1969 Foremost (Raleigh) sex change

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  1. mikedill

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    I've got three Raleigh built bikes, two 1967 huffy sportsman and this foremost (jc penny house brand), all three speeds, the huffys were my mom and aunt's when they were kids, and I'm planning on restoring at least one, but I found this in the trash, and inspired by the sex changes on RRB, most notably the ones by renaissance man, I decided to chop this up and make it a boy. For a curb bike, this was in great shape, all the chrome was pretty good, just had to do the foil and water polish on the bars, and with some adjusting and oil the sturmey aw works like a charm. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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  2. The Renaissance Man

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    Looks good!
     
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  3. xddorox

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    Looks like it was originally made that way. Great conversion.
     
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  4. mikedill

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    Thanks!

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  5. horsefarmer

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    Nice! gotta few girls bikes laying around gotta build one like that. :thumbsup:
     
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  6. Timon Gasowski

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    Dat some cool stuff right there!
     
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  7. LukeTheJoker

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    Looks awesome! The little camel hump in the top tube makes it look original!

    Luke.
     
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  8. horsefarmer

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    Is the new top tube 2 pieces welded together, or 1 long tube bent?
     
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  9. mikedill

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    I notched the original top down tube, bent it and welded and smoothed the seams.

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  10. Araya51

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    Now that's what I call recycling.!!!
    That frame came out awesome..
    Nice job.!!
     
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  11. mikedill

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    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    Few more pics

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  12. OneHorsePower

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    very good transformation , like others have said , it looks factory original :113:.. now i want a welder and genitalize every girl frame i see:crazy:
     
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