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GuitarlCarl

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What do you get when you take the back half of a Flightliner and the front half of a children's Trek add a longer fork and chain steering? Sketchy. The little wheel and short wheelbase just loves the touring bike fork and chain steering. I rode it for about an hour today and even with the two speed kickback hub on back, it's a workout. I felt like I should of had elbow and knee pads but I never dumped it so...
Hey I told ya it's "Sketchy".
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Fantastic!
The steering chain and its twin sprockets jump out at me

the stance is awesome

The name matches the vibe!

I love the handlebars and extensions and general Rube Goldberg-ness of the whole thing over-all
 

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Super inventive build! And the name is fitting as you say for the ride. Kudos to you for staying upright on that ride!
 
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What do you get when you take the back half of a Flightliner and the front half of a children's Trek add a longer fork and chain steering? Sketchy. The little wheel and short wheelbase just loves the touring bike fork and chain steering. I rode it for about an hour today and even with the two speed kickback hub on back, it's a workout. I felt like I should of had elbow and knee pads but I never dumped it so...
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I've always wanted one of those. There is this little Italian guy with a bicycle museum that has a club who rides them at events in Italy.
 

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Way cool Carl! Have you tried popping a wheelie on it? :D
Love it!
CONGRATS!
 

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