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No-name R-M chopper finished

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Most of yooooose guys have named your choppers. I couldn't think of anything clever,,,,,so it's just a custom bike. Headers were heat wrapped with Tamiya masking tape and painted metallic color. Polished aluminum tips. Bike is fully wired.

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Scratchbuilt mirrors, speedometer and license plate added to make it legal in Maryland. Seat was sanded smooth and red wire piping added.

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I made a primary cover and shifter linkage. The handlebars are the result of some creative cutting and glueing.

The next one is going to have many more modifications. I find I'm currently a little obcessed with these new bike kits. Can't wait for the next two in October.

A few more pics at the link, bottom of page, if ya want them.

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Sweeeeet!, creatively nice and old school look! 8)

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Very nice. You never disappoint Lyle. I can't wait fot the next two kits either!

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Lyle, That is awesome! It looks like you could hop on and ride away! NICE!

Chris

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Who cares if it's got a name when it looks that good!

Nice job Lyle.

I don't got for bikes (won't be getting any of these kits) but this one I like.

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I like the looks of that bike. Looks like a home built bike. Nice little details you added.

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that looks best of them all i think...because of the old school quality.

now dont get me wrong but disks dont work on this bike. and isnt your front disk on backwards? and i would have to ask whats up with the lack of detail on the back of the disks...shouldnt they be drilled through? but as i said the disks kind of dont look right...i would have none on the front and a small drum on the back. as long as i didnt have to ride it that is!

cool bike altogether though and very nice paint detailing!

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No sir. The front disc is NOT on backwards. All the drilled holes in the disc are open, but can't be seen in the photo. Basically, it's a modern custom bike with an old school look.

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That looks good Lyle! I really like the red and black. I don't think the LHS is ever going to get these in...

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absolutely gorgeous! How did you get the rims painted and not the spokes? I thought of that on mine but the masking would have drivin me NUTS! Again great job.

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Awesome work! Nice vintage feel to it.

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absolutely gorgeous! How did you get the rims painted and not the spokes? I thought of that on mine but the masking would have drivin me NUTS! Again great job.

Good ol' Polly Scale water based acrylic paint,,,and a brush.

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I need to get one of them,yours looks great,nice gob.

Mark Jeffries. 8)

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Nice work (as usual) Lyle!

I hope mine comes half as nice.

If I ever get it finished!

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Hey guys... what about a "Biker Build Off"????

8)

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Hey guys... what about a "Biker Build Off"????

8)

That is an excellent idea!

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I'd be up for it, maybe it would push me to finish mine.

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Sounds good to me. I'm in. If I ever get one. lol

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A board build-off sounds great. Count me in!

Beautiful bike, Lyle. That one will be in the magazines soon.

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Love it Lyle! The red wheels and highlights really set it off. A real beauty!

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Thanks for all the nice comments. I really like these bike kits.

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