Electric chopper by: Wannabe Choppers 2019
What’s the inspiration behind building an electric chopper that looks so ‘old school’?
The idea to build a ‘hidden’ electric chopper came about 12 years ago. Back then the idea was not to build it in an old-school way. Battery technology was way more expensive than today, so after failing to find a customer or sponsor for two years we shelved it and I started working on my first Harley project. Then I started casting.
The battery is in the ‘oil tank’ and all the controllers and electronics are in the transmission. [Peter Su Markus] The image of AlSi9Mg was in my head for the last two years, but with a regular combustion engine of my own making. When we decided to build this bike in early 2017 it was clear how it had to look, regardless of the power source!
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Photographed by: Madness photography
Madness Photography started as an official, serious company in 1998. But the history of Madness Photography started long before.
Onno “Berserk” Wieringa, founder and owner of Madness Photography,
has been a self-taught photographer since he was a little kid and started to take pictures of something he loved since the day he was born: motorcycles!
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