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Old 03-05-2011, 11:44 PM
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Default Re: what did you do to your motor bike today?

Still not much new to report on the Higgins build. Some parts still getting red paint, some now getting clear coat. (Tough clear coat.) Also modified a 36T front pedal sprocket to fit the crank I'll be using. And I cleaned up the old red glass reflectors. They don't shine as bright as modern ones do - but they have "vintage cool" so I intend to find a way to use them.

I also have plans to make a fake, metal tank for the handlebars which, back in the day, would have held fuel/water for the carbide headlamp. But it will hold batteries for all lights. I'll be running a cloth covered set of wires from the tank to the headlight - just for the attention-to-detail effect. A lot of this stuff I'm doing just because I can.

"There is nothing wrong with wanting a motorbike that is an extension of your personal taste and fashion sense; if you must ride somewhere, I say do it with style!"

Last edited by Allen_Wrench; 03-05-2011 at 11:46 PM. Reason: clarity
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