I started with an old bike I got from my father, which I thoght was pretty cool. But unfortunatelly it was rusted and a lot of parts where missing. And the parts that werent mising, were rusted too. Unfortunatelly I have no pictures of the bike when I got it, because it's about 1 year from now that I made this bike. But I found a picture on the internet which looks like "my bike". Imagine it about ten times worse :D
The next steps show how to tramsform an rusted old bike into 71 inches of pure metal madness ... the oldschool way. Have fun :)

Step 1: get rid of the useless parts

Step one is to strip the hole bike, get rid of the paint in hours of hard work with loads of sandpaper and metal brushes etc.
Cut the attaching points for the front breaks you don't need anymore. Buy new parts, such as a new crank set to replace the old broken one. clean the roller bairings in case you have to wait for the new parts ;)
Make a big pile of the old stuff just in case you can reuse some of it..
<p>i just have a question where exactly did you cut and weld on your frame. sorry not trying to rude just didnt quite understand it</p>
Hey. no Problem. <br>I've cut directly in the trinangle where the Metal plate is welded in for stablilisation. Form the upper tube i removed a bit about 3 inches long. Then I made about 20-25 cuts in the upper half of the lower tube so I could close the gap between the ends oft the upper tube by bending and welding them together. After that I closed the cuts in the lower tube by welding them and added the metal plate Tod stabilize the whole thing ( wider angle=&gt; more force in the frame) <br>Wirth the wider angle the Front Tore isn't as close Tod the frame and the bike gets a lot deeper and longer.<br>hope I could help you.

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