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Basic steps to choosing motorcycle boots for the new or veteran motorcycle or chopper enthusiast.
Bobbed 2006 Vstar 1100. Narrowed XJ 750 tank. Re-jetted, no airbox, slash cut exhaust. Custom tail light and plate mount. Cut down drag bars.
Here is the same bike I put in here about a year ago but with a lot of changes. It's getting closer to what I want. A rear finder, seat's, tank's, paint,
In Asia there are many V-twin builders struggling here and there, this is even truer in the country I find myself in as an English teacher. The currant
This Electra Straight 8 Cruiser 2006 is a head turner and it's saved my life! I feel like a kid again on my Sting-Ray I sing out loud, take chances, and
Dropped, chopped, Vance & Hines exhaust, custom built forward controls, HD lights, custom fender, blacked out motor, blacked out wheels, custom seat.
First of all the trike I am building is a salvaged 82 Suzuki Mandera 1200cc V4. I am not one to take a perfectly good machine and cut it up. This machine
If the motorcycle industry appeals to you maybe you can work in it. Read this article for more information and helpful advice.
This guy wants to work on a classic bike. What do you think?
So far well happy with a lot of the frame building information. As far as filler rod is concerned, I plan to tack the frame from start to complete frame
Took a occ chopper bicycle and customized it.
I plan on turning my 2001 XL Custom into a fatbob sprotster with Apehangers. I love the fatbob look with Ape Hangers. I also like fishtails. I have
What's the difference between plasma and acetylene cutting torches and which one is best in each category? This detailed article explains.
Hi There Everyone, Partner once again here to up-date the little things on my Bike. I'm submitting before (original) photos of the Gas Cap and the new
My first attempt at bike building. A 1979 gs550 Bobber. It's been a right ball ache to make do with minimum tools and equipment, and finding other parts
The differences between hardtail and softail frames, and more.
If you are tired of breaking your back working on or building your bike, check this article out.
If you need custom motorcycle insurance be prepared and start here.
Here's an article on why the cb750 is a good project bike for just about anyone...new to building or a long time fabricator.
This article discusses the best angle grinders for the money.
My 1990 old school chopper, a 1965 Triumph Tiger 100, which was my first build. It had surprising good handling and was at the time, a radical build in
Specs. of my 1957 Hardtail Harley: 1957 Hardtail Frame, 6 stretch in the front tubes, 38* Rake, 10 over Front Forks, Drag Bars, Chrome Horse-Forward
This Honda CB 400/4 hardtail bobber frame was rebuilt and welded by myself. The custom tank and wheels are powdercoated and will be black. There will be
I am interested in blueprints for a bobber, but have a few requirements. I'm hoping that maybe with your experience you can lead me in the right direction.
This article reveals the basics of building a motorcycle frame including how to choose between building a sport bike frame versus chopper chassis, and also choosing between rigid and hard tail frame builds.
This is pretty good article on the basics of stretching and shrinking sheet metal.
I like your plans for the cycle lift, plain and simple! I am making good progress fabricating my lift while waiting for my ram from Harbor Freight (see
I am still studying the Instant Motorcycle Cash program. It is very interesting and I'm really absorbing all the information I can. This guide has a
This is a great video clip on blocking and smoothing. Check it out...
3 Harley Davidson maintenance videos that will make your mechanic angry.
The Turf Surfer a Home Made Scooter: I've been riding for for 35 years give or take a few. A year or so ago I decided I wanted to build a new toy. I wanted
The basics to building a frame jig and fabricating a chopper frame with it.
My 1975 Honda CB750a Bobber. Going with a hot rod look of the 1950's and 1960's era look. It currently now has a jockey shift, 2 under front end, Indian
187 Murder Bike Bobber: 1970's Amen Saviour frame, DNA Springer front end, 180 rear tire on 18 wheel, 21 front wheel with Avon tire, cone side shovelhead
The yamaha choppers these days are really hip, especially when you chop up the xs 650 yamaha.
This amazing xs650 restoration includes before and after pictures and the motorcycle was restored by an AWS certified welder
Here Ron shows you a few metalworking and metal shaping techniques as you fabricates a gas tank. The entire DVD series is awesome, this is a nice little glimpse...and you'll learn something too.
I chopped this 1200x 1991 Sportser into a Marine Corps themed bike
Great video if you are using a factory or pre-made harness, but what about us few who refuse to sub-out any of the build, including making our own wiring
The article is awesome! Very informative, got me motivated so I'm sure anyone else who reads it will be the same. The only thing that is not mentioned
To whom it may concern. I have not had time to look through the DVDs yet - but what I have seen - it is spot on. No doubt in my mind that it makes me
Discusses what the little sturgis motorcycle rally is all about.
The bike building high school students build show winning motorcycles.