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This checklist allows you to list all the parts needed for your bike to help you to cost your bike before you build it. Custom bike parts checklist to view. For a working copy on an Excel spreadsheet which allows you to imput parts and prices and adds up all the costs automatically, please ask for a copy sent by email
This PDF file helps you see how you can select the correct sprocket and pulley sizes for your custom build. An Excel spreadsheet of this is available by email which allows you to change data and try different sprocket sizes.
Dont buy any parts for your custom or start building it before you read this. Tyres are the starting point when planning your custom bike
Understanding offset and allowing for correct offset could be vital to planning your custom motorcycle, especially for left side drive
This gives a summary of the engines available and some of the major, minor and interesting manufacturers and builders. Invaluable reading before you start your custom build. A definitative guide, unavailable from any other source
This might be useful to read through before you even start costing out your custom bike build.
Overview of regulations governing seld build motorcycles in the UK only. You can also obtain more information from http://www.vosa.gov.uk
This tells you how to obtain expert advice on the regulations and how you obtain a copy of the manual
Information about how to photograph and get your bike into magazines. If you want to get the best picture of your bike and into the mags, read this
If you need to detail an order for an engine or wish to list the Spec of the motor for sending to a a magazine.........this is a short cut. If you need a copy on a word doc file....send a request by email
Before you send up your pictures to a magazine, you may wish to look at this list of headings to detail everything on your bike. Its a shortcut to use if you wish. For a copy on a word doc file.....ask for a copy by email
Use this tool to calculate tire diameter to help you plan your custom motorcycle build. This is especially useful for the front wheel for working out fork length
Vehical regulatory body in the Netherlands. Anyone building a custom bike or importing a motorcycle in the Netherlands should use this information. Downloadable file below is in English. You can go to www.rdw.nl for further information
Custom motorcycle paint advice - look at this before you lift a paint brush
advice on buying a custom motorcycle kit for your next custom bike build
Before you buy your custom motorcycle frame for your next custom bike, read this.
Advice on selling your custom bike. Look and read before you try and sell it
Get the correct fork length and trail for your custom bike. Read before you weep!
Exhaust emission information for custom motorcycle builders see http://epa.gov
This helpful information from Continental Tires may be useful
Get the right information before you buy
Building a custom motorcycle may seem daunting to a virgin builder. What to do first, second, third etc, etc. This document covers the first and most important stage.
Brief guidlines on what you need to do to alter your Royal Enfield motorcycle to look like a Harley Davidson. Of special interest to anyone in India who may be thinking of doing this
The process of registering a motorcycle or any vehicle in India
All you need to know. Ask us to quote for transportation, customs clearance and minimising import duty
Building a custom bike is a scary task for the uninitiated and an
expensive one too. Itâ€™s even scarier if you make a big expensive
mistake that can prevent your new custom from ever being ridden on
the road. If it canâ€™t legally be ridden its not much fun watching
it rusting away in your garage. I hope the information here is useful.
Information straight from the horses mouth. Dont blame me if you cant understand it....they wrote, not me
Information about TUV certified motors
Basic Frame dimensions explained together with implications of Rake, Rise and Stretch