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1985 ironhead sportster

Dominique Bleu

Tony Inganamort | Long Island, NY

This is a 1985 H-D Sportster 1000 (last year of the Iron Head). I originally bought her in rough shape but thought $1,500 was a good start in getting into the wind. I’m 6-foot-4 with my boots on, so I figured a quick change to 16-inch apes was good. I also added the primary cover and straight pipes. After riding home one day, I blew a hole so big in the piston that the shop guys didn’t want to give it back, as it was a popular attraction in their display case. I wanted to go with a theme other than skulls, so I decided on Maltese crosses. I have them on the tank caps, points, cover, air cleaner cover, license-plate bolts, seat bolt cover, dipstick, taillight cover, tool bag, and the mirrors, which have turn signal/running lights on the shafts. I fell in love with the color Deep Water Blue, so I decided to paint my bike the same color. I also installed a Wolo 23.5-decibel air horn. Love the effect when I blast that baby and wake up the brain dead in cages!

2004 FXDXI

Big in Japan

Joseph Kirby (Okinawa, Japan)

This is my 2004 FXDXI. It has Smokey Gold Metallic paint, which is a one-year-only color. I currently live in Okinawa, Japan, so I don’t get to ride long distances, but I do get to ride all year round. It has a Vance & Hines 2-into-1 exhaust, K&N air cleaner, Power Commander 3, Harley quarter fairing with Laminar lip, 8-inch risers with Biltwell Tracker bars, Leather Pro T sport bags, Harley floating rotors, black powdercoated fork sliders and wheels, and a fork brace that I fabricated. It is set up high and tight to combat the crazy Okinawa traffic where everyone is trying to kill you. It isn’t clean or pretty, but it gets the job done.

2008 harley-davidson crossbones

Old-School Cool

Don Frese | Levittown, NY

This is my 2008 Harley Cross Bones bobber. The cases, rocker box covers, and primary cover have been dulled with Scotch-Brite. The rear is from Shadetree Fabrications, as well as the tooled leather seat, brass floorboards, brake pedal, and shift pegs. I made and aged brass inserts for all the rear frame indents. The derby and points covers and horn are brass Maltese cross design. The exhaust is from Vance & Hines, air filter from Roland Sands, and taillight from a ’32 Ford. The bike looks old school and draws a lot of attention at bike events.

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