What pic on google images first sucked you in to RRB?

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For me it was this one.
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I can't remember who built it or find the thread.

But at the time the only 'custom' bikes I was vaguely aware of was low riders and maybe muscle bikes from old tv shows, but I didn't even know they had a name.

I was looking into putting apes on my mountain bike because I thought it would be funny, when this thing popped into my search and was nothing like anything I'd ever seen before. The car speedo, the wheelie bar, a PARACHUTE?? you can put those things on a bike? after that it was all over for me.

I still went and put apes on my mountain bike...
 
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I really like tribute to speed bikes. Looking around I found this little thing..

@kingfish254 'SaltHammer' got my attention also.
 
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I really like tribute to speed bikes. Looking around I found this little thing..

@kingfish254 'SaltHammer' got my attention also.
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For me it was this one.
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I can't remember who built it or find the thread.

But at the time the only 'custom' bikes I was vaguely aware of was low riders and maybe muscle bikes from old tv shows, but I didn't even know they had a name.

I was looking into putting apes on my mountain bike because I thought it would be funny, when this thing popped into my search and was nothing like anything I'd ever seen before. The car speedo, the wheelie bar, a PARACHUTE?? you can put those things on a bike? after that it was all over for me.

I still went and put apes on my mountain bike...
That was Peatbog. I think he was banned and it removed his posts from the old forum
 
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It started with the strandie thread at BMX Museum. I made up my mind to build one. I started rounding up a bike and parts. While I was trying to decide on colors and build particulars using Google image search, I ran across Rat Rods straight bar build. That bike ticked all the boxes for me. The build off happened to be kicking off at the same time. So, as I was building the bike anyways I joined up and entered. Rat Rods bike was a heavy influence in my build.

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Here it is.
All the pics he takes are great so the head photo will do :cool2:
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I got here via that thread too, and the bmx build off has pulled me back into it. I don't remember any specific bike that drew me here, but when I got here and looked around a bit, I found the @GuitarlCarl build called AlienFire. Literally flipped my thinking on custom bikes. He's redoing it this year, should be epic
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I remember when I first discovered RRB as a lurker, Devilwing popped up alot.

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