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BMR 7: The Gypsy Tour

BMR 7: The Gypsy Tour

Killer And Company Hit The Road For Three Days Of Riding And Fun Article By: Killer Photos By: Cycle Source Staff Gypsy Tour-(jips? – to?or) – noun. A journey for pleasure in which several different places are visited by a group of nomadic, free spirited people. Last year when Chris told me to load up […]

Sportsters Rule At The 2016 BMR

Sportsters Rule At The 2016 BMR

Photos By: Matt Reel Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Well, the best event of the year has come and gone again, The Big Mountain Run once again out did last year. This year brought with it all the riding, camping, site seeing, and friend making of the last along […]

Big Mountain Run 2016

Big Mountain Run 2016

Article By: Chris Callen Photos By: Heather Callen, Darren McKeag, Matt Reel, Killer & Jimmy Frizzell Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Believe it or not, with all the articles I have to write throughout the year, this is one that I toil over. You see, it’s easy to give […]

Big Mountain Run 3: I Survived

Big Mountain Run 3: I Survived

By: Jack Shit Photos By: Geno Stull, Joann Bortels, Chris Callen Originally Published In The August 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Since watching the wipeout video from last year‘s Tramp Triathlon, all I could think of was, I can’t wait to get to this event. I had made big plans to ride cross country […]

Big Mountain Run 2012

Big Mountain Run 2012

Article By: Ryan Augustine and J.J. Phipps Photos By: Kerri Schindler, Ryan, Poncho, Darren McKeag, Bean’re And Chris Callen Originally Published In The September 2012 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine I almost love to hear other people’s stories about the BMR more than the ones I have collected myself. This year however, there were two […]

Sportster Challenge – Meet The Builders

Sportster Challenge – Meet The Builders

?MEET THE BUILDERS: Jordan Ashley I grew up wrenching with my father. My legit earliest memory is walking around the garage in a diaper while he working on his Drag car, a 1984 Trans Am. I’ve been in the garage ever since. Working on my cars, my friends cars, but most of the time, just […]

Sportster Challenge – Meet The Builders

Sportster Challenge – Meet The Builders

Davey Mattei 34 years old hailing from Plains, Pennsylvania, Davey got into bikes through his father, once he got one, Davey had to have one. He started riding dirt bikes when he was eleven and started racing at 12 all the way up until he was 29. Davey then went to MMI straight out of high school in […]

Sportster Challenge – Meet The Builders

Sportster Challenge – Meet The Builders

Michael Parsons Full time at assistant manager at local parts store and last year he was blessed with a beautiful daughter farrah. other than that he considers himself pretty much a normal dude. He once had big dreams of building a bike this year but 55 hours a week and a new born didnt give him time […]

Sportster Challenge: Meet The Builders

Sportster Challenge: Meet The Builders

My name is Ross Latimer from Nokesville, VA. Been riding dirtbikes and whatnot since I was six. Never really grew out of it in my 24 years of livin. Love everything about sportsters. That’s why I’m so excited for this event. Not only That but in the end a bunch of guys got some awesome […]

Hillbilly Invitational

Hillbilly Invitational

1st Annual at BMR Article By: Chris Callen Originally Published In The  September 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine When we decided that we would bring back Big Mountain Run this year we knew that it had to be about something, I mean the run itself is, but what statement could we make with the […]

The Gypsy Tour

The Gypsy Tour

Article By: Panhead Frank Originally Published In The September 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Gypsy Tour is a ride which leads up to the Big Mountain Run and this year’s ride did not disappoint. We rode some of the best roads that Pennsylvania, Maryland and West Virginia have to offer! The two-lane roads that […]

Metzeler Burn Out Contest

Metzeler Burn Out Contest

BMR 2014 Article By: Chris Callen So there isn’t a whole lot to tell you about the burnout contest except….DAMNNNNN!!!! A lot of people made comments on Bookface that they never understand these things…Blah, Blah, Blah. Look, what is there to understand? It’s a primal ritual. You take one part dangerous machine, one part crowd […]

Big Mountain Run

Big Mountain Run

Back For Year 5 Article By: Matt Reel Photos By: Rebecca, Mad Stork, Chrs Callen, Jeff Cochran Originally Published In The September 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine As I sit here at my laptop I’m trying to figure out how to put into words my favorite event of the year. For anyone who has […]

Three New Hillbilly Invitational Builders!!!

Three New Hillbilly Invitational Builders!!!

So the Gypsy Tour starts today and on our way out we are happy to announce three new builders for the Hillbilly Invitational.  For 2015 The Big Mountain Run will feature builders from all over the Eastern and Central parts of the United States in the Second Annual Hillbilly Invitational. Each of these builders is […]

BMR Hits The Road!

BMR Hits The Road!

