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Rules & Reasons

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Rules & Notifications

6 9 Are You Ready For A Budget Bicycle?
by desertbikes
Aug 10, 2018 8:41:44 GMT -7

Off Road Bikes

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No New Posts Mountain Bikes

26ers, 27.5/650b & 29ers

14 103 John's Hyper XC
by bsorider
Apr 1, 2019 8:32:51 GMT -7
No New Posts Fat Bikes - Only 4" Wide (or wider) Tires

Full fat only. Under 4" tires should post in Mid-Fat

14 124 Mongoose Dolomite - Year 5 Reboot
by desertbikes
Sept 29, 2019 12:15:36 GMT -7
No New Posts Mid-Fat - Under 4" Wide Tires

Generally 2.8" to 3.8" Wide Tires

2 67 Gravity Bullseye 29er PLUS / 26er FAT Dual Bike
by lurker
Oct 14, 2019 21:44:58 GMT -7

Street Rides

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No New Posts Road Bikes

Drop Bars, Flat Bars & Skinny Tires

Moderator: Admin Czar

5 220 please allow me to introduce myself (cue stones)
by lurker
Oct 16, 2019 7:41:24 GMT -7
No New Posts Cruisers

Relaxed for easy cruising on the street, beach or wherever the heck you want.

5 14 3 Speed Huffy Millennial 29er Cruiser
by desertbikes
Aug 14, 2019 18:11:14 GMT -7
No New Posts Lowriders & Phat

Chrome & velour, ground scrapers, stretched & polished

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No New Posts Tandem Bikes

2 Wheels & 2 Riders for cruising with your significant other

1 3 saw this at the park,
by lurker
Sept 2, 2019 17:32:26 GMT -7

Electric Bicycles - E-Bikes

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No New Posts E-Bike General Discussion

Discuss kits, modifications, retail models, Q & A. An alternative to gas powered transportation.

1 18 retrofit e-bike wheel from evil empire
by desertbikes
Jul 6, 2019 10:53:58 GMT -7
No New Posts E-Bikes Under $900

They're around if you look. You don't have to spend $1500+ just to try one.

2 9 Hyper E-Ride Electric Bike 700C
by gatorbite
Aug 10, 2019 18:37:06 GMT -7
No New Posts Mid Drives

Shimano Mid Drive eBike System
Mid-drive keeps the center of gravity low = best handling
Mid-drive keeps the rear suspension loads optimized = best suspension performance
Mid-drive = you can use any Level of wheels you desire up to top tier custom level

1 3 The Shimano Mid-drive System
by lurker
Jul 13, 2019 15:40:13 GMT -7
No New Posts Hub Drives

The hub is the motor. Home built or retail. No price limits on this board as none are "cheap". (yet)

1 14 Fat E-Bike 26" 1000W 48V Rear Wheel Bicycle Conversion Kit
by fatdaddy61
Oct 12, 2019 13:03:33 GMT -7

Bikes & Trikes for Seniors

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No New Posts Bike Path, Short Haul & Easy Trails - Mostly Level Terrain

Getting back into shape, physical therapy or just for fun.

2 10 29" Roadmaster Quarry Ridge
by desertbikes
Jan 10, 2019 9:40:44 GMT -7
No New Posts Trikes

3 wheels for stability & comfort - after knee or foot surgery - perfect yard truck, or because it's fun!

1 5 NEXT Avalon 26" Women's Cruiser Trike Conversion
by gatorbite
May 30, 2018 9:54:17 GMT -7

Did You Build A Bike?

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No New Posts Ratrods, Tall Bikes, Ugly Bikes, Scratch Built, Heavy Custom

If you need clarification, then you don't own one.

1 2 Pork Chop Choppers - not mine
by desertbikes
Nov 22, 2018 7:55:04 GMT -7

The Bike Shop - Components & Tech

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No New Posts Bike Components

Post only components you've personally owned or used. Recommendations are welcome. Sales shills are not. Please start new threads in the appropriate component category. PM admin to request addition of a category.

