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State Bicycle Co. x Grateful Dead - Lightning Bolt Klunker (27.5
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Based on 22 reviews
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Robert South (Vinemont, US)
Klunkers for the win!

I bought one of each Grateful Dead edition Klunkers. Not a bad bike for the price, but as a collector/rider of BMX cruisers, I did make a few changes out of the box. Since there was little to no technical specifications about these bikes, I had to do a lot of assuming on what parts these bikes came with. I'm here to save you some time as I will let you know that these are all loose ball bearings, not one sealed bearing on the bike. The pedals are small cheaper plastic pedals, so that was swapped right away. New headsets are on the way with sealed bearings for ease of maintenance. I'm going to replace the Euro bottom bracket with a sealed set too. From my spare parts laying around, I have also replaced the seat post, stem, and handlebars. Why? Well, I'm not a fan of a straight seat post and seat guts. The bars do not have the modern bmx cross hatching, but the older straight line style. I'm sure this is no big deal for the typical customer, but I have been riding bikes for too long and would rather upgrade than have issues down the road if I decide to do something "stupid" like jump the bike or ride it like one of my BMX bikes. These were bought because my girlfriend is not a fan of hand brakes, but can easily be converted down the road. I gave five stars as most people would be happy with these bikes, I'm just a little more picky than most.

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Austin W. (Toledo, US)
Dream bike!!

The beefed up cruiser I always imagined, thanks!!

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Robert Schorr (Macon, US)
Sweet Ride

Beautiful fun to ride bike. Immediately took it on a group ride and was only shown up by someone who showed up on an internally geared Stingray

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Timothy Cook (Peoria, US)
I’m “Grateful” for this klunker

This Grateful Dead klunker from State Bicycle has very quickly become my favorite go-to bike in my stable. I get so many compliments on it and the geometry is spot on for me. Love it! Keep up the great work State Bicycle. Can’t wait to see what other colab s will be coming in the future

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Glen Walter
Awesome service and products

Unique quality biked at good prices. Son loves his Grateful Dead Klunker!

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Chandler Osborne (Virginia Beach, US)
Grateful Dead bike is badass

Love the bike have been riding every chance I get! The frame is super light and the bike is good for anything and the cult grips are super thank you guys so much.

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Velo Cult Attn: Russ (Phoenix, US)

State Bicycle Co. x Grateful Dead - Lightning Bolt Klunker (27.5")

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Samantha Carmen (Euless, US)
Amazing Bike!

Not only did this bike totally exceed my already high expectations visually, it rides like a dream. Such a fun bike for cruising around with friends on a lazy summer day.

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Malachi Burns (Sonora, US)
👍👍👍👍

👌👌👌👌💪🤙🤙🤙

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Customer (Durham, US)
Nothing but fun

This bike brought back memories of riding my single speed coaster brake bike as a kid. It's been nothing but miles of smiles. I didn't even throw a leg over the bike on my first ride and I was already getting compliments. My only complaint was the seat clamp broke the first ride in so I upgraded to a more sturdier seatpost.

State Bicycle Co. x Grateful Dead - Lightning Bolt Klunker (27.5")
Limited Edition Collaboration

Both State Bicycle Co. and Grateful Dead have built their respective followings around awareness, self-expression, and freedom. Now, these two brands announce a collaboration to offer a full line of bicycles, cycling apparel, and accessories. Each piece is adorned with the most treasured symbols associated with the Dead: the Dancing Bears and the 13 point Lightning Bolt.

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The Klunker. What is it? A beautiful, retro-inspired, mash-up of: part beach cruiser, part mountain bike, and part BMX. The perfect “DGAF” bike, for neighborhood cruises, trips to the corner store, and walking the dog….OR… if you’re feeling audacious, mount up and rip a trail.

The SBC Klunker has the durable wheels, frame, and handlebars of a BMX bike, with ground-eating mountain bike tires, so mount up and rip a trail if you are feeling audacious. It is the ultimate all-purpose bicycle. Think of all the advantages:

  • Simplicity. No gears to shift. No derailleurs or cables to adjust and maintain.
  • 27.5” wheels for easy rolling and 2.3” WTB knobby tires for durability and traction.
  • The Klunker has a coaster brake. Nothing could be simpler, more durable, and maintenance-free.
  • The Klunker has a comfortable, upright seating position.
  • The Klunker is provided with flat pedals. Ride with any shoes, even sandals.
  • Order your Klunker with optional LED lights, pedal straps, water bottle cage, and bike lock. The bottle opener is standard!

All these features make the Klunker a practical commuter bike. But the SBC Klunker is downright cool and turns heads. It is totally awesome and minimalist at the same time!

