One of the nicest cafe conversions I’ve seen.

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One of the nicest cafe conversions I’ve seen.

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Very well done, and nice documentation. A few things aren't for me, but it's not my bike, lol!
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Beautiful fab skills. That gas tank can't hold much more than a couple gallons.
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He obviously has the skills, tools and equipment, and determination to design, engineer and build what he is passionate about. Although my body will no longer allow me to ride a bike in this confguration, I do think that he ended up with a beautiful machine. Even if I had everything that is needed to do a build like this, I doubt that I could do it all in just one year as he has done. Great build.

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That is a beauty. I think it needs the sidestand mounted on the right. If your going to stand out, stand out.
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Attention to detail! Bike is really well done.
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Whiskerfish wrote: Sun Aug 22, 2021 8:32 am Beautiful fab skills. That gas tank can't hold much more than a couple gallons.
As I get older, my seat time is determined by how long my butt can stand being on the bike, not by the amount of fuel the tank will hold. Comparing his seat to his tank, I think the tank is way too big. :)

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Good point!!
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It's a cool bike with great design and fab skills displayed .
Obviously the builder should be proud.

From the builds that I have seen posted here...
Not very many on this forum could do that quality of a custom bike.
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He’s done a lot. If you search his videos. I thought maybe he might be a member here. He’s done several gold wings.

I can’t own something that nice. Six months later and it would covered with road oil, caked with dead bugs, rock chips in the paint and bald tires.
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Figor wrote: Mon Aug 23, 2021 7:58 pm He’s done a lot. If you search his videos. I thought maybe he might be a member here. He’s done several gold wings.

I can’t own something that nice. Six months later and it would covered with road oil, caked with dead bugs, rock chips in the paint and bald tires.
All the more reason you should have one that nice. Real patina adds to the value and to not ride a bike like that would be a waste of a good bike.
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Serious custom. Only took 3 months. Impressive.
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