Meeting Kirsh Helmets at AIMExpo

Kirsh Helmets at AIMExpo

Atomic Bob stripes a Kirsh Lid at AIMExpo

Every so often you see something that pops out at you. At AIMExpo, it wasn’t just the Paint Slinger Shootout lids and the Championship of Americas‘ custom sleds, it was also the NEW American-made motorcycle helmets by Kirsh Helmets. [Read more…]

Gas Axe Chop Shop wins FreeStyle at COTA/AIMExpo

Gas Axe Chop Shop wins FreeStyle class and receives the AMD World Championship prize at Championship of the Americas during AIMExpo

Voted for by the custom bike show competitors, Tim Dixon of Gas Axe Chop Shop took the ‘W’ with a 1959 Panhead engined hand-crafted chopper called ‘Pennie Lane’. Custom designed, using a Model A front axle/reverse shock set-up with a Model A front spring for the rear swingarm, all the work was done in-house by Dixon and his talented crew with most of it on his manual machines.

Gas Axe Chop Shop wins FreeStyle

Gas Axe Chop Shop wins Championship of the Americas during AIMExpo

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Kacey Elkins of Krossover Customs Wins 2017 Paint Slinger Shootout

Paint Slinger Shootout Winner: Scott Holbrook Awards Kacey Elkins of Krossover Customs

After months of work, hours of taping and many late nights, Kacey Elkins of Krossover Customs came away with the win of the 2017 Paint Slinger Shootout Award.

The Stanford, Kentucky native made it to the “TOP 5” and then Scott Holbrook from Simpson Helmets selected Elkins for the win because of his clean and innovative design.

Paint Slinger Shootout Winner: Scott Holbrook Awarded Kacey Elkins of Krossover Customs

Shane & Scott of Simpson Select Kacey Elkins of Krossover Customs

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Tim Dixon of Gas Axe Chop Shop Wins Championship of the Americas

Tim Dixon of Gas Axe Chop Shop Wins the Championship of the Americas & Heads to AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building

Tim Dixon of Gas Axe Chop Shop in Ten Mile, Tennessee, and his bike Pennie Lane earned enough votes by fellow builders to take first-place honors and win  FreeStyle. Tim is now one of the elite members of TEAM USA and part of the North American contingent that will travel to Cologne, Germany, and Intermot 2018 to bring the world Championship back to the states.

Tim Dixon of Gas Axe Chop Shop Wins Championship of the Americas

Tim Dixon of Gas Axe Chop Shop Wins Championship of the Americas

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Kustom Kulture Artisan Show Results at OC Bikefest

Kustom Kulture Artisan Show at OC Bikefest Winners

The Kustom Kulture Artisan Show wrapped up the series finale at OC Bikefest on September 14 – 16 with three ride-in shows with the last day winner, Steve Younkin, taking the “Big Dog” award and qualifying for the AIMExpo Championship of the Americas. Once he arrives in Dayton, OH,

Steve Younkin,taking the "Big Dog" Award

Steve Younkin,taking the “Big Dog” Award

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CARP DIEM Camping or Camping with your Motorcycle

A Grease + Gears Presentation from Commander Edge

Camping with your Motorcycle – This is everything you need (actually more) to camp or even crash on a hotel room floor when the hotel prices have doubled during popular motorcycle rallies.

CARP DIEM Camping or Camping with your Motorcycle

From a Grease + Gears Presentation from Commander Edge – This is everything you need for a comfortable night under the stars.

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Pat Jansen of Sin-Central has a Major Fail

Good times at the Cherokee Blue Ridge Run with Pat Jansen of Sin-Central Garage. Pat speaks bad about a PBR and chaos ensues.

Pat was commissioned to build trophies for the Kustom Kulture Artisan Show at the Cherokee  Blue Ridge Run. After a lot of JB Weld, I asked him why he used JB WELD instead of a bolt and he related a story back in college.


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Winners In NC Kustom Kulture Artisan Show

Winners Kustom Kulture Artisan Show

The Cherokee Blue Ridge Run‘s Kustom Kulture Artisan Show hit it out of the ball park with music, great riding and three outstanding custom bike shows.

The big custom show, the , showcased some outstanding sleds from Tim Dixon, Larry Moore, Tim Scates, John Shipley, Adam Karns and Hank Thibodeau. All in all over $23,000 dollars in cash and prizes were awarded to builders at the show. [Read more…]

Bad Salt, Good Brew @ Bonneville

Brewdude goes Salt RacingBrewdude goes Salt Racing – Keith “Bandit Ball” Cracks the Whip

We find out why the salt in Bonneville is like Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna’s relationship, a total train wreck.

INTERVIEW: Steve “Brewdude” Garn

The Brewdude races, builds custom bikes and bicycles. He even built a bicycle for Peewee Herman. Writes articles and does bicycle building frame classes.

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Cycle Source Last Biker Mag?

Chris Callen on the POD-E

Chris Callen on the POD-E

Could Cycle Source Last Biker Mag in Existance?

Interview with Chris Callen, Editor and Owner of Cycle Source Magazine. Could he be the last magazine standing?

Sponsor: Kustom Kulture Artisan Show at the Blue Ridge Run Rally at Cherokee, NC. Enter your custom sled here.

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Painting Flake & Going 200MPH

Jody Perewitz Interview Jody Perewitz, Manager of Marketing for Perewitz Cycle Fabrication, is the fastest woman on an American V-Twin: She currently holds 8 Land Speed Records, one of which is a World Record.

Perewitz Cycle Fab offers legendary custom craftsmanship and complete motorcycle maintenance and repair services.

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The Flying Piston Builder’s Breakfast

SuspensionTechnologies & New-Line Engraving

Silent Auction: Custom Shock Jewelry by New-line Engraving and Suspension Technologies

The Flying Piston Builder’s Breakfast is a fund raiser with the proceeds going to vets with PTSD. The breakfast kicks off the first Sunday of the Sturgis rally on August 6th at 9:30am in the Buffalo Chip.

A silent auction produces the greatest part of the fund raising efforts. This year we have something special from New-line Engraving and Suspension Technologies shocks.

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