The State Bicycle Klunker is built to take a beating and look good while doing it. It will never let you down. The Klunker will deliver more smiles per mile than any other bike. It’s the most bike and fun you can buy for under $500.00.

Details:

  • Sized for riders 5'5" to 6'3"
  • Frame: Durable Steel Frame & Fork w/ 5 Year Warranty
  • Handlebars: BMX Style V-bar with 7" rise, 30” extra-wide with Vans Grips
  • Wheels: Extra Durable 36h BMX Style Rim w/ 2.3" WTB Mountain Bike Tires
  • Saddle: Retro-style Leatherette Comfort Saddle
  • Gear: 42t Crank with 22t Coaster Style Cog for cruising
  • Brakes: Coaster Brake - Just Pedal Backwards
  • Pedals: Flat MTB Style Platform Pedals 
  • Extras: Bottle Opener Included 

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RETURNS & Exchanges: State Bicycle Co. proudly offers FREE RETURNS for EXCHANGES - please see details of our Return Policy here.

SHIPPING:  Most in-stock items ship within 1 business day! Tracking information is provided upon shipment. Learn more about our Shipping Policy

WARRANTY: 
5-year Warranty on all bicycle frames
1-year Warranty non-consumable parts
2-year Warranty on Essor USA products

    Warranty activated only after you submit proof of professional assembly.


    SUPPORT:  
    We pride ourselves on having a friendly and knowledgeable staff. Contact Us and we'd be happy to help you out in any way we can.

    Customer Reviews

    Based on 22 reviews
    86%
    (19)
    14%
    (3)
    0%
    (0)
    0%
    (0)
    0%
    (0)
    R
    Robert South (Vinemont, US)
    Klunkers for the win!

    I bought one of each Grateful Dead edition Klunkers. Not a bad bike for the price, but as a collector/rider of BMX cruisers, I did make a few changes out of the box. Since there was little to no technical specifications about these bikes, I had to do a lot of assuming on what parts these bikes came with. I'm here to save you some time as I will let you know that these are all loose ball bearings, not one sealed bearing on the bike. The pedals are small cheaper plastic pedals, so that was swapped right away. New headsets are on the way with sealed bearings for ease of maintenance. I'm going to replace the Euro bottom bracket with a sealed set too. From my spare parts laying around, I have also replaced the seat post, stem, and handlebars. Why? Well, I'm not a fan of a straight seat post and seat guts. The bars do not have the modern bmx cross hatching, but the older straight line style. I'm sure this is no big deal for the typical customer, but I have been riding bikes for too long and would rather upgrade than have issues down the road if I decide to do something "stupid" like jump the bike or ride it like one of my BMX bikes. These were bought because my girlfriend is not a fan of hand brakes, but can easily be converted down the road. I gave five stars as most people would be happy with these bikes, I'm just a little more picky than most.

    A
    Austin W. (Toledo, US)
    Dream bike!!

    The beefed up cruiser I always imagined, thanks!!

    R
    Robert Schorr (Macon, US)
    Sweet Ride

    Beautiful fun to ride bike. Immediately took it on a group ride and was only shown up by someone who showed up on an internally geared Stingray

    T
    Timothy Cook (Peoria, US)
    I’m “Grateful” for this klunker

    This Grateful Dead klunker from State Bicycle has very quickly become my favorite go-to bike in my stable. I get so many compliments on it and the geometry is spot on for me. Love it! Keep up the great work State Bicycle. Can’t wait to see what other colab s will be coming in the future

    G
    Glen Walter
    Awesome service and products

    Unique quality biked at good prices. Son loves his Grateful Dead Klunker!

    C
    Chandler Osborne (Virginia Beach, US)
    Grateful Dead bike is badass

    Love the bike have been riding every chance I get! The frame is super light and the bike is good for anything and the cult grips are super thank you guys so much.

    V
    Velo Cult Attn: Russ (Phoenix, US)

    State Bicycle Co. x Grateful Dead - Lightning Bolt Klunker (27.5")

    S
    Samantha Carmen (Euless, US)
    Amazing Bike!

    Not only did this bike totally exceed my already high expectations visually, it rides like a dream. Such a fun bike for cruising around with friends on a lazy summer day.

    M
    Malachi Burns (Sonora, US)
    👍👍👍👍

    👌👌👌👌💪🤙🤙🤙

    C
    Customer (Durham, US)
    Nothing but fun

    This bike brought back memories of riding my single speed coaster brake bike as a kid. It's been nothing but miles of smiles. I didn't even throw a leg over the bike on my first ride and I was already getting compliments. My only complaint was the seat clamp broke the first ride in so I upgraded to a more sturdier seatpost.