PCBRC - Pseudo Cook Brothers Cruiser - Vote for your favorite Photo!

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  1. thebigorangecat

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    “The Starting Point”

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    “The Plan”

    Turn a Husky industrial bike in a genuine imitation Cook Brothers Racing Cruiser.

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    “The Result.....” to be known!


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  2. thebigorangecat

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  3. LukeTheJoker

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    A genuine imitation? :thumbsup:

    Looking forward to seeing it!
     
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    I like where you are headed...progress?


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  5. thebigorangecat

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    Slow start, busy with work and sourcing parts, BUT - thinking of OG a bit and some early Cook Bikes had these bread loaf seats and I'm thinking it might be a cool twist...

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  6. SpikeFC

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    Don't know from where it came from, but this is totally sweet.
     
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  7. thebigorangecat

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    Super RARE Cook Bros option on some of the 1978/1979 race models.............

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    That's what I like the most - Super Rare parts. Gives the build that "Cherry on The Top" feeling
     
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  9. thebigorangecat

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    Speaking of H.T.F's... anyone have a stem like either one of these I could "Borrow" for my build, LOL

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  10. GuitarlCarl

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    I fear that stem may be fashioned from unobtainium...
    But I hope you can find one.

    Carl.
     
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    A Uni-clamp sold on ebay a couple-few weeks ago...care to guess the price? :grin:

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    I like your direction for this build. Hard to beat a cruiser built from a classic frame. RaT oN~!
     
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    Pretty sure I and others here could make these without too much issue... The risers are easy to find on eBay for motorbikes, the rest is just cutting and welding... Plating costs a fortune, but paint it black and call it good!
     
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    The Evil Ed stem is available through Atomic Cycles...pretty much a slantline clone for $225. There are plenty of vintage, but not Cook Bros, slanted stems that pop up for decent prices on the ebay.

    But...as you say, if you have the equipment, DIY is the real bargain :thumbsup:
     
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    Joker, we'll have to talk...........

    I'm running these brush guard clamps on my Huffy stem base and they look great!

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  16. GuitarlCarl

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    That's crazy!!!
    I'll bet you could have one made for less.

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    And that one was in bad shape, drilled out for something or another - they have hit near $2K in the past!
     
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    ...and I will, or something close to it :grin:.
     
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    Exactly the sort of thing I was thinking! :thumbsup:
    Looking forward to that!
     
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  20. thebigorangecat

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    Enough about the Kryptonite of the Cruiser world (anything cook) and let’s focus on what I do have, “SMALLS”

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