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Old 06-06-2012, 01:29 AM   #16
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I agree with SS that conventional tuning will give you better results than krausers and you will have a more reliable bike.

Yes they are farkly, but it you really want 1980s BMW farkles then you need to get a Krauser frame, really nice space frame, puts most cafe racer builders to shame.
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Old 06-06-2012, 01:45 AM   #17
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Krauser frame
Now you’re talking! Is there still a german guy making replicas somewhere?
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Old 06-06-2012, 03:29 AM   #18
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They made some nice bits.

Bring on the Krauser thread

Is there a Krauser story
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Old 06-06-2012, 10:04 AM   #19
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Of course they’re not practical. If you had the money to throw at them though, they’re a super cool period modification. Besides, why do we ride these bikes anyway? I could throw a lot less cash at a lot more bike than the Airheads I have... Some things you just stop justifying.
Yea but I don't want to ride a KE100. There are a few more newer exceptions but I have put a lot of care free hard miles on airheads. I have worked with other brands. They have their money sucking issues too!
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Old 06-06-2012, 11:00 AM   #20
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They made some nice bits.
Yep they made some nice things. Saw this a few weeks ago. Had never heard of it till it was staring me in the face.



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Old 06-06-2012, 12:35 PM   #21
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If anyone with deep pockets?

I know a guy who has the #9 Kauuser space-frame bike in his living room and last I heard it's definately for sale. In fact, it's the same guy who sold me my CC products SS Supertrapps.

$35K will get you a near mint example of the bike, unmolested, beautiful and you can probably ride it home!

Whos buying?
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Old 06-06-2012, 01:18 PM   #22
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The frame? NOW you're talking:





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Old 06-06-2012, 08:33 PM   #23
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Anyone got some tech specs on these heads? I'd love to see how the 2-rockers/4-valves are actuated with just 2 push rods.

Hell, I wouldn't mind casting/machining some.. some day.

http://www.beemergarage.com/documents/krauser.pdf
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