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RRBBO - The Reynoso

Discussion in 'BUILD OFF 1 BIKES' started by Coronado, Feb 26, 2007.

  1. Coronado

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    After seen many great bikes from other builders, I thought I should also try to build one myself.

    Here's what I found:

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    Rust, multiple layers of paint, mud and a comfortable seat. What else can you need from a bike! :D

    This kind of beach cruisers became popular here in Argentina since the 90s, and this bike in particular was made by a company called "Reynoso Hnos." (that would be something like Reynoso Bros.). I don't know anything about this company but after a fast Google search I found out they broke some years ago...

    Anyway, I haven't decided what to do with this bike yet. I've been seeing many, many pics of build offs, customs and off the shelf bikes for inspiration. Meanwhile, I wanted to show you at least the original bike.

    Sorry about my english, I hope you understand me.
    Cheers, Coronado
     
  2. Hooch

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    awesome! I want a set of those handlebars!
     
  3. Clothespin n

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    that's a great start Coronado..

    very nice bike...

    and your english is as good,
    if not better than most of us! :lol:

    peace,
    Kev.
     
  4. Coronado

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    Thank you guys :)

    First I tried to use some paint stripper

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    But I ended up using a grinder, here's the result:

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  5. Clothespin n

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    a grinder? with a wire wheel im assuming?
     
  7. NorthSideKustoms

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    wow!!!

    i think i would use some of that "anodized look" paint fer flames n' clear coat the rest with of the frame! that looks burly!
     
  8. xddorox

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    That's an awesome subject for a rat. Great start.
     
  9. yustin

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    nice one. I like that sprocket. and i like that shiny grinder job, it looks sick like that. I would leave it.
     
  10. Clothespin n

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    I like it that way as well!

    like said above..
    maybe some Silver Ghost Flames!
    with a feature Color on the Wheels.

    lookin good!
     
  11. Coronado

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    That's right, I used a grinder with a whire wheel. I also liked the result, the metal shine is amazing! It really surprised me.

    Here's a problem: How do I keep it this way? Just with a clear coat? Will that stop rust?
     
  12. aka_locojoe

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    shiny metal looks good. Clear coat or Oil it like Locojoe said. Or I have always wanted to gun blu a frame.
     
  14. Coronado

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    I was going to paint it grey or aluminium but you are right, I'll just use some clear coat.
     
  15. Clothespin n

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    clean..clean..clean..and then
    Clean it again( with an Aromatic Solvent..like Laquer Thinner ) before you Clear coat it!

    I think it's going to look GREAT in Ratty old wire wheeled Metal.

    peace,
    Kev.
     
  16. Coronado

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    I'm just posting pics of some parts I'll use

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    The handlebar is almost the same size as the old one.

    I need to add some color to the bike, there's too much metal/crome and black on it.
     
  17. basscadetz

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    i want those pedals for my rrbbo!

    they remind me of the kind i had when i was a kid on my bmx.
     
  18. Coronado

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    Yeah, I like those too :)


    What do you think of something like this?
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    Metal/crome + black + some yellow stripes (or pin stripes).
     
  19. basscadetz

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    its your bike! i think that the roll on pinstriping stickers would look bad ... in any colour. maybe the ones that come with 2 stripes in 2 different widths?
     
  20. Hooch

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    maybe paint part of the frame and the front fork a color... just an idea :)
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