Sorry about the links, but I'm tired and this is my third try to post pics. I'll try to fix it after I get some sleep.

I decided to do a "slow chop" on my daily driver. I decided to replace the sissy bar first. so the stock one came off. I was going to make a cross out of rebar, but shenanigans at Tractor Supply led to a rebar, 4way tire iron idea. Initial mock up looked like this:

After a couple redesigns and a lot of grinding

I ended up with this:

I think the seat is my next project.