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BurlyBrand
02-08-2013, 2:36 PM
Stepping outside our comfort zone again. Scrambler build (http://www.chopcult.com/forum/showthread.php?t=25763) went pretty well and for those of you that gave us props, it's much appreciated. This time we're looking to transform a raggedy Sportster into a legit Cafe. If all goes well, we'll create some new parts and maybe learn something along the way. As always, your input is appreciated.

Our victim this time is a pretty sad 2003 883. It was a test bed for our cable kit program and then stuck in a corner to rot. Clogged carb and very dead battery attest to that.

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Yeh, somewhere along the way the airfilter went missing.


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and one of the risers shattered. A really really long time ago.


For now, we'll use the stock wheels and maybe some vintage looking Avons. Probably start by stripping off all the unnecessary parts and weld up a set of Clubman bars. That should give us a feel for what it'll take to make an ass-low XL into something that wants a level looking chassis.

More pics on the way as we break stuff. Stay tuned for another action packed episode of "Sportster and Sawzalls" some time next week.

CoyoteUSP
02-08-2013, 2:52 PM
Yessssssssssssssssssssssss

Nosebleed
02-08-2013, 3:05 PM
(Nose goes to make popcorn)

You guys want some?

Jackfrost
02-08-2013, 7:46 PM
Oh goody here they go again

Saltytonk
02-08-2013, 7:52 PM
Yep I'll be watching this one too!

RAT
02-09-2013, 5:55 AM
Sweet, that scrambler is titty balls! Looking forward to this...

RAT
02-09-2013, 5:57 AM
also, you gotta keep the clutch cable like that ;)

hutchings
02-09-2013, 9:03 AM
Subscribed as always!


I won't spoil this one for everybody.. but I bet after seeing the pipes going on this thing, the direction it's headed is gonna be great!




Cough*DPCustom*Cough

nunez8853
02-09-2013, 4:01 PM
this is exactly what i wanna see. a cafe sportster, i wanna do one of those so bad. once i have the coin i will for sure

BurlyBrand
02-11-2013, 2:21 PM
Stalker!

Yeh, we scored a super rare DP Customs box pipe. Pics soon enough.





Subscribed as always!


I won't spoil this one for everybody.. but I bet after seeing the pipes going on this thing, the direction it's headed is gonna be great!




Cough*DPCustom*Cough

BurlyBrand
02-11-2013, 2:40 PM
Bike strippage is in play.

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We really like the look and convenience of Clubman bars (no drama relocating speedo or dealing with a top triple clamp), so we've mocked up a set. Pulling wires internally is a pain, so look for an update that makes that much easier.

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Cafe styling will want a much taller rear-end and likely lower fork to achieve a proper level chassis. Tentative plan is a set of the new 15" Stiletto shocks in the back and a 2" drop in the forks. Both will firm up the suspension which will also pay off in handling characteristics. This thing needs to do more than just impress hipsters, it'll need to rail corners as well!

NHMike
02-11-2013, 3:05 PM
Looking forward to seeing how this tunrs out. Saw a pic of a bike with the Stilletos on it and they looked badass.

BurlyBrand
02-11-2013, 3:10 PM
Tall shocks are the secret sauce to transforming the XL chassis into a proper Cafe.

http://www.burlybrand.com/stilettoshocks/index.aspx



Looking forward to seeing how this tunrs out. Saw a pic of a bike with the Stilletos on it and they looked badass.

derekd403
02-11-2013, 3:11 PM
Sweet, that scrambler is titty balls! Looking forward to this...

I wanna subscribe in hoping this turns out "titty balls"

BurlyBrand
02-11-2013, 3:15 PM
We're not even sure what that means....



I wanna subscribe in hoping this turns out "titty balls"

derekd403
02-11-2013, 3:18 PM
Me either, but it has "titty" so it's gotta be at least half good

SewerRob
02-11-2013, 4:51 PM
Yes, after how the scrambler turned out I can't wait to see this transformation.

hutchings
02-11-2013, 5:07 PM
Stalker!

Yeh, we scored a super rare DP Customs box pipe. Pics soon enough.

Why are you so mean to me? :(

Haha... Any plans for rear sets, or just keeping mids?

Brendden
02-11-2013, 5:14 PM
I wanna subscribe in hoping this turns out "titty balls"

So you want this bike to be a tranny?

BurlyBrand
02-11-2013, 5:16 PM
You're a spoiler!!!

Looking like we'll end up with mids, really liking the Chainsikle stuff. http://chainsikle.com/

Super clean and low buck solution.



Why are you so mean to me? :(

Haha... Any plans for rear sets, or just keeping mids?

krowpickin
02-11-2013, 5:32 PM
looking forward to see how it turns out.

Nosebleed
02-12-2013, 1:30 PM
Burly Dudes: "Cafe styling will want a much taller rear-end and likely lower fork to achieve a proper level chassis. Tentative plan is a set of the new 15" Stiletto shocks in the back and a 2" drop in the forks."

Nice, this is gonna be great. I want to go ahead and claim responsibility for this idea though, just like I did in the Scrambler thread. I have the PM's to prove it. Not that I actually implemented it or anything, but I still consider it my intellectual property.

Tell you what, send me a set of Stiletto's and we'll call it square. Will PM my mailing address. Thx in advance.

:cheersmate:

BurlyBrand
02-13-2013, 10:47 AM
Nice try Nose... We may need to buy out your rights with some swag.





Burly Dudes: "Cafe styling will want a much taller rear-end and likely lower fork to achieve a proper level chassis. Tentative plan is a set of the new 15" Stiletto shocks in the back and a 2" drop in the forks."

Nice, this is gonna be great. I want to go ahead and claim responsibility for this idea though, just like I did in the Scrambler thread. I have the PM's to prove it. Not that I actually implemented it or anything, but I still consider it my intellectual property.

Tell you what, send me a set of Stiletto's and we'll call it square. Will PM my mailing address. Thx in advance.

:cheersmate:

Nosebleed
02-13-2013, 10:54 AM
You realize of course that you missed out on a great opportunity here, right? You could have played along, taken my address and then mailed me a pair of cheap women's shoes! Would have been a riot!

Ok, no further distractions from me...I almost promise. Please carry on with awesomeness, be it linear or otherwise.

:cheersmate:

BurlyBrand
02-13-2013, 11:13 AM
Your memory of past posts is alarmingly stalker like.

More pics to come today.






You realize of course that you missed out on a great opportunity here, right? You could have played along, taken my address and then mailed me a pair of cheap women's shoes! Would have been a riot!

Ok, no further distractions from me...I almost promise. Please carry on with awesomeness, be it linear or otherwise.

:cheersmate:

longlivepunk
02-13-2013, 11:46 AM
You seem to have a lot of stalkers. You big tease.

CoyoteUSP
02-13-2013, 11:53 AM
I've got a set of Chainsickles that won't be getting used if you guys want them. You'll have to provide a couple bolts, but they're in pretty good condition.

Mayyyybeeeeeeee wanna trade for a set of Stilettos? Maybe? No? Guys?

BurlyBrand
02-13-2013, 11:56 AM
What year bike are they for? We're always up for a good swap.

Message us with details.





I've got a set of Chainsickles that won't be getting used if you guys want them. You'll have to provide a couple bolts, but they're in pretty good condition.

Mayyyybeeeeeeee wanna trade for a set of Stilettos? Maybe? No? Guys?

BurlyBrand
02-14-2013, 11:53 AM
We don't have cool illustrations like the big time builders (love you RSD!), but we scribbled this a few months back and will use it as a loose guide. Stock tank is a little beat, but we love the shape, so it'll stay. Tail will be legit Cafe and both stock fenders will be discarded.

