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STEAMPUNK Gravesend Cycles Copper Mike

Copper’ Mike Cole of Gravesend Cycles took 1st place in the ultra-competitive FreeStyle class. with his latest piece of rolling art, “Steampunk”, which was from equal parts copper and brass. The 1973 Shovelhead features a rebuilt engine with engraved heads and has 10:1 compression. ‘Copper’ Mike used numerous antique gauges and parts and rebuilt them into functional pieces. Like he built a hand clutch with an old Harley mouse trap, the floor boards are made from old fire extinguishers while the air cleaner is a brass box with a welded –in trumpet horn. Head light and taillight are sourced from a submarine, a retooled dash mounted compass serves as an analog GPS while the saddlebags were made from a leather Russian ammunition bag.

Built In: U.S.A. Bike Style: Chopper

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Steampunk Bike Specifications – Gravesend Cycles Copper Mike

Class Styling Chopper
Engraving Engraving
Exposure/Publication Bike
Featured Parts Brass / Copper AccentsOpen Primary
Frame Custom One Off Frame
Gastank Custom One Off Gastank
Motor Brand Harley Davidson
Motor Config Shovelhead
Oil tank Barrel / Keg
Paint Color(s) Rust Patina
Suspension Front Springer
Suspension Rear Rigid / Hardtail