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Old 01-21-2009, 09:25 PM   #9571
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what's the best cruiser that's not 150lbs? y'know for cruisin' around the neighborhood or pedalin a mile up to the store... My Mountain bike is way overkill for that...




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Old 01-21-2009, 09:47 PM   #9572
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Thats a nice looking cruiser. Have any more info...?

I also dig these

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Old 01-21-2009, 09:55 PM   #9573
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Merlin made em. Newsboy cruiser whatever they were called.

Ti. Spendy. Neat.

I've never really seen one so I couldn't tell you much about em without googling the shit out of the subject

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Old 01-22-2009, 04:24 AM   #9574
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I agree that the swing bikes are a riot to arse around on and the Merlin Newsboy would be a class act. I think Jeff Jones had a cruiser 'ish build too. I liked Felt's Troy Lee Designs tribute called the "Happy Hour" I saw at Interbike a few years ago too.
As for plain old run of the mill Electra has a few reasonably priced models. Here are ours on surf duty
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Old 01-22-2009, 08:22 AM   #9575
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wow

some really nice rides!
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Old 01-22-2009, 10:16 AM   #9576
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which rides? I'm partial to that spanky IF!
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Old 01-22-2009, 05:51 PM   #9577
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I think there are pretty much great rides by everyone that has posted. Most of them are for smaller folk, but still really nice looking bikes, and many well ridden bikes.
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Old 01-22-2009, 08:07 PM   #9578
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actually I think every one of those was for full on adults except maybe the swing bike, but it makes a great adult toy when you add alcohol
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Old 01-22-2009, 08:39 PM   #9579
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indeed. I've posted this before in this thread, but probably not in 20 pages, so wtf, I'll do it again... this is *my* adult cruiser... I'm 6' tall, this bike fits me perfectly.



its only got 5 gears, ranging from fairly low to fairly high, its lighter than a 30 year old steel frame cruiser has any right to being, and its a great ride around town.
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Old 01-23-2009, 03:37 AM   #9580
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Nice looking cruiser. And made for the taller folk.
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Old 01-23-2009, 03:37 AM   #9581
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actually I think every one of those was for full on adults except maybe the swing bike, but it makes a great adult toy when you add alcohol
I think they are all for adults also, but the shorter variety.
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Old 01-23-2009, 08:46 AM   #9582
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I think they are all for adults also, but the shorter variety.
oh...hardy har har.... the shorter variety...

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Old 01-23-2009, 09:11 AM   #9583
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oh...hardy har har.... the shorter variety...

that's me.
Where's that pic of you on the XR100? Only one at the Hooligan Mini-TT that made the bike look 'normal sized!'

I won't tell you how fast she was riding it! Kicked my ass!



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Old 01-23-2009, 09:34 AM   #9584
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Where's that pic of you on the XR100? Only one at the Hooligan Mini-TT that made the bike look 'normal sized!'

I won't tell you how fast she was riding it! Kicked my ass!



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now now... this is not cycling related
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Old 01-23-2009, 09:35 AM   #9585
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Where's that pic of you on the XR100? Only one at the Hooligan Mini-TT that made the bike look 'normal sized!'

I won't tell you how fast she was riding it! Kicked my ass!



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I had an XR100R for my oldest daughter. She is 5'1" and she made it look like a normal sized bike. My other daughter made her TTR125L look too small.
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