Instagram     

Go Back   PNW Moto > Washington > Seattle > Bellingham

Bellingham Rides, meetups, regional discussions | Bellingham, Washington

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Aug 9th 2016, 07:56 PM   #1
 ianbikes's Avatar
 
  Jul 2016
  Mt Vernon

  Vstrom 650
Wanting to help build a bike

I'm pretty new to motorcycles and my love for them is growing every day. I wasn't raised up working on vehicles much so I really don't have a ton of mechanical skills but I want and need to learn. I've done a few repairs on my various vehicles but not much with the motor itself.
Anyways, I was wondering if anyone has a project that I could help them on? My current bike is pretty new and doesn't need any work.
I want to eventually build my own cafe cruiser or bobber but don't have the money right now.
(I also want to start riding dirt bikes which is another story)

I know most people don't need a novice trying to help but I thought I would put this out there just in case!
Aug 9th 2016, 08:11 PM   #2
 Pigs's Avatar
 
  Jan 2016
  Portland

  bicicleta
Im out in the PDX area so a little ways from you. Best advice I can give you is to start doing maintenance work yourself. Oil change time? Easy enough for any novice to do. Some other easy maintenance parts(bike dependent) are spark plugs, air filter, brake fluid change, coolant change. Even new bikes needs a little work once in a while.
Aug 9th 2016, 09:38 PM   #3
 SilvieFox's Avatar
 
  Jan 2016
  welches, Oregon

  2008 Kawasaki Versys (Sylvester), 1972 Suzuki RV90 (vanvan), 1981 Honda TwinStar (Bobber),yamaha 225
i have a motor for sale you could start there rebuild the motor so you know it in and out and start building your bike around it
Reply

  PNW Moto > Washington > Seattle > Bellingham

Tags
bike, build, wanting



Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Chucking about with a Build Thread Tuskano Motorcycles 38 Sep 5th 2017 08:36 PM
Build your own R1 2wheelpodcast Motorcycles 5 Aug 3rd 2016 11:26 AM




Copyright © 2017 PNW Moto. All rights reserved.