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New Project: no name (yet)

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First post here although I've been immersed in reading! I'm not new to bikes or building them but I've been wanting to attempt a off beat bike for some time and discovered wings! I have a few good leads on some 1200s and before to much longer I'll have one.
I currently own a Guzzi and have had many many in the past.

So my plan is to build a cross of sorts between a cafe and a sport (GL Cafe Sport) with a monoshock, Val tank and a sport bike type tail. Copper frame with cast iron matte paint on the body and blacked out drivetrain. I welcome oppinions on my choices of the direction I want to go..

I robbed a pic from here and edited to show my eventral end result. Stay tuned and I'll update the thread as my build begins:
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Check out the home page to see the bike of the month. It may be what you are looking to accomplich.
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Excellent .... we will be interested in watching this thread develop. :popcorn:
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Welcome aboard. I moved your first post to the intro forum. Glad you could join us and look forward to seeing your build.

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I like your photoshop version...the real deal will be awesome. Welcome from Georgia.
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Welcome,

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Welcome aboard, and howdy from Calgary. Great concept, keep us posted on your progress.
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Welcome aboardfrom Indiana. Do some checking around on here. There is at least one mono-shock wing in progress.
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A nice start to a 1200 with mono shock was just sold.
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welcome to ngw.... looks interesting

I might put heads on the engine before starting it though.... just a thought
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Welcome from Oklahoma!
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Welcome to the club.
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looks interesting
when you get started start another thread in the customizing forum
i for one would love to see your progress unfold
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Going through my old posts, I did eventually do my long planned build! I ended up with a 77 GL1000 because I wanted the wire wheels. But a lot of my original vision did make it through to the end. I'm really pleased with what I ended up with. Build is in the customizing section "77 GL1000 Full Custom Build"
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