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    Cruiser frame question

    I have a hang up for the old school cruiser frame look & would love to have one for a mtn bike, only way I could remedy this is to buy a Wally World huffy with an aliminum frame I picked up at a yard sale.

    The thought of having one built crossed my mind but think'n it mite cost way more than I could afford rite now.

    Anyone ever build such a frame that mite offer some food for thought ??

    Or have some pics of yours ??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fox Fire View Post
    I have a hang up for the old school cruiser frame look & would love to have one for a mtn bike, only way I could remedy this is to buy a Wally World huffy with an aliminum frame I picked up at a yard sale.

    The thought of having one built crossed my mind but think'n it mite cost way more than I could afford rite now.

    Anyone ever build such a frame that mite offer some food for thought ??

    Or have some pics of yours ??
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fox Fire View Post
    I have a hang up for the old school cruiser frame look & would love to have one for a mtn bike, only way I could remedy this is to buy a Wally World huffy with an aliminum frame I picked up at a yard sale.

    The thought of having one built crossed my mind but think'n it mite cost way more than I could afford rite now.

    Anyone ever build such a frame that mite offer some food for thought ??

    Or have some pics of yours ??


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    Thanks for the food for thought.

    Todwil...any pics ??? love to see how it turned out.

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    Scroll down to bike brands and find the custom bike builders forum and Retrotec is a sticky!!
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    I'm going to go out on a limb and say that if a wally world huffy is your only means of finding a kroozer frame then having one built custom is definitely going to be out of your price range. Might be able to find a used trek sawyer for a decent price?

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    I had assumed the cost would be a serious chunk, I'm not as hard core rider as a lotta guys on here so thers no need for me to drop thousand$ in a bike, but would love to have a chromo steel framed cruiser/mtn bike.

    But thanks for the notice on Trek for an idea, will look into it.

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    Zip ties? Not on my bike!

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    I guess to put a front suspention on something like the KHS or Trek should just fit rite up ??


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    Quote Originally Posted by Fox Fire View Post
    I guess to put a front suspention on something like the KHS or Trek should just fit rite up ??


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    The KHS and Trek are different animals. One is a cruiser that plays MTB and one is a MTB that plays cruiser.
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    my Trek Cruiser, long wheelbase but the geo is not that bad for offroad.

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