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chop or not chop this clean 1969 FLH?

  • chop!

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  • leave it alone!

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(We'll do an official announcement post with more show details in the event section when we have them ready with art)

We know that everyone out there has been wondering if we were going to do Born-Free again in 2012...even though Mike and I have been trying not to think about it for a while, we kinda had to due to some time sensitive decisions that needed to be made if the answer was yes...

So even though it was a little rushed (we don't have art, etc) we are formally announcing BORN-FREE 4 on June 30th, 2012! It'll be at Oak Canyon Ranch again where we held BF3. More to come soon.

Our big dilemma is that we bought a 1969 FLH Shovelhead CREAM-PUFF to use as the base of the BF4 bike...we were gonna yank the motor and trans and sell off the carcas...but after we got it off the transporter i got it running and we have just been dialing in a few things on it, all the while falling in love with the beast. This sucker is pretty all original with lots of accessories and what seems to be a motor rebuild, it just needs some regular use after sitting for quite a while in a heated garage in the Motor City...

Our QUESTION to you is would you spend money on posters/tickets for this bike like it is or would you rather have a '69 Shovel chopper? Please leave your comments! (even though we pretty much know what we have to do...)

Also, if you would be interested in buying the bike minus the motor and trans let us you. You could drop in just about anything and be on the road in Electraglide in Blue style! email [email protected] if you are serious. We are in Socal and can ship anywhere.
 

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chop this thing but keep the tank and front fender for the build and the original color
 

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That is a sweet survivor, it's only original once.
 

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(We'll do an official announcement post with more show details in the event section when we have them ready with art)

We know that everyone out there has been wondering if we were going to do Born-Free again in 2012...even though Mike and I have been trying not to think about it for a while, we kinda had to due to some time sensitive decisions that needed to be made if the answer was yes...

So even though it was a little rushed (we don't have art, etc) we are formally announcing BORN-FREE 4 on June 30th, 2012! It'll be at Oak Canyon Ranch again where we held BF3. More to come soon.

Our big dilemma is that we bought a 1969 FLH Shovelhead CREAM-PUFF to use as the base of the BF4 bike...we were gonna yank the motor and trans and sell off the carcas...but after we got it off the transporter i got it running and we have just been dialing in a few things on it, all the while falling in love with the beast. This sucker is pretty all original with lots of accessories and what seems to be a motor rebuild, it just needs some regular use after sitting for quite a while in a heated garage in the Motor City...

Our QUESTION to you is would you spend money on posters/tickets for this bike like it is or would you rather have a '69 Shovel chopper? Please leave your comments! (even though we pretty much know what we have to do...)

Also, if you would be interested in buying the bike minus the motor and trans let us you. You could drop in just about anything and be on the road in Electraglide in Blue style! email [email protected] if you are serious. We are in Socal and can ship anywhere.
Grant,
As much as we all love chopped motorcycles there is something to be said about a nice stock bike in good condition. In my opinion, when you have a bike as nice as this one why chop it all up? I am excited to see what you guys come up with for BF4. It will be hard to top Kiyo's knucklehead build.
Keep up the great work!!
 

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I wouldn't chop it. If you want a chopper, then sell that -69 in eBay for high dollar and buy yourself two or tree cone shovels :)
Okay I've changed my vote. I wouldn't pay to buy a poster for that bike but I'm with this guy. or the only reason I would buy the poster is to sell it off myself.
 
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