Vintage style homebuilt B&S retro cruiser

Discussion in 'Antique Motorized Bicycles' started by cruisinkruty, Oct 10, 2007.

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  1. cruisinkruty

    cruisinkruty Guest

    Hope you guys enjoy this puppy. It has a cast iron Block Briggs and Stratton kick start washing machine engine coupled to a Peerless lawn and garden tractor transmission. A home built retro style frame. The guy who built this is a flippin genius!

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  2. JemmaUK

    JemmaUK Guest

    I love it - the only thing I would say is there is a little too much play in those cables for my liking - get them caught in something and its either goodbye rider or goodbye controls - not a good combination

    otherwise - how much would he charge for another one lol

    Jemma xx
  3. forrest

    forrest Guest


    Wow! I would like to see some more pictures of the drivetrain! That looks great.

  4. azbill

    azbill Active Member

    pretty cool looking bike ! :D
  5. iRide Customs

    iRide Customs Member

    Sweet! I love the color!
  6. vintagebiker

    vintagebiker Guest

    Yeah, cool.

    Just change those forks to an old style looking springer (not the Schwinn type) and it would look really neat.
  7. HoughMade

    HoughMade Guest

    That is a great looking machine...but aren't those old washing machine engines 1/2 to 3/4 hp?
  8. uncle_punk13

    uncle_punk13 Guest

    Yes they are. Say have any details, spec.s, etc. on that transmission?
  9. Sianelle

    Sianelle Guest

    I would imagine that the Peerless gearbox is like this one.......

    This one is a Peerless Transmission 700-070A and it's a 5 speed gearbox.

    I think that green motorcycle is a stunning piece of work, the proportions are absolutely spot-on and everytime I look at the picture it whispers, 'Ride me, ride me...'
  10. uncle_punk13

    uncle_punk13 Guest

    Thanks! I'll go do some diggin' and see what else I may come up with...
  11. Ludwig II

    Ludwig II Member

  12. Imthegrt1

    Imthegrt1 Member

    What a cool looking bike how often do you ride it?