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1980ís Schwinn beach cruiser

Old 07-13-20, 11:13 AM
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1980ís Schwinn beach cruiser

Hello All,

Iím new to this forum and could really use some help. Iím trying to find a classic 80ís beach cruiser with no gears for my father in law. Any ideas on where to look?
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Old 07-13-20, 12:25 PM
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Do you want a used 80ís Beach Cruiser ?
Or just the Classic beach cruiser single speed design .
If youíre wanting a classic beach cruiser design , I recommend an Electra , Cruiser 1 .
I love both of my Electra C1ís .
I have an old 1969 Schwinn Heavy Duty beach cruiser .
is this the style youíre looking for?
Iíll post a picture of my Electra C1 as it came if I can find a picture. Iíve changed a lot of things on them .

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This is my first C1 , a matt black one . At this time it has a different seat , a couple of bags and a bike computer Iíve added .
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And this is how it looks today .
Next week it will have green anodized aluminum wheels .
you can see the frames are similar, cantilever styled frames .
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Youíre cruiser looks great but Iím looking for a used original 80í schwinn beach cruiser. Any ideas of where I might find one?
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Old 07-13-20, 01:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Sweeney67 View Post
Youíre cruiser looks great but Iím looking for a used original 80í schwinn beach cruiser. Any ideas of where I might find one?
Canít help you there . Check Craigslist, Facebook marketplace . Most people hang onto the originals . Good luck with your search .
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Old 07-13-20, 01:45 PM
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I see the originals on EBAY but will cost as much or more than a used one. This is my Huffy one made from a $50 frame and about $150 worth of parts and a few hours of time. Aluminum rims with a BMX front sealed bearing hub and a Bendix red band 2 speed rear hub. Brooks saddle and a bunch of parts I had laying around. Roger


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