40 Colson Phase 2

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  1. #1 Posted Dec 24, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Merry Christmas Cabers. I completed Phase 2 of the 1940 Colson project yesterday. I added the front truss rods, snap tank and rear rack. I replaced a lot of parts, but it went from barn find to beautiful. I recovered 11 seats this year and restored 9 bicycles. What a wonderful year. Many thanks to the Cabers who helped me. JimRoy
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  2. #2 Posted Dec 24, 2017

    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    incredible!!
     
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    I live for the CABE

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    Nice work buddy, you’re killin’ it!
     
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  4. #4 Posted Dec 24, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    SUPER SHARP- GOOD JOB!!!--------Cowboy
     
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    I live for the CABE

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    Amazing work you Jim enjoy the bicycles!!!
     
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    I live for the CABE

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    Very Nice!!!
     
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  7. #7 Posted Dec 24, 2017

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    WOWEE!!!
    My goodness,that is a piece of artwork!
     
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  8. #8 Posted Dec 24, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Breathtaking

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  9. #9 Posted Dec 25, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    That was truly a resurrection - absolutely beautiful!

    Your comments, "...what a wonderful year", were spot on - now that I am retired and back on the bench after a long hiatus, I take immense satisfaction in the deep clean-ups and rescues of worthy bikes. Plus the looks on customers faces when they get their bicycle back and take their first ride on it in decades...
     
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  10. #10 Posted Dec 25, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Wow!!:eek::eek::eek:
     
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    I live for the CABE

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    Incredible! You're very talented
     
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  12. #12 Posted Dec 26, 2017

    Riding a '37 Dayton Super Streamline

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    Nice work. The red tires really compliment that bike. V/r Shawn
     
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