52 Pickup - everything all picked up.

Jun 27, 2017
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Well, here it is. My first Build Off bike is done. At least through August first anyway. LOL

The design sort of evolved as the build progressed. Turned out a lot nicer than originally envisioned.
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A few chnges have been made since the day I picked up this rust Huffy from a local thrift store...
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Here's the link to the build thread for all the gory details...
http://ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/52-pickup.106387/

Here are few final detail shots...
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The key chain is a souvenir from my grandparents' trip to Hawaii in the '70's.
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And here's me getting my picture taken with the bike and wearing my build off shirt.
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Parts List
Old Huffy Cranbrook frame, crank, and BB bearings
Old Huffy mountain bike from the 90's provided the rear cog, both derailleurs and the front sprocket set.
Old Magna Glaser Point provided the wheels, fork, headset bearings and goose neck (aka stem).
Old Huffy Good Vibrations fenders.
Velo Orange brake levers.
Selle Royal Drifter seat.
Sunlite Retro Cruiser handlebars.
Headlight is a cheapo Chinese motorcycle driving light. (Still have its mate to put on another bike! LOL)
Vintage chrome spoke protector from eBay.
Vintage Simplex stem shifter from eBay.
Eagle front fender ornament is a trophy part from eBay.
No name seat post from eBay.
Copper tubing and fittings, diamond plate, and various fasteners and clamps
Bracket to mount reflectors to fender - one of Great Grandpa Leininger's wrenches.
 
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Nice design , way tun a average bike in to a vintage looking bike with all the creative pipe work


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