Thanks! I appreciate that! I hate the wheels! The more I look at it with those on there the more I hate them. I’m probably going to throw them on the wife’s bike. It’s funny cause in real life they don’t look that bad they just don’t photograph well...How about MSeratti?
The bike looks incredibly nice!!! Another thing that I have done inside frames before is wadded up some rag tightly in the adjoining tubes to the BB and Headstube to limit the crud that can make it to the bearings.
A buddy of mine does high end race car design and he taught me to choose colors that are directly opposite on the color wheel to get contrast that appeals to the eye. With your frame color, bright blue seems to be the one. I did my yellow Heavy Duti strandie in blue bolt ons and it actually looks pretty good.
Yeah, I was wanting a third accent color and I thought those wheels were actually more of the gold anodized color which would have been a complimentary color, those which are left or right of the main color, I think my mind is kinda broken these days. Anyway the ad on eBay was bogus, those rims are painted not anodized and they’re closer to yellow which makes me think of McDonalds, and I don’t want that. I almost did order a bunch of blue parts in the beginning. I’m ordering some chrome wheels. Chrome is the third color I have going. I didn’t need a forth color and I didn’t originally see it that way. Oh well! Live and learn! Thanks!A buddy of mine does high end race car design and he taught me to choose colors that are directly opposite on the color wheel to get contrast that appeals to the eye. With your frame color, bright blue seems to be the one. I did my yellow Heavy Duti strandie in blue bolt ons and it actually looks pretty good.
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Supermoto’s!! I love those tires. I have them on my BO13 bike. They are really smooth rollers, no? Excellent grip and corners well. AND they’re Supercool looking, too! I was doubtful about all your red with the copper tone, but I must admit that it looks pretty cool together.
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Yeah the red was more of a choice of parts availability that fit my budget I had originally planned on blue stuff but i couldn’t pass up the deal on that Profile sprocket, it was $15 and it sort of matched the gear ratio that was originally on there. I love those tires too, super smooooth! I found them at a local bike shop in San Luis Obispo with no idea of what they even were I just thought they’d fit what I was looking for, gum walls. The guy said they were originally like $40 each but he gave them both to me for $50 out the door and that’s about what I had expected and wanted to pay for 2 nice new tires. I’m pretty happy so far with how it’s turned out with the exception of the wheels.I'd love to find a set. Hard to come by
Yeah that thing is a POS! The wheels and tires are how I ran this Schwinn and my last Schwinn for years although not actually using the current front wheel/tire combo but a similar one. I thought it was choppery looking!Not sure how I feel about that skinny/fat tire combo. The skinny looks FAAAASSSSSTTTT! Guess which way Matti leans.
PS the coaster break looks scary af!