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U-Bet 2: A Chopper Profile


U-Bet 2 Chopper Pictures
Smoothed fork legs from Goldammer really stand out on U-Bet 2. Note that even the perch for the headlight is flushed into its surroundings.
Smoothed fork legs from Goldammer really stand out on U-Bet 2. Note that even the perch for the headlight is flushed into its surroundings.

Bill Steel built U-Bet 2 using components from a wide range of manufacturers. See pictures and details of this chopper below.

All cables and wires run inside U-Bet 2's handlebars for a cleaner look. Tiny rearview mirror on the left bar-end is enough to make the bike legal.
All cables and wires run inside U-Bet 2's handlebars for a cleaner look. Tiny rearview mirror on the left bar-end is enough to make the bike legal.
The Harley-Davidson 88-cubic-inch V-twin is polished and fitted with custom intake and exhaust.
The Harley-Davidson 88-cubic-inch V-twin is polished and fitted with custom intake and exhaust.
U-Bet 2 has a single-sided swingarm and combination brake disc/pulley from RC Components.
U-Bet 2 has a single-sided swingarm and combination brake disc/pulley from RC Components.

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