1925 Excelsior

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Last week we moved the bike shop I work at from its location downtown. We had some prewar and postwar bikes on display and dont have much room at our new location so I got this 1925 Excelsior mens. I am planning on redoing it and using it as wall art in my living room. I am going to go with black and brass on this one. Should be cool all my friends think i'm crazy but I think it will be cool.
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Going to hang it above the window.
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Troy that is a nice bike as is but will look great in brass and black. Great positioning up on that wall. Would also look good above the fireplace but I see there are more important items already on display. :lol:
 
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awesome man, it's really clean looking already, but will look sweet in brass and black.

I used to do TONS of work (all over Indiana) in the Michigan City area. I was always weirded out by that area.... Plus, the fact that I never wanted to go to Gary, after hearing about the crime there, and thinking, no way, I'm not gonna go.... I HAD to one day, and I literally got 3 blocks from the interstate, hit and run, killed a guy right in front of the place I was making a service call, creepy.... anyway, back on topic!
 
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ok i guess it could use a break. but you'll pull her down for a once in a while ride right
 
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Any Ideas where in M.C. the Excelsior plant was??? Im seriously about 5 min. away.... Might have to check it out!!
 
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Fattroy,you never cease to amaze me with the bikes you come up with! The bike is awesome as is, but in black and brass ..... :mrgreen:

So after it's done grab that bottle of Jack and the Viking helmet and head to the Ann Arbor Bike Show next year and start the pillaging! :p
Thanks for sharing the pics!
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Thanks for the comments guys! RatRod yes I am single :mrgreen: . Figured why throw away all the pretty bottles :wink: . Chainsaw I am going to try and definately make it to Ann Arbor next year. Mastershake no it is a respray under the red is black. Thanks, Troy.
 
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A lot of the old bikes were actually painted in ink. Thats why if you look at one in the right light it looks slightly blue.
 
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fattroy said:
Thanks for the comments guys! RatRod yes I am single :mrgreen: . Figured why throw away all the pretty bottles :wink: . Chainsaw I am going to try and definately make it to Ann Arbor next year. Mastershake no it is a respray under the red is black. Thanks, Troy.
Okay :D
Do whatever you want with the paint.
 

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