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The Tribute
By Larry Trembley

Built for one, dedicated to a few, and in honor of all who have fallen defending
our great nation

  I shall never forget that day in April of 2005 when the two Marines came to my home to inform me of the death of my beloved son Joey in Iraq. During the two to three months that followed Joey’s death an idea formed in my mind to build a tribute to Joey that would make him proud and so that everyone who saw it would always remember Joey and all the other young men and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice for their country
  It is in this vein that the Marine ( Tribute-Memorial) Bike was started. The Marine Bike was built for one, dedicated to a few, and in honor of all who have fallen defending our great nation. My Son Joey and I used to spend time watching Jessie James on the Discovery Channel and the Biker Build-offs. We both enjoyed and admired the skill and talent it took to build a motorcycle, so I thought this would be a great monument to the son I so Loved and missed.
  This special tribute would not have occurred without help. There are many people and companies that have helped idea come to life. This bike could not have been built without help, talent, and support from the following: Powder Tech by New Windsor, NY; Rpm Choppers of Newburgh, NY; Hannoush Jewelers in Newburgh mall in Newburgh, NY; Dino Petrocelli photography in Latham, NY; Moto Insanity in Marlboro, NY; JB Grafix in Newburgh, NY; Richards Militery exchange in Port Jervis, NY; Custom Machinery in Newburgh, NY; and Stevenson Lunber Co. in New Windsor, NY.
  To all those listed above, and to all I may have left out by mistake, my heartfelt thanks. I could not have accomplished this memorial to my son and the many others without you. To my son Joey, I know you are looking down from above and smiling. I hope you are proud of the bike, as we are so proud of you. I will hold you in my heart forever.

Until we meet again
I Love You
Dad.

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Corporal Joseph S. Tremblay
Joseph was born on November 13, 1981 in Ridgewood, NJ to Lawrence Trembley, Sr. and Tina Marie Remo.
He Graduated in 1999 from the Newburgh Free Academy and also attended Orange County Community College.
Joseph joined the Marines just after graduating from the academy in 1999 and completed a four-year tour. He remained in the Marines Reserved and signed up for active duty, he served in Hawaii, Japan, and Australia.
His beloved family and friends are proud of his dedication in the service of our country. He stands for freedom. honor and dignity.
His memory will remain forever.

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Owner: Larry Tremblay
Name Of Bikes: Marine Tribute Bike
Home: Newburgh, NY
Builder: RPM Custom Chopper
Year: 2006
Time To Build: Four Month
Powercoater: Powder Tech of NY
Painter: Justin Barnes of JB Grafix
Color: Black
 
Engine
Model/Year: 96” S&S / 2006
Builder: S&S
Displacement: 96 inches
Horsepower: 105 H/P
Pistons,Heads,Cam, Valves,
Rockers,Lifters,PushRods , Carburetor, and Oil Pump:
S&S Air Cleaner: Sifton
Exhaust: Stainless Steel
Ignition: Crane Hi 4
Primary Cover: BDL

Chassis
Frame: DNA
Rake: 42 Degrees Stretch: 5
Front Forks: American Suspension
Swingarm: DNA
Overall Length: 9 Feet
Rear Shocks: Progressive
Front Wheel: DNA 21 inch
Rear Wheel: DNA 18*8 1/2
Front Brake: American Suspension
Rear Brake: GMA
Front Tire: Avon 21 inch
Rear Tire: Avon 250
Fenders: Rpm

Transmission
Year/Model: ‘06 Prowler
Gears: 6
Clutch and Primary Drive: BDL
Final Drive: Belt

Accessories
Headlights, Taillight, Mirrors:
    V-Twin
Fuel Tank: RPM/Custom/4 gallon
Oil Tank, Handle Bars, License plate Bracket: RPM
Riser, Speedo: Dakota Digital
Seat: Fidel’s Upholstery
Pegs Foot Controls: Brama
Hand Controls, Levers: PM
Special Custom Features: Shifter by Larry Tremblay and Custom Machine, Portraits by Gavin Baker, Button by Hannoush Jewelers
 

HotRodHotLine.com would like to thank all the men and women that are fighting for our freedom and all the families that have lost love ones defending our freedom.
Thank You
 

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