Archive | August, 2010

Built with a Hacksaw and a Drill Press UPDATE – She’s ALIVE

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Well, finally finished. After a few long years of piddling about….procrastinating and cursing to the stars, I have completed my first bike build. The first…and second rebuilds were able to weed out a lot of big mistakes I made. Continue Reading →

(Update) Chopper Re-Chop! 1972 XS 650

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Been busy for a while, but i’m back on the project! Have the base for my frame jig built and painted. Got the chopper frame almost bare (only the motor left) and have the beginnings of a street tracker XS frame ready to throw the motor in so I have something to ride while the Re-Chopping continues.

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Yellow Bobber

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Picked this one up on EBay as it was too close to what I had planned for the basket case I’m having trouble getting titled in California.  Guy in NY did the chop using a few Harley parts, hand made side covers, and some nice powder coating on the fenders, chain guard, swing arm and wheels. Continue Reading →

Tom`s 81 XS Bobber

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From Holland: XS Hot Chocolate

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Hello fellow xs lovers,

This is my 79 xs from Holland. Originally it was Canadian and it was imported in 84. My fathers friend Arie and myself hardtail it. He used to build Riggs for trucks so he did a lot of the precession work. Continue Reading →

back breaker

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My first biuld, fast and loud,weld on hardtail. made the seat my self and the stainless pipes, the forwards are after market harley, as is the rear fender. Continue Reading →