Go Back  Bike Forums > Bike Forums > Beach Cruisers
Reload this Page >

Balloon fenders for Electra townie

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!

Balloon fenders for Electra townie

Old 03-09-19, 09:27 PM
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jan 2019
Posts: 4
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Balloon fenders for Electra townie

hi all,
i want to install fenders on my Electra townie balloon bike. I canít find the townie balloon fender set anywhere and was wondering if the anyone has installed another brand of fenders that will fit the townie?
mercadr is offline  
Old 03-09-19, 09:48 PM
Darth Lefty 
Disco Infiltrator
Darth Lefty's Avatar
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Folsom CA
Posts: 9,174

Bikes: '76 Paramount, Salsa Timberjack, Burley Samba, Terra Trike

Mentioned: 54 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1338 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Iíd start by seeing if the regular Townie fenders would fit over the tires. They may be the same. Looking at photos makes it seem like it... the Balloon versions of the bike just look like a tighter fit. They are available on the Electra website. Or ask at a dealer if they can order replacements in your color.
Darth Lefty is offline  
Old 03-25-19, 12:06 AM
Cycleway town
MikeyMK's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: Milton Keynes, England
Posts: 816

Bikes: 2.6kw GT LTS e-tandem, 250w Voodoo, 250w solar recumbent trike, 3-speed shopper, Merlin ol/skl mtb, 80cc Ellswick

Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 299 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
I've used both Wald and Electra ones, same size. The Electra ones are chrome plated steel and are rusting with a year of abuse. There are various other copies too. The Wald were from America and cost a fortune due to taxes (hurry up Brexit!) but i got the Electra's from Germany free postage.
MikeyMK is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.