With all this talk of having an under 21" class plus the standard MBBO
I thought i would show my 2nd place bike from a few MBBO ago
just to show...
Yes it is still a go or I can offer up some parts like KF did for 2nd place last year
it might be a better way to go since there will also be a...
I know there are people who always liked having a single list the top 3 build off winners from each year
So I decided to make an updated version...
Oh yeah I definitely remember
still deciding which pic I want up as my 1st pic
any suggestions are always welcomed
BTW some partial...
Huffy 24" frame and tank
flipped 26" knee action...
Got the bike finished enough for the build off this weekend
It still needs stuff like front brakes and a few other small bits to be a gravity race...
picked up this gate hardware that i plan to use to make a floating attachment point for the banana seat
Also toying with the idea...
It needs a motor and a front brake still to be ready for Bonneville
But I do have plans to hopefully take it there in the future
since I placed second last year I was planning on making a trophy for this years second place with this pile of bike and lamp parts
Everything with this build literally rested on the rear
So once I knew it would work I could start mocking up the bike
and check out the springer...
Didn't get everything done over the holiday as I had wanted
But did get the rear of the bike sorted and that was the main thing
Needed to put the...
I am going tonight to pick up a complete 2000's Manta Ray
Not because I am switching builds but because I am going to pilfer a lot of...
Caught the front fender debate a bit late
but I think an Indian chief fender would flow nicely
No luck thus far finding an affordable rear trike assembly
but I did find inspiration and the swap meet
No longer will I be using a store bought...
Just about finished with turning a standard knee action springer
Into a custom built girder fork
I originally planned to use a spring from...
Yes getting those as a prize from KF for getting 2nd place came in handy
they are really heavy
so this is the only build they work on
but I did...
This week is shaping up to be quite productive
1st the small stuff
I was able to grind off a small lip inside the 3 piece crank
I had to...
Got the bracket all done to bolt on the discs to the wheel
here is what I ended up with
And this is it attached to the wheel
Since most regular forks will not work i am forced to either fabricate a wide fork
or buy a fork of a fat tire bicycle
Right now I have a design...
Don't know if this info is to late for you
But that frame is a Stelber
Made in New York if I remember correctly
(I have a 24" frame waiting to be...
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