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  1. Gdcast

    Raty, retro, road bike

    3 speeds
  2. Gdcast

    Raty, retro, road bike

    It's all right, I'm not planning on wining the Tour with it, It's just a cool looking bike that turns a few heads, nothing fancy.
  3. Gdcast

    Raty, retro, road bike

    I got into the barn last night and manege to get this pics, Head badge says "Confiance" but I couldn't get any info on it. and the derailleur says "Sachs Huret"...
  4. Gdcast

    Raty, retro, road bike

    Well it´s probably a 50's bike. Wheels? not wooden but steel, painted as if they where wooden. I' dont remember the brand on the headbadge, I do remember it's french. I'll check it out tonight. Derailleur is not rod operated, it's cable, but bare in mind this is not a resto, I just removed...
  5. Gdcast

    Raty, retro, road bike

    All pics I have in my phone are from that side, I'll take some more when I get home from work.
  6. Gdcast

    Raty, retro, road bike

    Me too, but the Drelieur was original to the bike and so cool looking I had to keep it.
  7. Gdcast

    R.A.F BIKE

    Hey Kingfish!! It's being a while, glad to be back! Nice to see you liked the build, Cheers Bro!
  8. Gdcast

    Leather Saddle from Scratch

    Thanks for the comments guys! Well the leather is about 4 millimeters thick, and that being said I'm not sure if the vacuum sealer will be strong enough to tighten it. Maybe if you leave it soaking for a couple more days? I think is worth a try tough...
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    Leather Saddle from Scratch

    Hi guys! This is a photo reference of how I made the saddle for this bike: Raw leather piece from store: Mold made of wood: At this stage you soak the leather in water for 24 hours and then: Leave it to dry inside, for a day or two till it's firm. Then you trim it to shape...
  10. Gdcast

    Raty, retro, road bike

    Hi guys! When I found this bike it had a newish plastic seat, plastic grips and pedals, a mix of different color electric tape around it, it was a mess. But I started pouring some love at it and this is the result. Hope you like it! PS: The saddle is made from scratch, here's how I did it...
  11. Gdcast

    R.A.F BIKE

    Hi guys! It's been a long while, my last post was years ago, but hey, I'm back!! My latest build is not a rat, but a restomod, a tribute to a Royal Airforce Bike used back in the 40's... Nos Brooks saddle, 3 speed coaster brake rear hub, hand made (by myself) tool bag, powder coated all Nos...
  12. Gdcast

    Need help identifying girls bike

    Hi guys, I need help with this girl's bike. Make and year if possible, thanks!
  13. Gdcast

    Help!! What is this??

    Model and year please?? ;-)
  14. Gdcast

    Phat Stormtrooper

    Right time to park it in front of the theater and sell it for big money, build 2 with that money; one to keep, one to sell when the new movie pops up, sell it for big money, so on so on...
  15. Gdcast

    FENIX- Finished!

    Ohooooo I'm subscribed!!!
  16. Gdcast

    '37 Elfman Streamline Deluxe

    Blown away by your skills man, awesome project, beautiful design.
  17. Gdcast

    The Hepkat * I'm back!!

    I like everything in your pics man, the neighborhood, the bike, the board, the car... please, don't post a pic of your girl!!! :D
  18. Gdcast

    Cheap and easy shifter mount and stickshift conversion

    Thanks Doc!! ;)
  19. Gdcast

    Cheap and easy shifter mount and stickshift conversion

    Hey Doc, what about another angle of that contraption of yours ;) ?? I like it!!!!