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Detroit Autorama's 1st Custom Bike Winner

Discussion in 'BIKE TALK' started by HuffDaddy, Dec 7, 2013.

  1. HuffDaddy

    HuffDaddy

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    I've been meaning to share this with you guys since I signed up almost a year ago. This crazy cool bike was at the Detroit Autorama in 2012. It's debut was at the Detroit Autorama in 1967 and won 1st place for Custom Bike. Check it out.
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  2. LukeTheJoker

    LukeTheJoker Moderator

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    Wow! That is cool!

    Luke.
     
  3. HuffDaddy

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    Kinda an interesting way to build a reallywide fat tire frame.
     
  4. Rat Rod

    Rat Rod Owner & Founder Head Honcho Moderator

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    So awesome!
     
  5. The Renaissance Man

    The Renaissance Man __CERTIFIED DIVER__ (Open Water & Open Dumpster)

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    I'd like to see a riding video! The giant radio is funny.
     
  6. 54shadow

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    Way ahead of its time.
     
  7. veewee25

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    I love the ingenuity! The way they combined the bottom bracket spindles has me thinking about a new project.... Hmmmmm
     
  8. manmachine1k

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    That was built and painted just about 5 miles down the road from me!
     
  9. the_undecider

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    Jackshaft? You don't need no stinkin' jackshaft!
     
  10. barnbikes

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    Why do the feet on the peddles change in the pictures?
     
  11. HuffDaddy

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    I was at the show for set-up, some of the photos I took were before the show opened. I couldn't wait for the owner to finish setting up the display.
     
  12. deorman

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    If this guy had a bicycle... :thumbsup:
     

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