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Last Minute Pan

Last Minute Pan

Article By: Clinton Wallace Photos By: Chris Callen Originally Published In The April 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine For those of you who know me, you know I have a passion for long bikes. I firmly believe that if you set them up properly, you won’t find a better ride. I believe in doing […]

Supafly Pan

Supafly Pan

Article By: Roadside Marty Photos By: Carsten Fritzen Originally Published In The December 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Have you ever seen a bike that just “looks” right? One that you look over several times trying to find something that you would personally change if it was yours? Well, after seeing this beautiful Pan […]

Gettin’ It Covered

Gettin’ It Covered

With Led Sled’s Pan Style Rocker Boxes for XL’s Article And Photos By: Matt Reel Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine While many of us have known this little motorcycle secret for a while more and more people seem to be figuring it out lately, “the Harley Davidson Sportster platform […]

Bonne Belle

Bonne Belle

Article By: Paul Wideman Photos By:Bart Mitchell Originally Published In The December 2012 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine If you’ve been around the American motorcycling community for very long, you’ve undoubtedly heard tales of the Bonneville Salt Flats. Maybe you’ve seen the documentary on the famous New Zealander, Burt Munro: Offerings to the Gods of […]

Cupcake

Cupcake

Article By: Jimmy Frizzell Photos By: Mark Velazquez Originally Published In The April 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Choppers, a time honored tradition in the deviation from standard design in a pursuit for excessive simplicity. And while it may not be the reinvention of the wheel, it damn well is a celebration in the […]

Cody’s First Year Pan

Cody’s First Year Pan

Article By: Cody Williams Photos By: Chris Callen Originally Published In The May 2012 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine I had been working at Redline Motorcycles in Pensacola, FL. for about 2 years. Over that time, George Breckenridge, a co-owner, and I had talked about building a cool bike, kick only with no battery. George had […]

A Pan Called Slinky

A Pan Called Slinky

Article By: Milwaukee Mike Photos By: Chris Callen Originally Published In The April 2012 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine When Chris and I got to Boston for the Northeast Bike Show in January, one of the best bikes that we saw at the show was already familiar to us; it was named “Slinky.” When I […]

American Badass – Shaun’s Trailer Trash Panhead

American Badass – Shaun’s Trailer Trash Panhead

Originally Published In The June 2012 Issue Of Cycle Source Article By: Lemme Photos By: Chris Callen Roadside, Darren, Mike, and I made it to Daytona, despite Darren’s stator melting into a pile of noncharging plastic and wires, but not before Mother Nature took a huge shit on us. I was in the Green Dragon […]

Old School Pan

Old School Pan

Originally Published In The June 2012 Issue of Cycle Source   Article By: Milwaukee Mike Photos By: Chris Callen The Northeast Bike Expo 2012 ended up being a place that was a bit of a goldmine for Chris and me. At the Boston show, we ran into the owner of this little gem. We had […]

Going to Work On Old Panheads At Grimey’s Shop

Going to Work On Old Panheads At Grimey’s Shop

Originally Published In The January 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine A huge problem with Pan heads is that exhaust leak around the head. It seems you just can’t ever get that exhaust clamp tight enough. Well, it’s probably A because your exhaust spigot coming from your head has been smooched and broken away to […]

Basic SU Carb Maintenance

Basic SU Carb Maintenance

Article By: Chris Callen Originally Published In The November 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine So I know by now that when something goes wrong with my bike to follow a couple general rules: A. Keep it simple, or in other words start with simplest thing to check. B. Go to the last thing you […]

Raised On Honor- Frankie Perrone’s 49 Panhead

Raised On Honor- Frankie Perrone’s 49 Panhead

Originally Published In The April 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Article By: Chris Condon Photos By: Cynthia Raven Frankie Perrone is the epitome of a true, hardcore biker. Frankie grew up on the streets of NYC. The Bronx was where he learned to be a man of honor. A word not often exemplified in […]

Rollin Bones -The 4th Incarnation Of The 1950 Panhead

Rollin Bones -The 4th Incarnation Of The 1950 Panhead

Published In The March 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Article & Photos By: Mitch “Magoo” Bodine While my wife and I were at the Race of Gentlemen, we checked out lots of cool bikes and hotrods. Mark Stevens’ Rollin’ Bones’ 1950 Panhead was definitely one of my favorites. A friend of mine owns a Shovel […]

The Rusty Clown – Re-Birth Of An Old Pan

The Rusty Clown – Re-Birth Of An Old Pan

Published In The January 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Article By: Chris Condon  Photos By: Mark Velazquez I guess it’s fitting that since I’m writing again that it starts with one of my old motorcycles. The R u s t y C l o w n Bike, as  people called it, was built in July of 2004 […]

A Perfectly Built Harmon Panhead By Bones Legacy

A Perfectly Built Harmon Panhead By Bones Legacy

Published In The February 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Article By: Chris Callen Photos By: Bart Mitchell I was first introduced to Paul Ponkow of Bones’ Legacy a number of years ago during Las Vegas BikeFest when we took a little fieldtrip, ending up in his shop. Once inside, it was like a time machine […]

