Bourbon & Blue (1957 Schwinn Phantom Board Track Resto-Mod) - voting booth photo at top -



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This colour is my holy grail; it's been 4 (four!) times that I acquired a frame/bike meant to be painted in baby blue and then in the last minute something changed (even the Oberleutnant was bought as a baby blue project and look how that ended).
But one day...one day I'll get to it; and then I can only hope it would look as half as good as this one because then it would mean I have made a great bike.

But this...this is something else.
Superior sir, I tip my hat to you.
 
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Jan 23, 2011
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SWEET LOOKING BIKE. EVERY PART ON IT IS SPECIAL. WELL DONE MY FRIEND.

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This colour is my holy grail; it's been 4 (four!) times that I acquired a frame/bike meant to be painted in baby blue and then in the last minute something changed (even the Oberleutnant was bought as a baby blue project and look how that ended).
But one day...one day I'll get to it; and then I can only hope it would look as half as good as this one because then it would mean I have made a great bike.

But this...this is something else.
Superior sir, I tip my hat to you.
It's always been one of my favorite colors as well and I love the cream and copper accents with it. Thanks so much for taking the time to view the finished pics and for such an awesome comment Glad you like her.


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SWEET LOOKING BIKE. EVERY PART ON IT IS SPECIAL. WELL DONE MY FRIEND.

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Thanks! One of my goals was to pay close attention to the little things as much as the big ones. Picking out each of the parts was crazy fun - almost as fun as the build itself.


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Wow. I've been watching this come together... And the finished project is even better than I imagined. Beautiful. Great work!


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Thanks! So glad you like her. I'll admit that I kinda have a soft spot for her as well looking forward to many trips on her this summer / fall.


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Sleek, clean build. Should be in a class of its own.
Thanks - lots and lots of cool builds this year - just glad to be a part of it all


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I just can't get enough of this bike! Wow. You really did an impeccable job from stem to stern. Congratulations on such a clean machine!
I'm honored - thank you!


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Finally was able to really spend some time with the bikes in the finished thread. All I can say is WOW! There are some truly amazing builds this year. The vision, creativity, and quality of what I have seen is really awesome. I'm so glad to have been a part of BO11 this year I raise a glass to everyone who took this journey - congratulations!

 
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Great job, Public! Your attention to even the smallest detail really paid off on this one! Congrats!
Thanks! I'll say the same to you on yours :)
 
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Nov 22, 2011
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very very classy!!!
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Converted a few shots to B&W - kinda like how they look :)