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BMR Backyard Banger

BMR Backyard Banger

Article By: Panhead Frank Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source  Magazine After coming off of a really hard winter, all that was streaming out of the motorcycle chamber of my mind was the Big Mountain Run (BMR). There cannot be a BMR without a Gypsy Tour and there can’t be a […]

First Rides: Magnum X-1 Stealth

First Rides: Magnum X-1 Stealth

Article By: J. Ken Conte Photos By: Heather Callen & Ken Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine I’m not ashamed of flying to a motorcycle rally and arriving there in a cage. I’m sure this won’t be the last time I do it, either. It makes for less of an […]

’64 Duo Glides

’64 Duo Glides

Article By: Roadside Marty Photos By: Daron Gray Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine I’ve known Eric Stein for a few years now and every time I hear that he’s building a bike I look forward to seeing it. This Pan was no different as he told me that it […]

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 […]

Jimmy Frizzell: On The Edge

Jimmy Frizzell: On The Edge

Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Tourism: The uncontrollable urge to rediscover a watered down stereotypical version of the ideal situation filtered through the minds of money grabbing locals dressed in perfectly pleated pants, tourism, just don’t do it. I lead a charmed life filled with solidified hallow ideologies based […]

Sweet Mo Lasses Shovel

Sweet Mo Lasses Shovel

Article By: Chris Callen Photos By: Jeff Ruttinger Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Paul Smyth has been a mechanic at UPS for ten years now and like so many of us he does his daily grind which is a good job but all the while he’s dreaming of the […]

Bucket List: Texas Style

Bucket List: Texas Style

Article & Photos By: Steve Klein – Contributing Writer Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Cycle Source Magazine is, of course, a part of the leading edge pioneering group of gas inhaling, 50wt bleeding Gearheadz that we are, and became an immediate sponsor of the Cherokee Pate Swap Meet in Texas […]

Hardtailing With Voodoo Vintage

Hardtailing With Voodoo Vintage

Article & Photos By: Daniel Donley – www.pandemoniumcustomchoppers.com Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine I had a local guy stop by the shop, wanting to know if I could put a hardtail on his old Ironhead Sportster. He had an old bolt on hardtail that he didn’t like the lines of. […]

Leatherhead

Leatherhead

Article and Photos By: Mark Velazquez Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Some people dream and other people make the dream come true. Making the dream come true is the case of Grigoriy Georgiev of Bad & G Customs now in Williamsburg Virginia. From the days back home in Bulgaria […]

BMR 7: The Gypsy Tour

BMR 7: The Gypsy Tour

Killer And Company Hit The Road For Three Days Of Riding And Fun Article By: Killer Photos By: Cycle Source Staff Gypsy Tour-(jips? – to?or) – noun. A journey for pleasure in which several different places are visited by a group of nomadic, free spirited people. Last year when Chris told me to load up […]

Chopper Charlie: Choppering

Chopper Charlie: Choppering

What Started As A Ride To A Rally Turned Into Something We Never Expected Article By: Chopper Charlie Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Hot. Really damn hot. This was all I could think about when we were crossing State Highway 24 across Utah a few days back. The lunar […]

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 […]

Scooter Tramp Scotty: Hollywood

Scooter Tramp Scotty: Hollywood

Article and Photos By: Scooter Tramp Scotty Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine It was years ago, while staying with an eccentric entrepreneur who surrounded himself with old motorcycles and ragged biker types in Milwaukee Wisconsin, that I experienced a very unique adventure. In fact, the situation was so outrageous […]

Lil’ Miss Red

Lil’ Miss Red

Article By: Matt Reel Photos By: Chris Callen Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Father and son projects are some of the greatest things gearheads can do together. I will always remember working with my dad on my first car and I’m sure a lot of you share the same […]

Trip Of A Lifetime: Part 7

Trip Of A Lifetime: Part 7

Article By: Heather Callen Photos By: Chris & Heather Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine After a good meal, great company and a bitter sweet good-bye with our brother Ray Ray we started barrel assing south towards San Francisco, I wanted to check another thing off my bucket list before […]

FXR Spotlight: Episode 18

FXR Spotlight: Episode 18

Article By: Joe Meilke Photos By: Dave-O Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine When you write for a magazine you meet a lot of people; a lot of interesting people, both good interesting and bad interesting. This month’s spotlight Dave-O is just a Koo Koo Bird from the west coast […]

