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the start of Wheely King AKA (Lead Sled) bike

Discussion in 'BUILD OFF 7 BIKES' started by slow rider, May 3, 2012.

  1. slow rider

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    I will be turning this heave chromoly bike in to hope fully some thing you all will dig as much as me! :)

    will start with this frame 20" DK S.O.B
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    it will Wheelie for days!
     
  2. yoothgeye

    yoothgeye I <3 Single Speeds Moderator Pro Member

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    I love BMX frames... make this happen!

    Wheelie cool idea. :?
     
  3. slow rider

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    ok today

    do to some past bike builds. feeling like they needed up grades. they donated some parts for mock up of the new build. they may or may not stay on this build.

    first I had a broken tech 77 Dia-compe lever. so took a cooler older 80's lever with a cheap o mounting clamp. then drilled out the rivet. to mary the two brake levers in to one good lever. then made a 1" schwinn type lowrider springer work with. the 1 1/8 steer tube. then next fit a HB bikes !" thread less stem on. with a FSA PIG sealed down hill 1 1/8 head set. next made Sissy strought braises out of iron scrap. then well see pictures tiered of typing!

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  4. yoothgeye

    yoothgeye I <3 Single Speeds Moderator Pro Member

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    Pretty long for wheels... you making a wheelie bar?
     
  5. slow rider

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    yes that is in the works for this build.
     
  6. slow rider

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    got started making / cuting the tubes for the wheelie bar to day.


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  7. suparoospeedway

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    The stance of thes bike is, well, cool! looks like its going fast standing still!!!
     
  8. tin machine

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    alright man , thats a cool bike 8) be watchin your build :!:
     
  9. slow rider

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    geting ready to tare it back down. time to add some color or colors to the black frame. (LOL) got my lace ready just need to pic a color!
     
  10. Jake Sensi

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    Looking good!! Love the stance and seat...GTB !! Peace
     
  11. kingfish254

    kingfish254 CHECK OUT MY SALE THREAD FOR COOL STUFF! Pro Member

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    This is a fun looking build!
     
  12. slow rider

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    got some more work dun on it. painted the name on splashed in some color. first I layed down some lace fabric. right over the old black paint. shot top and bottom tubs white . then puled off the lace. shifted it a little. then shot in the blue. then waited for it to dry. masked of what I wanted to stay colored with tape. then repainted the front black. next quick clear coat. as paint bubbled a little do to no dry time between paint color/clear. I was able to use a rubber mallet. to beat down the paint to get it more matching. the old worn factory paint.

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    stock on what sprocket to go with? theres 2 I like a lot. what one of the 4 would you use?
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  13. yoothgeye

    yoothgeye I <3 Single Speeds Moderator Pro Member

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    Tioga black and blue, matches your paint, looks tough. Amazing that you used lace to come out with a sort of urban camo! 8)
     
  14. slow rider

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    well it's hard to see in picture but its more like snake skin than camo. but the small detal dimonds/scales do not show up on my camera pic's

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  15. kingfish254

    kingfish254 CHECK OUT MY SALE THREAD FOR COOL STUFF! Pro Member

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    The Freaky Bunnies are getting hungry for an update!!!!!!

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  16. kingfish254

    kingfish254 CHECK OUT MY SALE THREAD FOR COOL STUFF! Pro Member

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    So what ever became of Wheelie King?
     

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