1975 Honda Goldwing

by Tad McKillop
(Ann Arbor, MI)

1975 Honda Goldwing Bobber

1975 Honda Goldwing Bobber

1975 Honda Goldwing Bobber
GL 1000 Bobber
Honda Airbrushed Gas Tank
Ready to ride

I chopped and bobbed my 1975 GL 1000 Honda Goldwing. Modifications include: hardtail rear frame section, 16" balloon tires, modified frame backbone, mustang fuel tank, K&N air filter, custom made exhaust.


I first got my 1975 Honda Goldwing back in 1993. it was completely disassembled, in grocery bags and bushel baskets. I rebuild a motor put the bike back together and rode it stock for several years. When my kids were young I put a sidecar on it and eventually took it back to it's stock form. Earlier this year I decided to chop it, make it a real barebones Chopper.

I started by cutting off the entire tail section and removing wiring harness. I took off the dummy tank and had to fabricate a backbone to support the Mustang gas tank that is on it now.

I kept the wheelbase stock and had to fabricate a bracket to support the final drive. I wanted fat tires on it so I laced up a 16 inch Harley rim to the stock front hub and I used a Henry Abe mag wheel for the rear.

I made some clip on handlebars for it and dual headlight brackets using some old Harley Sportster parts.

The paint is Hammerite gray with a urethane clear coat over it and the Rat Fink on the tank is in nod to Indian Larry, one of my favorite builders.

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Oct 28, 2012
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:)
by: Vladimir


Nice and massive. I like it.

Oct 27, 2012
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well done !
by: Anonymous

I like it veeeeeeeeeeeery much.
Wonderfull !!

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