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Discussion in 'MUSCLE BIKE BUILD OFF 2013' started by sic944t, Oct 29, 2013.

  1. sic944t

    sic944t

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    I'm still totally new guy but I have given the bike a name


    I am completely new to this forum and this challenge. thanks for having me and putting on this event.
    I have had a build in mind for about a decade and I think I am gonna throw my hat in the ring on this challenge.
    I have a few schwinns and such and im pretty good with paint.
    as long as its not to late ill get to wrenching asap !
     
  2. LukeTheJoker

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    Re: totally new guy

    Provided your build meets the rules, WELCOME ABOARD! :D

    At least 2 of the three required:
    1: Banana seat.
    2: Bigger tire on the back than the front.
    3: Ape hangers.

    Build must happen between October 1st and December 1st and be documented in a build thread.

    You are going to have to do a quick build!

    You may want to post an Intro in the Intro's thread, just so everyone knows who you are too: viewforum.php?f=9

    Once again, welcome, look forward to seeing what you get happening!

    Luke.
     
  3. sic944t

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    Re: totally new guy

    I got all that covered brother !!!


    here is a restoration I did earlier this year all paint and everything done by me im very proud of how it came out and I never liked purple till this bike hahah

    67 3 speed


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  4. LukeTheJoker

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    Re: totally new guy

    Wow! that came out really nice! :shock:
    What have you got planned for this build-off?

    Luke.
     
  5. sic944t

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    Re: totally new guy

    well I love riding wheelies ..... krates cost too darn much and I would hate to cut one up like the purple bike it was so pretty I just redid as best I could

    but I have a 1998 repop apple krate and I am wanting to add a MTB rear hub for modern rear disk and 9 speed rear with high end components so it shifts and stops like no vintage bike ever could. then I can wheelie through the gears till my heart is content

    the bike is clean so I will focus on greatly improving its rideability and its style

    here she is just got it tonight ran down in my undies to snap a pic ! haha

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    sorry about the naked mermaid .....
     
  6. LukeTheJoker

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    Re: totally new guy

    9 speed and disc brake? :shock:
    Cool!

    Luke.
     
  7. Joosh

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    Sounds good!
     
  8. CRASH

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    9 speed cog on a 20 inch wheel? Wow! :shock:

    I don't know if you've thought about the dish that will require in your lacing. But you'll have to widen that rear end a lot to get enough space.

    Good luck! I look forward to watching this come together! Don't forget a wheelie bar! :D
     
  9. sic944t

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    Re: totally new guy

    ok this is a mock up wheel I have not completed but here is the frame spread and the fitment so far

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    you can totally see the dish in this wheel that's an 8 speed cog not 9 but I have the final stuff the big trick is going to be getting the disk mount situated

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  10. CRASH

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    Looking good. Watch the chain line, and you'll have to use a thin chain, so make sure the front fits the chain. I'm dealing with that issue with my Renegade, so that's why I'm mentioning it.
     
  11. LukeTheJoker

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    Re: totally new guy

    That is looking like it might work! Love that rim, very cool!

    Luke.
     
  12. sic944t

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    I plan to use all the related MTB componenets so I think it should work as well as it did on a mtb but thanks I forgot about the narrow chains not meshing with a single speed sprocket
     
  13. sic944t

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    ok I have made some excellent progress with my bike I was waiting for parts to come and that has happened.
    I was able to make a disk brake mount and mount the disk aswell as get my derailer situated and I have secured my Crankset.
    I have named this bike rotten apple in honor of the fact its of course a apple krate. now that the build has progressed a little I guess my goal here was to make what car guys call a resto mod. as in its true to its original form but its hot rodded to improve its looks and performance

    that rim isn't staying and I have taken apart the rear wheel to finalize colors and spokes and such so hopefully early next week I will have receieved more bike parts !

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  14. LukeTheJoker

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    Really cool, looking forward to seeing more!

    Luke.
     
  15. CRASH

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    I'm doing a Resto Mod on the Renegade. Nice progress!
     
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    Perfect name!
     
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    Neat-O! Custom stick shifter in the works?
     
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    I like the slick modern upgrades that are going into this build!
     
  19. sic944t

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    thanks kingfish style is awesome don't get me wrong.
    but I want the most agile user friendly muscle bike ever
    there are many schools of thought but I often find that to enjoy something it must do more than look awesome ..
     
  20. Scribble

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    Re: totally new guy



    know how you feel i love mine to :wink:

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