Columbia Powder Puff Racer. Done!

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OK this has been sitting around in the barn since I drug it home 4 years ago...



I robbed some parts and left the rest...
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Because of the fenders, it looks BMX to me. Of course the bananna seat says Muscle bike.

Maybe the best course of action would be to pull the fenders for a BMX build.
Then use the rest to build a Muscle bike?

Thoughts?
 
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The blue one has a bmx vibe going on already... I also think you're right in putting the first bike's parts into the MBBO rather than the BMXBO. But why stop there? I'd use the whole bike in the MBBO. But you always seem to have a good vision.

Carl.
 
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Not quite sure how I'm going to rejigger the parts yet, but at least I know now the Suntour coaster brake rear came from the Columbia Powder Puff Racer.

Pretty stout wheel assembly. All spokes were about 1 1/2 turns loose! Just fine now. Even chrome is nice!
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You can fix those drops, my Huffy forks were almost as bad. Are the bars tweaked?
Never saw that tread before. looks like a unbroken center line for speed.
 
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She's a bit of an odd duck - bits and pieces of maybe 10 old kids bikes.
Can't believe how nice the old chrome front fork looks on there!
Have to scrounge up 2 reflectors for the wheels yet. The plastic fenders came from the Pinwheels by Murray bike. They look so much cooler on here. :)