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I saw this yesterday and could not stop looking at it. A Kaw 750 triple Widow Maker engine. The pipe work is pure art. The factory will never do something so cool. I appreciate what was done here.
 
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Damn, you guys are harsh on this one. How many of you that commented have built a custom bike, Chopper or otherwise? I know a few of you have, anyone still have pics of past projects?

 
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Interesting Kawasaki, I remember a lot of Honda CB 750 customs back in the day too.
 
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WOW !
and is that a magneto or a distt?
The bike is artwork, IDC what pwr plant is in it , I can appreciate it.
 
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Every time I see a store bought I know I see a wannabee.
Give them a patch.
Truck on with yer bad self outlaw!!!!! xx
 
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Old 02-11-2019, 07:52 AM
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There IS a market for off the shelf, store bought choppers.
That is exactly why Harley should build a true chopper. Take advantage of a market that is already there instead of experimenting with an unknown or trying to steal shares from markets already dominated by metrics. ( Adventure bikes for example)
 
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Old 02-11-2019, 07:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Grouser62 View Post
Most choppers look pretty cool and no doubt most of us have day-dreamed about having one but how realistic are they for comfort, carrying anything, handling etc? Kind of the third bike I would have in the garage. Breakouts might be the closest Harley wants to be in this market. And Honda might sell a few Fury's at $10,000 but is anyone going to buy a $25,000 Harley chopper?


I believe they would if it looked like this.
 
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Old 02-11-2019, 08:04 AM
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Originally Posted by bikerlaw View Post

Harley DID build a factory chopper. And it was a flop. No surprise there.............
They Called it the ROCKER!
That is not the look I am referring to. If it looked like the below it would not have been a flop.
 
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Damn, you guys are harsh on this one. How many of you that commented have built a custom bike, Chopper or otherwise? I know a few of you have, anyone still have pics of past projects?
Built a load of them back when, Brits , harely's and a few honda 750 & kawa 900's. Don't have any pics of the real long bikes, fire took those but there's several photos of my work still floating around in old In The Wind and Easyriders. This is how my silver shovel started life.


 
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Originally Posted by NCBANDIT View Post
That is not the look I am referring to. If it looked like the below it would not have been a flop.
Have you ever ridden one like that picture ? You wouldn't be so enamored with the idea if you had.
 
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