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Chopper Charlie: Seasonal Itchy Feet

Chopper Charlie: Seasonal Itchy Feet

Part One Article By: Chopper Charlie Originally Published In The April 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Itchy feet syndrome, that’s what I had. No matter how hard I scratched, it just wouldn’t go away. I was desperate. I scoured WebMD for answers, the only cure was a motorcycle trip, an adventure of sorts. Thank […]

Artist Profile: Scott Takes

Artist Profile: Scott Takes

On And Off The Canvas, One Of The Most Talented Artists Of Our Time Article By: Amelia “Killer” Rose Originally Published In The April 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Most people’s memories of childhood revolve around friends and the trips they took, but for Scott Takes, they consist of painting his Hot Wheels and […]

Shut Up, Listen, Lend A Hand, Speak

Shut Up, Listen, Lend A Hand, Speak

Article By: Pat Jansen Originally Published In The April 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine We are in contentious times. The trend is to divide people up into their smallest possible groups based on a thought process or characteristic and guard that with your life. There is the demand by some that everyone walk on […]

Looking Back- Moving Forward: Perewitz Cycle Fabrications

Looking Back- Moving Forward: Perewitz Cycle Fabrications

Article By: Chris Callen Photos Courtesy: Cycle Fab Originally Published In The March 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine In an effort to get over the winter doldrums, the mid-build blues or the foretelling of the slow business of the motorcycle industry this time of year drags with it, I decided to take a look […]

Chopper Charlie: The Cursor Blinks On

Chopper Charlie: The Cursor Blinks On

Sometimes Words Are Worth A Hundred Pictures Article By: Chopper Charlie Weisel Originally Published In The March 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine I’ve been staring at the screen of my IPad for a while now, it’s what I use to write these articles. In fact, this is round 4 of trying to get this […]

Chopper Class With Mr Baas

Chopper Class With Mr Baas

Getting Ready For Another Great Year Article & Photos By: Kevin “Teach” Baas Originally Published In The March 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Happy New Year to the Cycle Source family! I am excited to be back for another year with the Kennedy Chopper Class. For those that have not heard about my class […]

Tattoo Duke: 40 Years Strong

Tattoo Duke: 40 Years Strong

Article By: Amelia “Killer” Rose Originally Published In The March 2o17 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine In the 70’s, the tattoo scene on California’s West Coast was hoppin, but over on the East Coast, specifically here in Pennsylvania, it was just Hank Savini, Duke Miller, and Moose. Then Red moved in from Florida and Nick […]

Pussies, Tools, and Douche Bags

Pussies, Tools, and Douche Bags

Article By: Pat Jansen Originally Published In The March 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Bike builders are a bunch of prima donnas. Guys that buy a new Harley and bolt stuff on from the chrome wizard at the dealership are wanna be douche bags. If you fall into any one of these categories I […]

Austin Andrea Of Austin Martin Originals’ In Motion Builder Profile

Austin Andrea Of Austin Martin Originals’ In Motion Builder Profile

Austin Andrella of Austin Martin Originals started building bike’s in 2003. He worked his way out of his basement shop into a modest 800 sq. ft. pole building in his backyard near Akron, Oh. Austin prides himself on thinking outside the box and being able to make it a reality with his own two hands. […]

The History Of The Shovelhead

The History Of The Shovelhead

Article By: Roadside Marty Originally Published In The March 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine When Chris first asked me to write my perspective on the history of the Shovelhead I have to admit I was both excited and a little nervous. I mean, trying to define the scope of influence that motor has had on […]

Pushing The Boundaries

Pushing The Boundaries

Article and Photos By: Chopper Charlie Weisel Originally Published In The February 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine For as long as I can remember I’ve loved maps. Sitting down at the kitchen table and spreading out the Atlas is one of my favorite pastimes, I’ve been known to study them like a book. So much […]

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 […]

Wrench Against The Machine

Wrench Against The Machine

Article By: Chris Callen Originally Published In The February 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine I was made aware of a new motorcycle television show that was coming out on the Esquire Network last month and had heard that it would be garage builder based. I immediately got excited to see how it would come […]

Killin Time: On Tour With X

Killin Time: On Tour With X

Article And Photos By: Xavier Muriel Originally Published In The February 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Salutations my friends… Well, here we are another year coming to a close. I don’t know about ya’ll but man has 2016 been a crazy and wild ride. So much has happened from the coolest of things to […]

Moto Art Marc

Moto Art Marc

At The Top Of His Game After 20 Years Of Hard Work Article By: Amelia Rose Originally Published In The February 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Most kids in high school who dabble in the arts only ever dream of becoming an international artist, and would be surprised if anyone other than their mom […]

Chopper Charlie: With The Blink Of An Eye

Chopper Charlie: With The Blink Of An Eye

Winter Is Coming Article And Photos By: Charlie Weisel Originally Published In The January 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine With the blink of an eye, summer has turned to fall, and fall to winter. Leaves have turned from a bright green to yellows to oranges and finally to brown as they suffer and die […]

