About Roger Bourget — Roger Bourget’s Chopper Shoppe

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Destiny Found

It was 1992 Roger rolled up the doors of his garage and began designing his own of motorcycle frames. He invested in a CNC and small lathe and started proprietary billet components to go with the frames.  Roger the first bike builder to a complete rolling chassis to the which took off like

People went crazy they saw Roger’s frames – more than his share of including the inaugural edition of Throttle magazine with his rear car tire bike on the

This once hobby had a full-blown career, and now a shop was an necessity. In June of 1993, officially incorporated his first and rented a real space. The is history.

 He quickly outgrew his first shops, he built and occupied a 36,000-square-foot facility and then another 38,000 square  Between 2003-2005, Roger’s produced as many as 800 bikes a out of Phoenix. Roger’s creativity and generated many different of custom motorcycle frames and including Roger’s signature – the oil-in frame/drop seat chassis.

The oil-in frame/drop style chassis marked a change in the style of custom offered for sale to the general In addition to the drop-seat/oil-in frame Roger Bourget also the first jackshaft design, enables the drive train to be in all of Roger’s wide-tire chassis – anywhere from a 250-, 300-, or the custom 330-series tire.

In 2004, Roger struck a with Avon Tyres division) to manufacture an exclusively tire for Roger’s chassis. He the biggest DOT motorcycle tire could be made. Just to be they’d commit to the idea, volunteered $50,000 for Avon’s and RD, so they could together up with his dream tire.

The was the 330-17 tire, which appeared in his old company’s 2005 and started the “Super Fat Tire” that continues today.

a dissolved marriage with his / Vice President and no support new designs, Roger’s visions no longer heard by his company so he to isolate himself in the back of the As the first decade of the new millennium to a close, Roger again himself most often in the of the shop where he solitarily his dream designs.  This is he completed his last designs his inevitable departure.

  Roger left with his bike design which he to Sturgis and also in the Charity for Kids which Roger and his John from Deadwood started in 2007.

Roger was the designer of the quad, which at the 2008 SEMA Show Las The quad earned rave and is one of Roger’s proudest creations of all The prototype featured four tires, the same power-to-weight as a Bugatti Veyron, acceleration of 0 to 60 in 4 and a top speed of around 175 miles per

Roger’s wife Emily the Street Quad prototype to day.

Shifting Higher

nearly 20 years of building for his old company and tired of all the stress the large shop, Roger and his new Emily moved to one of the nation’s riding southwest Colorado – they incorporated Roger Chopper Shoppe (launched 2011). Located on the main in Montrose, CO, Roger has established his fabrication, CNC, and service with a show room to his custom creations.

Roger Chopper Shoppe will five new bike designs in They are preparing to launch new baggers geared toward your current bike, fat street bikes, sport and other special projects.  The runs limited production with Roger playing an hands-on role in every

He is committed to keeping the shop and personal so he can get to know each of his and dealers and get back to having fun

Roger and Emily are now expecting boys who we all know will bikes in their blood and carry on the Bourget name on to build bad … customs in lifetime.  When Roger and began living in Colorado and their new life in one of the nation’s riding areas off the beautiful Dollar Highway ” they saw of bikes all summer.  With the of the local Harley shop saw a need and wanted to fill it.

UPDATE:  Roger and Emily have now welcomed their sons Clutch Cam Bourget to the world.

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