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the CRUCIBLE

Discussion in 'BUILD OFF 4 BIKES' started by z-boy, May 21, 2009.

  1. z-boy

    z-boy

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    Hi sorry I havent wrote in a long time iv been realy busy anyways im building a 1951 columbia westfield 24'' the theme is Marines
    because my big brother is in the Marines so I thout it would be cool the reason im calling it THE CRUCIBLE is because it is a 48 hour run the Marines have to do to become a Marine and it is a cool name :D





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  2. Markm

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    COOL!!!!
     
  3. KOTA

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    OH!.....I think we're ALL about to be "embarrassed"!.............Cool bike..GREAT name.
     
  4. retro cruiser

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    Very nice Columbia - awesome name- good luck 8)
     
  5. Skipton

    Skipton Come out and ride with The Chicago TailDraggers!

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    The bike looks great. Great to see you with the safety equipment :wink:
    Good luck on the build.
     
  6. OUTLAW

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    dude, that is awsome. how old are you. i hope you are as proud of your brother as he will be of you when he see this bike. i salute you. be careful, i'll be watching this one, that's for sure.

    Outlaw
     
  7. blink

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    my frame for the build off is a 26" version of that bike.
     
  8. Schwinnspastic

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    Cool bike and if there is one thing I like better than cool bikes, its seeing the younger generation learning this hobby / industry !
    Keep up the good work young man :!: :!:
     
  9. JoeyMac

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    That's awesome! Is the whole family in on the build-off? That could make for some interesting competition ;)

    Great start!
     
  10. sensor

    sensor

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    great looking bike :mrgreen:
    and btw.....tell your pop to spring for some REAL saftey glasses!
     
  11. brentville

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    Wow lots of heavy weaponry for this build off! It's like an arms race.
     
  12. z-boy

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    thanks everyone, i am 9 years old and i am very proud of my brother and i miss him, my father and my other brother are doing bikes to but they are slower than me
     
  13. Gold Street Customs

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    Cant wait to see this one, keep up the good work and make brother proud.
     
  14. JoeyMac

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    sounds like some trash talk to me ;)
     
  15. KOTA

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    Trash talkin your Dad! :lol: .........I'll join ya....AFTER I pick up the Raleigh folder!
     
  16. sensor

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    well our kids have to keep us in check :lol:
    just a suggestion(take it for what its worth which isnt much).....the shell casing might be better placed on the bottom of the middle tube(kind of like the old battery tubes)
     
  17. rgallen

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    I'm rooting for you kid. BTW, tell the big brother we are proud that he is protecting our country. Yeah, and keep the safety equipment on. That's good sense. I'll be watching.
     
  18. ExtraBlaze

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    That is a sweet bike :shock: .Nice parts tease too.Can't wait to see it. :mrgreen:
     
  19. z-boy

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    hi im back i haven't done a lot to my bike but i finally got to it and it looks realy realy good i still have to put the boxes,handle grips and the kick stand on so we are almost done im having a lot of fun. i helped my dad sand blast and paint to. i have a lot of stuff to put on it this week, i will put more pictures on this week


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  20. 37fleetwood

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    Yikes!! don't leave it outside or you may not find it again! :shock: :shock:
     

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