LFC (Long Fork Cruiser) Finished!

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  1. Pushie Pirate

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    LFC also happens to stand for my Favorite English Premiership team Liverpool Football Club,
    so she will be red as a tribute to the best football club on the planet, You'll never walk alone!

    Got a few of these frames in my stash, always like the curvy frames, if fact love curves full stop!
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    Had this for a while, used to be my daily until I made myself something a bit nicer.
    Never liked the frame especially the extra tubes above the front sprocket, ugly
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    Plan is to mod both the above frames and come up with a long fork cruiser which
    happens to fit in to the muscle bike theme, here is my sketch.
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    Going to try and keep this one simple and finish in time!
     
  2. LukeTheJoker

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    Re: [Muscle Bike Build-off] LFC (Long Fork Cruiser)

    Nice one Pushie! Not long now before we can start!

    Luke.
     
  3. kingfish254

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    Re: [Muscle Bike Build-off] LFC (Long Fork Cruiser)

    This has a bit of a Phat Cycle flavor.
    GIT TO BUILDIN!
     
  4. Pushie Pirate

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    Determined to make the deadline with this one so will keep it simple.
    Had a big day on the bikes today, some little jobs for other projects and also this LFC build, always
    feel a bit nervous when I cut up a perfectly good frame.
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    Didn't like my original plan with the extra tube so went with the KISS method. (Keep It Simple Stupid)
    To open up the gap from the cruiser frames top and bottom tube had to cut the seat post clear and
    small wedge in the bottom of the seat tube, done this a few times on these frames.
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    Here she is, I'm going with this.
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  5. LukeTheJoker

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    Re: [Muscle Bike Build-off] LFC (Long Fork Cruiser)

    Looks good Pirate! TOUGH!

    Luke.
     
  6. bigfatcat

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    Nice! This is going to look angry! :mrgreen:
     
  7. Pushie Pirate

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    Off the subject, came up with a use for the left over frame for a future build, will be nice and low.
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  8. LukeTheJoker

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    Re: LFC (Long Fork Cruiser)

    I like that!

    Luke.
     
  9. ODDER

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    Sweet! Like where this is going!
     
  10. kranzor

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    Very nice. Either of those frames would work great for muscle. I like the simple design, good call.
     
  11. Pushie Pirate

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    Managed to get frame primed and a mock up of this together today, may not go with the long sissy bar.

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  12. bigfatcat

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    Hot .... that is one classy chassis! I'm digging the leftover frame too!!
     
  13. LukeTheJoker

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    Great frame Pirate! Love it! I know you don't like apes much but would love to see some on there, just to see what it looks like! :mrgreen:

    Luke.
     
  14. HuffDaddy

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    That's cool!
     
  15. Pushie Pirate

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    Slapped on some paint, a lot of my bikes are red! Paint means assembly soon, yahoo!
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  16. LukeTheJoker

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    Paint already??? I really need to pick up my game!

    Luke.
     
  17. Pushie Pirate

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    Yeah mate a month to go and counting, want to finish this one!
     
  18. LukeTheJoker

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    We want to see the paint Pushie!

    Luke.
     
  19. Pushie Pirate

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    Had a day on the LFC today she went together a treat because of Pushie Pirates pre planning program. (sorry)
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    T-bar shifter salvaged from an old office chair.
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    Hope to get drive chain sorted tomorrow then test ride!
     
  20. LukeTheJoker

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    Nice! Can I get a "PPPPP" set up for my build?

    Luke.
     

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