American Chopper/Orange County Choppers: The Fine Art of the Custom Motorcycle

American Chopper/Orange County Choppers: The Fine Art of the Custom Motorcycle
Published:
September 27th 2005 by Hugh Lauter Levin Associates
Goodreads Rating:
3.22
Pages:
240
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ISBN10:
0883631172
ISBN13:
9780883631171

The hit television series "American Chopper" portrays the tension, tirades, and triumphs of the father-and-son team of custom motorcycle builders known as Orange County Choppers. The show captures the family dynamics and fiery exchanges, showcasing the pair's contrasting styles but similar passions as they create remarkable, one-of-a-kind motorcycles. Similarly, "American Chopper, the book, portrays the fruits of their labor: the highly sought-after, distinctive bikes themselves. In an engaging, informative style, the book details the history of custom motorcycles and what it takes to build a custom bike -- the tools and fabricators and the blending of artistic vision with iron, chrome, and steel. Photographed specifically for this book, more than 25 of O.C.C.'s custom choppers -- including the show's famous "Black Widow," "Jet Bike," "Comanche," "Mikey's Bike," and "Fire Bike" -- are handsomely displayed and photographed with many beautifully detailed shots.