After seeing in this article What is a scrambler?It's time to get down to business and find out how to turn a motorcycle into a scrambler .
The transformation of a motorcycle goes through different stages to follow in order to achieve the neo-retro all-terrain motorcycle of our dreams.
The first step is the definition of the project , knowing what we want, followed by the search for a basis for the project, the parts and the modifications to be made to the bike. Finally we can savor the result.
1. Definition of the scrambler motorcycle project.
After spending hours looking at photos or videos and discovering the world of scrambler type motorcycles . That's it, you've decided; You want a scramble r motorcycle , and you want to do it yourself .
Today, with the help of Instagram, Pinterest and Google Image, we have many opportunities to get inspired, research our favorite topics and find information about scramblers .
Pinterest search for an "end of the world" type scrambler:
The approach often used is to group the photos that inspire us . With these photos, we can get an idea of the style, the important elements that we want for our scrambler motorcycle project.
Photo found on Google Image of a Rat's type scrambler motorcycle.
We can make a mix of inspirations, create shapes and visuals to achieve the objective.
Once our idea is clear and defined in our head, we can put it on paper, in a drawing, or make a photoshop.
Or quite simply start the realization only with the idea in mind. Many preparers make their bikes without putting it on paper or computer. It depends on individual sensitivity .
2. Find the base for your scrambler motorcycle
No matter the displacement or the model you choose, a scrambler motorcycle is made for adventure , that's the scrambler spirit .
Once the project is defined, we look for a base that will suit our project and our budget .
The base can be the same model as one of our inspirations or a different model, it doesn't matter.
For A1 and B licenses, we have dedicated an article on the best bases for 125 scramblers .
Here are the most common and most requested bases for the A2 license.