Archive for June 12th, 2011

June 12, 2011

Chopper Triumph

The late 60’s and early 70’s was the time when the chopper culture entered it’s golden, glitzy, chrome-laden, and psychadelic colored era. Here’a couple of examples of the style.  Not necessarily raked forks all the time, but a semi-bobbed style. This one has a super open-road portrait stretching into the distance. Insect-like headlights, but a comfortable riding geometry.

U-shaped bucket seat, peanut tank and raked hardtail frmae; that’s chopper style. The british twins were used as much as the harley v-twins are seen today in these custom specials.

Crumb-esque drawings add to tne light hearted nature of the lifestyle…
…keep on ridin’!

June 12, 2011

Dream Garage?

Ooh, to have a place to wheel in a British Iron needing some tinkering, overhaul or just plain looked at! A space with a workbench, tools, wireless playing, a shelf with a cat curled up with sleepy eyes watcing over your work…