Archive | April, 2011

lincoln hot rod

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Just something i threw together.

sean

Walter – Bullet One xs650

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Complete rebuild, handmade. Complete polished engine, new wheels with inox spokes, brassed niples and the finishing touch with bullets. Continue Reading →

81 XS650 custom

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Most of this bike was built as a high school shop project. I made a few modes after I got it. I put a lot of miles on it last summer and looking forward to the same this year. Continue Reading →

I’m a minimalist?

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The parts on this build are temporarily being held in place by clamps, pieces of wood, a towel, bubble gum and just the right balancing point. Needed to get an overall visual before finalizing with welds. I’m a big fan of minimalistic details in bikes, art … well, most things in life. Can’t say this bike is turning out that way. A fenderless, brakeless front end is almost a religious requirement on a bobber build. Continue Reading →

Candy Tangerine Minnestoa Style

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I picked up a 79 xs650 from a buddy of mines father, had been in his barn since the late 80’s…less than 4000 miles on it.

  • XS650 original frame/motor
  • Tc Bros Hardtail
  • Bars are 1″ with Harley Throttle/Master cylinder/Clutch Perch/Speedo
  • Most of the custom parts are hand made…
  • Foward Contorls
  • Custom rear fender
  • Got rid of the ugly brake linkage and went with a cable rear
  • Hand made seat pan- Professionally covered in ostrich leather
  • Oil tank- hand made by Tessin Customs
  • Paint- PPG Candy Tangerine by Miller Auto

Special Thanks
Donnie and the gang at Donnie Smith Custom Cycle
Neil Ryan of American Thunder

77 Rat bike Update

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Finally got her off the lift and going again. Continue Reading →