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Tesikwak



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Location: Adelaide, Australia

PostPosted: Mon Dec 25, 2017 11:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

All I can say, " I'm gob-smacked; it's beautiful"
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2bims



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PostPosted: Mon Dec 25, 2017 11:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oops....its started already....the love affair with your Bimota clone has got you secretly sneaking out away from the family to check how she's doing....And she does look fine on a sunny day for sure.

I wasn't sure why you kept the black frame rails black and not red beneath the engine...but now that you've fitted Bimota period correct black expansion pipes...that look swell....it hides and matches the back drop out frame rails and looks good..

Do you intend to manufacture a radiator shroud/cover...and fix it to those blank tapped holes on either side of the radiator? Makes it look like somethings missing when theres holes with no bolts in.....that's all I can fault on it...and I had to try REAL hard....Nice work
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brian



Joined: 22 Aug 2011
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PostPosted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 7:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow very nice!
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Wolfgangh



Joined: 28 Feb 2017
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Location: Vienna, Austria

PostPosted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

2bims wrote:


Do you intend to manufacture a radiator shroud/cover...and fix it to those blank tapped holes on either side of the radiator? Makes it look like somethings missing when theres holes with no bolts in.....that's all I can fault on it...and I had to try REAL hard....Nice work


2bims, you are absolutely right. I intend to put on the original radiator shrouds from the GT750, but the painter just forgot to paint them. They will become white for now, not sure how they will end up, I will decide once they are mounted. Maybe the tricolore (green/white/red stripes vertically) or a „liquid cooled“ logo...
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stockcar



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PostPosted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 12:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Stunning
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Mike Jennings



Joined: 22 Mar 2008
Posts: 282
Location: England

PostPosted: Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:21 am    Post subject: Bimota replica Reply with quote

Hello,

lovely bike and really looks beautifully made- dare I say it, possibly better than some of the original Bims,

Happy New Year,

MikeJ
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welshlamb



Joined: 09 Mar 2011
Posts: 251
Location: South Wales , Nr. Abergavenny

PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2018 4:44 pm    Post subject: Re: Bimota replica Reply with quote

Mike Jennings wrote:
Hello,

lovely bike and really looks beautifully made- dare I say it, possibly better than some of the original Bims,

Happy New Year,

MikeJ


I would agree totally. Think you would find that this bike would be VERY welcomed at any Bimota gathering anywhere. Bimotas weren't perfect by any imagination but at least they failed whilst TRYING to be perfect. (Many problems due to cost of small scale production and supplier issues). Many Bimota owners have made small improvements to try and improve their bikes and the quality of your work is amazing and you should be very proud with the result. It captures the true "spirit' of Bimota
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