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Ultimate Builder Results: 2017 Long Beach

Ultimate Builder Results: 2017 Long Beach

The 1st Show in the Ultimate Builder 7-state Tour Long Beach Ultimate Builder Results includes custom ground-up builds and mild to wild builds. J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show – Nov 17-19, 2017 Results FreeStyle – Results from LB Ultimate Builder 2017 FreeStyle Winner Ryan McQuiston’s 45 Magnum, a 1941 Harley-Davidson Flathead 45, features […]

Son Of A Speed Twin

Son Of A Speed Twin

Article And Photos By: Mark Velazquez Originally Published In The April 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Sometimes, the best bikes I find are those suggested to me by a friend of a friend. They hidden treasures that come up in conversation that you only find by chance. The bike on these pages happens to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mike Tomas Of Kiwi Indian Motorcycle’s In Motion Builder Profile

Mike Tomas Of Kiwi Indian Motorcycle’s In Motion Builder Profile

Mike Tomas of Kiwi Indian Motorcycles got his start in the mechanical world as a young man in New Zealand performing repairs and fabricating parts for equipment on his father’s farm. He got his first Indian at age 17, knowing he wanted something American but not caring for Harley-Davidson and knowing that he didn’t want […]

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. […]

Three Two Choppers’ In Motion Builder Profile

Three Two Choppers’ In Motion Builder Profile

Brothers, JC and Jimmie Lee Coen out of Fort Worth Texas have focused their sights on setting new trends in motorcycle design. These two brothers have been building bikes for friends and customizing their own rides for more than two decades. They were the “go-to” guys in their circle when it came to motorcycles. The […]

Industry Heavy Hitters To Judge In Motion!

Industry Heavy Hitters To Judge In Motion!

November 2nd – 5th, 2017 will be the first offering of a brand new type of show called In Motion at the Lone Star Rally in Galveston, TX.  14 builders from across the United States have been invited to create a one of a kind custom motorcycle that not only exemplifies their ability as an […]

Killin Time: On Tour With X

Killin Time: On Tour With X

Article And Photos By: Xavier Muriel Originally Published In The April 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Hello once again my friends. Well, here we are, really into 2017. Gearing up for all the bitchin’ motorcycle rallies, events, shows, and gatherings that we all look forward to. There are lots of friends to see and […]

The Vulture

The Vulture

Article By: Chris Callen Photos By: Rebecca Cunningham Originally Published In The April 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine   This bike was the Best of Show Winner at our Chopper Show at the Lone Star Rally 2016. That made it good enough for the cover of any other issue, but once I got to […]

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 […]

The Voting Is Now Open For Our 2017 “Source Awards!”

The Voting Is Now Open For Our 2017 “Source Awards!”

  VOTE BY USING THIS LINK Welcome to one of our favorite annual offering from Cycle Source Magazine: The Year In Review Issue. In case you are new to our magazine we take the January issue each year to take a look back over the past 12 issues of the year in the life of […]

Dates Announced For AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days: July 6-8, 2018

Dates Announced For AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days: July 6-8, 2018

PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The American Motorcyclist Association has announced that next year’s premier celebration of vintage motorcycling, AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, will be July 6-8, 2018, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. “AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days is one of the top motorcycling events in the country that brings motorcyclists together around racing, bike […]

The Service Stand From Bagg It Up Customs

The Service Stand From Bagg It Up Customs

Originally Published In The March 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine When it comes to working on our personal rides a lot of men and women just throw their hands in the air and take it to the local dealer or shop and relinquish control of their motorcycle to someone else. There are many reasons […]

Trouble Shovel

Trouble Shovel

Article By: Chris Callen Photos By: Sean Bowe Originally Published In The March 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Johnny Branch is the type of cat that looks for a challenge in life. At 33 years of age he has been running his own fabrication shop in Wildormar California for 15 years. None of his […]

