I got the fork and crank mounted in the frame.
I've also been building a basket for the front. I started with a wire basket and cut off the...
This whole thing is nuts.
I found a piece of scrap for the frame plate.
My stencil set was too large so I had to draw everything by hand and cut it out with an...
Bondo and paint make the welder I ain't.
You nailed the path racer look. Clean and simple.
The wheels are painted and distressed. I've ordered the tires, tubes and rim strips so they should be here shortly.
I also blacked out the...
I cleaned on the rims a bit this afternoon. It's slow going work getting the remaining paint off the spokes and hubs.
I haven't touched this bike in two months. Hopefully I can get a little free time in August to get it finished up.
It's going to be a 1" headset, you just need the right one. The best thing you can do is measure the ID of the frame....
Maybe some sort of chart would be cool. You could also use them as templates for drawing up a build.
I personally think it would be better to just find/fabricate a seat post that works better rather than hacking up that frame.
I looked for some of that multicolored textured autumn brown the other day, but nobody seems to stock it any more.
It's a bit toasty for this time of year, even for eastern NC.
I didn't get much done today but I got the fender braces riveted and located the proper seat clamp to fit the new seat to the tiny schwinn seat...
Those tires are a nice fit.
The side plates for that big chain might make decent fork rockers.
This bike is tubular!
I stopped at a roadside sale today because they had bikes outside. They weren't anything interesting, but I did buy this Persons seat. [IMG]
Thanks. I was wishing I had seen your mustard technique before I painted the frame, it would have saved a lot of time.
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