Pat Jansen Speaks with Aeromach and Kirsh Helmets on the Podcast

SHERIFF OF AEROMACH

Paul Aiken is the chief bottle washer of Aeromach.

Paul Aiken of Aeromach mfg

With the acquisition of an Indian Chief in 2014 and an Indian Scout in 2015, Aeromach became the leader in aftermarket accessories for the new line of American classic motorcycles. They continue to lead the field when it comes to products that make your motorcycle more comfortable and better looking! Pat Janson of Sin-Central Garage finds out how a company goes through a design process in order build products for the Indian market.

JOAN of KIRSH HELMETS

 

 

Kirsh Helmets, a member of the Impact Technologies family of companies, is an American-made Helmet Company. Our unique technology brings together Style, Safety, Comfort, and Improved Performance. Joan Simmons talks about their “NEW” American-made line of low-profile helmets. The Kirsh Helmet line is shipping at the end of the month of November.

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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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…]

Championship of the Americas

Championship of the Americas

Championship of the Americas at AIMExpo, Columbus, Ohio, September 21-24

All ‘Builders’ invited to enter to win a trip to the AMD World Championship in 2018

Registration is now open for the Championship of the Americas (COTA) at the 5th annual AIMExpo in September – a year that is likely to see a huge V-twin dealer and consumer attendance as a result of the move to the Midwest and decision by both Indian Motorcycle and Harley-Davidson to become exhibitors.
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Makoto Endo does his Magic

Kustom Kulture Artisan Show

Makoto Endo is the featured artist at the Kustom Kulture Artisan Show held inside the Thunderdome during the ROT Rally in Austin, Tx.


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Military Tribute Ride 6/4/17

Military Tribute Ride Sunday, June 4th

Military Tribute Ride Sunday, June 4th

Military Tribute Ride

Austin, TX – Help kick off “ROT Week” with this fun and meaningful event. Whether you’re active military, reserve, a veteran or simply in support of our valuable service men and women, please join us for an honorable ride and day of festivities as we honor our military. The ride will begin at Cowboy Harley-Davidson of Austin and and end at the VFW Post 8787 for music and festivities.
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Lo Life Luci from Widowmaker CDR heading to North Carolina

Widowmaker CDR is building Lo Life Luci

Widowmaker CDR is building Lo Life Luci

Kustom Kulture Artisan Show Builder

Hank Thibodeau of Widowmaker CDR is building Lo Life Luci, a custom sled, for the Kustom Kulture Artisan Show at the Cherokee Blue Ridge Run.

Thibodeau is competing for the $23,000 in cash awards. Lo Life Luci features a 2015 Harley-Davidson 103 inch mill with a modified Ultima frame.

The frame is built 4″ up and 4″ out with custom 8″ stretch and drop seat. The front forks are a one off banana fork style featuring Suspension Technology custom valved Black Hills shocks. [Read more…]

Perewitz Daytona Paint Show @ Destination Daytona Beach, Florida

Dave AKA “King of Flames” and Jody Perewitz added a whole new dimension to the custom motorcycle scene a couple years back when they unleashed the first Perewitz Custom Paint Show during Bike Week in Daytona.

If you have a custom paint job on your motorcycle enter our show to win a custom paint trophy and tons of swag! You won’t want to miss it. If you ride a stock bike, stop by Destination during Bike Week to see the custom paint at our show! [Read more…]

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