The Cycle X Honda CB750 Motor Factory is Open for Business

The Cycle X Honda CB750 Motor Factory is Open for Business

Every year in the off-season, the Cycle X facility is rearranged into a vintage Honda motor factory.  Refurbished heads, crankshafts, big-bore cylinders, oil pumps, Chain wheels, expertly polished alloy parts and under-cut transmissions are some of the parts available. Many customers like the refurbished parts offered because they can simply reassemble their motors with-out worrying […]

Scooter Tramp Scotty: The Working Motorcycle

Scooter Tramp Scotty: The Working Motorcycle

Article And Photos By: Scooter Tramp Scotty Originally Published In The March 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Years ago… Palm Springs, California. It was late fall in the Southern California desert as the three motorcycles sat parked in a semi-circle. Beside each bike lay a bedroll for the rider and on each bed a […]

From The Editor’s Desk

From The Editor’s Desk

Get A Job, Tight Pants Article By: Chris Callen Good, you got past the title so we can assume two things, either A, you are already chuckling and share some frustrations of your own or B, you are half way to pissed off and looking for ammunition. Either way, stick around for a minute, I […]

The Work Truck

The Work Truck

Article By: Roadside Marty Photos By: Carsten Fritzen Originally Published In The March 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine I can’t think of a finer example of a Shovelhead for our Shovelhead issue than this beauty right here! The owner, Nick Jordan, started out like most of us by getting started on a 1978 Ironhead […]

Pat Jansen Of Sin Central Garage’s In Motion Builder Profile

Pat Jansen Of Sin Central Garage’s In Motion Builder Profile

Pat Jansen of Sin Central Garage wasn’t raised in a mechanical family. He had no extended family and his father was an itinerant pastor so Pat never had the opportunity to develop apprenticeships or cultivate a mentor relationship. Everything Pat learned about motorcycles and hotrods he pieced together by trial and error. For the first […]

Finned Rockerboxes

Finned Rockerboxes

Made In The USA At Throwback Cycle Parts Originally Published In The March 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Lately we have been seeing these incredible rockerboxes show up on bikes that we have featured on the pages of our fine publication. Since this is the “Shovelheads Rule” issue we figured it would be a […]

Track Days

Track Days

Will Make You Fall In Love With Motorcycles All Over Again Article And Photos By: J. Ken Conte Originally Published In The March 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine I have put some miles on this year, some so mindlessly it borders on negligent, but I have never been more fired up about motorcycling as […]

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 […]

Purple Passion

Purple Passion

Article and Photos By: Milwaukee Mike Originally Published In The March 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine For those who are unfamiliar with the work of Mike Rabideau, allow me to introduce you to him. Mike owns a one-man operation known as Majik Mike Designs and although this is far from his first foray into […]

Gettysburg Bike Week

Gettysburg Bike Week

Article By: Tim Stull Photos By: Heather Callen Originally Published In The March 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Another Gettysburg Bike Week has come and gone, and with it a lot of good times with good friends both old and new. This year’s event was even better than the last; not just for Cycle […]

Leonidas

Leonidas

Article and Photos By: Mark Velazquez Originally Published In The March 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Brooklyn native Telly “The Greek” Haritos will be the first to tell you that it’s never too late to start something new. And with his one off twisted frame ’78 Shovel, which he calls Leonidas, never too late […]

Chris Moos Of Misfit Industries’ In Motion Builder Profile

Chris Moos Of Misfit Industries’ In Motion Builder Profile

Chris Moos of Misfit Industries didn’t get into the motorcycle industry to say, “Hey let’s build baggers, baggers are cool!” All he saw was an opportunity, he knew it was going to be a learning experience and said “Motorcycles? Sure, why not?” Truth is, Moos comes from the Rod and Kustom and Truck world. He […]

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 […]

Donny Loos Of Don’s Customs’ In Motion Builder Profile

Donny Loos Of Don’s Customs’ In Motion Builder Profile

Donny Loos Don’s Customs The other half of the well famed “Sucker Punch Sally’s” dynamic Duo, Donny started his shop in Cincinnati back in January of 1986. After being on the road working on a world championship top fuel drag team out of Louisiana, Don was ready to come off the road and open his […]

