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#1 2012-11-29 4:26pm

RyanPartridge
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Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

I woke up yesterday around 5AM to get the coffee percolatin' and check emails. I find a PM waiting for me from a fella named Jay in Australia that basically says, "Hey Ryan, since you're into cruisers check out this link...". It's an ad posted the night before for a Laguna cruiser and a phone number.

Next thing I know I'm driving 6 hours to Modesto, CA to pick up this heap. What can I say...the price was right...

4130 Laguna frame
Rear hub dated 12/79.....front dated 12/80
B.S. stamped Dirt Skirt
Persons seat

Seat post is stuck. I hit some of the surface rust on the Cook Bros fork with some 0000 steel wool and it shined up like new.

Stoked!

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Wanted: Mint Suntour 42 chainring in blue, black Takagi Cr-Mo 180 one piece crank, Suntour 1" seat clamp in silver or black, Cook Bros original fork & flag decals

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#2 2012-11-29 4:28pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

Hells yeah you drove the distance, and probably broke a few laws on the way!  That thing is loaded with goodies.  Great pick up.


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#3 2012-11-29 4:28pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

Thats a hike!Got some killer bits on it!!Very cool!cool

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#4 2012-11-29 4:29pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

Nice Cook Uni Clamp.   Could ya post a pic from the top so I could see the cap that goes on top?  smile   Great find

Thx,
Scott


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#5 2012-11-29 4:30pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

I don't even know what I'm looking at but something tells me it is Super Cool!

That's a long drive, but if "the price was right", then I'd say it was worth it.


Blue is gone, gone, gone....

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#6 2012-11-29 4:30pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

damn!  if you paid less than $1700 for that, you stole it! lol


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#7 2012-11-29 4:32pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

Great find! cool


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#8 2012-11-29 4:32pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

Thanks fellas!


JS-44SDS wrote:

Nice Cook Uni Clamp.   Could ya post a pic from the top so I could see the cap that goes on top?  smile   Great find

Thx,
Scott

Yeah I'll get you a photo. smile


Wanted: Mint Suntour 42 chainring in blue, black Takagi Cr-Mo 180 one piece crank, Suntour 1" seat clamp in silver or black, Cook Bros original fork & flag decals

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#9 2012-11-29 4:33pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

freedo wrote:

damn!  if you paid less than $1700 for that, you stole it! lol

I stole it. cool

Last edited by RyanPartridge (2012-11-29 4:34pm)


Wanted: Mint Suntour 42 chainring in blue, black Takagi Cr-Mo 180 one piece crank, Suntour 1" seat clamp in silver or black, Cook Bros original fork & flag decals

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#10 2012-11-29 4:34pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

Id have driven that far too. Great bike man.


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#11 2012-11-29 5:01pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

I am the owl... wrote:

Id have driven that far too. Great bike man.

+1 Awesome bike


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#12 2012-11-29 5:04pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

I think I just soiled myself.  SWEET score

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#13 2012-11-29 5:06pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

Very nice

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#14 2012-11-29 5:08pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

How the @#$% do you drive 740 miles in 6 hours?

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#15 2012-11-29 5:11pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

BirdDog wrote:

How the @#$% do you drive 740in miles in 6for hours?

Pretty sure it was 6 hours, 370 miles there....6 hours 370 miles back...basically a long day.


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#16 2012-11-29 5:14pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

My god that stem is as rare as hens teeth. That is one heck of a find. Congrats

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#17 2012-11-29 5:27pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

I see, great catch


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#18 2012-11-29 5:42pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

not just the stem, the matching fork and headset I would assume are also hens teeth status.

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#19 2012-11-29 5:43pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

williwoods wrote:

not just the stem, the matching fork and headset I would assume are also hens teeth status.

along with it being a cruiser fork!


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#20 2012-11-29 5:46pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

That may be the score of the year! cool

Good idea for a thread before the end of the year tongue


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#21 2012-11-29 5:48pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

That is cool, worth it all once you got home.


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#22 2012-11-29 5:48pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

I'd have walked that distance for that bike.  Well, walked only one way.  The other way I would have cruised in style.  Helluva find!

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#23 2012-11-29 5:51pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

im a lil younger but are those tires OE


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#24 2012-11-29 5:54pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

Lets not forget the 26" Z rims and that awesome Van Halen sticker


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#25 2012-11-29 5:54pm

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Re: Just drove 740 miles for this Laguna cruiser....

Erikv wrote:

I think I just soiled myself.  SWEET score

I hate when that happens.....neutral


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