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Old 12-27-07, 11:51 PM   #1
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Dragon Bike

Me likey.

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Old 12-27-07, 11:56 PM   #2
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That is pretty cool! Just don't let my friend with the Salamander see it... he might get ideas.
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Old 12-28-07, 04:36 AM   #3
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I'd love to see some build pics. I'm trying to figure out how he molded the "shoulder" so well that it looks like one piece but still allows the front wheel to turn. I've done a bit of glassin' in my time but nothing like that!
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Old 12-28-07, 08:56 AM   #4
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My oh my!

Is the light by the cranks a flame?

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I think it's one of those Down Low Glow things.
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I think you are correct, now that I am looking at it more closely.

There should be one acting as a flame in the mouth!

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very cool. Don't dragons have wings? Those handlebars would be a great place to attach some wings. Then they could be clip-ons so you could take them off if they get too annoying.

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I like it.
I would guess that Jay used a coffee can secured to the headtube to mold the shoulders that swivel.

I would like to get to work on fiberglass shark bike. I'll probably add a small stereo and play the theme music from the movie "Jaws". I would be real fun to go to Jones Beach and ride on the boardwalk with a fiberglass shark bike.
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I like it.
I would guess that Jay used a coffee can secured to the headtube to mold the shoulders that swivel.

I would like to get to work on fiberglass shark bike. I'll probably add a small stereo and play the theme music from the movie "Jaws". I would be real fun to go to Jones Beach and ride on the boardwalk with a fiberglass shark bike.
It would be cool if you could include a chain-driven tail that slowly swayed from side to side as you move along.
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I was reading the description of the dragon bike, and it seems that when the left brake is activated, the jaws close, and also the eyes follow the turn of the handlebars.

This dragon, being a traditional Chinese dragon, also has a pearl in it's left front paw (which can't be easily seen in the photo here).

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