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Thinking about converting a Mountain Bike to a Cruiser?

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Do you own a mountain bike and now you have relocated to a flat beach community, or like your mountain bike but desire a more comfortable casual riding position?  There are adjustments that can be made to your mountain bike to add cruiser style comfort.   It is mostly about body position.  When you are on a mountain ...

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Stolen Bike Carolina Beach

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Stolen Bike Carolina Beach

Keep an eye out for this bike stolen from a residence in Carolina Beach this week!  Distinctive coconut, shark, and 3″ Flame tires may have been removed.  It is an army green and black in color.  More reports are coming in on bikes stolen from residences.  Reminder to keep them inside or locked up at your home.  Thieves may even venture in an open garage door.  Any sitings of this beach cruiser can be reported to the Police Department or ...

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Share the Road

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Share the Road

 

In North Carolina, the bicycle has the legal status of a vehicle.  This means that bicyclists have full rights and responsibilities on the roadway and are subject to the regulations governing the operation of a motor vehicle. Automobile operators must share the road and bicyclists must obey all traffic signs and signals and use hand signals for intended movements.

The NC Department of Transportation is kicking off its Watch for Me NC 2013 campaign to promote pedestrian and bicycle ...

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Removing rust from bicycles

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Removing rust from bicycles

Don’t ride a rust bucket around Carolina Beach.  Step it up and remove the rust and preserve the life of your bike.  Being located at the beach, the salt air can take a toll on metal on bicycles.  We have some experience removing rust from bicycles and I would like to share some tips and useful products to accomplish the task inexpensively.  This process works best on old steel bicycle parts but works on most metals.  We find prominent rust ...

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Comfortable beach cruisers with foot forward technology in stock

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Comfortable beach cruisers with foot forward technology in stock

Shore Break carries 2 lines with foot forward, or crank forward technology.  The basics of the design is a stretched wheelbase.  The Sun line out of Miami and the Phat Cycle line out of California.  If you are making the switch from a mountain or road bike or adding a new beach cruiser, you will be pleasantly surprised at how comfortable and easy to ride the new beach cruisers are.  If you haven’t road a beach cruiser come to the ...

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Commercial airing tomorrow on WECT

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Commercial airing tomorrow on WECT

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Don’t just ride, ride in style.  Looking like a great week for bike riding at the beach.  Make sure your bike is in tip top shape and you are equipped with all the accessories you need.  Watch WECT for the new commercial.  See if you can recognize where the bike and riding shots were done on Carolina Beach.  A tip if you are riding on the sand.  Leave a little air out of your tires like you ...

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Customize your Bike

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Deck out your bike with the hottest new accessories like Donna.  Purple rims, purple tires, sequin drink holder, bolt on basket, and zebra seat cover and basket liner make this the hottest ride on Carolina Beach.  Colored tires and rims can really make a bike your own.  The bolt on baskets are in stock now in pink, black and white and mount to fork and stem of bike which makes them secure.  Your friends ...

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Repairs and tune-ups available

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Repairs and tune-ups available

We are equipped and staffed to repair all types of bicycles.  Shore Break can service hybrid, fixies, mountain and road bikes and of course Beach Cruisers.  Bring your bike in for a spring tune-up.  Riding weather is finally here.  We stock most basic repair parts and can have specialty items in a couple days.  Alot of repairs can be accomplished same day or next day.  Typical rates are $25 and hour.  Bring your bike in for an estimate.  We pick ...

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We accept trade ins for new bikes

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Want a new ride for the season and need to sell your old bike?  We are now accepting trade ins toward your new bike.  Bring in your old bike or email a picture to diane@shorebreakbikes.com.  Beach cruisers preferred but we will consider all bikes.

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Ribbon cutting

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