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Attention: Collectors The Last Production 502/502h.p. (actual dyno horsepower 550) Boss Hoss Motorcycle Last & Best of 100 classic, special...
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'72 Electra Glide frame early 80s Shov Elhead engine, early 90s Evolution tranny... *Charging circuit isn't working/charge the battery to start. I...
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$5500 O.B.O. The Beast is up for sale. 1983 Honda Goldwing front end with a V.W. dual carbed Engine. One of a kind customized Trike. Clear FL...
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Extremely rare bike in absolutely incredible original condition. Bike was restored from an original machine, any parts that were needed were found...
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[email protected]@K Custom 2004 HD FI FatBoy Stage II build Immaculate 2004 HD FatBoy I have customized with VERY LOW miles and 80 spoke HD wheels. Put a lot...
    Karpals
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LukeLewis
This gorgeous Bourget originally cost over $60,000 which included over $10,000 worth of custom work done to it. It was a beast to start with its...
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Fiberglass body trike powered by vw 1600 cc engine w/4 speed manual transmission. Just tuned up and ready to go. New wheels and tires on rear...
    JerryK
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ONE OF A KIND / LAST OF THE CARBURETOR ENGINES 2005 Harley Davidson HOT ROD Softail Deluxe Carburetion FLSTN Miles: Approximately 38,975 Paint...
    FRANK ROGERS
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1998 Dyna Super Glide Original owner Low miles under 7000 Custom, not stock Newer battery When I bought the bike I immediately changed the...
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What is a custom motorcycle? Basically, customs are motorcycles well known for being unique and quite different than those that are or were built by mass-produced means on an assembly line. Custom motorcycles have been modified in such a way as to add personality and style to an otherwise ordinary bike. Either that, or they are motorcycles that simply aren't produced by one of the big manufacterers. They're built on a small-scale one by one basis that are to the specs agreed upon by the purchaser.

Some bike maker names have become synonymous with custom motorcycles, such as Arlen Ness and Ben Hardy. Others, such as Orange County Choppers, Jesse James's West Coast Choppers, American IronHorse, Bourget, Big Dog and BMC have become very popular in recent years and a few of these makers have even had television shows about them. Even Harley Davidson and Honda are getting in on the custom craze by offering a "factory custom" motorcycle.

Owning or making your own custom motorcycle isn't as difficult as you might think. Sometimes it's as simple as taking a mass-produced bike and modifying it to your liking. Oftentimes, riders take their Harley Davidson, Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki or Suzuki and add a stretched out frame or swing arm to it to give it that unique feel. Or, they chop the fenders, shorten the frame and add some funky handlebars to make it theirs.

So, what makes a custom motorcycle? Well, there are a few tell-tale signs. First is the engine. Folks usually like to increase the size and power of their original engine by swapping that out for a big V-twin. That's pretty common. Next comes the handlebars. Custom riders love to change out their handlebars to either something longer, shorter, higher or lower to give them the feel they're after. Sometimes, bike owners swap out their newer parts for old and worn out looking parts and call their bike a "rat bike." If you can think it, someone probably has done it. Overall, it's all about changing up the looks via a new paint job or pin striping and making the engine put out more power to create a pleasing and enjoyable custom motorcycle.

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