anker one...

Thanks for the input. I've tried this Anker one with no luck:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07THHQMHM/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I'm trying to avoid buying a bunch of...
07-14-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By MrWasabi

Thanks for the input. I'm not sure, I'll...

Thanks for the input.

I'm not sure, I'll have to look as the Nexus hub hasn't arrived yet, I just bought it yesterday. If they don't match should I take this as an opportunity to change out my...
07-14-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By MrWasabi

Aftermarket Quad Lock wireless options?

I have a Quad Lock case for my iPhone 12 Mini and am wondering if anyone has had any success with aftermarket wireless chargers? The one Quad Lock offers isn't what I am looking for as I want...
07-13-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By MrWasabi

Electra single speed to three speed.

I have a 2020 Electra Cruiser 1 and just picked up a NOS three speed Nexus hub/shifter. It came with everything but the cog. Can I use my existing 22T cog and single speed chain? I was thinking about...
07-08-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By MrWasabi

Thanks again for the great input everyone, ...

Thanks again for the great input everyone,

Do I just apply a light coat of carbon paste inside the seat tube about an inch or so in before I slide the seatpost in?
07-08-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By MrWasabi

Thanks for the input, I’ll pick some up....

Thanks for the input,

I’ll pick some up. Thinking about this Finish Line:
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0012RIEM6/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_NS4KQG3A19EPCTDKZF8M?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
07-08-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 462
Posted By MrWasabi

Carbon seatpost install questions.

I just got a new Niner RDO carbon seatpost and am installing it on my Fuji Traverse. Should I get some carbon paste? I’ve been reading that it’s a good idea to avoid slippage later? What’s a good...
07-05-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,862
Posted By MrWasabi

Forgot one and am not sure if this is a...

Forgot one and am not sure if this is a consumable the OP is thinking of but I've also been grabbing some biking apparel when I see it on sale.
07-05-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,069
Posted By MrWasabi

I actually just picked up an Electra Cruiser 1 in...

I actually just picked up an Electra Cruiser 1 in Matte Bark today. It was too good of a deal to miss. So now I'm looking for two sets of cruiser tires, one for the Giant CFM-4 and the other for the...
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