Fixin the Fixie (ORBO)

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GTHOtrod

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Built a black Araya 7X type wheel set for it. They suit better than I thought it would. The satin finish is a good contrast to the gloss of the frame.
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Fitted the gussets, finished the white. Then just couldn't wait to start putting parts on.
Managed to get it together without scratching the soft paint.
Now for the long wait for decals to arrive from the USA.
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I added the schwinn wheels with gum walls that I had tried on my Wayfurther build.
Paint stripped all the blue components and polished, or blacked them. Added some VP bear traps, chrome 8" bars and Dia Comp brake set from the parts stash.
I figured a cruiser shouldn't have a plastic seat, as per Elliott's 20", so I dug out a padded bmx seat to finish off the old school look.
 

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Been away for a couple weeks. You are really taking this build to next level!

I was digging this....
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The black on black on black rims/spokes/tires worked great with your vibe.

The new itteration is cool too. Gumwalls and gusset,with a fade paint, takes it back a few decades; which is always good for me.
 
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