Archive for September, 2008

Evo Sportster Swing Arm Choppers

About a week ago I went down while riding my Triumph around town. I’m fine, the bike is banged up and that’s about all I’m going to say about that until all insurance matters have been settled and signed off on. However, as a side effect of the whole thing I started entertaining the idea […]

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Vintage 70’s Chopper Pic Goodness

Our pal Kevin C. sent in these pics he snagged from his father-in-law. So awesome. Here’s what Kevin had to say:
I snapped a bunch of cool polaroids from my father in law recently you may dig…
His name is Johnny Martinez and he used to own a body shop with his brother in LA circa 1969-1970…soooooo […]

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Go Fast - Stop Fast Wheels

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XS650 Chopper

As far as XS650 Choppers go, this one easily ranks in my top 10 - scratch that, top 5 that I’ve ever seen. The bike is seamless front front to back and designed perfectly - from the proportions to the choices in parts. Ever notice how it’s the really simple parts that can make a […]

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1966 Triumph Bonneville Chopper

Such a perfect example of raw and simple. Great lines, great flow from front to back - every part complements the bike and nothing gets in it’s way. You don’t see it all the time, but I love the look of VL or UL Harley springers on a Triumph. Killer scoot, looks like a […]

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Buffing and Polishing Metal for N00bs

The folks at Caswell put together this pretty solid overview on the basics of metal polishing. Obviously a good marketing tool for them to sell more products, but the info is legit and I like it when I see a company trying to educate their customer instead of trying to pull a fast one on […]

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Nardi’s BSA Chopper up for Sale

You’ve seen Nardi’s BSA chopper featured on this site many times - you’ve probably also seen it in the pages of The Horse, getting gushed over on a bunch of different messageboards, and routinely at the top of the winners podium at a number of local bike shows. Well here’s your chance to own it. […]

Jason Jesse & Automodown photo extravaganza

Holly Andeson gets big props from us. Pointed in our general direction by my man Kevin C. (thanks Kevin, you get props on this too) she sent us a whole bunch of photos from a trip she made out to visit Jason Jesse and his shop Automodown. If you know of Jason - from […]

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Chaos Cycle Mudhound

Our pal George from Chaos Cycle in Long Island, NY checked in with some pics of his latest build. The bike (dubbed the Mudhound) was built for a chop off that had George pitted against “a high dollar cnc, laser cut, OCC look alike that probally paid more for their rear wheel then I had […]

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