Charging Lion

2014 World Championship competitor
BuilderQuentin Vaulet
OwnerQuentin Vaulet
Countryflag be Belgium
Bike NameThe Thief
Year/Model1997 Sportster XL1200 C
Engine Make/SizeHarley Davidson Evo1 1200cc
Frame Make/TypeStock + Charging Lion hardtail
Front EndSpringer 4" under with Charging Lion front leg
Wheels FrontRefurbished old shovel hub + 16" new rim
Wheels RearRefurbished old shovel hub + 16" new rim
Tires FrontAvon Speedmaster MKII 16x 5.00
Tires RearAvon Speedmaster MKII 16x 5.00
Brakes FrontNone
Brakes RearCustomised stock
PainterIT Etienne Lenoir + Charging Lion
Chroming/PlatingBrushed and polished Alu by Charging Lion
Additional InfoHome made components by Charging Lion:
All the electrical: boxes and cables inside the frame; customised aftermarket CB 750 oil tank; triple tree with welded and modelled handelbar; clutch lever; old leather grip with guidoline; old customised CEV headlight; all the brackets for any stuff; refurbished and customised pipe from unknown origin; the machining of the cover: cutting, polishing, ... all the logos and the copper works; primary cover by EMD + powdercoated; sluminium rear fender in association with 7 Metal West; gas tank by Cole Foster; seat by Rich Phillips.

... no filler...only steel bike.

Photography courtesy of Onno Wieringa


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