Bicycle thread

Discussion in 'Sports' started by Zodiac, Jul 10, 2006.

  1. Javarilla

    Javarilla Escapee

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    I have a number of bikes, but the ride and component quality on this exceeds anything I've ever ridden.

    It's in a realm by itself. It's hard to call something this smooth and connected a bicycle.

    I can't recommend a custom fitted bike from IF heartily enough.
  2. gambrinus

    gambrinus http://www.shrinershq.org

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    I.F. stuff is sweeeeet but spendy. For about 1/4 of the price you can get a ride that is actually pretty close with a Gunnar... Think Waterford without the lugs. Made in the USA, and for $800 it is one of the best deals out there for a nice steel frame without breaking the bank.

    RW
  3. RocketJohn

    RocketJohn Hook em' Horns!

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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...
  4. EphTwoEight

    EphTwoEight Long timer

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    Guarandamnteeya THIS will be 100% more fun than any other bike you could get. And He's got them under $300 on eBay.
  5. InfoManiac

    InfoManiac Always Learning

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    :nod


    Neighbor up the street has one. Those things are a hoot!
  6. ErrinV

    ErrinV D Boon!

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    Salsa Casserole?
  7. ErrinV

    ErrinV D Boon!

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    Here's my fender'd ride.

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  8. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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    I'll confirm that Gunnar makes some sweet bikes. I really like my Crosshairs!

    :ricky

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  9. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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    :deal

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  10. EphTwoEight

    EphTwoEight Long timer

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    Thats a nice looking cruiser. Have any more info...?

    I also dig these

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  11. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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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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  12. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity

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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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  13. playzNmud

    playzNmud I love pedal derby

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    wow

    some really nice rides!
  14. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity

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    which rides? I'm partial to that spanky IF!
  15. flip18436572

    flip18436572 Broke ex-YMCA employee

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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.
  16. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity

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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:rofl
  17. pierce

    pierce Aven'Tourer

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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.

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    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.
  18. flip18436572

    flip18436572 Broke ex-YMCA employee

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    Nice looking cruiser. And made for the taller folk.
  19. flip18436572

    flip18436572 Broke ex-YMCA employee

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    I think they are all for adults also, but the shorter variety.:D
  20. playzNmud

    playzNmud I love pedal derby

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    oh...hardy har har.... the shorter variety...:rofl

    that's me. :lol3