Mad Max style Helix's

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Mad Max style Helix's

Postby Don Leonardo » Thu Jul 21, 2011 7:11 am

Hey, my brother is putting together the parts bike I had bought last year.

He's going to do a "Mad Max", "Rat Bike", bobber, whatever you want to call it.

I think it may help him if we can compile a group of pictures of various stripped down Helix so he can get ideas.

Here's a few pics I pulled from here.



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04 Helix
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Postby crazychile » Thu Jul 21, 2011 7:49 am

I like both of those. I remember that Spazdav had some cooling issues after relocating the radiator. I'm not sure if he ever got the problem solved or not.

I would love to build one of these but my Helix is in too good of shape. Whenever I do a 250 mile search for sales, everyone wants $2200 or more for bikes that have too many miles on them. I've seen mint bikes going for $3500. No one near me ever seems to have a beater that they want to dump cheap.

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Postby zero » Thu Jul 21, 2011 9:57 am


(mine from a couple of years ago :D )
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Postby whitefusion » Thu Jul 21, 2011 4:21 pm

That one from the German rally with the relocated radiator was a trailer queen so I couldn't say if he had cooling issues or not!
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Postby spazdav » Fri Jul 22, 2011 2:15 am

on my helix, the radiator was moved under the battery with the original fan.
cooling is correct. No problem.
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