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  1. MattBiker

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    Well I can't stand it anymore. I have to join in. This will be my first Build-Off. I have been admiring all the work for years. I have been a fan of the military drab green/blacked out bicycles for a long time. They remind me of the old Harley-Davidsons. I could build one of these, but I have a Monark women's frame that has given me an idea.

    I think it would be cool to do an American Red Cross themed bicycle. Hope it hasn't been done before. The ladies and men of this organization definately deserve one. I have decided I am going to build a fictional "barn find". A "Wow, where did you find that!" bicycle. Of course it will be rideable. I'm thinking a white bicycle but we'll see.

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    I have fenders, sprocket/crank and chain guard on the way.
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    I love the idea, I imagine a little nurse's cap on the steering wheel, haha.

    You bike will have to hit the field after mine has gone out there and made a mess of things! Pull this off, and we could have an awesome photo op together.
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    Really digging the light. Cant wait to see what you pull off
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    Yes great theme. Very original!! And you still get to dabble with a military theme at the same time, kinda.
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    Hey!! Another girl bike!?! This is the most I've seen on here. Hey Doc I may need some help!! :D Oh I forgot....Get Ta Building!! Peace
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    Oh, and by the way, that's Mister King Rat to you
    A very cool theme, indeed.

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    Have fun with it.
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    There are still plenty of girls bikes out there, and I figure some men's bikes have step-through frames now days.
    I will have to do a count to see how many there are this round.

    I guess I'm a lover not a fighter. Ha Ha! Awesome VW!!!!!
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    Just thinking here, I have 2 WCC Jesse James choppers here, each one has an "iron cross" headbadge. Could you use take one and paint it to use as a red cross headbadge? Let me know, one's a spare.
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    Cool theme.
    I like the ratted out barn find idea too.
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    Yoothgeye, if my history is correct, didn't the U.S. fight the Germans in WWII? Are you trying to get me shot?

    Less competition :lol:
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    Haha, my military bike will have US stuff on it, but the blackout light is German I believe and I think I'm keeping the iron cross on mine, so it will be confused, but I was just thinking, it's still available to you, maybe allied forces joined with Red Cross? haha
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    We're all on the same team here. Fight'n conformity.
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    Haha, yes. Let me know though, don't worry about price, I've got stamps. :wink:
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    I just ordered some bags I can convert into rear saddlebags. Should look pretty cool.

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    I like that bag, where'd you get it?
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    Love this concept!
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    Found the bags on ebay. They weren't that expensive. I was surprised how many styles there were. Maybe I can rig them so I don't have to cut the straps. Kind of too nice to chop up.
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    Plus when you arrive on scene to an emergency,you can grab your bag,throw it over your shoulder and have what you need to help.

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