★★ The Young American ★★

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  1. SCHWINNRAY69

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    Finally got The Young American finished 8) All this for under $100.00 :wink:

    Frame: 1974 Schwinn
    Tank: 50's Schwinn
    Guard: Schwinn
    Bars: OCC Drag Bars
    Fork: OCC Triple Trees
    Seat: 70's Schwinn
    Tires: Rear 26x2.125 Kenda Flame ...front 24x2.0 Innova
    License Plate: Coffee can

    A special thanks to: Bri-in-RI (frame, chainguard, and seat post), KOTA (rear wheel and tire), Graylock (crank and sprocket), NLCTVWguy (speedometer) RetroGlide (paint and lettering), KZ1000 (tank)!

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    BUILD THREAD: http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=55&t=39640&st=0&sk=t&sd=a
  2. tin machine

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    hey young american , what a fine job you have done on this bike , you can be very proud of your work , I salute you well done :!: :!: tin machine :wink:
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    Hey Schwinnray,

    Your Bike looks awesome! 8)
    Really nice work.
    The tank is one of my favorites.

    Really nice of all the people that help too, bonus.

    You carried the theme well through out
    Great rake!!!

    Congrats!
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    I salute you, for having the vision, and carrying it out perfectly...GREAT theme bike! 8)
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    Thanks for the compliments guys! :D
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    Welldone, nice!!
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    Great job! Your bike looks fabulous, congrats on a job well done!
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    Nice work Nick! Bike is looking great! Nice mix of parts all on the red-white-n-blue theme.

    And, you're done before me! :?

    Congrats and best of luck!
    --Rob
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    Thanks guys! :D
  11. deorman

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    Thank goodness the barber pole is gone. :mrgreen: Gotta say I'd probably like it better with a 26" in the front. :|
  12. yoothgeye

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    Bike building, the great equalizer. I bet alot of people won't even know after voting for you that you're still a minor for years to come. You're doing great and if you stick to it, things will only get better and you'll always have an anchor in your life for stability. Skip the partying... build something. Good work.
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    you certainly nailed a retro chopper look! 8) great looking bike.
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    Thanks again guys, really appreciate it :wink:
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    It turned out awesome! Great combination of old/new Schwinn, if they ever introduce a 26" chopper, they'll copy this bike!

    Cheers,
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    That turned out nice. If I was American I'd be very proud to ride that. It really reminds me of my childhood whan choppers were all the rage. Well done.
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    Nice Job ,thanks for not buying my slick...lol I would have had to buy it back from ya :roll:
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    Thanks Doc, glad I listened to you and got the "full" tank :mrgreen: Your bike looks cool too :wink:



    Yeah...I like my Flame :p
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    Awesome bike great job on the build and keep at it building more and more bikes.
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    Thanks buddy :D

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