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Rules & Reasons

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6 26 6 Easy Ways to Tell If You’re Ready for a Budget MTB
by lurker
Mar 14, 2019 4:16:23 GMT -7

Off Road Bikes

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No New Posts Mountain Bikes

26ers, 27.5/650b & 29ers

14 91 Hyper 29" Explorer Men's Hard Tail Mountain Bike $248
by desertbikes
Dec 2, 2020 18:04:21 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 91 Gravity Bullseye 29er PLUS / 26er FAT Dual Bike
by desertbikes
Apr 3, 2020 18:18:42 GMT -7

Street Rides

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No New Posts Road Bikes

Drop Bars, Flat Bars & Skinny Tires

Moderator: Admin Czar

6 236 this thing at wally world called out my name today
by lurker
Nov 5, 2020 9:21:05 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

0 0 No posts have been made on this board.
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.

2 20 too good to be true maybe.
by desertbikes
Jun 8, 2020 7:38:02 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.

5 44 Hyper E-ride Electric Mountain Bike, 26 Inch $398 !!!
by lurker
Nov 22, 2020 10:04:13 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 27 How to Adjust a Front Derailleur
by desertbikes
Feb 27, 2020 21:26:15 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

16 87 RIP?
by desertbikes
Nov 18, 2020 6:25:14 GMT -7
No New Posts Bike Health - Your's not the Bike's

Health Related Articles, Personal Observations, Diet & Tips

4 55 Bike Health (yours, not the bike's)
by lurker
Nov 4, 2020 11:24:29 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.

6 34 Velorama
by desertbikes
Sept 3, 2020 7:50:32 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.

37 519 Tomcat65 Micro bathroom remodel/build/upgrade/start-over/omg
by gonefishin
Dec 2, 2020 20:28:17 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.

2 20 Cheap Gun Cabinet Remodel
by lurker
Sept 30, 2020 23:56:55 GMT -7
No New Posts Model Building

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

4 65 iconx metal earth models
by lurker
Jan 19, 2020 20:08:24 GMT -7
No New Posts Digital Duress

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

19 181 Non GoPro Sports/Action Cams
by desertbikes
Oct 6, 2020 6:04:39 GMT -7
No New Posts Motorized Machine Madness

Talk about your car, truck, riding lawn mower, ATV, RV, motorcycle, oil changes, broken dip sticks, tricks & tips. NOT for motorized bicycles, tricycles or icicles!

4 100 1994 Jayco Sportsman 9 1/2' Pop Up Camper "Fixer Upper"
by desertbikes
Dec 2, 2020 18:27:57 GMT -7
No New Posts Field Optics

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

3 28 bought myself a spotting scope today
by desertbikes
Dec 2, 2020 6:48:57 GMT -7
No New Posts Archery

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

6 37 Cheap bows and arrows AMAZON & why Ebay at all? SinoArt Lion
by desertbikes
Nov 14, 2020 7:13:47 GMT -7
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

29 219 Hatsan BT65SL .30 Cal 50 yard, 75 yard & 100 yard Test -
by desertbikes
Nov 26, 2020 12:26:26 GMT -7

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gonefishin: desert said somewhere if u dont vote you cant bitch about the prez. thats me but ill bicth anywho! :D Dec 2, 2020 20:26:34 GMT -7
lurker: cool, thanks. fwiw, i've been registered as an indy since um, 96? none of the parties accurately represents my interests Dec 2, 2020 20:10:01 GMT -7
desertbikes: But thanks for asking ;) Dec 2, 2020 17:46:59 GMT -7
desertbikes: lurker, My thoughts on DJT never mattered & certainly don't now. He doesn't lead or represent my Party. Never did nor will. And since AZ changed the primary election laws, I'm re-registering as an independent. Republicans are as lost as the NRA & Moses O_o Dec 2, 2020 17:45:55 GMT -7
desertbikes: Pretty sure Ramsey & Potus attended the same school of diplomacy. Both have careers sizzling in a public frying pan. However, only one will continue to be an entertainment staple after 1/20/2021. Dec 2, 2020 5:55:22 GMT -7
tomcat65: "There's so much oil in that pan that the U.S. wants to invade this F'ing place" ~Gordon Ramsey~ .. For Pesident! 2024 (rofl) Dec 1, 2020 15:53:36 GMT -7
lurker: oh, i see it alright. fair enough. Dec 1, 2020 14:42:04 GMT -7 *
desertbikes: You're not seriously telling me you don't see a stark resemblance to his face & a old man's ass? Particularly when he does the sad little hemorrhoid pout? Dec 1, 2020 14:23:59 GMT -7
lurker: one day when passions have cooled a bit (2028?) i'd like to know what DB really thinks of assface. Dec 1, 2020 11:39:54 GMT -7
tomcat65: Great. I used the T word in a thread. The replacement word might make someone angry.. But it'll be ok. Complaints should be made at Twitter dot communism under the (@barackobama) category. apologies and indifference, of course.. Dec 1, 2020 8:13:30 GMT -7
tomcat65: HAAAAAAAAAaaaaaa! Now we need a little jokes category! :D Dec 1, 2020 6:27:14 GMT -7
desertbikes: A photon checks into a hotel. The receptionist asks, "Do you have any baggage?" The photon says, "No. I'm traveling light"...........rimshot! Nov 30, 2020 20:00:14 GMT -7
desertbikes: Which of the dinosaurs was the smartest? ................................................................................................................................................ Thesaurus Rex! (rofl) Nov 30, 2020 19:57:58 GMT -7
gonefishin: happy birthday bbb! No arrestss on tgiving here :D Nov 30, 2020 17:53:21 GMT -7
lurker: i'm staying home. we're expecting a precipitous drop in temp, and increase in precipitation tonight. sleet? ice? snow? all of the above? we'll see! i did order some goodies on the net last night Nov 30, 2020 9:37:16 GMT -7
desertbikes: Now cometh the Cyber Monday deals! I'll just be glad when the medicare commercials are over. Nov 30, 2020 6:31:55 GMT -7
lurker: browning and garand spent a lot of time with uncle sam to make sure they weren't delicate, overly sensitive or picky eaters. Nov 29, 2020 11:31:45 GMT -7
desertbikes: Mil grade guns can go a long time between cleanings. I have a ex-marine bud that refuses to clean his guns. At least until they quit working properly ::) It's the "modern" designs that are most effected from lack of cleaning. Nov 29, 2020 7:22:45 GMT -7
lurker: at any rate, it's been so long since i've cleaned any of them that taking them down was tricky and back together was worse. but it's done now, i'm good for another year or so. ;) Nov 28, 2020 18:42:11 GMT -7 *
lurker: today... drumroll... i cleaned my 1911 and poly. poly cleans just like her older brother the garand. it's been literally years since i've cleaned 1911, and i've never cleaned poly, and they're just beginning to have ftf/fte issues. Nov 28, 2020 18:40:10 GMT -7
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