Beach Cruiser

Discussion in 'Photos & Bicycle Builds' started by motorbicycle, May 19, 2007.

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  1. motorbicycle

    motorbicycle Guest

  2. JosephGarcia

    JosephGarcia Guest

    Very nice! It seems everyone has those cheapie target scwinn generator lights. I modified mine to run off a battery and be controlled by a switch on my handlebars.
  3. gone_fishin

    gone_fishin Guest

    the classic look, and nicely done 8)

    the round-wire fender braces are the way to go...good move, or did the fenders come with the bicycle?
  4. srdavo

    srdavo Active Member

  5. Dockspa1

    Dockspa1 Guest

    I see you had to cut a section of fender out for clearance. I had to do the same. Is that also the reason your chain tension roller is so high? Over all looks great!
  6. Hugemoth

    Hugemoth Guest

    Same bike I ride, Pacific Shorewood. Mine is an older model that came with black anodized rims, spokes, and hubs. Basically the same bike as the Kulana Moon Dog but different color.

    I hope you reinforced the front fender. If not, it could break while you're at speed and cause an accident. I'm running mine without fenders.

  7. Dockspa1

    Dockspa1 Guest

    Hey Moth,
    Mine is the Moon dog. Are you saying that they come loose or completely break off?
    doc :???:
  8. srdavo

    srdavo Active Member

    If it (fender) comes loose where it attaches to the top of the fork, it'll follow your tire...till it hits the road, then becomes a brake..... a brake you don't want.
  9. Hugemoth

    Hugemoth Guest

    Yes, the fenders are made from very thin steel which cracks easily, especially the top support on the front fender. When the fender ends up between your tire and the road it will cause a wreck. If you must have fenders, add supports and inspect them every time you ride. Or get some soft plastic fenders that flex instead of break.


  10. gone_fishin

    gone_fishin Guest

    ot, a bit...ok, the fenders are stock. i was wondering.

    so it's the fender itself breaking & not the braces?

    thanks, i'll take the rest of this elsewhere 8)