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    Quote Originally Posted by Davidcopperfield View Post
    I guess the Walmart will bring it to the masses and call it 750B! 650B is so much 2007. 750B does not need any hero like 650B does. I guess it is 29er zealots vengeance over many sorts of kiddy wheels' sizes



    Just like the good lord getting vengeance by giving you a kiddy sized brain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LittleBuddy View Post
    How do you get tires or tubes for this monster?
    Won't need any. They will get ridden around the block 4 times and listed on craigslist as "like new" in 4 years for $180

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    chinese bikes

    the sign on the wheel says

    go big
    for 5'7" and up

    obivously they cannot sell very many of these in china because they are too short. so they have to bring this crap to usa to sell them.

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    To think this is what got me to register and post here after a couple weeks of lurking.

    I do currently work part time as an assembler for Walmart (Don't shoot me, I only have 2 days left there). I built 2 of these just today. I will confirm that they are definitely a 32er. They make the 29ers look small. They're over 7' long and roll incredibly smooth.

    They are Walmart quality of course, which for town riding shouldn't be too bad for a casual rider. If I were in the market for a Cruiser I would be looking very hard at these. The seat actually doesn't even go high enough for my comfort level. I'm 6' 4" and another 1 - 1.5 inches on the tube would be nice.

    As for replacement parts, your guess is as good as mine. At my store we are ordering extra tubes at least, I don't know about tires.

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    Largest ISO 5775 rim size is 642mm, is not it? That would be 30" with a wide tire..

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    I guess time will tell...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Temujin View Post
    To think this is what got me to register and post here after a couple weeks of lurking.

    I do currently work part time as an assembler for Walmart (Don't shoot me, I only have 2 days left there). I built 2 of these just today. I will confirm that they are definitely a 32er. They make the 29ers look small. They're over 7' long and roll incredibly smooth.

    They are Walmart quality of course, which for town riding shouldn't be too bad for a casual rider. If I were in the market for a Cruiser I would be looking very hard at these. The seat actually doesn't even go high enough for my comfort level. I'm 6' 4" and another 1 - 1.5 inches on the tube would be nice.

    As for replacement parts, your guess is as good as mine. At my store we are ordering extra tubes at least, I don't know about tires.
    So you're the guy mounting forks backwards, lotsa laughs on that one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chugachjed View Post
    So you're the guy mounting forks backwards, lotsa laughs on that one.
    I only did that once!

    Myself and the other assembler build correctly. Unfortunately when were not there they throw anyone who can use a wrench (sometimes not even that qualified) back there to assemble. Then the next day, we get to rebuild all those bikes.

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    So, THEY did it, not the citizens of the good ol US of A who want super cheap stuff enough to shoot themselves in the foot by supporting/patronizing these chains and giving them their money instead of going into the small Mom and Pop stores and paying more???

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    Why the hatred towards Walmart?
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    Because it's the out sourcing giant of the USA. Too much "made in China" stuff there. Killed Mom & Pop's shops, eliminated lots and lots of American jobs...
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    Do they have better tyres than 36ers have in after market?

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    And what's the price tag on such an incredible piece of machinery like this?
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    I rode one around the store. It's pretty freakin' incredible how smooth that bike rolls. If my garage wasn't already full of bikes, I'd probably buy it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Axe View Post
    Largest ISO 5775 rim size is 642mm, is not it? That would be 30" with a wide tire..
    So what do 36" unis use?
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    Time to stop believing the hype and start doing some science.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tripp88 View Post
    and what's the price tag on such an incredible piece of machinery like this?
    $199.99

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    Quote Originally Posted by meltingfeather View Post
    So what do 36" unis use?
    Apparently a non ISO 5775 conforming rim.

    I do not know - they want money for the copy of the standard. And who needs standards anyway?

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    36ers use a 787 ... for $130/each. So this bike is a bargain!

    Temujin - any idea if there is a brand marked on the tires and/or rims? I am VERY curious to see any detail of such a thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OneBadWagon View Post
    They're a big fan of using a small supplier, and gradually increasing their purchasing from them (years) until they are the majority purchaser of a formerly small company. then they low ball the **** out of them after the company has expanded to feed Wal-Marts consumption and have far more overhead than they originally did.
    I wish I could do that to my vendors.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tripp88 View Post
    Hmmmm legit reason.
    Well, it's far too much to type but Wal Mart has some vicious business practices, and it's not all outsourcing.

