"Flipped Fixie JC Higgins" Finished NEW PICS

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  1. FatBoy

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    Well a few months I picked up this 50,s/60,s step through JC higgins,it had alot of cool parts I robbed for the Big Daddy Scooter and bars for the Klunker Tandem.My wife didnt want me to restore it so it became a parts bike.After being intrigued by the Twisted sister builds I thought id like to try it so here it is so far...[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]And here it is Flipped[​IMG][​IMG]
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    Re: "Flipped JC" inspired by Twisted Sisters

    Awesome!! 8)
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    Re: "Flipped JC" inspired by Twisted Sisters

    I love the fork rake that these flipped out ladies end up with!!!
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    Re: "Flipped JC" inspired by Twisted Sisters

    Cool 8)
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    Re: "Flipped JC" inspired by Twisted Sisters

    Looks pretty COOL!....I know where the rear rack went.
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    Thanks! Glad to be able to inspire you. Kota got me hooked on this bike building bug and I'm just glad to be able to contribute.
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    Re: "Flipped JC" inspired by Twisted Sisters

    Great! It looks like a lighting bolt
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    Once we get the bug Im not sure we can ever stop,makes me look for bikes every where I go!I like your twisted sister because its a simple concept that completely changes the look of the bike.Glad to have you on RRB!Kota seems like a great guy Id like to meet him some day :mrgreen:
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    Believe me brother it would be worth the trip. Greatest guy you will ever meet. :lol:
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    Re: "Flipped JC" inspired by Twisted Sisters

    I have a whole new respect for those plain girl bikes now. Thanks...I think..you may have let genie r genie out of the bottle ;-)
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    Im sure he is,he has been great to me and weve never met. 8)
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    Re: "Flipped JC" inspired by Twisted Sisters

    Finished up the mount for the cranks today now im not sure how I want to do the seat...[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
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    Oh yeah,I scored a cool set of fenders I just need to make a mount for the rear 8) [​IMG]
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    Re: "Flipped JC" inspired by Twisted Sisters

    This afternoon I made a seat post ,Its actually welded to what used to be the factory kickstand mount...Im going to change the drop outs because right now there pull ups with no way to adjust the chain,I was trying not to modify the OG frame but oh well Im going to cut it up. :roll: [​IMG]
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    Re: "Flipped JC" inspired by Twisted Sisters

    Bike looks KILLER. Seat position and location PERFECT. This is how I filled the BB hole on a past build. Went to Home Depot and got a round, recessed, closet handle. It snapped right into the BB bearing cup. Then put a reflector into the recessed part.

    OH! For every TWO people that think I'm a "nice" guy....There's TEN that think I'm an idiot. :lol:
    FatBoy we ever meet...I'm stealin your scooter. :lol:

    Bearing cup is painted black.
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    Re: "Flipped JC" inspired by Twisted Sisters

    You could always use a chain tensioner, but those usually aren't "pretty".

    I would do something cool in the old BB (now the TB). Maybe some flashing lights or squeeze a couple of those Superball Snowglobes in there.

    I wonder what it would be like to use a ladies frame that has a curvy bottom downtube, which would flip into a curvy top tube.
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    Re: "Flipped JC" inspired by Twisted Sisters

    I was at Peterbuilts house earlier. I'll get him to post pics of a pre-war ladies Elgin flipped. When you look at it you don't know what the heck it is. :lol:
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    Re: "Flipped JC" inspired by Twisted Sisters

    i dont want this to seem like im hijacking your thread by any means, but i have flipped a few frames like that. hopefully my pictures help a bit.

    The very first bike i ever built...my junior year of highschool, 2007...

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    old rollfast womens frame. i custom made the tank and molded rear fender out of 18 gauge sheetmetal. that sucker was heavy. i was riding it around, did a wheelie and the seat tube cracked at the weld.

    so i took it back senior year and did this.. .


    [​IMG]
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    Here it is check out the rack.

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    Re: "Flipped JC" inspired by Twisted Sisters

    All these flipped bikes look really crazy good :eek:! Did you guys have a problem with not being able to adjust the rear wheel,or did you change the rearchain stays?

    Heres how I filled the BB holes,I used 1" electrical K/O seals they just snap right in![​IMG]

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