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Noise Cycles’ Harley Shovelhead Drips With 70s Style

Noise Cycles’ Harley Shovelhead Drips With 70s Style

This Harley Shovelhead by Noise Cycles Drips With 70s Style
Harley-Davidson styling has always been deliberately behind the times. Even in the 70s, the Shovelheads had more of an early 60s vibe.

But what if a little early superbike magic had rubbed off on the Big Twins? You’d get something like this stunning machine—a 1979 FL from master builder Scott ‘T-Bone’ Jones of Noise Cycles.

This Harley Shovelhead by Noise Cycles Drips With 70s Style
It’s called ‘Shovelhead KZ,’ and yes, there’s a hint of Kawasaki KZ1000 in there.

But sitting above those 74 cubes of Milwaukee grunt is a Yamaha RD350 tank. It shouldn’t work, but it fits just perfectly.

This Harley Shovelhead by Noise Cycles Drips With 70s Style
Right behind is a long and plush stepped seat, with ample room for two-up riding. Check out the stitching and trim—it’s incredible detailing.

This Harley Shovelhead by Noise Cycles Drips With 70s Style
The tank is not the only Japanese part.…

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