First Post First Bike

Discussion in 'Motorized Rat Rods' started by 58er, Jun 17, 2015.

  1. 58er

    58er New Member

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    First crack at building bike, kinda morphed into more of a motorcycle......going for vintage look. comments?
     

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    xseler Active Member

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    Howdy & welcome!!

    That is an awesome first bike!! Congrats!


    (****, that would be an awesome last bike........:D)
     
  3. 58er

    58er New Member

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    Thanks, I guess technically its my 2nd bike....first one was a store bought Schwinn and a kit i bought from internet. This was first built mostly from doner bike.....Going for 1915 Harley next.
     
  4. Dave31

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    Welcome to the forum 58er

    Very cool,I I love it!
     
  5. silverbear

    silverbear The Boy Who Never Grew Up

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    Well done!
    SB
     
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    AWESOME BIKE! Should keep on building more cool bike. Thake pictures as you go so we can see the progress................Curt
     
  7. ckangaroo70

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    Sweet looking machine!!!!
     
  8. Chaz

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    That is one magnificent beast. I need a bigger drool bucket. Please take some more photos and post them.
     
  9. 58er

    58er New Member

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    more pics.
     

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    more pics again
     

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    took off clutch brake and made disc brake for wheel along with store bought hydraulic caliper, will post later..... now at least I can slow down before hitting something.......
     
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    What did you us fro spring leafs, sure is KOOOOOL......curt
     
  13. 58er

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    A old time 2 man buck saw. It's high carbon steel and can be shaped with acetylene without losing its springiness. I used the handles from the saw for the grips
     
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    Awesome KOOL thanks, how many leafs did you use? .............Curt
     
  15. culvercityclassic

    culvercityclassic Active Member

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    Nice looking bike build.
     
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    Sweet! Welcome
     
  17. Chaz

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    Thanks for posting more pics of your awesome machine! I love this build.
     
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    brnotGreat Bike
     
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    Nice work!,
     

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