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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.

Nothing But Customs 360B

Friday, May 27, 2005
In the world of custom bikes there are innovators and there are imitators. In the eyes of Nothing But Customs' John Triplett, he is indeed an innovator. If you don't believe us, just ask John.

Xtreme Cycles Heathen

Friday, May 13, 2005
Sometimes being ordinary just doesn't cut it. In the case of the bad boys from Xtreme Cycles of Sarasota, Florida, it's not even an option. Breaking the mold and stuffing a great big handful of immorality straight down your throat is more their style.

Forged Crank Boss Hoss Blower Bike

Friday, April 1, 2005
There are many people who believe that there is no replacement for displacement. Then there are those that feel NOS is the only way to go. What about superchargers though? Then there are those who choose all of the above.

Custom Builder Sansone

Tuesday, October 5, 2004
There are many reasons motorcycle mechanics, designers get into building custom choppers. For many, they simply have a design in their head and after years of biking experience, whether it be working on the machines or just riding them, these mechanically inclined entrepreneurs decide it's about time to build their dream bike.

Custom Builder EZ Customs

Saturday, July 24, 2004
Hundreds of miles from where he grew up in Vellejo Calif., James Epperson is putting his 20 years of motorcycle building experience to use as he introduces himself to the custom chopper world under the EZ Customs moniker.

Custom Builder Desperado Motorcycles

Friday, June 18, 2004
Jeff Nicklus has been building motorcycles since he was 15 years old, but none have meant more to him than the custom he completed in April 2004.