*$1 Beer At BMR All Weekend Long With Wristband* Good morning Cycle Source Bloggers! Today we leave for what will probably be the coolest trip we do all year, the annual Big Mountain Run, or BMR, for short. Tonight we’re heading to Triple S Harley in Morgantown, West Virginia, to party it up for the night […]

2015 Big Mountain Run – Hillbilly Invitational – Jeff Cochran, SpeedKing

2015 Big Mountain Run – Hillbilly Invitational – Jeff Cochran, SpeedKing

For 2015 The Big Mountain Run will feature builders from all over the Eastern and Central parts of the United States in the Second Annual Hillbilly Invitational. Each of these builders is hand crafting an amazing build for the event and will all be pictured here and in Cycle Source Magazine. The winner also gets […]

2015 Big Mountain Run- Hillbilly Invitational- Nick Beaulieu, Forever Two Wheels

2015 Big Mountain Run- Hillbilly Invitational- Nick Beaulieu, Forever Two Wheels

For 2015 The Big Mountain Run will feature builders from all over the Eastern and Central parts of the United States in the Second Annual Hillbilly Invitational. Each of these builders is hand crafting an amazing build for the event and will all be pictured here and in Cycle Source Magazine. The winner also gets […]

2015 Big Mountain Run – Hillbilly Invitational – RJ Powell, Cutting Edge Customs

2015 Big Mountain Run – Hillbilly Invitational – RJ Powell, Cutting Edge Customs

For 2015 The Big Mountain Run will feature builders from all over the Eastern and Central parts of the United States in the Second Annual Hillbilly Invitational. Each of these builders is hand crafting an amazing build for the event and will all be pictured here and in Cycle Source Magazine. The winner also gets […]

2015 Big Mountain Run- Hillbilly Invitational- Zack Conway, Diamonds-N-Rust Cycles

2015 Big Mountain Run- Hillbilly Invitational- Zack Conway, Diamonds-N-Rust Cycles

For 2015 The Big Mountain Run will feature builders from all over the Eastern and Central parts of the United States in the Second Annual Hillbilly Invitational. Each of these builders is hand crafting an amazing build for the event and will all be pictured here and in Cycle Source Magazine. The winner also gets […]

2015 Big Mountain Run- Hillbilly Invitational- Will Ramsey, Faith Forgotten Choppers

2015 Big Mountain Run- Hillbilly Invitational- Will Ramsey, Faith Forgotten Choppers

For 2015 The Big Mountain Run will feature builders from all over the Eastern and Central parts of the United States in the Second Annual Hillbilly Invitational. Each of these builders is hand crafting an amazing build for the event and will all be pictured here and in Cycle Source Magazine. The winner also gets […]

2015 Big Mountain Run – Hillbilly Invitational – Nate Jacobs, Harlot Cycles

2015 Big Mountain Run – Hillbilly Invitational – Nate Jacobs, Harlot Cycles

For 2015 The Big Mountain Run will feature builders from all over the Eastern and Central parts of the United States in the Second Annual Hillbilly Invitational. Each of these builders is hand crafting an amazing build for the event and will all be pictured here and in Cycle Source Magazine. The winner also gets […]

Big Mountain Run 2015 Heating Up With Jared Blake Announcement!

Big Mountain Run 2015 Heating Up With Jared Blake Announcement!

We have just signed a deal with country music recording artist Jared Blake to headline the 2015 Big Mountain Run. Friday night Jared will take the stage and if you have seen him in concert you know he brings one hell of a show! In addition to Jared Blake, we have added some great new […]

Cool Slide Show From Big Mountain Run 2014

Cool Slide Show From Big Mountain Run 2014

  With Big Mountain Run 2015 just around the corner (June 10-13th) We wanted to take a look at how much fun our first year at the new location was. The guys are all gearing up for 2015 so check out the BMR website at www.bmrwv.com for more info.

BMR 5 Videos Starting To Roll On Grease & Gears TV – McKeag Wins Metzeler Burnout Contest

BMR 5 Videos Starting To Roll On Grease & Gears TV – McKeag Wins Metzeler Burnout Contest

When my brother Darren does a burnout, it’s a thing of beauty. Please don’t ask why we dig this shit, look at the smiles, it should be obvious…..  hahaha!

Hillbilly Invitational–Cast your vote!

Hillbilly Invitational–Cast your vote!

