WE ARE BOTH FINISHED!!! thatismytruck vs. ifitsfreeitsforme

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  1. thatismytruck

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    Oh my Gosh that thing looks good!!

    I'm getting closer!! turning my seat post now!!
     
  2. ifitsfreeitsforme

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    Thanks KingFish.

    Skip you gots 7 more days to put the seat on and declare you're done. 7 more daysssssss
     
  3. Terry66

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    Yep, I do have a thing for Higgins tank bikes, but my vote can't be bought :lol: :lol: :lol: (even with a cool Higgins frame coming my way!). Honestly, I think I like Monark/Firestone bikes a little more than Higgins bikes, although I have never owned a Monark. This is probably the best head to head competition I have seen so far. Both bikes have things that I really like and a few things that I would have done differently, but thats the coolness of this site is to see what different stuff people come up with!
     
  4. thatismytruck

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    If these guys could see the texts we've been sending this thread would be at the top constantly. :lol: :lol: :shock:
     
  5. ifitsfreeitsforme

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    ...or we'd be banned by now.
     
  6. thatismytruck

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    I snorted.
     
  7. thatismytruck

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    Skip formed some sheet metal. I took the ColorFlow triangle thingy to the extreme.

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    and added a small touch.
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  8. SCHWINNRAY69

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    Oh man, that's sweet!! :shock: I like the way those handlebars are pushed forward and down with that stem, it flows with the rear rack nicely :wink: Can't wait for more pics! :D


    This is really going to be a tight competition :shock:
     
  9. ifitsfreeitsforme

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    Skip that looks pretty crappy. I'd take it off. heh heh.

    Thanks Nick!
     
  10. Dr. Tankenstein

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    I've been quietly following this showdown from the start. You have both built fantastic bikes!

    I've got a black-on-black build in the works now as well, this has been an inspiration, but this may my favorite touch so far, I actually like the lines of this better bike than the stock triangles!

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    Great work guys!

    Cheers,
    Dr. T
     
  11. thatismytruck

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    Thanks!!

    If i had more time I would be adding some horizontal flutes. I am very happy with the size and extended shape. It is more subtle from above looking at the bike.
     
  12. ifitsfreeitsforme

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    How are you keeping them in place? Chewing gum?
     
  13. thatismytruck

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    screwed/bolted to the bottom of the tank.

    Seat post prior to bending.

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  14. ifitsfreeitsforme

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    you're just gonna bend it with your bare hands right?
     
  15. thatismytruck

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    and a little heat. perhaps I'll fart on it first. :shock:

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    ohhhh! Too Far Wednesday.
     
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    sneaky sneaky putting this in the "POST PHOTOS HERE FOR THE GALLERY PAGE" thread .....

     
  18. ifitsfreeitsforme

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    what?
     
  19. Stevil

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    Are you guys about done here or what? :) Nice work you two ..........So let's ride.
    Someone spoke of Nov 3 rd, I 'm up for a night ride in New Haven or the trail to Cheshire.
    I got a fresh black Roadmaster you guys haven't seen,so let's plan a run!.........Stevil
     
  20. ifitsfreeitsforme

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    It's shaping up to be a ride - that's 4 of us now.
     

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