That big tank reminds me of a Norton camando 850 cafe racerWhile my head has been filled with open engine hot rod roadsters for inspiration the past couple of weeks,
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I can't help but feel a bit of a cafe racer vibe now that I see the tank and frame playing together. Maybe I'll change the name to "Mr. Coffee" instead of Mr. Gasser.
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I would be tempted to make the exhausts appear to come from under the bodywork, if that is possible.
Many race cars in the past had an open gap at the front to pull in the air, but that might take a bit of work with filler to look right.
But yep, the motor sitting on top of the frame would be good. Silly, ridiculous, yet at the same time good
I'm getting the same vibe. Would love to see you head in that direction on this build.
It's amazing how many American bikes had tanks I don't remember any Canadian ones with tanks except for a few MX
Never seen a tank on a bicycle till I accidentally landed on this site LOL!
They all look good, but that Western Flyer fits up real well.
'Course the car body is just over the top.
One issue pops up in my mind with the car body - the width of it between your legs. It's up pretty high, will it interfere with pedaling? Seems like you'd be rolling bow legged like a cowboy.