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Many cruisers weigh well north of 40 pounds. Not so with the Earth Cruiser. Because nothing gets more uncomfortable faster than having to pedal more weight than necessary, we’ve pared as many grams from the Earth Cruiser as we could. Starting with the lightweight aluminum frame and a parts pick that’s nearly all lightweight alloy parts. The result is a 29 pound Earth Cruiser 1 that’s pure joy to pedal.
Many of the parts specified on our Earth Cruisers are made of aluminum to save weight, but also to help preserve the finish of the bike. Aluminum parts include the seat post, seat clamp, stem, rims, front hub, kickstand and crank arms (EC3 and EC1). We’ve even specified a silver-plated chain on the EC3 and EC1 that doesn’t just look great, it’s way more rust-resistant than standard carbon steel chains.
Our cruise-control handlebars were designed to promote a comfortable no-weight-on-the-wrists riding position. With just the right sweep and rise, these handlebars meet the rider’s hands without requiring a forward bend at the waist, relieving pressure on the back of the neck. Handlebar width has also been carefully calculated so that when steered from left to right it does not contact the rider, unlike many other cruiser-style handlebars.
Our Earth Cruiser saddles are not just great looking, they’re extraordinarily comfortable as well. Though the size and shape is clearly generous, we’ve also molded a channel into the top of the saddle to relieve sitting pressure and use high-quality memory or polyurethane foam for the supporting mattress. Memory foam (on the EC1 and 3), was originally developed by NASA and is now used extensively for medical applications. It is much denser than the foams ordinarily used in saddles, which makes it more supportive and more comfortable.
Our comfort tires have been designed to roll smoothly on pavement, but offer a large 2.125” footprint so that rides on park paths can be managed securely. The additional benefit of that big footprint is larger air volume in the tire and tube, which results in lower air pressure for a more comfortable ride than tires with smaller volumes and higher air pressures.
Our Earth Cruisers pedals offer a thermoplastic elastomer insert on both sides of the pedal surface that keeps shoes and sandals from slipping when soles or pedals get wet. These inserts also make barefoot pedaling comfortable.
|Frame||Classic Cantilever design with 6061 aluminum tubing, includes kickstand and painted steel chainguard|
|Fork||Hi-tensile unicrown with radiused blades|
|Headset||Internal cup, threaded, 1 1/8”|
|Wheels||Alex Zuma 36H black anodized alloy rims with alloy nutted front hub and Shimano 3-speed rear, 14 gauge stainless steel spokes|
|Tires||CST Metropolitan Palm Bay, 26" x 2.35|
|Shiftlevers||Shimano RevoShift, 3-speed|
|Chain||KMC Z410NP, silver|
|Crankset||Forged alloy crank, 170mm, with 44T chainring|
|BB Set||Sealed cartridge, 68 x 122.5mm|
|Pedals||Cruiser alloy platform with TPE comfort insert|
|Brakeset||Shimano coaster brake|
|Handlebar||Jamis Cruise-control comfort bar|
|Stem||Alloy hi-rise, 180mm quill, 100mm extension, with removeable 2-bolt cap|
|Seat Post||Alloy micro-adjust, 27.2 x 300mm, with 31.8mm alloy clamp and cromo seatpin|
|Saddle||Earth Cruiser Comfort with memory foam padding, synthetic suede top, burnished sides and bumper springs|
|Sizes||15" & 17"|
|Color||Sky Blue, Grape Jelly, Icy Mint|
|SIZE||TOP EFFECTIVE||HEAD ANGLE||SEAT ANGLE||CHAIN STAY||WHEEL BASE||FORK RAKE||BB HEIGHT||HEAD TUBE||STANDOVER|
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