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Will Ramsey Of Faith Forgotten Choppers’ In Motion Builder Profile

Will Ramsey Of Faith Forgotten Choppers’ In Motion Builder Profile

Owner of Faith Forgotten Choppers, Will Ramsey started the company in 2009 with the intention of bringing high-quality fabrication and balanced design aesthetics to his customers.  In a quest for truth within an industry riddled with anecdotal production processes, he immersed himself in the scientific studies of Welding, Metallurgy and the history of Industrial Design. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Chromoly Vs Dom Tubing

Chromoly Vs Dom Tubing

Article and Photos By: Will Ramsey Originally Published In The December 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine There has always been disagreements surrounding the use of 4130 (Chromoly) tubing for chopper frames. Many of these discussions focus on the welding procedures which seem to be misunderstood. I have found that many of the arguments lack […]

Industsry Leading Artisans & Craftsmen To Hold Live Demonstrations At The Iron Horse Saloon – Sturgis

Industsry Leading Artisans & Craftsmen To Hold Live Demonstrations At The Iron Horse Saloon – Sturgis

As part of the offerings from the Iron Horse, a the Broken Spoke Stage, from 12 to 5 each day, rally attendees and viewers from around the world can witness live performances on stage with some of the most recognizable names in the custom industry today. Pat Jansen, Grease  & Gears Garage Master of Ceremonies […]

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 & […]

Installing Speed Dealer Customs Lowering Kit

Installing Speed Dealer Customs Lowering Kit

Article & Photos By: Will Ramsey www.faithforgottenchoppers.com Originally Published In The July 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Lowering a stock motorcycle is one of the quickest ways to improve the overall look of the bike. Often times a lowered bike will feel more responsive on the road, but there is always a consequence anytime […]

Installing An S&S Hydraulic Valve Train Conversion Kit

Installing An S&S Hydraulic Valve Train Conversion Kit

Article & Photos By: Will Ramsey – www.faithforgottenchoppers.com Originally Published In The June 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine This month we are visiting Jess Cleary at K&S Customz in Louisville Kentucky. Jess is responsible for building every motor that has powered a Faith Forgotten Chopper. I have followed him from shop to shop for 7 […]

Wasted And Wounded

Wasted And Wounded

Article By: Jimmy Frizzell Photos By: Sean Bowie Originally Published In The June 2016 Issue of Cycle Source Magazine When industry caters to eye candy and the average show bike sees limited road use exactly when do you take the risk of letting function precede form, and how far do you let one dictate the […]

Building The Tapered Leg Springer

Building The Tapered Leg Springer

Article & Photos By: Will Ramsey Originally Published In The March 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine In the Cycle Source Year In Review, the readers voted Faith Forgotten Chopper’s tapered leg springer Best New Product of the year. I’d like to repay the honor by giving everyone an inside view of what goes into […]

S&S Oversized Breather Gear

S&S Oversized Breather Gear

Article & Photos By: Will Ramsey Originally Published In The February 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Older vintage motors are full of exciting surprises once disassembly starts. Often times they leave you wondering how the hell they were even running before you got to them. A very common problem found in older motors is […]

Iron Horse Saloon – Sturgis To Host Grease & Gears Garage

Iron Horse Saloon – Sturgis  To Host Grease & Gears Garage

Industry leading builders and craftsmen to hold live demonstrations throughout the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 2016. For Immediate Release Sturgis, SD July 14, 2016 – Ever wonder what it takes to make a great tig weld, build a frame for a custom motorcycle, or bend your own set of custom handlebars? This year at the Sturgis […]

Hand Fabbed Tank – Part 4

Hand Fabbed Tank – Part 4

Article By: Will Ramsey – Faith Forgotten Choppers – www.faithforgotten.com – 614.940.9145 Originally Published In The July 2012 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine This is the final installment of a 4 part series about building a chopper gas tank. The first two parts illustrated the fabrication of the tank shell while the third focused on the forming and […]

Hand Fabbed Tank: Part 2

Hand Fabbed Tank: Part 2

Article And Photos By: Will Ramsey – Faith Forgotten Choppers Originally Published In The May 2012 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Part 1 of this tech series dealt with the design and basic metal shaping of a chopper gas tank. Part II will focus on welding, planishing, and metal finishing the shell of the tank. […]

