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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, […]
The weather in Daytona Beach during Bike Week is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’ll get. I did get a pretty good hint when leaving Columbia, SC as it was 30 degrees and snowing. The week before Bike Week it had been 80 degrees. So our initial plan was camping on […]
On the twelfth day of Christmas Cycle Source is giving away a Wrangler Prize pack with a pair of Advanced Comfort Jeans and a Wrangler Plaid fleece shirt. Like Wrangler’s Facebook page and share this post to win! One winner chosen every day through Christmas!
On the tenth day of Christmas Cycle Source is giving away a Wrangler Prize pack with a pair of Advanced Comfort Jeans and a Wrangler t-shirt. Like Wrangler’s Facebook page and share this post to win! One winner chosen every day through Christmas!
On the nineth day of Christmas Cycle Source is giving away a Wrangler Prize pack with a pair of Cool Vantage Jeans and a Rise and Fly t-shirt. Like Wrangler’s Facebook page and share this post to win! One winner chosen every day through Christmas!
On the eighth day of Christmas Cycle Source is giving away a Wrangler Prize pack or the women with a pair of Cool Vantage Jeans and a Women’s short sleeve t-shirt. Like Wrangler’s Facebook page and share this post to win! One winner chosen every day through Christmas!
On the seventh day of Christmas Cycle Source is giving away a Wrangler Prize pack with a pair of Advance Comfort Jeans and a Wrangler branded t-shirt. Like Wrangler’s Facebook page and share this post to win! One winner chosen every day through Christmas!
On the sixth day of Christmas Cycle Source is giving away a Wrangler Prize pack with a pair of Cool Vantage Jeans and a button down plaid shirt. Like Wrangler’s Facebook page and share this post to win! One winner chosen every day through Christmas!
On the fifth day of Christmas Cycle Source is giving away a Wrangler Prize pack with a pair of Advanced Comfort Jeans and a Plaid Fleece shirt. Like Wrangler’s Facebook page and share this post to win! One winner chosen every day through Christmas!
On the fourth day of Christmas Cycle Source is giving away a Wrangler Prize pack for the women with a pair of Cool Vantage Jeans and a Women’s short sleeve t-shirt. Like Wrangler’s Facebook page and share this post to win! One winner chosen every day through Christmas!
On the third day of Christmas Cycle Source is giving away a Wrangler Prize pack with a pair of Cool Vantage Jeans and a Wrangler plaid flannel shirt. Like Wrangler’s Facebook page and share this post to win! One winner chosen every day through Christmas!
Article By: Chris Callen Originally Published In The April 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine From the opening scenes of the video that announced the Black Brand apparel line to us, through to the bitter end, I could tell this was not going to be the same old same old that we’ve become use to […]
ROME, Ga. (September 26, 2016) – METZELER is pleased to announce that they have partnered with Fuller Moto who will be hosting a motorcycle ride for motorcyclists interested in making the trek to the world-famous Barber Vintage Festival. The journey will begin on Thursday, October 6th in Atlanta, welcoming men and women of all ages […]
Originally Published In The August 2012 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine A few months back, good friend and Antique Motorcycle Club of America board member, Steve Slocombe from the UK, contacted me about an interesting project he’d been developing in his head for quite some time. Steve is the owner and operator of VL Heaven, […]
Riki’s Ride 2016: Starts Today from Los Angeles and Heading–Well, You Tell Us Fans to Dictate Third Annual Riki’s Ride Route via Social Media Los Angeles, CA (June 27, 2016) – Riki Rachtman, former host of MTV’s Headbanger’s Ball and current host of the nationally syndicated radio show Racing Rocks, started today on his third […]
Originally Published In The May 2015 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Over the past few weeks The Cycle Source office has been receiving a rash of desperate phone calls from builders looking to resource their chrome plating needs. Two major sources of Chrome Plating service providers: Browns of Paducah, KY and Chrome Masters have gone […]
Article By: Bruce Tessmer of S&S Cycles Originally Published In The November 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine No matter what you think about Sturgis, it’s a place where you’re likely to see something out of the ordinary. That can run the gamut from the sublime to the ridiculous. It just depends on where you […]
Name: Jason Cirrito Age: 45 Business: Hijinx Apparel Hey folks, I’m Jason Cirrito (who?). I started up a t-shirt biz back in 2009 with the moniker Hijinx Apparel. After a bunch of years riding bikes and many more years of experience buying t-shirts, I figured I was overqualified to start up a biz. Needless to […]
