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thirdlobe
05-19-2010, 8:18 AM
I dont know much about Japanese bikes but I was recently in GA for a race and I saw this bike out front of the ticket booth.

I loved the look!

Is this some sort of style or where can I find out more information on this bike.

I tried to search but I really didnt even know where to start.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v514/thirdlobe/yamaha_chop.jpg

DaveyRiot
05-19-2010, 8:30 AM
looks like a bit of bratstyle/cafe/superbike influence there.

NickPapageorgio
05-19-2010, 8:32 AM
I don't even know what to tell you to start searching for bro. It looks a little bit cafe...a little bit bobber...a little bit outlaw...

Cafe racers is what immediately pops into my mind...sorta.

thirdlobe
05-19-2010, 8:42 AM
I also thought cafe but then I took a look at the tail light and event that "thing" above the bars and it really looks crazy.

Sighless
05-19-2010, 8:57 AM
I think it's called "Custom" or "Original" not all bikes fall into 1 genre! It's definently cool though.

thirdlobe
05-19-2010, 9:39 AM
I guess thats just what it is... "Custom"

Now I would really like to know more about it...

Sighless
05-19-2010, 2:47 PM
I guess thats just what it is... "Custom"

Now I would really like to know more about it...

If you find more let us know. That is a wicked scoot.

justinspace
05-19-2010, 2:50 PM
shes pretty chubby looking

billdozer
05-19-2010, 3:11 PM
What's the handlebar robot-hairdrier thingy?

jamesgs4
05-19-2010, 3:31 PM
airspeed indicator?

earz
05-19-2010, 3:50 PM
Definately wouldn't mind seeing more pics of it. Can anyone pick apart certain aspects of this bike? Like tank from a _______ and a ______cc engine from a _______, etc.

I dig the bullet holes in the tank.

Psychophilly666
05-19-2010, 7:12 PM
Looks like a gsxr front end (inverted forks, wider front tire, bigger updated brakes, clip ons) Homemade seat pan and indicators, some sort of sport bike can, maybe an xs1100 motor?

Psychophilly666
05-19-2010, 7:16 PM
That hunk of crap on top looks rediculous. looks like a police radar gun.

TexasTC
05-19-2010, 10:41 PM
its vanity mirror with a frikkin lazer beam on top.

NickPapageorgio
05-20-2010, 7:52 AM
Kind of an odd placement of the brake fluid reservoir too me thinks...if indeed that's what it is. I can't get my eyes past that Electrolux muffler. Reminds me of that old beast mom used to drag around the house.

JapJeff
05-20-2010, 11:06 AM
Looks like something I crapped out last night. Taco trucks rule!

convergecult
05-20-2010, 12:01 PM
Wow, short-bus.com

Psychophilly666
05-20-2010, 3:13 PM
Its a flux-capacitor!

tobiism
05-20-2010, 4:09 PM
What's the handlebar robot-hairdrier thingy?

Umm, I think you nailed it!
A handlebar robot hairdryer thingy!

Psychophilly666
05-21-2010, 3:36 PM
Damn, I could use that front part of that for a headlight bezel!


Kind of an odd placement of the brake fluid reservoir too me thinks...if indeed that's what it is. I can't get my eyes past that Electrolux muffler. Reminds me of that old beast mom used to drag around the house.

earz
05-21-2010, 8:50 PM
I got some info on this thing.


There's a thread going on a chopper forum about a bike that was parked *
at a race in GA. I saw the fat cat decal on the engine cover and with *
the help of google, traced it back to your "insane projects" page. *
Bike looks killer. Care to share more details or photos of the build? *


*Thank you for *the compliment's on my bike. That bike is my daily driver when it's not raining. I built it in the evinings at the shop for about a year. It started as a 1985 Yamaha Radian 600, and the only part of that left is the frame around the engine, the engine and the steering head. The rest of the frame and the suspension are hand built. The Tank is 1972 CB350 four, the front end is 2005 CBR 1000, the mufflers are modified 2008 R1, the rear shock and functional progressive linkage are 2007 GSXR 1000. As for the unit in top of the bars that is a air driven speedo from an airplane and the HID light all *in a hand formed aluminum housing. The list of hand made parts is too much to list. I built the bike so that I could ride something that was truly personal to me. I hope you guys enjoy the pictures and give me a call some time so that you can stop by the shop if you are ever in Georgia. We always have fun stuff to look at.

Chad Ernst
Fat Cat Fabrication
404-314-1606

I'll post the pics in a bit

earz
05-21-2010, 9:41 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v230/earz_cd/77f7577e.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v230/earz_cd/1e528ccf.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v230/earz_cd/e2bbcfde.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v230/earz_cd/20995b79.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v230/earz_cd/4964ce10.jpg

TexasTC
05-21-2010, 11:42 PM
all in all that thing kicks some ass

thirdlobe
05-24-2010, 1:44 PM
I got some info on this thing.





I'll post the pics in a bit

Earz,

Good find man! This thing is pretty bad ass and all the unique parts really make it an eye catcher.

Thanks!
Phil