LukeTheJoker's Intro and Links. BIG MOVES!

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  1. LukeTheJoker

    LukeTheJoker Moderator

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    Been joined up for a while now, so I will use this intro page as a drop spot for links to builds I am involved in or How To's that I have created.

    EDIT 7th Feb 2019:
    Flickr is starting to limit accounts with more than 1,000 photos, as I exclusively used Flickr before we could direct upload to the forum there are well over 2,000 photos in my account, most of which are linked on this forum.

    I have now downloaded all of my photos from Flickr and am planning to slowly go through and replace the important photos in all my old build threads, but it will take a while.

    If there is a particular thread or pic you are after, let me know and I will work on getting it back up for you as soon as I can.


    My YouTube channel can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/user/UnderaCust ... ers/videos


    --- "¡ʇdᴉɹɔs ǝɥʇ dᴉlℲ" Trike. MBBO#05 entry (2nd place):
    Build thread: http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/mbbo-05-class-2-★★★-¡ʇdᴉɹɔs-ǝɥʇ-dᴉlℲ-★★★-freestyle-fabrication.100049/
    Finished thread: http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/mbbo-05-class-2-¡ʇdᴉɹɔs-ǝɥʇ-dᴉlℲ-trike-finished-thread.101247/

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    --- "PEDRO" MBBO#04 (2015) entry (Class 2 winner):

    Build thread: http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/in...class-2-pedro-finished-more-pics-pg-32.94236/
    Finished thread: http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/class-2-vote-for-pedro.95784/

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    --- "OUTLAW" Single sided rear stretch cruiser: (1st place 2017 WBO)
    http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/careful-of-the-outlaw-riding-at-last.101598/

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    --- Mongoose Moosegoose tribute bikes:
    http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/modern-moosegoose-build-frame-2.108473/

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    --- "MAD MAXINE" MBBO #3 (2014) entry:

    http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/in...lass-2-mad-maxine-working-title-wheels.86397/

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    --- "BLACKJACK XXL" Extreme MiniVelo FATBIKE (in progress):
    http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/in...uilding-a-ladder-dogbones-fork-rockers.84272/

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    --- "Custom Diamondback JOKER" A Minivelo/BMX/Tank bike mashup RRB-BO#09.
    http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/in...r-bmx-felt-tank-bike-mash-up-tank-done.83242/

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    --- "BIG JIM" 2013 RRBO-8 Anything goes winner, built while travelling around Australia:
    Finished thread: http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/☆★☆-big-jim-☆★☆-rrb-bo-8-a-g-2013-1st-place.75420/
    Build thread: http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/☆★☆big-jim☆★☆-build-thread-rrb-bo-8-a-g-2013-1st-place.72017/

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    --- The "1st Anything Goes Muscle Bike Build Off" build thread: http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/anything-goes-muscle-bike-build-off.68143/

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    --- The "Anything Goes Muscle Bike Build Off" Voting booth (Winner): http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/muscle-bike-build-off-01-voting-results.70148/

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    --- 'BACK40' Custom built single speed super heavyduty offroader (2016 OffRoadBuildOff) (7th place 2017 WBO):

    First thread as part of the 2016 ORBO: http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/in...ack40-by-lukethejoker-design-by-oddjob.96123/
    Second thread as part of the 2017 WBO/AGBO: http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/back40-returns.101597/


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    --- 26" MasterSports/CyclePro revamp (2016 OffRoadBuildOff): http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/in...orts-cyclepro-heatsink-done-and-fitted.96126/

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    --- "GULFSWING" Motorbike tire equipped scratch built swing bike competing in the 2nd Muscle bike build-off (6th place):

    http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/gulf-swing-fat-tire-swingbike-build.77234/

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    --- "SPEED METAL" Minivelo, 2014 Winter build-off: http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/in...ild-off-mini-velo-episode-9-first-ride.81029/

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    --- Perimeter JIG design and build:
    http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/perimeter-jig-design.106311/

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    --- How To: Make a wide freewheel hub for standard or wide rims + How to join it to a car rim if you wanted to:
    http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/in...-wide-hub-join-it-to-a-car-rim-updated.68533/

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    --- Experiments in lacing two rims to one hub:

    https://ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/messing-around-lacing-two-rims-together.94111/
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    --- How To: Easy LED light conversions:

    http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/another-led-light-conversion-howto.101201/

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    --- How To: Ream the inside of a seat tube or fork tube:
    http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/how-to-sand-ream-a-seat-tube-fork-tube.85844/

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    --- LTJ's Fresh Finds:
    http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/in...and-new-bike-and-2-crazy-future-wheels.77149/



    --- '81 Datsun project car:
    http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/in...car-pic-heavy-flares-and-panel-repairs.90317/

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    Thanks for looking,

    Luke.
     
