Category Archives: T-Bikes

Tbike1 Rebuilt after Crash

Thunderbike 1 re-build after accident. Tore down front end and replaced steering head bearings….new fork oil…Re-mounted new Headwinds headlamp 1-1/2″ further back into steering head. Looks way better IMHO, Installed Cyborg 3600 Lumen LED H4 headlamp bulb, that sucker is … Continue reading

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Third Times a Charm for Thunderbike 1!

Yea it’s been a while since we’ve updated this section! Some changes to the Tbike1 were done by JimJC to make it a daily ride. They include: 1.5″ diameter x 16″ Drag Specialties “Big Buffalo” Apehangers and Risers Barnett/Goodridge Stainless … Continue reading

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Thunderbike Wins “Sickest Cruiser” at RollinHardRiders “2 Foster Independence” Rally!

Metric Thunder is proud to support Foster Independence for at risk Teens and Foster Youth in our local community. The organizers stuck the Tbike in the bike show and it WON! Great day was had by all and for a … Continue reading

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Thunderbike 1 makes centerfold of June Roadbike Mag!!!

Once again RoadBike Magazine Features Metric Thunder in a 4-page spread commemorating the legacy of the first Thunderbike built by Bob Osias and Stuart Hamilton. It’s a tribute to Stuart (AKA “Limey”) who passed away shortly after the build. The … Continue reading

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T Bike 2 Gets Some New Clothes!

Sometimes it only takes a couple of modifications to significantly change the look of your ride…

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RoadBike Magazine Features Metric Thunder

Metric Thunder Gets Some Press from RoadBike

RoadBike Magazine did a photo shoot of T-Bike II during Sturgis Bike Week back in 2005. An article appeared in the magazine in April of 2006 and has now been added to their updated Web site.

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Thunderbike II Latest Mods

The muscle cruiser needed some more stuff… Like Thunderbike I, T-Bike II has also been modified in several phases. We made a few small changes over the summer that really added to the overall look of the bike.

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T Bike 1 Phase 2 Build

From modified cruiser to custom bagger Phase 2 of T Bike 1 was a quantum leap from its origin as a 2003 Suzuki Intruder 1500LC stock cruiser. In addition to adding Hard Krome 2 into 1 Sideburners other major modifications … Continue reading

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Visualize It — Then Build It

At Team Metric Thunder we build custom bikes to represent the company and help enthusiasts just like you build motorcycles that embody your values and personality. “We help you build your dream bike.”

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Thunder Bike 2 (T2) – Specs

Thunder Bob is pictured on his T Bike 2 running at Sturgis for his photo shoot. Details on T2 right here

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Thunder Bike 1 (T1) – Build Phase 1

Results of Thunder Bike Phase 1 Build – Best in Show trophy from RoadBike Magazine at their Metric Rally in Sturgis 2004.

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Thunder Bike 2 (T2) – Build Up

RoadBike Magazine recently profiled our Thunder Bike 2 in their April 2006 edition. RoadBike really liked our unique Thunder Design process which transformed a new model Kawasaki Vulcan 2000 into a custom cruiser that didn’t require fabrication or emptying a … Continue reading

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