All the mods are period-correct: Bolt-on rigid frame rear section, extended fork tubes, inch front wheel with no front brake, round alloy oil tank, shortie pipes, banana seat with sissy bar, classic "peanut" tank set high on the backbone. It's topped off with a Sportster tank, the sides of which have been scooped out. Probably not the best idea from a practical standpoint, but it certainly is distinctive. Ironically, after 40 years, it probably still draw crowds everywhere it goes, not because its so 'up-to-date' which it would have been inbut because its so 'retro'. Must be loud. And it's all finished off in gray primer.
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The whole 'coffin'-look was huge back in the day.
This baby is loaded with charm, and cool features.
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Perhaps this bike is more for show than go. But some people chop twins, like this sweet Triumph Daytona Honda's "You meet the nicest people on a Honda", had not yet been fully realized in society.
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The only bow to modernity would be the rear disk brake. CopyrightClassic-British-Motorcycles.
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Jesse James, who was largely responsible for bringing the chopper albeit Harley choppers into the mainstream, has had his day in the sun, then hit a public-relations wall. Even Maico put coffin tanks on their dirt bikes. How many different ways can you customize a Harley before they are start looking the same?
The only bow to modernity would be the rear disk brake.
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|And of course, young guys like me didn't have nearly the money it took to break into the world of Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
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More coming soon And the black pipes dump straight down in front of the engine. Check out the very custom work on the exhaust headers, as an example. Certainly there were a lot of Harley choppers running around, but in those days, it seemed that many Harley riders were of the outlaw biker variety.
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But where do you draw the line, anyway?