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Forum: The Board 04-21-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Path Thirteen
Something cool to do in Dallas?

Hello Guys, Im Patrick from Argentina and im Crashing some months on my friends house here in Mesquite, dallas. I dont know nobody here (beside my friends) so im looking places to visit and meet...
Forum: The Board 03-27-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,986
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: My first stab at building a fork. Pic heavy.

holy fuck, thats amazing!! great skills!!
Forum: The Board 03-19-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,156
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Gilera Bobber #3 Project, And my first build for a customer

Thank you!



Thanks Bill, I would love to chop something better, but i have to urge to build shit, so i chop what i got!



Thanks!
Forum: The Board 03-01-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,156
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Gilera Bobber #3 Project, And my first build for a customer

Heres some Videos of the test drive
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WaHjni1vwn0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HR5W8_yUos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kT1G-q2HCRw...
Forum: The Board 03-01-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,156
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Gilera Bobber #3 Project, And my first build for a customer

Well, heres some pictures i took of the finished bike, one hour before delivering the bike. Hope you guys like it!

Thanks for watching!

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Forum: The Board 03-01-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,156
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Gilera Bobber #3 Project, And my first build for a customer

Heres the faux oil bag painted with textured powder coat with the mini ignition key. This key came off from a "telephone padlock" those boxes people used, at least there in argentina to swith off...
Forum: The Board 03-01-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,156
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Gilera Bobber #3 Project, And my first build for a customer

Heres the bike almost complete, used some GT80 bars for mockup
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Heres complete with the final handlebars, a mini window bar, and the baux oil bag in place
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Fork braze i did,...
Forum: The Board 03-01-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,156
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Gilera Bobber #3 Project, And my first build for a customer

Engine tabs done, had to relocate the rear upper engine mounts because it was very close to the chain and i was afraid in case some slap chain it whould scrape on the frame
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Exhaust ready,...
Forum: The Board 03-01-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,156
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Gilera Bobber #3 Project, And my first build for a customer

First thing i like to do before i start any project is to paint and polish the hubs, this Gilera hubs have some nice fins on the it, so i use the lathe to remove the paint from the fins and make it...
Forum: The Board 03-01-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,156
Posted By Path Thirteen
Gilera Bobber #3 Project, And my first build for a customer

Hello People of JJ! Recently i finished my third bike, and my first work for a customer. He wanted something like my first build, not a clone but something like that, So i couldn't make something...
Forum: The Board 10-13-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,667
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Rigid Gilera Racer - #2 project

This is my friend Diego who painted the letterings on the bike
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Little Guy Approves!
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Forum: The Board 10-13-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,667
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Rigid Gilera Racer - #2 project

Thanks!!



Thank you Lester, Hope it sells too, now i see it finished is hard to let it go, but i think its part of the game, Im those kind of guys who cant let thing go, i like to stack shit...
Forum: The Board 10-09-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,667
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Rigid Gilera Racer - #2 project

Well, after a long time without posting here, i finished the bike, it was a pain in the ass, had to run and work past the midnight almost everyday. painted and prepped the bike myself, had my friend...
Forum: The Board 10-09-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,667
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Rigid Gilera Racer - #2 project

Thanks guys for the input, will do the gusset thing as soon as i can.
Forum: The Board 09-22-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,667
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Rigid Gilera Racer - #2 project

Hello jaws, yes of course i like it, you dont?



Thanks, I really tested it, put almost all my body weight to see if it will snap and it didnt, not even got bent or something, i think before the...
Forum: The Board 09-20-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,667
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Rigid Gilera Racer - #2 project

Hey lester, Yes im gonna cut the tubes and i think ill make a slant cut then make a "cap" to weld on it!
Forum: The Board 09-20-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,667
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Rigid Gilera Racer - #2 project

Hubs painted, and polished. Ready to put new rims. I may use some aluminum rims to match all the other aluminum details
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Forum: The Board 09-20-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,667
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Rigid Gilera Racer - #2 project

Well. Killed the damn girder fork. As it was bent and reinforced after the crash. But looked like shit so started to make one from scratch using the original yokes. Also moved the lower yoke a...
Forum: The Board 09-16-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,667
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Rigid Gilera Racer - #2 project

Well, today did a test rolling the bike with the rear brake and i wasn't happy at all, shitty brake power and the damn cable gave me the feel i had a bungee cord instead a steel cable, so i got rid...
Forum: The Board 09-16-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,667
Posted By Path Thirteen
Talking Re: Rigid Gilera Racer - #2 project

Well, yes, i tested the bike on the floor and that hub was a piece of shit, also i didn't like the cable feel on the break, it feels like it squeezes but it nevers stops. so today i threw away that...
Forum: The Board 09-15-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,667
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Rigid Gilera Racer - #2 project

I took my camera to the shop to take some better quality shots of the bike.

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Forum: The Board 09-15-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,667
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Rigid Gilera Racer - #2 project

As i was doing the controls yesterday, today i made the bracket to hold the brake plate on the real wheel, had to delete an existing anchor point prior to fit the one i made.
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Forum: The Board 09-14-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,667
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Rigid Gilera Racer - #2 project

And a last photo how the bike is coming together
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Forum: The Board 09-14-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,667
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Rigid Gilera Racer - #2 project

Once i had the handlebars in place i wanted to do something with the clutch and throttle cables, its kind of a nonsense thing, but i like the final result that was to hide the wires, also the...
Forum: The Board 09-14-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,667
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Rigid Gilera Racer - #2 project

Hello !!
As i moved the rearsets waaaaaaaay back, i needed to move the handlebar foward for better driving position. I wanted to do something different, but keeping the "drag bike" look on the bars....
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