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    Let’s Catch Up w/General Klunker!!!

    My best run was 14 critical Masses in a row… Yes
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    Let’s Catch Up w/General Klunker!!!

    If only for @OddJob ‘s penchant for historical notes…. And?.. as no one like the usually astute @MattiThundrrr asked…. well…. The “General Chromius J. Pintle-Klunker Rampage” historical back story is…. Some charity place that mainly saves Costco Returns and Wal Mart bikes (but claims to...
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    Let’s Catch Up w/General Klunker!!!

    Well… While, granted, excepting municipal concern for the condition of our local streets, this article isn't on historic terrain for klunkerism However? … G’wan… Get yer fancy prize-winning machine Carl….Or try this at home…. Mere mortal ORBO enthusiasts. ORBO functionality/usability index...
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    ... From My Front Door

    Thank you. Thank you. Friend?…. You’ve no idea
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    1950’s A/Schwinn Straightbar Klunker

    Yay!…whaaaaa?!? …I got votes!!! stacked and racked. ♥️ Thanks to all. Builders . moderators. Members… et al…. And Most of all: General Reverend Chromious J. Klunker! really appreciated being a part ✌🏼❤️🦿🥃☮️😎
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    1950’s A/Schwinn Straightbar Klunker

    All this tension has a dang kink in my neck!… i mean sheesh… @MattiThundrrr infusing winter wonderland images calmed me down but this 70 degree in Chicago and now it snows…. Overthinking it… i should-a studied my wordings… always with the books…. oy wit my Dang-ol night-time photos, reading...
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    ... From My Front Door

    Very nice. My idea of paradise. i spent a lot of time in the Tiaga… Thete is nothing like it. Seeking places of certain calm and serenity? Tiaga!! Wonderful. lucky luck lucky Thanks for sharing this. ✌🏼
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    General Klunker: 1950’s Schwinn Straight Bar

    Thank you very much… the choice of “red” was the historical nod to the subtle flecks of OG Arnold-Schwinn red primer…. seen more and more, emerging from that black paint. When i found the frame it had been tossed into scrap 2-3 times… once o spied the AS binder bolt i knew it was something...
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    1950’s A/Schwinn Straightbar Klunker

    final build night…. -Went w/F/R red brake compression-less housing -added beefy Avid brakes -added “Specialized” cable guides on the straight bar for R brakes -nipped w/boltcutters, my “1917” 1/4 inch eyebolt excess… my bodge that improv’d the R brake … filed it nice w a file -trimmed...
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    1950’s A/Schwinn Straightbar Klunker

    I held out for Red brake housings… compressionless kevlar to try to fix the woeful old school bmx levers advance to the avid brakes from the Roadmaster that carried this bike in pieces to the shop The bike goes like stink so much fun it’s a bike ya get excited about riding
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    General Klunker: 1950’s Schwinn Straight Bar

    Hi hope i posted in “finished 2022” some let me know if i noobed it My own rules were - it had to be functional -had to have harmonious old and new elements at the last hour the Roadmaster gave up a heart donation w/the Avid brakes… i was rooting for thr “Predator” brake system but the levers...
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    1950’s A/Schwinn Straightbar Klunker

    Very close… wanted to finish tonight!….
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    SOLD Profile “BlackJack” 33t chain ring

    Cool! Let’s work out the deets on that after the Build Off is done?… tomorrow? my Pay Pal should be up and working
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    1950’s A/Schwinn Straightbar Klunker

    I really built it for tribute to the bikes that founded a new bike industry… thank you for the compliment and for stopping by!! 🥃✌🏼
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