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As promised I got around to do a quick mockup between builds work and family time, I actually like it with the 27.5 wheel/chunky tyre combo, I don't want to go as far as a Mad Max/off road/industrial look, maybe in my head I'm thinking a little of each, the wheels are from a not so cheap price but cheap full susser that I may use the rear triangle of the frame as it would be easier to cut, fit and weld to the frame but it may loose the curvy lines as the triangle is straight and chunky,I will see
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the crank is at the right height I will just move it forward and I will work out moving the seat back abit
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So been awhile, other money making projects had to be done, so I have swapped the position of the strut and wheel because I feel the front will be too low, I have drawn a shape on the linkage plate and shortly ready to cut and grind them
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So removed rear from the full susser that the wheels came from and was doing a few mock ups of whether I could just get away with drill and bolting rear on which would be OK but would likely be sloppy and flexy so decided to mock up with suspension so I have some comfort, I like it and realize I need to talk to my friend at the local hot rod shop and save some welding money as its gona be a more technical job, we will see, maybe I will just cut up a rear triangle from a rigid and have it welded considering I have not much money to spend and what would I do with it after its done, its cool but I don't feel attached to this build at least if I weld the rear rigid triangle I can play around with forks and setups on the front
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It was good catching up with you today, Ryan.

I found this thread and no, I hadn't seen it before.

Definitely prefer the idea of a bolt on (or welded on) rear triangle that we spoke about instead of the spring as you have in the photo.

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Thanks, I think I may use the green rocker as a template as I already like the shape, and once I lower the back and have the extra rear end extensions welded on the chain stays and the bottom of the bent fork should be horizontal
Why not cut one black one, and change it out for the one you made a kickstand out of? Much easier to match the rockers perfectly and the kickstand would only need the basic shape to look great still.
I realize this is last winter, but no posts so I thought maybe it was on hold or you were busy with life man.
 
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Why not cut one black one, and change it out for the one you made a kickstand out of? Much easier to match the rockers perfectly and the kickstand would only need the basic shape to look great still.
I realize this is last winter, but no posts so I thought maybe it was on hold or you were busy with life man.
Yer I think it will be the way, I will use the kickstand as the second rocker and find something else to replace it with as the second incarnation of Lockdown will be awhile down the road for a rebuild, and yer life is busy but thankfully in a good way just a ton of stuff to do but we get there in the end
 

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