Sub-boards: Bolt-On Accessories, Forks, Disk Brakes, Linear Pull, Center Pull, V Brakes, Derailleurs, Shifters & Cables, Handlebars, Headsets & Grips, Cranks, Bottom Brackets & Pedals, Cassettes (free hub) & Freewheels, Wheels, Hubs, Bearings & Axles, Seats, Saddles & Seatposts, Chains

13 47 bell floornado 550 pump
by desertbikes
Oct 18, 2019 9:06:38 GMT -7
No New Posts Vendor Recommendations & Vendor Problems

Please let us know who your favorite vendors are & post a link. If you had problems, post the vendor name, part/component & problem (and resolution if any) so others may avoid repeat offenders.

5 30 Bluesky Cycling Sale thru 4/8/2019
by fatdaddy61
Apr 11, 2019 19:10:57 GMT -7
No New Posts Basic Repair & Tools - Video & Text

A few of the most common "How Do I" questions. You cannot post new threads to this board but may reply. Park Tool & Sheldon Brown will be used heavily in this section. Please send Admin a PM if you'd like a topic added

Moderator: desertbikes

12 26 Shimano Dealer Components Manual
by Admin Czar
Jun 23, 2019 9:42:05 GMT -7
No New Posts Bicycle Tech & Terminology

Whats that movey shiny piece called over the big gear thingy? It helps if you can use generally accepted nomenclature, particularly when asking questions.

2 6 Forks!
by desertbikes
Feb 21, 2019 9:56:21 GMT -7

Feeding the Velocipede

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No New Posts Introduce Yourself

Tell us something about yourself & why you're here

2 7 we really need an introduction section
by fatdaddy61
Aug 7, 2018 8:00:17 GMT -7
No New Posts The Bottom Bracket

Bicycle discussions for all things cycling. Even high-end bike topics are fine here. ONLY here. Polls allowed as well. Members Only

12 50 was just in the Evil WM Empire
by genericmember
Feb 21, 2019 10:02:07 GMT -7
No New Posts Bike Health - Your's not the Bike's

Health Related Articles, Personal Observations, Diet & Tips

4 32 Getting Back to Regular Rides - Day 1
by lurker
Oct 14, 2019 21:23:44 GMT -7
No New Posts Classic Bicycles and History

Post your own photos or old bikes you find interesting. Bicycle history links and video are great too.

5 23 Online Bicycle Museums
by lurker
Oct 8, 2019 21:03:29 GMT -7
No New Posts What's In The Box?!

Said Brad Pitt to Morgan Freeman. Feeling boxed in? - Talk about subjects other than bicycles. Open to EVERYONE. Test the waters if you're not a fan of organization. Please omit personal politics. Polls are allowed here too. Keep dickery to a minimum and we'll get along fine.

24 245 saw a guy wearing one of these today.
by gatorbite
Oct 19, 2019 17:41:07 GMT -7

Avocations & Diversions

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No New Posts The Hobby Boards

Hobbies, Pass-Times & Obsessions. Feel free to request additional boards for your own special predilection. General hobby discussions may be posted here until a new board is created for your particular obsession.

1 4 Why Are These Boards on a Bicycle Forum?
by lurker
May 22, 2018 18:17:14 GMT -7
No New Posts Digital Duress

Computer Stuff, Windows, Linux, Raspberry Pi, iCrap, Programs, Apps, Etc...

12 106 Mass Hacking & Paypal
by desertbikes
Oct 14, 2019 19:29:18 GMT -7
No New Posts Model Building

Planes, Trains, Autos, Bikes, Dioramas - Scratch or Kit Builds

1 3 for when it gets really cold outside...
by desertbikes
Nov 18, 2018 20:27:24 GMT -7
No New Posts Field Optics

Telescopes, Rifle & Pistol Scopes, Spotting Scopes, Other Glass

1 7 The Ebay Scope Scam – Counterfeit Copy Ripoffs
by desertbikes
May 30, 2018 21:04:15 GMT -7
No New Posts Archery

Sub-boards: Long Bow, Recurve Bows & Compound Bows, Crossbow & Airbow

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No New Posts Air Rifles & Pistols

PCP, Break-Barrel & Pump - NOT for airsoft or paintball threads.

