Viking ~ A scratch built Royal Enfield Bobber by Vega Choppers

Motto of a Viking: take no prisoners. Nordic Vikings left a trail of tears in their wake. This metal ride, dedicated to the sheer tenacity of their fighting spirit, will leave the hearts of bystanders fluttering. Vikings sailed on boats carved from white ash wood. The latest bobbed Royal Enfield by Mangalore based Vega Choppers embodies the same spirit~ they name the bike Viking!

Viking was built from scratch on a donor bike Uce 350cc Royal Enfield engine. Pradeep from northern part of Karnataka, approached the modifier to build one-of-a-kind stealth custom Bobber. He wanted a compact motorcycle with duel headlamps and dramatic looking front-end. All the parts, except lights and rubbers, are made in-house. Below is the complete list of customization:

  • Ergonomically designed rigid hardtail frame built from scratch with chromoly steel tubing
  • Girder fork built from scratch with chromoly steel tubing
  • Bottom concaved narrow Wassell style peanut gas tank made from cold rolled steel
  • Seat pan made from hot rolled steel and installed with hydraulic shocks
  • Hand tooled leather seat upholstery made with vegetable tanned leather
  • Bates style yellow headlight and day-maker LED fog lamp installed at an offset for the rugged looks
  • Foot pegs and shifters built from HE 30 aluminium and powder coated in black
  • GUNMAN grips machined from solid piece of billet HE 30 aluminium and anodized in bronze shade
  • GRENADE turn signals machined from solid piece of billet HE 30 aluminium and powder coated in black
  • Retro Lucas style tail light
  • Clip-on upswept custom fishtail exhaust made with cold rolled steel and powder coated in black
  • Fenders made with cold rolled steel
  • Oval oil tank style utility boxes made with cold rolled steel to hide the battery/electrical parts
  • Street tracker style handlebar bent to the standard of VEGA customs with Stainless Steel tuning
  • 130/70/18 Pirelli sport dragon rear and 3.25-19 classic style ribbed front tires
  • Rear wheel hub machined and upgraded with rear disk brake conversion
  • Ported cylinder head and added larger intake valves
  • Gas cap machined from solid piece of billet HE 30 aluminium
  • Handmade sprocket chain tensioner
  • Titanium header exhaust wrap
  • Custom camouflage paint details on the side of the tank
  • Pin-striping on top of pale buttercream paint scheme

Contact

Vega Choppers
Address : Bejai Church Cross Road
Mangalore – 575004, India.
Phone : 098 4513 5307
Email : vegachoppers@gmail.com
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