Vacation, beaches, and warm nights - summer is here. If you’re still unsure about what you’re going to do to occupy your time during these three glorious months we’ve got just the idea – Cruiser Bikes!
Made for the perfect easy ride that goes hand in hand with a cold beverage and a short cruise to the beach, lakeside, or park. Cruiser bikes, also known as beach cruisers are bikes that combine balloon tires, an upright seating posture, a single-speed drivetrain and straight forward steel construction with expressive styling.
Not fully sold on cruiser bikes? We’ve got 5 reasons why you need them this summer.
Cycling enthusiasts, we know you love a good fixie, we do too, but something about the heat of summer makes us want to slow things down and take it easy. Enter, cruiser bikes. Put on your swimsuits and flip-flops and take the scenic route to the beach, it’s time for a little relaxation. If your life is as fast-paced as we think, you’ll be thanking us later. After all, taking it easy is a self-care must, and we’re all about self-care.
Cruiser bikes are a great way to keep active while you’re on vacation in a very low-key way. Bicycles are naturally a low-impact workout. Not only can you get a full-body workout but you also strengthen your muscles, increase flexibility, fight fatigue, and reduce mental blocks. Most cruisers don't have gears you can shift to help you up hills, so your best bet for blasting calories is to take a path with a little bit of incline, providing greater resistance. But for those of you who like a little help from gears, we also provide geared cruisers! So go ahead and have that extra ice cream. After all it’s hot and you’ve earned it!
What’s the best thing about cruiser bikes? Plenty of space to install a bike rack! With all the hanging out we tend to do in the summer, a bike rack is the perfect addition to your summer essentials. Are you in charge of bringing the beer or snacks to the beach bonfire? No worries, there’s room for that in your easy-to-install bike rack.
Perfect on gravel and beach roads, wide tires come standard on cruiser bikes and we absolutely can’t imagine a summer without them. Go from side-walk to boardwalk with ease as you make your way through summer.
Last, but certainly not least, cruiser bikes are comfy. With a wide seat and wide tires you’ll feel like you’re riding a cloud through your summer vacation. Our Beach Cruiser comes complete with an extra comfort design.
Still not sure if cruiser bikes are for you? Check out The FG Cruiser, a new breed of bicycles, where urban and beach mix. The FG Cruiser® is the most advanced cruiser in comfort, design, and performance. This bike is more practical and efficient than your typical Cruiser, yet more comfortable than a Fixie. Hitting the beach by day, or the city by night has never been so smooth.
The government requires drivers to keep license plates on their vehicles to protect public and private safety. Commuters are opting to ride bicycles over driving cars for any number of positive lifestyle benefits, but cyclists trade off the safety afforded to drivers.
License plates are not required by law for bicycles in most areas, but there are various benefits to implementing this measure to protect cyclists in reckless riding behavior. Several American states have attempted bicycle license plate systems on a provisional basis, as documented.
Whether you are a leisurely bike rider or consider more of a passion, all riders should be in the habit of regularly cleaning their bike. Simply put, a clean bike looks betters, operates better, and will last longer.
Even if you are using your bike just to cruise to the beach or around town, Bicycling.com recommends, "Cleaning your road bike monthly (or every 20 to 25 rides) and a mountain or 'cross bike more often". So, while it may be easier just to put your bike back in the garage after a few rides, making an effort to wash your bike monthly (even if it doesn't look dirty) can really help extend the life of your bike and help with day to day operation of the bike!