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Old 05-04-19, 06:26 AM
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Electra Townie

Is the Electra Townie really a beach cruiser? I am not sure. Electra does sell Beach Cruisers. What are your thoughts?
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IMO, the Townie frame, tires, etc. are close enough to Electra's non-cantilever Cruiser line that all the Townie lacks is a bright flashy paint job.


EDIT: By the way, I was thinking of the single chain ring "Original" line of Townies with the longer frame. Not sure which one you have.

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Old 05-04-19, 09:20 AM
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I think I'll call the Townie a northern coast beach cruiser. As in beaches found in Washington or Maine.
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Electra Townie21D


Sixthreezero EvryJourney 7 speed

Going to add bullhorn bars to the Townie. I currently like the Sixthreezero a little better for cruising.
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Sixthreezero EvryJourney 7 speed
Looks like a "stealth" cruiser. Nice.
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Got another since the price was right.
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A stealth cruiser with front suspension. Excellent.
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Got Cafe bars from Electra for my townie, Bullhorn handlebars for the other one.
Townie with Cafe Handlebars from Electra.
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I would definitely call a Townie a "Beach Cruiser" style bike.
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Townie w/Bullhorn bars
Townie with the Bullhorn bars from the Townie Cruiser.
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Given the name 'Townie', I'd say it's more of an urban bike.
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Originally Posted by alloo View Post

Electra Townie21D


Sixthreezero EvryJourney 7 speed

Going to add bullhorn bars to the Townie. I currently like the Sixthreezero a little better for cruising.


How annoying was assembling the Every Journey? I am considering both of these bikes.
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How annoying was assembling the Every Journey? I am considering both of these bikes.
Looking back, I love both bike. After a few months of ownership, I prefer the Townie, better quality but expensive boutique brand. When I got my sixthreezero EvryJourney 7 spd, I had a mobile bike shop assemble my bike. It cost about $85 and I get free adjustments. You might consider getting a used Townie then get it tuned up at your Local Bicycle Shop. 3, 7 speed bikes are more expensive than the 21 speed bike. The 7 speed is a good all around bike, but the 21 speed has more hill climbing capabilities. I got my townie on craigslist. I love both of them for different reasons. Good luck to you.
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