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PostPosted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:51 pm 
Dirt Disciple

Joined: Tue Jan 15, 2013 3:35 pm
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Location: Grimsby
Hello folks!

I couldnt really find where this should go - but i'm fairly pleased with the result of my most recent build, and here seemed the most suitable part of the forum :)

Anyway, it started with this:


My old work bike - this style ones are all getting scrapped after someone broke the forks on one... I was a bit attached to mine, so I decided to give it a future lease of life at Chateau D

I have massively failed with a series of progress pics, so I'm afraid you'll just have to have the end result!


I'm pretty pleased with how it has turned out, 3 speed and drum brakes makes quite a nice ride too :)

Hope you like, and please feel free to move it if I have failed in my post location!

Mike :)

PostPosted: Tue Feb 26, 2013 2:10 pm 
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Joined: Mon Mar 02, 2009 4:22 pm
Posts: 1468
I see, more Autoshiters :D

I'm loving the idea of a fat tyre build next. The roads around here are appalling enough that I've been thinking a minimum of 27 x 1-1/4" but maybe stepping up to MTB sizes to soak up some of the bumps.

PostPosted: Tue Feb 26, 2013 3:56 pm 
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Joined: Thu Jun 18, 2009 1:07 pm
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Location: Sheppey, Kent
moved to readers bikes.

Looks great! Very Governor'ish. Liking the idea of big fat tyre build myself, it's already on the very long list of future projects.

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