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The Best of Instructables Volume I by The editors at MAKE magazine and Instructables.com

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Atomic Zombie’s ChopWork Orange Chopper Bicycle

Re-make found bicycles into stylin’ road hogs By Brad Graham & Kathy McGowan

Kids’ bikes with 20" wheels are abundant at the dump and yard sales, especially the cheap steel frame units. These bikes not only take a beating, but they are outgrown in a year or two, so you will probably find a lot of them at your favorite scrap yard or city dump. These frames are easy to chop, and 20" bikes make great choppers, but unless you are only 4-1/2 feet tall, there won’t be much leg room on one of these bikes.

The problem of size is compounded even more if the head tube angle is taken back to add more rake, as this pushes the handlebars even closer to the seat. At this point, your only option is to move the ...

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