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. […]

Killin Time: On Tour With X

Killin Time: On Tour With X

Article And Photos By: Xavier Muriel Originally Published In The March 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Happy New Year Friends and chopper lovers…. I hope your New Year is off to a fantastic start. I was fortunate enough to spend the holidays in Texas with my family; something I haven’t been able to do […]

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 […]

The Green Machine

The Green Machine

Article By: Jimmy Frizzell Photos By: Jeff Cochran Originally Published In The March 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Jeff Cochran is no stranger to Shovelheads, in fact some would say that what he can do to these old bikes is an art form. For the past ten years Jeff has run solo with SpeedKing […]

Gotta Have A Springer

Gotta Have A Springer

Article and Photos By: Daniel Donley Originally Published In The February 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Paul has had visions of owning a hard tail bobber for quite some time. We have worked on Paul’s bike for the last couple tech articles, got it up and running in “Knockin’ The Dust Off”, and did […]

From The Editors Desk

From The Editors Desk

Article By: Chris Callen Originally Published In The February 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine With the political climate we are in today, it would seem that our country is headed to a place where the American Spirit is getting a good swift kick in the ass. While this scares the hell outta so many […]

Scooter Tramp Scotty: The Adventures Of A Broken Shifting Fork

Scooter Tramp Scotty: The Adventures Of A Broken Shifting Fork

Article and Photos By: Scooter Tramp Scotty Originally Published In The February 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine In the backwoods of Virginia, Shovelhead Steve toiled in the freestanding garage nestled at the forefront of his isolated property. This structure served as a makeshift Harley Shop—the only one for many miles—and it was here that […]

Indian Larry Block Party

Indian Larry Block Party

Lucky Thirteen In The City Article By: J. Ken Conte Photos By: Jason Cirrito Originally Published In The February 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine I spent some time in New York City. I lived right outside the Bronx my last two years of high school and got myself into some questionable situations I’m lucky […]

Just A Little Triumph

Just A Little Triumph

Article By: Matt Reel Photos By: Chris Callen Originally Published In The February 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine It’s always surprising how fast time goes by. When I was asked to write the feature for the Acme Triumph pictured here it reminded me that the first feature I ever wrote for Cycle Source was […]

Strange Days

Strange Days

A Gathering Within A Time Warp Article By: Jimmy Frizzell Photos By: Mad Stork Ken Originally Published In The February 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Lets be perfectly clear about this, I may quite possibly be stabbing myself in the face as I write this because the honest journalistic approach I’m supposed to use […]

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 […]

The Beast

The Beast

Article By: Chris Callen Photos By: Peter Linney Originally Published In The February 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine In a time where it seems everyone is looking to build vintage pans and knuck choppers, it’s a hard prospect to build an Evo that stands out. John Schroder said when he firs tscored this bike […]

The Race Of Gentlemen

The Race Of Gentlemen

The Race Of Gentlemen Pismo Beach Edition Article And Photos Twila Knight Originally Published In The February 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine   I knew of The Race Of Gentlemen only as an East Coast event. Rumors had been heard of it coming to our side of the country. My husband and I had […]

The Greasy Dozen

The Greasy Dozen

Celebrating The Builder Collective Article By: Bear Photos By: Mike Vandegriff, Rob Sparkman, the builders and Bear Originally Published In The February 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine The Greasy Dozen Run has always been a group effort; without the help of industry friends, the garage builders that participate and the grassroots riders that attend, it […]

Oscar By Alpinestars

Oscar By Alpinestars

Originally Published In The February 2017 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Oscar by Alpinestars When I saw the Oscar Collection by Alpinestars for the first time, it looked like a line of road gear I’d want to wear every day, whether I was riding or not. Then I started to hear the reviews, raves for […]

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 […]

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