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    python recumbent

    I shouldn't do this, I joined the forum for some inspiration to finish my chopper and other projects, what I didn't want was inspiration with a deadline. But I can't resist. My next project, brewing in my head, will be 3 wheeler concept python, this time using 26" wheels. But that project is...
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    old school chopper

    A real time update. I'm working on a gear shifter. I have purchased a reasonable priced chinese mini lath and this is the first time I'm using it. From a tube I had, I adjusted the outside and inside in the lath. glued on a piece of drawing as guidance for the cuts cut a piece of tube to fit...
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    old school chopper

    A piece of 7/8" tube was bent to be used as seat tube, it fits snuggly inside the 1" tube used as the top part of the frame. 2 lengths of 5/8" tube was bent and used for the underpart of the frame. I purchased a seat spring to make the ride more comfortable and lift the seat free from the...
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    old school chopper

    Harware: Shimano Nexus 8 speed rear hub with coaster brake Q100H front wheel hub with torque sensor bottom bracket. 26" 65mm alu rims from robinssons Fat Frank tires 2.35" The frame and fork is made from: 5/8", 7/8" and 1" round tube all with 1/16" wall. I started with the rear frame, bending...
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    old school chopper

    This is a project I started over 3 years ago, and still have a long way to go. I'm testing the electric at the moment. It's not working right yet.
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    New member from England

    Hi I live in the north of England and have tried to make custom bicycles for the last 10 years, have a few projects going rusty, one "finished", a three wheeler python. At the moment I'm working on a old school chopper, about 1/3 from completion, so I'm joining this forum to gain...