Back-Issue Motorcycle Magazine Index

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AMA News

American Choppers

American Motorcycling

American Motorcyclist

Big Bike

Buzzzz

Choppers

Classic Bike

Custom Bike

Custom Chopper

Cycle

Cycle Age

Cycle Canada

Cycle Guide

Cycle Illustrated

Cycle Mechanics

Cycle Rider

Cycle Sports Stars

Cyclesport

Cycle World

Hi-Performance Cycle Test

Hot Bike

Mini-Bike Guide

Modern Cycle

Motor Cycle World

Motor Cyclist Illustrated

Motorcycle Collector

Motorcyclist

Old Bike Journal

Popular Cycling

Rider

Road Rider

Road Test’s Sport Cycle

Robb Report Motorcycling

Special Choppers

Street Bike

Street Chopper

The Enthusiast

Vintage Mounts

Yamaha Sport Cycle

3-Wheeling

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1974 Custom Chopper – “The Survivor” – Supercharged Superbike

On the Cover: The Survivor – Bob Cecchini contemplates his handiwork, an ultra-sanitary 74 with turbocharger, progressive one-pedal brakes, and lots of other first-time stuff.

Feature Bikes: The Survivor (Cover) – eloquent statement for the custom art; Hard-Times Triumph; Polcat Jammin’ Pan; Charlie Brown; The Harley Perfected; Black is Beautiful; Thinking Man’s Motorcycle; Special Features: Yuma Run ’74; NCCSI Show-And-Tell; Special Interest: How to Hodge-Podge Paint; Ed Roth – “Big Daddy” of Trikes – Father of the VW Trike still jams strong; Meet Bill Otto; Technical: The Brake Nitty-Gritty – the theory of drum brake operation; more

1974 July Custom Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1975 Custom Chopper – Ron’s Rocket, another Finch Wheeled Creation

Feature Bikes: Ron’s Rocket (Cover) – Not just a custom motorcycle, Finch’s wheeled creations are truly metal sculpture and a unique art form; Just-A-Honda – from the Yosemite Sam Shop; Sculptured Stroker; Magoo’s Scrapiron; The Purple Hog; Overdose ICBM; Tick Tock; The Swede; Technical: A Case of total repair – when a Sporty case goes at the countershaft you need Donny Rich; How to install Sportster cams – a Sifton cam installation by Lake-Shore Harley; Special Interest: Hardheaded Bargain; The Bike Shop Show; Meet Magoo; Special Features: Protest – a tool for bikers’ rights; The “New” Harley Factory; Painter Profile – Michigan’s Four Top Bike Finishers; more

1975 January Custom Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1972 Custom Chopper – Nile Style Scooter – Cleopatra never had it so good

Special Feature: Operation Underdog; Special Interest: The truth about bike travel – forget the rumors, here’s the facts; Meet Yosemite Sam; Technical: A.R.D. Magneto Ignition – the hot spark setup; Picture yourself with picture tank art – homemade decals; Frame Alterations – the art of doing it right; Feature Bikes: Kansas Sportster; Nile Style Scooter (Cover); Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Fun; Triumph with Jesus; Orange Sunshine; Home Painted Pan; Carbon Copy Custom; Second-Time-Around Panhead; A Mach III Chopper? From Factory Goodies?; Virginia Duo; more

1972 November Custom Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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Best Custom for 1975 – King Kow – A Kawasaki 1013 cc in regal splendor

Cover Story: King Kow – A Kawasaki 1013 cc in regal splendor; Feature Bikes: Mr. Trike; Oldie But Goodie; Tex’s Big Rig; Ole’s Coffeehouse Custom; Pan Am Putter; Rainbow Stripe; Special Feature: Pan Am Putt – sit back and armchair an easy 5000 miles; Technical: How to set up for big jugs – a silicone job for your sportster; A Drive for the heavy handed a choice morsel for you wick twisters; Arc Welding for bikers; Custom Kicker Rack; Timken-ize your early cases – modern bearings for an old war horse; more

1975 September Custom Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1972 Custom Chopper – Bolt-On isn’t a dirty word – exclusive construction from common parts

Contents: Special Feature – Pro-Tech – lifesaver in a can; Special Interest: Dunecycle – the plucky little fun machine; Meet W.M. – Wayne Morrison; Technical: Buried Tank Art; Bolt-On isn’t a dirty word; All about valves; Feature Bikes: Conjured Custom; Jammin’ Yammie; Two-wheeled Duo; From the Amen corner; Boneshaker; Ohio Trio; Framed Shovel; Sears Catalog Scooter; Farewell to a Brother – Greg Cunningham; more

1972 December Custom Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1973 Custom Chopper – Bike art by girls, Big Bore Kits, more!

