Chopper

Discussion in 'Photos & Bicycle Builds' started by blackmarkus, Jul 28, 2008.

  1. blackmarkus

    blackmarkus Member

    well here is a better shot of my bike , it still needs another trip to the fabricator and paint shop.
     

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  2. looks great! That orange is eye catching!
     
  3. SimpleSimon

    SimpleSimon Active Member

    Very, very nice indeed. Am I correct in seeing a twin tube exhaust using the frame tubes? Awesomely clean design!

    *Second look, I see that I am not r thats the rear hanger rod, then? Still, beautiful work.
     
    Last edited: Jul 28, 2008
  4. Matt_b

    Matt_b New Member

    This is screaming for a sickbikeparts shifter kit. I just ordered the kit but still dont have motor or bike to put it on(guess my Q built whizzer will have to sufice for now) but I want ot put it on one of this choppers because of the disc brakes and internal gear hubs. But you have to weld in a bar like that to really make it work right.
     
  5. Awesome build. Looks great!
     
  6. GTscoob

    GTscoob New Member

    What kinda frame is that? My friend sitting next to me just fell in love with it and wants to build a bike around it.
     
  7. blackmarkus

    blackmarkus Member

    Micargi Classic 26

    it has taken a long time and many modifications to get it to that stage. I also have a beautiful custom exhaust but it's away getting a baffle made for it. As far as the Sick Bike Parts shifter kit goes , I think it is fast enough as is.:shock:
    I'm looking for paint suggestions ,I'm thinking pantone neon green 802c ?
     

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    Last edited: Jul 30, 2008
  8. TWalker

    TWalker Guest


    Very nice. I just built a similar chopper using fabbed brackets but the vibration is so bad I think I will have to weld a tube like you did and repaint especially since it will have a shifter kit.
     
  9. BigFella

    BigFella Member

    wow thats coooooooooool,
     
  10. motoschwinn

    motoschwinn Guest

    Like It!


    I just wanna say I like your signature message at the bottom. I think a few of these guys might have been hall monitors when they were kids or something!
     
  11. blackmarkus

    blackmarkus Member

    Finished

    The Praying Mantis
     

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  12. TWalker

    TWalker Guest

    How do you do an exhaust pipe like that?
     
  13. Ruggs

    Ruggs New Member

    wow! Nice Bike
     
  14. blackmarkus

    blackmarkus Member

    Thanks.

    The pipe was made by a friend who fabricates stainless steel rails for boats. He is quite talented .It is very noisey ,it pretty much a straight through pipe. I will go and take some better pics and start a new thread :praying Mantis Chopper
     
    Last edited: Aug 29, 2008
  15. bicycle ron

    bicycle ron Member

    Chopper Bike

    Hey Blackmarkus, is that a Phat Cycle? I have been looking at they're Stretch Dulux on the web, but I have'nt actually seen one? Here's a pic of my stretch chopper:
     

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  16. blackmarkus

    blackmarkus Member

  17. bicycle ron

    bicycle ron Member

    Micargi Mustang GTS

    OK. I missed that. I had a couple of Micargi Mustangs, but not a classic!
     

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