2007 Big Bear Choppers The Sled ProStreet Road Tested Hot Bike

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Big Bear Choppers Sled ProStreet 100 Carb


At 7,000 feet the Los Angeles basin, Big Bear is well known for its twisty roads, leisure activities, and scenery. It also happens to be the of Mona and Kevin Alsop’s Big Choppers (BBC). For the past 10 BBC has been testing and pushing the in the rarefied atmosphere that the custom V-Twin market. 2001, BBC has been the leading of unassembled bikes.

With the kits you get everything to put the bike (except the skill and the paint), and bike is mocked up before the factory to ensure everything and fits correctly. Best of each bike comes a BBC VIN and manufacturer’s title that the bike to be easily registered and

In addition to the unassembled bikes, for $9,000 more you get a fully and hand-painted (with House of paints) cutting-edge bike. BBC has a and international network of dealers sell and service the current of 12 different models. The company all of its frames in Big Bear Lake, the best CNC equipment and TIG-welded In conjunction with SS;, designed the proprietary 100-inch motor.

Kevin’s extensive motor led him to the development of the square motor bore and …), altering ratio and cam timing to produce a cooler-running, torque-y motor makes more than 110 and 95-plus hp while remaining and EPA-compliant. Topping off the motor’s is its reliability.

On paper, that all well and good. But how are BBC bikes in frenetic L.A. traffic? BBC an ’07 The Sled ProStreet for HOT to get a first-hand look and feel. sitting on the bike, one of the first that becomes apparent is the low seat height, the lightness of the and the balance of the motorcycle. Once at speed, those characteristics for a ride which doesn’t you that you’re on an almost machine.

This bike is undoubtedly the 300mm-rear-tire bike we’ve ridden. With 50 degrees of rake, the scoot countersteers in an like a bike half its and precise. At 5 feet, 9 inches, had no problems at all reaching the swept-back or the forward controls.

Handling the big bike wasn’t an issue,

Part of the great road comes from the design of the and shortened BBC Softail frame. In to the backbone stretch, the area the Baker right-side-drive transmission was too. This move for the low seat height by also the 5-quart oil tank be placed the transmission. The patented design keeps the weight lower for a center of gravity.

BBC used its own sheetmetal-heavy-duty 12-gauge for the fenders and 14-gauge for the gas tank.

All of the frame and metalwork would be for if not for a motor that was equally At 100ci, the motor feels stronger than what one expect. This square has torque everywhere, from off idle to well into the digits. On the freeway, dropping to Fourth gear, the bike pulled 100 mph with plenty of power left in her. Our of the local authorities limited experiment, but it was memorable.

Best of as the name implies, it was smooth. is good for keeping parts on the and for rider comfort during a day in the saddle. At idle, the Supertrapp pipe was relatively mild-mannered, but opening up the Super E’s the pipe let out a pleasing bark.

Big Bear Choppers Sled ProStreet 100 Carb

This isn’t the most exhaust system available, but it emissions requirements, and, of all, it actually improves

BBC outfitted the scoot with components such as Performance wheels and four-piston calipers. The PM- and rear brake rotor as the chain sprocket, keeping the side of the wheel clean. components such as WirePlus a Spyke starter, Crane ignition, and an Interstate battery up the electrics.

No corners were cut or anywhere else on this BBC used its own hidden-axle frontend and triple-trees. Progressive was called on for the mounted hidden rear which worked very in smoothing out the less than SoCal roads. The forged primary and cover seen on bike are brand new from

It’s strong, resists and absorbs engine vibrations. unit was so hot off the assembly line BBC didn’t have a chance to it before getting it out to us. The design in easier starter removal and triple seals on the mainshaft to leaks.

Except for the forward of the petcock that’s a bit of a reach, hard to find something on bike that wasn’t thought out.

We were to have to give this back to BBC. It was just good a bike to ride and to be on. It was impossible to ride anywhere men and women of all ages checking The out by honking, waving, and even their heads out their car to get a better look at it. This of looks, style, and comfort is to beat at the asking price.

Even better is the experience of BBC behind the product for two years or 20K Check out www.bigbearchoppers.com for more on this bike and the rest of the bikes and parts.

Big Bear Choppers Sled ProStreet 100 Carb
Big Bear Choppers Sled ProStreet 100 Carb
Big Bear Choppers Sled ProStreet 100 Carb
Big Bear Choppers Sled ProStreet 100 Carb
Big Bear Choppers Sled ProStreet 100 Carb
Big Bear Choppers Sled ProStreet 100 Carb
Big Bear Choppers Sled ProStreet 100 Carb


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