Artist Profile: Jimmy Frizzell

Artist Profile: Jimmy Frizzell

His Art Makes Him King Shit, But Don’t Ask His Wise-Ass Brother Article By: Amelia Rose Originally Published In The January 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine With the TV on in the background, unaware of the characters or story, Jimmy Frizzell sits on his couch and does what he knows best, creates art. From […]

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. […]

On The Edge With Jimmy Frizzell

On The Edge With Jimmy Frizzell

The Death Of Summer And The Glory Of All… Article By: Jimmy Frizzell Originally Published In The December 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Patient zero has graciously bestowed upon me some form of disease contracted upon the hallowed floors of the toddler labor camp his mother and I have enrolled him in in hopes […]

Artist Profile: Derick Miller

Artist Profile: Derick Miller

A Man With His Own Style Takes Over The Moto Art Scene Article By: Amelia Rose Originally Published In The December 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Not many people see drawing odds and ends at the 17th St Surf Shop in Virginia Beach as a gateway to becoming a full time artist. Then again, […]

Am I The Last To Know…

Am I The Last To Know…

How Beautiful Southern Utah And Northern Arizona Is? Article & Photos By: J. Ken Conte Originally Published In The December 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine I have been through Utah plenty of times. I’ve ridden on the Bonneville Salt Flats, visited friends and family in Salt Lake, and, at 18, mountain biked the famous […]

Trip Of A Lifetime: The Finale

Trip Of A Lifetime: The Finale

Cycle Source Honeymoon Run Article And Photos By: Heather Callen Originally Published In The December 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine When I left you last month I was soaking in the spring fed pool at Furnace Creek Resort while we waited for Scott of Custom Cycle Rescue (www.customcyclerescue.com) to come save our sorry assess. […]

Chopper Charlie: Sturgis And Beyond! Part Deux

Chopper Charlie: Sturgis And Beyond! Part Deux

Article and Photos By: Chopper Charlie Originally Published In The December 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Drip, drop, drip….damn, is that rain? I poked my head out from inside my sleeping bag, peered through 8 billion lumens of light being cast my way from the parking lot lights, only to see rain and lightning […]

On The Edge With Jimmy Frizzell

On The Edge With Jimmy Frizzell

God Bless The Hipsters, Each And Every One Article By: Jimmy Frizzell Originally Published In The November 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine The fury of the ever changing dynamic in a culture so self absorbed in relevance has suddenly forced me to succumb to it’s wicked game. Every shit bird with a tight fitting […]

The Trip Of A Life Time- Part 9

The Trip Of A Life Time- Part 9

Cycle Source Honeymoon Run Article And Photos By: Heather Callen Originally Published In The November 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Last month we left you as we were on our way into the inferno…er, uh…Death Valley…in August. Yeah we are pretty much crazy but Chris and Kiwi had been talking about making this trip […]

Choppering-Sturgis And Beyond

Choppering-Sturgis And Beyond

Article And Photos By: Chopper Charlie Originally Published In The November 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine This may come as a surprise to some of you but I am not really a big fan of Sturgis. Aside from seeing friends I may only see once or twice a year and participating in the Cycle […]

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 […]

Skin And Bones Exhibit: In Loving Memory Of Richie Pan

Skin And Bones Exhibit: In Loving Memory Of Richie Pan

Article By: Chris Callen Photos By: Milwaukee Mike & Heather Callen Originally Published In The November 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Each year one of my personal favorite events at the Sturgis Rally has become the Michael Lichter “Motorcycles As Art” gallery at the Buffalo Chip. The event has grown from a way for […]

Chopper Charlie: Unhitched

Chopper Charlie: Unhitched

The Path Less Traveled Is Less Traveled For A Reason, It Isn’t Easy Article By: Chopper Charlie Weisel Photos By: Kayla Koeune For weeks I’d been beating my head against the wall trying to find a way to approach this topic. From the first day I began to share my stories in this magazine I […]

Jimmy Frizzell: On The Edge

Jimmy Frizzell: On The Edge

Hunters Of The Mechanical Herd Originally Published In The October 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine There is no rhyme or reason to the bullcrap that has inflicted this great ball of molten rock, hurling through a mass vacuum at some ungodly speed towards imminent destruction. It’s a calming thought once you get to the […]

Trip Of A Lifetime: Part 8

Trip Of A Lifetime: Part 8

Article By: Heather Callen Photos By: Chris & Heather Originally Published In The October 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine In the last installment of our most amazing honeymoon we ended in the loving, adorable arms of our 18-monthold grandson. Now, up to this point we had already traveled a few thousand miles across 8 […]

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.     […]

Jimmy Frizzell: On The Edge

Jimmy Frizzell: On The Edge

Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Tourism: The uncontrollable urge to rediscover a watered down stereotypical version of the ideal situation filtered through the minds of money grabbing locals dressed in perfectly pleated pants, tourism, just don’t do it. I lead a charmed life filled with solidified hallow ideologies based […]

