Whether you’re building a bike from scratch or adding a 300 tire to a factory Softail, the instructions and photos contained in this new chassis book will help with the project.
The frame chapter includes a discussion of rake and trail angles, as well as a listing of various frame types currently on the market. Bike owners looking to upgrade wheels or brakes will discover a full chapter devoted to each topic. Is a six-piston caliper really that much better than a four? And how are the best billet wheels manufactured? Additional chapters cover forks, shocks, sheet metal, wiring and tires.
Two hands-on chapters cover the assembly of both an Evo Softail and a Twin Cam Bagger, from bare frame to rolling chassis complete with the drivetrain