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This bike made by Chris Richardson to help promote Sailor Jerry’s rum started as a no-frills bobber with traditional-style parts. The frame and front springer forks were powdercoated black. The hubs are original Star hubs. The front hub is laced to a 21-inch rim, and the rear is laced to a 19-inch front rim with a mechanical drum brake. The gas tank is an original Bates tank. The rear fender is off a Triumph. Chris made the rear sissy bar out of half-inch solid steel. He used two Offenhauser air cleaners and cut the bottoms off and then fabricated a sheet of aluminum to connect the two tops together, turning it into an oil tank. The battery is mounted underneath inside my oil tank. The motor is a 1947 74ci knucklehead. He had the rocker arm tins copper plated and the pushrod tubes copper plated. Buck of Buck Wild Brand sprayed the amazing paint and hand-drawn Sailor Jerry graphics.

Built In: U.S.A. Bike Style: Bobber

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Sailor Jerry Bike Bike Specifications – LA Speed Shop

Class Styling Bobber
Exposure/Publication Magazine Cover Bike
Featured Parts Kickstart, Open Primary, Brass / Copper Accents, Jockey / Suicide Shift, Generator
Frame Harley Davidson Frame
Gastank Alien / Egg Gastank
Handlebars / Risers Drag / Straight Bars
Intake Cover Custom One Off
Motor Brand Harley Davidson
Motor Config Knucklehead
Motor Size (ci) 074ci
Paint Color(s) Creme / Tan, Black
Paint Theme Corporate Logo/Branding
Seat Leather / Handtooled, Solo Sprung
Tires Skinny 100mm or less
Wheels Standard 40-80 spokes