52 Pickup - everything all picked up.

Discussion in 'BUILD OFF 13 FINISHED BIKES' started by handyandy1100, Jul 28, 2018.

  1. handyandy1100

    handyandy1100

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    Well, here it is. My first Build Off bike is done. At least through August first anyway. LOL

    The design sort of evolved as the build progressed. Turned out a lot nicer than originally envisioned.
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    A few chnges have been made since the day I picked up this rust Huffy from a local thrift store...
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    Here's the link to the build thread for all the gory details...
    http://ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/52-pickup.106387/

    Here are few final detail shots...
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    The key chain is a souvenir from my grandparents' trip to Hawaii in the '70's.
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    And here's me getting my picture taken with the bike and wearing my build off shirt.
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    Parts List
    Old Huffy Cranbrook frame, crank, and BB bearings
    Old Huffy mountain bike from the 90's provided the rear cog, both derailleurs and the front sprocket set.
    Old Magna Glaser Point provided the wheels, fork, headset bearings and goose neck (aka stem).
    Old Huffy Good Vibrations fenders.
    Velo Orange brake levers.
    Selle Royal Drifter seat.
    Sunlite Retro Cruiser handlebars.
    Headlight is a cheapo Chinese motorcycle driving light. (Still have its mate to put on another bike! LOL)
    Vintage chrome spoke protector from eBay.
    Vintage Simplex stem shifter from eBay.
    Eagle front fender ornament is a trophy part from eBay.
    No name seat post from eBay.
    Copper tubing and fittings, diamond plate, and various fasteners and clamps
    Bracket to mount reflectors to fender - one of Great Grandpa Leininger's wrenches.
     
  2. KJV

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    :cool2:
     
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  3. OddJob

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    Dig all the custom copper tubing parts! Bike has a nice overall flow. :thumbsup:
     
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  4. Alan Griffin

    Alan Griffin

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    Excellent job mating the parts together! It has all the right details.
     
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  5. Scribble

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    Now thats some Kustom Kool right there :cool2:
     
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  6. Funkme

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    :41: another nice bike rolls out. brilliant.
     
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  7. kingfish254

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    I like the tube work you did on this. Cool details
    Congrats
     
  8. G-Matt

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    Nice design , way tun a average bike in to a vintage looking bike with all the creative pipe work


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