Interview with Will Ramsey of Faith Forgotten Choppers

Interview with Will Ramsey of Faith Forgotten Choppers

Custom Motorcycle Design & Fabrication Shop – For a lot of builders there’s the dilemma of whether they build a custom bike to only win shows or build a bike to ride the hell out of on the street. Will Ramsey of Faith Forgotten Choppers builds ride-able show bikes.   Mr. Ramsey of Louisville, Kentucky, […]

Hand Fabbed Tank

Hand Fabbed Tank

Article By: Will Ramsey www.faithforgotten.com Originally Published In The March 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine I am honored to have been asked by Chris to write a tech article for Cycle Source this month. I decided to write about my favorite part of building a bike – fabricating the gas tank. Although most of […]

Trimming The Fat: Chopping A Custom Tank

Trimming The Fat: Chopping A Custom Tank

Article And Photos By: Will Ramsey Faith Forgotten Choppers www.faithforgotten.com Originally Published In The August 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine A few weeks ago, I received a phone call from a builder in New York who wanted me to shorten a gas tank for him. He had chosen a tank with a shape that he […]

Tig Welding Tips N’ Tricks

Tig Welding Tips N’ Tricks

Article By: Will Ramsey – Faith Forgotten Choppers Originally Published In The April 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine This tech article is intended to be an introduction and simplification of selecting and preparing a tungsten electrode for welding. There are a lot of guys (and some gals) out there just starting to mess around […]

Four Speed Release Forks

Four Speed Release Forks

Article By: Will Ramsey – Faith Forgotten Choppers Originally Published In The May 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine It’s really hard to beat the old style 4-speed transmission on a chopper. It has a classic style, a simple construction, and is generally bulletproof. However, if you choose to run a foot clutch (good choice) […]

Flexible Shape Pattern

Flexible Shape Pattern

Article By: Will Ramsey – Faith Forgotten Choppers Originally Published In The January 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine October, Bobby Seeger (Indian Larry Motorcycles) asked me to fix a polished aluminum gas tank that had been damaged in a wreck. We determined that the best course of action was to completely replicate the tank. […]

Indian Larry Aluminum Tank

Indian Larry Aluminum Tank

Part 2 Article And Photos By: Will Ramsey Originally Published In The February 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine In this month’s tech article, I am finishing up the polished aluminum gas tank replicated for Bobby Seeger (Indian Larry Motorcycles). The original tank was designed and built by Lock Baker (Eastern Fabrication). Unfortunately, the tank […]

Dead At Nineteen

Dead At Nineteen

Article And Photos By: Chris Callen Originally Published In The April 2013 Issue Of Cycle source Magazine Many of you have heard me talk about Will in the capacity of the cat that has been in charge of my nutrition lately. More will recognize him for the killer tech articles that he has in the […]

Relocating Your Gas Cap

Relocating Your Gas Cap

Article By: Will Ramsey – Faith Forgotten Choppers Originally Published In The June 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine This month’s tech article will illustrate the relocation of a gas tank filler bung to help achieve the classic Frisco style tank. A 2 ½” hole-saw can be used to quickly and accurately remove the stock […]

Gas Welding Aluminum

Gas Welding Aluminum

Published In The March 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Article By: Will Ramsey – Faith Forgotten Choppers – www.faithforgottenchoppers.com There is some debate as to the best method of welding aluminum sheet metal (under .090”). The two methods most commonly used to weld aluminum are gas welding (Oxy- Acetylene) and TIG welding with AC current. Although […]

Mixing And Matching

Mixing And Matching

Retro-fitting A CV Carb On A Shovelhead Part 2 Article & Photos By: Will Ramsey – Faith Forgotten Choppers – faithforgotten.com Originally Published In The December 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine This is the second installment of a two part tech article on retro fitting a CV carb to a shovelhead motor. In the first […]

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 […]

Laying Out Graphics For Paint

Laying Out Graphics For Paint

Article By: Will Ramsey – Faith Forgotten Choppers – www.faithforgotten.com Pictures By: Jeff Cochran & Scott Takes – www.speedkingphoto.com – www.undergroundartstudios.com Originally Published In The February 2015 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Upon one of my recent visits to Speedking USA headquarters, just outside Cincinnati Ohio, I saw yet another amazing Jeff Cochran chopper sitting […]

