More progress

Discussion in 'Photos & Bicycle Builds' started by scorpio, Aug 24, 2008.

  1. scorpio

    scorpio New Member

    Well slowly but surely the thing is coming together. I did not like the seat (1st pic) position so I tried a laid back post. This made the seat too high. Off to Lowe's to get some pipe from the plumbing section(Lowe's sells more bike parts than you think) Now the seat is in a great location and it kind looks like it's floating.(pic 2) Next was the brakes. 2 into 1 lever and install the brakes. Still need to be balanced. They were squealing when I went for a ride yesterday.

    Also added a a double kick stand . Big Difference. I will be ordereing my motor mid September. So my focus is on getting the bike right, before I install the motor


    thanks for Looking
    Scorpio
     

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  2. Zev0

    Zev0 Member

    Looks like it's going to be a sharp ride.
     
  3. Rain City

    Rain City Member

    thats a super rad looking bike!!
     
  4. scorpio

    scorpio New Member

    thanks

    Thanks to both ZevO and Rain City for the encouraging remarks!
    I'll post more as I make more progress

    Scorpio
     
  5. MasterLink

    MasterLink Member

    that seat dosnt look safe i would weld some kind of shock on the back goin down to the rear stays
     
  6. scorpio

    scorpio New Member

    Seat post

    Actually the seat post is very strong. I can stand on the seat with all 165 lbs and it has not moved. It is 1/2' steel welded at the joints.

    thanks for your input
    Scorpio
     
  7. I really like the way you've repositioned the seat. Very clever solution for sure.
     
  8. scorpio

    scorpio New Member

    Thanks Capitol!!
     
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