HD rusted metal step by step FB
This is the winner of the class ” Craziest Bike” on the ADVENTURE MOTORCYCLE 2012
Nowadays, one may mix styles. Ladies wearing lace-up boots to rough gossamer dresses, seasoned biker neon sneaker worn leather jeans. Also in the minds of the bike builder is between Bratstyle , Oldstyle and bombast Customizing a lot of room for creativity.
Creative biker friendly.
Haps and Danny known each other for over 30 years. In 1977, Danny took his first Shovelhead from the AMF era. The goat had flaws and quirks , Haps knew about such diseases . That was the beginning of a long friendship bikers .
Meanwhile, Danny put a bike break because of a young , but the contact between the two never really ripped off . With a V-Rod Danny went to the break on the road again , but the muscle bike did not offer enough of the feel of the Good Old Times. He dragged a Shovelhead frame to Haps , which accounted for the engine. The project ” Craziest Bike” could begin.
Scrap is a bike.
First, the engine turn came . A proper overhaul, engine capacity with Big Bore kit to 1525 cubic centimeters and Knovelhead rocker covers from S & S brought the engine back on its feet . The mixture he sips from a Holley dual carburetors , for the inspiring spark makes the magneto ignition Morris. The starting breathes through tubes homegrown .
The frame remained largely original, the rear lowered Haps a little off . Under the rear fender hides an oil cooler , visible projects the self gedengelte Sissybar with Rückfunzel and number plate holder in the sky. Driver’s seat , Soziuspad and pillows are of a piece. They originated in Theobald Leather Works in Nierstein .
In the frontend performs a leaf spring fork of W & W the 23-inch model . 4-piston brakes from Performance Machine delay the load . All metal parts shine in chrome and brass , the high handlebar is responsible for the chopper feel. …
Craziest Bike tech:
- Base FX Shovelhead
- Year of construction 1974 , renovation 2011
- Shovelhead engine with Knovelhead rocker covers
- Displacement 1525 cc
- Cylinder heads S & S
- Carburetor Holley – barrel carburetor
- Ignition Morris magneto ignition
- Original frame , lowered
- Rocker IS & V -Twin Specials
- Fork W & W Cycles leaf spring
- Wheels Rev Tech Dominator , front 23 ” , rear 16″
- Brakes 4-piston PM
- Homemade handlebars, sissy bar , exhaust
Other: Jim’s hydraulic tappets , 2 ” BDL belt drive , airbrush by JohnFTW , Bench Theobald, Leather Works.