Christmas take two! A box (complete with custom artwork!) arrived from DP Customs today. Box exhaust for the Sportster Build! After seeing this in person at Chopperfest on the Burly Brand bike… I was sold.
Posts Tagged ‘build’
When Daniel said “I’m going to ride this thing out of here tonight or tomorrow” I couldn’t help but feel pessimistic due to my own failures during my Monster build. But later that night he was yelling, “DOES ANYONE HAVE ANY OIL!?” He worked quietly and swiftly to complete it by that night. When it was all reassembled he had to lay down the wrench for the evening and go home. All the parts stores were closed- I know that feeling. The next day he explained the History of Electric Alice to… Continue Reading »
When I saw Quentin Wilson post a photo of the project he was working on I almost choked on my coffee- a Ducati 1199 Panigale set up for adventure riding. Q is just crazy enough to do this kind of thing, get muddy, have fun, and smile for days after… so I was more than excited to see the outcome. Well, a couple weeks later here’s a great shot from Arun Sharma of the knobby-sporting TerraCorsa all muddy and used. See more photos on MotoCorsa.com of this genius madness.
At the Deviants CC compound in Vancouver, WA… I spent a few hours going at the BSA frame with an angle grinder yesterday. My mission was to remove the bondo from the frame so I could see what is really going on with the structure of the hard tail, where I need to cut and start over again. The welds look pretty old judging by the wear and tear, and Wolf told me they were probably stick welds not something more fine tuned. Whoever built this bike must have fancied themselves a… Continue Reading »
So, last I left off in Monster Project blog updates… I couldn’t find all the important bits for the rear wheel and attaching it to the bike. Axle, spacers, etc. I ripped apart my garage and stayed up until 5a putting it back together and just couldn’t find them.