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Sportsters Rule At The 2016 BMR

Sportsters Rule At The 2016 BMR

Photos By: Matt Reel Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Well, the best event of the year has come and gone again, The Big Mountain Run once again out did last year. This year brought with it all the riding, camping, site seeing, and friend making of the last along […]

Working Man’s Build – Part 2

Working Man’s Build – Part 2

Customizing Jared Blake’s Sporty with Pandemonium Custom Choppers Article and Photos By: Daniel Donley – www.pandemoniumcustomchoppers.com Originally Published In The July 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Just to recap on last months beginning of this article, I recently was approached by Jared Blake, He is hard working country music singer, out there pounding the […]

Throttle Junkie Tech – Garage Built Sporty Tank

Throttle Junkie Tech – Garage Built Sporty Tank

Article By: Paul Wideman at Bare Knuckle Choppers – www.bareknucklechoppers.com Originally Published In The September 2012 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Between the guys at Twisted, Big Will from Faith Forgotten, and myself, there have been plenty of gas tank articles over the last few years in Cycle Source. Looking back on this, I realized that […]

Originally Published In The June 2012 Issue Of Cycle Source Articles & Photos By: Chris Callen Scott Alvarez is a tattoo artist from the home state of my brother Roadside Marty, Florida. He says he got into the tattoo world in the usual way, hanging with the wrong crowd, and doing what his mother told him not […]

Sportster Challenge – Meet The Builders

Sportster Challenge – Meet The Builders

?MEET THE BUILDERS: Jordan Ashley I grew up wrenching with my father. My legit earliest memory is walking around the garage in a diaper while he working on his Drag car, a 1984 Trans Am. I’ve been in the garage ever since. Working on my cars, my friends cars, but most of the time, just […]

Second Chance Sporty

Second Chance Sporty

Article and Photos By: Kerri Schindler Originally Published In The March 2012 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Sully’s Customs has gone through some major changes in the past year or so due to the way Chris Sullivan was thinking about the motorcycle industry. He decided it was time to get away from all of the […]

Sportster Challenge – Meet The Builders

Sportster Challenge – Meet The Builders

Michael Parsons Full time at assistant manager at local parts store and last year he was blessed with a beautiful daughter farrah. other than that he considers himself pretty much a normal dude. He once had big dreams of building a bike this year but 55 hours a week and a new born didnt give him time […]

Anne Bonny – Tammie’s Kill Devil Hills Sporty

Anne Bonny – Tammie’s Kill Devil Hills Sporty

Published In The December 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Article By: Milwaukee Mike Photos By: Sarah Emery For those who have never ridden the far eastern seaboard of these United States, there is a slim ribbon of real estate that starts on the edge of Virginia and continues on and off all the way to […]

Sun City Sportster

Sun City Sportster

Published In The November 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Article & Photos By: Grizzly Marco drives an ambulance and rides a chopper in his spare time: a lean hardtail Evo Sportster, to be specific. He started with a Sportster 1200 Sport and an L&L hardtail frame. He then turned the stock Sporty into a Frisco style […]

The Busch And Busch Sportster

The Busch And Busch Sportster

Article By: Daniel Busch and Lance Busch Photos By: Lance Busch Originally Published In The January 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Here is a bit of advice for all of the wheelers and dealers out there: When you have to take a ferry somewhere to look at a possible bike deal, bring cash and […]

Born To Be Wild

Born To Be Wild

Bernie’s  “74” Rail Job Sporty Article By: Rob Keller Photos By: Chris Callen Originally Published In The June 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine It was Biketoberfest 2008 at the Willies Tropical Tattoo Show when I first saw this Long Chopper. The sight of this Iron Stallion took my memory back to 1976 when I […]

Sportster Hardtail Install

Sportster Hardtail Install

Article & Photos By: Will Ramsey – Faith Forgotten Choppers – www.faithforgotten.com Originally Published In The August 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine While visiting Led Sled Customs to catch a sneak preview of the Biker Live build, Elbow Grease, I noticed a father and son appear in front of the shop holding a stock sportster […]

From “No Guts” To Glory

From “No Guts” To Glory

Hopping Up an 883 Article & Photos: Compliments of S&S Cycle Originally Published In The March 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Harley-Davidson 883 Sportster models are generally pretty economical motorcycles, but not always as economical as this one owned by Ryan Wessel of Onalaska, WI, a suburb of La Crosse. One of Ryan’s coworkers […]

