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Offline Gabi Nicolae

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Re: The MechaniK
« Reply #75 on: January 30, 2018, 02:25:46 AM »
Hi guys, some updates on the bike building. I put it together, still waiting for the electrical motogadget stuff in order to build the new electrical wiring. The exhaust is done as well.

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Offline Gabi Nicolae

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Re: The MechaniK
« Reply #76 on: January 30, 2018, 02:28:47 AM »
Some more photos.

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Offline Gabi Nicolae

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Re: The MechaniK
« Reply #77 on: January 30, 2018, 02:35:21 AM »
And some more :) The front controls are just arrived, from Gilles Tooling - Luxembourg. This guy's controls are used by top bike pilots, including Rossi. Unfortunately, the clutch lever is not here yet, but will be.

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Offline Gabi Nicolae

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Re: The MechaniK
« Reply #78 on: January 30, 2018, 02:37:41 AM »
The reversible headlight. I have a video with how it's working, but I don't know how to attach it.

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Offline Laitch

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Re: The MechaniK
« Reply #79 on: January 30, 2018, 06:04:59 AM »
The reversible headlight. I have a video with how it's working, but I don't know how to attach it.
Many users here post short videos on YouTube then copy the link and paste it here.
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Offline Gabi Nicolae

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Re: The MechaniK
« Reply #80 on: January 30, 2018, 06:09:18 AM »
Many users here post short videos on YouTube then copy the link and paste it here.
Ok, I'll try to do so, thanks

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Offline Gabi Nicolae

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Re: The MechaniK
« Reply #81 on: January 30, 2018, 06:13:12 AM »
Many users here post short videos on YouTube then copy the link and paste it here.


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Offline billday

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Re: The MechaniK
« Reply #82 on: January 30, 2018, 09:08:48 AM »
Congratulations on getting the line from the bottom of the tank thru the seat/rear subframe correct! Few Cafe K's get that right (or even seem to try).

Still trying to comprehend the geometry on the rear suspension.

Also, is the exhaust not where the coils need to be?
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Offline Gabi Nicolae

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Re: The MechaniK
« Reply #83 on: January 30, 2018, 09:10:16 AM »
Congratulations on getting the line from the bottom of the tank thru the seat/rear subframe correct! Few Cafe K's get that right (or even seem to tryy).

Still trying to comprehend the geometry on the rear suspension.
Thks :) I'll upload a YouTube showing the rear suspension and share it.

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Offline Gabi Nicolae

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Re: The MechaniK
« Reply #84 on: January 30, 2018, 09:14:39 AM »
Congratulations on getting the line from the bottom of the tank thru the seat/rear subframe correct! Few Cafe K's get that right (or even seem to tryy).

Still trying to comprehend the geometry on the rear suspension.

Here you can see how the rear suspension is working. Thks

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Offline Gabi Nicolae

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Re: The MechaniK
« Reply #85 on: February 02, 2018, 10:16:17 AM »
Short update. We just finished mounting the air feed system. Of course using the acad, and laser cutting stainless steel, 2mm thickness.

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Offline Gabi Nicolae

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Re: The MechaniK
« Reply #86 on: February 02, 2018, 11:52:29 AM »
And the electrical parts just arrived, all from motogadget. I was waiting for the main unit, which was on backorder since December. So we can start fabricating the electrical wiring:)

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Offline Gabi Nicolae

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Re: The MechaniK
« Reply #87 on: February 02, 2018, 11:54:01 AM »
And the electrical parts just arrived, all from motogadget. I was waiting for the main unit, which was on backorder since December. So we can start fabricating the electrical wiring:)

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Offline Arktasian

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Re: The MechaniK
« Reply #88 on: February 03, 2018, 04:16:18 PM »
Hey nice work - especially the machined items!
I found myself studying the rear suspension linkages with a concern for survivability and robustness ( due to the minimal, elegant strokes) but looks right up to the task.
Where's the turbo?
Going to revisit that at the next juncture?
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Offline Gabi Nicolae

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Re: The MechaniK
« Reply #89 on: February 03, 2018, 04:24:37 PM »
Hey nice work - especially the machined items!
I found myself studying the rear suspension linkages with a concern for survivability and robustness ( due to the minimal, elegant strokes) but looks right up to the task.
Where's the turbo?
Going to revisit that at the next juncture?
Following with great interest.
Thanks my friend :) Regarding the turbo, I decided not to install one on this bike, but on the next one.
Regarding the suspension geometry, it is working flawlessly. And it is highly tunable. Depending on the proportions of the pivoting link, you can obtain a stiffer suspension without touching the spring preload. Also, you can have a different riding high, depending on the length of the pulling link (the one which is located below the shock absorber. Actually, this is a Formula 1 suspension geometry reinterpretation,it is not such a big deal :)

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Offline PelleK75

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Re: The MechaniK
« Reply #90 on: February 08, 2018, 04:04:03 PM »
This build is flawless!
So many details!
What type of shocker do you use? Stiffness?
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Offline Gabi Nicolae

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Re: The MechaniK
« Reply #91 on: February 09, 2018, 11:43:03 AM »
Working on the new wiring. Using motogadget stuff. I don't know if I ll use all the fancy stuff they provided, such as Bluetooth starting authorization etc :)). But I really want to get rid of that much old wiring...

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Offline Gabi Nicolae

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Re: The MechaniK
« Reply #92 on: February 09, 2018, 11:47:30 AM »
The front fender is done. Wire frame! :) On Monday going to be anodized.

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Offline Gabi Nicolae

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Re: The MechaniK
« Reply #93 on: February 13, 2018, 07:17:42 AM »
The seat. And a cover for it, for the garage use :)

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Offline Gabi Nicolae

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Re: The MechaniK
« Reply #94 on: February 13, 2018, 07:21:00 AM »
The front wheel adapters flanges. How to properly mount a BMW K100 wheel, with Yamaha R1 disc brakes and Suzuki Gsx-r shocks and calipers:)

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Offline Gabi Nicolae

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Re: The MechaniK
« Reply #95 on: February 13, 2018, 07:23:01 AM »
The result so far. Still some works pending.

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Re: The MechaniK
« Reply #96 on: February 17, 2018, 11:39:11 AM »
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