Japanese-American Modern Chopper

Kenji Nagai is another, but less known for now, Japanese motorcycle builder installed in the US (Torrance, California) to practice his art. His latest custom called “One Eyed King” is modern chopper based on a modified after-market rigid frame with no stretch but a 40-degree rake and a modified  93″ S&S engine by Ken’s Factory (fuel injection system with a 52 mm billet throttle body twin injector) Gas tank, rear fender and oil tank are massaged aluminum. Driveline uses a Baker left side 6-speed transmission, front end is provided by a one-off machined Cycle Kraft 27″ Girder type front end. with rollers provided by Renegade wheels (23″ front with, 20″ rear) and wrapped with Avon tires (130/23″ front, 220/20″ rear), Cycle Kraft. (HRF Photos)

7 Responses to “Japanese-American Modern Chopper”

  1. 1 Seven Jun 15th, 2010 at 3:28 pm

    Open primary plus mid controls has never been my favourite combination, But otherwise I really like the proportions and look of this bike. A++ IMO

    Who the heck makes that cute headlamp?

  2. 2 Shifter Jun 15th, 2010 at 7:20 pm

    Like it very much. Looking low, fast and furious. Bad ass.

  3. 3 mark Jun 16th, 2010 at 11:59 am

    Cyril and team. Can we get some more pics? Cool bike. Nice, but very pricey girder.

  4. 4 maroco Jun 16th, 2010 at 4:15 pm

    Realy apreciate this motorcycle and the others ones that he builds, very talent builder.

  5. 5 morriscustom Jun 16th, 2010 at 7:41 pm

    These Japanese guys are awesome,just when some style or concept seems old or outdated they put a new spin on it that blows your mind!!!Its like reinventing the wheel!!!!

  6. 6 Renegade Wheels Jun 17th, 2010 at 3:27 pm

    The One Eyed King bike won “Best of Show” @ LA Calendar Motorcycle Show 2009. Here’s a link to see more images of the bike. http://tinyurl.com/28cut7s

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