Growler Grabber, last second update!

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  1. kim_dude

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    Well here she is.... Didn't get everything I wanted done because I screwed up the Nexus twist shifter. Lesson learned.

    Voting pic;
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    Here is how she started life
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    Picked up a super crusty Higgins and paint matched the trike year to the rust. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Anyone have a Nexus 3 speed twist shifter for sale?
     
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  2. kim_dude

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    Would have gotten more scenic pics (like at the brewery and marina) but a storm just rolled in so no riding today.
     
  3. G-Matt

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    Nice grocery getter have a cold one for me cheers


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  4. Jake Sensi

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    Sweeeet. Love how you did it

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  5. OddJob

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    Looks like it fits the bill! Prob room for some cheese, crackers, and sausage as well! Give me a couple days, I may have a "donor" bike from a friend with a 3 speed in the rear that is coming my way ....
     
  6. metalchewy

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    Love it, that basket looks like it will hold almost a dozen of those. 6 gallons of beer is a partaaaay on wheels!!!
     
  7. kim_dude

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    UPDATE!!! Some double IPA inspiration led me to a fix for the Nexus, and I found the pin!!! Final photo for judging. [​IMG]
     
  8. kim_dude

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    It still needs some tuning to improve the ride, but that can wait.
     
  9. Falstaff

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    Pretty cool,looks good.
     
  10. kensmurray

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    Good job Kim, I was wondering what you were going to do with the Higgins.
    Kenny
     
  11. fordsnake

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    Is it true what they say; three wheels are better then two? One day I'm going to have to do a threesome…very cool!
     
  12. kim_dude

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    When I first got the trike in the spring last year I used to crash it all the time because it handles so differently than a bike. Strange things to ride but when the Nexus is working correctly it was super fast.
     
  13. Falstaff

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    That's the thing about trikes,they all seem to pull to one side and turning has to be done slowly unless you wanna take it up on two wheels.
     
  14. Funkme

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    Cool trike,Like all the small touches,cue ball etc.
     
  15. kingfish254

    kingfish254 CHECK OUT MY SALE THREAD FOR COOL STUFF! Pro Member

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    This is such a perfect rat trike!!!!
    Great details, patina, and function!
    CONGRATS!!
     
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    IPA, Incredible Pedal Awesomeness!
     
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