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  1. AZ_Cruiser

    1980 Schwinn to BMX

    Thanks for sharing out some knowledge Matti
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    1980 Schwinn to BMX

    So as not to clutter up the build thread, want to keep this parts question thread separate. Wheels: Front axle is a 3/8", but what about rear? Looking to upgrade wheel set to a modern 26" BMX wheel set, but not sure on that rear axle size and what size rear hub will fit between dropouts...
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    1980 Schwinn Cruiser transformation

    I am sure they are because the person I got them from was cool as heck in dealing with and much more knowledgeable than myself. I just didn't know where to check for markings. They work for me tho, so that is all I am caring about. LOL!
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    1980 Schwinn Cruiser transformation

    Hey all, Been here for a bit browsing and gathering information before starting this thread with actual progress. Hope to be getting more done on this in the coming weeks now that I have a bit more time with work schedule changes. So started out with a bone stock 1980 Schwinn Cruiser (CC7-6)...
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    What's up from Tucson

    Thanks all for the welcomes. I have already reached out to a couple of folks here from Tucson and already working on a deal with one. Right now, my Cruiser is rideable. Hubs and bottom bracket are rough, but it gets me around with my wife on her scooter and my daughter on her BMX. So that...
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    What's up from Tucson

    I have a matching Ladies Cruiser that I will be building for my wife.
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    Too Cold to work on bikes

    78 high in Tucson today. Had to pull out the Dickies down jacket. :21:
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    My Chrome Cruiser build.

    Thanks for the input Duchess. I have been doing some research on them and they seem to be a good deal.
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    My Chrome Cruiser build.

    Any input on how that Origin-8 headset is working out for you? Trying to find some reviews on the company before I buy anything.
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    1980 Schwinn to BMX

    Thank you Dixie for the wisdom bomb!!
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    1980 Schwinn to BMX

    Hey all, New to the board and looking for some help specific to my 1980 Schwinn Cruiser (CC7-6) to BMX/Klunker build. I have found catalogs online, but nothing that give me specific sizes/measurements of things like bottom bracket or forks that I can use. I have built up Jeeps before and...
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    What's up from Tucson

    Thanks Luke. Have read through a couple of your threads and unbelievable work man!!
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    Hey sdframe, I am in Tucson as well. Just joined the forums and working on my 1980 Schwinn...

    Hey sdframe, I am in Tucson as well. Just joined the forums and working on my 1980 Schwinn Cruiser build. We have any organized rides or clubs down here? How is the Tanque Verde swap meet for parts hunting? Hope to see you around if I need any advice.
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    Hey dude, you still in Tucson? Just joined up on the board and have seen some cool threads by...

    Hey dude, you still in Tucson? Just joined up on the board and have seen some cool threads by you and could use some advice/expertise on my own build. Also, we have any cruiser clubs or anything in Tucson? Maybe we could hook up a ride sometime. I am in Oro Valley but am down to ride all...
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    What's up from Tucson

    Hey all, Name is Richard and coming in from nice and sunny Tucson, except for last week when it actually snowed here! Grew up riding a BMX bike while my dad was on his Schwinn Cruiser. Now that I am a dad, my daughter is on the mini-BMX and my dad handed over his Cruiser to me now that he...