1971 Lowdown Shovelhead – Chuck Smith modified-frame custom Chopper

Cover: Chuck Smith may be a common name but his chop certainly isn’t a common bike. The ’52 cradle frame has been cut down six inches, and extended another half-foot.

Contents: Feature Choppers: A Pair of Customs; A Stretched Trike; Lowdown Shovelhead; A Lucky Shovelhead; Tech Stuff: Chop Talk; Panhead parts prices; Re-carbing a Triumph; Bury your wiring in a coffin tank; Time your Shovel right; More miles from your peanut tank; Installing a swinging sissy bar; A buttpad for long runs; Profilin’: Indian Love Call – San Pierce – last of the Indian Men; more

1971 September Choppers Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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