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    Quote Originally Posted by den haag View Post
    nice bike! i like the saab too.
    It was a BMW 2002 if I remember right.

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    The guys from Transition Bicycles in Washington brought a bunch of their new/old skool "Klunker" model bikes all the way to Fairfax to shoot video on Repack. I ran into them in town and joined the expedition. They stopped off at a thrift store to acquire the appropriate costumes.

    Took this photo yesterday, but it could easily have been from 40 years ago.
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    Man, they must have been beside themselves to be accompanied by you. That is so awesome......

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    Quote Originally Posted by Repack Rider View Post
    The guys from Transition Bicycles in Washington brought a bunch of their new/old skool "Klunker" model bikes all the way to Fairfax to shoot video on Repack. I ran into them in town and joined the expedition. They stopped off at a thrift store to acquire the appropriate costumes.

    Took this photo yesterday, but it could easily have been from 40 years ago.
    That's cool. Their design looks really fun and the price is reasonable.

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    Cool! I am looking forward to their newest video. The others have been good so far.

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    Solid Klunk

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    I hope this counts... Took a 70's huffy frame and gave it a new life with nothing original to the bike. I really love as a cruiser. It is solid and can handle more than I ever expected from it.

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    Here's mine, just built it a day ago. Its a work in progress, but its a blast to ride : )
    its a Trek "cruiser classic" frame, maxxis ardent 2.4 up front, 2.35 minion in the back.

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    My 1950 Zenith 29er

    Here's a few shots of my latest creation. 650b fork, custom split rear dropout for a belt drive. Im currently running a coaster hub for fun
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    My 1961 Tornado

    This has been my beater for the last 5 years
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    nice patina on the zenith! did you chop the rear? it looks short.

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    yeah I took about 1.5 inch's off the lower chain stays. They we're crushed from years of over tightening of the kickstand. I wanted to pull the rear under me so I could climb off the saddle and still hook up well.

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    Lets see your klunkers-image.jpgMy son and I found this for six bucks at a local tag sale. A little paint, grease, and rust removal and the klunker is on the road for 12 bucks! Lugged steel, coaster brake, and all fun. The best part was doing it together!

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    My current build


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    Tick Bars are the best.

    Tick bars are the best, I have done a few more builds recently.
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    Tell me more about your Tick Bars - where to get them?
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    You can get them on ebay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twister1969 View Post
    You can get them on ebay.
    My search kungfu is failing me - I want exact same bar as in sandmangts build, black ones, what is the keyword I should be searching for?
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    His seller name is captainsweetroll, and the bars are listed as mr ticks bars. He has a set of bars on there now, but not what you are looking for. Send him a note on ebay, he'll get back to you pretty quick, thats how I got mine. They come raw steel, you paint or powder coat yourself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by twister1969 View Post
    His seller name is captainsweetroll, and the bars are listed as mr ticks bars. He has a set of bars on there now, but not what you are looking for. Send him a note on ebay, he'll get back to you pretty quick, thats how I got mine. They come raw steel, you paint or powder coat yourself.
    I am totally fine with raw steel, thanks a bunch! Just spent all my moneys on Nitto Bosco bars, Mr Tick is next!
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    Zip ties? Not on my bike!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeff View Post
    Holy shit - this is awesome!
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    37 Schwinn Admiral; Clean
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    coaster brake shredding is the best!

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    Lets see your klunkers-img_0439%5B1%5D.jpg

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    My Trek cruiser Classic aluminum.
    20.5 Lbs.
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    I wanted to add a couple pictures of my Trek cruiser. The bike has a seven speed rear hub, and landing gear forks, mr. ticks handlebars. I had the bike powder coated orange. Thanks for looking, Dave.

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    Lets see your klunkers-dscf0272.jpgLets see your klunkers-dscf0273.jpg

    1988 Rockhopper Comp, all other bikes are gathering dust now

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    Awesome, those bars are wiiiiiiiiiide

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    Good job! New Klunker build "rat fink" excelsior

    Scored a frame from a buddy, lots of ways to go, so stoked to get it going ! Meet the "Rat Fink"Lets see your klunkers-img_1655.jpg

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    I have the option to purchase this bike. Is this a good project bike for a clunker? Anybody know what this thing is?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Repack Rider View Post
    The guys from Transition Bicycles in Washington brought a bunch of their new/old skool "Klunker" model bikes all the way to Fairfax to shoot video on Repack. I ran into them in town and joined the expedition. They stopped off at a thrift store to acquire the appropriate costumes.

    Took this photo yesterday, but it could easily have been from 40 years ago.
    Quote Originally Posted by datmony View Post
    Man, they must have been beside themselves to be accompanied by you. That is so awesome......
    Agree. What a huge honor for them to be graced with your presence and company. Their friends back in Washington will never believe that they met the original founder of organized mountain bike racing.

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    Cool!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sandilands View Post
    I have the option to purchase this bike. Is this a good project bike for a clunker? Anybody know what this thing is?

    Looks to be a Schwinn speedster, I'd pass. Think it'll be pretty cramped in the cockpit and not really traditional balloon tire klunker material as they were sold with road wheels IIRC.
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    I got this thing in a trade a few years ago. 90s cruiser of unknown origin. It was matte black and when I stripped the paint I found it had some metallic orange underneath. I left some at the joints because I thought it left a cool fauxtina.

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    A few klunker-esk rides I've put together over the past year








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    Quote Originally Posted by Magnuts View Post
    A few klunker-esk rides I've put together over the past year

    These are all beautiful, well done. I have soft spot for the second one with the stealth disc brake

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Crudley View Post
    These are all beautiful, well done. I have soft spot for the second one with the stealth disc brake

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    Thanks a lot! The disc is on there, and the mount ready to be welded on, but not in operation yet. Should be done this week. Use that one for commuting.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Gnarleymarley View Post
    Here's a few shots of my latest creation. 650b fork, custom split rear dropout for a belt drive. Im currently running a coaster hub for fun
    This bike is so wrong, it's absolutely perfect! Well done. Hands down my favorite bike in this thread. Hope you shred the heck out of it. Looks like fun.
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    Here's my '57 Schwinn Klunker...So much fun to ride!
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