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04-21-24, 12:50 PM
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Posted By 3speedslow

My Polly, all grown up. ...

My Polly, all grown up.
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Hanging out on a rainy day...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-16-24, 01:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By 3speedslow

Same here, I have the same bike as well! It’s a...

Same here, I have the same bike as well! It’s a good one and a plus on the Chromoly tag.
04-08-24, 11:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,331
Posted By 3speedslow

That we don’t have CX bikes to collect cause we...

That we don’t have CX bikes to collect cause we repurpose what we had.

Im agreeing with you.
04-08-24, 10:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,331
Posted By 3speedslow

[QUOTE=Markeologist;23209362]I’ve often wondered...

[QUOTE=Markeologist;23209362]I’ve often wondered why we don’t see more interest in cyclocross bikes but then I figured its mostly because for quite awhile, standard bikes were used including by the...
04-08-24, 10:51 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,868
Posted By 3speedslow

Wahoo! Another Austrian bike gets to ride...

Wahoo!

Another Austrian bike gets to ride again!
04-05-24, 10:06 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,868
Posted By 3speedslow

1990 Schwinn High Plains MTB tall frame which...

1990 Schwinn High Plains MTB tall frame which makes a great drop bar road/ gravel machine. I switch between 1.5 an 1.95 when the need arises....
04-03-24, 02:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,868
Posted By 3speedslow

How about one of the early eighties MTB examples...

How about one of the early eighties MTB examples from the bike makers of the time. Great rides and easy to work on with parts still around.

mine is an 84 Schwinn High Sierra which really does its...
03-30-24, 06:27 PM
Replies: 27,968
Views: 4,528,172
Posted By 3speedslow

Scorcher

Yes, mostly on roads. It’s fine with the high volume Specialized tires which are made for 26 x 1 3/8 rims on hard gravel but I don’t have much of it here, sadly.

Its very stable and easily ridden...
03-29-24, 08:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,134
Posted By 3speedslow

My 77’ getting ready to hit the road this spring...

My 77’ getting ready to hit the road this spring as a SS. In Flatlandia, it makes sense!...
03-29-24, 08:16 PM
Replies: 27,968
Views: 4,528,172
Posted By 3speedslow

Winer is over! Time to bring the Scorchers back...

Winer is over! Time to bring the Scorchers back out!

1973 Raleigh sport turned scorcher with a few changes. Changed to a set back seatpost for a better fit. Having a great time on it!
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03-09-24, 01:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,610
Posted By 3speedslow

The Tweed ride just had their ticket sales. Set...

The Tweed ride just had their ticket sales. Set to go off in April, SIGH…
03-05-24, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 533,152
Posted By 3speedslow

That Hon is way cool!

That Hon is way cool!
02-29-24, 07:53 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 76,511
Posted By 3speedslow

Breast Cancer Awareness bike ready to roll…

Another year for the BCA bike to roll around Jax. 1987 Miami Vice coloured Schwinn 5 speed ready for action!

I only wish she could see it again.
...
01-19-24, 03:00 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 36,044
Posted By 3speedslow

Got another one for ya, same bridge but a...

Got another one for ya, same bridge but a different bike.

Surf City bridge on a 1984 Schwinn MTB, High Sierra. Heavy beast but great around the beach and looks cool on an old Jeep!...
Forum: BMX
01-15-24, 10:06 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 54,028
Posted By 3speedslow

What’s the name of the track an which state? ...

What’s the name of the track an which state?

Sounds like fun! That a lucky encounter.
Forum: Folding Bikes
01-02-24, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 441,903
Posted By 3speedslow

I remember seeing that pic and reading about your...

I remember seeing that pic and reading about your mods of the R20! When I finally found a 79 model it sent me down the rabbit whole about all the things that can be done to modify these great bikes....
01-01-24, 04:55 PM
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Views: 3,069,213
Posted By 3speedslow

Test ride and adjustments while I road to the...

Test ride and adjustments while I road to the Cemetery to see my Family. Weather could not be nicer with high 50’s and plenty of sunshine.

1984 Schwinn High Sierra MTB, more or less period correct...
12-28-23, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7,515
Views: 3,717,318
Posted By 3speedslow

This one has been through several changes and...

This one has been through several changes and shown here a few.

1990 Schwinn High Plains MTB built up with Shimano RSX drivetrain, Tektro canti brakes, Brooks Colt and a 7 sp wheel set off a 94...
12-26-23, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 533,152
Posted By 3speedslow

I hope everybody had a Merry Christmas and are...

I hope everybody had a Merry Christmas and are looking forward to a Happy New Year!

our warm weather has me riding the Jamis Earth cruiser all over town. Appropriately decked out like the Jeep as...
12-19-23, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 533,152
Posted By 3speedslow

Already missing the summer but still on my...

Already missing the summer but still on my cruisers!

Another one which gets the road now an again. This one spent the day doing errands and coffee shops, 1987 Jamis Earth Cruiser.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-28-23, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 441,903
Posted By 3speedslow

Last pics from my week in Mooresville, NC. ...

Last pics from my week in Mooresville, NC.

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They...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-20-23, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 441,903
Posted By 3speedslow

Spending Thanksgiving at my nieces. She lives in...

Spending Thanksgiving at my nieces. She lives in Morrisville which is outside Charlotte NC.

Nice old downtown but revitalized as well.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-19-23, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By 3speedslow

Thanks for the understanding and info. It...

Thanks for the understanding and info.

It will be a cheap rehab for sure since everything is coming out of the parts bin.

Right now I have it stripped of most components. The stem’s wedge was...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-18-23, 08:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By 3speedslow

Good gosh! It’s a Jetson! Not enough coffee...

Good gosh!

