Project Energia

Discussion in 'BUILDS' started by Starnger, Dec 22, 2018.

  1. Starnger

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    Finally the work on the frame is almost finished! It even managed to catch a bit of rust while waiting for me to be done with it for the whole summer :D
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    Done with tail light fins. Now they are almost perfectly straight :D
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    Just a bit more fine filing will be needed to loosen up the space a bit, since after powder coating the lights will sit there even tighter.
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    The fork legs are cut to length and capped.
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    Now the last bit of work for the frame is to put some nut-rivets for the cable guides, and the bike is ready to be painted! I think in the end i will make it yellow :)
     
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  2. SpikeFC

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    Now that is really something cool! Is that a headlight from Romet export bikes? :39:
     
  3. Starnger

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    No, that one is modern Chinese one. Probably they got inspiration from that one :D
    This is just temporary one, so i can test ride and be street legal :D I am planning to build a cool custom headlight for it and already bought the body for it.
     
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  4. SpikeFC

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    Nice! On the other hand - I really like how that chineese one looks ;)
     
  5. Starnger

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    I like it too, quite stylish, but that big of a bike asks for a bigger lamp :) Anyway, i can always go back to this one if i won't like it in the end.
     
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    The holes for internal cable guiding are done.
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    Cable test-fitted, using new rubber grommets.
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    Frame number got stamped first, but i am not satisfied with the depth of those stamps. Apparently just hitting the numbers with a hammer is not enough to get a nice deep stamp, or maybe i am doing something wrong. Anyway, i went on and engraved the number over the stamp. Should be readable now.
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    Now the bike is sent to a powder-coater. They are busy lately, so i think it will be done in a week or two. Then we go to final assembly.
     
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