New in NC

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by iflyos, Oct 15, 2011.

  1. iflyos

    iflyos New Member

    Sep 14, 2011
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    Hey guys,

    I am a new member (why else would I be posting here?) and I have been in love with the idea of MAB's for a few years now, since I saw my first one at a giant scale Radio Control meet I attend.

    A little about me: I am married with a toddler son, I design build and fly radio control planes, form 13" wingspans up to 35% scale birds. I am also an amateur radio operator, and I play (at) guitar. I have always "tinkered with stuff," and enjoy getting my hands dirty.

    I just picked up my first MAB today, from a good buddy I used to rock crawl with. It started life as a Huffy Beach Cruiser, but now has been stretched 8 inches, has a mountain bike (non suspension) fork, and a 66cc China Girl. It also has a custom rear brake system, actuated by a pedal on the left side of the bike at the chain stay. Custom tensioners, and a few other touches. Right now it is mostly black, and I intend to keep with the rat rod look, but will be adding a few touches of my own.

    I was gonna build my first bike, but I got this one for a tremendous price, and I have known the previous owner for many years, and have been witness to his fab-ablilities, so I knew I was getting something good.

    Anyway, enough about me...I look forward to lurking and getting to know more about these cool machines!


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  2. SAVED1

    SAVED1 New Member

    May 29, 2011
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    welcome tim to the MB forum. Your bike looks cool and i'm sure it was nice to buy it from a trusted friend.
  3. CTripps

    CTripps Active Member

    Aug 22, 2011
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    Welcome to the forum, Tim. That's a nice looking bike, If you look around here you'll be able to find answers on everything from routine maintenance through customizing.

    Ride safe, and have fun.

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