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Spoke wheel Vampire
« on: February 24, 2014, 12:45:44 PM »
Well after my rear Astralite wheel failure in Germany, I decided that if I am going to use the bike as intended
I would have to do something about them.
So the first (I think) spoke wheeled Vampire is fully dry built and sat in my garage.
I am waiting on the brakes being built to my spec and am yet still undecided about master cylinders,
Pictures to follow shortly if I can work out how to upload them.
Andy.

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Re: Spoke wheel Vampire
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2014, 11:14:22 PM »
Hi Andy.

You need to host photos in some online webspace (Photobucket, Flickr, etc) and then link from there to the forum...

Or

e-mail the photos to webmaster@heskethownersclub.org.uk and I'll add them to the Hesketh Gallery and post a link for you...

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Re: Spoke wheel Vampire
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2014, 10:49:05 AM »
Question for anyone with a spoke wheel Hesketh,
What is the rear sprocket size and does the bike still use a 530 chain?
Andy

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Re: Spoke wheel Vampire
« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2014, 04:18:07 PM »
Hi Andy;

Mick used the wheels from the 955i Triumph Tiger for the spoke conversion...

The Tiger comes with a 46T rear sprocket as standard and smaller ones are available, but I've not seen 48T listed... Wouldn't be a problem for most manufacturers though.

The chain remains 530 (I recommend DID 530VM or ZVM).

Jeff
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Re: Spoke wheel Vampire
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2014, 08:55:22 PM »
Hi Andy;

What do you reckon then..?  Did you ever take those photos..?

It's been 9 months since you started this post mate... There's keeping us in suspenders and then there's taking the ....

Any chance..?

Jeff

1975 Triumph Trident 750 (New Project)
1980 Yamaha XS1100 (Midnight Special)
1981 Yamaha XS1100 Sport (Trike Project)
1981 Yamaha XS1100 Sport (Reg'd 1985)
1982 Hesketh V1000 (Pre-Production Engine)