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Author Topic: Rickman "CR1100" new kit 0 miles + Z1TC turbo+ Z1 1426cc+stock Z1 + modern susp  (Read 973 times)

Offline Chuck78

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Here ya go....  deep pockets, anyone?

http://cnj.craigslist.org/mcy/5501089304.html




I emailed the seller to suggest he sell the Rickman complete kit seperate, the 3 Z1 etc engines seperate, and get the modern stuff off of it. Much better chance of getting his $15000 asking price that way.

Especially considering these frames were designed around extremely short forks and a 28 degree rake with 18" wheels and large ofset (2.25"?) triples. Most fork&triple swaps even with 17" wheels will result in ruined handling unless you want it to steer like a harley davidson or a dump truck. (Very short or slammed down height forks with clipons on top + Custom triples are pretty much the only way to go on a Rickman if not running the original forks, need 43mm to 53mm offset to get acceptable trail - depending on 17" vs 18" wheels).
« Last Edit: Mar 27, 2016, 13:14:19 by Chuck78 »

'77 GS750 920cc, 4-1, GS1100E swinger, 18" Sun rims, Fox Factory Shox, twinpot dual disc, CR31, Yosh cams
'74 Rickman VR250MX
'99 Kawasaki KDX220 rugged terrain ripper
PROJECTS:
'77 Suzuki PE250B
"Pure Enduro" trail beast, ported, Wiseco, TüBliss, Fox Factory Shox/RaceTech
'76 Rickman CR GS1000-1120cc roadracer, Yosh cams&4-1, RF900R fork, Works piggybacks
'79 GS425 489cc Formula 500 racer, Tempter cams, GS650 forks, twinpot brakes, DID rims, GS1100E swinger, Fox Factory Shox
'77 GS550's 650-740cc susp&brake mods

Offline Chuck78

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'77 GS750 920cc, 4-1, GS1100E swinger, 18" Sun rims, Fox Factory Shox, twinpot dual disc, CR31, Yosh cams
'74 Rickman VR250MX
'99 Kawasaki KDX220 rugged terrain ripper
PROJECTS:
'77 Suzuki PE250B
"Pure Enduro" trail beast, ported, Wiseco, TüBliss, Fox Factory Shox/RaceTech
'76 Rickman CR GS1000-1120cc roadracer, Yosh cams&4-1, RF900R fork, Works piggybacks
'79 GS425 489cc Formula 500 racer, Tempter cams, GS650 forks, twinpot brakes, DID rims, GS1100E swinger, Fox Factory Shox
'77 GS550's 650-740cc susp&brake mods

Offline Chuck78

  • Posts: 298
    • my bike photo album

'77 GS750 920cc, 4-1, GS1100E swinger, 18" Sun rims, Fox Factory Shox, twinpot dual disc, CR31, Yosh cams
'74 Rickman VR250MX
'99 Kawasaki KDX220 rugged terrain ripper
PROJECTS:
'77 Suzuki PE250B
"Pure Enduro" trail beast, ported, Wiseco, TüBliss, Fox Factory Shox/RaceTech
'76 Rickman CR GS1000-1120cc roadracer, Yosh cams&4-1, RF900R fork, Works piggybacks
'79 GS425 489cc Formula 500 racer, Tempter cams, GS650 forks, twinpot brakes, DID rims, GS1100E swinger, Fox Factory Shox
'77 GS550's 650-740cc susp&brake mods

Offline Chuck78

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"This is a cafe racer project but I have all the original manufacturing parts, (95%).
The rickman company was the first who build the first cafe racer rolling chassis.
Kawasaki Z1R engine with Rajay turbo, keihin carb. I have a racing engine basket case with a really good condition MTC 1426cc kit. I have one more engine came with the bike(untouched, factory).
1978/6. The frame.
I have a certificate of authenticity. Bike never been registered, that was a demo bike for the rickman company in Philadelphia.
Any question, email me."

(Not Mine! Don't email me, just reposting)

'77 GS750 920cc, 4-1, GS1100E swinger, 18" Sun rims, Fox Factory Shox, twinpot dual disc, CR31, Yosh cams
'74 Rickman VR250MX
'99 Kawasaki KDX220 rugged terrain ripper
PROJECTS:
'77 Suzuki PE250B
"Pure Enduro" trail beast, ported, Wiseco, TüBliss, Fox Factory Shox/RaceTech
'76 Rickman CR GS1000-1120cc roadracer, Yosh cams&4-1, RF900R fork, Works piggybacks
'79 GS425 489cc Formula 500 racer, Tempter cams, GS650 forks, twinpot brakes, DID rims, GS1100E swinger, Fox Factory Shox
'77 GS550's 650-740cc susp&brake mods