Belo Bambino

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  1. 2dawgs

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    Starting out with 60's Solex bike frame (minus front wheel drive motor).

    Planning 1 7/8" x 24" front wheel & 1 7/8" x26" rear wheel. Add center cross bar, wood insert for rear baby seat, replace seat and more later on.

    Will post pic of Victorian baby buggy that will morp into rear passenger trailer.



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  2. OddJob

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    Cool concept! Sounds like multiple 'bambinos' to me...;) Rat on!
     
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  3. LukeTheJoker

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    Cool starting point, rare and unusual!

    Luke.
     
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    Love the outside the box frame idea and trailer.
     
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  5. 2dawgs

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    Rare, indeed Luke.
     
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  6. 2dawgs

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    Thanks Kingfish. Here we all go again.
     
  7. 2dawgs

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    Here is the Victorian buggy that will become the passenger trailer. IMG_20160501_111741.jpg
     
  8. 2dawgs

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    Removed the carriage wheels; and added a reworked sewing machine treadle for headrest.

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  9. raggedjim

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    Cool on uncommon levels.

    I can dig it, Rg
     
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    :thumbsup: Treadle machines are cool! My wife and I did the whole interior of a car with one...
    One way to build up leg muscles!

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    This build is heading towards the awesome end of the scale!

    Luke.
     
  11. 2dawgs

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    Luke, appreciate the inspirational words of encouragement.
     
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  12. 2dawgs

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    Luke, that interior design and craftsmanship is insano cool.
     
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    Thanks Man! Most of the credit goes to my wife though (@fizzlefoop) I only picked the vinyl and fabric, see did the designing and most of the sewing!

    Hard to see in that pic, but the vinyl is all panelled too!

    Luke.
     
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  14. G-Matt

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    Great vision on this bike, what will they think of next


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    Well that's different.
     
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  16. kingfish254

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    that is gonna be one cool bike buggy
     
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  17. 2dawgs

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    Thanks KingFish, looking forward to fabbing the trailer & mounting this rascal.
     
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    Started the tear down on the buggy. Will refinish, paint & reupholster later.

    Took a look at the trailer I planned to use; that's not happening. Looks to modern. So it will be using mechanical bits and make my own frame to compliment the buggy. Dang! IMG_20160502_180102.jpg IMG_20160502_180102.jpg
     
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    Very unusual, you could easily steampunk this one!
     
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  20. 2dawgs

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    TRM, your right; trying resist the urge to go full strength Steam punk. Thinking art deco meets Victorian era.
     
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