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down to the wire but its finished for this RRBBO
mounted a bullet headlight on the stem and a cat eye on the rack...legal
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the finished bike
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its been a blast following along with all the builds, the ones finished so far are all great looking bikes....congrats to all the builders ...too 8)

Mark
 
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the build list

frame ,rack and rear fender .. original 58 Schwinn
forks .. electra tripple clamp
bars ...80s Schwinn bmx
headset ... threaded threadless bmx
drivetrain ... 15 speed mountain bike
shifters ... shimano 10 speed on a home made mount
shifter boot ... hand sewn buckskinn... doesnt match anything on this bike ?
front wheel ... Schwinn s6 from a 60s breeze 26x1 3/8 with a 26x1 1/4 tire
rear wheel 26x2.125 disk brake equipped w/ electra hotster tire
brake ... gator brake disc on a us choppers mount and home made support
cables ... shift index type...nylon lined radial cables
brake lever... weinmann from the breeze
derailers ... falcon from a huffy mountain bike
pedals...block type
paint...Ace brand primer red and black with Ace clearcoat
lights...LED bullet in front and LED cateye rear
tassles... electra
grips...cruiser king mercury
bar ornament...Speedy...bahhreeeeba
seat...60s messenger
hardware...all stainless and chrome
tank and horn...Schwinn B6

wow I did not relize the list was that long

Mark
 

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Beautiful bike Mark...love the paint and all of the sweet details.

That disc brake set up is trick too.

Looks like a very fun bike to ride!

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I love it..
I'm speachless...

well, not totally.
The Paint Job is incredible
The Disc Conversion was fabulous
The shifter build was very informative.
and the Bars..I love the neck / bar combo.

you have built a beautiful bike Mark,

peace,
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thanks guys, since I already have some really ratty bikes I went for a Cali style hot rod look with the chrome and polished aluminum parts and made the primer paint glossy with a clear coat. I had to leave a little rust on the seat since it is a rat :D
This is a sweet riding bike , very solid feel to it, shifting is smooth. I think Ive put about 30 miles on it already during the build...time to strap on a cooler of cold ones and take a long cruise to the lake. about 20 miles round trip
 
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Schwinnspastic said:
thanks guys, since I already have some really ratty bikes I went for a Cali style hot rod look with the chrome and polished aluminum parts and made the primer paint glossy with a clear coat. I had to leave a little rust on the seat since it is a rat :D
This is a sweet riding bike , very solid feel to it, shifting is smooth. I think Ive put about 30 miles on it already during the build...time to strap on a cooler of cold ones and take a long cruise to the lake. about 20 miles round trip
Amazing bike, absolutely love the look.
Where in Nor-Cal do you live?
 
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I'm coming down to Norcal to Ride with all you Clowns!
:lol: :lol: :lol:

It's just as close for me to drive to Sacremento...
as it is to drive to The Kootneys here in British Columbia.

Probably faster to Norcal because it's
down hill from B.C. :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

I'm coming down before next Winter for sure..
A big Ride is in order... :D

peace,
Kev.
 
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Your work on the shifting, derailer setup and brakes is tops. More technical build than any other. Looks great.
 

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