Yet another boardtracker

Discussion in 'BUILT FROM SCRATCH' started by boro, Jan 7, 2016.

  1. boro

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    Hi there!
    I've decided to make a new project during my winter holidays. This time I've gone for a classic boardtracker look inspired by old harley Davidson and Indian motorcycles.
    So first I've printed a template.. and my cat approved it
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    Bent some tubes
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    Got a donor for headtube, bb and dropouts
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    Mount the jig
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    Check that everything is straight
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    And add the bb and the straight bar
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    Double check
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    And make a suicide shifter for 8 speed hub
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    And there will be more pics later


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  2. LukeTheJoker

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    AWESOME! :thumbsup:

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  3. The Renaissance Man

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    Nice work!
     
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  4. OCD

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    Wow, great start. I really like your jig, is there a plan set for it available? That fork looks perfect for the antique look of the project. Always great to see another scratch built project :thumbsup:
     
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  5. deven_science

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    Great lines on that frame. The stance is mean and cool. Great job.
     
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  6. boro

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    The jig is this one: http://www.flatpackfoundry.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=20&product_id=50
    As far as I know the design is not open source.
    There will go another fork. I'm thinking about double springer monarch style fork.

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  7. KJV

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    Dig :thumbsup:
     
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  8. deven_science

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    I think that jig was on Kickstarter a couple of years ago.

    Wait, you're not using that fork? I like that one on there.
     
  9. boro

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    Yeah this jig was on kickstarter.
    This fork is from another bicycle. I've just "borrowed" to check the geometry. [​IMG]

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  10. OCD

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    :acute:There's a lot of those reproduction Monarch forks around, I think the coolest fork should go on the coolest bike (just my $0.02)
     
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  11. boro

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    I think the same way. for now my rat rod is the coolest build. I ll have to check how it will suit the new frame and the old one. Maybe I'll swap them.

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  12. Falstaff

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    Very cool build, gonna be following.
     
  13. gsc

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    Nice work, someday I will do a from scratch frame.
     
  14. boro

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    [​IMG]
    Laced wheels today!

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  15. boro

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    [​IMG][​IMG]
    Getting closer

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  16. Falstaff

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    I like the look of this one, Well done.
     
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  17. rev106

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    Nice!
     
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  18. boro

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    So.. basic parts are on it.. tested the ride.. now it's time to paint![​IMG]
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  19. Pushie Pirate

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    You nailed it mate, like the pedal crank set up
    adds a nice balance to the frame.
     
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  20. boro

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    [​IMG]
    The build slowed down a bit but now it's almost there!

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