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Let's see your Pashley Guv'nor style bikes!

Discussion in 'SHOW ME YOUR...' started by Hammond Eggz, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. Hammond Eggz

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    I've been thinking about putting together a bike in this "Guv'nor" style (for lack of a better term), and I'd love to see what other people have come up with.
    Anybody out there done this???

    *For those not familiar, this is what I'm talking about:
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  2. lobsterboyx

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    heres my nishiki guv'nuhsan

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  3. Hammond Eggz

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    Nice! Same style, yet original - just what I was looking for.
    Anybody else?
     
  4. sprucemoose

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    Ha. I was just drooling over this bike. :shock: I saw an ad for it in the new Kickstand. Such a nice lookin bike! Lobsterboyx--nice ride.
     
  5. bean

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    Here's mine. 50's Malvern Star 2 Star frame with 700c wheels, Schwalbe Delta Cruisers, and Sachs Duomatic hub.
    I've recently changed the bars from the Soma Noah's Arc to a Nitto promenade - took a little while to get used to the upright riding position, but I think it looks better.

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  6. Hammond Eggz

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    Wow, that's scary - you've used a lot of the same stuff I've set aside for mine! Nice job!
     
  7. Unchained

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    Great thread idea!

    Bean, that bike is gorgeous!
     
  8. Platypus

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    Does mine fall into this category?
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  9. Hammond Eggz

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    Kinda - sorta.
    *Funny, that looks like the bike I'll be using for my version, but in Chestnut!
     
  10. Rustinkerer

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    Hmm, too many gears, fenders, need some white or cream tires, and paint it a darker green and you're all there! :lol: Seriously, nice bike! -Adam
     
  11. Platypus

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    Came across this style discussed at a bike shop today. I see what you mean where mine doesn't the grade. I fell in love once I saw one up close. I just cannot bring myself to tear this one apart. Though, I may put this concept on my girl's Peugeot. Thanks for the inspiration!
     
  12. Rustinkerer

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    I don't blame you Plat, I wouldn't either! Love those campus green Schwinns! -Adam
     
  13. ej599

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    I say, jolly good thread!

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  14. stretch

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    i think the phesant agrees. :lol:
     
  15. Smoopy's

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    Here's mine. It's a 1968 Raleigh Super Course with original "Root Beer" paint. It has full Campy set-up. I converted it to a single speed/Fixed gear with 700cc weinmann's with Phil Wood hubs. this is an older photo ; I have since added leather grips, campy pedals & toe clips, and his name to the top tube.."Nigel". This is my around town commuter and my "Alley Cat" bike. I had to add the "beer crate" on the back to haul my frosty brews...enjoy!!

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  16. Hammond Eggz

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    OH YEAH! Wow, very nice - both you guys!
    Awesome renditions - I knew there had to be more out there!
     
  17. MadMick

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  18. Hammond Eggz

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    Thanks - that pic's in the first post. :wink:
     
  19. SSG

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    My 1956 Jc Higgins.
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  20. ej599

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    Very nice!
     

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