ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Bikes > Thumpers
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 07-15-2012, 07:20 PM   #11
byron555
Lame Duck Adventurer
 
byron555's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2007
Location: Central Wisconsin
Oddometer: 1,093
That's just plain awesome

Quote:
Originally Posted by kayaker43 View Post
I live in Michigan, the 650 is fully legal, the 200 is marginal .

Here's a few more pics. Its an experiment that went extremely well. I wanted to see if a sub 200 lb bike was possible and everything about it far exceeded my expectations. The extreme lightness changes everything. The super torquey 218 stroker motor, long travel and trials tire combined with the light weight puts it in a whole different category. The BBR frame is acually pretty heavy so I'm building the second generation frame and will also refine the ergos at the same time. My hope is to offer frame kits to accept stock honda parts and the xr200 or crf230 engines. It weighs 183 lbs, no gas now and I'm shooting for 175 - 180 lbs with full size wheels, adult ergonomics and race quality suspension.

At 275 lbs I may have the lightest 650 around but the little XR is another 92 lbs lighter yet !!

A new category,.. super playbikes ?? Imagine a bike docile enough to learn on that can still spank a 450 in the woods





You can see the swingarm stretch, relocated footpegs and 3.5 lb custom pipe in this last picture.

No kidding.... what are the mfg's thinking... this is the type of trail bike I want, and I am sure would be cheaper than a KTM freeride.

Not to mention, if you are basing the engine on the honda 200/230... A CRAP ton of cheap fairly reliable Chinese motors will bolt right in
__________________
Another inmate stole my Avatar...
WR250R... 15 cubic inches of raw power.
WRr re-build
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=997633
byron555 is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Share

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

.
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


Times are GMT -7.   It's 11:00 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014