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Strippage is now full throttle. Lots of parts heading to powder.

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Bike came with a SuperTrap pipe and we're liking the header part of it. Mated on a Dime City muffler to see what that looked like. Not bad for a low buck solution.

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More pics soon.

hutchings
02-14-2013, 2:48 PM
Bike came with a SuperTrap pipe and we're liking the header part of it. Mated on a Dime City muffler to see what that looked like. Not bad for a low buck solution.

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Nice progress so far, that exhaust is killer... I love that style, looks quite like the style I just build for my Sporty.

http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc280/hutch08_photo/20121221_153715.jpg


I do hope you still rock that DP pipe on this bike though, it's definitely cafe as it gets.

IndianaSlim
02-14-2013, 7:22 PM
Actually Hutchings, your pipe looks better, but where is your rear m/c?

hutchings
02-14-2013, 7:46 PM
Actually Hutchings, your pipe looks better, but where is your rear m/c?

Mine's a rubbermount Sporty, rear M/C is behind the engine under the swingarm pivot.

.... Sorry to steal your thunder Dave! haha

Nosebleed
02-21-2013, 3:56 PM
JACK!

Way to go, Hutchings, geez! Now this thread just became another exciting edition of, "Hey, where did you get that ______ (insert name of part here)?"

Sit down and have some of this popcorn. You scared Dave away.

:eek:

MagnusB
02-21-2013, 5:12 PM
Nice! Chain conversion and big dual brake discs up front?

Nosebleed
02-25-2013, 11:25 AM
Well, I would ask for an update, but I'm afraid that I'd be accused of being a stalker again. That Burly Dave seems to be a little fixated on stalkers, doesn't he?

Maybe poor guy had some bad experiences in the past with a crazy ex-girlfriend or something.

Imaposer
03-04-2013, 11:52 AM
Well, I would ask for an update, but I'm afraid that I'd be accused of being a stalker again. That Burly Dave seems to be a little fixated on stalkers, doesn't he?

Maybe poor guy had some bad experiences in the past with a crazy ex-girlfriend or something.

Well, just to save you from any anti-stalker legislation, I'll ask for you... Any updates?

Then again, maybe I'm a stalker too, IDK... ;)

I did have one in college... kinda creepy really...

BurlyBrand
03-04-2013, 7:34 PM
OK, now we need this guy to build us an exhaust! That thing looks great! Updates pending... Hang tight.




Nice progress so far, that exhaust is killer... I love that style, looks quite like the style I just build for my Sporty.

http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc280/hutch08_photo/20121221_153715.jpg


I do hope you still rock that DP pipe on this bike though, it's definitely cafe as it gets.

BurlyBrand
03-04-2013, 7:38 PM
While we were waiting on parts and other crap, we did a wheel color test. It's OK, but we're not in love. Waffle grips look so good, but hurt like hell to ride, so they're out, too.

Spanky fresh set of our new clubmans in place, though.

http://www.burlybrand.com/clubmanbars/index.aspx

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BurlyBrand
03-04-2013, 8:03 PM
Easily one of our favorite parts is hacking off the fender struts. No turning back now! Used a set of Kuryakyn signals and welded tabs to the shock spacers. Instant tailight/signals.

Need to go back and round off the face of that cut, but a mean craving to test ride won out.

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BurlyBrand
03-04-2013, 8:13 PM
We're update bombing to get this thread up to real time. Apologize if it's making your head spin.

Another shot of a clean little light install.

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Scored some loot from Mr. Boyle. Have to love a hand crafted part.

http://boylecomm.blogspot.com/

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Wrenching Hipster style.

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BurlyBrand
03-04-2013, 8:47 PM
This bike is fighting us.... Hating the Avons. Tire went low and fell off the bead rolling the bike to the air compressor. Time for a tube or something more drastic.

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Did manage to get the motor parts to powder, though and they came back looking pretty F'n great.

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Brendden
03-05-2013, 4:39 PM
Freaking sweet. Quick question, you're 10.5" shocks, do they have .5" eyes?

BurlyBrand
03-05-2013, 5:22 PM
Yes they do. Standard on most modern HD's.




Freaking sweet. Quick question, you're 10.5" shocks, do they have .5" eyes?

Randeezy868
03-05-2013, 7:11 PM
i think its the mags and bias tires. I had trouble with my Firestones and even took them to the local motorcycle shop, used the tire machine, and then exhausted all of the tricks and we ended up putting tubes in them.

BurlyBrand
03-05-2013, 7:33 PM
Bunch of false starts and "challenges" got us a bit discouraged on this build. We had some beers, and regrouped. We're good now.

Scored a set RSD wheels (18" R and 19" F). Yeh, we know, that's cheating, but we're loving the clean simple look of these wheels. Wrapped them in Metzeler rubber to complete the package. Now if we can just talk him out of some discs and calipers!

http://www.rolandsands.com/products/morris-wheel-black-ops

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The exhaust gods must have heard our plea for help as well. Not sure why we keep trying to build/modify our own systems. We're clearly not good at it. We've lusted after the box exhaust DP Customs did on one of their builds and they were generous enough to make one for us (we begged a little)! Pretty sure this one part made the build.

http://dpcustomcycles.com/black_%26_white.html

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Things are really starting to come together now and this thread is pretty much caught up to real time. We'll post more as we break stuff.

mrcoffee
03-05-2013, 8:11 PM
OMG, I just youtubed the clip of that bike running....they really need to put that pipe into production and make it available to the public! Any idea how it stacks up on the dyno?

-m

BurlyBrand
03-05-2013, 8:13 PM
We have no idea, but are really looking forward to running it!

As we understand it, if they get enough requests, they'll make it available to the public.





OMG, I just youtubed the clip of that bike running....they really need to put that pipe into production and make it available to the public! Any idea how it stacks up on the dyno?

-m

BurlyBrand
03-05-2013, 8:32 PM
Not sure if this does it justice, but here we go!

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/uFyRe39iZ_Y" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

CoyoteUSP
03-05-2013, 8:47 PM
That DP exhaust is super clean, gonna fit this build perfectly

Nosebleed
03-05-2013, 8:58 PM
Yay! Updates! Dig those new wheels and the tires will be much better. People seem to like putting more sporty modern tires on this type of build and I support. Better tires are more fun in corners. And that pipe is a sex macheen. Rock!

BurlyBrand
03-05-2013, 9:03 PM
Nose! Glad you're back.

We are beyond stoked on the new wheels and tires and the DP exhaust is pretty unreal.

More super secret Ninja parts coming from Burly, too.



Yay! Updates! Dig those new wheels and the tires will be much better. People seem to like putting more sporty modern tires on this type of build and I support. Better tires are more fun in corners. And that pipe is a sex macheen. Rock!

BurlyBrand
03-06-2013, 4:31 PM
So that happened.

<a href="http://s1276.beta.photobucket.com/user/BurlyBrand/media/Burly%20Cafe%20Build/IMG_1739_zpsa663eea8.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1276.photobucket.com/albums/y473/BurlyBrand/Burly%20Cafe%20Build/IMG_1739_zpsa663eea8.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo IMG_1739_zpsa663eea8.jpg"/></a>

We got a little optimistic on the tire size. Width looks great, belt not so much on board with the change. Might be time for a chain conversion.


Gave Kyle at Lowbrow a call and he's now building his own sprocket and selling a kit.

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Really great looking part and reasonable price. Thanks Lowbrow!

http://www.lowbrowcustoms.com/p2570/buy/m-c-parts/clutch-driveline-amp-trans/american/chains-amp-belts/lowbrow-customs-belt-to-chain-conversion-for-1200-sportsters-1993-2003-ditch-the-belt-/

Hope to have the bike back up on its wheels this weekend. Might also be time to call the painter and beg...