Killin Time: On Tour With X

Killin Time: On Tour With X

Article And Photos By: Xavier Muriel Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Greetings from somewhere in Middle America (at least for now)! Man what a crazy month it’s been since the last issue! We’ve been playing to some amazing crowds. I finally got to play and see Laconia for the […]

Big Mountain Run 2016

Big Mountain Run 2016

Article By: Chris Callen Photos By: Heather Callen, Darren McKeag, Matt Reel, Killer & Jimmy Frizzell Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Believe it or not, with all the articles I have to write throughout the year, this is one that I toil over. You see, it’s easy to give […]

LA Lane Splitter

LA Lane Splitter

Article And Photos By: Chris Callen Originally Published In The September 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine The story of La Lane Splitter you see pictured before you is one that starts with our introduction to Mike and Mike. You see, back at the Pate Swap Meet last year we ran across a cat with […]

Sturgis Buffalo Chip® 2017 Motorcycles As Art Exhibit “Old Iron – Young Blood” Draws Next Generation Of Motorcycling’s Masters

Sturgis Buffalo Chip® 2017 Motorcycles As Art Exhibit “Old Iron – Young Blood” Draws Next Generation Of Motorcycling’s Masters

A new generation is shaping the industry, and they are ready to show what they can do. Sturgis, SD (May 4, 2017) An incredible group of young builders and artists who have been inspired by the iron stylings of previous generations will be creating new works that reflect the attitude and attributes of the present […]

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Features Inaugural Year For Youth Vintage National Championship Classes

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Features Inaugural Year For Youth Vintage National Championship Classes

Hare scrambles, motocross, exhibition races among weekend events  PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Youth competitors will be able to vie for national championships in vintage hare scrambles and motocross at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, on July 7-9 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. “We are really focused on expanding AMA vintage racing,” said AMA Racing […]

Collection Of ‘Roaring 20s’ Bikes Found On Berkshire Farm For Auction At ‘No Reserve’ With H&H Classics At National Motorcycle Museum

Collection Of ‘Roaring 20s’ Bikes Found On Berkshire Farm For Auction At ‘No Reserve’ With H&H Classics At National Motorcycle Museum

The first H&H Classics sale at its prestigious new venue – the National Motorcycle Museum on June 2nd– offers a complete collection of mainly 1920’s era bikes with a focus on lightweights. The whole collection is in at ‘No Reserve’. Many of the bikes from ‘The Home Farm Collection’ are getting close to a century […]

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Announces Entertainment, Bike Show

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Announces Entertainment, Bike Show

Old Bike Barn Crossroads features vendors, music, AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Bike Show PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Fans of country music, rockabilly and high energy party rock are in for a treat at the 2017 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, scheduled for July 7-9 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. The Old Bike Barn […]

Sturgis Buffalo Chip®’s 2017 Biker Belles® Welcomes All To “My Motorcycle Life”

Sturgis Buffalo Chip®’s 2017 Biker Belles® Welcomes All To “My Motorcycle Life”

The Buffalo Chip’s Biker Belles tradition of honoring women in motorcycling continues with special guests, new features and old friends. Buffalo Chip, SD (May 2, 2017) – An inclusive opportunity to celebrate women in motorcycling and connect with those who are shaping the industry, driving change and breaking long-held traditions will take place Tuesday, Aug. […]

The Quail Motorcycle Gathering Makes its Texas Debut at Revival Cycles The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show

The Quail Motorcycle Gathering Makes its Texas Debut at Revival Cycles The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show

Carmel, Calif. – April 26, 2017 – For the first time in its 9-year history, The Quail Motorcycle Gathering took the show on the road with an appearance at Revival Cycles’ The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show. Guests of this annual festival in Austin, Texas were treated to a special preview of some of the bikes that […]

Moto Stampede(R) Race Series Expands Diverse Schedule

Moto Stampede(R) Race Series Expands Diverse Schedule

Sturgis, SD — More adrenaline-packed racing events have this year been added to the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Moto Stampede race series at the premier action center of the rally. Six of the motorcycle and music festival’s nine days offers thrilling racing from American Flat Track and RSD Super Hooligan to street drags, Dirt Riot Off-Road, and […]

Señor Potato Head

Señor Potato Head

Article By: Milwaukee Mike Photos By: Loki Originally Published In The August 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine This bike is a lesson in diversity as it can go from pure chopper to long distance rider in a short amount of time with minimal tools. The man behind this creation is Brent Law. Brent is […]

