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Below are a few pics of friends' bikes, plus one of my former rides.

Alias' '73 Sportster
This bike belongs to a good friend of mine, it has a 1000cc motor with an S&S carb, kick start only, the reversed shifter/brake pedal arrangement from that era, and oh's a chopper!

One time when he let me ride this back in 1998 and I was bitten by the chopper bug instantly! It was this ride that inspired my dream of one day having a VLX chopper...

Shakey's 1978 Super Glide
This bike belongs to another good friend, and he is the brother of the chopper owner as well. This Shovelhead features a Stroker motor and highway gearing, and is quite a comfortable yet powerful machine.
Shawn's (former) 1988 Honda CBR1000 Hurricane
This is a fellow co-worker and friend's bike. Aside from a stage 3 jet kit/K&N filter and a Vance&Hines Super Sport 2 exhaust system, the bike is stock. Oh, yeah...and I owe him a new rear tire!
Bill's '02 Harley Davidson FXR
A friend at work acquired this beauty. We traveled to Laughlin together, he snapped the pic of my wife and I on the hardtail seen on the "Rally Pics" page. We slapped a set of Vance & Hines Straight Shots onto the bike a few months after this pic was taken.
Shawn's new 02 CBR-954
My friend traded in the CBR pictured above for this upgraded ride. From what I have read about the latest generation of the 900 RR line, anyone that likes this type of bike would be silly to own anything else, as the RR platform does it all and does it exceptionally well.
Eric's 1998 Kawasaki ZX6-R Ninja
This bike belonged to another friend, who has since sold it to one of his brothers. A real canyon blaster, the ZX6-R is the lighter and faster of the 600 Ninja line.
1995 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500A (My former bike)
This former "biggest and baddest" bike had dual carbs, 1470cc, and 92ft/lbs of stump pulling torque. The side covers, lower engine casings, and grill were chrome plated. The engine guard and Cobra slip-ons are the only aftermarket goods on the bike. The tank emblems were removed for a clean look.