Nosebleed
03-06-2013, 4:35 PM
^^^Ran into that same problem mounting Shinko 777's on the back of a pre-04 Sporty. Scrapey-scrapey. Hoping my Shinko 230's on Shovel wheels don't do the same thing on my 95 XL project.

Stupid tires.

ercle69
03-06-2013, 8:49 PM
damn those pipes are killer!!

BurlyBrand
03-12-2013, 5:17 PM
Balance of the covers went to powder and body to the painter. Now we pray.

In the meantime we're going to get a little ghetto style. Picked up a couple cans of Harley's "texture black" (the most expensive rattle can we've ever purchased!) and tested against the powdered parts. Dead match. That cinched it, we're not pulling the motor. We are now masking gods.

<a href="http://s1276.beta.photobucket.com/user/BurlyBrand/media/IMG_1953_zps9c23fdb7.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1276.photobucket.com/albums/y473/BurlyBrand/IMG_1953_zps9c23fdb7.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo IMG_1953_zps9c23fdb7.jpg"/></a>


And this came in the mail:

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Loves us some Biltwell stuff. Blacking out the motor made the carb cap and ignition cover almost mandatory.

http://www.biltwellinc.com/

Motor should be dry and ready for assembly soon.

BurlyBrand
03-12-2013, 5:34 PM
Fresh set of Burly Clubmans get unwrapped. Internal wiring on this style of bar has always been a nightmare so we capped the ends. Now you can work the wiring though the hard corners. Makes it a ton easier to wire them. Obviously stock length wires are plenty good, so pulling the wiring out of the connectors, feeding it through the bar and reinserting it into the connector takes minimal time.

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Picked up an Speed Merchant triple tree, too. These things are a work of art. http://thespeedmerchant.net/

It got tossed into the freezer for a little metallurgy lesson (wife not stoked). As it turned out the bearing fitment was not as tight as the factory stuff and it probably did not need to spend theday with frozen pees, but better safe than sorry (ummm, sorry hon).

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BurlyBrand
03-12-2013, 5:45 PM
Just got pics from the painter. We love Smokey, he plays along with our dumb ass requests and hits the deadlines. http://paintbysmokey.com/

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Color is still a bit sketchy (our fault), but it's looking to be ready to shoot!

xsrick
03-12-2013, 6:46 PM
that exhaust sounds throaty as fuck

pessimiste
03-12-2013, 7:45 PM
those clubmans, I say!

was contemplating clip ons but . . . upon these
being released I'm reconsidering! so nice.
I like how they don't have a crazy wrist-destroying drop angle.

BurlyBrand
03-12-2013, 7:55 PM
We hate wrist destroying. Angles are pretty comfortable and a little rotation within the clamps will tune them to your happy spot. Also slotted for internal wiring.

Clubmans are released.

http://www.burlybrand.com/clubmanbars/index.aspx




those clubmans, I say!

was contemplating clip ons but . . . upon these
being released I'm reconsidering! so nice.
I like how they don't have a crazy wrist-destroying drop angle.

BurlyBrand
03-13-2013, 11:36 AM
Front end coming together nicely. Speed Merchant Triple is insanely cool. Boots and a set of our proto fork sleeves wrap up the fork. Black is the new black.

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We like detail shit, so the fork sleeves get a set of turn signal tabs and some binky Kuryakyn signals. Small, tight and bright.

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BurlyBrand
03-13-2013, 11:53 AM
Motor is back together, fresh gaskets all around and the rattle can'd jugs are a dead match for the powder coated primary/cam cover/rocker covers. DP Customs exhaust is a mind blower. Now sure why this has not been done before. Super tight, and even an easy install.

Chain conversion is still too close with the 150 rear tire. Lowbrow supplied the sprockets (now black powdered) and we used an o-ring chain. Anyone used a non o-ring chain on these before? That would save us some space. Otherwise we'll have to fab up some sprocket spacers.

Chime in if you guys have any info.

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Carb needed love, too. BCM filter and Biltwell cap are replete in this years trendy colorway. We did a DynoJet kit inside and took a guess at jetting. Kit is super simple to install and we'll do a plug chop later on to confirm jetting spec.

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Getting close. Motor is so much nicer looking than the nackered silver it came to us as. Working a chain guide next and yeh, the cables are grossly long. Corrected version is on the way. Needs a black oil cap, too.

Before:
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After (so far!):
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ercle69
03-13-2013, 12:30 PM
i never had any problems with the non o-ring chain on the 2 bikes i put em on....

BurlyBrand
03-13-2013, 12:37 PM
That's good to hear.



i never had any problems with the non o-ring chain on the 2 bikes i put em on....

SquashThatFly
03-13-2013, 5:00 PM
youll be fine with a non-oring chain. youll just have to maintain it more often

ruggeradams
03-13-2013, 7:37 PM
Black is the new black. Like it!!

xsrick
03-14-2013, 7:24 AM
That's a nice transformation. I would've done it all doo doo brown though.

thevoodoochild
03-14-2013, 9:22 AM
its looking good man!! really clean!!

Nosebleed
03-14-2013, 10:09 AM
Senor Dave, I have but 2 things to say:

1. Frozen pees. No wonder your wife is pissed dude.
2. HD called. They said that they already built the Nightster, seriously...like in 2007. Black is...the old black.

Digging a lot of those parts though. I'm saving my pocket change for a set of Stilletos.

Oh yeah, also, there was a dude who did a How-to thread on here about the Sporty chain conversion and he used a 520 chain. Said it was thinner and lighter. Of course, that would require different sprockets. Can't remember who did that thread but I can find it. Let me know if you want me to look into it.

BurlyBrand
03-14-2013, 12:42 PM
Nightster is actually a silver motor. we stole this scheme from the 48. Easily the best looking of the recent Sporty motors.

Chain conversion is low drama (thank you Lowbrow!), challenge we created was using a 150 Metzeler on an 03 (narrower than 04 and newer) chassis. Non o-ring chain or a thin spacer behind the sprockets will solve the final clearance issues. Both of which we now have in hand.

Appreciate the compliments and offer to help! If you could swing by this weekend for final assembly that'd be great.





Senor Dave, I have but 2 things to say:

1. Frozen pees. No wonder your wife is pissed dude.
2. HD called. They said that they already built the Nightster, seriously...like in 2007. Black is...the old black.

Digging a lot of those parts though. I'm saving my pocket change for a set of Stilletos.

Oh yeah, also, there was a dude who did a How-to thread on here about the Sporty chain conversion and he used a 520 chain. Said it was thinner and lighter. Of course, that would require different sprockets. Can't remember who did that thread but I can find it. Let me know if you want me to look into it.

tomshouse516
03-14-2013, 1:11 PM
I ran a 520 o-ring chain with a 150 Metzler on my 99'.. had room

BurlyBrand
03-14-2013, 1:26 PM
Hmm... Maybe the RSD rim is wider and letting the tire run bigger? Chain is just touching the edge of the tire.





I ran a 520 o-ring chain with a 150 Metzler on my 99'.. had room

Stlmikie
03-14-2013, 1:43 PM
I know it sounds a little wonky but if it is just barely touching there is very little play in the chain from side to side. You can take the tire and remove a scoash from the side for clearance. Obviously not taking off so much that it creates safety issues.




Hmm... Maybe the RSD rim is wider and letting the tire run bigger? Chain is just touching the edge of the tire.

Nosebleed
03-14-2013, 1:49 PM
Hmm... Maybe the RSD rim is wider and letting the tire run bigger? Chain is just touching the edge of the tire.

