Swing Bike Gallery

Discussion in 'THE OTHER BIKES' started by aka_locojoe, Sep 25, 2010.

  1. aka_locojoe

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    With the latest swing bike to show up I got to thinking there's probably enough here that we needed a place to display them. Show your Swing bikes!

    Mine..

    Most recent built last year. video here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5X_fQVz- ... r_embedded
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    These were built back in 2005
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    This...
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    became this...
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    Neighbor kid testing it
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  2. herr_rudolf

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    I love this one! That bike would be cool even if it didn't swing...
  3. Sinner4

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    The second one I've built, it won first at the Boise Bike Week Fraken Bike Contest. Most votes and got the most at the Auction the benefited the Boise Bike Project. The Swing Bikes need Ape hanger bars to pull back easier. And I do have the real swing bake but its too hard to ride compared to our custom bikes

    You Tube Vid of my Swinger....
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4dXhUrYrue0

    And check out my Tall Bike Vid, just have to show off!!!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hs7L0yJygg0&NR=1

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  4. kram

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    Here's mine. The frame was built by fellow member bikebuilder.

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  5. Graylock

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    That's my favorite too 8)

    Graylock
  6. Graylock

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    Can't have swing bikes without tall bikes......wouldn't be right. :wink:
    vids are good 8)

    Kram yours jammin too 8)

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  7. crowxjane

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    Soooo I want one :) lol Gosh like...Im gonna cry I want one :oops:
  8. Graylock

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    I started with the Tallbikes and it was only natural to get into the Swingbikes. I've made five so far. These are my favorites.

    My ride the Vista
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    Daughter Beki's ride.She is the Queen of Swingbikes.
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    Daughter Amy's pride and joy and yes that is a Wobbley John clone.
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    Both girls carry their bikes in the back of their Jeep Cherokee's to ride anywhere, anytime.
    I do have vids of Beki's http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHJ4oyCDzZk

    And one of me riding Amy's in my favorite vid of mine.....well Amy's, she filmed it.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RG6EnG9se6c


    Graylock
  9. bicycleguy

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    12" mini swing
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    My "downtown" swing bike because I don't have to worry about locking it up and it's ghetto enough that no one will steal it.
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    Fixed gear swing bike
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  10. recycledbikez

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    Her is mine, and I am building another one
  11. Strings_and_steam

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    Theres some cool customs in here!

    Just wondering, how different is the ride compared to a real swing bike with a spring?
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    The two custom ones that I have built are easy, the new Swing Bikes out there, Americas Bike Company Swing King like posted by
    Strings_and_Steam has are a hard one to ride. It need Ape's and a Banana seat to help it out

    As for the original Swinger, unless I'm to big for it, its hard...
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    i gotta get mine up here, but its in pieces right now.
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    Here's my home built! used to ride an original when I was a kid and I wanted one that was scaled up for a 6'+ person. building another that is a little smaller for your average person.

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    back in the day...
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  16. Bral

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    now, call me stupid, but what the heck is the use of this type of bike ?
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    I think you answered part of your question but don't be hard on yourself. Study up a little more, Try some swingbikes, and then ask yourself again. You'll get it this time.

    :wink: Graylock
  18. deorman

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    Having fun. :idea: Strange question. :?
  19. Chainsaw

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    There kinda like a "Jeep thing".
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    ah, okay ;-)

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