1982 Schwinn board tracker !

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  1. #1 Posted Jan 30, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    My names elnutty and I'm new here , been into bikes for a long time ! I started this build about 4 years ago with a 1982 Schwinn cruiser I bought at a garage sale and a Schwinn breeze that had a messed up frame ! I used the top and bottom bar from the breeze to make a straight bar frame out of the 82 ! I made a tank for it a few years ago then it sat until last week ! I got a mid 40's ladies Schwinn that had been poorly restored but had some nice parts and this is the out come !!
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    Really wish I would of done the frame like this but decided to cut out the top tube too

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    How it sat for a while !

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  2. #2 Posted Jan 30, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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  3. #3 Posted Jan 30, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Looking good.
    I think it looked more board tracker-ish with the first set of bars flipped over and no fenders. But that's just me.
    Great new life into a set of tired bikes!
     
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  4. #4 Posted Jan 31, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    I agree I just threw it together a few days ago with parts off of that ladies Schwinn ! I'm also about to start remaking the tank for it and I have some bobbed fenders I was going to run !
     
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  5. #5 Posted Feb 4, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Really cool!
    I can't quite figure out where the pieces of tube you added came from...I like the way you dropped the seat stays down and lined them up with your straight bar !!
    You should post this on Rat Rod bikes too. It's the place for these kind of builds!
     
  6. #6 Posted Feb 5, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    Thanks !! The top bar is the top bar from a Schwinn breeze flipped and other other one is the the straight lower bar off of the same breeze !!
     
  7. #7 Posted Mar 21, 2017

    I live for the CABE

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    nice job, good metal working skills!
     
  8. #8 Posted Mar 21, 2017

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    Thanks man ! Can't wait to actually finish it , maybe after my 54 ford gets done !!
     
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    Definitely some cuttin' and weldin' going on there! I like it.
     
  10. #10 Posted Jul 22, 2017

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    So finally got around to messing with this again this is where I got with it last night ! IMG_1181.JPG IMG_1189.JPG
     
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  11. #11 Posted Jul 23, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    I like it! I changed a girls CWC into a boys. Still want to weld in a lower tube.... Maybe later.... The only minor drawback converting a girls frame to boys is the higher stance in front... Some say it looks cool but it bugs me just a little.

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    El nutty... You are a chop me up guy like me... This was once a 49 4 door style liner. Now a chopped truck.

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  12. #12 Posted Jul 24, 2017

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    IMG_1215.JPG IMG_1212.JPG I need to rework the tank and also didn't like the rear fender (was too rough ) will replace soon ! I slapped some prime on it really quick was planning on taking out to the Shiny Side Up show in San Jose but it didn't go !
     
  13. #13 Posted Jul 28, 2017

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    It's looking good!
     
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  14. #14 Posted Jan 19, 2018 at 8:18 PM

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    Love this build. Makes me want to do a custom framed build.
     
  15. #15 Posted Jan 21, 2018 at 8:49 AM

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    It looks good, can't wait to see what you decide to do.