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Old 25th February 2008, 13:42   #16
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bike looks amazing
can u post some information like how much cost incurred.
and how many days it might take to make such a stunning bike
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Old 25th February 2008, 13:48   #17
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Fantastic Bike, Allen!! It sure reflects the hardwork put in.
And great to have you back.
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Time for video/audio. Would love to hear the exhaust note! The motorcycle looks fabulous ofcourse
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Old 25th February 2008, 21:51   #19
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Wow the ECR look magnificent, great work V12 & good to see you after such a long time.
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V12 - stunning job and the bull looks neat. A suggestion - if you can build a proper cafe racer tank, with the same theme (black and chrome) it would be nicer.
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Old 26th February 2008, 01:38   #21
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The cowl looks great chromed!

You guys have done a great job, and the pics of your spotless bike never cease to amaze me!

Welcome back after a loooong silence.
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Old 26th February 2008, 03:38   #22
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I looked at the photos and thought that here was a man who could help me! I have a new Bullet 350 and I'm thinking of adding a couple of small spotlights. Do you know what the maximium loading of the system could be?

Thanks again - especially the photos of your bike.
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Old 26th February 2008, 07:13   #23
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Welcome home Allen!
Bike looks great and you've put on a little weight.
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Old 26th February 2008, 11:58   #24
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Good job done and wonderfull patience too.I have a sugestion though,cant the rear view mirror be round and make it on either side.Safety as well as looks department ask for it.Immaculate and great bike buddie.
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Old 26th February 2008, 16:39   #25
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That is a beautiful machine. The work and effort you have put into it is very evident.

There are some of us (myself included) who only talk and dream about doing stuff like this, and there are some like you who actually go ahead and do it. May your tribe increase.

Enjoy her in good health and pue up a thread when you start your next project (I'm sure you will )
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congrats on the successful completion of the cafe racer project.

now i want to know if there is some thing that you would like to improvise on the bike, because i see many suggesting so many things here. whats your opinion on the same?

well if you ask me i would remove the tail lights/indicators and license plate from that place and place it like its put on the free way bikes, to the side and put in a bigger and a radial rear tyre, and install the indicators but make them exrtremely discreet and they will be visible only when they glow!

do put in your thoughts!
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Old 27th February 2008, 10:28   #27
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First of all Thank You highwayblaze, islero, kurmist, thebagchi, Technocrat, ram_hyundai, arpandiv, Rudra Sen, desideep, gt_mustang, Rehaan, jkdas, simply_sunny001, bruceburgess, GTO, BUSA, VJ_MAVRICK, redfire, F50, Sankar, rider60, gendarmee, shazikon, kunaldhami, bIte tHe bulLet, for all the comments and your warm welcome

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one mirror looks a bit odd,why not go in for bar end mirrors?
We were thinking of installing bar-end mirrors but this would increase the width of the bike and would be difficult in traffic. So we decided against it.

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Originally Posted by BUSA
Is the bike a single seater now?
Monday-Friday its a single seater since its either used by me or Gordon. Sat/Sunday depending on the situation, theres always the Goldstar seat.

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now the only thing that you might like to improve on is the Tool boxes get the Covers cromed and get new stickering done...
We are planning to change the stickering on the tool boxes. Chroming the tool boxes would make the bike look over-shiny.

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1) The front tyre does not match the rear tyre. Put a similar patter tyre in the rear.

2) The rear mudguard stays continue down even after the mudguard has ended. Can't you get it trimmed a bit? Or it's even possible to remove the entire rear mudguard stay assembly and install a stealth Thunderbird one which will not show up and it'll look like the red Cafe racer pic.

3) I agree with arpandiv the reflectors on the fork leg if removed would look better.
1) Its because of budget constraints that these dont match. Anyways the front tyre is a bit heavy. So will be changing it to a Dunlop 3.5 front and rear.
2) We were planning on a T'bird type of mudguard mount, but again the budget prevented us from doing so.
3) Hmmmm.....I like it But planning to install thinner ones if they are available.

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Can something be done about the rear indicators too?

Its like a guy with helmet, 2 orange eyes , red nose. Star wars effect I guess.

Why only left side rear view?
We are planning on placing the rear indicators near the rear shocks.
One rear view mirror for the Cafe look.

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I have a sugestion though,cant the rear view mirror be round and make it on either side.
That'll make too many round things. Round headlights, indicators, pilot lights..... Hence the rectangular mirrors.

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well if you ask me i would remove the tail lights/indicators and license plate from that place and place it like its put on the free way bikes, to the side and put in a bigger and a radial rear tyre, and install the indicators but make them exrtremely discreet and they will be visible only when they glow!
Thanks rider. This has already been planned for the next ECR
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Old 27th February 2008, 12:34   #28
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one great looking bike...
but what do u think abt the racing position while seating wouldnt your back hurt after 10-20 km.

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Old 27th February 2008, 16:42   #29
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WOW!!!. . .thats the best looking bullet ever.
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