Warming up to 2014

Welcome one and all to the first entry of the Pistons and Paint blog series for Carson Classic Motors. The most common question that people ask us is “What’s the latest project up on the lift?” and “Is CCM going to be at —————- event?” This blog will now answer...

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Giving Frankenstein a Transmission

Previously, CCM Team Member Brent Mayfield had been updating us on the extensive modifications needed to make the 1930’s Harley VL motor fit into the smaller 1920s JD Frame. Now with his front fork, motor mounts, and both front and rear axles set up to accept the flathead motor and...

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Frame and Front Fork Modifications

In his last update, custom bike builder Brent Mayfield detailed his plans for building a “FrankenHarley” to participate in the 2014 Motorcycle Cannonball. His choice in machine was to use a 1930’s Harley Flathead powerplant and a 1920’s Harley chassis. Obviously these parts were never meant to work together, so...

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Meet “Frankenstein” and the Mad Scientist

Planning out “Frankenstein” This blog “Building the Monster” is being produced on behalf of Brent Mayfield, who is a CCM team rider and renowned custom motorcycle builder. His creations have been featured in magazines all over, from Ironworks Magazine to Easy Rider and have won numerous accolades at events all over the...

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