Harley-Davidsons have a large following, often one can find them traveling in large groups and on long tours. Harleys are also one of the most modified motorcycles because of their versatile platform. Most people who decide to modify their Harley-Davidsons turn them into a helicopter. Chopper is a motorcycle whose steering angle has been completely changed due to the fact that the bike is equipped with a longer front fork and looks longer.
This is Harley-Davidson modified into a helicopter by Maratha Motorcycles. They called this build ‘Blaze’ and it took thousands of hours to get the job done. Once modified, the motorcycle is over 8.5 feet long. The sponsor’s motorcycle is a Harley-Davidson Street 750.
Most custom builds have a story or a design element that stands out. What’s special about the Blaze is that transparent windows are provided on both sides of the fuel tank.
The custom-built motorcycle’s chassis consisted of a Softail and a rear swing arm that had to be custom-built to fit the 200mm tyres. At the front, there is a custom spring suspension and at the rear is a monoshock.
The entire motorcycle was built by hand. One of the things that will catch someone’s attention is the torsion design on the front suspension, handlebars and footrests. The fuel tank also stands out thanks to its design and see-through windows. The same creases on the fuel tank can also be seen on the rear fender.
The motorcycle comes with a number of custom components such as a wide ape handlebar with side mirrors and turn signals, hand grips, levers, footrests, exhaust pipes, a single hand-stitched saddle and a straight engine belly guard. stand. The front license plate is mounted on the spring suspension and the rear license plate is mounted on the side with LED taillights. Speaking of LEDs, the headlights are also new and are an LED unit. The paint finish is metallic red with silver flakes, and artwork is done for the graphics on the fuel tank, front suspension, swingarm and chassis.
First published date: 18:14 PM IST December 30, 2022