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When we built choppers in the 70's we almost never had a front fender. That's the coolest look for sure! Both the Street 750 and 500 lend themselves well to customizing as has already been proven with many of the Bobber style bikes already built by guys all over the world. Personally I love the look of a Street 500/750 that has shoulder height Ape Hangers and a wire wheel conversion and no front fender and maybe a chrome headlight from a 1980 Wide Glide.
 

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When we built choppers in the 70's we almost never had a front fender. That's the coolest look for sure! Both the Street 750 and 500 lend themselves well to customizing as has already been proven with many of the Bobber style bikes already built by guys all over the world. Personally I love the look of a Street 500/750 that has shoulder height Ape Hangers and a wire wheel conversion and no front fender and maybe a chrome headlight from a 1980 Wide Glide.
The only real reason I asked is because some bikes say the fender is for “structural integrity” but I’ve had it off since I posted this question without issue, at speed my tire was rubbing against the fender.
 

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How come no one brought up American dirt track bikes from the getgo? The front fender is for structure. Don't let anyone fill you wit BS.

Wait, I had a seen your moment. Just a moment while I wipe the fallacy more from my eyes laughing. What is meant by triple tree? 3 anchor point make square root of the problem.

Lower triple connection points are; triple to fork, fork to axle. Basically, you are making the square of the rigidity. A fender has as much a structural help is looking at jello in a bowl.

Next is the value of butchering that front fender being no longer available at the dealer? An aftermarket chopper fender is more the customizing. You'd get money back just by selling the bike looking bone stock, let alone that OEM minor patina on the original paint, etc., and sell that alone.
 
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