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LOWRIDERS:   Lowrider bicycles posted by: Larry L. on 9/25/2000 at 7:04:28 AM
My question is, why is there so much activity on this kind of bike building, when you hardly see them ridden? Is this a bike only of imagination? Or for showing only? I ride a kustom kruiser with my son and his 20" kustom. When we go for rides and stop to grab a coke, at times some people say they wouldn't ride a bike like that in fear of scatching it or some other reason or another. I respond by saying what good is it if you can't enjoy it to the fullest. I didn't spend these enjoyable hours building these bikes just to look at. Maybe its my opinion only." But when talking to others with this style of bikes, They will tell me they have one at home in the garage, or in there bedroom like a trophy. It seems to me if your going to put that positive energy into a prodject its ok with some to stand there and look, rather than ride. Please share your comments. Thank you.


   RE:LOWRIDERS:   Lowrider bicycles posted by Sebastian on 9/26/2000 at 2:07:26 AM
Hey Larry, I ride my Bike. What worth is all the work when U don't ride it to show it. IMHO more people see it when you're ridin' it. My Baby is to show AND go! So check it out @ http://www.lowriderbike.de

PEACE! Sebastian °LowStylezHamburg°

   RE:LOWRIDERS:   Lowrider bicycles posted by christian on 10/1/2000 at 6:51:10 PM
now that i can afford it, i'm about to start my first ever
totally brand new custom project.
i expect to put about a grand into it by the time it is done.
that's not a whole lot, but it's a start.
this bike will probably spend most of it's life in my living room and riding it around car shows.
sure i'll ride it once in a while, but VERY CAREFULLY!
anyways, that's why i have half a dozen 'rays layin' around
so i'll always have my riders.
i guess i just want to build something that i can
look at every day and know that i built it from scratch
and it's done my way. it's just a personal choice,
and i will choose to keep this one perfect.
ride on, christian
visit-http://www.angelfire.com/dbz/forum
The Bicycle Billboard

   RE:LOWRIDERS:   Lowrider bicycles posted by joe on 10/4/2000 at 3:34:38 PM
hey larry you can ride lowrider bikes.who cares if it scapes.everyone here know if you cant drag it your a fagit or if you cant spark it park it.you can show them to.

   RE:RE:LOWRIDERS:   Lowrider bicycles posted by Larry L. on 10/6/2000 at 12:00:18 PM
Its good to here from you Joe, It seems like you really enjoy life. I didn't mean to let the air out of your tires. All I was asking was for a little positive feed back on this issue. I had a couple of questions on these issues, and I felt this was the place to find the ansewers. You took it to the heart! Don't worry Joe I for give you. Joe can I see a picture of your bike? I wanted to reply to you threw e-mail,but no e-mail address. Larry L.

   RE:RE:LOWRIDERS:   Lowrider bicycles posted by Larry L. on 10/6/2000 at 12:01:47 PM
Its good to here from you Joe, It seems like you really enjoy life. I didn't mean to let the air out of your tires. All I was asking was for a little positive feed back on this issue. I had a couple of questions on these issues, and I felt this was the place to find the ansewers. You took it to the heart! Don't worry Joe I for give you. Joe can I see a picture of your bike? I wanted to reply to you threw e-mail,but no e-mail address. Larry L.






CUSTOMS:   prototype posted by: punk rock Kardy on 9/18/2000 at 9:12:47 AM
Hey, I'm looking to talk to Joe, I've given you some tips and it sounds like your a pretty big bike enthusiest. I'm starting a project that could very well revoulutionize the way people get around. Anyways I don't have E-mail yet but if you have access to a shop I'd like to start brainstorming on this major prototype. If you could post a reply to this you could get in on this fantastic idea and maybe make it roll. Thanks ....Punk Rock Kardy!







LOWRIDERS:   NO RESERVE ONLINE AUCTION posted by: joe on 9/17/2000 at 7:25:25 PM
Oct 28 through Nov 8, 2000. Everything goes. Krates, Fastbacks, Stingrays, Muscle, Parts, you name it. All items are listed with NO RESERVE. If interested please email me. Thank you.







FOR SALE:   custom lowrider trike posted by: chris on 9/10/2000 at 5:46:30 PM
purple candy flake w/murals all show gold&chrome.custom 144
daytons.custom back piece with sciccor liftw/rotating loveseat.all custom parts lots of engraving.to much to list.
1,300 obo please email for pix







LOWRIDERS:   hey posted by: joe on 9/10/2000 at 8:28:08 AM
does anyone in here know where to find spark plated not scrape plates?


   RE:LOWRIDERS:   hey posted by will on 11/4/2000 at 3:48:45 PM
your stupid man. scrape plates are made to make sparks.or else what would be the point. i know where to get them for cars but not for bies.






LOWRIDERS:   sup posted by: Joe on 9/7/2000 at 12:28:38 PM
would 12" rims on a 20" bike work without bending the rims cause i want it to scrape or would 16" work better??


   RE:LOWRIDERS:   sup posted by punk rock Kardy on 9/13/2000 at 10:03:11 AM
On my low rider I have used as small as a 10" front tire and my forks are still fine. Scince then I've bendt out my forks and welded supports and I am now using a 12" front tire

   RE:RE:LOWRIDERS:   sup posted by Larry L. on 11/7/2000 at 3:07:51 PM
Mr. Kardy have you found Joe? Are you both working on any new prodjects? I hope so Larry






LOWRIDERS:   hi i have a question posted by: Joe on 9/7/2000 at 12:23:24 PM
how do you lower the rear end of your bike when you have already put small wheels on it???


