Chopper Gallery

Now that you’ve read up on a few articles, here’s a few pictures of some of the most epic choppers around. Go ahead, look at them, and have fun 😉

Buying Chopper Parts Online

Buying your Harley Davidson or custom chopper’s parts online can be much more efficient and easier than it is when buying them offline. You can get detailed description, pictures, etc and you do not have to deal with a sales representative trying to convince you into buying stuff you do not need. Besides, you can always save enough time to take an extra ride on your chopper.

The first thing that you got to do is to locate sources for the parts that you plan on buying. You can either buy all your parts from one source, or compare prices over different sources and decide on what works best for you. A search engine like Google or Yahoo should be your starting point.

Generally, instead of jumping to a decision, comparing prices over different e-stores is recommended. Some of these e-stores often have different deals and promos while others offer free shipping.

While shopping online, make sure you verify that the e-store is legit and secure. Try to verify their contact information against the Yellow Pages. Calling up their phone number, if they provide one, is also a good idea. Besides this, you can always lookup on the internet and search for reviews of that specific e-store, etc. All in all, stay alert. The nature of the product will not prevent online fraud.

Online discussion forums and communities are a good idea too. Try to join those and then ask questions related to the parts you want to buy. You may also want to ask about reliable e-stores that sell parts for the chopper that you own. You can be sure to get some good responses as well as user feedback since these type of forums are usually full of chopper enthusiasts, just like you.

Online and offline magazines are also a good place to look at. They often have web addresses of authentic e-stores that sell parts you may want. Online auctions such as Ebay and the likes are also a good place to check out. They usually have parts at a lower price. But once again, before you bid, verify the seller’s contact info and be sure to check out on his ratings and past performance.

The tips outlined above can greatly assist you with your first purchase online. Once you’ve gone through everything and get your first part online, you’ll be amazed at the fact that it is a whole lot easier to buy your parts online than it is doing so offline. Always take pre-cautions and know who you’re dealing with online to avoid being scammed.

Guide to Custom Chopper Kits

It can get confusing when choosing parts that you want your custom chopper to be made of. However, companies like Phantom Cycle, Biker’s Choice, etc have started to sell those famous ‘Chopper-in-a-box’ kits which make life a lot more easier. Custom choppers are now much more affordable.

You need to be aware of the kind of chopper you would like to build. Then you should go ahead and set a reasonable budget for the parts, and any labor costs as well as unexpected expenses. In many cases, the price of the parts is what keeps most of the chopper enthusiasts away from getting a custom chopper of their own. However, if you have clear specifications in your mind, you’ll end up with fairly inexpensive parts and a stunning finish.

Always try to use the authentic parts available within your budget. At times, even though you have an awesome finish in mind, you can end up with a relatively poor finish just because the suppliers did not pay much attention to the details.

Most of the ‘chopper-in-a-box’ kits usually consist of a chassis, engine, tires, exhaust pipes, metal parts, and steel tanks. They also often include a seat, headlamp, etc. Obviously, any other extras would depend on the brand of the kit you chose. Paint is vital to finish the custom job, as well as battery acid. Mirrors and other accessories are typically not provided in the kits because most people would prefer to buy their own designs.

Experts often recommend that you purchase your kit as well as the accessories from just one single manufacturer. This may, in some cases, require you to wait. It sure is not easy to wait, specially when you’re so close to doing what you’ve always wanted to do. But you’ll be definitely glad that you waited when the job’s finished.