1978 October Vintage Street Chopper – “Bad Charlie”

Cover: a pair of outrageous machines from the Southeast. The green piece is “Bad Charlie,” a blown Honda from Tennessee; while the “Gray Remnant” Sportster and its detailed artwork reside in Augusta, Georgia

Features: St. Paul “78”; Beech Bend Bash; Road Test Kawasaki Z1R; ABATE Lowdown; 6 Hours at Ontario; Bikes: Hard Daddy; Gray Remnant; Stony; Bad Charlie; Switchin’ Off; No Sacrifice; Technical: R.C. Distributor; Plastic Belt Drive?; more

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1978 November Vintage Street Chopper – “Blown ‘N’ Blue”

Cover: a super colorful combination of Perewitz blown Sportster, the “Late Harvest” Honda and Stan Betz showing how not to lay on a custom paint job.

Features: Black Hills Classic; Harley for ’79; Road Test Yamaha 750; Deadwood ’78; Bikes: Gemini; MPLS Express; Blue Beard; Blown N’ Blue; Late Harvest; 3 Day Express; Technical: Betz Speaks on Paint; Goose it!; more

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1971 February Street Chopper Magazine – “Exercise in Originality” by George Lesseos

Cover: “Exercise in Originality” a beautiful panhead built by George Lesseos, partner in U.S. Motorcycles, can be seen on the streets in Lynwood, California.

Features: Swedish Choppers; Long Beach Show; Technical: Frame Work for the 74; Mount a Swinging Bar and Seat; Turned Down Lower Legs; How to Brake the Law; Cycles: Exercise in Originality; Form with Function; The Best of Both Worlds; Refinement of a Classic; Old Favorite; more

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1970 October Street Chopper Magazine – Building the Super Sport

Front Cover: featured this month – completion of the new Super Sport. Here it is seen cruising the streets of Los Angeles upon its return from a recent tour of the United States. Back Cover: Denver Mulins Shovelhead

Features: Build a Super Sport, part 6; Chopper Testing the Yamaha; “Shovelhead,” part 3; Molly; Laconia; Technical: Chopping the 750 front end; Tired of Carb Trouble?; X-L-Lent Chopper Frames; Cycles: Baldwin’s Super Achievement; Rainbow 74; Built for a Purpose; Introducing the Vincent; Team Effort; more

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1971 April Street Chopper Magazine – Bill Cody’s “Iron Horse”

Cover: Bill Cody’s “Iron Horse” moves proudly through the streets of Redodo, California. This unusual 74 is decked out in a flavorful butterscotch paint job.

Features: Coliseum Classic; Motorcycle Show Circuit; Technical: Front End Modification; Settling the Steel Matter; Tackle that Top End! Shop Style; The Sound of Silence; Cycles: Bill Cody’s Iron Horse; TR-IFFIC; Encore 74; Unit Construction “Wow”; Shadow Custom Cycle; Bleah! Beauty; more

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1979 February Street Chopper Magazine – The Buckwheat Sportster

Contents: Features: IDBA Memphis; 80″ Lowrider; FXS for 79; Two up on the Salt; Cycles: Buckwheat; AMEN 500; Evil Women; Swedish Iron; Sak’s Finest; Beaver Rick; Technical: Phase III Super Clutch; Heart Surgery; White Bros. SR500 Project; more

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1979 October Street Chopper Magazine – Fond Du Lac Custom Fest

Contents: Bikes: Git Back; The Hunter; Honda Two Ways; Wrecking Crew; Star Rider; One of These Nights; Space Hawg; Fresno Flyer; Fresh Air; Technical: Electronic Ignition; Fiction: Choices; Missing Part; Features: Fond Du Lac Custom Fest – ABATE of Wiscobsin and Bizarr Cycle bring together the best of “Show ‘N’ Go” for this 2nd annual Wisconsin Custom Show; News from Sifton; Waupun Prison Git Down; BBA Bike Meet; Road Test – Kawasaki KZ650; more

