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Nils’ Cycle Fab Long Haul Trucker Cargo Bike. Nils’ Cycle Fab Long Haul Trucker Cargo Bike A bicycle can often times be a time capsule for an individual’s journey.

Nils’ Cycle Fab Long Haul Trucker Cargo Bike

Be it a tale told through road grime, dust, dents or a augmented addition like a cargo retrofit. Nils has had this Surly Long Haul Trucker for over a year and a half. In that time it’s gone through various permutations with the documented version being the most current, obviously. A LHT is already a pretty versatile bicycle, yet Nils wanted the ability to carry more weight, lower and honestly, just wanted to try something new. Sturmey Archer 3-speed hubs (Jobst Brandt) IndexHomeAboutBlog From: (Jobst Brandt) Newsgroups: Subject: Re: three speed shifting Date: 14 May 1998 19:24:09 GMT Colin Kenny writes: > I have a 1962 Schwinn Racer.

Sturmey Archer 3-speed hubs (Jobst Brandt)

I am rebuilding this bike to be nicely > functional for my wife who loves cruisers. The two problems I have > are with the three-speed hub and the kickstand. Can the kickstand if you plan to do any longer riding or in the hills. Redux: Removing REALLY Stuck Square Taper Crank - Bike Forums. View topic - 20 inch BMX rims with motorcycle tires. I realize the OP has left the thread but I would like to continue onward, searching for that best 20-inch wide rim and tire.

View topic - 20 inch BMX rims with motorcycle tires

My next ebike is turning out to be rather tall and my answer to that is to go with the smaller rims/tires to drop me down 3-inch. The options suggested here are exactly what the doctor ordered! Rims:I would really like to have a Mavic-927 equivalent, but then I woke up. Large Marge wouldn't be too bad either but N/A for 20-invh. The Alex DX32 may not be the optimum choice. Alibaba Group. Alibaba Group. Restoring Vintage Bicycles from the Hand Built Era. I was definitely skipping class when Shimano introduced its splined Octalink cranksets and bottom brackets back in 1996.

Restoring Vintage Bicycles from the Hand Built Era

Since I have always been a fan of square taper bottom brackets, I saw no need to trouble my mind with this “new” system, a system which Shimano has long since replaced with outboard bearings and a right side crank arm with an integrated spindle. The Octalink design was meant to supply a better attachment to the crank arms. But, with this shallow V1 model, it is unlikely that Shimano achieved its objective. The V2 model has much longer splines, and its ISIS competitor, even longer. Ridemonkey Forums. What's best isis bb?

Ridemonkey Forums

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by quickneonrt, Mar 2, 2007. quickneonrt Turbo Monkey Rep/Likes: 3 / 0 Joined: Apr 8, 2003 Messages: 1,611 Location: Staten Island NY I have a set of Middleburn cranks and I am trying to figure out what the best bb would be. It needs to be 68/73x113mm or 73x113mm for my SXT #1 - Mar 2, 2007 Please register to disable this ad. : Buy high quality LP threadless P.F press fit bb 127.5mm *68mm ISIS bmx trials bicycle bottom bracket from Reliable bicycle deck suppliers on Bicycle Parts Brands Retail Store.

TRIALTECH SPORT SPANISH BB – Urban Ride International. KC's Kruisers - Motorized Bike Forum. Autoshift 5 Speed.

KC's Kruisers - Motorized Bike Forum

Printed from: KC's Kruisers - Motorized Bike Forum Topic URL: Printed on: 04/02/2017 Topic: View topic - Mongoose Ledge 3.1 cassette removal. 26x4.0 Tire On A 17mm Rim. It can be done, thought its kinda dumb, and the tires are WAY over the recommended width of the rim.

26x4.0 Tire On A 17mm Rim

I had some time to kill, so I went to the garage. Thought I would share: The narrow rims bring the tire width down to a little over 3-1/4 I thought maybe it would fit my 29er that I am trying to sell. The Velo ORANGE Blog: The Thing About Goosenecks. By Igor The purpose of a stem is to connect the handlebar to your fork's steerer.

The Velo ORANGE Blog: The Thing About Goosenecks

This can be accomplished by using either a quill or threadless type stem. A quill type stem uses an internal expander to wedge the quill into the steerer. This is most common on bikes which use a 1" threaded steerer, like our Campeur, as well as most older bikes. All of our quill stems are designed for 22.2mm sizing, but they can be modified to fit the French 22.0mm size. Alibaba Group. Lovely Bicycle!: Small Wheels and a Belt Drive: the Moulton TSR2. Despite seeing plenty of Moultons, old and new, over the past several years, I cannot get used to the sight of these bicycles.

Lovely Bicycle!: Small Wheels and a Belt Drive: the Moulton TSR2

The "spaceframe," resembling an elaborate truss bridge, is like a puzzle that both intrigues and frustrates me. I don't know why, but that is the reaction I have to these bikes. Briefly riding a Moulton two years ago brought me no closer to forming a more defined impression, and it took me until now to work up to trying it again. This is a custom 20-inch hot rod electric bike. Matt Shumaker really made a name for himself a few years ago by developing high performance electric bikes that used the high-end Astro Flight RC motors.

This is a custom 20-inch hot rod electric bike.

The distinctive feature of his drives were the chunks of billet aluminum that were cut into beautiful and well-designed brackets, which mounted these motors to various bicycle frames. You can see his monster yellow trike here. Matt had calculated out a lot of variables and optional configurations during the first year he was developing hot rod RC drives for E-bikes. The high-end Astro motors he used have the ability to run at very high RPMs, and to access the extra power that is waiting there, you have to use quite a bit of reduction to get the RPMs back down at the wheel speed.

