Any Welders For Hire in L.A.? It's Almost Time.

Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle Welding, Fabrication and Paintin' started by miked826, Dec 4, 2013.

  1. miked826

    miked826 New Member

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    I think I sold my first motorized bicycle so now I need to weld some tubes together. It's time to get this party STARTED!

    No more messing with tiny engines, tiny bicycle frames, skinny bicycle rims and skinny bicycle tires. It's time that I do it "Large and In Charge" and not take 6 months of fumbling around in the dark doing it, like I did before. Super-size me please. LOL

    The bicycle tubes are steel. Nothing exotic. dance1
     
  2. maniac57

    maniac57 Old, Fat, and still faster than you

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    Try Venice Motorbikes. He should know someone good.
     
  3. Venice Motor Bikes

    Venice Motor Bikes Custom Builder / Dealer/Los Angeles

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    If I can't help you?, I'll send you to someone who can. ;)
     
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    maniac57 Old, Fat, and still faster than you

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    See? I knew he would be able to help.
     
  5. miked826

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    Thanks Norm. It's time to reinvent the moped....for real this time. LOL

    This thing will be rolling on massive 3.50" x 18 D.O.T. motorcycle tires and rims and yet still be able to be easily pedaled. I'm going ultra low and ultra wide. Seat height will be low enough for someone 5 feet tall.

    It will be able to levelly mount (using a universal motor mount) a Honda GC 190 or 212cc or 7200 Watt, 9.5 HP, electric motorcycle engine. No crazy mount angles and with no additional modifications to the bike frame.

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    Intresting got to see what you come up with.............Curt
     
  7. miked826

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    As far as the electric option goes, all I can say is that we have come a long way in battery technology from just 2 years ago. This is a SLA battery motorcycle prototype from 2011. It already looks like a antique. LOL

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    These are the same pavement crushing tires that I'm gonna use minus the electric hub.

    I did my Electric Hub Research and now I'm done with electric hubs. They're good but it's just too much trouble to easily maintain what's attached to that hub.......for a single individual. You need a small pit crew just to do anything to the rear part of your bike. LOL

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  9. scotto-

    scotto- Custom 4-Stroke Bike Builder

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    Those look like the old Kenda or IRC tires I had on my last XR600 that was street legal. Modern day trials type tire.....wouldn't say they crush much pavement however.......pound it perhaps :D
     
  10. miked826

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    They are Shinko's and cost half the price for the exact same tire. Compared to any bicycle tire made, these things can crush rock into dust. It's not even fair to try and compare the two.

    Speed Rated @ 94 MPH and Load Rated @ 580 lbs, they are pothole killers. LOL
     
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    I just sold my bike for $2200. I think I'm gonna be sick.
     
  13. culvercityclassic

    culvercityclassic Well-Known Member

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    You are a fool.... That bike was the **** and you let it go for what?

    It's going to cost you that much to have that custom frame made.
     
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    I am still shaking my head....
     
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    I think I'm gonna be nauseous for a few days but I needed the money to take this thing to the next level. If I didn't need that money, I'd still have that bike with me now. I rode the bus home in a daze. LOL
     
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    I just ordered the 18" x 2.15" motorcycle rims and the 18" x 3.5" DOT knobbies that go with it. It's time to turn the page and move on to the next chapter. I will not take a financial loss on this new bike. No way no how. Those days are painfully over......for good.

    I still got's my youtube videos if I ever want to reminisce about the good ole days on that bike. LOL
     
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    What size are they mike? Have a link?
     
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    They might as well be tank treads as far as a bicycle is concerned. I'm not messing around anymore. 18" x 3.5". Dual Sport Shinko SR 244

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    I plan on insulating the rider and the bike from the road for high speed travel in comfort and confidence, regardless of the road condition or speed. The high load rated tires and knobbies may be the only suspension that is needed. I'm gonna find out soon enough.
     
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    You sold this bike? Seriously? Wtf?
     

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