Sunday, August 10, 2008
German's Agentinian Japanese Bobber?
Very cool little bobber from our friend German in Argentina. Thanks so much for the picture.
Hi,my name is German Karp,I´m a kustomizer and also pinstriper,HD mechanic,BMX rider,and junk-vintage old parts hunter.The photo that i´m sending is my last bike thats a CB125.
I made all the bike from the frame to the seat,
Here is the technical sheet of my bike:
Frame: Honda, cut & made the new tail and top tube.
Forks: Honda, shortened 2″, fender tabs removed and drilled.
Motor: Honda, 125cc refurbished and painted.
Handlebars: Custom made
Brake Levers: Custom trimmed and painted
Taillight: Old Lucas on custom license holder
Headlight: Old siambretta type
Fender: Old ford spare tire cover scored for $0.80 from a bum (it’s like $.30 in U.S money)
Tank: Who knows? But it has a cool tool case.
Exhaust: Original cut in half, then a fence top was use for the inverted cone for a cost of 8$
Air Filter: Exhaust tail & piece of tube.
Seat: Custom made, all leather
Battery Case: Piece of bent steel, all the electrics inside.
Rear Wheel: Stock hub,16′ HD rim, free tire.
Front Wheel: Stock hub & rim, 3.25×18 imperial cord tire.
Paint: Epoxy black/ oskar´s fender, battery case & tank.
All the pieces were detailed,drilled and sanded before paint