n.— «Of course there are places cruisers never went out of style. In certain mountain towns and beach communities, having a dinged old Schwinn has always been a considerable badge of local street cred. In Aspen, these old junkers are called townies. In Crested Butte (where they became the frames of some of the first mountain bikes), they’re called clunkers.» —“The Call Of The Cruiser” by Dave Philipps Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colorado) Aug. 24, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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