My cruiser

Discussion in 'Photos & Bicycle Builds' started by lip, Jun 15, 2008.

  1. lip

    lip New Member

    I just found this website and it rocks! I've been riding this for about 4 years now. It's alot of fun and has never let me down.
     

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  2. Norm

    Norm Member

    Good to meetcha. Welcome to MBc. It's great!
    Your ride looks pretty sweet.

    norm
     
  3. crabdance

    crabdance Member

    Welcome to the forum. There are a lot of nice people here. Hope you enjoy your stay!
     
  4. CJH

    CJH Member

    Nice sleek looking bike. What can you tell us about that muffler? Is it custom made? Is it quiet?
     
  5. funker

    funker Guest

    Nice bike! Old school racing style!

    Regards
     
  6. KilroyCD

    KilroyCD Active Member

    Nice classic cruiser, and welcome to MBc! Please take the time to post an introduction in the "Introduce Yourself" section, as we like to have all new members do that.
    Cheers!
    -Kilroy
     
  7. bushido

    bushido Member

    your bike looks sweeeeeet. is that a Schwinn Jaguar? i'm digging that exhaust too, looks cool with the heat wrap.

    also awesome that you've been riding it for four years- that speaks volumes for reliability. where did you get your kit from?
     
  8. lip

    lip New Member

    Thanks for all the great comments.

    The bike is a Huffy cruiser bought at Wal-Mart. It originally had fenders and white wall tires. The engine kit (55cc) was purchased from Simpson motorbikes. I bought the muffler used from a local scooter dealer. I think it might be for a pocket bike, but I’m not sure. I hacked the original muffler off and attached a pipe to extend towards the back and attached the new muffler. I think it’s quiet as or quieter than the original. It definitely has more power. It did run lean with the new pipe even on the richest setting. So I put a few small washers under the c-clip to raise the needle and it was good to go.
     
    Last edited: Jun 16, 2008
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