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Forum: The Board 10-13-2015, 10:38 PM
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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: 9,684
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
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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
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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
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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: 9,684
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....
Forum: The Board 09-11-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 88
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Posted By Path Thirteen
Forum: The Board 09-11-2015, 08:24 PM
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Views: 9,684
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Rigid Gilera Racer - #2 project

Hello Lester! Im doing the shield on the only part of the exhaust that reaches my leg, Maybe for aesthetics is better do a full shield, but im trying to keep the bike simple and clean so for me that...
Forum: The Board 09-10-2015, 11:28 PM
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Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Rigid Gilera Racer - #2 project

Today i moved the rearsets (thanks JAWS for the safety advice)
and cleaned all the weldings on the exhaust, also made the heat shield. Now i need to make the finned exhaust flange
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Forum: The Board 09-10-2015, 11:23 PM
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Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Rigid Gilera Racer - #2 project

JAWS, you where right! That was very dangerous!
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so i moved the rearsets closer to the axle
Here's the original position on the left and the new position on the right, now my toes keep at...
Forum: The Board 09-09-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,684
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Rigid Gilera Racer - #2 project

Yes, Its true, i guess ill have to move the rearsets back, near the axle ,ill try what you said tomorrow, but i realize the danger of that, shiiiiiiiiit, you are the man JAWS! thanks brother!
Forum: The Board 09-08-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,684
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Rigid Gilera Racer - #2 project

Today i went to pick up the exhaust a friend made for me, its a triumph replica so i started to figure out where to place it. this is the result, tomorrow i have to fabricate the exhaust finned...
Forum: The Board 09-08-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,684
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Rigid Gilera Racer - #2 project

Hello dear JAWS! yes, i took a picture for you, i couldn't put the bike on the floor because i was working with the exhaust today, but made this, hope it works for you to see, i don't see any problem...
Forum: The Board 09-08-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,684
Posted By Path Thirteen
Forum: The Board 09-08-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,684
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Rigid Gilera Racer - #2 project

Thanks !!!



Thanks Mike, keep tuned!:D
Forum: The Board 09-07-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,684
Posted By Path Thirteen
Re: Rigid Gilera Racer - #2 project

Well, finally i could attach the rearsets to the bike, i need to file down all the borders and polish everything, but i need to move on to other stuff, i did the rearsets because based on the legs...
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