Originally Published In The May 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine It all started when my mother ran over my metal flaked Honda 55 Super Cub with a single shotgun pipe. She stormed into our tiny stucco house in Long Beach and announced, “Get that damn thing out from under my car.” Her car was […]
When Dave and Jody launched the Perewitz Custom Paint Show series, now held in Daytona and Sturgis each year, I doubt they had any idea its popularity would spread worldwide, but that’s exactly what happened. On January 22-24, 2016 Jody and Dave will be flying to Verona, Italy to oversee the Perewitz Custom Paint Show- […]
This years Apparel Product Of The Year, combined with the matching heavy weight coat and fleece liner could be considered a literal suit of armor against the most brutal conditions. We’ve been using it for the past three years and can only say how wonderful it is and handy to have in the North/Northeast. For […]
When Polaris Industries took over Indian Motorcycles back in 2011, no one knew that they would end up reinventing a classic that soon became our Production Model Of The Year. Pushed to the limit by the boys over at the American Motordrome Wall Of Death and turned over to the custom bike crowd, it’s no […]
Today people want to be more involved in the care and maintenance of their bikes, and with our Shop Product Of The Year, they can do just that. Luckily, the folks over at Biker’s Choice understand that and have given you everything you need for regular maintenance in a little box made for Sportsters and […]
All jokes aside, when it comes to our Performance Product Of The Year, size does matter. The guys over at S&S have been working hard for a while to stay ahead of the pack and as a result of all their hard work they have given us this monstrous engine made for 2008/later Harley Davidson […]
This year was huge in the arts and media portion of the motorcycle industry, and one of the biggest happenings was the release of our Media Release Of The Year winner. Written my Jessi Combs and illustrated by Kayla Koeune, this book is an inspiration not just to young women but to people in the […]
Over the past two years, Faith Forgotten Choppers has been cranking out some killer chopper pieces, one of which was just so incredible that we had to name it our Custom Product Of The Year. Always focusing on quality and product and paying incredible attention to detail, we are happy to name Faith Forgotten Choppers’ […]
This years Feature Bike Of The Year was feature on our January cover and blew the minds of everyone, including the lucky cat that was given the opportunity to ride cross-country on it. Touring with Metzler for the rest of the year and catching everyone’s eye with it’s hardcore New York style is exactly why we have […]
Our Accessory Product Of The Year was made for the crazy in all of us that like to combine racing parts with average bikes, turning them into extraordinary speed demons, and works of art on and off the road. This part was built by Speed Merchant just for those who like to travel…off the beaten track […]
With what seemed to be close to a million people in attendance this year, it’s no surprise that this years Event Of The Year came out on top. Between the killer shows, attractions and parties, it made for one hell of an event. With that being said, we are pleased to announce that this years […]
On the scene for a little more than a decade, our Craftsman Of The Year has been honing his skill from raw talent into that or a true artisan, and continues to push the limits on what it means to be an artist. Despite being featured in numerous motorcycle publications, Curt is still just as humble […]
This year’s 2015 Artist Of The Year truly paints who we are. Growing up in a family, David was raised with a certain kind of respect for the mechanics of a motorcycle that very few people possess. His incredible ability to paint almost hyper-realistic paintings with oil paint that capture the very essence of the motorcycle industry […]
Our 2015 Builder Of The Year is just as humble as the day is long and works just as hard. From spending 7 years bagging groceries to being the 2015 Artistry In Iron Champion, Jeremy of LC Fabrications has come a long way. He works quietly and diligently to find the devil in detail and […]
Born during a time where not many rode motorcycles and it was unheard of for woman to ride, our Woman Of The Year was tied to two wheels from a young age. Gloria is seen as not only a kick ass rider but as a matriarch of the motorcycling industry. At 90 years old, she’s […]
To the rest of the world, this year’s Man Of The Year recipient was just a simple artist with a small tattoo shop in New Jersey. To the rest of us, however, those who live and breathe motorcycle culture, Richie was a symbol. He stood for all that was artistic and alive within everyone. Unfortunately he […]
This is it folks! The votes have been tallied and our Year In Review Best Of Winners are in! Every day we will be posting each of the winners and a quick blurb about them. For more information or to see all of the winners for yourself, run on down to where ever fine magazines are […]
