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Spiker
01-30-2012, 10:06 AM
Here ya go GD.
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Spiker
01-30-2012, 10:13 AM
2 more...
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gravedigger
01-30-2012, 10:39 AM
good thing i had paper towls handy,i am slobering all over the place.dang nice rids right ther.thanks for the pics.

droppixel
01-30-2012, 11:36 AM
Sexy! A bike build is on my bucket list.

Speedykills
01-30-2012, 12:03 PM
Are those honda shadows by chance.............................:p ya them some nice rides....................one day maybe.....;)

Spiker
01-30-2012, 12:07 PM
Sexy! A bike build is on my bucket list. Just lemme know when ya want yer bucket filled...

Hutch~n~Son Archery
01-30-2012, 01:23 PM
Spiker who does your painting?





Hutch:cool:

gravedigger
01-30-2012, 02:05 PM
dang i see a tire splitter and balance machine.all kinds of good stuff.

that is one heck of a shop

droppixel
01-30-2012, 02:42 PM
Just lemme know when ya want yer bucket filled...

I've had my eyes on doing an XS650 build. Got a ton of pictures and reference links to things I'd like to use for design inspiration. The mechanical end of the bike is where I'm lacking. I could totally swing almost all of the fabrication with the proper equipment.

Spiker
01-31-2012, 06:08 AM
Spiker who does your painting?
Hutch:cool:

A few different people do the basic paint (Evan at Fat Boyz, Frank at Mittinos Paint & Body)
A guy named Tom Stack in Colorado Springs does all the air brush.
(the green bike up above is one of mine and I painted it with Parker Duck Boat Paint from Cabellas - rattle can.! :eek:)

Here's a couple more I built last year for customers:
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MLN1963
01-31-2012, 09:59 AM
Nice stuff!!

I like the simplistic looks of the green military looking bike best. A nice runabout bike, I would only change to lower bars and call it complete for me. I sold my HD long ago but it is so damn hot here in OK I wouldn't ride it anyway.

If I get another bike it will likely be a full dresser or GASP a Gold Wing. Momma says no puss pads for her, she wants to ride in comfort. I can't say as I blame her. :o

Spiker
01-31-2012, 10:32 AM
It is my favorite too. I built it a couple winters ago after doing 3 fancy pants high dollar bikes for customers.
I was sick of all the Bling so decided to just put a 'real' bike together for myself.
Originally I wasn't even going to paint it - just leave it bare metal and let it rust.
It's mostly spare parts I had laying around so I only have $4200 into it and it's cammed, high compression, ported heads,
a custom 'twist gear' tranny...
You gotta be on the ball when you hammer on it or it'll leave ya behind.

SJunior
01-31-2012, 03:34 PM
My wife told me the other day she wants me to build her next bike, time to start looking for parts I guess. ;)