Sub-boards: Break Barrel Rifles & Pistols, PCP Rifles & Pistols, CO2 & Pump Pellet Rifles & Pistols

14 66 umarex morph 3x
by lurker
Jun 14, 2019 6:02:39 GMT -7

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lurker: ;) Oct 16, 2019 21:39:48 GMT -7
desertbikes: That's what she said! :D Oct 16, 2019 17:03:58 GMT -7
lurker: it's no big thing. Oct 16, 2019 13:16:22 GMT -7
genericmember: Tooooo much information! Oct 16, 2019 8:29:50 GMT -7
lurker: sometimes late at night i surf the web nekkid. does that count? what if i'm wearing socks? Oct 16, 2019 7:34:20 GMT -7
desertbikes: Ah yes. Adult onset Williams syndrome. Yeah that's half made up. My neighbor's grandpa got so friendly he sometimes took his cloths off at the bus stop. Now that's friendly! And not made up... Oct 15, 2019 21:16:37 GMT -7
lurker: maybe so about GM's question. it's all good. but i have become much more outgoing in the last year or two, so much so that i wonder at it sometimes. Oct 14, 2019 21:16:20 GMT -7
desertbikes: All smart people do. It's the only time we get an intelligent answer ;) I had to scroll down to see what that was about. I think GM was just busting your chops P-) Oct 14, 2019 19:15:35 GMT -7
lurker: i been thinking on this. gregarious? no, actually somewhat reticent, but when i'm in a place all alone i start to talk to myself. Oct 14, 2019 8:15:43 GMT -7
desertbikes: I hear ice skates & smell back bacon! Oct 13, 2019 18:48:08 GMT -7
fatdaddy61: :D (rofl) :D Oct 12, 2019 12:59:29 GMT -7
lurker: if anyone's DOD were actually deliberately spying on us, i expect they'd cover their tracks and we'd never know Oct 9, 2019 20:54:42 GMT -7
desertbikes: I didn't mean to imply we were being watched 8-) Our guys have no end of ways to illicitly use US DOD bandwidth. Although I hadn't thought about bike patrols either. Fat snow bikes might make sense under certain conditions. Swiss or Sweden still use 'em Oct 9, 2019 17:43:01 GMT -7
gatorbite: yea bored canooks and its not even winter yet :)) Oct 5, 2019 16:08:17 GMT -7
lurker: canadians in my experience are very pragmatic, so yeah, i'm sure they're assessing the possible merits of mtn bikes in canada's defense systems. or sneaking in past them. or someone who works there got bored and is just surfing the web. Oct 5, 2019 12:30:08 GMT -7
desertbikes: Just looking at stats for the site - WELCOME Canadian Department of Defense! Yup. No doubt looking for nefarious pedal people set on stealing maple syrup! :D Oct 5, 2019 12:00:46 GMT -7
lurker: splat is always a possibility. surprise! welcome to the pearly gates. or wherever. Oct 5, 2019 0:12:36 GMT -7 *
desertbikes: Yeah, gotta remember the "bus factor" as I call it - "Hey! Watch out for that bus!" - What b......squish... Oct 4, 2019 19:44:31 GMT -7
desertbikes: I figure I'm about 380 days overdue :( I should be spending all my money & leaving a huge debt when I die. My goal is to die owing 6 figures in uncollectable federal & state taxes. Frickin thieves anyway... Oct 4, 2019 19:42:40 GMT -7
lurker: yes, likely so. but those of my forebears who made it past their 50s have, with monotonous regularity, made it to (NOT beyond) 86. so that's my working number, not to say that i won't accidentally drive off a cliff tomorrow or ..something. Oct 4, 2019 17:35:10 GMT -7 *
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