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Old 03-22-12, 03:04 PM   #1
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Pics of my freakbikes

Well, to start here is my chopper, handbuilt and beaten on by me a few years ago, used for hauling kids around, garbage picking, and any other general freak bike duties i have for it.



my new trailer, i just acquired it today. Going to re-purpose it for my daughter to ride in and be easily be converted for grocery runs, or a bug out trailer if need be.
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that's an interesting looking trailer. I wonder about how the not solid bottom will be for carrying stuff.
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i dont like the floor, im going to re-do it solid and use a tote so my daughter can sit in it for trips.
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like crazy? a little.
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Thank you. Ive got a few more in the works.
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Keep up the good work....made me think I need to put mine on here
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lets see them!
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Yes, I meant "u mad" in a good way. I don't weld so it really limits what I can do. A friend of mine does weld though, and last year he built a rat rod recumbent:



About as "u mad" as I get is recombining bike parts into other bikes, like the drop-bar sport tourer that I turned into a cruiser.

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i like the recumbent. thats one of my next projects.
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Uh... ok!?
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finally got her together and took her for a spin.









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you wouldnt believe it, but its actually a really comfortable ride, ive put alot of miles on it through Chicago, Nashville, Orlando, and quite a few rides on the trails here in Springfield. My best guess is it has around 400 miles on it. Shes due soon for a new set of tires and i need to do some fab work to add hand brakes to her. More pics of tall bike silliness and the rest as i get them going.
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Yes, I meant "u mad" in a good way. I don't weld so it really limits what I can do. A friend of mine does weld though, and last year he built a rat rod recumbent:



About as "u mad" as I get is recombining bike parts into other bikes, like the drop-bar sport tourer that I turned into a cruiser.

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Got me a new project! she's a 71 Schwinn Typhoon 26". This is just a mockup of parts using completely useless wheels just to get it upright. Planning on stripping the paint off the chrome fenders, tall ape hangers, banana seat and sissy bar painted wheels and white walls. A very basic coaster brake sled style cruiser.





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if it worked

If i did it right, this is a pic of my first homemade...after the "road-hugger" in Popular Mechanics Magazine.
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Got me a new project! she's a 71 Schwinn Typhoon 26". This is just a mockup of parts using completely useless wheels just to get it upright. Planning on stripping the paint off the chrome fenders, tall ape hangers, banana seat and sissy bar painted wheels and white walls. A very basic coaster brake sled style cruiser.





That's an interesting front rack, is it original to the bike?
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