Cafe/Hot Rod Build 79Gl1000

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Re: Cafe/Hot Rod Build 79Gl1000

Post #226 by RAT » Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:49 pm

Earlier in this thread you talked about 3D printing some parts .... how did that work out ?

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Re: Cafe/Hot Rod Build 79Gl1000

Post #227 by vb_GL1000 » Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:13 pm

Crazy...been out of town, in and out of the country for a while and I come back and I was BOTM! So cool, unfortunately I saw this on Jan 1 :IDTS: Thanks for the love!
Been working on lots of other projects...

KTM 625 SMC super moto restoration. Got dirt bikes for the whole family, including the wife (lots of work to keep all the those going) Working on first commissioned build, Honda Shadow 750 bobber. Its a little shiner than the GL1000.
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Re: Cafe/Hot Rod Build 79Gl1000

Post #228 by vb_GL1000 » Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:44 am

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Re: Cafe/Hot Rod Build 79Gl1000

Post #229 by vb_GL1000 » Sat Aug 04, 2018 3:39 pm

A little beach photo shot
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Re: Cafe/Hot Rod Build 79Gl1000

Post #230 by 5speed » Sat Aug 04, 2018 3:52 pm

that new seat looks better in my humble opinion.
the bikini model..not so much. :mrgreen:
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Re: Cafe/Hot Rod Build 79Gl1000

Post #231 by Easter » Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:30 pm

Nice photos, nice bike, nice place! But seriously hope you are not riding in flip flops.
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Re: Cafe/Hot Rod Build 79Gl1000

Post #232 by Track T 2411 » Sat Aug 04, 2018 6:01 pm

5speed wrote:that new seat looks better in my humble opinion.
the bikini model..not so much. :mrgreen:

Let's just be glad he's NOT in a bikini, lol!
Seriously, I like the new seat, as well. No longer looks like a fat black caterpillar is along for the ride! :)
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Re: Cafe/Hot Rod Build 79Gl1000

Post #233 by Hanslehoff » Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:23 am

Great looking bike! I really like how the cut down front fender turned out

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Re: Cafe/Hot Rod Build 79Gl1000

Post #234 by vb_GL1000 » Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:11 pm

No flip flops while riding, no worries there. I trailered it there. I live at the beach so flip flops are an everyday wardrobe item :-D
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