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    Gearing for stretch or custom....What are you using???

    What are all of you using for gearing on your stretch or custom builds. I have a 46/16 and it seems a little to tall. A little more so taking off and low speed cruising. I want to lower it a bit but not to low. How much will a 40t difference make? Thanks in advance !!!
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    My first three builds from scratch

    I have been wanting to post my builds for a while.... I didn't take pics of progress on the first one.. My 1st.... Build with recycled MT bike frames mostly except the top tube... it was a long piece of scrap I had. I wanted a custom stretch so I built one, I just reused the rear triangle off...
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    Bottom bracket shell.... Which do I use? Need experts advise

    Hey guys... I'm working on my 3rd build and am tired of using recycled bb shells for one piece cranks. I'm thinking of going with Shimano SRAM bb cause they are inexpensive. What I need to know is what size bb shell do I use? I have found several size bb's and shells from one place but the dims...
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    Freebie but what do I have??

    I have have been looking this up but not sure what I have. The serial num is on the left rear dropout. This was reprinted black, originally red after removing the cranks and cups. This was a rebuild as well. It had newer mtb steel rims, a 2 speed sprocket up front and a 5 speed cassette on the...
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    Newbie.....SF 49er 20" to a lil stretch chopper...

    Well I have been wanting to try my hands at a stretch... So a buddy was gonna throw out his sons old SF 49er 20" BMX, I said I'll haul it away for you... So this will get me some practice on cutting n welding.... I didn't take a photo before so here is one I found online... The bike was pretty...
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    Converted a Threaded fork to accept A-Head Stem...

    Well I wanted Apes on my Cruiser, but didn't want the rise of the goose neck that was stock on my 3G.... I always liked the look of A-Head steams... I found fake stem that allows you to use A-Head steams.... This allowed me to drop the bars down by almost 4 inches. And the plus side is I have an...
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    Starting off slow

    Well I finally found some apes and was so excited I found them in black... I didn't realize they were 24's... Untill after I put them on. Are they too big? After all I'm 6'8" and they sit about eye level for me... but man, I knew they would flex a little but not his much. They are comfortable...
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    need info on occ & wcc triple tree forks...

    I am looking at a project to use triptrees...I have a few questions maybe can be addressed ... I have tried searching but get countless info on the real occasion and eccentric choppers ... I was hoping a few brothers here knew enough with there dealings with them. Are either of these adjustable...
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    Hello From Central Cali

    I am new to the Cruiser scene... Bought me a 3g Venice and love it... Needed a big bike, I'm 6' 8"... Got my daughter a Schwinn Sprite... I want to get back into building bikes like I did when I was a kid with BMX... Mountain biked for years... and built my own then... Plan on adding a custom...