First Ratrod Build

Discussion in 'Custom Bicycles' started by deddings, Aug 16, 2016.

  1. #1 Posted Aug 16, 2016

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    Here is my first completed ratrod build. Murray, Higgins, Schwinn, and who knows what else is on it. Just did a community roll with it, and among all the new road and mountain bikes, it sure did spark quite the conversations. Cheers!

    On a side note, does anyone have a very eclectic (rusty would be prefered) chain guard that would fit and complete this ride?

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  2. #2 Posted Aug 16, 2016

    I live for the CABE

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    Cool rust rod. If you can't find a rusty enough chainguard, strip it and spray it down with hydrogen peroxide mixed with salt.

    Makes instant rust on bare steel.

    Here's a fork I did.

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  3. #3 Posted Aug 16, 2016

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Cool man, looks like a comfy cruiser.
     
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  4. #4 Posted Sep 30, 2016

    I live for the CABE

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    IMG_0531.JPG Here's mine
     
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  5. #5 Posted Oct 19, 2016

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Great Rats in this post!
    Here's a sneak peek at one in progress...

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  6. #6 Posted Oct 21, 2016

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    Nice bikes!
     
  7. #7 Posted Dec 22, 2016

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    killer rides
     
  8. #8 Posted Dec 29, 2016

    I live for the CABE

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    That bike and bars fit so well together