Winston Yeh and the team at Rough Crafts have it again, and this time, they’ve revealed the stunning Harley-Davidson Softail Slim. The bobber-style bike has been nicknamed “Crowned Stallion,” seamlessly fusing vintage design with modern technology. Looking like it rolled right off the Harley Davidson showroom, this bike has been outfitted with a 16-inch vintage wheel up front and a 15″ in back. Continue reading to see five more custom Harleys that auto enthusiasts would love.
5. Deus Ex Machina’s Gentleman Jim Harley Sportster
It started as a 2008 Harley-Davidson 1200 EFI Sportster, but after Deus Ex Machina got their hands on the motorcycle, the Jim Harley Sportster ensued. Featuring a subframe from a Kawasaki W650 that was grafted onto the bike’s rear end, it sports Sato Racing rear sets, cafe-style Tingate swan neck clip-on bars, revised fork internals and alloy bodied Icon rear damping units, 18″ / 19″ wheels, custom fenders, and a custom RSD 2-into-1 exhaust system.
4. Harley-Davidson Dyna “Urban Cavalry”
Winston Yeh’s Rough Crafts team reveals “Urban Cavalry,” a custom 2014 Harley-Davidson Dyna Street motorcycle. In addition to the sleek custom titanium exhaust system, there’s Satya Kraus upside down Kawasaki forks, a Roaring Toyz swingarm, custom-built brakes with 6-piston calipers mated to a set of composite rotors to help you stop on a dimee, a BDL open belt drive and a tuned 1689cc motor to increase power output.
3. 1951 Harley-Davidson Panhead
The Thunderbike crew is best known for their custom choppers, but this custom 1951 Harley-Davidson Panhead is definitely no slouch. Boasting custom-fabricated bars, rear fender, wheels, and the entire exhaust system. They partnered with other shops for things like the seat, in which artisan leatherworkers Maas Sitzleder was commissioned, and the Kruse Design orange / black paint job.
2. Harley-Davidson Fat Boy Shadow Rocket
Yes, it’s yet another bike from Winston Yeh and Rough Crafts. The Harley-Davidson Fat Boy Shadow Rocket has an all-black paint job, new custom sheet metal throughout the entire body and paired with a subtly chopped frame. Forged aluminum RSD Black Ops wheels were added to keep the weight down, and to keep the stealth look going.
1. Harley-Davidson Bat Bike V-Rod
UK-based Shaw Speed and Custom says this custom bike is “Batman meets James Bond,” and the original Harley was torn down to its bare bones before they began the rebuild process. Upgrades include: a single-sided swing swingarm, Marzocchi superbike forks, larger brake rotor with six pot calipers, and an LED matrix light-up dash to top things off. The team opted for a stealthy black paint job accented with red anodized aluminum touches to keep with the Batman theme.