Another Love Letter: BONEEN

Discussion in 'BUILD OFF 9 BIKES' started by furyus, May 1, 2014.

  1. LukeTheJoker

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    Simplest bike maybe, but definitely one of the coolest!

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  2. BabyDoll

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    Aaaawwwwww Thank you Furyus!! I do remember you saying you rolled the dice! I'm so very happy that you did!
     
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  3. furyus

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    Woohoo, Baby Doll! We got our Fourth of July ride in! Maybe we can make that one of our little traditions. Surely was a lovely evening. Hurricane Arthur passing by to our east just took all the heat and humidity right along with it, and left us perfection. That was a lot of fun.

    Here are our bikes kind of looking like an old Schwinn advertisement, if Schwinn had seen the rat thing coming...

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    Your bike looked fantastic this evening, and it was great to see your homemade streamers sailing in the wind...

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    Blastin' down the trail like a couple of ten-year olds...

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    I've photoshopped a thousand pics, but not this one. Just hung the camera down and snapped with no idea what would come of it. Pretty cool!

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    Our bikes are put away for the day, all snuggled up together down in the basement, waiting for their next day in the sun...

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    I had a lot of fun today with you Baby Doll. Thanks for all your love.

    Love,
    American Style.
     
  4. kingfish254

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    Looks like a match made in Heaven!
     
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  5. 1oldbikelover

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    Nice story. Already looking forward to "lil Schwinns in the near future from these two love bikes! Keep us posted!
     
  6. LukeTheJoker

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    Nice work!

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  7. white_cross

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    good work!
     
  8. BabyDoll

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    "love bikes" -- I love that!
     
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  9. CRASH

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    then... 9 months later...



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  10. kingfish254

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    It needs to be Campus Green
     
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  11. BabyDoll

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    Very Cute!!
     
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  12. BabyDoll

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    Furyus, I wanna baby now!! Look at this cute baby bike!!
     
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  13. BabyDoll

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    Watch, Furyus is going to come in and shut this thread down in a big hurry now! heehee
     
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  14. CRASH

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    I have kids just so I have an excuse to get more bikes.
     
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  15. furyus

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    Wow, Baby Doll! I'm honored and thrilled! I think you'll be an excellent mother, warm and caring. Of course, we'll really have to tighten our belts and you know what that means - no puppy.

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    You know what they say around here: we need to "get ta buildin'!" if we're going to get us a baby!

    Gonna be a baby daddy!

    Yours.
     
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  16. BabyDoll

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    Dear Furyus,

    I see you trying to use reverse psychology on me! Saying if we have a screaming crying messy baby, we can’t afford an adorable little non-destructive puppy. Well maybe if our life savings weren’t tied up in vintage bicycle parts, we could afford an adorable little non-destructive puppy! Wait a minute, now I’m falling for your ploy. I’m arguing for the puppy! Foiled again by you Furyus!


    So I’ve been thinking about this, and I may actually “let” you get a puppy, but only under one condition: --that you build it a Doggy Stroller / Bike – but in Rat Rod style! (Because no puppy of mine is going to be caught riding one of these “China repops”!

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    Not even really sure what that means...just hear you saying it a lot in reference to bicycles ; )

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    It has to be a true Rat Rod --custom, vintage, maybe with a theme; and you have to go through the whole build process…sketches, sourcing parts, hours in the garage, painting, step-by-step photos, etc. It has to be worthy of a RRBBO entry!

    See now I’m using reverse psychology on you! You may decide that it’s a whole lot easier and cheaper to just have a baby!

    Love,
    Baby Doll
     
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  17. LIVE TO RIDE

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    Man your Schwinn turned out great!!!Gives me some ideas for my 79 Spitfire frame.
     
  18. furyus

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    Wow, Baby Doll! There are a lot of remarkably cool bikes in this build-off. They'll get tons of votes (deservedly so) but they won't get what you've given me, in writing no less: Permission to fund, research and create a new rat AND permission to have a puppy (or baby human). I'm leanin' puppy at this point (see previous post with sample pics) and maybe a campus green Schwinn Town & Country project for puppy...

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    In the meantime, I added a couple of almost finishing touches to my 'phoon. First, to keep the similarities between our bikes strong, I added some flowers to my bike, since yours is covered in them. I chose white roses, which symbolize purity and love. These roses are made from mulberry bark, and the wire "stems" are even campus green. I love you purely, Baby Doll.

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    Just to make sure the 'phoon isn't too sugary and spice-y, I had to add a really mild vulgarity, mostly because in a lot of ways I'm only thirteen years old.

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    Right down to the wire, Baby Doll. I'm very happy with how this bike has turned out; it's a perfect match for your Slik Chik without matching perfectly, if that makes sense. Feels really good to ride, too. Can't wait to get our bikes to the boardwalk in just a few weeks!

    Thanks for making this build-off so much fun, darlin'.

    Yours.
     
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  19. furyus

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    Thanks, man. Those Spitfire frames are cool. Last of the last, aren't they? Hope your build comes true.

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