Barter King: Bartering Is A Way Of Life

Barter King: Bartering Is A Way Of Life

Article & Photos By: Lisa Ballard Originally Published In The August 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine The way the economy is, most people in this industry barter for one thing or another. I am sure you have done it once or twice; need a frontend to make your ride over the top but don’t […]

Find It Now

Find It Now

Article By: Chris Callen Originally Published In The August 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine As summer 2011 rolls into full swing, plans are in motion for the second Hoka Hey Challenge. I fondly recall all of the buzz that took place this time last year here at Cycle Source home base as Chris Callen, […]

Burn It Down

Burn It Down

Article And Photos By: Alex Scott Originally Published In The August 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Melted tire stuck to burnt wheels, charred frontend stripped with rust, and a scolded engine detached and disassembled. There could be, perhaps, no other scene that Doug Balko could stumble upon that would better inspire a ground-up build […]

Fire & The Wheel

Fire & The Wheel

Originally Published In The August 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Here at Wheels Through Time Museum, we have a little saying, and it goes like this: Everything is American, and everything runs! For years now, we’ve been hunting down, preserving, and displaying hundreds of America’s rarest two and four wheel vehicles, and like the […]

Interview with Bandit of Bikernet.com (Pod-E Podcast)

Interview with Bandit of Bikernet.com (Pod-E Podcast)

Motorcycle Sin-Central Pod-E Podcast All about rallys, parts, Bourbon & custom motorcycles – check out the latest shenanigans on Pat Jansen’s Pod-E Podcast! Pat Jansen of Sin-Central.com gets the 411 from Bandit of Bikernet.com about Custom Bike trends: What’s the next trend in custom bikes Where is the big-wheel bagger trend going FXRs custom bike trends […]

Full Throttle Rock: ANAKA

Full Throttle Rock: ANAKA

Article By: Sara Liberte Originally Published In The August 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Lately the rock music scene has been so uninspiring, mostly loaded with guitars fighting rhythm to outshine the other; something I haven’t been able to find any connection with. These days it’s not very often you come across a band […]

Still Swingin’

Still Swingin’

Article And Photos By: Chris Callen Originally Published In The August 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine The man behind this old girl needs little introduction by the likes of me. Donny Loos has been turning old scrap iron into show beauties for twentyfive years this summer and the funniest thing about it is, today […]

DIY Tech Tips- Mounting A Horseshoe Oil Tank

DIY Tech Tips- Mounting A Horseshoe Oil Tank

Article By: Tyler Malinky Originally Published In The August 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine A stock style horseshoe oil tank is a timeless classic and looks good on stock bikes as well as choppers. When running a custom rear fender you have to fabricate rear oil tank mounts, as with a stock setup the […]

Big Mountain Run 3: I Survived

Big Mountain Run 3: I Survived

By: Jack Shit Photos By: Geno Stull, Joann Bortels, Chris Callen Originally Published In The August 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Since watching the wipeout video from last year‘s Tramp Triathlon, all I could think of was, I can’t wait to get to this event. I had made big plans to ride cross country […]

Chopper Class

Chopper Class

Article By: Kevin “Teach” Baas Originally Published In The August 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine June is upon us, and warm weather, green grass and the beautiful rides have begun! I can’t say enough on how great May was with the 3rd annual Big Mountain Run ruling! Now that we are into June, last […]

Buy American Or Die!

Buy American Or Die!

Article By: Paul Wideman Originally Published In The August 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Ahh….everyone’s favorite retailer. It’s the place where you can go to find most anything, at most any time of the day. The story of the beloved Sam Walton was one that warmed the hearts of countless souls and motivated the […]

Adam’s Rail Job

Adam’s Rail Job

Article By: Chris Callen Photos By: Joan Bortels Originally Published In The August 2011 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine The sweet seventies styled chopper you see here was not only the “Best in Show” winner at BMR this year but happens to be owned by one of my good brothers, Adam Doyle. Adam is twenty-nine […]

A Job For Everyone – The Tiny House Chronicles

A Job For Everyone – The Tiny House Chronicles

When we left off last, the Cycle Source Mobile Command Center was headed north to the Donnie Smith Show and the temperature gauge was dropping. Leaving the Florida sunshine with the proposition of near freezing conditions was daunting but the warmth in my heart overcame that. You see, I have a long time brother up […]

Indian Motorcycle & Veterans Charity Ride To Sturgis® Announces Third Annual Motorcycle Therapy Adventure

