WE ARE BOTH FINISHED!!! thatismytruck vs. ifitsfreeitsforme

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  1. thatismytruck

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    Re: Nearing the End. PICS!! thatismytruck vs. ifitsfreeitsforme

    Yes, you are. one of us will call you.

    Couldn't work on the bike yesterday. I was in New London, CT for a cousin's wedding. we had a great time.

    Rob!! name this church!!
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    It is beautiful!!

    I put the chain on and the threadless stem adapter, stem and bars and my adult beverage holder. purposely tough to make out everything in this photo. got a lot going on behind the bike. Ian and I need to keep you voters in a little suspense. :p

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  2. kingfish254

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    Both the church and the bike are looking good!!
     
  3. SCHWINNRAY69

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    Skip, looking good! 8) I really like that black on black combo :wink:
     
  4. ifitsfreeitsforme

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    people are going to be voting for two nearly identical bikes. watch, it'll be tie.
     
  5. thatismytruck

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    I only drilled and tapped the holes for the shifter then routed the cable and set the length. I like how the skirt guards and chain guard will hide almost all the cable.

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  6. ifitsfreeitsforme

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    I like the way the cable pops out the hole. Good job. Good thing you have freakishly long arms to reach the shifter.
     
  7. thatismytruck

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    This shifter is high compared the location on the Airstream Bike.

    Got a tiny bit done today. tank on so I can make a cardboard template.

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    I went upstairs for a minute and when I came down she moved over to the door. She wants to get out for a ride!!

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    If I get the seat post turned this week, I'll be able to go for a ride.
     
  8. Terry66

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    Love it Skip...that rear star badge is a killer touch. The black on black is just too cool and the touches of red are perfect. I am not sure I am digging the stem, but outside that, the bike is amazing! I think you're pulling ahead on this one.
     
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    thanks!!

    The stem is all function. Need the reach (140mm) so I can ride as comfortably as possible. (I'm 6'4")
     
  10. ifitsfreeitsforme

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    I think that stem looks cool. I like modern stems on old bikes.
     
  11. thatismytruck

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    Shut it! oh ... wait ... thanks ....


    loser.
     
  12. ifitsfreeitsforme

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    I hope every one else agrees with Terry though. heh heh.
     
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    As of now my vote is going to Skip because he's been updating us with pics! (Hint...hint...Ian) :wink:
     
  14. thatismytruck

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    He's veen holding back because he's done. We are planning a bar hop on ir about Nov. 4th even if it's hyst the two of us for photos and fun.
     
  15. ifitsfreeitsforme

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    I coulda posted FINISHED pics two weeks ago, but Skip won't let me. And I took some good ones with my dad's Canon.

    And I already have 10+ miles on it.
     
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    Well, I think with a vintage stem, the bike gets an 11 out of 10. With this one, it only gets a 10 out of 10! :lol: Seriously, this is one nice bike. I can't wait to see the finished pics of both bikes!
     
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    10 out of 10??? Bah!
     
  18. thatismytruck

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    Terry's a bit partial to Higgy's. Check his build off bike.

    It also might help that I shipped a Higgins frame to him. 8)


    :p
     
  19. ifitsfreeitsforme

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    This is for Nick...

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  20. kingfish254

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    Both of these rides are sick!!!!
     

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