(ORBO) The Sportsman finished

Discussion in 'ORBO 2016 FINISHED BIKES' started by jamesdart, Apr 1, 2016.

  1. jamesdart

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    The Sportsman started as a worksman m2600 frame used in some factory or something. I came up with the plan to build sort of a throwback to an 80s bmx. I don't really have a stockpile of parts so I used parts that are readily available to most of us, but remind me of what was cool back in the day. I feel the name fits, it's like if worksman decided to build a bmx inspired bike for dad to ride around with jr.
    Here's the build
    http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/orbo-the-sportsman.96144/
     
  2. horsefarmer

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    Beautiful blue bomber!
     
  3. deorman

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    Looks pretty tough. :comando: :cool2:
     
  4. Wildcat

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    That's the best Worksman frame IMO.
     
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  5. roadwarrior

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    That is cool! Neato!
     
  6. KJV

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  7. LukeTheJoker

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    Nice!
    Congrats on finishing!

    Luke.
     
  8. metalchewy

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    Agree with you on that.

    Love the color combo, Blue and black with gumwalls.

    Building... riding...
     
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  9. jamesdart

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    thanks guys. a guy that I have been friends with since we were 14 stopped by yesterday I told him to take it for a ride around the block. he came back and said how much? ill take it. ummm no. not for sale. I wish I could get a good pic of the paint it really pops out in the sun.
     
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  10. horsefarmer

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    I know, isn't it a great feeling building such a great ride you don't want to part with it! You know must of done it right. :thumbsup:
     
  11. ifitsfreeitsforme

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    Wicked.


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    Nice and simple beautiful color choice. Love it
     
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    One of my favorites! Straight up klunkericious! Well done....:41:
     
  14. kingfish254

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    Love the lines of that frame.
     
  15. moleman

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    Very nice! Is that frame larger/taller than a standard cruiser frame?
     
  16. jamesdart

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    the top tube is a little higher than a standard worksman inb at the seat, but that's about it. everything else is in the same location.
     
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  17. sdframe

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    Too hot
    Too cool
    Just right
    All of the above
     

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