1942 Colson Imperial, Done!

Discussion in 'Board Trackers and Vintage Motorized Bicycles' started by bairdco, Jul 7, 2010.

  1. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    well, almost. waiting on some real grips, gotta make a chainguard bracket, and add a kill switch. might swap out the Brooks saddle for a big black comfy cruiser seat, and i'll probably switch the sprocket from a 30 to a 34.

    if anyone's interested, this bike's for sale.

    here's the pics:
     

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  2. Kevlarr

    Kevlarr New Member

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    That is SHARP! What are those tires? The pictures make them look like big pieces of braided hose.
     
  3. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    they're Kenda Kiniption's, 26x2.3

    they got wrap around, bead to bead tread. they're designed for skateparks and ramps.

    they have an awesome rounded look to them, and they have amazing traction. they don't last that long, though. i mean, they don't wear out super quick, but i think i rode about 3 months on my 24" before i needed a new rear tire.
     
  4. Allen_Wrench

    Allen_Wrench Resident Mad Scientist

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    Bairdco, you sure know how to make a guy jealous. Sweet bike. Not that I could afford it right now (delivery would be a killer) but how much are you asking for it?
     
  5. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    it's on craigs right now for $2100. figured i'd start high and see if anyone bites.
     
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    BarelyAWake New Member

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    Noice baird, clean & simple - I particularly like the detailing and that rear mount is fantastic (^)
     
  7. silverbear

    silverbear The Boy Who Never Grew Up

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    Very satisfying build, my friend. I love the paint job especially on the fenders, neat chain guard... eye candy!
    SB
     
  8. azbill

    azbill Active Member

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    another sweet build !!!
    excellent job :)
     
  9. Venice Motor Bikes

    Venice Motor Bikes Custom Builder / Dealer/Los Angeles

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    That's perty sweet!! Are you gonna bring it on the Venice ride this Sunday the 11th?
     
  10. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    thanks guys, i appreciate it.

    Norm, i'm trying to figure out how to get there. i have a buddy who's going, but he's bringing a real motorcycle, so if there's room i'll come along with him, if not, i think i'm stuck here.

    if i sell a few bikes, i should buy a truck.;)
     
  11. freewheeling frank

    freewheeling frank New Member

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    just awesome man you do great work
     
  12. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    thanks, frank. i try my best:)
     

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