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1960 Ironhead Sportster Short Chop

Thank God There's Harleys . . .

Adrian from Fort Worth, Texas, United States made available these pictures of this awesome rat style 1960 Ironhead Sportster Short Chop which has a 883cc Ironhead Engine in a hardtail frame and a classic springer fork.

Photo of 1960 Harley Davidson XLCH Sportster Ironhead Hardtail Short Chop with Springer Fork by Adrian. Note the increased rake and short front fork of this 1960 Ironhead Sportster Short Chop.

1960 Ironhead Short Chopper Specifics

Adrian gave us the following specifics for his Ironhead Sportster Chopper:

• 1960 HD Ironhead with kickstart;

• Jockey shift;

• Springer Front end;

• 21" laced front wheel;

• 16" laced rear wheel;

• Black exhaust with header wrap;

• Avon white wall tires;

• Brass accents (kickstart lever, intake claps);

• Copper oil lines;

• Bullet style stop lights;

• Polished Rear Sprocket;

• Polished Brake Rotor;

• Springer leather seat;

• Custom Pinstripe on Headlight, Tank,Oil Tank, and Fender;

Photo of 1960 Harley Davidson XLCH Sportster Ironhead Hardtail Short Chop with Springer Fork by Adrian. 1960 Ironhead Sportster Short Chop

Chopper or Short Chop?

Not all Choppers have been created equal...

In our perception, it's not the length of a front fork that tells us whether a bike is a Chopper or not. To us it is the rake that counts.

To us, as soon as a stock motorcycle or a Bobber has her rake increased significantly, she has thereby become a Chopper. Whether she has a long front fork or not.

For more information on Choppers and Short Chops, check out the Bobber Republic Info Pages!

Image of 1960 XLCH Harley Hardtail Sportster Short Chopper Bobber Motorcycle with 883cc Ironhead Engine.

Picture of 1960 Harley Davidson XLCH Sportster Ironhead Short Chop with Hardtail Frame and Springer Fork by Adrian.

Photograph of 1960 Harley Hardtail XLCH Sportster Short Chopper Bobber Motorcycle with 883cc Ironhead Engine and Springer.

Image of 1960 XLCH Harley Hardtail Sportster Short Chopper Bobber Motorcycle with 883cc Ironhead Engine.

Picture of 1960 Harley Davidson XLCH Sportster Ironhead Short Chop with Hardtail Frame and Springer Fork by Adrian.

Photograph of 1960 Harley Hardtail XLCH Sportster Short Chopper Bobber Motorcycle with 883cc Ironhead Engine and Springer. Note how the gas cap has a skull done by the pinstriper.

Photo of 1960 Harley Davidson XLCH Sportster Ironhead Hardtail Short Chop with Springer Fork by Adrian.

Image of 1960 XLCH Harley Hardtail Sportster Short Chopper Bobber Motorcycle with 883cc Ironhead Engine.



Thanks Adrian!

January 2010




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