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1953 Harley-Davidson FL Panhead

November 30, 2014
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This one-of-a-kind bike is owned by Mark Kozak from Kansas City, Missouri, and this month's cover models are Jaycee and Margaret from Lee’s Summit, Missouri.

To find out more about Mark, check out his interview, and for more information and photos of Jaycee and Margaret, check out their interviews as well. For this month's issue, we also invite you behind the scenes at our December 2014 cover shoot.

Owner: Mark Kozak
City: Kansas City, Missouri

Year/Make/Model: 1953 Harley-Davidson Panhead
Fabricated by: Robert Vanderlick
Assembled by: Vanarc Inc.
Assembly time: 10 years
Chromed by: Vararc, Inc.

Make/Size (ci): Harley-Davidson 74ci Panhead
Carburetor: Schebler
Air Cleaner: Harley-Davidson
Pipes: Custom

Harley-Davidson 4-Speed


Make/Model: Harley-Davidson FL
Stretch: 24” mid/24” rear
Swingarm: Hardtail

Other Information
She’s 12’ long and weighs 1,000 pounds. It took over 10 years for artist Robert Vanderlick to build this stretch. He never rode it very much, but I do.

Photos by Dick Carlson

Video by Randall “Sea Hawk” Hauk with Sea Hawk Media Productions

Published in Cover Bikes