26" Muscle/cruiser build from the new guy! (DONE!!!!)

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The frame is painted - drumrolll....
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The color is an old school Wimbledon White but.....I used matte clear to cover it for an old AND new school look.
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A good shot was hard to get but I will have some of the bike assembled tomorrow after I give it time to cure. In the light it has hints of yellow, sometimes brighter white, and more. Think vanilla. I hope it looks great with the different color parts going on. Stay tuned!
 
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Roller status achieved! Before I show pics, here is a shot of my inspiration.....DRAG BIKE!
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Low and agressive is the goal. Although I wont be doing much fabrication to the frame I feel I can get the basic look. The biggest part to that look IMO is a triple tree style fork. Forks were easy to find but the hurdle was a headset that would fit both the steer tube and frame tube. 1 1/8"...fit the frame but not the fork. 1" fit the fork but not the frame....UGH!!! I ended up cutting the original bearing cups to act as a spacer which worked PERFECT!
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The lower parts pressed into the frame as normal and acted as the perfect spacer for the new 1" headset bearing cups.
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Triples on
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And roller status!
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The color is either shifting in different light or is actually darker in areas but looks rad regardless. I still can't get a pic that does it justice. Here it is next to another cruiser of mine that is bright white as a comparison.
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Hopefully in the next days I can get some more parts on it once I decide on their color piece by piece.
 

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I like the vanilla color, the forks and that rear tire.
That inspiration drag bike pic is super cool.
 

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