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Discussion in 'Some Assembly Required' started by Loadedagain, Jul 29, 2010.
Well, in lieu of us waiting for Loaded to toss a few crumbs to his patient followers... here's a photo of my previously mentioned project. Paint is scheduled for the 1st week of April so I have very little time to figure out what I'm doing with my fenders. I thought I might like the CBR600RR front fender on this bike, but it just doesn't jive with the spokes. I sort of like the old Kawasaki fender (red) but I need to find a similar style one for the rear to make it work. Any suggestions are appreciated!
chad! your bike looks awesome! good choice on welders too. same as mine 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 may be the cool/simple option.
as for my bike... it's still there and i drool on her when she lets me. there are a few changes (the tank shop tank and seat are going away, for example)... but she's still sleeping in a nice warm room in my basement.
not like i'm sleeping all day. i just got back from the alcan5000. third time at it and i finally made the cover of autoweek! ok... maybe that's not a good thing :eek1
hi this is my first post in this forum and would like to say, i love what your doing with this guzzi i wish i had a cnc shop so i can make all those sweet parts. My dad and I have a 93 1000Sp III and we chopped her all down to cafe racer and Ive been researching on a wider swing arm and frame delete so i can do what you did and this build has helped us alot please dont give up on it its very motivational for my dad an I to keep on it...
and if i cant find a cnc shop to help, me and my dad would like to know if we can buy some of those cnc parts from you? going to check if you posted about that ..sorry its winded .bike below
I saw the start date of July 30 2010 and thought yes that one will be finished by now, I can do a start to finish read of a project. What happened? The thoughtless project manager lets work family and moving house get in the way.
Now it's racing season again and it won't get finished until the end of the year. I don't even know what year
Great work so far Loaded.
Looking good Chad. Not only did you actually break out a real camera for a picture, but you actually figured out how to post one.
Can't wait to buy it off you Only wish I had some say in the colour. Never liked the looks of the 1000S, and prefer the red/ black of the 750S
Thanks guys! Colin, there is a cut down stainless fender on ebay for a Suzuki Tempter that I have been looking at for a bit too. It has almost enough spread between the stanchions, and the mounting holes are almost wide enough (75mm) to get around those fat fork legs. The other upside is that I do have a rather sweet rear fender that would work with that style fender too. I think if one of us spent a little time, we could come up with a clever intermediary bracket between the fork and the fender stay, that would solve the "almost" part of the fender equation.
B-Rod, if it's any consolation, nobody had any say in the colour of this bike, since 1991 it has been destined to John Deere green! When you're ready to take on stewardship of this rig, I will help you change out the colours!
Oh nostalgia, it's not the first time it's bitten you.
Hey, that's not fair! Everybody has reasons for the bikes they choose.. mine just happen to be from a list I created 20 years ago. Speaking of which, since this one is virtually done, anybody got a basket Comet they'll let me have on the cheap?
Very nice build, can't wait for it to be finished.
Don't hold your breath. I'm betting we have a better chance of Antware finishing his ride report first.
letting that project sit gets him a non gratis in the norwet.
It's even nicer in person. Wish I could have come up with the cash to buy it. Work of art