Alexander Rocket project

Discussion in 'Project Rides' started by Dan the bike man, Dec 7, 2017.

  1. #1 Posted Dec 7, 2017

    I live for the CABE

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    As many of you saw I bought this frame, fork, crank of a HIGH QUALITY reproduction of the famous John Alexander Rocket Bike from Brant @New Mexico Brant last week. I also bought these wheels/tires, and pedals from Brant actually. I'm hoping to make this a bull blown rider - the first owner to ride it as I understand. It's my winter project and hopefully there will be this awesome rocket flying around SE Michigan in the Spring! Here's just the very beginning of the project.
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  2. #2 Posted Dec 7, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    ... Excellent so far! ... LQQks Kool in bare metal ...
     
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  3. #3 Posted Dec 7, 2017

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    Check out the size difference! The rocket is HUGE!!!

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  4. #4 Posted Dec 7, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    The Rocket looks great with the Coca Cola sign!
     
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  5. #5 Posted Dec 7, 2017

    I live for the CABE

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    For sure! That's my favorite spot to photograph bikes around the house!
     
  6. #6 Posted Dec 8, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    Super cool this landed back in the Midwest! I saw it leaned up against a post a Memory Lane this past spring and about S@#t myself! Found out it was one someone made, but that didn't distract how cool it was!! Will be watching this one! Joe. By the way you have had some killer bikes come your way lately!! Congrats!!
     
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    Thanks! I feel VERY fortunate to have this AWESOME bike! And the others too! I know a lot of people are in need of cash for the holidays and other bike buys so I'm scooping up the unusual ones! You can always earn more money but these awesome bikes don't always pop up! I'm still looking for more unusual bikes !
     
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  8. #8 Posted Dec 10, 2017 at 4:11 AM

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Wild looking ride i must say! Can't wait for the finish.
     
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  9. #9 Posted Dec 13, 2017 at 3:44 PM

    I'm the Wiz, and nobody beats me!

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    WOW! I am jealous !!
     
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  10. #10 Posted Dec 15, 2017 at 1:45 AM

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    Another mock-up as I gather parts and build
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  11. #11 Posted Dec 15, 2017 at 5:17 AM

    Riding Miles; Collecting Smiles

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  12. #12 Posted Dec 15, 2017 at 5:18 AM

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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