Chopper Charlie: Choppering

Chopper Charlie: Choppering

What Started As A Ride To A Rally Turned Into Something We Never Expected Article By: Chopper Charlie Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Hot. Really damn hot. This was all I could think about when we were crossing State Highway 24 across Utah a few days back. The lunar […]

Trip Of A Lifetime: Part 7

Trip Of A Lifetime: Part 7

Article By: Heather Callen Photos By: Chris & Heather Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine After a good meal, great company and a bitter sweet good-bye with our brother Ray Ray we started barrel assing south towards San Francisco, I wanted to check another thing off my bucket list before […]

Barter King: Bartering Is A Way Of Life

Barter King: Bartering Is A Way Of Life

Article & Photos By: Lisa Ballard Originally Published In The August 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine The way the economy is, most people in this industry barter for one thing or another. I am sure you have done it once or twice; need a frontend to make your ride over the top but don’t […]

Interview with Bandit of Bikernet.com (Pod-E Podcast)

Interview with Bandit of Bikernet.com (Pod-E Podcast)

Motorcycle Sin-Central Pod-E Podcast All about rallys, parts, Bourbon & custom motorcycles – check out the latest shenanigans on Pat Jansen’s Pod-E Podcast! Pat Jansen of Sin-Central.com gets the 411 from Bandit of Bikernet.com about Custom Bike trends: What’s the next trend in custom bikes Where is the big-wheel bagger trend going FXRs custom bike trends […]

Full Throttle Rock: ANAKA

Full Throttle Rock: ANAKA

Article By: Sara Liberte Originally Published In The August 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Lately the rock music scene has been so uninspiring, mostly loaded with guitars fighting rhythm to outshine the other; something I haven’t been able to find any connection with. These days it’s not very often you come across a band […]

Chopper Class

Chopper Class

Article By: Kevin “Teach” Baas Originally Published In The August 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine June is upon us, and warm weather, green grass and the beautiful rides have begun! I can’t say enough on how great May was with the 3rd annual Big Mountain Run ruling! Now that we are into June, last […]

Jimmy Frizzell: On The Edge

Jimmy Frizzell: On The Edge

Mercy Killings And Lollygagging Demi Gods Article By: Jimmy Frizzell Originally Published In The August 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Northwest Jersey has finally given way to the constant down pour of spring rain, and as the temperatures begin to find a constant medium the less adventurous weekend warriors start to pollute the streets. […]

Choppering

Choppering

This Is Not A Prius: This Is A Chopper Article By: Chopper Charlie Photos By: Kayla Keoune Originally Published In The August 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine The wind through your skin like a butcher’s knife, the rain is like tiny daggers piercing your face. The wind howls like a runaway train tossing you […]

Perewitz Cycle Fabrications

Perewitz Cycle Fabrications

Article By: Chris Callen Photos Courtesy: Cycle Fab Originally Published In The March 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine an effort to get over the winter doldrums, the mid-build blues or the foretelling of the slow business of the motorcycle industry this time of year drags with it, I decided to take a look back […]

Shop Hoppin’- K&S Customz

Shop Hoppin’- K&S Customz

Article and Photos By: Will Ramsey Originally Published In The August 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Over the last couple years, I have had the pleasure of doing business with a great local shop in Louisville KY. K&S Customz is a full service motorcycle shop owned by Josh Kinsel. The development of this shop has […]

Trip Of A Life Time: Part 6

Trip Of A Life Time: Part 6

Article By: Chris Callen Photos By: Heather And Chris Callen Originally Published In The August 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine So last month when we left off we had bunked down for the night at The Trees Motel. The next morning we were up early and ready to go but first we had to […]

Sunrise Cycle

Sunrise Cycle

Article & Photos By: Lisa Ballard Originally Published InThe March 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Sailto Kosuke is the owner and operator of Sunrise Cycles located on Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood, California. I know a few of you might be thinking, oh no, here comes another rock star, but give me a few more […]

Adventuring: A Purifying Experience For The Soul

Adventuring: A Purifying Experience For The Soul

Article By: Chopper Charlie Originally Published In The July 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Adventuring is a purifying experience for the soul. Adventuring also comes in all shapes and sizes. Many quests will take you deep into foreign territory, leaving you in awe at the wondrous sights and smells of a new found environment. […]

Trip Of A Lifetime: Part 5

Trip Of A Lifetime: Part 5

Article By: Heather Callen Photos By: Chris & Heather Callen You know, it really is amazing how much crap you can fit on a motorcycle when necessary. We had been setting up and breaking down every day for a bit now but that was just a few pieces and parts each time. This time, because […]

Yaffe: 25 Years Of Trendsetting

Yaffe: 25 Years Of Trendsetting

Article By: J. Ken Conte Originally Published In The July 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine I distinctly remember the first time I saw Paul Yaffe in person. It was August 2001, and I was attending the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™ for the first time. We stopped in Spearfish on the way into town, and he […]

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