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"Trying to find more photos of the Old 48 in May issue of the Horse Back Street Choppers.mighty fine bike."
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JJ / Jürgen left a comment for smoking caterpillar
"Hallo Peter, na habt Ihr am Samstag ne schöne Runde mit die Mopeten gedreht? Bin Euch in Kaarst entgegen gekommen. Als ich drehen konnte wart Ihr aber schon wech. Gruß an Nelli. Jürgen"
May 19

Support Zack and Scott and check this out!

Check out our new horror film 'I Am ZoZo', a Ouija movie shot entirely on a vintage Super 8mm camera.  Working on bringing some new motorcycle movies to you this year too!  Stay independent.

The first ten minutes of Choppertown: the Sinners - Enjoy!

Help support the site and get the Choppertown DVD in the MOTORCYCLE MOVIE STORE.

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Baggers

Started by mark in Introductions - Post here first!. Last reply by mark Apr 26. 12 Replies

I remember went car dealers couldn't give a truck away and baggers weren't kool to ride. Now trucks are more popular than cars and baggers are way to kool. You have builders that went broke building…Continue

First post - Introductions

Started by Zack in Introductions - Post here first!. Last reply by Kaz Dagger Sep 30, 2014. 654 Replies

We don't have too many rules around here, but this is ONE. Please introduce yourself here before posting in the forum.

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GOVERNMENT

Started by mark in Introductions - Post here first! Jun 16, 2014. 0 Replies

Its been a long time since I been here, but here goes.There is a kool show about back yard bike builders called BIKER LIVE. Whats kool about it is these guys work at regular jobs and build bikes on…Continue

sick of the arse end!

Started by Hayzi in Bike Talk. Last reply by Mike ski Jun 3, 2014. 16 Replies

thats it really , the tail end on the HD Fat bob looks shit!so off it has to come, got a wider HD rear fender ( mudguard to us Brits) and going to bin all that poncy chrome stuff and matt black the…Continue

Trikes

Started by Mike ski in Introductions - Post here first! Jun 3, 2014. 0 Replies

Anybody out there working on a vw trike?Continue

piss pot to disaster

Started by rowland moore in Introductions - Post here first!. Last reply by john Richard Finney Feb 27, 2014. 1 Reply

just uploaded pic of face after a car decides to pull out on me , and yes i wore pisspot as fashion statement . price paid .not here to preach . just give you  bruthas , some fuel for thought.…Continue

CF MOTO 650 NK

Started by Rick in Introductions - Post here first!. Last reply by Alphonse Gabriel Jan 6, 2014. 1 Reply

, an Goes like the ClappersWOW Pretty happy :) After bein off the road and Buldin the old 68 Shovel for the past Year an a Half,Shazza went into debt to buy me a new Naked Street bike. Yeah Yeah I…Continue

FXR frame for sale

Started by John Vejvoda in Introductions - Post here first! Nov 14, 2013. 0 Replies

I have a '82-'83 FXR frame for sale. I bought a bunch of parts from a storage locker a couple of years ago and this frame is all that's left. I don't have a title, but I checked the vin with the…Continue

Keykeepers and other leather goodies

Started by Big John in For Sale Nov 11, 2013. 0 Replies

These no BS keykeepers are the mostly in stock and ready to go. Ordering and payment are super easy right from my website. Check it out, buy one or two for yourself or as gifts...trust me, you wont…Continue

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Shovel clutch slip issues..

Started by Spike Judd in Tech Talk. Last reply by Rick Oct 23, 2013. 9 Replies

 Having put an evo motor into me shove, am suffering clutch slip like mad, got uprated springs and clutch tamer.. Whats the next thing (or things) to do.. HELP.. :)Continue

Blog Posts

the side show 2015

Posted by JJ / Jürgen on March 17, 2015 at 3:23pm 0 Comments

Hey Bikers.....Check our stuff out on YouTube... SKARD ~ True Biker Rock Thanks !

Posted by SKARD rock band TRUE BIKER ROCK on February 4, 2015 at 2:00pm 1 Comment

Hey Bikers.....Check our stuff out on YouTube... SKARD ~ True Biker Rock    Thanks !

Hi, everyone

Posted by Franklin Gutierrez on October 21, 2014 at 12:22pm 0 Comments

My first post, Google

Clark Heintz Recommends 5 Questions to Ask When Shopping for a Motorcycle Lift

Posted by NHProEquip on July 3, 2014 at 7:00am 0 Comments

Clark Heintz Tools & Equipment LLC recommends five questions for folks to ask when shopping for a motorcycle lift.



1. Is this motorcycle lift the ideal size for my vehicle? Whether you are riding a touring bike or a moped, it's important to fully understand not only the dimensions of your vehicle but the weight - and understand the weight capacity of the motorcycle jack, lifting stand or lift table that you are interested in purchasing. Motorcycles are known to…

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The Choppertown Nation Meetup Blog!

VANS supporting again.

More swag! Vans did send a box of goodies too. Shirts, caps sunglasses and more. Thank you guys.

Lowbrow Customs. We love it.

Lowbrow Customs. One of the finest suppliers of the backyard builders around the world is supporting our event from almost the beginning. This year another box of swag arrived. We will use it in the very best way and you guys have the chance to get your hands on it when you visit us at the Sideshow of the promotional events in advance.
Support those who support! www.lowbrowcustoms.com

Its all about nothing......

Well before we change to an all new setup I want to take the chance and tell the new guys who are checking out this blog what this is about. About 10 years ago TV shows hyped JJ, OCC, Billy Lane and many more. Choppers became a high priced industry and the builders "Rockstars". In 2005 the movie Choppertown by Zack (Coffman) and Scott (Di Lalla) was kind of re-awakening for many of us. We realized that backyard building of motorcycles is something that is still going on all over the world and that it is pretty cool too.
Take what you got and make it something nice, together with your buddies. The "Sinners" became kind of icons for this philosophy because of the film. I had the chance to meet the film makers and the performers and was involved somehow pretty fast. When Zack and Scott came to Europe I joined their trip for some time and later I presented Choppertown on events. At that time the guys from the One World Studios also founded the "Choppertown Nation" a social network for the garage builders.
The best pub in the area where I live is the "Quartier Latin" in Kaldenkirchen. Whenever I was there, common talk at the bar was about the parties and motrocycle fairs I visited for Choppertown, the last "Nation" news and of course Choppers. Mark, one of the owners asked one day if there is a chance to create an event from all this in our town too. I liked the idea to bring people I met at the "Nation" together in real life  and we started to go for the first meeting in 2009.
It was heavy raining that day. About 30-40 bikes showed up and left early again, but it was good fun. Over the6 years since than the event became much bigger. We changed the name to "Choppertown Sideshow" and created an image around this name which is a well known brand for a Chopper Meeting full of heart and soul. We kept it a free event. No entrance is to be paid and no cheap commerce to be found. The venue is the streets around the pub and its right in the middle of that sleepy little town near to the German/Dutch border. It is amazing that the locals let us do this, but because we are a family event no one has bad feelings about us. With support of some very good friends I work on this event all year long. Most valuable reward for this is, that the press now is headlining that we make this small town "Choppertown" for one day.
Hope to see you there for Choppertown Sideshow#7
Lutz (no saint) Tiemann





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