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2013 Big Bear Choppers Venom ProStreet

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Low, mean and powerful, these three words can perfectly describe the Big Bear Choppers Venom ProStreet. The motorcycle’s unique style demands instant respect, while its tasty paint job helps it stand out from the crowd.

Unlike other choppers, the Venom ProStreet puts more accent on maneuverability and despite its fancy look, the motorcycle is more agile than one could think.

You’ll especially like the large diameter single radius downtube and the famous arched Venom swingarm which underline the unique character of the bike. Not to mention about the ultra-low seat height and the tasty pullback handlebars which offer a pretty relaxed riding position.

The motorcycle is built around BBC’s proprietary low vibration V111 polished engine which puts out 115.8 bhp and 122.8 lb/ft of torque. The engine is perfectly kept in leash by a capable Baker 6-speed overdrive transmission.

Hit the jump for more information on the Big Bear Choppers Venom ProStreet.

Overview

Big Bear Choppers Venom ProStreet

Stylish and clean, The Venom ProStreet was launched in 2002, and immediately became our cornerstone model for years after. We designed this motorcycle for the rider that wants a methodically designed motorcycle that’s as easy to ride as she is to look at. The large diameter single radius downtube and the famous arched Venom swingarm were designed and introduced on this model, giving her a distinctive character and trademark design for the Big Bear Choppers brand. She has a lower than standard seat height and pullback handlebars making her comfortable for most types of riders. The compact design makes her easy to handle but her raked out neck stands her out in a crowd. Standard components include the proprietary low vibration V111™ polished engine in front of a Baker 6-speed overdrive transmission, exclusive primary drive, chrome frontend and controls, and so on. So how does our Venom ProStreet deliver so many high-end features at such an affordable price? Thanks for asking… just beautifully.

Design Features

Big Bear Choppers Venom ProStreet
  • Distinctive large diameter single radius downtube
  • Standard neck height with an obtainable yet appealing 40° rake
  • Low seat of 23.5” that enables low speed confidence and maneuverability
  • Aesthetically flowing oil tank and clean rolling fenders
  • Cool new style fuel tank design
  • Famous patented Venom™ arched swingarm
  • Stylistic and ergonomically sound handlebars

Component Features

Big Bear Choppers Venom ProStreet
  • 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
  • Chrome Frontend with Hidden Axle Design
  • Chrome Foot and Hand Controls
  • Chrome Digital Dash
  • Chrome Radius Tuned Exhaust

Factory Options

Big Bear Choppers Venom ProStreet
  • BDL Open Belt Drive
  • Wheel Design Choice
  • Chrome Wheels and Brake Calipers
  • Standard or Custom Paint Scheme

Specifications

Big Bear Choppers Venom ProStreet

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

The Venom Series motorcycles was launched in 2002 and set a higher standard with it’s pioneered frame design in the industry with it’s large single radius downtube and the famous Venom swingarm. The Venom Chopper frame is the big brother to the Venom ProStreet frame with it’s 6" of downtube stretch.

The frame is the foundation of the motorcycle’s aesthetics and reliability. All our frames are designed and manufactured in house in our San Bernardino facility. Every frame component (e.g. neck, side plates, tank mounts, tranny plate, axle adjusters, etc) are CNC manufactured with precision. Utilizing a 0.250 wall, 1.5” tube steel for the backbone and downtube and a 0.160 wall, 1.125” tube for the rest of the frame, BBC uses the best steel possible for our frames. All frames are 100% TIG welded for a clean, strong and precise fusion. We think we make a statement about our confidence with a lifetime warranty on the frames we make.

BrandBBC Venom ProStreet
TypeSoftail
Frame Tube0.160" Wall DOM Seamless
SwingarmBBC Venom (Pat. #D503363)
BackboneThick 0.250" Wall 3" Stretch
DowntubeThick 0.250" Wall, Stock Length
Neck Rake40°
Seat Height23" from ground
Wheel Base80" axle to axle
Overall Length108" 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 Venom Deluxe, 3.625 Gallons Carb, 3.5 Gallons EFI
Gas CapBBC Flush Mount Pop-Up
Oil TankBBC Venom Horse Shoe Type
Rear FenderBBC Sled Pointed 12 Gauge Steel
Front FenderBBC Sled Pointed 12 Gauge Steel
WarrantyLifetime of Original Owner

Suspension

Designed and manufactured in-house, our fully chrome frontend is exclusively made for our motorcycles to be aesthetically cool and functionally bomb proof. The BBC logo branded 6° triple trees have what we call a ’smooth mount’ design - you don’t see the tube and axle nuts on top. And what we mean with the ’hidden axle’ - it’s a nutless type axle, making the finish smooth. With all our calculations with the frame and frontend, we’ve landed the front wheel in the sweet spot of the final trail measurement. This allows for a motorcycle with no frontend flop and high speed wobble.

And at the back, there’s no better American Made shock to use than the industry’s premier shock absorber, Progressive Suspension. The chrome pair of oil dampened shocks produce a good ride, which is just one more reason why our motorcycles out handle and beat the comfort of the other guys bikes.

FrontendBBC Smooth Mount Hidden Axle
FinishChrome
Triple Tree Rake
Trail Length3.75"
Tube Length4" Over Stock
RearProgressive Suspension
FinishChrome
Travel3"

Wheels and Brakes

WheelsBig Bear Choppers
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 Chrome Venom
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 the Factory. 2 years in Europe.

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