She was beat on for a while, but she's been living a good retirement. Took me about a year to find all the parts and put this together. 1964 Kharkov Velocipyed Zavod Record.
That's pretty awesome.
Sorry for all the pics, but I'm pretty pleased that it's ridable again. The paint is surprisingly beautiful and the red/white pinstriping is lovely.
Those hubs are insane
I love it
built this up as a full parts bin bike. A lot of things wrong with it, rear rim is a bit warped and you can feel it, front spokes are a bit too long so it should be a matter of time before it blows the inner tube...but hey, it totally works as a pub bike and I think it looks cool as shit
Rat wall art in a Seattle.
Had to install a Dia Compe clamp-on due to the hills.
OG Flite saddle with many miles and stitches.
very nice 🙂
more photos and story here:
Needs some grips, otherwise bloody perfect.
Spotted this morning in Bristol, apologies for poor photo! Ratty Colnago with Spinergy rear?
that's quite a poor locking strategy
Nuts & available ;)
I decided that having 2 ratty bikes was probably excessive, and bits were starting to fail on both, so rather than spend money on them both, I ended up combining all the decent bits from each into one, and I've ended up with this delightfully scruffy leave-anywhere bike.
Poor form :-/
So why post it here then, if you know it’s shoddy to promote your own sale on this thread?
Thought you meat it in a positive way...soz don't think it's worth arguing over, thing is hella ratty and thought i'd post it here..and seeing that it's for sale, linked it...no agenda past that ;)
I was just stating that it’s poor form and against the spirit of the thread.
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