Is this the silliest looking motorcycle ever?
The Suzuki front end I originally modified for Bultakenstein fits perfectly and the outer races for the new steering bearings ended up being a nice, tight press fit in the frame, with no retaining goop needed.

I then purchased two Yamaha Venture 1200 front wheels.

When they arrived, I realized that I’d failed to consider a problem with my wheel choice: at the front. it won’t fit between the forks.

I’m sure how I want to resolve this yet. I could:

  1. Find a lathe big enough to modify this rim
  2. get a wider set of triple clamps
  3. Get a different front wheel and have mismatched wheels
  4. Get rid of both wheels and go with something totally different.

It’s kind of a drag, because I was really digging this wheel choice.

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