Here is the build that I have been working on since December or so when I picked up a tired Pinto and a Magnum swing arm from GB Drew. I had been searching for a rigid FreeSpirit but couldn't find one for a reasonable price, so I decided to make my own version. I set out to do as much of the build as possible myself. Here is how it all unfolded to create this monster.....
Here is the sketch of the design for the bike i did over a year ago.
The donor bike
Broke down ready for sandblasting at my friend's shop.
THe motor tear down.
I drilled out my main gear for lightness
I then paired that with a lightened clutch bell
Then I painted the cases and repainted the Gila kit and did a full rebuild on the E50
An all stainless MLM St. Ripper bike with a brushed finish
Now the frame....
Widened and welded maxi pedal crank
I designed, welded and fabricated my own perimeter rotor like on a Buell
Started building my own seat out of a flat sheet of 3003 H14 aluminum
All polished up
All finished and assembled
On the way to Rockerbox 2011
Where i took home the "Cool as Fuck" award.