!978 Xs650 garage built


Tc bros hardtail and fake oil tank cant say enough about them there great. Raked out to 40 degrees, sporty gas tank, flat fender, smoothed out front fender, homemade bars, home made custom paint” I do it for a living so I guess its not homemade”.




Love this bike it was my first chop and not going to be my last got a parts bike for the motor and now have another frame just looking me in the eyes saying “chop me”.Home made sissy bar and fender struts from the “Bung king” check them out they have great stuff. think that Im going to put apes on it this winter right now just enjoying the looks.


Bill Johnson


  1. Shawn Dennis says:

    don,t you know green is bad luck. well it also gives this bike a bad ass look great job…..

  2. sean from boston says:

    Love the green how dose the rake handle?

  3. Fletch says:

    Love the r/r spike pegs

  4. tadd442 says:

    Headlight seems a bit on the low side……kidding…Looks great! just what is the whole “green is bad luck” thing about?
    Also, what are you using for a gas cap?

  5. Russ says:

    IN the early days of dirt track raceing the Harley team had drab green paint jobs and they had a lot of crashes so it was said that green bikes were bad luck. Later one of the team racers had a pet pig he took with him to the tracks and that ‘s how Harleys got the nick name HOG’S

  6. tadd442 says:

    Thanks Russ!

  7. Bill Johnson says:

    The bike handles really good with the rake I do need longer forks though it is a little low in the front. I picked the green for the “bad luck” reason and so far it has held true I have laid the bike down twice”kickstand drags” but got that fixed up and he has not failed me again.