The Venom Chopper is one of the most popular models in Big Bear’s lineup. The motorcycle represents the purest form of what means an American chopper and its simple, yet bold lines inspire power and confidence.

The motorcycle’s frame features a 6” stretched single radius downtube which is combined with a fresh tear drop fuel tank and a set of sharp fenders which further accentuate the aggressive look of the motorcycle. The bike also carries the patented arched Venom swingarm that made BBC famous. This unique swingarm hosts a fat 250mm rear tire which further enhances the mean look of the motorcycle.

The Venom Chopper is propelled by a V111 low vibration polished engine which cranks out 122.8 lbs. of torque and 115.8 bhp. The engine’s power is sent to ground by means of a 6-Speed right-dide drive polished transmission.

Other features include forged billet wheel choice, 4-Piston Caliper Brakes, chrome frontend with hidden axle design, chrome foot and hand controls, chrome digital dash and chrome radius tuned exhaust.

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

  • 2013 Big Bear Choppers Venom Chopper
  • Year:
    2013
  • Make:
  • Engine:
    BBC-S&S V111™ EFI Evolution
  • Transmission:
    6 Speed Manual
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    115
  • Torque @ RPM:
    122
  • Energy:
    S&S Electronic Fuel Injection
  • Displacement:
    111 cubic inches
  • Price:
    45900

Overview

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Along side its ProStreet sibling, the Venom Chopper has been the flagship model for Big Bear Choppers for years, and there’s many reasons for that. This motorcycle boasts an American chopper attitude with simple, flowing lines. The power in this chopper is in the artistic, seamless design, nothing under or over stated. Her 6” stretched single radius downtube, new style tear drop fuel tank, lower than standard seat height and pull back handlebars gives the Venom a traditional chopper stance at a high comfort level. All new for the ‘08 Venom Series is the right-side drive, which promotes balanced ergonomics. She also carries the patented arched Venom swingarm that we are famous for, adding to the Venom’s distinct look and character. Not needing to keep up with the rear tire size race, the 250mm rear tire is big enough to accomplish the look and feel of this chopper. The Venom Chopper is a motorcycle you can handle... at a price you can handle.

Design Features

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  • Distinctive large diameter single radius downtube
  • Tall Chopper style 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

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  • V111™ Low Vibration Polished Engine at 122.8 lbs. of Torque
  • 6-Speed Right-Side Drive Polished Transmission
  • BBC Enclosed Primary Drive
  • 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

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

Specifications

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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.

Finish Polished Case & Chrome Covers
Displacement 111"
Bore X Stoke 4 1/8" X 4 1/8"
Horsepower 115.8 bhp
Torque 122.8 lb/ft
Induction S&S Super E Carburetor
Air Cleaner S&S Tear Drop
Oil Pump S&S High Volume
Warranty 2 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.

Finish Polished Case & Chrome Covers
Displacement 111"
Bore X Stoke 4 1/8" X 4 1/8"
Horsepower 115.8 bhp
Torque 122.8 lb/ft
Induction S&S Electronic Fuel Injection
Air Cleaner S&S Tear Drop
Oil Pump S&S High Volume
Warranty 2 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.

Brand Baker
Finish Polished Case & Chrome Covers
Drive Right Side
Gears 6-Speed Overdrive
Warranty 2 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 Drive BBC Enclosed Primary
Finish Polished
Final Drive RSD 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 Harness BBC-WirePlus
Charging System BBC 40 Amp
Ignition S&S
Coil 80,000 Volt Mini
Starter Polished Case & Chrome Covers
Battery Extreme 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.

Brand BBC Venom Chopper
Type Softail
Frame Tube 0.160" Wall DOM Seamless
Swingarm BBC Venom (Pat. #D503363)
Backbone Thick 0.250" Wall 3" Stretch
Downtube Thick 0.250" Wall, 6" Stretch
Neck Rake 40°
Seat Height 23" from ground
Wheel Base 83" axle to axle
Overall Length 111" end to end
Weight 700 lbs approx.
Warranty Lifetime 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 Tank BBC Venom Deluxe, 3.625 Gallons Carb, 3.5 Gallons EFI
Gas Cap BBC Flush Mount Pop-Up
Oil Tank BBC Venom Horse Shoe Type
Rear Fender BBC Sled Pointed 12 Gauge Steel
Front Fender BBC Sled Pointed 12 Gauge Steel
Warranty Lifetime 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.

Frontend BBC Smooth Mount Hidden Axle
Finish Chrome
Triple Tree Rake
Trail Length 3.75"
Tube Length 10" Over Stock
Rear Progressive Suspension
Finish Chrome
Travel 3"

Wheels and Brakes

Wheels RC Components
Type Forged Aluminum
Finish Polished
Front Rim 21" x 2.125"
Rear Rim 18" x 10.5"
Front Tire Avon Cobra 90mm
Rear Tire Avon Cobra 250mm
Front Brake P.M. 4-Piston Caliper
Rear Brake BBC-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.

Pipes BBC Chrome Baffled Radius Design
Bars BBC Chrome Venom
Hand Controls Chrome OEM Style
Dash BBC-WirePlus Chrome Round Digital
Grips BBC Chrome with Black Rubber
Foot Controls BBC Chrome
Headlight BBC Chrome
Signals Chrome DOT Approved
Mirrors Chrome DOT Approved
Seat BBC Leather/Vinyl
Kickstand BBC Mid-Mount
Cables Goodridge Stainless Steel Clear Coated
Warranty 1 year from the Factory. 2 years in Europe.
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