Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum: 1-35 and University Parks Drive | PO Box 2570, Waco, TX 76702-2570 | (254) 750-8631
Edition Custom Motorcycle
to Benefit the
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum
Rangers Capt. Kirby Dendy, Capt.. Richard Sweaney, Capt. Barry Caver,
Sgt. Matt Cawthon, Lt. George Turner and Chief Ray Coffman unveil the
Texas Ranger Edition LDT Customs Cycle at the Hall of Fame.
A unique custom motorcycle design honoring the world-famous Texas Rangers
premiered at the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum in Waco on Friday,
The museum, the State-designated
historical center of the Texas Rangers, has licensed LDT customs of Vanderpool,
Texas to make 100 of these limited edition hand-built pro-street bikes
as a fund raiser.
The first bike, pictured
here, Serial Number 001, will be auctioned off to benefit the Texas Ranger
Hall of Fame and Museum. A royalty on bikes #002-100, priced at $55,000,
will support the educational and preservation programs of the world-famous
Rangers Chief, Capt. Ray Coffman, on the Texas Ranger Edition
LDT Customs Cycle that will benefit the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and
the thumbnails below for full size pictures and descriptions
Hathorn, President of LDT Customs, described the project
“We wanted to build a bike of such quality and ruggedness
that it would compliment the Texas Ranger tradition."
bike will be built by Mike Phillips of Grandeur Cycles,
a federally licensed motorcycle builder since 2000. His
bikes have been featured in well-known motorcycle magazines
including Hot Bike, Street Chopper, Hot Rod Bike, American
Iron, Easyriders, Biker, V-Twin and many European publications
in addition to the prestigious hard cover book, "The
Ultimate Guide to Choppers." He and his machines have
also appeared on numerous TV shows. “We are very excited,
and proud, to be part of a project which benefits the official
historical center of the Texas Rangers law enforcement agency.”
and Phillips have assured that this will be a memorable
limited edition of bikes. It will have a powerful Pro-Series®
121 cubic inch motor by TP Engineering, a 6-speed Baker
transmission, a tough Mean Street front end made of aircraft-grade
aluminum and an open belt drive. The bike will be easy to
shift with a Super Auto Clutch that was designed by builder
Mike Phillips and won the V-Twin Excellence Award for the
2006 Tech Product of the Year.
evoke the heritage of the Texas Rangers it will be custom
painted with the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame™ logo and
symbols of the Texas Ranger service. The brake and clutch
levers will resemble the levers of Ranger-favorite Winchester
rifles and the chrome wheels will recall the Texas Ranger
star. The few lucky riders will sit on handmade "saddle"
seats made by third generation master saddler, Phil Harris
and master craftsman Mike Parks of Harris Leather and Silverworks.
Customs will limit production of this series to 100 bikes.
A donation from the sale of each bike will go to the Texas
Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum.
purchase of the limited edition silver series will be accompanied
by a certificate from the museum signed by an active or
distinguished retired Captain of the Texas Rangers. Their
names will be engraved on a plaque at the museum.
addition, as a special benefit for the museum, bike #1 in
the series will auctioned off (with reserve) to benefit
the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum. The highest bidder
will receive round-trip airfare for (2) to Waco, TX, accommodations
and limousine service to the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and
Museum, where the bike will be awarded on behalf of the
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame by a Texas Ranger Captain.
Order or for More Information: EDITION COMPLETED
Softail – Hidden Shocks
4” Back Bone Stretch
38 degree Neck Angle with 3 degree Trees
2 degree Extended Swing Arm
Integrated Oil Tank
TP – Total Performance Engineering
121 CID V-TWIN
Bore 4.125 Stroke 4.5
CAM – CRANE .650 Lift
CARB – Mikuni 48 mm
HEADS – EDELBROCK
PISTONS – MOLY
VALVES – FERREA STAINLESS STEEL
EXHAUST - Vance & Hines Special Right Side Drive Mount
AIR CLEANER – Grandeur Super “G" Vortex
K & N Element