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Ultimate Builder Results: 2017 Long Beach

Ultimate Builder Results: 2017 Long Beach

The 1st Show in the Ultimate Builder 7-state Tour Long Beach Ultimate Builder Results includes custom ground-up builds and mild to wild builds. J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show – Nov 17-19, 2017 Results FreeStyle – Results from LB Ultimate Builder 2017 FreeStyle Winner Ryan McQuiston’s 45 Magnum, a 1941 Harley-Davidson Flathead 45, features […]

Industry Heavy Hitters To Judge In Motion!

Industry Heavy Hitters To Judge In Motion!

November 2nd – 5th, 2017 will be the first offering of a brand new type of show called In Motion at the Lone Star Rally in Galveston, TX.  14 builders from across the United States have been invited to create a one of a kind custom motorcycle that not only exemplifies their ability as an […]

The Voting Is Now Open For Our 2017 “Source Awards!”

The Voting Is Now Open For Our 2017 “Source Awards!”

  VOTE BY USING THIS LINK Welcome to one of our favorite annual offering from Cycle Source Magazine: The Year In Review Issue. In case you are new to our magazine we take the January issue each year to take a look back over the past 12 issues of the year in the life of […]

Dates Announced For AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days: July 6-8, 2018

Dates Announced For AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days: July 6-8, 2018

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association has announced that next year’s premier celebration of vintage motorcycling, AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, will be July 6-8, 2018, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. “AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days is one of the top motorcycling events in the country that brings motorcyclists together around racing, bike […]

The Cycle X Honda CB750 Motor Factory is Open for Business

The Cycle X Honda CB750 Motor Factory is Open for Business

Every year in the off-season, the Cycle X facility is rearranged into a vintage Honda motor factory.  Refurbished heads, crankshafts, big-bore cylinders, oil pumps, Chain wheels, expertly polished alloy parts and under-cut transmissions are some of the parts available. Many customers like the refurbished parts offered because they can simply reassemble their motors with-out worrying […]

Museum On The Move- Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall Of Fame Expands To Two Campuses

Museum On The Move- Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall Of Fame Expands To Two Campuses

Sturgis, South Dakota, October 24, 2017 – The Sturgis Rally may be over, but things are just getting started for the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame. The Museum is set to double within three years, and the Hall of Fame portion will have its own campus. Meanwhile the Main Street location will get a major revitalization, courtesy […]

Jeff Cochran Of SpeedKing Racing’s In Motion Builder Profile

Jeff Cochran Of SpeedKing Racing’s In Motion Builder Profile

Jeff Cochran – Speed King USA Jeff has been building motorcycles for the past three decades. Despite that he will tell you that he has only been making a living with them for the last 20 years, his “Modern Bobber” style has swept the industry and changed the definition of what a bobber is for […]

Some Of The Top Builders In The Industry Compete For A Cool 10 Grand

Some Of The Top Builders In The Industry Compete For A Cool 10 Grand

Meet The Builders Of In Motion Heading To Lone Star Rally For the first time ever Lucas Oils and the Lone Star Rally will host some of the nations best builders and craftsmen at “In Motion”  this year in Galveston Texas from November 2nd through the 5th.  Over the next few days we though you might […]

Rollie Free Vincent Now At the National Motorcycle Museum

Rollie Free Vincent Now At the  National Motorcycle Museum

The prototype Vincent Black Lightning ridden by Rollie Free in 1948 across the Bonneville Salt Flats in Wendover, Utah is now on display at the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, Iowa. The famous “bathing suit bike” will be on loan only until Summer 2018. Many consider the image of Rollie Free in his bathing suit riding John Edgar’s […]

Lowbrow Customs Founder Recaptures Land Speed Record

Lowbrow Customs Founder Recaptures Land Speed Record

Tyler Malinky, founder and CEO of Lowbrow Customs, has successfully reclaimed a land speed record on his 1955 Triumph motorcycle. Starting his land speed racing career in 2010, he has set record speeds in five different classes, including the A-VG 750 record back in 2011. “It feels great to set a goal and then accomplish it, […]

Sturgis Rally Doubleheader Returns To 2018 American Flat Track Schedule

Sturgis Rally Doubleheader Returns To 2018 American Flat Track Schedule

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 21, 2017) – Following the recent confirmation of the 2018 DAYTONA TT during Bike Week at DAYTONA, American Flat Track is pleased to announce the return of the Sturgis Rally doubleheader in 2018 with the Buffalo Chip TT returning on Sunday, August 5 and the Black Hills Half-Mile scheduled for Tuesday, August […]

19 Artists Compete at the Paint Slinger Shootout

19 Artists Compete at the Paint Slinger Shootout

19 Artists Compete at the Paint Slinger Shootout at AIMExpo The Paint Slinger Shootout by Simpson Helmets is a Year 1 artist competition produced by Biker Pros to raise the level of awareness of artists in the custom industry.

