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Discussion in 'BUILDS' started by Dizzle Problems, Jun 25, 2019.

  1. Dizzle Problems

    Dizzle Problems

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    So a co worker’s son needs a bike. I had a no name bmx frame/fork + sittin in my pile and I offered a build.
    He’s 10, so being flash in branding isn’t important, but I wanna make the best of what i’ve got layin around.
    Here’s the starting point-

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    This pic was taken last night. Just before prep and paint. I used what I had for color.

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    Always keep black in stock, and had some orange and blue leftover from another project.

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    Where’s Waldo on the stem and seatpost in this pic..

    Came home from work tonight and did assembly on what was there

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    More tomorrow. Aiming to be done by weeks end.
     

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  2. Dizzle Problems

    Dizzle Problems

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    Got the tires mounted. Hubs adjusted and wheels trued. The rear was pretty outta wack. Also, the freewheel was froze. Lil degreaser and a twist in the vise and it was spinning again. Flushed it with some spray grease and got it soundin good.
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    I decided to order a few parts yesterday vs using some of the old stuff I had. Awesomely, they came next day
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    I had originally wanted to run a chrome/silver crank, but I didn’t have a decent one I wanted to part with, but I did have a black one. Also cleaned up an old BB last night.

    Just need to assemble.
     
  3. wheelbender6

    wheelbender6

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    I like that paint scheme. Reminds me of the old Gulf Oil racing colors.
     
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  4. Dizzle Problems

    Dizzle Problems

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    Well, got it all built. The idea hit me Monday afternoon, and here it’s finished Wednesday evening. I get to ‘present’ it to its owner tomorrow. Thinkin he’ll dig it.

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    Being a new school frame, it’s made for smaller gearing. I had to space the front sprocket out off the frame because it was hitting. But it worked out. The gearing may be a bit spinny, but i’ll see what he thinks. If so, I’d like to go with a smaller freewheel. Anyhow, fun, fast build. And gets a kid on a bike for summer!!
     
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  5. bficklin

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    Excellent job, I’m sure the kid should enjoy it.


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  6. Dizzle Problems

    Dizzle Problems

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    Thank you!
     
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  7. Captain Awesome

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    Looks good. You're a good man!


    More kids on bikes!!! :rockout:
     
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  8. Chad T

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    Awesome job. Great bike for a kid. Should be fast with the slicks and big gears.
     

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