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Old 02-10-2019, 06:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Mastiff107 View Post

Beautiful bike but not practical in most of the roads nowadays..
 
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Old 02-12-2019, 06:34 AM
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Practical? I can't say that I've ever ridden a motorcycle because it was practical. Enthusiasts caused motorcycle to become "practical." Chopper people think they're fine just the way it is above.
 
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Old 02-12-2019, 12:58 PM
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Practical? I can't say that I've ever ridden a motorcycle because it was practical. Enthusiasts caused motorcycle to become "practical." Chopper people think they're fine just the way it is above.
I meant that as in, With the roads they are like around here at least, it would be hard to ride a bike like that.
 
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Old 02-12-2019, 01:29 PM
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Practical is protected sex....no one wants it and I ain't buyin' it. A chopper should have a kick start; mag; 1 gallon peanut gas tank; at least 24" over springer; no rake; no front brake; jockey shift; and a rigid frame. You should get the full biker experience in every ride.
 
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Old 02-12-2019, 06:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Keithhu View Post
Not much about this bike is 1948, but ok.
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As would be expected on a "Custom Chopper".
You're making my point.
 
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Old 02-13-2019, 06:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Mastiff107 View Post
Practical is protected sex....no one wants it and I ain't buyin' it. A chopper should have a kick start; mag; 1 gallon peanut gas tank; at least 24" over springer; no rake; no front brake; jockey shift; and a rigid frame. You should get the full biker experience in every ride.
That's your definition. The guy that built this one had other ideas.
 
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Old 02-13-2019, 06:22 AM
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You're making my point.
With out the numbers and date codes it could be any year but look close at the frame,highly modified work of art,but it is a HD rigid frame.
 
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Old 02-13-2019, 03:52 PM
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