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Old 06-24-16, 06:53 AM
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It's going to break at the seat tube/chainstay junction.
Hopefully not, it's survived one good ride so far. If it doesn't work out I'm not out much money at least.
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Old 06-30-16, 11:01 AM
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DIY Bamboo

Most of the steps documented here.

BAMBOO BIKE BUILD
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Old 07-06-16, 12:35 AM
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My first Bamboo Cargo bike

Just finished my first cargo bike made from bamboo.

https://goo.gl/photos/pjcTiWyQCvqk4wFq7

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Old 07-10-16, 07:50 PM
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Cool build pics! Thanks for posting.
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Old 07-29-16, 05:58 PM
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Recently finished my custom touring frame.

Here's some pictures of the process.

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3D Mock up:



Internal routing and mounts:



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After assembling:



Custom fender mounts:



Incoming feature (integrated battery):



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Old 08-03-16, 03:21 AM
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I see some nice builds GJ guys
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Old 08-09-16, 07:48 PM
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Here's my first recumbent build. And my second. It was about 2 decades back and I just got the frame and pics out to do the video. Muffler clamps for the first and it was fun until I moved on.

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And here's my tandem from about the same time.

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I made a few suitcase bikes too. In order of build date:

This one was to take to Paraguay and I've used it for a decade down there whenever we go.


Here's my second that I used to take to Detroit on the Megabus.


Lrn Fzx: Detroit by Bicycle from the Megabus - Part 1

And the third I built for the train to VanCouver, BC. This is the one I'm gonna keep.



Lrn Fzx: Pedal Vancouver BC Part 1 - The Plan
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Old 08-09-16, 08:05 PM
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And somewhere in between I built a pair of Tour Easy clones.

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Old 12-28-16, 04:25 AM
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May I post a Work In Progress if said work is a miniature prototype built out of a construction set?
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Old 12-28-16, 12:35 PM
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My first frameset build. Up until this point, I'd never even held a torch let alone actually used one but with the patient tutelage of Aaron McCambridge of AR Cycles I managed to construct a frame and fork without burning down his shop.

It was a terrific experience, a bucket-list item for me and tremendously satisfying to ride something that was made by my hands.
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Old 02-20-17, 02:56 PM
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My first frame

Hi,
My first completed frame, columbus zona, brass brazed and silver soldered
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Old 03-01-17, 03:57 PM
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Sweet rides; thanks to all posters.
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Old 03-04-17, 04:36 PM
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My latest frame and fork build, a 27.5 plus bike with unicrown fork.
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Old 03-05-17, 06:56 PM
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Here is a recent frame I've made for a friend:




Personally, I don't like sloping down tubes. But that's what he wanted and somehow I think it works for this bike.
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My version of the modern classic, soon to be hanging a full DA 9000 group



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Just for fun

I had an old mountain bike hanging in the garage that I thought I'd have a little fun with. I re-used all the wheels, brakes, head tube and few other miscellaneous parts and came up with this. I need to find a good seat, the traditional shaped seat makes you pull on the bars as you pedal, I'd like to find one with a bit of a bucket shape without going to the lawn chair shape you see on full recumbents. Any ideas welcome.


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They all look too nice to ride!
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Originally Posted by pschmitz
This is my new touring bike currently set up as a 1x9 commuter.
This is so interesting!
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Old 06-10-17, 01:42 PM
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Bought this bike at the nearby thrift store for $15 with the idea that I'd just use the tubing for a recycled bike project some day. But, the bike has grown on me. So, I decided to see if I could figure out what it was. It seems to be a Huffy Sea Pines, based on the rear triangle shape and dropouts. But, this frame is for sure brazed. I didn't know Huffy did that. It's not nice brazing, but it is certainly brass in the joints and not steel.

I think I'm going to modernize this one. Fillet the joints, add disk tabs., cable stops; maybe make it a 1x10 for riding around the neighborhood.

Bummer, I can't post pics anymore? I guess I need 3 more posts and then I'll put some pics in here...
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@ LrnFzx : wow, your suitcase bikes are pretty cools ! Are they rigid enough compared to a "not cut bike" ? Do you plan to make a folding bike one day ?

Here is my first build (and, eeeeh... my practice for welding )

My super cheap cargo bike (~100€, including all parts). Nice to ride, but a "little" tank with 32kg and 2,60m long. 90x60cm of "cargo" space, already tested with ~80kg of wood but I wouldn't put more than 70kg in use.
The donnor bike was an old supermarket MTB, steel tubes and profiles are recycling or from scrapyard, the box is made with palette wood (burned + linseed oil + walnut broth).
Welded with a MMA inverter, no jig (), a lot of grinder an files, about ~150 hours of work.

I'm already thinking about the next: a trike, that I'll modify as a velomobile. But this time with a jig an better welds.
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Old 08-15-18, 07:52 AM
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This is my second complete frame build. I built the fork on this bike as well. The bike is a 650b klunker type bike, single speed with rear disc brake only. I built the bike as a tribute to my first BMX bike - a 1975 Webco with Redline forks.







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I also made a video series of the build....
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