Jackhammer’d...’For Louise’

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Wow...what a ride

Finally made it to the finish line with a day to spare..

The world has collectively had an extremely tough time recently. This year, two days after my birthday, my best friend for nearly 35 years, took her own life.
Almost immediately after, I started taking stuff apart, but thanks to Rat Rod Bikes I found something I could channel into building them back up again.

I’d like to dedicate this Build to Louise......this one’s for you Lou x

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Soundtrack for the build?... I have my own band, I’m the ‘not bald’ one....



It’s been a blast guys....
Short video documenting start to finish

 
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Our inspiration can come from many different aspects of our lives. The loss of your life long friend must have been very hard to take.
The way you dealt with the loss, putting the pieces back together literally and figuratively, makes this a special kind of bike build.

Your heart and soul went into this build, and it shows. You 'hammered' away at the details, and the mechanical hurdles, until you got it right. The creative custom touches and new ideas that you brought out really set this one apart. Well done! :thumbsup:
 
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Our inspiration can come from many different aspects of our lives. The loss of your life long friend must have been very hard to take.
The way you dealt with the loss, putting the pieces back together literally and figuratively, makes this a special kind of bike build.

Your heart and soul went into this build, and it shows. You 'hammered' away at the details, and the mechanical hurdles, until you got it right. The creative custom touches and new ideas that you brought out really set this one apart. Well done! :thumbsup:
Really kind words. Thank you very much….
 

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She would be proud brother. Sorry for your loss, but I am glad the RRB therapy worked for you.
This build was so much fun to follow. Perfect solution for the seat support!
CONGRATS!
 

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