Custom 1949 Panhead Treasure Hunter by Chip Motorcycle

1949 harley davidson panhead customThe word “treasure” has an amazing influence on people: when we hear it, our ears pick it up and we get pretty excited about the story being told, even if it’s just a fiction. That’s probably because treasure normally comes with adventures and fortune – two things people will always be willing to experience in their lives.

Having such an extraordinary name –  Treasure Hunter – this postwar Harley Davidson can still be a treasure itself. For passionate riders and those who like thе pleasure of riding a motorcycle which had been made before they were even born, such number as 1949 is already an evidence of the significant value.Harley Davidson Panhead customBut, what makes it even more desirable is the art work and passion invested into this build craftily performed by a Japanese workshop Chip Motorcycle.

Custom panhead the rearThis HD bobber doesn’t have a front fender, it’s equipped with a retro “tractor” solo seat and two lumpy wheels. The art work on the fuel tank is just gorgeous and highlights the overall style.custom fuel tank artwork"tractor" style solo seatThe bike got a shabby pannier hanging on the rear fender that probably serves the purpose of carrying found treasures ;-). A square box was bolted on top of the fender.the pannier

the front end - 1949 Harley DavidsonTreasure Hunter has been decorated with little figurines and numerous custom details. With that look, it can easily pass an audition for some cool Hollywood adventure movie.

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