My swedish custom bike retro style

Discussion in 'Custom Bicycles' started by andybee75, May 17, 2017.

  1. #1 Posted May 17, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    Here's my custom build based on a 50's swedish Monark bike. Parts from the 20's to present time. Started of as a banged up empty frame. Inspired by US, french and some swedish streamliner/beach cruiser bikes. Hope you like it!

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  2. #2 Posted May 17, 2017

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    Nice!
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  3. #3 Posted May 17, 2017

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Very nice! It works very well. I also like the chain keepers on the Woods valve.
     
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  4. #4 Posted May 17, 2017

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Beautiful paint work!
     
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  5. #5 Posted May 17, 2017

    I live for the CABE

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    where are those grips from? custom made?
     
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  6. #6 Posted May 17, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    I love that valve cap! VERY COOL!! is that a current piece?
     
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  7. #7 Posted May 18, 2017

    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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    Beautiful job, all around. Love it!
     
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    Cruisin' on my Bluebird

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  9. #9 Posted May 18, 2017

    Look Ma, No Hands!

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    The valve cap are NOS ones, used on standard swedish bikes pre ca 1930. But as mentioned, new ones is made. The handles are made of red transparent plastic, specially made for a 50's handle bar with built in lamps for turn flashers. The idea was that the whole handle would blink red and would be visible from all the way around the bike. Didn't became a hit through.