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Old 03-27-14, 05:36 PM   #1
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Building a custom beach cruiser

Hi everybody! Im new to this site, but im starting to tear down an old rusty cheap store brand bike and im going to make a beach cruiser out of it. So any help is greatly appreciated. Im going to need everything from gears to brakes and handle bars....
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Old 03-28-14, 01:30 PM   #2
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Got a Bike co-op to go work on it there?

You may need hands on help, not a bunch of people arguing online as to whats "best"

drop by the library and check out some bike repair books .

tear it down , have it painted and put it back together is probably custom enough..

maybe change the size of the 2 sprockets to make that ratio just right.

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