You know about 3/4 of the way through, I got sick of looking at this bike already. Then, when you finish....you get that hollow leg feeling...like when the kids grew up and left the nest. Hopefully, this build may inspire someone to get goin. I fixed a lot of bikes, but never modded before, never welded. Thanks for all of the comments and likes and suggestions. I was saying to Odd Job yesterday...a special shout out goes to Luke the Joker, cuz I saw images of his super cool bikes on a random Google search one day.and it really triggered the chop & build bug....which lead me to this RRB site, [Xtra big shout out to Steve A. for providing this fine platform to everyone.] Best to all Franco Here's a still from a short vid I'm working on of this bike to show that it is , indeed, quite ride-able... Build Thread: http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/a-long-tale-final-update.98911/ : LONG BIKE : LONGTAIL 8/5/2016 Went to the store today....caught in a little rain...but groceries arrived home nice and dry in the bags. I'm starting to like this bike.