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Started with a ’79 engine and frame. Did my usual underbraced swingarm to allow for the type of drop seat I like (think modern Kong). No stretch on either swingarm or frame- I like the bike small and tight.

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Picked up a random 70’s springer and cut it to fit, lopping off about 10″ of length in the process. It is of course kick only, and running Mr. Rigg’s batteryless system.

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Handles surprisingly well, and although I’m sure it’s far from the fastest XS, it feels super fast because of your proximity to the pavement.

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Moth design painted by Charles Bogus (http://charlesbogus.blogspot.com/)

Keith Baskett

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