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Old 06-13-2022, 08:32 AM
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While the new seat is with the saddler, I'm still running the "old" seat... sunny sunday ride, looking good

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Old 06-13-2022, 08:50 AM
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bike looks amazing man, I need to get back on two wheels.
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Old 06-13-2022, 09:25 AM
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@Spade 115 Thanks man! Really love this bike.

The new seat is still with the saddler, he's doing the leather now. He already did the padding and I was doing a test ride to see if it does fit etc.
Since I was riding both of my rigid choppers with rigid seats, I have to say, with the new seat it's a different world. Damn, way more comfortable. Sure, I knew that, but I was still surprised how much better it is.

Really can't wait to get the seat back and ride.

Thinking to do one more seat pan in a different style for my other chopper too.
I mean, I'm not "old" yet, but we all get older and my back isn't the same anymore...
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Old 06-14-2022, 10:42 AM
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shit im 36 and my back fucking hurts now too lol.
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Looks good brother. I'm looking forward to the new seat...

My bikes been held captive for 2 months now. The garage door came down on a leaning 2x4 and that threw everything off. Then it slipped on the way down losing the two cable attachment points and slammed down with a vengeance. Broke every window. Fucken thing almost squashed me like a bug.

The new door was on the truck heading to my house a weeks ago when some 19 year old girl ran a red light and smashed into the truck. Totaled the truck, the car and of course my door. Of course she was texting on her phone

It's not easy to find a garage door these days. Most of them are sitting in a container 20 miles off the coast of Long Beach Ca.

Oh yeah, I'm also going through my second round of covid. Our oldest daughter moved home with our grandkids 4 weeks ago. I guess I should be happy that they brought me something
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Old 06-14-2022, 06:31 PM
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OP, I hope you don't mind.. I'm thinking about changing the color on my bike. I'm thinking a candy rootbeer.
Let me know what you guys think. I'm open to any suggestions....

Its powder coated so I'll go that same route..

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The saddler finished the seat. Looks awesome and rides very very comfortable. Love it. Turned out better than I thought.

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It's getting cold outside. The leaves fall and the summer is gone... just enjoying the last rides for this year.
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Here are some fresh pics of my BBC1.

I tried to give the two bikes names, but I always end up with "BBC1", for my first Big Bear Chopper, and "BBC2", for my scond one. Makes things easier...





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Old 10-10-2022, 08:55 AM
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...and some pics of my BBC2:





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love BBC2 man, gorgeous. BBC1 is pretty damn clean though.
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Old 10-11-2022, 01:25 AM
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Hey Spade115, thanks man. Apprechiate it.

Since the two bikes have the same frame, front end, motor etc. I tried to make them as different as somehow possible, without doing anything excessive.
I wanted to keep the look of a classic chopper on both, but in a different way.

Both bikes are finished. Only thing I will do, probably this winter, is a new seat for BBC1. Since the new seat for BBC2 is so much more comfortable, I just enjoy riding more with that bike.
I will try to make the same seat for BBC1, but in a different style. Have to think about it a little bit, but most probably I will make the same seat pan but in a different shape in the back. And sure my saddler has to do something to make it look different too.
We'll see, but for the moment I just keep riding, as long as the weather allows it .
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Old 10-11-2022, 08:06 AM
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Thats awesome Man!

I need to do something with the potato chip seat I have (also need to remove bolts out the bottom)
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