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  • FIND THIS CHOP!

    FIND THIS CHOP!

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    Porky, who built the glorious Shovelhead elsewhere in this issue, as mentioned in the article, built a 750/4 chop back […]

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  • Kathin

    Kathin

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    I built this bike originally around eight years ago for a mate who was recovering from an operation and wanted me to let him pay weekly, and help build the bike as something to help him get stronger. It’s not something I’d do normally, but it felt like the right thing to do, so…

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  • At The Moment…

    At The Moment…

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    As’s been mentioned a few times over the last few months, some bikes’ve taken a while to get photographed for […]

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  • No Airs, No Graces

    No Airs, No Graces

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    Every time Shammy saw Dan’s oil-burner Suzuki-engined chops, he wanted one more and more. So he asked Dan to build him one.

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  • Built For the Ride

    Built For the Ride

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    You may remember Jason Mellers’ ultra-skinny ‘Cream Machine’ Sportster from a couple of years ago, which he’s now sold as, like many of the other lads in the Last Week of July collective, he likes to have a new (or radically reworked) bike for each year’s travels.

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  • Testing Positive

    Testing Positive

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    There’s much been said about the downsides of the Covid lockdowns that most of us were affected by, but perhaps […]

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  • Global Gathering

    Global Gathering

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    When Glenn Townsend was living in Thailand, he saw a chopper for sale over there (the Thai chopper scene is amazing!) – a hardtailed Honda Bros 400 with a handmade teardrop tank, headlight cowling, mudguards, and side panels.

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  • Young Blood

    Young Blood

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    When Cheyenne Keogh was fifteen, thanks to her mum being a riding instructor, she decided she wanted a bike. When she was seventeen, she got an AJS Bobber and, as her dad, Mark, had built a few bikes over the years, asked him if he could modify it to be more ‘her’.

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  • Flames and Flames

    Flames and Flames

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    According to Wikipedia, ‘fire in the hole’ is an expression indicating an explosive detonation in a confined space is imminent. It originated from US miners, who needed to warn their fellows an underground explosive charge’d been set, but it’s since become more well-known as a throwaway smart-arse line used by military personnel in films when…

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  • UPBEAT DEMEANOUR

    UPBEAT DEMEANOUR

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    With the current fashion for doing up older Japanese bikes, particularly Kawasaki Zeds, Suzuki GSs and GSXs, and Yamaha RDs and YPVSs, in a ‘restomod’ (restored and modernised) style, it’s good to see that some out there don’t slavishly follow the herd…

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