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1948 Panhead from Sugar Bear Choppers

Old 02-07-2019, 04:17 PM
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Default 1948 Panhead from Sugar Bear Choppers

1948 Panhead from Sugar Bear Choppers
By Bruce Montcombroux

Daily Slideshow: This throwback build is a rolling time capsule of chopper perfection.

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Old 02-07-2019, 04:25 PM
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One of the Best Chopper ever built, ever, period, end of sentence.

I had the pleasure of seeing this bike, and the man himself, at a Michael Lichter show in Rapid City, 2003 during Sturgis Bike Week. Other builders at the show included Indian Larry and Billy Lane, Hank Young etc!!!! This bike stole the show all day long. As good as it looks in pictures, way better in person. Just an amazing bike.
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Old 02-07-2019, 04:27 PM
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very nice chop.........
Old 02-07-2019, 04:42 PM
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to much space between the pans and fuel tank...whizzer bike...
Old 02-07-2019, 05:12 PM
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Not much about this bike is 1948, but ok.
Old 02-07-2019, 05:29 PM
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i'd want a test ride before buying this ... oh who am i kidding , i couldn't afford this ! and if i could i'd probably buy 2 or 3 new bikes instead
Old 02-07-2019, 06:09 PM
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I think it's pretty sharp. Would love to own it.
Old 02-07-2019, 07:10 PM
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Ditto! Love that bike. Trade my wife for it!

So does that mean it's worthless too?

Old 02-07-2019, 07:40 PM
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Pretty Sweet to me , I'd make room in my shop for it , if I could afford it . I remember seeing an episode on Count's Kustoms with Suger Bear . Love that show !
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Old 02-08-2019, 01:48 AM
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It's what we used to call a "proper chopper."
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