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Going APE !

Old 09-21-19, 03:12 PM
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Going APE !

Actually mini APE as in mini ape hangers .
Found a deal on some steel mini ape hangers and had wanted to give them a try , so I ordered a couple .
After about a week they showed up today in a plastic bag with the undamaged ends poking through the the bag . USPS had put a piece of tape on one end to keep it from coming all the way out . But they weren’t even scratched.
First bike to get a set was my black Electra C1 . I liked them so much after a short two mile ride around the neighborhood, I sat down in my garage and ordered two more while they were a deal .
Then I picked my Electra Fat Tire Cruiser to receive the other set .
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Old 09-21-19, 03:18 PM
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I meant to add . I’d been experiencing numbing in my hands while riding , with the cruiser bars and thought these might relieve some of that and so far it has .
It takes the pressure off my hands . I have problems with arthritis in both hands and hopefully these will help that too .
The only problem is it puts all of the weight on my bottom. So I switched my saddles back to the Electra Cruiser saddles.
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Old 09-22-19, 01:04 PM
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Took the Fat Tire Cruiser out today after lunch . A little windy , which helped keep things tolerable. Itís 86 now with mid nineties forecast to come back midweek. Itís supposed to be fall ! Not many shadows between 2 and 3pm .
I love this bike . Thereís just something about cruising around on it that puts a smile on my face .
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Old 09-23-19, 08:50 AM
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i have a really tall set on one of my stretches. caught a deal and put them on just to try it. i kept them on for variety, but like my low cruiser style ones better.

lets see if this works https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?f...type=3&theater

edit: it worked. photobucket has gone hostage taker again, but i was able to link off facebook.
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Old 09-23-19, 05:44 PM
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I had some apes on my EC1 for a while. I finally decided that the stock HBs were better because you can pull up on them and get a bit more power to the pedals if you need to accelerate sort of quickly to get through an intersection, etc.
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