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  1. Flying Zombie

    Fender Fitting a Prewar Huffman

    I have a side project going with @melancholera while we build up their first full "Rat" from frame up. The front fender isn't an issue, where we're using a Matching fork and fender up front from CWC but the rear I feel may not be as .. fluid looking in its attachment. The frame is a '41...
  2. R

    My daughters first build

    My daughter rides electric motorcycles and just starts gas bikes this year. She’s been in the garage tinkering with me since she was born. We decided last year to buy a Lowrider frame for her and her 3 year old brother to start a build this year. We got our frames from and found...
  3. Degoragon

    [Build idea] 1941 Hiawatha...... 10 Speed?

    As you know, I had managed to pull an old 1941 Hiawatha (Shelby Flying Cloud) bike out of the weeds in my own backyard. Well, I had been thinking some possible directions to go with it. One involved simply using 1960's schwinn pedal cranks and pieces to replace the rusted pieces. This got me...
  4. A

    Girvin Suspension Forks 1" Tube

    Selling off a project's parts. No time and I am changing jobs and moving soon. Have a used Girvin set up with spring. A bit dirty, I was going to pull them apart and refinish to match my frame a la Gig Mata. Would rather support this community than list it on eBay so here we go. HMU with...
  5. Donniebikes55

    Bare Naked Cruisers

    I just started posting to Rat Rod Bikes for the last Build-Off RRB build off#13. These are some previous builds I wanted to share with the Rat Rod community. All of them are bare metal frames with a clear coat finish. It took quite a bit of sanding and polishing to get these beauties to their...
  6. D

    My Adult-sized Stingray

    My daughter grew out of her mountain bike, so I turned it into a Stingray using seat and handlebar parts from a modern (and cheap) Chinese Schwinn stingray. I wanted to get the proportions, look, and feel close to a 1970s Schwinn Stingray fastback but full-sized for me to ride and using modern...