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Old 06-10-2013, 06:08 AM   #1
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The frame material arrived in a big tube.


Stearing head bearing cup boss.


Steering head weld jig.


The start of the frame.
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Old 06-10-2013, 09:21 AM   #2
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Details man we need details

That's a helluva tease. And I'm envious of your welding turntable
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Old 06-10-2013, 12:07 PM   #3
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The plan is an 848 motor, a naked with minimal body panels like a Superduke, a CroMoly frame, a lot of machined components instead of castings, a smidgen of CF and a very comfortable seating position, like a Multistrada.







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Old 06-10-2013, 12:29 PM   #4
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The plan is an 848 motor

Electric?
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Old 06-10-2013, 12:44 PM   #5
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Electric?
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Old 06-10-2013, 02:53 PM   #6
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Old 06-10-2013, 05:39 PM   #7
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Looks cool. I'm in.
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Old 06-10-2013, 05:41 PM   #8
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Old 06-10-2013, 09:48 PM   #9
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The plan is an 848 motor, a naked with minimal body panels like a Superduke, a CroMoly frame, a lot of machined components instead of castings, a smidgen of CF and a very comfortable seating position, like a Multistrada.
Sounds much better than the vision I had of a Duc motor in a Piaggio MP3.
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Old 06-10-2013, 10:51 PM   #10
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Ooooh nice start, sounds and looks like this is gonna be a hell of a sexy bike
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Old 06-11-2013, 05:43 AM   #11
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Cool

Are you thinking scrambler or sumo?

What wheel sizes?
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Old 06-11-2013, 04:39 PM   #12
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A naked canyon carving tool. It will have 17" Carrozzeria wheels.

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Old 06-11-2013, 06:19 PM   #13
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A naked canyon carving tool. It will have 17" Carrozzeria wheels.

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Jeez you couldn't even spring for the BST carbons? Cheap bastard...
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Old 06-11-2013, 10:47 PM   #14
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Old 06-12-2013, 03:03 PM   #15
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A couple more tubes in place..



Getting started on some swingarm components.

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