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miketweedie

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As promised I've spent hours making this look like it grew there!

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I'm elated with the results and I don't think the photos do it justice.

Daniel.
I did a similar style on my Buell café bike, though I use the word "similar" liberally as mine is nowhere near this slick. I agree the look really cleans it up. My only downside was I needed to hide a little shorai battery in there, so I was forced to add a small box near the backbone to accommodate. It gives you an awesome spot to hide wiring, relays, fuses etc.

Looks really good man, very impressed.
 

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I did a similar style on my Buell café bike, though I use the word "similar" liberally as mine is nowhere near this slick. I agree the look really cleans it up. My only downside was I needed to hide a little shorai battery in there, so I was forced to add a small box near the backbone to accommodate. It gives you an awesome spot to hide wiring, relays, fuses etc.

Looks really good man, very impressed.

Thanks for the kind words Mike!

The seat cowl I’ve made has more than enough room for a small Lithium battery (I think I’m going to go with a Shorai too).

I’m designing a seat pan that arches/rises across it’s width to a height of 25mm above the top of the frames tubing, this coupled with the base pan should give me close to a 50mm cavity to house everything else.

Daniel.
 

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Last night I offered up my Ohlins shocks to my frame & swingarm, in the three years or so I’ve owned them this was the first time I ever have, initially I intended to see what was needed to make them fit but lo and behold the bushings were the exact size.

I liked the look so much I had to sit the tank & seat cowl on there too to see how it all looked together, it’s worth noting the tank’s not in the position it will eventually sit and the cowl needs more work to fit perfectly.

But you get the general idea.

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Daniel.
 

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This morning I went and saw Rick of Smedspeed, he pressed in my Cognito Moto steering stem into my bottom yoke.

I just had to share photos as there’s been a surprising amount of work involved in this transformation and it’s an element of the build I’m quite proud of.

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Daniel.
 
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