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Two nice pairs of pedals to choose from just arrived by mail today...
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Did I see a disc wheel in the background of the FIRST pic????
 
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Did I see a disc wheel in the background of the FIRST pic????
Yes, you did. It comes from my pre RatRodBikes project, the Capitan Terror:
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I used EPS (extruded polystyrene) and covered it with paper. To fix it to the wheel I used screws and large washers (next time I take smaller washers but 5 instead if only 3). I'll do this again in this build....
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I took the opportunity of the long weekend and spent a night on the campground to collect some parts for my build.

This is my stash on the campground (see the grey boxes @GeePig?):;)
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That's what I picked as my PoP:
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Some light and reflector options plus breaks, levers and cranks:
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Saddle, seatposts and spokes as I need to lace that duomatic into a 622 rim (I hope that at least one set of spokes will have the right length...)
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Bars and stems
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rim and tire choices
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kickstands (I prefer the left one, but it needs some work, as it's axle bolt is loose)
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even did a little mockup:
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All boxed up and loaded in (even rediscovered some cans with primer and flat white that will come in handy)
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Next challenge will be to make some room in our basement storage compartment that's already filled to the brim with stuff and bikes...
What a nice selection of parts. I especially like the chainguard but am looking forward to the "special secret cheesy sauce" chainguard you have in mind. I notice that everyone is hungry.
 
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Extruded polystyrene you say...
Fancy poster board from the art supply house? I was thinking of something along those lines myself. Very cool.
I got it from the DIY store. If I remember right it came in sheets about 100x50cm, about 3-4mm thick and it is sold as insulation...
But as I said, I will do this again soon and keep you all posted. 😉
 

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Yes, you did. It comes from my pre RatRodBikes project, the Capitan Terror:
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I used EPS (extruded polystyrene) and covered it with paper. To fix it to the wheel I used screws and large washers (next time I take smaller washers but 5 instead if only 3). I'll do this again in this build....
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I’ve been wanting to do a sticker bomb bike or decoupage for a LONG time! DIG IT!
 

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I’ve been wanting to do a sticker bomb bike or decoupage for a LONG time! DIG IT!
Jude, you have been missing out...

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Jude, you have been missing out...

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SWEEEEEET!!!!!!
 
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This one will not get done (yet), in fact I didn't even start working on it. It's still a (growing) pile of parts, stashed away in the basement, waiting for the next/summer build off to start. It's just to much at the moment, teaching exhausts me a lot lately and in the evening I'm just done and too tired to get at wrenching on a bike.
I will barely get the little Hope4muscle done in time...
 

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