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  1. Starnger

    El Niñer

    The inspiration for this bike was in early Klunkers, running classic one piece cranks and planetary gear hubs. However some modern Klunker twist was also welcome, for example i made it run 29' wheels. I used an old destroyed Electra ladies cruiser frame (hence the name) as a starting point, and...
  2. matneyx

    Two beach cruiser frames as mini-bike cruiser frame?

    Hey, new member here, and I'm really not sure where this should be posted so forgive me if this isn't the right place. TLDR: I wanna take two identical beach cruiser bike frames and weld them together to make a mini-bike dragster/cruiser frame. Is this a terrible idea, and if so, why? Are there...
  3. Jax_B86

    Emory Giant Workhorse

    Here’s my Emory Giant workhorse I got from the Mayport naval base… was one of their cycle trucks since the early 80s! Gave it a good wet sanding and clear coat and built her up to haul the kids and dog around the beach!
  4. O

    Old Beach Cruiser ?

    Hello, Newbie here. I was give this old Beach Cruiser frame and fork. I has a thick powdercoat so I cant make out the whole serial. Lugged stem and Tube Forks looks possibly 70's BMX Cruiser 26" type. Anyone have a clue? -Robert
  5. F

    New member Cleveland Ohio

    Greetings All. New to the forum. My name is PJ from Cleveland Ohio. Raced BMX back in the 80’s for 10+years. Mostly into the BMX inspired Klunker genre but would love to find that right frame and build something unique in the same category. Recently finished getting this State Bike Klunker...
  6. clerkkent

    Men’s cruiser frame

    I acquired this frame in a collection, I suspect it is European due to the tiny bottom bracket (less than two inches in diameter). Ignore the seat post and handlebar, I put those on for a mock up. Can anyone guide me in the right direction?
  7. L

    Electric Led Sled

    Hey there. Been quietly browsing the site and finished up a highly-customized Hard Times frame from The Cruiser Shop in Campbell California that my son and I motorized to look like a 1950s lead sled. Really happy with how it turned out so we wrote a blog post about the design and build process...
  8. P

    Felt Cruisers Pintrest Gallery

    Hey Guys! I have noticed that there are over 100 models of Felt Cruisers out there and it's really difficult for first-time buyers to find them in one place and to pick out their favorite. So, I thought it would be really helpful to create a database/photo gallery (currently counts over 750 of...
  9. 3

    Wanted, dead or alive. Trek Rail one CNC

    looking for a Trek Rail one CNC, 2005 issue, I know they aren't common but someone must have one collecting dust, lol.
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  11. Degoragon

    [Build idea] 1941 Hiawatha...... 10 Speed?

    As you know, I had managed to pull an old 1941 Hiawatha (Shelby Flying Cloud) bike out of the weeds in my own backyard. Well, I had been thinking some possible directions to go with it. One involved simply using 1960's schwinn pedal cranks and pieces to replace the rusted pieces. This got me...
  12. Degoragon

    Right in my backyard.....Literally! 1941 Hiawatha (shelby Flying Cloud )

    So, not too long ago, I was walking in my backyard, and I spotted this leaning beside a fallen in shed. So I pulled it out of the weeds to get a better look. From what I have found, it is a 1941 (approx.) Hiawatha, built by Shelby, and sold at Gamble's Department stores. It looks identical to...
  13. Paulywood

    Custom Phat Cycles Super Stretch 8 Speed w/ Internal Hub & Passenger Rear Seat

    Custom Phat Cycles Super Stretch 8 Speed w/ Internal Hub & Passenger Rear Seat. A One of a kind Custom Cruiser. Custom Rear Seat, Fender, Foot Pegs, Sissy Bar & More. Can hold up to 260 lbs. Metallic blue w/ metallic white ghost flames. Custom Rear tire is a fat 4 1/4” wide. Custom lay...
  14. C

    SOLD 2010 Felt Fat Tire Bike "New in Box" Dallas/Fort Worth

    Been Holding on to this one for a while, but I think I would like to pass it on to someone that collects these or someone else to enjoy riding it. It's brand new, box has never been open. Has been sitting in a spare bedroom for a few years. Would like to get $600 obo I may also consider...
  15. S

    1950s Schwinn Dx

    Pretty cool 1951 Boys 26” Schwinn! Original paint and painted Schwinn rims. Bendix hub out back and Schwinn stamped hub up front. She rides as she sits, kinda turn key! Missing chainguard, head badge, different size tires (2.125/1.75), wrong Schwinn seat and needs grips. Could make a cool...
  16. Donniebikes55

    Bare Naked Cruisers

    I just started posting to Rat Rod Bikes for the last Build-Off RRB build off#13. These are some previous builds I wanted to share with the Rat Rod community. All of them are bare metal frames with a clear coat finish. It took quite a bit of sanding and polishing to get these beauties to their...
  17. Geisha Gang

    Geisha Gang Cruiser

    I've been wanting to build a lowrider for a long time, and have finally decided to just do it. I'll be working with a Ruff Cycles Esco V5.0 frame (, and will give her a Tropical Turquoise coat, complimented by chrome & white...
  18. Geisha Gang

    Bezug von Cruiser/Lowrider Fahrradteile in Deutschland

    Hallo, hat irgendjemand ne' Ahnung wo man Cruiser/Lowrider Fahrradteile in Deutschland bekommen kann? Classic Cycles und Ruff Cycles kenn ich schon, und ist schon klar, dass ich alles von den Staaten bekommen kann, aber dann muss ich bestimmt Zoll zahlen. Es wäre toll, wenn einer noch eine...
  19. horsefarmer

    Big Boy BMX

    Inspiration for this build is a comfortable adult size cruiser with the looks of a 80's BMX bike. My Build off 13 entry started life as a made in USA, 1986 Huffy Savannah 10 speed Bike. This bike was purchased at auction and was most likely stolen and abandoned. Outstanding original deep...
  20. phatphreek

    My 3G resurrection

    Hi all, I thought I'd post some pics of my resurrected 3G(model unknown). Still need a few bits for completion, but shaping up real nice.