Cover: Lisa Poitevint is 19 and single, and AMEN’s new plunger frame is ready for the market. See detail on page 32.

Feature Bikes: Bear Lady; Patent Pending; Nude Angel II; Oscar Deep Throat; Street Walker; Pagan’s Putter; Li’l Foxy Lady; School Teacher’s Honda; Nver Again Green; Technical: A Guide to Big Bore Kits; Out-of-Sight Sissybar mount; Special Interest: Randy Enterprise; Meet Bob Bitchin; Special Features: The Female form in bike art; Christmas Goodie Shopper Guide; more

1973 December Custom Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1973 Custom Chopper – “American Express” – Bob Cecchini’s custom made Honda

Cover: “American Express” – Bob Cecchini’s custom made Honda

Feature Bikes: American Express – Bob Cecchini’s custom made Honda; The Green Machine – Just Ness clowning around; Snortin’ Sportster; Harley Heirloom -returning to 1936; Mickey’s World -a 2-wheeled Disneyland Tour; Neptune’s Saltshaker; Fifty Horsepower, no brakes; Warlord; Special Feature: Paneling, frame finishing & molding; Technical: Making your Sportster breathe; Know your Harley parts; Meet Dick Allen; more

1973 July Custom Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

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1972 Choppers Magazine – The right way to detail your bike

Cover: John Cogar on his 1937 knucklehead; Feature Chops: Taking the back roads to yesterday – John Cogar on his 1937 knucklehead; It Happened in Fog City; How did their chop shop grow?; Back on the scene with his desert machine; Surprise Scoot, Southern Style; Tech: Chop Talk; The Right Way to detail your bike; How to install fork stops; Make your bike breathe better; Step-by-Step tuning technique; Building a Skull-bodied trike part 4; Gear it right; Off the wall: Two views – what’s next for chops?; A Biker’s Day – the part outsiders never see – it’s not all brawls, brews and busts; more

1972 February Choppers Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

1975 Custom Chopper – Bob Dell’s “Whammer Jammer”

Cover: Bob Dell’s Whammer Jammer; Special Features: Sun Fun – Daytona 1975; Death of a Future; Special Interest: Rat’s Hole Chopper Show; Concord – The Tarnished Angel; Oakland – a smooth sip of Ol’ Grandad; Technical: What about glitter foil?; Feature Bikes: Whammer Jammer – a monument to machine work plus Free Giant Full-Color foldout; Bill’s Beautiful Bonnie; Gypsy Lady; Rubber Stamp Scooter; Chopped Libber; Aquarius; X-Rated Trike; The Cheese Hauler; more

1975 June Custom Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

1974 Custom Chopper – How to paint bikes with water

Special Features: Gary Littlejohn, rough rider; A J&J Nutty Outing; Technical: Panhead becomes Electra; Playing Panel Switcheroo; Special Interest: Water Spot Paint Patterns – a repelant technique that works; Meet Ruth Neil; Feature Bikes: Pretty Boy’s Bike, Midnight Express, Slo-Poke, Silver Lining, Universal Language, Harley Twins, Prototype Triumph; more

1974 April Custom Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

1973 Custom Chopper – Special Maryland Issue

Cover: Made in Maryland – From the Bay Area (Chesapeake, that is); Special Features: Maryland – an East Coast Bike Hot Bed; R&R – Success Story Eastern style; Tom Downey – Master of the Acrylic Cameo; Routt’s Cycle Center – Ally of the Maryland Biker; Special Interest: Pro lettering at your fingertips; Hoppy’s Hoard; Meet Righteous John King; Feature Bikes: Galloping Guinea, Long-Necked Thoroughbred, Hoot’s Scoot, From The Bay Area – a Chesapeake jewel, Fantasia, White Line Fever, High Tide, Big Orange Bug, 92 Inches of Pan; more

1973 November Custom Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

1973 Custom Chopper – Bob and Harriet Chrismer’s “Harriet’s Place”

Cover: Bob and Harriet Chrismer’s ” Harriet’s Place”; Special Features: Laconia ’73; A peek at pearls – oil slick colors from tiny crystals; Special Interest: Sandy Kosman; Meet Gary Littlejohn; Technical: Is the custom tank your game?; Collector Exhausts; Feature Bikes: Todd’s Turbo-ized Harley; From Bavaria with class; Home mad but first rate; Le Cheval De Fer; Kelsey’s Shovel; Freak Psycho; Beak’s Beezer; Harriet’s Place; Plumber’s Helper; more

