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#1 2013-06-09 11:04pm

Steviej40
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1998 Hoffman Evel Knievel

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1998 Hoffman Evel Knievel

One-off homage build of one of the rarest Hoffman BMX bikes.

My first BMX restoration build, which started way back in 2012, but is now restored closer to the original.
Found the frame only on eBay in the US for a decent price but the seller was adamant he wouldn't ship to Australia. So I bid for it anyway and won it, then had it delivered to my mate in New Jersey who shipped it to me. When it finally arrived it wasn't in the best condition but I managed to bash out a headtube ding and got it re-powdered and it came up a treat. Then began the process of finding the other parts.
I quickly realised I'd chosen a resto with possibly the hardest parts to find of any BMX but 12-years on I've finally got it how I wanted it.
It's been a long labour of love but I love it so it was worth it.


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'It is better to fail aiming high than to succeed aiming low. And we have set our sights very high, so high in fact that even failure will have in it an echo of glory.'
BILL NICHOLSON

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#2 2013-06-29 12:13pm

argiris
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Re: 1998 Hoffman Evel Knievel

The stickers looks to me better than the originals for some reason! , i like the gold touches and the idea of the red forks and why not to make some baby blue forks!

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#3 2013-09-17 2:54pm

4130_stoner
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Re: 1998 Hoffman Evel Knievel

sweet setup and nice homage/resto build! cool


riding 20''s, and smoking herb for as long as i can remember.....damn short term memory loss!

Cheap girls are like cheap bike parts. Both will send you to see the doctor.-77Rider

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#4 2013-09-17 3:07pm

hotrod
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Re: 1998 Hoffman Evel Knievel

I love it. Nice job.


"the impossible just takes a little longer"

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