Championship Of The Americas Announces Winners On Final Day Of AIMExpo

Championship Of The Americas Announces Winners On Final Day Of AIMExpo

Tim Dixon Earns Opportunity to Represent America at 2018 AMD World Championship COLUMBUS, Ohio (September 24, 2017) – The 2017 American International Motorcycle Expo presented by Nationwide (AIMExpo) came to a close on Sunday, capping off a memorable debut in Columbus. Consumer attendees continued to walk the aisles inside the Greater Columbus Convention Center throughout the final day, getting a […]

American Flat Track Makes Long-Awaited Return To Dallas-Fort Worth For Lone Star Half-Mile Presented By Indian Motorcycle

American Flat Track Makes Long-Awaited Return To Dallas-Fort Worth For Lone Star Half-Mile Presented By Indian Motorcycle

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (September 20, 2017) – American Flat Track returns to action this weekend for the Lone Star Half-Mile presented by Indian Motorcycle. The penultimate round of the championship marks the first time the series has visited the Dallas-Fort Worth area since 1999, and it will do so in style at an all-new venue […]

Roland Sands Presents The Moto Beach Classic At Bolsa Chica State Beach’s Sea Legs Live

Roland Sands Presents The Moto Beach Classic At Bolsa Chica State Beach’s Sea Legs Live

The team at Roland Sands Design has been dreaming about a beachfront moto event for years. We have finally been given the keys to the kingdom at Bolsa Chica State Beach. We are partnering with our friends at Sea Legs Live, a legendary concert venue on the sand, to bring a day of reggae with […]

DAYTONA TT To Kick Off 2018 American Flat Track Season On March 15

DAYTONA TT To Kick Off 2018 American Flat Track Season On March 15

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.– American Flat Track is pleased to announce its return to Daytona International Speedway’s legendary tri-oval for the second annual DAYTONA TT on Thursday, March 15, 2018. Following the sport’s hugely successful debut event inside the world’s only motorsports stadium this past March, American Flat Track will be back under the lights in […]

Kirsh Helmets Set To Attend Fifth Annual American International Motorcycle Expo In Columbus

Kirsh Helmets Set To Attend Fifth Annual American International Motorcycle Expo In Columbus

Kirsh Helmets Will Launch CHM-1, Its Toughest, Lowest-profile DOT-certified Helmet to Date, at Industry-leading Expo in Columbus, Ohio SCHENECTADY, NY (SEPTEMBER 19, 2017) – Kirsh Helmets, of Schenectady, NY, is pleased to announce its participation in the powersports industry’s largest trade and consumer show in North America, the fifth-annual American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) presented […]

California Assembly, Senate Pass Bills To Continue, Provide Stability To OHV Program

California Assembly, Senate Pass Bills To Continue, Provide Stability To OHV Program

Two bills now go to governor for signature PICKERINGTON, Ohio — California legislators passed two bills that extend the state’s nationally renowned off-highway vehicle recreation program and provide more stability for the program’s future. S.B. 249 extends the operation of the California Off Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Program indefinitely, eliminating a provision that historically had […]

Custom Culture Advisory

Custom Culture Advisory

Article And Photos By: Bob Kay Originally Published In The January 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine It was December of 2015 when I decided it was time to do something about my concerns regarding the changing majority demographic, the evolving custom bike scene and the potential threat to lose our right to modify motorcycles. […]

2016 Year In Review

2016 Year In Review

Heading Towards Our 20 Year Mark Article By: Chris Callen Photos By: Cycle Source Staff Originally Published In The January 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine If this happens to be your first copy of Cycle Source, we do this issue each and every January. It’s called the “Year In Review” and it’s one of […]

BIKERNET WEEKLY NEWS for September 14, 2017

BIKERNET WEEKLY NEWS for September 14, 2017

With action from TRIUMPH, Harley-Davidson, Buffalo Chip, SportBikes, MRF, LAS VEGAS BIKEFEST, Hupy and Abraham, Rebel on the Highway Bike Night, CYCLE TRADER, ABATE, The Maltese Cross, Iron Cross, Barnett Scorpion, Barnett Clutches & Cables, ABATE, and the Bad Jokes By Bandit, Bob T, Rogue, Markus Cuff, Art Hall, El Waggs, Uncle Monkey and the […]

