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Forum: Beach Cruisers 05-15-15, 01:23 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 131,843
Posted By rustjunkie
I think it's a Cruiser Deluxe, ~1995

I think it's a Cruiser Deluxe, ~1995
Forum: Beach Cruisers 01-23-15, 07:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 26,820
Posted By rustjunkie
I like 28 spoke Mavic or Campagnolo rims spoked...

I like 28 spoke Mavic or Campagnolo rims spoked into a good coaster or Sachs 2spd with a cartridge bearing up front. Continental or Schwalbe for tires suits me.
Forum: Beach Cruisers 11-11-13, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By rustjunkie
Let's see it! :thumb:

Let's see it! :thumb:
Forum: Beach Cruisers 11-08-13, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By rustjunkie
Almost agree: ...

Almost agree:

http://www.timesofplenty.com/112013/DSCF3413.JPG
Forum: Beach Cruisers 11-08-13, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By rustjunkie
hehe! well, it's old at least :)

hehe! well, it's old at least :)
Forum: Beach Cruisers 11-07-13, 07:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By rustjunkie
Thanks everyone! 1935 (only year for these...

Thanks everyone!
1935 (only year for these lugs) Monark Silver King, Wards Hawthorne badged.
Forum: Beach Cruisers 11-07-13, 11:41 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 131,843
Posted By rustjunkie
Nice work!

Nice work!
Forum: Beach Cruisers 11-07-13, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By rustjunkie
Looks good, think I'll try one :thumb:

Looks good, think I'll try one :thumb:
Forum: Beach Cruisers 11-07-13, 09:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,005
Posted By rustjunkie
Old cruiser re-work just finished

http://www.timesofplenty.com/112013/2013-11-06_043sm.jpg

http://www.timesofplenty.com/112013/2013-11-06_044sm.jpg

http://www.timesofplenty.com/112013/2013-11-06_046sm1.jpg
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Forum: Beach Cruisers 11-06-13, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By rustjunkie
thanks! :)

thanks! :)
Forum: Beach Cruisers 11-01-13, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,681
Posted By rustjunkie
No one else? Here's a ~1938 Elgin Oriole that...

No one else?
Here's a ~1938 Elgin Oriole that I've hopped-up. Came to me as a frame and fork, so not worried about originality/correctness. Built the wheels with 28h Ritchey rims, 2spd auto,...
Forum: Beach Cruisers 11-01-13, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 8,835
Posted By rustjunkie
If you decide to go with "mail order", factor...

If you decide to go with "mail order", factor professional assembly into the price if you're not experienced.
IMO no bike is ready to ride with simple assembly out of the box.
Correct...
Forum: Beach Cruisers 11-01-13, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,134
Posted By rustjunkie
Most new stuff for "cruisers" is feeble. Send it...

Most new stuff for "cruisers" is feeble. Send it all back!
Forum: Beach Cruisers 11-01-13, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By rustjunkie
Finished a re-do of a 50s vintage seat

Had a little fun with this one:

http://www.timesofplenty.com/102013/2013-10-30_021.JPG

http://www.timesofplenty.com/102013/2013-10-30_022.JPG
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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-30-13, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 450,122
Posted By rustjunkie
"Candygram."

"Candygram."
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-26-13, 10:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By rustjunkie
Given that the bike is functional but not...

Given that the bike is functional but not high-quality, maybe ride it for a bit "as-is" to figure out just what you like and don't like about it.
You could then buy a bike with the features you...
Forum: Beach Cruisers 10-26-13, 10:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,991
Posted By rustjunkie
Great bike! A friend got a 1950s Crescent...

Great bike! A friend got a 1950s Crescent recently. Similar to yours in style, just a bit older :)
We overhauled everything and man does it ride nicely.
Forum: Beach Cruisers 10-26-13, 10:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 832
Posted By rustjunkie
http://www.timesofplenty.com/102013/kirby999.JPG ...

http://www.timesofplenty.com/102013/kirby999.JPG

Looks great! Luv blacked-out cruisers :thumb:
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-19-13, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By rustjunkie
+1

+1
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-18-13, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By rustjunkie
Make sure the pedals, crank arms, chainring...

Make sure the pedals, crank arms, chainring bolts, and all bottom bracket parts are tight.
Not good to ignore it.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-18-13, 07:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,380
Posted By rustjunkie
Nice representation of 3 similar yet very...

Nice representation of 3 similar yet very different American vintage bicycles. http://www.timesofplenty.com/092013/thumbup1.gif
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-17-13, 02:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,380
Posted By rustjunkie
Thanks! It is a great bike. Elgin,...

Thanks! It is a great bike.
Elgin, actually...1938.
Forum: Beach Cruisers 10-17-13, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,991
Posted By rustjunkie
Well that taps me out for girls bikes right...

Well that taps me out for girls bikes right now...anyone else?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-16-13, 09:38 PM
Replies: 3,509
Views: 209,940
Posted By rustjunkie
Missed the package delivery Saturday. Monday:...

Missed the package delivery Saturday. Monday: holiday, no mail. Tuesday, out of town. Picked it up this AM at the Post Office.
Good day for me: NOS Duomatic bonanza :)
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 10-16-13, 07:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,380
Posted By rustjunkie
I'm down, ladies bikes are no less cool than...

I'm down, ladies bikes are no less cool than mens:

http://thecabe.com/vbulletin/attachment.php?attachmentid=117933&d=1381844994
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