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Discussion in 'ANYTHING GOES BUILD OFF' started by 450redrider, Oct 1, 2009.

  1. 450redrider

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    I'm in to make my rat styled after a Simplex motorcycle

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    Great lines to the frame. I've never seen a uni-sprung seat before :?:
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    looking forward to seeing this.......love those bikes :mrgreen:
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    that'll be a cool bike.

    i got some weird ideas last night looking at some 60s-era 50cc 2-stroke Grand Prix motorbikes.
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    Started getting the pieces together for the frame
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    YES......You are definitely gettin it.
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    PLEASE dont tell me you cut one up :cry:
    if thats the case send it too me!!!! it may take me 10 years to finish it but i will!!!
    good start
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    No we had one sitting on the shelf for that someday project, I had a bunch of tubing that matches the right shape of the simplex, the only bikes that have got cut up so far have been a huffy santa fe frame and a murray mtb that I had laying around.
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    thanks...now i can sleep tonight :lol:
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    Yeah me building this has got my grandpa wanting to fix the real simplex back up
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    Oh man I am liking this build... A LOT!

    OF course it might have something to do with me building a motorcycle themed lil rat bike a couple Buildoffs ago...

    The light bulbs are coming on.... the smell of burnt metal in the air... this is gonna be a good one!

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    great start! that thing looks dead on so far.

    is your user name CRF or CRF___X ?
    i race a RMZ450, but don't hold that against me :wink:
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    Its actually Trx, I like Suzuki's, Yamaha's, Honda's, and pretty much anything else that goes fast
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    So heres what we got done today

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    In the middle had another bike idea popped into my head so had to lay it out, but maybe next time
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    Nice work. You're moving right along.
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    like both of them! but the simplex style is a very nice choice.
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    almost ready for a test ride before I start building my springer forks
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    :mrgreen:
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    cool lookin bike ...diggin the whole concept !!
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    nice, i like the tractor seat

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