Despite being steeped in the custom scene, Harley-Davidson doesn’t often donate bikes to custom builders. So this Sportster Iron 1200 from Prism Supply Co., dripping with early 80s style, is something of a rarity.

It’s a Sporty with an impeccable pedigree: brothers Zach and Jake Hindes built it with input from Dean Micetich of DicE magazine.

The Sportster must be the most customized motorcycle platform around the world, but Prism have delivered something special without firing up the grinder.

“We wanted to build something that looked like it could have rolled off the showroom floor in the early 80s,” Jake tells us. “But we didn’t want to cut the frame or make any major changes.”

“The goal was to build a bike with minimal tooling and fabrication, to show the home builder that they can do something similar.”

It’s a helluva transformation, thanks to some very

Keep reading Bodacious: An 80s style Iron 1200 from Prism Supply Co. on Bike Exif