the "Starliner" cafe racer

Discussion in 'BUILD OFF 4 FINISHED BIKES' started by dangratsdan, Aug 1, 2009.

  1. dangratsdan

    dangratsdan

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    Wel,l here it is, the Starliner. Base on a 26" Spaceliner frame with a 24" rat trap springer fork. With my version of bolt on drop out extensions, with an aircraft nose cone for that cafe racer look. Motivated by a 48 tooth star sprocket hooked up to a 2-speed kickback hub with 24 x 3 rubber . Enjoy, I know I will.
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  2. blink

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    man that thing is insane!
    i bet its like 9 feet long!
     
  3. Tommy Atoms

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    Looks fast just sittin there. I'll bet its fun down a long hill :p
     
  4. kram

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    This is a crazy build! Great way to work around the limitations of the build.
     
  5. SimpleMan

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    That is one of my favorite builds.........very nicely done!
     
  6. Gold Street Customs

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    One of my faves nice job!!!
     
  7. mastronaut

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    That's fantastic! Too bad you couldn't get an old Mac to function as a dashboard display... :wink:
     
  8. deorman

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    That is far out, man. 8)
     
  9. quicksilver

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    Totally rad! Is there a build sequence posted?
     
  10. vibr8shun

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    OOOOooohhh Mama! :shock: :shock: :shock: Now that one big.....B...I...K...E. Tell me there's a 50mm gatling cannon and side-winder missles aboard your jet fighter? Long and sleek...are you sure it doesn't fly? Great job :mrgreen:
     
  11. herr_rudolf

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    way cool! I agree on the outcome-limitations issue. Very well done! Yep, the nosecone is really growing on me. Can't stop thinking bout different ways to use it though. I think it would be fun to mount a piece of red see-through plexiglass and make this light bucket double it's function. How insane would that be? You riding your bike being all red from the glare the 'back'-light...

    Well done.
     
  12. JoeyMac

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    As a SpaceLiner fan, I can really appreciate this one. This is definitely something I had never really expected to see. And as shocking as seeing that nose cone first was to me, now I find it so perfect on there, that I am about to go dismantle the closest airplane I can find to steal one for myself :)
     
  13. ej599

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    Ha yeah! That is cool. Very unique.
     

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