It’s a Jetson! Not enough coffee this morn!!
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-18-23, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 533
Posted By 3speedslow

Never heard of a Jenson…

Hello,

Neighbor 2 days ago asked if I wanted a free folder, why yes I said. “Come by tomorrow morning a get it”.

He didn’t know what brand it was” Just some old folder”!
visions of a classic...
11-17-23, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 533,152
Posted By 3speedslow

Changed the General up abit when I took the Trail...

Changed the General up abit when I took the Trail Mate apart. I think the blue bits do the pearl white frame colour well....
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-08-23, 09:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 26,293
Posted By 3speedslow

Really using my Brompton bag on the front to...

Really using my Brompton bag on the front to grocery shop. As many others have found out, the roller wheels are too small for that, they cause run and wear on the shock block.

The local bike shop...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-08-23, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 441,903
Posted By 3speedslow

Visiting my Family at the cemetery. ...

Visiting my Family at the cemetery.

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Had to wait...
10-24-23, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 533,152
Posted By 3speedslow

Finally got it rolling for a test cruise around...

Finally got it rolling for a test cruise around the neighborhood. Not bad. Will be replacing the wheels, saddle, post and handlebar with parts which don’t belong to other projects!...
10-23-23, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,222
Posted By 3speedslow

Sleek looking steed!

Sleek looking steed!
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-14-23, 07:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,296
Posted By 3speedslow

Start with whatever is cheapest and easiest to do...

Start with whatever is cheapest and easiest to do and see how it rolls for you.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-13-23, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 399,728
Posted By 3speedslow

Thanks all! It was a trip in the ambulance...

Thanks all!

It was a trip in the ambulance for me as I hurt like crazy when I was conscious. But thankfully no broken bits, just soft tissue damage. Truly thankful it was not my Son who got hit.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-11-23, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 399,728
Posted By 3speedslow

I’ll let you know if it protected the DR while it...

I’ll let you know if it protected the DR while it bounced across the road after the car hit me…
Forum: BMX
10-10-23, 11:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,657
Posted By 3speedslow

Tabs is for a threaded dropout adjuster. ...

Tabs is for a threaded dropout adjuster.

nice frame!
Forum: BMX
10-07-23, 08:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,657
Posted By 3speedslow

Great job!

Great job!
10-03-23, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 533,152
Posted By 3speedslow

Bad pic but just got and hoses the layers of dust...

Bad pic but just got and hoses the layers of dust off.

1988 General Catalina Cruiser 26” coaster brake model....
09-26-23, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,222
Posted By 3speedslow

B-67 Brooks are perfect for cruisers! Good choice...

B-67 Brooks are perfect for cruisers! Good choice on the shifter change as well.
09-25-23, 09:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,222
Posted By 3speedslow

Glad to read both bike and you had a good ride....

Glad to read both bike and you had a good ride. Sunday around here(NC coast) was sunny and dry after 2 days of bucket rain. I took advantage of the weather as well and rode.

Nice looking machine!...
Forum: BMX
09-07-23, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By 3speedslow

Awesome! Never heard of this brand. Thanks...

Awesome!

Never heard of this brand. Thanks for bringing it to the BMX Forum!
Forum: BMX
08-24-23, 02:00 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 54,028
Posted By 3speedslow

Got this 2003 Mongoose Optic awhile ago as a...

Got this 2003 Mongoose Optic awhile ago as a wreck for a few $. Been slowly bringing it back as I can. No back brakes as yet, the two cable brake lever uses a double cable I can’t find yet. Might not...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-21-23, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 441,903
Posted By 3speedslow

Rolling over the bridge to Surf City, NC ...

Rolling over the bridge to Surf City, NC
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08-16-23, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 441,938
Posted By 3speedslow

Usually

HA!

Mostly it’s when I try to feed Her with a cheaper brand of cat food.
08-16-23, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3,562
Views: 441,938
Posted By 3speedslow

Sometimes I think I did something wrong with the...

Sometimes I think I did something wrong with the way she looks at me…...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-11-23, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 399,728
Posted By 3speedslow

One very important addition to this travel...

One very important addition to this travel Mini-Velo, a DR protecter!

Already saved the Sora from a bang up....
Forum: BMX
08-07-23, 07:39 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 54,028
Posted By 3speedslow

Thanks! I could not believe it myself as I...

Thanks!

I could not believe it myself as I stood there. As several people have said when I tell them the story” You can’t believe what gets thrown away in this town”!

The bike is entry level,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-07-23, 09:24 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,698
Posted By 3speedslow

It might be possible but cost more than you...

It might be possible but cost more than you realize. What prices do you see for a mini Velo in your area before you start such a project?
Forum: BMX
08-07-23, 09:12 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 54,028
Posted By 3speedslow

First, let me say that I live in a military town....

First, let me say that I live in a military town. When schools out, the rotation of families begin in a wave. Since moving weight allowances have been cut, more stuff goes into the huge pile of stuff...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-06-23, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 399,728
Posted By 3speedslow

Another change up to my Mercier. Index shifters...

Another change up to my Mercier. Index shifters back where they began, bullhorn bars with cross brake levers.

Nice fast ride and gets lots of compliments and stares....
Forum: BMX
07-23-23, 01:05 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 54,028
Posted By 3speedslow

Parts on the yesterdays pickup are being cleaned...

Parts on the yesterdays pickup are being cleaned or replaced.

Frame and fork sanded, rust converted and now coated in new colours. They will spend a month up in the attic before rebuild.

fun on...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-22-23, 08:10 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,804
Posted By 3speedslow

Great to read! Of late, I have been riding...

Great to read!

Of late, I have been riding my Brompton more then some of my regular steeds.
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