Something that Matt did on his monster yellow trike is to use a smaller 20-inch driven wheel,which simplified several aspects of the design process, concerning the amount of reduction needed. The PK Ripper, April 2009. Rolling around town on 20" wheels of the Castro M1 - Bikerumor. Living in the city, it can be tough to always find a place for a bike to beat around town. But the Barcelona team behind Castro bikes don’t want space constraints to stand in the way of you riding a nice bike.

So they have put together a simple looking stainless steel mini bike, based around 20″ wheels, to make sure you never have an excuse to not have a bike around. Kish Fabrications – Ti 24" BMX Cruiser & Ti 650B Townie. Jim Kish is Kish Fabrication out of San Luis Obispo, CA. Jim is known for his Ti work, but also builds with steel. He builds mountain bikes, road bikes, cross and townies. Jim is also an instructor at Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo’s Engineering department, as well as United Bicycle Institute’s prestigious frame building classes.

Here, Jim shows us a couple of bikes: a 24″ BMX Ti Cruiser built for fun and a 650B Town Bike with carbon fork and NuVinci rear hub. The Kish 24″ BMX Cruiser Won “Best Titanium Frame” at NAHBS 2011. View topic - Advice needed: 20" Bike. Hello guys.I asked a friend of mine that comes back from US to Italy without baggage, to buy and bring one of those Moongose massif with him on the it was a really cheap deal.Now the bike is here in front of me ( and even if I always declared my unlike about fats, I have now a 26" and this stupid 20" toy) .The bike frame looks good and well gusseted (I would add some more, in the critical areas if you ask me, for adult or electric use). The rest of the bike components are trash. Dirt Jump Bikes. any bike welcome as long as its dj or street - Page 3341 - Pinkbike Forum. MTB to BMX conversion??? - Forums.

View topic - 20" wheeled bikes that.... look cool! ( F1 BMX ) Bicycle F1 was a marketing fad-- an attempt to revive the dying BMX racing fad-- that lasted about negative five minutes. The bikes sure were cool, though, and would be better kid bikes for many kids than the sorta-BMX and kinda-freestyle bikes they currently get. In the early '90s, I worked at a bike shop where the go-get-lunch bike was an F1 bike that had never sold. BMX commuting ( Tim Escobedo - Fixed Gear. Here for your perusal is a blast from my past, pulled out of storage and hacked into a fixie. I goth this Schwinn Scrambler in the '70s, a primitive BMX bike with 7.5" Ashtabula cranks with matching stem and fork, chromeed steel rims with coaster brake and a chainguard. By the time the '80s rolled around, it had seen things like magnesium mags, alloy bars/stem, freewheel-converted coaster brakes, chromo forks, and eventually ACS plastic rims (that remain to this day) with the cheapest "road" tires I could afford (I had almsot no money as a kid and most upgrades were cast-offs from friends and such).

Show off Your Urban/Park/Dj Bike!- Originally Posted by chris27i think that looks well nice. what size chainring have you got on it? BMX'in your old school MTB?? - Forums. Let's see 'em... 22/24/26" BMX bikes! - 24 Inch Shredding - BMX Forums / Message Boards - Vital BMX. BMX'in your old school MTB?? - Forums. New Magellan 24-26" street trials frame - Observed Trials Bike Forum. New Magellan 24-26" street trials frame - Observed Trials Bike Forum.

24" wheels on frame for 26" wheels?- Running 26 x 2" semi slicks on 80mm fatbike rims- A couple of Hooligans. Bottom Bracket Standards. I have been accused of circling a subject a couple of times before drilling down to it. I've been told this by the folks who have to listen to me as I take the scenic route on the way to the point. Yes, sometimes I make a couple of stops along the way, and that's true now. Below is a simple way to understand bottom bracket standards, why this matters to you, and what your proper take-away should be. The two stops I made along the way were articles published within the past week on Stance Width and Frame Stiffness.

The idea here is a trifecta of themes, each of which informs the other. The irony is that the newest, most relevant bottom bracket standards aren't about bottom brackets. In the old days bottom brackets were 68mm wide. What stuck out of the bottom bracket was a "spindle", the ends of which were square, and tapered. Goats Head - Page 6. Running 26 x 2" semi slicks on 80mm fatbike rims- Brake Pads - A break down of what you need to know. There are a lot of people who know a lot about bikes, how to set them up, which components are better, and especially how to ride them. I also know that there are many often overlooked parts on a bike, one of them being brake pads. Now I know what you are thinking, "A brake pad is a brake pad right?

" Well as I recently found out you are wrong. Until recently I knew nothing about brake pads, and it really didn't bother me. "If I stop, that's all I need", was my thinking. Used Echo Exteral ISIS BB with Tool, How To: Euro BB & External Bearings For Just About Any 3-Piece Cranks - Forums. Beyond studded tires; the ultimate snow bike and bike tire chains. Road Bike Action Magazine: Cycling News, Product Reviews, Road Bike Test & Features, Race News and Much More! Funny Bikes (not funny hah hah) How to Measure a Bottom Bracket. The Geometry of Bike Handling. External Bearing Crank Systems (Hollowtech II, MegaeXo, Giga X Pipe, X-type, Campagnolo Ultra Torque)

Truvativ Howitzer bottom bracket? Compass Bicycles: Bottom Brackets. Wheelbuilding Tip No. 19 - How Tight is Right? - Wheel Fanatyk. 48 hub to 36 rim? Are wider tyres really faster? Which is more important for stability when biking on city streets: tire width or frame material? The Dangers of Narrow Tires. Osymetric chainrings: do they work?