To everyone out there, readers old and new, we just want to take the time to say Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! If it weren’t for all of your love and support for this magazine and this culture, we wouldn’t be here. Oh and please don’t forget about those brave people who aren’t able to be […]
Newest addition to the lineup shares many of the elements of the award-winning Indian Scout, with a price point that brings legendary Indian Motorcycle craftsmanship and world renowned Indian Scout performance within reach of every rider MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, today introduced the latest addition to its 2016 lineup — […]
Z1R introduces new Nomad Tribal Helmet JANESVILLE, Wisconsin – Bold. Sleek. Belong. Tribal – adjective – community of customs and traditions, adherence to the same leaders. The new Nomad Tribal Helmet is available for sale just in time for the holidays, when families and friends gather to celebrate, share, and reminisce. The graphic on the […]
Founded in 2006 by two brothers from Ohio with a passion for garage built custom motorcycles, TC Bros. Choppers has become a leading supplier for the do-it-yourself custom bike builder who isn’t afraid to turn a wrench, get dirty, and chop, cut, grind, and weld an otherwise perfectly good motorcycle all in the name of custom. […]
Legend Suspensions is proud to introduce AXEO, a new high performance front-end suspension. AXEO front suspensions fit all Harley-Davidson FLH models from 1997 through the latest 2015 models. They are available in stock height or 1-inch lowered configurations. The new AXEO includes two mono-tube dual chambered damper cartridges, with internal floating piston nitrogen chambers, and […]
NAMZ- When there is a need, you can always count on us to make it happen! We received many calls from customers and industry friends alike asking for a switch module that will convert momentary handlebar switches into a latching ON/OFF and a toggle for a HIGH/LOW beam. So we went to work and are […]
SOLD AT DISTRIBUTION PRICES Available for a limited time With the acquiescence of our global distribution network, a couple of pre-sold Speedsters can be made available to our American clientele for delivery in September at or near distribution pricing. Production of the Confederate Hellcat Speedster will end on or before September 2015. Call or email Jay Etheridge at 205-835-3981 for an […]
Chrome Classic One-Piece Sissy Bars After receiving many requests for a Chrome version of our popular Classic One-Piece Sissy Bars we’ve included it to our offering. Call it a sissy bar, back rest or chick stick, these Burly one-piece units feature round tubes, complex mounts and comfortable backrests for a simple, classic look that mounts up […]
New! TC Bros. Sportster Mid Controls https://www.tcbroschoppers.com/sportster-mid-controls-kit-for-91-03-5-speed-by-tc-bros-choppers.html #102-0077 Kit with pegs $249.95 #102-0078 Kit without pegs $174.95 TC Bros. new kit features CNC machined 6061 aluminum folding footpegs with a knurled, non slip finish for great looks and performance. Heavy duty steel mounting brackets are TIG welded and powdercoated satin black for a highly durable […]
May 29, 2015 From Jeff Hennie Motorcycle Rider Foundation, Vice President Government Relations and Public Affairs As for motorcyclists, the news is encouraging; the less ethanol being required will mean that the smaller amounts of ethanol will have to be spread thinner. This in theory, removes the need to increase the blend to E15 […]
This weeks news from Bikernet is full of products, advice and lots of news. You get to read about all this is hot in the V-Twin industry from around the world, videos photos and more. Be sure to go check Bikernet news out!
While perusing the world wide web this evening to see what’s going on in the outside world..well at least outside of Cycle Source HQ anyway… I came across the report posted below on MSN.com that Consumer Reports Magazine published a few weeks ago and thought it could spark some interesting conversation among the diehards out there. […]
2015 Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show The 28th Annual Dennis Kirk Donnie Smith Bike Show & Car Show Parts Extravaganza Biking enthusiasts from all over the country will be flocking to the 2015 Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show, the largest custom bike show in the Midwest. Tickets are on sale at the RiverCentre […]
HARLEY-DAVIDSON TURNS TO ROARING MOTORCYCLES TO BREAK GROUND ON PERMANENT STURGIS LOCATION Company Unveils New Main Street Experience; Teams with City to Rename 2nd Street STURGIS, S.D. – (March 25, 2015) – Harley-Davidson and the city of Sturgis traded-in gilded shovels and ceremonial hard hats for revving motorcycles and open-face […]
Open House Rally utilizing the Jones County Fairgrounds, in Monticello, Iowa, 10 miles north of Anamosa. ANAMOSA, Iowa. (Feb. 20, 2015) – Growing pains is something J&P Cycles knows all too well. From starting the business in a one room shop outside of Anamosa, Iowa, with no running water and no indoor plumbing to the […]