The Other Chopper

When I was growing up in the late 1960s & early 70s, people were chopping everything with two wheels. Certainly, there were a lot of Harley choppers running around, but in those days, it seemed that many Harley riders were of the outlaw biker variety. Honda’s “You meet the nicest people on a Honda”, had not yet been fully realized in society. And of course, young guys like me didn’t have nearly the money it took to break into the world of Harley-Davidson motorcycles. So we chopped anything, whatever we had. But, and this is a big “but”, Triumphs had to be the second most common chopper on the roads, in those days. Oh, there were plenty of people who chopped BSAs, Hondas & just about everything else. But second only to Harleys, the most common Old School Choppers were by far built out of Triumphs… read the full article here >

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