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Beach Cruisers Do you love balloon tires and fenders? Do you love riding the simplicity of a single gear and coaster brakes or a single gear cluster? Do you love the classic curves in the tubing of a cruiser that takes you back to the 1950's and 1960's, stylistically? Here's your home! Welcome to the Beach Cruisers and Cruisers forum!

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Old 03-13-14, 06:29 PM   #226
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This is my $145 Wally World cruiser. It's the "Onex" by Genesis. The frame is aluminum, as well as the rims and they have enough spokes to make Matt Hoffman happy. I removed the fenders and chain guard and replaced the cranks (longer ones), sprocket (smaller one), and the seat. I'll be putting new handlebars on it, soon. It rides like a dream. Everything cheap needs to be altered in some way.
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Old 03-13-14, 06:32 PM   #227
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That GT/Harley is nice.
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Old 03-13-14, 06:40 PM   #228
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Cruisers shouldn't be ass-high...
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Old 03-14-14, 12:21 PM   #229
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Just got my new bars. Little Black B1tch is bad @ass, now.
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Old 03-14-14, 03:58 PM   #230
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New saddle and hi-fi stereo system.
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Old 03-18-14, 01:45 PM   #231
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Early 80's Schwinn Cruiser 5
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Old 03-21-14, 06:33 PM   #232
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Hi im a newb. I love beach cruisers and here is mine:




Here it is before the ape hangers:


Now on to the long awaited custom paint job:
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Old 03-23-14, 02:23 AM   #233
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FUN FAT
Mods since I got my Fatty back in the fall:
Aged Brooks B17
Orange ESI chunky grips
Orange Wellgo MG-1 pedals
Vee Rubber Vee 8 tires.
Sram x9 10 spd shifter
Drilled 1.25" holes in rims
On One Fatty Carbon Fork ordered.




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Old 03-25-14, 05:20 PM   #234
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Love that low boardtrack racer style.
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Old 03-25-14, 05:48 PM   #235
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Where did you get those monster sprockets?
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Old 04-02-14, 10:38 AM   #236
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New saddle and hi-fi stereo system.
Lol i love it.
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Old 04-06-14, 06:48 PM   #237
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My Townie 7D and a 29" Genesis Onex Cruiser

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Old 04-10-14, 09:32 AM   #238
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I think my current bike build may belong here at Beach Cruisers.
Started out as a cheapie bikesdirect.com city bicycle. http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/windsor/essex.htm
Added a Brooks saddle, antique handlebars, stem and front rack from an old Dutch bike, removed fenders and added huge cream tires.
Also addded a beautiful chainguard from Velo-Orange
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Old 04-11-14, 08:46 AM   #239
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Seriously good looking bike.



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Old 04-13-14, 05:10 PM   #240
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Nothing fancy here. Its a late-1990's Schwinn Typhonn (dept store quality) that I got for free. I had to get a new handlebar, new tires, and give it a cleaning, but it came out nice for a ride-around-the-neighborhood bike. And I live 2.5 miles from the beach, so its really IS going to be a beach cruiser.


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My Nirve Forty-Nine cruiser with my dog Milo in the back. First cruiser I have owned and love it!

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Electra Cruiser

Finally winter is letting up! I really want to invest in a Brooks cruiser saddle.
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Old 04-29-14, 10:38 AM   #243
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A GX7 from Walmart. At the LBS now, getting it lubed and tuned. We'll see how this one works out


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So many interesting bikes here
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Hi im a newb. I love beach cruisers and here is mine:


How do you even ride it? Whaaaat... Don't your hands get extremely tired?
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Old 05-04-14, 08:52 PM   #246
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Board Track Racer? Then you may (or may not) like this incarnation....






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My wife and I got these on Saturday. Haven't rode a bike in at least 10 years. So much fun.



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Old 05-07-14, 09:38 PM   #248
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You'll have a lot of fun on those bikes. They'll make you wanna ride every chance you get.
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Board Track Racer? Then you may (or may not) like this incarnation....



Nice with the lights and north road bars. How is the ride with the forward position and the springer fork? I had a springer from chubbies cruisers on the front of a schwinn for a while and took it off, it was always too squishy.
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Both Schwinn springer forks and Schwinn style repop forks are fully adjustable by loosening or tightening the bolt that runs down the middle of the spring.
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