2013 Big Bear Choppers Redemption Chopper

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The Big Bear Choppers Redemption is the newest member of the BBC family. The motorcycle features a fresh design language, a capable engine and a completely new fuel tank. Other features that are worthy of being mentioned include the 21" front wheel, 250mm rear tire, custom handlebars and the Dual Disc Springer.

The motorcycle is propelled by a polished V111 engine which features electronic fuel injection and delivers a maximum output of 115.8 bhp and 122.8 lb/ft of torque. The engine’s power is sent to the ground through a 6-speed overdrive transmission especially designed and manufactured to be able to handle the engine’s power.

As far as the electrical department is concerned, BBC teamed up with Wire-Plus, to design the entire electrical part. BBC also used high-end brand name electrical components like the Cycle Electric charging system and the Dynatech ignition.

Hit the jump for more information on the Big Bear Choppers Redemption Chopper.

Overview

Big Bear Choppers Redemption Chopper

The Redemption Chopper is the newest addition to our motorcycle lineup. It carries an all new design, a 21" front wheel, custom handlebars, a Dual Disc Springer, and an all new fuel tank. It’s a bike with so much horsepower, that we had to engineer special modifications to the frame just so it could handle all of the power.

Design Features

  • Proprietary patented mid-section stretch in the frame for better weight distribution and handling
  • Distinctive large diameter single radius downtube
  • Standard neck height with a conservative 43° rake for an agile and well-coordinated movement
  • Slammed seat height of 20” that enhances the riding senses and enables low speed confidence
  • Creative and patented fuel tank that meets seamlessly into the seat
  • Patented oil tank holds 3.75 quarts of oil for engine optimization
  • Features the BBC Devil’s Tail swingarm
  • Reduced reach for foot controls and handle bars

Component Features

Big Bear Choppers Redemption Chopper
  • V111™ Low Vibration Polished Engine at 122.8 lbs. of Torque
  • 6-Speed Right-Side Drive Polished Transmission
  • BBC Enclosed Primary
  • Forged Billet Wheel Choice with 21” Front and 250mm Rear Tire
  • 4-Piston Caliper Brakes
  • Springer Frontend
  • Chrome Foot and Hand Controls
  • Chrome Digital Dash
  • Chrome Radius Tuned Exhaust

Factory Options

  • BDL Open Belt Drive
  • Wheel Design Choice
  • Chrome Wheels and Brake Calipers
  • Standard or Custom Paint Scheme

Custom Components

  • Custom Handle Bars
  • Dual Disc Springer
  • All new fuel tank
  • Special modifications made to frames to handle the horsepower
  • 2.0 Starter Motor by Terry Components
  • BBC Chain Tensioner
  • Standard or Custom Paint Scheme

Specifications

Big Bear Choppers Redemption Chopper

Option #1 BBC-S&S V111™ Carb Evolution

Reliability, power and comfort... the best of all worlds. And when we say reliability, we not only mean the life of the engine, but the life of motorcycle and everything that’s bolted to it. Branded as V111™,’ this internally reformed 111 cubic inch engine boasts a healthy 122.8 lbs. of torque at the crank. With a configuration of a 4 1/8” bore and 4 1/8” stroke, proprietary compression ratios, redesigned cam timing, and reciprocating weights all result in an incredibly smooth running engine while meeting all the strict legal requirements. While looking like any other S&S Super Sidewinder engine from the outside, the essence of this new engine is the low vibration. High engine vibration is an enemy to both the rider and the motorcycle. The effects of high engine vibration may cause premature rider fatigue as well. Eliminate engine vibration and you will eliminate potential problems.

FinishPolished Case & Chrome Covers
Displacement111"
Bore X Stoke4 1/8" X 4 1/8"
Horsepower115.8 bhp
Torque122.8 lb/ft
InductionS&S Super E Carburetor
Air CleanerS&S Tear Drop
Oil PumpS&S High Volume
Warranty2 Year / 20,000 Mile

Option #2 BBC-S&S V111™ EFI Evolution

Between the EFI and the carbureted V111™, there isn’t going to be much of a difference in performance, provided you maintain constant ambient conditions (humidity, temperature, elevation, etc.). This is where the beauty of the closed-loop EFI system comes into play. The system is continuously monitoring the engine, and tuning itself to optimize performance for that given scenario or environment. So, while you might not be able to notice power difference between the EFI and a carbureted engine, once you take that bike up the mountain, or get a day that’s significantly hotter than the day it was tuned, that EFI engine will easily outperform the carbureted engine (unless you want to take a supply of different jets with you on the ride).

Reliability, power and comfort... the best of all worlds. And when we say reliability, we not only mean the life of the engine, but the life of motorcycle and everything that’s bolted to it. Branded as V111™,’ this internally reformed 111 cubic inch engine boasts a healthy 122.8 lbs. of torque at the crank. With a configuration of a 4 1/8” bore and 4 1/8” stroke, proprietary compression ratios, redesigned cam timing, and reciprocating weights all result in an incredibly smooth running engine while meeting all the strict legal requirements. While looking like any other S&S Super Sidewinder engine from the outside, the essence of this new engine is the low vibration. High engine vibration is an enemy to both the rider and the motorcycle. The effects of high engine vibration may cause premature rider fatigue as well. Eliminate engine vibration and you will eliminate potential problems.

