“The original bike arrived in my garage as a Harley FXR hardtail chop. That sounds okay, but it was actually in need of a complete makeover because the frame tubes were too small and the lines were all wrong. Basically, it meant I had to start all over again!
“To get the right lines that I wanted and with which I would be happy would mean fitting a long case primary so that was what I did, sourcing a complete new primary and spacer gear, plus gearbox, from Will Burrows Motorcycles up in Preston, Lancashire. While I was at it, I gave Will a shopping list which included a set of 8-inch overstock forks and a bigger back wheel, all of which duly arrived.
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