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  1. Chuck78

    Ton Up Columbus

    Is this FB group still active?
  2. Chuck78

    Aluminum 18" rims - 3.50, 2.75, 2.50, 2.15, 1.85, 36h & 40h, Akront & Borrani

    BUMP/UPDATE - All of the 40 hole rims are sold. I still have the 36's for sale, but don't mind hanging onto them as they will all work for the correct spoke angles for Suzuki GS hubs, so I'll probably take some of my spare rusty stock steel rim wire spoked wheels & upgrade them to these rims...
  3. Chuck78

    Anyone riding Ohio to Barber Vintage Festival and back?

    If anyone is looking to ride from Ohio or West Virginia, to Barber, and back, I'm doing a solo extended twisty scenic mountains trip there this coming week, and riding a direct route back on Sunday from Barber to Ohio. If anyone is able to take the time off, and doesn't mind an extremely twisty...
  4. Chuck78

    Anyone in Ohio wanna meet up/ ride?

    Also as I've advertised in the past since I first joined DTT years ago, I'm always looking for company to go point our sporty vintage bikes towards the hills and find the twistiest roads... I've got some seriously good route maps permanently burned into my brain, of the best you'll find in Ohio...
  5. Chuck78

    Anyone in Ohio wanna meet up/ ride?

    Hurco, I think you are just northwest of me (Columbus), if I recall, correct? My buddy David (drey6) I think met up with your crew once several years ago. I haven't been on here much this year as I was totally out of commission with knee surgery in March & then Physical Therapy several times a...
  6. Chuck78

    Aluminum 18" rims - 3.50, 2.75, 2.50, 2.15, 1.85, 36h & 40h, Akront & Borrani

    And here's a 2.15 rear match to my 1.85 front 40 hole Borrani Record if you were looking for stock-ish widths, or 1 size up on a small twin with 1.6/1.85 factory rims (difficult to get much selection of good tires for those anemically skinny stock sizes)...
  7. Chuck78

    Aluminum 18" rims - 3.50, 2.75, 2.50, 2.15, 1.85, 36h & 40h, Akront & Borrani

    Here's an ebay exact rear match to my Borrani Record 40 spoke front, in a WM4 2.50x18 Record rear rim: https://www.ebay.com/itm/CERCHIO-IN-ALLUMINIO-ALUMINIUM-RIM-TIPO-BORRANI-RECORD-WM4-2-50-X-18-40-FORI/383039246394 With these you could run a 90/90-18 or 3.25-18 front tire and a 120/90-18...
  8. Chuck78

    Aluminum 18" rims - 3.50, 2.75, 2.50, 2.15, 1.85, 36h & 40h, Akront & Borrani

    Here for sale on ebay is a decent rear match to my 2.15x18 36h Akront TR, in a 3.00x18 36 spoke rear: https://www.ebay.com/itm/WM5-3-00-X-18-36-hole-Akront-Italian-style-flanged-alloy-vintage-motorcycle-rim/362301688999 Here's my 36 spoke hole Akront TR 2.15x18 rim. This is the same as most...
  9. Chuck78

    Aluminum 18" rims - 3.50, 2.75, 2.50, 2.15, 1.85, 36h & 40h, Akront & Borrani

    More pics, the safety bead 3.50(WM6) & 2.50(WM4) set, 40 spoke, one new one used, both slightly blemished.
  10. Chuck78

    Aluminum 18" rims - 3.50, 2.75, 2.50, 2.15, 1.85, 36h & 40h, Akront & Borrani

    More pics of all these are on the way shortly, but the wife will be on her way home in 30 minutes so I gotta start on dinner real soon! Hang tight. I also have an old Morris Mag wheel with a Rickman bolt pattern sprocket carrier and disc rotor pattern. Cush drive side had been permanently...
  11. Chuck78

    Aluminum 18" rims - 3.50, 2.75, 2.50, 2.15, 1.85, 36h & 40h, Akront & Borrani

    Here's the 2.75" TC rear & 2.15" TC front, 36 spoke Akront/Morad mode TC rims. non-flanged, non-shouldered/valenced, but with dimpled spoke holes (much preferred by me).
  12. Chuck78

    Aluminum 18" rims - 3.50, 2.75, 2.50, 2.15, 1.85, 36h & 40h, Akront & Borrani

    Clearing out some shop space, I found myself with double the amount of aftermarket high performance wheels & rims vs. the amount of project bikes that I have... These need to be put to good use by upgrading your bike's anemically skinny stock heavy steel rims to wider 18" rims so you can run...
  13. Chuck78

    Anyone in Ohio wanna meet up/ ride?

    I'm healing up and soon rehabbing from knee surgery, but really hoping to get out on the GS750 starting around Memorial Day Weekend here come late May. I'm somewhat familiar with those roads down Gallipolis and the Crown City Wildlife Mgmt. Area. There are some good gems there for sure. I've...
  14. Chuck78

    Rickman CR parts sourcing, rear wheel spoke hub manufacturer, etc?

    Nice lookin' Ricky on the bench! I had 2 sets of high end 360mm shocks to use on the Rickman, slightly shorter may be a little more advised with concerns to chain tension (swingarm angle), but I was trying to reduce rake and trail as much as possible, as the frame is designed for a very short...
  15. Chuck78

    Need info: katana swingarm on a gs450

    Did you ever end up finishing this? I think I am going to be setting up my 1947 Atlas MFB horizontal milling machine here this January, and I think that is the machine I will choose to use to narrow the GS1100E swingarm. I will make an offset tool bit holder sort of like a fly cutter, but use it...
  16. Chuck78

    ON THE ROAD!!!!! Project two---a CB400F

    Awesome job, Rod!!!! I'm so stoked to see this thing on the road!
  17. Chuck78

    AMA Mid Ohio vintage days July 6-8

    Nice rain jacket there, Hurco! I remember that storm... Our campsite got spared right over by the trees, it must have been some crazy microburst or some wind gusts that got deflected by the woods and hit the middles of the fields... I think your awesome Do The Ton banner saved your pop-up tent...
  18. Chuck78

    UJM fate - I vote STOP ruining awesome bikes, build rad Cafe's out of the rest!

    The other enormous part of my point is that in fact these bikes are clearly getting more scarce in a lot of areas of the country, but some of you just have not gotten to witness that yet. Shopping for cheap project bikes this year has been drastically different than the past decade... This is...
  19. Chuck78

    UJM fate - I vote STOP ruining awesome bikes, build rad Cafe's out of the rest!

    I think almost all of you nearly completely missed my point because you were busy taking offense to something I wasn't necessarily accusing you all of! Building a cafe racer out of a rusted apart bike that is sunk in the mud and would otherwise be sent to the scrap yard is a very awesome and...
  20. Chuck78

    SOLD

    Re: 1977 Suzuki GS750 Part Out If I don't find a cleaner tank at AMA vintage motorcycle days, I might be interested in that tank and side covers.
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