Custom Production Models Under $20,000

Get Custom On A Budget

Whether you're a new rider or you've been riding for years, when purchasing a new bike there are many things to factor in. Most importantly, you want the best bike for your hard-earned buck. We compiled a list of some of the coolest custom production models we could find. And get this: They're all under $20,000! We know that there's a lot of you bikers out there who don't have the funds for some of the custom chops, pro-streets, or baggers you see at the shows.

Of course, Harley-Davidson produces plenty of models available at reasonable prices, but if you're looking for something a little bit different and more customized, you've come to the right place, because across the next few pages you'll find some of the coolest production models from some of the finest shops around the country that are ready to be fired up as soon as you make the decision to buy one. At these prices, why not buy two?

BMC Choppers Bobber 88 $16,500Leave it to Big Mike and the crew at BMC to produce one tight bobber. Mike's a nice guy, and the pricetag on the Bobber 88 reflects that. With an 88ci RevTech motor housed in BMC's own Wishbone frame, this little bar hopper will turn heads in your neighborhood.

MODEL Bobber 88
ENGINE/DISPLACEMENT RevTech/88ci
INDUCTION Mikuni 42mm
PRIMARY DRIVE Chain
CLUTCH Wet
TRANSMISSION RevTech Five-speed
FINAL DRIVE Belt
FRONT BRAKE Brembo
REAR BRAKE Brembo
FRONT WHEEL/SIZE 40 Spoke/19-inch
REAR WHEEL/SIZE 40 spoke/16-inch
FRONT TIRE/SIZE 100/90/19
REAR TIRE/SIZE 130/90/16
FUEL TANK CAPACITY 3.4 Gallons
SEAT HEIGHT 26 inches
PHONE (541) 312-2760
WEBSITE www.bmcchoppers.com

American Performance Cycle (APC) Double Down $19,995APC has been in the game for quite some time now and they take pride in producing affordable custom production motorcycles that are legal in all 50 states. With the introduction of the '08 Double Down, a pro-street style bike that's loaded with features, you won't be disappointed.

MODEL Double Down 240
ENGINE/DISPLACEMENT S&S;/88ci
INDUCTION S&S;
PRIMARY DRIVE H-D
CLUTCH H-D
TRANSMISSION H-D Five-speed
FINAL DRIVE Belt Gates rear pulley
FRONT BRAKE HHI 4-piston
REAR BRAKE HHI 4-piston
 
FRONT WHEEL/SIZE Chrome 40 Spoke 21x2.15-inch
REAR WHEEL/SIZE 40 Spoke 18x8.5-inch
FRONT TIRE/SIZE 90/90/21C Metzeler
REAR TIRE/SIZE 240/40/18C Metzeler
FUEL TANK CAPACITY 4.5 gallons
SEAT HEIGHT 25 inches
PHONE (702) 314-5272
WEBSITE www.apccycles.com

Count's Kustoms NUB $19,999The Count released a mean-looking bike that was easy on the eyes, if you catch our drift. Plus, he wanted to make the NUB a little more accessible than some of the other high-end custom masterpieces they produce. Count's Kustoms is fully licensed and legit, so if you're worried about registering this beauty, you have nothing to fear.

MODEL NUB
ENGINE/DISPLACEMENT S&S;/96ci
INDUCTION S&S; Super E
PRIMARY DRIVE Enclosed Chain
CLUTCH Barnett
TRANSMISSION Six-speed
FINAL DRIVE 48 Tooth Sprocket
FRONT BRAKE Hawg Halter 4-Piston
REAR BRAKE Hawg Halter 4-Piston
FRONT WHEEL/SIZE 21x2.15-inch
REAR WHEEL/SIZE 18x5.50-inch
FRONT TIRE/SIZE 90/90/21
REAR TIRE/SIZE 200/40/18
FUEL TANK CAPACITY 3.6 gallons
SEAT HEIGHT 25 inches
PHONE (702) 733-6216
WEBSITE www.countskustoms.com

Paramount Custom Cycles Roadster $19,995The Roadster was introduced in 2006, and since then, Paramount Custom Cycles can't keep them in stock. Paramount's custom production bike incorporates its own Roadster chassis with a 180mm rear tire. If the blue paint scheme featured here isn't your style, you can also choose black, grey, or red, in a matte or gloss finish.

MODEL Roadster
ENGINE/DISPLACEMENT S&S;/107ci
INDUCTION S&S; E
PRIMARY DRIVE Enclosed
TRANSMISSION Six-speed
FINAL DRIVE Chain
FRONT BRAKE Brembo 4-piston
REAR BRAKE Brembo 2-piston
FRONT WHEEL/SIZE Xtreme Machine 21X2.15-inch
REAR WHEEL/SIZE Xtreme machine 18X5.5-inch
FRONT TIRE/ SIZE Metzeler 90/90/21
REAR TIRE/SIZE Metzeler 180/18
FUEL TANK CAPACITY 2.9 Gallons
SEAT HEIGHT 26 Inches
PHONE (775) 324-2445
WEBSITE www.paramountcycles.com

Covingtons Customs Speedster $19,900Jerry Covington opened his shop in 1993, and he's produced some jaw-dropping chops, bobbers, pro-streets, and more from that point on. When we thought of doing this article, Covingtons Customs' Speedster was one of the first models to pop into our heads. The Speedster represents simplistic beauty with a little retro style.

