Best Custom Chopper Designers in INDIA.

A chopper is a type of motorcycle that is either modified from an original motorcycle design ("chopped") or built from scratch to have a unique hand-crafted appearance. Some of the characteristic features of choppers are long front ends with extended forks often coupled with an increased rake angle, hardtail frames (frames without rear suspension), very tall "ape hanger" or very short "drag" handlebars, lengthened or stretched frames, and larger than stock front wheels. The "sissy bar", a set of tubes that connect the rear fender with the frame, and which are often extended several feet high, is a signature feature on many choppers.
Choppers typically are stripped down and have had many parts found on stock bikes "chopped" - that is cut down or modified to be smaller, or removed altogether. Parts often removed include the front fender, turn signals, one or more mirrors, speedometers and gauges, electric starters, batteries, chain guards, and various covers. Two anachronistic front suspension systems, the girder fork and the springer fork, are often used on choppers, to further differentiate them from the telescopic frontend found on almost all modern production bikes.
Perhaps the best known choppers ever are the two customized Harley-Davidsons, the "Captain America" and "Billy Bike", seen in the 1969 film EASY RIDER.
Today Indian custom chopper market has grown rapidly and some of our local customizers are giving strong competition to some of the best international customizers and chopper companies.I have listed some of the best indian bike customizers below :-

1.  Vardenchi Motorcyles, Mumbai 
Akshai Varde is the owner and head engineer at Vardenchi motorcycles  : Akshay Kumar commissioned him to build a one-off chopper for a film; Jackie Shroff asked him to create a 500cc Royal Enfield bike with a frame that resembles a skeleton; and the first bike that actress Sameera Reddy ever rode was a red 500cc Royal Enfield that he customized. She liked it so much, she married him. Varde has a 32-member staff of engineers, designers, fabricators and even a separate quality-control department. He plans to open several showrooms across the country, in addition to the Bandra boutique he recently inaugurated, where he’ll sell Moto Morini motorcycles as CBUs, as well as his own Vardenchi brand of custom-built motorcycles using a Morini engine in an in-house-designed frame. Varde’s tight-lipped on his exact plans, but we expect his first 1,200cc power cruiser to roll out early this year.
 Varde calls it neo-retro: classic styling with modern engineering. He’s also a materials specialist, and uses everything from brass and aluminium to carbon fibre to design components like fenders and panels. Swing by his boutique for pre-fabricated templates of customized components for Harleys, Triumphs, Enfields and Nortons, which you can get fitted by his team or take home if you fancy yourself a builder too. 
The off-the-shelf body kits, which consist of front- and rear-fenders, a tank, headlamps, side panels and a seat, will set you back between Rs 40,000-1.2 lakh. If it’s a custom build you want, expect to shell out approximately Rs 5 lakh.

2. Rajputana Custom Motorcycles, Jaipur 
In the winter of 2009, Vijay Singh decided to build a custom-made motorcycle around a Royal Enfield 350cc engine. He had six months to spare, before starting a job as a sports journalist in Mumbai. He taught himself to engineer bikes by watching YouTube videos. He sourced a few of the components locally and built those he couldn’t find off-the-shelf.
Singh exhibited that Enfield, named the Original Gangster, at the 2010 Delhi Auto Expo, to rave reviews. A mutual friend introduced him to JOHN ABRAHAM, who already owned a stock Yamaha R1, V-Max and a Suzuki Hayabusa and was looking for his first custom build. The actor/producer commissioned a board track racer – a lightweight, narrow-framed motorcycle with dropped handlebars, stretched low-set frames and narrow wheels – which Singh nicknamed Lightfoot. After that, the orders started pouring in. 
To date, Singh’s built nearly 40 motorcycles. Although he fabricates most components in his workshop, his global suppliers include Thunderbike in Germany for hand controls and switches and J&P Cycles in America for air filters. An average build costs Rs 5 lakh and will take about two months to complete.  

3. TJ Moto, Delhi 
Tushar Jaitly the owner of TJ moto has grown up sketching cars and studied automobile design at Turin’s Istituto Europeo di Design, where Anders Warming, Mini’s global chief of design, singled out his concept Mini. When he came back to India in 2012, he decided to custom build bikes instead of cars.
The 24-year-old builder's first project was chopping up his own hardtail Harley-Davidson Iron 883. The mods included a British racing green paint job, suede and leather accents and a drag-racing handle bar. The most unconventional bit, though, was a floating petrol tank (with the chassis brought above it). This bike (NADIA) was exhibited  at India Bike Week last year, where it was profiled by international motorcycling blogs Silodrome and Pipeburn.
He follows the minimalist approach of American motorcycle builder Indian Larry, known for his old-school choppers. An average build will cost you 6-8 lakhs here.
4. Old Delhi Motorcycles, Delhi 
Bobbee Singh is a restoration specialist. Over the last 15 years, the 41 year old cultivated a network of “informants” who tip him off about vintage royal enfields that are up for sale. Singh snags them, restores them and then sells the modded motorcycles to customers around the world.  Nortons, BSAs, Triumphs and Royal Enfields are Singh’s preferred bikes. 

Old Delhi Motorcycles - The Film: This 18-minute documentary starring Singh was showcased at New York’s Motorcycle Film Festival last September and has already racked up over 250,000 views on YouTube. In it, Singh speaks of his love for restoring Enfields, and introduces some of the mechanics and component specialists he works with.Vintage creations are his favourite builds .
 Singh works on about 15-20 bikes annually, each of which cost between Rs 3.5- 5 lakh. 


A Delhi based custom motorcycle builder. Indian Choppers was founded by Bobby, the chief

in charge, in 2001. Along with motorcycle customization, the firm is also into the world 

of car designing. Of course, it's his craze on automobiles led him to establish. Impressively, 

Indian Choppers is one of the oldest custom builders in the country. 

It's Bobby himself the designer at Indian Choppers. He designs new models and paint 

innovative graphics on cars and bikes. Sports bikes, Choppers, Cruisers, Harley, Antique

and Trike bike are the highlights of the firm. Air brush paint with lamination, fine quality 

chrome, powder coating, zinc coating golden and white, Paint & vinyl graphics with 

lamination, paint lamination, and chromed and powder coated engine are the special works 

done by Indian Choppers. 

Today, the firm has more than 2000 clients in all over Asia.


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