Green Schwinn Cruiser
At that time there were very few cruisers, with classic appeal and "fun" in the market. "In 1993, there were no cruisers available," said the Carlsbad Erforth Local News, "You could buy a Huffy at Wal-Mart for $ 99, or you can try to find an old bike and restore it, it's too expensive" , Bänziger concluded that there was a niche market for a green schwinn cruiser bike fashionable, affordable to the average age of early twenties and began working on designs that combined old school looks with contemporary technology. "Erforth said they could sell the kind of bike that Bänziger was designing, so that the two pooled $ 30,000 in personal savings and founded the Electra Bicycle Company. The two remain sole shareholders of the company until then. The new Electra green schwinn cruiser were manufactured by a Taiwanese company and two partners began trying to sell them to stores Bicycles. However, when the bike shops stocking the Electras tried, they began to sell, and word-of-mouth persuaded some merchants to sell the product. In fact, sales of the company, with this new phenomenon cruiser, were so strong that large bicycle factories were encouraged to begin offering green schwinn cruiser models. Today Electras are available in bike shops across Europe, USA, Japan and Australia, and South America (in some importers indenpendentes). Electra bikes focused their advertising in the first combination of classic old school style with modern features, such as aluminum frames and multiple speeds, with the slogan "Modern cruisers, with modern components, for modern people. ". The lines of the bike frame was more exaggerated, with exaggeration of chromium, used vintade, paint jobs and more elaborate, with flames, metal flakesl and wild colors. Elements "Chopper" as shortened rear fender, drag race style, slick tires, elongated forks were introduced. In a more explicit homage to car culture, the company brought the "Rat Fink" model, licensed by the estate of the legendary hot rodder "Big Daddy" Ed Roth. "We spent much time in places frequented by hot rodders, when we were in California," said Erforth Tacoma News-Tribune. "We made a connection with people who have the licensing of the Rat Fink (logo and name). The bike is impressive, with a curved frame and green schwinn cruiser poison. Calling the attention of the press, bringing the elements of the old school to Electra . enthusiasts of cars, kustom kulture and the (hot rods, bobbers, choppers and kustom cars) began to buy . . then spreading the brand and style kustom . . !. and this group of friends, and passion for old bicycles . . classical and came kuztomz our club the "Bike Klub Véia KUZTOMZ" . . Where worship classic bikes restoring original . . or just keeping the originality and the memory alive . . or kuztomizando and recreating the way we are . . rat bikes, low rider bikes , Customs . . here . . like antique bicycles modified or not . . . This blog is dedicated to admirers of old bikes (original or modified) to convey information. . Antigociclismo about the world of cycling kustom . . or . . Bicycles showing . . of various styles and trends . . publicizing events, meetings with other clubs or just admirers, restorations, kustomizações services . . . . "Cultivating true friends no competition or rivalry . . Making it happen on our land with our tools and our wills! Old school forever, classic & kuztomz. . . .