Bi-polar Vortex

Discussion in 'WINTER 2013 BUILD OFF' started by Tommy Atoms, Jan 13, 2014.

  1. Tommy Atoms

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    It really steers with your feet. the handlebars are more for getting on it and something for your hands to do while riding. Im waiting for all this snow and ice to go away so I can test ride before moving on with it.
     
  2. dracothered

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    Man I hear you about that snow... I'm so sick of it already.
     
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  3. Tommy Atoms

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    I know Corbin, we cant even find somewhere clean enough for a quick spin. I really dont want to load this sucker in the van either.
     
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    After sitting on this thing a couple of times I realized I felt like I was to close to the pedals so I moved the seat back about three inches. Now it should be able to steer better too so it was a good move. Still needs some kind of brake, a mounting step and Im making some handgrips now.[​IMG]
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  5. Glen

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    Still dying to see you ride this... and with all that snow around, it'll be exciting for sure :D

    Glen.
     
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    Oh yeah! That is cool!

    Luke.
     
  7. Tommy Atoms

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    I cant wait to ride it too. Ive been using a milk crate to get on and practicing dismounts in the shop. Just not the same.
     
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    Too cool. I want one.
     
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    Just when you think you've seen it all...WOW.

    Talk about serious imagination...

    How'd that first bike handle??
     
  10. pick

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    Has it thawed out enough to test that baby yet???
     
  11. Tommy Atoms

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    Nope not yet Pick. We had round two of the polar vortex last week and today heavy snow topped with freezing rain. I have three bikes that I have not ridden yet. last ride was new years eve.
     
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  12. Tommy Atoms

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    DJ bill, the green bike handled great. I was told that it looked springy while riding but I couldnt feel it. I cut it up because I hadnt ridden it in 2 years. I have three other tall bikes.
     
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    We here in the snow belt (The ones getting dumped on) may not get a chance to ride for a while. UGGGG

    I'm hating this winter more and more....:headbang:
     
  14. Tommy Atoms

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    Im trying to embrace the weather. I enjoy seeing weather extremes but this is getting ridiculus. I shoveled my roof today for fear of collapse.
     
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    Maybe you need steel studded tires??? Weather wise, you guys have it a lot worse than we do down here. Not good riding here either, ice now & snow expected in the next few days.

    This is one of the wildest builds I have seen in a while, except for your RRBO8 entry & your other builds which are all cool & unique!

    Keep entertaining us!:D
     
  16. Tommy Atoms

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    Yeah its pretty bad when you dont even notice that you got 6 inches of snow until you look at your car.
     
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    So true...
     
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    That this is wacked, need to see more!
     
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    man you build them cool!!!! can't wait for a ride vid
     
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    We got 6 inches of snow…again??? No fear Tommy, June is coming!
    Gizmo
     

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