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Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-16-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 90
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Posted By Loadedagain
tee hee hee. they're still posting like mad on...

tee hee hee. they're still posting like mad on their facebook page showing "all the cool builds", doing what seems to be double time deleting posts from all the pissed off customers. the threads read...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-16-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
totally agree there donkey. i don't believe it...

totally agree there donkey. i don't believe it was their intent to screw their customers over. when their sales took off beyond their stock, manufacturing, and processing ability they should have...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-16-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
underwhelmed... no. this thing is a blast to ride...

underwhelmed... no. this thing is a blast to ride and gets a ton of attention.

am i a bit pissed with motopeds in general? yes. i would love to get on the phone and order about 10 of the frame...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-10-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
the axle itself bent eight at the point it enters...

the axle itself bent eight at the point it enters the bottom bracket bearing. i haven't had a chance to check its hardness (hardness tester is at work) yet, but i'm thinking it's the softest steel...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-06-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
i will give it a couple things. it does look...

i will give it a couple things. it does look super rad, and it is a ton of fun to ride. still working through some things though and motopeds (the company) are in way over their heads. i suppose they...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-07-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
there you have it. whitey the motoped has a rear...

there you have it. whitey the motoped has a rear wheel! for all purpose it's complete and ready for some test riding :clap we got the wheel laced up today, popped the rear sprocket and rotor on along...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-07-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
i'll get it weighed soon. my guess is about...

i'll get it weighed soon. my guess is about 70lbs. yep. back brake below the clutch. i'm not a cyclist, riding motorbikes on the street the back brake accounts for about 10% of stopping power. maybe...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-04-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 90
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Posted By Loadedagain
i've used about a dozen of these engines over the...

i've used about a dozen of these engines over the past couple years. i have yet to have one fail. 12,000 miles on my brothers ct70 replica with a similar 125 engine... still starts first kick. but...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-04-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
was able to get a little buttoning up done on...

was able to get a little buttoning up done on whitey because the warranty replacement crank showed up in the mail. first things first assembled the bottom bracket and installed the cranks. then the...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-03-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
no secrets here doode... mine is a 125cc ssr...

no secrets here doode... mine is a 125cc ssr engine with manual clutch. it cost $299 with free shipping from tbolt. that one is no longer available, but they have deals on something all the time....
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-02-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
5 days? i ordered it the first week of may with a...

5 days? i ordered it the first week of may with a 2 week promise! that's 5 months!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-01-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
as if to say "fuck you" :flip one last devious...

as if to say "fuck you" :flip one last devious time before probably, maybe getting to me the hub kit falls into a ups blackhole loop. you guys think it's going back to california again, or heading up...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-30-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
sounds like my hub has finally shipped, although...

sounds like my hub has finally shipped, although i haven't got it yet. getting excited again, but you see guys posting on the facebook page and the quality of parts shipped is not what i assemble......
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-21-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
don't need no stinkin back brake :p

don't need no stinkin back brake :p
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-20-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
i wish i could give some sort of update....

i wish i could give some sort of update. unfortunately i'm still waiting for the rear hub to be delivered... if it doesn't show soon i'll be forced to make one myself. sorry guys. it's complete...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-08-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,648
Posted By Loadedagain
those guys rode the heck out of those bikes!...

those guys rode the heck out of those bikes! :clap

it's a crummy pic, but my favorite. taken at the hotel in valdez. wonder what that guy on the pristine polished baby was thinking when he went...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-16-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
suppose it depends on where you live. some guys...

suppose it depends on where you live. some guys have plated them and are riding them on the street. sure the big travel is overkill, but so is a turbo yamaha r1 and i loved mine :D in our area...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-11-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
spent a couple more hours on the beast over the...

spent a couple more hours on the beast over the weekend doing misc stuff like wiring, freewheel, exhaust, etc, etc... this is where she sits now.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-08-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
just got back from holiday and found a few bits...

just got back from holiday and found a few bits in the mailbox. unfortunately not the motoped crankshaft, or rear hub kit which ship separately from the frame... but hey this is life. time for some...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-27-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,195
Posted By Loadedagain
this thread will be a wall of shame for many......

this thread will be a wall of shame for many... here's my unfinished shame :cry

http://loadedagain.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/1984-Moto-Guzzi-1000SP/032411-Misc-Assembly/i-9qRtLwW/0/XL/IMG_4663-L.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-25-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
yep. you're correct. it's super wide! the bottom...

