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Just saw this bike in the Member Bikes Gallery.



Very Nice. :eek:

Any details on the mods??
 

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What's with the rear swingarm? It looks a little strange.
 

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very nice......... love the red wheels :)
 

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I posted it for Bruce Byrd and asked him for some details. Here's his story:

"Hi Michael,
Thanks for posting the pic......I have more (different angles etc..)if you're interested. I am located in Taos, NM. The specs of the El Salto Moto Monster are 1993 M900
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Very Cool! Sounds like a great time spent on a beautiful outcome.
 
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What's with the rear swingarm? It looks a little strange.
Stiffer, and lighter hopefully....looks kinda like a jmc swingarm..

the image is not the duc one specifically

Ducati has a few similiar versions.....
 

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Ahhhh....a stompin' motor to go with the killer looks.

Perhaps a September Featured Monster?

More pics would be appreciated. They'll probably make me cry, but I'll suffer through somehow. ;)
 

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Well, if he could find some greenery for a background, it'd be a perfect December bike. ;D
 

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Thanks for your compliments! The swingarm was made by Metmachex (if I remember correctly) and is a triple box beam design. The Penske shock is 12mm longer than stock as I like a bit more ride height.
As far as compression numbers.....I can't remember what this motor measured out to .(I built it 7 or 8 years ago!) But I do remember that this particular set of "high" compression 96mm JE pistons gave way to much measured squish when installed. This was resolved by turning down the base of the cylinders to get the proper clearance. When I get a break from customer bikes I plan to install a set of MBP collets and I'll pull the heads and calculate the real compression ratio. (i think its up there)
Thanks,
Bruce Byrd
 
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