Back In(B) The Day

Mar 3, 2014
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Worksman INB with a bare metal treatment and various vintage parts.
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Check out my build thread here: http://www.ratrodbikes.com/forum/index.php?threads/back-in-b-the-day-finished.106367/

I started with a typical Worksman Industrial News Boy frame that had led a hard life. Before:
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After:
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Features/Mods:
Worksman INB frame, stripped and clear coated
1968 Schwinn Breeze fork
Shelby truss rods with custom bracket
Velocity Blunt 35 700c rims with Schwalbe Century tires
Generic high flange track hub in front
Sturmey Archer S3C 3 speed coaster rear hub with vintage SA shifter
Westfield "Coffin" sprocket with 10T rear cog
Schwinn "diamond" OPC
NOS DID inch pitch chain
Custom MKS pedals from Schwinn exerciser bike
Generic stem and bars with Thompson Products coke bottle grips
Permaco saddle with custom 7/8" to 5/8" layback seat post and generic clamp
Crane bell
Aluminum kickstand with "13 Ball" extension


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Some shots from around town:
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Thanks for checking out my bike!
 
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Mar 26, 2012
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Great photos! I really like the cannon shot (pun intended) and the brick wall photo.

Dig your mix of raw and black, and the brass bits with the brazed and lugged frame. Has a 'gentleman's hot rod' look to it, if that makes sense? ! :thumbsup:
 
Apr 14, 2015
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Had me fooled at first .
Wow what a transformation.
The more I look at this bike the more I like it .
Dig these worksmen frames .


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Mar 3, 2014
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Great photos! I really like the cannon shot (pun intended) and the brick wall photo.

Dig your mix of raw and black, and the brass bits with the brazed and lugged frame. Has a 'gentleman's hot rod' look to it, if that makes sense? ! :thumbsup:
Thanks, man.
I almost dumped the bike trying to get the cannon pic.
I love to use the brick wall, but wasn't sure how clear the shot was. Didn't know how it would look enlarged.
Didn't really plan on the bare metal until I stripped the paint. When I saw the brazing, it was game on.
 
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