'GRASSHOPPER'


Jan 2, 2012
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Just wanted to get one of many bikes I have in storage up and running with a new look at no expense.
Started out as a simple 70's Italian folding shopper and converted into a folding velo street hopper.
The thing glides,has a great light racing feel to it.
What I started with.A whole lot of rust.
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And as she rides now.
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Folded
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And in midget mode. Great for kids and adults.
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Now that this is finished I can go and see the rest of the bikes.
Thank you for your comments and input,and see you all in the big summer build-off in a month.
have my bike ideas and parts ready.
 
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Mar 26, 2012
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Funk, this turned out really nice! It has a 'light and lively' look to it now. And, for those of us on the breach of Spring, gives us hope with all your beautiful flower shots!

I really like that 2nd pic of the close-up on your wonderful graphics, paint, tire choice and that big ol' grasshopper eye headlight staring straight at you!

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kingfish254

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Aug 31, 2009
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Superb build from mediocre beginnings!
What a fun and cool transformation!
I've seen people turn Raleigh Twenty's into mini velos, but never one of these U tube folders.
Nice work Miss Funk and excellent pics too!!!
 
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This is a cool little bike and so Versatile. That color is perfect & the bar switch was a great idea.


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