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Going out with a bang: Jamesville’s last custom Harley

Going out with a bang: Jamesville’s last custom Harley

Going out with a bang: the last custom Harley from Jamesville, a WLA bobber.
I’ve always had a soft spot for the machines built by James Roper-Caldbeck. Back in 2009, when Bike EXIF was only a few months old and still a casual side project, we started featuring Jamesville bikes—which were a breath of fresh air compared to the blinged-out choppers that still dominated the western Harley scene at the time.

James and I have kept in touch over the years. So I had mixed feelings when he dropped me a line the other day to say he was closing the custom side of his business, and was going to focus on restorations and traditional bob-jobs only.

Going out with a bang: the last custom Harley from Jamesville, a WLA bobber.
Fortunately, the Denmark-based Englishman has built one last custom to sign off with, and he’s going out with a bang.…

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