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Old 09-21-10, 06:01 PM   #1
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what happens when you cant sell a bike and boredom ensues

a challenge. i bought the bike 3 months ago i had no complaints other than terrible brakes. it didnt stop me from enjoying the bike. but since im a lowrider at heart i decided to chop it and make it as low as i could get it. i named the bike the Led Zledppelin

apehangers could still be a plan but im not counting on it


had some structural issues with the conduit so i ran some supports

this is where its at after 8 days im getting a springer fork and a different seat once the weather breaks im going to cut the brake bosses off to run the chain

its true ride height

what kickstand?

next to my GFs bike(potential victim #2)
http://i52.tinypic.com/2uszpys.jpg
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Old 09-21-10, 08:24 PM   #2
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wow this is amazing how does it feel sitting on it? Hunched over?
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Old 09-21-10, 10:34 PM   #3
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so far very comfortable, no hunching
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Old 09-22-10, 08:36 AM   #4
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Cool I love that this bike started as a really small BMX and now it's HUGE! That is going to be a monstrously long chain though!
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Old 09-22-10, 01:55 PM   #5
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sweet !
please post more progress pics !
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Old 09-22-10, 08:48 PM   #6
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If I ever truly get bored I'm thinking of building a bike from Faugosa bread and Polish sausage.

If I can't unload it at least it will clog my arteries GOOD...YUM
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Old 09-23-10, 01:04 AM   #7
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got to ride it tonight i have to get a derailler on it for the chain and extend the handlebars its comfortable but very low
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Old 09-23-10, 07:12 PM   #8
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bike is done aside from a few hard turns and some sidewalks its really smooth and comfortable
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Old 09-24-10, 05:28 PM   #9
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Do your HEELS hit the pavement when pedaling?
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Old 09-25-10, 12:53 AM   #10
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Do your HEELS hit the pavement when pedaling?
no but they make great brakes
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Old 10-04-10, 02:31 PM   #11
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got the .40 cal boxes mounted
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need pic with rider attached
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.40 cal boxes? You mounting a machine gun on there next?
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Old 10-04-10, 04:16 PM   #14
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.40 cal boxes? You mounting a machine gun on there next?
nah i needed the storage and gun boxes look better than nerdy bike bags
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Old 10-05-10, 08:28 AM   #15
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Old 10-05-10, 12:37 PM   #16
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i can say its officially done a little under 40" wheel to wheel. ill add the stencil lettering sometime in the future




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Old 10-07-10, 06:50 PM   #17
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Sick ride man
Looks uncomfortable? But I guess as shown in that picture of someone(you?) riding it, it must be okay.
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Old 10-18-10, 07:57 AM   #18
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The lowered bikes aren't something I'm really interested in, but I did want to drop in and say that it's incredible to see what you started with and what it ended up as. You obviously are creative, and that deserves credit. Nice work!
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Old 10-18-10, 01:36 PM   #19
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That is really cool. Is it any harder to navigate? It is so long.
Nice work!
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thanks guys, the bike navigates fine i ride when i can
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Old 10-20-10, 08:29 PM   #22
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i since added a radio

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Hey, fun build.
I like your ammo boxes and the colour.
Nice simple, clean lines, neat work.
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Old 10-26-10, 10:41 PM   #24
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Whoa this is just great, and very creative.
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Old 11-01-10, 06:31 AM   #25
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I love it, a LOT
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