Dirty South Klunk (Update 11/02/08) FIN!

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  1. klunker

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    Re: Dirty South Klunk

    sweet! let me know if you want to unload the shifters, cranks and bottom bracket.
  2. blink

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    Re: Dirty South Klunk (Update 10/24/08)

    ok, so i had some obstacles, overcame them, ran into some more, and i think i have overcome them too.
    today i got together the full bike (minus the fork trusses and front headlight) and rode it....in the rain....and its a bad a** mo sheen if i do say so!

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    switched out my tires for some knobbies....panaracer fire XC pros 26 x 2.1.....not the original hub shiner.
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    rear dropout and cog with "KOOL" chain....smooooooth
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    my schwinn chainring, cool cage pedals (1/2" thank goodness)
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    changed the saddle with a messinger i had that has rubber seating. big red reflector on the back.
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  3. blink

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    Re: Dirty South Klunk (Update 10/24/08)

    i rode the Dirty South Klunk today......rides awesome!

    took her off road in the neighborhood.

    Truss rods and headlight coming early next week.....

    lots of sweet bikes in this buildoff!
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    Re: Dirty South Klunk (Update 10/24/08)

    "NO, KITTEH! THAT"S MAH KLUNKER BIKE!!!" :lol: Looking good! ~Adam
  5. ifitsfreeitsforme

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    Re: Dirty South Klunk (Update 10/24/08)


    i lol'd
  6. blink

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    Re: Dirty South Klunk (Update 10/24/08)

    Ditto!
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    Re: Dirty South Klunk (Update 10/24/08)

    My fork truss rods and headlight came in today!

    gonna put em on around noon.....look for photos this afternoon!
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    well halloween slowed me a bit.
    but here we are.....the finished product, i think.
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  9. Rodland

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    Well done! That is my kind of bike.
  10. blink

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    man, we have pretty much a whole month left, and while i am happy with my klunker, i want to do more....hrmmmm
  11. aka_locojoe

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    Would that be enough time for that headlight to rust? Nice looking bike. Was just thinking it would look neat if the headlight was rusty or the patina of the frame.

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