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Old 10-10-2009, 10:53 AM
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Default winter project - warning: motorcycle content

so I am thinking of taking one of these:


http://denver.craigslist.org/mcy/1414084223.html

and making a cafe bike over the winter... thoughts? I love 2 strokes, and well, it would be fun..
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Old 10-10-2009, 10:55 AM
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I totally read the subject wrong, I thought you were talking about ride-in-the-winter bike. LOL! Cool idea.
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Isn't that like lowering your truck and installing oversized rims with low pro tires?
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Old 11-04-2009, 12:02 PM
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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...
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ended up with a kz400 as a base. Photos are HERE
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Old 11-07-2009, 08:33 PM
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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.
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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.
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Old 11-08-2009, 07:29 PM
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pics updated

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awesome John! Great progress already.
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