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Funky Panhead 2018





Funky Panhead Part 5: New front wheel and disc brake

With the help of Paughco and Black Bike Wheels

By Bandit with photos by Wrench
Okay, so the classic wheel rolled in from Black Bike Wheels, in Van Nuys. They have grown to build spoked wheels for every make and model in virtually every size. Too cool. If you need a spoked wheel give them a call and speak to Elliot or Eric. Tell them Bikernet sent you.
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Funky Panhead Part 4, New Frontend Installed

Brand New from Paughco, Early-Style Springer and Black Bike Wheel

By Bandit with photos by Wrench
I spent a lot of money and time rebuilding an old 41mm wide glide for my 1969 Panhead build. It was one of those crazy builds, fulla twists and turns, but the glide haunted me. Then I had a conversation with Paughco.
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Funky Panhead Part 3: The Feature

It Was Featured Lucky for Me in Cycle Source Magazine

By Bandit with photos by Markus Cuff
I about shit my pants. I had just scored a sharp rigid frame, a set of fatbobs, and I knew I had a 5-speed Softail transmission at the Bikernet Headquarters. What the fuck? Hell yes, I needed a Panhead engine!
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Funky Panhead Project, Part 2

A Project Under Strife Comes Alive

By Bandit with photos by Wrench, Frankie and a redhead
In a sense, this project is indicative of this time in my life and the life of many bikers everywhere. I asked myself if this should be a life and times story. Let’s see if I can make sense of my life right now.
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FUNKY PANHEAD PROJECT, Part 1

Suddenly I was inspired to build another motorcycle

By Bandit with photos by Wrench
I about shit my pants. I had just scored a sharp rigid frame, a set of fatbobs, and I knew I had a 5-speed Softail transmission at the Bikernet Headquarters. What the fuck? Hell yes, I needed a Panhead engine!
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