FinishPolished Case & Chrome Covers
Displacement111"
Bore X Stoke4 1/8" X 4 1/8"
Horsepower115.8 bhp
Torque122.8 lb/ft
InductionS&S Electronic Fuel Injection
Air CleanerS&S Tear Drop
Oil PumpS&S High Volume
Warranty2 Year / 20,000 Mile

Transmission

This is the original 6-speed design that revolutionized the American V-Twin industry. Yet, it’s still the best overdrive 6-speed built to this day ...hands down. This Detroit built tranny is designed and manufactured to comfortably handle the power from our engines while looking good behind it.

BrandBaker
FinishPolished Case & Chrome Covers
DriveRight Side
Gears6-Speed Overdrive
Warranty2 Year/24,000 Miles

Drivetrain

Keeping with the mindset of making form and function coexisting, this newly designed proprietary primary is built tough and reliable along with a very sleek, new generation styled aesthetics with a cool BBC branded inspection cover. This primary drive is approximately 200% stronger than most other manufacturer’s primaries with its machined forged aluminum inner and outer cases. The dense aluminum material makes for a unit that does not flex under heavy torque, and absorbs most engine vibration. Another great attribute that sets this primary drive ahead of the curve is the triple seal design on the main shaft, as opposed to an industry standard single seal, insuring virtually no leaks. The starter motor shaft accessory plate is removable for an easy starter change-out. The internals utilize an easy-to-replace standard type clutch basket and a compensating sprocket for a smooth power transfer.

Primary DriveBBC Enclosed Primary
FinishPolished
Final DriveRSD Belt

Electrical

We teamed up with Wire-Plus, the industry’s leader in motorcycle electronics, to design a wiring harness with no compromises. Combine this harness with the high-end brand name electrical components like the Cycle Electric charging system and the Dynatech ignition, and we’re sure your seat time will be long. You won’t be on the side of the road kicking rocks.

Wiring HarnessBBC-WirePlus
Charging SystemBBC 40 Amp
IgnitionS&S
Coil80,000 Volt Mini
StarterPolished Case & Chrome Covers
BatteryExtreme Magna Power AGM

Frame

BrandRedemption
TypeSoftail
Frame Tube0.160" Wall DOM Seamless
SwingarmBBC Devil’s Tail
Down Tube0.160" Wall, 3" Under Stock
Mid Section4" Up, 3" Out
Neck Rake43°
Seat Height20" from ground
Wheel Base100" axle to axle
Overall Length121" end to end
Weight700 lbs approx.
WarrantyLifetime of Original Owner

Sheetmetal

Like our frames, our tanks and fenders are designed and manufactured in-house. We produce the sheetmetal with the frame as a unit, then gets ’mock-up’ before we hand it over to our painters or ship it out to the unassembled kit customers. We use heavy duty 12 gauge steel for our fenders and 14 gauge steel for the tanks. All tanks are pressure tested and the fenders are computer cut. We guarantee and warranty any leaks from the tanks and cracks in the fenders for your lifetime.

Fuel TankBBC Redemption 5 Gallons Carb
Gas CapBBC Flush Mount Pop-Up
Oil TankBBC Sled Oil Tank
Rear FenderBBC Round 12 Gauge Steel
Front FenderBBC Pointed 12 Guage Steel
WarrantyLifetime of Original Owner

Suspension

FrontendBBC Redemption
FinishChrome
Triple Tree Rake
Trail Length4"
Tube Length22" Over Stock
RearProgressive Suspension
Travel3"

Wheels and Brakes

WheelsRC Components
TypeForged Aluminum
FinishPolished
Front Rim21" x 2.125"
Rear Rim18" x 8.5"
Front TireAvon Cobra 90mm
Rear TireAvon Cobra 250mm
Front BrakeP.M. 4-Piston Caliper
Rear BrakeBBC-P.M. 4-Piston Caliper

Accessories

This is where a lot of manufacturers cut corners to cut costs. Well, we don’t. In fact, we march though every corner of the motorcycle’s manufacturing, assembly and component selection without a doubt that we are providing to you the best possible bike for your money.

PipesBBC Chrome Baffled Radius Design
BarsBBC Redemption
Hand ControlsChrome OEM Style
DashBBC-WirePlus Chrome Round Digital
GripsBBC Chrome with Black Rubber
Foot ControlsBBC Chrome
HeadlightBBC Chrome
SignalsChrome DOT Approved
MirrorsChrome DOT Approved
SeatBBC Leather/Vinyl
KickstandBBC Mid-Mount
CablesGoodridge Stainless Steel Clear Coated
Warranty1 year from Factory. 2 years in Europe

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