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#1 2009-08-13 11:15am

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"Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

As Shown In BMX Action Magazine April 1983
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For Me, Mike Buff And His "Taco Bell Special" Were Among The Most Representative Factors In The Early Freestyle Years (Along With Bob Haro And RL Osborn's Murray).... 

So Here Is A Small Tribute



2009 BMX-Addicts "TACO BELL Happy Meal Special" smile smile smile
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STILL MISSING THE BLUE ACS STOKER SEAT...  NOWHERE TO BE FOUND, HOPE YOU GUYS LIKE IT...  I TRULY ENJOYED DOING THIS PROJECT.

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#2 2009-08-13 11:17am

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Re: "Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

Bike looks sick! yikes Great job on this one, very clean build.


My first bmx bike was a Huffy Pro Thunder.... I was a fan ever since.

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#3 2009-08-13 11:34am

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Re: "Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

friggin NICE


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Green 86 GT Interceptor - needs sticker set and a decision on what wheels to use.
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#4 2009-08-13 11:55am

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Re: "Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

Amazing!  It's a pint sized tribute cool well dome Juan


Looking for :VDC freestyle bars / OG early 85 Haro Master Green / anno red dia compe nippon 883s /Wilkerson Airlines parts / any 2-hip midschool parts / 86 Skyway Streetbeat (lavender - white) / Action Zone handle bars / OG finish Blue Haro master / Red shotgun ii checkered or solid / dominator pro / Harry Leary DB cranks

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#5 2009-08-13 11:59am

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Re: "Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

Very cool Juan.  Great build and great imitation.   Woody

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#6 2009-08-13 12:01pm

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Re: "Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

sweeeeeet


out with the new in with the old!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! smile
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#7 2009-08-13 12:04pm

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Re: "Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

That's a really sweet build Juan! That bike always made me look forward to the next issue!


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#8 2009-08-13 12:04pm

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Re: "Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

Once again Juan an insane build. cool


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#9 2009-08-13 12:08pm

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Re: "Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

VERY COOL! Now do RL's Murray!!!

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#10 2009-08-13 12:18pm

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Re: "Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

Looks SICK!


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#11 2009-08-13 12:42pm

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Re: "Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

Totaly hot!!! Are those CW pro bars?


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#12 2009-08-13 1:46pm

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Re: "Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

thats awesome !!


banned right now ! BECAUSE i dont play well with others !!! please click on my user name and posts to see what happened !!! FORGET  about  the 400 positive feedback just focus on the negatives from the NEWBIES!!!!

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#13 2009-08-13 2:12pm

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Re: "Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

Killer build Juan!

 

#14 2009-08-13 2:19pm

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Nice job as always Juan. Keep it up.


WTB:   REDLINE CARRERA Frame Pad
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#15 2009-08-13 2:36pm

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Re: "Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

"Y ahora yo quiero Taco Bell tambien!"

Awesome build Juan.

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#16 2009-08-13 2:40pm

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Re: "Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

hey , easy on the ol pk ripper what are you trying to break it lol i like these kind of builds very nice big_smile


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#17 2009-08-13 3:38pm

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Re: "Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

freakin sick.  nice job!


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#18 2009-08-13 3:49pm

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Re: "Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

Awesome build.
How about posting some pics of your BMX museum?   smile


Having the project is what makes me happy, finishing it isn't something I think about.

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#19 2009-08-13 3:57pm

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Re: "Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

Sweet build Juan!  That's what you needed the levers for.  smile

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#20 2009-08-13 5:23pm

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Re: "Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

muy caliente!!!!!!!!!!!

seriously though..this is an amazing build Juan and you are pretty darn stylish on that thing to boot. wink

soooo...where'd you get those BMXA pads??? tongue

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#21 2009-08-13 5:35pm

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Re: "Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

Wow.  That's just plain tremendous.  I am in awe.


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#22 2009-08-13 5:47pm

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Re: "Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

WOW!! Thats an insanely sick build!! yikes


Can you ever really have enough GT's?

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#23 2009-08-13 5:48pm

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Re: "Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

great build Juan as always.

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#24 2009-08-13 7:20pm

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Re: "Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

So cool.  I like your rider plate too.  checkered Vans...tongue


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#25 2009-08-13 7:35pm

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Re: "Yo Quiero Taco Bell".... A Mike Buff's Tribute

Great Bike!! and nice to show Buff some Love also!! Thanx for the post!! cool


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