Indian Motorcycle Racing Secures First American Flat Track Championship With Jared Mees’ First-Place Finish At Williams Grove Half-Mile

Indian Motorcycle Racing Secures First American Flat Track Championship With Jared Mees’ First-Place Finish At Williams Grove Half-Mile

Mees Captures Ninth Victory of Season and Earns Fourth Career American Flat Track Championship MINNEAPOLIS (September 11, 2017) – After more than 60 years away from professional flat track racing, Indian Motorcycle has won the 2017 American Flat Track Championship after Jared Mees’ first-place finish at the Williams Grove Half-Mile. The 2017 title marks Mees’ fourth […]

New Cycle Source Gear Available Today

New Cycle Source Gear Available Today

We know, we know..ya’ll have been asking for Cycle Source Support Gear  for what seems like forever. Well, we finally got our sh!t together and got some Hoodies, Hats And Beanies in stock! There’s just one catch…we only have limited quantities right now. As always, everything is printed right here at Cycle Source HQ, heck Killer […]

Harley-Davidson Unleashes Five New Touring Bikes With More Power, Comfort & Handling To Go The Distance

Harley-Davidson Unleashes Five New Touring Bikes With More Power, Comfort & Handling To Go The Distance

Three New CVO Models Feature Largest-Ever Stock Engine Displacement   MILWAUKEE (Aug. 22, 2017) – The 2018 Harley-Davidson® motorcycle lineup introduces the most robust array of custom Touring bikes the company has ever produced, boasting show-stopping style and plush comfort ready to attack rough city streets or winding country roads. Three new completely restyled Touring models enter […]

Antique Motorcycling Mourns

Antique Motorcycling Mourns

Founder of the Most Difficult Antique Motorcycle Endurance Ride In The World The world of antique motorcycling mourns the loss of one of their most beloved and respected personalities. With his parents by his side, Lonnie Isam, Jr. quietly lost his long and hard-fought battle with cancer on August 20, 2017 at his home in […]

Pirelli Partners With Indian Motorcycle On 2018 Indian® Scout® Motorcycle

Pirelli Partners With Indian Motorcycle On 2018 Indian® Scout® Motorcycle

Night Dragon™ Front and Rear Tires to Come as Original Equipment   ROME, Ga. (Aug. 17, 2017) – Pirelli today announced that its Night Dragon™ tire would be original equipment on the 2018 Indian Scout motorcycle. Founded in 1901, Indian Motorcycle is America’s first motorcycle company and continues to lead the way with its industry-leading motorcycles. With its worldwide […]

Harley-Davidson Issues Global Call To Embrace The Freedom Of The Open Road

Harley-Davidson Issues Global Call To Embrace The Freedom Of The Open Road

“All For Freedom. Freedom For All” Celebrates Individuality of Riders and Non-Riders Alike  MILWAUKEE (AUGUST 16, 2017) – Since 1903, Harley-Davidson has built motorcycles for one reason: to fulfill dreams of personal freedom. Launched today, the Motor Company’s new brand platform – “All for Freedom, Freedom for All” – celebrates Harley-Davidson’s enduring legacy and the pursuit of freedom […]

No Rest For The Weary: SMRi Unveil New Logo For Next Year’s 78th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

No Rest For The Weary: SMRi Unveil New Logo For Next Year’s 78th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

(Sturgis, SD) The 77th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally featured over a half a million riders of all stripes, who descended on the Black Hills region to help celebrate the world’s most iconic motorcycle gathering. With attendance and merchandise sales at or near levels generated for the iconic 75th anniversary two years ago, Sturgis 77 can only be considered a […]

SBS Takes on Sturgis!

SBS Takes on Sturgis!

Reading, PA – August 8, 2017 – Fast. Faster. And Fastest! Well, the results are in, and Briar Bauman won the American Flat Track TT twins race at the Buffalo Chip in Sturgis Sunday night. Briar is the only rider to beat the Indian team this year and now he’s done it twice. Briar rides […]

Keith “Bandit” Ball’s Born Free 9 Update — On the Sin-Central Pod-E

Keith “Bandit” Ball’s Born Free 9 Update — On the Sin-Central Pod-E

Pat Jansen interviews Bandit, the owner/editor of Bikernet.com. Bandit runs an online custom bike magazine and talks about the Born Free 9 custom bike show. Bandit discusses about how the look of the Choppers from the 70’s are now the cutting edge designs of today.

