A two-part project by Metropolitan Choppers and metal sculptor Scott Cawood, The “Siren Of TI” Chopper is a 900 pound master piece constructed with nearly 250 pounds of scrap iron and steel as a tribute to the beautiful Sirens of Treasure Island Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Treasure Island Hotel and Casino was running a free nightly show called The Sirens Of TI and they commissioned Metropolitan Choppers to build a series of four custom bikes to be offered as prizes for the players. This “Siren Of TI” Chopper you see here isn`t a prize bike, though, it`s all about the art and is on permanent display to the public on the casino floor.
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Chopper builders Rick Hill and Big Dan, of Metropolitan Choppers enlisted metal sculptor Scott Cawood to complete this eight month`s time project. Scott specializes in transforming scrap metal into artwork, so the siren bike was right up his alley.
Talking about the process of bike creation, Cawood said: “I attemped to take the raw energy of the powerful motorcycle and transform it into the motion of a seductive Siren rising out of the sea and beckoning to unsuspecting sailors. I cut, forged, bent, shaped and welded mild steel to create the sculpture. I envision her as an ancient but dynamic force rising up out of the ocean”
The creative team that stood behind this project has taken the art of bike creation to a whole new level, with the highly realistic and distinguished detail.