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01_rearQTR.jpg


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See the build thread here.

Ride Video (fender's a little clanky, need to look at that :wink1:)
 

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The FIRST picture is awesome!
It has that cartoon angles and oblong wheels look to it like a T-shirt pic. Brilliant shot. As always Mr Wilson has done it again, it's got all the bicycle parts but looks like nothing I've ever seen. +1

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WOW!
That is really something else

I don't feel the pang of envy often, but this is one of those times....

Great job - that brake handle may be my favorite part
 
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I dig the alien design of this bike, how would it ride with the fork turned ¨upside down¨?

I'd bet probably better than it does now. That would make it more like a chopper though, if I understand right. I was shooting to keep the overall silhouette low with the head tube below the height of the tires and the front tire pushed out forward.
 
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The FIRST picture is awesome!
It has that cartoon angles and oblong wheels look to it like a T-shirt pic. Brilliant shot. As always Mr Wilson has done it again, it's got all the bicycle parts but looks like nothing I've ever seen. +1

GC.

Thank you Carl. Do you know, is there a T-shirt/cartoon image that looks like that? When I took the picture it struck me as familiar but I haven't been able to place it.
 
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WOW!
That is really something else

I don't feel the pang of envy often, but this is one of those times....

Great job - that brake handle may be my favorite part

Thanks. Funny you mention the brake handle. Like a lot of pieces to this build it just fell into place. I had to mount it there because that was the longest brake cable I had!
 

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TJ, you've done it again! And, just to satisfy our curiosity, I googled " cartoon - animated - bicycle - lowrider - chopper" and there is nothing like your 'Mule' out there. :bigsmile:

Your scratch builds have always been amazing. This 'scrapyard' build has it's own panache. :41:
 
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TJ, you've done it again! And, just to satisfy our curiosity, I googled " cartoon - animated - bicycle - lowrider - chopper" and there is nothing like your 'Mule' out there. :bigsmile:

Your scratch builds have always been amazing. This 'scrapyard' build has it's own panache. :41:

Thanks, and thanks for the research too. That view just looks like I’ve seen it somewhere before.
 

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Thank you Carl. Do you know, is there a T-shirt/cartoon image that looks like that? When I took the picture it struck me as familiar but I haven't been able to place it.
I think it's more of a style of 'toon than any exact image I can think of either. But it sure has that look! Great work from a great builder. Cheers.

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First sentence from your build thread: “I can squeak in maybe seven days so lets give it a try. Ready, set, go...”

You actually took nine days. So lets everyone keep things in perspective here, and not get all carried away with praise.

Spectacular as always.

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First sentence from your build thread: “I can squeak in maybe seven days so lets give it a try. Ready, set, go...”

You actually took nine days. So lets everyone keep things in perspective here, and not get all carried away with praise.

Spectacular as always.

furyus

Awesome comment. Thanks
 

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