90 VTR250 Trackbike or bust

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Re: 90 VTR250 Trackbike or bust

Postby Spoot5 » Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:03 pm

lol. I do recall finding an old guy that could straighten fork tubes & rotors...actually had him do the set of forks on my Superhawk 5-6 years ago..
When the forks came back, they actually were more true than many brand new OEM fork tubes (according to my suspension guy)...he was really surprised by the work that guy did.

I was considering cutting the spacer (?) of the bobbins to make the disc a full floater.
The bend, however, looks to be about 3/4" out of true. It's not just a slight wobble...its a full blown "WTF happened", kind of wobble.

but, I crashed, so I know what happened. lol
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Re: 90 VTR250 Trackbike or bust

Postby Spoot5 » Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:22 pm

AHA

Here he is
http://www.framestraightsystem.com/Moto ... repair.htm

I do recall that this guy had some $ trouble at one point and got behind on work due to a move and then another delay due to divorce?...
there was some feedback on some other forum about him, but my forks were done in a decent amount of time, stoopid straight and no evidence of work done on them.

I think I'll try to contact him about the rotor. I have another set for F4i that I might send down as well, save on shipping.

Rohn Jon's
3301 Louisville Rd.
Louisville , TN 37777
Phone 586 246 4500 E-mail RJP916@gmail.com
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Re: 90 VTR250 Trackbike or bust

Postby spotthedogg » Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:42 am

I have a rotor But I don’t really want to separate it from the wheel I have hanging here unused.
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Re: 90 VTR250 Trackbike or bust

Postby Spoot5 » Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:55 pm

now, you're just rubbing it in...

lol

I called Frame Straight Systems, they are open for business.
I printed out the form and will ship my rotor to him asap.
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Re: 90 VTR250 Trackbike or bust

Postby spotthedogg » Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:13 am

What is the Honda Racing bicycle you list in your sig? The only one I know of is the RN-01, and they were not available to the public. A bike or maybe two were stolen once from a World Cup race though.
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Re: 90 VTR250 Trackbike or bust

Postby Spoot5 » Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:01 pm

I need to get my pwd for my ftp...but, this is close enough.
not mine, but one very similar.

https://www.ebay.com/i/293033981276?chn=ps

I have always wanted one...We had one at the PD where I work as a lost/found, but it was in pretty bad shape.
Later, I found one in Milwaukee (1.5hr away) for $50 on craigslist. Spent about the same on fuel to make the trip. :)
It's just a huffy-type of bike that had steel rims. The ones on the CL find were bent.
I swapped them out for the aluminum rims from my Walmart Magna mountain bike! Lighter & faster now !!
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Re: 90 VTR250 Trackbike or bust

Postby spotthedogg » Wed Apr 24, 2019 4:31 am

Ok, so Honda Racing bicycle is quite an exaggeration, lol
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