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Old 09-11-07, 03:30 PM   #276
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Those are great little bikes and climb like mountain goats. Congratulations!
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Old 09-13-07, 01:04 AM   #277
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Old 09-13-07, 01:05 AM   #278
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Old 09-13-07, 01:07 AM   #279
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Old 09-20-07, 04:38 AM   #280
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Old 09-20-07, 03:45 PM   #281
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Holy **** that's awesome! . That's one of the best homebuilds on here. Did you use a jig for your frame and if so, can u post any pictures of it?
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Old 09-20-07, 04:42 PM   #282
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A brilliant piece of work Steve. A nice clean design.
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Old 09-20-07, 04:50 PM   #283
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Not quite as exciting, but here's my Bacchetta Giro 20. I did make the mirror mount. Hand-filed it out of stainless steel about 30 years ago.

I use the safety vest as a cover for the backpack with all my goodies.
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Old 09-21-07, 06:27 AM   #284
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Nice Bike Steve

Nice build Steve! Nice clean and simple design. Makes me think of a mid/High Racer next. What is the material? You may want to post it to the Bentrider messaage board at http://www.bentrideronline.com/messa...splay.php?f=12

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Old 09-24-07, 01:31 AM   #285
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Holy **** that's awesome! . That's one of the best homebuilds on here. Did you use a jig for your frame and if so, can u post any pictures of it?
Wheelchairman, thanks!

Sorry, no jig used on this one. Construction was all done with a level and straight edge. As the frame turned out well I have thought of making a jig from it though. The only problem is that each time I look at it I think of a different design idea / improvement!

If you'd like to read more of the construction and inspiration behind the design here's the link to Brad Graham's (Atomic Zombie) Forum.

http://www.atomiczombie.com/forum/to...?TOPIC_ID=1562

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Old 09-24-07, 01:41 AM   #286
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Not quite as exciting, but here's my Bacchetta Giro 20. I did make the mirror mount. Hand-filed it out of stainless steel about 30 years ago.

I use the safety vest as a cover for the backpack with all my goodies.
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Your Bacchetta Giro look pretty exciting to me! Really like this design. Especially, the chain control. Handcrafted mirror mount - gives your bent a great uniqueness. Well done!

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Old 09-24-07, 01:45 AM   #287
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Nice build Steve! Nice clean and simple design. Makes me think of a mid/High Racer next. What is the material? You may want to post it to the Bentrider messaage board at http://www.bentrideronline.com/messa...splay.php?f=12

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Thanks Ciderbob!

The material is steel and includes parts from about seven different bikes.

For more info:

http://www.atomiczombie.com/forum/to...?TOPIC_ID=1562

Great idea re. bentrideronline. Will post.


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Old 09-25-07, 12:48 AM   #288
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Old 11-12-07, 08:12 PM   #289
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Here is a pic of my bicycle

A few notes to accesorize: You can cut the bottom out of a side pocket out of a regular messenger bag (get the right size) to slip over the seat instead of shelling $120 on a RANS bag. You can use a regular rear rack and affix it to the seat stays with hose clamps instead of paying $45 for RANS rack. In the next week or so I will get some full fenders and maybe I will add a coroplast fairing for the winter.
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Old 11-26-07, 09:24 AM   #290
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O.K. Here's a shot of my EZ Sport CX by Sun. Not a racer and kinda heavy...but I love it.


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Old 11-26-07, 10:13 AM   #291
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Here is aflicker link to my Bent , some other pic's in there http://www.flickr.com/photos/steeker/1738266599/
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Old 12-03-07, 02:42 PM   #292
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Old 12-03-07, 03:22 PM   #293
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Old 12-03-07, 06:42 PM   #294
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Old 12-07-07, 05:37 PM   #295
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Old 12-08-07, 01:08 AM   #296
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The Ti is a little smudged in this pic. I used some Lemon Pledge on it, and now it looks great!
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Old 12-08-07, 01:20 AM   #297
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Old 12-09-07, 12:54 AM   #298
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PaPa, Just mounted the seat a little while ago, longest ride with it was 32 miles. I've since added a bit of foam to recountour the upper curve, but haven't been on a long ride with it. the original seat was straight across the front and i found it uncomfortable where it hit the back of my thighs.
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Old 12-09-07, 09:00 PM   #299
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Old 12-24-07, 06:21 PM   #300
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