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(MBBO#05 Class 1) Another Raleigh Chopper

Discussion in 'MBBO 2016 BIKES' started by Jake B, Oct 16, 2016.

  1. Jake B

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    I have the guard to a mate who paints choppers for a living so he has all the matches, not sure on the actual match code but raleigh called it brilliant orange back in the day
     
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  2. Jake B

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    So yesterday I laced up a rear wheel for this chopper. And I also took the forks off the cruiser to have a look at them! The only thing I think may have happened is the mudguard moving and touching the tire
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  3. Jake B

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    Stitched up some of the tears in one of my seats
     
  4. Jake B

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    Mmmm nos
     
  5. LukeTheJoker

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    That is a hefty bend!
    Glad you didn't get hurt worse!

    Luke.
     
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  6. Jake B

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    Just need to true this up now
     
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    Wow... That's scary from a fender jamming. +1 you did not get hurt worse... Glad your able shake it off.
    The chopper is great, I both envy and fear the patience you guys have to lace wheels...
     
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  9. Jake B

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    Kickstand pinched out of this RSW16 along with the chain. Might be able to get this thing cobbled together tonight :)
     
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  10. Jake B

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    Rapid building!!! Now gotta wait on a few little upgrades for it!!
     
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    Wow! That was quick!

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    Good job ! faster than speedy gonzalez !:giggle:
     
  14. Jake B

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    Gave the frame a once over with T cut, amazing how it bought the orange back to life!

    Also my nicer set of bars/stem came so fitted them on
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  15. Jake B

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    And last night I refitted the forks on this too after straightening them, from where I fell off it the back wheel ended up pretty badly buckled, tried to straighten it and 3 spokes literally popped out of the rim, this thing is jinxed lol
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  16. Wildcat

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    Those aren't cracks are they?

    The repops may not be anywhere near the quality of the real thing.
     
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  17. Jake B

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    I might take the paint off the forks just to be sure but I didn't see any cracks.
     
  18. Wildcat

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    I zoomed in and see they are just cracks in the paint.


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  19. kingfish254

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    Chopper is looking good. I picked up my first RSW recently.
    That Columbia fork got bent pretty badly. I've never seen one bent that far back before.
     
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  20. Jake B

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    Been using the chopper as a commuter for the past week, rides nice, every day I keep putting better parts on it lol

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