Long, low and slow.

Pushie Pirate
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Location: Lord Howe Island, Tasman Sea.

Long, low and slow.

Postby Pushie Pirate » Sat Apr 15, 2017 7:32 am

She was one of my first custom bikes, have always been a fan of the cantilever
frames and have a few stashed, wanted a long version which still held on to her
canti past. I originally finished her in blue with only one set of curved tubes,
added a second set then she sat for a year or so rusting. recently hauled her
out of the shed and finished her off. Plan is for a few changes to what I have
already done to this frame.
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Bits painted and ready for assembly.
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This one went together so nice, like a fine wine I believe I am improving with age!
Really wanted a bit of style about her, I think all the curves really help with the look!
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Found these fake fork thingamajigs a while ago, had them on the shelve just waiting
for the right bike, not 100% sure if I like them but will roll with them for now.
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Also added the bent shifter early motorcycle style, works well and just misses your
knee when peddling.
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Now just going to ride the wheels off her, maybe it’s just me but it seems like these
longer bikes just roll way better, bit like bigger cars I guess?!
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Cut it up and turn it into something else!

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Cardy George
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Location: Red Cliffs, Vic

Re: Long, low and slow.

Postby Cardy George » Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:58 pm

This forum needs a like button! That's a sweet bike you've built!

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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