Posts made in September, 2017

Ducati 1098 titanium front wheel spindle with 7075 alloy sleeve nut

Posted by on Sep 22, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It must be that Ducati time of year (my favourite), here’s a titanium front wheel spindle for a 1098, as usual i’ve made the sleeve nut from 7075 alloy.

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Morning

Posted by on Sep 20, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Woke up this morning and thought Mr. Trump had pressed the wrong button and set the world on fire. I haven’t twiddled with the colour or anything (i don’t know how), this is just how it looked, and people spend a fortune going abroad on holiday? nutters  

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Ducati 900ss bevel titanium front wheel spindle

Posted by on Sep 20, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

As we all know Ducati are my bestest ever bikes, and the original wire wheeled 900ss bevels are absolutely my favourite, i used to have one from 1977. they are unreliable, finicky, moody, need constant attention even whist riding, and blow up every 20k costing thousands to repair, thats my kind of girl! but boy when they are working well and you ride as hard as you can they just get better and better…. anyway i think this is the first part i’ve made for one, (they are very rare these days since the Germans and Japanese bought them all to store in hermetically sealed jam jars never to be seen again) its a titanium front wheel spindle with a 7075 alloy nut, slightly modified from original i’ve upped the thread size to 20mm so it will take a big hole all the way through and reduced the thickness of the nut from 15 down to 10mm. And i’ve put a socket in the head rather than the extended part with 2 flats, its lighter my way and looks a shed load better i...

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Yorkshire, by eck its grand

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

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Titanium R1 drive sprocket nuts

Posted by on Sep 19, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

These are later model titanium R1 drive sprocket nuts with 22x1mm thread. I offer a sexy version and a plain drab version, which would you go for?

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