Help us choose our Big Mountain Run 5 Hillbilly Invitational Winner. Vote for your favorite bike  on our Facebook page from now until midnight (EST) tonight. Online voting will make up 33% of the total score. The other 66% is a panel of judges and the builders themselves. All you have to do is “LIKE” […]

BMR5 Gypsy Tour Takes to the Road

BMR5 Gypsy Tour Takes to the Road

Our embedded reporter just checked in from Triple S Harley where Big Mountain Run riders are just waking up after a night of  music,  old biker movies and tales from the from the road. The folks at Triple S really rolled out the red carpet with great pulled chicken sandwiches and amazing hospitality last night. […]

BMR 5 Gypsy Tour Kick Off Party

BMR 5 Gypsy Tour Kick Off Party

Wanna be part of the BMR5 Gypsy Tour but can’t…Here’s the next best thing! Come to Triple S Harley  At 7300 Willie G Avenue Morgantown, WV tonight starting at 5pm and hang out with the Gypsy Tour Riders and Cycle Source for great FREE food, fantastic FREE entertainment and FREE Old School Biker Drive in […]

Metzeler Sponsor BMR ME880 Burnout Contest Friday Night!

Metzeler Sponsor BMR ME880 Burnout Contest Friday Night!

The burnout pit is ready in Tucker County and waiting for BMR riders to roll in and tear it up. We have six prize places for the Best Burnouts Of BMR this year. The ME880 Burnouts at BMR will give a brand new set of Metzeler tires for the two top spots, two rear tires […]

Big Mountain Run ’14 – Hillbilly Invitational – Harlot cycles

Big Mountain Run ’14 – Hillbilly Invitational – Harlot cycles

This year The Big Mountain Run will feature builders from all over the Eastern and Central parts of the United States in the first ever Hillbilly Invitational. Each of these builders is hand crafting an amazing build for the event and they will all be pictured here and in Cycle Source Magazine. Leading up to […]

Meet Bean’re, George The Painter & Biker Rogue At BMR 5

Meet Bean’re, George The Painter & Biker Rogue At BMR 5

    Legends of Motorcycle Journalism are heading to this year’s Big Mountain Run in Tucker County West Virgina. The World Famous Bean’re will be on hand with his book, just back from his tour of Asia. Also heading to the mountains of West Virginia will be critically acclaimed biker Journalist and magazine columnist George […]

Big Mountain Run ’14 – Hillbilly Invitational – Faith Forgotten Choppers

Big Mountain Run ’14 – Hillbilly Invitational – Faith Forgotten Choppers

This year The Big Mountain Run will feature builders from all over the Eastern and Central parts of the United States in the first ever Hillbilly Invitational. Each of these builders is hand crafting an amazing build for the event and they will all be pictured here and in Cycle Source Magazine. Leading up to […]

Big Mountain Run ’14 – Hillbilly Invitational – 40cal

Big Mountain Run ’14 – Hillbilly Invitational – 40cal

This year The Big Mountain Run will feature builders from all over the Eastern and Central parts of the United States in the first ever Hillbilly Invitational. Each of these builders is hand crafting an amazing build for the event and they will all be pictured here and in Cycle Source Magazine. Leading up to […]

Big Mountain Run ’14 – Hillbilly Invitational – Bridge City Chop Shop

Big Mountain Run ’14 – Hillbilly Invitational – Bridge City Chop Shop

This year The Big Mountain Run will feature builders from all over the Eastern and Central parts of the United States in the first ever Hillbilly Invitational. Each of these builders is hand crafting an amazing build for the event and they will all be pictured here and in Cycle Source Magazine. Leading up to […]

Big Mountain Run Pre-registration Extended – Win This Frame!

Big Mountain Run Pre-registration Extended – Win This Frame!

To give everyone some extra time, since so many of you asked about getting in on the Indian Larry frame give-a-way, here is an extra shot! The date for per-registration has been extended to the end of this weekend. Now closing Sunday June 8th. Get in on this now at http://www.bmrwv.com/  

Big Mountain Run 5 – The Northern Route

Big Mountain Run 5 – The Northern Route

Mitch Bodine from Cycle Source Magazine will be leading a crew from New Jersey and it will start from Nick’s Cycle in Williamstown, NJ. He is going to be at Nick’s by Tuesday afternoon and will have hot dogs and hamburgers from all riders. Mitch will have a chase vehicle following this leg of the […]

Big Mountain Run ’14 – Hillbilly Invitational – Austin Martin Originals

Big Mountain Run ’14 – Hillbilly Invitational – Austin Martin Originals

This year The Big Mountain Run will feature builders from all over the Eastern and Central parts of the United States in the first ever Hillbilly Invitational. Each of these builders is hand crafting an amazing build for the event and they will all be pictured here and in Cycle Source Magazine. Leading up to […]

Wanna Be In The Hillbilly Invitational? – 3 Spots Just Open!

Wanna Be In The Hillbilly Invitational? – 3 Spots Just Open!

