Rat Bike

Discussion in 'Photos & Bicycle Builds' started by davidsis, Jun 21, 2008.

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  1. davidsis

    davidsis Guest

    Found the frame on Craigslist was not what I expected, but then the guy started talking about how he needed to feed his baby. I just went ahead and bought it. I call it the.
    One slant sparkpluged, purple baby saver
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  2. rwidmann

    rwidmann New Member

    Any advantage for slanted sparkplug engine?
    Do you know?
  3. kawasaki999

    kawasaki999 Member


    Where the **** is the brakes????
  4. starkm32

    starkm32 Member

    Nice purple.

    With a matching purple, or complimentary color, tank, it should be eye candy (pinstriping?).

    The black tank is somewhat of a distraction. IMHO.
  5. davidsis

    davidsis Guest

    Slant spark plug helps with clearence on a frame that the engine does not fit into well, so that the spark plug does not hit the frame. In theory the plug could be indexed, open end of the plug pointing down into cylinder for better combustion.
  6. astring

    astring Member

    may I ask what you paid?, I think it is pretty cool.
  7. Eco Speeder

    Eco Speeder Member

    It's funny about Rat Bikes of any size they kindof catch your eye. Like your bike / motorcycle senses are being accosted by an overly motivated panhandler. Safety and reason ride miles behind a rat bike.

    I've looked closer though and Rat Bike in it's purest is admirable.