    They're a big fan of using a small supplier, and gradually increasing their purchasing from them (years) until they are the majority purchaser of a formerly small company. then they low ball the **** out of them after the company has expanded to feed Wal-Marts consumption and have far more overhead than they originally did.

    Not a debate I care to get into, but I try to avoid companies that are that malicious.

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    I ran to Harbor Freight, bought a 1000 pack of hacksaw blades for 2 dollars, a stitch welder for 15.99 and my uncle is a plumber, so I have lots of black pipe available.

    Do you think it will hold water? My 32er MTB project that is?

    Now we need a 32er forum, 32 components area, 32er Walmart Reviews special test area. Looks like MTBR will have to annie up more gigs, this is gonna be HUGE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I heard Girvin all ready has a fork ready to sell this Tuesday or Thursday, and Bilstien has a rear suspension linkage made from tree bark and spearmint!

    I just puked...

    Baaaaaaha ha ha ha yama ha ha ha...

    So, who's one first to do up a frame, you know you wanna!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Axe View Post
    I wish I could do that to my vendors.
    If you had the purchasing power that wal-mart does, you could. You don't have to believe me. Do yourself a favor and do some research.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OneBadWagon View Post
    If you had the purchasing power that wal-mart does, you could. You don't have to believe me. Do yourself a favor and do some research.
    You act like a relationship with Walmart is compulsory.
    It's business, not relationship therapy... very good business, by all measures.
    I'm not a Walmart fan in particular, and i havent been inside one in at least a couple of years, but neither am I a fan of jaded distortions of reality.
    If you don't want to get into it, don't bring it up and suggest people do Walmart research. If you don't want to get into it, STFU.
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    Time to stop believing the hype and start doing some science.
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    Back on topic... Who is going to buy one and test it out
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tripp88 View Post
    Back on topic... Who is going to buy one and test it out
    You first, then I may follow your lead if you give it a top 10 review...

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    Quote Originally Posted by meltingfeather View Post
    You act like a relationship with Walmart is compulsory.
    It's business, not relationship therapy... very good business, by all measures.
    I'm not a Walmart fan in particular, but neither am I a fan of jaded distortions of reality.
    Not at all. I just know how they do business, so I choose to frequent small businesses as much as possible. I also know that if I owned a business and Wal Mart was interested in buying my goods, I would be very cautious. If you have looked into WalMart's business practices and you find them acceptable, then rock on. If you haven't, then I'm not sure why you'd be defending them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OneBadWagon View Post
    Not at all. I just know how they do business, so I choose to frequent small businesses as much as possible. I also know that if I owned a business and Wal Mart was interested in buying my goods, I would be very cautious. If you have looked into WalMart's business practices and you find them acceptable, then rock on. If you haven't, then I'm not sure why you'd be defending them.
    I didn't defend them, nor did I judge their business practices.
    Once again, STFU if you REALLY don't want to get into it. Something tells me that statement wasn't an honest one.
    I'll duck out if you are going to derail. Have at it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LittleBuddy View Post
    How do you get tires or tubes for this monster?
    What do you mean spare tubes? This thing is meant to ride tubeless. I'm setting mine up ghetto tubeless with a 29" tube split down the middle. With the home brew (version WSS 1) I will be rolling smooth.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OneBadWagon View Post
    Nah, I pretty much said my two centavos.
    Props

    Now am I going to have to go to Walmart to get some real info on these things? I'm really only interested in the rims and tires... and that sweet chain guard.
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    Quote Originally Posted by meltingfeather View Post
    I didn't defend them, nor did I judge their business practices.
    Once again, STFU if you REALLY don't want to get into it. Something tells me that statement wasn't an honest one.
    I'll duck out if you are going to derail. Have at it.
    Nah, I pretty much said my two centavos.

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    I'll be working tomorrow. I can get whatever info people are interested in then. Such a tire and rim info.

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    Walmart is like herepes, they are not going away!

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    That bike would be great for it's intended purpose, cruising the beach. You guys are talking about it like it's meant to replace your current rides. Did you happen to notice the cruiser handlebars, coaster brake and beach cruiser frame? Boardwalk speeds are usually under 5 mph so I don't really think slowing it down is going to be that big of an issue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OneBadWagon View Post
    If you had the purchasing power that wal-mart does, you could. You don't have to believe me. Do yourself a favor and do some research.
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    Wow, available in 5 colours too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ambassadorhawg View Post
    Because it's the out sourcing giant of the USA. Too much "made in China" stuff there. Killed Mom & Pop's shops, eliminated lots and lots of American jobs...

