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!

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Old 10-30-18, 08:27 PM
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Ross diamond cruiser. Not sure of plans on this but I like the ride so far.
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Old 10-31-18, 06:15 AM
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Kdogbikes.......... Please post pics and details on that rear hub. It appears to be a coaster brake hub with a freewheel? How's that work?
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Old 10-31-18, 07:13 AM
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@Unapomer. The wheel set/ rear hub is from a dept store coaster brake bike. Iím thinking of going single speed and I had this wheel set on hand which also have big size tires. Original wheel is a 5 speed freewheel.
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@Unapomer. The wheel set/ rear hub is from a dept store coaster brake bike. Iím thinking of going single speed and I had this wheel set on hand which also have big size tires. Original wheel is a 5 speed freewheel.
Thanks for the reply, a very nice looking Ross for sure!!
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Old 11-01-18, 04:07 AM
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Perfection

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Ross diamond cruiser. Not sure of plans on this but I like the ride so far.
Other than the stem shifters that is perfect. I love those old Bullmoose bars. That is an amazing cruiser.
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Old 11-05-18, 08:42 PM
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I like it itís clean. I think you would like gripshifters if you had them.
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Old 11-05-18, 08:48 PM
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My 8spd BC

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Old 01-28-19, 05:24 PM
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Some seriously nice bikes here!
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Old 01-29-19, 09:02 AM
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my mongoose salvaged from the dumpster rebuild. 3 cogs with spacers on the rear. really old rebuilt Campy rear derailleur and big ass horn to clear cattle and tourists from the road to the beer store.



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is the rear cluster something you made? i brought a 3 speed cluster but this reads like you assembled one. that might come in handy.
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Old 01-29-19, 10:08 AM
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the wheel i used had a freehub, and i was originally thinking about a single speed so i bought a kit that had spacers and a cog, but i decided to go with a 3 speed setup to give myself more leeway on hills, so i got some more spacers and installed 18, 16 and 12 tooth cogs spaced to the outside for chainline purposes, with a 38t chainring. i'm using a handlebar mounted friction thumb shifter.

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Old 01-29-19, 06:36 PM
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my mongoose salvaged from the dumpster rebuild. 3 cogs with spacers on the rear. really old rebuilt Campy rear derailleur and big ass horn to clear cattle and tourists from the road to the beer store.



Wow,...I luv it. Too bad my build had a cracked head tube and was un-weldable. (7005 aluminum,...)
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Wow,...I luv it. Too bad my build had a cracked head tube and was un-weldable. (7005 aluminum,...)
sorry to hear that sad news!
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Old 05-10-19, 09:23 PM
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Awesome looking bikes

Man i gotta step my game up lol .. awesone collection you all have
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Old 05-12-19, 10:10 PM
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Newest build just for fun



84 Schwinn world sport chromeally slammed on to 26' with a coaster brake, 39 campy front on a 107 Shimano sealed bottom bracket (to help with chain line) with a 18 on the rear hub. High bars wraped from bottom up so there's no loose end to tape. This thing is light weight responsive and a real joy to ride. Built it for a friend but haven't been able to give it up yet...it now has my fav saddle and platform pedals on it (not pictured) until i feel like i gotta give it up
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My Beach Cruiser

This is my inherited Schwinn Beach Cruiser. It belonged to my uncle in the early '90s and got passed around to his kids for 20 years and very neglected in the process. It looks good from the 10 foot line, but when you look closer it becomes apparent that it's a little roached and sweaty around the edges . When I received it the headset bearings were shot and there was grease residue for lubrication.. Residue from when it was new! I dissembled it, repacked all the surviving bearings, replaced headset, the solid fork with a Sunlite reproduction springer, replaced the rear freewheel ( Sorry I draw the line at rebuilding something that intricate), added sunlite cruiser fenders a proper brooks B66 saddle. It serves as my run about the neighborhood, Beer social ride bike

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Those are some really nice cruisers!
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This is her rear end:

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A little evening ride by the bay,...
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Some great-looking cruisers in here!
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Need to customize a little. Just unboxed and put together....
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