2000 Harley-Davidson Bagger Custom
Frame no. 1HD1FCW32YY609690
Engine no. FCWY609690
If the 1990s and early '00s were the era of the neo-choppers with their stretched, spindly front ends and wide, beachball-sized rear tires, today's custom of choice is an altogether different, eminently more road-worthy machine. Named after the hard saddlebags they invariably wear, "baggers" value rideability over style for style's sake which is not to say they can't be visually stunning in their own right.
Take this 2000-model Harley Electra Glide, for instance, with a jaw-dropping "ripped flame" paint job laid down on its fairing, leg shields, gas tank, sidepanels and saddlebags. The bags themselves have been customized, dropped two inches and molded around the twin exhausts. They also incorporate flush-mount taillights, freeing up the custom rear fender which carries nothing except the Frenched-in license plate. The fuel-injected V-Twin has been bumped from 88 cubic inches to 96, assuring equality in the show/go equation.