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Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-06-2014, 09:10 PM
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Posted By JimmyTheHog
The SC3 has 18mm offset triples, but other parts...

The SC3 has 18mm offset triples, but other parts of the geometry were changed too like the rake & tail, wheelbase, suspension travel, TKC80 tires, tall bar risers - all I think contribute to the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-14-2014, 08:42 PM
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Posted By JimmyTheHog
Thanks. The final gears are 25/56 teeth...

Thanks. The final gears are 25/56 teeth front/rear. I went as big as I could go on the front sprocket to get the chain up over the swingarm pivot. Then picked the rear sprocket to get the ratio close...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-29-2014, 05:18 PM
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Posted By JimmyTheHog
http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmytheho...

http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmythehog/IMG-20140629-00234.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-29-2014, 05:17 PM
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Posted By JimmyTheHog
http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmytheho...

http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmythehog/IMG-20140629-00235.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-29-2014, 05:17 PM
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Posted By JimmyTheHog
http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmytheho...

http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmythehog/IMG-20140629-00245.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-29-2014, 05:16 PM
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Views: 313,892
Posted By JimmyTheHog
http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmytheho...

http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmythehog/IMG-20140629-00238.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-29-2014, 05:15 PM
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Views: 313,892
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Sunday morning ride

Got my Wolfman Enduro tank bag, tool roll, and tool bags for the rear rack and took the bike out for a nice Sunday ride up Skyline blvd and a stop at Alices to talk bikes with everyone!

Here's a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-15-2014, 07:41 AM
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Posted By JimmyTheHog
Yes, I did FEA structural analysis on the...

Yes, I did FEA structural analysis on the swingarm using Autodesk Inventor's FEA tool. The largest stress concentrations occur at/around the shock mounts so those areas were addressed with shape &...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-15-2014, 07:01 AM
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Posted By JimmyTheHog
Last time I weighed the prototype it was 475 lbs...

Last time I weighed the prototype it was 475 lbs with a weight distribution of 48% front and 52% rear.

The configuration was with the 2:2 Supertrapp exhaust, different foot pegs, different...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-30-2014, 10:27 PM
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Views: 313,892
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Thanks. The plastic tank testing is still...

Thanks.

The plastic tank testing is still in progress and we are making a few minor improvements. Its looking like our first production run will have tanks to us in late June 2014, then ready to...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-22-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,484
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Nice work Ron. I saw both the Triumph and the...

Nice work Ron. I saw both the Triumph and the Indian at the Quail last weekend. Both are incredible! I think they were both doing laps on Laguna Seca on Friday too.

BTW - The red truck they were...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-22-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 881
Views: 313,892
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Thanks! People are digging the dual sport...

Thanks! People are digging the dual sport sportster thing. I talked to so many people that day that said they never really thought about it, but after seeing it, said "why not?".
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-20-2014, 10:12 PM
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Posted By JimmyTheHog
SC3 at the Quail 2014

http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmythehog/2013%20SC3%20Adventure/Quail2.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-20-2014, 10:11 PM
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Posted By JimmyTheHog
Here's the new bike on the lawn at the Quail...

Here's the new bike on the lawn at the Quail Motorcycle Gathering last weekend. Great show and met a lot of people that were into the Sportster dual sport idea.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-18-2014, 07:09 PM
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Views: 313,892
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Thanks! They might be, and they're a great group...

Thanks! They might be, and they're a great group to work with as I found out, but the development costs are not cheap if its going to be roto molded. There would have to be a lot of interest for it...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-18-2014, 07:03 PM
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Views: 313,892
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Thanks for the sharing it. I had not seen this. I...

Thanks for the sharing it. I had not seen this. I remember the picture being taken last year at the Quail and talking to the Motorrad guy & his wife/gf/???. Nice couple and they were liking the bike!...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-10-2014, 01:37 PM
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Views: 313,892
Posted By JimmyTheHog
SC3 Adventure #2

I'm just finishing up the second SC3 Adventure and getting both bikes ready for the Quail Motorcycle Gathering next Saturday 5/17 in Carmel Valley, CA. The new one will be on the lawn and the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-03-2014, 08:28 AM
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Views: 12,117
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Sounds cool! Cant wait to see the progress. ...

Sounds cool! Cant wait to see the progress.

I'm using TKC80's on my SC3 and I'm on the 2nd rear. I got about 3000 miles on the first with average riding on and off road, but mostly road. Size is...
Forum: Vendors 04-27-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By JimmyTheHog
The SC3 Adventure weighs 475 lbs with the...

The SC3 Adventure weighs 475 lbs with the Aluminum tank (no gas), and 3 lbs less with this plastic tank.
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By JimmyTheHog
SC3 Adventure Off-Road Ready 5 gallon Fuel Tank for Sportsters

UPDATE: The CDS plastic tank will not be released for the SC3 Adventure.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-13-2014, 07:53 PM
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Posted By JimmyTheHog
Thanks. Panniers are on my list of accessories to...

Thanks. Panniers are on my list of accessories to make. Im thinking about a tube frame that soft side panniers strap to. I also already have the Wolfman tank panniers that hold quite a bit.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-27-2014, 07:49 PM
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Posted By JimmyTheHog
Here's a front view of the tank... ...

