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Suicide Softail: A Chopper Profile


Suicide Softail Chopper Pictures
The Suicide Softail chopper's 68-degree rake is particularly steep.
The Suicide Softail chopper's 68-degree rake is particularly steep.

The Suicide Softail chopper has most of its frame encased in sculpted sheetmetal. Below are more pictures and details on this chopper.

A driver's-eye view of the Suicide Softail reveals a sculpted fuel tank topped by an extended fuel neck with spired cap.
A driver's-eye view of the Suicide Softail reveals a sculpted fuel tank topped by an extended fuel neck with spired cap.
The Suicide Softail's transmission has a hand shifter rather than a foot shift. The shift knob doesn't appear to be contoured for comfort.
The Suicide Softail's transmission has a hand shifter rather than a foot shift. The shift knob doesn't appear to be contoured for comfort.
Lines running to the Suicide Softail's oil tank betray its camouflaged location below the frame neck. Most of the frame is encased in sculpted sheetmetal.
Lines running to the Suicide Softail's oil tank betray its camouflaged location below the frame neck. Most of the frame is encased in sculpted sheetmetal.
The Suicide Softail's rear sprocket, by Exile, is essentially a brake disc with teeth cut into its circumference.
The Suicide Softail's rear sprocket, by Exile, is essentially a brake disc with teeth cut into its circumference.
By incorporating two functions into one piece, the rear sprocket on the Suicide Softail allows the left side of the wheel to run "naked," with nothing to obscure its dazzling chrome finish.
By incorporating two functions into one piece, the rear sprocket on the Suicide Softail allows the left side of the wheel to run "naked," with nothing to obscure its dazzling chrome finish.

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