Welcome to Back in Time Cycles, founded by two men who are passionate for the vintage and original sculptures of the 1940’s Harley Davidson.
In 1981 I was a 10 year old kid with long hair who saw his first picture of a 1948 Pan Head in a book at my school library. I can remember that moment to this day, as I truly believe it changed my life forever. Fast forward to 2018 upon approaching my 14th year buying and selling late model Harley Davidson’s, along with logging 150,000 + miles on 2 wheels under my behind, I decided to make my passion a reality.
One of the amazing things about being a biker outside of the freedom on the road is the wonderful people you end up meeting who become lifelong friends. One person who crossed my path was Master Builder, Sonny Heflin, whom I’ve known for the last 7+ years. Sonny not only owned his own custom motorcycle build shop in Maryland, he has also had his builds grace the covers of magazines like Easy Rider, Hot Bike, V-Twin, American Iron and other publications. The best part of our friendship was our shared passion for the 1940’s body style of a Harley Davidson.
We always knew one day we would find ourselves in business together. We both appreciate each other’s business etiquette and the feedback from our customers and community about our integrity, honesty and knowledge of the industry. We hold ourselves to high standards in not cutting corners and will make sure that every custom motorcycle we will build would be as if we were building it for our own fathers or children.
Back in Time Cycles is a true Frame Up Resto Mod Harley Davidson built with the looks and flare of the 1940’s sculptures while providing the rider reliability and horsepower of today’s cruisers. We build and fabricate everything in shop; there is no plastic bolt on pieces on our custom builds. We were chosen by American Iron Magazine as the top builder for the American Classic in 2019 and won 4 of the 6 biker build off competitions our 1st time out on the circuit at Daytona Beach Bike Week 2019. We will NEVER be satisfied with just building your bike. We will continue to develop and create the best built new vintage bike the world has ever seen and that’s our promise to you!
Every Back in Time Cycles builds will have the following:
*True Softail Frames with Clear Harley Davidson original Frame & Title. (Full insurance value compared to Assembled by Parts (ASPT) title which holds NO VALUE. All frames are powder coated along with swing-arm before any build.)
*S & S Brand New Crate Motor 96’ CUI (110 HP) standard.
FEATURES AND BENEFITS
• S&S Super E carburetor
• S&S 585 cam and lightweight single coil valve springs reduce engine noise
• 3-5/8″ bore X 4-5/8″ stroke
• 96 cubic inches at 9.5:1 compression
• S&S forged rocker arms
• Chrome plated rocker covers, tappet guides, and gear cover Super Stock ignition
• Protects engine with a 3-step break-in rev-limiter during first 24 hours of operation
• Logs engine data that can be viewed via a PC when equipped with diagnostic cable and software
• Initially configured for electric start, however it may be switched to kick-start mode using diagnostic cable and software
• Two-year warranty
*Pan Head Rocker Boxes (Chrome or Powder Coated Black)
*5-Speed Harley Davidson Transmission
*Sharp Eye Kickstart for 5 Speeds with Old School Kick Pedal. All Back in Time Cycles will have both an Electric and Kickstart.
*Custom Fabricated Two into One Exhaust System w/ Fish Tail Pipe made in-house.
*Springer Front End (DNA)
*Custom Fabricated Front & Rear Fenders (made in-house)
*Single Spring Loaded Seat
*The Elite model will have a custom two person seat (additional cost)
*Internal Wiring in Handlebars
*Single Disc Front & Rear Brake
*4.2 Gallon Gas Tank (The Elite) & 3.5 Gallon Tank (The Demon Child)
*Front Tire: 90-16-72H (HD Spoke 16’ Rims)
*Rear Tire: 150- 80 or 85- 16- 71 or 77 H (HD Spoke 16’ Rim)
*Turn Signals. High/Low Beam and Horn (pass any inspection state)
*Paint Options: Two Tone or Single Color (Extra Charge on Two-Tone)
*Build Schemes: Chrome, Blacked Out or Mixed Packages (Customers Preference)
Information listed above is the build sheet for every Back in Time Cycles built going forward. We will however offer customer(s) personal taste additions for a higher cost of the final price on your custom build, which will include but are not subject to:
*Larger S & S Motor V111 which will have to have compression release valves built in.
*Custom Real Leather 3 Buckle Distressed Saddle Bags
*Suicide Shifter with Custom Shift Nob
*Custom 16’ inch Rim Sets (Fat Spoke or Custom of Choice)
*Ape Hangers (Customer’s Choice Size)
*Custom Color Choices (all customers after deposit can choose their paint color scheme(s)
*Extended Warranty Plan based on Location of Buyer(s)
The sole purpose of starting this business of ours is to remind the world the beauty built BACK in TIME without the suffering and loss of the cubic inches being produced today.
Our mission for Back in Time Cycles is to let the world of vintage motorcycle lovers have the opportunity to own a piece of art that they can ride 5,000-10,000 miles per year while being the center of attention anywhere they pull up on their Back in Time Cycle.
If you are interested in finding out how you can have your extremely affordable bike built and the requirements needed to move forward, then please contact us to schedule a convenient time to speak.
If you would like to come visit our small, but quaint laboratory (shop) and get to know the two men who will build your dream bike, the closest airport to us would be West Palm Beach (PBI) where we can pick you up and drop you off with a smile of one day owning the best built motorcycle for the money!