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  1. metalchewy

    Hard Eight

    I considered one of the deep dish three speed cogs until i realized the cable has to pass next to the sprocket to reach the shift mech on the hub. I will need to get some chain sliders and route the chain inside the hoop to spin. half links are easier todo this with than a standard chain. I...
  2. metalchewy

    Top-ghoul

    Chain Top Bar addition? Could be cool. [emoji41] Have any more details on the sissy?
  3. metalchewy

    Hard Eight

    Deeper dish sprocket arrived. Gives another 1/8 on the chain line. Hoping it is enough Can barely get a glimpse of it from around the tire... O_o
  4. metalchewy

    Macro Monday! Show that zoomed-in detail shot on Monday

    Sturmey Deep dish cable pathway clearance on a nexus 8 Cant go any deeper
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    Macro Monday! Show that zoomed-in detail shot on Monday

    Part of a 90speed configured Bike, with a white croc in the sky..
  6. metalchewy

    Macro Monday! Show that zoomed-in detail shot on Monday

    Nexus standard, nexus dished, and sturmey deep dish heights compared.
  7. metalchewy

    ALiEN FiRE REWiND

    I have a version of those bars I've wanted to cut up and repurpose a half dozen times, but havent yet
  8. metalchewy

    Daaanger Ride

    Always love a good long tubed chopper. Sweet build! [emoji106][emoji41][emoji106]
  9. metalchewy

    Hard Eight

    Those are 12" motorcycle apes that i picked for 20 bucks at a rat rod swap meet out here in LV a coupe years back. Full 1" bars thru a large bicycle neck.
  10. metalchewy

    Hard Eight

    The most recent pic of the bike in the avatar...
  11. metalchewy

    Hard Eight

    Art Ramirez had designed a lot of cool custom frames. One of his Bombita frames was in last summer's buildoff https://r.tapatalk.com/shareLink/topic?url=http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/beatnik-bombita.111303/&share_tid=111303&share_fid=77973&share_type=t&link_source=app...
  12. metalchewy

    Hard Eight

    Skeletron(Art's first stretch) and its new owner stopped by for a re-weld on the battery bracket yesterday... Transmission has way more than 50 combinations
  13. metalchewy

    ALiEN FiRE REWiND

    Yours was the first i saw, flipped, drop stem with apes up... , but have seen a couple of them configured similar out west since. Cant wait to see where you go with it this round. [emoji41]
  14. metalchewy

    Cheap Copper

    Really liking those wide, handle dropped apes. [emoji106] Very cool!
  15. metalchewy

    Hard Eight

    Im not pleased with the location of the bottom bracket, will be coming up with a plan to lower and extend it
  16. metalchewy

    Hard Eight

    Thanks Toro! Your welcome, glad to help [emoji48] Pic was blurry because it was an afterthought for the zoom in on the first mockup. It's an 8 speed internal. Custom cut/threaded the spokes with my friend Juan from Artistic a few months ago to fit the 100mm wheels. They've been hanging around...
  17. metalchewy

    Hard Eight

    Ready for some welding today
  18. metalchewy

    Hard Eight

    As i mentioned i started a couple weeks ago, just havent had time to post up the build and progress. Pics along the way Seat post delete option?? Bigger, better Bottom Bracket tube
  19. metalchewy

    Hard Eight

    Maybe this time i can finish a buildoff. Been a couple of years since i posted a finished build. Life catches up and you have no time... This build idea actually started weeks ago, but have had so many things going on. 60hr weeks, plus a very sick puppy, plus a bunch of other things have made...
  20. metalchewy

    Macro Monday! Show that zoomed-in detail shot on Monday

    Not dropping out today