█ Flex★Liner⑦ █ TWINFLEX SPACELINER 7/4 Tiger Seat Repaired

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  1. kingfish254

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    Re: Flex{\\\}Liner 7 TwinFlex Spaceliner 6/17 Nexus 7 Wheel

    I won't use mine for lemonade, but I may use it for crystal LIGHT.
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    Re: Flex{\\\}Liner 7 TwinFlex Spaceliner 6/17 Nexus 7 Wheel

    I am going to play around with that shifter more. right now it looks like it comes back to far to look right. I may mount the new shifter arm at 90 to the original stick. That way, in 1st it would probably be just below the font of the top tubes then as I shift to 7th, it would be about 90 with the top. There is about 90degrees worth of travel from 1 to 7.
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    Re: Flex{\\\}Liner 7 TwinFlex Spaceliner 6/17 Nexus 7 Wheel

    Is the location of the shifter going be ok with legs/riding/shifting ? Have you thought about laid back seat post? That thing is lookin killer nice work King! 8) :) Tom
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    Re: Flex{\\\}Liner 7 TwinFlex Spaceliner 6/17 Nexus 7 Wheel

    Thanks Tom!
    My legs won't hit the shifter because the casing doesn't stick out much at all. The stick shift itself has to remain fairly flat to clear the upper top tubes.
    I have thought about a laid back post, but I don't want to have the seat hide the rear springer.
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    Re: Flex{\\\}Liner 7 TwinFlex Spaceliner 6/17 Nexus 7 Wheel

    After seeing GrenP1s New Departure coaster brake arm, it gave me an idea for my stick shifter extension.

    A coaster brake arm should be just about the right size and shape I need. Now I just have to find one that looks cool.
    I still may endul using the skiptooth, but just expanding my range of options.

    Has anyone seen any other cool coaster brake arms?

    Maybe something like this

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    Or a Perry which and a cool curve to it

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    Re: Flex{\\\}Liner 7 TwinFlex Spaceliner 6/17 Nexus 7 Wheel

    I have the same Perry one on my Grady Rocket build. It's super cool. I love coaster brake arms. :)
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    Re: Flex{\\\}Liner 7 TwinFlex Spaceliner 6/17 Nexus 7 Wheel

    That Perry looks like it has the perfect shape for it.... But I might try and keep it old American for your build.
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    Re: Flex{\\\}Liner 7 TwinFlex Spaceliner 6/17 Nexus 7 Wheel

    Hmmmm, you got me thinking again Green.
    I picked up this heavy guage aluminum a couple of weeks ago. Maybe I'll cut one out that looks like a coaster brake arm, but see if I can etch it with something custom.
    Something more to think about.

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    Re: Flex{\\\}Liner 7 TwinFlex Spaceliner 6/17 Nexus 7 Wheel

    Char, if you know of any other cool ones you think might work, let me know.
    That Perry looked sweet on Grady Rocket.
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    Re: Flex{\\\}Liner 7 TwinFlex Spaceliner 6/17 Nexus 7 Wheel

    Thanks. Sure, i'll let you know if I find anything with the same shape. :)
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    Re: Flex{\\\}Liner 7 TwinFlex 6/18 Coaster Brake Shifter?

    They would be candidates for rockers too! Thanks for getting the 'wheels' spinning!

    The Flexliner looks great! I'm jealous of that Nexus 7, YOURS is actually laced, unlike mine... :roll:

    Keep trying crazy things, it's what sets your bikes apart.

    Cheers,
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    Re: Flex{\\\}Liner 7 TwinFlex Spaceliner 6/17 Nexus 7 Wheel

    KF this thing has really come to life! Looks great with matched set wheels too.
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    Re: Flex{\\\}Liner 7 TwinFlex 6/18 Coaster Brake Shifter?

    Thanks peat, I am kinda leaning to making my own custom one as a stickshift.

    It's always cool to see the level of design that went into old stuff.
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    Re: Flex{\\\}Liner 7 TwinFlex 6/18 Coaster Brake Shifter?

    It's funny how ideas snowball around here. Green posted a pic of a ND arm and all of a sudden I saw it was the right shape that I needed, so I posted some ideas here as a shifter which has sparked you to think of them as rockers,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

    Thanks tank. Don't feel bad Tank, the LBS thought they had the right size spokes in stock and laced it up only to find they were 3mm too long (sound familiar?). So they had to unlace it and order spokes.

    That's a cool compliment. But I have surely seen plenty of other crazy things on other builds past and present here.
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    Re: Flex{\\\}Liner 7 TwinFlex Spaceliner 6/17 Nexus 7 Wheel

    What you didn't like the coppertone angle iron and creme/black chrome/black wheel combo!!!!!???????!!!!!!!

    Thanks Critter!!! Just when it's coming together I have to go on a biz trip this week.
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    Re: Flex{\\\}Liner 7 TwinFlex 6/18 Coaster Brake Shifter?

    heres an idea, you could do like a comet shaped handle
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    Re: Flex{\\\}Liner 7 TwinFlex 6/18 Coaster Brake Shifter?

    Hmmmmmmmm, I will definitely have to noodle on that one Dragon! Nice out of the box thinking.
    Thanks man. The lines you drew for the truss wings are pretty close to the masking tape mockup I did. I will revisit that whole section later on.
    I really appreciate the insight and suggestions. Things that make you wanna go Hmmmmmmm!!!
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    Re: Flex{\\\}Liner 7 TwinFlex 6/18 Coaster Brake Shifter?

    hmmm... i see the title is now: Re: Flex
    maybe i can repop some duran duran stickers for ya!! :p


    joking aside looks good...
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    Re: Flex{\\\}Liner 7 TwinFlex 6/18 Coaster Brake Shifter?

    OH NO, Please anything but Duran Duran!! :shock:
    I think of them as the Justin Biebers of the 80s!
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    Re: Flex{\\\}Liner 7 TwinFlex 6/18 Coaster Brake Shifter?

    Have a good trip kingfish :!: Looks like you've got some great ideas to think about while you're away.Maybe you will find something to use on your bike while on your trip.Safe journey :!:

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