View Full Version : winter project - warning: motorcycle content
10-10-2009, 10:53 AM
so I am thinking of taking one of these:
and making a cafe bike over the winter... thoughts? I love 2 strokes, and well, it would be fun..
10-10-2009, 10:55 AM
I totally read the subject wrong, I thought you were talking about ride-in-the-winter bike. LOL! Cool idea.
11-04-2009, 11:01 AM
Isn't that like lowering your truck and installing oversized rims with low pro tires?
11-04-2009, 12:02 PM
not really. early enduros weren't radically different from early road bikes. Maybe a little more rake, but not on all models. put in different fork legs and your golden on the early 70's ones.
I went with a kz400 though...
11-07-2009, 07:44 PM
ended up with a kz400 as a base. Photos are HERE (http://www.flickr.com/photos/8761598@N08/sets/72157622756770842/)
11-07-2009, 08:33 PM
11-07-2009, 09:32 PM
I like retro. I wouldn't mind having a Manx or Duc single in the shed. Well, except for when parts time came.
I almost bought a Victor 441 when I was in high school. Should've.
11-07-2009, 10:56 PM
tomorrow is fitment of rear sets and frame cutting... I may even use my own plasma cutter! I haven't used it myself in like 18mos or more.
11-08-2009, 07:29 PM
11-08-2009, 07:32 PM
awesome John! :thumb: Great progress already.
11-19-2009, 07:55 AM
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