Desert Sled it is.

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So, a Desert Sled it is………..or will become.

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I’ve been doing so much body work over the last month that it felt pretty good just to get my hands greasy, and not be sweating like a pig block sanding for hours on end.

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First order of business is to get the rear sprocket off and send it to the folks at Rebel Gears.

http://rebelgears.com

Rebel will make what was called in the “the day” an overlay or cheater sprocket that will mount to the existing sprocket.

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New Dunlop DOT knobby for the rear. A 19″ vintage trial tire will be mounted up front.

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Vintage look 7/8″ bars in stainless from Craig at Front Street Cycle.

http://frontstcycle.blogspot.com

Craig does beautiful work……high quality material, smooth bends, and lovely tig welds.

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The boxes in front of the bars make up an electrical package from the guys at The Factory Metal Works.

http://www.thefactorymetalworks.com

This will simplify, modernize, and eliminate the battery on the old Triumph. The kit contents:

this electrical package contains
1- pazon electronic ignition setup for triumph or bsa twins
1- dual lead 12v coil 4 ohms
1- boyer nattery eliminator light delay system
40 ft of 16 gauge cloth wire in black
5 ft of 7mm black cloth electrical wire
2 staright boots and terminal for spark plugs
2 90 degree boots and terminals for spark plugs

The guys at The Factory Metal Works are also making a set of high pipes that will run down the left side of the bike.

Stay tuned………..updates will come as the bike progresses.

2 Replies to “Desert Sled it is.”

  1. The rear subframe was not cut or altered on the Triumph, a longer than stock rear shock was used (I believe 1 1/4″ if memory serves).

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