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. […]

Custom 2016 Indian Scout Inspired By The Past

By Greg Williams • Photos by Mark Velazquez Imagine stepping into a time machine. Those interested in the fate of the human race might choose to leap forward. Others with a sense of nostalgia might prefer to rewind and revisit. Sam Kiley of Indian Motorcycle of Northern New Jersey didn’t have a time machine at […]

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 […]

American Iron Garage: Garage Built

Therapy Build Evolution and survival through craft by Stephen Long Merriam-Webster defines evolution as “a process of continuous change from a lower, simpler, or worse to a higher, more complex, or better state.” For George Holland, the process of evolution has been a pertinent and sustained element of survival. “Evolution,” he says, “I like that […]

A Budget Motorcycle Bobber From Springers Custom Cycles

Looking for a fun, around-town blaster? Then this little bobber may be just the bike for you! Selling for about $19,000 as you see it, the Apollo is a nice-handling, dependable machine that won’t break your wallet. Let’s start with my favorite part of a bike, the powertrain. An 88″ RevTech engine (three-year warranty) moved […]

Steve “Street Rod” builds a chopper to rival the pros

Before I go on and on about this being Nutmegger Steve Van Blarcom’s first bike build, which it is, you should know that he’s a successful and well-respected builder of hot rods and classic automobiles. To say that he’s mechanically inclined just wouldn’t do his skills justice. Having built countless custom hot rods and performed […]

Dirico Pro-Street Roadster Motorcycle Review

The name Steven Tyler is synonymous with the band Aerosmith and, for many, he is considered rock and roll royalty. To add to that, since season 10 of the hit television show American Idol, the man’s legacy and brand has only grown thanks to the millions of viewers who now see him, along with Randy […]

Home-Built Custom Motorcycle Bobber For Under $10,000

Sure, we all see gorgeous, high-end motorcycles in magazines, on television, and at shows and rallies. Many times, these machines are given the cold shoulder for their supposed high cost and low ridability. Before you turn the page on this custom bobber, though, know this: owner Mark Rosenberger of Pennsylvania, with the help of a […]

Problem Child, Custom 2002 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy

Have you ever known somebody who always seemed to be down on his luck, some-one who lives under a perpetual gray cloud? When I was in high school, we had a guy like that. If he didn’t have bad luck, he’d have no luck at all. Fittingly, we nicknamed him Chief Gray Cloud. Another friend […]