Brewdude Goes Racing at Bonneville – Podcast

Brewdude Goes Racing at Bonneville – Podcast

The Brew Dude Heads 2 Bonneville – Keith “Bandit Ball” Cracks the Whip We find out why the salt in Bonneville is like Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna’s relationship, a total train wreck. INTERVIEW: Steve “Brewdude” Garn Questions: How did you get started in LSR? What type of bike are you running? NASCAR, IndyCar, NHRA… Big […]

Will Cycle Source be the Last Magazine in USA?

Will Cycle Source be the Last Magazine in USA?

Are Publications in Crisis – Listen to the Podcast for Details Pat Jansen talks with Chris Callen, Editor and Chief of Cycle Source Magazine about the magazine landscape, Grease + Gears, Sturgis and HOG. Sponsor: Kustom Kulture Artisan Show at the Blue Ridge Run Rally at Cherokee, NC. Enter your custom sled here. Podcast Questions with Chris […]

Kustom Kulture Artisan Show Awards $20,000+

Kustom Kulture Artisan Show Awards $20,000+

Kustom Kulture Artisan Show Awards $20,000+ at the Cherokee Blue Ridge Run The Kustom Kulture Artisan Show is an extreme artisan show produced by Biker Pros for the Cherokee Blue Ridge Run. The 3-day event is scheduled for September 8th -10th in the North Carolina mountains and promises Great Riding, Great Music and 20,000+ in […]

Iron Horse Saloon Sturgis Hosting Grease & Gears Garage Round Two

Iron Horse Saloon Sturgis Hosting Grease & Gears Garage Round Two

Iron Horse Saloon Sturgis Hosting Grease & Gears Garage Round Two! Industry leading builders and craftsmen to hold live demonstrations throughout the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally for the second year in 2017. Sturgis, SD July  2017 :Last year Cycle Source Magazine and the Iron Horse Saloon launched a brand-new type of rally entertainment, the Grease & […]

S&S Cycle Returns to AIMExpo

S&S Cycle Returns to AIMExpo

  The American International Motorcycle Expo is again expanding and in that effort, relocated to the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Running September 21-24 of 2017, this all inclusive powersports centric show is hitting its stride as it enters into its 5th year. “We feel the move to Columbus and the addition of key OEMs is […]

Vice President Pence to Address Industry at AIMExpo?

Vice President Pence to Address Industry at AIMExpo?

Vice President Pence to Address Industry at AIMExpo? There’s been some chatter recently that Vice President Mike Pence may be visiting and delivering the keynote address at this year’s AIMExpo presented by Nationwide. We’ve been working hard to make this happen and have been given an initial positive response.  We’re looking forward to him joining […]

THE BORN FREE BIKERNET WEEKLY NEWS from June 22, 2017

THE BORN FREE BIKERNET WEEKLY NEWS from June 22, 2017

News from the Coast, the NRA, Le Pera, Vard, Brass Balls, Top Gear, Avon, Barnett, NCOM, and far, far, away By Bandit, Bob T, Rogue, Sidehack Jerry, Gearhead, Ed, EL WAGGS, Uncle Monkey and the rest of the Bikernet crew 6/22/2017

Sturgis Rally 2017 Grand Marshall Announcement

Sturgis Rally 2017 Grand Marshall Announcement

Sturgis SD – Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ Names Jessi Combs as Grand Marshal for 2017 Mayor’s Ride. Known as the Fastest Woman on Four-Wheels, Black Hills native, Jessi Combs has been named the Grand Marshal for the 15th Annual Sturgis Mayor’s Ride scheduled to take place on Monday, August 7, 2017 during the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™. […]

Indian Motorcycle Racing Remains Undefeated with 1-2 Finish at Springfield Mile

Indian Motorcycle Racing Remains Undefeated with 1-2 Finish at Springfield Mile

 Indian Motorcycle racing REMAINS UNDEFEATED WITH ‘1-2’ FINSH AT SPRINGFIELD MILE Reigning Grand National Champion Bryan Smith Extends Win Streak to Four   SPRINGFIELD, ILL (MAY 30, 2017) – In its return to flat track racing in more than 60 years, and on an all-new race bike, Indian Motorcycle Racing and the Scout FTR750 are […]

