I have been attending the Greaserama car show since it's second year. Over this time I have seen an increase in home built bobber/choppers that young guys are creating from leftover Japanese bikes. This movement intrigues me because 1) I have an interest in all motorcycles and 2) because many are doing this themselves in their basement or home garage.
Two interesting local bloggers who are part of this are here:
People have asked me a lot over the years why do you ride a Harley? My main answer is that my dad usually rode one, and because they are easy to rebuild and find parts for. I am at a loss to explain any further than that!