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Discussion in 'BUILD OFF 10 BIKES' started by Vin-New, May 6, 2015.

  1. Vin-New

    Vin-New

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    MIXFIT
    I will be using a Mixed variety of Bike Parts Vintage-New to Fit and compliment my bike build, 50's WF X-53 will be my base for the build.

    Not sure if I will go with single speed or multi speed. Possibly Fenders. I'm not much of a fabricator but I do have a vision for a Faux tank in mind, we shall see.

    RRB BOTEN, Let's have some Fun!

    -Joey
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    5/7: I'll be going with the 50's Monark Springer, I do have the X-53 springer but I do like the Monarks more, Not sure yet if I will match the color scheme on the frame.
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  2. kingfish254

    kingfish254 CHECK OUT MY SALE THREAD FOR COOL STUFF! Pro Member

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    Love those frames and almost went with my X53 for this build off.
     
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  3. Vin-New

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    I've had it sitting as it is for too long. I've been inspired to use it for the RRB Decade Build.
     
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  4. The Renaissance Man

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    Yep a cool frame,Welcome to the fun.
     
  6. LukeTheJoker

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    Very cool frame, welcome to the madness!

    Luke.
     
  7. Frankie plekhand

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    Welcome to BOTEN dude!
     
  8. Vin-New

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    5/7/2015:
    I think I will be going with this Art Deco Neck, I like the looks of it and think it will compliment the drop down bars I have in mind for use.
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  9. Vin-New

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    Off to my bike Locker to retrieve some parts, I'm hoping to start the mock-up tonight to see if my vision can become reality :)
    Possible convertible rear rack for use.
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    Definitely a must use!
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  10. LukeTheJoker

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    Those reflector wings are very cool!

    Luke.
     
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  11. Vin-New

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    Wishing All the Moms a Happy Mothers Day!
    Just a quick Ground Mockup due to limited time today, I don't know if I'm feeling the 27" with 3-Speed SA Rear or feeling this look. I may have to rethink my vision/build on paper first and go from there.
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  12. LukeTheJoker

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    Looks cool to me, but the bottom bracket may be a bit far from the ground to be comfortable?

    Luke.
     
  13. Vin-New

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    Thanks Luke, Yes, Definitely raises it's center of gravity.
     
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  14. pick

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    I love the X-53 frame & also the Monark dual spring springers.
     
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  15. Vin-New

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    I was thinking black on the primary fork and match the orange/red on the secondary fork and the Springers as well.
     
  16. Jake Sensi

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    Yessir!!
     
  17. GuitarlCarl

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    I like the highboy look. That's what you get with a monarch fork on a different bike. A nice layback seatpost would make a big difference in the look too.

    Carl.
     
  18. Schwinnspastic

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    Very cool start , its getting hard to keep up with all the cool vintage frames in this build off !
    Mark
     
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    Cool frame, we're using the same stem, love those Torrington s.
     
  20. Vin-New

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    Pencil sketch/concept build, I started to doodle a bit and probably way over my head in attempts to build it, since I don't have a workshop nor proper tools for fabricating, lol.
    How about a 'Floating Faux Tank' with partial lower section vents. Partial Fenders with the same 'Floating' concept.
    Custom made drop down bars.
    The Famous Elgin Chain Guard.
    Pan seat with partial padding.
    There's the Wing-Gem Caps:)
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