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Bikernet Feature - 2016 Lucky’s Speed Shop Custom Motorcycle

An Exclusive to Bikernet to help a brother

By Lucky's Speed Shop

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We are pleased to offer for the first time this professionally built bike from Lucky’s Speed Shop (LSS),  a worldwide recognized builder, Don Yates, who produces a very limited number of custom motorcycles. You now have the opportunity to own a bike that has no public exposure to date. This bike has not been shown or photographed by any publication as of yet. 

Construction of this bike began in late 2011, but due to illness was not completed until late December 2016. The bike was test ridden for the first time on January 5, 2017 and has only 12 miles on it to sort out any possible issues along with calibrating the speedometer. It has gone through its pre-delivery check, oil changed along with oil filter dissection analysis and is ready to ride or show anywhere.



  • 2012 Kraft Tech Frame Mods by LSS
  • 100% TIG Welded Construction
  • 2012 113 C.I. / 126 HP Ultima Engine
  • 2012 Ultima 6 Speed LSD Trans
  • Custom LSS Front Hub Cover
  • LSS Modified Forward Controls
  • Custom LSS Oil Tank
  • La Rosa Sprung Seat
  • Biltwell Chrome Gordo Risers
  • V-Twin Hand Controls
  • Paint by Lee Webb
  • Custom LSS Tail Light/ License Plate Mount
  • Custom LSS Removable Exhaust Baffle Inserts
  • Custom LSS Knurled Hollywood Handlebars
  • Custom Hand Built Gas Tank by LSS
  • Kendall Johnson Rear Fender – RS Filled
  • Custom Springer Front End modified by LSS
  • Custom LSS Stainless Breather System
  • 21/170-21 Avon Front – 200/55-18 Avon Rear
  • Wilwood Brakes Front & Rear w/ Custom LSS Mts
  • Stainless Rotors with Matching Rear Sprocket
  • Battery Tender Lithium Battery w/ Tender Connection
  • Ultima Primary with Scooter’s Bulletpruf Starter Jackshaft
  • Custom LSS Rear Sprocket Match Brake Rotors
  • Custom LSS Gauge Mount – Oil Pressure and Oil Temp
  • Fabric Covered Pressure Lines with Stainless Band Clamps
  • Custom LSS Circuit Breaker Protected Wiring System
  • LSS Dyno Proven Step Headers – 1400° Titanium Coating
  • Finned Air Filter, LSS Point Cover & LSS Rear M/C Cover
  • Auto Meter Pro-Cycle Speedometer on Custom LSS Mount
  • Plus much more!


“I’ve ridden countless custom motorcycle combinations and as far as hard tail, springer combinations go, this is by far the most well engineered, nimble, comfortable, easiest to ride bike that I’ve ever been on regardless of price. Seat height, controls and bar placement make for a perfectly balanced bike front to rear and side to side making riding effortless for anyone 5’9” to 6’3”. The bikes center of gravity, rake and trail make it ride and handle like it’s 200 pounds lighter than it actually is with no sensation of loss of balance, flop or wobble in the front end at any speed. Engine has more than enough torque and horsepower to pull through any gear selection even at low RPM.

It’s a very understated bike with impeccable detail, finish and engineering, the sum of which makes a remarkable motorcycle from every aspect including price. It’s a damn nice bike!”

--Preston Watts – January 5, 2017
Former Production Manager at Bourget Bike Works 2002-2008

This sharp custom is currently for sale for $22,000 to help Don cover medical bills. Give Don a call, if you are seriously interested.
- Don Yates
Lucky’s Speed Shop

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