Flame-Art Design F.A.D.

2013 World Championship competitor
BuilderNoel Connolly
OwnerNoel Connolly
LocationAtheny, Galway
Countryflag ie Ireland
Bike NameWhiskey Chaser
Year/Model2013 Model A
Engine Make/SizeHonda/F.A D. 5 HP
DrivetrainMax torque Centrifugal
Frame Make/TypeF.A.D. Drop Loop
Front EndF.A.D. Rigid
Wheels Front28 '' Rim
Wheels Rear28'' Rim
Tires FrontSchwalbe 28 x 2.00
Tires RearSchwalbe 28 x 2.00
Brakes FrontNone
Brakes RearBand Brake
Additional InfoTotal ground-up hand built custom based on Board Track Racers from the 1900's. Hand made drop loop frame with rigid swingarm and sidecar unit fitted to carry whiskey Barrel.

Honda GC160 5 horsepower engine heavily modified. Hand made split gas tank with brass fittings. Front forks with built in drop handlebars. Cable operated hand contols and leather grips are all one off by F.A.D. Brooks Vintage Saddle. Vintage Acetylene lamp.

Brass tubing all bent by hand. Paint and Lettering by F.A.D.
Features kickstart with freewheel when engine starts and brass kill switch mounted on handlebars. Right hand lever operates throttle while left hand lever operates rear band brake. Also has Gas tank mounted hand brake lever. All cables run through Brass tubing.

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