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Techs & Bike Builds

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Part 4: Cabana Dan’s Early Projects

1914 H-D Twin Engine Rebuild and the 1912 Single Venture

By Bandit with photos from Weed and Cabana Dan
I’m running behind on this episode because of a myriad of other projects and interruptions. I was able to sneak into the hills over-looking the Buffalo Chip and Dan’s shop recently to grab some shots and kick around the 1914 H-D twin engine rebuild.
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Electric Motorcycles: A Comprehensive Guide

Explore the benefits of electric motorcycles, their technology, the top models available

by Aubrey
Electric motorcycles have been making waves in the motorcycle industry in recent years, with more and more riders opting for eco-friendly and cost-effective electric alternatives to traditional gas-powered motorcycles. In this article, we will explore the benefits of electric motorcycles, their technology, and the top models available in the market.
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VLXAFL-5 Knucklehead Chop Part 4

Oil tank, Battery, kickstand, Transmission, gearing and...

By Bandit with photos by Wrench
Under a modicum of pressure, I escaped to my shop and attempted to shift my mind from treacherous doom and gloom over to mechanical freedom. Work proceeded on the transmission, kickstand, battery tray, oil tank and more...
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Part 3: Cabana Dan's Early Projects

The 1914 Receives Final Paint and Pinstriping

By Bandit with photos by Weed
In this episode between blizzards in the outlaw hills east of Sturgis, SD, we cover the final paint for Dan’s 1914 twin. Deadwood
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5-Ball VL,XA,FL Knucklehead build, Part 3

Struggled for a while, but am now making progress

by Bandit with photos by Weed
I’m facing a number of challenges. I’ve also faced some pressure lately and I don’t like to associate pressure or stress with building a motorcycle. Hell, I moved to motorcycle Nirvana in the Black Hills to duck the bullshit California riders face daily.
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Part 2: Cabana ’13, ’14 Twin Builds Report

We hit the ’13 Harley Twin build this Week

By Bandit with photos by Wrench
This week we will focus on his 1913 Twin project. He recently received his first batch of nickel-plate linkages, pedals and misc. components. Also, too-perfect handmade, re-pop handlebars with internal controls were delivered.
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Installing the Harley-Davidson Rockford- Fosgate Audio Amplifier and Speakers in A 2022 Ultra Limited
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5-Ball VL, XA, FL 2022-2023 BUILD, Part 2

Five Successes and One Major Failure

By Bandit with photos by Wrench with an inspiring shot from Sam Burns
My first challenge was wheels and brakes. The second stumbling block was driveline alignment, rear wheel alignment, fender and seat. And finally, I tackled my notion for the handlebars.
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