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SUB ZERO Garage Built Bikes

Carl is the lead designer at Gasolina in Melbourne Australia and as he describes it “I bought the Hoosier tire first and said I wanted to build a bike around it just because I like the Hoosier font!” With a rear tire picked out Carl needed a frame, a motor, trans, bars, grips… you get the idea. With a love for all things Shinya Kimura, “He is the master of proportion and can make something odd look awesome”, Carl enegotiated with Zero Engineering to purchase one of their frames. With the Zero frame on the stand, the Japanese theme just made sense and the name “Sub Zero” was chosen. Using an S&S Shovelhead engine to fill out the frame the classic Baker 6 speed with kick start gives the build some real throwback nostalgia. Carl has a philosophy “Why hide it if you can showcase it?” and nothing puts things on show like an open primary ready to shred your jeans if your boot comes off the peg.

Built In: Australia Bike Style: Samuri

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Sub Zero Bike Specifications – Garage Built Bikes

Class Styling Samuri
Exposure/Publication Magazine Cover Bike
Featured Parts Open PrimaryKickstart
Frame Zero Engineering Frame
Gastank Sportster Peanut Gastank
Handlebars / Risers Drag / Straight Bars
Intake Cover S&S Teardrop
Motor Brand S & S
Motor Config Shovelhead
Paint Color(s) Bare MetalRed.
Seat Solo Sprung
Suspension Front Springer Harley
Suspension Rear Rigid / Hardtail
Tires Racing Slick