BMX Style Cruiser Bars, Can I get some options Please.

Discussion in '26" BMX CRUISERS' started by BentRims, Dec 17, 2019.

  1. BentRims

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    It could be real!? though it looks as it has some mix&matched parts, Snowflake Sprocket, Square pedals ect..
    Back in the day when stuff broke you used whatever was lay'n around. I had some real Funky Huffy's back in the early 70's :21:


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  2. MattiThundrrr

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    Naw, after a closer inspection, it's not the same. The Breezer has two tubes running from the steerer tube to the dropouts, one on each side of the seat tube. The cruiser you posted has single tube. It's still rad as heck, and probably pretty rare, just not a one of ten, hand made by genius, grandfather of a genre, historical artifact!
     
  3. BentRims

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    Maybe it's a Proto-Type he just don't remember after a few Beers. :p
     
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    This killer ride was made by Dan and Sam at Ichi Bike in Des Moines, Iowa. It was built from a early tandem frame. I believe later it received paint. I actually sold Dan the New Belgium script knobby tires on it. :)
    Killer build from a killer bike shop.
     
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    Thanx, rrt. It's an awesome build! I ain't opposed to chopping up a bike, but "Friday night brain" convinced me that it was a holy Grail that they had chopped! I'd love to see more of the build, if there are any more pics, or links to the shop!
     
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    I think if you look thru the Ichi Bike Facebook photos (public page) you will find more pics. Have to scroll back a ways. It's been a while. Even a pic of the original frame.
    Tons of other cool stuff too.
     
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    1970's Motocross are the best and most affordable way to go. Hit ebay for these types of bikes:

    1970-72 SUZUKI / YAMAHA
    HUSQVARNA HUSKY or Enduro
    OR just search "Vintage" motorcycle bars.........

     
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    Here is a picture I found after it was finished. :)
     
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    Thanx! I wonder what is going on with the seatpost clamp?
     
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  10. BentRims

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    Look's SICK painted :thumbsup:

    I've been lurking ebay after MattiThundrrr and rrtbike posts on MX/Moto motorcycle bars idea's :ninja:
    Though the older Bars seem to be pretty tuff to get in decent condition. Might pull the trigger soon a set.
     
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    There's a guy around the corner from here, I ain't saying where, but he's close to the speedway. He's got around five old motorcross bikes just decorating the yard. Once I find the right frame, or if I notice he's selling the property, he and I will be having a conversation about them.
     
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  13. BentRims

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    Thanks! Looks like their out of black, this is what i'm running at the moment, a bit large but better than the no-sweep bmx bars.
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    Yeah, that looks too "cruiser" for a Humu. That beast needs something more aggressive!
     
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    I think those look great! What are you running for tires? More pics please!! :)
     
  16. BentRims

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    26 x 2.50 NO-Name Tires(Kenda maybe)

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    True size is 2.40 on Sun XL Rims very tight between Chain-stays and Fork, Brake cable is less than 1/4" off tires :whew:

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    Used a Origin8 Cable Stop to change over from Canti to V-Brakes.

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    1996 18" Kona Humuhumu Paint is trashed, ton of touch-up everywhere. This pic is big so it's thumbnail link.
    Not sure if linking is allowed? Thought I read something in TOS about it?

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    Sun Rhyno XL lite 36Hole rims, GT BMX Flip-Flop Hub, Whit Brothers Trials Free-Wheel, Brooks seat, 90"s Shark-Bite pedals.

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    Cool Humu :thumbsup:
     
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    Humu is seriously high on my wish list.
     

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