THICK as a BRICK

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  1. Toeslider

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  2. Toeslider

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    Here are some detail pictures of the bike:

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    If I had more time I'd make all the KMC logos go the same way...stuff like that bothers me, but oh well.


    IMG_6103.JPG IMG_6102.JPG The lamp bases...


    IMG_6090.JPG The collector plates...


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    The shower caddy...


    IMG_6085.JPG The sink strainers...


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    The bungee holders...


    I was going to edit these a little more and retake a few, but they look ok on my monitor I guess. Your mileage may vary. Honestly, I just want to be done and go back to my life. I'm tired of showering off aluminum bits every night and coughing up spray paint. I really like the way it turned out though, it's just that a lot of my ideas didn't come until the end.
     
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    That 'top down' photo looks like the pedals are hidden underneath your exhaust pipes on the backstroke. Able to make a complete circle on the pedals seems like a stretch, especially clipped in?

    Ride vid....?
     
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    Great design and engineering!
     
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  6. Dr. Tankenstein

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    The overhead shot is my favorite out of a group of awesome pics of an awesome bike.

    Nice work sir and the ‘discoveries’ and videos along the way....again, awesome.


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  7. Toeslider

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    Not really any issues at all.

    Ride video:



    I knew I would be able to bumble down the road on it, but much to my surprise it rides really well. I need to tighten a few things up on it, a few things aren't set in place because I still want to paint and finish them off some more, but after that I could actually ride it around town just like any other bike. Even the pedals, which I used specifically for looks, aren't an issue at all. I thought my feet would be slipping off of them, but they work just like any other pedal.

    At any rate, I think it more than fits the criteria of "bike must be rideable". ;)
     
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  8. Dr. Tankenstein

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    I would love to see this beast bombing down a windy hill. It looks like it would be so stable at speed and fly.


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    Looks good. Might have been the camera lens / angle that made the pedals look inaccessible.

    You passed the ride test! RiDe oN!
     
  10. Toeslider

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    Keep in mind it started as a fat bike too, so everything is bigger on it, including perceived clearance. It's hard to judge in pics by itself, but compare it to other bikes in the pics. It's actually the size and feel of a motorcycle.
     
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  11. kingfish254

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    Masterful doodadery man!
    I like how you put your own signature on this fatty!
    MO FATTA MO BETTA
     
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  12. G-Matt

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    Who would have thought a fat felt could look so cool & the doodads


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  13. Skipton

    Skipton Come out and ride with The Chicago TailDraggers!

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    Great bike... Great work! And it’s even has my riding position. Killer build :thumbsup:
     
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    I love bikes that do a 180' turn around. This bike has a lot of fine details,neat and clean with lots of eye spy extras. :cool2::113:
     

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