New guy...just finished low rider build

RickM

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Retired older guy got into bike riding a while back and ride daily, saw a few rat low rider bikes at a car show in Ormond Beach last year so having been a certified welder with the tools needed I came home and built one. Here's a pic of it almost done....Time for another build and just got my CHEAP Ebay 80cc kit today, doing a beach cruiser since I have a few spares, I also enjoy restoring old Mountain Bikes and Road Bikes, rode an old Gary Fisher Montare today that I'm restoring at the moment...one of the best bikes I have ever ridden. I'll post a few pics of my build and keep reading, already found the head bolt discussion and getting rid of the acorn nuts tomorrow and torqueing....Thanks great info...…..
 

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RickM

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Welcome!! I love that frame
Thanks 57.....I started cutting, welding, and couple days later that's what came out. Didn't really have a plan other than use what I had on hand, I learned a lot and plan on one with a motor build after the beach cruiser I'm starting. Removed all the decals from the frame to get ready for paint and doing a little retorquing on the engine. Still doing a lot of reading back posts on here, good to know the problems that may come up and do what's possible to avoid them.
 

RickM

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Kewl. What did you use to make the curvy cargo rack?
It's the front fork off an old junk bike....thought I may work some kind of spoiler into later but with the paint scheme I chose I'm leaning more towards leaving it alone now.
 

allen standley

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That right there is really sweet! Never ceases to amaze me the talent and ability of the builders on this here forum. Welcome! and best of Luck to ya.
 
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