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CCI 40th Anniversary Bagger | Custom Bike

CCI Custom Motorcycle

Kirk Taylor and the crew at Custom Design Studios have announced that they have teamed up with Custom Chrome once again to produce another show-stopping custom; only this time it’s a bagger. Custom Design Studios is known for their award-winning ground up customs, paint work and parts, which is why CCI chose them for this project.

They are taking an existing CCI customized Harley-Davidson Bagger and completely changing it up by making some engine modifications, adding numerous custom parts from the CCI catalogue, putting a few of Kirk’s custom parts on it and getting a fresh coat of DuPont Hot Hues paint.

"I like these kinds of projects because they allow me to take what I am given and create a motorcycle that anyone could recreate just by ordering parts from their local CCI dealer. I enjoy doing ground up customs but this type of project gives customers the opportunity to see what they can get done to their bikes by adding custom parts and paint," explains Kirk Taylor.

Kirk has created several one off parts for this build that CCI will start carrying in their catalogue including a new handlebar for baggers. This item, previously not available for baggers will be offered in the CCI catalogue as well as his Dick’s cool unit velocity stack. The handlebars step away from the common bagger bars and are more aggressive in style and will be available in 2010 only from CCI.

"Kirk and his team are who we turn to when we want a builder who can do everything from fabrication to paint. We know that we will get a truly unique motorcycle that was well thought out and will be a rider," said Kurt Peterson, Media and Events manager at Custom Chrome.

Custom Design Studios was established in 1988 by Kirk Taylor and is located in Novato, California. Taylor’s vision combines artistry, mechanical savvy and solid construction. He believes that builders "shouldn’t limit themselves when it comes to expressing their vision of art." In addition to CDS’s service, assembly and parts operation, the company also has a full paint department and a fabrication shop. CDS can handle all the needs of the riding public from oil-changes and tires to beautiful one of a kind customs.

For more information about Custom Design Studios, please visit, or call (415) 382-6662.

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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