   RE:LOWRIDERS:   hi i have a question posted by punk rock Kardy on 9/13/2000 at 10:06:55 AM
To lower a back end you chop and weld the two supporting bars by your seat. When you chop, bend the bottom supports to compensate for the lengthening of your upper tire supports. Youi will need acess to a shop. Keep cruisin!

   RE:RE:LOWRIDERS:   hi i have a question posted by joe on 10/4/2000 at 2:48:06 PM
do you bend the bars up or down on the frame??also im makin a trailer to pull behind it with a system in it and do you know how to make an axle for it. you can go to http://www1.tip.nl/'t950289/frame33.html to see the trailer what im making.






MISC:   LOW RIDER PARTS CHEAP!! posted by: BOBBY on 9/4/2000 at 7:19:45 PM
GO TO : LOVELYLOWRIDER.COM







LOWRIDERS:   Major Update! posted by: Sebastian on 8/30/2000 at 2:37:40 PM
Hey guys - check out: http://www.lowriderbike.de 4 a major update. New photos online!!! Go, check it out!

PEACE! Sebastian *LowStylezBC* Hamburg, Germany







LOWRIDERS:   My bike is DONE!!!!!!!!! posted by: TheLOWdown on 8/28/2000 at 1:09:19 PM
My bike is finally done, check it out!!! and please tell me what you think!!!
http://people.goplay.com/Low_Ridez_Kid

thanx


   RE:LOWRIDERS:   My bike is DONE!!!!!!!!! posted by Sebastian on 8/29/2000 at 5:57:41 AM
Yo Kevin - there's just a broken Image on your Site. Check the -Tag in your HTML- Code. ... or send the Pic to webmaster@lowriderbike.de.

PEACE! Sebastian *LowStylez·BC·Hamburg* -> http://www.lowriderbike.de

   RE:RE:LOWRIDERS:   My bike is DONE!!!!!!!!! posted by theLOWdown on 9/4/2000 at 11:15:03 AM
yo thanks for the clue try it again and let it load up for a while and get back to me ok thanks






MISC:   The Bicycle Billboard posted by: christian on 8/24/2000 at 11:58:55 AM
Let everyone know what you need and post your messages on as many sights as
you can. Here is a new sight to check out:
http://www.angelfire.com/dbz/forum
If any of you would like to see a "customs" billboard added
to this new forum, just let me know and it will be done.
Enjoy!







LOWRIDERS:   New Picz posted by: Sebastian on 8/8/2000 at 8:51:33 AM
Hi from Germany. There's an update @ http://bastis.lowriderbike.de with new picz of my bike at a show.

Stay tuned - there's more to come ....
PEACE!


   RE:LOWRIDERS:   New Picz posted by Larry on 8/10/2000 at 8:35:08 AM
I must say, I really like the way you molded in those rear lights. That caught my eye right away.I would like to see you start that prodject kruiser for your girl freind. Thats a interesting design.

   RE:RE:LOWRIDERS:   New Picz posted by Sebastian on 8/13/2000 at 3:35:32 AM
Will do during the winter. Right now I need the time for cruizing my LowBike ;). By the way - I will change the design a bit. - stay tuned!
Sebastian 'LowStylezHH'






AGE / VALUE:   parts posted by: sam on 8/7/2000 at 8:18:41 PM
got parts from lovelylowrider today.took about 10 days I sent in a m.o. parts arived in good condition no damage in shipping . really liked the tires(round not sq.like some)I will use them again for cruzer parts--sam


   RE:AGE / VALUE:   parts posted by Sebastian on 8/10/2000 at 1:55:23 AM
Yeah dude - lovelylowrider ROCKS! ... Got my Bike from their Site and it took 'only' three weeks to ship it to Germany and also without any damage. I recently got parts from lovelylowrider - another perfect delivery :) .. these guys are great - unfortunately the shipping-costs to Germany double the parts-price in the end. :(((

Cheers, Sebastian °LowStylez Hamburg° --> http://www.lowriderbike.de






LOWRIDERS:   any one from colorado posted by: hyperboy on 8/1/2000 at 6:55:22 AM
if there is any one from colorado i do custom work on biks
and i like to talk to people to lean more.so email me hyperboy@hotmail.com







LOWRIDERS:   Frame Chopping posted by: Eric on 7/25/2000 at 9:55:09 PM
I have a 1980 Schwinn Stingray and im trying to figure out how to cut the frame so i can lower it, any help with this would be greatly appreciated


   RE:LOWRIDERS:   Frame Chopping posted by JimW, on 7/26/2000 at 11:44:07 PM
By lowering it, do you mean getting the bottom of the frame
closer to the ground, or do you want the top of the frame
closer to the bottom of the frame? The customary lowrider
bike pattern consists of bending the front fork so that
the bike leans down toward the front. Most LRB builders
buy a pre-bent springer fork. People who go in for
frame surgery usually start out with a larger frame.

   RE:RE:LOWRIDERS:   Frame Chopping posted by joe on 9/7/2000 at 6:50:29 PM
hey how do you make then rear end lower to the ground with out putting smaller wheels on it???

   RE:LOWRIDERS:   Frame Chopping posted by joe on 9/10/2000 at 8:34:32 AM
hey i just chopped my frame. i put the top bar on the back up higher where the wheels go and lets the bottom bar still down there and added a bar to connect the top bar with.so now the wheels be be up higher and the bottom of the frame is lower. do you get it