Monday, January 19, 2009

Cook Customs

2008 World Championship - Freestyle

Builder Dave Cook

Owner Cook Customs

Location Milwaukee, WI

Country USA


Bike Name..... The "Nickel Bike"

Bike Year / Model .....2008 one-off
Engine Make / Size..... S&S 93" shovelhead
Transmission Type..... 1968 Norton 4 speed
Frame Make / Type..... Cook Customs one-off soft tail
Front End..... Cook Customs one-off coil over girder
Rake..... 32°
Stretch..... Negative
Swingarm..... Cook Customs

Wheels - Front 23" Clincher rim Cook modiified
Wheels - Rear 23" Clincher rim Cook modified
Tires - Front 3" x 28" Firestone/Coker
Tires - Rear 3" x 28" Firestone/Coker
Brakes - Front..... Japbrake Calipers / Cook Custom rotor
Brakes - Rear..... Jaybrake Caliper / Cook Custom rotor
Painter..... Scott Soine
Chroming / Plating..... Waukesha Plating/Exclusing Metal refinishing
Additional Info..... Virtually all components on bike other than handle bars (vintage Harley, kind of unusually mounted) brake calipers, master cylinders, chain, tires, spokes and carburetor are hand made by Dave Cook or Cook Customs crew or significantly hand modified by same.

Seat leather by Rich Phillips.
Gas tank..... Cook Custom designed,
metal shaping by Solis Janus.

Virtually all metallic plating on bike is nickel.

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