Metalsport Clear Wheel Program

Very spectacular and not for the masses. What do you want more from a custom motorcycle wheel? This front clear wheel is made out of 1.1″ thick polycarbonate (yes it’s very, very strong but requires gentle cleaning) and is offered as a combo with a rear solid aluminum chrome wheel. 

The clear front wheel is 21 x 4″. The chrome rear wheel is 18 x 5.5″. For 2009 to present Harley-Davidson touring models. At last count at time I upload this post, only 5 complete sets remain available. This very special package was for sale for a MSRP of $5250. Now on sale for $3920 per set. Call Lonny at 562-776-9594. Metalsport Wheels

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17 Responses to “Metalsport Clear Wheel Program”


  1. 1 Richie Oct 21st, 2010 at 8:44 am

    I admit it looks very good. But what about cleaning? Does it get dull under sun exposure? Not for small budget bikers…

  2. 2 LENNY SINNET ASTC PERFORMANCE Oct 21st, 2010 at 8:45 am

    Great look totally different. Turns heads at every show.

  3. 3 A 1 CYCLES Oct 21st, 2010 at 10:21 am

    BUT YOU HAVE TO FILE OFF THE “SHOWA” CASTING ON THE INSIDE OF YOUR FORKS..LOL. GOTTA LOVE AN “AMERICAN BIKE”

  4. 4 Irish Rose Oct 21st, 2010 at 10:33 am

    Cool looking idea if you’re going to make a trailer queen or the weekend rider. The idea it takes “gentle cleaning” is impractical beyond that.

  5. 5 busfreak Oct 21st, 2010 at 2:55 pm

    This reminds me of those spinning wheels that everyone was paying up to 10k for a set. I don’t even know if you can get a set anymore.

  6. 6 RUB Oct 21st, 2010 at 4:21 pm

    cold weather might be a problem , but then again I doubt anybody buying these will be riding very far .

  7. 7 RUB Oct 21st, 2010 at 4:25 pm

    I can also see a pot hole also causing a serious problem . I’ve bent rims before , what happens to the plastic when it fails @ speed ? I’ll stick with spokes ……………

  8. 8 Zyons Oct 21st, 2010 at 5:22 pm

    I worked in the plastic fabrication filed for quite a few years.
    1: Lexan that thick would practically stop a bullet. – I doubt a pot hole at speed would ever crack it or cause it to shatter. I’d place money on the rim being stronger than any aluminum or spoke rim on the market.

    2: You can buff Lexan. They use Lexan to cover million dollar paintings in Museums. Some 3m liquid buffing compound and you can have it shining so good you wont see it is plastic.

    3: Here is the drawback. Massive weight! Just like when you go with larger rims on a car, I would suspect it has the same affect on a bike. an 88″ would have issues with these rims but a brute or something like that would do okay. Unsprung weight is the worst IMO

  9. 9 Zyons Oct 21st, 2010 at 5:23 pm

    Sorry, Lexan is a brand name for poly carb…

  10. 10 Chaos Oct 21st, 2010 at 8:30 pm

    No Thanks, I like to ride not look through a window. IMO pretty gay.

  11. 11 Fluke Oct 22nd, 2010 at 1:01 am

    since the rear rim is a solid polished one you can pick up retail for 5 to 600 bucks retail, I was trying to work out the high pricing.

    3400$ for a front rim seems steep. so:

    step 1: take two 2.15 spun forged wheel blanks, machine off one side and most of the center, that leaves 2 1.45″ wide rims halves,

    step 2: add a 1″ wide lexan disc that costs about 100$ and bolt the rims and hub to it.

    Step 3: add 3000$ to the cost for exclusivity and profit.

    Sorry, but massively overpriced custom bike parts really annoy me.

  12. 12 Bigalyts@aol.com Oct 22nd, 2010 at 7:55 am

    Lexan is a Brand Name you are correct. Lexan or Poly Carb does not Shatter, like Plexi. Plexi also crystalizes. Lexan 1″ will stop a .38 Caliber and 1.5″ will stop a .40 Caliber or a .44 Caliber as well. I would not worry about the strength, especially at less than 200 mph. Remember those Spinner Wheels that came out about 6-8 years ago, weren’t they $3,000 each Wheel. Price on a $80,000 Bike certainally can figure 2 Metal Sport Wheels in the cost of Build…..You know I LIKE that Shannon Codner, She is a Fox! Michelle Smith, don’t worry you still stand TALL.

  13. 13 maroco Oct 24th, 2010 at 11:32 am

    A few years ago, “Nononsensechoppers” build bikes whid same material, they look incredible.

  14. 14 Doug McGoon Oct 25th, 2010 at 3:34 pm

    Say what you will, I invented these, hold the patents, and license MetalSport to sell the remaining inventory they have in stock that was made during the time that I was involved with the company. “Fluke”, There is quite a bit more than you think that goes into making these than you described. As for the rest, until you see them in person, you cant get an Idea of how wild they look.

  15. 15 Bigalyts@aol.com Oct 25th, 2010 at 6:18 pm

    Of course, they do Mr Mc Goon. Now they are going to attach the name of “Foose” to the Company and their Designs. I was wondering how that would Line your Pockets in the Future, without you being a key ingredient in the Corporation, Doug?

  16. 16 Doug McGoon Oct 26th, 2010 at 12:27 pm

    that is a very good question that I am having my attorney look into…

  17. 17 Neo Dutch Nov 18th, 2010 at 12:17 am

    What did you invent and patent? A UK based buy made wheels like these at about 10 years ago.

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