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Old 07-01-07, 06:18 PM   #1
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Pics and a story

I guess this best fits in Alt Bike Culture???...Sorry I don't really know where else it should be..

Anyway, this is my friends last resort bike. Has a Specilized Mt Bike...flat tire, no money. Has a Haro BMX...broken chain, no way of fixing, no money. Sooo what do you do? Take your sisters bike of course!

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Keep in mind he's 14. Who knows how long he'll have to use this to get from A to B. Tomarrow, remove hand brakes.
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Old 07-02-07, 03:48 AM   #2
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Old 07-02-07, 09:20 AM   #3
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What is with little girl's bikes having white tyres?

Just be glad he did not have to start with this model:

http://houston.craigslist.org/bik/364038363.html

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Yeah, no chain guard, sportbike!
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I think my favorite part about this bike renovation has to be that the saddle was raised about 2 inches. Like it's really going to make much difference, haha.
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Old 07-05-07, 07:44 AM   #6
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Hey, wasn't me with the brilliant ideas. He tells me what to do, I say ok you're an idiot but ok. (he can't do anything to bikes if his life depended on it, he can barely ride one) He gave the bike to me a few days ago. I did a whole bunch of crap to it including a fake lisence plate with my name on it and an air ride seat!
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Hey, wasn't me with the brilliant ideas. He tells me what to do, I say ok you're an idiot but ok. (he can't do anything to bikes if his life depended on it, he can barely ride one) He gave the bike to me a few days ago. I did a whole bunch of crap to it including a fake lisence plate with my name on it and an air ride seat!
Oh dang off the hook with the fake license plate that you can buy at toysrus for $2.50
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Old 07-05-07, 11:50 PM   #8
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zoobomb!
dang, you beat me to it! Ya'll should mail that dude a sticker or two for the bike.



laugh if you want but with some tweaking a magna like that can be quite the performance bike. extra points for barbie pink, too!

just put a two or three tooth smaller sprocket on the back for a little extra speed and performance.

I would have kept the funky George Clinton ornamentation, tho (although I can understand a 14 y.o. boy not wanting too do so....)

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that bike is good
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Yes, I ride it. Yes I tow people with it!




4th of July fire work watcher mobile. Had an air ride seat on it, and a headlight and a flag, oh yeah..And a LICENSE PLATE!


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Old 07-09-07, 04:05 AM   #11
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I would have kept the funky George Clinton ornamentation, tho (although I can understand a 14 y.o. boy not wanting too do so....)
I don't think your average 14 year old knows who George Clinton is. True men do, and they don't kill coyotes either.
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Never thought I'd have an excuse for posting a George Clinton photo:


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