█ Flex★Liner⑦ █ TWINFLEX SPACELINER - FINISHED THREAD - SOLD

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  1. kingfish254

    kingfish254 CHECK OUT MY SALE THREAD FOR COOL STUFF! Pro Member

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    █ Flex★Liner⑦ █ THE TWINFLEX SPACELINER!!!!!!!

    THANKS FOR VOTING MY BUILD - 5th PLACE
    BUILD INDEX

    BO7 BUILD THREAD HERE :arrow: viewtopic.php?f=67&t=56671&st=0&sk=t&sd=a

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    Are you ready for some Flexiness???!!! :p

    Anyone that followed my build knows that it is PIC HEAVY, well this thread is gonna be the same. I tried to take photos that not only show off the bike, but also show off my beautiful hometown, Savannah, GA.

    I JUST POSTED THE REST OF MY PHOTOS PAGE 1 IN THE THIRD POST,

    Here is my BO7 Flex-Liner 7 build thread by the way – (viewtopic.php?f=67&t=56671&st=0&sk=t&sd=a)

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    This build is dedicated to my loving Grandmother “MA” who passed away Friday August 3rd just a couple of months shy of the grand age of 94.
    She popped a wheelie and rode that sucker all the way to heaven!!

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    Some of you guys may remember my wacky BO6 bike BEER RUN and my silly monster bike FUGSLEY. This year I started to go that route, but decided instead to build a cool city rider for me.

    The rare 1939 Huffman TwinFlex has such a cool rear suspension design, I decided to build a TwinFlex inspired full suspension Spaceliner.
    I started with this 1960s Sears Spaceliner frame which now has the following features
    - TwinFlex Rear Suspension
    - Beehive Springer Fork
    - Flying Freaky Bunny Tiger teeth hand painted on Chainguard, Seat, and Helmet
    - Star Chainring with Dogleg Crank
    - Nexus 7 hub with modified Muscle Bike Stick Shift
    - Police Spotlight and 54 Chevy / 53 Ford Hood Ornament

    This build and build off has been a blast to participate in. I have followed practically every step of EVERY build and you guys ROCK. I hope your bikes are as fun to ride as mine is!!!

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    Here we go with the finished photos. There will be a lot of them. There are a lot of details to this bike, so take your time and enjoy the ride.

    I finally made it to the finish line!!

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    Tickets are available now
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    Here is the biggest feature of Flexy. The TwinFlex Rear Suspension. There are two pivot points on the extended rear dropouts and the Flex is transferred to the TwinFlex Springer Assembly just behind the seat.

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    The Spaceliner guard just screamed to be painted with the Flying Freaky Bunny Tiger teeth. I also backlit the louvers and Evil Eye. The chainguard also sports header pipes.

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    It seems fitting to have a bike with so much Flying Tiger teeth to be in between our WWII monument.
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    I also have a Nexus 7 hub being shifted by a modified twin tube muscle bike shifter. Both the shifter and the speedo have custom speeds of MACH, WARP, LUDICROUS, and 11.

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    The old seat pan also got the Flying Freaky Bunny Tiger Teeth treatment
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    The front suspension is handle with an old beehive springer that I added fins to match the pointy Spaceliner drops. I also added the 54 Chevy/53 Ford hoodie along with custom trusses and spotlight support. I also have the custom limited edition “007” Rat Rod Bikes head badge.
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    The lights are wild hare bunny powered by the Whisky-A-Go-Go Flask with has the switch hidden under the cap. This powers both the guard and the TwinFlex Springer light.

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    The even erected a Flex-Liner 7 monument
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  2. kingfish254

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    Re: PLEASE VOTE FOR █ Flex★Liner⑦ █ THE TWINFLEX SPACELINER

    HERE IS MY COOL PARTS LIST!!
    1960s Chrome Sears Spaceliner Frame
    1960s Spaceliner Chainguard (hand painted for with Flying Freaky Bunny Tiger mouth and glowing Evil Eye)
    1939 Huffman TwinFlex inspired rear suspension (not really a part, but cool re-use of old engineering)
    1940s Snyder Hawthorne BeeHive Springer Fork
    1960s Murray Meteor Flite ladies rear end drops and seat stays
    1960s AMF Skyrider Star Chainring
    1940s dogleg crank
    1954 Chevy hood ornament Eagle with 1953 Ford jet hood ornament wings
    1960s twin tube 5 speed muscle bike shifter
    200x Schwinn SS Sport black rims
    200x Bontrager Redline Hank tires
    2012 Shimano Nexus 7 hub
    200x Clubman motorcycle handlebars
    2012 Rat Rod Bikes 007 Headbadge
    1950s Unity Police Spotlight (with 2012 Walmart plastic water pitcher lid lens)
    Flex-Liner 7 Logo (collaboration with Petrohead)
    LED lights behind chainguard louvers and Evil Eye
    LED lights for TwinFlex springer cover
    200x Schwinn SS Sport bow pedals
    Chainguard header pipes from copper 45 elbows
    Harley Davidson 7 Ball pool kickstand
    Mini 7 Pool Balls for stick shift and valve caps.
    Whisky-A-Go-Go Whisky Flask power pack and number badge (contains battery and switch for TwinFlex and Chainguard lights
    1950s springer seat pan (hand painted for with Flying Freaky Bunny Tiger mouth)
    Duplicolor Metalcast Red Paint
    Custom Speedo and Shifter labels with MACH – WARP – LUDICROUS – 11 Speeds
    1990s Columbia MTB slingshot stem
    Yard sale half helmet (hand painted for with Flying Freaky Bunny Tiger mouth)
    TwinFlex rear spring cover from Cocktail shaker
    Kickstand shot class from Cocktail Shaker (hand painted for with Flying Freaky Bunny Tiger mouth)
    Color matching shifter cable
    1990s Emory Grips
    Saddle spring Beehive springer topper
    KMC Red Chain
     
