Discussion in 'MBBO 2018 BIKES - CLASS 2' started by gowjobs, Oct 6, 2018.
C'mon, school me!
....and love the school bus drawing Dave! I don't know if you knew or not, but I drive school bus here in our district.
Your concept and style gets all my lights flashing!
I tried something different with the fork. Two near-flips over the bars indicate that it's a really poor idea.
Adding the Death Grip logo to the slick was fun, though.
Thanks! I have a couple of friends who drive school buses, and I thought a derelict, converted into a school itself, seemed like an interesting take on the subject.
Flipped the fork back around, and did more riding. Seems my weight was too much for the upper spring perch, so I have to be careful about bumps until I straighten it back out .
I like silverware...
I have been considering that. For test rides, I found an old black-oxide coated KT brake strap. Definitely in need of something cooler for the finished version.
Anything with an acorn nut on it will look tougher than a plain fastener...
The fork looks industrial...the chainring looks industrial...how about replacing the whole brake arm with something more industrial to carry the theme to the rear, like a turnbuckle or threaded rod with heim joints or something?
Nice! I like where this is heading!
Mostly because it's a 1937 Morrow hub, and I've been wanting one for years, so i can't see ditching the brake arm with that logo on it. That being said, I may be able to come up with something to secure it that looks a little more like it came out of a machine shop or foundry.
How about something like Whizzer style , set up ?
Yeah, that I can get behind. I think if I used a properly sized shaft collar, drilled and tapped it, and then used a go-kart tie rod to link it to the arm, it could work well.
I’ve played around with using battery terminals. They also provide a mounting point for a tail light.
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They're usually made from some pretty soft stuff, though. We have some decent hills around here - I want to make sure that what little brake I have actually works.
I like the whizzer style brake arm too
I know this is usually the opposite direction of where I'd be going but... isn't there a reason for the Whizzer brake arm? So why do that here? Almost looks like a Rube Goldberg design.
From the design, I infer that the Whizzer brake linkage was designed to keep the hub's arm from possibly bending the chainstay under repeated, panic braking. I can see the same reasoning behind using it in a hilly area, like the one in which I live.
Well there's your reasoning. Now design it to be tough and clean, muscle style!
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