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  2. model-a

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    Re: Hello from country Victoria, Australia!

    Welcome my friend good to have you.
     
  3. LukeTheJoker

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    Re: Hello from country Victoria, Australia!

    Thanks Chris! Nice to be on board at last...
     
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    LukeTheJoker Moderator

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    Re: Hello from country Victoria, Australia!

    Hey, now I know how to do photos properly... This is the bike I built for my brother in law.

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    Hopefully that works...

    Luke.
     
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    Re: Hello from country Victoria, Australia!

    Very cool dude I got my pictures loaded don't think I did It the right way,you have to click on it to bring them up.Look on bike ID to see them.
     
  6. LukeTheJoker

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    Re: Hello from country Victoria, Australia!

    Found some better pictures of my 24/27 chopper build...

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    DSCN4666 by LukeTheJoker, on Flickr

    Was made as a surprise for my brother in law, I think he liked it!

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    DSCN5030 by LukeTheJoker, on Flickr

    Luke.
     
  7. JJBones

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    Re: Hello from country Victoria, Australia!

    Hello from Victoria Canada!
     
  8. LukeTheJoker

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    Re: Hello from country Victoria, Australia!

    Thanks JJBones!

    Have been looking through your "Timber Baron" build off bike thread, great stuff! I didnt realise, but a lot of the stuff I have been reading up on headlights and taillights came from the same build...

    Awesome bike!

    Luke.
     
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    Re: Hello from country Victoria, Australia!

    NICE bikes LuketheJoker.
     
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    Re: Hello from country Victoria, Australia!

    Thank you Sir!
    Love your Long and Low build SHUTT! :wink:

    Luke.
     
  11. jats

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    Re: Hello from country Victoria, Australia!

    you do sweet work man there is no doubt!

    Troy
     
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    Re: Hello from country Victoria, Australia!

    Thanks Troy!

    Luke.
     
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    Re: Hello from country Victoria, Australia!

    that twin chained wide-boy rocks! I must get myself on a welding course pronto.
     
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    Re: Hello from country Victoria, Australia!

    You wont regret it! Welding is an awesome skill to have! :wink:

    Luke.
     
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    Re: Hello from country Victoria, Australia!

    Luke,i love your dual Sprocket set up!! My question is,is there an advantage for the dual set up or is it just for looks? thanks
     
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    Re: Hello from country Victoria, Australia!

    Glad you like it!
    Absolutely no advantage aside from looking cool and sounding really good on the overrun with twice as many clicks... :mrgreen:
    Basically it is all for looks, there actually must be more drag from running the two chains, but it is so small as to not be noticeable.

    Luke.
     
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    Re: Hello from country Victoria, Australia!

    Hello Joker,great photos super cool bike,and i must say your looking pretty cool yourself !
     
  18. LukeTheJoker

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    Re: Hello from country Victoria, Australia!

    Thanks PrimeStyle!

    Luke.
     
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    Re: Hello from country Victoria, Australia!

    Wow dudethat new frame is so cool nice disk and free wheel set up on one side!!!! (might steal that from ya :oops: ) The 4 spoke rims are gonna be sweet clean simple and awesome! were do you get the axle stock for the wide hubs? Oh and your muscle bike was incredible would love to hear the double free wheel clicks!!

    Troy
     
  20. LukeTheJoker

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    Hey Jats!

    The four spoke version ended up on the muscle bike, I just covered the spokes with those aerodiscs.

    The new build will have 8 spoke wheels instead of 4 spoke, but with thinner spokes, 17mm instead of 25mm. (5/8 instead of 1 inch.)

    The disc and freewheel set up on one side was actually repeated on the other side, it is the same bike as the muscle bike.

    The long axles are made from a couple of normal axles welded together and sleeved inside the hub for added strength, the whole process can be seen in the wide freewheel hub "How To" viewtopic.php?f=3&t=68533&p=661483#p661483

    I was going to update the "how to" with a new method I had devised for these massive 20's I am currently working on, but it ended up being more complicated than the original version, so I am combining the two and will post that up when I am done, hopefully today!

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    Luke.
     
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