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Jun 04, 2021

Want a Triumph Bobber?

A triumph bobber can be a fun inexpensive project with lots of street cred.

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Jun 04, 2021

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 25, 2019

1999 Suzuki Savage

Hardtail from voodoo vintage. Around 40 lbs removed. 1mm over bore making it around 700cc. Front tire from gs550 rear from xs650.

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Mar 25, 2019

My 1948 Soft Tail Panhead!

I got this bike from my dad after my 2nd & last intoxicated motorcycle accident. I have decided to stray away from the rigid frame & I scored this soft-tail

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Sep 13, 2018

Electra Glide Road King Maintenance

This electra glide road king maintenance video clip will help you service your own bike.

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Aug 27, 2018

Custom Forward Control Plans

Professional forward control plans for your custom chopper or motorcycle.

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Jul 19, 2018

Rake and Trail Made Easy!

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

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Jun 11, 2018

Harley Davidson Chaincase Maintenance

Harley Davidson chaincase maintenance tips and a video clip.

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Jun 11, 2018

WLA Bobber Motorcycle

The wla bobber is a flathead world war II harley davidson military motorcycle that has been customized.

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May 22, 2018

2018 Harley Davidson Fat Bob

Will the 2018 Harley Davidson Fat Bob change the way we look at Harleys?

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May 18, 2018

Weld On and Bolt On Parts

Discover the top weld on and bolt on parts and accessories for choppers and bobbers.

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Apr 27, 2018

Regal Raptor Bobber

Regal Raptor Bobber 350 a.k.a. MOMOS Bobber in Malaysia... Bobbers are generally the creation from your motorcycle garage but this Bobber is one of the

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Apr 16, 2018

10 Extreme Choppers, Bobbers, and More!

Ten extreme choppers, bobbers, and cafe racers you have to see this year.

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Apr 11, 2018

S&S Transmission Installation

Here we do a transmission installation on this s&s engine for the springer bobber build.

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Mar 15, 2018

Confederate Motorcycles Rebirth

Confederate Motorcycles is soon to be no more but all is not lost, as Matt Chamber’s latest venture rises from the Confederate ashes.

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Mar 09, 2018

The Electric Chopper Motorcycle Trend

Is the electric chopper motorcycle a growing trend in the motorcycle industry?

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Feb 13, 2018

Historic Women Bikers

These historic women bikers defied the norms of stay at home wife and mother.

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Jan 30, 2018

Important Motorcycle Storage Suggestions

If motorcycle storage is one of your motorcycle needs, be prepared

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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 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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