Interesting Old School Customs

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by wpbarlow, May 20, 2020.

  1. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    This bike came just once to the local vintage bike meet,

    going off memory from talking to him, he built it back in the 60’s tucked it into a barn in the 70’s and dug it back out in mid 2013! Said his old man had a moto shop back in the day and he could just pillage the dead bikes for what he wanted

    I think this is my favorite bike, ever.

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  2. Oilleaker

    Oilleaker Ne’er do well tinkerer Supporter

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    Definitely one of the best looking bmw chops I’ve seen. Any idea if the rear plunger was fixed solid? Fender seems impossibly tight to tire to allow movement, but cant figure out how it could be swingarm mounted with the two up seat
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  3. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    no idea, saw the bike once back in 2013
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  4. Wildebeest90210

    Wildebeest90210 Long timer Supporter

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    I find that curiously attractive in a guilty pleasure kind of way, must be the nickel frame.....:dunno
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  5. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer Supporter

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    I love this bike. So fucked up, out of the ordinary, and purists be damned.
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  6. bodine003

    bodine003 Long timer

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    Bill's Henderson.jpg Bill built this as a WTF. Shaft drive Henderson!! and yea it runs
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  7. bk brkr baker

    bk brkr baker Long timer Supporter

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  8. baldman1

    baldman1 Long timer

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    An Honest Charlie powered by the cool Ford 60hp flathead V8. Very cool bike.
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  9. ricochetrider

    ricochetrider MotoMojo

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    Nothing like some cool ass period-built shit

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    or a new (ish) built bike out of period shit

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    The two above bikes are actually one & the same- seen at 2 different locations a couple years apart. By White Trash Racing
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  10. wpbarlow

    wpbarlow Long timer Supporter

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    Looks like the pics were taken at Oley. Some more.

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  11. squish

    squish Out of the office.

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    I lost all respect for that shop and the builder when he killed a motorcyclist while driving drunk on a suspended license. He should still be locked up.

    but he did build some out there bikes back when everything was cookie cutter.
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  12. BOOTLACE

    BOOTLACE Bikie Scum. Supporter

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  13. wpbarlow

    wpbarlow Long timer Supporter

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    The Billy Bike-- supposed to have been a much better bike to ride than the Captain America bike- just didn't capture the imagination of folks.

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  14. jay pc

    jay pc Been here awhile

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    ^^ Fine work, but riding either of those two must be like wearing a Tarzan loincloth, how many can carry it off ?
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