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1978 July Street Chopper Magazine – Billy Budd’s Blown Honda – The “Force”

Features: Harley’s 75th; Z1-RTC!; Space Age Bodies; Anniversary Harley-Davidson Sportster Road Test; Technical: HD Generator Rebuild; AMEN’s Exhausted; Cornering Mystique; Lookin’ Back; Bikes: Low Limeys; Magic Mushroom; The Force; Denver’s Troller; Trucker’s Savior; Harley Fever; U-Turn; Street Beast; more

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1980 Street Chopper – “Gold Rush” – yea it’s all gold

Cover: Paul Brill’s immaculate BACC Sportster “Gold Rush” and lovely Patty Ambler.

Bikes: Gold Rush; The Machine; Toy 65; Frisco Kid; Sh– House; Technical: Bullet Proof; Features: Artistry in Iron; Waupun Prison; Number 1 for ’81; By the Seat of His Pants; Westernationals; England Show; Fiction: Conversation on an Empty Freeway; Like It Never Was; more

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1973 Street Chopper – Gary Hetrick on his newest creation, “Satisfaction 2”

Cover: Gary Hetrick on his newest creation, “Satisfaction 2”

Cycles: Silver Slipper; Dalton’s Ride; Alley-Gator; Two Cycle; Satisfaction Two; Real Thing; Amari Trike; Bayou Harley; Technical: SU Carburetion for the Early Harley; Patching with Fiberglass; Wrinkle Finish; Crankshaft Sprocket Seal For Harley 74’s; Features: San Diego Show; Something New in Disc Brakes; Hardtail Review; The Chopper Engine of the Future?; more

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Back-Issue Motorcycle Magazine Index

Welcome to Dad’s Vintage Motorcycle Magazine Index where you can quickly find a specific motorcycle magazine by title and date. You may also use our search engine or browse our magazines HERE.

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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1970 Street Chopper – Jim Grant’s “The In Thing”

Cover: Rod builder produces detailed Sportster. Jim Grant of Riverside turns from cars to bikes with the same show winning perfection.; Features: Drag Racing chopper style; Bikes A-Salt Bonneville; For the love of Mike – Skinny Johnny Mitchell’s latest machine; Technical: Raking the 74; 2-Wheel Trouble Shooting; Cycles: The In Thing, K Model XL, XL-Ent Shovelhead, Quickest Street Chopper?, Mighty Mini, Do Your Thing!; more

1970 December Street Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

1971 Street Chopper – CCI’s Mail-Order Chopper kit

Cover: CCI’s new kit bike; Features: CCI’s Kit Bike mail-order chopper part 2; Tenth Annual Yuma Prison Run; Wrinkle Flake Barrels; Tank Art; Technical: Fresh Fire for the Harley 74; Breakdown on brakes; Rigid Handling; Racing Pistons; Cycles: 21 Day Knockout, A Little Bit Chopper, Low Flyer, One-Owner Show Stopper, Super Simple Shovelhead, English Classic, Big Chief; more

1971 July Street Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

1970 Street Chopper – “A Lot of Flare” in a sculptured 74 by Kenny Means

Cover: “A Lot of Flare” in a sculptured 74 by Kenny Means. This unique bike can be seen on the streets of La Puente, California; Features: Put Your Foot on it!- pegs and highway bars; Springnational Show; Lock it or lose it; Technical: Build a Super Sport Part 5; Chopper Testing the Kawasaki; XL Tune Up; “Shovelhead” Part 2; A new breed of tanks – glass tanks; Front end machinging of one-piece tubes; Cycles: A Lot of Flair, Squared Away XL, Racer’s Counterpart, Red Hot Harley, The Silencer, The Evolution of an Enthusiast, Gremlin’s Turtle, English Conservative; more

