I've Got My Spine, I've Got My Orange Crush -Finished Photos

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  1. p00r0ldlu

    p00r0ldlu

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    Cue up the R.E.M. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mSmOcmk7uQ)

    It has been a ton of fun working on this bike the past couple of months. I have been so inspired by the creativity of many the members on this site. Whether or not it gets any votes, it has been an honor to work alongside so many talented people. Here is Orange Crush. (I am not much of a photographer, but I think my iPhone did ok.)

    Here is the starting point...

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    And the finish line...

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    Thanks for checking out the finished thread...if you want to see how I got from start to finish...
    Please check out the build thread for all the little details (tank/drink machine, bottle cap fenders, taillight etc.)
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  2. MazdaFlyer

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    Looked at your build thread, lots of cool details. One of a kind bike, nice.
     
  3. mocrawler

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    Very nice build!!!
     
  4. jerrykr

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    you are a very good photographer... iPhone? whoa!
    and the bike is just right there with the photos. So many nice touches, but I noticed where you mounted the bottle rack. great idea!
    I'm assuming that the bottle in it is an antique orange crush?
    The Crush bottle on the ground is very creative! Props!
     
  5. Brentley

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    The rusty frame with the gloss orange is a great color combo, especially those drop center wheels in all orange, very nicely done sir.
     
  6. Funkme

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    Like I said in your build,this bike made me smile...Dream machine and I lurv the tank as a drink dispenser . 8)

    It takes 78 muscles to pedal a bike,98 if you are smiling while riding.
    And 200 to stop yourself going over the handlebars,cause you were smiling like a sap... :mrgreen:

    I agree with peatbog pic.6 one with the empty bottle is brilliant,great lighting,captures the bike 100%
     
  7. yoothgeye

    yoothgeye I build stuff. Moderator

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    You did something new with the bottle cap inspired fender ends, for that you need an award! Great work!
     
  8. ifitsfreeitsforme

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    agreed. Very clever.
     
  9. Uncle Stretch

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    Very nicely done. Good job.
     
  10. p00r0ldlu

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    Thanks so much guys...it turns a lot of heads, and I like that there are different things that each person notices...little details to discover. Was tough to know if I was going over the top with too much theme stuff, but I think it still looks classy without being gaudy. Good luck to all those who still have to finish their builds!
     
  11. mitchelangelo

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    Super nice ride with way cool details! Is there a bottle opener on board? :D
     
  12. raggedjim

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    Great job on this bike. Lots of attention to detail and clever ideas, those are the things I dig.

    Rg
     
  13. kingfish254

    kingfish254 CHECK OUT MY SALE THREAD FOR COOL STUFF! Pro Member

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    So much to love about this build!!!!!
    Without this build I never would have gotten a cobbler's anvil.

    Where is a photo of the drink dispenser man?????

    Congrats and Bravo!!!!!
     
  14. Gdcast

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    Serious contender here, love this bike, simple and very classy, a true Rat. Congrats man!
     
  15. dogdart

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    Great execution of a cool theme , a sweet looking board tracker build on it's own , but the extra touches knock it out of the park :!:
     
  16. kingfish254

    kingfish254 CHECK OUT MY SALE THREAD FOR COOL STUFF! Pro Member

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    Getting respect in the voting now. Top Ten!!!!
    CONGRATS!!!!
    So many cool details, it just makes you thirsty!!
     
  17. p00r0ldlu

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    Thanks so much.
    Honestly I was hoping for a couple of votes. Never would have imagined double digits. I rode her to work the other day and could not wipe the smile off my face. That is enough reward for me.
    Peace to you
    Scott
     
  18. kingfish254

    kingfish254 CHECK OUT MY SALE THREAD FOR COOL STUFF! Pro Member

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    You should put a dime in that tank and get your self a cold drink to celebrate!!!!
    This is one of the coolest tanks ever!!!!!

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  19. JJBones

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    Hey,what a killer bike!You got one of my votes.Looks like there were 3 Canadian builders this year.Keep up the good work and keep on building!
     

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