Early Harley Davidson Davis Built Fork and Complete Headset

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  1. #1 Posted Dec 1, 2017

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    Davis built Harley Davidson fork of the early "triple plate" crown variety.

    I'm not especially versed in the HD dating so I would recommend the extensive Davis thread if you are curious bout what year this fork/headset fits.

    Headset is very clean and complete.
    No structural damage, just paint loss although it appears it could have some good condition nickel plating beneath.

    Located in Detroit, MI
    $400 Shipped

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  2. #2 Posted Dec 1, 2017

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    Wow another HD fork in one week. I wish I would need them. GLWTS
     
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    Here's a more recent photo from the great stash at oldbike.eu

    I also just got a message from @Krautwaggen who pointed out that this fork appears identical to those used on comparable era Lovell Diamond bicycles and the paint scheme leads him to think it was used on one of their bikes.

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    makes one wonder if there's a chain ring or badge hiding out there somewhere ;)
     
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    Either way it's an uncommon fork. Seems it would be suitable for either make.
     
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    It takes a village.
    I know Todd has the badge...Walter has the crankset, Troy said he's got a frame... damn if we got all communist about it we could def build a FrankenHarley


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  7. #7 Posted Dec 7, 2017

    Wore out three sets of tires already!

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    I have the srocket, cranks and a beautiful set of leather bulldog grips, .I would like to find a frame, and then buy Jesse's front forks, any help appreciated, the sprcket , cranks and grips , were given to me from a good friend JAKE. Thank you to Jake G , for givin them to ME!
     
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  8. #8 Posted Dec 7, 2017

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    I've had 2 original girls Schwinns with same fork.

     
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    It looks like everybody is hoarding HD parts except me...maybe is because I'm hoarding only Indian parts...:D
     
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