Something for your visual pleasure! Click on the photo for wallpaper size eyegasm.
Much to our surprise the latest issue of SCTV dropped this month with our very own Kaiju Ruckus. This was a long over due shoot which we finally had time to shoot the bike mid January in Chicago. Needless to say it was damn cold outside, but the bike started up without any issues, might be a little lean but still ran like a champ! SCTV has been dropping a lot of Chicago based ruckus. Its good to see some exposure in the midwest even if it is half way across the world. Anyways I just wanted to thank SCTV for the feature and Ginash from JDMC for the spread cover shot. Click on the link to check out the magazine! ScooterCrew.TV
Here are 2 Wallpaper shot for your desktop or laptop
Spring is just right around the corner so will be blowing up this blog with a lot of posts again with our new projects! Till next time! los out!
This one has been on the dl since December. JDM Chicago finally dropped the new online store with the latest soft goods and accessories. Ginash was nice enough to use one of our bikes as props during the shoot. We always want to show support to our locals and i can’t think of a better way of doing so and supporting the most known forum in Chicago. We had an awesome time even though it was pretty chilly out. I learned a lot of things that day. For one, its not that easy to be on the other side of the glass. I gotta give it up to Julia, she really made it look super easy. Anyways, check out all the shots that Sonny took as he was photographer of the day. This our lookbook ver of the shoot. I hope you guys like!
Model: Julia Marchese, JDMOTO
Clothing: JDM Chicago Spring line
Photographers: Ethan Caldwell, Ginash Jdmc, Sonny Chan
Time to dust off the winter bug and start cracking again on the custom parts and builds. Right now is about -3 F here in Chicago which is pretty damn cold, but I wanted to come back to the CVT kit i installed on the Kaiju and actually do some weight inspection to see if there are any differences between the stock parts (bin pile) and the aftermarket kit. We actually weighted the parts while we weighted the rollers. I might as well find out what im putting in the bike.
Stock Drive Face 115mm: 173g
Stock Ramps 115mm : 283g
Total stock weight: 456g
New driveface 115mm : 141g
New Ramps 115mm: 285g
Total weight: 426g
So from the looks of it Im saving about 30g of rotational mass in the CVT alone. I didn’t get to inspect and weight the Clutch bell housing, but I know for sure there was a lot of weight reduction on the aftermarket housing since its CNC. All of the weight reduction being done on the CVT will help the bike rev faster creating a faster acceleration.
On another note we took the bike out in 30F weather to do a little photoshoot for a euro magazine. Here is a quick teaser and wallpaper if you need one, lol.
Winter Mode – LoS out