Helen A. Handbasket

Discussion in 'BUILD OFF 10 FINISHED BIKES' started by Heavy Pedal, Jul 29, 2015.

  1. Heavy Pedal

    Heavy Pedal

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    Retro Huffy ladies coaster cruiser spraybombed black and headed for a dark future.
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    Looking to start off with a new image and a couple modifications, she enrolls in the witness protection program and transforms into a racey red number pushing the boundaries. Branding a name that let's others know she means business, she becomes Helen A. Handbasket.
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    With this bike costing me nothing, I tried to keep it so. Using parts like the basket and ape hangers I already had, the checkered tape, a fathers day gift, the knobby whitewalls I got from a guy who bought bikes and was tossing them because they were cracking, yet functional. I always have red spraypaint. A little name info.... I almost called her heck N. Ready. Nothing to her compaired to the talent I've seen. Pretty easy build.


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  2. OddJob

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    Love the name! The checkerboard wrap, license plate rack, nice n' ratty. Way to hit the finish line!
     
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  3. roadwarrior

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    Very cool! I think your tag is expired!;)
     
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  4. Jake Sensi

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    Well done...plus you finished!!

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  5. LukeTheJoker

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    Love the bars!

    Luke.
     
  6. kingfish254

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    Congrats.
    The bars and rack are my favorite details
     
  7. g-ratter

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    Love the rack. Keeping that on file to possibly use myself.
     
  8. kingfish254

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

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    By the way, that is an awesome build name!!!!
     
  9. billy bob customs

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    Good transformation. I like the license plate rack. Great job!
     
  10. Funkme

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    Yep a nice rack and quirky name.
    Built with a good sense of humor...
     
  11. fordsnake

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    Keeping it on budget is always hard to do…but you managed! Nice job.
     

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