Go long or don't go at all! Some days it's just nice to see folks who just embrace the classic long bike tradition of the late 60's. Got some great shots and a build sheet from Scott Stemen who has a talent for gathering some great folks and parts together and getting them all to fit like a glove. Here's what Scott has to say:

The bike I just finished I call Desperado Owner / Designer /Builder - Scott Stemen Engine Builder - Ken Francis - 100 inch polished Ultima Frame Builder - Erwin @ Diamond Chassis (56 degree rake 101/2 " upstretch ,
6 " backbone) softail
Front end - Mondo @ Denvers Choppers ( 48 " Over narrow springer) Handlebars - Mondo @ Denvers Choppers ( adjustable drag bars) Seat - Scott Stemen Designed leather and Cowhide by Bo @ Extreme Motorcycle Seats Controls - Spurs designed by Scott Stemen machined and tigged by Sim Gordon @ Reliable Fab.
Wheels - 18 x8.5 rear , 19 x 2.5 60 spoke by Mike @ Black Bike Paint - Black & White Holestein pattern by Ken Cowles Special thanks for help on assembly , wiring , and some fabrication - Pauls Motorcycle Shop , Spears Engine& Cycle , Southwest Custom Trucks


Scott's put up all kinds of motors - but it's his choice of front ends I really dig. Check out the shot of him with Mondo of Denver's Choppers figuring out the front end for his next creation.

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