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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 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 […]

Speedking Fork Lowering

Speedking Fork Lowering

Article By: Will Ramsey – Faith Forgotten Choppers Originally Published In The July 2013 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine This month, I decided to change things up and venture out of my shop in search of new tech article information. I found myself in Cincinnati, Ohio at Jeff Cochran’s shop, Speed King. I’m quite sure […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Trans Case Repair

Trans Case Repair

Repairing A Cracked 4-Speed Harley Transmission Case Article And Photos By: Faith Forgotten Choppers – www.faithforgotten.com Originally Published In The April 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine This month’s tech article will discuss the process of repairing a cracked 4 speed Harley transmission case. This transmission case is made of cast aluminum and presents some unique […]

Sportster Hardtail Install At Led Sled Customs

Sportster Hardtail Install At Led Sled Customs

Published In The August 2014 Issue Of Cycle Source Article & Photos By: Will Ramsey www.faithforgotten.com 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 frame. I followed the frame downstairs […]

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 […]

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 […]

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