Hi I'm Russ

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by russ63tr4, Jan 29, 2010.

  1. russ63tr4

    russ63tr4 New Member

    Hi I'm Russ from Augusta GA. Just checking out everyone's bikes. here is mine. I made my own tank by cutting up a 650 Yamaha tank and reshaping about 35% of the metal for the outside, then forming my own tunnel and base, cutting the cap assembly out of the tank that came with the motor and welding it all together. I made a motor mount to offset the engine so the chain would clear the back tire. I had to remove the rear disc brake, so I made the cantilever brake mounts on the back. I added the rear disc on to the front to make dual discs. the exhaust extension is a chrome clothes rack and pieces of the "sissy bar" I removed from the seat, all cut to fit and welded together. I made my own chain adjuster with a steel wheel that has bearings. I have wrapped the seat in black leather since the pics

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    Last edited: Jan 30, 2010

  2. GearNut

    GearNut Active Member

    Welcome to this place! You built an awesome bike!
    Excellent job on your gas tank, very impressive, as is the whole bike.
  3. professor

    professor Active Member

    Wow Russ terrific job and real creative! Welcome to Motoredbikes!
  4. seanhan

    seanhan Member

    Dude That Bike is the BOMB !!!!
    It's a work of art !!!
    It should be in a meusem
  5. wheelbender6

    wheelbender6 Well-Known Member

    Unique and loud. Just what I would expect from the home of the late James Brown.
    That is the best job I've seen of adapting rear cantilever brakes.