Hey there guys and gals. I think this is my first post to the Alt Bike forum. I usually post to the Classic and Vintage group but figured I would share my newest build with you guys.
The build is actually being done for a build off porject on another site but figured you guys might appreciate it here.
** Photchop concept. Source photo care of JoeyMac's DevilWing (the coolest Spaceliner around!)
I highly doubt that I will be able to finish the motorized version of my build for this build off so instead I am aiming to at least get a rolling bike (minus motor) in before deadline.
So far, this is what I have:
**650c wheels are used for mock up only (AND to make "Zipp-crazed-roadies" mad - lol)
The seat was a $25.00 ebay purchase that was listed under "Antique Motorcycle Seat". It had some very rusty hardware and leather that was so dry that it literally crumbled in my hands.
Seat when purchased:
Seat after cleanup:
The fork was another Ebay purchase. For some reason the previous owner thought it would be a good idea to paint the hardware on this for silver. Scraping off the ugly paint revelaed some decent chrome: