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PostPosted: Wed Oct 17, 2018 12:28 pm 
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al-onestare wrote:
The History Man wrote:
Adding this to my mood board.


^^^ but that's a proper bike :lol:


All depends on your point of view. In my books this Crock is way more properer.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:15 pm 
GOLD | PoTM | Rider | rBOTM
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Location: The wilds of West Swindon. It’s temporary.....
I do believe some proper shit is about to go down. Fam.

Needs rear rubber and Cobbling together a crankset out of mountain exage cranks and rose gold xt biopace rings. Found an xt V rear brake, cable disc front, deore thumbies minus caps..... need to pack out a top pull mech too. M735 rear long cage found.

Do I go bonkers trimmings or something more subtle (for me) making the whole the star?

Reverse risers will give it the 'cafe racer' James Dean Rebel Without a Clue styling I'm after. It's largely silver though, as a homage to his Porsche........

I'm making this up as I go along you know. No work today. Idle minds and all that....

A thought: two sets of bars? I may just about have room on the steerer. A higher set with controls for downhill etc, and a lower but forward set with just grips fo a bettererer climbing position? Yes I'm a genius. I think this will happen, I'm talking myself into it as I type.....


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:30 pm 
GOLD | PoTM | Rider | rBOTM
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Location: The wilds of West Swindon. It’s temporary.....
The front tyre says I should inflate to 30 psi. Don't fats run softer?


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:57 pm 
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If you wanna channel your inner James Dean, go cruising around Sandy Heath on this bad boy friday evening and dont forget the leather chaps. If you see a tall QC with an Alsatian say nothing and just comply. He wont hurt you, I mean the dog.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:43 pm 
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Why would I need a barrister and a German?


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“There is something at work in my soul, which I do not understand.”
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"Doctor, my eyes
Tell me what you see
I hear their cries
Just say if it's too late for me"

-Jackson Browne, Doctor my eyes


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:46 pm 
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Is that for Lord Ganesh?


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:51 pm 
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PeachyPM wrote:
Is that for Lord Ganesh?



That’s the coolest - Nastiest looking - WTF build you’ve done to date

Not sure if I should congratulate you or shoot you


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:05 pm 
GOLD | PoTM | Rider | rBOTM
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Retro Spud wrote:
PeachyPM wrote:
Is that for Lord Ganesh?



That’s the coolest - Nastiest looking - WTF build you’ve done to date

Not sure if I should congratulate you or shoot you

Aw shucks, that’s the nicest thing you’ve ever said to me.

I’m welling up.


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:06 pm 
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Still pondering what to do with the down tube.


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