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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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Nov 20, 2016

Shop Tools For Building Bikes

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

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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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Apr 07, 2016

Starter Installation, Oil Tank, Jack Shaft

Video shows a starter installation, and how to install the oil tank and jack shaft plate

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Jan 07, 2016

2005 Custom 1952 Panhead Replica

My wife gave me this 2005 Custom 1952 Panhead Replica to me as a Christmas Present. It is a 120 cubic inches of S&S go fast engine. I was surprised at

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Dec 21, 2015

Softail Frame Build Completion!

I first posted my build on this page: Softail Frame Fabrication It's now road legal, having taken about 3 years it worked out to be a very rewarding project.

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Dec 14, 2015

Best Biker T-Shirts

Here are some of our best biker t-shirts for chopper and bobber motorcycle owners, builders, and lovers.

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Nov 24, 2015

Hunters 1979 Shovelhead Softail!

Back in the 70s I road a 79FLH 80, and I loved that bike and all the experiences I gained from being a Harley owner. Needless to say after years of working

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Nov 24, 2015

Sell My Harley!

Fiive ways to sell my harley davdison motorcycle fast, easy, and for more money.

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Nov 12, 2015

Single Motorcycle Trailer Assembly

This is our single motorcycle trailer assembly which is a step by step guide to fabricating the trailer from the plans.

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Nov 05, 2015

Install Electrical Components

Here we install electrical components on our custom bobber.

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Sep 21, 2015

Gussets Brackets and Mounts

Covers chopper frame gussets brackets and mounts and problems to avoid during a build.

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Aug 05, 2015

How To Build A Chopper

A few tips on how to build a chopper and how to get you started building a chopper or kit bike.

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Jul 31, 2015

73 Shovel Grubhill Jill

I bought this old basket case in 2001 and took about 2 yrs piddling with it(my first attempt)& got it going down the road. It lasted about 3000 miles before

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Jul 07, 2015

Harley Davidson Panhead

The Harley Davidson panhead engine and motorcycle is discussed and analyzed including a comparison to the knucklehead.

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Jul 07, 2015

Bike Building High School Students

The bike building high school students build show winning motorcycles.

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Jun 17, 2015

Trophy Winning Bobber!

Just a little bobber, here in sunny Florida I ride almost daily. I hope you like it. It has a 1979 bonnie motor, oil in frame, jerry's springer's, front

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May 29, 2015

Rake and Trail Made Easy!

An explanation of rake and trail and how it affects the handling of your motorcycle.

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May 28, 2015

Rigid Sportster Frame Assembly

This rigid sportster frame assembly tutorial is a guide to building the frame step by step.

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May 20, 2015

Bike Lift Assembly Guide

The bike lift assembly tutorial provides you a step by step guide to building our motorcycle lift table from the plans.

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May 07, 2015

Bobber Trike or Chopper Trike?

What's the difference between a bobber trike and trike and a chopper trike and what should I build or buy?

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May 05, 2015

Is A V8 Trike A Good Project?

All about the v8 trike and tips on building and converting your motorcycle into one.

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May 04, 2015

What Are Metric Choppers?

Discusses what metric choppers are, tips on buying them and where to find parts for a custom metric bike.

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May 01, 2015

Motorcycle Painting Tutorial

A motorcycle painting guide with step by step directions on preparation for airbrushing and more.

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Apr 30, 2015

Tubing Bender Build

Build a tubing bender with this step by step tutorial designed for intermediate to advanced metalworkers.

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