In the process of getting this burden entered into the Greasy Dozen Builder Initiative! Found out about this last year when I was just a bit too late to enter. Been waiting and excited to enter a build ever since. The Greasy Dozen is 12 bikes in three categories chosen among home builders or shops consisting of no more than two employees. You post updates and showcase your build on instagram and www.chopcult.com. It is run by chopcult and www.oldbikebarn.com and has a ton of awesome sponsors;
I’m throwing one of my shovel builds out there for this. I’ll be entering my 1980 Shovelhead FXE. It is currently a bit of a mess since I am removing and draining all oil lines and in the process of removing the rocker boxes for hand polish. It has S&S 93″ cylinders and will be kick start only. It has matching numbers on the frame and engine so I’m keeping the frame and motor together although I’ll have to chop some stuff off the frame. I’ll also be keeping the front forks and sticking with the swingarm. Everything else will go. I’ll be doing the custom leather seat and hand engraved parts myself. I’m rebuilding the engine and doing a complete rewire because I’m getting rid of every other part and adding my own.