1973 October Custom Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

1973 Custom Chopper – Bob “Dex” Dexheimer’s “Sandi’s Blues”

Cover: Bob “Dex” Dexheimer’s “Sandi’s Blues”; Special Features: Wrinkles in getting a good wrinkle finish; All About Anodizing; Special Interest: Meet Loose Bruce Miller; Technical: Swapping Panhead Jugs – the hole truth about substituting cylinders; Flat Bottom your Sportster Tank; A Scavenger hunt for power; Feature Bikes: Sandi’s Blues, Senor Peace, Wolff’s Tourer, Byron’s Red Roller, Dirt Racer’s Street Iron, Picturesque, Mister D, Blue Angel, Chopped Smallfry; more

1973 September Custom Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

1973 Custom Chopper – A Bike by Crank

Cover: A bike by Crank -a master at the art of detailing; Special Features: Clovis show and tell; Swap Meets – Goldmine or rip-off?; Special Interest: How to Mask; Meet Crazy Charlie; Technical: CC tests the Microseal process; Feature Bikes: Small but Nasty, Eternity Road, California Charger, Up in Vermont, A Bike by Crank, Mike’s Bike, Granato’s Grenade, Shielded Screamer; more

1973 August Custom Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

1973 Custom Chopper – Arlen Ness’ Knuckle

Cover: Arlen Ness’ Knuckle; Special Feature: The quiet renaissance man – Arlen Ness; Concord – The Biker’s Bike Show; The Jumper; Special Interest: Bike Shows across the country; Concord – small but sweet; Bikes in Baltimore; L.A. Winternationals; London, Ontario Bike Show; 25th Annual Oakland Roadster Show; Meet Buda – Douglas Hillock; Technical: A Visit to Venolia -the super piston maker; Epoxy is not a Pro-only paint; Feature Bikes: Bowdlerized Beezer, Two-Faced Panhead, The Shovel Under Rug, Arlen Nes’ Knuckle, North California Flyer, Brer Bear; more

1973 June Custom Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

1973 Custom Chopper – “Ill wind 305”

Cover: Mel and Debbie Fender’s “Ill Wind 305”; Special Feature: Finch – The King of French; Customs from Michigan; Crackerbarrel Custom Shop; Special Interest: Brotherhood lives in Michigan; Meet Rapid Reggie – Reginald Marcellus Gay; Technical: Blueprinted Magnetos by Bomar; The search for the big small battery; Feature Bikes: Ill Wind 305 Custom, Name of the game is Simplicity, Dago Red, Odin’s Axle, Sunshine, Season Elegie, Arkansas Woodchopper, Basement Bike, Buckwheat’s Wheels, Strictly for Show? No!, Dirty Dave & his Clean Machine; more

1973 May Custom Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

1973 Custom Chopper – “Devil’s Carriage”

Cover: Gerry Thorpe’s “Devil’s Carriage”; Special Feature: Spin Painting; Meet Harry Bear; Technical: The NCSSI Tester; Know your Harley Parts; The Dean of Deep Breathing; Feature Bikes: Devil’s Carriage – a case of bike skull duggery, Eternal Insanity, Vampirella, Denni, A Do-It-Yourself Triumph, Limey Panhead, The Better Things in Life, Clean Mean Machine; Free Giant Color Putter Poster – Limey Panhead; more

1973 April Custom Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

1973 Custom Chopper Magazine – Special Oregon Issue – choice customs in full color

Cover: The Bike that Barry Built; Special Feature: BC Choppers -a visit to Oregon’s leading Chop Shop; Oregon – a gift to the bike tourist; Three-Wheeled Prison Therapy -cons and bikes; Special Interest: Meet Mel Gruelle; Technical: Spokes vs. Mags; A Wheel by any other name; Microseal – a wonder drug for bikes; Feature Bikes: The Bike That Barry Built, Twisted Up Knuckle, Built on the Trial-By-Putt-Plan, One-Man Chop Job, Slammer Jammer – a trike built in prison, The Rack, Topsy Fatbob, The Deerslayer, Li’l slicker; more

1973 March Custom Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

1972 Custom Chopper Magazine – All Kansas City Issue

Cover: Rick Montgomery’s “Tool of the Trade”; Special Feature: Custom Cycle Engineering; Special Interest: Kansas City – Crossroads of Chopper Culture; Meet Elby Magee; Technical: A neat pair of legs – giving your putter long legs; Basic Bike Electrics; Painting tips from a pro; Feature Bikes: Tool of the Trade, Cool Robbie’s Custom, Tangerine Trucker, Foxy Lady, Sanitary Shovel, Jo Chops Chop, Drop Center Honda 4, Hail Knucklehead, TR Tripper; more

1972 September Custom Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com