trying to keep this short and sweet….
1978 Puch Murray frame - rewelded all of the shitty stock “welds”, welded crossbar on, HAND FILED them all down to perfection, added a support brace/elbow under the back rack/seat pan. repainted.
General tank - cleaned, stripped, bondoed, repainted. fancy shmancy locking cap(courtesy of peter).
Simonini pipe off the bike that caught on fire at the chicago rally a few years ago.
The most comfy seat ever - Scarecrow coffin cruiser board(courtesy of Mike Best) bolted on(crooked), warped, and ready to go.
++spray painted brake levers that i found in the trash, wire-wheeled rims that were also trash, headlight off my maxi, grips courtesy of Terry Dean Cain, threaded rod with stock grips on the end in place of pedals, GILA, 24 flatslide mikuni, bike blinky taped onto the skateboard seat, michelin gazelles.
not pictured: scary front fender of death.
Started this bike when i was still a Bourbon Bandit. Finished it as a Hot N Ready. Thanks friends for the hand-me-downs and helping hands.