Here's a front view of the tank...

http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmythehog/IMS%20gas%20tank/OffroadReadyPlasticGasTankAngledViewTopForksDSC06449.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-27-2014, 07:43 PM
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Posted By JimmyTheHog
Rod - Yes, its a custom fabrication sst exhaust...

Rod - Yes, its a custom fabrication sst exhaust header made by BTRmoto specifically for this bike. Contact Curt at BTR and he may be able to help you on this. http://www.btrmoto.com/
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-26-2014, 10:57 PM
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Posted By JimmyTheHog
I prefer the suspension on the stiff side and...

I prefer the suspension on the stiff side and have the spring rates set that way. Its a bit harsh on the road, but works very well in the tight switchbacks and off-road on rough terrain - especially...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-26-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 881
Views: 313,892
Posted By JimmyTheHog
CDS IMS plastic tank

After a long haul of development and a few trips to LA and back, the IMS plastic gas tank is now completed and ready for some testing. We opted to keep the capacity at 5 gallons to keep it...
Forum: Vendors 01-25-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,527
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Here's a pic from my ride to Green Sands beach on...

Here's a pic from my ride to Green Sands beach on the Big Island...

http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss86/jimmythehog/Scorpoin%20Dual%20Sport/PANO_20140117_121057.jpg
Forum: Vendors 01-18-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,527
Posted By JimmyTheHog
My wife and I just rented the KLR and did a 2-up...

My wife and I just rented the KLR and did a 2-up ride out to south point and green sands beach. Fantastic ride! We had great weather there and back too.

South of Kona has some nice twisty...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-29-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 881
Views: 313,892
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Thanks all for the congrats! We appreciate it. ...

Thanks all for the congrats! We appreciate it.

To all that contributed with comments along the way of this build thread helped shape this bike. I thank all of you for that. :clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-07-2013, 09:29 PM
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Views: 313,892
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Hey SFB - Sorry we didn't connect. It was a...

Hey SFB - Sorry we didn't connect. It was a hectic week, but fun too. I want our next SC3 Adv conversion to look like the Aston Martin - Metallic white with carbon fiber accents! I couldn't stop...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-01-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 881
Views: 313,892
Posted By JimmyTheHog
No mods to the seat holder brackets are required....

No mods to the seat holder brackets are required. The front of the seat just needs to be shortened a bit.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-01-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 881
Views: 313,892
Posted By JimmyTheHog
The tank will work on a stock Sportster 93-03 but...

The tank will work on a stock Sportster 93-03 but a seat mod is required and you need to weld on (or possibly clamp on) the mounting bracket.

The material will be XLPE - yes, same as what IMS...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-30-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 881
Views: 313,892
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Development of the plastic 6 gallon gas tank is...

Development of the plastic 6 gallon gas tank is now underway. Here is the start of the foam plug that will be used for the mold. It's a close replica of the Aluminum 6 gallon tank I designed and then...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-25-2013, 07:55 PM
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Views: 313,892
Posted By JimmyTheHog
I should buy stock in Continental tires - seems...

I should buy stock in Continental tires - seems like everyone these days is putting TKC80's and just about every kind of bike. Even a Ducati Panigale I recently saw!

I like the retro paint on the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-23-2013, 07:34 PM
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Views: 313,892
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Sounds good, but I haven't looked into this too...

Sounds good, but I haven't looked into this too much. I did talk with Richard Pollock of Mule Motorcycles a while ago, and he has done some nice custom work on some of his Sportster sprocket covers....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-23-2013, 07:27 PM
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Views: 313,892
Posted By JimmyTheHog
I used 0.156 thick 5052-H32 Aluminum, then hard...

I used 0.156 thick 5052-H32 Aluminum, then hard anodized it. For mounting, I used the hole in the front frame bracket and for underneath, I made a bracket the fits between the frame tubes with a...
Forum: Vendors 10-21-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,427
Posted By JimmyTheHog
We're close - we plan to announce our pricing and...

We're close - we plan to announce our pricing and timing at the end of this month, October.

In the process of building this business, we've come to the reality that we wont be able to offer high...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-16-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 881
Views: 313,892
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Thanks! We plan to have "individual" kits, 20...

Thanks! We plan to have "individual" kits, 20 total at this point. Swingarm kit, foot controls kit, triple clamps kit, etc... So, you could buy all 20 or just the ones you would want.

For the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-02-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 881
Views: 313,892
Posted By JimmyTheHog
We plan to announce our prices and timing later...

We plan to announce our prices and timing later this month. Everything on the business side is just about in place now.

The parts will be build-to-order initially and we will need a minimum...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-02-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 881
Views: 313,892
Posted By JimmyTheHog
Pivot Pegz

The mounting brackets are done for the Pivot Pegz. Here they are with the pegz installed. Should have pics of them on the bike soon.

...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-08-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 881
Views: 313,892
Posted By JimmyTheHog
I like it! Maybe also integrate a small tank bag...

I like it! Maybe also integrate a small tank bag and the panniers into the tank bra. I may take a crack at it and see how it comes out. So far Ive only found the panniers that work well with the tank...
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