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I have had a bike or two my whole life. Then went to a yard sale or two and bought 2 bikes for 5 bucks. A cheap 18 spd and a Grand Ma 3 spd 3 wheeler.
Then after a few hours in my Monster Garage I have this.

Not quite done. Need to weld a couple more gussets here and there and to fugure out the chain and gearing to the axle.





 

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2 bikes for 5 bucks?! Man, they would have gotten more for that in scrap. Glad they didn't, though. Looks pretty cool.
 

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Will do, this build was on a wim. Got plans to build several more custom bikes.
Swing Bike, Regular Chopper and a Forkless Bike
 

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Neat
I was thinking of building a 3 wheeler with 2 wheels in the front that steer and 1 drive wheel in back it should be less tipy.
Bin looking for an old gocart to make it from, I guess you could use bike wheeles allso
 

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I think we have found someone that can build those adult Big Wheels mentioned another thread. That's some amazing work, Sinner4!
 

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Some close ups of the welds. Now don't go and flame me, its a work in progress. I know I need to grind and polish up everything. Wasn't sure if it was all going to work out. It was all guess work. The rake is at 50 deg. Was going to have the fork extentions at 48 inches, but worked them down to 29 inches long. Lowered the seat by six inches and extended the crank out 18 inches. All that in about 4 hours.

Now the hard part is the chain and the hook up to use at least 3 gears up front and maybe the 6 in the back and rear brakes.

Looks like I need to work on about everything still. Might take me a while for the rest.




 

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I think it looks kinda cool, a lot of steel bike people around here, I doubt people will give you much trouble for showin it. Keep is goin and post the finished bike when you're done, I bet it will be something to behold. The white thing is very interesting, have you rode it yet?

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The white thing is very interesting, have you rode it yet?

DrB
The White Bike is one I saw on the internet. An Art Student in Finland built it. It's on my list to build, probably next year.

Youtube Vid.
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qiR7E3dpjk&feature=related]YouTube - Forkless bicycle[/ame]
 
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