Alt Bike Culture - hack/mod 2004 Schwinn Stingray chopper?
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07-09-09, 09:32 PM
I have just bought a walmart exclusive stingray version with the front fender and the folding highway pegs. I was thinking about making it more chopper authentic and/or adding a side car to carry my kids. Anyone have any experience in modding these bikes?
07-10-09, 04:16 AM
Define "chopper authentic". Are you putting a knucklehead in it or what?
07-10-09, 04:59 AM
Now there's an idea I hadn't considered... I was wondering if there were ways to give the rider an even more laid back position - like a crank forward or nearly recumbent posture without destroying the handling. I haven't even picked the bike up or been able to test ride it yet.
07-10-09, 02:37 PM
check any of the chopper bike forums or schwinn forums. they make a good base for custom ideas so a lot of people have used them. this was the first stretch i'd seen, and it's pretty straitforward too
edit 'cause i just looked at the link and the first pics are gone, but keep going and one of the later posts has some.
07-11-09, 11:43 PM
The geometry and symmetry on this bike are PERFECT!...Nicely done.
"globalrider"...........You won't get any better suggestions then this!
07-12-09, 10:16 PM
This looks great, nicely done, is it staying as is or is it being repainted? if so please send an updated photo when possible. Thanks for the peek
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