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  1. stereopath
    12-17-2011 03:21 AM - permalink
    Hey man, love the bike. Where did u get ur turn signals and handlebars at? What brand r they? Thanks!
  2. clear0
    10-12-2010 11:51 AM - permalink
    what did you use for turn signals and where did you get that speedo?
  3. mitch
    09-30-2010 11:33 PM - permalink
    i have a set you can have.
  4. TheBoy
    08-11-2009 03:45 PM - permalink
    Sick ride bro! Im glad to see i am not the only one who went old school with the 750. Hope you have checked out groove puppy's ride, looks tough!
  5. groove_puppy
    07-30-2009 05:48 PM - permalink
    Nicely done. Wish I'd taken more pics of the progress.

    I see you hacked the stock seat. I found a web site that showed how to make a new seat pan from fiber glass. Worked out well but horrible to work with. I also ditched the passenger seat.

    You also stripped the tank and stuff down and painted properly. I just sanded and rattle-canned. Most of my tech advice I took from ratbike.org.

    I'll post more pics when I'm finished.
  6. groove_puppy
    07-28-2009 07:19 PM - permalink
    Hey, got any full res pics of your bobbed VN750? I'm finishing mine up now and I want to see if I missed any good ideas.
  7. dutter
    06-10-2009 04:51 PM - permalink
    hey noob, i emailed krebs today, just forwarding this to a few

    Thank you, Dave. And FYI my brother and I were very alike in this.
    We got balls rolling. I am 7 years older so I like to think I taught
    him that. If you want to see something happen, do it. Find resources
    w/ the expertise you need, put them together, learn, and do it. We
    are not ppl who sit around and wish. We dream, and then we dive in
    and do.

    Matthew ran a similar exercise w/ ppl he met online where they made
    custom reproductions of old toys. They could make molds, pressure
    inject the resin, paint them, make cards and packaging, etc. It was
    amazing. His sculptor is in Mexico, his painter is in New Jersey,
    etc. They never met except online where they shared their passion.

    I very much ripped him off when I set up the forward control plan. I
    would never have thought it possible to organize ppl across such large
    distances, among complete strangers, had I not seen him do it
    successfully first. They have been making those toys for like 5

    Some of his figures.


    Even though they look like toys from the 80's, he made them in his
    basement. There are only 5-15 of each one in the world. He has
    buyers all over the globe. Collectors and such.

    Thanks for writing and letting me talk about my brother a little.
    Feel free to share this w/ the others in the project if you think they
    might enjoy reading it.


    On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 11:48 AM, <[email protected]> wrote:
    > Rich (krebs), i hope all is well as it can be for you and your family in
    > this hard time. its hard to say in words for what you all must be feeling
    > right now. i know my girlfriend lost an 18 year old son (like a son to me)
    > about 5 years ago. its so hard and so sad when a life is ended. i feel truly
    > sad over this even though i did not know them.
    > i recieved the forward controls last night, they are very nice. i will start
    > the design process tonight. i did not want to mention this to you in your
    > time of sorrow but i thought you had the right to know being that you the
    > one that got the ball rolling. dont worrie i will keep thing going. i hope
    > your energetic sprit returns to you sometime soon. god bless,
    > dave

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  • About nOObbobber
    Not much to say really, just a regular guy ;-)!!
    Twentynine Palms, CA
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    1994 VN750
    Tins/Head lamp - flat black
    Front fender ditched
    Rear fender bobbed
    Powder coated rims
    Recovered seat
    Progressive 11.5" shocks
    Progressive fork springs
    Jardine "rumbler" exhaust - wrapped
    Relocated horn
    12" Z-bar ape hangers
    MF Battery
    Motion Pro Throttle Cables
    Venom 110/90-19 170/80-15
    Side mount License Plate/ Brake Light
    Aftermarket signals
    Speedo - Acewell


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