The custom of prolongating and ”raking“ the fork, the style made global by the Easy Rider movie, was quickly outlawed all over the world – except in Sweden, where the legislation still, strangely, leaves a loophole allowing registration of choppers. This is an explanation why Swedish bike builders have become respected and demanded all over the world for designing choppers – plus the natural inclination for a clean, minimalistic, stripped-down expression which characterizes most all Swedish designs.
Erixon specializes in wire wheels - Not only does Erixon supply complete wheels, but also steel rims, stainless-steel and aluminium hubs. Stainless or chrome spokes can be supplied separately. Erixon also does ”one-off“ wheels.
Hogtech produces frames to order - Knucklehead, Panhead, Shovelhead, Evo, TC A/B and Sportster. Hogtech also builds custom bikes and has through the years won a number of international awards for excellent craftsmanship, mechanical skills and creative designs. Hogtech is today considered to be one of the leading chopper class custom builders. This is emphasized by the fact that Hogtech is one of the invited 50 custom bike builders in the world to take part and compete in a bike show in La Crosse Wisconsin, in connection with the S&S 50th Anniversary celebration on June 26-29, 2008, where motorcycle industry history truly will be made.
ICM manufactures exclusive - custom parts for your motorcycle. Low series and high quality are ICM’s trade mark.
ISR has developed a range of products - by starting from the low cost, simple solutions and then continued to high-tech, competitive racing applications. ISR offers the custom bike builder a range of state of the art engineering products like wire spoke wheel hubs, master cylinders, calipers, brake discs, brake kits, brake hose fittings among others.
Raydon Engineering produces a range lights called ”The Twillights“ - They are designed specifically for the custom builder and only in small series. Raydon also does ”one-off“ lights and advanced light electronics for customers. Raydon also works with rapid prototyping in the ”one-off“ area.
Robban’s Speed Shop is respected - for its own ribbed primaries and Panhead valve covers for Harley Davidsons. The company also offers parts and accessories, tools and motors. Robban’s Speed Shop also welcomes you to visit their new DYNO JET CENTER.
Swecomposites are specialized within - sophisticated works in carbon fiber and aramid fabrics. From design to completed product. Everything from racing parts to bike parts. Experience and solid education in USA along with NASA, Boeing and Douglas.
Legendary Swedish suspension designer - Tolle offers state of the art suspension for Choppers. The firm has solid triple trees, variable adjustable triple trees, fork tubes, sliders, complete fork kits, disc brake kits, ”pop-up“ gas caps.