Scot Santore's 52 Panhead


It seems like yesterday that we were all introduced to Instagram and it’s easy to say that we spend way too much time using it. Instagram has allowed me to meet fellow members like Scot Santore. When Scot's bike fell into the #chopcult feed, I was instantly smitten. It took Scot ten months to build this beautiful ’52 panhead and it's one fine, clean, mean machine.



“I bought this bike when a friend of a friend wrecked and just about lost his foot. When I got the bike it still had pieces of his shoe in the primary. My buddy Josh Berklovich did the fab work and I helped him where I could. My other buddy Bob Streets did the molding and paint. I went to Sturgis where the bike was well received by all. It was Bill Dodge's pick in The Horse Magazine's show. It was also chosen as Willie G's pick for Harley-Davidson's event and took home the People's Choice and Best Pan awards. Last but not least it won Best Pan in Cycle Source's bike show. The bike runs so good it's almost scary, pretty much one kick every time.”



Owner name, location: Scot Santore, Hopwood Pennsylvania

Chop Cult Member profile: scot



Engine, year and make, model, modifications: 1952 FL engine completely rebuilt, Timken bearings and all the good upgrades



Frame: Straight Leg

Fork: 1947-48 offset springer



Next modification will be: none

Other mods, accessories, cool parts, etc:  Sissy bar, controls, jockey shifter, motor mount, headlight mount all homemade parts.



Any building or riding story or info you'd like to include: I drag raced Bert Baker in Sturgis on his Indian Larry Bike.


Thanks to Greg Dahl and Donnie Glover for the engine build


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Commented on 11-8-2016 At 02:53 am

All class.

Commented on 11-10-2016 At 06:04 am

Great looking bike, perfect stance !

Commented on 11-14-2016 At 07:05 pm

a great scoot with more class than most!

Commented on 11-15-2016 At 10:02 pm

This bike will cure any form of ED. Basic and beautiful.

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