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

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  1. kingfish254

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    Re: FlexLiner MO FATTA TwinFlex Spaceliner 5/17 Actual Work

    I love that "tooo mahh" line.
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    Re: FlexLiner MO FATTA TwinFlex Spaceliner 5/17 Actual Work

    Thanks Tin, There are definitely more than a few factors to consider, but I think I can make it happen. Not that you really need suspension when you are riding on 24x3 tires, but there is the "CUZ I CAN" coolness factor.
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    Re: FlexLiner MO FATTA TwinFlex Spaceliner 5/17 Actual Work

    Ahhh, KIng, I bought a bunch of parts to build my version of a twinflex (well a faux twinflex), didn't realize you were headed in this direction. It's a double spring version. If it will step on your toes I'll back off of it, your call...

    Rg
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    Don't even consider backing off! Go for it!!! There are multiple home grown real and faux front springers and I never get tired of seeing them. No reason why rear springers should be any different. I look forward to seeing what your take on the idea turns out to be.
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    Re: FlexLiner MO FATTA TwinFlex Spaceliner 5/17 Actual Work

    Something to think about.....when the rear suspension flexes, how does the chain react? Since it pivots around a common fulcrum, I would assume the chain wouldn't slack too much, right? Is a tensioner or derailleur needed? How did Huffman do it?

    Looking forward to seeing this in person one day!

    Cheers,
    Dr. T
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    Re: FlexLiner MO FATTA TwinFlex Spaceliner 5/17 Actual Work

    It probably depends on how much travel, but typically you don't see IGH's on rear suspension bikes without a tensioner. I would prefer to have the IGH, but the atom brake Spitfire hub would be cool too. Either way, I could make the twin bar shifter work.
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    Re: FlexLiner MO FATTA TwinFlex Spaceliner 5/17 Actual Work

    Bout time you showed up!!!!!!!!!!
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    Re: FlexLiner MO FATTA TwinFlex Spaceliner 5/17 Actual Work

    The weekend is almost here too. Gonna have some fun.
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    Re: FlexLiner MO FATTA TwinFlex Spaceliner 5/17 Actual Work

    Don't even consider backing off! Go for it!!! There are multiple home grown real and faux front springers and I never get tired of seeing them. No reason why rear springers should be any different. I look forward to seeing what your take on the idea turns out to be.[/quote]

    I knew that would be your reply... Mine will be thrown together from bits a pieces.

    Good luck, Rg
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    Re: FlexLiner MO FATTA TwinFlex Spaceliner 5/17 Actual Work

    So will mine!! :wink:
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    Re: FlexLiner MO FATTA TwinFlex Spaceliner 5/17 Actual Work

    Aahhh.... It is nice to have you back in the country....
    Everything you're describing sounds pretty darn cool....
    I can't wait to see what you come up with....
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    Re: FlexLiner MO FATTA TwinFlex Spaceliner 5/17 Actual Work

    Here is my normal full suspension ride (a Dahon Jetstream P8 folding bike) with hydraulic brakes.
    I want to see someone make a homemade front suspension like this one.

    [​IMG]
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    Re: FlexLiner MO FATTA TwinFlex Spaceliner 5/17 Actual Work

    thanks Who!
    I can't wait to see either :p
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    Re: FlexLiner MO FATTA TwinFlex Spaceliner 5/17 Actual Work

    Look at the cool space age bike helmet I plan to use for my Spaceliner.

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    Re: FlexLiner MO FATTA TwinFlex Spaceliner 5/17 Actual Work

    I have another "liner" joke, but it's not very nice. :eek:
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    Re: FlexLiner MO FATTA TwinFlex Spaceliner 5/17 Actual Work

    Official space helmet on O'Captain Video!! 10 points if you know this line. Peace
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    Re: FlexLiner MO FATTA TwinFlex Spaceliner 5/17 Actual Work

    I know it,
    "Danger, Will Robinson, Danger!"
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    Re: FlexLiner MO FATTA TwinFlex Spaceliner 5/17 Actual Work

    can i just say that the pugsley was one of the coolest things ive ever seen!!!! you totally inspired me with those harley tires ill post one ofmy other builds and tag you in it!!! im pretty sure youll appreciate it!!!!
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    Re: FlexLiner MO FATTA TwinFlex Spaceliner 5/17 Actual Work

    Peatbog you cheated! I'll give you half the points for thinking of googling. But B Ha try again Dr. Smith.
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    Re: FlexLiner MO FATTA TwinFlex Spaceliner 5/17 Actual Work

    Twin Flex Spaceliner with White Thick Bricks? Wow, Cool!! Looking forward to more...

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