MOTORBOOKS Billy Lane's How to Build Old School Choppers, Bobbers and Customs

Billy Lane's How To Build Old School Choppers, Bobbers and Customs

Motorbooks Workshop
Author: Billy Lane
Paperback, 176 Pages

Billy Lane is the fastest-rising star among the high-profile custom chopper builders, and in this book he offers many of his secrets for building a chopper that will stand out in a crowd. This is the ultimate resource for any chopper buildera book designed as a step-by-step guide to building any type of custom motorcycle. This book also covers custom-building beyond the chopper genre, including the building of  "bobbers," an old-school style of custom that has been revived as a hot trend. Predating choppers, they are on the cutting edge of current biker "cool", for real riding, and are much safer and more functional than choppers.  Billy Lane has been featured several times on the Discovery Channels top rated series Biker Build-Off and the Monster Garage premiere episode. Plus, He was Easyriders Builder of the Year, and winner of numerous national Best in Show awards. This book shows Billy's inside secrets of constructing a complete motorcycle, from hand fabricating metalwork to adding the detail parts that will make your bike your own creation and stand out from the crowd.  Hundreds of color photographs will lead the builder through the construction process.

About the Author

Billy Lane has been involved in the chopper scene since its resurgence in the past decade, and has gained extensive exposure on TV shows such as Monster Garage, and in every major motorcycle enthusiast magazine. In 1995, he founded Choppers Inc., one of America's premier custom motorcycle building companies. Billy is a Miami native who has a mechanical engineering degree from Florida State University. Lane resides in Melbourne, Florida.

CONTENTS

A Note on Using This Book

Introduction: History of the Bobber and the Chopper

CHAPTER 1: Tools for the Build
CHAPTER 2: Planning and Starting the Build
CHAPTER 3: Driveline Setup
CHAPTER 4: Chassis Configuration and Modifications
CHAPTER 5: Sheet Metal
CHAPTER 6: Final Assembly

Index

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SKU: Manual Billy OldSchool Chopper

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Billy Lane's How To Build Old School Choppers, Bobbers and Customs

Motorbooks Workshop
Author: Billy Lane
Paperback, 176 Pages

Billy Lane is the fastest-rising star among the high-profile custom chopper builders, and in this book he offers many of his secrets for building a chopper that will stand out in a crowd. This is the ultimate resource for any chopper buildera book designed as a step-by-step guide to building any type of custom motorcycle. This book also covers custom-building beyond the chopper genre, including the building of  "bobbers," an old-school style of custom that has been revived as a hot trend. Predating choppers, they are on the cutting edge of current biker "cool", for real riding, and are much safer and more functional than choppers.  Billy Lane has been featured several times on the Discovery Channels top rated series Biker Build-Off and the Monster Garage premiere episode. Plus, He was Easyriders Builder of the Year, and winner of numerous national Best in Show awards. This book shows Billy's inside secrets of constructing a complete motorcycle, from hand fabricating metalwork to adding the detail parts that will make your bike your own creation and stand out from the crowd.  Hundreds of color photographs will lead the builder through the construction process.

About the Author

Billy Lane has been involved in the chopper scene since its resurgence in the past decade, and has gained extensive exposure on TV shows such as Monster Garage, and in every major motorcycle enthusiast magazine. In 1995, he founded Choppers Inc., one of America's premier custom motorcycle building companies. Billy is a Miami native who has a mechanical engineering degree from Florida State University. Lane resides in Melbourne, Florida.

CONTENTS

A Note on Using This Book

Introduction: History of the Bobber and the Chopper

CHAPTER 1: Tools for the Build
CHAPTER 2: Planning and Starting the Build
CHAPTER 3: Driveline Setup
CHAPTER 4: Chassis Configuration and Modifications
CHAPTER 5: Sheet Metal
CHAPTER 6: Final Assembly

Index

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