Indian Motorcycle & Veterans Charity Ride To Sturgis® Announces Third Annual Motorcycle Therapy Adventure

Nomination Program to Award Post-9/11 Veterans With Epic Adventure via “Hero’s Ride of a Lifetime” Scottsdale, Ariz. & Minneapolis (April 5, 2017) – — Indian Motorcycle®, America’s First Motorcycle Company®, has again joined forces with “Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis,” a nine-day journey that provides veterans a chance to use motorcycle therapy as a way […]

Hooligan Dirt Dash

Hooligan Dirt Dash

On Saturday, May 20, 2017, Horny Toad Harley-Davidson of Temple, TX will host the Hooligan Dirt Dash, featuring a full day of pulse-pounding flat track motorcycle racing, live music, FXR, Dyna and Chopper bike shows and much more. The FREE event kicks off at 12 Noon and runs throughout the day until 6pm. Horny Toad […]

Paul Yaffe Celebrates 25 Years Of Custom Motorcycle Building At Arizona Bike Week

Paul Yaffe Celebrates 25 Years Of Custom Motorcycle Building At Arizona Bike Week

Phoenix, AZ (March 29, 2017) – A retrospective exhibit celebrating legendary custom motorcycle builder Paul Yaffe’s storied career will be on display at the Legends Pavilion for the duration of Arizona Bike Week 2017. Yaffe Through the Years, presented by Chuck Franklin Law, will showcase some of the most spectacular bikes and parts that Paul […]

Willie G. Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

Willie G. Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

Lifetime Achievement Award For Legendary Harley-Davidson Brand Ambassador Willie G   Sturgis, South Dakota, March 28, 2017 – Considered the patriarch of motorcycling by bikers around the globe, William G. Davidson’s artistic vision and passion for riding have not only shaped Harley-Davidson’s® identity for more than 50 years, they have transformed the entire motorcycle world. […]

Kuryakyn, Sturgis Buffalo Chip Debut Signature Build At Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show

Kuryakyn, Sturgis Buffalo Chip Debut Signature Build At Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show

SOMERSET, WIS, MARCH 29 — Kuryakyn® and the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® kicked off the Midwest’s biggest bike show with a bang, debuting the 2017 Rock, Rumble & Rebellion signature build in front of a packed house at the 30th annual Donnie Smith Bike & Car Show. Representing seven days of electrifying racing in August at […]

Cycle Source World Report

Cycle Source World Report

**We Are Looking For Brake Systems & Components For Our Buyer’s Guide. This is a FREE Media Opportunity! GOT SOME COOL PARTS THAT WILL HELP THEM BUILD THE BIKE OF THEIR DREAMS? We’re looking for Handlebars, Controls & Electrical for our June ’17 Issue Buyer’s Guide. All you have to do is submit a high […]

Adjusting Your Perspective – The Tiny House Chronicles

Adjusting Your Perspective – The Tiny House Chronicles

So, the tiny house started to not be so tiny by the beginning of the week. As you may remember we had a few days of tight adjustment and it would seem as if things might not go as the perfect life we had planned but with a little patience we started to fall in […]

Jimmy Frizzell: On The Edge

Jimmy Frizzell: On The Edge

Mercy Killings And Lollygagging Demi Gods Article By: Jimmy Frizzell Originally Published In The August 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Northwest Jersey has finally given way to the constant down pour of spring rain, and as the temperatures begin to find a constant medium the less adventurous weekend warriors start to pollute the streets. […]

Killin’ Time: On Tour With X

Killin’ Time: On Tour With X

Article And Photos By: Xavier Muriel Originally Published In The August 2016 Issue Of Cycle Source Magazine Hello Friends, as always I hope this finds you all well and enjoying the beginning of another awesome riding season! So many events to look forward to, meeting up with friends from all over the country as well […]

Jared Mees Captures Victory For Indian Motorcycle Racing In American Flat Track Season Opener At Daytona TT

Jared Mees Captures Victory For Indian Motorcycle Racing In American Flat Track Season Opener At Daytona TT

Armed with the Indian Scout FTR750, America’s First Motorcycle Company Makes Triumphant Return to Flat Track Racing Taking 1st and 2nd Place Podium Positions   DAYTONA BEACH, FL.  – After a 63-year hiatus, Indian Motorcycle returned to flat track racing in grand fashion, as Jared Mees outclassed the field to take top honors at the Daytona TT American […]

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