lots of spokes

Discussion in 'Photos & Bicycle Builds' started by Stryker, Sep 30, 2007.

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  1. Stryker

    Stryker Guest

    Just finished the Build, now its fine tuning time before I fire it up. I need to trim a little off the fenders, put a spacer on the 36T sprocket and finish the lights. All in all I am pleased with my 1st build, but it still has to run before I can talk. I am taking my time and am learning a tone. Thanks to the web site I only pulled out a few hairs in the process.

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  2. gone_fishin

    gone_fishin Guest

    man, that is a pretty motoredbike...i can't wait to "hear" it fire-up :cool:
  3. Alaskavan

    Alaskavan Guest

    Cool. Lotsa' chrome. Musta been a b**** fishing the nuts and bolts for the sprocket through all those spokes.
  4. Stryker

    Stryker Guest

    You have know idea, I feel like a heart surgeon
  5. Did you lose any spokes in the sprocket mount? Did all the bolts line up or did you have to leave some out?
    Man. That is a sweet bike.
  6. Scottm

    Scottm Guest

    My heart skipped a beat. What a great challenege and tremendous patience.
    That's a kick a** bike
  7. azbill

    azbill Active Member

    what a beauty !!!
    nice clean build dude
    congrats ! :D
  8. turbo/chaos

    turbo/chaos Guest

    man that is just clean but will be dirty fast so have fun but sweat man
  9. atcspaul

    atcspaul Guest

    awesome looking ride!
  10. Stryker

    Stryker Guest

    This one is only a 72 spoke wheel and not the 144, so I only had to drop a size in the bolts and I kept all my spokes. If you ordered your engine from Dacs his sprocket mount comes with the bigger hardware. They will not fit between the spokes, a trip to home depot to pick up smaller nuts bolts washers and lock washers and you are good to go. Then all you need is a couple pairs of needle nose pliers and a small hands. Luckily I have both. I never thought I would be glad to have small hands. haha. Oh I almost forgot, the 36 T sprocket I bought had smaller mounting holes than my 44T so I would have had to get smaller hardwear anyway.
  11. gauge

    gauge Guest

    that bike is to nice to ride alsome job man!!!!!!!!
  12. Jim H

    Jim H Guest

    She do look nice!
  13. Stryker

    Stryker Guest

    More Pics

    More Pics,
    Ordered some new goodies and for the most part she is running smooth. Still breaking in the engine but It will run 30 mph with about 3/4 throttle. Added the boost bottle, the bent seat post, 48cc engine plate, oval mirrors and a motorcycle kill switch. The lights are all working great off of the white wire, granted they are not for night use but they do light up. haven't had any movement from the 36T sprocket even with the smaller mounting hardware. I also moved the boost bottle to the vertical bar just in front of where it is in the pic, I noticed that fuel vapor was pooling in the bottom of the bottle so I mounted it at a slant so the engine will suck all the vapor out when I poor the coals to it.. Made a big difference.

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  14. azbill

    azbill Active Member

    good job
    all ties together nicely
    I am expecting the same set-back post to arrive today
  15. iRide Customs

    iRide Customs Member

    Sweet ride! All the chrome is hurting my eyes! :grin:
  16. Stryker

    Stryker Guest

    The seat post makes it so much easier to pedal, before I felt like my knees were going to hit the handle bars.
  17. Alaskavan

    Alaskavan Guest

  18. Sianelle

    Sianelle Guest

    I really like those multispoke wheels and whitewalls positively send a thrill running down my spine. I put whitewalls on my 1947 Raleigh Ladies Sports bicycle recently even though it shouldn't really have them and I must say they looked soooooo nice :grin:
  19. jezusjonz

    jezusjonz Guest

    Hot bike Stryker....would love to ride it but HATE to clean it....lol. did ya name er yet?
  20. Hive

    Hive Guest


    You have entered the world of CF(crank forward) biking and know its benefits.