De-raking a Panhead Wishbone Frame

I recently acquired an early 50’s wishbone panhead frame from my friend Eric for my winter’s shovelhead build. He set me up with a solid deal on it as it needed some work to bring back to life. At some point in its colorful past a few passionate drinkers and drug users decided to make…

What is a Chopper, What is a Bobber & How do You Build One?

Brad and I were working in the shop the other day when we got on the subject of how loosely the words “bobber” & “chopper” are thrown around today. I’ve met people that took the front fender off their Sportster and called it a bobber like it was a stripped down Knucklehead. And, I’ve met…

Classic Chop on an Evo Sportster

I settled into my desk today and happened upon a little gem that someone left for me. It was an Evo Sportster plastic model with functioning rear suspension and rubber tires. I rocked out a few wheelies and drove it over my computer a handful of times before loosing interest. Later in the day, while…