Kurt’s Led Sled Custom Sportster Bobber Bites Him Back

As you can see, nothing on Kurt’s scoot is stock, save the H-D 1200 mill. From the frame to the bars, fender, struts, floorboards, oil bag, gas tank, battery cradle, seat, paint, fender … The boys really went to town on this one, not that they can otherwise control themselves when handed a lucky victim. […]

Ken Nickels Custom Harley-Davidson Road Glide

By Greg Williams • Photos by Shooter’s Images Five years ago Ken Nickel built his wife, Brittney, a custom White Hot Denim Street Glide. And ever since, he’s been trying to outdo himself. “Every show we’ve entered, Brittney’s bike wins, and my bike comes second,” Ken laughs, as he talks to us about one of […]

Custom Harley-Davidson WLA Covered in Stainless

By Harry Dubno • Photos by Mark Velazquez American V-twins seem to be a rite of passage for motorcycle builders. Look over your neighbor’s fence, and you might find a Harley project collecting dust or hibernating under a cover. We pour our hopes and dreams into these project bikes. It becomes the reason we save […]

Speakeasy builds a simple custom Harley Shovelhead

By Steven Wyman-Blackburn • Photos by Mark Velazquez You’ve got it seriously made when your career is literally wrenching Harleys all day, every day, day in, day out. However you want to describe it, we don’t think it’s too much of a stretch to say that every rider reading this mag would do practically anything […]

The Extended Nickel Custom Harley Street Glide

By Wayne Scraba • Photos by Don Rogers A few years ago, Mike D’Atri and Mark Tibboel from Burnout Alley in Aberdeen, North Carolina, lightly reworked a 2008 Street Glide for a good customer. It was a shiny-paint, chromed-up piece, pretty standard for the times. The customer enjoyed it, but one thing led to another […]

Lost Boys Bike

2001 Harley-Davidson XR750 By Dain Gingerelli Peter Pan lives! And he rides a Harley-Davidson XR750 flat track racer–on the street. But what else would you expect from the leader of the Lost Boys? By hook or by crook, he plays by his own rules. And Peter Pan’s first rule clearly states: “Make up the rules […]

Fabbing Out The Differences

By Steven Blackburn • Photos By Elliot Qu This was definitely not going to be Kyle Miller’s first bike build. He’d already customized his fair share of motorcycles on the floor of his 20’ x 25’ two-car garage—and quite recently, too, so his technique was far from rusty by the time he started this 883 […]

Red Shovel Holds Strong Sentiment

Long Island rider and builder Woody Pierre likes his custom Harley-Davidsons stripped down to the essentials. With a background in sport bikes, drag racing, and road racing, his focus when putting together a machine for the street is to keep it as light as possible with only the bare necessities required to make it go. […]

Sam’s Led Sled Custom Harley Sportster

If you think this little golden beast is absolutely stunning, you should have seen it before. Way before. “Yeah,” notes Pat Patterson, the guru behind Dayton, Ohio’s Led Sled Customs. “Most people bring us new or almost new bikes. In terms of how they usually look when they’re brought to us, yours was kind of […]

The Epic Moto Co Dirt Tracker

THE EPIC DIRT TRACKER Hold On—You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet! Byline:  Wayne Scraba Photo Credits: Don Kates/Shooters Images   “Crossed Wires: Missed Communication & Misaligned Planets” In issue #357 of American Iron, we presented a feature on one of Epic Moto’s new dirt tracker bikes based upon Harley-Davidson baggers. Without question, they’re wicked cool motorcycles, […]