Have questions or want to discuss cycling? Join Now or Sign In to participate in the BikeRide community.

New: Take Part in the May Giveaway for a Change to Win the Thruster 27.5 Retrograde BMX Cruiser Bike


Adult Muscle Bike... conversion kits?
#1
Have a bunch of older MTB's laying around(Huffy, Roadmaster, ect)  and was looking to do something with them. I see that they are selling Muscle bike kits(banana seat, ape hanger bars, grips, mirrors and sissy bars), but do they sell them for the adult type bikes?
Always loved those type bikes, but I'm way too tall to ride an original and if I can get the parts, I might make a couple.
Thanks
  Reply
#2
(02-26-2015, 12:40 AM)!TREK4ME! Wrote:  Have a bunch of older MTB's laying around(Huffy, Roadmaster, ect)  and was looking to do something with them. I see that they are selling Muscle bike kits(banana seat, ape hanger bars, grips, mirrors and sissy bars), but do they sell them for the adult type bikes?
Always loved those type bikes, but I'm way too tall to ride an original and if I can get the parts, I might make a couple.
Thanks

i have changed MB handle bars out to the old V handle bars and added fenders and a fat cruiser seat to get a different look. Sometimes I have have replace brake and shift cables to re-position the levers into the new handle bar positions. i have not done a banana seat conversion but it sounds interesting. you got me on the lookout now for a donar bike. good luck with whatever you decide.
"Where ever we go, there we are"
  Reply
#3
(02-26-2015, 11:29 PM)elmore leonard Wrote:  
(02-26-2015, 12:40 AM)!TREK4ME! Wrote:  Have a bunch of older MTB's laying around(Huffy, Roadmaster, ect)  and was looking to do something with them. I see that they are selling Muscle bike kits(banana seat, ape hanger bars, grips, mirrors and sissy bars), but do they sell them for the adult type bikes?
Always loved those type bikes, but I'm way too tall to ride an original and if I can get the parts, I might make a couple.
Thanks

i have changed MB handle bars out to the old V handle bars and added fenders and a fat cruiser seat to get a different look. Sometimes I have have replace brake and shift cables to re-position the levers into the new handle bar positions. i have not done a banana seat conversion but it sounds interesting. you got me on the lookout now for a donar bike. good luck with whatever you decide.
Put some photos up if you get one built?
  Reply
#4
Something you guys might be interested in: http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/
Craig Domingue - East Texas Hick
  Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread
Author
Replies
Views
Last Post
 
12,967
01-29-2015, 04:21 PM
Last Post: kevan

Forum Jump:

[-]
10 Latest Posts
Doctors are Prescribing Cycling
Today 04:43 AM
What did your first bicycle mean to you?
Today 03:05 AM
Getting back into riding, bike instead o...
Today 12:55 AM
What was your first bicycle?
Yesterday 07:27 PM
Philodo H8
05-20-2024 12:50 PM
Opinions on Bergamont bikes?
05-20-2024 11:58 AM
Expensive bikes with crappy wheels
05-20-2024 06:44 AM
Dork disc - remove it or keep it?
05-20-2024 06:36 AM
interpreting serial numbers
05-19-2024 01:55 PM
What is your dream cycling destination?
05-17-2024 11:50 AM

[-]
Join BikeRide on Strava
Feel free to join if you are on Strava: www.strava.com/clubs/bikeridecom

[-]
Top 5 Posters This Month
no avatar 1. Jesper
32 posts
no avatar 2. Nutribun
21 posts
no avatar 3. GirishH
20 posts
no avatar 4. enkei
20 posts
no avatar 5. Burrobabe
14 posts