MODEL Speedster
ENGINE/DISPLACEMENT H-D/80ci
INDUCTION H-D
PRIMARY DRIVE BDL
CLUTCH BDL
TRANSMISSION Baker Five-speed
FINAL DRIVE Belt
FRONT BRAKE Single Piston
REAR BRAKE Single Piston
FRONT WHEEL/SIZE Spoke/21-inch
REAR WHEEL/SIZE Spoke/16-inch
FRONT TIRE/SIZE Whitewall 90/90/21
REAR TIRE/SIZE Whitewall 150/90/21
FUEL TANK CAPACITY 2.25 gallons
SEAT HEIGHT 26 inches
PHONE (580) 256-2939
WEBSITE www.covingtonscyclecity.com

Darwin Motorcycles' Brass Balls 100 Bobber $19,500Oklahoma-based Darwin Motorcycles are rapidly establishing a reputation for themselves as a leading name in custom and production bike building. With the launch of their Brass Balls Bobbers line, there are plenty of scoots to choose from. Check out the Crazy Horse V-Plus motor (formerly Indian Power Plus 100) on this specific model. You don't see too many of those anymore, and that's why we think you'll enjoy what Darwin has produced.

MODEL Brass Balls 100 Bobber
ENGINE/DISPLACEMENT Crazy Horse V-Plus/100ci (formerlyIndian Power Plus 100ci)
INDUCTION Mikuni
PRIMARY DRIVE Tauer Machine
CLUTCH Tauer Machine
TRANSMISSION RevTech
FINAL DRIVE Chain
FRONT BRAKE GMA
REAR BRAKE GMA
FRONT WHEEL/SIZE 2.215-inch
REAR WHEEL/SIZE 3.5-inch, 5.5-inch
FRONT TIRE/SIZE 21/90/90
REAR TIRE/SIZE 130, 200 option
FUEL TANK CAPACITY 2.4 gallons
SEAT HEIGHT 24 inches
PHONE (405) 285-0808
WEBSITE www.brassballsbobbers.com

Sucker Punch Sallys (SPS) Traditional Bobber $19,999Sucker Punch Sallys' founders, Jeff Cochran and Donny Loos, have made it their goal to produce good-looking bikes. By the looks of things, they're not too far off the mark. With their aptly named Traditional Bobber, which is affordable and nostalgic, it's definitely reminiscent of the bobbers of yesteryear.

MODEL Traditional Bobber
ENGINE/DISPLACEMENT H-D/80ci
INDUCTION S&S; Super E
PRIMARY DRIVE BDL Open Belt
CLUTCH BDL
TRANSMISSION RevTech Six-Speed
FINAL DRIVE Chain
FRONT BRAKE Single piston
REAR BRAKE 4-piston
FRONT WHEEL/SIZE 21-inch
REAR WHEEL/SIZE 16-inch
FRONT TIRE/SIZE 3.00s 21
REAR TIRES/SIZE 180/60 vb-16
FUEL TANK CAPACITY 2.25 Gallon
SEAT HEIGHT 24 inches
PHONE (602) 361-3166
WEBSITE www.suckerpunchsallys.com

Swift Motorcycle Company Lil' Drifter $19,9990Since they began producing entry-level and high-end custom V-Twins back in 2001, Swift Motorcycle has come a long way. And with the Lil' Drifter, it seems they're taking things in the right direction. We visit a lot of shops/dealers and ironically enough we usually come across some of the creations Swift has produced.

MODEL Lil'Drifter ST
ENGINE/DISPLACEMENT 80ci EVO H-D
INDUCTION Keihin CV carb
PRIMARY DRIVE Primo Brute 3
CLUTCH Dry
TRANSMISSION Accessories Unlimited Six-speed
FINAL DRIVE O-ring Chain
FRONT BRAKE Performance Machine 4 piston
REAR BRAKE Performance Machine 4 piston
FRONT WHEEL/SIZE Ride Wright Wheels 21x2.15
REAR WHEEL/SIZE Ride Wright Wheels 16x3.5
FRONT TIRE/SIZE 120/90/21
REAR TIRE SIZE 150mm
FUEL TANK CAPACITY 2.4 Gallons
SEAT HEIGHT 24 inches
PHONE (602) 334-3881
WEBSITE www.swiftmotorcycle.com

Ultra Groundpounder 330 $19,990When Ultra introduced the original Groundpounder Rigid some 10-odd years ago, they took the V-Twin industry by storm. With this year's release of the Groundpounder 330, we can feel the deja vu already.

MODEL Groundpounder 330
ENGINE/DISPLACEMENT S&S;/96ci
INDUCTION S&S;
PRIMARY DRIVE Chain|`
CLUTCH Wet
TRANSMISSION Six-speed RSD
FINAL DRIVE chain
FRONT BRAKE UMC
REAR BRAKE UMC
FRONT WHEEL/SIZE 21-inch
REAR WHEEL/SIZE 7-inch
FRONT TIRE/SIZE 90/90/21
REAR TIRES/SIZE 330
FUEL TANK CAPACITY 4.5 gallons
SEAT HEIGHT 23 inches
PHONE (951) 727-3268
WEBSITE www.ultracycles.com