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    Great bike
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    All your bikes are made in Taiwan

    If you hate foreign made items so much how come you have a list of bikes that are, at best, made in Taiwan. There are small US bike builders who could suppy your frames if you want to back them and spend the money.

    PS: I also do not shop at Walmart becasue I hate the shopping experience there and I do make an attempt to buy US made products from small stores when possible.

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    Info on wheels and tires please. Bead seat diameter would be most excellent. TIA.

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    I would actually see more "wellness" in bringing 36ers into the Walmart. For 36ers there are more frames tyres, rims. They are more established if we even can call them "estalished". Walmart would make them more popular and create more chances of manufacturers coming up with better quality tyres and rims for 36ers.
    I love big wheel but right now another standard may make the market too much spread thin, just like it is now with 584mm rim/27,5ers/650b. Less AM tyres for 29ers are produced and even Maxxis minion was recalled for beta testing and perhaps replaced with smaller 27,5" version. This occurence is called cannibalizm. I do not want 36er trend to be partaged with 32ers right now. 32ers will be awesome but once that there is more equipment for 36ers. Like it or not. There is only a limited volume Taiwan can produce. It cannot make dozens of thousands of tyres in all twenty-like wheelsizes. The lesser the volume the higher the price tag.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Davidcopperfield View Post
    I would actually see more "wellness" in bringing 36ers into the Walmart. For 36ers there are more frames tyres, rims. They are more established if we even can call them "estalished". Walmart would make them more popular and create more chances of manufacturers coming up with better quality tyres and rims for 36ers.
    I love big wheel but right now another standard may make the market too much spread thin, just like it is now with 584mm rim/27,5ers/650b. Less AM tyres for 29ers are produced and even Maxxis minion was recalled for beta testing and perhaps replaced with smaller 27,5" version. This occurence is called cannibalizm. I do not want 36er trend to be partaged with 32ers right now. 32ers will be awesome but once that there is more equipment for 36ers. Like it or not. There is only a limited volume Taiwan can produce. It cannot make dozens of thousands of tyres in all twenty-like wheelsizes. The lesser the volume the higher the price tag.



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    I expect someone will have a 32" mtb by the end of the year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cartographer View Post
    I expect someone will have a 32" mtb by the end of the year.
    Maybe sooner this is probably my next build after my current 36er is done!!!
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    Why not 32er? Cloxxki's idea.
    Why 29? Why not 32?

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    Quote Originally Posted by noot View Post
    I want proof that it's actually a 32" wheel/tire. I don't trust the sticker. Someone take a pic of the tire itself, or measure it.
    Wouldn't it be cool if it were not really a 32er? I wonder if those wheels have any flex?

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    I do buy ammo from Walmart for my sidearms when I'm packin' on my city park rides. No mom and poppers around me that carry the stuff.
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    Someone PLEASE!!!!!!!! Buy one of these! $200 bucks is cheaper than a my freeking seat-post! To bad i blew every penny of my "husband play money" for the next decade or I would be all over this. Can you image the fun you could have on a POS beater clown bike like this on singletrack!

    This needs trail testing by a mountain biker just for the grins and giggles.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Malibu412 View Post
    I do buy ammo from Walmart for my sidearms when I'm packin' on my city park rides. No mom and poppers around me that carry the stuff.
    Tough parks in your hood ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by SS Hack View Post
    Tough parks in your hood ...
    Quote Originally Posted by Malibu412 View Post
    Never know when you'll have to get the drop on some jogger or the pissed off old lady with her dog off-leash.



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    Quote Originally Posted by SS Hack View Post
    Tough parks in your hood ...
    Never know when you'll have to get the drop on some jogger or the pissed off old lady with her dog off-leash.
    Sometimes, you need to go fast enough that the trail is a blur to find clarity. -- Wild Bill

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    Looked on the W website...

    ...nothing! Buit I don't live near big water, so I can't see my local carrying cruisers. heck they still don't have the 29ers here!

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    Genesis?

    They must be going after that Christian middle America crowd that only believes in the "eye for eye" Old Testament.

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