Project Chris

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  1. The Renaissance Man

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    Here's what I've got.
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    I know that this has become very predictable, but I can't pass the opportunity to use my new Christy Saddle along with a TRM Convertible tank at the big show! I do however have an idea for putting a new and unexpected spin on the tank this time.

    I have some time consuming real life projects that will be competing for my time so I'm already planning ahead for a scaled back version if necessary. I spent way too many hours last year going big, so this year I'm going to take it easy on myself! Let's have some fun!
     
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  2. The Renaissance Man

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    AUGUST UPDATE!

    Well, I didn't make the deadline for the build-off, but the build continues on!
     
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    "Just when I think I'm out, they pull me back in."
     
  4. The Renaissance Man

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    Yep, it's just too hard to sit out! I'm not even sure if I can finish, but at the very least I'll get it started and try some new things.
     
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    I hear that a lot around here. Mostly from people that won the big build off the previous year...."Let's just have some fun!" :cool:
     
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    Sometimes when you win big and go big,it takes all your mind and energy.You feel baked like 2dawgs fenders.
    Glad your in,hope to see you at the finish line.
     
  7. LukeTheJoker

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    Cool to see a Christy getting used!
     
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    Thanks girl! I had to look at 2dawgs fenders and yep, that's about right.:whew::21:

    It's just too much pressure to try and win back to back. The last person that tried literally put himself in the hospital from exhaustion after driving nonstop hundreds of miles across three states just to get extreme photos by the deadline!:eek:
    As nice as it is to win, it's most certainly not everything. I'm looking forward to just cruising and watching everyone else shine this year!
     
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    Yep I remember Hope he is doing better and we see him back in action just for the fun. After 1910 I toned it back a lot,prefer the fun side of the builds now...
     
  10. 2dawgs

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    Winning is a nice side effect to the build offs. The build & hi-jinks with fellow builders is where it's at. Fun & creating is the reward.
     
  11. G-Matt

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    I had a hunch you may use that tank and seat combo,,,, lol.
    You Maybe predictable but always cool . Have fun with it after all you are the raining champion . You can call the shots . Looking forward to see your new idea.


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  12. GuitarlCarl

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    That is something I try to do every build.
    I could faux up a bike in a month and then coast.
    But I want every minute I can to stretch my skill set.
    Hope to see you at the finish.

    Guitarl.
     
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  13. American Vintage Bicycle Supply

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    Ed and Chris. Sounds like the perfect Hee haw segment.
     
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    My bikes were never winning bikes. But I had "fun" building every single one of them. I hope you enjoy yourself, I'm planning to.
     
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    Merle. :crazy:
     
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    Hmmm, how about Chris 'n Ed? :chicken:
    That's a classic @GuitarlCarl, I used to love singing those songs as a kid. Quality Television! lol
     
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    Here's my frame. I think that this will be the first TRM Convertible Colson loop tail. I love all of the curves on this frame!

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    Love it


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    I've pulled it out at a club doing open mic and killed the "ROCK" crowd. I had a few verses scribbled on paper. Everybody sang the chorus, "Where oh where are..."

    Carl.
     
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    That frame is beautiful, just perfect for a TRM tank's curves...
     
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