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Dec 12, 2017

Factory Custom Vs A Custom Build

The differences between factory custom choppers and custom built bikes is discussed.

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Oct 23, 2017

Top 5 Baggers Under 20K

What are the top 5 baggers for the biker on a budget?

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Oct 09, 2017

The Little Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Discusses what the little sturgis motorcycle rally is all about.

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Sep 08, 2017

Chain Vs Belt Vs Shaft Bikes

A discussion of chain vs belt vs shaft final drive on your chopper or bobber and what is best.

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Aug 02, 2017

Chopper Exhaust Ideas

The chopper exhaust system can make or break the look of your bike so choose your pipes wisely.

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Jul 17, 2017

Street Scratcher Build

Turn you trail bike into a street scratcher and turn more heads than a super model.

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Jul 03, 2017

Shovelhead Bobber Building Tips

Luke gives you more shovelhead bobber building tips and shop advice you should read because it's good.

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Jul 03, 2017

Harley Technician Books

Top harley technician books to help you save time and money.

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Jun 09, 2017

Ironhead Sportster Chopper History

The ironhead sportster is a classic American bike that makes a killer chopper or bobber

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Apr 09, 2017

Powder Coating Problems

Overcome powdercoating problems with mistake motorcycle builers make number one.

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Mar 31, 2017

Buy A Used Chopper

Tips on how to buy a used chopper or a bobber motorcycle and get a good bike for a fair price.

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Mar 23, 2017

Motorcycle Frame Alignment

Motorcycle frame alignment is a very important part of any frame building project and this guide will show how to do it with string?

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Mar 23, 2017

Shop Tools For Building Bikes

A list of shop tools needed for any chopper or motorcycle or automotive fabrication shop

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Mar 21, 2017

Tips On Custom Motorcycle Fenders

Discusses custom motorcycle fenders for choppers and bobbers and includes tips on stutless fenders and fender blanks.

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Mar 20, 2017

Bobber Rolling Chassis

A bobber rolling chassis discussion and what your options are when it comes to your build.

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Mar 20, 2017

Buying Custom Motorcycle Insurance

If you need custom motorcycle insurance be prepared and start here.

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Mar 18, 2017

Install Front Wheel

How to install the front wheel, mount handlebars, and install rear wheel and caliper.

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Mar 17, 2017

Harley Engine Rebuild Tips

Read this harley engine rebuild guide before you take your engine out, and tear it apart.

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Mar 17, 2017

Build An English Wheel

An build an english wheel with our guide that shows you step by step how to assemble it.

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Mar 16, 2017

Get Your Frame Registered and Titled

A guide to getting your frame registered and titled in the USA can be hard so here is how to get your chassis registered and titled easier.

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Mar 10, 2017

Parts Checklist For Chopper Motorcycle Build

This parts checklist will help you organize your bike build.

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Mar 06, 2017

A Guide To Wide Tire Conversion Kits

Discusses wide tire conversion kits and what to look for in a conversion kit.

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Mar 05, 2017

Shovelhead Bobber Build

Part 1 of a shovelhead bobber build by Luke in Australia gracious to provide his motorcycle building details.

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Feb 18, 2017

Open A Custom Motorcycle Business

Starting a custom motorcycle business is made easier with these tips.

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Feb 09, 2017

Custom Triumph Bonneville

A custom triumph bonneville motorcylce is best custom bonny in Australia?

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Feb 09, 2017

British Choppers, Bobbers, and Cafe Racers!

British choppers are mainly bikes built from Triumph parts but BSA and Norton bikes can make nice projects as well.

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Jan 19, 2017

Article Discusses Honda Choppers

Information on popular honda choppers, notably the Rebel and, and other custom chopper information.

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Jan 06, 2017

Chopper Magazines Reviews

A review of the best chopper magazines and custom motorcycle publications on the plant.

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Dec 12, 2016

Chopper Building Books Reviewed!

A list of the most popular chopper building books and a short review of each of them.

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Dec 10, 2016

Subscriber Custom Chopper Projects

Read and submit your custom chopper projects, ideas, and parts.

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Dec 05, 2016

DOM Tubing and Motorcycle Frames

Is DOM tubing the best type of tubing to use on motorcycle and chopper frames?

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Dec 02, 2016

Lift Table Questions and Answers

If you have motorcycle lift table questions then you should check through this resource.

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Oct 18, 2016

Build Your Own Chopper Motorcycle

Here's how to build your own chopper motorcycle on DVD.

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Oct 14, 2016

Motorcycle Fabrication Tutorial

This custom motorcycle fabrication guide teaches you how to fabricate your own motorcycle parts to complete your bike.

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Sep 13, 2016

Covell Tig Welding Training Video

Here's a tig welding training video that will improve your welding skills instantly.

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Sep 13, 2016

Custom Paint A Chopper

Custom paint a chopper with these professional motorcycle painting tips.

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Sep 06, 2016

Frame Jig Assembly Guide

A frame jig assembly tutorial for a hardtail or softtail chopper chassis.

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Aug 23, 2016

Install Rear Wheel

This is how to install the rear wheel on a bobber chopper from the BYOB video series.

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Aug 21, 2016

Center Post Problems

What if there is a built in transmission and there is a seatpost on the frame?

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Aug 05, 2016

Sportster Maintenance Video Clip

A sportster maintenance video clip that will help you save money maintaning your bike.

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May 27, 2016

Old School Bobber Pictures

Old school bobber pictures and tips on getting a kit or parts for your bobber chopper project.

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Apr 24, 2016

Skate Goat

The adventure begins. I don't want to bore you with the whole trail, but here we go. I'm 63 years old and have devoted my life to pure and simple the love

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Apr 09, 2016

Buell Choppers

Buell choppers and why they are a good bike building project for novice and professional builders.

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