Show us your KLUNKER 5, SPITFIRE 5 orCRUISER 5

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  1. #181 Posted Oct 6, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Just out of curiosity, has anyone got one of the California Cruisers originally built by Recycled Cycles? I thought Leon Dixon had a picture of one on his website, but going back, I can't find it. We need some good pictures to make the family album complete!
     
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  2. #182 Posted Oct 6, 2017

    I live for the CABE

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  3. #183 Posted Oct 6, 2017
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    I met a guy at the Air Show riding a Phantom that said he still talks to Larry McNealy (?) Recycled Cycles, he has some kind of business in HB, does anybody talk to him. I found this on a BMX site, listed as a 78 Mega California Cruiser rsz_img_1411_blowup.jpg and my CC IMG_5911.JPG IMG_6003.JPG
     
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    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    1978 Schwinn Klunker 5.

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    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    I bought the rear drum from a guy in Costa Rica and it came with that sprocket, which I thought was pretty cool I said to myself I'm going to save this sprocket for a deluxe non 5-speed Schwinn.. so that's the bike I put it on.. That's not the drum that it came on so I was curious to see if it fit on another drum and it did
     
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    And thanks for the comment, all 4 bikes are original paint just what the little twist of hop UPS and amenities LOL
     
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    Me and my boy straight roll'n 20171211_171348.jpg
     
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    Y'all I think I should leave the front drum on my 5-speed? I put the pork chop from a rear drum in the front drum. I think it looks better.. 20171202_112313.jpg 20171202_112324.jpg
     
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    I would save the drum front brake for a single speed that doesn't have a front brake. Unless you just have just have plenty of drum brakes lying around.
     
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    I see what you mean, I was actually going to swap out the forks so I don't have that little hole where the original brake goes on top of the wheel.. I have an original set of black Forks so it don't look all funny LOL
     
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    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    A pair. The mens is original, the womens was built for the wife. Got these from the original owners

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