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SPEED-KING CY­CLE’S NEVER-END­ING CUS­TOM DYNA

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Speed-king Cy­cle’s Never-end­ing Cus­tom Dyna ..................................................

This bike came to me a few years ago pretty much stock with the typ­i­cal sweet, old-man mod­i­fi­ca­tions like a wind­shield, clamp-on aux lights, etc. It was the per­fect can­di­date for build­ing a solid run­ner. It turns out this story is one of those clas­sic ones that just when you thought your bike was done, it’s not!

I had this bike set up how I wanted it when my friend Otto called me to dis­cuss work­ing with Gi­ga­cy­cle as their West Coast dealer. I ac­cepted his of­fer; it worked out with a new Cor­sair D front end en route to me for in­stall and R&D. This one thing com­pletely changed ev­ery­thing! All the parts that had gone into mak­ing my bike what it was at this point no longer looked cor­rect to me. It was time to step my game up. I de­cided to put to­gether a bud­get-build bike that is af­ford­able to the com­mon work­ing man and built al­most en­tirely from the cat­a­log on our web­site speed-kingscy­cle.com.

Our first move was to toss out our old and up­grade to the RWD FXRT fair­ing. This re­ally set the mood for this bike and matched well with the Gi­ga­cy­cle Cor­sair D front end. We then de­cided to go for the full FXDRT look with the JD Clam Shells and the Speed-kings hoop crash bar. Once we mocked ev­ery­thing up we knew this was it.

We then tore it down and drove out to Lan­ders, Cal­i­for­nia, to drop ev­ery­thing off with Joel Eng­land for paint. We had talked prior, and I said he could have free range and that I only wanted to main­tain black and sil­ver. He had fin­ished the paint in seven days and sent me a pic­ture of his masterpiece, and I was blown away!

Al­most every part on this bike came from our own web­site and re­ally show­cases what we do as a com­pany here at Speed-kings Cy­cle Sup­ply. We put this bike to­gether to be a daily run­ner, re­li­able, com­fort­able, and al­ways ready to crush miles.

I’d like to give a big thanks to Ryan Loughridge (@_loughridge_) for al­ways snap­ping pics of the bikes, Otto at Biltwell Inc. for al­ways help­ing out, Tim at Gi­ga­cy­cle Garage for count­less late-night con­ver­sa­tions and mak­ing sure this bike wasn’t done un­til it was done, and Joel Eng­land (@joel845) for knock­ing the paint out of the park. HB

“AL­MOST EVERY PART ON THIS BIKE CAME FROM OUR OWN WEB­SITE AND RE­ALLY SHOW­CASES WHAT WE DO AS A COM­PANY HERE AT SPEED-KINGS CY­CLE SUP­PLY.”

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