Astrozombie: A Chopper Profile


Astrozombie is a 2005 Special Construction chopper. See more chopper pictures.

If you spend any time around Jason Hart of Chopsmiths, you soon realize the word "stock" is simply not part of his bike-building vocabulary. Any time he sets his sights on building another chopper, very few off-the-shelf components will be used -- and most of those will be modified. One example is the Astrozombie.

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A frame from RC Components was the starting point for Astrozombie, but -- not surprisingly -- it was tweaked a bit for this application. So were the Harley-Davidson Deuce forks. A Harley Shovelhead engine enlarged to 93 cubic inches provides plenty of motivational force.

The exotic contours of the rear fender, fuel tank, and side plates all began life as flat sheets of metal; Jason hand-formed, polished, and finished them with the help of his son, Devan.

Despite the wide variety of lights available in the aftermarket, Jason wanted to make his own. The headlight is fashioned out of a piston from a Cummins diesel engine, the tailight from an early Ford stop-lamp. So it can rightfully be said that, from head to tail, the Astrozombie is truly a custom-built machine.

Go to the next page for more details and picture of this Harley-Davison-powered chopper, the Astrozombie.

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Astrozombie Chopper Pictures

The Astrozombie truly is a custom-built machine.
The Astrozombie truly is a custom-built machine.

The Astrozombie is a unique chopper with custom touches that can only be appreciated with a close-up view. See detailed pictures of this powerful machine below.

Even the hand-tooled saddle is unique to the Astrozombie.
Astrozombie's headlight is made from
...and is held in place by its connecting rod.
The graceful fuel tank was hand-formed from separate pieces of metal.
Astrozombie's taillight was donated by an old Ford automobile.

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