Velo Jardin-1948 Westfield..COMPLETED!!!! (Video)

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  1. junknutz1975

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    Re: Velo Jardin-New Photos...FIRST TEST RIDE!!!!!

    8)


    That smile says it all :mrgreen:
     
  2. jats

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    Love to see you riding your new bike!!!!!! congrats remember we ride when I get home!!!!!!!!!!!! 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8)

    Jats, AKA Troy :lol:
     
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    Nothing like breathing life into something that looked terminal.

    And making it your project as well.

    Glad to see that grin on the test ride.

    Keep on enjoying life like that.

    Great job for a first bike. Guaranteed heaps better than I could have every achieved. :lol: :lol:
     
  4. Laurie Thom

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    Ok well I mounted the lights today....I switched to Cat Eyes which have a personal history. They are the lights we used when we toured a summer on Mountain Bikes in Oregon back in the way back! We were the ones with a trailer and carrying lots of gear. We helped a lot 10 speeders that year with repairs and food. We would camp in an area and ride the trails for a couple of days before moving on!

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    Re: Velo Jardin-New Photos...Lights Mounted

    I love the paint on the bike in this picture! :D
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  7. Laurie Thom

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    Re: Velo Jardin-New Photos...Approaching the FINISH!

    Hi guys...
    Just wanted to check in.

    I am doing the finishing touches on VJ (pictures soon).

    Work is been a distraction as we transition to a much nicer Cloud system.

    Troy has been fighting fires.

    I will get a video of him and one of his slides. (I would try it but ...well....maybe I will :lol: ) The family that eats dust together...????
     
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    The family that eats dust together...
    Loves rust together!
     
  9. Laurie Thom

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    So very very very true. Troy is headed to the shop to finish up the rustiest build award. He has a hour before he heads back out to the fires!
     
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    Re: Velo Jardin-New Photos...Lights Mounted

    I'm confused...Why haven't I been following this build :?:
    I mean there are a lot of builds to keep up with on the traditional comp...
    But this is the first time a came acroos your build laurie....Dahhhh!!!
    Lookin great so far...see you at the finish line... :wink:
     
  11. Laurie Thom

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    Thanks....I should have the finishing touches done by Tuesday! Riding to the finish!!! This is a wonderful experience...I think I am hooked!!!!! :D
     
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    I saw a teaser pic regarding the paint on Jats thread...
    Nice work! :wink:

    Luke.
     
  13. Laurie Thom

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    Darn...well I kept my glow-in-the-dark frame a secret almost to the end. :shock:
     
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    It's funny how even Jats was surprised and found out by accident.
    Way cool idea by the way!
    :!: PM headed your way. I need to ship something to you. :!:
     
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    never thought to look at it in the dark!! it has been sitting in the living room were we keep a lamp on at night so when Momma Jats moved it to the shop yesterday I got to see it in the dark for the first time :shock: did not think anything of it being in the house since I keep Wilfid and my 10 speed in there as well as a couple of others :lol: :lol: she is tricksy :roll:

    Troy
     
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    You now have a set of glow in the dark OURY grips headed your way.
    I took these off of some parts bike a year or so ago and I discovered they were glow in the dark the same way Jats did. I turned out the lights in my shop and noticed something glowing in a clear container up on the shelf.

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  17. Laurie Thom

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    Not "tricksy" enough though!

    And Thank You for the grips Kingfish!
     
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    And they say women can't keep a secret :?: ... :roll:
     
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    Yeah!!! It's like a drug,loved building last year,and the guys are great...I love the way they support everyone in this group...Lot of good,clean greasy fun... :D
     
  20. Laurie Thom

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    Thank you and I agree. Wonderful support from everyone! I am working on the last finishing touches.
     

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