Sweet Maria By Billy Lane

Sweet Maria By Billy Lane

Published In The August 2015 Issue Of Cycle Source Article By Billy Lane  Photos By: Bart Mitchell I’m still humbled each time someone is sincere about asking me to do work for them. The majority of people work hard for their paycheck, just like you and I do, and I know it is a big […]

Gasshole Garage’s Legacy Bike

Gasshole Garage’s Legacy Bike

Published In The August 2015 Issue Of Cycle Source Article & Photos By: Mark Velazquez Ever notice that where ever you are in this great country that if you’re having a great time there always seems to be a Texan in the house? Well if you haven’t then I suggest you get out a bit more. […]

None Of Your Business By Paul Cox

None Of Your Business By Paul Cox

Featured In The March 2015 Issue Of Cycle Source Article & Photos By: Mark Velazquez There are those who build, there are those who create. And then there are those who inspire. In a city that never sleeps where survival is the name of the game, second best is just not enough to make it in […]

One Paycheck At A Time – 2014 Best Bike On The Strip

One Paycheck At A Time – 2014 Best Bike On The Strip

Featured In The February 2015 Issue Of Cycle Source Article By: Chris Callen   Photos By: Bart Mitchell This is one of those articles that I get to write from time to time that makes me happy to have the pleasure of telling another man’s story as my living. The man is Dave “Mad Dog” […]

A Little Patience – A 1960 Panhead

A Little Patience – A 1960 Panhead

Featured In The February 2015 Issue Of Cycle Source Article By: Roadside Marty Photos By: Robert Evans @Heydayforever When you look at this beautiful Panhead you can easily see how this bike could become very addictive. Frank Girod knows it better than anyone because after many years of dreaming and thinking about it, it’s finally […]

Bucket List Bobber

Bucket List Bobber

Featured In The January 2015 Issue Of Cycle Source Article By: Gabrielle Argo  Photos By: Mad Stork In winter of the late 1990s, my brother, Rob, called me to tell me he found a 1965 Panhead in the boondocks of upstate New York. “What do you mean? Where?” I asked. He wasn’t kidding – the bike […]

Ground Up – A Springer From Prism

Ground Up – A Springer From Prism

Featured In The January 2015 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Article By: Roadside Marty Photos By: Rob Lunetta For some people in the motorcycle world the Panhead is the ultimate motor for any chopper that they may build or hope to build. I must say that in my opinion it’s one of the most beautiful engines […]

Lil Bastard

Lil Bastard

From the December 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Article By: Jack Schit  Photos By: Chris Callen I believe in my heart that one must be open to what the universe throws out there and if you are open and aware, amazing things can and will happen. This past July I had the great honor for the […]

Joe’s ’58 Pan

Joe’s ’58 Pan

Featured in The November 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Article & Photos By: Mark Velazquez I always wanted to start a story off saying… “This is a story about a guy name Joe” Ok now that we have gotten yet another one of those mindless things off my bucket list let me really tell you about […]

Panning It Out

Panning It Out

Featured in the October 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Article & Photos By: Mark Velazquez In a modern day world filled with social media, bling phones that do everything but make your coffee, to the newest technology for both two and four wheels, life will always bring you back to the basics. Which will […]

Jeff Cochran’s Stainless 64

Jeff Cochran’s Stainless 64

Featured in the October 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Article By: Chris Callen  Photos By: Jeff Cochran Having known Jeff Cochran for a solid decade or more now, I’ve become accustomed to his brand of wit and have often enjoyed long conversations on the phone in times I’ve needed advice, whether it was for the […]

A Pan Named Toby

A Pan Named Toby

From The October 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Article & Photos By: Milwaukee Mike Last May as I was rolling home from one of my favorite events in the motorcycle world, Choppertown Camparound in Arizona, I got a phone call from my friend Randy “The Gentleman of Leisure” in St. Louis about a great little local […]

A Swingarm Pan By El Padre

A Swingarm Pan By El Padre

From The September 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Article & Photos By: Grizzly El Padre lives in the city of Nantes, France. He has been building more than a handful of choppers lately, purely as a hobby, only selling one when he feels the urge to build a new one. This is his latest creation and […]

Thor’s Pan – A 1958 Rigid Pan

Thor’s Pan – A 1958 Rigid Pan

From The Pages of The September 2014 Issue of Cycle Source Magazine Article & Photos By: Chris Condon Thor Tamberg has been around motorcycles his whole life. When Thor was a child his father rode a Norton and a KZ650. His father taught him to ride a Honda 50 at the age of 10. When he […]

Newest Engine Video by S&S Cycle

S&S Cycle has been putting out a series of legacy videos talking about the history of S&S and some of the key elements that made S&S what it is today. If you get a chance head over to their Youtube page and subscribe. They will have a big announcement on Feb 7th with a new […]

Taco Bender

Taco Bender

Article By: Cycle Nazi Photos By: Ben Zales I usually come up with a quote to start. It’s a nice way to begin a feature and it makes sound smarter than I really am, but my mind is blank. I really want to come up with an opening statement that will melt your face and […]

Jeff’s ‘58 Pan

Jeff’s ‘58 Pan

Article By: Paul Wideman www.bareknucklechoppers.com Photos By: Jeff Cochran www.speedkingphoto.com I guess I write from a little different perspective than most writers in the motorcycle publication biz for two reasons. The first being I have no real training and no journalistic background. The second is that I make my living in the business about which […]

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