How to Build an Old Skool Bobber: Second Edition (Custom Builder)
|Rating||:||4.70 (936 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||144 Pages|
Kevin lays out the basics of bike building, starting first with the ideal components: which engine, which frame, and the differences in the various years. Four complete start-to-finish bike assemblies round out this hands-on book.. Kevin Baas begins the second edition of his How to Build an Old Skool Bobber book with a little history, the history of bike building at home, as seen through the eyes of a young man watching his Vietnam-Vet father build a chopper at home in 1970. Next, things to watch out for when buying old parts, and how to fix the parts you do buy. Additional chapters describe brake systems, both early and late, tires and wheels, and frame geometry
An OK starter book Abid Book was Ok for starters. Was not written very well and drifts off to the guys personal accomplishments that I did not care too much for. But had some interesting knowledge.. Ok but not what I expected Leslie P. The book is ok but it doesn't really describe how to build a bike. It talks more about what the author likes in a bike but for the novice it doesn't do much if anything at all.. Jeffrey Charles Ivicevich said Five Stars. Good Job !!!
“Not kit bikes or cookie-cutter bikes, but bikes that regular people can build and afford.” Kevin’s Knucklehead is his own version of a real bike. A man with great enthusiasm for old skool bikes, Kevin Baas is a full time shop teacher at Kennedy High School in Bloomington, Minnesota. “I wanted the kids to learn how to build real motorcycles,” explains Kevin. Kevin applied wh
“I wanted the kids to learn how to build real motorcycles,” explains Kevin. Kevin comes to his chopper building abilities through his father, a man who built a Panhead chopper in 1970 - the first time choppers were cool. “Not kit bikes or cookie-cutter bikes, but bikes that regular people can build and afford.” Kevin’s Knucklehead is his own version of a real bike. “I brought it to class and let the kids put it together.” Ultimately, Kevin Baas is the shop teacher we all wish we had in high school.. Kevin applied what he learned from his father and his own bike-building experiences and put together a bike-building shop class at Kennedy High