I'd love to stop by and help. Can you send someone to pick me up from the airport? Let me know.

As for the chain, above dude mentioned using a 520 and I believe that you are using a 530, right? Wouldn't there be a difference in the width?

Nosebleed
03-14-2013, 2:08 PM
Ok, fiiiiiiine, Mr. Frozen Tinkle, I was wrong and you were (sorta) right, but I think that the motor is more grey than silver and the rocker covers were def silver back then. I guess that I was just hoping for something a little more, I don't know, festive for the Easter season. Haven't seen anyone use pastel blue, green or yellow on a frame lately with their cafe build.
http://www.chopcult.com/uploads_user/4000/3433/81569.jpg

BurlyBrand
03-14-2013, 2:23 PM
Wow.. Frozen tinkle? Really?

We've always wanted to do a red framed Sporty. Can't seem to figure out the right build for it, but suspect the motor would probably be black in that as well.

Next bike will be full on Japanese Brat stye (already collecting parts). No festive colors, though. We're kinda hoping wacky colored Harleys dies when the giant wheel bagger trend finally goes away.



Ok, fiiiiiiine, Mr. Frozen Tinkle, I was wrong and you were (sorta) right, but I think that the motor is more grey than silver and the rocker covers were def silver back then. I guess that I was just hoping for something a little more, I don't know, festive for the Easter season. Haven't seen anyone use pastel blue, green or yellow on a frame lately with their cafe build.
http://www.chopcult.com/uploads_user/4000/3433/81569.jpg

Nosebleed
03-14-2013, 2:42 PM
Wee-Hoo, Wee-Hoo, lookout for the grammar police!

Yeah, you see, a while back when you were putting the trees in the freezer, you mentioned the frozen "pees" in there. Not frozen "peas." I just thought that was some real Jeffery Dahmer shit to do with your freezer. It was not, unfortunately, very funny.

Everybody likes to have a nice stable of Sportys around (well, not everybody) but you should really push the envelope on the next one. I was watching that movie "The Lorax" the other day on Netflix with my kid and the idea really hit me after seeing what they dreamed up from the world of Dr. Seuss (where nearly all practical and probable things come from): Sportster Unicycle. 1200cc's of rumbling madness...one wheel.

:killerjob:

Is that smoke coming from everyone's ears?

BurlyBrand
03-14-2013, 2:47 PM
Wow... Perhaps too much time on your hands Dr. Nose.

Good catch on the spelling error, horrifically bad Seuss reference.





Wee-Hoo, Wee-Hoo, lookout for the grammar police!

Yeah, you see, a while back when you were putting the trees in the freezer, you mentioned the frozen "pees" in there. Not frozen "peas." I just thought that was some real Jeffery Dahmer shit to do with your freezer. It was not, unfortunately, very funny.

Everybody likes to have a nice stable of Sportys around (well, not everybody) but you should really push the envelope on the next one. I was watching that movie "The Lorax" the other day on Netflix with my kid and the idea really hit me after seeing what they dreamed up from the world of Dr. Seuss (where nearly all practical and probable things come from): Sportster Unicycle. 1200cc's of rumbling madness...one wheel.

:killerjob:

Is that smoke coming from everyone's ears?

CoyoteUSP
03-14-2013, 2:48 PM
My brain just exploded, thanks Nose

Nosebleed
03-14-2013, 3:09 PM
Sorry bruv, my fault; I'll clean it up. {Nose sets down his popcorn, grabs the mop bucket...}

Bad Seuss reference? I think not! I was all stoked on this until I just found out that Audi is already working on this in Germany, albeit probably not with a Sporty motor in it. Man, why does this always happen to me?

CoyoteUSP
03-14-2013, 3:41 PM
Thread dereail: check out RYNO Motors. http://rynomotors.com/

BurlyBrand
03-14-2013, 5:45 PM
That is a derail. Have to admit we'd try it.




Thread dereail: check out RYNO Motors. http://rynomotors.com/

Nosebleed
03-14-2013, 10:30 PM
Wow that Ryno is what I was envisioning, but gone horribly wrong in a very suburban way. I shall discuss it no further.

Dave, please continue with awesomeness, in a linear manner.

BurlyBrand
03-15-2013, 9:11 AM
Ahhh... Thanks Nose.

Stay tuned kids.





Wow that Ryno is what I was envisioning, but gone horribly wrong in a very suburban way. I shall discuss it no further.

Dave, please continue with awesomeness, in a linear manner.

BurlyBrand
03-15-2013, 9:39 AM
We're close. Painter keeps sending over teaser shots. It's killing us. If Smokey will let us, we'll bonzai down to his shop Saturday morning and pick it. If not, we'll vibrate until Monday morning.

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Bike is so close. Last couple of parts tricked in today. Weekend will be consumed with final installs. Mostly brakes and sorting some kind of taillight and LP mount. Tail section came out so good (secret preview shot, don't tell anyone). Look for more info on that part in the next few weeks.

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If the moto gods are with us we'll do a shoot with it on Monday.

pessimiste
03-15-2013, 2:04 PM
the seat is looking fantastic!

Nosebleed
03-15-2013, 2:47 PM
So, how did you resolve the chain issue, or is the rub still there?

Next item, the rear cowl. Now, I'm often confused and nearly always sleep deprived, so I hope that you believe in the old adage "there's no such thing as a stupid question", but what's up with the tail section. It appears that you have a hard part which was just painted, but the seat is also shaped like the cowl? Usually, builders do one or the other, but I've never seen anyone do both. Does the hard piece fit over the top of the seat for when you hang out with those sportbike guys up north, but is removable (convertible) for when you hang out with those Triumph guys downtown?

BurlyBrand
03-15-2013, 3:04 PM
Perhaps there are two different tail sections.

Shhh... It's all secret new stuff on Chop Cult folks get to see.





So, how did you resolve the chain issue, or is the rub still there?

Next item, the rear cowl. Now, I'm often confused and nearly always sleep deprived, so I hope that you believe in the old adage "there's no such thing as a stupid question", but what's up with the tail section. It appears that you have a hard part which was just painted, but the seat is also shaped like the cowl? Usually, builders do one or the other, but I've never seen anyone do both. Does the hard piece fit over the top of the seat for when you hang out with those sportbike guys up north, but is removable (convertible) for when you hang out with those Triumph guys downtown?

Nosebleed
03-15-2013, 3:09 PM
HUH? Can't hear ya 'cause of the smoke coming out of my ears.

Mind blown.

With you guys turning out all of these new products I'm going to have to be selective about what I buy so that I don't make the same bike that you do, hahaha. I already wanted your shocks and pegs, and now seats too?

beto
03-16-2013, 10:40 PM
I love the tail on the last pic, it looks like a factory item but in a good way, so fresh and different from all the classic looking cafe tails I've seen.
If you make it for 2004 and up I'd definitely get one!
Can't wait to see how the red tank and cowl will complement the shocks.

BurlyBrand
03-18-2013, 2:27 PM
Thanks man! Look for real deal info on them later in the month.



I love the tail on the last pic, it looks like a factory item but in a good way, so fresh and different from all the classic looking cafe tails I've seen.
If you make it for 2004 and up I'd definitely get one!
Can't wait to see how the red tank and cowl will complement the shocks.

hutchings
03-18-2013, 2:49 PM
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Hey man, ever thought of ditching the upper shock caps? I think it cleans up the rear end quite a bit when your running chopped fender struts... or none at all.

