RoadMaster Diesel: Build Completed! + a few extra pics!

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  1. thatismytruck

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    Re: RoadMaster Diesel: Update 7/31

    use the light.
     
  2. yeshoney

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    Definitely use the light!

    and you can be seen when you are riding in the rain! Because thats all it ever does around here! If I wanted rain i would live in Seattle! UGH!

    Joe
     
  3. JoeyMac

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    MWA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA

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  4. JoeyMac

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    Coming into the home stretch...

    I made my run to Home De Pot this morning, decided not to buy the tap and dye set for $50 to make one minor change to the bike, just bought a new grinding wheel for my drill instead, going to make that stem fit...

    Anyway, I gorilla glued the fabric and padding on the seat because it was starting to come off a bit. Rubber bands are till it sets.
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    here is a blurry pic of some other progress I made so far today:
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    mounted the headlight, figured out headset spacing issues, added pinstripes to rims... just a few things left to do.

    Hopefully will be taking final pics this evening, should be a nice sunset ;)
     
  5. JoeyMac

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    Re: RoadMaster Diesel: almost done...

    the stem after a little grinding...
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    And I was still having some tire-rubbing issues so I bobbed the fender even more:
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    more to come...
     
  6. JoeyMac

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    So I finally got to take the bike for a test ride.

    I like the way the bars look here, but I don't know if I really like riding with my knees in my chest...
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    I might switch the bars out for the originals, upside down or rightside up, I am not sure.
    Here is a comparison, with the original bike set-up in the same spot:
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    This will be finished in time. Oh yes.
     
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    Re: RoadMaster Diesel: almost done...

    dude,
    i had the same bars dilemma.
    i went with upright, for riding's sake.

    lookin good.
     
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    Ian is so good with bars. you need to get in touch with him. Some cut down pull backs like he rides with on a couple of his bikes is what this thing needs.
     
  9. JoeyMac

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    I think I solved my bar dilemma, I am about to go take a ride and some pics to test it out...
     
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    Got photos yet?
     
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    Re: RoadMaster Diesel: almost done...

    how about now?
     
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    now?
     
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    now?
     
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    now?
     
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    <yawn> now ?
     
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  17. JoeyMac

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    dangit, skip, I just got back from my ride. I need to eat something and then sift through the literally 100+ images I shot. Be patient! :roll: :p
     
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    Amazing transformation...looks great!
     
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    so what'd you have for dinner?


    now?
     
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    :lol: :lol: :lol:
     

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