Thats my plan exactly, except with a 400cc and 1/4 of the price. It wont be as cool as a big ruckus at all but way cheaper.
Originally Posted by maddiedog
Looks like fun. With enough chopping off of the metal tabs that support the body panel and good wiring concealment, you'll probably end up with something that looks kinda like a Big Ruckus:
My first big bike (after a 50cc Honda Met and a Chinese POS dirt bike) was a Honda Reflex with a totalled front end. I replaced the forks, front rim, front steering bearings, handlebars, and all the plastics. Good luck with your build!