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Hey guys, I'm starting this thread as a place for us to post some pictures of bikes we have built, or works in progress. Unfortunatly, I havent built any frames yet, so I have nothing to post .

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still no frames for me to post, but anyone else want to share?

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Here's the frame I made w/Joe Bringheli. It was painted by John Hodgkins in Alabama. I'm partway through collecting all the parts so I can FINALLY ride it (built in 1999!!!).
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I previously posted my latest stuff .Nothing new going on in my basement other than finishing up my wife's new townie/ commuter bike. I wasn't planning on building any more bikes for awhile so I could do some boat work. But my wife has been talking about this Ryan Duplex someone loaned us last spring I am not a fan of recumbents but my wife loved it and has been hinting she might like having one.
So I have been doing some doodling. The only thing I didn't like about the Ryan was the 20" front wheel , so I took this photo I found of a Ryan (top photo)and made the front wheel 26"( bottom photo) This is what I came up with.



I would also want to simply construction and come up with something a little unusual so I am thinking of bending the top tube and the bottom tube to meet the headtube. I am also thinking of wrapping the seat tube( for lack of a better word) around the rear wheel and blending it into a rear rack.

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Nice Bikes guys! Nomad-you braze with mapp gas dont you?
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Originally Posted by velonomad
I previously posted my latest stuff .Nothing new going on in my basement other than finishing up my wife's new townie/ commuter bike. I wasn't planning on building any more bikes for awhile so I could do some boat work. But my wife has been talking about this Ryan Duplex someone loaned us last spring I am not a fan of recumbents but my wife loved it and has been hinting she might like having one.

Ha I know your wife! she wants you to build a bike so her lawn doesn't turn into a
boatyard again

Hey when are we gonna go and kick the planks again? check your email.

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Originally Posted by Hartmann
Ha I know your wife! she wants you to build a bike so her lawn doesn't turn into a
boatyard again

Hey when are we gonna go and kick the planks again? check your email.

Oh man that is cold! correct but cold

I replied to your email
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