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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 06-12-2009, 09:33 PM Thread Starter
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My Sporty bobber

I put on apehangers and struts in the rear, rattlecanned it flat black, built my forward controls, sissy bar, throttle housing. It has a '29 Ford replica taillight and license plate mounted on the side. I built and wrapped the exhaust. I used a gixxer front master cylinder and braided steel lines. There is no speedo, turn signals or anything that isn't necessary. I painted the stock wheels red but I'm considering spoked wheels. There are no switches on the bars. The starter is operated with an automotive type key switch.

Wadda ya think?
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post #2 of 12 (permalink) Old 06-12-2009, 09:40 PM
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Ive been told the hangers are beyond comfortable.

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As long as their tits are bigger than their dicks, im in.

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post #4 of 12 (permalink) Old 06-12-2009, 09:56 PM
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As long as their tits are bigger than their dicks, im in.

-"You will meet your destiny on the road of avoidance."

-"Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift. That is why we call it the present."

-"It's not considered premarital sex if you don't plan on getting married."
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post #7 of 12 (permalink) Old 06-12-2009, 10:40 PM
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Looks good! Definitely need the spoked wheels with the red rims to complete the look.
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Sweet, what's the crazy chain thing near the foot control.
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By strict definition it's not a bobber, but it's your bike and you can call it whatever you want to. I like it. It may not be a bike I would want to own or ride but I appreciate your efforts and craftsmanship. Next Saturday (June 20) is the Ton Up Club's Mods vs. Rockers show at Delilah's on Lincoln avenue at Diversey. There is a class for your bike in the show and it would fit nicely and we're encouraging HD's to enter in the classes they fit in. Hope you can make it. The bike show begins at 1 PM and ends at 4 PM. Bikes can register for the show until 3 PM.
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Sweet, what's the crazy chain thing near the foot control.
chain operated shifter

pretty slick actually

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chain operated shifter

pretty slick actually
Ah that's cool!
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