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I guess I can post pics of my Straight 8... nothing out of the ordinary, but I like it.
Here it is when I got it... rusty forks and all.
Here it is now... paint is dinged up pretty good on the top tube from an old lock the previous owner had on it, but this is it until I get it painted.
eat, drink, and be merry... for tomorrow we die.
Bikes are allmost ready, my wifes bike will get a 7-speed Nexus next week.
Yesterday during a ride... IJmeer (IJ-lake) at the east of Amsterdam between Muiden and Muiderberg. Left the small island Hooft on the right Flevoland.
Thanks for telling wich points to lube, my Hellbilly saddle (see picture above) also was squeaking like h***, after the lubing it is totally quiet.
As Ace pointed out, that was the stock seat for the Hellbilly. They are 11" wide, and they are quite comfortable. As far as I know, they are no longer available, but Electra does offer a few other seats based on this wide, low profile shape.
As you can see from these pics, the rear stitching was left long to form tassels, but it appears Ace's seat had been castrated. And yes, all my Electra seats had squeaked until I lubed them in the key areas, mostly the front clamp.
I've been a bad boy, brought home some more strays this weekend.The Revil and a Little Betty
and hre is my squad of electra's
NO Its NOT a schwinn, does NOT fit, look like, sound like, feel like, NOT similar, does NOT fit a SCHWINN!
Here's a couple pics of mine, which was just finished. It's a Townie 3 speed which I took apart, bought a bunch of new parts, had it powdercoated, and had some pros (my LBS) put it back together for me.
With my other ride:
Hey, ElectraLance..........I'm so glad you posted pics of your Townie. I also have a Townie with the 1st gen frame, and was always curious to see how triple tree forks would look, on it. I like it! I'm curios about the top end on yours, though. It looks like some sort of spacer was used?
And, where did you get the double kickstand? Is that the one Electra used to put on some of their Townies, a while back, or is it after market?
Here's my Townie. I just recently converted it from a 3 speed to a Nexus 7 speed. I added the Electra stubby fenders and replaced the goofy stock handlebars with mini apes.
another straight 8
re-done by yours truely
it's like I'm un-ravelling a big cable knit sweater, that someone keeps knitting, and knitting, and KNITTING, AAANND KNITTING!!!
http://www.facebook.com/raythevulturepeoro <---- galleries of some of my work
Really like your Electra rooski! I am a fan of apes, which I may go for, and am trying to get the chainguard for mine - I originally bought a 1950's NOS one off ebay, but it didn't fit.
On the spacers, yes there are two used - the triple tree fork was 12 inches long, so this was needed (I guess they could have cut it a few inches, but I like how it ended up. The kickstand was aftermarket, here it is - "M-Wave Steel Double Leg Side Bicycle Kickstand" $16 from Amazon. Seems very sturdy, and it doesn't get in the way.
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