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  1. i stand corrected. i thought it looked bronzey...

    i stand corrected. i thought it looked bronzey but missed the missing bolt.

    fwiw those are cst cyclops tires. my experience is they look awesome but are very heavy and sluggish
  2. pretty sure that is the original.

    pretty sure that is the original.
  3. the biggest mtb of that vintage, which I've seen...

    the biggest mtb of that vintage, which I've seen posted on bf, was a panasonic. but it was lugged

    Panasonic MC-4500 - Pedal Room

    looks like in 87 the mc 6500 came in 24in with those rims
    ...
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    somebody in comments said it's made by jamis ...

    somebody in comments said it's made by jamis

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e91yzCfLnQk
  5. No, but I have no experience with ergo. And...

    No, but I have no experience with ergo.

    And to be honest, In my experience friction drive trains haven't been significantly less problematic. Small sample size however.
  6. You think what he likes about friction is a...

    You think what he likes about friction is a criticism of ergo?
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    Pm John Thompson and he will likely know

    Pm John Thompson and he will likely know
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    had to adjust hubs and true the wheels a bit on...

    had to adjust hubs and true the wheels a bit on the huffy cruiser I put together. Spoke nipples were bigger than my wrenches so I used an adjustable... Kind of awkward.

    Both hubs were way tight...
  9. Maybe jb weld the race in place?

    Maybe jb weld the race in place?
  10. you could switch to 26 x 1.5 slicks , maybe x...

    you could switch to 26 x 1.5 slicks , maybe x 1.25. though the tires you have on there now seem to be street tires so I'm not sure you'd gain much by going to slicks.

    if your rims are steel...
  11. assuming you mean swapping tires not the whole...

    assuming you mean swapping tires not the whole wheelset ..I dont see any reason why that wouldnt work. maybe very narrow slick tires wouldnt work on the wide rims but 1.5s will work
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    I had some cst cyclops that were 2.35 iirc. ...

    I had some cst cyclops that were 2.35 iirc. Looked boss but Heavy as can be. What did those tru all s weigh?
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    This is what was purchased. It arrives wed. I'm...

    This is what was purchased. It arrives wed. I'm not even sure if the rims are alloy.

    http://www.huffybikes.com/Products/Product.aspx?pid=769%7C5%7C17
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    I'm going to second the forte or nashbar...

    I'm going to second the forte or nashbar streetwise tires . Great tire for the price. I have the non Kevlar version which are even less expensive and ride great.

    Brake lever...
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    I would like to compare them sometime down the...

    I would like to compare them sometime down the road. maybe get hers tuned up to its potential and then test ride an electra or trek.

    thanks all for the advice.
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    have you ridden some huffy cruisers? i sent...

    have you ridden some huffy cruisers?

    i sent her the bd link. but none of them have whitewalls. or look as cool as the huffy. I'm just letting you know, not arguing. mostly I;m dealing with "i...
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    single speed coaster is fine mostly putt...

    single speed
    coaster is fine
    mostly putt around. run short errands maybe a few miles ride at most
    it's all about looks for her.

    do the alum framed cruisers offer much benefit? my instinct is...
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    advice for cruiser buying

    A friend of mine is going to buy a cruiser. she asked me for advice but I have no experience with this type of bike. she sends me a link for some cool looking blue huffy at walmart. nel or...
  19. I have 500 flat free all weather urban miles on...

    I have 500 flat free all weather urban miles on these
    Amazon.com : CST Ciudad RS Kevlar Tire, 700 x 32 : Bike Tires : Sports & Outdoors
  20. There is one with the same color scheme parked at...

    There is one with the same color scheme parked at the train station here. Looks like a solid bike
  21. pars, I will be willing to sell you on of those...

    pars, I will be willing to sell you on of those tabs for $10.

    oh, I just noticed you are relatively local so that should save on shipping. pm me your address and I will drop an envelope in the...
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    I had an 82 world as well. it was not in the...

    I had an 82 world as well. it was not in the catalogs. same bike, black with red decals. kind of cool colorway reminiscent of the voyageurs back then. was a heavy hunk though. mine got stolen...
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    i would just switch them and see if it works

    i would just switch them and see if it works
  24. that quarter mod is pretty cool. not sure if it...

    that quarter mod is pretty cool. not sure if it would be worth the effort though. mine never ran great and the spring for the pivot to the right of the quarter (in picture) gave out so the cage...
  25. So how did it function after the breakdown? i...

    So how did it function after the breakdown?

    i ask bc mine just gave out as far as I can tell. I threw a used shimano Altus on the bike in its place and the gears have never shifted better, so I'm...
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