Chaos Cycle's Sugar Bear-Type Chopper

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2015 Chaos Cycle Looong bike

1978 Shovelhead

Mark V.

George Stinsman is the lead builder and proprietor, alongside together with his spouse Dee, of Chaos Cycle in Lengthy Island, New York.

Our buyer Darius is a widely known photographer who has a powerful curiosity in black tradition and historical past of bikes. He got here to us and requested us to duplicate a ’60s-style chopper with some fashionable touches and instantly a Sugar Bear springer got here to thoughts. I’ve been wanting to construct a motorcycle round one in all his entrance ends for years.

2015 Chaos Cycle Looong bike

Naked Knuckle Choppers Air Cleaner, Chaos Cycle Gasoline Tank

Mark V.

We began with a 40-inch over Sugar Bear springer together with his distinctive rockers and had Anthony from Chassis Design construct a body to match. Then we took the body and modified it to include oil coolers within the downtubes to provide somewhat further aptitude to the body and add some performance. As soon as the body was all set we positioned the recent Shovelhead in it together with the Baker Frank and tranny and went to work on all of the bracketry beneath the transmission oil tank.

2015 Chaos Cycle Looong bike

“The tip outcome was an 11-1/2-foot-long motorbike that anyone who has seen Darius can attest guidelines the streets of Brooklyn.”

Mark V.

After we received it up and rolling, we began to make the tins in-house. I had lengthy admired a caliper Greg Westbury had made for his Biker Construct-Off bike, so I gave him a name and requested him if he had anymore. Coincidently he had just lately disassembled the bike and was prepared to promote me the precise one he used. Subsequent, we constructed a really minimalistic sissy bar and sat Darius on the bike to set the handlebars excellent inside some Indian Larry throwback risers. We fabricated a seat pan and despatched it to the most effective within the enterprise for some leatherwork by Christian at Xian Leather-based, and as soon as once more he killed it. The tins went out to Ryzart for some sweet magic paintwork. In the event you tried to comply with the graphics along with your eyes it would make you dizzy. Lastly, we topped it off with a f—king fuel cap from Pace Vendor.

Considered one of our objectives was to maintain the bike as skinny and slim as attainable, so we made some tight-fit exhaust pipes shotgun type that have been tucked in tight as soon as every thing was fabricated. We despatched the body out to Prismatic Powder Coat for some liquid black, and all of the chrome went out to Bar Plating in Connecticut.

Darius is a tall man so we have been in a position to construct a really stretched-out and raked motorbike to suit him, as he is among the few individuals who is even in a position to journey this bike. I’m solely 5-foot-Eight, so I couldn’t even take a look at journey the bike after it was achieved. We needed to have Darius come do the shakedown runs as I made changes. The tip outcome was an 11-1/2-foot-long motorbike that anyone who has seen Darius can attest guidelines the streets of Brooklyn.

2015 Chaos Cycle Looong bike

1978 Shovelhead with mannequin Dani

Mark V.

Specs:
Common
Proprietor: Darius Vick
Store: Chaos Cycle
Store Telephone: (631) 714-4101
Web site: chaoscycle.com
12 months/Make/Mannequin: 2015/Chaos Cycle/Looong bike
Fabrication: Chaos Cycle
Construct Time: 1 yr
Engine
12 months/Kind/Measurement: 1978/Shovelhead/80 in.
Builder: Chaos Cycle
Instances: H-D
Cylinders: H-D
Heads: H-D
Rocker Packing containers: Chaos Cycle break up
Cams: Andrews
Air Cleaner: Naked Knuckle Choppers
Exhaust: Chaos Cycle
Transmission
12 months/Kind 2015/Baker Frankentranny
Gears 6-speed
Clutch Ultima
Main Drive Ultima
Body
12 months/Kind Inflexible
Rake/Stretch 6 up, four out/51°
Suspension
Entrance finish:
Size: 40 over
Triple Timber: Sugar Bear
Swingarm: Inflexible
Rear Shocks: N/A
Wheels, Tires, and Brakes
Entrance
Builder/Measurement: DNA/21 x 2.15
Tire/Measurement: 90/90-21
Calipers: N/A
Rotors: N/A
Rear
Builder/Measurement: DNA/16 in.
Tire/Measurement: 140/70-16
Caliper: Efficiency Machine and Westbury
Rotor: Hawg Halters
End/Paint
Producer: Chaos Cycle
Colours: Gold, black, and inexperienced
Paint/Graphics: Ryzart
Plating/Sharpening: Bar Chroming
Powdercoating: Prizmatic Powdercoat
Equipment
Rear Fender: Chaos Cycle
Gasoline Tank: Chaos Cycle
Handlebars: Chaos Cycle
Grips: Drag
Hand Controls: Efficiency Machine
Foot Controls: Chaos Cycle
Headlight: Bates
Taillight: Westbury
License Mount: Chaos Cycle
Seat: Xian Leather-based

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