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I just couldn't resist..
« on: October 26, 2019, 04:58 PM »
I've always had a soft-spot for 80's cruisers so when this beauty popped up in the summer I couldn't help myself...
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Re: I just couldn't resist..
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2019, 05:05 PM »
I decided on a mix of blue,chrome 'n gold parts so I've been slowly sourcing stuff over the last 3 months that will do the frameset justice..
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Re: I just couldn't resist..
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2019, 07:07 PM »
Very nice  :4_17_5:  look forward to seeing this progress  :daumenhoch:

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Re: I just couldn't resist..
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2019, 02:19 PM »
Bloody lovely mate.

Cannot wait to see this built. :popcorn:

Great name too..

Here are my hotdogs , hotdog .

The ginger was paralysed 3 months ago look at her now Pre op.

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« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2019, 04:01 PM »
Class! You've a pair of belters there Ady. My last one (a Springer Spaniel) just loved finding a dead bird and rolling his shoulders on it. He loved the beach too.

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Re: I just couldn't resist..
« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2019, 06:46 PM »
I just know this is going to be a first class bike,,,,,just like any other you've done  :4_17_5:

Looking forward to seeing the finished article ,Tim  :coolsmiley:

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« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2019, 04:54 PM »
Class! You've a pair of belters there Ady. My last one (a Springer Spaniel) just loved finding a dead bird and rolling his shoulders on it. He loved the beach too.

There buggers when they do that..
In the above clip there was something dead under the sand and she did the normal rolling in it  ::)
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« Reply #7 on: November 03, 2019, 12:07 PM »
A bit of 401 crankage..
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« Reply #8 on: November 03, 2019, 07:35 PM »
I picked up these early 80's SE cruiser bars about 5 years ago so it'll be interesting to see how they ride compared to the Hutch bars that I have on my '82 Floval..
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« Reply #9 on: November 09, 2019, 07:34 AM »
 :coolsmiley: Sweeeeet  :coolsmiley:

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« Reply #10 on: November 09, 2019, 11:02 AM »
 :smitten: lovely jubbly    :smitten:
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« Reply #11 on: November 10, 2019, 01:12 PM »
In the process of getting the wheels trued by a good mate of mine..

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« Reply #12 on: November 11, 2019, 11:22 AM »
Yummy  :P

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Re: I just couldn't resist..
« Reply #13 on: November 15, 2019, 07:52 PM »
 "wantit"  Can't wait to see this one come together, going to be another great XL in the UK, wonder how many there are?

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« Reply #14 on: November 16, 2019, 09:28 AM »
Looking forward to seeing this  8)
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« Reply #15 on: November 18, 2019, 06:50 PM »
Headset,crank 'n chainring on...
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« Reply #16 on: November 18, 2019, 06:53 PM »
Probably gonna go with these pedals and slap on some NOS Hutch cages  that I picked up a few years ago..
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« Reply #17 on: November 18, 2019, 09:55 PM »
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« Reply #18 on: November 21, 2019, 05:23 PM »
I've gone with a DC MX900 brake set instead of the Shimano Tourney as originally planned. Also a blue ACS seatpost clamp,such a vibrant blue..
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