My new Swapmeet cruiser

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  1. Dr. Tankenstein

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    Great swap meet ride, great beach gear hauler, heck great anything bike!

    Makes me think about what I could do with my Mongoose Beast that won’t sell....

    Question, where did you get that front fender.....asking for a friend....OK...asking for me...


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  2. kelvin hahnel

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    Front fender was custom rolled by a local engineer, Same place that did my tray and rear fenders. Rear tray and all 3 fenders cost me $350 AUD
     
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  3. kelvin hahnel

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    I will get you some close up pic's tomorrow if you want?
     
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  4. Dr. Tankenstein

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    Definitely! I’m looking for a wide ‘bobber’ fender for a future build


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  5. kelvin hahnel

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    There ya go
     
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  6. kelvin hahnel

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    I know its a little crooked but its only a single bolt so it rotates a bit
     
  7. Dr. Tankenstein

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    That is very clean looking. God inspiration.

    Cheers mate!


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    nice bike! i really love the inspiration and engineering abilities of the people on here.
     
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  9. kelvin hahnel

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    Wait until you see what I have planed for the drive line :)
     
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    Designing a new front end so I may be loosing the front guard.
     
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  11. kelvin hahnel

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    Small update, I got matching tires, a little pricey at $120 delivered (express) but rolling resistance is very low so I may have to gear it a bit harder because its way to easy to get moving triketires1.jpg
     
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    After swapping out the tires I think I will be sticking with 3 wheels for a little while, I just have to get some custom forks. Time to start designing
     
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    Sorry for the lack of updates. New job with very long hours so I only get to do stuff on Sundays if I'm lucky. but heres how the cruiser is going at the moment. Fitted some springer fork's at the moment and downgraded to a 26x1.75 front rim. Probably be swapping out the front wheel for something a little more custom and probably a custom quill stem but she still rides like a dream and all the gears are gone. It's now a single speed coaster brake (still low geared cruises all day at 10kph). So whats everyone think? oh and the tray is getting refitted after some "light" mods.

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