Ever since I saw Headcase's bike with the caps removed on his 412's, I thought it looked killer:

http://www.motorcyclesuspensionblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/IMG_7247.jpg

BurlyBrand
03-18-2013, 2:54 PM
A solid weekend in the shop can make for some serious headway. Sorted the primary side first. Proper tension in the chain and capped it all with a Speed Merchant (http://www.thespeedmerchant.bigcartel.com/product/derby-cover-black-with-polished-fins-4-hole-sportster) Derby Cover. Beautiful cast piece.

Also sorted the Chainsikle (http://chainsikle.com/) rear sets. Shane at Chainsikle is our go-to guy for rear sets. Low dollar, high quality and they really look the part. He even did a set for our Scrambler build we'll be putting on as soon as we have a minute. His reverse shift rearset is insanely cool as well.

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With that sorted, we made a banzai run to San Clemente to retrieve the bodywork. Smokey did an amazing job. We picked a deep red, pretty close to a Porsche red. Should look proper over the blacked out bike.

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Vibrated the entire drive back. Truck smelled like fresh paint and we liked it... Can not get this stuff on the bike soon enough.

Brendden
03-18-2013, 2:56 PM
Still a fake cafe until you make the motor fucking sweet.

http://www.zippersperformance.com/products/performance-kits/ev-sportster-kits/zippers-hammer-88-carb-kit.html

BurlyBrand
03-18-2013, 2:59 PM
In fact, we have. Plenty of guys like the upper cover, so we ship it that way. Ten minutes with a spring compressor and it comes right off. We're also already seeing guys pull the bottom spring off and paint it to match their bikes. Loving that!





Hey man, ever thought of ditching the upper shock caps? I think it cleans up the rear end quite a bit when your running chopped fender struts... or none at all.

Ever since I saw Headcase's bike with the caps removed on his 412's, I thought it looked killer:

http://www.motorcyclesuspensionblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/IMG_7247.jpg

BurlyBrand
03-18-2013, 3:19 PM
Love the Zippers stuff, but for 5K, we're pretty happy to stick with "fake"




Still a fake cafe until you make the motor fucking sweet.

http://www.zippersperformance.com/products/performance-kits/ev-sportster-kits/zippers-hammer-88-carb-kit.html

Brendden
03-18-2013, 3:21 PM
You're right, I didnt notice the price.

BurlyBrand
03-18-2013, 3:32 PM
Not that we wouldn't be willing to sell a few souls to get hooked up with that kit...




You're right, I didnt notice the price.

BurlyBrand
03-18-2013, 6:14 PM
Took about ten minutes after getting back from the painter before we had to set the bodywork on the bike so we could stand back and admire it. Stoked with the results. Super secret tail section really looks the part. Still need to get the fairing on and sort out the lighting. Brakes after that and then we start buttoning up the details. Lot of discussion as to who gets to ride it first. Were going to wring its neck for sure.

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ercle69
03-18-2013, 7:53 PM
Damn that looks sick!!!!!

MenaceKustoms
03-18-2013, 8:28 PM
I love this thing so far.

Imaposer
03-20-2013, 9:19 PM
Yeah, I am really loving the direction this one took too. Now I just gotta decide whether I want to build the Scrambler or the Cafe first! ;)

What do those wheels run for the set?

And I love the look and clean simple lines of that exhaust! Looks like it would solve a lot of design issues as well. But what does it do to the power characteristics and how does it sound?

BurlyBrand
03-21-2013, 11:50 AM
Thanks man. Can't wait to get this thing on the road. Bike is only an 883, but it's way more fun to ride slow bikes fast than fast bikes slow!

RSD wheels generally run a K each (yeh, we know, that's a ton of $$).

Exhaust is DP Customs (http://dpcustomcycles.com/home.html) in AZ. Easily one of our favorite parts!




Yeah, I am really loving the direction this one took too. Now I just gotta decide whether I want to build the Scrambler or the Cafe first! ;)

What do those wheels run for the set?

And I love the look and clean simple lines of that exhaust! Looks like it would solve a lot of design issues as well. But what does it do to the power characteristics and how does it sound?

Nosebleed
03-21-2013, 12:04 PM
Looking good, Dave.

So, I have this fascination with seeing how things mount, brackets, tabs and things like that. Perhaps, when the time is right, and the Moon has aligned with Venus...or Sarena...you could show us some pics of how the new tail sections mount to the frame, yes?

Bueno.

Imaposer
03-23-2013, 8:04 AM
Not trying to hijack your thread...

But after asking about the scissor jack you were using, and your comments about it not being too stable, I thought you might be interested in the lift I just bought.

:D





http://www.harborfreight.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/i/m/image_20383.jpg

I picked this little gem up from Harbor Freight yesterday. It's on sale for $183.99 right now and I found a 20% off coupon online so it was only $147... :D They get a lot of good reviews, unlike the smaller ATV type stand they offer. It seems sturdy and stable, and it lifts the bike up something like 30". Seems like just the ticket for a bike build project.

If anyone is interested, it's on sale through the end of the month, and the in store 20% off coupon can be found by googling "Harbor Freight in store coupon". Just print it out and take it with you to the store. They will accept it on top of the already on sale items too. :D

ETA: One word of advice about the lift from HF... IGNORE the instructions about filling and bleeding the hydraulic ram. I read it all over in the instructions, so I didn't even attempt to operate it until I bought some hydraulic oil. Just got through monkeying with it just to discover that it was completely full of oil and didn't need a thing. And that little rubber fill plug is a BITCH to reinstall... :banghead:

Other than that though, it seems like it works just dandy. Haven't gotten around to lifting a bike with it yet, but I think I'll be happy with it. If the ram ever craps out it should be a simple thing to replace it with a worm gear or just a cheap scissor jack. That would allow use of a drill motor for easy, smooth electric up and down motion with no fear of hydraulic bleed down while the bike is up.

:cheersmate:

ercle69
03-23-2013, 6:11 PM
that looks like a really kinky sex toy...

Imaposer
03-23-2013, 7:18 PM
that looks like a really kinky sex toy...


Well, I DO think I can find "other uses" for it outside of lifting bikes... ;)

I'll run your idea by the new wife... :D

BurlyBrand
04-03-2013, 11:57 AM
That thing does look like a bondage fixture. We may have F'd up the ability to use a lift on this bike anyway. More on that soon.






Not trying to hijack your thread...

But after asking about the scissor jack you were using, and your comments about it not being too stable, I thought you might be interested in the lift I just bought.

:D





http://www.harborfreight.com/media/catalog/product/cache/1/image/9df78eab33525d08d6e5fb8d27136e95/i/m/image_20383.jpg

I picked this little gem up from Harbor Freight yesterday. It's on sale for $183.99 right now and I found a 20% off coupon online so it was only $147... :D They get a lot of good reviews, unlike the smaller ATV type stand they offer. It seems sturdy and stable, and it lifts the bike up something like 30". Seems like just the ticket for a bike build project.

If anyone is interested, it's on sale through the end of the month, and the in store 20% off coupon can be found by googling "Harbor Freight in store coupon". Just print it out and take it with you to the store. They will accept it on top of the already on sale items too. :D

ETA: One word of advice about the lift from HF... IGNORE the instructions about filling and bleeding the hydraulic ram. I read it all over in the instructions, so I didn't even attempt to operate it until I bought some hydraulic oil. Just got through monkeying with it just to discover that it was completely full of oil and didn't need a thing. And that little rubber fill plug is a BITCH to reinstall... :banghead:

Other than that though, it seems like it works just dandy. Haven't gotten around to lifting a bike with it yet, but I think I'll be happy with it. If the ram ever craps out it should be a simple thing to replace it with a worm gear or just a cheap scissor jack. That would allow use of a drill motor for easy, smooth electric up and down motion with no fear of hydraulic bleed down while the bike is up.

