My 87' Iowa Edition Cyclone Spree

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Re: My 87' Iowa Edition Cyclone Spree

Post by Wheelman-111 » Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:23 pm

Greetings:

Patience & painstaking attention to detail, EClark. That's cheatin', if you axt me. :)

Extraordinary results!
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Re: My 87' Iowa Edition Cyclone Spree

Post by eclark5483 » Sat Jan 27, 2018 11:12 pm

Thank you. Restoring a Spree, or any scooter for that matter, is such a fun past time. I do thousands of bike parts a year to make them Indians stunning, but in the end, it seems so redundant after you do it all the time. It's nice to take something out of the usual painting and prepping norm and create something beautiful out of it. If these bikes were more modern, I'd have a blast riding them all the time. But, I'm proud of what I have put into them, and I want them to be there for a new generation to admire. The more the years go by, the higher the odds these classic bikes will only be found in scrap yards, broken up, and rusted. HeII, maybe someday you might see one for sale at the Mecum events. I know I personally would have a very very hard time ever selling one to just anybody. 8 of the top 10 bikes sold at Mecum Monterey were Indians.

https://www.mecum.com/motorcycles/results/

I have one of those as well. My end goal for my AMI-50 is to have it be the first one sold at Mecum when I complete it.
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Re: My 87' Iowa Edition Cyclone Spree

Post by eclark5483 » Fri May 04, 2018 2:21 pm

Some updated pics with all the graphics in place.

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3 Sprees
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1 Indian AMI-50
World's Greatest Spree: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lU49lL_Xx4s
Want to make a Spree engine go fast? CLICK HERE: LINK

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Re: My 87' Iowa Edition Cyclone Spree

Post by eclark5483 » Fri May 04, 2018 8:30 pm

The brothers, side by side:

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1 Indian AMI-50
World's Greatest Spree: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lU49lL_Xx4s
Want to make a Spree engine go fast? CLICK HERE: LINK

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Re: My 87' Iowa Edition Cyclone Spree

Post by Wheelman-111 » Fri May 04, 2018 11:49 pm

Greetings:

I'm guessing those brothers are just about as tastefully pimped-out as it is possible to achieve with the fun-loving Spree. Amazing dedication, Dad.
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Flash 9: 2001 Elite SR Contesta 72 ZX Tran, 9:1 Gears, Stock Airbox, Carb and Pipe 58.8 MPH
Punkin: 2010 Vespa/Malossi S78, 99KPH

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Re: My 87' Iowa Edition Cyclone Spree

Post by eclark5483 » Fri May 04, 2018 11:55 pm

Thanks, here they are running:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-1AabpRTbU
Indian Motorcycle tech @ Polaris Industries, B.A. Information Technology, A.A. Engineering
3 Sprees
1 ATM50-A1
1 Indian AMI-50
World's Greatest Spree: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lU49lL_Xx4s
Want to make a Spree engine go fast? CLICK HERE: LINK

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Re: My 87' Iowa Edition Cyclone Spree

Post by ansneds » Sat May 05, 2018 12:19 am

That paint looks so good.
Have previously owned:
->1994 Honda Elite S
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->1985 and 1986 Honda Sprees
->1985 Honda Aero 50

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Re: My 87' Iowa Edition Cyclone Spree

Post by eclark5483 » Sun May 13, 2018 11:42 pm

This is where we ended up deciding where to hide the choke cable for the Polini carb, while still making it accessible. I wanted to avoid damaging the plastics any more then was needed, so rather than mount down below, went higher this time.
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Indian Motorcycle tech @ Polaris Industries, B.A. Information Technology, A.A. Engineering
3 Sprees
1 ATM50-A1
1 Indian AMI-50
World's Greatest Spree: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lU49lL_Xx4s
Want to make a Spree engine go fast? CLICK HERE: LINK

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