THΣ NATI∇Σ AMΣRICAN (DONE/FINISHED SECTION)

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  1. American Vintage Bicycle Supply

    American Vintage Bicycle Supply Double Nickle Moderator

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    Well, It's build off time again!
    I haven't collected many parts this year for the build, but I do have a pretty nice Higgins tanker Dad bought off the Cherokee Native American reservation! He ran across a older Cherokee man selling two old bicycles so he stops. One a Sonic Flyer and the other being this J.C. Higgins. After a few minutes of talking he ends up buying this and bring it home to me. Since this bike arrived at the bicycle shop in Cherokee 60 years ago it has not left the reservation.

    Recently I launched an online bicycle business by the name of American Vintage Bicycle Supply. We focus on getting barn fresh bicycles out on the market as soon as they are found.

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    Hopefully if everything goes as planned, This bike will become mobile advertisement for the business!

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  2. kingfish254

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    Re: THΣ ΠATI∇Σ AMΣRICAΠ

    Cool story and bike.
    Good luck buddy!
     
  3. LukeTheJoker

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    Awesome! The name and title make perfect sense now!
    Beautiful find, looking forward to seeing it come together!

    Luke.
     
  4. American Vintage Bicycle Supply

    American Vintage Bicycle Supply Double Nickle Moderator

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    Re: THΣ ΠATI∇Σ AMΣRICAΠ

    I knew it would make sense after everyone hears the back story!
     
  5. American Vintage Bicycle Supply

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    Re: THΣ ΠATI∇Σ AMΣRICAΠ

    Sporting this Van's graphic "T" to get in the build off mood!

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  6. American Vintage Bicycle Supply

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    Re: THΣ ΠATI∇Σ AMΣRICAΠ

    Woah now! That is how the bike currently sits! I haven't started building yet!

    The set of Nos Allstate tires that are sitting in the garage may have a good chance of finding their way onto this build!
     
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    cool story, will be keeping track of this one
     
  8. Rockit!

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    My girlfriend picked up this hilarious drawing on the west coast. It's by an American Indian man, looks like an old Luxury Liner but he portrayed it as the "Iron Pony". Next time I am at her place I will take a pic of it to post.
     
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    Higgins tanker to become rolling advertising you say, reserve me a spot please :)
     
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    Re: THΣ ΠATI∇Σ AMΣRICAΠ

    The bike is cool all ready! Nice head start! Good Luck!
     
  11. American Vintage Bicycle Supply

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    Re: THΣ ΠATI∇Σ AMΣRICAΠ

    That sounds awesome! I look forward to seeing that!
     
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    Since the great Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma pays for my college, I feel obligated to follow this thread. Haha, great starting point!
     
  13. Rat Rod

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  14. American Vintage Bicycle Supply

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    Re: THΣ ΠATI∇Σ AMΣRICAΠ

    That's awesome. I will have to make that my screen saver!
     
  15. yoothgeye

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    Re: THΣ ΠATI∇Σ AMΣRICAΠ

    I'm always a fan of a Double Nickle build.
     
  16. Biker Butch AZ

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    Great Bike And story - Good Luck! 8)
     
  17. SCHWINNRAY69

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    Great start, Tyler 8)
     
  18. MplsCoaster

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    Cool history on the bike and the tank graphic is great
    Looking forward to your build
     
  19. kingfish254

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    Re: THΣ ΠATI∇Σ AMΣRICAΠ

    That vans shirt looks a little like what i have planned for a possible fender light.
     
  20. American Vintage Bicycle Supply

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    Re: THΣ ΠATI∇Σ AMΣRICAΠ

    That means we can have a fender light sub build off because I'm trying to do the same thing.

    I was thinking open mouth skull with a light inside and a head dress to go on top?
     

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