1935 Monark 5 BAR "Deluxe 6 Rat Racer"

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  1. Petrohead

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    Thanks everyone for the kind words!

    I, myself am not a banana seat guy but after trying several seats this thing was screaming for one. I am glad because it let me out of my box again. Keep stretching the boundaries!



    How about ...tank plates. Yeah, we'll call 'em tank plates. Thanks. :wink:
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    this one of the nicest customs I have seen , the quality of the work ,theme and overallstyle of the bike is at a very high level , this bike is possibly my alltime favorite , I love banana style cruiser bikes ,mixed with the racing touches and its vintage look , its a winner :mrgreen: great job. tin machine
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    I've never been much for banana seats either, but it worked out to be an awesome choice on your bike. Honestly, its one of the 3 bikes I like the best in the entire build! Nice job!

    Does it want to wheely with your full weight back on the seat?
  4. Petrohead

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    Although I haven't had a whole lot of riding time because I finished right after knee surgery and then took off out of town for a couple week, I did ride it around the block. It doesn't seem to be light in the front and actually rides excellent. My only complaint is how narrow the seat is as I am used to big 'ol vintage spring seats on my rides. I will try a wheelie soon and let you know how it turns out!
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    What else can I say that hasn't been said above...
    This is awesome. It reminds me of the Kruger Motorcycles. Not the look or anything, but the all important vibe.
    I think I have found my favorite. For now. I'm going to bed so it'l be my favorite till at least tomorow.
    ;-)

    Seriously.
    This bike is the coolest...
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    every time I look at this bike it floors me!
  7. SimpleMan

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    My favorite.....very nice work!
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    Beautiful bike great job on the build.
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    i'm blown away on this one. Its art!
  10. Petrohead

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    Thanks again guys! I wish I had time to have new pics shot as I have finished up a couple details I didn't have time to do before. Well, you get the idea anyway. I will repost some "fix it" pics later. This has been so much fun I can't wait a whole year to do it again. With this many builds maybe we should have a RRB Build Off SEMI ANNUALLY!! :D .
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    an incredible bike!
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    Very cool build, not very often do i like nana seats on cruisers but this works and you all should do your homework on the "5 bar frames" just sayin!
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    Very Cool ,lots of details,winner winner chicken dinner!!!!
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    Absolutely awesome build! The details on this bike are perfect! Great job.
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    As promised Rat Rod Bikes Brewery will be providing bonus trophies to the top three Build Off winners.
    They decided to go out on a limb and announce their new beer early. Two more will follow.

    Rat Racer 6 Rusty Leather Lager

    Past first place winners have also been notified that they will receive copies of their brews as bonus trophies.

    Please PM me with your mailing address to receive your bonus trophy.


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    Very SWEEET looking RatRod Bike
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    sweet man !! representing A town
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    Congratulations!!! it's such a beautiful build!
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    Congrats...beautiful build.
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    Congrats dude! Very awesome build, and inspiring.

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