:cheersmate:

Nosebleed
04-03-2013, 12:07 PM
In a pinch you could use it for an electric chair, you know, in case you had to administer some capital punishment.

Yeah, I'm wondering how that exhaust is going to affect the ability to use a frame lift with this bike. Seems like a full-sized table lift may be your only option.

Nosebleed
04-03-2013, 12:13 PM
Thanks man! Look for real deal info on them later in the month.

Oh yeah, btw, "later in the month" has come and gone. Are we to assume that "the moto gods" were in fact, not with you? Hate to be demanding, but there are a lot of excited people watching in eager anticipation. Hope all is going well.

(Nose keeps running out of popcorn while waiting...)

BurlyBrand
04-03-2013, 2:16 PM
OK, so we've been slacking off on the build thread. Bike is coming together and is almost roadworthy.

<a href="http://s1276.photobucket.com/user/BurlyBrand/media/Burly%20Cafe%20Build/IMG_2052_zpsfb62dd0c.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1276.photobucket.com/albums/y473/BurlyBrand/Burly%20Cafe%20Build/IMG_2052_zpsfb62dd0c.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo IMG_2052_zpsfb62dd0c.jpg"/></a>

Full covered version of the tail fitted up nice. The Kuryakyn signals tucked in perfectly. These things are wired for run/turn/brake, so no controller needed, although they do want a load balancer. Pretty low drama and really bright. Other than a lic plate light, this is all we'll need to run in the back.



<a href="http://s1276.photobucket.com/user/BurlyBrand/media/Burly%20Cafe%20Build/skatewheel_zps8ac5c72c.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1276.photobucket.com/albums/y473/BurlyBrand/Burly%20Cafe%20Build/skatewheel_zps8ac5c72c.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo skatewheel_zps8ac5c72c.jpg"/></a>

Chain guide needed love and one of the in-house skater/hipster kids kicked down a Peralta wheel. We built an inner bearing spacer and bolted it through the unused exhaust bracket.



<a href="http://s1276.photobucket.com/user/BurlyBrand/media/Burly%20Cafe%20Build/IMG_2046_zps49766ed0.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1276.photobucket.com/albums/y473/BurlyBrand/Burly%20Cafe%20Build/IMG_2046_zps49766ed0.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo IMG_2046_zps49766ed0.jpg"/></a>

<a href="http://s1276.photobucket.com/user/BurlyBrand/media/Burly%20Cafe%20Build/IMG_2121_zps814bcc04.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1276.photobucket.com/albums/y473/BurlyBrand/Burly%20Cafe%20Build/IMG_2121_zps814bcc04.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo IMG_2121_zps814bcc04.jpg"/></a>

So stoked on the lighting.



<a href="http://s1276.photobucket.com/user/BurlyBrand/media/Burly%20Cafe%20Build/CafeLPmount_zpsabc45bdc.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1276.photobucket.com/albums/y473/BurlyBrand/Burly%20Cafe%20Build/CafeLPmount_zpsabc45bdc.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo CafeLPmount_zpsabc45bdc.jpg"/></a>

License plate inspired by sportbike squids. Tucks in nicely and built a small bracket that mounts to the support bracket for the tail. Added a couple of LED license plate bolt/lights and wired it into the running light circuit with a small plug. Johnny law should be more than happy (well, maybe not).



<a href="http://s1276.photobucket.com/user/BurlyBrand/media/Burly%20Cafe%20Build/IMG_2051_zps97cd09b7.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1276.photobucket.com/albums/y473/BurlyBrand/Burly%20Cafe%20Build/IMG_2051_zps97cd09b7.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo IMG_2051_zps97cd09b7.jpg"/></a>

Bad phone pic of the final mockup. Undecided as to which version of the tail we'll use. Rear RSD disc is still MIA, but we're pretty patient.




<a href="http://s1276.photobucket.com/user/BurlyBrand/media/Burly%20Cafe%20Build/IMG_2122_zps7ddbdc16.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1276.photobucket.com/albums/y473/BurlyBrand/Burly%20Cafe%20Build/IMG_2122_zps7ddbdc16.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo IMG_2122_zps7ddbdc16.jpg"/></a>

Plan is to run bar end mirrors, so trimmed up our Biltwell grips. R&D guys made this slick tool to to cut the grips.




<a href="http://s1276.photobucket.com/user/BurlyBrand/media/Burly%20Cafe%20Build/IMG_2102_zps012b5440.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1276.photobucket.com/albums/y473/BurlyBrand/Burly%20Cafe%20Build/IMG_2102_zps012b5440.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo IMG_2102_zps012b5440.jpg"/></a>

Last pic for the day. Shot at the LeMans dealer show in Anaheim, CA. They didn't boo us out of the hall, so all must be good. We did a quicky shoot in the parking lot and will do a real deal session this week. That should give us a ton of images to share. Stay tuned for more action packed adventures and the high likelihood we have no idea how to judge corner speed and turn this thing into just so much scrap metal.

~BB

seminariii
04-03-2013, 3:08 PM
that is looking SICK!

BurlyBrand
04-03-2013, 3:09 PM
Thanks man! We're pretty stoked on our first seat/tail



that is looking SICK!

Stlmikie
04-03-2013, 3:30 PM
I'm ready for some action videos. Wheelies, airtime, the whole nine.

ercle69
04-03-2013, 3:38 PM
seat looks waaaaaaay better uncovered!!! and looks awesome too!

Nosebleed
04-03-2013, 3:44 PM
Oh, NICE! Glad I checked back for photos. Man, that tail section looks killer. It looks really short and compact, even better than I expected.

Bravo, gentlemen! Now, 2 questions:
1. When can we expect an announcement on pricing and such for the tail sections
2. If you wad this thing up in a ditch, will you sell me the shocks on the cheap?

IndianaSlim
04-03-2013, 5:51 PM
No worries on hydralic bleed-down on that lift, it has a two position safety pin.
I still love my Handy lift.

MenaceKustoms
04-03-2013, 11:22 PM
Painted tail section gets my vote! I want one for my next project.

vagrant318
04-04-2013, 10:09 AM
Can that tail section ride two up?

Imaposer
04-04-2013, 1:52 PM
Really diggin this bike!!

I like both tails but think I prefer the painted version personally n

Only thing that stands out that I would change is the absent front fender. While I like the fenderless look, I'm not willing to make the functional concession for the small difference it makes in looks. Even if painted flat black to reduce the visual impact, the first time it's ridden in the wet I'd be glad it was there. Living here in the southeast riding in the wet IS going to happen no matter how much you might try to avoid it.

Other than that though, I really like what you've done here.

Why did you have to build this one though? Now I'm torn which way I want to go with the project that I've been wanting to do... Scrambler or Cafe...:confused:


:killerjob:

UtahBootyTodd
04-04-2013, 2:37 PM
Very cool scoot fellas. Good job! As you can see I dig the fender less look.Oh,and the shocks. :cheersmate:



http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8328/8076580358_16b3eb3b0c_z.jpg

BurlyBrand
04-04-2013, 5:53 PM
That a Deyne built machine? Pretty bad ass! If you haven't already, send a bunch of pics to slammer@burlybrand.com with your address and shirt size for a 100% cotton thank you for running our stuff.

~BB



Very cool scoot fellas. Good job! As you can see I dig the fender less look.Oh,and the shocks. :cheersmate:



http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8328/8076580358_16b3eb3b0c_z.jpg

BurlyBrand
04-04-2013, 5:54 PM
Nope, It's a true Cafe tail, solo only!



Can that tail section ride two up?

BurlyBrand
04-04-2013, 5:57 PM
We're SoCal, so rain isn't a big issue. Next one we do will have a front fender (we like the look as well)




Really diggin this bike!!