Tight And Shallow

Tight And Shallow

Article By: Chris Callen Photos By: Jeff Cochran Originally Published In The May 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine We are extremely proud to have Will Ramsey on staff as one of our tech writers, but not just because he is so eloquent with the English language; this cat straight up knows his shit. This […]

Tech Cycle Install – The Rotary Top Gains Cool Points

Tech Cycle Install – The Rotary Top Gains Cool Points

Published In The August Issue Of Cycle Source Article by Will Ramsey Faith Forgotten Choppers www.faithforgotten.com    www.techcycle.com The rotary top 4 speed transmission has always been the ugly duckling when compared to its older brother, the ratchet top. But this unattractive little guy has some admirable qualities and is quickly starting to make a comeback […]

Fabricating Handlebars With Faith Forgotten Chopper

Fabricating Handlebars With Faith Forgotten Chopper

Published In The January 2015 Issue Of Cycle Source Article And Photos By: Will Ramsey – Faith Forgotten Choppers www.faithforgotten.com I’ve received quite a few questions over the last year about the handlebars that I built for Tight & Shallow. So many questions in fact that I have done a couple of small production runs […]

Mixing & Matching – Retro Fitting A CV Carb On A Shovel Head – Part One

Mixing & Matching – Retro Fitting A CV Carb On A Shovel Head – Part One

Published In The October 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Article By: Will Ramsey – Faith Forgotten Choppers – www.faithforgotten.com   I’ve been asked many times about the CV carburetor set up on the last couple bikes I built. So, I’ve decided to write a two part tech series that will illustrate how I mounted the carburetors […]

Building A Chromoly Swingarm

Building A Chromoly Swingarm

Published In The September 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Article By: Will Ramsey – Faith Forgotten Choppers www.faithforgotten.com Kevin Dunworth of Loaded Gun Customs is fast becoming one of the premier designers and builders in the motorcycle industry. His Retro mod designs are pushing the envelope in both performance and style. I met Kevin two […]

Just Bang It

Just Bang It

Installing The Legendary Rigidaire System Article by: Will Ramsey – Faith Forgotten Choppers – faithforgotten.com Originally Published In The March 2015 Issue OFf Cycle Source Magazine There’s really no way of getting around the fact that riding stripped down hardtailed choppers is just plain cool. Riding a rigid frame bike really connects you to the […]

Faith Forgotten Choppers On Fabricating Handlebars

Faith Forgotten Choppers On Fabricating Handlebars

A Lesson In Symmetry Article and Photos by Will Ramsey – Faith Forgotten Choppers – faithforgotten.com Originally Published In The January 2015 Issue of Cycle Source Magazine. I’ve received quite a few questions over the last year about the handlebars that I built for Tight & Shallow. So many questions in fact that I have done […]

The 2015 Source Awards- Custom Product Of The Year

The 2015 Source Awards- Custom Product Of The Year

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’ […]

The Annual Cycle Source Custom Bike Show In Sturgis Is Dead Ahead

The Annual Cycle Source Custom Bike Show In Sturgis Is Dead Ahead

Shine Em Up Boyz And Head To The Hills..The Black Hills The Annual Cycle Source Custom Bike Show In Sturgis Is Dead Ahead Wednesday, August 5th the Crossroads at the Buffalo Chip will play host to one of the best Custom Bike shows the Cycle Source Magazine holds each year. The Chopper Show this year […]

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 […]

Trimming the Fat Tech

Trimming the Fat Tech

  A few weeks ago, I received a phone call from a builder in New York who wanted me to shorten a gas tank for him. He had chosen a tank with a shape that he liked, but it needed to be 5” shorter to properly fit his frame. I graciously accepted the job and […]

Wanna get your Bike featured in the magazine? Well head to Mountainfest!

Wanna get your Bike featured in the magazine? Well head to Mountainfest!

Cycle Source Magazine Rolls Back Into Morgantown For Mountainfest Rally 12th Annual Custom Chopper Show Set For July 28th   If you have been waiting for the time to get your bike featured in the Magazine well head to Mountainfest in Morgantown WV, July 26th thru the 28th! Cycle Source puts on a hell of […]

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