Swingbike

Discussion in 'BUILD OFF 8 FINISHED TRADITIONAL BIKES' started by pkh1974, Jul 14, 2013.

  1. pkh1974

    pkh1974

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    I finished my swingbike build today. I am pretty happy with the way it turned out even after all the problems and unexpected expenses.
    This is my first time in a buildoff.
    Here is what I started with.
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    Here she is all done.
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    Here it is before I made the sprocket cover.
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  2. Glen

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    Very nice job... well done :D
     
  3. Very nice indeed! I like the valve caps, I made a pair of red ones for mine.
     
  4. noodlenoggin

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    Very cool. I remember when I was a kid in the 70's, there were a couple of these around, and I thought those were the coolest bike on the street.
     
  5. dracothered

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    Nicely done...

    Is that knob underneath the frame in the back for locking it in a non swingbike set up?
     
  6. karfer67

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    Very nice job bringing that one back from the dead
     
  7. pkh1974

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    Yes you can lock the frame so it rides like a normal bike. It is actually harder to ride in the locked position because there is a little play which makes the bike feel loose.
    Thanks for the positive comments guys.
     
  8. MazdaFlyer

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    Looks good, very clean detail.
     
  9. Funkme

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    What a difference!!! great color choice,and I love the whole frame style... :D
     
  10. Fisch

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    The sprocket makes the bike! Nice work!
     
  11. pkh1974

    pkh1974

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    Thanks. I think the sprocket cover is my favorite part of the bike. It adds a nice clean look.
     
  12. jats

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    this thing turned out real nice congrats!!!

    Troy
     
  13. yoothgeye

    yoothgeye I build stuff. Moderator

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    Simply amazing. A show winner indeed.
     
  14. kingfish254

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    What a professional build!!!!
    WOW!
     

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