  3. kingfish254

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    Re: PLEASE VOTE FOR █ Flex★Liner⑦ █ THE TWINFLEX SPACELINER

    Okay, you guys know me and how many pics I posted for my build thread.
    Here is another round of photos.
    HANG ON PIC HEAVY!!!

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  4. kingfish254

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    Re: PLEASE VOTE FOR █ Flex★Liner⑦ █ THE TWINFLEX SPACELINER

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    Re: PLEASE VOTE FOR █ Flex★Liner⑦ █ THE TWINFLEX SPACELINER

    You DID make the deadline! Great bike, there's something to see no matter where I look!

    Good luck, Rg
     
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    Re: PLEASE VOTE FOR █ Flex★Liner⑦ █ THE TWINFLEX SPACELINER

    Wow!! Your bike looks very cool! So many innovative ideas, all working well together :shock: 8)
    Great pictures too! I see you are a rider with the same kinda mind set as me :D Savannah looks beautiful.
    Interesting way to solicit votes :lol: Kidding aside, it was great having your humor and support during the build, thanks!
     
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    Re: PLEASE VOTE FOR █ Flex★Liner⑦ █ THE TWINFLEX SPACELINER

    Great work!!! Kingfish you hit a homerun with this one!!! 8) :mrgreen:
     
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    Re: PLEASE VOTE FOR █ Flex★Liner⑦ █ THE TWINFLEX SPACELINER

    Came out fantastic! Lots of very cool ideas going on here. Super attention to detail on every nut and bolt.

    Lots of work in it and you can tell!

    Joe
     
  9. kingfish254

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    Re: PLEASE VOTE FOR █ Flex★Liner⑦ █ THE TWINFLEX SPACELINER

    Of course I was gonna make the deadline!!!! Glad you like Sexy Flexy, she's a flirt and doesn't mind flashing all of her bits and baubles!!
     
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    Thanks man, most of the ideas are thanks to TONS of mockup photos that blew my build thread up to 110 pages!!! I think it flows well too.

    Yes sir!!! I thought the same thing when I looked at your build pics. This is only about one third of the "good enough to post" photos that I have. It was tough culling it down. Savannah is an awesome place and we welcome tourists with a smile (and a cash register :p ). 300K people and we had 11 MILLION visitors last year!!

    I figured why not :p . In the end it's gonna be the bike that get the votes and not any text (or Slurpees bike2112) I throw out there.

    It has been fun being one of the class clowns. Jake really impressed me with the way he supported the builds last year, so I made it a point to follow every step of EVERY build. What a blast it has been too!!!!!! Some unbelievable rides out there and some even greater people!!!!
     
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    Thanks fatboy, I had so much fun building this baby! She rides like a dream to!! Front and rear suspension really make a difference and I am still amazed how smoothly the old stick shifter goes through the gears on the Nexus 7.
     
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    Thanks Joe, nothing like the creative collaboration of the build off to feed off of the inspiration of other builds. It gets in your veins and makes you do stuff you didn't know you could. I tried to make her a beauty, but at the same time she is gonna be a rider, so it's not all glitz and glamour. This baby rides wonderfully!
     
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    There were times when I thought you were going to far , but in the end , you really pulled it off . Great Job :D
     
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    Ya made it B!! I never doubted it. Top 5-10 this year. You thru everything on us this time. That helmet is krazy kool!!! Always ya build brudder!! Ybj2b!! Peace , Love and Soouulll!!! :mrgreen:
     
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    TO INFINITY AND BEYOND!!!!

    Thanks man. She's got a lot of doodads and whizbangs AND TEETH, but I think they all work together too. Thanks for folloing my build and for the support.
     
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    Yo Jake, never a question about finishing this baby. It was a blast sharing another build off with you and my BJ Build Brotha!!!!! Hope your wife enjoys her tamed down Joan, and that you get her to make you some sammiches in return!!! PEACE BROTHER!!!
     
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    the camera rat is happy happy joy joy and It gose to 11 not ten but 11, most awsomely epic spastastic bike love the fangs and the lights am goin to add a springer rear end on my 82 king sting because of this build.
     
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    Unbelievable amount of detail word. Love it.
     
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    Awesome bike! I just love it man! You have done an amazing job. All the cool little parts that are all over it are super! Well done :D

    Cool pics too! 8)
     
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    Job well done kingfish
     

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