Bo11 Weevil (done)

Discussion in 'BUILD OFF 11 FINISHED BIKES' started by Wildcat, Jul 30, 2016.

  1. Wildcat

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  2. Falstaff

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    I'd say without easy or affordable access to the parts you'd like to have, you built a cool klunker.
    Well done.
     
  3. OddJob

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    Really like the chrome parts with the patina paint, nice mix of old and new. Great use of the SRAM Automatix hub, first I've seen on this site. Let me know how that works, I'd like to try it in the future. I've read where the first gear is basically your single speed gear, and then it 'gears up' at around 11-12 mph. Be interesting to see how you like it. Rat on! :thumbsup:
     
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  4. Wildcat

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    There's another bike in the build off using the Automatix. Look for a bike with a ton of votes and that'll be it.

    It's centrifugal, when the hub hits a certain rpm, the weights fly outward and catch second gear. When it slows, they drop back in and you're in low. Depending how you geared the bike, first could be a normal gear, but this bike has a smaller chain wheel (40), so I have a low gear and normal. Same speed at the shift, about 10-12 mph, but different cadence. I've ridden this auto shift hub and the old kickbacks too. I like how I'm always in low to start with this, but also like to choose when I shift like a kickback, so it's a tossup. Definitely better than a one speed, and no cables or shifter.
     
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  5. OneHorsePower

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    Great build ! looks great and looks like a exellent ride:rolleyes::113:
     
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  6. KJV

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  7. sdframe

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    Great frame to start with, with those subtle kinks in the two top bars. Sweet color scheme; an eye-catching rider!
     
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  9. Missing Link

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    Sweet build, I really like the geometry of the frame, and that hub sounds awesome, I may have to get one of those.:thumbsup:
     
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  10. G-Matt

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    Can't go wrong with a Klunker great all around bike came out nice.
     
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  11. roadwarrior

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    I like the color of it. Very nice.
     
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  12. The Renaissance Man

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    Fun colors and looks like it would be fun to ride!
     
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