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The 2016, 2018 & 2019 Handbuilt Motorcycle show in Austin, TX

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by TwoManyXS1Bs, Feb 22, 2016.

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  1. wannabridin

    wannabridin XS650 Junkie

  2. TwoManyXS1Bs

    TwoManyXS1Bs BBQ Hunter Top Contributor

  3. DogBunny

    DogBunny Motorcychologist

    https://revivalcycles.com/pages/numero-cinco-builders-bikes
    The link for the entire show.
    Here are some of the ones I liked:

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    This Hodaka was possibly my favorite. It just looked fun to ride and cool to be seen on.

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    Triumph dragster. Note the repair to the engine case cover.

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    The salt flats bike that 2M showed, with its body.

    Revival-Cycles-Adventures-Handbuilt-Motorcycle-Show-2018-084-2000w.jpg
    If you think this Sportster isn't anything special, wait until you see the next pic:

    Revival-Cycles-Adventures-Handbuilt-Motorcycle-Show-2018-085-2000w.jpg

    Revival-Cycles-Adventures-Handbuilt-Motorcycle-Show-2018-094-2000w.jpg

    Revival-Cycles-Adventures-Handbuilt-Motorcycle-Show-2018-095-2000w.jpg
    The Iron Man bike, again.

    Revival-Cycles-Adventures-Handbuilt-Motorcycle-Show-2018-098-2000w.jpg
    Before.

    Revival-Cycles-Adventures-Handbuilt-Motorcycle-Show-2018-097-2000w.jpg
    After. I think you fold it up so that you can load it into your El Camino, then you extend it to ride???

    Revival-Cycles-Adventures-Handbuilt-Motorcycle-Show-2018-114-2000w.jpg
    This builder colored outside of the lines. My second favorite bike.

    Revival-Cycles-Adventures-Handbuilt-Motorcycle-Show-2018-149-2000w.jpg
    Someone stole this builder's Big Twin, so he had to put this engine into his chopper.

    Revival-Cycles-Adventures-Handbuilt-Motorcycle-Show-2018-152-2000w.jpg
    Here's where that stolen Big Twin wound up.
     
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  4. TwoManyXS1Bs

    TwoManyXS1Bs BBQ Hunter Top Contributor

    Haha, yeah, crazy place.
    Glad you found the salt flat body...
     
  5. TwoManyXS1Bs

    TwoManyXS1Bs BBQ Hunter Top Contributor

    The 2019 Handbuilt Show

    I spent the weekend in Austin, to attend the show with member Dogbunny.

    2019-HandbuiltShow.jpg

    Hosted by Revival Cycles
    2019-RevivalCycles.jpg

    https://revivalcycles.com/
    https://g.co/kgs/hg5ezG

    Setting up for the 2019 Handbuilt show.



    Some of the bikes were on loan from the Haas Motorcycle Museum.

    http://www.haasmotomuseum.com
    http://www.haasmotomuseum.com/the-museum

    One of the reps told us that all of the submitted bikes had to be running and rideable.

    I have a *lot* of pics to sort and post, so this may take awhile.
    And, to avoid page clogging, I'm going to post most of them as "thumbnails".
     
    Last edited: Apr 15, 2019
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  6. TwoManyXS1Bs

    TwoManyXS1Bs BBQ Hunter Top Contributor

    Only 3 XS650s were in the show this year.

    Looks like a hillclimber, but it's an extended hardtail.
    2019-HBS-XS650-01.jpg

    A nice tracker.
    2019-HBS-XS650-02.jpg 2019-HBS-XS650-03.jpg
     
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  7. TwoManyXS1Bs

    TwoManyXS1Bs BBQ Hunter Top Contributor

    Now, a really impressive XS650 build, Medusa.
    2019-HBS-Medusa00.jpg
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    Last edited: Apr 15, 2019
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  8. TwoManyXS1Bs

    TwoManyXS1Bs BBQ Hunter Top Contributor

    Medusa is worthy of meticulous study.
    2019-HBS-Medusa03.jpg
     
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  9. TwoManyXS1Bs

    TwoManyXS1Bs BBQ Hunter Top Contributor

    Taking pics here is challenging. Using a smartphone camera.
    Subdued lighting, mirrors, reflective chrome and paint, black surfaces.

    The right side.
    2019-HBS-Medusa04.jpg 2019-HBS-Medusa05.jpg
     
    Last edited: Apr 15, 2019
  10. TwoManyXS1Bs

    TwoManyXS1Bs BBQ Hunter Top Contributor

    Medusa is a single-sided hardtail.
    Swooping tubing attached to the frame.
    2019-HBS-Medusa06.jpg 2019-HBS-Medusa07.jpg 2019-HBS-Medusa09.jpg
     
  11. TwoManyXS1Bs

    TwoManyXS1Bs BBQ Hunter Top Contributor

    Sculptured tank and reverse levers.
    2019-HBS-Medusa08.jpg 2019-HBS-Medusa10.jpg
     
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  12. TwoManyXS1Bs

    TwoManyXS1Bs BBQ Hunter Top Contributor

    Sitting outside Revival Cycles storefront was this Kawasaki W-650, "The Bean".
    The massive 4LS front wheel, with cheesegrater fins, drew our attention.
    2019-HBS-TheBean01.jpg

    One of the reps showed us the description in their book.
    2019-HBS-TheBean02.jpg

    The 4LS front wheel is from a Yamaha TZ-350GP.
     
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  13. TwoManyXS1Bs

    TwoManyXS1Bs BBQ Hunter Top Contributor

    One of Revival's entries is called "Birdcage".
    A titanium truss frame suspending BMW's latest engine.

    2019-HBS-BMW-Birdcage01.jpg 2019-HBS-BMW-Birdcage02.jpg

    This onlooker's perplexed expression is a rather common sight here.
    2019-HBS-BMW-Birdcage03.jpg



     
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  14. TwoManyXS1Bs

    TwoManyXS1Bs BBQ Hunter Top Contributor

    I know nothing about the new BMW engine,
    but the cylinders and heads are watermelon *huge*.

    2019-HBS-BMW-BigHeads01.jpg 2019-HBS-BMW-BigHeads02.jpg
     
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  16. TwoManyXS1Bs

    TwoManyXS1Bs BBQ Hunter Top Contributor

    The "Medaza", a Moto Guzzi single.

    2019-HBS-Medaza01.jpg 2019-HBS-Medaza02.jpg 2019-HBS-Medaza03.jpg 2019-HBS-Medaza04.jpg
     
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  17. TwoManyXS1Bs

    TwoManyXS1Bs BBQ Hunter Top Contributor

    The Killer.
    2019-HBS-TheKiller00.jpg

    2019-HBS-TheKiller01.jpg

    Studying this thing, Dogbunny says "I see the tank, but where's the engine? ".

    We peek around and find an inspection door in the front fender.
    2019-HBS-TheKiller02.jpg

    There it is.
    A 3-cylinder radial buried in the front wheel.
     
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  18. TwoManyXS1Bs

    TwoManyXS1Bs BBQ Hunter Top Contributor

    A futuristic motorcycle, "2029".

    2019-HBS-2019-HBS-2029-00.jpg

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    Transparent wheels...
     
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  19. TwoManyXS1Bs

    TwoManyXS1Bs BBQ Hunter Top Contributor

    Taking a break.
    More pics forthcoming...
     
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  20. Mailman

    Mailman Hardly a Guru Top Contributor

    I don’t know man.......a guy could lose a testicle on that so called seat! :yikes:
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