RRBBO - Montgomery Ward's "Iron Ghost"

Discussion in 'BUILD OFF 1 BIKES' started by raised by robots, Feb 1, 2007.

  1. raised by robots

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    thanks man. yeah, steampunk is really interesting. I need some aviator goggles and a bomber jacket

    Ha, I could roll in this big old bike for every portfolio review I have. It would be great to see someone in business attire riding this, or any other, RRBBO bike...
     
  2. Markm

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    Great Job!!!
     
  3. MODS II

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    Great paint work !
     
  4. Chainsaw

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    We're talking PLAYBIKE centerfold material! She's HOT! :shock:
     
  5. raised by robots

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    man, thanks a lot guys. Its so great to hear positive feedback. I was so close to not posting on this site because I didn't consider my stuff good enough... but everybody on here is great! THANKS!

    But I should be done soon, so you can see some finished pics in the finished bikes thread.... maybe a video too. I bought a thin steel rod from the hardware store and made my own seat crashrail, it worked out pretty well. Im also working on a bobbed rear fender.
    cheers~
     
  6. 62Higgins

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    RBR,

    The bike came out great. The fact that has a skip tooth drive train really gives it that vintage look/feel.

    I love the color combo too.

    \m/ \m/

    62H
     
  7. cman

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    That bike looks great. Paint, access. and all. The bars look like the old prewar handlebars. A crossbrace would be perfect.
     
  8. fattroy

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  9. Clothespin n

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    ....exactly what Troy just said..

    peace,
    Kev.
     
  10. Markm

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    Very Nice!!
     
  11. Larry

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    This bike is the archetype of a ratrod.

    That chainring is awesome.
     
  12. raised by robots

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    Its done! I think I am done with this bike, atleast for now. The last thing I've done was a homemade crashrail, and I put on a bobbed rear fender.

    I bought a steel rod from a hardware store then bent and shaped it to fit my seat pan.
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    it really completes the look of the bike, im happy with the results.
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    here is the fender
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    I took it for a longer ride today... everything is doing great, but the front wheel needs to be re-spoked or something. It is a bit uneven right now, but you cant feel it untill you get to a faster speed.
     
  13. Schwinnspastic

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    RBR that bike just screams "Ride Me" ...Nice job on the build !!

    Mark
     
  14. Clothespin n

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    great job on the Crash Bar....
    it looks like it was made that way!

    and it fit's in perfect with the build style..

    peace,
    Kev.
     
  15. xddorox

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    RBR, very well built classy bike and I admire your guts for going with the skiptooth. Now I have to go find some crashbar material for my seats. :wink: Excellent idea man!
     
  16. Easy Skywalker

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    The frame shape, the blue rims, the big sprocket, reeeeaally cool bike!
     
  17. aka_locojoe

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    Man that looks great!
     
  18. raised by robots

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    Its official... im done! I took it out the other day to take some photos, and I am pleased with the way the bike looks. Thanks for the inspiration guys. This was my first bike that I totally rebuilt, and the first time I repainted an entire bike. The only thing I see myself doing later is touching up some paint. BUT I really do want to do something else with those fender brackets I left on the rear axles.... I think I am going to make a trailer with a portable stereo in it!

    here are some of the pics
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    cheers~ happy cruising
     
  19. Rat Rod

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    It looks awesome man....and so does the photography and the graphic treatment. :wink:

    Beautiful bike.
     
  20. Clothespin n

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    Very nice..
    The details are incredible!!!
    The tail light is brilliant
    The Scallops are awesome
    The Pontiac Blue is perfect..

    I love the over-all look...
    you did an incredible job.

    peace,
    Kev.
     

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