Bike #5 Trek Calypso

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  1. Hot Wheels

    Hot Wheels New Member

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    Hi everyone, I just finished a Trek Calypso what a great bike and a very easy build. The frame is longer than a Schwinn cruiser, it's very comfortable and smooth. I added the prewar handle bars and`my good looking and great sounding exhaust. I tried something new with the exhaust most of it is silicone tubing, so far so good, I've put about 40 miles on it and it hasn't burst in to flames yet. I'll let you all know if it fails otherwise a very easy way to run your exhaust/ if anybody has built a Trek Calypso please post some pictures I would love to see them Please ride safe. .shft.
     

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    How hot does the silicone get against your leg?
     
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    That's a Sweet Lookin' Ride! Way more detailed work than my tired butt is willing to do. How did you paint it? Will paint adhere to silicone tubing? Great job.
     
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    It's not as bad as metal, it's hot but if your bare skin touches it you won't loose any skin.
     
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    I lucked out and found blue hose on Ebay, and it's way cheaper there. I have painted some green hose black with high heat silicon paint, that worked good..trk
     
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    hrm.. I don't foresee that tubing holding up for very long...
    But you sure did paint it well!
     

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