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Cruiser Feature Photo Albums

Odds and ends pop up in our Cruiser travels that require a closer look. Check them out in our Cruiser Feature galleries.

Mad Max Fury Road Motorcycles and Rock Riders
Motorcycles play an integral role in Mad Max Fury Road, from the high-flying Rock Riders to sand-shreddin' Vulvalini. We get valuable insight on the movie from Rock Rider Robbie Marshall.
Cutting Edge Illusions - Custom Paint Shop Feature
Cutting Edge Illusions has been spraying paint on motorcycles since 2004, including two of Motorcycle USA’s project bikes. While we enlisted their services for our Sportster project, a trip to their Eugene, Oregon, shop proved their portfolio goes well beyond custom painting motorcycles.
2014 Battle of the Bolts Winner
Bob Weaver Motorsports of North Tonawanda, New York, won the 2014 Battle of the Bolts with their Star Bolt bobber, earning top honors over 38 other competitors.

Indians Run at El Mirage  2015 Scout Hits 128
Gary Gray, Robert Pandya and a handful of Indian engineers headed to El Mirage last weekend to wring out a stock 2015 Indian Scout and to see what the Thunder Stroke 111 could do.
From Number Six to Ascension  Tricia Helfer Talks
Best known as Cylon Number Six in the hit series Battlestar Galactica, Tricia Helfer is also an enthusiastic motorcyclist who formed Acting Outlaws with friend Katee Sackhoff and has organized her first benefit ride.
Mobbing on British Customs Tribute Tracker
We blast up the California coastline with the British Customs crew, hitting several moto-hot spots along the way, onboard the BC Tribute Tracker. Read more in the Mobbing on British Customs Tribute Tracker feature.

Thunder Struck Builds Bike to Honor American Hero
Thunder Struck Customs is building a special custom motorcycle for American veteran Sgt. Brian Mast, who lost both legs to an IED in Afghanistan while serving as a bomb technician.
Bare Knuckle Choppers J P Cycles Giveaway Build
Paul Wideman of Bare Knuckle Choppers has been tasked to build a bike for J&P Cycles that will be given away to one lucky person after it travels around the country with the Ultimate Builder Bike Shows held at each IMS.
Burt Munro Worlds Fastest Indian Still Breaking Records
Thirty-six years after his death, Burt Munro is still breaking records after his son John discovered a mathematical error on one of his record-breaking Bonneville runs.

Harley-Davidson Invades Austin X-Games 2014
Hot on the heels of the release of its Street 750, Harley-Davidson made its presence felt at the inaugural Austin X Games 2014.
Indian Chief Dual Sport - Cannon Ball Baker Run Bike
Indian's Robert Pandya took a development bike from their engineering department and converted it into a 'dual sport' with the help of friends and will ride cross-country on it to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Erwin 'Cannon Ball' Baker's historic ride.
Amelia Island Indian Motorcycle Auction 2014
See four rare Indian Motorcycles set to be auctioned at the Ritz Carleton on Amelia Island March 8, 2014 in the Amelia Island Indian Motorcycle Auction photo gallery.

Sixx Sense Victory Cross Country 8-Ball - Kerri Kasem Interview
We met up with Kerri Kasem from the radio show 'Sixx Sense with Nikki Six' to talk about the Victory Cross Country 8-Ball she and Nicki helped design.
2013 Rats Hole Custom Bike Show Sturgis
The Rat's Hole Custom Bike Show celebrates its 25th Sturgis anniversary with another incredible competition held at the Buffalo Chip's CrossRoads.
Lynyrd Skynyrd The Chip Interview - Ricky Medlocke
Champions of the Southern rock sound Lynyrd Skynyrd prepare to play the Sturgis Buffalo Chip Aug. 8. We talk to lead guitarist Ricky Medlocke about motorcycles and music.

2013 Hollister AMD Qualifier Custom Bike Show
Fourty-seven custom motorcycles competed for $8000 in cash and prizes at the 2013 Hollister AMD Qualifier Custom Bike Show.
Mustang Seats Factory Tour
We travel to Three Rivers, Mass., for a tour of Mustang Seats factory to see how the world leader in aftermarket motorcycle seats conducts business the old world New England way.
Custom Cory Ness Cross Country Sturgis Buffalo Chip Sweepstakes
Custom builder Cory Ness worked his magic on this year's Sturgis Buffalo Chip Rider Sweepstakes Bike, a Victory Cross Country with a matching Epiphone Les Paul Guitar that plugs into a Kicker amp built in to the saddlebag.

2013 Rats Hole Custom Bike Show Report
Over 140 custom motorcycles filled the Daytona Lagoon for the 41st annual Rat's Hole Custom Bike Show during Daytona Beach Bike Week 2013.
Indian Motorcycle - Thunder Stroke 111 Engine
Indian Motorcycle broke wraps on its new Thunder Stroke 111 V-Twin at Daytona Bike Week 2013, the engine the first produced by Indian's new owner, Polaris Industries.
MC Life - Icon Artist Tanner Goldbeck
In this edition of Motorcycle Life, we bring you the artist responsible for many of the eye-popping graphics on Icon Motosports' helmets, Tanner Goldbeck.

