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Sunday, October 23, 2016

Last ride and shoot

Last ride and shoot with this bike before it ships out to Oklahoma to its new owner. Shot at the continental bar in San Jose with my homie gabriel gentry george at the helm shooting. #imperialcycles #imperialcycles_sj #imperialcystoms #continentallounge #process #boardtracker #motorizedbicycle #motorizedbike #bobber #caferacer #bratstyle #moped #harleyandthedavidsons #peashooter #interiordesign #industrialdesign #kustomkulture #ratrodbikes #ratrod #vintage #rehabsforquiters #forevertwowheels #ftw #flattracker #dropmoto #honda #sanjosetechshop

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Friday, October 14, 2016

Latest build - the grey 2.0

Our latest build we went a little bit further than before and taking the classic lines of a Harley peashooter we came up with a beastly version for our customer Oklahoma. The build revolves around a Honda gx160 motor with electric starter with the frame constructed to hug it. Knowing we were going to run 3" wide rims we had to make the rear stays wide enough for the hub and to align with the transmission. The overall color scheme the customer was inspired by the original grey we built a few years ago, but just revamped. For the fork we fabricated a leaf spring style fork with optional mount for headlight. And for the gas tank it took many options before landing on the vintage style Honda cb steel replica tank but it just fit the whole thing perfectly. This is a bike we have added to our arsenal and feel free to hit us up on quotes for cost.


#process #progress #imperialcycles #jackdaniels #motorizedbike #moped #boardtracker #caferacer #vintage #motorizedbicycle #handmade #caferacer #honda #bratstyle #kustomkulture #handmade #ratrodbikes #ratrod #harleydavidson #industrialdesign #moped #motard #ratrodbikes #steampunk #harleyandthedavidsons #anytwowheels #dropmoto #flattracker #forevertwowheels #ftw




Monday, September 29, 2014

Boardtracker build








Latest build before I finish some old projects owed to people.


Chopped and welded custom frame silver powder coat finish
Girvin linkage forks powder coated finish
26” black mags
leather handlebar wraps
custom faux oil tank with custom paint by artist syrarium - Phil Leonard
custom inset gas tank with custom paint by artist syrarium - Phil Leonard
bullet headlight
gyes leather springer saddle
board tracker handle bars with custom made laid back seat post
front disk brakes
rear sprocket mounted to rear wheel
double leg kickstand

#motorizedbicycle #moped #bikeculture #ratrod #caferacer #boardtacker

Saturday, May 4, 2013

New motorized bicycle model designs






Check it out some new model designs. The fist one is a boardtracker inspired look. and the second is a dirtracker inspired look. 

Saturday, March 23, 2013

custom built 4 stroke for sale!! SOLD

This is a custom built bike already done, and ready to ride. This bike has a lot of custom parts including custom pops fabrication/ imperial cycles frame, custom chopped and lowered chrome springer front end, custom gas tank, custom shortened cafe handle bars. The bike also has a brook leather springer saddle, front and rear drum brakes, 50cc 4 stroke motor with 4g belt drive transmission, direct drive 40 tooth sprocket, chrome bullet headlight, thin pinstriped all black schwalbe fat frank tires, heat wrapped exhaust pipe, and white motorcycle style grips. This bike is styled after the looks of vintage caferacer bikes and is fast and loud. A joy to build and a better joy to ride. When shipped the bike is put into a custom built wood crate, and the shipping cost allows for the cost of crate as well.

Friday, June 22, 2012

:: Black MAGS :: 26" 6 - spoke



IN STOCK:


26" - 6 spoke black mag rims

Option 1:
• 2 black mag rims
• one front rim with disk brake attachment holes
• one rear rim with threaded cap to accept threaded freewheel, and on the other side diskbrake attachment holes for sprocket.
• NOT sold with disk brake hardware freewheel or sprocket.

Option2:
• 2 black mag rims
• one front rim with disk brake attachment holes
• one rear rim with threaded cap to accept threaded freewheel, and on the other side diskbrake attachment holes for sprocket.
• SOLD with disk brake hardware freewheel and motorized bicycle sprocket all attached.

TO BUY GO HERE ==> http://imperialparts.blogspot.com/2012/06/black-mags-26-6-spoke.html

Or go to through the "Parts" icon

Sunday, July 31, 2011

5 day death build




5 day death build - 5 days, 3.27 hp kawasaki gokart motor, micargi royal modified frame. An almost impossible task to get a newly designed motorbike ready for the shiny side up Behind bars show in san jose ca in 5 days. These were uncharted terrirtories for us. Customizing a frame dealing with a stretch frame and taking an old engine and getting it to work in this new setup.However with due diligence, and creative thinking we built our first stretch cruiser in imperial style. From chopping the micargi royal frame's top tube and bottom tube to have a gooseneck and more rack to creating a custom engine mount and getting it started this build seemed to be overwelming from the start. This is not fully finished yet but we are close to the finishing stages. video

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Imperial Cycles _Others BC Low Life video

Low Life Motion Visuals from John Coyne on Vimeo.



Look for imperial cycles in the video 8:13 - 8:40 min into the video. Also, check out our dope bike club the Others BC.

Thanks, to Trevor traynor - http://trevortraynor.com/

And thanks to John Coyne for the video.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

A customer does it himself



David of Santa Barbara sent pics of his ratted out motor bike! I also dig thr seat laying on the frame. Suh-weet!!

Monday, January 3, 2011

The grey




Going out to customer Skylar in Oklahoma. He did his homework, asked for a specific color scheme and engine set up and all we did was made it happen! This bike uses a 4 stroke honda engine with a $300 q-matic transmission. On a long stretch, this bike is capable of doing 45-50 mph! The best and funnest build so far. Thanks Skylar!

Sunday, December 19, 2010

El Gigante








This bike is going out to Mayhem Customs in Switzerland. Modified Hornet build with custom monark springer fork, bullet headlight, clubman bars, Brooks springer saddle, white tires, custom boardtracker gas tank, grubee 80cc two stroke engine, and custom boardtracker low profile seat post.