You're reading too much into my motivation!
Jim,You're reading too much into my motivation!
I actually tracked down the long stem for the same reason that the guys Luke educated us on did. I was just looking for a way to get the bars higher. It's such a short little frame that it just seemed logical. I don't really like the extreme apes. I'm hoping that I can find some bars that are a few inches taller at the upcoming AVBS swap meet (Also hoping to find a 24" ducktail fender). If not, I may be able to get the stem a little deeper in the fork. No plans for cutting it!
Today was clean up day.
The frame had some unnecessary cable guides, the new fork's brake bosses had to go and there were more than a dozen holes in the wheelie bars and sissy bar that had to be welded shut. All of that was followed by filing and sanding.
I may sand and prime everything while it's apart, but I still need to wait about painting until I make a decision on the fenders and one other part.
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Sorry about the delay, I forgot to measure the seat until tonight. It's 16". I probably would've preferred an 18" but it was already in my stash so it got the job.Is that a full size (18 inch) Person's seat on there? Never knew those tennie shoe looking ones were Person's.
Will we be getting a wheelie vid? Wheelie bar is looking pretty functional.