Cruiser with disc brakes?

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jeffcrilly
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Cruiser with disc brakes?

Post by jeffcrilly » Mar 10, 2018 11:21 pm

I’m looking for a cruiser bike to do a conversion. Under $400.
Would like to find something with disc brakes and (ideally) 3” tires.
I’m thinking BBSHD, and if needed would use a concentric adapter.

Something like a Fito Modena GT-2 (which is kinda hard to find) would be great.

An alternative i came across is
https://www.sixthreezero.com/collection ... 0158012673
But this would require a bunch of additional parts - gear hub, brakes, and unclear if 3” tires would work.

Or, how about a “cruiser like” 4-inch fat bike which I could install smooth tires? Does it exist?

Suggestions?

Thx

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Re: Cruiser with disc brakes?

Post by Raisedeyebrows » Mar 10, 2018 11:47 pm

Looks like the Fito is readily available, appears to be something in your price range that would work if you could put an adapter in the BB.

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Re: Cruiser with disc brakes?

Post by stu-urns » Apr 08, 2018 5:07 am

Hey there, just came across your thread.

I'm converting a Dyno Glide, and have fabricated rear disc brake adapters. I think the Dynos are by far the coolest cruisers. Some models have 1 1/8" threadless stems, so you can put any forks with front disc brake mounts on.

Check em out: http://www.borderline.co.nz/2018/04/dis ... n.html?m=1
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Re: Cruiser with disc brakes?

Post by aroundqube » Apr 08, 2018 4:41 pm

Nice project. I like the Dyno cruisers of that era too. I am curious to see if you come up with a battery pack that fits inside the tank.

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Re: Cruiser with disc brakes?

Post by stu-urns » Apr 16, 2018 4:02 pm

The tank isn't really big enough for a decent battery pack I don't think. That will be reserved for the controller. There's lots of room behind the seat post though!

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