The bike kinda builds itself,
all I do is put it together.

The contents of this blog is a record of work carried out by the author and other third party information and pictures gleaned from various sources on the internet. It is published for academic interest and entertainment only. It is neither suggested or intended that any work or modifications shown here are to be carried out by any party reading the blog.

The Hitchcock Rigid Conversion

Mission Statement

This blog has been set up as a record of my attempt to build a cool Bobber style bike out of the Royal Enfield Bullet. With the cost of genuine early British and American bikes and parts spiralling upwards in the face of the current global economic climate, building a retro style custom is rapidly becoming cost prohibitive. Initially, there will be a period of accruing parts and information as the bike I intend to re-create is my daily rider.
I have heard so many horror stories about the Indian made Bullet from people who's mate used to have one, that I have lost count. All I can say is that I have covered over 20,000 miles on mine in the last three and a half years, and feel happy that it is quite capable of doing another 20.
So if you like the idea or just curious, you are welcome to come along for the ride.

Saturday, 5 November 2011

The "Flipo-matick" 2000

I find when it comes to painting tanks it is a pain in the ass,you have them balanced on an old thinner tins,you cant do the bottom right and they then to fall off...

well people here is the FLIPOMATICK 2000...

I drilled a bit 25mm box then mounted it on a plate passed a bolt thru the tank mount and 25mm box and gave the bottom a good lash of paint..

Then it is just a case of flipping it over on the stud then lash!!!!!
The end result one black tank untouched by human hands................

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