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I'm in again. With another Columbia like last year

You might remember the derelict Newsboy I rescued on its way to the landfill

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Plan is for a 26" bmx/klunk/strandie thing and a few shiny surprises along the way.



She won't be some super intense build with a ton of unobtanium vintage bits. Just my spin on a classic to bomb around town on and maybe hit the pub with @Dr. Tankenstein and @kingfish254 sometime

A little bit old, a little bit new, a lot of it RRB sourced, and none of it blue

Every single part is out of a parts pile or previously sourced. Local, interwebs, and parts from fellow RRB'ers
 
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Can't wait to hit the streets with ya man!
Git Ta Buildin!!!!
 

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I don't think I'm going to accomplish splatter paint for @MattiThundrrr , but hopefully I'll earn his stamp of approval with something similar
 
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I'm digging this. Are you staying with the 12 gauge spoke steel rims? Them are tough as a $2.00 steak. Them stock newspaper delivering bars are sweet but probably not right for this build.
 

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I'm digging this. Are you staying with the 12 gauge spoke steel rims? Them are tough as a $2.00 steak. Them stock newspaper delivering bars are sweet but probably not right for this build.
Yes sir. Those wheels are tanks. I never got the ano red alloy ones I previously wanted, so these it is
 
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I like the metallic colors! With you as the 'Captain' you could rename it " Showboat". :wondering::rolleyes::bigsmile:
 

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No building today. Played hooky and rode a bit. A very pleasant but windy day here in our little island community. Took the newest addition (Bucky) out for a jaunt Today was the annual group ride & festival to benefit the Boys and Girls club

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Brand new park. Good starting point

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Bucky really seems to take to the basket riding for only being 11 weeks old

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My phone is busted, screen is super cracked. At first, I misread the bullet points as censorship, thought the title was S***show Boatin'...
Then it would be "Talkin'" instead of "Boatin'"

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