1970 September Street Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

1973 Street Choppers – Mike Barkulis’ cherry midwest panhead

Cover: Mike Barkulis cherry midwest panhead on the shores of Lake Michigan. Mary Ann Reaks waits in the background; Features: Cycle Rama ’73; Oil Coolers for Choppers; Test Jammin’ The Honda 750 Four; Collector Header Guide; Bolt-On Trike Kit; Trick Bike Mounts; Technical: Lifter Sifter; Shop Stop; Wide 15 for the rear; Hot Head; Cycles: Mirage (Sportster), The Electric Harley (Sportster), Stiletto (BSA), Shop Bike (Ariel Square 4), Wheeler Dealer (Harley), Little Devil (Honda), Orange Crush (Sportster), Buzzard (Honda); more

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

1972 Street Chopper – CCI’s Project Panhead

Cover: Steve Stillwell’s Triumph along with Dean Rediger and Pam Green on CCI’s newest project bike; Features: History of BSA and Triumph; Brake Styles; L.A. Sports Arena Show; Hawaiian Chopper Riders Fight Back; Chopper Symposium – a meaningful show; Technical: Crowns and Trees; Build a custom oil tank; Slick Stuff – things to know about four-stroke motor oil; Centerstands for choppers; Cycles; Mid Evil, Turbo Triumph, Chopped Norton, Santana, CCI’s Project Panhead, Herman’s Hot One, Black Magic, Struttin’ Sportster, Black is Beautiful; more

1972 August Street Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

1972 Street Chopper – Ron Ebert’s Bubble Top Trike

Cover: Northern Californian Ron Ebert’s new creation, the Bubble Top Trike

Features: Ride for my Brother; Mirror ideas; Gas Tank Murals; Long Beach Show; How to Write Your Congressman; Massachusetts Helmet Law; Indio Tour No. 7; Help comes in small packages; Technical: Paneling Professional Style; The Making of a tire; Building the Honda Four; The Trick Trike Continued; Cycles: Bubble Top Trike, Mid-America Trike, Little One, Reach Out, America’s Most Beautiful Chopper, On My Own, Never A Dull Moment; more

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

1979 Street Chopper – SB&F’s “Pandemonium”

Cover Photo: the best Smith Bros. and Fetrow (SB&F) has to offer in Donnie Smith’s latest creatiion “Pandemonium”; Features: S&S Sidewinder; Fresno Run; FXS-80 Low Rider; Paughco Catalog; Technical: Heli Coil Plug Repair; New Threads for The Pan; Bikes: Pandemonium, Flame Out, Moonshine, Vesona Cruiser, Long John, Super Cop, Orange Crate, Brown Out, Three Day Special, Yakima Canyon Cruiser; Fiction: Marmotville Incident; Hard Ride; more

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1979 September Street Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

1979 Street Chopper – Arlen Ness “Mail Call” Project

Cover Photo: Arlen Ness latest project “Mail Call”; Features: Texas all Harley drag meet; King Lite; ABATE Swap Meet; Welcome to Fear; Yuma Prison Run; Chopper Specialties Project; Providence Show; Technical: Pointer Case Needle Bearings; The Art of Engraving; Cycles: Mail Call / Arlen Ness, The Count, Strawberry Shortcake, Golden Rod, Utopian’s Finest; more

1979 August Street Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com

1979 Street Chopper – Bay Area Custom Cycles BACC’s “Back to My Island”

Cover Photo: the colorful engine / tank shot is of Bay Area Custom Cycles BACC’s turbocharged “Back to My Island” machine which began life as one of our project bikes early last year.

Features: Oakland Roadster Show; Mega-Drag; HD News; Paranoid Sporty Owner; Technical: Spray-can Colors; Carb Jetting; Mikuni Pumper; Bikes: Sweet Sticky Thing, Black ‘N’ Blue, Red Bitch, Back to My Island, Mean Green, Pat’s Fat Bob, Indian Summer, Genesis, Roadrunner Triumph, Cotton Candy; more

1979 May Street Chopper Motorcycle Magazine Back-Issue available at www.DadsVintageAds.com