Well i saw a post this morning on facebook from kingfish and i got to thinking i have been putting off a build for some time and maybe its time to get with it .
I dont have a lot of parts at this time so i'll have to see where it goes , there is a huge amount of real talent on this forum and...
They only make so many of these and once they are gone you can only buy one second hand . Lucky for me i was able to score one from the owner of the company .
Dont ask i have no idea why its pink plastered with stickers ?
Anywho here is how it sits now
Here we have the test Ride ..
And now for the stills:
This Bike has 26x 130mm rear wheel ,26x3 tire stretched to 5inch 130 mm a 26x65mm front wheel Custom made forks, custom made handle bars , custom made frame from Cuda customs cycles , Brooks seat custom built wheels with a Strumey...
I did start a build thread on this a while ago but it never happened . How ever i need a reason to get it going and the WBO is it . One of my other reasons is where is it going when its done ? lol My storage area is a bit crowded right now .
Anyway its a Cuda custom frame i named the Phoenix...
I traded a vintage cabbage slicer for this bike I swapped out the wheels and handle bars as some one added ten speed bars on it and I'm just doing the initial mock up to see where I want to go with it and what items I need .
I was told its a 1980-81 by the seller he said it was his bike when he was younger . , I have to confirm that . I went to look at this bike the other day and me and the owner couldn't put together a deal I made an offer and he refused it .
How ever after taking with Rat Rod Steve and...
I took this one down bobbed it , removed the chain guard stays , had the frame Powder coated , as well as the wheels and added new tires, new forks ,stem ,cranks with a new Chain wheel .
Before and after :
I been wanting a cool felt and I finally found one .
It's NOS from a bike shop that was left in there basement .
How cool is that ? It's a three speed to boot [emoji3]
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I didn't even noticed this Build Off was going on , i stopped in to check a few things out now and then but i been very busy in the shop .
Anyway i have a pile of parts and a few others needed . I decided to go completely out of the box on this one .
In case your not familiar with a Gravity...
So i have been seeing a few bikes pop up with these new head lights shaped more in a bowl style then the bullet style but i cant find them any where ?
Its Defiantly a Bicycle head light as it has the switch for batteries .
They are vintage looking as well and id like to get some for my...