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Powersports Girls/AFT Team to Build LowLa

Thursday, January 8, 2009
The girls of Powersports Modeling Agency are more than pretty faces as the ladies are working with well-known builder Jim Guiffra of AFT Customs to build a show-quality metric V-Twin cruiser.

Ransom Motorcycles Eve & The Serpent

Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Ransom Motorcycles first caught our attention by sourcing sportbike engines for his customs. Now we can't seem to take our eyes off his fabrication skills.

Custom Builder Knockout Motorcycles

Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Knockout Motorcycles was one of nine custom motorcycle builders recently featured on CMT's Chopper Challenge where they had 30 days to build a bike for sponsor Jim Beam.

Custom Builder Tough Customs

Saturday, March 8, 2008
Tough Customs Pan Fry'd motorcycle is a true one-off custom rockabilly ride like no other.

L.A. Kings 'Ice Bike' Up for Raffle

Monday, February 11, 2008
The L.A. King's "Ice Bike," one of the first custom 2008 Star Raiders we've seen, will be raffled off to benefit the non-profit Kings Care Foundation.

Pat Tillman Chopper Raffle Honors Hero

Friday, February 8, 2008
A one-off custom motorcycle is being built in honor of fallen American hero Pat Tillman which will be raffled off to benefit the foundation created in his honor.

Custom Builder Detroit Bros

Thursday, October 25, 2007
Working out of their shop in the Detroit suburbs, brothers James and Dave Kaye are up-and-comers in the custom builder scene as the aptly named Detroit Bros.

Custom Builder Copr Choppers

Thursday, August 23, 2007
We'd like to introduce the winner of the MCUSA Online Biker Build-Off, Copr Choppers, and its award-winning bike the Ground Pounder.

Custom Builder Nash Motorcycles

Tuesday, May 22, 2007
Vancouver, Washington's Nash Motorcycle Company is one of the up-and-comers in the Custom Motorcycle scene thanks to the creativity and hard work of Taber Nash and his brothers.

Vote in MCUSA's Online Biker Build-Off

Thursday, May 17, 2007
We introduce our choices for the Top 5 custom builders we ran across at the 2007 Laughlin River Run and ask you, the reader, to vote for who you'd like to see in an upcoming feature article.

Customs JRL Cycles' Radial Chopper

Tuesday, April 17, 2007
What started out as drawings on a bar napkin morphed into one of the most unique bikes you'll ever see, JRL Cycles' Radial Chopper, a motorcycle powered by a 2800cc airplane engine.

Custom Builder Roger Goldammer

Thursday, April 5, 2007
We were blown away when we saw Roger Goldammer's custom creations at last year's Bonneville Speed Trials.

Custom Builder Guilty Customs

Wednesday, January 24, 2007
Guilty Customs plans on carving out its niche in the world of customs by combining modern, high-performance components on classically-styled bikes.

Custom Builder Ransom Motorcycles

Friday, October 27, 2006
Tired of the V-Twin custom chopper cliche? "The Revelation" provides a fresh take on what constitutes a custom bike using a compact CBR motor for a unique spin on the genre.

Interview Twisted Choppers

Tuesday, July 11, 2006
Cruiser correspondent Billy Bartels chats with the boys at Twisted Choppers about music, TV, and their custom-built two-wheeled creations.

Biker Build-Off Behind the Scenes

Thursday, June 29, 2006
See Discovery Channel Behind the Scenes of the Biker Build-Off between Roland Sands vs Jesse Rooke.

Patricks Performance Custom R1

Wednesday, March 1, 2006
We first profiled Patrick Pawlukiewicz and his custom sportbike business two years ago, since then he sent us info on his latest creation - a decked-out R1.

Coast 2 Coast Choppers

Thursday, August 4, 2005
Coast 2 Coast Choppers certainly grabbed our attention at Daytona bike week with their bold designs, and shop foreman Jimi Hell was kind enough to answer to our questions.

Roland Sands Glory Stomper

Friday, July 22, 2005
Sands does it all wrong. Sands creations are over the edge. Sands creations are rooted in the historical traditions of chopper culture, but he turns the concept inside out, swings it over his head and tosses it down the street.

Rooke Customs at Laguna Seca

Wednesday, July 13, 2005
USGP at Laguna Seca was the perfect showcase for Rooke Customs to unveil the latest creation from talented custom builder Jesse Rooke.