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    A couple of Cruisers

    I picked up a couple of Cruisers from yardsales this past weekend. Actually I bought 3 , and sold one , a girls bike , to a friend of my wife. One is a single speed, black Huffy , that had a twin teal colored girls . the one I sold. The other is a Phoenix and is a 5 speed . I spent the last couple of days cleaning them up and put a new set of tires on the copper colored Phoenix . The other is a yellow Schwinn heavy duty , I let go a couple of weeks ago and miss. I'm going to try to get it back. I thought some of you might like to see them . kirby
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    They're in really great shape. Yeah, get that schwinn back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by deez View Post
    They're in really great shape. Yeah, get that schwinn back.
    Thanks , they took a little TLC and elbow grease to get them back in shape. I talked to the friend with the Schwinn HD and she says no problem , I picked up a Trek 220 MTB last weekend I'll probably trade her. I fixed up a 26" MTB conversion to cruiser yesterday that went from a 18 speed to a 6 and will become a single speed , once I get the right freewheel removal tool to change it out . I'm also working on a 24" that I'm fixing up . I just got the frame stripped and rattle can painted today . I've got to go through all the parts and clean and polish them up before I put it all back together . I'll post some pictures of those when I'm finished. kirby

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    Sweet bikes!

    Garage sales are great places to shop. Often times the seller doesn't know what they have, and GREATLY underprices it.

    I hope you got a good deal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cully_J View Post
    Sweet bikes!

    Garage sales are great places to shop. Often times the seller doesn't know what they have, and GREATLY underprices it.

    I hope you got a good deal.

    Cullen
    Thanks, Only just a few bikes that I paid more than $20 for. Of course after fixing them up , the investment goes up . Once ; I paid more for a can of spray paint than I did one bike. here a few more I'm working on . The one with the yellow fork started out as a 24" Western Flyer MTB , now it's a single speed cruiser. The other "Frankenbike" was a 26" Sterling 18 speed MTB, now it a 6 speed "whatever" that's more comfortable to ride with the BMX bars and stem . I've got some high riser bars ordered . The friend who let me have my Schwinn HD back , really liked the one with the BMX bars . I think I'll let her have it in trade . I'm wanting to get a couple of banana seats , but I'm afraid they won't be as comfortable to ride as a big padded one. Also here's a picture of my Giant Rincon ,I've converted to a single speed. kirby
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    Was the derailleur already mounted on the first bike or did you do it. I'm looking to make a Klunker with a 6 or 7 sp drivetrain.
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    The copper colored one came with a 5 speed derailleur , but it would be easy to add one to any bike with horizontal drops. kirby

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    "I'm wanting to get a couple of banana seats , but I'm afraid they won't be as comfortable to ride as a big padded one."

    But they'll still be pretty sweet!

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    What ever you do, keep the Heavy Duti and marry it or something. The name does not lie, friend.

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    I got the Schwinn HD back. I had to trade her the 5 speed copper colored bike for it , but it was worth it. It's not going anywhere now !! kirby

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