Posts Tagged ‘custom’

Build a custom motorcycle without going broke!

Building a custom motorcycle isn’t just something fun to do; it’s something that can consume your life! But that’s not necessarily a bad thing, as long as it doesn’t consume your wallet in the process. If you’ve ever read the novel “Rebuilding the Indian,” you know how difficult it can be to try and build or rebuild a motorcycle from a hodgepodge of parts and pieces. Using custom motorcycle kits is a much less frustrating and less expensive way to build your custom dream bike. Read the rest of this entry »

The Zen of custom motorcycles

motorcycleAny motorcycle dealer cringes at the very thought of it: custom motorcycles. Harley dealers have no problem with you adding some ape hangers or custom rims to your hog but don’t dare let them know that you were considering anything more than that. Such people despise the idea of custom choppers because it forces them to admit one very important but real fact: the designers at all of the big name manufacturers like Honda, Kowasaki, and Harley Davidson seem to lack the imagination of people like Jesse James and the boys at Orange County Choppers. This imaginative spirit cannot be faked with some chrome or any fancy saddle bag because custom motorcycles are not created by “accessorizing”. Read the rest of this entry »

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