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bgodowski
15th August 2013, 17:39
Hi all! I'm proud to be with y'all! I'm a para, and I build this 2000 Sporty to a Bobber Trike. I converted it to a trike with a Santiago Chopper rear axle and a modified swing-arm, raked the front 5 degrees, modified the exhaust, and slammed it on Burley slammers. To ride it, I installed a Widow-Maker shifter and relocated the clutch to the handle. I also just fabricated a flatbed for my wheelchair. I also found that a tank lift...is easy! I did all the work myself and I have to admit, it was easy, fun, and rewarding as hell...now that I'm back in the wind! Here are the latest pix, build pix are in my previous threads.
http://i1278.photobucket.com/albums/y514/bgodowski/IMG_20130718_111541_799.jpg
http://i1278.photobucket.com/albums/y514/bgodowski/IMG_20130718_111502_155.jpg
http://i1278.photobucket.com/albums/y514/bgodowski/IMG_20130717_161039_660.jpg

bgodowski
15th August 2013, 17:43
Here's the bike on the interstate, very stable at 80+http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jX0VyDEHFyQ

1iron1
15th August 2013, 17:44
Cool Trike!!!! Nice job.

You won't have to worry about getting stuck in the mud, will you. Probably great in snow as well.

Congratulations.........now........wear out the tires!!!!!!!

bgodowski
15th August 2013, 17:46
Cool Trike!!!! Nice job.

You won't have to worry about getting stuck in the mud, will you. Probably great in snow as well.

Congratulations.........now........wear out the tires!!!!!!!

lol Thanks and ROGER THAT!
Rubber to the road and the shiny-side up!

big andy
16th August 2013, 00:54
Nice work glad you are back in the wind enjoy it .:clap

sportsterpaul
16th August 2013, 05:16
Very nice job, and you've gotta love those "Capt. America" helmets.

bgodowski
20th August 2013, 05:50
Very nice job, and you've gotta love those "Capt. America" helmets.

HaHa! Hell yeah! I had to search high and Low for it, and I accidentally found it at my Tucson Harley Dealer!

jharback
20th August 2013, 06:58
Great job. Now get out and ride that bugger!

Gunhappy2
20th August 2013, 10:02
Great work on your trike. Glad you're back "in da win, man" :D. Ride Safe..Jim

bgodowski
21st August 2013, 18:29
Thanks for all the word, guys, I appreciate them greatly! I'm glad to be with y'all!

Brush2
22nd August 2013, 02:50
And who said that riding is not in your blood... Ride on brother

Graywolf
18th October 2013, 02:06
Gonna let you in on a secret....... them back tires were made for a ton or more of vehicle to run on them and you gonna have to run up probably more than 100,000 miles with a Sporty to wear them out. Had the same 15 inch light truck tires on the back through at least 5 front tires so far and the backs are showing zero wear.

Ireeman
18th October 2013, 02:18
This restores my faith in mankind...Bravo.

pat5150
18th October 2013, 02:36
That thing is straight up bad a$$. Nice work. Glad ur with us.

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turbomustang84
18th October 2013, 03:14
Ive been worried about what will happen if my disability gets worse but after seeing what you have overcone I am truly inspired.

Great looking bike....very cool indeed

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DK Custom
18th October 2013, 04:52
Just saw this, Very Cool!

I went and looked at your build thread too. http://xlforum.net/vbportal/forums/showthread.php?t=1586637

I know you gotta be happy back in the wind!

Kevin

ILS RWY 2
18th October 2013, 05:14
What disability do you have? All I see is ABILITY, and a trike I would love to own. Ride with you any time bro.

bgodowski
19th October 2013, 23:48
Gonna let you in on a secret....... them back tires were made for a ton or more of vehicle to run on them and you gonna have to run up probably more than 100,000 miles with a Sporty to wear them out. Had the same 15 inch light truck tires on the back through at least 5 front tires so far and the backs are showing zero wear.

sweetness, I'm glad they'll run a long time, since they weren't cheap! lol

bgodowski
19th October 2013, 23:49
Ive been worried about what will happen if my disability gets worse but after seeing what you have overcone I am truly inspired.

Great looking bike....very cool indeed

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thanks brother, now come on out in the wind with me man! lol

bgodowski
19th October 2013, 23:50
That thing is straight up bad a$$. Nice work. Glad ur with us.

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thanks man! I appreciate it

bgodowski
19th October 2013, 23:55
What disability do you have? All I see is ABILITY, and a trike I would love to own. Ride with you any time bro.

roger that! Arizona has plenty of pavement! lol let's do it

ILS RWY 2
20th October 2013, 03:01
Arizona? Lucky dog! Cold and damp here in Illinois. I would love to do a run to Sedona or Jerome.

turbomustang84
20th October 2013, 03:26
thanks brother, now come on out in the wind with me man! lol

Hey next spring ile ride out to Arizona and take you up on that.

I have a new niece there I need to visit and would love to ride with you

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