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I have two current major projects. One is the restoration of my wife's 1949 Dayton which is shown in the bike gallery. All of the parts have been procured and I just received the headbadge from the restorer. The only plating done was to the tail light body and the fork struts. All other plated parts were purchased new or restored. In addition all soft parts e.g., tires, seat, pedals, and grips were purchased. I had intended to strip and paint the frame and other chassis parts this past summer but due to health problems, was unable to do anything with it. Maybe next summer.The second project is to build a bike around a Chinese Forever roadster frame that I got from the "Bike Project" recently. The Forever is a copy of the Raleigh roadster bikes. This is a long wheelbase frame which should make a good cruising bike. It won't be a replica since I am building it from odds and ends from my parts stash, but it will have a S-A 3 speed hub and perhaps a two wheel crank. I am undecided whether to use balloon tires or not.
In addition to these projects I have purchased a new TREK frame and forks set. I don't have a plan yet.
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