RRBBO13 ○〇◯ Holeshot ◯〇○ What... Me Worry? FINISHED Trek CNC Rail Checkered Chopper

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  1. kingfish254

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    ○〇◯ Holeshot ◯〇○
    I was almost going to build a WWI inspired Cycle Truck this year, but then I scored a Silver King Hextube and a Trek Rail CNC so my decision was tougher. I have decided to go with the Trek Rail CNC build. It's just so different from any other frame I have ever owned. I am going to call this build ○〇◯ Holeshot ◯〇○


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    What is really cool about this bike is that it is in this Cruisers book that I got for finishing 2nd in Build Off 8 with Firewing.

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    This bike is the front one on the roof of this car from one of the Freakbike Militia rides. I tried tracking down the second one, but it was long gone.

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    There is a ton of coolness in this frame, but I hate most of the parts on it. The seat has to go along with the guard and obviously the tires. Here it is just after I unpacked it.

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    space for future witty comments...

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    Congrats on the photo win.

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    I have had these Spoiler chopper springer forks for over 5 years and I keep trying them on most bikes I have. They just haven't felt right until I slid them onto the Rail frame.

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    The geometry isn't perfect, but it is workable. I like how it jacks it up enough to that the chainstays are close to parallel to the ground.

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  6. Chad T

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    Cool bike, great name....tires look like bloody boogers...:D
     
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    What an awesome starting point!
     
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  8. G-Matt

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    Hole shot hey ,,, cool name and awesome bike !!! Hard to come by frame for sure . Looking forward to see where this goes


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    Maybe whatever bike I use the tires on, I will name it "Bloody Boogers".
     
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    **space reserved for full-image shot of those monster forks**

    RaT oN brother! Looks like an awesome start!
     
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    That's cool, love the fork. Dig that chainguard too.
     
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    This is going to be one fantastic build I can feel it, my bike sense is tingling.
     
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    Followed. I love this mess.
     
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    Diggin' it already. I wanted to use a four spring fork on my build, but they're not easy to find, or cheap when you do find them.
     
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  15. yoothgeye

    yoothgeye I build stuff. Moderator

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    I love those tires, not on that bike, more like on one of mine.

    As usual, I expect great things.


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    Here is what I am thinking for the rear end.

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    Skipton Come out and ride with The Chicago TailDraggers!

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    Once again you beat us all to the super cool parts. ;)

    Can't wait to see what your mind comes up with for this one. :thumbsup:
     
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    Got the fork on and tested with a 26" skinny slick up front. That is a 24x3 rear

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    Got this sweet Ruff saddle in the mail yesterday. Thanks to @Dr. Tankenstein

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    o_O

    Looks like you're almost done. Are you on track for fastest ever build in a build off, or has there been faster? :39:

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