worksman build

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  1. bobby

    bobby New Member

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    so i got a worksman newsboy. my idea is a comfort cruiser with a new age rat rod approach. im going to run 5in rise dirt bike handle bars with monark forks and a strumery archer 70mm front hub. 26x2.3 kenda kinptions. grubee gt4. wald 36t sprocket. and for a seat i want to stitch some deer hyde on stock worksman or some other leather. for the tank i have a 2.25 gallon 60's hamms beer keg. i also need help finding a rear drum brake hub. and lights idk what im going to run. all wires and cables hidden.


    but any ideas or pics with a similar build id love to see them. bought bike for $150 local. tires $40. wald sprocket $10. beer keg $20. handle bars $10.

    i still need grubee gt4, strumery archer front hub 70mm, rear drum hub. monark forks. if anyone knows a good place to buy from lmk and thanks bairdco for answering alot of questions. pics as soon as i get all parts and start build

    p.s where can i buy those cool ignition wire like silverbear?
     
  2. turkman

    turkman Member

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    here's my worksman. Man I love an it's fast too
     

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  3. bobby

    bobby New Member

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    nice. what seat is that? and what size tires?
     
  4. turkman

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    I think it's a NIRVE an I got it art Chubby's in Redondo Beach it has springs an great padding it can haul my a$% all day long,the tires are just 26x2.24with thornproofs an liners . thanks Bob
     
  5. bobby

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    nice bike turk... this is what i have to start with for bicycle ImageShack Album - 3 images stock worksman newsboy from local charity and it was donated by fire dept.highest bid $150 also pic of keg im using as gas tank. havent decided how im going to mount it. maybe big hose clamps. or weld a mount.
     

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  6. bairdco

    bairdco a guy who makes cool bikes

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    i have one of those tapper kegs. those things are pretty big! i was thinking of working it into a bike, but it's kinda overkill unless i build a trike or somethin'.

    you'd get at least 300 miles on a tank with that thing.
     
  7. bobby

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    ya its 2.25 gallons. i was going to mount it behind the seat and one of my friends wants me to cut a channel in in and drop it over front of frame. idk what im dooin yet. bet any idea is a good one imo brainstorming
     
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    flybytaco Metal Molding Madman

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    i built this newsboy last winter
    [​IMG]
     
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    motor looks nice. what head is that? and exhaust looks sweet too. what rear hub do you have on it sprocket is blocking
     
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    flybytaco Metal Molding Madman

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    worksman wheels with cb110 rear mm head and tp pipe
     
  11. magrider

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    you can mount the tank to the front end like mine.
     

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    that would be cool magrinder but i think it would be too heavy.just the basket feels too heavy. does anyone know of a good kick stand? that picks back wheel off ground? i was looking at civia bt idk
     
  13. bobby

    bobby New Member

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    also does anyone know what size seat post clamp a worksman uses? thanks
     
  14. bobby

    bobby New Member

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    just ordered the daxgt50r cag motor. and monark forks
     
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    Here is mine with moutain bike bars [​IMG]
     
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    heinekin makes a mini keg. not sure on the exact size but it seems a whole lot more practical for what you want while giving you the look you wanted :)

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    and as an added bonus you can drink some beer!
     
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    im not sure if im using keg or making a in frame tank. anyone know of a good cap and spout for gas tank? i want it to screw on
     

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