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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 11-22-13, 11:45 AM   #1
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A Build - 51 Western Flyer

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Old 11-22-13, 12:05 PM   #2
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Nice! Can you stand one negative comment/question? Why set the Brooks saddle with the nose end so high up! All I've ever gotten was an aching crotch!
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Old 11-22-13, 01:10 PM   #3
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You know, that is just were it ended up, no discomfort I have raised the post since the photos, so I'll have to check the angle for you there.
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Old 11-22-13, 03:03 PM   #4
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Nice build! Great paint job.
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Old 11-22-13, 05:48 PM   #5
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A few shots of the paint. White Primer, Gold Base, Gold Flake & Clear Orange.

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Old 11-22-13, 06:24 PM   #6
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What kind of rear hub are you running?
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Old 11-22-13, 06:39 PM   #7
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I've always loved this bike. I might've even voted for it on the recent RRB build-off. Saw it on the strandie thread at bmxmuseum, too. Not complaining one bit about seeing it again over here. Awesome bike!
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I've always loved this bike. I might've even voted for it on the recent RRB build-off. Saw it on the strandie thread at bmxmuseum, too. Not complaining one bit about seeing it again over here
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Nice! Can you stand one negative comment/question? Why set the Brooks saddle with the nose end so high up! All I've ever gotten was an aching crotch!
That is about where mine end up. For some reason with the Brooks the nose up attitude works.

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