(WBO) 1960 Murray sonic flight "Bumblebee"

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  1. seangee

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    My daughter and I will be entering our first build off ever. She originally wanted a wal mart Panama Jack bike, but I was able to persuade her away from that unsafe rubbish and toward this 1960 Murray sonic flight in pretty good condition. It's mostly complete and has beautiful lines and curves. She is excited about turning this into her bumblebee bike after her favorite transformer.[​IMG]
    It's coming off the wall finally
     
  2. LukeTheJoker

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    This will be cool! Guessing yellow and black paint?

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  3. seangee

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    Yep, that is the color combo my almost 12 yr old daughter has chosen. This should be fun
     
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    Thanks for adding the (wbo) that I forgot, I was just coming back to add that. And sorry about the rubbish
     
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    Cool A father n Daughter in the mix.
    And we all love these frames...
     
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    All good! ;)

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    Cool, I'm a big fan of those frames! Is that a 24"?
     
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  8. seangee

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    Nope, it's a full 26"
     
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    How old is your daughter? Mine is only 6, so a little too young for building bikes. But I love getting kids involved with builds!
     
  10. seangee

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    she will be 12 in a couple weeks
     
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    Flight of the Bumblebee?



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  12. seangee

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    What the... I'm not quite sure how that's related but it's kinda funny
     
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    Sonic FLIGHT frame, BUMBLEBEE paint, the tune is called "Flight of the BumbleBee"...
    ;)

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    Oh, okay, it all makes sense now. I just didn't know that tune. Lol
     
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    Awesome bike and the flight of the bumble bee video is pretty cool too!!


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  16. seangee

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    [​IMG]
    We've been doing a lot of sanding.

    Painted the tank to see if we like the color, and we do. [​IMG]

    And we got the grips[​IMG]
     
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    Looking good!

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    Thanks. The biggest problem I'm running into is not being able to focus my attention on one bike. I have 2 others I can't keep my hands off of. This is probably a common predicament for the members of this forum though, I imagine. Or I'm just a little ADD
     
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    One of those vintage touches that I like, but not sure that I want to try to save
     
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    [​IMG]

    Sorry for not posting lately, and sorry for finishing late. Truth is, I'm not even done. This is how she sits now though, and it is fun to ride. I rattle canned the paint. Also have a custom seat almost ready to go on it and of course the rack, chainguard, and fenders. I had to ride it though. I will post more when i can
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