I like both tails but think I prefer the painted version personally n

Only thing that stands out that I would change is the absent front fender. While I like the fenderless look, I'm not willing to make the functional concession for the small difference it makes in looks. Even if painted flat black to reduce the visual impact, the first time it's ridden in the wet I'd be glad it was there. Living here in the southeast riding in the wet IS going to happen no matter how much you might try to avoid it.

Other than that though, I really like what you've done here.

Why did you have to build this one though? Now I'm torn which way I want to go with the project that I've been wanting to do... Scrambler or Cafe...:confused:


:killerjob:

BurlyBrand
04-04-2013, 6:25 PM
Tail section closeup. We sent with the partial cover for this build, but may swap it later on.

<div style='padding-bottom: 2px; line-height: 0px'><a href='http://pinterest.com/pin/95912667036866931/' target='_blank'><img src='http://media-cache-ec4.pinterest.com/550x/13/25/ba/1325baf127d6fd7973f51ffbaff52b35.jpg' border='0' width='600' height ='400'/></a></div><div style='float: left; padding-top: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px;'><p style='font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;'>Source: <a style='text-decoration: underline; font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;' href='http://burlybrand.com/cafetail/index.aspx'>burlybrand.com</a> via <a style='text-decoration: underline; font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;' href='http://pinterest.com/burlybrand/' target='_blank'>Burly</a> on <a style='text-decoration: underline; color: #76838b;' href='http://pinterest.com' target='_blank'>Pinterest</a></p></div>

BurlyBrand
04-04-2013, 7:31 PM
Final for the day. Looking like the chain stretched a bit during the weekend shakedown, otherwise we're all done!

<div style='padding-bottom: 2px; line-height: 0px'><a href='http://pinterest.com/pin/95912667036867204/' target='_blank'><img src='http://media-cache-ec7.pinterest.com/550x/54/cf/03/54cf03d8471e632d726207cc8f45d065.jpg' border='0' width='600' height ='400'/></a></div><div style='float: left; padding-top: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px;'><p style='font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;'>Source: <a style='text-decoration: underline; font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;' href=''>Uploaded by user</a> via <a style='text-decoration: underline; font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;' href='http://pinterest.com/burlybrand/' target='_blank'>Burly</a> on <a style='text-decoration: underline; color: #76838b;' href='http://pinterest.com' target='_blank'>Pinterest</a></p></div>

BurlyBrand
04-05-2013, 2:24 PM
Full covered version.

<div style='padding-bottom: 2px; line-height: 0px'><a href='http://pinterest.com/pin/95912667036873015/' target='_blank'><img src='http://media-cache-lt0.pinterest.com/550x/31/1c/92/311c92a0b480c8ac09ad0f034dda09e5.jpg' border='0' width='550' height ='366'/></a></div><div style='float: left; padding-top: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px;'><p style='font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;'>Source: <a style='text-decoration: underline; font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;' href=''>Uploaded by user</a> via <a style='text-decoration: underline; font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;' href='http://pinterest.com/burlybrand/' target='_blank'>Burly</a> on <a style='text-decoration: underline; color: #76838b;' href='http://pinterest.com' target='_blank'>Pinterest</a></p></div>

bigg824
04-05-2013, 6:07 PM
how do I show you my bobber/cafe bike?

BurlyBrand
04-06-2013, 7:28 AM
Email us pics at slammer@burlybrand.com



how do I show you my bobber/cafe bike?

bmxatv
04-08-2013, 3:06 PM
Final for the day. Looking like the chain stretched a bit during the weekend shakedown, otherwise we're all done!

<div style='padding-bottom: 2px; line-height: 0px'><a href='http://pinterest.com/pin/95912667036867204/' target='_blank'><img src='http://media-cache-ec7.pinterest.com/550x/54/cf/03/54cf03d8471e632d726207cc8f45d065.jpg' border='0' width='600' height ='400'/></a></div><div style='float: left; padding-top: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px;'><p style='font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;'>Source: <a style='text-decoration: underline; font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;' href=''>Uploaded by user</a> via <a style='text-decoration: underline; font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;' href='http://pinterest.com/burlybrand/' target='_blank'>Burly</a> on <a style='text-decoration: underline; color: #76838b;' href='http://pinterest.com' target='_blank'>Pinterest</a></p></div>

Holy shit dudes! Sweet cafe!



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MenaceKustoms
04-08-2013, 9:02 PM
Final for the day. Looking like the chain stretched a bit during the weekend shakedown, otherwise we're all done!

<div style='padding-bottom: 2px; line-height: 0px'><a href='http://pinterest.com/pin/95912667036867204/' target='_blank'><img src='http://media-cache-ec7.pinterest.com/550x/54/cf/03/54cf03d8471e632d726207cc8f45d065.jpg' border='0' width='600' height ='400'/></a></div><div style='float: left; padding-top: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px;'><p style='font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;'>Source: <a style='text-decoration: underline; font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;' href=''>Uploaded by user</a> via <a style='text-decoration: underline; font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;' href='http://pinterest.com/burlybrand/' target='_blank'>Burly</a> on <a style='text-decoration: underline; color: #76838b;' href='http://pinterest.com' target='_blank'>Pinterest</a></p></div>

That's a severely sharp looking scoot. Very understated. It borders on elegant. I know those wheels are pricy, but dang it if they don't look great!

BurlyBrand
04-10-2013, 4:04 PM
Thanks for the love guys. Wheels aside, it's not a complex or spendy build and the "holly F$%*ing shit" to $$ ratio is really good.

Icon 1000 thinks we're cool, too.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=509599939096708&set=a.403269729729730.91297.396300283760008&type=1&theater

mattdubs
05-07-2013, 11:53 PM
Over all this looks really rad, especially your parts. That tail section is killer. Only thing I don't really dig is that gap between the seat and the tank.

Imaposer
05-09-2013, 5:48 AM
So, what's this about?

https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/547213_581190511900750_1724529751_n.jpg

:clap for you:

Care to share any details about this kit offered by Ryca?

Brendden
05-09-2013, 7:27 PM
uh oh

bmxatv
05-12-2013, 4:23 AM
Pretty sure they're making the kits for ryca but ryca makes no mention of it.



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Imaposer
05-30-2013, 10:05 AM
What happened to all the wonderful pictures of the finished build? :confused:

This thread really should be preserved as inspiration to others of just what can be done to a Sporty. I've shared links to this thread in several other places just to illustrate the potential to others, and have received quite a few favorable comments.

BurlyBrand
06-07-2013, 9:53 AM
Sorry for the delay in response time. Too much shit, not enough time. Ryca is indeed using our tail. They are good at "Kitting" things and have chosen to take that route. We'll see how things play out.



So, what's this about?

https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/547213_581190511900750_1724529751_n.jpg

:clap for you:

Care to share any details about this kit offered by Ryca?

