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St. Joe Harley-Davidson’s Casino Bike

July 31, 2005
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Owner: St. Joe Harley-Davidson
City/State: St. Joseph, Missouri

General
- Designer: Clay McCreary
- Fabricated by: Dan Hudgins “Rooster”
- Year: 2005
- Make: Harley-Davidson
- Model: FXST
- Assembly: Rooster
- Assembly Time: 6 months (customer’s bikes come first)
- Chromed by: Industrial Plating
- Polished by: Southwest Polishing

Engine
- Year & Model: 2005 Harley-Davidson
- Rebuilder: Rooster
- Displacement (ci): 95
- Cams: Bob Woods Designer TW-400G
- Carburetor: Rivera Engineering 42mm Mikuni
- Air Cleaner: Choppers Inc. Velocity Stack
- Pipes: Martin Brothers

Transmission
- Year & Model: 2005 Harley-Davidson
- Shifting: Foot 5-Speed w/Performance Machine hydraulic clutch.
- Primary: DBL Top Fuel 3 3/8 Belt Drive

Paint
- Molding: Travis Caw & Rick Consolver (Ken Smith Auto Body)
- Painter: Travis Caw & Rick Consolver (Ken Smith Auto Body)
- Color/Type: Grind effect underneath with candy red 7-coats over the top with a tribal design and three playing cards with 7s showing on the tank. The rear fender has two dice on each side with 7 showing and the front lower fender has a set of dice with 7s showing as well.

Frame
- Year/Type: 2005 Harley-Davidson FXST
- Rake: Stock with DNA 7 degree triple trees
- Stretch: Stock

Accessories
- Bars: Chubby Slick Bars custom cut and rewelded.
- Fenders: Milwaukee Iron strutless rear fender and a Paul Yaffee front fender.
- Headlight: Arlen Ness “Eyeball Light.”
- Taillight: Radiance (curved for BDL assembly).
- Speedometer: Dakota Digital
- Foot Pegs: Wicked Image of Four Chromed Dice (CNC to spec)
- Brake/Shift Pedal: Wicked Image (CNC to spec)
- Gas Tank: Custom built by Independent Gas Company with a hidden coil mount.
- Oil Tank: Paul Yaffee
- Seat: Custom made by Ashley Schildknecht of Rosendale, Missouri
- Mirrors: None
- Grips: Paul Yaffee “Pistol Grips.”

Forks
- Type: Harley-Davidson Deuce lower legs w/Dakota “flush mount” axle kit.
- Extension: 4 inch over fork tubes

Wheels
Front
- Type: Weld Wheel “Daytona”
- Size: 21 inch
- Rim width: 2.15 inches
- Tire: Avon Super Venom
- Brake: Performance Machine

Rear:
- Type: Weld Wheel “Daytona”
- Size: 18x8.5 inches
- Rim width: 250mm
- Tire: Avon Super Venom
- Brake: Performance Machine

Other Information/Specs:
The custom leather seat was hand tooled with Lady Luck on the back with playing cards and dice wrapped by the St. Joe Harley-Davidson logo. The seat has a reddish tint with a black woven leather edge.
Used real dice on the brake, starter button and carb choke knob.
All gas lines were made in-house and chromed for a real clean look. All black brake lines were made in-house for a custom fit.

Photos by Mike Schweder and Stripe

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