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  1. Occasionally. Couple of photos from Santa...

    Occasionally. Couple of photos from Santa Barbara near the pier and a couple from near Laguna Beach.

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    Thanks for all of your input guys. ...

    Thanks for all of your input guys.
    garagesaleGt, I thought there was something that would affect it, number of cords makes sense. Do manufacturers state how many generally? I haven't noticed it...
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    Sticky: 2 centuries on this SS steel 3G cruiser and too...

    2 centuries on this SS steel 3G cruiser and too numerous to count 50-80 milers. Love this bike.

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    baron von trail- love your attitude, whatever it...

    baron von trail- love your attitude, whatever it takes! It's funny, as I read your first post for some reason I'm hearing John Candy say your words. Hilarious and good luck on "busting out"!
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    I agree with some on here that have said "take...

    I agree with some on here that have said "take what is comfortable to you and be assertive".

    Until a couple of weekends ago I tried to stay out of the door lane but also not impede traffic...
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    haha, Squid is right, it'll start squeaking and...

    haha, Squid is right, it'll start squeaking and creaking alright but if she's set on that bike, what can you do. My wife wanted a bike, I knew she'd only use it several times a month MAYBE, so I...
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    Thanks for all your input. Thanks Squid for...

    Thanks for all your input.

    Thanks Squid for the different brands, I'm a bit nervous about running pure slicks, since you highly recommend them I might have to warm up to the idea! Even though a...
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    Some Walmart Huffy bikes are absolute tanks/heavy...

    Some Walmart Huffy bikes are absolute tanks/heavy so beware.

    When it comes to bikes, buy the bike you'll ride. For some folks looks are huge, for others not so much.

    It really depends on how...
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    Cruiser Tire Advice/thoughts

    Hello all. Having a problem here and thought I'd see if anyone has any thoughts on it.

    First, I ride my cruiser (3g Isla Vista) like a road bike, 17-20+ and anywhere from 30-100 miles. Please,...
  10. Thread: Isla Vista

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    Haha, I never thought of that but it makes sense....

    Haha, I never thought of that but it makes sense. Bikes take up a lot of room and when everything is packed and ready, the bike is still sitting there with no room. Would be cool if you get a nice...
  11. Thread: Isla Vista

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    cruiser bicycle...

    cruiser bicycle

    With a simple cruiser- if the wheels and pedals turn smoothly you're good to go. $50 today, use it and sell it for $50 next year! Cruisers especially around campus will hold...
  12. Thread: Isla Vista

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    UCSB, yep where my niece went as well. Isla...

    UCSB, yep where my niece went as well. Isla Vista is a wild place to live. Definitely get a crappy bike, don't waste your money on a nice bike. The ocean air will also cause a lot of rust and be...
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    I'd recommend getting the best cheapest bike you...

    I'd recommend getting the best cheapest bike you can find. Don't know where you're going to school, but my niece lost (stolen) a bike a year during her years in college. When my son went, I found a...
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    Ahahahaha, I hear you, love my rusty (I prefer...

    Ahahahaha, I hear you, love my rusty (I prefer patina) wobbly wheels, freaks out the road bike guys. They often tell me my rear wheel is wobbling, I say thank you, I know, been like that for 4,000...
  15. StephenH wow, awesome. I just met a guy who...

    StephenH wow, awesome. I just met a guy who does long rides like that on his road bike unsupported, I'm wondering if I could do it on my 3G SS cruiser.

    I've done 103 on mine with probably half a...
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    Thanks. What does bushings vs. no bushings mean?...

    Thanks. What does bushings vs. no bushings mean? I've never heard of those terms (though I didn't realize chains were so diverse!).
    No colors for me.
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    DEW21 nice shout out to the Jetsons! Man that...

    DEW21 nice shout out to the Jetsons!

    Man that 13T is hard to push. Feels a lot better than spinning and bouncing on the seat at 17mph, but too tall to push around all the time. A comfortable...
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    You guys are great. surreal, thanks. Got the...

    You guys are great. surreal, thanks. Got the Sturmey-Archer type and it fits perfectly. Snap ring was pretty easy to R&R. Pretty painless to change it out.

    It looks like I remembered the tooth...
  19. Yes, Wald's are awesome. A Wald basket came with...

    Yes, Wald's are awesome. A Wald basket came with my 1966 Schwinn tandem and it is rock solid. Other baskets on my daughters' bikes were junk. It's a beast of a basket (this size anyway) but I...
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    Thanks guys. I'm more of an Amazon shopper and...

    Thanks guys. I'm more of an Amazon shopper and yes Amazon does have them and they have the 14T one that I'd like to try.

    Searching by cog produced many more results than sprocket which surprised...
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    Swapping out a rear cog

    New to this forum, have a beach cruiser that was given to me several years ago, have been riding the hell out of it (6600 miles total and about 2600 per year). Finally needed to change out the rear...
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    Way to go seafoamer! I second finding a used...

    Way to go seafoamer! I second finding a used cruiser on C/L. I'd recommend a larger size and something that is "pedal forward" especially at your height. Don't go cheap, go used.

    I have a...
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    A fellow biker brought this up to me last week...

    A fellow biker brought this up to me last week and I also thought it was kind of lame especially at that price point.

    I responded:

    Interesting but the better solution is don't ride in blind...
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