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Slammed-Norton 08-13-2004 08:44 PM

Norton chopper pics
 
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Hey everyone, this site is pretty cool. I hope you like the chopper i'm building. I took a norton engine and decided to make a custom bike mostly old school style.

I just finished building this,

it's ready for wiring and the pipes.

Hope you guys don't mind bikes you can't build with a Custom Chrome Catalog.

Slammed-Norton 08-13-2004 08:46 PM

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kev99 08-13-2004 09:41 PM

Good looking bike, I like the lines and the black with the pinstriping on the tank. Used to be another guy on here a long time ago who was building a norton from FL I think??

Slammed-Norton 08-13-2004 09:43 PM

that might of been me, I was on here awhile ago and i let my mouth run and got into a fight with some people... So i left until i was done being immature.. I'm sorry about that. I took some anger management courses and im back to my nice, normal self. anyways thanks for looking :)

kev99 08-13-2004 10:05 PM

Hey, thats cool. That's great you finished building your bike and now you get to enjoy riding it!!

Slammed-Norton 08-13-2004 10:06 PM

yeah, as soon as i can get it wired I'll need to start practicing with the right hand jockey shift, not stalling it, and kick starting it quickly for when i stall it in traffic!!! LOL

kev99 08-13-2004 10:09 PM

So, I guess its got a left hand throttle, right? What side is the clutch? More power to ya for that setup man!

Slammed-Norton 08-13-2004 10:16 PM

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yeah, left hand throttle.

and i put the clutch lever ON the jockey shift. why bother making all the linkages for a suicide shifter?

here is another pic.

we put a von Dutch eyeball on the fron of tank.

Ace of Spades 08-13-2004 10:55 PM

Hey Slammed-Norton, welcome back man. I recognized that beast right off. Don't think there's any other Norton chops with blue suicide jockey shifts running around! The bike has come a long way and it's looking bad ass! Glad to see you made it back...

Vinsanity 08-13-2004 11:08 PM

Slammed-Norton,
Your scoot looks really nice! Brings back the good ol' days of riding with my dad on his chopped 68 BSA. It really looks like it would be a blast to ride around. I like thumbing through the HORSE magazine and seeing the chops powered by something other than the V-twins(not that I have anything against the V-twins). Congrats on the awesome progress you have made and look forward to more pics.
Later,
Vinsanity

Slammed-Norton 08-13-2004 11:08 PM

hey, thanks man.


glad to be here. Hammer from the Horse wants me to get it running so i can get pictures of me riding it and shit...

hopefully we can make it by the october issue.

fips 08-16-2004 04:03 AM

how does the clutch work on the jockey? never heard of that before.

/me slaps his forehead, realizing how its done even as he is posting.

duh, same as if it was with the left hand up on the bars and a clutch lever. right? well anways, thats nice. im mad with jealousy. you gave me some good ideas for when i change over to a suicide. i was going to go with a left foreward clutch and left sided suicide, with the rear brake at my right hand and a right hand throttle. but with the clutch on the shifter, i can just keep the rear brake down by my right foot and free up my handlebars from any levers at all. righteous. thanks bro.

edit : damn, im really tired. i just saw you basicly did the same thing in your foto's. very swifty. /me sighs and then scampers off to bed.

works gonna hurt tomorrow.


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