Low Flyer...."Building a Better X53"

Discussion in 'WBO 2017 BIKES' started by Jaypem, Jan 28, 2017.

  1. Falstaff

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    You could probably post that in the show me rat rod furniture section.

    Curious, how heavy do you think that bike pulled grill is?
     
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  2. The Renaissance Man

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    Cool, a pedal powered foosball gizmo!
     
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  3. mistersurly

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    Nice! Need me some portable Yakatori action!
     
  4. Jaypem

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    Done :)
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    This is actually my buddies bike.
    Scratch built and really cool!
    We're hoping to do a few food bike events this year. Did a couple last year and would do them constantly if I had the time!
    Very fun :)
     
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  5. Jaypem

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    Alright, just about done highjacking my own thread with meat pics...But I found another shot of the trailer with a small porchetta I did for our town parade last year...Rode 3-4 miles or so towing this little piggy ;)
    (Enlisted a couple dudes with tow straps to help on the hills..)
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  6. Captain Awesome

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    Awesome fab skills. Very impressed with all the details on this build.

    Loving the grills and the steampunk/Rube Goldberg elements to them
     
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  7. Jaypem

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    Back to bike updates...
    Hand cut some lettering for my seat tube.
    I was going to have my buddy cut some font for this project but decided I'd rather have it look more hand done.
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  8. Jaypem

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    Gonna go read the paper while this dries...:)
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  9. OneHorsePower

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    Very cool with the grill chainguard/tank and double inline springs fork :41::rockout:
     
  10. Jaypem

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    I can live with that :)
    I'll give a nice fade when it cures...Pretty much what I was shooting for. 1490293671863172320103.jpg
     
  11. Jaypem

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    Kind of like this location for a morning or evening pic?
    Across from the hardware store...
    Getting pretty close to that final shot ;)
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  12. Jaypem

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    Or Maybe..?
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  13. Falstaff

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    Would look good with the sun a bit lower.
    With all that rust on the rails you don't even have to worry about a train coming.
     
  14. Captain Awesome

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  15. Jaypem

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    "Rat Chrome" on the fender stays.
    Fender dart...The hit list is shrinking :)
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  16. Jaypem

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    Bracket.
    Dual purpose here.. Really wanted to add this small light, and I lost the washer for the head set...

    Getting down to the last few things:
    Get the headlight lit up.
    A little more rust on the expanded metal.
    Clean up the whitewalls.
    Take some cool pics and video!

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  17. Jaypem

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    What do you think of this pic?
    Could be the one...
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  18. Falstaff

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    Good choice.
    The angle looks good, and the multi stone/brick background pulls out the expanded metal.
     
  19. LukeTheJoker

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    Bike is looking good!
    I think you need a plainer background to show off the mesh!
     
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  20. horsefarmer

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    Bike is really cool! I wonder if lower headlight is upside down tho. Maybe the lens that used to light up a licence plate should be at the bottom facing the front fender?
     

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