Does this headlight make my butt look big?

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  1. #1 Posted Oct 18, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Something wrong here. Comments?
     
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    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Have you ever not liked the finished project? When i was putting it together I was jazzed. Now it's finished and it doesn't blow my skirt up. What's up with that?
     
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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    Same thing happened to me with a slightly different situation. It took me weeks to finally get a date with someone I really wanted to know better. After the first date I thought, what the hell was I thinking.

    Pretty damn cool custom IMO.
     
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    LOL! I think I dated her sister. Thanks
     
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    IMO the bike looks awesome!!! I wouldn’t take it bed but I would ride the heck out her.
     
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    I think the answer to that is, "No, dear, but it makes you look badass"...:tongueout:
     
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    I live for the CABE

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    I like it dude, looks mean.
     
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    For me, it usually means it's time for another project.
     
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    I live for the CABE

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    Yeah, you prob looked at it too much. Yet, maybe you're not realizing it's done. So, stick a motor on that to make it more bad, A.
     
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    Its really good...:)
     
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    I live for the CABE

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    That striped chainring is killer
     
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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    I love it!
    But if you still feel like it makes your butt look big...
    Add one to the rear. This way the focus will be redirected to the tail-light! :)
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  13. #13 Posted Oct 19, 2017

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    Thanks all. If I can't find another headlight (like 2jakes suggests LMAO!) I might change the saddle back to a Messinger and see how that looks. This bike just keeps getting rebuilt. It used to look like this.
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    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    You were right on removing the ape bars.
    I like the off-white tires. The fatter the better!
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    I prefer a plain look on the sides so I removed all the lettering.
    I use this bike frame to experiment with. If I like the look I’ll use it on my
    good bikes.
     
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    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Nice! Love those fattys. What kind of tires are those?
     
  17. #17 Posted Oct 20, 2017

    Riding a '38 Autocycle Deluxe

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    BOA-G TIRES CREAM 3.45’’
    I prefer a clean look, so I removed the lettering on mine.
    Note: These tires are fat and will not fit all bike frames.
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    Yeah the lettering takes away the clean look. Especially on older bikes. That Beach Bum logo is nasty. What did you use to remove the lettering? I got a pair of Project 346. They are 2.35s and fit in this 36 Schwinn. I've got them on 57mm rims. The best part is no logos. 20171020_221503.jpg 346BalloonBlack_600x600_original.gif
     
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    There's some pretty cool ones out there. That one is a 1957 International Harvester tractor light.

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