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  1. Ol'89r

    Ol'89r Super Power AssClown
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    Thanks everyone. Dave this bike was years ahead of it's time. It incorporates two counter rotating crankshafts similar to what Yamaha is using today in their Moto GP bikes. It is a 1,000cc's with 250 cc's in each cylinder. The cylinders fire 1234 instead of 2 and 2 like one would assume. This makes them sound like no other bike on the road. It has a quick detatch rear wheel. Pull one axle and the wheel slides out leaving the rear sprocket, chain and brake drum attached to the bike. Also uses a Plunger type rear suspension. The style is actually a bobber from the era. Highly modified from stock by the owners father. The engine was originaly built by AJ Lewis in Los Angeles and it set a record at Bonneville. Since then it has seen some pretty rough treatment including throwing a rod through the cases. Had to be completly rebuilt.


     
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    Ol'89r Super Power AssClown
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    Here are a couple better photos.
     

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    Wrenches in most peoples hands are tools, you seem to have used them to perform a special art work. Great work.
     
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    Thanks for the new pics.

    That's an amazing bike.

    Still stunned that much of what we are looking at is 75 years old.
     
  5. Ol'89r

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    Thanks again guys. I really enjoy working on this old CRAP. (C.R.A.P.) 'Collectables Rare And Precious.' ;) It's fun bringing these old bikes back from the dead. Even more fun seeing the look on the owners face when they get to see them and ride them. Next project is a 1966 Triumph Tiger Cub. It's a 200 cc single. Many flat track racers rode them on the short track back in the day. Fun little bikes. I do have some before pictures of the Tiger Cub and will post them soon.
     
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    Hey Terry - Any build pics for the Tiger Cub you were working on?
     
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    Terry, really impressive. Amazed at manufacturing your own parts.
     

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