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  • n. Plural form of lowrider.


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  • So much of Beck's '90s output was a mythologizing of the 80s Los Angeles he grew up immersed in – lowriders, mariachi, turntables and microphones.

    Beck Vs. The Mae Shi (Music (For Robots))

  • Kneeling before me, he gently pushed up the legs of my bloodstained khaki capris—my favorite little Abercrombie & Fitch lowriders, ruined now—till my knees were exposed.


  • In California, it was illegal to remove a car's shock absorbers and springs as many lowriders did, replacing them with hydraulics that could be used to raise and lower the bodies and even to do a bouncing dance.

    His Car Set a High Bar for Lowriders

  • Beloved in lowrider circles, Mr. Valadez was buried in a pink casket with floral detailing, and carried to the cemetery in a procession of lowriders led by the Gypsy Rose on a flatbed truck.

    His Car Set a High Bar for Lowriders

  • It cruised about five inches above the pavement — not so low as some lowriders but low enough to make a statement.

    His Car Set a High Bar for Lowriders

  • Whittier Boulevard was eventually closed to lowriders.

    His Car Set a High Bar for Lowriders

  • Its nearly 75 artists represent newcomers along with the full cast of beach bums who brought us the West Coast aesthetic the Southern California Minimalism that combined lowriders, plastics, neon lights and sunset colors.

    Beyond Laissez-Faire Summer Fare

  • Critically speaking, the New Moon soundtrack beats the skinny lowriders off Twilight No. 1.

    Bear Chasers

  • Just outside a midtown theater a man rides by on a bike -- one of those lowriders.

    David Byrne: New York State of Mind

  • Also, the hipsters don't ride around on shiny lowriders while rapping.

    Archive 2009-08-01


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