Only thing ever... that I could possibly suggest is ditch the rear wheel and go disc. You have coaster brake already hose clamped on that beautiful frame... why not use the newer hose clamped disc caliper mounts? My total jerk opinion, Haha. I love your build man. So epic and completely different from anything I build or anything Ive seen. Big props man. Way red ride! Keep me comin'!My build is complete and I am super stoked with how it turned out! It started as a worthless 80s Murray Westport and now has a nice race bike look and feel. It rides well and is more comfortable than it looks but not something for long rides as the seat is low. Now, onto some pics.
Sad and broken after a failed attempt at a lay back seat-post made from old handlebars.
After a couple months, a few hundred dollars, and lots of time here it is:
The vertical is OEC for Old English Cycles! My last name is English
My inspiration comparison!
Last but not least, another OEC decal
So there you have it! Let me know what you think!