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Carbon Swingarm construction for Carbon Bonneville – step 9&10

Posted on 11th August, by John_Admin in Cafe Racers, Project Bikes. No Comments

Step 9 – Machining of needle roller thrust bearing housing for swingarm pivot

In this section I will show that final machined product of the bearing housings that will be bonded into the ends of the pivot section of the carbon swingarm.  Each bearing housings contains a combination needle roller & ball bearing thrust bearing with inner sleave. This design will provide a low friction pivot joint.

here you can see the finished items with the bearings inserted ready for polishing then bonding into the swingarm.

 

 

 

 

Step 10 – Machining of the rear spindle carriers

 

These parts started off as 65mm dia FMA aluminium bar and were first machined on the lathe to the correct diameters and profiles and then set up on the milling machine and hand milled with a lot of care and patience into the final part which was … Read More »


Carbon Fibre Swingarm construction for Carbon Bonneville – Step 7

Posted on 11th August, by John_Admin in Cafe Racers, Project Bikes. No Comments

Step 7: wrap carbon reinforcement of the whole section

In this post you can see part of the process of competing the Delta pivot mounts and further wrapping of the swingarm.

You will also see that I needed to provide clearance at the centre point of the swingarm as the swingarm would have fouled on the main frame at the expremities of the pivot range.  The clearance was provided by cutting out a section of the reinforced tube and then bonding in anouther piece of carbon tube that I had made earlier for this purpose.

 

 

 

 

Next post will include details of the machining of  swingarm pivot bearing housings and the rear spindle carriers that will be bonded into the ends of the main spas

 

 

 


New range of Carbon Fiber parts Coming Soon!!!

Posted on 2nd July, by John_Admin in shop. No Comments
Ducati-748-916-996-998-carbon-fiber-fibre-tank-top-view

Taimoshan Cycle Works is soon to luanch a comprehensive and exciting new carbon fibre parts range including,  Carbon fibre tanks, seats, fenders, hugger, covers, bodywork for the following brands:
Ducati
Triumph
Aprilia
Yamaha
Suzuki
Honda
Kawasaki
KTM
BMW
Buell
MV Agusta

 

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Ducati 748/916/996/998 Carbon fiber/Kevlar fuel tank   Price £895+P&P

 

 

Ducati 848/1098/1198 Carbon fiber/Kevlar fuel tank    £999 + P&P

(Although the online shop is still in the process of being populated, we can still supply these parts, so please email me with your requirements and I will give you price and availability.

Shipping time while we set up the online ship will be approx 10 working day for payment of order for UK mainland deliveries.

Email:  john@taimoshancycleworks.com