Uncle Touchy's Back Roads Bomber (Revised)

Discussion in 'BUILD OFF 7 FINISHED BIKES' started by aka_locojoe, Jul 31, 2012.

  1. aka_locojoe

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    First off thanks to those who voted for this bike.

    I recently stole the wheel set and tires off my build-off bike for the Heavy-Duti I just got.
    Looking through my wheels for a set to replace them with I decided on this orange set. Dug out some fat tires. I faux patina'd a rear fender, put it on and removed the wood box. Replaced the saddle with a more comfy Brooks which could use some weathering/aging.

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  2. yoothgeye

    yoothgeye I build stuff. Moderator

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    I liked it before and you know what? I like it now. Can't hide class.
     
  3. Ratfink1962

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    Still looks cool 8)
     
  4. sensor

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    close.....
    it still looks GGGGGGRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRREAT!
     
  5. aka_locojoe

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    Thanks guys.
     
  6. MazdaFlyer

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    You know I walked past the bike at the Bike Fest and on first glance I thought just another old rusty weathered bike.
    The next time going the opposite direction I realized that it was Uncle Touchy. You really did a great job giving it the weathered patina look.
     
  7. kingfish254

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    It was a sweet ride to start, but I really like it even more now with the orange wheelset and fenders. Perfect changes for this ride if you ask me!!!
     
  8. aka_locojoe

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    Thanks! It's turned out to be my favorite rider.
     
  9. yoothgeye

    yoothgeye I build stuff. Moderator

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    Many bikes were built during the build-off, few will be remembered, this one will not be forgotten.
     
  10. ChrisMac

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    Oh, and by the way, that's Mister King Rat to you
    Just break out the orange spray paint for the truck's wheels, and viola! Looks great ! A very nice splash of color.
     

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