yep. you're correct. it's super wide! the bottom bracket is proprietary motoped with a standard bmx square taper.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-25-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
next step is the side plate setup. i installed...

next step is the side plate setup. i installed the bottom bracket and rear swing arm to align the bores, then torqued the side plates onto the frame. the fit here and quality is perfect. no mucking...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-25-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
ran the bolts through the engine to get things...

ran the bolts through the engine to get things mounted and found something a little goofy. the bolts are different. one is a nice high quality "sae bolt" with shoulder, and the other is a cheap...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-25-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
thanks to "breathmx" from motopeds for signing...

thanks to "breathmx" from motopeds for signing on. i am in no way affiliated with motopeds, nor is it my intent isn't to bash motoped or any of their components... just doing a build and now we have...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-18-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
all the small sub-assemblies as boring as they...

all the small sub-assemblies as boring as they are, have to be assembled. 15 minutes and we have a front wheel
- halo sas 26"
- maxxis holy roller 2.4"
- continental hd tube
- avid 203mm rotor...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-17-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
not sure i'll have the patience to do a full...

not sure i'll have the patience to do a full build list. i will list each component as i assemble it though... i decided i wanted something totally original. the kit is cool and all, but it has...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-17-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
long gone. i just hinted in the thread a while...

long gone. i just hinted in the thread a while back and someone was at my house with cash. loads of them out there though. i believe moto international in seattle has them in stock.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-17-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
sorry mate... it has been on pause due to a major...

sorry mate... it has been on pause due to a major move, followed by reno, followed by trying to make some money. this motoped shouldn't take too long, then back to the goose full time! i have some...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-16-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
so here's the pile of stuff to get it all...

so here's the pile of stuff to get it all together... this may be a bit of effort!

http://loadedagain.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/071614-whitey/i-7Pxx42s/0/X2/DSC_0103-L.jpg
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-16-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
here's the stuff that comes from motoped in their...

here's the stuff that comes from motoped in their base "frame only" kit. they do use a special hub, but it wasn't in the box. next step is to find out where the hell the hun is! frame removed and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-16-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
sorry. had to run off there to the powder coaters...

sorry. had to run off there to the powder coaters to drop the frame off...

so picked up a new 125cc engine with 4 speed manual clutch and mounted the bad boy to the stand.
...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 07-16-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 28,104
Posted By Loadedagain
whitey the motoped

ok. this isn't totally a standard build thread like the guzzi, which i basically fabbed everything from scratch (and may one day actually finish :flip). this is more of an assembly of parts. i'll do...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-05-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,648
Posted By Loadedagain
looks really cool man. can't wait to see it in...

looks really cool man. can't wait to see it in person!:clap:freaky
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-19-2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 233,486
Posted By Loadedagain
chad! your bike looks awesome! good choice on...

chad! your bike looks awesome! good choice on welders too. same as mine :deal as for fender i'm not sure the best way to do it either. i think a nice stainless hugger and a couple sheetmetal brackets...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By Loadedagain
or hit the back of the toolbox lid with a jiffy...

or hit the back of the toolbox lid with a jiffy marker! ... either way i'll probably still ask again next year. :freaky:clap :loaded
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By Loadedagain
he he... i forgot i asked last time. my measuring...

he he... i forgot i asked last time. my measuring incompetent brother is doing his (annual) damper overhaul and it seems the puller i made for him last year is gonzo. i bet the numbers from last year...
Forum: Thumpers 02-05-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By Loadedagain
could you measure something on your scotts damper for me please?

i need the dimensions from the center line of the damper shaft to the puller holes (the three little ones)...

1) distance center to center of the top two holes
2) distance from the damper shaft...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-03-2011, 08:14 PM
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Posted By Loadedagain
hey! that's identical to the first ktm i ever...

hey! that's identical to the first ktm i ever owned. best bike i've had to date. how long can you hold onto it if i drop you the cash?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-26-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 233,486
Posted By Loadedagain
cool! post a pic or two if you feel like ti. i'd...

cool! post a pic or two if you feel like ti. i'd love to see them!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-26-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 233,486
Posted By Loadedagain
thanks for the kick up my rump guys. i've finally...

thanks for the kick up my rump guys. i've finally got some time to get through all the batles of moving and setting up a new home shop. i could cry about how much work it is, but i'll show some...
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