Dutch Sporty

Dutch Sporty

Published In The January 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Article & Photos By: Grizzly Rene’ owned several Sportsters and a chopped Triumph before he started building this Sporty chop from the ground up. “This was my first big project and I enjoyed every second of it. I took my ideas from old big bike and […]

The Hooligan Sportster

The Hooligan Sportster

Featured in The May 2015 Issue Of Cycle Source Article & Photos By: Chris Callen We ran across the little Hooligan you see here this past season when it took the Best Sportster Award at our show during Thunder In The Valley. This build was the collaboration of two men in what they call a hobby […]

SpaceGrass By Pandemonium Custom Choppers

SpaceGrass By Pandemonium Custom Choppers

Featured In The May 2015 Issue Of Cycle Source Article & Photos By: Kerri Schindler The owner of Space Grass, Ron Gratop, learned at an early age not to touch. His dad and uncle both had motorcycles and he was never allowed to touch them except for the times he sneaked a peek under the cover. […]

Tyler’s Sik Sportster

Tyler’s Sik Sportster

Featured In The April 2015 Issue Of Cycle Source Article By: Chris Callen  Photos By: High Image Photography The bike you see here is the result of a man’s decision to take a step back to keep his bike building broad in scope. I’ve known Tyler Foster, the man behind this build, for quite a while […]

The Yellow Jacket

The Yellow Jacket

Featured In The March 2015 Issue Of Cycle Source Article By: Chris Callen   Photos By: Rebecca Cunningham While we were in Galveston, Texas for the 2014 Lone Star Rally we had so many great bikes to choose from. One in particular stuck out in the Sportster category and once we had the chance to […]

Resurrecting The Shortster

Resurrecting The Shortster

Featured In The February 2015 Issue Of Cycle Source Article by: Milwaukee Mike Photos By Mad Stork The bike you see gracing these pages is the work of two very talented individuals that hail from the great plains of Nebraska. Their names are Eric “Woody” Sage and Russ Peterson and even though they are not related […]

Missouri Death Trap

Missouri Death Trap

Featured in the January 2015 Issue of Cycle Source Article & Photos By: Darren McKeag Well lookie what we got here for ya kiddies, another beautiful creation that comes from the minds of northern Missouri. In this particular case a 2001 Sportster Redux done by none other than Paul and the crew at Bare Knuckle Choppers […]

Hey Joe – A 2001 Sportster

Hey Joe – A 2001 Sportster

Featured In The January 2015 Issue Of Cycle Source Article & Photos By: Scott Takes My name is Scott Takes. I am a painter from Cedar Rapids Iowa. I am not a writer. But today, I am writing a story about my buddy Brandon. Cause he rules. Brandon Hess is a builder with a history. Yes, […]

Harder Faster

Harder Faster

From the December 2014 Issue of Cycle Source Article By: Magoo   Photos By: Matt Aims Zack Harnish had always been around motorcycles. His grandfather built up a pan chop in the 70’s that influenced Zack’s father and Zack’s father passed that inspiration on to him. His father took him to The Smokeout when he […]

The Ugly Bike

The Ugly Bike

Featured in the November 2014 Issue of Cycle Source Article & Photos By: Chris Callen & Amelia Rose One of my now many favorite Sturgis traditions is that the good people from The Horse Backstreet Choppers Magazine ask me to come and help judge at their annual chopper show inside the Full Throttle Saloon. It’s a […]

Flat Tracker – Paying Homage To The Past

Flat Tracker – Paying Homage To The Past

Featured in the October 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Article & Photos By: Chris Callen & Amelia Rose Why are Ironheads always so damn cool? This is a question I have pondered many times. Finally now, after staring at Rob Lations retro flat track inspired bike, I think that I may have found the […]

Scarecrow Sporty

Scarecrow Sporty

From The Pages of The October 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Article By: Chris Callen Photos By: Jeff Cochran I first saw this bike in the back of the Limpnickie Lot during Daytona. Jeff Cochran was in the middle of shooting about a dozen bikes; I think he even shot my Panhead at that show. […]

Paughco new products! Check this out…..

Paughco new products! Check this out…..

EVO/RUBBER MOUNT SPORTSTER CHOPPER CHASSIS’ Paughco is now offering 2 different style rigid frames for EVO Sportsters. The Single Loop Rigid Bobber frame is designed for 1986-2003 Sportster engines and features a distinctive 1 1/2” single loop downtube and 1 1/8” lower frame rails. A variety of rake, leg and stretch dimensions are available starting […]

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