The Chicago Custom Bagger Builder
Pat Jansen of Progressive Insurance interviews DD Custom Cycle’s Dave Dupor at theJ&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show. Dupor builds big-wheel baggers and showcased 5 bikes at the Chicago edition of the J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show. For the past 13 years, all the bikes Dave Dupor of DD Custom Cycles has built have all been pre-sold or built for specific clients.
Dave Dupor started DD Customs in the suburbs of Chicago in 1999. He went from a suit-and-tie mechanical engineer to a premiere show bike builder. One driving factor of his success is his devotion to the customer experience.
The bike features Jet Stream Blue, $1200 per gallon, to match the customer’s 2011 Corvette ZR1. Crazy steel tank, welded dash, which is concealed. Carbon fiber speakers… All hydrojet cut, Steel side cover, exhaust comes out of the side covers. The house custom air ride suspension on both front and rear, one compressor one bottle… With Ghost bars™ everything is internal with Performance Machine controls. Porsche inspired fairing, with a Porsche headlight. 30 inch Metalsport wheel.”