(ORBO) Klunkerbolt finished

Discussion in 'ORBO 2016 FINISHED BIKES' started by Roadie64, Mar 28, 2016.

  1. Roadie64

    Roadie64

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    1963 Columbia Firebolt frame, ratty...
    With stock seat bolt, stock bottom bracket cups and bearings, stock headset.
    Newer fork off of a Huffy mtb(flame painted).
    Newer BMX three piece steel cranks(flame painted).
    Non-descript chain ring 40 tooth(flame painted)
    Bear Trap peddles.
    Custom hand made seat top on older non-descript frame(Brooks style).
    Heavy duty Schwinn exerciser seat post.
    80's Bullmoose Bars.
    70's Schwinn break lever.
    Older foam grips.
    BMX bar ends.
    Wally world chain.
    Wheel set: Bought assembled from a RRB FB member. Front hub is a Sturmey Archer XL-FD drum brake; rear hub is a Sturmey Archer S2C (116mm spaced, two-speed kickback with a coaster brake). Both wheels are built into 36H Sun Rhyno Lite rims with double-butted Wheelsmith spokes and new Velox rim tape.
    Tires: Maxis Maxxpro Holly Roller 26x2.2's.
    Gear ratios are 1.82 to 1 in first and 2.37 to 1 in second with a 40 tooth front and 22 tooth rear sprockets.


    Here's the build thread:
    http://ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/orbo-klunkerbolt-done.96707/

    I want thank the positive people on this forum! These build offs are a lot of fun. The camaraderie, talent and inspiration from the other members bring my builds to a much higher standard. Thanks, Fellas!!! :thumbsup:


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  2. bikedudeomaha

    bikedudeomaha

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    love those firebolt frames! bars are a good choice, bike looks great!
     
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  3. deorman

    deorman

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    Kind of a sleeper you got going there. Discreet and understated, yet well equipped.:thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
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  4. OddJob

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    Again...:thumbsup:
     
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  5. LukeTheJoker

    LukeTheJoker Moderator

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    Great stuff, awesome frame, awesome build!

    Luke.
     
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  6. KJV

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    :thumbsup:
     
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  7. kingfish254

    kingfish254 CHECK OUT MY SALE THREAD FOR COOL STUFF! Pro Member

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    That frame works great as an off roader.
    Sweet looking build
     
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  8. moleman

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    Nicely done sir!
     
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