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Old 11-14-23, 11:27 AM
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You got that bike looking good. Nice save. I like the tires. They look like Schwinn Westwind tires that I have on my Cruiser that are from the 80's and need to be replaced. What are they?
Kenda makes a Schwinn Classic tire.
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Old 11-17-23, 10:24 AM
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Changed the General up abit when I took the Trail Mate apart. I think the blue bits do the pearl white frame colour well.


this one will go down to Surf City for beach cruising duty.
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Old 12-19-23, 05:02 PM
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Already missing the summer but still on my cruisers!

Another one which gets the road now an again. This one spent the day doing errands and coffee shops, 1987 Jamis Earth Cruiser.

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Old 12-26-23, 12:39 PM
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I hope everybody had a Merry Christmas and are looking forward to a Happy New Year!

our warm weather has me riding the Jamis Earth cruiser all over town. Appropriately decked out like the Jeep as well!

FYI, getting my license after over 2 decades of not driving. Itís time to start again.
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Old 01-15-24, 03:09 PM
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Ran across this and thought it was worth posting.
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That is nice
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Pretty cool rat bike. Thanks for sharing!
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Was sad to see this one go but I released this back into the wild 2014 New Belgium Felt, taken before I added Cans Cult Grips.

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Dont know if this constitues as a cruiser or alt bike. Ive been wanting one of these since I first saw one in like 05 or 06. Fund it on the marketplace for cheap it was super dirty when I picked it up, lots of cleaning got me to this.










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Electra Cruiser 7. Got the frame in a dumpter, found some wheels and abnormally large 26" tires and a seat from an exercise bike in my pile o parts. It was hard to ride in anything past 3rd gear so I put a front chainring from a kids bike withthe original crank and it worked perfectly. Added a basket and rack again from the pile and found it a new home with an Uber Eats delivery guy here in Brooklyn. .
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Old 02-13-24, 12:36 PM
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I took a Giant Simple 7 and made it more Simple


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Everything looks better without fenders but a Panama Jack looks perfect. Was given this bike because the front fender was bent and touching the wheel


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I was driving back to NY from Nashville and when I stopped to eat, i opened Facebook marketplace and there was a post that said "Old bike $10". I sen't a message and they told me to get the bike and leave the $10 under the doormat. I took this Hiawatha 5 speed to Brooklyn. These were never old here so it is quite unique.

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Picked up this Nel Lusso without no bottom bracket, cranks etc. A mid 70s Huffy with peeling paint and a non operational 3 speed internal hub donated what I needed.

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This was abandoned by the beach in Far Rockaway. Salt air destroyed everything but the aluminum frame and fenders. I think it came out ok with parts from 4 different bikes

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The pink tires I took off the black bike below look much better on this Schwinn.

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This was a Walmart bike in a box missing a bunch of parts and with a taco'd front wheel and pink tires. I thought there was enough pink on it so the tires went on the Schwinn above. It had no shifter so i put ahalf a 1970s 10 speed friction shifter from a Centurian on it. Black wheel from my pile o stuff and it came out nice
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1970s USA made Huffy Savannah with some subtle upgrades . This was a nice riding, if heavy bike
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I like this Firmstrong because it is Firm and it is Strong

This bike and the one below of unknown brand were bought by a couple from Rock Rock Rockaway Beach so they are back cruisin the boardwalk
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Another simplified Simple 7 that I built

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Electra Cruiser 1

Currently I own 2 bikes, both cruisers. The old

Townie is my grocery bike, this one is for riding around the neighborhood. I am grateful to BF for answers to questions as I was fixing them up. This one got new handlebars, new tires, and a hand brake (Thank you Trek for advice on buying and installing the brake). And a few decorative fripperies.
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Here is the grocery bike:
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Do single special beach cruisers still exist? All I see are E bikes at the beach now
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Do single special beach cruisers still exist? All I see are E bikes at the beach now
I visited Walmart the other day and they had a few. Nothing wrong with a bike from Wally World...
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