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Discussion in 'CLASS 1 - MUSCLE BIKE 2019 BUILD JOURNALS' started by chopperbob, Oct 1, 2019.

  1. chopperbob

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    Here's what I started with dumpster find cranbrook. 20190603_073840.jpg
     
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  2. chopperbob

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    Here it is after I took it apart today and tried new bars. 20191001_180000.jpg
     
  3. OddJob

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    Big boy muscle bike?! Looking forward to what you have in store for this build. RaT oN~!
     
  4. kingfish254

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    Look forward to seeing your CranApple Krate
     
  5. CRASH

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    I've got a bit of experience with 26" muscle. I'm entering another this year. I look forward to watching yours!
     
  6. dropstep

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    I like the grown up muscle bikes, I still ride the one I didn't finish for mbbo last year. Goodluck!
     
  7. chopperbob

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    Small up dates chainguard rear fender mounted and sissy bar mocked up. 20191003_182937.jpg 20191003_181756.jpg
     
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  8. chopperbob

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    Today found donor huffy for old school usa made forks 20191004_111431.jpg
     
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  9. chopperbob

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    Starting homemade seat. 20191006_173318.jpg
     
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    20191006_184502.jpg Mocked up with homemade sissy bar.
     
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  13. chopperbob

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    20191007_180526.jpg Finished seat.i see a cheap Chinese seat in my future lol.
     
  14. Starnger

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    I made a seat out of a skateboard on my last build, and man, you want a couple of springs under it! That thing is tough to sit on! :)
     
  15. chopperbob

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    This spring only thing left of last year bike that I didnt complete. going to use on this bike. 20191009_183528.jpg
     
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  16. chopperbob

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    Cheap Chinese seat mounted like it much better. 20191014_183324.jpg
     
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  17. OddJob

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    Dig that seat!
     
  18. chopperbob

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    Got spring and fender test mounted. 20191016_180121.jpg
     
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  19. chopperbob

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    Took it out for test ride at park 4 miles only 1 pedal fell apart so I have that much going for me. Lol was going to change anyway so no loss. 20191018_115818.jpg
     
  20. chopperbob

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    Taking apart removing stickers getting ready for paint. 20191024_180036.jpg 20191024_180032.jpg
     

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