(ORBO) Klunkerbolt finished

Sep 28, 2014
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Colorado
1963 Columbia Firebolt frame, ratty...
With stock seat bolt, stock bottom bracket cups and bearings, stock headset.
Newer fork off of a Huffy mtb(flame painted).
Newer BMX three piece steel cranks(flame painted).
Non-descript chain ring 40 tooth(flame painted)
Bear Trap peddles.
Custom hand made seat top on older non-descript frame(Brooks style).
Heavy duty Schwinn exerciser seat post.
80's Bullmoose Bars.
70's Schwinn break lever.
Older foam grips.
BMX bar ends.
Wally world chain.
Wheel set: Bought assembled from a RRB FB member. Front hub is a Sturmey Archer XL-FD drum brake; rear hub is a Sturmey Archer S2C (116mm spaced, two-speed kickback with a coaster brake). Both wheels are built into 36H Sun Rhyno Lite rims with double-butted Wheelsmith spokes and new Velox rim tape.
Tires: Maxis Maxxpro Holly Roller 26x2.2's.
Gear ratios are 1.82 to 1 in first and 2.37 to 1 in second with a 40 tooth front and 22 tooth rear sprockets.


Here's the build thread:
http://ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/orbo-klunkerbolt-done.96707/

I want thank the positive people on this forum! These build offs are a lot of fun. The camaraderie, talent and inspiration from the other members bring my builds to a much higher standard. Thanks, Fellas!!! :thumbsup:














 

kingfish254

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That frame works great as an off roader.
Sweet looking build
 
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Sep 27, 2006
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Nicely done sir!
 
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