Tag: carbon fiber tank
Below you can see the progress being made on the Carbon Bonneville bike, in place now is the rising rate rear linkage of a design so far found to be unique to Taimoshan Cycle Works and the tank has been modified and is taking shape ready to have carbon moulds taken. Also you can start to see the start of the seat/trial section styling and construction.
In later post, you will see the Bonneville T140 ES electric start unit that was acquired of ebay and is currently being refurbished and the “new” old stock lucas starter from a Norton Commando that will have the front housing replaced by a custom machined housing to mate it will the electric start unit.
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 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.
There’s got to be a way of making this thing lighter.. MUCH lighter. The std frame and swingarm weighs in at about 20kgs. Not one to shy away from an engineering challenge I decided design and build a super light carbon fibre OIF Bonneville frame, with a carbon fibre mono-shock rear end , carbon tank and carbon seat etc, the “full bag of fruit” as they say! my target was a bike with a dry weight of 100-110kgs, so about the weight of a modern KTM Supermoto and with a solid 50+bhp from the SRM rebuilt motor, it should make for a pretty lively runner.
Design wise, I … Read More »