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    Posted 9 years ago

    RonM
    (123 items)

    I purchased this bike in four boxes and three tupperwares full of parts.It took a year to assemble and debug.Once I backed it up to the open door of the local tap room and reved the motor up. Everyone ran out the back door.

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    1. JUDDANTIQUESMCs JUDDANTIQUESMCs, 9 years ago
      Nice nuttin` like a home built Shovel!
    2. kerry10456 kerry10456, 9 years ago
      Love the Shovel !!
    3. Manikin Manikin, 9 years ago
      Love it ! For people like me that love bikes and don't know much about them . Can you tell me what kind it is and year ? My son built a Harley from pieces so I know it takes a ton of work ! Great job !
    4. RonM RonM, 9 years ago
      Thank you everyone,the bike started as a 1974 FXE. Stock from the factory they are about as slow as an old station wagon. This one had motor work and probably produced about 65 HP>New sport bikes have over twice the horsepower.
    5. Bikenstein Bikenstein, 9 years ago
      Good job. I once rode my Triumph into a bar in Tampa and revved it up with straight pipes. Nobody left, but the bar maid got a little angry with me. And as a matter of fact, that Triumph came in boxes, too. I enjoyed building it, but it was a lot easier than that old shovelhead.
    6. byrd, 9 years ago
      Nice shovel, is the front end raked? How much if any. Looks good.
    7. RonM RonM, 9 years ago
      Thanks for your comments,Bikenstien & Byrd. My friend had the front end raked to 36 degrees I believe,he wanted a long front end,but I wanted the bike low.He lost interest in the project and sold it to me.
    8. twlmann twlmann, 9 years ago
      Nice looking ride. I have one of the last Shovels made and though it was not in a box, I am putting in a ton of work to restore it.
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/48318-1984-harley-davidson-electra-glide-speci?in=user
    9. RonM RonM, 9 years ago
      Thank you twlmann, good lck with your build.
    10. RonM RonM, 8 years ago
      Thanks Hems and everyone else.I sold this bike ten years ago and am considering buying it back to park in my man cave.
    11. RonM RonM, 5 years ago
      Thank you Aura.

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