Created 16-Aug-22
Modified 22-Sep-22
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This was my plan for the 2022 20th and final Dirt Bag Challenge.

I've had *stuff* laying around my shop for, in some cases, over 3 decades, and this was an opportunity to put it all together in one project.

The bike is a custom frame project that brings together a ZRX 1200 motor (purchased to replace the original motor in the only bike I've ever bought new off the showroom floor), the swingarm & rear wheel from the ZRX, a set of R1 front forks, wheels & brakes, a GS1000s fairing -- I owned one, and it was possibly my favorite bike ever. I crashed it, then it was stolen, and this fairing happened to be off when it left.

This one piece is the embryo for this entire build.

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Everyone Has A PlanGS1000s gas tank & logoSo it beginsThe Jig Is UpThe JigPlansTest FittingSwingarm Socket Test FitMotor Mount Tabs in processMotor Mount TabsTest fitting the motor mount platesVerticalsThe most important partCute Dimples!Why the dimplesFootpeg mountsSwingarm socketsThe Most Important part, side viewTest fitting the engine cradleIt fits!