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Girder: A Chopper Profile


Girder Chopper Pictures
The Girder chopper's snaked exhaust pipes are hand-bent by the builder for a distinctive look.
The Girder chopper's snaked exhaust pipes are hand-bent by the builder for a distinctive look.

Thee Darkside of Daytona likes to go to extremes, and the Girder Chopper is no exception. Below are some close-up shots of this custom-built machine.

A machined primary cover is yet another one-of-a-kind touch on this radical chopper.
A machined primary cover is yet another one-of-a-kind touch on this radical chopper.
Spired handgrips and machined mirror mounts lend their own custom touch.
Spired handgrips and machined mirror mounts lend their own custom touch.
Stretched girder forks give this chopper its name, pivoting up and down on short arms to compress a coil-over shock mounted behind the headlight.
Stretched girder forks give this chopper its name, pivoting up and down on short arms to compress a coil-over shock mounted behind the headlight.

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