Build Off 11 TRENDS

The Renaissance Man

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Nov 24, 2012
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The Tropics of Alabama
I've noticed a few trends in this year's build off. Some are obvious like bikes with tires or chains, those don't need to be posted.:wink1:
What else have you noticed? I'll start.
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CURVED SEAT TUBE ELGINS and also curved seat tubes customs.

When I chose my frame before the build off, I thought that I would be one of if not the only one with a curved seat tube Elgin. They only made these bikes for a few years around 1939 if what I've learned is true. I haven't counted, but there are several with the latest (and possibly the coolest) one joining in just yesterday!
 
Feb 1, 2011
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St Pauls NC
austinsheppard.com
I've noticed a few trends in this year's build off. Some are obvious like bikes with tires or chains, those don't need to be posted.:wink1:
What else have you noticed? I'll start.
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CURVED SEAT TUBE ELGINS and also curved seat tubes customs.

When I chose my frame before the build off, I thought that I would be one of if not the only one with a curved seat tube Elgin. They only made these bikes for a few years around 1939 if what I've learned is true. I haven't counted, but there are several with the latest (and possibly the coolest) one joining in just yesterday!


I've got one of those myself that I may enter for fun....I've got to build it anyway!