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  1. Vonpotter

    The Tallpacker

    Looks to be 150mm Sent from my XT1254 using Tapatalk
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    The Tallpacker

    Back at it this week. Made this little gusset to hide some ugliness left over from the seat tube I used And buzzed it all together: Still a long way to go, but progress is progress
  3. Vonpotter

    Zebra bike

    I had one almost identical to this. Mine was a Hattori Grand Prix, but same bike. Really a kookie bike Sent from my XT1254 using Tapatalk
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    The Tallpacker

    Work has really cut into my build time. Hoping to get back at it next week Sent from my XT1254 using Tapatalk
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    New guy from the midwest

    Welcome. This is Travis Sent from my XT1254 using Tapatalk
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    Bikes on bridges

    OK, I'm in
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    Show us your bike with thickslicks

    How I got it: Had to modify an old Schwinn fork to make the brake caliper fit Who says a 50 year old bike cant have nice things? Had to make new dropouts. And since its a fixed gear, decided to add some homemade tensioners. Almost there:
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    Show us your bike with thickslicks

    Started life as a 26" Rollfast Ballooner
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    The Tallpacker

    Helmet [emoji106]
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    Schwinn Hollywood gender bender - all but finished

    Rear wheel looks great! Sent from my XT1254 using Tapatalk
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    Murray Astro Flite - ASTRO SUPREME

    DD never disappoints Sent from my XT1254 using Tapatalk
  12. Vonpotter

    The Tallpacker

    Okay, I'm in. Mostly because I'm already building this anyway, so why not? I'm big on two things: bikepacking, and freakbikes. After a long day of riding, my riding buddies and I were sitting around the campfire and got into talking about how great a Tallbike would be for bikepacking. You'd be...
  13. Vonpotter

    Camel Toe

    Thanks man. My go to rig is a Surly Karate Monkey with Salsa Woodchippers on it. So I guess I am into the whole Monster Cross thing Sent from my XT1254 using Tapatalk
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    Camel Toe

    Progress: That's not the fork I had originally planned, but thats how it goes. Hard to squeeze a 35c tire into a fork designed for 23c tires. Either way, I"ll cut it down, retap it, and rock it until something better comes along. It will also not stay campus green.
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    (ORBO) The Flunker finished

    Fit just fine Sent from my XT1254 using Tapatalk
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    Camel Toe

    Just waiting on parts at this point.... Sent from my XT1254 using Tapatalk
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    Camel Toe

    Hey look. Another Build-off and I happen to be working on somethin. Great timing! Is this going to win? Nope. Is it going to place anywhere near the top? Not a chance. But I'm building it and that's what really matters. I snagged this cool Camelback Twin Top Tuber Hawthorne frame off CL...
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    (ORBO) The Flunker finished

    No need for a kickstand on an off-road rig Sent from my XT1254 using Tapatalk
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    (ORBO) The Flunker finished

    Here she is. A 52 Schwinn with a touch of modern components -Felt Berm Master 24x3 tires -FSA Cranks with Surly ring and Bashguard hooked up to a truvativ BB adapter -WTB saddle -31.8 riser bars with Vans waffle Grips -Wellgo CNC pedals
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    (ORBO) The Flunker

    Finally broke 50 last weekend, so I took er for a spin Not so great on the pavement due to the low gear ratio and huge tires, but this wasn't pavement buildoff In the squishy stuff she does just fine....