Due to unforeseen personal obligations a few of the original Builders who were invited to this years Hillbilly Invitational at Big Mountain Run are unable to attend. This opens up an opportunity for three builders who have newly completed builds to apply for those openings. You must be located on the eastern or central part […]

Big Mountain Run ’14 – Hillbilly Invitational – Speedking

Big Mountain Run ’14 – Hillbilly Invitational – Speedking

This year The Big Mountain Run will feature builders from all over the Eastern and Central parts of the United States in the first ever Hillbilly Invitational. Each of these builders is hand crafting an amazing build for the event and they will all be pictured here and in Cycle Source Magazine. Leading up to […]

Big Mountain Run ’14 – Hillbilly Invitational – Diamonds-N-Rust Cycles

Big Mountain Run ’14 – Hillbilly Invitational – Diamonds-N-Rust Cycles

This year The Big Mountain Run will feature builders from all over the Eastern and Central parts of the United States in the first ever Hillbilly Invitational. Each of these builders is hand crafting an amazing build for the event and they will all be pictured here and in Cycle Source Magazine. Leading up to […]

BMR 5 – Hillbilly Invitational – Jason Grimes

BMR 5 – Hillbilly Invitational – Jason Grimes

This year The Big Mountain Run will feature builders from all over the Eastern and Central parts of the United States in the first ever Hillbilly Invitational. Each of these builders is hand crafting an amazing build for the event and they will all be pictured here and in Cycle Source Magazine. Leading up to […]

bmr 5 – Win An Indian Larry Motorcycles Twisted Downtube Frame

bmr 5 – Win An Indian Larry Motorcycles Twisted Downtube Frame

  Pre-Register to Big Mountain Run 5 by clicking here to purchase a $30.00 event ticket and you are automatically entered for a chance to win. This is the last chance to be a part of the drawing for this RIGHTEOUS twisted single down tube frame! All pre-registration tickets will be picked up at the […]

BMR 5 – Hillbilly Invitational – Jeremy Cupp

BMR 5 – Hillbilly Invitational – Jeremy Cupp

In 2003 When Jeremy Cupp wanted to upgrade to a better bike, but realized he couldn’t afford one, he did what any third generation Fabricator/Machinist would have done……he built his own. There in the back corner of the Family machine shop was where LC Fabrications, and Jeremy’s new addiction, was born. That first motorcycle quickly […]

BMR 5

BMR 5

So you have heard about BMR 5 or Big Mountain Run 5 and wonder what all the buzz is about. Well it’s a hell of a good time and you don’t want to miss it.! Check out the website for details and to get your tickets now to enter to win an Indian Larry Twisted […]

Big Mountain Run 5 ! Pre Registration Now Open!Win This just for Pre Registering!

Big Mountain Run 5 ! Pre Registration Now Open!Win This just for Pre Registering!

June 10th thru June 15th Big Mountain Run 5 The Gypsy Run Starts on June 10th the party is June 13th to 15th Okay you hardcore bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts, the BMR is gonna happen again in 2014! For those of you not in the know, the BMR is not a physical place on the […]

Calling All Knuckleheads

Calling All Knuckleheads

So you like a good custom Knucklehead? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Copper Mike knows how to take something old and make something new and rideable. Features include hand made gas tank with aluminum milled side panels with matching handmade forward controls and floorboards. Additional components include hand blown glass and hinged license […]

Big Mountain Run 2013 Canceled

Big Mountain Run 2013 Canceled

So here’s the deal with Big Mountain Run for the Spring of 2013. As of now, it has been canceled. There will not be an event produced by Cycle Source Magazine for Mat under the name of Big Mountain Run or not. The reason, since there seems to be some speculation as to why it’s […]

BMR Day One! S.N.A.F.U. And That’s The Way We Roll!

BMR Day One! S.N.A.F.U. And That’s The Way We Roll!

So, we set out a day early because in the past two years we have let down the host of our kick-off party in Taylorsville, Wanye, the owner of Wicked Willy Choppers. This year we’d do half the trip the first day, half the second, no problem right? Well, if you know anything about our […]

BMR – Gypsy Tour Directions Sheets Now Ready!!!

BMR – Gypsy Tour Directions Sheets Now Ready!!!

Hey, just thought maybe you guys would want to print this out ahead of time. We’ll have them on hand as well. Or you can download a PDF of both here Day 1 Directions Day 2 Directions

Sims City Hot Rods coming to BMR 2012

Sims City Hot Rods coming to BMR 2012

Just got word from Mutton Chops that the cats from Sims City Hot Rods out of Atlanta, GA are rolling out to BMR this year. Great news, can’t wait to see what they bring with them! Check out their work at http://simscityhotrods.blogspot.com/?zx=c050b194fd08421c

Justified Defiance and Steelborn Coming To BMR

Justified Defiance and Steelborn Coming To BMR

    Just got off the phone with both Steelborn Choppers and Justified Defiance and they have both informed us that they will be at the Big Mountain Run. These are two killer builders among the 24 National Builders that will be set up at BMR with their wears on hand. Additionally we have offered […]

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