Indian Motorcycle Pays Tribute to 50th Anni of Munro Land Speed Record

Indian Motorcycle Pays Tribute to 50th Anni of Munro Land Speed Record

“The World’s Fastest Indian” to be Memorialized with 2017 Bonneville Land Speed Record Attempt by Munro’s Nephew MINNEAPOLIS (May 24, 2017) – It’s been 50 years since Burt Munro took his Indian Scout Streamliner to the Bonneville Salt Flats and made history – a story immortalized by the feature film, The World’s Fastest Indian, starring […]

An Original Jesse James Sled before he was Jesse James — On the Sin-Central Pod-E

An Original Jesse James Sled before he was Jesse James — On the Sin-Central Pod-E

Pat Jansen interviews Bob Kay about his original Jesse James build before Jesse James was Jesse James as well as the Kustom Kulture Artisan Show. Got Question on: Marital issues Telling a Bro “Get the f*$%K off my bike Bob and Pat take you down the road of riotousness. All on the Pod-E Podcast.     […]

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Features Inaugural Year For Youth Vintage National Championship Classes

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Features Inaugural Year For Youth Vintage National Championship Classes

Hare scrambles, motocross, exhibition races among weekend events  PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Youth competitors will be able to vie for national championships in vintage hare scrambles and motocross at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, on July 7-9 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. “We are really focused on expanding AMA vintage racing,” said AMA Racing […]

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Announces Entertainment, Bike Show

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Announces Entertainment, Bike Show

Old Bike Barn Crossroads features vendors, music, AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Bike Show PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Fans of country music, rockabilly and high energy party rock are in for a treat at the 2017 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, scheduled for July 7-9 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. The Old Bike Barn […]

Sturgis Buffalo Chip®’s 2017 Biker Belles® Welcomes All To “My Motorcycle Life”

Sturgis Buffalo Chip®’s 2017 Biker Belles® Welcomes All To “My Motorcycle Life”

The Buffalo Chip’s Biker Belles tradition of honoring women in motorcycling continues with special guests, new features and old friends. Buffalo Chip, SD (May 2, 2017) – An inclusive opportunity to celebrate women in motorcycling and connect with those who are shaping the industry, driving change and breaking long-held traditions will take place Tuesday, Aug. […]

The Quail Motorcycle Gathering Makes its Texas Debut at Revival Cycles The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show

The Quail Motorcycle Gathering Makes its Texas Debut at Revival Cycles The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show

Carmel, Calif. – April 26, 2017 – For the first time in its 9-year history, The Quail Motorcycle Gathering took the show on the road with an appearance at Revival Cycles’ The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show. Guests of this annual festival in Austin, Texas were treated to a special preview of some of the bikes that […]

Moto Stampede(R) Race Series Expands Diverse Schedule

Moto Stampede(R) Race Series Expands Diverse Schedule

Sturgis, SD — More adrenaline-packed racing events have this year been added to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Moto Stampede race series at the premier action center of the rally. Six of the motorcycle and music festival’s nine days offers thrilling racing from American Flat Track and RSD Super Hooligan to street drags, Dirt Riot Off-Road, and […]

Find It Now

Find It Now

Article By: Chris Callen Originally Published In The August 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine As summer 2011 rolls into full swing, plans are in motion for the second Hoka Hey Challenge. I fondly recall all of the buzz that took place this time last year here at Cycle Source home base as Chris Callen, […]

Fire & The Wheel

Fire & The Wheel

Originally Published In The August 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Here at Wheels Through Time Museum, we have a little saying, and it goes like this: Everything is American, and everything runs! For years now, we’ve been hunting down, preserving, and displaying hundreds of America’s rarest two and four wheel vehicles, and like the […]

Indian Motorcycle & Veterans Charity Ride To Sturgis® Announces Third Annual Motorcycle Therapy Adventure

Indian Motorcycle & Veterans Charity Ride To Sturgis® Announces Third Annual Motorcycle Therapy Adventure

Nomination Program to Award Post-9/11 Veterans With Epic Adventure via “Hero’s Ride of a Lifetime” Scottsdale, Ariz. & Minneapolis (April 5, 2017) – — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s First Motorcycle Company®, has again joined forces with “Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis,” a nine-day journey that provides veterans a chance to use motorcycle therapy as a way […]

Hooligan Dirt Dash

Hooligan Dirt Dash

On Saturday, May 20, 2017, Horny Toad Harley-Davidson of Temple, TX will host the Hooligan Dirt Dash, featuring a full day of pulse-pounding flat track motorcycle racing, live music, FXR, Dyna and Chopper bike shows and much more. The FREE event kicks off at 12 Noon and runs throughout the day until 6pm. Horny Toad […]

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