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Shovelglide: A Chopper Profile


Shovelglide Chopper Pictures
The Shovelglide's hand shifter and foot-operated clutch are throwbacks to yesteryear; the primary belt drive is a modern convenience.
The Shovelglide's hand shifter and foot-operated clutch are throwbacks to yesteryear; the primary belt drive is a modern convenience.

Shovelglide's mixture of new technology, old-school design, hand-formed parts, and artistic imagination is a fitting tribute to its creator.

The engine's valve covers duplicate those of a Harley-Davidson Shovelhead V-twin, but are tinted gold, matching the hand-turned velocity stack on the S&S carburetor.
The engine's valve covers duplicate those of a Harley-Davidson Shovelhead V-twin, but are tinted gold, matching the hand-turned velocity stack on the S&S carburetor.
The Shovelglide chopper's taillight comes from an old Ford automobile.
The Shovelglide chopper's taillight comes from an old Ford automobile.
Perched atop the fuel tank with its Shovelglide logo is the hand-formed oil tank -- tinted gold to match other trim on the bike. The wood handgrips match the wood floorboards, yet another example of this chopper's meticulous detailing.
Perched atop the fuel tank with its Shovelglide logo is the hand-formed oil tank -- tinted gold to match other trim on the bike. The wood handgrips match the wood floorboards, yet another example of this chopper's meticulous detailing.

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