[ATTACH] I’ve always been intrigued by the Ground Hugger. Kind of a Nanner, could see some sissy bars there too. Kind of a steering wheel, more...
I’m in, though I’ll be a late starter. And weird. Recumbent. But if I go 26/20, use apes, and a nanner it’ll hit all 3 points for a muscle bike,...
Y’all are forgetting all the cool 20/20 recumbents!
Ok, so I’ll have to build a COOL 20/20 recumbent to convince everybody recumbent are cool....
Thank you for the honorable mention! I feel I’ve presented the best bike I’ve been able to so far. To be among the other mentions is a true honor.
10 mile ride today, snapped a few more pics...[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]
2nd, then 3rd, IMO. Both good pics. Great bike all around.
Love the zip-tie on-frame truing stand method. Use it myself. :thumbsup:
Everything else looking good too!
Is it retro or is it futuristic? I can’t decide. Super cool either way. Awesome job!
Thanks OJ. I’ll see what I can find for winter. Not sure about the leopard print scarf, but at least I have the rugged good looks![ATTACH]
Got my mandatory Build-off Savannah Fountain Photo!
(sorry, the bike didn’t fit in the overhead bin! :21:)
1950 Firestone Pilot,
Seattle Sporting Goods Co.
:bigsmile: UncleShish asked the same on page 2. Partial answer here, more discussion there:
“Yes! I’ve had this one for some years and it keeps...
Oh, and the kickstand is waaaaaaay too short. The bike fell over twice before I stopped trusting it at all. It was already leaning at a heavy...
Some possible final Photos:
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The Brooks toolbag is the perfect size for a wrench, some allens, and...
Stems, stems everywhere... but not one meets the spec!
Had to fab up my own brake bracket for the “we-made-‘em-fat-back-then” chainstay. (left) As it’s just plain steel, later it got painted.
I agree, and I at first was tempted to use it that way. However, the shine didn’t last long. I guess I could have clear coated it, but the colors...
Rear brake: check.
Front brake: check.
Chain: Ch... wait a second!
Cable secured via...
I decided the headbadge should be repainted, so here’s the before, middle, after:
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Some required assembly happening as...
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