Guys, here comes a big chance. Our friend and Choppertown hero, Rico Fodrey is selling his famous Shovel.
I would buy it right away, but unfortunately Iam broke these days.. (Yes, again- so what)
This is his description:
Any one interested in buying bike is welcome to take it 4 a good (street-Hwy) ride!
Guaranteed many BS free miles. Not including normal ware & tare.
It’ll sell itself. Easy never fail –cold or hot- starting.
Rides smooth, easy, comfortable, reliable.
Also runs like a raped ape if u feel playful = 65-85mph on Hwy, for 100s of miles –
4 riding u wont find a better vintage cycle
*Bike comes with a Photo "build diary" part by part from the start.
Step 1 through fit & various mock up incarnations, raw & rough
100 of pieces restored – customized - repaired.
Chronicles engine parts, through Rebirth.
Great record of everything in bare metal, no surprise’s later!
Boxes of parts going to sand blaster, chrome/polish & powder coat
empty trans/engine cases… photo history of what would cost
$15,000 + to have a shop build OR gather this blend of vintage parts!
Also a Documentary Film, with footage of this bike build.
"choppertowm – choppertown FTV" (from the vault) both DVDs
The FTV" DVD has lots of footage of this bike build.
Built throughout 2005, its 1st start up & ride was Xmas day 2005.
30 days later it won, 1st place Award/Trophy –vintage motorcycle, at
2006 GRAND NATIONAL ROADSTER SHOW
: List of magazines/publications bike has been featured in:
2005 & 06 – Garage Magazine
2006 Hardcore chopper – Japan
2006 Wild magazine – France
2006 Hot bike - USA
2006 freeway magazine – France
2006 & 07 Street Chopper
2006 & 07 Road Course - art books
2007 Cruisin – Japan
2008 Motor Books coffee table book "Cole foster & the Salinas Boys
Currently can see recent Internet spotlight at –
www.hbmshop.comsite in bikes section.
Interested in buying bike – were in Pomona Ca.
909-208-8795 Rico Fodrey