BurlyBrand
06-07-2013, 10:24 AM
Some finished bike pics:

<div style='padding-bottom: 2px; line-height: 0px'><a href='http://pinterest.com/pin/95912667036866970/' target='_blank'><img src='http://media-cache-ec3.pinimg.com/550x/e7/f5/30/e7f530a516ad4af94fbbf8a8a6167ca7.jpg' border='0' width='600' height ='400'/></a></div><div style='float: left; padding-top: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px;'><p style='font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;'>Source: <a style='text-decoration: underline; font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;' href=''>Uploaded by user</a> via <a style='text-decoration: underline; font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;' href='http://pinterest.com/burlybrand/' target='_blank'>Burly</a> on <a style='text-decoration: underline; color: #76838b;' href='http://pinterest.com' target='_blank'>Pinterest</a></p></div>


<div style='padding-bottom: 2px; line-height: 0px'><a href='http://pinterest.com/pin/95912667036867204/' target='_blank'><img src='http://media-cache-ec4.pinimg.com/550x/54/cf/03/54cf03d8471e632d726207cc8f45d065.jpg' border='0' width='600' height ='400'/></a></div><div style='float: left; padding-top: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px;'><p style='font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;'>Source: <a style='text-decoration: underline; font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;' href=''>Uploaded by user</a> via <a style='text-decoration: underline; font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;' href='http://pinterest.com/burlybrand/' target='_blank'>Burly</a> on <a style='text-decoration: underline; color: #76838b;' href='http://pinterest.com' target='_blank'>Pinterest</a></p></div>


<div style='padding-bottom: 2px; line-height: 0px'><a href='http://pinterest.com/pin/95912667036867285/' target='_blank'><img src='http://media-cache-ak1.pinimg.com/550x/1f/eb/89/1feb89ff8ba19ced6bdace69e679435d.jpg' border='0' width='600' height ='400'/></a></div><div style='float: left; padding-top: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px;'><p style='font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;'>Source: <a style='text-decoration: underline; font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;' href='http://burlybrand.com/cafetail/index.aspx'>burlybrand.com</a> via <a style='text-decoration: underline; font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;' href='http://pinterest.com/burlybrand/' target='_blank'>Burly</a> on <a style='text-decoration: underline; color: #76838b;' href='http://pinterest.com' target='_blank'>Pinterest</a></p></div>

BurlyBrand
06-07-2013, 10:27 AM
Some more!

<div style='padding-bottom: 2px; line-height: 0px'><a href='http://pinterest.com/pin/95912667036867259/' target='_blank'><img src='http://media-cache-ec4.pinimg.com/550x/a0/b6/20/a0b6208a3c63495d5f7d0ed79cef6366.jpg' border='0' width='600' height ='400'/></a></div><div style='float: left; padding-top: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px;'><p style='font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;'>Source: <a style='text-decoration: underline; font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;' href='http://burlybrand.com/cafetail/index.aspx'>burlybrand.com</a> via <a style='text-decoration: underline; font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;' href='http://pinterest.com/burlybrand/' target='_blank'>Burly</a> on <a style='text-decoration: underline; color: #76838b;' href='http://pinterest.com' target='_blank'>Pinterest</a></p></div>


<div style='padding-bottom: 2px; line-height: 0px'><a href='http://pinterest.com/pin/95912667036873595/' target='_blank'><img src='http://media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/550x/28/fe/3c/28fe3c5f64090238c6b199b920ef9708.jpg' border='0' width='600' height ='400'/></a></div><div style='float: left; padding-top: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px;'><p style='font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;'>Source: <a style='text-decoration: underline; font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;' href='http://burlybrand.com/'>burlybrand.com</a> via <a style='text-decoration: underline; font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;' href='http://pinterest.com/burlybrand/' target='_blank'>Burly</a> on <a style='text-decoration: underline; color: #76838b;' href='http://pinterest.com' target='_blank'>Pinterest</a></p></div>


<div style='padding-bottom: 2px; line-height: 0px'><a href='http://pinterest.com/pin/95912667036867398/' target='_blank'><img src='http://media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/550x/94/2a/5c/942a5cc3b571aa1bcb1e6bcf82cccfe6.jpg' border='0' width='600' height ='400'/></a></div><div style='float: left; padding-top: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px;'><p style='font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;'>Source: <a style='text-decoration: underline; font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;' href='http://www.thespeedmerchant.bigcartel.com/product/39mm-preload-fork-adjusters'>thespeedmerchant.bigcartel.com</a> via <a style='text-decoration: underline; font-size: 10px; color: #76838b;' href='http://pinterest.com/burlybrand/' target='_blank'>Burly</a> on <a style='text-decoration: underline; color: #76838b;' href='http://pinterest.com' target='_blank'>Pinterest</a></p></div>

BurlyBrand
06-07-2013, 11:17 AM
Almost forgot. MCUSA piece on the bike.

http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/294/15983/Motorcycle-Article/Burly-Brand-883-Sportster-Cafe-Racer-Project.aspx

BurlyBrand
08-01-2013, 11:15 AM
Stoked to have been selected to be in Micheal Lichters Ton Up Sturgis Exhibition. Bike got picked up a few weeks ago and is getting set up today at hte Buffalo Chip camp ground in Lichters exhibit area. If you're around, swing by and say hello!


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Just to show everyone the bike isn't a trailer queen, here's a shot we did right before the bike left.

farmall
08-02-2013, 3:17 PM
Looking good.

That would be a nice home for a Buell engine. :D

BurlyBrand
08-02-2013, 3:19 PM
We wish...




Looking good.

That would be a nice home for a Buell engine. :D

masonburke
08-02-2013, 10:49 PM
I cant even believe how sick this thing is. SO rad!

I picked up a 96' 883 about 2 monthes ago, and have just been driving the shit out of it all summer (did 2 slight alterations, switched out the stock seat and bars), was leaning in more of a "bobber" direction.. but now that i saw this.. damn.

Totally changed my mind! Cafe, all day. I mean.. i already have an ol XS 650 on a hardtail frame.

Whats the deal with that front fairing?

BurlyBrand
08-03-2013, 4:44 AM
Thanks man. 96 is a good year to work with. Fairing is an Ebay find.

Hit me up if you have any questions when you start the build, happy to help out.





I cant even believe how sick this thing is. SO rad!

I picked up a 96' 883 about 2 monthes ago, and have just been driving the shit out of it all summer (did 2 slight alterations, switched out the stock seat and bars), was leaning in more of a "bobber" direction.. but now that i saw this.. damn.

Totally changed my mind! Cafe, all day. I mean.. i already have an ol XS 650 on a hardtail frame.

Whats the deal with that front fairing?

farmall
08-03-2013, 7:50 AM
Totally changed my mind! Cafe, all day. I mean.. i already have an ol XS 650 on a hardtail frame.

Hardtailing old rice which were fugly in their original incarnation is a good use for them and keeps 'em on the road instead of going to the shredder. It's cheap, and it's fun.

"Cafe" is a lot more usable than bobbing/chobbing/knobbing and much kinder to your spine if you actually put miles on your ride.

Nice tight build. :)

Stlmikie
08-03-2013, 7:57 AM
I just peeped this bike in a magazine. Can't remember off hand which one though.

MenaceKustoms
08-03-2013, 2:37 PM
This bike keeps making me reconsider fairings. I want to find another sporty to do this to.

masonburke
08-13-2013, 5:42 PM
Was just trying to scrape money together to order the Stiletto shock, when I stumbled into the build thread for the scrambler and noticed that you guys had that issue with the belt. Is this going to be an issue for sure? Or might I get away without having a problem?

Or maybe.. What would happen if I tryed to use the Cafe Seat, without the shocks. Hrmmm... Looking for an easy way out here I guess

BurlyBrand
12-10-2013, 8:10 PM
Oh man... Just caught this post. Looks like CC isn't sending us alerts on this thread anymore.

Belt guide on the Scrambler was necessary because of the bell crank in the 2004 and newer Sportsters can contact the belt at full droop. If you're using rear sets it's not a factor (the master is no longer in that position).

Hit us up if you have any more questions, we'll keep an eye on this thread.

~BB




Was just trying to scrape money together to order the Stiletto shock, when I stumbled into the build thread for the scrambler and noticed that you guys had that issue with the belt. Is this going to be an issue for sure? Or might I get away without having a problem?

Or maybe.. What would happen if I tryed to use the Cafe Seat, without the shocks. Hrmmm... Looking for an easy way out here I guess