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Old 04-19-2014, 07:25 AM
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Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Michigan
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Default Re: New here, with a DIY Chainsaw Bike

Thanks much, SilverBear. It all starts with a good idea. Forgot to mention that I drag start it now all the time, since the recoil spring snapped while trying to reattach the cable. I've built a lot of random stuff, but this was my first bike build. Quite an adventure. I've had this engine kicking around for years, but only got around to fabricating it onto something recently. Just as much fun to ride as my "proper" motorcycle.
About the name: I actually stole it from the protagonist of the '80s guitar movie "Crossroads", as it relates to my love of music and electronics. I normally build amps from junk alarm clocks and stereos, guitar effects, or something else electrically powered and/or guitar related. No experience with that many volts, or anything even close. Anyone who has is a friend of mine.
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