The Necromonger (Getting Tanked and Inked!)

Discussion in 'BUILD OFF #8 - ANYTHING GOES BIKES' started by Georgeediii, May 3, 2013.

  1. Georgeediii

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    That's one way of putting it. You are a diplomat for sure.

    Assuming it is strong enough, I figure the grips really wont be that much different than drop bars on a ten speed. Might need some kind of truss rod type support system. Hmmmm......
     
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    LOL, I didn't mean it like a politician would. I meant that it will be cool to see how you execute that unusual design element. I like the plan!
     
  3. Lowlife Lucas

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    Looks interesting, I like it!
     
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    One thing to consider if you run a small 20 inch back wheel, will be pedal to ground clearance and also gearing. If you run the same crankset as standard it will be 3 inch's closer to the ground, also you will lose a lot of top speed with the rear being a 20.

    Both of these issues can be compensated for, just takes a little more effort.

    Have you thought about a standard 26 inch rear and a 20 front but also lengthen the forks to get it to sit level?

    Whatever you do, I will be a very cool bike! Enjoying watching it.

    Luke.
     
  5. Georgeediii

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    The front end is starting to come together. Not sure about the rack but if it stays I will covering it somehow and will be making something esle to replace the Errector Set looking supports. I turned the fork backwards thinking it might compensate for the smaller front wheel.
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    Sweet!
    It's hard to believe that is the same frame.
    Nice work up front. The baby apes from a Schwinn excersiser would be perfect on that.
     
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    You are a mindreader sir! I just put a post up in the Wanted section looking for Exerciser parts. Im thinkin aobut a going big with the sprocket if I can find one.
     
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    This build is looking cool. Looks like a cross between these two.

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    Is it just me or does Ol prespandex have his forks on backwards?
     
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    Must be a WalMart bike.
     
  11. Georgeediii

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    Its only backwards if it is unintentional!
     
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    I know some of you guys have some really good excuses for not being as far along in your builds as you would like. I got up early this morning and went out to work on the front fork and was met by this cow. I wish I hadn't put the frame in the garage last night or I might have been able to get the bike and the moose in the shot. 1 hour later the coast was clear, I'm sure she will be back to check on my progress.
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    That is better than a skunk in some ways, but do watch out for those hoofs. :mrgreen:
     
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    I threw some different wheels on the back to see how the stance is shaping up. Not sure what to do. I am trying to use what I have on hand when I can so what wheel I use may affect the gearing and brakes.
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    Re: The Necromonger 26, 24 or 20?????

    I think that the 24/20 combo looks the best.
     
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    Re: The Necromonger 26, 24 or 20?????

    /\ i agree.. /\
     
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    Re: The Necromonger 26, 24 or 20?????

    Agreed! Looks great.

    Luke.
     
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    Re: The Necromonger 26, 24 or 20?????

    I agree too... the 24/20 looks like the best combo to my eyes.
     
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    Re: The Necromonger 26, 24 or 20?????

    I agree, and while I like where your build is overall, I would ask you please to consider flipping that fork around. It just looks weird to me. Or find a straight BMX fork.
     
  20. Georgeediii

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    I agree, and while I like where your build is overall, I would ask you please to consider flipping that fork around. It just looks weird to me. Or find a straight BMX fork.[/quote]


    I once had a somewhat famous author tell me that "the greatness of art is measured by the emotion it envokes". That said, I hope the fork bothers you. :mrgreen: I also hope that lack of a down tube and placement of the handle bars look wierd to you. I think it adds to the overall look of unsafeness.

    That said, I'm really not set in stone on anything. I might flip it around.

    Yesterday I made a template for the tank. Hoping to get it cut out this afternoon.
     

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