progress report: Fox 'Sprite' chopper build

Mini Bike & Go-Kart Parts

#1
I started working on this last summer. Just recently got the bugs in the drive-train worked out so I could fire it up. Still need to work out my brake hub to frame attachment. Waiting for my sissy-bar to be made. Check out the YouTube link to see it run. Thanks for checking in! 20180429_141705 OldMiniBikes sm.jpg https://youtu.be/6wOhvkV0sb4
 
#3
Thanks! The handle bars are extended 5'', and the ends pushed forward, to accommodate an 'adult'. My arms are so long the knuckles drag. Forks are extended 4''. Friend of a friend did the 5 star welding.
 
#5
Just checked out some of your builds. Wow! Nice work all around. It's been a while since I've worked on anything like this, and been having something of a second childhood. In memory of my '64 or so Penny's Foremost.
 
#6
Hello everyone, it doesn't seem possible my last update was way back in May. Here's a quickie. I got the beast running. Top speed is around 29mph. It's a handful with the small front tire at that speed. Gotta hang on!

Happy holidays everyone!

 
#7
Haven't posted a update pic in quite a while. As usual progress is slow.
Front fender mounted. Back fender is ready to be installed. Sissy bar (mounted for demonstration purposes only) needs a back rest, and I'm thinking chrome plating.
 

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#9
Wow. It's been a year since my last update? Hard to imagine!

Just got these back from http://www.queencityplating.com/. My crappy cell phone pics don't do them justice.

I have the frame down to bare metal. I'm thinking Roth Rattle Bombs for paint: https://rothmetalflake.com/collections. I'll let you guess the color, for now.

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Thanks for looking, and take care everybody.
 

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#10
I completely disassembled my bike after Independence Day last year, to start in on the finishing touches. Just got it ride-able again this last week. Still have a few details that need to be worked out. The wiring isn't done, rear fender needs some modifications so I can install, custom exhaust not even started, etc. I'm not in a hurry to 'finalize' this project. It'll happen when it happens.

Thanks for looking, everyone!
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