Performance Machine 2007 Fat Boy Phatail
We rock the roads of SoCal on the cover bike of Performance Machine's 2013 catalog, a 2007 Harley Fat Boy given the full PM treatment including a 240mm Phatail Conversion Kit.
2013 A Day in the Life: Roland Sands Design
The crew at Roland Sands Design hit the track for its annual catalog photo shoot and we tag along. Find out what chaos ensues in the A Day in the Life: Roland Sands Design.
Hollywoods One-Stop Moto Shop - Perri Ink.Cartel
The Perri Ink.Cartel in West Hollywood, founded by rock guitarist Nick Perri, is a biker's haven, combining a tattoo/piercing parlor, custom motorcycle shop, parts store, clothing boutique and custom guitar shop all under one roof.

MC Life - Country Star and Road King Easton Corbin
Motorcycle USA talks music and motorcycles with country & western star Easton Corbin.
Widespread Panic - Jimmy Herring on Motorcycles and Music
Motorcycle USA gets a chance to talk to guitar virtuoso Jimmy Herring, a lifelong motorcycle who likes to hit the open rode on his 2004 Harley Heritage when he's not jammin' with Widespread Panic or touring his solo projects.
The Motley Motorcycles of Icon Limiter 5
Icon Motosports never ceases to impress with its eclectic collection of custom motorcycles it creates for its marketing campaigns. We look at a few of the bikes from Icon Limiter #5.

Harley-Davidson Touring Bike Oil Change
See photos of Billy Bartels' step-by-step guide to a Harley-Davidson Touring Bike oil change.
Fairless  Ness  Perewitz Build ONE for Allstate
The trinity of custom bike builders Rick Fairless, Arlen Ness and Dave Perewitz each built motorcycles in support of Allstate Insurance's motorcycle awareness programs like ONE.
2012 Rats Hole 40th Custom Bike Show Daytona
The Rat's Hole Custom Bike Show celebrated its 40th anniversary during Bike Week 2012 with over 180 custom motorcycles competing in 22 different categories.

Gunner Wright and Ian Milham Ride Into Dead Space II
The actor who portrays Isaac Clarke and the Art Director of Dead Space II are also avid riders who have motorcycling in their blood.
Full Throttle Saloon Season 3
We talk to Jackyl frontman Jesse James Dupree about the upcoming season of Full Throttle Saloon, the popular truTV show shot at the World's Largest Biker Bar in Sturgis.
Cruising to San Diegos Comic Con
Thrust into a world of caped crusaders and diabolical villains, our contributor saddles up with a Limited Edition Suzuki M109R to brave San Diego's annual Comic-Con festival. Read the full story: Cruising to San Diego’s Comic Con.

Lorenzo Cycles
You may recognize him as the Renegade, but Lorenzo Lamas is a tried and true biker who started up Lorenzo Cycles along with friend, TV producer/director Chad Greulach.
See See Motorcycles Most Grand Opening
Thor Drake officially opened See See Motorcycles with an open house party last weekend in Portland, Oregon.
Backmarker Features
Find the latest photos from our backmarker photogallery at Motorcycle USA.

2011 Rats Hole Custom Bike Show Daytona
The 39th annual Rat's Hole Custom Bike Show in Daytona Beach featured the World Bike Showdown between competitors from four countries as well as over 70 custom motorcycles vying for honors in 22 other classes.
Custom Motorcycles of Icon Motosports Garage
Motorcycle USA traveled to Portland, Oregon to hang out with Icon Motosport's Kurt Walter and to check out all the cool custom motorcycles in their garage.
2010 Rats Hole Bike Show at Lone Star Rally
The Rat's Hole held its first-ever bike show in the great state of Texas at the 2010 Lone Star Rally in Galveston.

Salute to the Military Motorcyclists
Salute to the Military Motorcyclists
Cruising at Burning Man Festival
Our man Joshua Placa took a trip to a little event in the desert called Burning Man to find out what it's all about. He returned saying "Sturgis should be this much fun!". Read his full story in Cruising at Burning Man Festival.
American Pickers: Of Mice   Motorcycles
View photos from the History Channel’s new hit show American Pickers, which stars Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz in their mission to uncover junk no matter where it is or how well it’s hidden.

Paul Yaffe-Built 2006 Yellow Road Glide
Check out this sweet bagger built by Paul Yaffe who transformed Alan Powell's 2006 Yellow Road Glide into one unique ride.
2010 Rats Hole Custom Bike Show
While in Daytona for Bike Week 2010, Motorcycle USA made the trek out to Destination Daytona for the 38th Annual Rat's Hole World Famous Custom Bike Show.
Jesse James Stayin True
Once a biker always a biker. This is a mantra Jesse James lives by. Even with a handful of hit TV shows, larger-than-life personality and movie star wife, James still shows up at his Long Beach, CA, motorcycle shop, West Coast Choppers, getting his hands dirty every day.

Criss Angel Receives Three Big Bear Choppers
Motorcycle USA traveled up to Big Bear Lake just in time to see Criss Angel pick up his three new custom Big Bear Choppers.
2009 Rats Hole Custom Show at Bike Week
From super radicals to trikes to rat bikes, the Rat's Hole Custom Bike Show in Daytona Beach during Bike Week features some of the most creative motorcycles around.
Bernice MacNaughton High School Bike Klub
The Bernice MacNaughton High School Bike Klub gives challenged teens an opportunity to learn the art of custom bike building and a few lessons in life along the way.

Harley-Davidson Museum
The Harley-Davidson Museum, located in Harley's hometown of Milwaukee for nearly 105 years, opened its doors for the first time to the public.
S S X-Wedge Engine
S&S X-Wedge Engine
Forty Cycles of Yesteryear
Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker's is just blocks away from San Francisco's Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), which is fitting, as it is something of a miniature museum all its own.

MotorcycleUSA Toon-Up
MotorcycleUSA Toon-Up