Recent content by David Cooksey



  1. David Cooksey

    CLASS 1 VOTE HERE!!!! - CLASS 1 FINISHED BIKE PHOTOS BELOW POLL

    Well I think that, although its not to many peoples taste, my entry this year was definitely a creative new idea. Go find another one! Lol But I'm not offended by one persons opinion. It certainly doesn't put me off entering again. Although next year I won't be doing a class 1 build again. My...
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    Nouveau Style

    Thank you all for your kind words
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    Nouveau Style

    I wanted to build a practical commuter bike that had a touch of craziness. It started as a poorly Peugeot NS "shopper" bike. The NS stands for Nouveau Style, something I learnt half way through the build. There has been metal working, painting, stickering, upholstering, wiring, wrenching and...
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    BO15 Nouveau Style (previously Shop-rod)

    A couple more, very diverse locations
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    BO15 Nouveau Style (previously Shop-rod)

    It does ride really nice though. The gear ratio is perfect. Oh and it does get noticed lol
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    BO15 Nouveau Style (previously Shop-rod)

    actually, its all done! I just need to find a suitable location for the "finished thread" shot. I tried a couple of places over the weekend, but didn't quite "do it" for me.
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    BO15 Nouveau Style (previously Shop-rod)

    Measuring,drawing,cutting, sewing and sticking!
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    BO15 Nouveau Style (previously Shop-rod)

    I lost the momentum a bit with this. My mistake was to move it from the workshop to home. I put it in the garage and, well, other things took my attention! (I'll give you a clue... It has 4 wheels and an aluminium body..... It also now has a rebuilt alfa engine and custom exhaust.. But... Now...
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    BO15 Nouveau Style (previously Shop-rod)

    Front gaurd painted and the wire for the front light now runs through the frame. What a faff that was!
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    BO15 Nouveau Style (previously Shop-rod)

    That's it for today. And probably for a week or so.
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    BO15 Nouveau Style (previously Shop-rod)

    I put a little shape in it with the English wheel and welded the first side in. Loosely fitted I still haven't worked out how I will attach it to the mudguard stays... Ooo I've just thought of a way as I was typing this! Lol
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    BO15 Nouveau Style (previously Shop-rod)

    I was going to do something like this (a card mock up) But I think that it will look better if the quadrant was filled in completely, the the drip put over the black. I think it will balance the rear of the bike better. Any thoughts?