CHOPPERS

Learn about the amazing time and care that go into making choppers like The Beast, Creep Show, Astrozombie and the 80 other cool bikes profiled in this section.

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Sportster: A Chopper Profile

For the Sportster, Klock Werks modified a 1998 Sportster smoothing the welds in the frame and molding curves into the tubing joints. See photos and specifications for this Klock Werks chopper.

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  • How Choppers Work
    How Choppers Work

    Movies like "Easy Rider" brought the chopper to the public's attention, and chopper culture is still going strong. Even Paris Hilton has one, which reportedly costs $250,000. Go into the guts of these chopped-up motorcycles and see how they're customized. See more »

  • 300 VM Appaloosa: A Chopper Profile
    300 VM Appaloosa: A Chopper Profile

    With nearly 20 years of chopper-building experience behind them the creators of the 300 VM Appaloosa gave it a classic design with big power. It can also be built from a Surgical-Steeds kit. See photos and specifications for the 300 VM Appaloosa chopper. See more »

  • Aggression: A Chopper Profile
    Aggression: A Chopper Profile

    When a customer order fell through, Chip Miyler at Midwest Customs completed the project on his own. With its sleek lines and unique design the Aggression deserves its title of Best Radical Custom. Learn more about this chopper. See more »

  • Assassin: A Chopper Profile
    Assassin: A Chopper Profile

    After showing its wares at a custom cycle show, Scooter Shooterz was selected to participate in the hugely successful Biker Build-Off on The Discovery Channel. Assassin is outfitted with a black steel frame and Executioner wheels. See photos and specifications for this killer chopper. See more »

  • Astrozombie: A Chopper Profile
    Astrozombie: A Chopper Profile

    A frame from RC Components was the starting point for Astrozombie but it was tweaked a bit for this application. So were the Harley-Davidson Deuce forks. View pictures and specifications of this 2005 chopper. See more »

  • Bad Moon: A Chopper Profile
    Bad Moon: A Chopper Profile

    Not only is the owner of this bizarre machine responsible for its design, he's also responsible for its creation. The Bad Moon is a custom motorcycle with a Rev Tech V-twin engine. See photos and specifications for this vintage-look chopper. See more »

  • Board Track Replica: A Chopper Profile
    Board Track Replica: A Chopper Profile

    The Board Track Replica is a custom motorcycle with a foot-operated clutch. Constructed and painted to resemble early 20th-century motorcycles, this bike recalls the excitement of board track-racing. See more »

  • Buell Street Fighter: A Chopper Profile
    Buell Street Fighter: A Chopper Profile

    Buell Street Fighter is a custom chopper with a modified version of a Harley-Davidson Sportster engine. Creator Eric Buell forgoes long-legged designs in favor of a more traditional custom style. See photos and specifications for this chopper. See more »

  • Captain America: A Chopper Profile
    Captain America: A Chopper Profile

    The Captain America is a custom motorcycle best known for its role in Easy Rider. After the filming the wrecked bike was procured by actor Dan Haggerty who began rebuilding it but never finished. Find out what happened next. See more »

  • Catalog Bike: A Chopper Profile
    Catalog Bike: A Chopper Profile

    The Catalog Bike is a factory-modified chopper by Scooter Shooterz that features parts from various catalogs. See photos and specifications for this factory-modified chopper. See more »

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